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Old 08-06-2014, 12:17 PM   #1
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Question Restoring the shine....

Can you wax aluminum trailers if they have become dull with age?
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Old 08-06-2014, 12:24 PM   #2
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No, you use an aluminum polish and lot's of hand rubbing. Or you can use a rotary powered tool to clean and buff the aluminum surface.

Exactly like what gets done on aluminum wheels.

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Try a product called Gel-Gloss. It's for fiberglass, but it will take off oxidation and it's a wax.
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Can you wax aluminum trailers if they have become dull with age?
I was trying to remove tape this past weekend from metal siding and found that dawn dish washing soap then windex glass cleaner removed oxidation and shined it up.
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Try some Never Dull. Home Page

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I was trying to remove tape this past weekend from metal siding and found that dawn dish washing soap then windex glass cleaner removed oxidation and shined it up.


This is interesting....
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This is interesting....
I had also used metal flex tape like the kind that goes on airconditioning parts on the metal sides but could not hardly scrape it off. Found googone which after it sits for 15 minutes allows for easy removal.
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I polished a belt buckle with never dull while in the service. Cant imagine what it would be like to do a RV.
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I've got an orbital polisher that I use to wax my Jeep. I might try that GelGloss stuff.
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I polished a belt buckle with never dull while in the service. Cant imagine what it would be like to do a RV.
When I was stationed in Germany one of the Sgt's had his men polishing trucks with Never Dull but they had large cans of it. I was lucky and out ranked him.

The trucks did look good when they finished.

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What is the wax I should use for my Jayco Whitehawk? Getting pretty dull with oxidation.
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What is the wax I should use for my Jayco Whitehawk? Getting pretty dull with oxidation.
I use Rejex on all of my vehicles. It is easy to apply and it lasts a long time. I apply it in the fall and spring and reapply it to the front of the coach before each trip. You may need to use a polish to remove the oxidation before applying Rejex.

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Bare aluminum use aluminum polish, painted aluminum use wax. I use aluminum polish on the diamond plate on my golf cart what a job I can't imagine doing a whole camper.
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