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Old 08-19-2015, 05:09 PM   #1
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Old 08-19-2015, 05:15 PM   #2
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*waits for Jimmy Durante punch line..........
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Old 08-19-2015, 05:16 PM   #3
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The top portion of the nose cap has caved in. On the highway it looks strange, all pushed in. Never hit anything, just 3 trips under our belt. Brought back to dealer to see if they can do anything with it.
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Old 08-19-2015, 05:39 PM   #4
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Big bird strike from a Seagull or Crow?

Weak fiberglass is likely as is not enough support.
I do not recall another thread about this but it would be easy to miss here.
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Old 08-19-2015, 06:28 PM   #5
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It was a topic last year and seemed to be most prevalent due to the brown-colored caps in the south.

http://www.forestriverforums.com/for...nts-63448.html

FR was repairing them by opening the seam between the roof and the cap and inserting foam sheets to support the soft, warm plastic.
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I had my Cap checked at Goshen. The '14 model year was a different material, mine is a '13 and is fine. '15 are fine.
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Old 08-22-2015, 07:01 AM   #7
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Great thank you all!
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