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Old 01-03-2008, 09:26 AM   #1
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do you use a truck wash? Have you had damage from water spraying directly into side & roof vents?
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Old 01-03-2008, 09:26 AM   #2
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Old 01-03-2008, 10:24 AM   #3
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Magoo, I don't use a truck wash facility, I wash my own rig and have never had water in places I didn't want.
A possible alternative plan is to have your coach wash by a professional service. Ed.S
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Only used a truck wash once at Georgia Rt.75 exit 2 just north of Florida state line. They, six of our neighbors to the south, were experienced with RV's. 20 minutes and $37.00 + $10.00 tip later all of the salt, sand and grim we carted down from NY was gone. The work was done by hand with long handled brushes, low-pressure washer and terry towels. I learned about them by talking to truckers along the way, and they tend to be blunt in the opinions because of the care they take with their rigs.
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I used the truck wash along the freeway in Tucson, and boy did I regret it. Took about 3 hours, the people doing the work didn't speak any English, they blew off half the vent covers along the bottom edge of the windows and flooded the refridgerator external compartment. Didn't do a very good job of cleaning either, and a redo was not much of an improvement.
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I usually hand wash our MH and have used Blue Beacon a few times. They do a good job and you can find someone to speak english. You can instruct them and they will follow directions to watch out for vents, etc.
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