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Old 04-03-2012, 08:59 PM   #15
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I use a wash n wax product from rain x, the bugs come off pretty easy.
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Old 04-03-2012, 09:56 PM   #16
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Prior to the trip, spray the front with the cheapest aerosol hair spray you can find. The bugs will almost all come right off with just a garden hose. An old trick my dad used to do when traveling through AR in the heat of the summer back in the 60s. I've done it for my whole adult life after seeing him do it
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Old 04-04-2012, 08:30 AM   #17
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Dumb question, do I use Rain X before or after our trip, If it's before it's too late now. Thanks for feed back.
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Old 04-04-2012, 08:42 AM   #18
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Dumb question, do I use Rain X before or after our trip, If it's before it's too late now. Thanks for feed back.
You're too late now. Sorry. Rain-X leaves a slippery surface. Now you will need soap & water. Let it soak in to the dried remains then wash off with a scrubbie and rinse.

I use Pledge on the windshield of the Motorcycle, gonna try it on the front cap. Should help make cleanup easier.
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Old 04-04-2012, 09:47 AM   #19
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I live in love bug country (Fla) and the best method I have found is to get some beach towels and soak the towels with water and lay them over the area for 30 min. or so. That will soften the bugs up enough to make them easy to clean off. Remove the towels after 30 min. and you can hose off most of them. Soap and water and a sponge will get the rest.
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Old 04-04-2012, 10:11 AM   #20
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I use Rejex on the coach. Bugs can be removed with a micro fiber towel and warm water.
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Old 04-04-2012, 11:21 AM   #21
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First you have to to have wax on your rv bugs don't
stick to wax very good, I never use soap just water
to clean the rv if you keep your rv clean water will
get the dirt and rain dirt off, after washing with water
I dry with a towel then put nu finish on when I get
to the campground use a bucket of just water wash by
hand bugs come right off and wipe dry with towel just
do the front cap.
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Old 04-04-2012, 11:40 AM   #22
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I live in love bug country (Fla) and the best method I have found is to get some beach towels and soak the towels with water and lay them over the area for 30 min. or so. That will soften the bugs up enough to make them easy to clean off. Remove the towels after 30 min. and you can hose off most of them. Soap and water and a sponge will get the rest.
Yep, hydrate the little buggers with lots of water and they come off much more easily.

For those who try dryer sheets, BE CAREFUL and do your homework first if you have full body paint. I've seen photos posted here of severe scratches left by them.

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Old 04-04-2012, 01:09 PM   #23
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I use Rejex on the coach. Bugs can be removed with a micro fiber towel and warm water.
How's Rejex on windshields ?
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Old 04-04-2012, 05:10 PM   #24
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I do hope someone has something better to use than old fashion elbow grease. Iím going to South Georgia next week and dread what the front of my coach will look like.
Well... I just finished putting the 2nd coat of wax on my house today (So not the rains can stop). I normally wax it spring and fall just before my big trip north or south... I do it for air resistance and MPG, not bug proofing, but .. I recall once a fall or two ago driving through a swarm of very nasty bugs.

Not a single bug stuck, If I"d have broke out the air gun (air compressor tool that blows air, not pellets) it would have blown them off, I swipe with a brush did brush 'em off. They came off like dust in the wind. All they were was dust in the wind.

Thankfully I'm all done doing the rain dance for this spring though
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How's Rejex on windshields ?

I use Rejex on the whole coach, including windshield and windows. It is much easier to apply than rainX and does a better job. Windows do not spot when washed.
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I use Rejex on the whole coach, including windshield and windows. It is much easier to apply than rainX and does a better job. Windows do not spot when washed.
Thanks. I'll be rejexing next week and will include the windows.
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