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Old 03-23-2013, 08:46 AM   #1
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Curious, what is the best wax or other product to protect new Th's fiberglass,exterior,from diesel exhaust residue?

I wasn't as concerned with our old aluminum sided tt,it cleaned fairly easily,but I fear perm. damage to gel coat.
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Old 03-23-2013, 08:55 AM   #2
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Asking what is the "best" _______ fill in the blank around here will get you a lot of
answers! Try asking what is the best oil or the best tires or the best truck!
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Just kidding- my opinion is to wash the area frequently to keep as much residue off
as possible. Then you can wax with most any good auto wax. I believe the old fashioned
wax that dries to a haze and must be buffed off will give better protection than the
new "wipe on wipe off" waxes they have now.

If you want the best Meguiar's Deep Crystal http://www.meguiars.com/en/automotiv...-carnauba-wax/ is gonna be hard to beat.
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Curious, what is the best wax or other product to protect new Th's fiberglass,exterior,from diesel exhaust residue?

I wasn't as concerned with our old aluminum sided tt,it cleaned fairly easily,but I fear perm. damage to gel coat.
Might consider getting some thin polished alum tread plate and form to fit side and use double sided outdoor tape to hold it on.
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Might consider getting some thin polished alum tread plate and form to fit side and use double sided outdoor tape to hold it on.
The w&p does have alum on lower half, or third of front,but right side will probly get an occasional,or maybe constant,dose of un used diesel.
What do you think the affects may be on the alum? Probly should wax it too?
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The w&p does have alum on lower half, or third of front,but right side will probly get an occasional,or maybe constant,dose of un used diesel.
What do you think the affects may be on the alum? Probly should wax it too?
Wouldn't hurt to wax it, but at least it wouldn't get to the gel coat and also give just a little bit of an air gap between alum. & gel coat.
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I use this on our new 5vr poorboysworld.com
Actually I use it on all our vehicles, easy on easy off, and it lasts!
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Thanks for all the great info!

O C you are right about the aluminum on front of trailer,the existing, is only 6" or so tall,adding,some from it up to bottom of fiberglass nose pc.,would stop a lot of it.
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Thanks for all the great info!

O C you are right about the aluminum on front of trailer,the existing, is only 6" or so tall,adding,some from it up to bottom of fiberglass nose pc.,would stop a lot of it.
Are you pulling a 5ver? I am and bought polished ss turndown exhaust extensions and stopped all the exhaust from hitting the trailer.
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Are you pulling a 5ver? I am and bought polished ss turndown exhaust extensions and stopped all the exhaust from hitting the trailer.
No it's a 33' work an play, truck has 5" stainless turbo back, even if I use turn down,it smokes some under load,until it spools up.
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