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Old 01-13-2017, 09:15 AM   #1
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Polishing Exterior of Metal sided TT

I recently purchased a 2008 PUMA 19FS and was wondering what is the best process to bring shine back to exterior? I can't find much info online where people have buffed and polished the metal sided travel trailers. The decals and bottom color is in great shape but the white (which is 3/4 of the camper) color is faded and a little chalky. I store the camper inside so I would like to do one good detail job then just up keep from then on. Any help would be appreciated!
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Old 01-13-2017, 10:06 AM   #2
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Hmmm. Polishing with a buffer...might be a challenge. I would talk to a detail person for advice if you don't get it resolved here.
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Old 01-13-2017, 04:13 PM   #3
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When I had my KZ Sportsman I used Nu Finish. Always looked like new. I waxed it couple times a year as Florida sunshine is brutal.
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Old 01-14-2017, 10:20 AM   #4
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I've used both nu finish and mother's, both easy on and easy off. No buffer needed either with aluminum sides or fiberglass. Mother's has a protectorant to put on decals and trim so you don't get wax where you don't want it
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Old 01-15-2017, 05:51 PM   #5
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I ended up using Mothers Marine cleaner wax. I applied with a microfiber towel, then hand buffed the wax with a clean microfiber towel and the last step was a polish with an orbital buffer and polishing Bonnet The results were pretty impressive! The first pic of the front shows a partial wax and an untouched portion. Thanks for the replies.
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Old 01-15-2017, 06:01 PM   #6
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I ended up using Mothers Marine cleaner wax. I applied with a microfiber towel, then hand buffed the wax with a clean microfiber towel and the last step was a polish with an orbital buffer and polishing Bonnet The results were pretty impressive! The first pic of the front shows a partial wax and an untouched portion. Thanks for the replies.
Nice job, looks great.
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Old 01-15-2017, 06:39 PM   #7
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Very nice job!!
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Old 01-19-2017, 09:28 AM   #8
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You did a great job.

I use marine cleaner wax on ours also. works really well and is relatively easy to deal with. I usually polish it by hand, but I may try a thick polishing bonnet next time after seeing your results.
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