Originally Posted by Eagle & Bear
A dealer did an “elephant ears” fix on the rear separation five years ago. I need to repair the repair and want to put PEX in when I have the back end torn open. I want to improve my access to the rear compartment so that I can insert the wood into the “C” channel and install the PEX afterwards. Do you see any problem with taking off the outer elephant ears and cutting a similar hole in the inner shell? After I do the repairs, I will rivet two patches over their respective holes.
I think when you remove the patches, that you will find the floor channel broken in 2 places.
A patch of any size, won't fix that problem.