Polish for motor home body

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  1. sean

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    As above looking for some good polish as my my is going a bit dull cheers
     
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    Autoglym HD, expensive but the best, IMO, lasts for months in aggressive conditions.
     
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    Cheers
     
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    Ciato samochod kempingowy
     
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    MER been using it for years. puts a protective coat on the paintwork so dirt doesnt stick
     
  6. Eddystone

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    It may depend on the type of body-work, ie fibreglass
     
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    I am thinking before winter on G3ing my van. After that what should I use?
     
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    A good quality wax polish. I try to complete the job but by the time I have cleaned it, with G3 where necessary, I'm tired and want to be off in it so it never gets the full treatment.
    However, it is a lot easier to keep clean if I do manage to polish it.
    I find that the side in direct sunlight, when parked at home, suffers more than the shaded side and always takes more time to do.
     
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    Showroom Shine gets my vote!
     
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    Turtle Wax Ice..........clear synthetic wax with brilliant results....no need to polsh beforehand.
     
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    I have been using premium marine polish for fibreglass a lot easier to get the black streeks off
     
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    Hi Nev, thanks for that tip. Would be interested in the name of the product then I will buy some over the internet. Fed up with having to scrub the black streaks
     
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    I use Fenwicks motorhome cleaner to wash my van followed by Fenwicks Bobby Dazzler. I have no problems with black streaks as they come off when the van is washed......no hard scrub.
     
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    It's called star brite premium marine polish with PTEF I had my van buffed up and then I polished it .
    And when I next gave it a wash the black street just washed off so far seems to work
     
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    autosmart new image for me . over the years i have found it to be the best all rounder .used on classic ,custom and mini artics .
    you have to track the van though as its a trade only job . but they will sell to public .
     
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    Autoglym HD is a wax not a polish.. Mer is a low cut polish so cannot offer protection.
     
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    So, as confused now as when the thread started, or is it just my old age? Doh
     
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    its simple....>
    wash it ->
    tee cut any imperfections ->
    seal the paint ->
    polish it

    or take the shortcut and pay a Polish chap to do it for you
     
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    premium polish, found it on ebay, £21 a bottle but pick up from argos.
    dear but good stuff
    ps, used 8 bottles on mine.
     
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