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Old 04-22-2011, 11:32 PM
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cleaning white enclosed trailer?? What product to use?

Well I found a nice 8.5 x 16 enclosed the other day and got a pretty good deal on it but it does need a pretty good cleaning. Its a 2006 model and the fella took it back and forth to florida from ohio for bike week since new. Never washed the trailer once. it has the nasty grimey look running down the sides.

Anyone had any experience with what products work best for cleaning the enclosed trailers??????? I actually took some "mean green" from the dollar store and sprayed a small area and let it sit for a few minutes and then scrubbed it and it worked great, then the wife said that the back of the bottle said not to use it on painted metals.......

Any help would be appreciated!!!! Thanks fellas!
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Old 04-22-2011, 11:37 PM
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Never washed the trailer once. it has the nasty grimey look running down the sides.
Perfect, if it looks like it just came fresh off a 30,000 mile road trip the thieves shouldn't bother you one,
two the customers might pay you better as they might feel sorry for you, and three it makes it look like
you might actually have been working.
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Old 04-23-2011, 12:28 AM
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ever heard of "spray nine"? **** works awesome on anything, dont know if its available to you though.
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Old 04-23-2011, 12:49 AM
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you can get some aluminum siding wash concentrate at home depot, i washed my travel trailer with it and it works good, it's in a clear gallon jug with green liquid.
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Old 04-23-2011, 01:03 AM
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This is the greatest stuff ever with a little chlorine: http://pressuretek.com/simplecherry.html You can read all up on it in the pressure washing section here on Lawnsite. And for touch ups, I recommend a Magic Eraser from MegaMart.
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Old 04-23-2011, 01:19 AM
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Old 04-23-2011, 01:50 AM
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ever heard of car wash soap or dish detergent, you dont have to use a special soap to clean a trailer...come on guys can we have some common sense here
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Old 04-23-2011, 02:40 AM
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Old 04-23-2011, 02:45 AM
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ever heard of car wash soap or dish detergent, you dont have to use a special soap to clean a trailer...come on guys can we have some common sense here
regular car wash might clean the trailer but it doesn't remove the black streaks (common to most white enclosed trailers) running down from the roof. need something a little stronger.
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Old 04-23-2011, 03:05 PM
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Korkay. Cheap all purpose cleaner that you should be able to get at a boat/RV place. Spray a bunch of it on one side at a time, scrub it down with a long handle brush and hose off. Will look like new. That stuff also works great on work truck floors and grimy interior panels.
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