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Old 10-05-2015, 08:05 AM   #1
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Detergent/soap for washing outside of trailer

My unit is in my sig
About to winterize and I have black dirt streaks all over the outside of my trailer.
Want to wash it before it goes into outside storage, have the soft bristled extendable brush, bucket, and water LOL
Just need the detergent
I don't want to bleach off the decals, just recommendations as to what others use to clean their trailers...


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Old 10-05-2015, 08:23 AM   #2
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I personally use a good car wash soap to wash my unit. I have used the Black Streak Remover before and it works good, this can ussually be found where ever RV supplies are sold.

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Old 10-05-2015, 08:27 AM   #3
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I've only washed mine twice, used the same armor all car wash that I use on my truck.
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Old 10-05-2015, 08:36 AM   #4
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I used Armor All Wash and Shine (the orange stuff) and it did absolutely nothing to the black streaks. I've used diluted Awesome Orange from the Dollar store and it removed the black streaks but it also removed the wax from the TT.
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Old 10-05-2015, 09:07 AM   #5
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At the dollar store and Wal Mart you can but AWESOME spray, and it works great on black streaks.

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Old 10-05-2015, 09:56 AM   #6
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Another vote for a good quality car wash detergent.

Same stuff I use on the cars, works great on the trailer.
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Old 10-24-2015, 02:55 PM   #7
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We bought THIS for ours. Haven't done it yet but plan on washing and covering tomorrow before our first freeze on Tuesday. It has great reviews so I don't expect any problems. This is our first trailer so hopefully we've done all this winterizing stuff right!
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Old 10-24-2015, 04:03 PM   #8
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Martin's Extra Duty Spray Cleaner, usually available at RV Supply Stores.
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Old 10-24-2015, 07:36 PM   #9
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Not sure if your trailer is aluminum or fiberglass. I think black streaks are easier to remove from a fiberglass trailer. I wash mine with the Camco Rv wash 'n' wax, it takes the black streaks right off. Then re-wax with Protectall twice a year and they come off much easier.
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Old 10-24-2015, 10:06 PM   #10
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Mr Clean Magic Eraser for the black streaks, then a good car wash with wax (I use Meguiar's).

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