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Old 10-02-2015, 01:35 PM   #1
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washing trailer exterior

I find a lot of threads on polishing....I just need to wash the trailer, what do I use? Auto wash stuff? The trailer has been sitting under cover for three years and is very dusty/dirty especially the roof. Thank you, Deb

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Old 10-02-2015, 02:28 PM   #2
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You will get a ton of responses about this ?, but I use a wash & wax combo made by TurtleWax.
It's not that expensive and can be found at most Auto Parts stores, and I think even WallyWorld carries it.

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Old 10-02-2015, 02:37 PM   #3
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That's what I use. And rubbing alcohol for any pine sap.
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Old 10-02-2015, 09:00 PM   #4
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Yup... Plenty of water.. Focus on small area.. Top to bottom, then slide over a bit and repeat.

Change water in bucket and washrag often. Scrubbing is a NO-NO!!! Just light touch without towel compression. Let it do the work.

After two passes around the AS it will look good!

I now use a "deck brush" from a boat supply.. Bristles have never scratched and I can drape a towel over the bristles to ensure soft contact but greater reach!!!
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Old 10-02-2015, 09:35 PM   #5
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Your favorite car wash soap will work just fine. Clean soft rags, rinse often.
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Old 10-03-2015, 07:47 AM   #6
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Griots Wash and Wax. They also have a $40 foaming sprayer. They have microfibre wash mits and the same for a long pole. Spray it with water, cover the section with a nice layer of foam Wash and Wax and use a bucket of water/Wash and Wax and be gentle.

Anything Griots for the AS and all my cars. Best thing that was ever recommended to me.
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Old 10-03-2015, 09:21 AM   #7

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The CS is great also!!!

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So when is this..."old enough to know better" supposed to kick in?
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Old 10-03-2015, 10:14 PM   #8
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Wow! Thanks y'all. I will wash tomorrow afternoon.

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