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Old 01-21-2012, 01:07 PM   #1
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Want to remove original interior paint finish on 64' what is best way?

Have heard that Kleen paint stripper works well. Is that true?
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Old 01-21-2012, 02:30 PM   #2
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I found the strongest stuff from Home Depot or lowes (not the stuff that changes color when it's ready) to work just fine. The Citristrip stuff that I had used to remove clear coat on the outside of the 69, and for various projects around the house didn't touch the original zolatone.
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Old 01-21-2012, 04:44 PM   #3
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I want to remove some of the zolatone in areas, any suggestions?
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The stuff from the hardware store in the large metal cans (regardless of brand) will cut through the zolatone. If you can get the aircraft stripper from a auto paint store, it will be much more expensive but will cut it faster. Generally I found one coat went through the zolatone, and one more coat took the rest and the primer they used below it.
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Old 02-07-2012, 12:38 AM   #5
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Hey does anyone know if you can just paint over the original vinyl? I have a 77 overlander im refurbishing and I dont have a clue what im doing! ; )

Any help would be soo appreciated!!

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The original flexible vinyl laminate on 70's trailers has a plastizier that spews to the surface and gets tacky. If that is your case, you need to clean it off with a detergent cleaner and then sand the surface to get a surface that you can adhere to. Then use a oil based blocking primer like Killz. That can be followed with a latex or oil based paint.
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Thank you so much! Its a Trade Wind I have not an overlander!
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