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Old 10-04-2016, 01:43 PM   #1
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Fiberglass exterior!

I have an 04 winne journey 36 and I am having issues with some metal brackets coming undone from the fiberglass. Can you use any glues on fiberglass or do you have to use something specific? I want to make sure these things don't fall off again.

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Old 10-04-2016, 02:10 PM   #2
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Winnebago uses a polyurethane glue as I recall. If you get your Winnebago ID number -should be on the plaque on the wall next to the drivers seat and go HERE you can download The "Sealant Call-out Sheets for your year and model. The info should be there.

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Old 10-04-2016, 06:05 PM   #3
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I used Gorilla glue on mine 3 years ago still good. Just follow the directions and do not remove the old stuff because now that is a shim.
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Old 10-05-2016, 05:21 AM   #4
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There are special adhesives designed specifically for this application. One is SEM 39537 Weld Bond Adhesive.

It's used by body shops to secure plastic and fiberglass panels to metal substrates. We used it on the headlight bucket and grille of our 2001 Winnebago Adventurer. It's an excellent product.

It's a 2 part product that requires mixing before application. In my opinion it's better than any of the products you can buy at the local hardware or home improvement store. It's available through body shop supply outlets.

It supposedly requires a special gun to dispense, but I used a $3.82 (after $.47 rebate) Menards caulking gun.

Stop Flow Style Skeleton Gun For Standard Cartridges at Menards®

The stuff is easy to work with and has an open time (remains fluid enough to work with) of around 20 minutes. Unlike Gorilla Glue and some other products it doesn't expand when curing. This may be important if you need to use it on hood hinges or other parts that require clearance after assembly
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Old 10-06-2016, 02:17 AM   #5
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I used jb weld on my rf fender brace about 5 years ago. It is still holding well.
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I have an 04 winne journey 36 and I am having issues with some metal brackets coming undone from the fiberglass. Can you use any glues on fiberglass or do you have to use something specific? I want to make sure these things don't fall off again.

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