Roof

Discussion in 'Tech/Mech General' started by Terry and Nicola, Feb 12, 2010.

  1. Terry and Nicola

    Terry and Nicola Read Only Funster

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    HI ALL
    Just need some advice i have a 05 rimor kat 6 .On the roof from the front to the back the outer sheet is not stuck down all over i can press it down in some spots on the roof 2 or 3 mm until i can feel what is under it . I have been looking at outher motorhomes slightly newer and fronts of the roof as it bends over the cab bed on these are the same as my rimor ie as i push the sheet they is a gap until it hit what is under it . I hope you under stand what i mean .Is this the norm .:thumb:
    Many Thanks Terry
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    i know exactly what you mean terry and mine is the same......
    i think its normal for the GRP roof skin not to be fully bonded to the plywood base to allow for expansion and contraction.:thumb:
     
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    I agree with papajohn it's to enable the roof to bend and move,so as to stop it from cracking:thumb:
     
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    Yep.

    If it was fixed solidly it would crack the roof.

    It's surprising just how hot it gets up there if...or when....the sun gets on it.
     
  5. Terry and Nicola

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    thanks

    Many thanks chaps a feel alot better now :thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
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