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RVBD123

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Posted: 11/13/20 08:05pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Thank you for all the information and help provided so far. Greatly appreciated.

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You said the issue was caused by a neighbor. I Gather said neighbor hit you while you were parked. In most states this costs you NOTHING if you go to a Body Shop as said neighbor has to pay for the repairs (Same as if he hit your house) so I'd say get it done professionally.


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Posted: 11/14/20 05:38am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

The OP did not say neighbor. He said negligence.


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Posted: 11/14/20 04:15pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

private body shop never the dealer, most likely the dealer will sub it out.

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IAMICHABOD wrote:

All good information so far I think,as for the vent cover that is an easy one.

First see what type vent lid you have using this
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For long lasting vent covers Polycarbonate ones are the ones you want.


If you haven't done this before Here is a short video that will help you.

You may need a new seal that goes on the metal edge this will make it a tight seal This is what you need

Replace like this

Maxx Air covers are also a good Idea,mine have been on for 9 years and look good as new.


Might be a silly question, but when it comes to measuring for the right size, is there a specific way to measure? Is it from the inside of the opening or outside?

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RVBD123 wrote:

Might be a silly question, but when it comes to measuring for the right size, is there a specific way to measure? Is it from the inside of the opening or outside?


Not silly at all,if you are replacing the lid that you had in the picture. No need to measure at all.The opening on them are all the same and the replacement lid will fit. The only thing to worry about is to get the right hinge type by using the picture on the list posted.


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Last question is regarding my difficulty finding the replacement panel for the propane tank area. Anyone have any recommendations on a website? I've contacted the dealer it seems like it would be a 2-4 week wait for a unpainted piece.

Body shops have told me they would not be able to work on the panel has it is aluminum and the center piece is hallow. With that said at this point I'm leaning more toward just replacing the part, in the mean time I have nothing to lose by trying to straighten it using a wood block and rubber hammer.

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