Originally Posted by Butch Wilson
I would be very leery of how those gas lift units are mounted at the lower end. The closer the lift units are to the end of the camper, the shorter they can be, and the more leverage works against them. I see significant stress being put on the lower mount point when the roof is not latched open.
The wall would need some reinforcement, and probably more than just a pad like is under the roof latches. To me, the better route would be some form of torsion spring at the hinges, similar to what garage and swinging doors commonly use.
just my thoughts
2014 Rockwood A122 A-frame
2008 Hyundai Entourage minivan