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tobycarlson posted 06-06-2002 10:55 AM ET (US)   Profile for tobycarlson   Send Email to tobycarlson  
Does anyone know how to apply new Whaler decals? I need to install new decals (the ones available on EBay), and don't know quite how it's done. Heat?

Thanks in advance.

Toby in Hope, Idaho

njwhalerman posted 06-06-2002 11:11 AM ET (US)     Profile for njwhalerman  Send Email to njwhalerman     
Toby, I to ordered decals from e-bay for my revenge. They include directions how to apply. I would contact them for the directions. To remove the existing try oven cleaner with a heat gun, it will all most fall off with a little scraping.


Ready2Rip posted 06-06-2002 11:39 AM ET (US)     Profile for Ready2Rip  Send Email to Ready2Rip     
I have the eBay decals, and they come with a white background (instead of clear). It looks pretty stupid on my Revenge. I plan to replace them with OEM when I can get to it.

Just something to consider.

Bigshot posted 06-06-2002 02:10 PM ET (US)     Profile for Bigshot  Send Email to Bigshot     
I have the E-Bay ones and they are like OEM. I just carefully peeled back the white paper and applied on the boat from left to right. I used a piece of masking tape as a guide to make sure I was straight(no jokes here). I then rubbed the heck out of it with a plastic bondo scraper and slowly peeled off the wax paper on top. If it starts to lift, rub again and retry. You can use soapy water to give you some movement but with that decal I did it dry.
Ger posted 06-06-2002 09:33 PM ET (US)     Profile for Ger  Send Email to Ger     
WHen I replace my decals, I sprayed water and dishwashing liquid soap on the hull, then put the decal in the correct location. The soapy waater lets you adjust the placement. When you haave it where you want it, squeegee the air bubbles out. Works like a charm. I used OEM decals, available at any dealer for a reasonable cost.

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