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Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Nacogdoches, TX
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Well, you're kinda lucky. You don't have to deal with a HUGE long piece and the corner trim. But you have to deal with that tiny little piece above the refr. vent.
So, what I would do is take off these things:
Things on the piece below the dinged one - rear bunk access door, entry door, water heater face bezel. I can't see if there's anything else that might hold that piece down to a stud.
On the dinged piece - after the two doors, it looks like the refr vent is the only thing left.
So after that's all off, you should be able to bend the middle of the lower piece on one of it's edges so that it pops out of the lock of the dinged piece. Then just run along the length of it and take all of it out of the lock. You can let it hang there and it'll be ok, looks like the awning arm will hold it. But it's sharp, so be careful.
Then you will see staples holding the dinged piece on below the lock at the bottom. Punch em in, and pull it off. Put the new piece up to to and cut to match. Once you're ready, put the new on in. It can bend and crease very easily at the thin spot above the refr vent. Two ppl are needed. Push it up into the lock, staple the bottom down to hold it in place, then bend the lower piece and slip it back into the new piece. Clean up all your stuff; the doors, WH bezel, refr vent. Apply non-butyl (white) putty anywhere screws penetrate the outside and fill the valleys' of the siding with putty to fill gaps. Put it all back on. Trim putty. Silicone along the top and top corners of all things.
For a shop estimate, I'd be looking at around 8hrs or so to do all that.
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