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Old 09-21-2022, 11:24 PM   #1
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Clear/Gel coat 2016 Sunstar LX

I replaced the porch light on my 2016 Sunstar LX with a slimmer LED light there is a spot about 1"x 4" That does not have clear/gel coat on it. Covered by the original fixture but shows with the new one. Is there repair kit for this that
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Old 09-22-2022, 08:24 AM   #2
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Your Sunstar doesn’t have gel coat or clear coat on its sidewalls. That material is Filon which is a thin fiber reinforced plastic sheet. If it’s not shinny in the newly exposed spot try buffing it with auto wax.
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Thanks for the info. I'll research Filon. Wax did not help much
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Buffing is probably the key. But I’m no expert on this. I just know it’s not gelcoat. I guess it could be a painted on clear coat if your Sunstar had full body paint. I didn’t think of that previously. If it’s clear coat on a full body paint job then you could check with an auto body paint supplier. They have aerosol cans of spray clear coat.
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I should have mentioned that it is full body paint. I'll check with the body shop we used to repair our last rv.
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You’d think the porch light would have been removed from the coach before the clear coat was applied. Surprised that it wasn’t.
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Yes I was also. I can put a less expensive light on that will cover it but has less lumen output. We camp alot in winter and need the extra light.
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