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Old 09-24-2019, 07:13 AM   #1
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Vinyl Graphics need to be restuck

While my 2009 Wildcat was in storage the vinyl graphics became curled and started peeling on the side facing the sun. The cover blew off in a wind storm and exposed them to the sun.
Is there a good glue to use that will stick and hold these graphics on the fiberglass panels without harming their finish or lamination?
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Old 09-24-2019, 10:31 AM   #2
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I've never found anything that can work. Being in So Cal we get a LOT of sun and most RV's 5 or more years old have peeling graphics. You've made it 10 years!
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Old 09-25-2019, 09:10 AM   #3
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Thank you for your response. Does anyone know where I can get replacement graphics for my Wildcat 5th wheel?
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Old 09-25-2019, 09:16 AM   #4
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Thank you for your response. Does anyone know where I can get replacement graphics for my Wildcat 5th wheel?
Contact FR, they contract with a vinyl company or cut in house, maybe they still have some new old stock on hand. If that fails try a local vinyl printer/wrap company. Anyone that can do car wraps can make the vinyl, it's a large format printer with continuous feed. It won't be cheap.
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Old 09-25-2019, 09:38 AM   #5
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Search - WILDCAT

This is a company that seems to have some for Wildcats.
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Old 09-25-2019, 09:45 AM   #6
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Large graphics aren't easy to install , awkward to handle, especially if it folds onto itself. Spray the surface and graphic with water mixed with a drop of Dawn. This allows you to slide it around to proper position and then squeegee the water and bubbles out.
Ebay was my source in the past for discontinued RV graphics.
Removing the old graphic wont be easy either, hope it doesn't peel off in pieces.
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Old 09-25-2019, 02:07 PM   #7
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Removing the old graphic wont be easy either, hope it doesn't peel off in pieces.
You might try a hair dryer when removing old graphics, it should loosen the glue.
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Old 09-26-2019, 04:48 AM   #8
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Contact FR, they contract with a vinyl company or cut in house, maybe they still have some new old stock on hand. If that fails try a local vinyl printer/wrap company. Anyone that can do car wraps can make the vinyl, it's a large format printer with continuous feed. It won't be cheap.
First, FR does not stock graphics older than 2017.

One possible solution is to take a picture to a sign shop and they can duplicate it for you.

Then you will have to remove the old vinyl, the old adhesive and reapply the new ones.
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Old 09-26-2019, 01:25 PM   #9
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Thank you All

I want to thank all of you guys for responding to my inquiry. The hair dryer works, the link to graphics works and they can supply me with some. Finally, I did find a shop in my area who can print the others at a good price. Thanks again. Oldtimer1029
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We just ordered new decals for the nose of our FR 2013 Flagstaff Super Lite Classic 5th wheel. Don't believe everything you read! Research!!
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Well, billie, perhaps you can believe the FR rep who replied to me via email

"On 9/6/2019 1:22 PM, Sara Hankins wrote:
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> Unfortunately, they are not. We are not able to get and graphics older the 2017. I have attached different options that would be available.
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> If I can be of further assistance please feel free to contact me directly.
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> Thank you and have a great day.
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> Sara Hankins"

That is not to say they may not be available elsewhere, but NOT from FR.
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