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Old 04-10-2015, 04:51 PM   #11
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I like this, goes on easy and it does last!
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Old 04-10-2015, 07:19 PM   #12
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Did a lot of research on line to fine a cleaner polish. I found on Amazon Wash Wax All product. My concerns were to find something quick that would clean and wax at the same time and not hurt my decals. This product is formulated for aircraft, rvs, autos and boats. It is easy to spray on and wipe off using a microfiber cloth. It is decal safe. I have a 32 foot Rockwood 8289ws signature ultra lite Diamond package. It does a wonderful job. It makes it really shine.
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Old 04-10-2015, 08:52 PM   #13
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IMO any wax is better than no wax, but through experience stay away from Cleaner/Waxes unless you have a white fiberglass TT that's oxidized. I had some Meguiar's Marine/RV Cleaner/Wax left over that I used on my 2010 white fiberglass Keystone TT. When I first got my Windjammer I grab my leftover Meguiar's Cleaner/Wax and started out on the "V" nose and quickly realized I was put fine scratched in the gel-coat. You only notice them when the sun hits it just right. I switched to Meguiar's Flagship, bought a Porter Cable 7424xp and those scratches are slowly getting polished out.
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Old 04-10-2015, 09:02 PM   #14
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This sounds good for fiberglass.Don't know a lot about it. Read it in trailer life.
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Old 04-10-2015, 09:32 PM   #15
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This otta give you a headache.
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Old 04-12-2015, 07:18 PM   #16
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So I just pulled out my manual to see what type of roof I have. It lists it as a Dicor rubber roof.

In the coachman manual it only gives a brief Care and Maintenance description. Besides checking for seams/seals that are drying out or cracked it says "A mild household soap solution and a soft brush can be used to clean a rubber roof". There is nothing else as far as the roof goes.

If I look at the Care & Maintenance chart, it says to "wash with warm water and mild detergent" monthly and "wax with liquid or paste wax" every 6 months. As far as the roof goes, "inspect and reseal as needed" every 6 months and "lubricate roof vent mechanism with light oil and clean completely" every year.

I guess I'll contact Dicor to see what they say to insure that I only have to wash the roof and don't need to put anything down to protect it.
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Impressed that I already received a response from Dicor this morning. They sent a document in PDF but here is what it says.. Seems nothing needs to be done but just washing it 4 times a year per their instructions:

BRITE-PLY; BRITE-TEKROOF CARE AND MAINTENANCE

Proper care and maintenance of your recreational vehicle, including your Brite-Ply or Brite-Tek roof, is important for trouble-free performance. Normal maintenance is simple, easy and requires no special material.

Keep your roof clean.

Clean your roof at least four (4) times annually. For normal cleaning: - Use Dicor Rubber Roof Cleaner RP-RC160C concentrate to clean complete roof or RP-RC320S ready to use cleaner in a spray bottle for smaller areas. (See CAUTION below.) - Rinse complete roof with clean water to remove any loose dirt or debris. - Using a medium bristle brush, along with the cleaner mixed with 2 or 3 gallons of water, scrub the entire roof.Rinse thoroughly with clean water to avoid residue build-up on the roof or sidewalls of the vehicle. - For more difficult stains, you may use RP-RC160C in its original concentrated form. For stubborn stains, use a cloth dampened with mineral spirits. DO NOT use mineral spirits in a large area or allow it to soak into the membrane.

CAUTION: DO NOT use cleaners or conditioners containing petroleum solvents, harsh abrasives, or citric based cleaners. You may cause irreparable damage to your roof and/or may void your warranty.

Use caution when working on top of your vehicle. The wet membrane may be extremely slippery.

Beware of areas where fruit, tree sap, or harsh environmental fall-out may stay on the roof for an extended period of time. These coonditions may result in irremovable stains. If you are in these conditions, you may haveto increase the frequency of your cleaning.OTHER HELPFUL INFORMATION;-

Carlisle Brite-Ply EPDM and Brite-Tek roofing membrane is specially formulated for exposure to the sun and natural elements. However, it can be cut or punctured by sharp objects. Use caution when placing any articles or walking on the roof. If damage does occur, the membrane can be easily repaired using Dicor’s 401-PR or 402-PR roof repair kits. Contact your local dealer or Dicor Corporation.

-Cleaning lap sealant used around roof mounted accessories and railings: If soap and water do not clean the seal to your satisfaction, use a cloth dampened with mineral spirits to wipe away dirt build-up on the seal.
- Repairing lap sealant or adding sealant: If, after a period of time, the lap sealant needs touched-up or additional seal is needed, use a cloth dampened with mineral spirits to eliminate all foreign materials from the surface of the seal, let set for at least 15 minutes and apply Dicor lap sealant (501LSW, 502LSW, 551LSW) directly over the existing seal – allowing the new sealant to touch the EPDM and/or accessory surface.
- If additional UV protections are desired, apply Dicor’s RP-RG-320S Rubber Roof Gard Protectant immediately after cleaning.
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Old 04-16-2015, 07:00 PM   #18
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How about some product information.
Just dropped my camper off for my warranty work and snapped the pics of the products. Didn't realize till I went back today that the roof protectant is from the maker of the rubber roof although they do not say to use it in their guide they sent me lol.

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And use this for wash/wax combo if it is a new camper and going to maintain this.

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I would not use the rv cleaner and wax I tried some last year and have water spots on my windows that will not come off. I tried to keep the stuff off of the windows when washing but when you rinse the rig it is hard not to get the soap to run across the windows. I tried everything to clean them short of putting some mineral spirits on a rag to clean it off. I told the wife I will let them sit over the winter in the weather and hope I can wash the windows in the spring and it will be worn off. I do use an awning cleaner available at walmart and it does a great job to clean the grime off of my awning. I have also used a black streak remover commercially available on my old aluminum camper. It really cut down on the scrubbing when washing the camper.
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I'd be very cautious of using anything on the roof other than a mild soap/ detergent.

I prefer full synthetics. Easy on, easy off, long application life. I have found a lot of the quick detailers have a short application life span.

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