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Old 07-17-2016, 06:56 PM   #1
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Renewing the exterior finish

Been awhile since I've been on here, there used to be a thread that had instructions on how to clean then refinish the exterior of the MH. (Fiberglass) Something about special cleaner then applying a mop n glow type product to get the like new finish.
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Old 07-17-2016, 08:36 PM   #2
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I just renewed the finish on my '95 HR Endevor. I used Awsome cleaner from Dollar General and the used the "ZEP" Wet-look Floor Polish. Worked great. Gave me a better than new look. There are lots of You-tube videos you can check out.

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Old 07-17-2016, 08:52 PM   #3
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I used a product called shine on, you can find it on line. Costs more than dollar general but I think it might last longer.
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Old 07-18-2016, 09:45 PM   #4
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My RV repair guy suggested a product called Costa Coat... sold on E-bay... I called the company and talked to the owner for about 1 hour.. he is long winded... but he had all the right answers... wash, clean with 3M white or gray scotch pad.. to scuff off all the dirt, and scratch and clean the surface... a second wash and than 6 coats of his product... let each layer dry... the product builds up a multi mil layer of protection... every 6 months or year, clean and recoat...

So I was talking to a gent with a Corvette at coffee this a.m..... he talks about using the same product on his vet... goes on with a rag and as it dries becomes slick and smooth... he says after it drys a clean rag glides over the surface instead of dragging.... he loves the way the bugs come off.. and how easy it is to wash and clean... and now he uses it on his wife's Buick SUV...

I'm convinced ... . I've ordered the kit and will not longer let the guys wash and hand wax while in AZ... In my opinion a multi layer, multi mill thick product should give better protection.... when we get back from the next trip... the project begins..
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Old 07-19-2016, 04:38 AM   #5
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I went back to the" Turtle" wax only no cleaners. Takes off light oxidation and brought back the shine on my 82 PA
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Old 07-19-2016, 03:47 PM   #6

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I am in the process of putting some shine back on our new to us 2001 coach that has probably never seen a garage. Working on getting the oxidation off and then the Zep for the FG sides. Started on the back cap last night and only got 3 coats on before it got to dark and this a.m. when the sun was coming up the reflection on the back hurt my eyes, can't wait to see what it looks like after 4 or 5 more coats!

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