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Old 06-23-2016, 01:29 AM   #11
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I do two additional tasks at most fuel stops, clean the windshield and clean the front cap. I pull my soft bristle brush from the rear bay, extend it, drop it in the window cleaner bunch and go to town.

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Old 07-13-2016, 06:45 PM   #12
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Okay I have done this a few times on my last Tioga, but its not very safe. I park it next to a solid 6 foot fence. Put an 8' ladder on opposite side of MH. Than I put a 2 x 8 to span across at the 6 foot height. This puts you over the hood area able to reach the upper cap to clean and wax.

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Old 07-17-2016, 06:32 PM   #13
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Pressure washer

I decided that since it costs about $40 a pop to wash my Grayhawk at the local truck wash, I would invest in a powerwasher. For about $200 (the cost of 5 washes) I got myself an electric one that has about a 2000 psi output, which I found was pretty much enough to blow the bugs off the front cap, the front headlights, the doors, the mirrors, everything. Not much bug glue can withstand a 2000 psi blast of wter, although some put up a good fight.

I started by washing with a soapy mix , brushed it down, then went to a spraying! I had to work pretty fast here in Texas, as it was about 103 outside and the water was evaporating pretty fast, but it did the job.
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Old 07-17-2016, 06:35 PM   #14
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Pressure Washer Caution

Just a word of caution to Pressure Washer users... Unless you invested in full body paint... Be very careful! I did not supervise the kids while pressure washing my old TT... The decals did not survive!

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Old 05-10-2017, 03:59 PM   #15
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Falling off ladder

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Great that you can pull it off, but that is some serious gymnastics my friend. Unless you are incredibly tall I have to assume to stand on the top rung???... I have fallen off a ladder once cleaning an RV... Not a mistake I intend to replicate.

Just trying to envision the logistics... Are you coming at it from the sides or reaching over the hood of the truck? Heck I can't even reach the entire windshield let alone buff the end cap.
I did a tumble from the top of a ladder when washing my Class A....... now l have. Class C and it is just as tall and l agree, not going to do that act again, l use a extension pole now.
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Old 05-10-2017, 08:03 PM   #16
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I use an extension ladder lying against the cap with split pool noodles on the ladder to protect from scratches.
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Old 05-11-2017, 09:51 AM   #17
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I use this, it works well for me getting the bugs off.

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Old 05-11-2017, 12:59 PM   #18
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I use a swifer and simple green, works for me, just double up the pads.

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Old 05-11-2017, 01:27 PM   #19
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I built a scaffold from an aluminum extension ladder I had setting around, added a few c-clamps to keep it secure while I am on it. I set the height then drive our Seneca up to it with the DW spotting for me. The picture shows it in the lower position, but it can be raised it up so I can easily clean and apply a coat of Rejex to the upper area of the cap.
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Old 05-11-2017, 02:38 PM   #20
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I also wax with ReJex. With a coat of that on your rv the bugs come off much easier. You can buy it on Amazon. I've used it for years, easy on, easy off.

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