Remove upper awning bolt.
Install upper bracket and just snug.
Install bigger upper pole that has the hole closest to the end with supplied stainless 1/4-20 x 2 bolt and lock nut
Install lower bracket and pin but do not lock pin, also do not install lower pole yet.
While holding bracket firmly in place remove pin and pull back on upper pole to mark two holes for rivet " a helper comes in handy here"!
Drill holes and pop rivet lower in place.
Remove pole at upper mount carefully not to disturb position and drill lower hole in upper bracket and rivet into place.
Now tighten upper mounting bracket bolt and reinstall upper pole and just run locking nut down to just about touching.
Insert lower pole into upper and align stow holes and insert pin!
Repeat on second pole!
2015 Columbus 320RS
2008 2500HD Duramax
2015 nights camped "34"