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Trailer siding cleaner

#1 Post by batstar70 » Sun Aug 30, 2009 5:03 pm

Guys, I need your help here. I just picked up an older ('85) Wells Cargo enclosed trailer w/white aluminum sides. My problem is the previous owner had it sit outside all its life and the siding is chalky and rust stains from the roof. Is there anything out there that will remove the rust stains and not the finish.

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#2 Post by John_Heard » Mon Aug 31, 2009 7:29 am

Not sure about the rust stains, but best cleaner I've found for trailers is a product called "Awesome" - you get it at dollar general stores and it kicks butt getting aluminum oxidation off the side of a trailer. Very good stuff, and cheap.

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#3 Post by vegaracer » Mon Aug 31, 2009 7:42 am

I agree with John. Awesome works, well, awesome. :lol:
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#4 Post by batstar70 » Thu Sep 03, 2009 11:53 am

Thanks Guys. I have a couple different dollar stores around, I'll give them a try.

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#5 Post by drummondracing » Thu Sep 03, 2009 8:20 pm

John_Heard wrote:Not sure about the rust stains, but best cleaner I've found for trailers is a product called "Awesome" - you get it at dollar general stores and it kicks butt getting aluminum oxidation off the side of a trailer. Very good stuff, and cheap.

John are you "cutting " the awsome or just spraying it on straight from the bottle thanks, David
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#6 Post by John_Heard » Thu Sep 03, 2009 8:54 pm

I was just using it straight.. Sprayed it on, scrubbed on it it a bit with rag and rinsed off.

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#7 Post by drummondracing » Fri Sep 04, 2009 10:41 am

Cool I usually use the purple stuff but its kinda strong so I have to cut it a bit.
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#8 Post by bracketracer » Thu Sep 17, 2009 5:35 am

Walmart :mrgreen: :mrgreen: RV section "Black streak remover" Straight out of the bottle and scrub and rinse....

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#9 Post by BracketNova » Tue Sep 22, 2009 8:38 pm

CLR should get the rust off I'm sure.
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#10 Post by Trailerpro » Thu Nov 19, 2009 4:47 pm

bracketracer wrote:Walmart :mrgreen: :mrgreen: RV section "Black streak remover" Straight out of the bottle and scrub and rinse....
That's the best stuff I've ever found for getting the sides cleaned up!

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