Decal Removal on Hardwall

Decal Removal on Hardwall

by Mike C
(Calgary Alberta)

I have a 2011 Rockwood Fifth wheel model 8280WS. It has hardwall exterior and the manufacturer has "way" to many little instruction type decals on the outside along with the dealership decal.
I would like to remove most of them.

The heat gun on low temp worked very well for most of the decals. Although some have left a sticky surface. (Peanut butter worked very well to remove most of the sticky surfaces remaining.... But,the one that is of the main concern is right beside the door,it was a "Forest River" Decal. This decal had a clear front and was removed, now a yellow hard sticky surface is left on the trailer. The heat gun will not remove it.

Any ideas on removing decals safely off of a hardwall trailer that is 6 months old??

Thanks, Mike

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Jun 18, 2016
Sticky residue from stickers
by: Becky

Try using Lemon essential oil. It will remove sticker residue.

Jun 28, 2011
by: Anonymous

I have researched removing decals off of our fifth wheel and many are recommending "Vinyl Off" made by ChrystalTek. There is a You Tube video on this as well.

It is available in Canada, not sure how close to you but there is a 866 no. to call to find a dealer if you google the vinyl off. Have also found it on eBay.

Good luck!

Apr 26, 2011
Goo Gone
by: Fulltime RVing

Here in the U.S. I get it in hardware and grocery stores. I would think at the very least, most hardware type stores should carry it.

Looks like you have Home Depot stores in Canada and that is one place I have purchased it.

Apr 26, 2011
Goo Gone?? Where?
by: Mike C

Thank-you for the Goo Gone information, are you aware of any place in the Calgary area that it is available?

Apr 25, 2011
Goo Gone
by: Fulltime RVing

Goo Gone was designed for this exact type of situation. It is citrus based and will not harm the finish, it will just get rid of the goo.

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