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wowens79

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Posted: 09/29/19 05:09am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

My factory steps had the carriage bolt pull through the floor the other day.

I'm thinking of going to the Mor/ride Step above, or the Lippert version. Any one Had any issues with either one of these? I know they will be in the way if I just want to toss something in the door.

I really don't want to tear into the floor to fix the carriage bolt. With my big butt, there is just to much leverage on that first test.


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Posted: 09/29/19 08:02am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Checkout the Torklift Glowsteps. They fold up into the original step location and are as solid as the Step Above without blocking your door and getting dirt dumped into the RV.


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I have steps that you set on top of the original steps. The top hooks onto the top steps and go out several ft further than the original steps. I think they have 6 or eight steps. Much easier to climb up and down


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We got the 3 step MORryde version and they are great. We didn’t use their handrail. It was in the way and the foldout one on the TT worked better for the 2 or 3 step model.


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Posted: 09/29/19 12:40pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Since the steps you are considering screw down thru a plate on the floor, why not just install a plate that supports the current steps?





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I used Lynnmor's suggestion when my Forest River step bolt pulled through the floor. I added a 1/8" x 4" x 8" steel plate above the floor (covered by an entry rug anyway). I drilled from above down through the floor on through the step mounting about 1" inboard of the original screw. This was the 3rd attempt as my first 2 efforts were insufficient. This has worked very well for a few years now and inexpensive. I'll post a picture as soon as I get that process figured out.

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Here is your picture. [emoticon]
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I used this site to post it. Very easy!
1. Upload your picture to the app.
2. Copy the resulting URL
3. Paste that URl into your post without making any changes - no additions, and no deletions.

Your picture will then appear in your post and be properly sized for use on our forums.
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Thanks for the suggestions!! I'm gonna stop by a dealer and look at the steps and mess with them. I've only seen them online.

Next trip, I'll probably do like I ended up doing this trip, and putting the truck jack under the steps [emoticon]

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Thanks, Barney, for your assistance. I've had 3 SunnyBrook trailers and enjoyed them all. Retired the last 2 from hail damage and getting rear-ended.

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