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Old 05-31-2014, 02:51 PM   #1
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Question Power Mirrors & Slide Topper

Just purchased a 06 Holiday rambler admiral se 30. Slide topper need replaced, can a diy complete the job or best left to pros. Also would like to upgrade to power mirrors, any suggestions about purchasing & installing, looks like just the mirror head would need replaced & then wired.
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Old 05-31-2014, 06:55 PM   #2
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How much can you do yourself? There are torsion springs to be careful with, but nothing terribly hard.

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Old 05-31-2014, 07:44 PM   #3
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We replaced our bedroom slide topper. Ordered the material from PPL and I followed Carefree of Colorado's website instructions step by step. Follow your manufacturer's instructions on the lock out of the recoil springs carefully, as jesilvas mentioned. The hardest part was being careful not to damage the new cover, feeding it into it's track while working from two step ladders...two persons definitely make it a much easier install.

The mirrors, I can't comment. Luckily, our RV came with 'em.
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Old 05-31-2014, 07:53 PM   #4
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We just replaced both of our slide toppers last week. I purchased new toppers from toughtopawnings.com. It is a two person job but not difficult. I watched the replacement YouTube video from RV Geeks and it covered it nicely.
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