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Old 02-03-2016, 05:17 PM   #197
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I think we are gonna do kind of a butterscotch "leather" on the chairs. A dark green outdoor fabric with a cool texture on the sofa and a lighter textury greyish green on the dinette. Click image for larger version

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ID:	256770 haven't decided what to do on the shower door yet. I have seen a nifty looking accordion shower door but it seems to only come in bone and white with plastic surround...
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Old 02-03-2016, 06:47 PM   #198
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I like the green, check my thread "It's Never Done"...American Standard Glass door fits great !
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Old 02-03-2016, 07:03 PM   #199
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Just did actually! You may never see my engine compartment... Haha! You have a great looking coach!!
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Old 02-04-2016, 03:17 PM   #200
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Shower is almost finished. Just have to sort the door and caulk it. First time working with aluminum, it isn't perfect but better than the peeling wallpaper!Click image for larger version

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ID:	256799i may look into refinishing the shower pan in the future but for now it is just gonna get a good cleaning!
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Old 02-04-2016, 06:41 PM   #201
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Shower is almost finished. Just have to sort the door and caulk it. First time working with aluminum, it isn't perfect but better than the peeling wallpaper!Attachment 256796Attachment 256797Attachment 256798Attachment 256799i may look into refinishing the shower pan in the future but for now it is just gonna get a good cleaning!
Good job, Aluminum panels are not very forgiving aren't they ? Nice light, mind sharing where you got it?
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Old 02-04-2016, 06:55 PM   #202
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Old 02-05-2016, 01:39 PM   #203
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Sooo, just a quick note to say what a pain in the @$$ these sliding window are... The cockpit window was a breeze.
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Old 02-05-2016, 02:24 PM   #204
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First slider done. Hardest part was getting it apart and getting all the rotten glued in fuzzy channel out. Took about an hour and a half. Couldn't have done it without the great instructions found on the forums. The top channel was rotten and broken so I had to leave it out. The window seems to seal fine without it. Just slides a little wonky but I can live with that...
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First slider done. Hardest part was getting it apart and getting all the rotten glued in fuzzy channel out. Took about an hour and a half. Couldn't have done it without the great instructions found on the forums. The top channel was rotten and broken so I had to leave it out. The window seems to seal fine without it. Just slides a little wonky but I can live with that...
LOL, 1 1/2 hours, hahaha, I did it 1 hour and 29 minutes
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I got the curb Side finished. Is there an easier trick to getting the fixed window loose? Some @$$#oŁ€ used silicone on the top halves of all of them. The last one I did tonight in the bedroom I really boogered up the frame trying to get it out... And don't break the screws... Is there a prize for who breaks the most? Hour and 29 minutes... Show Off!!!!!
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I got the curb Side finished. Is there an easier trick to getting the fixed window loose? Some @$$#oŁ€ used silicone on the top halves of all of them. The last one I did tonight in the bedroom I really boogered up the frame trying to get it out... And don't break the screws... Is there a prize for who breaks the most? Hour and 29 minutes... Show Off!!!!!
I used a small crowbar (the "L" side ) and wood pieces to pad the alu. Just rock them back and forth. If you break screws and manage to drill them out (what a mess huh, to drill a steel screw thread out of alu), you can use 5/32 1/4" rivets. They will not mess with the window function.
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Dangit! I ran out of fuzzy. Only the two windows over the sofa left to do. Also noticed a puddle underneath today. I was scared to check what it was though... I may take the creeper down tomorrow and slither underneath and try and find out.
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I hate puddles.....I.m always afraid to look !
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Got underneath and it is a puddle of transmission fluid from the front of the tranny. Fantastic...
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