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Old 28 April 2007, 04:34   #11
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I was going to take of the www.ribs billboard Laurence put on the windscreen. see the pitures I posted above. I thought Acetone and a soft cloth would do it but am worried that it might craze the purspex screen. Has anybody else done this?

Also I noticed the the lockers under the Jockey seats leak after rain or heavy spray. I suspect that the water runs down the ss backrest fittings and then through the bolt holes. I was going to take the bolts out and refit them beded in mastic. Has anybody else had this problem and if so have they fixed it?
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Old 29 April 2007, 15:55   #12
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My jockeys do the same. I suspect water runs down the seat cushion and soaks through the fabric on the underside of the seat. I'm having some console and jockey seat covers made to keep the rain off.
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Old 29 April 2007, 16:25   #13
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Hi Andy
Thanks for the idea on the covers
I was going to make up a cover that goes over the console and seats anyway to keep the sun from bleaching them too much anyway. However I was supprised how much water gor in on 3 of the lockers but the forth was completely dry.

Also I was surprised when I queried with Laurence that the boat came without any punture repair kit. I had assumed it woud but he indicated the amature repairs would not be posible and I think he implied that the boat should go back to him or XS. That would be a 4000ml round trip and a dissappointment to the family if I couldnt do at least a tempoary repair to keep us going to the end of the season. I have just been clearing out my garage and found an ould avon repair kit and it made me think about it.

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I was going to take of the www.ribs billboard Laurence put on the windscreen. see the pitures I posted above. I thought Acetone and a soft cloth would do it but am worried that it might craze the purspex screen. Has anybody else done this?
don't put acetone anywhere near your screen - if it is either acrylic (perspex) or polycarbonate the results will be disasterous.
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Old 29 April 2007, 18:21   #15
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yup heres some photos.p.s dont break your windscreen its 80 for a new one from xs. i also have a problem with water ingresion it seems to come in through the carpet on the bottom of the seats. i usualy just prop them up to dry when i put the cover on and it dosnt bother me that much
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Thanks for the reply on the Acetone It is what I feared. Any ideas on how to get this signwritinng off. Do i just have to try to peel them off using soap and water? They may have hardened and it will look a real mess if I only manage to get half off. I notice that you dont have any Andy. or were they never put on for you in the first place.
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I notice that you dont have any Andy. or were they never put on for you in the first place.

You probably only have them cos it was the demo boat
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Thanks for the reply on the Acetone It is what I feared. Any ideas on how to get this signwritinng off.
Is it just vinyl lettering? I've found that pouring very hot water over it softens it enough to peel off easily.

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leave it out in the sun or get a hair dryer on it and peel it off or put it in the bath with some warm soapy water overnight possibly.
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Thanks

I'll try that.

also the penny hadnt droped that Laurence only put the lettering on as it was a demo boat.

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