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Old 09-30-2011, 07:35 AM   #1
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I have a 2000 Winnebago Adventurer 35U and the decals are in horrible shape. Can anyone advise where to find the cheapeast replacements? I've looked into an auto detailer for the stripes. I'm not sure if original decals are better made than what is available now.
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I have a 2000 Winnebago Adventurer 35U and the decals are in horrible shape. Can anyone advise where to find the cheapeast replacements? I've looked into an auto detailer for the stripes. I'm not sure if original decals are better made than what is available now.
I would contact these people. They are located about 1 mine from the Winnebago plant in Iowa. Service is quick and the parts people are AAA.
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Contact the fine folks at Mobility RV, it is my understanding that they buy all remaining decal kits from Winnebage at the end of the model year. I have found them to be very helpful and reasonably priced. You might even download their huge catalog which has almost anything you might need to repair your MH
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I seriously doubt you're going to find OEM replacement decals regardless of price. We had our 2001 Adventurer in for service at the Forest City service center in July and one of the things onour list to repair were the torn decals around the drivers and passengers side windows. They were unable to replace the decals because they were no longer available. Instead they removed the original damaged decals and painted the body in the same colors and configuration.
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I seriously doubt you're going to find OEM replacement decals regardless of price. We had our 2001 Adventurer in for service at the Forest City service center in July and one of the things onour list to repair were the torn decals around the drivers and passengers side windows. They were unable to replace the decals because they were no longer available. Instead they removed the original damaged decals and painted the body in the same colors and configuration.
We always told our customers to go back with paint. Most times it is cheaper and is always better.
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Contact the fine folks at Mobility RV, it is my understanding that they buy all remaining decal kits from Winnebage at the end of the model year. I have found them to be very helpful and reasonably priced. You might even download their huge catalog which has almost anything you might need to repair your MH

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We always told our customers to go back with paint. Most times it is cheaper and is always better.
This is true. The prior owner of or 02 Itasca said the decals looked so bad that painting it was the best option. It turned out great and the MH actually looks newer.
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Thanks all for your advise as always.

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I have two decals on one side of my 2007 35' Itasca that are in terrible shape after only 5 years. Judging from the comments on this thread, painting is the best replacement method. Can anybody recommend a company in the Mesa, Az. area for this type of repair?
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Mine aren't in such great shape either, faded and starting to peel, but not ready to go major replacement or paint. Is there a product that will at least clean them up?
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Mine aren't in such great shape either, faded and starting to peel, but not ready to go major replacement or paint. Is there a product that will at least clean them up?
I doubt it. The paint is fading off the adhesive backing. When We had ours repainted earlier this summer I asked the factory service dept why they preferred paint over just replacing the decals. The response was they only make enough decals for the model year run and a sufficient supply for replacements during the warranty period and a few years afterward. He didn't elaborate on how long they kept them in stock but did say that all the spares currently on the market came from the same production run.

Essentially any decals now available for our coach were produced during 2001 or shortly afterward. We would have been replacing our current decals with ones that had been on the shelf for over 10 years. Seeing what has happened to the adhesive on ours during that time period it didn't seem prudent to replace them with ones equally as old.
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I have two decals on one side of my 2007 35' Itasca that are in terrible shape after only 5 years. Judging from the comments on this thread, painting is the best replacement method. Can anybody recommend a company in the Mesa, Az. area for this type of repair?
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They did an outstanding job on the MH. We kept the same design but changed the color scheme, the MH looks better now than it did when new.
Since you are in the Mesa area if I were you I would go and talk to them.

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Old 11-25-2011, 06:05 PM   #13
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I just purchase all the decals for my 2003 Sightseer from www.winnebago.com. Brand new and ready to put on. You can find instructions on how to apply on line. I will let you all know how I come out after I strip off the old decals.....going to do a section at a time, don't want to stress myself out. lol
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Old 11-25-2011, 07:13 PM   #14
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I hope you bought them from a place other than where your link leads. The link goes to an educational software company. The company you bought them from is probably www.winnebagoparts.com a division of the the company in Hanlontown IA that buys all the Winnebago Industries old stock.

They are not associated with Winnebago Industries but rather an independent business known as Mobility RV.
Here's a quote from their website.
www.WinnebagoParts.com is a subsidiary of Mobility R.V., Inc., P.O. Box 85, Hanlontown, Iowa 50444. We are an independently owned and operated Iowa small business and are NOT owned by Winnebago Industries.
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