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RE: Cedar Creek rear cap cracks

Curious as to what the OP'er did to fix the problem?
shadows4 07/16/22 10:24am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Rec Pro RV furniture

OP'er here. We ended up going with the RecPro manual reclining love seat. So far very happy with our purchase. Seems to be a good value for the money.
shadows4 07/08/22 07:13pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: How to increase payload?

I did some more research. According to E-trailer the only difference in the 5200 lb axle and the 6000 lb axle is a bend in the axle. Same bearings, brakes and axle tubes. I have upgraded the tires to E rated Goodyear Endurance tires. I have put off weighing the trailer, I am afraid of what I will find. But this spring after we dewinterize and get it loaded for the season I will get that done. And look into adding a leaf to the springs. Thanks for all the replies.
shadows4 03/28/22 06:36am Fifth-Wheels
How to increase payload?

I have a 2015 Coachmen 324 TSRK, it has a dismal 1284 lbs of payload. It has 5200 lb axles. It was one of only two models produced by Coachmen that year that 7000 lb axles were not an available option. I know I cannot change the rating on the yellow payload sticker. But what would be the harm in changing the axles, springs, brakes with 7000 lb axles, springs and brakes? Would I be safely increasing my payload? What about just changing the bearings to 6000 lb bearings? It it my understanding the only difference between the 5200 and 6000 lb axles is the outer bearing? Thanks in advance.
shadows4 03/27/22 03:15pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: New Outside Stairs

Wife and I love our Torklift steps. Went from 3 to 4 steps. I have had both knees replaced and the difference the 4 steps makes is amazing. I believe Torklift makes a replacement set of steps for solid steps. They fold up into the door like the solid ones do, if any one is interested.
shadows4 03/11/22 08:35pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Step to reach hitch pin

I use an aluminum 3 step step stool. Like this Works for me.
shadows4 03/11/22 07:53pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Rec Pro RV furniture

Well things didn't go as planned. Only got one of the swivel recliners and ended up paying $50 for it. It will work for awhile. I believe we will end up with the Rec Pro in the end. Thanks guys.
shadows4 09/09/21 06:18pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Replacing front landing gear box and motor.

Hey guys, just wanted to touch base you all. I did change out the gear box and motor and the fiver didn't fall. It turned out to be the switch was bad. Glad I did it myself as now I have a spare gear box and motor. Thanks, for all the replies. John
shadows4 09/09/21 06:13pm Fifth-Wheels
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