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  • nitehawk
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What is behind the fiberglass?
OK, here goes. Up under my patio awning where the fiberglass goes under the awning flex key channel, what is behind the fiberglass?
Glass insulation? Foam insulation? The steel tubing?
If I drill a 1/2" diameter hole about 1/2" below the flex key...

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Re: What is behind the fiberglass?
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Norm,

Use a magnet to determine where the steel structure is.

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Re: What is behind the fiberglass?
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Thanks, Brett.
Just got back from an eight day outing and need to add some lights.
Also, the toilet came loose and I know the original mounting flange from FOT is "kaput/broke/old/ineffective, so new mount is in order. Dometic has Universal floor...

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It's not a lot different with a 17 year old one Nitehawk. 

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Use a magnet to determine where the steel structure is.
Pick up one of these little magnetic stud finders at most hardware stores, Lowes, HD, etc.

Works great on any of the coach walls or storage...

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  • nitehawk
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I found the perfect place to drill a hole thru from the outside into the interior.
On the passenger side, just 3/8" to the rear of the front vertical seam cover on our 1989 GV and about 1" down from the flex key channel.
I drilled a 5/16" diameter...

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