If the wife said white, forget what the rest of us say and do whatever she says, unless of course, that is get rid of the jeep altogether. as for keeping them bright white, ther is a product called bleach-white, in the car care section, that works pretty good,
1987 Wrangler, mods...currently torn apart, working on new motor, SOA, Dana 300, d44 front, ford 9 rear
Keeping the white, white...just use SOS pads....thay work really well
(I dunno if they exist in the states...but they work well up here)
Jeep: '88 YJ Laredo I6, Kenwood Deck, Amp and 6x9's, 10" pioneer sub, 2.5" Skyjacker Kit with a 1" body and new front shackles, 32" Mud Kings on 8" Desert Crawlers, CJ style replacement mirrors, ditched the trackbars and the endcaps
Drunc, wow you really dug far back to revive this thread . Since it's been resurrected, I'll say white's out. Just my personal preference. And to keep 'em white, I usually spray them up with something like Westley's Bleche White and then hit them with a hi-pressure rinse .