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Old 12-20-2018, 02:06 AM   #1
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Favorite wax for your rig?

Waxing my rig for the first time. Planning to wax it once a year as it is stored in a metal building. I @m looking for feedback on your favorite waxing product to preserve paint and decals.

Anyone have a favorite that has been used for a few seasons??
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Old 12-20-2018, 02:24 AM   #2
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For two seasons now I've used Rejex (Amazon). With pretty good results. It isn't a wax per se but a polymer (although I guess you could call wax a polymer too! LOL).
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Old 12-20-2018, 03:12 AM   #3
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I use Voom twice a year. Ive tried Rejex and like it fine but it says it does not provide UV protection whereas Voom says it does. I have no idea if theres even a shred of truth in that but might as well try for it. Two years on and no fading yet.
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Old 12-20-2018, 12:15 PM   #4
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I use Voom twice a year. I’ve tried Rejex and like it fine but it says it does not provide UV protection whereas Voom says it does. I have no idea if there’s even a shred of truth in that but might as well try for it. Two years on and no fading yet.
Where does Rejex say it doesn't provide UV protection? Their website says otherwise:
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This very thin film, only tenths of a micron thick, reduces adhesion of all common contaminants such as road grime, exhaust, oil, bug splats, bird droppings, brake dust, tree sap, pollen, tar and grease. RejeX also provides exceptional UV protection. it is even effective against the dreaded love bugs!
Ah here on their FAQ page:
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RejeX is a tough, air-cured, impermeable high-gloss, ultra-slick polymer sealant and finish without UV inhibitors.
but later on it also says this:
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The high light refractive index means that the majority of the light spectrum (including UV radiation) is being rejected from the surface rather than being allowed to penetrate into the paint (or fiberglass, etc.).
So they are basically saying that they don't have any specific UV inhibitors in it but since its reflective the UV doesn't get to the surface anyway?? hmm am I buying it?? not sure.

If that is true it would mean that standing next to your Rejex'ed rig you'll tan a little faster as all that UV hitting the rig will be reflected back on you! LOL
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Old 12-20-2018, 01:14 PM   #5
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Just imagine all the chick's hanging out around your rig at the beach! I just ordered 2 cases!
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Old 12-20-2018, 01:20 PM   #6
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Old 12-20-2018, 01:54 PM   #7
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Old 12-20-2018, 02:11 PM   #8
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I just used the rejex on my car last week- looks great and went on and off easily. I am going to do part of my RV at least next week- will let you all know how it goes.
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Old 12-20-2018, 03:15 PM   #9
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Wash Wax All

With our new to us a few years ago with full body paint i wasn't about to do the hand wax on wax off. On another forum irv2 this topic came up with many positive reviews so i bought the complete kit. Couldn't be happier with the ease and how after a few applications the MH doesn't get as dirty. Takes me slightly over an hour to do the whole 37' MH including the roof.

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Old 12-20-2018, 03:42 PM   #10
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Old 12-20-2018, 07:52 PM   #11
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I like using Nufinish polish to clean up the RV. It removed stubborn bugs ETC. But I dont wax the detail/graphics.

I also like the Rejex so sometimes I will clean the front end with Nufinish and follup up with Rejex.

Wax is like motor oil, Everyone has a favorite and can you horror stories about your brand. So subjective.

I have tried 30+ diff brands over the years. Sometimes paying $25 + for a special brand..... but I found is the $9 Nufinish does just as well and last just as long. The only down side is it can leave a powdery wax residue. So I will wipe on and off while its still wet or follow up with a spray detailer to remove residue. I will put on two or three quick coats to offset me wiping off so quickly.

But I have had good luck with other $10 - $12 polishes that are not as powdery.
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Old 12-20-2018, 08:18 PM   #12
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I pay a detail guy I use regularly on the cars/boat to do the RV once a year. He charges $250 but does inside and out. He uses Mother's Finest and Mguiars. You'll spend half that much yourself on chemicals and not dragging the ladder around is worth the other half. I enjoy watching him as much as I used to enjoy doing it myself. He also charges me $35 to wash it every time we come back in if I haven't run it through the Blue Beacon around the corner here. There's lots of mobile detail companies everywhere and they do it all day...every day. They're pretty good at it.
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I used to like to use Pig Snot on my motorcycles... Honest! It went on easily, and shined nicer than a brand new penny!
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Old 12-20-2018, 09:05 PM   #14
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I used to like to use Pig Snot on my motorcycles... Honest! It went on easily, and shined nicer than a brand new penny!
Bob, were do you get these things? LOL.

When I was in Rosewell I picked up some Alien brains (in the can - not the bucket) that I use to shine up my wheels. LOL. Bazinga
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It was one of those products that you buy for the name... and end up loving for how it performs. [

Alien Brains? I wonder how the Aliens feel about this?
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With our new to us a few years ago with full body paint i wasn't about to do the hand wax on wax off. On another forum irv2 this topic came up with many positive reviews so i bought the complete kit. Couldn't be happier with the ease and how after a few applications the MH doesn't get as dirty. Takes me slightly over an hour to do the whole 37' MH including the roof.



https://washwax.com/products/waterle...w-bug-scrubber


This is the greatest to use. Easy on and off.
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Old 12-21-2018, 03:28 AM   #17
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Waterless wax question

Of those using the waterless wash and wax, have you had any issues with grit getting caught in the wash and dry head and scratch the paint?
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Old 12-21-2018, 04:18 AM   #18
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It was one of those products that you buy for the name... and end up loving for how it performs. [

Alien Brains? I wonder how the Aliens feel about this?
Well right now their is NOT any regulations on using alien brains for home use but now that my secret is out they will end ban the use of Green aliens first then it will span to purple, grey, blue etc. LOL.

Darn it.
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Old 12-29-2018, 07:28 PM   #19
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Chemical Guy's out of California. Sign up for coupon notices. Just had 25% off. Washes waxes window cleaner leather conditioner etc. This is all i use
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Old 12-30-2018, 02:11 PM   #20
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This is the greatest to use. Easy on and off.

Great product, use it on my rv and all the cars
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