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Old 06-06-2014, 07:42 PM   #1
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Stabilizer help

So, after reading mods that have added stabilizers, I bought some BAL Lock Arm stabilizing bars. Here's where my problem comes in. My Avenger 32BHS TT is a 4 seasons where underneath is encapsulated with thin cardboard-like material.
Is it ok to cut this stuff to install the stabilizers or should I deal with the rocking and sell my bars? If I can cut into the material, should I try to reseal somehow?
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I was wondering the same thing with ours.....
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Feel around where the frame mounts go and then cut an I slit and fold it back an have a look. You can always get the alum tape for ducts (NOT DUCT TAPE) and re-seal it. If your worried after you mount the stabilizers, you can always caulk around it. It is just for aerodynamics anyway and protection for the undercarriage components, etc.
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Old 06-06-2014, 08:16 PM   #4
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Thanks OldCoot. We were told that the material is a sign of a 4 season TT and is there to help with insulation.
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Stabilizer help

I'd be surprised if your camper is a 4-season camper. Most FR campers are moderate 3 to 3 1/2-season campers (at most).
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I had a similar issue and cut the plastic out to mount the stabilizer directly to the frame. Then used black RTV (silicone) around the area where the plastic meets the stabilizer mount.
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Some of the trailers have wood strips between the frame and the camoplast. On my Windjammer I had to use extra long bolts from Steadyfast to go through the wood. I mounted the brackets with the wood and camoplast in place. I did have to cut a 3 sided access flap to ensure I was centered on the frame for all 4 bolts. I taped it shut with Gorilla tape. That stuff is crazy sticky.

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Old 08-19-2014, 01:08 PM   #8
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Any pictures of stabilizers installed on a TT? Much appreciated if you have some.
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