Post by vikx on Jun 21, 2021 10:52:04 GMT -8
1. Remove the edge trim (j rail and awning rail)
2. Remove staples and nails anchoring the front and rear skins. (both sides then lower)
3. Remove staples/nails at lower edge of the siding
4. Unscrew and pull windows and doors, along with side protrusions (water fill, electrical, etc)
5. STRAIGHTEN THE FOLDED EDGES ON THE FRONT, REAR and ROOF METAL. Remove the trailer metal. The roof can be slid side to side, hung above or rolled and taken off the trailer.
6. Gently lift the front and rear skins. The lower piece should slip off.
7. Remove lower side skins. Then remove upper skins and roof.
8. Remove and repair rot in the wood framing. Pay special attention to sills and floor joists-they hold the trailer to the metal frame.
9. Repair and/or add electrical wiring.
10. Add support backers for electrical, plumbing and other things that attach on the inside
11. Insulate. Glue and fill any old screw holes and repair flaws.
12. Skin and roof go back on.
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Note: Straighten the edges means "unbend" the edges or flatten them. If you try to move metal without performing this step, the edges and metal will rip.