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Old 07-06-2010, 07:48 AM   #11
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Dang, I never saw those until I just went out and looked. I am so glad that I asked the question. Now I can silence that puppy from flapping on windy nites, as well as securing it during travel.

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Old 07-06-2010, 11:21 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by milzat View Post
Thank you so much. I made a new flap from a piece of metal I had in my garage. Using a coat hanger, I made a rod and hammered & cut the metal to size.

I then took 2 screws out lifted up the hood, inserted the coat hanger on both sides, re-caulked, and voila.


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Old 07-06-2010, 02:09 PM   #13
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THANKS MILZAT!! My flapper departed somewhere north of Dallas last month. I did not like the look of the vent the local dealer stocks and have been thinking how to make one. I will be making one this weekend when I get the trailer ready to go the coast Monday. Thanks again.
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Old 07-10-2010, 07:42 AM   #14
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The plastic pivot bar on mine was also broken. Im going to make one with some left over galvanized sheet metal and a coat hanger. Thank you for all the great info in this thread!

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