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Old 01-16-2017, 04:39 AM   #1
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Cooking the clear-coat off in short order

Parked in Florida for a 2 month extended stay with my Oct. new buy
17 Anthem. Had a fellow RV'er stop by to talk, and as we standing
on the back side end view of my RBQ he pointed and said that I should
wax at least the rear of the Coach and maybe the top side of the awning covers, and or most areas that are taking the brunt of the Sun the way
we were parked and the Sun bared down during the day. He had said, that if I used a GOOD wax, that it would probably protect it for maybe close to a year. Will, since the conversation seemed like sound advice to me, thought I would run it by the folks here......will my clear coat, which is 3 on this Anthem, cook off that quickly, or is he over stating this.....sure is scary to think the clear would cook off so quickly, what does anyone have in suggestions and which wax should I use.

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I live in So. Fl. and never had clear coat " burn off " on my MH or cars.
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I live in So. Fl. and never had clear coat " burn off " on my MH or cars.

OK, sounds great.....

soo, why DO we actually worry about the waxing.....guessing the dirt
comes off easier?? Bugs etc.etc.

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I use Rejex on everything.

http://www.rejex.com/rejex.html
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looks to be a good product you linked. Sure wish some of the wash/wax
products would work this good.... I have used a Turtle wash/wax product
when I wash, don't guess this stuff does much for the coach, just makes
me feel like I'm doing something a bit more positive that just washing...

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I use Rejex on everything.

RejeX
Ditto on Rejex. It sure makes the love bugs easier to remove!
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I do a paint sealant on my coach once a year, similar to this rejex product. it shines,it protects from the sun and elements. then regular washings with cr spotless ..

factory clear coat should last for years and will.. but to help it with such products only enhances the coaches look and ease of cleaning...imo
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You see a lot of clear coat peeling on cars and RVs in the southern states. I don't believe waxes, or 303 type products will prevent the inevitable. The combination of sun light and heat is a finish killer. Keeping it in a garage is the only defense. Just a native Texan's opinion.
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You see a lot of clear coat peeling on cars and RVs in the southern states. I don't believe waxes, or 303 type products will prevent the inevitable. The combination of sun light and heat is a finish killer. Keeping it in a garage is the only defense. Just a native Texan's opinion.
I agree !! But why different opinions and facts on this ?

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You're OP was referring to a 2 month stay. I guess I never kept a vehicle long enough to have the clear coat peel. There are older vehicles that have this issue , however there may be other circumstances involved here as well as exposure.
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I agree !! But why different opinions and facts on this ?

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Some clearcoats last and some don't. Most likely a quality aspect between the material used and proper application. Either way, a sealant won't hurt. Regular carnuba wax, no matter how good the brans, is short lived and doesn't have any UV protection. I use Meguiars #21 synthetic polymer sealant, which lasts much longer and does have a UV inhibiter. It also is the easiest sealant or wax I have ever applied. It goes on and wipes off easy and you can do larger areas without it getting away.
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You're OP was referring to a 2 month stay. I guess I never kept a vehicle long enough to have the clear coat peel. There are older vehicles that have this issue , however there may be other circumstances involved here as well as exposure.
no other circumstances i can see.
Just asking a question concerning the clear coat exposure..
What circumstances might you be suggesting?

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There's been some Mfg that have had issues with the application causing peeling down the road.
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Some clearcoats last and some don't. Most likely a quality aspect between the material used and proper application. Either way, a sealant won't hurt. Regular carnuba wax, no matter how good the brans, is short lived and doesn't have any UV protection. I use Meguiars #21 synthetic polymer sealant, which lasts much longer and does have a UV inhibiter. It also is the easiest sealant or wax I have ever applied. It goes on and wipes off easy and you can do larger areas without it getting away.
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