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Old 06-02-2015, 06:29 PM   #1
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1976 tradewind can you replace floor without taking the shell off?

has anyone replaced the floor on one of these any have any tips or i can talk to???? thank you jeff

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It can be done by patching or splitting full sheets so they can be placed under the wall c channel.

Doing it this way you almost for certain need to replace the sheets one at a time.

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How much of the floor needs replacing? If better than 40-50%, then probably less hassle to do a shell off then trying to patch it in. You'll get a better job with a shell off as well and have better access to the frame to repair and preserve it. It's not that I'm recommending a shell off, but at some point it does make more sense than the alternative.

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Yes it can be done, I did it after removing lower inside panels and belly pan .We were able to do ends first then flair the sides to fit the middle sheets .With good results. Good luck
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