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Old 07-26-2023, 03:50 PM   #1
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Rear Hatch Awning hold open Rods

Our FC27FBQ with a Hatch was missing one of the little rods that holds the rear awing open. Every parts list I found didn't show the little rod. They must be Hatch specific. I stopped short of calling ZipDee direct. The dealer said they would get me one. Hasn't happened so off to Home Depot to build one. Its a 3/16 steel rod with a vinyl cap and fast nut. Cut, bend, adjust, then polish and clear coated. Fun project, difficulty rating=1, no more waiting.


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Old 07-26-2023, 05:15 PM   #2
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Nicely done.

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Old 07-26-2023, 08:37 PM   #3
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Old 07-26-2023, 09:03 PM   #4
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Good to know. Didnít realize the hatch rear awning was different than the non-hatch version. Now I will be ready when this arm goes missing. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 07-27-2023, 12:50 PM   #5
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Thanks for the post!
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