Step Needs Repairing

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  1. G2EWS

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    Whilst away at the weekend I noticed the bottom electric slide out step on the Winnebago felt spongy.

    So yesterday I took the rug off and discovered it had slowly been rusting away. The front strengthening beam has totally gone.

    Can the steps be replaced without having to get motor/control gear? Or do you reckon it would be worth getting welded?

    Regards

    Chris
     
  2. Lindy-C

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    PM me the model number of your step Chris and I can have a look for you but I wouldn't hold out much hope.

    It may be worth having a bash at welding it, you've nothing to lose.....best take it off the RV first though :Rofl1:
     
  3. G2EWS

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    Hi Linda,

    Thanks for that.

    Climbed under this morning all suited up! Very difficult to see how it would all come off. I am sure it would so will check again once I am wearing my overalls!

    Not sure sure if there will be a part number anywhere but will check the manual later.

    Regards

    Chris
     
  4. Lindy-C

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    If you have a manual Chris, the model number should be listed......as for getting it off.....being a Winnie you can guarantee they won't have made it easy :Laughing:
     
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    weld it in place but disconnect ALL of your batteries first. And protect from splatter.
    Or pop rivit a strengthening bar in place. Job done. Bring it down, have weekend in Devon and I'll do it for you, bottle of scotch should cover it, no charge for weekend camp.
     
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  6. Lindy-C

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    There you go Chris....an offer you can't refuse and a perfect excuse for another weekend away in the RV! :BigGrin:
     
  7. G2EWS

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    Hi Roger,

    Fantastic offer, many thanks.

    Will take you up on a visit one day. As for this job, I just did a calculation for a laugh and worked out it would cost about £221 in petrol to get to you and back :cry:

    Just off to see a friend nearby to see if he is OK sorting it out.

    Best regards

    Chris
     
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    your welcome Chris but you got the fuel calculation wrong, don't think I'd let that baby out of my field do you?????:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
    So just a one way trip. 73 de roger G0DIZ/AG4JD
     

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