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Old 09-08-2014, 01:04 PM   #15
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I spray Simple Green on and then fill my bucket with water and wipe the bugs off with my Wash Brush. Then I drop a Micro Fibre Towel over the brush and dry the windshield.
Have tried all sorts of magic potions and this is by far the simplest, easiest, and quickest method to date.

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Old 09-08-2014, 01:15 PM   #16
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We made a trip from NH to AK last year with a class C that started out white but was black with bugs when we arrived.
We used Tide HE laundry detergent mixed in a garden sprayer to soak it with. Then used an auto brush to wash it off with. Did the job with very little effort. Let it soak about 10-15 minutes then wash.

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Old 09-08-2014, 05:51 PM   #17
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Like many of the others, I use Rejex and one of the D/W's old puff body washers. The puff is plastic and is not abrasive nor will it scratch. Some solutions mentioned above will remove the wax/polish.
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Old 09-08-2014, 07:22 PM   #18
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I found this stuff at a trade show (trucking) bought a jug of concentrate and it seems to work very well.

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I also use 303 after I get the bugs off.
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Old 09-08-2014, 07:33 PM   #19
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Nothing beats fabric dryer sheets, new or used. One small coffee can of water and light rubbing - bugs gone. One dryer sheet will last several days. You gotta try it.
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Old 09-08-2014, 07:41 PM   #20
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Spray on "Scrubbing Bubbles" before you wash with soap and water.
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Old 09-08-2014, 07:53 PM   #21
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PAM on the paintwork, and exterior RainEx on the windshield. Good prevention.
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Old 09-08-2014, 08:12 PM   #22
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Lots of water, a gentle kitchen scrubbie, patience, and beer work for me.
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Old 09-08-2014, 08:34 PM   #23
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I've been using a light coat of WD40 on the front paint area, works great, but will try PAM tomorrow. Eggs don't stick with PAM, sounds like a good idea.
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Old 09-08-2014, 11:27 PM   #24
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Another vote for the dryer sheets (bounce). Takes bugs right off.
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Old 09-09-2014, 02:54 AM   #25
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ReJex, bugs wipe right off. Can't beat the stuff.
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Old 09-09-2014, 04:41 PM   #26
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The answer, as many have posted, is a good coat of wax before the bugs hit. I wax my coach several times a year and treat the front end before EVERY trip. I've tried just about every wax on the market. Most work well.

What you use on the front end depends on what you have on the front end. Many have the Diamond Shield or 3M film. You need to be careful what you rub those films with. I scratched my 3M film on my previous coach by using a soft bristled brush. I now only use a microfiber scrubber on the front.

I wax the 3M film with paste wax and before each trip, I spray it with Pledge, Plexus (used on motorcycle windshields) or 303, depending what I have. It only takes a few minutes.

I never liked anything on my windshield, so it has no protection. I clean it with Stoner's window cleaner and a nylon pad. I spray the Stoner's and scrub with the pad. When I've done the area I can reach, I spray the Stoner's on again and then wipe the area clean.
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Last time I used a Mr clean magic eraser .
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Nothing beats fabric dryer sheets, new or used. One small coffee can of water and light rubbing - bugs gone. One dryer sheet will last several days. You gotta try it.
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