View Full Version : Painting Old Enclosed Trailer
01-30-2005, 11:51 AM
We have a white colored enclosed metal Dolittle trailer with graphics that has got stains on it and the graphics have lost a lot of color. We want to redo the entire trailer. Has anybody had any experience with repainting these trailers? We plan to strip off the graphics and take it to a paint shop?
01-30-2005, 12:41 PM
I don't think that it would be much different from re-painting a car or truck. I think taking it to a paint shop is the best bet.
02-10-2005, 01:52 AM
I had a white enclosed trailer and couldnt get the white clean anymore.
Called the trailer guy and he told me to paint it.
I took it to Maacos and they did for 250.00 and had the gloss coat put on for another 100.00.
That was 2 years ago and its still shiny, but this time I went with black so it looks clean all the time.
02-10-2005, 11:07 AM
Is your trailer skin steel or alu. ? Does it have any trim pop riveted on it?
02-11-2005, 12:13 AM
Its aluminum, and Im not sure about pop riveted. It has screws. It also has trip which they taped up so it didnt get painted.
It turned out nice.
Even tree branches that rub against it doesnt scratch it.
02-11-2005, 10:28 AM
Ed2hess, My question was for you, Is your trailer skin steel or alu. ? Does it have any trim pop riveted on it? What about windows or vents in the roof?
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