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Old 05-10-2013, 03:07 PM   #1
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QUESTIONS on Trillium Ensolite removed.

Hi,
Here is a picture with the Ensolite rip off.
But there's residue of the backing.
The question is "Is there a trick to remove what's left?
Maybe their's a liquid cleaner that will help to do the job.
But witch one ?
Is it a good Idea to put something else under the new ensolite to add insolation?
If so What?
Is there a place in or near Montréal where I can buy ensolite.?
Thanks so much
Lou



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Old 05-10-2013, 03:38 PM   #2
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Hi, "I"...

This is no help at all, but I simply have to ask:

Is this the trailer pictured in the thread at this link? If it is...did you tear out all the Ensolite, and if so, may I ask why?

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Hi, "I"...

This is no help at all, but I simply have to ask:

Is this the trailer pictured in the thread at this link? If it is...did you tear out all the Ensolite, and if so, may I ask why?

Francesca

Yes , I rip it off because it was rip at some places, and their was moisture
behind it.
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Old 05-11-2013, 09:14 AM   #4
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Acetone does work to remove the residue. Just be carefull as it can wreck the fibrglass
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Old 05-11-2013, 10:23 AM   #5
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Why not scrape off/ sand off the big chunks then proceed with new installation?



If I remember correctly Trillium still sells ensolite! Just contact them to purchase it. They should be able to recommend what to use for added insulation as well.


http://www.trilliumtrailers.com/

Or, http://www.trilliumrv.com/
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Old 05-14-2013, 12:31 PM   #6
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Yes , I rip it off because it was rip at some places, and their was moisture
behind it.
What do you plan to replace it with?
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Old 05-14-2013, 06:39 PM   #7
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What do you plan to replace it with?
I'm still searching . Do you have suggestions?
Instead of plywood replacement around the windows, could it be replace
buy oak or maple ??
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I.

Welcome to the forum.

My suggestion would be to maybe slow down a little bit and do some searches on the forum for Trillium renovations. There is a vast wealth of knowledge contained here.

Good Luck with your renovations!


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Once most of the ensolite is scraped off a twisted wire wheel brush on a 4" or 4.5" grinder is the best to get off the remaining foam residue.
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Ryan just completed the ensolite replacement on his Trillium Sportsman and it cost him (with glue) about $1,500. He bought the ensolite from TrilliumRV.
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Instead of oak, or maple, I think I would replace the frame around the windows with marine plywood. I would also paint it with a good paint.
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