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Old 12-12-2012, 09:36 AM   #1
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xzilon coating

I'm purchasing a new camper and the dealer is trying to sell me xzilon coating on my new unit. I normally don't buy extras like this. Anyone heard of this and have an opinon of this? This cost an extra $829. I don't think I'll get this but looking for thoughts. Thanks!
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Old 12-12-2012, 09:47 AM   #2
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It's not a new product and generally not long-lived. I would personally save the money and use to towards future waxing. For that kind of scratch you can pay someone to wax and detail the coach for 3 times or so.
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Old 12-12-2012, 09:54 AM   #3
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I googled it and have yet to find anyone who recommends it. Everyone says waste of money. When the dealer told me it could be added into my payment I knew then it was something I wouldn't buy. I clean and wax my camper, I'll buy a cover instead of this coating.
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Old 12-12-2012, 02:50 PM   #4
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With a name like "xzilon" it just screams out SCAM.
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I had a product called Super Poly Steel exterior gloss preserver applied to our Voltage 3200 by the dealer. It came with a 3 year warranty. Then while I was sitting around bored one day I decided I was going to wax everything I could reach with a good Name Brand carnuba wax. A couple of weeks ago we had some very warm weather in the area, and I decided I was going to go out and start cleaning on the RV. To my amazement I found that everywhere I had waxed was black streaked and the areas that I couldn't reach that still had the Super Poly Steel had no black streaks what so ever. The streaks did wash off fairly easy where I had waxed but I ended up ordering a kit from the dealer so I can re apply the coating myself, and I think I will continue to use this product. Don't knock it until you try it.
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These coatings and such are big money makers for the dealer. Save the money and spend it on something useful. When they guarantee the finish for X years, read the warranty carefully. They usually require a recoating every 6 to 12 months by their "agent" to maintain the warranty.

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