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Old 11-28-2016, 01:16 PM   #1
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Hey guys my trim is pulling apart. I imagine from the cold weather shrinking things?? Anyway anybody else deal with this and is there an "easy"? Or do I need to buy new trim and replace with longer pieces?

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Old 11-28-2016, 01:46 PM   #2
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Its due to UV exposure.

The same thing happened to us on a Keystone less than a year from the units build date. At that time we had owned it about 5 months. Not only did it shrink, it turned brittle and cracked. You can purchase it in 50' and 100' rolls on Ebay.

We bought it from the seller in the link and when we sold the trailer almost 3 years later it had not shrunk any at all. Just make sure you get the right size as it comes in about 4 or 5 different sizes. Easy enough to change out.

1" x 100 ft POLAR WHITE Vinyl Trim Molding Screw Cover RV Boat Camper Trailer | eBay
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Old 11-28-2016, 06:06 PM   #3
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Thanks for the info, our trailer is only a year and a half old I am surprised it shrank so much so quick. Just trying to stay on top of all the little things.

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Thanks for the info, our trailer is only a year and a half old I am surprised it shrank so much so quick. Just trying to stay on top of all the little things.

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The factory probably had a bad batch from China or it was just the cheapest they could get. I can tell you the product in the link is good quality from personal use. While you have it off may as well take a few minutes and remove every screw you find one at a time, shoot a little sealant in the hole and run them back in. Especially on the awning / gutter rail. Water can get behind that snap in trim and does.
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Old 11-30-2016, 05:14 AM   #5
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Yes check the rest of this trim,if it is Not "Pliable" when at 50-60+ degrees replace! Buy the 100' roll! Age is Not a factor! Youroo!!
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