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Old 11-08-2017, 11:17 AM   #1
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Front Cap Separation from coach

I am new to this forum and seaking advice or tips for a major repair of my front cap to the coach. I am truly a Winnebago man and currently am restoring/ repairing/ living F/T in my '85 Elandon 31RT. The separation is almost 1 inch at roof and 3/4 " on sides tapering back together at chassis level. I have all the correct or called out materials needed ....sealant, tape, nuts, bolts , beer etc. Problem is sqweezing it back together after glues applied and before I Bolt and shackle the #!&# out of it. Cant believe it was only fastened with glue...no bolts, brackets.. And is it to move or twist a bit or should it be solid together..no movement here ? Pictures uploaded. Please help ...dont want it to become a trailer..lol. !
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Old 11-08-2017, 11:23 AM   #2
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Also...i have had success driving on front tire up on blocks to twist and alling the two pieces before bolted and glued....pushing it together is a challenge and bottle jacks under the grilll and pushing up alot ...i see a little movement of comming together.
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Wow, that looks like some major structural issues to me, particularly on the sides. Simply "pulling it together" and screwing/sealing is not going to hold, IMO.
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