Originally Posted by perryg114
The older trailers used the flimsy stuff. On the newer trailers the flimsy stuff is only used in the curved areas where the stuff with the floor channel won't bend around the corners. What area are you replacing?
Theirs is a u channel out of doors mart now sells, and it's the revised airstream channel, it's thicker, includes a channel all the way around for the floor, similar if not exactly what you mention for the straight channels. even the bend, and is very strong.
I'm replacing the u channel, or it's actually known now as the floor channel bow..I went hunting for the part number to see if I could get the exact peace from airstream company, and after contacting them, I was advised that narrow body trailers were replaced with this: