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Old 09-09-2015, 02:32 PM   #1
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Does this roof appear to look normal?

It's a roof top of a 2007 Phaeton.





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Old 09-09-2015, 03:02 PM   #2
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What was fixed there. Looks like a lot of screws and dicor.
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Old 09-09-2015, 03:03 PM   #3
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What is your specific question about the roof? Other than being slightly dingy I don't see any apparent problems. The line of screws looks like where the awning is attached and it looks like the batwing antenna was changed out at some point.
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Looks OK to me. If you're concerned about the black spots, it's just some dirt. Mine didn't look any different before I cleaned it. Looks perfect now.
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Old 09-09-2015, 03:40 PM   #5
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Not saying it needs it, but the roof rails have not been replaced.
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Old 09-09-2015, 06:22 PM   #6
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The rails will only need to be changed if they show cracks. Not all cracked.
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Old 09-09-2015, 07:06 PM   #7
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Concern was the line of screws. Looks like they are for the long awning support. Rails are in perfect shape, they are metal rails. I guess all is good.
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I am guessing this is normal. I have not seen the awning mounted like this one is but I notice the slides are quite high on the wall. That would require the awning rail to be mounted high enough to clear the slide and the slide awnings.

As far as the installation of the awning rail it looks OK. I would like to see more self leveling compound on the top edge and screws.

IMO I would inspect the seal several times a season and reseal at the first sign of cracking.
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Old 09-09-2015, 07:23 PM   #9
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I am guessing this is normal. I have not seen the awning mounted like this one is but I notice the slides are quite high on the wall. That would require the awning rail to be mounted high enough to clear the slide and the slide awnings.

As far as the installation of the awning rail it looks OK. I would like to see more self leveling compound on the top edge and screws.

IMO I would inspect the seal several times a season and reseal at the first sign of cracking.
Will do. Thanks for your tip.
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Not saying it needs it, but the roof rails have not been replaced.
2007 models used metal roof rails and are not subject to the problems that started with the 2008 fiberglass roofs.
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I enlarged the photos as large as I could, see no issues. The big question, Does it leak?
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I enlarged the photos as large as I could, see no issues. The big question, Does it leak?
As far as I can see no.
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The 2007 models had a one piece fiberglass roof and did not come with metal rails. The last year Tiffin used metal rails was '06. Your picture indicates the roof rails have not been fixed.
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2007 models used metal roof rails and are not subject to the problems that started with the 2008 fiberglass roofs.

"The 2007 models had a one piece fiberglass roof and did not come with metal rails. The last year Tiffin used metal rails was '06. Your picture indicates the roof rails have not been fixed."

Duh...so which is it...?

Op asked if roof looked normal....only thing anyone can tell by photo is roof has not had the rails replaced. Since we now know OP was referring to the awning fixture attach fastener's, yes the roof looks normal.
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