Detailed: 2006 Springdale Camper

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  1. justin30513

    justin30513 New Member

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    This one has been sitting in my Photobucket account for about 2 weeks now. I know this is RV/Camper season so I thought I'd post this to help anyone out that has their own to do. This was a new process to me and took me about 3 hours. Now, after doing it, I could easily do the same camper again in half the time.

    Here's the process....

    Wash Cycle:
    (Camper Cleaning solution via pressure washer and Detailing4U Foam Gun)
    Ok, here's my camper solution:
    1/3 Purple Power, 1/3 Tilex, and 1/3 water.......all in a 32oz. bottle. I then connected it to my foam gun and went to work.......if that's what you call it!!! I stood at the front and easily did an entire side without moving. This was an easy 20 ft. The foam stayed on the camper's panels for at least 10 minutes. It slid down very slowly. This combination of detergents and mildew killer did the job. After letting soak for about 15 minutes, I took a wash brush to the panels. Everything came off when I rinsed. I did not need to go back a second time. This included the dreaded black streaks.

    Protection:
    (2 ounces of Souveran spray wax, a few ounces of Meg's Last Touch, and water via the foam gun)
    This really brought a reflective luster to exterior panels. I foamed the solution on and let soak for about 10 minutes. I then rinsed. I intentionally let it air dry to see if any spotting occurred. None did. Even in full sun.......even on the glass. After drying, the panels felt soft like a hand wax had been reapplied.

    This process allowed me to keep the cost down for the customer and the time down for me. This way, there was profitability for the both of us. The waxing may only last a month, but this inexpensive service has my customer coming back to me monthly now!

    Total time:
    3 hours

    Payment:
    150.00

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    justin30513 New Member

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    Afters.....
    Beading while drying....
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  3. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Interesting process. You using DI water for the wax application?
     
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    DI water?
     
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    DI= deionized.........lets water dry without spotting since all the harsh minerals have been removed.

    I don't use this water though. That's just good old mountain spring water from a source here where I live. It simply has never spotted.
     
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    That is a smart way to approach a camper, I have to admit. I would have done it all by hand with similar results. Your way is definately more efficient! Great job. :bigthumb:
     
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    ah. i've considered getting one of the inline filters from Home Depot or something of the sort and putting it inline with my tank fill hose so the water going into the tank is "filtered". any thoughts?
     
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    Wal Mart has one for 20 bux in their RV section. I know of 3 other detailers that use it and love it. I'm getting one today as a matter of fact.
     
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    good deal. i may look into that
     

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