Ok fellas installing the long skin about 3/4 up the trailer that encompasses the curve to the roof, the stove vent, and the breaker box. Lots of wires going into this thing and I am really having a time trying to get it in with the wires and fitting it over the vent. I have gotten some Clecos in on the end so perhaps I will finish this one this evening. Just doing it solo is TOUGH. Any tips?
Also putting in the 1.5 in foil backed fiberglass is proving challenging as it falls out due to its weight. I tried contact cement but it's not doing it, maybe a more general adhesive spray to assist in holding the fiberglass sections in place while I get the skin over it? Right now I am just fitting it in just prior to closing up the top of that section of skin.
After this long section of skin is in I will reattach the breaker box in its new location and test the AC wiring prior to continuing with final insulation and skin installation. Those big skins are a monster to get in solo especially when you have to bend them into the curve of the ceiling. Good times
Side story, I hooked up my truck to test me new 7 way plug on the trailer. Long story short things were just 'weird' and, after killing my truck battery troubleshooting. That's 2 giant battering on a Ram 2500, don't know what I was thinking leaving headings, flashers, etc on for hours... Dumb. I had a check engine light. Found a blown 'trailer battery' breaker. Replacing fuse removed check engine light. I then figured I miswired my 7 way. Just out of curiosity I checked my umbilical for continuity across corresponding pins. Strangely the center pin on one side was showing continuity to one on the outside. After taking it apart, see photo above, I just love how EVERYTHING on my trailer starts out looking like this. I saw that the PO had, my best guess, wired one side per the new standard and the corresponding trailer end to the old standard. Why didn't I think about that before? Well after rewiring the umbilical, and making a note to build a new one when time and money is present, everything works hunky dory.
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