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Roland 06-23-2003 09:34 PM

1992 polish or recoat
 
Can the skin of a 1992 be polished or do I have to live with the bad finish

Silvertwinkie 06-24-2003 06:38 AM

I believe (and others feel free to correct me if I am wrong), that in most cases it would have to be stripped and recoated, depending on how bad it is. Do you have any peeling?

Eric

Roland 06-24-2003 08:24 AM

clearcoat
 
where do I purchase clearcoat or do I need to get it from the factory How much does it take for a 32" trailer

Silvertwinkie 06-24-2003 08:29 AM

That I don't know, but I am sure it's been covered here before several times. Try the search button and enter refinishing or clearcoat if no one replies that has some exp with the process.

Eric

JeffandSuzanne 06-25-2003 11:16 AM

Clearcoat redo. . .
 
The last time I discussed the subject (more than a year ago), a vintage owner said they were quoted $100 per linear foot. I don't know by whom; but Randy at North Dallas RV (972.242.0404) does a lot of the vintage work here. If, like my Excella, you just have patches of clearcoat loss, you might look into trying a product called Glysten PC, made by POR 15 Company. Use search 'Clearcoat' on this forum for a post listing a phone number for POR 15 and the name Chris. He sounds encouraging; but for me, I plan to buy the smallest amount and try it on the least obvious patch. If it works, I will be one happy Airstream owner!

ElliottBartlett 06-25-2003 02:43 PM

We have the same problem on our '99 Safari. $100/ft sounds about right. Oasis in Tucson will do it too. I decided to merely polish and wax.

ps - I'm really in Cave Creek...

Roland 06-25-2003 02:51 PM

Have you started to polish yet, After talking to the factory yesterday they said our newer trailers were very hard to polish. They said we would have to recoat


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