Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-11-2014, 09:27 PM   #1
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 35
Restoring outside finish

I've been wanting to buy a used TT with a Fiberglas skin, not aluminum. So many I've seen are bleached out by the sun. Is there a way to make a used RV look near new again?

Sent from my iPad using Forest River Forums

MN_Outdoors is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2014, 01:16 AM   #2
Senior Member
slipf18's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 269
Besides rubbing compound and wax, there is a product available in marine stores designed to restore fiberglass boat hulls...I believe it's called Poly Glo.

Sent from my iPad using Forest River Forums

2017Winnebago 2500RL, Hobie Odyssey
Aspen 5.7L HEMI V8,Tekonsha P3
Blue Ox 1500 WDH Airlift 1000# bags
Barker 3500 Tongue Jack
DW & a feisty Border Terrier named Painter
slipf18 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2014, 06:44 AM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 237
I have an RV with white filon fiberglass. I tried several products the last one being Nu Finish that I thought was goint to work but was just streaky so I ended up using the Zep Floor shine.

You will find several threads on various forums if you Google it. Google Redmax also as it was redmax before Zep bought them out. It is similiar to the polyglo but much cheaper. As with polyglo it takes a few coats to get a good look. My ramp door took 4 and the side took 3. The fiberglass is porus so it will soak it up on the first couple. It really shines now.

I cleaned it first with bar keepers powder and a fine scotch brite type pad. Again the FG is porus so you will have to rinse untill you see no bubbles coming off.

You will get many more opions on many products but this is what worked for me. The polyglo will do the same at 3 times the cost.
harderd is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
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

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:47 AM.