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Old 03-08-2021, 11:27 PM   #1
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Possible to Swap Windows?

I have 2017 16í Sport and wondering if itís possible, or how difficult it would be, to swap the clear bathroom window with the frosted door window. I really donít understand why my only viewing window on that side of the trailer is in the bathroom. And doesnít it seem like the bathroom is more likely where youíd prefer a privacy window? Seems like such a weird choice to me by the manufacturer. Iíd prefer clear windows altogether and opt for shades, but I donít want to have to buy a new window. These look to be the same size and so Iím hoping itís just a matter of swapping them, although I imagine thatís still a great deal of labor. Any thoughts?
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Old 03-10-2021, 12:59 PM   #2
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Frosted film

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I have 2017 16í Sport and wondering if itís possible, or how difficult it would be, to swap the clear bathroom window with the frosted door window. I really donít understand why my only viewing window on that side of the trailer is in the bathroom. And doesnít it seem like the bathroom is more likely where youíd prefer a privacy window? Seems like such a weird choice to me by the manufacturer. Iíd prefer clear windows altogether and opt for shades, but I donít want to have to buy a new window. These look to be the same size and so Iím hoping itís just a matter of swapping them, although I imagine thatís still a great deal of labor. Any thoughts?
I have used frosted window film from either Loweís or Home Depot. They had a bunch of options and was very easy to apply just make sure window is really clean.
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Old 03-10-2021, 05:04 PM   #3
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From someone who has taken all the windows out of their vintage trailer and rebuilt them, this doesn't sound like a big deal. But I'm not sure on the window style of a 2017 Bambi - do they have the rubber seals or are they riveted frames?

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Old 03-11-2021, 02:29 AM   #4
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From someone who has taken all the windows out of their vintage trailer and rebuilt them, this doesn't sound like a big deal. But I'm not sure on the window style of a 2017 Bambi - do they have the rubber seals or are they riveted frames?

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There are rivets around the frame. Is that a good thing?
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Yes, I think so...we have no experience with the rubber gasket windows. Just drill out the rivets, remove the two windows & reinstall in the new positions with Olympic Rivets. The holes in the windows will not line up but use the holes from each window to drill new ones in the new locations. Just be sure to use Trempro
with each rivet, a dab with each rivet & a bend under the frame of the exterior window. Shave, Dremmel or file your rivets, clean up the sealant & you're done! I would think this would be a Ĺ to 1 day project.

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