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    Posted: 10 Jun 2017 at 10:21am
Ahoy, r-Pod People:

My wife and I are excited to have our new -to-us 178, a 2014.  We've been cleaning it up after towing it to our new home and discovered the problem below.  Any ideas about best practices about how to fix it?  I can only think of bigger/longer screws since they have ripped out.  I don't know how this happened.  The trailer did slide off a leveler but it only slid a a foot or two.  We're bummed because we have yet to spend one night in it!  Anyway, these rigs need steady maintenance, I know.  So any help or advice would be greatly appreciated.  I'll be lurking and posting.  Thanks so much!

This is from the front edge where the rock protector plate meets the bottom edge.  That base trim has pulled away a little, too.  Screws have pulled out along the edge between the sides, and the other side is the same--pulled out. Help!

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Okay, I fixed the problem--at least I'm pretty sure.  I used some 3" deck screws for the big holding and some 2 inchers to stitch the diamond plate underneath.  The original build only used 3!  Now I've got about ten.  I placed big screws through the horizontal trim and on the curving trim and sealed everything up.  Should be stronger. much stronger than new.

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What did you do to get the trim back in place? Or did you just pull it in with the screws?
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Hi, Furpod:

Yeah, the screws pulled everything up tight.  Seems solid.

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