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Old 07-24-2011, 08:20 AM   #29
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Brad, I have that guy just North of me. Unfortunately the last 10% must be done by me. My standards are just a little higher.
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I used Golo hand cleaner to clean off the dirt and corrosion before gray bar.It smoothed and lubricated the surface somewhat.
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I found the aluma bright to be somewhat mild, it did nothing to the glass and did brighten up the skin. I covered my plexi window though.
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And where are you buying alums right?
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Old 07-25-2011, 05:40 PM   #33
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Aluma- nator came through a web site I found here..

Aluminator Aluminum Oxide Remover and Aluminum Brightener
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Old 07-25-2011, 05:49 PM   #34
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NAPA has the stuff. Freightliner has the stuff too. There are many brands of the same stuff.
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Hi I just purchased a 1983 31' Diesel Motor home and I am in the process of trying to restore it a little better, I have a son-in-law who works for a company who has a fleet of trucks and they use an alum. cleaner called T.C. 310 and his drivers swear by the result.
I tried it with an electrical water pressure and the results were not very good, so tomorrow I am renting a 2600 psi washer in hopes that it will do the job, I will keep you advised of the results
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it will be 100% ineffective. You need to remove the clear coat first.
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Hi I just purchased a 1983 31' Diesel Motor home and I am in the process of trying to restore it a little better, I have a son-in-law who works for a company who has a fleet of trucks and they use an alum. cleaner called T.C. 310 and his drivers swear by the result.
I tried it with an electrical water pressure and the results were not very good, so tomorrow I am renting a 2600 psi washer in hopes that it will do the job, I will keep you advised of the results
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If you are trying to remove the old clearcoat, you HAVE to use a stripper. Clearcoat has got to be one of the toughest things known to man. You cannot pressure wash it off, or "polish" it off, even with the most aggressive grade of Nuvite (F-10). Get hold of some "Removall". It will lift the clearcoat with ease, THEN use your pressure washer to blast off the residue.
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kenjoe - When you've used the Removall to remove the clearcoat, if you want a shine you'll still have to use one of several methods discussed here (both products & tools) to remove your Moho's oxidation. Then you'll need to use other products & tools to achieve that mirror shine. Lots of time & work, but sooo worth it. Post photos as you progress.
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Thanks for the tip on clear coat removal, any product name would sure be helpful I am like a baby just starting to walk the info is over whelming
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I have been reading so much information about restoring it's hard to take it all in, so as I understand it I have to remove the clear coat 1st and then apply the TC310 alum. cleaner and then polish it to seal it.would appreciate any tips on restoration as well as what products seem to work the best
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you want the strongest most nuclear stuff possible. Aircraft stripper works for me.
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you want the strongest most nuclear stuff possible. Aircraft stripper works for me.
Thanks for the tip ,any idea where this can be purchased this product and any ideas on the Removall product some are talking about
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