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I'm not 100% sure that's what I've got but I'm talking about the clear plastic protector film on the front of my Camelot from the bottom up to the windshield. There are different brands I think.

Has anyone taken their class A to a shop and had this removed and then replaced? I know it took a day to put on last year when I was having my body repairs done but I don't know how long it took to take off since I wasn't there.

Here's the thing, this stuff started coming loose on my trip home to IL from Gerzeny's in Sarasota. I called them when I got to my next stop and they said No problem, it's got a lifetime guarantee. I said Well it will have to be next fall when I come back to Florida because I have to get to IL. Sent them pictures and documented it with emails.
Well next fall is almost here. I'm trying to figure out my living accommodations while this is being done. Body shop manager isn't much help, he obviously doesn't know, he just says We'll make an appointment and I'll talk to them and see. Well I need an idea in advance. Also he's not been forthcoming with his sub contractor vendor who does this so I can't contact them. Last year at first he said they have vendors all over the country so maybe they can come to you in IL and do it, well that fell through, the vendor said No it has to be done here and in Gerzeny's shop.

So long story short I'm wondering how long a removal and replacement takes.

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Had mine removed and it took most of the day and about an hour to install new diamond shield.  The work was done on while parked in an RV Resort.  If it's already coming off, it shouldn't be that difficult to finish removing it. 

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37 minutes ago, FishAR said:

I'm not 100% sure that's what I've got but I'm talking about the clear plastic protector film on the front of my Camelot from the bottom up to the windshield. There are different brands I think.

Has anyone taken their class A to a shop and had this removed and then replaced? I know it took a day to put on last year when I was having my body repairs done but I don't know how long it took to take off since I wasn't there.

Here's the thing, this stuff started coming loose on my trip home to IL from Gerzeny's in Sarasota. I called them when I got to my next stop and they said No problem, it's got a lifetime guarantee. I said Well it will have to be next fall when I come back to Florida because I have to get to IL. Sent them pictures and documented it with emails.
Well next fall is almost here. I'm trying to figure out my living accommodations while this is being done. Body shop manager isn't much help, he obviously doesn't know, he just says We'll make an appointment and I'll talk to them and see. Well I need an idea in advance. Also he's not been forthcoming with his sub contractor vendor who does this so I can't contact them. Last year at first he said they have vendors all over the country so maybe they can come to you in IL and do it, well that fell through, the vendor said No it has to be done here and in Gerzeny's shop.

So long story short I'm wondering how long a removal and replacement takes.

Many more folks knowledgeable than me, but the OEM was not a 3M product.  I had Dazzling Detail replace mine in 2018.  The use a 3M film.  It took about a day and a half to totally strip and touch up the paint.  Then a day to install.  Paul Newman is the owner and has mobile folks in a large area.

As a suggestion, I would have the headlights polished….as well as the ones on your Toad.  Have them film the headlights.  The 3M film is UV resistant.  My headlights  are still sparkling.

 

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55 minutes ago, Tom Cherry said:

Many more folks knowledgeable than me, but the OEM was not a 3M product.  I had Dazzling Detail replace mine in 2018.  The use a 3M film.  It took about a day and a half to totally strip and touch up the paint.  Then a day to install.  Paul Newman is the owner and has mobile folks in a large area.

As a suggestion, I would have the headlights polished….as well as the ones on your Toad.  Have them film the headlights.  The 3M film is UV resistant.  My headlights  are still sparkling.

 

Wife and I were looking at it the other day and how much was loose and where the breaks in it are.

Noticed that the top section under the windshield seems to be the original from the factory still. They had to remove the bottom sections and the generator slide section to do the body repairs from the tow truck incident.

 

It seemed the top original section was MUCH thicker than the new stuff.

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I had the front of my Escalade done with the spray-on film.  Looks exactly the same as the hand-wrapped stuff.  The installer said it can also be peeled off, if needed.

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