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Old 02-03-2010, 12:22 PM   #11
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Check your owner's manual for the roof. My manual calls for cleaning the roof with Murphy's Oil Soap. The product is very cheap and available at grocery stores. I uses it 2-3 times a year with a soft brush and it does a good job of cleaning it.
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Old 02-22-2010, 08:03 PM   #12
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I have a 07 flagstaff was told to wash it with dawn dish washing soap and to use a soft brush like you would use on your car.
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Old 02-22-2010, 08:06 PM   #13
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Thanks for the washing tips, but what I'm really wanting to know is what to put on it to protect/ treat it.

I have no owners manual. Called Forrest River direct, and after being put through to SIX different people I was finally told "We don't know exactly" NO KIDDING. They gave me the number to the company who makes the roof product, and spoke with TWO people who told me they cannot make recommendations.

So I've spoke with EIGHT people who can't answer my question. I asked about the owners manual and a very helpful lady pulled one up and according to her, it had nothing in there.

So, I know this isn't brain science or rocket surgery...but someone HAS to know...right???
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Old 02-23-2010, 12:41 AM   #14
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Don't have one of these, but my suggestion would be to wash it and after it dried, spray it with Armour All. I use that on all of the exterior vinyl on my cars, and it seems to offer some protection. Long as it's vinyl, can't see why it would hurt it.
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Old 02-23-2010, 05:27 AM   #15
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Use plywood to protect it.....


Seriously, these roofs are made to be out in the weather, why do you think you need to "protect" it with something?? If anything, I would look at a dealer's parts dept and find some spray on UV protectant and check the instructions to see if it says safe to use on vinyl.....
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Old 02-23-2010, 08:43 AM   #16
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Thanks for the washing tips, but what I'm really wanting to know is what to put on it to protect/ treat it.
I think several posters have already said to just wash it and then leave it alone.....that is what I do. Anything that you put on it to protect it will probably do more damage than doing nothing at all. Keeping it clean with a little soap and water is the key to prolonging the roof membrane.
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Old 02-25-2010, 09:32 AM   #17
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I think several posters have already said to just wash it and then leave it alone.....that is what I do. Anything that you put on it to protect it will probably do more damage than doing nothing at all. Keeping it clean with a little soap and water is the key to prolonging the roof membrane.
Just seems strange that nothing is recommended to protect it from UV, etc.

I may go ahead and use some 303 or something.
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Just seems strange that nothing is recommended to protect it from UV, etc.

I may go ahead and use some 303 or something.
Protect it from UV? Store it out of the sun. Other than than just wash it. Those products that are "designed to protect" it will probably void any warranty.
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Old 08-24-2011, 10:41 AM   #19
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I use Murphy oil soap on the whole trailer. Factory say wash with MOS thats it. I was my camper with it also (called co 1st) they said no problem. It does not contain any oil in it. Leaves the camper clean with a little shine. Water beads up on it. Works for me
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