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Old 04-10-2016, 05:30 PM   #1
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Correct diagram for shell/frame on '73?

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I've been researching and reading a ton, but as a visual person I need a picture! Is the attached, very non-artistic, drawing an accurate description of how the rear of the shell attaches to the frame on a 1973 31' Sovereign? Thanks!
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Hello all,

I've been researching and reading a ton, but as a visual person I need a picture! Is the attached, very non-artistic, drawing an accurate description of how the rear of the shell attaches to the frame on a 1973 31' Sovereign? Thanks!
Close but not exactly.

If the trailer has rear end separation, there is a far superior way to correct it, without fears of a repeat.

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Close but not exactly.

If the trailer has rear end separation, there is a far superior way to correct it, without fears of a repeat.

Andy
Thanks for such a quick response Andy!

I read several of your posts related to the rear end separation fix. It all seems to make sense and will be implementing those changes or something very similar soon. For now I am just trying to understand factory construction before I get in there. I know many have blazed this trail(er) and I tried to draw up a picture as I think I understood the explanations. Sounds like I got close? I read the rear area doesn't have the C channel, only the U, but that there is an additional piece of angled steel. I attempted to put all of that, plus other info in one diagram. Let me know where I need to correct. I'll change it and put out a new version for anyone else who might benefit.

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