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Old 02-18-2014, 01:34 PM   #1
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What type of exterior wax?

Hey all - let the newbie questions begin, lol! The guy at the dealership suggested I use a boat/marine wax instead of a car wax on the vacuum-bonded exterior.
Is he genius or uninformed? I searched the Jayco online owner's manual I didn't receive one from the dealer) and it does not state anywhere (that I could find) to use boat wax.

What do you think?
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Old 02-18-2014, 02:14 PM   #2
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You may find this thread of great interest:
The Eagle Shines Again
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Old 02-18-2014, 02:20 PM   #3
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Here is the 'how to' from the 'mods' forum:
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Thanks guys-

That shine is gorgeous....but my RV is brand new and already shiney and I am not sure about the possible discoloration issue noted. I do have an RV cover for my rig.
So if you HAD to use "regular" wax would it be car or boat?
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Old 02-18-2014, 06:12 PM   #5
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I use Meguires NXT2.0 synthetic wax - 2x per year. Works great.
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We have been using Rejex for the past 2 years, so far it has worked great
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I think you will notice a lot of different opinions. Maybe start a poll??

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Old 02-19-2014, 04:55 AM   #8
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I use Eagle One stuff in a trigger spray bottle. Same stuff I use on my truck. I wax my trailer every other time I wash it and I wash it after every camping trip. I believe it's more important that you wax the trailer often than what brand of wax you use.
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I'm going to throw a wrench into this topic. My big concern with the exterior are the graphics as some wax can do more harm to them than good over time. Jayco only keeps graphics in stock for approx.3 years and after that they have to be custom cut which is very costly. So I had a lengthy conversation with my dealer about this topic and he said to be careful with the wax and or polish that is applied to them. His recomendation not using any wax on them that contained petrol distillates.
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Old 02-19-2014, 07:06 AM   #10
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I've used Mothers car wax on mine for the past 6 years with no problems. I know people whos used Mop n Glo floor wax for years and swear by it. I tried it 2 years ago on an area of my trailer but it left what looks like water marks on my graphics which was probably caused by it being applied over the Mothers wax that I already had on it. I might give the mop n glo another chance this spring. It sure is easy to apply. Just wipe on with a sponge.
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