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Old 08-11-2015, 06:04 PM   #1
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Slide toppers

Can anyone tell me if the 2016 36RL models are to have covers over the slide toppers?
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Old 08-11-2015, 06:16 PM   #2
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Only if you choose to have them, they are an option!
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Old 08-27-2015, 09:25 PM   #3
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okay. I don't remember seeing that on the option sheet. we got the uniguard awning upgrade, it just looks like the slide topper is missing something.
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okay. I don't remember seeing that on the option sheet. we got the uniguard awning upgrade, it just looks like the slide topper is missing something.
My toppers are only the aluminum base , they LOOK like they are missing the upper portion but Carefree says no.. I was told that once they place a top portion on , that traps debris in there and it becomes a pain..

I can speak from experience , our last ( SOB ) trailer had the complete covered toppers , I was climbing the ladder ALWAYS , removing the 2 set screws on both ends , flipping the top up , and cleaning out the stuff...

This set up looks much better , and so far so good , NO build up of stuff..
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Could you post some pictures
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Old 08-28-2015, 12:43 AM   #6
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My toppers are only the aluminum base , they LOOK like they are missing the upper portion but Carefree says no.. I was told that once they place a top portion on , that traps debris in there and it becomes a pain..

I can speak from experience , our last ( SOB ) trailer had the complete covered toppers , I was climbing the ladder ALWAYS , removing the 2 set screws on both ends , flipping the top up , and cleaning out the stuff...

This set up looks much better , and so far so good , NO build up of stuff..
It's true ......stuff does get trapped under those covers BUT those covers protect the vinyl from the sun rays that breaks them down. Ask Carefree if that is the case, why do all the big diesel pusher have covers on theirs?
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Here is a picture of the old trailer with the complete covers--




And here is what I have now -



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Without the covers, the toppers will have a shorter life
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The toppers I had on my other trailers lasted 4 years before I had to change them out.
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Without the covers, the toppers will have a shorter life
These were tossed in by the dealer... Beggers could NOT be choosey.. after the post here , I forwarded a question to Carefree asking if the tops can be added... Having had BOTH . the base looks identical to each other , right down to the mounting holes for the upper portions.
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