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Solera 12' Slider (Slide-Topper) in Black w/ Black Hardware

Solera 12' Slider (Slide-Topper) in Black w/ Black Hardware

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  • Slide-Out Awnings
  • 12 Feet Wide
  • Black
  • Extends 50 Inches
  • Lippert Components
Lowest Prices for the best rv awnings from Lippert Components. Solera 12' Slider (Slide-Topper) in Black w/ Black Hardware part number LCV000168328 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Lippert Components RV Awnings - LCV000168328


  • Solera Sliders by Lippert Components provide attractive and economical protection for all of your slide rooms. The black Solera Slider attaches to both the slide room and the outside wall of the RV, creating a complete seal around the slide room. Dust, smoke, leaves, bugs and debris are blocked by the sleeve even when the slide room is retracted back into the RV. Solera Sliders are designed to fit many different rooms ranging in size from 56" to 188" in length and extend up to 48". Solera Sliders come complete with mounting hardware, as well as the awning rail. The hardware hole pattern is universal and will match most competitive brands, alleviating the need to patch holes.
  • Black 12' Solera Slider is 138" wide and has a box width range of 134" to 139-3/4"
    • Box width is measured on the outside front of box, including flange
    • 6" Of clearance beyond the outside edges of the box is required to accommodate the overall length of the assembly
  • Features solid black awning fabric and black hardware
    • To order the correct Solera Slider, select the fabric size that extends a minimum of 2-1/2" beyond each side of your slide box width
    • Permanently attaches to slide room and automatically retracts/extends with slide-out
    • Extends up to 48", that's 6" more than competitive brands
  • Cost-effective alternative to other slide-out awnings
  • Made in the USA
  • 1-Year limited warranty

Note: Due to the size of this item, it ships via truck freight.



V000168328 Solera 12' Slider (Slide-Topper) in Black w/Black Hardware



LCV000168328 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details LCV000168328 Installation instructions


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Video Transcript for Lippert Solera Slider Slide-Topper Review

Speaker 1: We're going to be taking a look at the Solara Slider Slide Topper. These are going to come in black or white. They're going to come in a wide variety of sizes to fit your camper or RV. What's going to set these apart from others is these are actually going to extend out 50 inches, which is 8 inches farther than some of the other ones out there.You can see the box side here sits kind of inside of our T molding. This T molding hangs out past it so it will seal against the RV. When this is all the way in it has a seal so it sits against there and it doesn't allow water or anything to get inside.

However, if we didn't have our slide topper on, when we extend it out it exposes this top side. A lot of campsites have tree in them, so what that does it allows leaves, dirt, debris, water, to pool up and sit up on top of this. If you don't clean it off every single time, what happens is it's going to create mold.Also, if you don't clean it off, this rubber strip here, if nothing goes inside of it that rubber strip is going to push that as you close it, it's going to push those, bunch those leaves up against the side here. Well when you pull it in, it's going to push that molding in and it's going to allow water to drip inside there, which we don't want. If this molds up here, what happens when you slide it in, where's that mold going, it's going right inside of your RV and you don't want that to happen.

With our slide topper on it's going to allow the dirt, debris, leaves and water to run off the sides and not pool up on top of our box.Our topper is going to be constructed of a durable vinyl, so it's going to hold up to a wide range of weather conditions. All of our metal components are going to have a black powder coat finish, so they're going to resist any rust or corrosion. Our topper is going to last us a long, long time. With having our fabric extend past the edge of our box, or past the edge of our T molding at least two and a half inches, you can see we're going to have an overhang. With that overhand that gives us plenty of protection for the top of our box.when measuring to get the correct slide topper what you'll want to do is you'll want to measure from the outside edge of your T molding on your box to the opposite side outside of your T molding.

You want your fabric to extend at least two and a half inches off each side. What's really nice about these slide toppers is the spring that's inside this tube. That's going to allow our top to roll up and extend by the push of a button. When we extend our box out, our topper rolls. When we pull our box back in, the spring inside keeps tension on this tube and it rolls our top back up.As far as the installation goes, it's pretty simple.

Pretty straightforward installation. You can probably get it done in about 40, 45 minutes. However, I do recommend getting an extra set of hands to help get it installed.That will do it for the look at Solara Slider Slide Topper.


Customer Reviews

Solera 12' Slider (Slide-Topper) in Black w/ Black Hardware - LCV000168328

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (167 Customer Reviews)


- LCV000168328
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we are full time rvers the toppers work great, no problems, the installations went like you would expect, a little bit of a pain but very doable. 545380



- LCV000168106
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


Great product, easy to install, and definitely worth every penny. By the way, I installed mine by myself, of course, it would have been easier with 2 people. 501306


Comments

I purchased this slide out cover a year ago and it has worked flawlessly. I do volunteer work for various federal agencies as well as wildland firefighting and pretty much live in my travel trailer 247, and I never worry about bringing my slide out in when it rains or snows. In a year or so when I trade in my trailer and purchase a new one, if it doesnt have Lippert slide out covers, Ill definitely spend the money to purchase them.

Marc C - 04/27/2019

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- LCV000168105
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


I've had this installed for a year now and no issues with the quality and function. I would sujest that you or the installer use compression rivets other than metal screws if your unit has a thin outside wall made of fiberglass or tin with injection foaming for insulation. Screws will pull themselves out if there is no solid frame to anchor to. 628934



- LCV000168105
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


An "add-on" that is absolutely necessary -- this "slide topper" shields the top of the slide from grit, grime, trash, dust & potential mold so that it isn't pulled back into the RV each time the slide is retracted. Frankly, the written instructions leave much to be desired, but thanks to the etrailer videos a reasonably able DIY'ER can install (...can't over emphasize that watching and memorizing the videos is a must, however!). An excellent product that seems to wear well while providing "necessary" protection. 649131



- LCV000168106
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


Received the Solara slide top awning yesterday. Very pleased with the awning. It was easy to install and looks good on the trailer. My only complaint concerns the self tapping screws included with the kit to anchor the hex bars. They are too soft and too easy to pop the head off. Which I did, and had to redrill and replace. Other than that am very pleased with my purchase. 487300


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the slide top I purchased has held up well and works well. I did have a complaint about the quality of screws provided with the awning. Without being snippy I doubt anything has been done about that and I bet people are still snapping the heads off of those screws.

Gene - 03/21/2019

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- LCV000165061
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


This slid out awning was easy to install and does a great job. We are campground hosts and use our RV on a very regular basis. After one year of use it is holding up very well. Thanks etrailer! 451350


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The awning has performed very well for us. We have been campground hosts in the Sierra Nevada Mtns for the last two seasons and have experienced a variety of weather conditions and have absolutely no problems with this awning. High quality and we would recommend it to anyone who wants to protect their investment. Signed “The Happy Camper”

Stephen - 11/12/2018

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- LCV000165063
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


I received slide topper in excellent condition. I installed it last week. Mounting was very easy, as it took about 5 minutes to do brackets and another 15 to actually put topper on the brackets and secure. 524324


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super, everything still works good

Anthony - 06/20/2019

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- LCV000168105
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


great slide topper. fast shipping will by again 498257



- LCV000163288
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


Ship time and prices were great. Received and have awning rail and mounting brackets installed. Just waiting on son to help slide the awning in the rail and slip the bars into the brackets.. The installation video on etrailer web site is a great help. 467088


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Was easy to install. It worked great but have since traded the trailer on something else

William - 01/13/2019

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- LCV000165061
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


Easy installation. Works great and keeps water and leaves off my slideout. 428756



- LCV000168107
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


We are very happy with the Solera 8.5' Slider (Slide-Topper) in Black w/ Black Hardware Item # LCV000168107 It is installed on our 2015 XLR Forest River slide out with no difficulties following the shipping instructions and a youtube 13.5 video making me very comfortable to do it. As you directed the 8.5 ft was a perfect fit for our 94 inch wide box. There is 4.5 inches per side of overhang to actually inner section of slide out... Lovely. Thank you 538366



- LCV000163287
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


There was a confusion on the “real” size awning I needed, but etrailer.com went beyond what I exspected and sent me everything I needed to complete my install. It was so easy I was able to complete the installation without any help. Thanks, George 576129



- LCV000165061
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


It’s doing its job of keeping the slide out clean of dirt et. but when it rains it sags and starts filling with water. Can it be adjusted so it’s tighter and the water runs off ? Thank you. 530179


Comments

I contacted Lippert and they recommend to take the unit in to a service tech to have them release the tension on both ends and wind 14 times to ensure that the fabric is taut. They do not recommend the customer doing this on their own.

-- Heather A - 07/10/2018

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- LCV000163299
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


Awning works mostly as it should,however took me over 3 months to get all the peices. I was shuffled around and forgot about by etrailer's people for almost 3 months, by the time I got the awning I had completed my 2 week vacations for the year. I would never buy anything from them again. It was the worst online buying expeirience I have ever had 412357


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The awning sags when it rains I have to stick something under it to keep it draining. But whats more frustrating is that no one ever apologized for the poor customer experience or checked back with me after the review. This tells me they really dont care about customer service

Disapointed - 07/29/2018

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- LCV000165061
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


Excellent item. I raised the trailer wall mount ba about three inches higher than factory so it would shed rain better. The original topper was mounter such that the topper was level! It gathered rain and eventually failed. Works great! Reasonable price and took like a hour and a half to install with two people and two ladders. Prob less but I wasn't using the existing camper wall mount rail. 525101



- LCV000168106
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


I was apprehensive about the dimensions for ordering and the install itself. Not to worry though...etrailer site had the needed info for measuring to order AND even had an install video for a R-Pod that I was going to install on. (I have a 189). I am so pleased with the whole process I just smile all the way to my toes when I think about it. Thanks George and etrailer. 570617



- LCV000168106
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


We purchased this Solera Awning Topper approx. 1 year ago. Two of us installed it. Took approx an hour to install. Was an easy install except for the burs on the awning brackets, that slid into the slide brackets. Had to file them down a bit to get them to slide into the bracket. The Topper has worked great and no more worries of water standing, or even leakage on the Slide Out. Happy Campers here........great investment! 527363



- LCV000168105
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


Very nice slide topper. Best price I found anywhere. The installation video made installing the awning a snap. 404256



- LCV000168106
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


Just finished installing the 8’ Solara Slide Topper on my Jayco Jay Feather 23 BHM. I’m very happy with the product so far. Time will tell how it holds up to the weather and highway travel. If you are the handy man type don’t hesitate to install this slider and save yourself an RV dealer’s installation charge. Just be sure to watch the video provided by ETrailer as the instructions that come with the slider leave a bit to be desired. 561331



- LCV000163299
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


Great service.rail got lost in shipping.chrissy j made sure manufacture replaced fast.awnings went up easy.cable operated dump valves are great.no more climbing on hands and knees under slides to pull valves.thanks etrailer for great products and service 558095



- LCV000165061
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


Easy installation. Works great. Delivery tube was very beat up, but the contents were all there and still in good shape to my surprise. 475523



- LCV000168107
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


This topper was not only easy to install but, in my opinion, is of excellent quality as is etrailer. 481050



- LCV000165061
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


Well made product that has provided the protection I was looking for. Easy to install after watching the video online. All of the parts and pieces went together as described. I only wish I had ordered the cover at least two inches wider than I did. My slide is covered but with an extra inch on both side I would not have to worry about blowing rain as much. I did follow the measuring instructions provided but still feel I came up about two inches short of what I really needed. 481774



- LCV000168105
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


The Slide Topper is a quality item made by Lippert Components. It took my wife and I about 90 minutes to install it but we took our time to make sure we didn't make any mistakes. The only reason I'm giving this 4 stars rather than 5 stars is because one of the self tapping screws to install the 7' long Cord rail was missing. Fortunately I had a screw that I could use. The Slide Topper arrived faster than it was scheduled to so etrailer did a great job at making sure my order was on its way quickly. I'd buy this item again if I need to and I will definitely buy from etrailer again! 522634



- LCV000165062
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


After I placed an order for a slide topper, etrailer sent an email indicating it was not in stock. However, they told me when it would ship approximately and they kept in touch during the waiting period. The item was delivered in excellent condition. I would not hesitate to use etrailer as my Internet source for my camping trailer needs. 335142


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We have since traded that trailer so, I cant give you a long term review. However, I was so pleased with etrailer that I ordered and installed 2 slide toppers for our new unit.

Burt B - 01/24/2018

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- LCV000163287
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


Great!! Jessie very helpful. Didn't have time to install during summer - just completed today -ready for next year. One screw short for track -no problem had some s/s ones. Thanks again, sjw, Sechelt, B C 574235



- LCV000165062
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


While we love the slide out on our travel trailer, that is nothing but a potential problem. Leaves and debris lay on top and eventually prevent a good seal when closed, water pooling and potential leaking...and the list goes on. We made the decision to buy and self install the Solera Slide Topper. The topper arrived in a large, well packed cardboard tube. All parts were present. It took my wife and I about 1:45 minutes to complete the installation. We are super pleased with how it turned out and have no complaints at all. Once again...eTrailer to the rescue! I will note a couple of things that buyers/installers need to be aware of. While none of these are a deal breaker...knowledge is power. Some of the hardware (screws) are not painted black. After installation, I took a can of black spray paint and sprayed a little in a paper cup and used a Q-tip to apply the paint to the unpainted heads. The other thing is the tension. Wow...that is one strong spring! I found that the tension was so tight that it actually prevented the top of the slide out from fully extending. I knew this because before installing it I actually felt how tight the inside seal was against the interior wall when the slide was out. After the install I could easily slip my fingers between the inside trailer wall and the slideout seal. I ended up unwinding the spring by two full turns. After that, the slideout seal was firm against the interior wall! Yea! The awning itself was still very taunt and without sag. A word of caution about removing the spring keeper pin or unwinding the arm. Make sure you FULLY understand what you are doing. That is NOT something you want to mess up on. While we had no problems in doing this...I am familiar with spring loaded rotational forces and understand the instant damage they can do! Very pleased...and would highly recommend this product to anyone looking for an inexpensive way to cover and protect your slide out! 594525



- LCV000168326
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


I studied the installation instructions prior to the awnings arrival, install went well. Love the slideout awning, keeps rain, dirt and leaves out. Only issue for me was does it come with the trim/mounting or not. You folks said no, I double checked with mfg. and they said no. So I ordered a piece if trim to make sure I could actually install it when it arrived (cost over $100, with expensive freight). Guess what, it came with the trim piece. 449245


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Installation went fairly easy. The operation and quality is excellent. Had concerns while ordering if the drip rail was encluded with the kit, was told no and so I ordered one frm the mfg. Guess what was the first thing out of the carton,yep the drip rail. Otherwise great !

Gary - 11/05/2018

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- LCV000165061
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


Everything about the topper was at least as good as I had hoped for, except for one minor issue. The small caps that fit into the ends of the roller arms came lose on the first trip. The self-tihreading set screws didn't stay tight enough to hold the caps in. I called to order a new set, but was rather disappointed that I would be charged for them after spending hundreds of dollars for the topper. I decided that I could cement them in place with epoxy adhesive. Still, it is a very well made product that I will definitely look for if I ever need another topper. You'll be glad you chose Solera if you're looking for a high quality topper at a decent price. It's also easy to install. Best wishes, Larry L. 412969


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It has been over a year since I installed the Solera topper and I am very happy with my purchase. One benefit that I havent seen mentioned is the noise reduction when it rains. Without the topper it sounded like someone was making popcorn in a very large microwave oven. All I hear now is the soothing sound of the rain. Im glad to have the topper and I would recommend it to anyone.

Larry L - 07/31/2018

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- LCV000168106
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


Appears to be well made and attractive, nice addition to my brown Cougar. although the directions are vague and diagrams need to be improved I was able to assemble it in a reasonable amount of time. The sizing was correct and provides a lot of protection for my slide out. 423546


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Working as well as when new, purchased a second one sized for a 179 r-pod with same results although a small modification was necessary on the r-pod gutter drain spouts to install. Pleased with both.

Ed G - 08/22/2018

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- LCV000168109
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


Installed 3 solera slider (slide topper) on my Jayco 338 RETS Eagle Premier. Looks great and functions very well. Keeps rain, leaves and sticks from slide outs and retracting the slide outs for travel keeps inside of RV clean. Great investment, great price and great product. Very, very pleased. Thank you. Sam 566477



- LCV000163295
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


The product is Great, easy install, But the Best part of this transaction was the Fast help with questions from George and Bridget, you both get a+++ rating from me . Thank You Les Brown 423774


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After a year the product is working just as it should, Thanks George.

Les B - 08/22/2018

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- LCV000163288
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


Great company to deal with. Natalie was very helpful in making sure I got the right size product. The product was shipped right away with free shipping and arrived when they said it would. My installer said the product was of great quality and I am very happy with the way it looks on my motor home. If I need any other parts that etrailer handles,I will definitely deal with them! 478625



- LCV000165062
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


WOW! We only ordered one for the small slide because we had never used this company or this product before. It was extremely easy to install and looks fantastic. We will be placing an order for the other two slides 376463



- LCV000163287
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


I installed this slide topper a year ago and it has functioned flawlessly. Also, Etrailer had the best price I could find....two thumbs up! 572567



- LCV000165062
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


Great product. We'll made and not worried about my slide anymore. Installed in an hour with help from one other person. etrailer had to verify an odd address (to a campsite) and called to double check on it quick. Then shipped same day a few hours later. I actually, very regularly order everything online from the biggest online retail company you know of, because they do have it. However I took a chance and got it delivered for around the same price and in less than 48 hrs. Will be ordering all of my trailer needs from etrailer. These people are good at what they do! 468403



- LCV000163288
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


I would like to leave a positive review (5 stars) for the Solera Slide Toppers that I bought from Etrailer. I bought the 12.5" and 8" both white with white hardware. I was trying to find where to leave the review on the web site but was unable to do so.. I have to say, they were very easy to install. Anyone who can use a hand drill and a caulk gun can install these. I put them on in only a few short hours and they turned out very nice. I posted it to a page on FB and got over 121 thumbs up and around 60 positive comments. Folks were telling me that my post was inspirational enough to them that they wanted to add these toppers to their RV. Thanks for the great product and for the price match that you guys guarantee!! Please feel free to share my pics on etrailer.com and my review as well. 475434



- LCV000165061
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


After a year the product I purchased and installed has been wonderful. As you can see from the picture(s) it is still in great shape and protects our camper slide. Topper was easy to install for a DYI and the assistance of video on installation prep and advice from etrailer was the ticket to successfully completing the job with no trouble. Topper material is quality material and hardware was very good. Love the results and no issues with anything falling on the top of my slide increasing the risk of damage to slide and or seals. 541528



- LCV000168106
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


Great product! Installed in a couple of hours with just a handful of tools. Make sure you have some outdoor clear silicone and a square screwdriver bit before you get started as you will need them during installation. Love my new slide awning and don’t have to worry about debris getting on the top of my slide out any more. I highly recommend this product! 517338



- LCV000163287
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


Very well-made only took about 2 hours to install seems to work perfectly, excellent customer service and shipping as with everything I've ordered. Thank you very much. 411869



- LCV000165062
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


The wonderful service and the correct part made, hitting the tree, not so bad as I thought! You rock, E Trailer.com 539637



- LCV000163298
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


I would like to leave a positive review (5 stars) for the Solera Slide Toppers that I bought from etrailer. I bought the 12.5" and 8" both white with white hardware. I was trying to find where to leave the review on the web site but was unable to do so.. I have to say, they were very easy to install. Anyone who can use a hand drill and a caulk gun can install these. I put them on in only a few short hours and they turned out very nice. I posted it to a page on FB and got over 121 thumbs up and around 60 positive comments. Folks were telling me that my post was inspirational enough to them that they wanted to add these toppers to their RV. Thanks for the great product and for the price match that you guys guarantee!! Please feel free to share my pics on etrailer.com and my review as well. 475436



- LCV000165062
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


Installation went smoothly with a couple minor exceptions. I was short one screw on the fabric attachment track. I wish they would just include a couple extra just to be sure. Then, one of the four self tapping screws that secure the hex bars in place sheared off before it went all the way in. Now there is a short stub left recessed in the hole so I guess with that and the other three screws, it's not going anywhere. Make sure to order some butyl tape to go under all of the parts that mate to the camper as the kit does not come bundled with it. It is good to use this stuff any time you are using a fastener to penetrate the camper walls. Lastly, when determining the width, I ordered based on the total width of the slideout, including the flanges and it still came out a bit shorter than I wanted so add another half a foot to that dimension to select the proper width. 528273



- LCV000165061
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Solera Slide-Topper in RV Awnings


Installed this 13 ft. slide cover in just a couple of hours, a very easy install. I watched the video, and read other reviews and it was a big help. One thing I did different than others is I installed the cord channel that fastens to the coach wall so that the screw heads are under the awning for a little more protection. I have about 4 inches of slope. Take the time to get the measurements recommended by etrailer and install will be easy and correct. I received the product within 3 days, and as usual the quality is very good. I will continue to purchase products from etrailer the quality and shipping speed is always the best. 549301



- LCV000168105
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A friend and I installed this topper today on a Winnebago 2101DS travel trailer. It took a little over one hour and we didn't run into any real problems. One thing the instructions said to do was to mount the hex aluminum bar in the end bracket using a self tapping 1/4-20 screw. Seemed almost impossible to do so I used a 1/4-20 tap. Worked fine. Once the slide topper is squared away and goes in and out properly the paper instructions want you to install a black self tapping screw in the fabric slot within 1" of the end of the fabric. I didn't like the idea of running the screw through the fabric. I had some black tubing from another project which I used for the block to keep the slide fabric from moving. The topper seems to be high quality and certainly will provide additional protection from the elements. This is definitely a two man job and my friend was great help. When we were sliding the fabric into the slide topper rail we found the best way was for me to be on the roof supporting the topper while my friend guided the fabric into the rail slot. 448458


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I assume it has been working well but I dont know since we traded the trailer for a larger one last April.

Ken S - 11/02/2018

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Just bought our first 'new' travel trailer and wanted to protect our investment. This awning arrived in two days, was just what we ordered, and was easy for my wife and I to install! The only reason for not giving five stars was that there were only nine of the large screws in the bag to mount the brackets to the slide. Easily remedied, but.... Thanks for the fast service and great product! 486844



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Thank you very much Samantha for your help I will be ordering the slide topper for the next slide Monday or Tuesday. There are two companies that I deal with. And I tell everybody how great etrailer is. Thank you . 473017



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The product was easy to install. I install awning by my self. Might order ok next for the other side. Keeps water and debris off side out 513255



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Great product that was received fast. I haven't installed on my RV yet but with the instructions included should be no problems. 5 stars for product,service and shipping. 662436



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We purchased five solera slide toppers for our fifthwheel they are the best additions to our rig we couldn't be happier. The installation was a breeze with the etrailer video. The inside of our trailer stays much cleaner with this product. And they look great. 661889


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  • Availability of 102 Inch Solera Slide Topper
  • We do carry a 102 inch wide Solera Slider with the part # LCV000168107 in Black or # LCV000163289 in White. Keep in mind that when determining the correct slider for your camper, you will first want to measure your box width on the slide out. This is measured on the outside front of the box, including the flange. This 102 inch Solera Slider is designed for box widths of 92 to 97-3/4 inches. This is because you will want at least around 2-1/2 inches of additional fabric beyond each side...
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  • Solera Slide-Topper for 80 Inch Slide-Out on Camper
  • When picking out a Solera Slide-Topper for your camper you will need to measure the box width on your slide-out. The box width is measured on the outside front of the box, including flange. If the 80 inch measurement you mentioned is your box width, then the Solera 7.5' Slide-Topper # LCV000165062 for Black w/ Black Hardware or # LCV000163287 for White w/ White Hardware is the correct size. The Slide-Toppers include the awning itself, the needed mounting hardware and brackets, along...
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  • Slide Out Slide Topper Awning Compatibility Based on Width Measurement
  • When measuring for a slide out topper you will measure the width of the slide out including the flange on either side when facing the side of the trailer. I've attached a photo to assist and have linked the page to all the slide topper options. Each product page will give you the flange to flange measurement range compatible with that slide topper. For instance the Solera 12' Slider (Slide-Topper) in Black w/ Black Hardware # LCV000168328 fits a flange to flange width of 134" to 139-3/4".
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  • Where to Measure to Select the Right Size Slide-Out Topper/Awning
  • The only measurement I would need is the overall width of the slide-out including the flanges or trim around the perimeter of the slide-out. So if that measurement were 72 inches overall then you would use a 6-1/2 foot option such as # LCV000165063. It fits slide-outs that are 68 to 73-3/4 inches wide. I have linked a video and included a link to the slide-out awning main page for you.
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  • How to Pick Out a Solera RV Slide Out Awning Length
  • In order to pick out the proper awning fabric length you want to select the size that extends a minimum of 2-1/2" beyond each side of your slide box width. So you would need the 7-1/2 foot length like the # LCV000165062 for black or # LCV000163287 for white.
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  • Comparing Lippert Solera Slide-Toppers For An RV Versus Competitors
  • Since we do not offer the Carefree SOKlll Slide-Topper, I am unable to tell you all of the features or differences between them, but I can tell you that the Lippert Solera Slide-Toppers we offer like part # LCV000168328 extend out 50 inches, which is at least 8 inches more than the Carefree brand. The # LCV000168328 measures 138 inches wide. When selecting a Slide-Topper, you want to make sure it extends at least 2-1/2 inches beyond each side of the room. This will help keep debris,...
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  • Slide Out Slide Topper Awnings Compatible with Widths of 91 Inches and 147 Inches
  • Slide toppers have a range for the correct fit when you measure from flange to flange on the slide out box. For your first slide of 91 inches, I recommend the Solera 8 foot slide topper which has a range between 86 and 91-3/4 inches. This is available in black # LCV000168106 or white # LCV000163288. For your second slide of 147 inches, I recommend the Solera 13' Slider (Slide-Topper) in Black w/ Black Hardware # LCV000165061 or the white # LCV000163299. This topper fits slides...
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  • Awnings for 76" and 154" Slide-Outs on a 2010 Keystone Springdale 372
  • For your 76 inch wide slide-out you can use either # LCV000163285 for white or # LCV000168105 for black which are 7 feet wide overall. And for your 154 inch slide-out you can use either # LCV000163300 for white or # LCV000168109 for black which are 13-1/2 feet long overall. All of the above awnings come with everything needed for installation.
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  • Slide-Out Awnings (Slide-Toppers) for 84, 90, and 156 Inch Wide Slide-Outs
  • The 84 inch slide-out will use a 90 inch awning slider length, 90 inches will use a 96 inch length, and 156 will use the 162 inch length. So for the 84 inch slide-out you can use # LCV000165062 for black or # LCV000163287 for white. For the 90 inch slides you can use # LCV000168106 for black or # LCV000163288 for white. And for the 156 inch slide you can use # LCV000168109 for black or # LCV000163300 for white.
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  • Slide Topper for 150 Inch Box Width
  • If your 2006 Forest River has a box width - which is the flange to flange measurement - of 150 inches, there is a slide topper available, the Solera # LCV000163299. This slide topper comes in white with white hardware and fits box widths of 146" to 151-3/4". The same part in black is # LCV000165061.
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  • 2015 Sunset Trail Reserve 28BHS Black Slide Out Topper Awning
  • You will need to measure the width of the box of your slide out to be sure you pick out the correct one. Based on the dimension of 151-1/2 inches the correct part you would need is the part # LCV000168109 which is designed for boxes that are 152" to 157-3/4". Since you said you measured from flange to flange it sounds like you measured correctly. You need to add 2-1/2 inches to the box width dimension to pick out the correct one. Your RV should have an awning rail for this to attach...
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  • Recommended Solera Slide-Topper for a Box Width of 144 inches
  • If you are trying to determine if a 12 foot or 13 foot awning would be a better fit for a 144 inch span then I recommend going with the Solera 12.5 foot Slider # LCV000177334. This option has a box width range of 140 inches to 145-3/4 inches. Since your box is 137.5 inches, if your flanges combined add an additional 5 inches then you will want to go with the 12 foot option # LCV000168328 since it is designed to fit box width ranges from 134 inches - 139-3/4 inches with 2-1/2 inch flanges....
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  • How to Measure for Correct Slide Topper Replacement Fabric
  • Hi! To choose the correct replacement fabric for your awning measure outside of flange to outside of flange on the slide-out that you want the fabric to fit; the fabric should extend a minimum of 2-1/2" beyond each side of your slide box width. For example, the Replacement Slide Topper Fabric for Solera Slide Toppers # LCV000253381 fits fits 6-1/2' long sliders.
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