Go Back   iRV2 Forums > iRV2.com COMMUNITY FORUMS > iRV2.com General Discussion
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 09-08-2014, 02:04 PM   #15
Senior Member
 
dennis45's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: BC
Posts: 6,458
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.
__________________

__________________
Dennis & Carol
2003, 4006, 41' DutchStar, Spartan, ISC 8.3L W/BanksPower - 2013 Honda CRV, BlueOx Baseplate, Aventa Bar & Patriot Brake. And the 04 Bird, Sunshine Car.
dennis45 is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 09-08-2014, 02:15 PM   #16
Member
 
Winnebago Owners Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: Jul 2014
Posts: 63
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.
__________________

__________________
OLD1SGT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2014, 06:51 PM   #17
Senior Member
 
Cat320's Avatar
 
Fleetwood Owners Club
American Coach Owners Club
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 4,754
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.
__________________
2014 American Eagle 45T
DD 500
Pulling a Honda CRV
Cat320 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2014, 08:22 PM   #18
Senior Member
 
Tiffin Owners Club
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Full Timing
Posts: 154
I found this stuff at a trade show (trucking) bought a jug of concentrate and it seems to work very well.

Bug Juice Remover

I also use 303 after I get the bugs off.
__________________
Here's where we are
bthomforde is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2014, 08:33 PM   #19
Senior Member
 
ctpres's Avatar


 
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Chasing 70 degrees in lower 48
Posts: 1,891
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.
__________________
Suzie & Chuck USNR USAF USCGA Challenger Owners Club 2015 37KT Challenger, Demco Commander tow bar, Ready Brake, Sewer Solutions, Safe-T-Plus 41-230, 5-Star tune, towing 2017 Ford Edge FWD 3.6L V-6 four down & 385 FastTrack kayak in the basement.
Summer - Creede, CO Winter - Okeechobee, FL
ctpres is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2014, 08:41 PM   #20
KIX
Senior Member
 
KIX's Avatar


 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: St. Augustine, FL
Posts: 3,579
Spray on "Scrubbing Bubbles" before you wash with soap and water.
__________________
KIX
'02 Ultimate Advantage 40J Spartan MM - Cummins ISC
2013 Jeep Rubicon JK Unlimited
KIX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2014, 08:53 PM   #21
Senior Member
 
bamaboy473's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Gulf Coast, Alabama
Posts: 1,734
PAM on the paintwork, and exterior RainEx on the windshield. Good prevention.
__________________
Rick and Sandy
2003 American Eagle, 52K miles
bamaboy473 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2014, 09:12 PM   #22
Senior Member
 
Damon Owners Club
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Annapolis,MD
Posts: 1,194
Lots of water, a gentle kitchen scrubbie, patience, and beer work for me.
__________________
macandphyl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2014, 09:34 PM   #23
Senior Member
 
Winepress's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 574
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.
__________________
2018 Dutch Star 4369
Try to live up to your dogs opinion of you.
Winepress is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2014, 12:27 AM   #24
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 18
Another vote for the dryer sheets (bounce). Takes bugs right off.
__________________
robsouth is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2014, 03:54 AM   #25
Senior Member
 
StevenNSteph's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: FullTime, North America
Posts: 557
ReJex, bugs wipe right off. Can't beat the stuff.
__________________
Steven and Stephanie
2007 Winnebago Adventurer 38J
2008 Hyundai Elantra
StevenNSteph is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2014, 05:41 PM   #26
"Formerly Diplomat Don"
 
Dutch Star Don's Avatar
 
Newmar Owners Club
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Moorpark, Ca.
Posts: 9,290
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.
__________________
Don & Mary
2014 Newmar Dutch Star - All Electric - 450 ISL
2016 GMC Canyon 4WD Crew Cab
Dutch Star Don is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2014, 06:20 PM   #27
KJD
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 119
Last time I used a Mr clean magic eraser .
__________________
KJD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2014, 06:33 PM   #28
Senior Member
 
powerboatr's Avatar
 
Damon Owners Club
Freightliner Owners Club
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: North East Texas
Posts: 3,666
Quote:
Originally Posted by ctpres View Post
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.
yep me to
and they run off mice and other critters when dropped in the wet bay around the sewer hose
__________________

__________________
USN Retired, Life time member of the DAV.
Enjoying the 2008 Damon Tuscany 4056, no your eyes are fine, there are really 6 slides
2016 Expedition Toad on Hauler flat bed
powerboatr is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
removal



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
World's Greatest Bug Remover ernest917 Gear and Product Discussions 21 02-21-2016 11:10 AM
TV Removal from 05 Dolphin LX Pokemon National RV Owner's Forum 14 06-04-2014 03:24 PM
2008 Excursion 40E Washer-Dryer Removal Bompa13 Fleetwood Products Owner's Forum 6 04-28-2014 10:20 PM
The Sewer Solution Idiot Jeffreys RV Systems & Appliances 37 04-05-2014 12:38 AM
Paint removal of pre-full-body-paint MH jhanan Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 3 08-14-2013 11:34 PM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:06 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.