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Old 08-27-2007, 07:08 PM   #15
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Oh sure, do it the easy way!!!!
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Old 09-04-2007, 09:25 AM   #16
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Ours looks like the chrome is peeling off on some of the edges......how have any of you corrected that.....or am i the only one?
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Old 07-09-2013, 12:53 PM   #17
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Hello Everyone,

Well, I finally got around to doing the one thing that South Jersey RV didn't do, when they redid our Sovereign, which I was a bit PO'd about, considering the money I spent on the refurbishing...I won't even call it a restoration, because restoration implies that everything is back to like-new condition.

I was bored, and the emblems were looking bad, so I took some 400 grit sandpaper and sanded the side emblems to metal, being careful not mess up the chrome. When everything was smooth, I primered the whole emblem and let it dry. Then I painted the whole emblem white and let it dry. Then I masked everything off, except the red part and painted that red and let it dry. Then I masked everything off, except the blue part and painted that blue and let it dry. Then I took off all the masking and scraped off the lettering with my fingernail, to expose the chroming. Judge the results for yourself.

I also did the emblem by the door. It needs a tiny bit of touch up, and I need to figure out how to get the blue inside the lettering. Any suggestions are appreciated.....the automotive touch up brush is too big.

While I was at it, I took automotive touch up paint and did the rear "International" lettering. The only reason I knew that the outside border was even blue was because I found a small spec of blue in the capital "I".

I know the blue is not "Airstream Blue", but the blue I found looks nice.

All comments are welcome.

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What type of paint did you use?
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I am trying to find out about replacing the plastic emblem in my '78 XLA. The photo is below. Does anyone know where to get one of these or how to bring it back to live it has the "A" in it.
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