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Old 02-25-2012, 09:31 PM   #1
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Front skin material

Can any tell me what the rounded front skin (above the diamond plate) is made of on a Grey Wolf or Wolf pack toy hauler with aluminum sides? The Forest River website says virtually nothing about construction of their trailers on the brochures. Two dealers have told me the front skin is aluminum and two dealers have told me fiberglass. With so much conversation about various materials that trailers are made of, I am baffled why the answer to this simple question is so hard to find.
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Old 02-25-2012, 10:38 PM   #2
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Gotta be fiberglass.

Just curious, but why is this important to you?
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Old 02-27-2012, 12:50 AM   #3
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Feels plasticy when I touch it... Either fiberglass or some sort of thin plastic material ... Definitely not aluminum.
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Old 02-27-2012, 01:13 AM   #4
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If it is rounded, generally fiberglass. Too much labor to round aluminum. It might be some plastic something. Might remove a screw or two, and see look at the hole and try to and determine. What you have mentioned here is Grey Wolf, and Wolf Pack. No year, or model. Might help to be a little more specific. Also what are you asking? Cracks that need to be repaired? Replacement? Removal?

Sometimes when you tell the whole story, you get better answers, especially on here.
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Old 02-27-2012, 07:58 AM   #5
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I thought the Gray Wolf standard was aluminum but there was a fiberglass option. It seems there was a thread on this awhile back and the fiberglass added around 500lbs to the 19rr.
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Old 02-27-2012, 08:49 AM   #6
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I don't think you want any type of aluminum on the front. Could easily get dinged from rocks reflected from the tow vehicle. There are two choices for the sides - aluminum or fiberglass.
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Old 02-27-2012, 08:53 AM   #7
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I thought the Gray Wolf standard was aluminum but there was a fiberglass option. It seems there was a thread on this awhile back and the fiberglass added around 500lbs to the 19rr.
That is for the sidewalls. The front cap is the same on both.
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Old 03-01-2012, 07:19 PM   #8
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The front skin is made of recycled plastic bottles which have been heated and reshaped. The factory buys them from the homeless and this is part of their green initiative.

uh huh.
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I was asking about new 2011 or 2012 GRey Wolf Toy hauler 19rr 21rr 0r 25rr or Wolf pack 27wp models. They all have the same rounded front ends now. I was told by an ebay dealer that the front was a heavier aluminum than the sides but all you guys think it is fiberglass or plastic. I guess I gotta call the factory. I will let ya know what I find out.
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[QUOTE=jimbo1;168417]I was asking about new 2011 or 2012 GRey Wolf Toy hauler 19rr 21rr 0r 25rr or Wolf pack 27wp models. They all have the same rounded front ends now. I was told by an ebay dealer that the front was a heavier aluminum than the sides but all you guys think it is fiberglass or plastic. I guess I gotta call the factory. I will let ya know what I find out.]
dude the lower portion is aluminum diamond plate. the upper portion is curved fiberglass.
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