Does anyone know how to remove the engine air intake grill on the side of the motorhome? I thought it was attached by allen screws but it almost looks like rivets. I don't want to damage anything so I thought I would ask first.
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2005 Fleetwood Excursion Engine Air Intake Grill
Posted 21 October 2013 - 08:51 PM
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My air intake grill is screwed in place on my older unit.
Think this is a case where a picture or two could be worth 1000 words, so if you can attach a photo or two.
Posted 22 October 2013 - 10:21 AM
Unfortunately this site has a 500kb limit for attachments. My pictures are 2mb. The more I look the more I am convinced they are rivets. They are round with a small round center piece. No way to to unscrew, etc. There is no accessing from behind as the section is sealed from below.
Appreciate your time...
Posted 22 October 2013 - 03:57 PM
If they are rivets, shouldn't be an issue to drill them out and re-rivet it.
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Posted 22 October 2013 - 04:49 PM
Why do you need to take the grill off?
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Posted 22 October 2013 - 06:06 PM
Eddie, from you description it sure sound like its riveted in place.
I have to remove mine from time to time to repaint the grill. Never been able to get a seal on the back surface to keep it from rusting and spreading to the front area.
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