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Rough Surface Painted Fiberglass Box Truck Wrap Help???

Discussion in 'Vehicle Wraps' started by idsignsil, Oct 31, 2012.

  1. idsignsil

    idsignsil Member

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    So we used up the last of our 3M IJ180CV3 on some large photo prints on the side of this box truck. It was a Rough Surface Painted Fiberglass Box Truck. Thought the 180CV3 would be fine. We post heated to be safe. Now about a month later the leading edge of the graphics are coming up and rolling back. We are going to print new graphics and fix it.

    My questions is...Is there a different wrap vinyl for vehicles with textured surfaces? If there is, what have you used and been successful with? The truck is not a smooth fiberglass. It has little bumps and ridges all over the sides, but no rivets. Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
     
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  2. Wraptrick

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    It's not out yet, but the IJ480 would probably work for you. They claim no lifting, even without primer.

    Did you apply it with a roller? Without knowing more about your vehicle (pictures would be helpful), sounds like IJ180 should have been plenty. I apply it to block all the time, and it works just fine.
     
  3. Coloradosigns

    Coloradosigns Major Contributor

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    ij480 is out.


    any pictures of the vehicle?
     
  4. Wraptrick

    Wraptrick Member

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    I haven't been able to get pricing for it yet, but did get some sample rolls of it.
     
  5. aaronJREgraphics

    aaronJREgraphics Member

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    I did four trucks with textured fiberglass on the sides like your talking about and we had the same problem with 1j40c a new guy i had working in the shop suggested we use Automark ive used it before and wasnt a big fan but for flat surfaces like box trucks its great it applies easy and wont i mean wont come up its adhesive is aggressive as hell! and it is cheap, I would def look into automark and be sure to primer 94 around your edges I am confident you wont have any curling or lifting.
     
  6. Coloradosigns

    Coloradosigns Major Contributor

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    its about 250ish more a kit.
     
  7. synergy_jim

    synergy_jim Very Active Member

    always more....
     
  8. WhiteWrapper

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    180 is fine for fiberglass trucks. If its not premasked, the problme may be you are using too hard of a crad and its not getting into all the recessed surfaces. Try a gold card with a felt buffer.
     
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