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What do you wash your RV with? Dish soap, RV wash, laundry detergent?????

I washed mine today with a Camco brand RV wash, wasn't real pleased with the results.


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I use car wash soap like McGuire's, Blue Coral, or Mother's. Do NOT use dish soap as it is too harsh. I use a soft RV brush on a broom stick along with changing the wash water frequently.


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I use an automotive wash and wax


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Same thing I wash the cars with. Turtle Wax Car Wash..

Those other things will strip off any wax you may have on the rig and will usually leave a 'haze' when it drys..

What didn't impress you with the Camco stuff?

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Dawn dish soap, soft brush on extension handle and purple power on black streaks. I don't let it get real dirty and wash it often. Wash roof 2-3 times per year as well. I also hand detail and polish one annually with Nu-Fishing.


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MitchF150 wrote:

Same thing I wash the cars with. Turtle Wax Car Wash..

Those other things will strip off any wax you may have on the rig and will usually leave a 'haze' when it drys..

What didn't impress you with the Camco stuff?

Mitch


The Camco stuff left a ton of streaks, I suppose a hand dry would have resolved that issue.

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Are you saying we are supposed to wash the 5er?

Seriously, I use Meguiars car wash soap.


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Rain-X wash & wax.


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For years I have used simple green & a soft window brush. Still looks new.





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allen8106 wrote:

The Camco stuff left a ton of streaks, I suppose a hand dry would have resolved that issue.


Never have that with the car wash stuff.. I don't even dry it and it comes out fine. Use the same stuff for the roof.

Mitch

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