Black streak.

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  1. Daveo2006

    Daveo2006 Read Only Funster

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    Ok ive had a ladder up to clean the mildew off the roof today,which has been annoying me for sometime as the motorhome is new and obviosly sat on the forecourt for an age.I did ask them to clean it when it went back for some bits i wasnt happy with.The stuff i bought for cleaning was ace however didnt want to remove the black streaks without plenty of elbow grease.Ive also bought a coating to cover it in but want shot of the streaks 1st.So apart from the black streak remover ive seen,what else do you use?All suggestions would be gratefully welcomed.By the way i started off cleaning with one of those mit things but soon reverted to the soft brush.
     
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    Some of the people on here say Iv got a black streak :Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Muc-off
     
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    I use Auto glym caravan / motorhome cleaner does for me but Fenwicks is good but very strong.

    when you say a coating to cover it i assume you means some sort of resin type rub on coating! if thats the case there is likely to be a pre coating which takes off all grease etc, that should also do it.

    good luck:thumb:
     
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    Muc off ? is that the stuff i saw in halfords today? made by the people who make demon shine?


    Yosser my wife says mine are brown:Blush:
     
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    I do hope your not saying that to me :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Phill ive bought Fenwicks Bobby dazzler, any good?
     
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    my brother in law swears by it on his Autotrail. i dont get the black streaks on my van as it has annodised aluminium window surrounds and a grp body shell.:BigGrin:
     
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    Bobby Dazzler will not remove black streaks, what it is good at is applying after you have rinsed off your vehicle after cleaning with something stronger ( I use Silky which is a non abrasive paste) the Bobby Dazzler contains a surfactant that makes the rinse water roll off, just leather over the vehicle and it comes up to a brilliant shine and protects the surface after the cleaner has removed any previous polish.:thumb:
     
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    No black streaks on 'Delyth' - washing-up liquid and nail-brush ... :thumb:
     
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    Tippex?

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    Hi,
    Try 'Elbow Grease' from the £1 shop, brilliant gear 80% Lemon Juice, you will find most of the Pro Cleaners who do the Big Statics use it, we always use it before we put the polish on, Also brings up all the 'metals' both inside and out a real shine. As well as the van its fantastic for removing stains from all clothes, used it on a wedding dress last year.. Perfect.
    Best Regards, Mac
     
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    black streaks

    Showroom shine off the shopping channel, i think best price is about 10 pounds a litre,

    S
     
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    another vote for elbow grease:thumb:
     
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    Elbow Grease - yeh, yeh, yeh :BigGrin:
     
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    The easier option is just ignore the streaks:thumb:
     
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    Black streaks come off when I polish the van with Autoglym resin polish. I do that a couple of times a year then in between, wash it periodically with Autoglym wash.
    I have found Turtle Wax Bug & Tar Remover to be useful for shifting the odd stubborn spot, but use this very rarely.
     
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    no matter what i use o n mine the bodywork is still a mess i reckon the paint is gone i wonder what the cost would be to respray the van ?
     
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    Pound shops sell a product called 'Dirty Bike' which is identical to Muc-off, but very much cheaper.
     
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