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Old 11-19-2020, 11:00 AM   #1
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Elandan windshield channel

Iím looking at a few Winnebago Elandans and some need the windshield and the channel/frame around it is rusted........? Has anyone ever repaired that....? Or should I walk away from that one.....?? Thank you
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, The cost to repair could easily add up to more than the value of the RV.
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Iím looking at a few Winnebago Elandans and some need the windshield and the channel/frame around it is rusted........? Has anyone ever repaired that....? Or should I walk away from that one.....?? Thank you
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Rust is difficult to access unless your allowed to start digging with a pick or screw driver, if its surface rust then it's not such a big deal to fix. If it has rusted through then its likely to take a lot more work to repair as you need to remove all rotten metal until you have something solid to work with as previously mentioned if its professionally done it could be very expensive.
To answer your question I would walk away unless my first comment about inspecting the extent of damage is allowed with no conditions, and if all good are you prepared to clean up and repaint. which would be best done at time of replacing the windshield.
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Rust is difficult to access unless your allowed to start digging with a pick or screw driver, if its surface rust then it's not such a big deal to fix. If it has rusted through then its likely to take a lot more work to repair as you need to remove all rotten metal until you have something solid to work with as previously mentioned if its professionally done it could be very expensive.
To answer your question I would walk away unless my first comment about inspecting the extent of damage is allowed with no conditions, and if all good are you prepared to clean up and repaint. which would be best done at time of replacing the windshield.
Good Luck
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Iím not local to the RV...... Itís in a different state...... I only have pictures of it..... if I buy it then Iíll have it transported to me........ I know it needs the windshields..... so they will have to come out..... I would remove them then try to repair the rust and prep the frame so the glass guy can install the new windshields...... I just am not familiar with the structure for the Elandan..... and was curious if any other Elandan owners have had to do this type of repair.... I have a few other pictures of the area bellow the windshields..... RV price is really good so hate to pass on it because I was scared 😱 of a minor repair..... but if itís a really big job then the great price doesnít mater......
Any Elandan owners ..... can you chime in please......
Thank you
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That RV is sold....... so the search �� continues......
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