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Old 07-07-2013, 11:08 AM   #1
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Cleaning the exterior

What do you guys use to clean the exterior of your TT. Want to keep mine nice and tight for the road trips. Can't stand a dirty vehicle , or TT
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Old 07-07-2013, 11:20 AM   #2
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I use regular car wash soap on the sides and laundry soap on the rubber roof, yes regular liquid laundry soap! I was advised to do this by the dealer as it will not harm the rubber.
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Old 07-20-2013, 12:05 PM   #3
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The best product I found for the sides of the RV was Gel Gloss, great at keeping black streaks off, makes it easy to clean off black streaks & bugs, only problem I found is that it dulls the decals, so I use use it sparingly on those. I do it once a year & touch up spots during the year, it is usually found in the cleaning section but could be in the bathroom section as well, great for counter tops & the wife loves it for the stainless steel appliances.
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Old 07-20-2013, 12:36 PM   #4
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The guy who did our walk-thru advised liquid laundry soap as well, and strongly advised against anything fruit scented.

He said crows are attracted to it and will peck at the roofing.
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Old 07-20-2013, 12:42 PM   #5
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The guy who did our walk-thru advised liquid laundry soap as well, and strongly advised against anything fruit scented.

He said crows are attracted to it and will peck at the roofing.
Wow, who would have ever thought of that consequence!
More good info!
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Old 07-20-2013, 02:16 PM   #6
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Any laundry or dish soap will actually strip the wax off your rv walls- if that's your intention before applying a new finish then okay- but otherwise stay with cleaners that protect the existing wax/finish.
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Old 07-20-2013, 06:04 PM   #7
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I use this for the outside

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B0000AY4YO

I wax once a year with this

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B0000AXNLT

I use these on the roof

http://www.campingworld.com/shopping...f-cleaner/5774

http://www.campingworld.com/shopping...rotectant/6747
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Old 07-20-2013, 06:10 PM   #8
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I've used Meguires for many years on many different finishes- great product!
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Old 07-20-2013, 06:12 PM   #9
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I agree kopy kat. One of the best soaps I've ever found!!!
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Old 07-20-2013, 06:46 PM   #10
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I've used Meguires for many years on many different finishes- great product!
X2.... dish soap on roof then meguires wash/wax on gelcoat...nice finish dries well, great shine for no buffing...its the orange one I use....

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