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Old 08 June 2015, 18:52   #1
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protect new trailer..waxoyl?

hey folks,

Debating protecting my trailer with waxoyl...anyone else done it?

reason i'm thinking about it is i went to see a 2006 RC before buying mine and the trailer looked superb for the age, yes it was slightly yellow due to the oil but zero rest anywhere...........i assume there are drawbacks? i.e dirt must stick to it like flies on something

or should i stick with just fresh water rinse after dunking?

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Old 09 June 2015, 03:44   #2
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hey folks,

Debating protecting my trailer with waxoyl...anyone else done it?

reason i'm thinking about it is i went to see a 2006 RC before buying mine and the trailer looked superb for the age, yes it was slightly yellow due to the oil but zero rest anywhere...........i assume there are drawbacks? i.e dirt must stick to it like flies on something

or should i stick with just fresh water rinse after dunking?

cheers
I've always waxoyled my trailers from new, never had a problem with rust or corrosion. It's not pretty, but it works.
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I've always waxoyled my trailers from new, never had a problem with rust or corrosion. It's not pretty, but it works.
,,,,, until you bought a cheap (not !) and nasty (not !!!) stainless one

Lovely outfit - hope the bedding down cruise in Scotlands winter of May went well. Cheers for the shiny rod holders and have a good trip over the channel

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You can't rust proof any Trailer enough IMO...I wasx oil the inside of the Trailer best I can...I have access to a compressor which helps.
I also do the inside of the wheels then with a thin covering of water proof greece,same on suspention hubs ect...bit messy to apply BUT it works!..and lasts for ages
Give the outside of the wheels some corosion guard and a light spray,with silicon from time to time,a GOOD Power wash down each time,and you'll be good to go for years
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,,,,, until you bought a cheap (not !) and nasty (not !!!) stainless one

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Do you have one of those stainless steel trailers then?
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Do you have one of those stainless steel trailers then?
Who me?
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Yeah sorry, that wasn't very clear of me!
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Yeah sorry, that wasn't very clear of me!
In that case, yup I have.
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