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Tom

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Smoky

You did't really expect a serious answer from this group  ???  Did you find a free truck wash somewhere?
 

Woody

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I would stick with handwashes until you get some age on that new paint Smoky. I would assume most new coaches have a clearcoat over the paint but I wouldn't take any chances.
 

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LOL Geesh guys!  I am surprised Ned didn't chime in with an additional "concise" answer adding to the ones I got.  ;D

Seriously, I was just wondering.  My thought was that I might ruin a good full body paint job if I drove it through a bunch of thrashing, clanging, whirling machines.  But on some of the other forums people extol the virtues of driving through those big truck washes.
 

Tom

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Let us know what happens the first time you drive through one Smoky.  ;D
 

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Ok, you asked for it.  We have NEVER use a truck wash.  Our motor home is cleaned only with Dry Wash'n'Guard and water.
 

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Smoky said:
LOL Geesh guys!  I am surprised Ned didn't chime in with an additional "concise" answer adding to the ones I got.  ;D

Seriously, I was just wondering.  My thought was that I might ruin a good full body paint job if I drove it through a bunch of thrashing, clanging, whirling machines.  But on some of the other forums people extol the virtues of driving through those big truck washes.

Smoky

The 2 truck washes that I use in Phoenix are both hand washes.
 

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ROFL! 

Usually I can "prod" you guys into more complete answers.  I am always looking for an easy out.  But this time I will assume that since none of you have ever used a truck wash on your full body paint MH, then it is not worth the risk of my being first.  :eek:

That reminds me to be sure to order some Dry n Wash n Guard from Ron when I get to Sam's camp.  I have the sample still, but plan to use it on the new MH next week.

I will ask for a refund if I later find out truck washes do a better job than DWG.  <joking>
 

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Smoky said:
ROFL! 

Usually I can "prod" you guys into more complete answers.  I am always looking for an easy out.  But this time I will assume that since none of you have ever used a truck wash on your full body paint MH, then it is not worth the risk of my being first.  :eek:

Smoky

We just supply the facts ;D ;D

But as I said, the 2 places I use are TRUCK WASHES, one is right across the street from the Phoenix Flying J truck islands. And we have full body paint.
 

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Bernie:

You said, "The 2 truck washes that I use in Phoenix are both hand washes"

Not sure what you mean.  They are truck washes that wash trucks by hand?
 

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Smoky said:
Bernie:

You said, "The 2 truck washes that I use in Phoenix are both hand washes"

Not sure what you mean.  They are truck washes that wash trucks by hand?

Smoky

YES
 

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LOL, ok! ?Then I still plan to stay away from those big mechanical truck washes I have seen at the truck stops on the Interstates.
 

BernieD

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Tom said:
It's BYOLAB

Bring your own ladder and brush.

Tom

If you are talking about my 2 truck hand washes, just bring my coach. There are 3-4 workers washing the coach with brushes and hoses, I even get them to do the top and then they hand wipe it down.
 

Tom

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Thanks for clarification Bernie. I was thinking DIY, but I obviously read something you didn't write.
 
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