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Old 08-26-2013, 12:51 PM   #1
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Rhino Roof on RV's

Read on the Excel forum that they are now applying Rhino coating to rv roofs. Anyone had it done?? How much?? Warranty??

Here's the factory link. February 2013 - Excel RVs
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Old 08-26-2013, 01:02 PM   #2
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Joe, I talked with a Rhino Roof owner last year, he was quite happy.

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Old 08-26-2013, 01:19 PM   #3
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I thought about doing that a long time ago.
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Old 08-26-2013, 01:38 PM   #4
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2 warnings.
1) I had my Toyota pickup done and the installer did a sloppy job. It was peeling and had to be "redone" after a year or two.
2) Which leads me to weight. I wonder how heavy it is compared to the alternatives? And if needs to re redone? AND all that weight is way up high increasing your center of gravity.

I don't have the answers, only the questions.
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I think there was a post on this forum about someone doing a Rhino roof with a reference from the manufacturer and it turned out the reference wasn't "authorized" to do roofs. They did a bad job and warranty was denied... so check that out first.
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I think there was a post on this forum about someone doing a Rhino roof
There have been a few. Here is a link to them.
http://www.google.com/search?q=Rhino...earch=irv2.com
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Old 08-26-2013, 01:49 PM   #7
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Here ya go. Watch the WHOLE VIDEO. I wish I had before I had my new truck done.

Say NO to Rhino Liner, or you will regret it - YouTube
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My truck had a spray-in liner when I bought it, don't know which brand. It has withstood my use since 2005 and stayed in good condition with one exception that seems to be common. The liner cracked in one 2" long spot and allowed water to seep under the lining before I discovered the opening and filled it with undercoating.
Have you ever watched a truck-bed prepped for the application? The man I watched used a rotary sander to remove ALL the factor paint from the bed first, then washed it with a solvent before spraying on the liner. He was more thorough than the man in that video, there was no paint remaining in the truck-bed when he finished sanding.
My next truck will have a non-skid bed mat instead of spray-on liner.
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My truck had a spray-in liner when I bought it, don't know which brand. It has withstood my use since 2005 and stayed in good condition with one exception that seems to be common. The liner cracked in one 2" long spot and allowed water to seep under the lining before I discovered the opening and filled it with undercoating.
Have you ever watched a truck-bed prepped for the application? The man I watched used a rotary sander to remove ALL the factor paint from the bed first, then washed it with a solvent before spraying on the liner. He was more thorough than the man in that video, there was no paint remaining in the truck-bed when he finished sanding.
My next truck will have a non-skid bed mat instead of spray-on liner.
Yup. If you happen to get a new guy, or a guy that showed up for work that day with a hangover, they can destroy the value of your vehicle. That is a REAL BIG problem in my opinion. I get the feeling they don't pay their installers too much.

I learned my lesson. I would never have it done again.
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When I restored my landcruiser lots of off roaders were lamenting their decision to use a body coating system like Rhino. If you have ever had to remove a liner, you would never use one again is what I heard. I would fear, based on my experience with w rhino lining on a pickup I had, that it would fail miserably with any flex. So joints and seams I would see as a big concern on an RV roof.
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I should add, in fairness, that this is likely a material specific to this application and MAY perform fantastically. Problem is that it will take a few years to know for sure.
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I had my 2002 pu done with the sprayed in liner and haven't had a problem with it. Looks about the same after 11 years.
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I can only say good things about it. My 1999 pu was done new and after 310,000 miles I sold it to the taxpayer in the cash for clunker program (sorry, I couldnt pass it up)....the bed liner was still in great shape. And the 2001 pu I now have was sprayed new and still in great shape.
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I think it really depends on the installer. I drew a guy who didn't last very long. When I brought the truck back in I overheard two installers talking. One asked the other one who did the job. When he got the answer he just said, "oh".

Once I get burned by a company like that, I am NEVER going back.
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