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Old 02-04-2015, 12:10 PM   #1
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Is exterior glaze/sealant worth it?

I'm about pick up a new Class C and the dealer is asking if I want them to install the "Eco RV Pro"? kThis is their interior/exterior sealant.

Do others get this? Is it worth it? I am suspicious that the "interior sealant" is nothing more than a can of ScotchGard" or something similar....

As for the exterior, is this something you all would normally get? Is this much better than me doing a good base layer wax job on it? Not sure yet what the cost is for this. They're sending me the info on it shortly....

Any thoughts out there?

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Old 02-04-2015, 12:13 PM   #2
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I'm about pick up a new Class C and the dealer is asking if I want them to install the "Eco RV Pro"? kThis is their interior/exterior sealant.

Do others get this? Is it worth it? I am suspicious that the "interior sealant" is nothing more than a can of ScotchGard" or something similar....

As for the exterior, is this something you all would normally get? Is this much better than me doing a good base layer wax job on it? Not sure yet what the cost is for this. They're sending me the info on it shortly....

Any thoughts out there?

Toad Haul
In a word.. NO!
if it is a full body paint it is basically the same as your car.. A good wax is much better for the finish and will keep it looking great.. Almost pure profit for the dealer!
Congrats on the new coach..
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Old 02-04-2015, 12:41 PM   #3
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This is known as a "Cash Cow" for dealers. Most Manufacturers will advise against applying any wax or sealer until 3 to 6 months, yet dealers push this junk because of the net profit.
As Ron stated above, No !
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Old 02-04-2015, 08:06 PM   #4
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That is/was the exact purpose of "clear-coat", protect the paint and eliminate the need to wax.
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No, no, no. Nothing but snake oil
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Old 02-06-2015, 03:32 AM   #6
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Get the "TrueCoat" instead:


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Dealer Option .... no ...
but in a few months have a detailer do "Gloss Coat" ...
Wax is only good for a few months .... this coating will last a couple of years ....
or if your energized, you can do it your self ...
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Of course it's worth it !! That's why the salesman is pushing it , he needs a fatter paycheck Keep the money in your pocket!
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And you are right about the "interior sealant", though it probably won't say "Scotchguard" on the spray can.

Odds are strong that your RV would still look fine after 5 years even if you did nothing but wash it occasionally. Modern clear coat finishes and interior materials hold up really well. And you can spray the Scotchguard yourself in about 15 minutes.
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