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Old 10-09-2013, 06:31 PM   #1
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What do you wash your RV with?

I was using a product call Mr Clean wash and has a "special" nozzel, soap and an ion filter (to reduce water spotting). So I found out Proctor & Gamble no longer produces this nor can one find the product in stores. It is available on ebay and amazon, but at a very steep price (cause of short supply or no supply). Soap and filters are like $50/per way am I going to pay this kind of price.
So I have really like the soap and the "Ion" filter thing. Keeps water spotting down and shines the RV.
An anyone else have a product that does the "Ion" thing and that they like?
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Old 10-09-2013, 07:23 PM   #2
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I too used Mr Clean until they pulled it. Go to and look at their De-Ionizer. I've used one for years with good results. I figured out a few tricks to make it last longer. At first my friends said it was too much money but once you see the results etc it's worth it to me an now my friends bought too
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Old 10-09-2013, 07:48 PM   #3
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Gel-gloss wash and wax cleans good and leaves a shine works for me.
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Old 10-09-2013, 08:29 PM   #4
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After my Mr. Clean gizmo wore-out , I gave up and installed an outside faucet from my water softener, no more water spotting.
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Old 10-09-2013, 08:29 PM   #5
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Water. Soft brush. Dish soap.

Dont work so hard. The protective patina will return soon enough.
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Old 10-09-2013, 08:38 PM   #6
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Baby shampoo, Cammco RV wash n wax with 20-25 squirts of 303 in a 5 gallon bucket. Don't use Dawn, it will strip the wax off.
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Old 10-10-2013, 04:36 AM   #7
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Only the Blue Beacon has ever washed our RV since 1994. They use a RO water rinse and then a rainex treatment. Great results.
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Old 10-10-2013, 04:39 AM   #8
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Bleach and dish soap puts a nice shine on my old motor home!
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Old 10-10-2013, 06:40 AM   #9
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I have used "Blue Choral" from Wal-Mart for several years and it leaves the coach looking like a million dollars. Not only easy to use but lasts a long time...
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Old 10-10-2013, 07:00 AM   #10
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CorrosionX cleaner then CorrosionX RejeX polymer sealant once a year including on the glass.
Clear coat still shines with no scratches.
Downside is have to be clean before applying the RejeX in the shade as it's not a wax/cleaner.
RejeX makes bug removal simple with water.
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Old 10-10-2013, 07:08 AM   #11
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Bleach and dish soap puts a nice shine on my old motor home!
I guess that's the real beauty of having an older motorhome eh?
No need for baby shampoo and fluffy kittens when it comes time to wash it.
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Old 10-10-2013, 07:09 AM   #12
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I've used Maguiars, RainX and ArmorAll Wash & Wax products on my rig. I usually get what's on sale at either Walmart or an auto parts store. They all work very well.
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Old 10-10-2013, 05:54 PM   #13
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I use the same stuff I use for the cars. Also, that dish soap will take the wax off if you are not careful.
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Old 10-10-2013, 06:14 PM   #14
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What about this

What about a good quality auto liquid wash/wax product in a bucket of water and then add a little liquid Calgon water softener. Might work.
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