Cleaning the trailer
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Barns, Boarding, and Farms > Horse Trailers

Cleaning the trailer

This is a discussion on Cleaning the trailer within the Horse Trailers forums, part of the Barns, Boarding, and Farms category
  • Cleaner used to clean out horse trailer
  • Horse trailer cleaner

Like Tree3Likes

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    11-09-2011, 07:54 AM
  #1
Showing
Cleaning the trailer

Just wondering how people do it. I have alum skin one and planning on cleaning it for the winter.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    11-09-2011, 08:24 AM
  #2
Started
I wanted to acid wash mine at a truck stop but was told NO and they told me what type of wash to do but of course, I didn't remember. But I will ask around again and find out for you.
     
    11-09-2011, 09:47 AM
  #3
Showing
Quote:
Originally Posted by WickedNag    
I wanted to acid wash mine at a truck stop but was told NO and they told me what type of wash to do but of course, I didn't remember. But I will ask around again and find out for you.
Thanks, WN! I'd appreciate it. We don't have any special stores around (not sure Walmart can be called "special" ). I've heard about acid wash in past, but you know I'm very unsure about it. I used just usual soap on my old steel one, thinking if I can use the horse shampoo leftover this time.
     
    11-09-2011, 09:50 AM
  #4
Showing
We use this on our pontoon boat and it gets all the lake build up off and makes it look great, you might check it out. The stuff goes a long way!

Aluminum Cleaner - Aluminum Trailer Cleaner and Aluminum Pontoon Cleaner
     
    11-09-2011, 01:04 PM
  #5
Showing
Thanks, MHFQ!

I found several cleaners on market, but they divide into "raw" and "painted". Not sure if trailer is former or latter...
     
    11-09-2011, 03:02 PM
  #6
mls
Trained
Easiest - drive it in a big car wash bay.

Seriously.
     
    11-09-2011, 03:10 PM
  #7
Showing
Quote:
Originally Posted by mls    
Easiest - drive it in a big car wash bay.

Seriously.
But will it clean up stains and such? I was told you have to use a special cleaner for alum (anything for steel). Not sure as far as it's true (or just money-making :) ).
     
    11-09-2011, 03:34 PM
  #8
mls
Trained
Quote:
Originally Posted by kitten_Val    
But will it clean up stains and such? I was told you have to use a special cleaner for alum (anything for steel). Not sure as far as it's true (or just money-making :) ).
If you want the acid wash treatment - take it to a place that specializes in it. They have the equipment and expertise. We've tried a couple of the at home brands and they don't seem to do much.

The car wash will allow you to squeaky clean inside and out! Just be sure you have your quarters ready!
     
    11-09-2011, 07:20 PM
  #9
Showing
Quote:
Originally Posted by mls    
If you want the acid wash treatment - take it to a place that specializes in it. They have the equipment and expertise. We've tried a couple of the at home brands and they don't seem to do much.

The car wash will allow you to squeaky clean inside and out! Just be sure you have your quarters ready!
Thank you! Good to know as I was about to order some cleaning liquid.
     
    11-09-2011, 08:45 PM
  #10
Yearling
My dad has an acid wash on the market. We use it here at home on all the cars etc. It works great. It is called Zims Cymbol and Hardware cleaner (originally marketed for drum stuff) and now starting to be marketed for cars. You can find it on facebook too if you wanted to check it out. It started out as a tractor trailer cleaner for inside and out then my dad gained the rights for it when he sold his portion of truck washing company and now does different marketing things with it. I can show pictures of before and after with cars too if you wanted to see it.

Happy washing!
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Spring Cleaning the Horse Trailer-Cheap Tack! NittanyEquestrian Tack and Equipment Classifieds 13 08-23-2012 08:13 PM
Cleaning Trailer MyBoyPuck Horse Trailers 3 08-26-2011 01:43 PM
Wants: cheap used horse trailer or stock trailer cattleman Horse Tack and Equipment 3 09-14-2008 01:46 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:33 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0