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Old 07-16-2013, 03:42 PM   #1
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Where to wash a fifth wheel

I do not have room in my drive for my camper and there is no water available to me at where I store so my question is this. Is there such a thing as a truck/RV wash similar to a car wash where I can wash it at? Do these places exist like at truck stops etc.
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Old 07-16-2013, 03:50 PM   #2
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Can you not wash it in the street? A lot of truckstops have wash bays for big rigs.
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Old 07-16-2013, 03:53 PM   #3
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There are lots of truck wash places around. You just drive in like the good old coin op car wash and have at it with a spray wand and brushes. Costs me abt 15 bux at the one local one here and the other one just down the street wants 35 or so.
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Old 07-16-2013, 04:10 PM   #4
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I'm in the same boat. I tried to wash it in the street, but opening slides seems to cause all the blue-haired women in my neighborhood to absolutely flip out.

Unfortunately, the only Truck/RV wash I've found is nearly 30 Mira away...
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Some big rig washes charge by the foot. Kinda gets expensive just to wash it, but if thats your only option. I was able to get my TT in a car wash but just be careful of the waterspouts on your eves. I almost ripped the sprayer out when it got caught!
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Old 07-16-2013, 04:18 PM   #6
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I'm tempted to try the regular stall washes but need to verify heights first. Plus it's like an hour long job.... Long time to tie up a stall...just being nice.
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Old 07-16-2013, 04:27 PM   #7
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I do not have room in my drive for my camper and there is no water available to me at where I store so my question is this. Is there such a thing as a truck/RV wash similar to a car wash where I can wash it at? Do these places exist like at truck stops etc.
I guess we may be lucky,but our RV storage place has a drive thru big wash bay - it's coin operated, but it sure is handy.

You might call some local RV storage facilities and see if they have a similar set up.

You might do a search here also as there has been some discussions about people who come to RV parks and wash/ detail RV's there. They may come to your house also.
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Check this website. There is a tab to locate a Blue Beacon close to you. they are all over the country.

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Check this website. There is a tab to locate a Blue Beacon close to you. they are all over the country.

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Not sure why it showed up like that, but the word "Home" is the link.
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Since Brownsburg is close, just take it up to any house in Carmel & wash it there.

I don't think you will fit in a car wash, that arm in the middle of the ceiling for the water hose is going to hit. I wash mine in front of the house (on a cul de sac) on a week day after everyone has gone to work & it isn't trash day. I haven't seen any blue haired women but will keep my eye pealed for them. They might be peaking out the windows though.

We were in IN over the 4th & had a great time at Shipshewana, Turkey Run & McCormick's Creek. There is a great local buffet in Spencer if you ever camp down there, only $6 on Monday evenings.
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