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Old 04-26-2019, 05:50 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by RVGlen View Post
I reread Newmar's response and they did say up to six weeks. The toppers and awnings could be replaced. I think the windows are okay. I just don't want to spend the money. Tires are five years old though no visible cracks. It has three year old lead acid batteries. Old worn out carpet. I'm starting to wonder why I agreed to buy it.

I guess prioritize my battles.
I would power wash the top to get rid of all debris, sand the top paint down to where the finish is smooth and gloss free, spray some QUALITY rattle can automotive primer purchased from a body shop supply shop, wet sand that down to ensure the surface is pit free (use spot putty if there are spots and resand), mask the adjacent area not to be painted and invite a painter over to shoot the paint and clear if you aren't comfy with that step. Go to an automotive paint store with your color ID (can typically be found on a placard on a cabinet interior or in the owner's manual kit or from the RV manufacturer) and buy good (and expensive) auto paint (not rattle can ideally).

Or, get DIY and learn to spray. Try it on a sample metal panel first. Watch some UTube on the proper technique and spray rate.

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Old 04-26-2019, 06:16 AM   #16
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Hi RVGlen,
Replacing the toppers is a good idea. Remember, no labor for new toppers. I mentioned the windows because the "fuzz" in the tracks of my windows was worn out. Besides, new paint, the frameless windows makes the coach really look like a brand new coach. They are cool looking.

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