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Randall, RVIA Certification
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I have a 94 Sightseer. The nges that hold the hood in front

Customer Question

I have a 94 Sightseer. The hinges that hold the hood in front have come loose from the body. What can I (or the mechanic) use to reattach the hood. It looks like I need to attach metal to fiberglass.
Thanks for your help,
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: RV
Expert:  Randall replied 2 years ago.

I would use the appropriate size Pop Rivets with long as the fiberglass isn't split out at the hole. Then I would repair that first and then do this. Larger washers will spread out the load. I would also use some adhesive under that to add to the strength of the bonded area.

Hope that proves helpful here. Please attach a photo to your posting so I can see this if you feel I am not "seeing" your issue correctly. All follow ups are included in our fee. R.J.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I will show your answer to my "body man" and go from there. Thanks
Expert:  Randall replied 2 years ago.

I think he can do this without much trouble............but, get back to me if he has another idea.