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Old 04-17-2012, 08:00 PM   #1
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Exterior Cleaner for Fiberglass

Hello everyone - I'm a newbie TT owner, and I'm looking for feedback on exterior cleaners and wax/protectants. I have a Surveyor SP280; gel-coated fiberglass skin.

Has anyone used a waterless cleaner/wax such as FastWax? I was considering something like that because my TT is parked in a storage lot where I don't have access to water.

However, if a traditional soap and water cleaning followed by a wax is better for my TT, then I'll go that route.

Thanks in advance for your help.

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Old 04-17-2012, 08:36 PM   #2
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I have the same exterior as yours. I've owned my tt for a year know and all I use is turtle wax express shine. Everytime I go camping I wipe it down with a micro fiber cloth. If you do that it want get as dirty. And do not use a pressure washer. Over time you will blast off the decals. Going to Myrtle beach this weekend.

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Old 04-17-2012, 09:33 PM   #3
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cebaker, drop by and I'll let you work your magic on our new 5ver, just south of Rt 49 about 5 miles on 601.
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Old 04-17-2012, 10:05 PM   #4
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Old 04-17-2012, 10:16 PM   #5
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Hello and congrats on the tt
We use liquid glass polish/wax it is great stuff a little hard to find but you can order... Works awesome easy on and off application, we use on all our cars as well. Good luck! Hope this helps.
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Old 04-19-2012, 01:08 PM   #6
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My TT is 2 years old and has been stored inside most of that time. Last 2 months outside after a trip from Amarillo to Phoenix and back. I washed it with a little Simple Green in the wash water and then used a little spray wax. It came really clean... I didn't really realize how dirty it had gotten...
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Old 04-22-2012, 01:00 PM   #7
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Gel-Gloss is what I use. It it designed for fiberglass...and a lot of other surfaces.

I even use it on my car on chrome and even the glass, which saves having to use Rainx.

Use the spray, not the liquid.
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Old 06-17-2012, 05:42 PM   #8
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Meguiars Fiberglass Restoration System M4965 found on amamzon for about 25.00 so you can keep it gleeming. About to use it on our 06 235rs which is getting pretty faded.
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Old 06-17-2012, 06:46 PM   #9
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I have noticed campers that are 5 years old and older seeemd to all have faded decals (at least in my local area), why is that and is there some thing you can do to stop the fading? Mabey those people just dont wax there TT. I am sure Forest River uses the same vinyl decals that Fed Ex and other companies use on thier trucks and they dont fade. Just trying to keep my TT looking good for a few years.

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Old 06-24-2012, 07:48 PM   #10
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I had someone tell me that using liquid Tide w/ bleach was good to use on the exterior. They said that this what what their dealer recommended. I can't imagine that being good though. Anyone heard of this?

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