How To Select The Right Awning Size For Slideout

Question:

I want to buy awnings for my sliders. Should I be using the exact roof measurements or the end to end measurements on the slder flange sealsblack Thanks

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Expert Reply:

When choosing the slider you want to measure the outside front of box width including the flange. Then you need to select a slider that extends a minimum of 2-1/2 inches beyond each side of the box width.

For example, the Black Solera Slider # LCV000165061 is 156 inches wide and is designed to fit a box that measures 146 to 151-3/4 inches.

I have attached a link to the awnings we offer. If you want to send me the measurement of your box or boxes and what color you want I can make some recommendations that will work for you.

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Kris B.

We have a 2013 32sab cougar elite. We do not currently have slide toppers. Flange to flange measurements are 59.5 inches, 81 inches, and 149.5 inches. What toopers with mounting hardware do you recommend for us? 85966

Reply from Chris R.

For your three slide-outs you will want the Solera # LCV000168104 (Black) or # LCV000163273 , the Solera # LCV000165062 (Black) or # LCV000163287 (White), and the Solera # LCV000165061 (Black). All kits include the needed mounting hardware. 67878

Richard S.

looking for cost of slide topper that is 268 by 46 inches. fits on a sunseeker class c 3050s with full length side slide 84742

Reply from Chris R.

Does your slide-out measure 268" wide? If so, we don't have any toppers quite that large. If that measurement is referring to something else just let me know. 67877

Dale E.

I have exactly 3" from the top of my slide to install the rail for a slide topper awning. Will this work? Can you recommend a awning that will work for a slide that is 112 3/4" flange to flange? 77954

Reply from Chris R.

At minimum there needs to be 3" of clearance between the top of your slide-out and any existing components like a bracket or gutter for the Solera Slide-Toppers to install and operate. As long as you truly have 3" of space, it will work. For a 112-3/4" flange to flange measurement you'll want the Solera Solide-Topper Black # LCV000251461 or White # LCV000163292 . 63452

Mike S.

Trying to find a slide topper for my Rockwood mini light. From flange to flange is 80 1/2 inches. 77679

Reply from Chris R.

For you're 80-1/2" flange to flange measurements you'll need the Solera Slide-Out Awning # LCV000163287 . 63234

Doreen

Hi I have a 2007 Forest river Flagstaff. We measured our Slide out from Flange to Flange it is 142 inches wide which is 11.83 in feet. What measurement would you recommend for the Complete Awning.We are interested in White. Thank You 73634

Reply from Chris R.

For your 142" wide slide-out, the Solera Slide-Topper (White) # LCV000163298 will work perfectly. 60059

Michael M.

flang to flang is 116 1/4 inches and width is 53 inches its a reflection 5th wheel 73323

Reply from Chris R.

For your slide-out the Solera # LCV000182037 (Black) or # LCV000163293 (White) is the way to go. 59876

Randy K.

I have solera brackets on my camper and would like to order toppers for my slide outs I have 4 slides and want to make sure I order the right ones and I also need name of who to order from. My measurements are. The out side of slide 153”144”84”84” Thank you in advance 72773

Reply from Chris R.

Going from largest to smallest on your camper, you'll need the Solera Topper # LCV000168109 (Black) or # LCV000163300 (White), # LCV000177334 (Black) or # LCV000163298 (White), and # LCV000165062 (Black) or # LCV000163287 (White). 59682

Bradford H.

My box, flange to flange is 145 inches. It only extends 18 1/2 inches. What size topper do I need and will one that extends 50 inches work or be too big? 71858

Reply from Chris R.

In terms of width, the right Solera Slide Topper is part # LCV000177334 for Black or # LCV000163298 for White. Any fabric that's not actually extended out will just stay stored inside the channel, so there's not really a minimum length required. This will work just fine with your shorter box. There aren't any shorter slide toppers available. 58852

John M.

Our slide on a Outdoor RV is 137 absolute length flange to flange. Your Lippert Solera slide topper recommendation please. 71396

Reply from Chris R.

For your 137" wide slide the right Solera Topper is either the part # LCV000168328 in Black or part # LCV000139496 in White. I linked both options for you below. 58298

Colleen D.

153 flange to flange and also 83 inches flang to flang what size toppers do i need 2020 forest river 36vbds 70913

Reply from Chris R.

Based on the measurements you provided you would need the Solera # LCV000168109 (Black) or # LCV000163300 (White) for your larger slide-out and the Solera # LCV000165062 (Black) or # LCV000163287 (White) for the smaller slide-out. 57920

Doug

I would like to buy a Solera slide topper. My slide, including the flanges trim on the box is 97 1/2. The box without the flat trim is 92. It sounds like the 8 foot 7 slide topper would be the correct one? The 8 foot, 1 wouldnt have any overhang. Is my thinking correct? 64465

Reply from Jason S.

For your slide topper, you will definitely want the overhang to keep water and debris out. We determine the correct size but measuring the slide including the flanges so you will want to go with the 97-1/2 inch measurement you gave. All that to say you are correct...you will want # LCV000168108 for a black topper or # LCV000163290 for a white topper. 54619

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