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Old 06-09-2016, 11:37 PM   #15
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The best soap is DAWN dish soap, cut road tar and dirt with one wash, then I use GLARE WAX.
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Old 06-10-2016, 07:04 AM   #16
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Walbernize is for the aluminum surfaces; the rock guards come out looking best with a stainless steel cleaner/polish like the Weiman products. Joe
I saw a post somewhere on the forum about using WD-40 for the SS rock guards. Has anyone else done this with good results?
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Old 06-10-2016, 07:06 AM   #17
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I saw a post somewhere on the forum about using WD-40 for the SS rock guards. Has anyone else done this with good results?
I've used WD-40 to clean bugs and road stuff off the SS rock guards, and gave them a quick wipe at the same time. So far they continue to look about the same as when new.
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I saw a post somewhere on the forum about using WD-40 for the SS rock guards. Has anyone else done this with good results?
I use it to clean and shine up my entire trailer.
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Old 06-10-2016, 10:10 AM   #19
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I'm sure it looks great, I use it for my Armada. My concern is what long term effect does it have on the plasticoat. Will it degrade the plasticoat faster or will it protect it just as well as Walbernize?
Actually what happens if you wash it frequently the wax coating builds up and gives you great protection. No it will not harm your clear coat.
Must use clean wash water.
My brotherinlaw is in the car wash business. They use a similar wax in their rinse water so that the Blowers can actually dry the car. Costumers who wash frequently complain about the wax build up on their windshields which affects the wipers. So they clean the glass with Denatured Alcohol to strip the wax.
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I use dawn, and Glare. I just did 19' yesterday, I agree, 30' a lot of work. We then had rain, love the beading! I found some baling on top, ordered the clear coat pen
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Walbernize is for the aluminum surfaces; the rock guards come out looking best with a stainless steel cleaner/polish like the Weiman products. Joe
Ditto. Been using both for all the a/s we have owned. Recommend both highly.


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Ok so today I cleaned the trailer. 1st washed with the Meguiars ultimate wash and wax. Then applied corrosion X to every rivet and seam.Finally Walbernized and wiped off with microfiber towels. Total 6hrs but man it was well worth the results. Thank you all for your advice.
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We have never used corrosion x, we r third owners with corrosion. How do you apply that? We did polish a month ago with Glare. Your photo looks great. Thanks n advance with how to apply.
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I saw a post somewhere on the forum about using WD-40 for the SS rock guards. Has anyone else done this with good results?
WD40....


Dawn is for Ducks & dishes, does a pretty good job of removing grease and any wax or sealer you've applied.

Griot's only for us. Soap , Sealant, Polywax, One Step, is very good for sealing and minor scratch removal,
plus they have outstanding Microfiber. and/U] [U]Mop-on-a-stick[for washing.

First rate stuff all the way.

One Step Sealer after a year...




The Walberstuff don't last.

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I used a old soft wash cloth and wiped around each rivet and ran it down the edge of each seam. I did the whole Airstream then Walbernized. In hindsight I should have wiped the excess off before Walbernizing because I noticed streaks on windows from the corrosion X. I was trying to save time and being lazy but it backfired. So I followed up by polishing out with brand new microfiber cloth. That seemed to polish out the streaks.
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Ok so today I cleaned the trailer. 1st washed with the Meguiars ultimate wash and wax. Then applied corrosion X to every rivet and seam.Finally Walbernized and wiped off with microfiber towels. Total 6hrs but man it was well worth the results. Thank you all for your advice.
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With beer and coffee breaks it will be a full day for me for sure.
What size is your trailer and did you do all the work yourself ?
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WD40....


Dawn is for Ducks & dishes, does a pretty good job of removing grease and any wax or sealer you've applied.

Griot's only for us. Soap , Sealant, Polywax, One Step, is very good for sealing and minor scratch removal,
plus they have outstanding Microfiber. and/U] [U]Mop-on-a-stick[for washing.

First rate stuff all the way.

One Step Sealer after a year...




The Walberstuff don't last.

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Do you use their orbital polisher or do it by hand?
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