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Old 05-27-2012, 11:10 PM   #71
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In between using different grades of compound or wheels did you clean the surface with mineral spirits or anything?
Brake cleaner on a paper towel...
Tried other things, and found this worked for me.
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Old 05-28-2012, 12:51 AM   #72
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Wow, beautiful job.
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Old 05-29-2012, 07:32 AM   #73
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Brake cleaner on a paper towel...
Tried other things, and found this worked for me.
yes tried it, cleaned it quick
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Old 06-02-2012, 02:53 PM   #74
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Modded battery tray is back in, and motorhome is drivable again...


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Old 06-02-2012, 09:44 PM   #75
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Some progress today...
Remember, I am not after a mirror finish at this stage... just stripping the years of Oxidization off to make it look better!

From entrance door forward..









Then I hit the drivers side front...



And then cleaned up the drivers side...



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Old 06-04-2012, 06:48 AM   #76
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Pretty much finished stripping the upper body stripe and the lower panels now.
I was gonna do some new polishing but ran out of gas... the Genset dip tube only goes down to the 1/4 full line of the tank to stop you running dry and not being able to drive to the gas station!




I was pleased to find that the Genset door airscoops are in fact aluminum.... I thought they were ABS, so they will polish up nice!





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Old 06-05-2012, 10:31 PM   #77
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My arms are so tired... I almost could not lift a cold one!
Just ran out of time tonight to do the two patches on the upper bodyside, but I think its looking better.













While I was down there I even put a shine on the Banks Power Exhaust tip!
Gonna need to get a tip for the Genset exhaust now!

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Old 06-05-2012, 10:39 PM   #78
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A quick walk around Video...

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Old 06-05-2012, 11:15 PM   #79
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Get a clean wool pad with corn starch and get the swirls out, it will look super.
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The evening sunshine makes it look worse than it is, but please tell me how to do that???
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Old 06-06-2012, 04:30 AM   #81
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A cyclo with nuvite s will take the swirls out. Mine did the same as yours with the first two passes
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A cyclo with nuvite s will take the swirls out. Mine did the same as yours with the first two passes
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It is an old body shop method, sprinkle the powder on the pad or surface using a clean wool pad work it in, faster than a cyclo I would guess.

You do need a mask.
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Old 06-06-2012, 07:17 AM   #84
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Key air:
It's amazing how much better your MH looks polished! Makes me want one now! Lol!
On my triple axle, the interior of the wheel well shows quite a bit... similar to yours. I painted it out with a satin black...it gives it a nice clean look especially when the wheels are cleaned up.
Keep the pics coming, looking great
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