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Old 08-12-2014, 10:55 AM   #31
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Before I take my 5'r home I will get the dealer to give me an exact measurement from the highest point to the ground......I think this info should be recorded somewhere inside our units by the manufacturer or dealer......J[/QUOTE]

I do think that it is important to know the height of your camper. However, not recorded and posted from the manufacturer. All setups on tow vehicles can be different. Mine can vary as much a 5 inches depending on how I hitch up to my fifth wheel. I think you need to hook up to your camper , measure and remember, record or whatever so that you always now how high your rig is. If you should switch setups, hitches, trucks, add stuff to the roof, whatever, you should remeasure.

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Old 08-12-2014, 01:15 PM   #32
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OKI Marine gives excellent advice. Hook up and measure. No "BAM" 😃
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Old 08-28-2014, 08:28 PM   #33
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What would you do

Originally Posted by Jim in Halifax View Post
Tried to take our 29RE 12 1/2 foot 5're under a 11 foot high underpass......Tore some rubber roof and cleaned the front sky light and broke TV antenna....No damage to structure!!!!!!!
About 1/3 of roof has to be replaced up front.....

Would you recommend replacing whole roof OR front 1/3???? There would be a seam with a metal strip at the joint.....

Checked with dealer on Monday past....Parts still not shipped from CC "parts dept as of 25th Aug.....One month since order placed....Poor customer service from cc parts dept in my opinion!!! rubber roof/some metal rain gutter units/cement/antenna.......
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Old 08-28-2014, 08:39 PM   #34
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I would replace the whole roof even if I had to pay the difference that the insurance does not cover.
We were in Oregon and the GPS sent us down a short cut to get back on the interstate. The bridge was labeled as 11'2" and m Aviator is 11'1". We choose to not go. But that preceded another problem. Made a lot people mad because we had to back up this 34 footer up a hill and around a curve to get it turned around. I was up the hill stopping traffic so my husband could back this thing up. Not fun. SO sorry to hear what happened to you. We also got caught by a bridge not labeled with height and opted out because it looked to low. Good luck!

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