Motorhome colours

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  1. injebreck99

    injebreck99 Funster

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    We are at a site just outside Fort Wiliam and it has been pi**ing down! my motorhome is looking very grubby, not how I usually let it get, what motorhome colours disguise dirt the best, or does anybody care!
     
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    Snowbird Funster Life Member

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    I had the same problem with the white/cream vans I owned. When I bought the metallic silver RMB I noticed it did not show dirt, mainly as the window frames were alloy and not rubber so no black streaks. Since the purchase of the later model RMB which is in light blue metallic, I have noticed it does show any dirt easily. So colour choice does matter if a dirty van bothers you.
     
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    Have a look around at cars Silver is by far the best at looking clean the longest:thumb: IMO
     
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    I clean Shirley once a year - whether she needs it or not.

    She's already a grubby off-white colour so any extra dirt doesn't show. ::bigsmile:
     
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    Astrid gets a good wash-down whenever it rains.
     
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    Udo gets cleaned a lot. An awful lot.

    He's a metallic silver / gold colour. Rather nice, in my view.

    I don't like him dirty.
     
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    Ann insisted that Alice was cleaned before we went away (unless spur of moment) now she went to the hand car wash people so has had her clean outside for the year ::bigsmile: or until I sell her :Smile:
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    I thought they were self-cleaning :Doh:
     
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    Terry Funster Life Member

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    They are when you tell Mike to do it :winky:
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    I clean Penelope at the start and end of the summer touring season.
    I wash the Motorhome more frequently however.
     
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    LucyCaitlynW Read Only Funster

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    Toluny is white/burgundy and she is cleaned in Spring or if embarrassingly filthy at other times.
    Inside is done every day I'm aboard :RollEyes:
     
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    Wash and polish

    My Hunny Girl is is perfectly clean, well at least I say she is....if anybody thinks they can get her cleaner I will happily stand back and watch ::bigsmile:
     
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    looks spotless from here ::bigsmile:
    terry
     
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    durhamahoy Read Only Funster

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    Love the names funsters have given their motorhomes.
    We haven't actually named ours yet? how do we know if it's a boy or girl?

    Are they chastised like a naughty child when they misbehave?
    Fascinated

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    Fascinating

    Misbehave ? :whatthe: She wouldn't dare ! :Blush:
     
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    The van as its called get a wash down after every time we use it and that's most weekends BUT I made the mistake a week or so back of using auto gleem paint restorer to remove a mark and now I'm going to have to do the whole van :Sad: as the bit I did stands out like a sore thumb
     
  17. injebreck99

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    Sorry about the lack of response about cleaning, just been carted off to the local hospital with a kidney infection, not a pleasant 24 hours, good job motorhome touring has flexible schedules.:Sad:
     
  18. Terry

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    Hope you are well now :thumb: that's the main thing :winky:
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    I clean the oldside our MH ( wipe down ) every sunday when we are away in it and on return home it gets a full grooming in the garage over a few days ready for next run out. Have to find something to do whilst retired.............:winky:
     
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