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Old 03-29-2018, 06:53 PM   #1
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Has anyone had any luck removing Proflex?, the product on my 2014 is rock hard and cracked.

One of the LED tail lights has a problem and I need to remove it.

A related question, does anyone have a source for a replacement led assembly?

I'm dropping ETI the same questions.
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Old 03-29-2018, 07:28 PM   #2
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Mineral spirits and a plastic caulk removal tool or plastic scraper. Give the mineral spirits time to soften the material, and you may need to do it more than once. Old Pro Flex can be very hard, and hard to remove.
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Old 03-29-2018, 07:38 PM   #3
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I too scrape as much as possible off. I like to use a real sharp chisel for the first pass, keeping the tip just off the surface. I will then use a plastic or dull metal scraper to get as much of the remaining caulk off. I find acetone one of the best solvents to remove Proflex and butyl caulk, it will not hurt the gelcoat.
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Thanks, looks like it's a spring for maintenance.
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Thanks, looks like it's a spring for maintenance.
Are you saying we can expect spring, Bob? It sure doesn't seem like that around here.

I wanna go back to Arizona.
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Are you saying we can expect spring, Bob? It sure doesn't seem like that around here.

I wanna go back to Arizona.
How about 75F today, 81F tomorrow in the San Antonio area? Low humidity too.

Y'all come on down.
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How about 75F today, 81F tomorrow in the San Antonio area?

Y'all come on down.
Don't temp me. I love winter, but this is not winter we are having, it is just miserable, cold weather.

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Don't temp me. I love winter, but this is not winter we are having, it is just miserable, cold weather.

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I hear you Jim. As soon as we got to the east side of Tennessee we hit cold, rain, and hail. We talked about turning around.

Not bad at home, the crocuses are up, snows just about gone, 50's-60's. Just need some dry weather so I can start on the trailer.
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Has anyone had any luck removing Proflex?, the product on my 2014 is rock hard and cracked.

One of the LED tail lights has a problem and I need to remove it.

A related question, does anyone have a source for a replacement led assembly?

I'm dropping ETI the same questions.
The 16" long tail light's is a Bargman 47 54 001, Stop/ tail/ turn light. The upper center light only has two wires connected. The red wire is just stuffed under the headliner so no need to dig about looking for the third connection. The lights are just over $30 USD. Available at Amazon, O Rielly's or other trailer supply stores.
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