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Old     (black_ops_09)      Join Date: May 2009       08-23-2009, 11:58 AM Reply   
So was out on Saturday and one of my passengers asked me if I seen my decal? I looked down and one of my stickers just got ripped off. I assume it was from the water. I never hit anything nor are there any marks, anything in pic you see is glue. I also assume it is covered, but has this ever happen to anyone?Upload
Old     (jon4pres)      Join Date: May 2004       08-23-2009, 12:13 PM Reply   
You are having a tough go at this.
I don't really have any advice just hope it works out better than your last problem.
Old     (dppaneig)      Join Date: Feb 2008       08-23-2009, 12:24 PM Reply   
crazy, followed your last thread and hate to see you start another. Easy fix and the wake is still sweet
Old     (rio_sanger)      Join Date: Apr 2007       08-23-2009, 12:46 PM Reply   
Seems odd for it to rip in half like that. Could you have rubbed the guide post on the trailer? Did you dock it anywhere at all?

Anyway, easy fix and at least you're not posting with a mechanical issue!
Old     (black_ops_09)      Join Date: May 2009       08-23-2009, 3:10 PM Reply   
No my guide rails are way above stickers and have pads, and there is a slant to the boat and rail around boat. Have not even docked it, but like I said if I did there would be rub marks...lol
I know not that big of deal but after last issue its just one lil thing
Old     (nsolis220)      Join Date: May 2007       08-23-2009, 3:20 PM Reply   
mine has done the same thing on my 08 malibu. Just need to get it warrantied.

Mine started coming off and just ended up ripping off after a day of it dangling
Old     (bruizza)      Join Date: May 2009       08-23-2009, 6:41 PM Reply   
When it rains it pours...
Old     (black_ops_09)      Join Date: May 2009       08-23-2009, 11:25 PM Reply   
right
Old     (fatsac)      Join Date: Jun 2004       08-24-2009, 8:43 AM Reply   
Sweet colors though! That is one of the nicest looking 215s I've seen.
Old     (liljohn)      Join Date: May 2007       08-24-2009, 8:48 AM Reply   
I think your boat is telling you she wants to be naked. Out with the heat gun and adhesive remover to finish the job!
Old     (polarbill)      Join Date: Jun 2003       08-24-2009, 9:37 AM Reply   
I agree with john. He has a royal blue VLX and has taken off the stickers. It looks awesome.
Old     (black_ops_09)      Join Date: May 2009       08-24-2009, 11:05 AM Reply   
I will consider that, taking off stickers...what is a good adhesive remover that wont mess up gel coat?
Old     (ceres1312)      Join Date: Jun 2007       08-24-2009, 11:33 AM Reply   
I am not sure where your breather is for your gas, but when I filled my gas tank up too much it ate away at the decal. Not sure if your is the same but just an idea of how it might have happened. If it is gas coming through the breather get a hold a sanger and have them ship you the one way valve to stop this from happening.
Old     (liljohn)      Join Date: May 2007       08-24-2009, 1:52 PM Reply   
3m adhesive remover. Works awsome just make sure and put a good coat of wax on her when your done. If you wanna make it real easy park her in the sun on a hot day and right at the end of the day go after the decals they come off realy easy when it`s hot out. then wax her in the morning and go show her new look off..
Old     (pavement_rider)      Join Date: Feb 2009       08-26-2009, 11:29 AM Reply   
Goof off works great, just put the boat out in the sun on a hot day and pull those stickers. The boat will look much sweeter w/o them
Old     (taft)      Join Date: Jul 2006       08-26-2009, 12:27 PM Reply   
Hey Jason,

I'm also having problems with my decals on my 237. It's a brand new boat and three separate decals have started to peel. It is a bit unfortunate, but luckily that seems to be the main problem with the boat so far. Something warranty could handle easily, im sure.
Old     (justsan)      Join Date: May 2009       08-26-2009, 12:37 PM Reply   
Bend
Over
And
Take-it!
Old     (phatboypimp)      Join Date: Apr 2005       08-26-2009, 1:38 PM Reply   
My decals do this and it tends to happen while towing on the freeway. I need to heatgun mine off, I am sick of dealing with it but they do provide nice protection.
Old     (michridr69)      Join Date: Dec 2008       08-26-2009, 1:49 PM Reply   
silly sangers
Old     (ixfe)      Join Date: Aug 2008       08-26-2009, 3:05 PM Reply   
Sanger needs to get this guy a new boat..... haha, just kidding.
Old     (black_ops_09)      Join Date: May 2009       08-26-2009, 10:46 PM Reply   
LOL...thinking about just taking them all off the back, If I have another issue with it I will
Old     (bill_airjunky)      Join Date: Apr 2002       08-26-2009, 11:22 PM Reply   
What a drag..... I don't suppose you use a rather steep ramp, Jason?

Go naked. The boat will look way better.
Old     (acurtis_ttu)      Join Date: May 2004       08-27-2009, 9:52 AM Reply   
I have an 07 Supra 22 SSV, mine have ripped just like that a few times. usually after surfing. I live on a lake and never trailer.

I had my dealer put some of the 3M ( clear bra?) over the leading edge of my decals.
Old     (kyle_m)      Join Date: Aug 2007       08-27-2009, 10:43 AM Reply   
Jason dont worry about buying the name brand adhesive remover i work at a fiberglass shop and we deal with decals all the time just use acetone wont damage the gel coat at all and will remove the adhesive just fine, its what we use.

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