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Old 01-12-2015, 03:42 PM   #11
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Fancy acronym for a thermoplastic polyolefin - a type of polymer material, or in layman's terms, plastic. TPOs are actually durable blends of several polymers and filler materials. They are used extensively in the automotive industry. I will stand by recommending putting a protective film on it. I have a couple of vehicles in the driveway that have their TPO covered (bumper/fascia).
Good advice for the protective film. You will get rocks and debris, somewhere, sometime, hitting your front end.
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Old 01-12-2015, 04:30 PM   #12
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No, the fiberglass front caps DO NOT get the stone guard, and you wouldn't want the metal on it because of when it will actually cause in that cap - cracking!. Only the standard laminate fronts come with it (and should IMO). What you want on your fiberglass is to have a clear protection film installed. I prefer the Xpel brand for the quality of the film and the warranty. There are many shops that install this on automobiles and will be happy to do your camper. I run the film on all of my vehicles where stone dings would be likely! GREAT STUFF! I had our new Heritage Glen done as quickly as I could get it home, but I was too late and already had several rock chips in the dark brown paint from towing! Touched them up and filmed it for many years of service!
Alright, what is it and where do we get it?

I briefly looked it up and it looks a little expensive but I may have been seeing the wrong product.

More info please.
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Old 01-12-2015, 04:52 PM   #13
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Xpel is the top-of-the-line in the industry. It's the best self-healing, non-yellowing, smoothest applying, long warranty product on the market. If you have ever done window tinting yourself or applied large decals (like those on our campers) you could probably pull it off doing yourself. However, its cost isn't worth the experiment IMO. What you want to do is look up "paint protection film" in your local area (Google, yellow pages, etc.) and you will find local installers. You can also call the film manufacturers and they often have installer lists. Work with the installer and ask for the best possible cash and carry price and you'll get quite a cost savings in my experience. Anyone in the Delaware Valley wanting this, PM me and I will put you in touch with one of the best in the business! Like I said, I have this on all my vehicles too and it does exactly as it is advertised and if resale concern is your thing then good paint at that time is top of the list. For me, I'm just incredibly particular in how my gear looks so worth every penny! Having that film on my lights and painted surfaces has quite literally saved my thousands of dollars considering I travel I295, I95, the Jersey and PA Turnpikes, and the Garden State Parkway about 2500 miles per month - talk about vehicle abuse!
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Sounds good!

Thanks for the testimony.
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Timex, google 3M products they sell a film that is user friendly
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Xpel installers in the US.
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