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Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Mid Cornwall
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Years Motorhoming: 9
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Originally Posted by WhiteCheyenneMan
Ooerr, sounds a bit drastic
We're beginning to get somewhere, it's a team effort. The Autoglym Tar etc Remover has turned some to powder overnight and today. Many are now dissolving under water and washing up liquid. It's going to take a few more days of soaking and wiping, followed by your recommendation of a good polish methinks
It isn't as drastic as you think! I would avoid leaving tar remover on there as it may stain or damage the gel coat as it is a solvent based product.
If you want to give the acid bath a go, follow these instructions;
You can use alloy wheel cleaner (an acid, sometimes hydrofluoric, sometimes hydrochloric)
Have available - one clean cloth, One wet chamois (damp), Polish and cloth, razor blade.
1. Spray Acid onto clean cloth, make wet. Wipe over infected area
2. Wipe off quickly with damp chamois
3. Apply polish
3a (if stubborn, using weight of blade only, gently slide across mark on body)
4. Buff off polish immediately.
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