vertical streaks on side of camper

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  1. ponyboy

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    Just given the camper its first wash - it's been on the road in the rains here in france for the last weeks. Everything cleaned up a treat except for some drip lines from the top of the unit. I can't shift them and suspect they come from rainwater running over whatever sealant was used to seal roof and side panel joints. They're not ALL THAT noticeable but it would be nice to know what to use (if anything) to shift them.
    Cheers guys
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    Brasso - Just rub on gently, let it dry and polish off.
     
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    Any decent car polish,


    Failing that, 150mm Diamond tipped blade on a super sized Angle Grinder:Rofl1:
     
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    You can buy in any Caravan accessory shop a wash that is designed to remove streaks from Caravans and Motorhomes etc. Can't remember the name but used it recently and it did a great job. You add it to a bucket of water then ues it like any other wash.
     
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    just leave them and have another beer....... dont worry it will only get dirty again.
     
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    of course you're right philip

    ...and there's no one better at saying 'f*** it it's just a couple of war wounds" but I'm curious in a technical sense as to what the causative agent is and how it can be resolved. Beers do sound good though!!!
     
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    Try Fenwicks motor home cleaner,use it neat to get of the black streaks and then wash the m/ home regular with fenwicks and bobs your uncle and fannys your aunt
     
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    PERSIL clothes washing liquid works a treat.
     
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    Try Caravan Cleaner from Aldi
     

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    Silky.
    Caravan shops sell it.
    Damp cloth, rub on, polish off.
    Job done.

    Easy and non abrasive.
     
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    Bike degreaser from Poundland [can you guess the price?]. Same as MucOff, which diluted cleans the van gently and undiluted will get rid of anything. Within reason...
     
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    They also do a specific 'black streak' remover which I find works well.
    Whatever method used it seems that giving it time to work is the key here.
    Wyn
     
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