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Old 01-17-2022, 02:55 PM   #1
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Satellite pre wire on the roof

I have a 2004 Winnebago Brave 34D workhorse chassis which is prewired for a roof mounted satellite dish. However, the decal indicating where to drill has long since disappeared.

Could anyone give me a pointer as to how to locate these errant wires. I plan to mount a dish tailgaiter or some such type to the roof but would sure like to find the cables up there. My 34D has the satellite plate in the cabinet over the driver's area, and I found the wiring diagram indicating it is an orange cable going to the roof, but exactly where on the roof is the mystery.

Any help appreciated, thanks.
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Old 01-29-2022, 10:06 AM   #2
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Mind changed

Called Winnebago and spoke with Tommie, he explained where to find the wire about a foot or 1 1/2 feet center back from the front cap.

Thought about that for a while, didnít want to drill exploratory holes in the roof to locate the cable, so grabbed the cable and pulled it out.

Now up behind that big old TV cutout, you can see right up to the top of the front cap. Now Iím going to drill only a little hole to run the cable through, put a cable port up there with a lot of putty and Dicor lap sealant to water proof.

Check back for pictures later. Itís supposed to be above freezing later today
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Old 01-29-2022, 04:20 PM   #3
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Finished install

So up on the roof drill a hole for the cable, instal a cable cap along with butyl tape to prevent leaks. Butyl tape under the feet of the playmaker, used the roof instal kit, two screws per foot.

Back inside, closed the hole behind the tv with a 1/4 inch piece of ply and capped with a piece of old shower surround that I had, didnít forget to install the dash light
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