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Old 09-08-2017, 04:06 PM   #1
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Default Slide toppers?

Ok, i got no joy out of you guys on my headlight inquiry, so I'll try slide toppers. The toppers on my Renegade are getting a bit long in the tooth. I'd like to replace them this winter with whatever Renegade is putting on their new units.

I am reaching out to you guys in an attempt to save Woody one more phone call. Does anybody know what brand/model of slide toppers Renegade is using now? Anyone have experience replacing/upgrading their slide toppers? Thanks!
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Old 09-08-2017, 08:10 PM   #2
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My '16 Verona uses Carefree toppers. There are several places on the internet where you can buy replacement toppers in a variety of materials and colors. Youtube has some great videos on how to do it.
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Old 09-09-2017, 11:03 AM   #3
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I replaced the slide awning canvas on my pusher. It took a couple hours by myself. Not a bad job and the cost was around $150 if I remember correctly. I think I bought my canvas off Ebay.
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I have had to shim my slide out awing bracket, it's alum, and after all these years I guess I should expect it. So when I do need to replace my slide awing, I'll need the thing. Story: So we were in West Tn, over nighted in a Walmart. I put the slide out some for us and the new dog.... When I tryed to retract it, just about fell off the RV, Damn, just so happen a Lowes was next door, so I buy larger stainless lag bolts, had the caulking and a ladder, I am out in the lot with the RV so one one could really see me working. Fix the problem, I later at home but a large alum shim between both ends and the rv to get me out some from the slide top. So far so good, And I took the ladder back at my local Lowes and got my money back, I own about 8 ladders at home.....
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I want to go with the "cartridge" styled topper like the Carefree Ascent. I think it will give the truck a cleaner look. I only have two slides, but both of the toppers are sort of limping along.

I figure if I switch them to Ascents, I'll have a pretty good match when/if I switch out the main awning for a cartridge style that doesn't have the arms bolted to the sides of the rig. Like the Carefree Mirage.
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They are nice looking awnings!
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I think they will clean up the look of the exterior a bit. I may need a some fiberglass repair afterwards to fill the old mounting holes.
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