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Old 09-04-2010, 01:07 PM   #1
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Galley cabinet pulling away from wall

I have a 1964 22' Safari. On our last trip, we had a gas leak inside. After shutting off the gas at the tanks, I inspected the galley area. I noticed that the cabinet and countertop is starting to pull away from the wall. I assume this caused a leak in the stovetop gas supply lines. There is also a vent on the side of the cabinet at the bottom. it is bent like something put pressure on it from above and caused it to bow out. I will try and post pics in a bit.

I'm thinking that I'm going to need to remove at least the stove, and possibly the whole cabinet unit to brace everything back up, but I have no idea where to begin. Any thoughts????
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Old 09-04-2010, 02:57 PM   #2
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I have some rivets broken off the cabinets and some separation with the kitchen and galley cabinets and it seems to be from worn out axles. It was there when I got the trailer - The PO pulled the trailer with a beefed up 3/4 ton Blazer with no WDH hookup just a 2 1/8th inch ball on the WDH receiver. It seems he was trying to beat it to death. My 1/2 ton 2006 GMC is smoother but I cannot say I did not do some of the damage also. This was also confirmed with Inland RV from the pictures I posted. I am repairing the pieces now and plan on new axles in teh spring. Anyway, you might want to look at yours.
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I have a 1964 22' Safari. On our last trip, we had a gas leak inside. After shutting off the gas at the tanks, I inspected the galley area. I noticed that the cabinet and countertop is starting to pull away from the wall. I assume this caused a leak in the stovetop gas supply lines. There is also a vent on the side of the cabinet at the bottom. it is bent like something put pressure on it from above and caused it to bow out. I will try and post pics in a bit.

I'm thinking that I'm going to need to remove at least the stove, and possibly the whole cabinet unit to brace everything back up, but I have no idea where to begin. Any thoughts????
Vibration causes the pull away problem.

The 2 primary sources of vibration is unbalanced running gear and/or axles that have perhaps expired rubber rods.

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