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Old 05-29-2016, 07:31 PM   #1
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Advice: loose trim on front

So I'm leaving for Myrtle Beach early Wednesday and do not have time to take this to the dealership, but I'll call them when they open on Tuesday. I'd like to know what you guys would do.

This is a brand new unit, been used on 1 trip so far, otherwise has been sitting in the driveway. Here are some pictures so you can see the issue. Should I just caulk the crap out of it or put a longer screw in to pull it back down against the roof/wall.

My only concern with putting a longer screw in and caulking is if I put too long of a screw in and damaging something else or coming into the inside of the trailer.

On a sidenote, this is the first time I've been on the roof and boy is it not nearly as solid as the 2003 Georgie Boy diesel pusher I traded in, was a little surprised.

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Old 05-29-2016, 07:40 PM   #2
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Look like it got pulled up? Did you snag a tree branch on your 1st trip?
I wouldn't use a longer screw, but a thicker one of the same length instead.. Clearly the first one has pulled out or been stripped out.. Caulk the hole and the screw and around the trim so water stays out till the dealer looks at it.
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Old 05-29-2016, 07:46 PM   #3
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It looks like just the tension of that metal pulled the screw out. I would think if I caught it on something strong enough to pull it out, it would have really tweaked that metal trim. It's not bent at all, other than where they bend it to mold it to that rounded corner.
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Second on Skalin's fix. Bigger screw and calk in case of bad weather.
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On mine I put a 6" wide strip of EternaBond over that entire transition strip between the roof and front cap. That would be my suggestion, AFTER taking it to the dealer to get it repaired.
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Old 05-30-2016, 04:58 PM   #6
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Screw was broken off. Not sure how that happens when tightening down but there is a lot more clear caulk on this corner and none on the other.

Not sure I want to put a screw back in and widen the hole. I'll probably just caulk the heck out of it and let the dealer take care of it after the trip since we are now leaving tomorrow around 9pm to drive a few hours.
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