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Old 07-26-2016, 11:46 AM   #15
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Approximately 20 years ago we were at a FMCA rally and a vendor was selling 'The Solution'. It's a fantastic product and we're still using it on all our vehicles.

It's billed as a waterless product but we don't like the idea of rubbing in dirt on our vehicle finishes so we always wash the vehicle first. Then we easily apply 'The Solution' by using a small spray bottle and wiping it off with a cloth. You need very little. It has a UV protectant, also.

We full-timed for 8 years each in two RVs, including a Newmar motorhome with paint. When we sold the vehicles they looked like new - sparkling an no fading. We were in all kinds of weather the 16 years including the sun-baking Arizona weather.

Since it's so easy to apply we used it more often - approximately every two months after a washing. We'd highly recommend it.

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Old 07-26-2016, 12:38 PM   #16
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Ok, for those that would rather spend time doing other things are there recommendations for good shops across the country to do the major once or twice a year full deep clean and wax? Might be a good list to keep in a sticky. Then we can do the simple wash to keep it clean.
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Bought the same scaffold, works well and pretty sturdy, made the washing and waxing much easier, I must get your secret for it being a breeze LOL



Have a good one

It is all relative, and in the mind, without the scaffolding it was a real PITA, up and down the ladder a million times, moving the ladder, falling off the ladder, etc. Compared to that I feel the scaffold makes it a breeze. JMHO
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Old 07-27-2016, 06:35 AM   #18
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It is all relative, and in the mind, without the scaffolding it was a real PITA, up and down the ladder a million times, moving the ladder, falling off the ladder, etc. Compared to that I feel the scaffold makes it a breeze. JMHO
I was just busting your chops: I TOTALLY agree with what you said above!!! That ladder up and down a million times, no more.It is soooo much easier, scaffold is the way to go!

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Once you clean the front of the coach, get some Rejex and use it instead of ordinary wax on the front, including the windshield. It is amazing stuff. It makes it very easy to get bugs off. On my last trip a hard rainstorm was all it took to wash off most of the bugs on the front.

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I do the same thing. The front and windshield get a coat of Rejex.
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Can you put the RejeX over the Zep wax?
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Can you put the RejeX over the Zep wax?
Not a good idea, here's what Rejex says:

RejeX can be used over existing wax, however, the duration of protection will be reduced as the softer underlying wax degrades comparatively quickly. Waxes can be applied over RejeX, however many of the benefits of RejeX will be negated and the wax finish will not last very long due to adhesion limitations. It should also be noted that many waxes and all polishes contain abrasives, which can strip the thin RejeX film.
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Not a good idea, here's what Rejex says:

RejeX can be used over existing wax, however, the duration of protection will be reduced as the softer underlying wax degrades comparatively quickly. Waxes can be applied over RejeX, however many of the benefits of RejeX will be negated and the wax finish will not last very long due to adhesion limitations. It should also be noted that many waxes and all polishes contain abrasives, which can strip the thin RejeX film.
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I've used Dry Wash N Guard (DWG) for many years on the whole rig except the roof. Water beads up and just runs off, great on the windows too. I haven't used anything else for years. People still thought our 13 year old Dutch Star was new. If really dirty I used baby shampoo and a wool brush as recommended by Newmar in our manual. Do the same with the Magna now.
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I'd there any special process or cleaner that needs to be used in cleaning the rubber roof on my MH?
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You will find that everyone has a different idea about what should be used. Since Newmar recommend pure woof not micro fiber we went with Mary Moppins. That have good quality wool products but do cost way more than micro fiber. Should be no reason to use power equipment on your new finish. Takes me a day to wash and wax 45' Rv. You canal so get a Mobil service to do it for around $350. I'm retired do I do the work. What's your time worth? Only you can say. Retailers do a good job and if you spend the time your job will look just as good.
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