Black streak removal

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  1. pappajohn

    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    Been preparing the van for the bring 'n' buy meet and got to the black streaks...:Sad:

    i discovered a product which is guaranteed to remove all black streaks...light and heavy ones :thumb:

    its been around for years.

    also removed the tarnish from the chrome effect Kontiki transfers and makes them shine as new...(the red is my reflection)


    the products name......









    'T' Cut.


    before and after pics and the Kontiki badge half and half.
     

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    How many times can you T cut before you get to base metal ??

    looks like a grand job though.
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    only takes a very light wipeover and only done once a year.
    future jobs will be removing more wax polish than gel coat.

    i'm not that fussy about them but they do need removing from time to time.

    i reckon it will take a few years to rub through the gel coat. :thumb::Laughing:
     
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    Keep the roof clean and the black streaks will not be a problem.

    If I have any, I use Mr Muscle. Spray it on and leave for 10 seconds then wipe off with a damp cloth. Then put the hosepipe on the area.

    The way I figure it, they must be strong chemicals to work so quickly. Probably better to get rid of them quickly, hence the hosepipe.:Smile:
     
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    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    Another way is 'Traffic Film Remover' or Fenwicks Caravan Motorhome cleaner (somewhat more expensive and does not polish like T Cut)

    Peter
     
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    I found that Onedrywash works a treat. Bit more than a light wipe over though :Smile:
     
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    I have a 25 litre drum of trafic film remover,but no instructions,how do you dilute it,ie how many parts water to solution.
     
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    Leave them alone untill they cover the whole van then the new ones dont show up:Rofl1::
    Rofl1::Rofl1:
    Dave
     
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    neither of which actually work without hours of hard work....:Doh:
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    my black streaks dont originate at the roof....they start under the windows.

    even with a roof cover they still appear at below the window level...as in the thumb nails.
     
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    Farecla G3 followed by G10
     
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    Unfortunately Traffic Film removers differ by concentration and manufacturer
    Most widely available types are called economy mixes and can be diluted to a ratio of 50 parts water to 1 part remover (hand wash) up to 125 parts water for weaker mixes (jet wash) I have used it 50/50 (spray bottle) for stubborn jobs and rinsed asap
    Geo
     
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    Fenwicks Caravan Motorhome cleaner works if you use it neat just on a sponge no hard work.

    Dave
     
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    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    Fenwicks motorhome cleaner, Best stuff that I have ever used.......Plus they do a finish called "Bobby dazzler" which adds a good shine.
     
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    Must ask the kids what they use for black streaks:Smile:
     
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    Better ask how many times your name appears in their black book at the same time :Laughing:
     
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    Just used some Fenwicks Bobby Dazzler on the car and what a mess it's left.
    Quote from the label " A quick rub over with a dry cloth will remove any water marks" no it won't and definitely not on the glass.
    I'll have to get the polish and window cleaner out and undo what it has taken me over an hour to do:Sad:
    It's not going anywhere near the Motorhome that's for sure.:Angry:

    What a waste of money.:cry:

    Pete:Cool:
     
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    The best stuff around & will do everything in the van, done under all my windows
    in 5 mins.

    BAR KEEPERS FRIEND :thumb: only £2.99
     
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    Showroom shine works for me, available from QVC!!! £19.99 a litre bottle :Eeek::Eeek:
     
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    I use the wife works great,and does a decent meal when finished:thumb:
     
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