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Old 06-26-2002, 12:32 PM   #1
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Question Acid wash

I've read in forums that some people have used an acid wash to clean their Airstreams. Is this safe...we did this in the service on aircraft...but I'm not sure I want to do this on my '67 Safari. Anyone have any ideas or knowledge on the subject? Thanks...
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Giving an Airstream trailer or classic motorhome an acid bath, is an absolute guarantee of lifetime water leaks.
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Thanks Andy, What do you suggest to remove stains (here in the Carolina's red mud stains like nobody's business) on the skin short of a full polishing. I want to get the skin stain free before I polish later on.
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You can use mag wheel cleaner, SPARINGLY AND CAUTIOUSLY.
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Andy,

Some of the pros "acid wash" triailers before polishing. What am I to think? How is a trailer different? Appreicate your help.
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acid washes.....

I have used a JASCO brand water based acid paint remover to remove some of the clear coat on my trailer. I am slowly polishing it up, but I needed to remove most of the clear coat first. I painted on Jasco paint remover on those areas, washed it good, rinsed off with water. Haven't washed the whole trailer, just some areas that were not cleaning up with Met-All. I am generally removing oxidation with met-all, but I am sincerely interested in learning more about NUVITE. I have lots to learn yet.

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