Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > MH-General Discussions & Problems
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 06-04-2009, 09:51 AM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 1
Motorhome graphics

My 1998 Bounder motorhome graphics look faded and cracked. How do I make them look better. Remove them, paint over them or apply a product to restore them?

mike266083 is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 06-04-2009, 08:04 PM   #2
Senior Member
Darryl's Avatar
Fleetwood Owners Club
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Smyrna, GA
Posts: 230
Mike, this is just an idea and I don't know if it will work on yours or not, but, this was a common problem with the older Wanderlodge's. They had brown stripes. The most common solution was to use brown paste shoe polish on them.

Smyrna GA
Darryl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-05-2009, 03:34 PM   #3
Moderator Emeritus
Gary RVRoamer's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Silver Springs, FL. USA
Posts: 18,632
If you remove them the finish underneath will be brighter than the surrounds, which are sun-faded after so many years. Painting or otherwise coloring them seems like the best bet. Or remove them and paint on a replacement design.
Gary Brinck
Former owner of 2004 American Tradition
Home is in the Ocala Nat'l Forest near Ocala, FL
Summers in Black Mountain, NC
Gary RVRoamer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-05-2009, 07:09 PM   #4
Senior Member
tim fm ct's Avatar
Tiffin Owners Club
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 115
Try that Aero 303. I'm quoting it by memory. I'm sure about the 303.
It's a non petroleum product and good for decals.

Tim fm CT
Tim fm CT in our Home Sweet Dome
05 Tiffin Allegro 32BA,13 Ford Fusion hybrid, 06 Ranger XLT with ramp gizmo,05 Superglide, 12 CedarCreek Silverback 29RE 5th whl, gotta get rid of something
tim fm ct is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-14-2009, 11:06 PM   #5
Senior Member
CJScepter's Avatar
Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: McCleary,wa
Posts: 322

I have just tried a product on my 1999 Monaco. It is called Doublehornproducts. The kit is called "RV Exterior Protection Kit" It won't fix cracked graphics but I think it will seal them up, and it does bring the color back out. It is a 3-4 step procedure. Also it says one kit will do a 30 ft. camper, but I'll tell you it will only do one side of a 38 ft. Monaco! I suppose it makes a difference on how large or small the graphics are. Right now I am waiting for the 2nd kit so I can do the other side. If your graphics are nearly gone and too thin it probably won't work for you. Best of luck!
John G.
John and Cherrie
2003 Holiday Rambler Scepter 40DST
Pushed By 2003 Ford Explorer
CJScepter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2009, 10:31 PM   #6
Senior Member
Winnebago Owners Club
Join Date: May 2009
Location: AZ Mountains
Posts: 394
Well, I guess we did it the hard way last week on our big beautiful 95 Bounder. We used 3M adhesive remover and a razor scraper and got all 3 decals off very cleanly. Need to keep the adhesive remover on topside of the decal...it does not penetrate the decal - it should be coming down from the top to soften the goo.Then, we went over the areas again with the 3M stuff till the areas were squeaky clean. Applying the new decals was a breeze,as long as you can get a straight line visually. The job turned out pert near perfect. Don't rush or use force. It takes a bit of time to soften the old adhesive.

nbounder is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Motorhome Graphics kennersonf National RV Owner's Forum 6 02-26-2009 03:05 AM
Fifty Motorhome Models are Riding on FCCC Chassis at the 2009 National RV Trade Show DriVer RV Industry Press 1 12-03-2008 03:29 PM
Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation Enhances Popular XC-L Motorhome Chassis DriVer RV Industry Press 1 12-03-2008 03:26 PM
Motorhome Tow Plug Wiring Question Megsfolks MH-General Discussions & Problems 10 06-15-2008 02:40 AM
shaking motorhome PioneerRV Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10 10-31-2006 12:28 PM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:09 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.