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driver side zip dee awning install

JR
Jon Roche
Tue, Jul 20, 2021 7:57 PM

I originally installed a used awning on my coach with the guidance of a few.  since then I have assisted a few other's in their awning installs.

One of those GMC'r likes his patio awning so well, he bought a driver side window awning.  I have never installed one of those, or cannot go to my
coach for guidence.  Any secrets or tips?  think we plan to hang it in two weeks.

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Jon Roche
75 palm beach
EBL EFI, manny headers, Micro Level, rebuilt most of coach now.
St. Cloud, MN
http://lqqkatjon.blogspot.com/

I originally installed a used awning on my coach with the guidance of a few. since then I have assisted a few other's in their awning installs. One of those GMC'r likes his patio awning so well, he bought a driver side window awning. I have never installed one of those, or cannot go to my coach for guidence. Any secrets or tips? think we plan to hang it in two weeks. -- Jon Roche 75 palm beach EBL EFI, manny headers, Micro Level, rebuilt most of coach now. St. Cloud, MN http://lqqkatjon.blogspot.com/
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Larry
Tue, Jul 20, 2021 11:04 PM

lqqkatjon wrote on Tue, 20 July 2021 14:57

I originally installed a used awning on my coach with the guidance of a few.  since then I have assisted a few other's in their awning installs.

One of those GMC'r likes his patio awning so well, he bought a driver side window awning.  I have never installed one of those, or cannot go to
my coach for guidence.  Any secrets or tips?  think we plan to hang it in two weeks.

Is it a full length driver side awning or a window style awning.  I have the full length awning and we can talk about it, show it to you at next weeks
rally.

Larry
78 Royale w/500 Caddy
Menomonie, WI.

lqqkatjon wrote on Tue, 20 July 2021 14:57 > I originally installed a used awning on my coach with the guidance of a few. since then I have assisted a few other's in their awning installs. > > > One of those GMC'r likes his patio awning so well, he bought a driver side window awning. I have never installed one of those, or cannot go to > my coach for guidence. Any secrets or tips? think we plan to hang it in two weeks. Is it a full length driver side awning or a window style awning. I have the full length awning and we can talk about it, show it to you at next weeks rally. -- Larry 78 Royale w/500 Caddy Menomonie, WI.
JK
Jim Kanomata
Tue, Jul 20, 2021 11:17 PM

If you have a ZipDee unit we have all the instructions for them as we are a
dealer for them.

On Tue, Jul 20, 2021 at 4:04 PM Larry weidnerl@wwt.net wrote:

lqqkatjon wrote on Tue, 20 July 2021 14:57

I originally installed a used awning on my coach with the guidance of a

few.  since then I have assisted a few other's in their awning installs.

One of those GMC'r likes his patio awning so well, he bought a driver

side window awning.  I have never installed one of those, or cannot go to

my coach for guidence.  Any secrets or tips?  think we plan to hang it

in two weeks.

Is it a full length driver side awning or a window style awning.  I have
the full length awning and we can talk about it, show it to you at next
weeks
rally.

Larry
78 Royale w/500 Caddy
Menomonie, WI.


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If you have a ZipDee unit we have all the instructions for them as we are a dealer for them. On Tue, Jul 20, 2021 at 4:04 PM Larry <weidnerl@wwt.net> wrote: > lqqkatjon wrote on Tue, 20 July 2021 14:57 > > I originally installed a used awning on my coach with the guidance of a > few. since then I have assisted a few other's in their awning installs. > > > > > > One of those GMC'r likes his patio awning so well, he bought a driver > side window awning. I have never installed one of those, or cannot go to > > my coach for guidence. Any secrets or tips? think we plan to hang it > in two weeks. > > Is it a full length driver side awning or a window style awning. I have > the full length awning and we can talk about it, show it to you at next > weeks > rally. > -- > Larry > 78 Royale w/500 Caddy > Menomonie, WI. > _______________________________________________ > GMCnet mailing list > Unsubscribe or Change List Options: > -- Jim Kanomata ASE Applied/GMC, Newark,CA jimk@appliedairfilters.com http://www.gmcrvparts.com 1-800-752-7502
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Richard
Wed, Jul 21, 2021 1:54 AM

Jon,

The driver's side windows awnings are much easier to install than the patio awnings.  Zip Dee's YouTube channel has a great throwback video of a
window awning being installed.  The video's probably from the 80's and I loved seeing the installers using tailed drills.
https://youtu.be/YNx7CXdTfuE

There's also a much more recent and longer video with more detail, but it's essentially the same thing.  But they do use cordless tools!
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=yX48hBNZUyc

I installed the awning rail extrusion upside down, with the C-channel at the top and butted up against the gutter on the underside of the GMC's
roof/wall body molding.

Richard

'77 Birchaven TZE...777;
'76 Palm Beach with 18,477 verified miles;
‘76 Edgemonte

Jon, The driver's side windows awnings are much easier to install than the patio awnings. Zip Dee's YouTube channel has a great throwback video of a window awning being installed. The video's probably from the 80's and I loved seeing the installers using tailed drills. https://youtu.be/YNx7CXdTfuE There's also a much more recent and longer video with more detail, but it's essentially the same thing. But they do use cordless tools! https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=yX48hBNZUyc I installed the awning rail extrusion upside down, with the C-channel at the top and butted up against the gutter on the underside of the GMC's roof/wall body molding. Richard -- '77 Birchaven TZE...777; '76 Palm Beach with 18,477 verified miles; ‘76 Edgemonte
JR
Jon Roche
Wed, Jul 21, 2021 12:40 PM

Larry-  Thanks,  I will be looking over your coach closely this weekend.  I believe it is a full length driver side window awning.  Rick's coach.

Jim-  I don't know if he ordered the awning from you or other venders.  but I know you are great support, I know you have the zip dee instructions
for passenger side patio awning on your site,  but those instructions is the first thing in the garbage when I have installed those.

Richard!  those videos are priceless!

Jon Roche
75 palm beach
EBL EFI, manny headers, Micro Level, rebuilt most of coach now.
St. Cloud, MN
http://lqqkatjon.blogspot.com/

Larry- Thanks, I will be looking over your coach closely this weekend. I believe it is a full length driver side window awning. Rick's coach. Jim- I don't know if he ordered the awning from you or other venders. but I know you are great support, I know you have the zip dee instructions for passenger side patio awning on your site, but those instructions is the first thing in the garbage when I have installed those. Richard! those videos are priceless! -- Jon Roche 75 palm beach EBL EFI, manny headers, Micro Level, rebuilt most of coach now. St. Cloud, MN http://lqqkatjon.blogspot.com/
JK
Jim Kanomata
Wed, Jul 21, 2021 3:20 PM

Let me know how we can help as there are some small things one should know
to make it fit better.

On Wed, Jul 21, 2021 at 5:41 AM Jon Roche lqqkatjon@gmail.com wrote:

Larry-  Thanks,  I will be looking over your coach closely this weekend.
I believe it is a full length driver side window awning.  Rick's coach.

Jim-  I don't know if he ordered the awning from you or other venders.
but I know you are great support, I know you have the zip dee instructions
for passenger side patio awning on your site,  but those instructions is
the first thing in the garbage when I have installed those.

Richard!  those videos are priceless!

Jon Roche
75 palm beach
EBL EFI, manny headers, Micro Level, rebuilt most of coach now.
St. Cloud, MN
http://lqqkatjon.blogspot.com/


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1-800-752-7502

Let me know how we can help as there are some small things one should know to make it fit better. On Wed, Jul 21, 2021 at 5:41 AM Jon Roche <lqqkatjon@gmail.com> wrote: > Larry- Thanks, I will be looking over your coach closely this weekend. > I believe it is a full length driver side window awning. Rick's coach. > > > Jim- I don't know if he ordered the awning from you or other venders. > but I know you are great support, I know you have the zip dee instructions > for passenger side patio awning on your site, but those instructions is > the first thing in the garbage when I have installed those. > > Richard! those videos are priceless! > -- > Jon Roche > 75 palm beach > EBL EFI, manny headers, Micro Level, rebuilt most of coach now. > St. Cloud, MN > http://lqqkatjon.blogspot.com/ > _______________________________________________ > GMCnet mailing list > Unsubscribe or Change List Options: > -- Jim Kanomata ASE Applied/GMC, Newark,CA jimk@appliedairfilters.com http://www.gmcrvparts.com 1-800-752-7502