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Old 04-08-2007, 08:07 PM   #1
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I didn't know where to put this thread but here it goes what do the numbers above the front window and rear mean????
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Old 04-08-2007, 08:11 PM   #2
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If they are big red ones, they are the WBCCI Wally Byam Caravan Club International numbers. If you belong to it you get a number.
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Old 04-08-2007, 08:22 PM   #3
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Thanks my airstream has the markings of the numbers on it and I kept thinking what the heck are those numbers now i know Thanks again.
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Old 04-08-2007, 08:59 PM   #4
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I think there was a posting earlier that explained how those numbers were used to ID the travels of folks like us by using satellites. Something about Missle Targeting???
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Old 04-08-2007, 09:03 PM   #5
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oh yeah, i heard that, too. and then they track you with your cell phone, gps and dog microchip...hahaha
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Old 04-08-2007, 09:45 PM   #6
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Actually some people even put the numbers on the top, makes the trailer easier to track by air if something happens. A lot of freight companies do it to, to track stolen trailers. I seriously doubt anybody would want to steal mine...

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Old 04-08-2007, 10:21 PM   #7
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Here's what both the Red (WBCCI) and the Blue (Forums) number look like up close on my Airstream.
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Old 05-03-2007, 04:12 PM   #8
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We just purchased a used Airstream and joined WBCCI. How do we get off the old numbers (still on the rear) and the ghost of the old numbers (on the front)?
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Old 05-03-2007, 04:46 PM   #9
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I think WBCCI folks tell you to use a hair dryer to heat up decals which will allow them to peel off. There are other products, one I know called Undo which allow the sticky gunk to soften.

The ghosting is a different matter since what you have is a finish that has been protected from the UV and weather while the rest of the area has not been. I'm really not sure if there is a good way without involving something with an abraisive. I think most folks just live with the ghost.....or join WBCCI and see if the ghosted numbers are available. This is sort of why I didn't put mine up when I belonged.......now that I dropped out, I'm especially happy they weren't up there.

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