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Old 02-25-2017, 11:37 AM   #1
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restoring 10 year old fiberglass paneled rv

Not sure where to post this question, but since it's a 5er, I'll post it here, but it applies to all fiberglass paneled RV's.

So, my tools and attempt to date...
the tools...variable speed rotary polisher tool, the colored foam pads, turtle wax clear coat rubbing compound, Meguiar's cleaner wax and Meguiar's yellow wax (liquid).

The process...first a wash, then compound with foam pad, rinse the compound off, then using cutting pad with cleaner wax, then non cutting pad with yellow wax. wiped with Microfiber towel after each application. The issue seems to take a second or third coat of yellow wax coat to make it look really a new finish! Man...that is a lot of work! any recommendations for an EZ'er solution?

BTW...spent 8+ hours just on the front cap!
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Been there, done that on our 30' 5ver. Looking for a teenager who wants to work, now that we have a 40' MH! No takers, yet!
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Old 02-25-2017, 11:56 AM   #3
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That is a lot of work, but it sounds like you're doing it right. Contemplating doing the same on my coach, but, like we both said, that's a lot of work!

Would love to see pictures before and after!
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Old 02-25-2017, 08:27 PM   #5
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I wet sanded mine with 600 grit, wash the area with car wash, dry it, and then only one coat of wax. Shines great
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