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Old 04-26-2016, 11:46 AM   #1
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Ceiling replacement

I have recently purchased a 1997 Aluma-Lite 32', with slide. The slide had leaked but the source of the leak had been repaired. Although the coach is very usable, the ceiling is sagging a bit and there is reason to believe it is because of rot in the panel backing. I could not readily see how the ceiling is mounted to the frame above. Does anyone know how to go about changing or repairing the ceiling?

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Old 04-26-2016, 06:17 PM   #2
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Have been wondering about this type repair myself--the ceiling in our Suites (luckily no leaks) doesn't have any apparent attachment points, just ribs to cover the panel joints.
How ARE ceiling panels attached to the RV roofs?

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Old 04-26-2016, 06:34 PM   #3
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This is a 2000 Holiday Rambler. The trim strips that cover the ceiling panel seams are t-molding inserted into a matching u-shaped piece on top. Everything is glued to the roof framing. This view is the edge of the refrigerator exhaust vent.

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