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Old 06-16-2020, 06:07 PM   #1
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Fender supports

Any of you Cedar Creek owners who have done any amount of travelling must have found out just how useless the fender support brackets are. The square tubing with an aluminum bracket just doesn't cut it. I lost three on my trip to and from Florida this year.

Question, has anyone come up with a better support bracket I could buy and install. Pics would be appreciated.
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Old 06-16-2020, 09:25 PM   #2
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When we had ours up at Ammish Family RV Service last October, Orvan installed additional aluminum square tube supports for the fender skirting and solved the issue of the movement of the skirting going down the road. I don't have photos but can try to take a look next week.
Prior to that, one of the aluminum brackets broke on ours as well. Might look him up for a visit or see if he offfers additional tube and brackets for DYI.
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Old 06-17-2020, 04:43 PM   #3
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This is an easy both ends of the aluminum square tubing, behind your fender skirts, CC installed 1/16 inch thick strips of flat stock (also aluminum) bent into "L" brackets. This thin material does not support the fender skirt from the road shock very long. Simply acquire some 1/8 inch thick strips probably 1 1/2 " wide by 36 inches long from Tractor Supply, Rural King, Home Depot or Lowe's and replace the thin stuff. I added additional screws on some of them and pop rivets on the brackets at the top of the tubing just to help make installation easier.
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Old 06-18-2020, 09:41 AM   #4
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Yes the factory ones are a joke. I used 3/4 wide by 1/8 flat bar and bent up new ones. Install 4 of them. 2 on each opposing side Nice and solid nowClick image for larger version

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Old 06-19-2020, 01:01 PM   #5
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Went to Home Depot and purchased the same square alum.tubing that was factory installed. Purchased heavy duty L brackets for both ends. Attached with self taping screws using Locktite. Two years later and no problems.
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