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coppo

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We were on a site last year and I got talking to a couple after admiring their van, the exterior finish was beautiful.

He said they used Star Brite Polish

Well I got a bottle and it gets great results, much better then everything else I have used including colonite 476.

What do you use, if anything?


Use on both metal and GRP, smashing finish.

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I use Starbrite Paul but the premium cleaner wax for the fibreglass front roof cowl and bonnet to keep it nice and shiney, for all the other aluminium sides etc I use Autoglym.

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Pete, is the cleaner wax just for if its badly oxidised?
Are you then meant to put the Star Brite polish on top after the cleaner wax, I need a bottle of that cleaner wax you have as above the windscreen are its a bit dull and stream finish.
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Pete, is the cleaner wax just for if its badly oxidised?
Are you then meant to put the Star Brite polish on top after the cleaner wax, I need a bottle of that cleaner wax you have as above the windscreen are its a bit dull and stream finish.


You're supposed to put one coat on and leave it for a few days then re apply and then put on the marine polish you have but I just use Autoglym to finish it off as I already have a big bottle.

You often see older Hymers with dull front fibreglass above the windscreen and the bonnet, this stuff brings mine up a treat, I try to do it twice a year.

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You're supposed to put one coat on and leave it for a few days then re apply and then put on the marine polish you have but I just use Autoglym to finish it off as I already have a big bottle.

You often see older Hymers with dull front fibreglass above the windscreen and the bonnet, this stuff brings mine up a treat, I try to do it twice a year.

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Nice one I need a bottle of the cleaner wax for sure then.

So you use auto glym after the cleaner wax Pete, when I have used auto glym on the bonnet it just makes it dull after a while?
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Yes, seems to work ok with autoglym for me but when i run out ill probably change to the marine polish

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I keep meaning to polish the sides and rear, but I find it’s rather a daunting experience. I suppose I must try to do one bit at a time. 
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I prefer to let a polish bloke do it.
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I used to do mine once a year with the polish they use on grip boats , wash and polish took three days, only took a day and a half 17years ago when I first got it lol. It got bigger as the years went on. 😎
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I prefer to let a polish bloke do it.


Do you mean a bloke who comes from Poland or a bloke who polishes motorhomes or both? [confused][smile]

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If you knew me you'd know the answer without asking 😃 😃 😃
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Yeah, and he’s actually from Latvia 
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