1988 Sun Lite Firebird 2

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  1. Repomn79

    Repomn79 New Member

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    Hey all! I'm new on this forum. I just bought this 1988 Sun Lite pop up and can't find parts and the canvas has a lot of holes from carpenter ants. I'm talking holes big enough to slide your whole body through lol. Any suggestions? I saw where 1 person used a binding tape and redid all of their canvas.
     
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    Welcome from Michigan! What kind of part are you looking for? Replacement canvas is available, but it's a little pricey (~$1000). There are several thread on repairing canvas if you want to explore that.
     
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    Welcome to the Portal from South Carolina. Replace the canvas.
     
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    Ok thanks! I'll look into those threads.
     
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    I'm sorry, I didn't read the before you post thread. I'm from Ohio, this is my first camper and we haven't been camping in quite some time, but we can't wait to get back out there
     
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    Welcome to the portal from SW Connecticut. My first camper was an 88 Sun Lite firebird that we used for a number of years before the canvas finally got too bad. As was mentioned replacing is an option, I believe Bear Creek Canvas had the template when I looked it up originally, but like eoleson-1 said it's a bit pricey for a 32 year old camper. I also was never able to find out much about it online but luckily a lot of the parts are generic between makes and models and can be used (sometimes with a little modifications).

    Good luck with the new trailer and happy camping.
     
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    Thanks! I'll look into them. I do love the trailer though.
     
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    I'm also looking for the rails that hold the canvas and curtains
     
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    You may be interested in a link to a video I just posted to a 1988 Sun Lite Firebird III. It was produced by one of my favorite YouTube channels - The Fast Lane Truck.
     
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    Hello and welcome from Hampshire UK[GBR]
     
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    Welcome and greetings from North Carolina to the portal!
     
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    Thanks! I'll check it out
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    Thanks!
     
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