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Old 05-16-2017, 10:27 PM   #1
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The fender skirt on the Living Room Slide is just flopping in the breeze. I can't see where anything has come loose or that there is anything there to come loose. I can't imagine it is supposed to be that way.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 05-16-2017, 10:32 PM   #2
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I had the same problem on the door side. The fender was screwed to sheet metal with nothing supporting it. It eventually broke and I had to fix it right. still holding...

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Old 05-16-2017, 11:25 PM   #3
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Mines a little different, doesn't have the plastic skirt it's metal.
Thanks a lot looks like a good fix.
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Old 05-16-2017, 11:31 PM   #4
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Is it fastened to unsupported sheet metal ?
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Old 05-17-2017, 10:31 AM   #5
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Yes it is.
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Old 05-17-2017, 06:03 PM   #6
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Yes it is.
My 3800 came with a poorly welded and designed support that was supposed to be attached top and bottom inside the fender shirt.

The welds broke and the screws pulled out because the support wasn't tall enough to catch the top of the fender skirt.

I bought a few lengths of aluminum angle and laid out my own support frame for the fender skirt. I cut and bolted together a very sturdy frame that was then screwed to the bottom and top of the skirt. No more problems with the tin flapping in the wind.
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Old 05-17-2017, 07:17 PM   #7
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I will try making something like that to support it.
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I will try making something like that to support it.
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I'd shoot you a photo but the RV is in Oklahoma and I'm in Arizona on my way the southern hemisphere.
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Old 05-22-2017, 11:45 AM   #9
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The fender skirt on the Living Room Slide is just flopping in the breeze. I can't see where anything has come loose or that there is anything there to come loose. I can't imagine it is supposed to be that way.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Not mine. Looks like it's the way it came from the factory. Thanks
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I'd shoot you a photo but the RV is in Oklahoma and I'm in Arizona on my way the southern hemisphere.
Safe travels my friend... My riding friends tell me it's a beautiful place. Hope they're paying you enough to afford those $5 Snickers bars, and $10 hamburgers down there!
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Old 05-23-2017, 03:31 AM   #12
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Safe travels my friend... My riding friends tell me it's a beautiful place. Hope they're paying you enough to afford those $5 Snickers bars, and $10 hamburgers down there!
It's a tough one Tom, room and board included in the job.
I was there 20 some odd years ago and it's the only place I'd like to visit again.
Three months should do it, might even get the job finished.
I will have to rent a bike so I can drive legally on the wrong side of the road and add it to my bike map travels.
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