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Old 06-29-2014, 03:14 PM   #1
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8289 front cap dents?

The front top of my fifth wheel has two large dents in it looks like the wind from going down the road has pushed it in. Would post pictures but can't seem to do it with my ipad. Anybody else have this problem with front cap dents?
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Old 06-29-2014, 03:33 PM   #2
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We have the Flagstaff twin of your 5er. There's a molded "V" down the front cap. But dents from wind? I'm stumped.
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The front top of my fifth wheel has two large dents in it looks like the wind from going down the road has pushed it in. Would post pictures but can't seem to do it with my ipad. Anybody else have this problem with front cap dents?
I'm not quite sure what you are calling dents? I have the same thing I think it looks like a dent but it really isn't. I will post a picture of mine and tell me if that is what you mean ether today or in the morning....So check back....
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Here is a link to the picture.
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Ummm nope, ours doesn't look anything like that.

Looks like the entire cap is pulling away from the front roof seam, or is that just an optical illusion?

This is where I bow to those more knowledgeable about such things.
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Have some in the same place but not as big. Mine looks more like the first photo but not as deep. I would have someone look at that. Also mine are harder to see being white. Also mine are closer to where it meets the roof. I do not think that there is any backing in that area. You might be able to pull those cabinets on top and take a better look from the inside. Hard to tell but it looks like the left side roof line is off.
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Our 8289 does not have dents like the OP posted.


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I have the same issue and have forwarded pics to the dealer which they will apparently forward to the warranty rep for Arkansas or South Region. Ours is a 2014' with 3 short trips. Cap looks identical. Feels like lack of support behind the cap, and the lack of material thickness combined with heat from the sun makes for problems. We'll see what they say.
Our warranty rep according to the dealer is Roger Biler (sp?) 574-642-2640... And the number's always busy.


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I have the same issue and have forwarded pics to the dealer which they will apparently forward to the warranty rep for Arkansas or South Region. Ours is a 2014' with 3 short trips. Cap looks identical. Feels like lack of support behind the cap, and the lack of material thickness combined with heat from the sun makes for problems. We'll see what they say.
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The lack of support is the reason given when I have seen other post like this. I think it depends on the mdl and the way it's framed (not enough back side support).
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