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Old 01-15-2019, 02:01 PM   #1
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Front cap oxidation.

Have read many post about front cap fade and oxidation. Ours started last June when we moved from a covered storage to outside storage. Did the buffing and waxing, lasted for a few weeks then oxidation started to come back.

Headed to Fl in December, a neighbor was having same problem different make RV. He had purchased Presto Gelcoat Rejuvenator. He had done his 6 months earlier, the cap looks like new, no signs of fading or oxidation.

Was very impressed being in the Florida sun so I ordered a 2 oz bottle and did the top section on December 7th so far it still looks as good as the day I did it. Only time will tell.
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Old 01-15-2019, 05:48 PM   #2
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The factory replaced my front cap and now the factory is paying for the cap to be repainted
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Old 01-15-2019, 07:00 PM   #3
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I hate to have to replace or repaint, but that is my next step.
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Old 01-15-2019, 07:13 PM   #4
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The factory replaced my front cap and now the factory is paying for the cap to be repainted
If I remember correctly you had both caps replaced. The front first and then sometime later the rear. I think I had my front replaced the same week you had your back cap replaced (April 2018).

My question, how is your rear cap holding out. I think by April of last year they were painting the cap and then covering with clear coat (according to Orvan.).

My front cap is holding up good but I keep mine inside storage when not using.
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Old 01-15-2019, 08:20 PM   #5
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My camper is in the shop right now. I had a small accident plus having the cap repainted.
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Old 03-05-2019, 09:20 PM   #6
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My rear cap is holding up great, just got the camper back from having the cap repainted, camper looks brand new. Factory paid for having the front cap repainted. Cedar Creek is awesome, a fantastic company, canít say enough good things about Cedar Creek
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My rear cap is holding up great, just got the camper back from having the cap repainted, camper looks brand new. Factory paid for having the front cap repainted. Cedar Creek is awesome, a fantastic company, canít say enough good things about Cedar Creek
I know this is a different subject,but I need a Measurement on a pre 2019 cedar creek screen door height and width of the Vinyl Storm Door Panels.I would really appreciate it.CC is telling me the new2019 models are wider.I am trying to get some for my 2019 Silverback.They stopped using them.Thanks for any help.
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Old 01-19-2021, 01:19 PM   #8
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2018 37FLK Front Cap Oxidation

Hello all... I have a 2018 Cedar Creek Silverback 37FLK that the front cap has already oxidized. Who can I contact to get this repaired or replaced? Is this something that Cedar Creek should cover? Looking for some assistance... Senior
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Old 01-19-2021, 06:15 PM   #9
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Please let us know how you make out.
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Old 01-20-2021, 09:02 AM   #11
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If I remember correctly you had both caps replaced. The front first and then sometime later the rear. I think I had my front replaced the same week you had your back cap replaced (April 2018).

My question, how is your rear cap holding out. I think by April of last year they were painting the cap and then covering with clear coat (according to Orvan.).

My front cap is holding up good but I keep mine inside storage when not using.
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Old 01-20-2021, 09:07 AM   #12
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I had both of my end caps repainted and new decals applied in Jan 2019. I worked with my local dealer and Cedar Creek authorize the dealer to have them painted. The dealer used a body shop that has repaired other 5er's for them.

The Cedar Creek division indicated to me that this was being done as a good will jester and was not under the normal warranty policy. Which is only a one year warranty for the rig.

I would start with your local dealer, also sending photos and documenting the issue to the Cedar Creek Division. I choose repainting over replacing the end caps since this procedure is not as expensive as replacing the caps and not as invasive to the rig.

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Old 01-20-2021, 04:18 PM   #13
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I ordered and received my new Cedar Creek in March 2015. Both end caps faded in one year. Took the unit to the factory in Indiana in October 2016 and they replaced both of them under warranty. They would not let me get them painted under warranty. Both of these replacement caps have also faded. I just called Cedar Creek customer service today to see what they would do about these caps fading and was told that as of January 2019 they are no longer replacing or painting faded caps. I asked them about getting new decals for the front and rear caps as I am going to pay to have it painted myself and was told they donít have any decals. Maybe Iíll just put a Cummins diesel sticker on the front. Lol. [ATTACH]246337Click image for larger version

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Old 01-21-2021, 03:59 PM   #14
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If I remember correctly in mid 2019 Cedar Creek changed the style of all of their models. The Hathaway model now has a white front cap with a dark colored decal or painted in the middle of the cap with a different decal. An the rear of the unit has eliminated the end cap that are model have. It is now more like the old Silverback 5th wheels, which I believe is slow being eliminated from the line-up. Since all of the Silverback models are dealer stock only now.
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