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Posted: 03/05/21 04:41am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

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Its hard to beat Nu-Finish Nf-76 Carwax the once a year product...rated number one by professionals auto finishers. Its my preference.


Agreed. Our MH is garage kept. I can't remember the last time I waxed it, it doesn't need it any time soon. It still looks great and water still beads up.


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I used to use Nu Finish twice a year, and it was an all day project to wax the motorhome. A friend who shows hot rods told me about Lucas Slick Mist which is a spray on wax, and I use it every time I wash the rv. Gives a brilliant shine and water beads up in the rain. It doesn't matter how long it lasts since I use it every time I wash the rv, which is at least once a month. It is a blue bottle available at Wally World for about $8, and I get about 3 waxes of the rv with it. I also use it on the cars and is super easy.


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I still use paste wax with a buffer on the roof. NuFinish on the sides. Protectant 303 on the tires, rubber and engine. Then silicone spray any parts that move. Do that once a month after it's bath. Well, not the roof...I only do that twice a year....Dennis


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My only experience with "Ceramic Waxes" was two years ago on our little AMG.I think it was Meguires. You sprayed it on after washing and rinsed it with strong steam of water. Every bottle of it just about on the shelf leaked through or ate though the plastic bottle bottom. I didn't know it when I bought it though. One guy at the Mercedes dealer only washed my vehicle. He put ton for me. It shed water and bugs easily and the shine was great. I bought it because I have difficulty doing anything and I would have to wash the car myself. The car has set in my garage for two years minus three excursions and to the dealer for service B.
It needs washing now, and the Mercedes Dealer has quit hand washing cars and installed one of those auto brush systems. So today or tomorrow I will do it myself and I'm particular.I'll see how much of the shine remains. I'll hand polish and wax with Meguires spray polish and spray synthetic wax only because that will be my limit and until I can find someone who knows not to use dirty mitt or brush and not to dip them int o dirty soap solution, to wash a car and cares about his work. The wax worked but on spotless finish. I normally would not think of using such a wax. The car is 10 years old but looks better than the new Mercedes. New Mercedes don't have real glossy finishes. They are water based paints and the clear coats too apparently.

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Over 15 years I used an assortment of waxes. Simonize (paste) Turtle Wax (ice and other types) Meguires paste and liquid and last ceramics.

One of the more interesting things is the effect a fresh wax job had on MPG.

Suggestion.. Do a before and after MPG check. You might be surprised.


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RckyMtnVia wrote:

I used to use Nu Finish twice a year, and it was an all day project to wax the motorhome. A friend who shows hot rods told me about Lucas Slick Mist which is a spray on wax, and I use it every time I wash the rv. Gives a brilliant shine and water beads up in the rain. It doesn't matter how long it lasts since I use it every time I wash the rv, which is at least once a month. It is a blue bottle available at Wally World for about $8, and I get about 3 waxes of the rv with it. I also use it on the cars and is super easy.


Just tried this on my car its looks great...super shinny and towel just slides right over after (slick).


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wa8yxm wrote:

Over 15 years I used an assortment of waxes. Simonize (paste) Turtle Wax (ice and other types) Meguires paste and liquid and last ceramics.

One of the more interesting things is the effect a fresh wax job had on MPG.

Suggestion.. Do a before and after MPG check. You might be surprised.

Itdon't count driving west, then driving east after waxing in Kansas McGhee!
We saw 20+ something mpg in Kansas on the way to Hastings one year when the wind was from the west at 70mph according to radio..in the MH!

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I also like NuFinish. It is easy to apply.

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Been using Rejex on the rig. Thinking I'm switching to Wash Wax All after seeing a neighbors full time 2016 rig treated with nothing else. No scratches and looks really good. I like McKee's 37 Gloss Tire gel in a big way. I see they now have a ceramic tire treatment.


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I recently saw a you tube vid of someone with polly wax. It gets applied with a foam cannon and a pressure washer. So , apply it and dry it and done. So far it works well. I did 3 cars and the camper in a few hours. How long it lasts , i dont know. But so far im sold. I'll look for the vid.


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