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Old 09-14-2021, 12:03 PM   #1
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2021 Bullet 243BHS Vinyl Trim Insert

I've looked everywhere for some guidance and keep coming up with nothing.

The trim insert on the front of my camper has split.

I see there are 3/4 widths and 1 inch widths.

What size do i need based on the pictures? Bonus points if you link to it on amazon.

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Old 09-14-2021, 12:20 PM   #2
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the wide trim will fit any aluminum track, but the narrow will only fit the narrow track. Essentially, the wider trim will "bulge a tad bit more in a narrow track, but it also "pushes into the grooves better, so it won't come out as easy.

Heavy duty is "thicker, not wider" and holds up better.

Here's what I'd use, assuming you're looking for black molding:

https://www.amazon.com/RV-Designer-E...s%2C200&sr=8-6

A tip I find helps keep the "shrinkage from happening as rapidly" is to trim a "triangle about 2" long at the end of the trim run and fold it back under the trim. That gives you a "finished edge" as well as "doubles the end to strengthen the hold by the screw"....

Here is a "vinyl trim end cap" that serves to even further strengthen the ends: https://www.amazon.com/Camper-Traile...1650607&sr=8-2

Take a look at your trailer to make sure the end caps will fit. On some trailers, there's no place to use an end cap as the manufacturer transitioned to a different type of trim and butted the two together.... But on almost all applications, the trim cap makes for a neater, more secure finish to the installation.

Even using the trim caps, I'd still fold the end triangle under to secure the trim in place....
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Old 09-14-2021, 01:21 PM   #3
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John has pointed you in the right direction for the components you need. Get the 100' roll. The stuff they put on the trailer is cheap plastic and loves to split, shrink and just come loose. Mine came out on the first long trip on the front of the trailer. Got a long roll trim molding because I (you) will end up replacing a lot of it. Putting it in with your fingers will wear them out as I used to do. Chuck suggested using a little plastic type scraper? and it worked much better.
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Old 09-14-2021, 01:39 PM   #4
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Awesome! Thank you!
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Old 09-14-2021, 01:50 PM   #5
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Apologies for the janky pictures.
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