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Message posted by oxter18/7/2015 at 4:27pm
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Another vote for washing powder. Half a scoop in a bucket of hot water. Cleans the lot, even green gunge and black streaks, greasy marks etc.

Great for car alloys too.

Rinse off thoroughly and a polish will have your 'van looking like new.

Cheaper than posh cleaners and arguably better

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I think you will find it actually works out the same or even cheaper that washing powder using the likes of Fenwicks.
You only use a capful or two at most ( and the cap is tiny), so not posh or arguably more expensive

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Message posted by oxter19/7/2015 at 11:03am
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Shouldn't have said arguably, should I ? 😀😁😄

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Demon shine is the same as Bobby Dazzler but a lot cheaper.

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Message posted by VangoMan0219/7/2015 at 1:25pm
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Might give the Demon shine a try Jeff, once my Bobby Dazzler is finished.
I have never counted how many uses I get from a container but I've had this one for well over a year.

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Message posted by Ray Clayton19/7/2015 at 2:44pm
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Quote: Originally posted by VangoMan02 on 19/7/2015
I think you will find it actually works out the same or even cheaper that washing powder using the likes of Fenwicks.
You only use a capful or two at most ( and the cap is tiny), so not posh or arguably more expensive


Yes but we should all have washing powder in the house already lol

So saves buying anything else. But i do use Fenwickes window scatch remover



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Quote: Originally posted by Ray Clayton on 19/7/2015
Quote: Originally posted by VangoMan02 on 19/7/2015I think you will find it actually works out the same or even cheaper that washing powder using the likes of Fenwicks.You only use a capful or two at most ( and the cap is tiny), so not posh or arguably more expensive


Yes but we should all have washing powder in the house alreadylol

So saves buying anything else. But i do use Fenwickes window scatch remover





Not sure if Washing powder would be the same as Washing up liquid for dishes which can dull the paint work over time.
Unless they have changed the ingredients.




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Message posted by gray87119/7/2015 at 6:17pm
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Hi Mark
I use Silky at start of season followed by MER detailer on my van, brings it up a treat
Then once a month carnauba car wash from aldi.
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Hi
Anybody needing their caravan cleaned then contact Hampshire valeting services.co.uk

Message posted by jeff juke23/10/2016 at 3:06pm
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Using soap powder i think over time would fade the decals as well as Romany Girl said go for the sealant.

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Message posted by Glamcamping23/10/2016 at 3:30pm
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Greased lightning dry clean and self wax brilliant

Black marks gone in seconds and no water needed

Well worth it

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Quote: Originally posted by Glamcamping on 23/10/2016
Greased lightning dry clean and self wax brilliant

Black marks gone in seconds and no water needed

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Message posted by Ray Clayton23/10/2016 at 4:02pm
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Quote: Originally posted by jeff juke on 23/10/2016
Using soap powder i think over time would fade the decals as well as Romany Girl said go for the sealant.



Never affected any van i have had???

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Also I'm not sure what effect washing powder would have on the windows, may be a chance they could cause them to crack and cause the "crazy paving" that I've seen on other vans.


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