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Old 01-20-2017, 01:16 PM   #1
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RV/car cleaning success

Like most of us, we try to keep our rigs looking reasonably clean. It seems as soon as it rains or we move to our next destination all of our hard work is covered, once again, in grime. What do we do to make our hard work last a bit longer? I think I found a way.

One of my Christmas wish list wants was
Aero Cosmetics dry cleaning kit. This is a system of cleaners designed specifically for airplanes, boats, RV's, etc. My DW gave this to me (us).

The kit (RV Aircraft Waterless Wash Wax Mop Cleaning Brush Kit No Ladder needed) has all you need to do several cleanings. The special spray bottles work great. The unique design of the handle is clever. It allows for the mop head to be extended or retracted with ease as needed.

Cleaning can be wet or dry. Both the red (soap/wax) and blue (cleaner/wax) liquids can be used with or without water. I discovered that it is best to wet wash all surfaces you are working on wet with the red spray. This will remove the built up grime and old wax. Doing this with a microfiber cloth in your hand is the best way. Towel drying is a good thing to do. After the deep cleaning is done, use the mop and the blue spray. This will bring the luster out and apply the protective coat that repels the grime that makes our rigs look so bad.

We were in Harlingen, TX at Christmas. Before heading to Hitchcock I cleaned the car and the coach with these products. I didn't use the red as extensively as I needed to and, thereby, made my job much more time consuming. But the results was fantastic. I never remembered the car being that white and the coach seemed to be smoother looking. While cleaning, bugs and stubborn streaks seemed to melt off. Bugs, as you know, can be a real problem. The red spray on a wet cloth will dissolve them, with a bit of elbow grease. The blue spray seemed to clean all surfaces to a brighter, fresher look. Even the glass seemed clearer.

When we arrived in Hitchcock we were pleasantly surprised to find the coach and the car still looking good. The dirt didn't seem to cling as much as usual.

It is not required to by the kit. If you wish to buy the red and blue products only, you can. The spray bottles are available from these folks also and are worth getting. You can shoot a long stream or a fine mist with the twist of the nozzle. But, you don't get a wet hand as with so many of the other bottle sprayers.

I hope my input on this topic is helpful to you all. One thing I must caution about this stuff. It won't make sun faded, cracked and time/weather deteriorated decal designed come back from the dead. Get a new paint job if you want your rig to look new again. Faded, oxidized paint will come back some. Again, not a miracle product.

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Old 01-21-2017, 06:51 AM   #2
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Sounds like a commercial! However, I use this system and I love it. It really does all that stuff in the above ad. 8-)

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Old 01-21-2017, 08:01 AM   #3
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I hope my input on this topic is helpful to you all. One thing I must caution about this stuff. It won't make sun faded, cracked and time/weather deteriorated decal designed come back from the dead. Get a new paint job if you want your rig to look new again. Faded, oxidized paint will come back some. Again, not a miracle product.

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It was thanks. I have a new TT and am looking for a product to use.

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Old 01-21-2017, 08:17 AM   #4
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I've been using the Wash Wax All system for 3 yrs and it really works as advertised. I love it.

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Old 01-21-2017, 11:18 AM   #5
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Just about 3/4 done with mine. Here you can see that shine on a 2004 Winnebago. Always amazes me. The state park here in Florida does not allow washing like most parks so that makes it really handy to have.

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Old 01-21-2017, 05:15 PM   #6
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I've been using the Wash Wax All system for 3 yrs and it really works as advertised. I love it.

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smlranger recommended Wash Wax All to me well over a year ago. I purchased it this past year and am a believer! I love this stuff.

Thanks Gary!

Now I gotta get one of those fancy fangle 2-sided mops.
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Old 01-23-2017, 05:22 AM   #7
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How far does a gallon go?

I was looking at the $199 kit, it includes 1 gallon. How far will that go? # of cleanings on say a 34 foot class A?
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Old 01-23-2017, 06:06 AM   #8
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I was looking at the $199 kit, it includes 1 gallon. How far will that go? # of cleanings on say a 34 foot class A?
A gallon lasts a long time. I'm just now getting into my third gallon and I got the system in 2014. I've done my 42' coach several times along with my toad and golf car. So if you use it regularly, maybe plan on using one gallon per year??
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I was looking at the $199 kit, it includes 1 gallon. How far will that go? # of cleanings on say a 34 foot class A?
A gallon of the "Blue" will last a long time. I buy the concentrate and get 4 -5 "washes" for my 40' motor home.

I never thought about using "Red" before the "Blue".....interesting. Something I have to try.

The double sided extendable mop stick is the nuts......and makes using Wash./Wax All eazy-peezy.

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I've been using the Wash Wax All system for 3 yrs and it really works as advertised. I love it.

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Because of posts like this, I bought it and used it 2 days ago...WOW, impressive, as good as all of you say...Thank You!

I didn't get the mop but now I will!
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I do our 40 footer with 16oz. Of the blue. I too get the concentrate so it is less weight and size for storage.

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Been using wash and wax for over 3 years. It is the best. I used to buy all of my cleaning supplies from Girot's, but since using wash and wax I use nothing else. Love the two sided mop.
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Been using wash and wax for over 3 years. It is the best. I used to buy all of my cleaning supplies from Girot's, but since using wash and wax I use nothing else. Love the two sided mop.
For all you with experience using Wash Wax All; can you wash that gritty road grime off your coach without scratching it? I want to believe it's possible, but it seems to defy logic.
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For all you with experience using Wash Wax All; can you wash that gritty road grime off your coach without scratching it? I want to believe it's possible, but it seems to defy logic.
Agree, it seems to defy all logic. I've used other dry wash products before getting Wash Wax All and had previously discovered that the good ones, used properly, did not scratch the paint. I've previously used No Wet and Dri Wash.

If the coach is gritty (not caked with mud or really heavy dried dirt), you pre wet the cloth or wet side of the mop. Apply the solution, wipe with the wet cloth or mop, dry cloth or mop to shine. Never had any scratching...not that I can see and I look pretty close. I also periodically rinse the wet rag or wet mop during the process to keep it from loading up with too much dirt.

Now, if the coach is really nasty dirty (road salt especially), I will use a normal car soap and water wash or have someone wash it for me. However, the Wash Wax All has worked just fine in most cases.
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