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Old 02-09-2015, 11:37 PM   #1
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Anyone purchase Trident Protection Systems

I just purchases a new Forester 3011 and the salesman recommended RV Trident Protection Systems. It is a "proprietary synthetic formula which uses leading edge technology to improve and maintain the look of your RV." Bottom line, you do not have to wax your RV for 5 years and protects against stains and cleans up great. The awning has 3 year warranty for UV protection, fading and cracking. Finally, the interior is treated and protected from stains. It is not cheap. What do you think?
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Old 02-13-2015, 06:44 PM   #2
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I'll take a $32 quart of McGuire's Marine Wax anytime!It's the only thing to use on a smooth side trailer.It's so good that I put it on my pickup!
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I know this thread is a few months old, but I was wondering if anyone has decided to spring for the Trident protection system. I went to my local RV dealer (not where I bought my rig though,) they asked if it was something I might be interested in, and gave me the brochure. It's definitely not cheap, around $1200 inside and out...but again, no waxing for 5-7 years. Gotta consider not only the cost of the products you'll use over the next 5-7 years (ie, the aforementioned Meguire's products,) but also your time. Thoughts? Anyone tried it?
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I would see what Consumer Reports had to say about it first. In the past they have said that protection like the one you are asking about was not worth the money and that it is only as good a wax job. The one you mention may be better? Good Luck
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Old 06-09-2015, 11:08 AM   #5
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I had it put on my F150 a few years ago and found out its nothing more than a power waxing. This is according to the body shop foreman of the dealer I bought the truck from.
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I know this thread is a few months old, but I was wondering if anyone has decided to spring for the Trident protection system. I went to my local RV dealer (not where I bought my rig though,) they asked if it was something I might be interested in, and gave me the brochure. It's definitely not cheap, around $1200 inside and out...but again, no waxing for 5-7 years. Gotta consider not only the cost of the products you'll use over the next 5-7 years (ie, the aforementioned Meguire's products,) but also your time. Thoughts? Anyone tried it?
$1200 buys a whole lot of wax and Scotchguard. Buy a couple bottles, do it yourself and pocket the other $1180.
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For that kind of money I think I can do it my self and a heck of a lot cheaper. Sounds like a come on and BTW you still have to wash it. Later RJD
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I got some kind of treatment. Don't know if it is the same one.
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Old 07-02-2015, 09:16 AM   #9
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paint protector, undercoating, rustproofing, fabric protection, etc, etc, are ALL borderline scams. The salesmen push the hell out of them because they can make 20-30% commission on them.

I personally don't buy ANYTHING from the dealer except the vehicle. If there is something it needs, I can always find cheaper/better elsewhere. The Harley dealer wanted $180 to for a battery tender and to install the cable for the plug-in when I bought my Street Glide. I got the exact same one online for $60. Took 10 minutes to install the cable.

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