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Old 07-11-2010, 03:32 AM   #1
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Where to buy wheel wells

I am restoring my 31 sovereign and i need 2 new wheel wells but cannot find them on the internet. Found them at out of doors mart but not in stock. Any suggestions?
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Old 07-11-2010, 07:46 AM   #2
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If you consider the shipping costs to where you are located, it would be more cost effective if you had the parts fabricated locally.
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Another option is if you still have enough of the original wheel wells would be to repair them using fiberglass and epoxy. That’s what we did on the inner wheel wells (the black plastic ones).

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Local fabricator is probably your best bet. Take your old ones to a sheet metal shop and see what they might charge.
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Old 07-11-2010, 12:20 PM   #6
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The original ones are distroyed. And they arent available at rv shops over here, because the european rv's are much smaller.
I found this but sold out ABS Wheel Well Liner for Tantum Wheels 200844 [200844] - $69.95 : ODMRV , Out-of-Doors Mart
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I'd use aluminum for replacement wheel wells; make sure to use a corrosion resistant alloy such as is used for boats.

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Friends in Texas found 2 for me, so thanks to Bianca en Hans from hollandranch!
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Wells

My local heating and AC company had the seam tool to make the wheel wells for my 55. only bad wad the flange that is used to attach to the skin was a bit short. We made compensation of the construction to make the holes line up. I believe that the seam is a Pittsburgh seam, looks like a Z seam with an 90 degree bend in it. Hope this helps.
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Hey MC dont you mean outer wheel wells.LOL are they on the port side or road side? LOL LOL
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Hey MC dont you mean outer wheel wells.LOL are they on the port side or road side? LOL LOL
Ya know, I was planning on coming back and haunting my children once I'm gone. I may have found a new person to haunt.

btw - isn't the "road side" below the keel (underneath the trailer)?
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OK MC to keep all things nautical does the toilet or HEAD get installed on the poop deck. I thought I was building a trailer that was built like an airplane not a ship. Like I said though with POR-15 frame and waterproof floor I think I will mount an outboard on the rear bumper and turn the A/S into a W/S(waterstream).
Sorry QC didn't mean to highjack your thread.
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No worries, i dont understand a thing of it
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OH Minno and I are poking fun at each other. It relayes to posts in other threads.
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