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Engine cover Carpet

Discussion in 'American RV's' started by Mayurua, Jan 27, 2009.

  1. Mayurua

    Mayurua Guest

    Hi Everyone this is my first post on the site
    I Want to re carpet my Fleetwood Southwind but the original colour is proving very difficult to even get close to. i am trying to match the carpet that is on the engine cover.alternatively if you guys know of a fitter that can recover the engine cover i can change the original colour to anything i like and immediately solving my problem.

    Many thanks
    Dave
     
  2. bigfoot

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    Anyindependant carpet fitter may be willing to take up the challenge or have you tried a coach trimmer?
    My seats were done by a domestic upholsterer and the carpets by a domestic carpet layer who also overlocked the edges.
    Good Luck
     
  3. Geo

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    As the man with the big foot says
    mine was done by a local carpet shop, they do specialise in Motor homes and caravans, covering the Dog Kennel (Engine Cover)l in an RV is a work of art and not all will take it on, my guy is based in Mansfield, I think you will find a local fitter capable, if not give us a shout
    Geo
     
  4. American Dream

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    That's exactly what I need to get done on the Project next.

    Any suggestions of Companies out there?:thumb:
     
  5. Mayurua

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    Cheers for replys
    if any one has names of fitters that would be great. i had a local fitter out today he seems quite confident he can do it but its going to cost £190 just for fitting including Lino fitting. It actually worked out that the dog kennel would cost £100 alone.
    not sure but seems a little pricey to me

    Dave
     
  6. Bugsy

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    I'm been thinking of changing the carpet and happened to go into Carpet Right yesterday and saw just the right colour!!!:thumb: I contacted a local carpet fitter but he said 'no way!

    However, I contacted another fitter and he said that he had worked on motorhomes before. Apparently he works part time for John Lewis, so I am presuming that he must be quite good!:Wink: He is coming over one evening next week to give me a quote, so I will let you know what he says.

    Cheers
    Toni
     
  7. Geo

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    What is he fitting? kitchen area and dog kennel or other areas too
    Geo
     
  8. Mayurua

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    Hi Geo
    He is fitting front seating area carpet bedroom carpet and lino in dinning kitchen area original quote was £90 for fitting now he has looked at dog kennel that will bring the total for fitting to £190

    Dave
     
  9. peapod

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    re carpet fitting

    Hi,
    We also have a Fleetwood Southwind and are about to change the carpets. How are you doing it? and does your bus have a slideout? Are you cutting around the furniture or taking out dining booth etc.? Need to get this done asap as house now rented out from 24th Feb and want floor sorted by then,if anybody out there has got any advice it would be most welcome
    jackie
     
  10. Mayurua

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    Hi Jackie
    no slideouts unfortunatly dont need to remove diner as this is lino and fitter will fit round furniture. have ordered carpet when it arrives fitter will fit it soon after
    Dave
     
  11. davejen

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    Hi, Dave, just a thought -why not have 2 tone carpets? at least it would be different, you could go for a nice contrast.
    regards, Dave:thumb:
     

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