Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Class C Motorhome Discussions
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 09-14-2014, 07:32 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 6
Question Bug issue

We took a trip out to Mt Rushmore. Western South Dakota must have the most bugs I think. We cannot get all the bugs off the RV. We have tried everything but nothing seems to work very well. In small areas damp dryer sheets work very well. Our Class C Jayco Greyhawk has a large area over the truck that is hard to clean with dryer sheets. Any suggestions from anyone about this all to common problem that is driving us crazy. There must be something to clean large areas!
__________________

__________________
bpope212 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 09-14-2014, 07:43 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Ajayabb's Avatar


 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Posts: 121
I use acetone for large areas. Just be careful over any decals because the acetone can cause them to discolor
__________________

__________________
2016 Fleetwood Bounder 35K
Ajayabb is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2014, 07:53 PM   #3
Member
 
Big Bobby's Avatar
 
Texas Boomers Club
Forest River Owners Club
Freightliner Owners Club
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Midland Texas
Posts: 58
Turtle wax bug and tar remover is the best I have seen just follow directions.We had about a million grass hoppers on front of motor home works really well.


Sent from my iPad using iRV2 - RV Forum
__________________
Big Bobby is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2014, 08:01 PM   #4
KIX
Senior Member
 
KIX's Avatar


 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: St. Augustine, FL
Posts: 3,579
Get a spray can on Scrubbing Bubbles.........s0ray it down then wash with soap within about 30 minutes.
__________________
KIX
'02 Ultimate Advantage 40J Spartan MM - Cummins ISC
2013 Jeep Rubicon JK Unlimited
KIX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2014, 08:49 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
Old Radios's Avatar
 
Fleetwood Owners Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Upstate (the other) New York
Posts: 581
Dryer sheets also make a good scrubber.
__________________
2006 Fleetwood Tioga 26Q
Toads: '15 Ford Focus, '10 Harley Softail Custom and '15 Harley Softail Deluxe
Upstate (the other) New York
Old Radios is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2014, 12:27 AM   #6
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 271
I thought there was another thread somewhere on irv2 where it was noted Thetford makes a great bug remover product
__________________
jdoran1973 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2014, 06:09 AM   #7
Senior Member
 
Lovin2Camp's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 393
Quote:
Originally Posted by KIX View Post
Get a spray can on Scrubbing Bubbles.........s0ray it down then wash with soap within about 30 minutes.

X 2
__________________
Lovin2Camp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2015, 10:14 PM   #8
Senior Member
 
ROAquaman's Avatar
 
Tiffin Owners Club
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 248
Scrubbing Bubbles worked great for my fiberglass front end. Also did great job on black streaks.


Sent from my iPhone using iRV2 - RV Forum
__________________
ROAquaman
2002 Tiffin Allegro; P32 Workhorse; Chevy 8.1 Vortec
ROAquaman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2015, 06:07 PM   #9
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 8
A little late now, but I have read to use baby oil on the front surfaces. Bugs will wipe off easily. I will be trying that.
__________________
MzZorro is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2015, 08:14 PM   #10
Senior Member
 
rgvtexan's Avatar
 
Winnebago Owners Club
Freightliner Owners Club
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: NE WA or S TX
Posts: 2,244
The foaming bath cleaner from the Dollar Tree works well costs $1.00 + tax.
__________________
04 Horizon QD, 12 Ford Flex, Excalibar, Brakemaster, Winter Texan, RVin! since 1974
Norm, Donna & Tinker Kat 74 MGB-GT, 75 MGB, 01 Z3
Life is a Timed Event, you only get One Go Around!
rgvtexan is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2015, 10:46 PM   #11
Senior Member
 
dennis45's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: BC
Posts: 6,476
I just got on to this from my neighbor. Spray a little Simple Green and wipe with this cloth and the bugs literally fall off. I have even used this cloth with straight water with amazing success. It does not harm the painted finnish or wax. Pretty pricey for a dish rag but it really works.
I put the cloth over my extend a brush to do the windshield and bingo, a couple of swipes and bugs be gone.


http://www.amazon.com/Norwex-Kitchen...aning+products
__________________
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 online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2015, 06:13 PM   #12
Junior Member
 
RVSpirit's Avatar
 
Winnebago Owners Club
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: BC,Canada
Posts: 9
Bounce dryer sheets wet gets the bugs off easily.
__________________
Sharon, Peter and Maya our 5yr old Pomeranian
2010 Itasca Spirit 29FB
RVSpirit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2015, 06:24 PM   #13
Senior Member
 
dnystrom's Avatar
 
Winnebago Owners Club
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 493
Elbow Grease and NOTHING ABRASIVE and FORGET ACETONE! Nothing but troubles with that stuff.
__________________

__________________
07 Meridian 34H 350 Cat
2010 Subaru Forester Tow
Home Port is Kingman,Az
KA7UYZ NRA Endowment Member Retired Fire Service
dnystrom is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



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
AC - Themostat or Controller Issue? KD4XR RV Systems & Appliances 1 07-12-2014 04:05 PM
Intellitec EMS Issue mm82831 RV Systems & Appliances 10 07-04-2014 05:08 AM
Onan Generator Issue - same as Tincup davlun RV Systems & Appliances 0 06-14-2014 05:20 PM
Strange Electrical Issue baldtat MH-General Discussions & Problems 18 01-13-2014 07:44 AM
Issue with slides & jacks nrupracht Monaco Owner's Forum 10 01-07-2014 05:33 PM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:46 PM.


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