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Old 06-12-2011, 04:57 PM   #1
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What wax do you use

Getting ready to wax the motorhome and just wondering which type is best?
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I like the Mequiars wax , if surface is not too bad the spray on wipe off is much easier. My 2 cents
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I 2nd "Mequiars Liquid Gold" liquid wax. Never wax on a hot surface and let it haze up for about 20 minutes before wiping off. It's about $10 or $11 a bottle at Wally-World...
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Anyone tried armor alls ultra shine butter smooth wax? Ad says no hazing easy on easy off real carnauba wax. I'm getting ready to wax mine again.
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Old 06-12-2011, 06:23 PM   #5
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I have used NuFinish for years. It's really not a wax but classified a polish.
Goes on easy and comes off the same. The trick with this stuff I learned is not to put it on heavy. I've learned also to take it off with a damp micro fibre cloth. Works best for me.
To try something new I did purchase some Mothers "SYN" wax. I used it on the PT Cruiser and must say it was also very easy to use. The biggest difference is that you cannot use this stuff in direct sunlite.
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I too use Nu-finish on my autos and MH. Easy on Easy off. I always try to find some shade.
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I too use Nu-finish on my autos and MH. Easy on Easy off. I always try to find some shade.
Nu Finish for me as well...been using it for many years.
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We use RejeX about once/year and like it alot. Inbetween waxings I do easy touch-ups on the road w/ ProtectAll.

By the way RainX is fabulous on the windows. Totally beads up any water. We went through a major storm in LA a few months back with very low visibility and the water beaded right off the windshield.
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Getting ready to wax the motorhome and just wondering which type is best?
Several years ago I read a post by one of the moderators on the Bounder forum who had used several different products on one of his Bounders. When he went to trade it in 4 years later, his post stated the area where he had used 303 looked the best. He had only used it one time.

After reading that post, we use 303 twice a year on ours and so far it has held up very nice. The 303 gets high grades from lots of folks for use on tires as well.

303 Products, Inc.: Does 303 replace Wax on Fiberglass?

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Old 06-13-2011, 06:21 AM   #10
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WAX

The ONE my HELPER uses! I use ICE (from Turtlewax) on my car. I just had my Bay Star done yesterday. Roof sealed etc. What a shine!
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First let me say that regardless of what you use it should specify that it is safe on Clear Coat. The big question is why are you waxing the MH? If it is to get rid of small scratches (swirl) then you need a polish with a very fine abrasive in it. If you just want to protect the surface then you should use a straight wax. You should not use a polish with an abrasive in it unless you want to get rid of the swirls and fine scraches because it does remove a very slight amount of paint or clear coat when you use it and that is how it removes the scratches. If you just want to protect the surface then a spray clear wax is the new way to go so it doesn't dry in a haze and make it hard to polish out. Either way as stated you do not want to ever wax or polish in the sun so you can pick your time of the day and turn your MH so the side you are working on is in the shade.
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Mequiars Marine RV, I put on with buffer after a few minutes easy to buff out. Just redid front cap after trip to Michigan. While up there had no problems removing bugs from front end. I waxed the entire coach last year and I wash with a pepto bismol colored commercial wash and wax was about $3 a gallon the sides look like I just did them. Today I ordered a Gilmour Foamaster Amazon.com: Gilmour 75QGFMR Foamaster Adjustable Multi Ratio Cleaning Gun: Patio, Lawn & Garden to spray my wash on which should eliminate my 5 gallon bucket and I can take it on the road with my brush. This commercial wash/wax really works well with little effort. I believe it is manufactured in Forest City, NC.
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Wax doesn't seem like a good choice and it is a lot of work. Now days, a polish is often used. I like either Ultraluster or 303 Protectant. Both are easy to use and both do a good job.
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We use RejeX about once/year and like it alot. Inbetween waxings I do easy touch-ups on the road w/ ProtectAll.

By the way RainX is fabulous on the windows. Totally beads up any water. We went through a major storm in LA a few months back with very low visibility and the water beaded right off the windshield.

I will second Rejex, great product. Aquepel is better than Rainx on the windows.....not to start a rant about that but it does last longer.
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