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Old 04-30-2022, 09:26 AM   #1
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Is there a fix?

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Anyone know a fix for this without replacing the whole cap?
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Old 04-30-2022, 09:27 AM   #2
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This is what happens when you turn too sharp and the truck touches the trailerÖ..SMH
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Old 04-30-2022, 09:45 AM   #3
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I would buy a thin stainless steel or aluminum plate wide enough to cover that area, yet centered on the front cap. Perhaps in diamond tread pattern. Thin enough that you can make it conform to the curve of the surface. Screw at each corner, with the whole thing bedded in a good sealant.
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Old 04-30-2022, 11:15 AM   #4
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Yep, roll a pce of light gauge aluminum diamond plate that extends a few inches above the damage and covers the entire lower cap, screw and seal and nobody will ever know.
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What material is the front cap?

It looks like a dent, and if made of aluminum as suggested get a piece of thin stainless or aluminum and cover the lower half.

If made of fiberglass, get a repair kit and fill it in, sand, paint.
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Old 04-30-2022, 11:51 AM   #6
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A few ounces of Bondo, sand and prime it, and then either paint or apply a decal over it.
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I agree with the above solution - bondo and decal.
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Old 04-30-2022, 08:46 PM   #8
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I'd leave it to remind me not to do it again.

When I pulled out my first trailerable boat I forgot to raise the drive, it slightly damaged the skeg but not enough to affect performance so I left it alone, every time I saw it I was reminded what happened. Never did it again.
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It's 24" long. I'm using one to cover a seam on some body damage that I hammered and painted.
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I'd leave it to remind me not to do it again.

When I pulled out my first trailerable boat I forgot to raise the drive, it slightly damaged the skeg but not enough to affect performance so I left it alone, every time I saw it I was reminded what happened. Never did it again.


Lol. I think thatís what Iím going to do.
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SoÖ..you have a Winnebago motorhome AND the trailer unit?

Very nice.
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I too like the bondo and decal idea, many creative decals out there, if it happens again then it might be worth a more permanent fix.
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Old 05-01-2022, 08:35 AM   #13
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Put a FSM sticker over it and have a beer.
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Arrrgh Matey!

Well, I'd have a Pepsi!
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