Journey with Confidence RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Take a Speed Test Free 7 Day Trial ×
RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > TRAVEL TRAILER, 5th WHEEL & TRUCK CAMPER FORUMS > Travel Trailer Discussion
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 12-23-2016, 07:59 AM   #1
Member
 
tapex's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Location: Farmer, N.C.
Posts: 73
Exterior Products

Any suggestions on what to use after washing our new TT, to keep it looking great? wax/polishes?
tapex 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 12-23-2016, 08:09 AM   #2
Junior Member
 
TireKicker's Avatar
 
National RV Owners Club
Florida Cooters Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Coastal Campers
Join Date: Aug 2016
Location: Ocala, FL
Posts: 12
There is a series of great youtube's about using Zep "Wet Look" liquid floor polish on your RV. I haven't tried it yet, but have bought a gallon for that purpose. Check out this link...

TireKicker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-24-2016, 09:32 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Fast0ne's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Chilliwack BC
Posts: 406
Click image for larger version

Name:	ImageUploadedByiRV2 - RV Forum1482639984.461203.jpg
Views:	136
Size:	82.0 KB
ID:	147393

Here is mine 3 years old and stored outside no cover year round.

I use mequiars ultimate wash and wax.

And for wax I have been using Lucas spray wax which is safe for decals.

If I need to remove black streaks I will use mequiars one step wax and remover.
__________________
2016 GMC Canyon 2.8 Duramax
Holiday Rambler 187qb.
Jason&Shantelle&Bella,the Weimaraner.
Fast0ne is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-25-2016, 06:54 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
chaps2018's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 1,148
For 7 years I have been using camco RV wash/wax and it leaves a great shine. My only recommendation is to use a SOFT brush. I have used a stiffer brush to get the bugs off and it has dulled the front of the trailer and taken its toll on decals (I assume small scratches from the stiffer bristle brush have taken away the gloss). I use Camco black streak remover to take care of any stubborn stains.

One quick note on black streaks--They are caused by the roof/gutters being dirty so minimum annual cleaning is recommended. I just use the camco RV soap and a brush. Also, black streaks let go too long will be come permanent. I have seen this on two aluminum trailers.

I am experimenting with using a foam cannon. This device fits on the power washer and COATs the RV in a thick soap film like at the car wash. The theory is that the thick/soapy film will loosen the dirt/bugs enough so that a soft bristle brush or even better a microfiber mop head can effectively clean the RV.

Products I mentioned below:
Microfiber wash pad
Camco RV Wash/Wax
Foam Cannon
__________________
Brian
2016 RAM 3500 6.7L DRW
2018 Chaparral 360IBL, Andersen Ultimate II hitch
chaps2018 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-25-2016, 07:50 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
DGBPokes's Avatar
 
Newmar Owners Club
Workhorse Chassis Owner
Spartan Chassis
Join Date: May 2010
Location: McAlester Ok
Posts: 2,051
Aero Dry Wash & Wax. Used Camco Wash & Wax for years. Like Aero even better.

The kit is pretty expensive and I almost didn't buy it. However, I really am glad I did. If the irig is muddy, dirty, I use water and wash, wax liquid. If not muddy I don't use any water. Seems like 90% of campground don't want you to wash your rig.

The pole that comes with the kit and small head, are head and shoulders better than anything Ive found. It is a no brained now, to wash the entire front cap and windshield, without a ladder, every night we pull in and park.
__________________
2007 Newmar KSDP. 3912
2010 Nissan Frontier SE
DGBPokes is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-25-2016, 10:57 AM   #6
Senior Member
 
Outdoors RV Owners Club
Join Date: Mar 2016
Posts: 851
Someone on here suggested Rejex cleaning and waxing products. Evidently they are used by a lot of private pilots on their planes. Anyway look them up on Amazon and read the reviews. I have not found anything that holds a shine like this stuff. Truly works all season long and is easy to apply. Bugs come right off. For a brush go to West Marine and get a Soft boat brush made for fiberglass. Nice long sturdy handle and won't hurt the finish.
__________________
2019 Outdoors RV Timber Ridge 27 bhs
2017 Ram Cummins 2500
Soggy side of Oregon
Off Road is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-02-2017, 07:19 PM   #7
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 45
Rejex X2. Holds up the best in the FL heat and humidity.
JohnWW 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
RV Exterior cleaning products johnzuki iRV2.com General Discussion 12 02-12-2015 02:05 PM
What products work best for wash/waxing exterior of RV? meant2shop Class A Motorhome Discussions 60 09-13-2011 02:23 PM
Focal Wood Products RAPPAR Newmar Owner's Forum 5 05-10-2007 08:40 AM
T3 Products UPS 34 Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 9 08-15-2005 11:41 PM
12 Volt Products TTBeachbums RV Systems & Appliances 7 05-06-2005 09:56 AM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:51 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.