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Old 03-21-2005, 09:49 PM   #1
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Another roof nightmare

After reading through the threads concerning loose roofs, I see that there mostly about the nose cap coming loose. My problem was that the wood roof panels were lifting and streching the membrane. I took it to the dealer and replaced the roof. What was found was the screws used to attach the panels to the frame were too short, and of a thin gauge, held down by a few threads. We both agreed that the screws used were the type used for interior paneling. I hope the factory installer just had a brain fart, and this is not standard operating procedure.

2004 3670RL

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Old 03-22-2005, 12:08 AM   #2
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you never know what you might find. glad they replaced it for you though.
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Old 03-22-2005, 12:35 AM   #3
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Thank goodness you found it before the warranty expired. It does make you wonder... maybe they need "beano".... hee hee.
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Old 03-22-2005, 03:53 AM   #4
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Undoubtedly a bean counter was making a materials decision rather than an engineer or a designer. It is familiar territory to me. Part of my career was spent as a Mechanical Designer. Some BBA's and MBA's have an excessively inflated view as to the dimensions of their expertice.
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Old 03-22-2005, 07:32 PM   #5
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Now take it easy. There are some bean counters on here. I'm glad you underlined "Some" because the rest of us are GOOD.
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