Cleaning mh

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  1. Shuggy68

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    Afternoon guys can any one tell me wats the best cleaning gear out there to get of dead flys and that and to polish the mh cheers
     
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    We've used Onedrywash for several years.
     
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    A bucket of hot water, fairy liquid a set of steps and THE WIFE. BUSBY:BigGrin:
     
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    hope your the perfect gentleman and hold the steps for her
     
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    Fairy liquid is not good to clean the van with.
     
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    Why not ???
     
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    For washing I use whichever car shampoo I have to hand and same for polishing, but after a few years of using expensive black streak removers, we dropped on one just as good but tons cheaper. We buy it from the 99p chain of stores. Guess how much it costs?

    :BigGrin:
     
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    Salt in it :Eeek:
     
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    Dead flies

    Baby wipes don't laugh give it a try...
     
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    I've heard that too, but as the 'ingredients' aren't listed, where does that answer come from? You don't suppose car shampoo manufacturers would say that as a marketing ploy, do you.:Wink:
     
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    Oooh its not just the salt content you need worry about. Washing up liquid contains a cocktail of things which make it undesirable as a screenwash additive or for washing the car.

    Salt - Aids corrosion of bare metal

    Surfactants - Wetting agent will help water capilliary behind seals and could penetrate poor paint finishes taking the salt with it.

    Formaldehyde - Perishes rubber

    Sodium Laury Sulphate - Makes it 'thick' and feel slick - Made from animal fat that will biodegrade and cause offensive odour.
     
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    As posted in the past AutoSmart G101, dilute about a cm in a litre bottle of water spray on prior to washing (don't let it dry) dissolves bugs & flies plus has so many other uses, I'm valeting cars & motorhomes everyday and go throu gallons of the stuff, it is not a TFR type product
     
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    PS, Washing up liquid also breaks down that nice wax that took all day to apply.
     
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    I've always found Fenwick's product to be very good.
     
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    £8.43:Rofl1:
     
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    Yep, £8.43.......for 8 and a half bottles.:Rofl1:
     
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    You've been had ... that should only cost £8.41 and a half:Eeek:

    And yes, I did have to get my calculator out for that :Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Oh dear, I hope I don't meet up with you both at a meet:Laughing::Laughing::Laughing:

    I've got a better idea, a bucket of hot soapy water, a step ladder and a husband with a pair of rubber gloves:Wink:

    Margaret:BigGrin:
     
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    Hi Margaret

    What a shame; I was hoping to sell the stuff on at a huge profit! Which I'd share with my new-found financial advisor, Phil.

    Gary :BigGrin:
     
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