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Old 02-17-2015, 11:08 PM   #41
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purchased a 2014 Sunseeker 3050S last summer, our first MH, and traveled all around Washington State spending time enjoying camping and figuring out how to make the "very" narrow cabinet next to the fridge more usable. Well, this winter i yanked out the skinny shelves, installed an upper and lower plywood panel on drawer guides to the right hand side and mounted 4" deep 4 tiered wire shelf units to each. Now we have full extension pull out shelf units and nothing gets lost in the back of the shelf. Took all of about 2 hours.
My wife is now, literally, a happy camper!

if i get to it i will post pics.

Got any pictures of your mod? Would love to see the finished product.


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Old 02-17-2015, 11:42 PM   #42
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Old 02-18-2015, 10:18 AM   #43
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first attempt at attaching pics. Hope it comes out ok.

Great job on the pics! How did you attach the wood strips to the wall? We have a 2014 3010. And the shower is on the opposite side of the pantry. You have a great mod, and I would do that in a heartbeat if I can!


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Old 02-18-2015, 10:27 AM   #44
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1500 miles and no major problems, except badly needed realignment. Drives much better now after alignment.

1. Removed mattress and laid carpet above front seats.
2. Lowered TV 6' and cut mount arm into 3 pieces and hinged pieces so
arm articulated around against slide.
3. Mounted 20 x 20 x 20 freezer above passenger seat.
4. Replaced kitchen faucet with tall pull-out sprayer.
5. Reversed plywood on bed so hinge is 2' from slide wall and put air
assist cylinders so 3/4 of bed top lifts and stays up.
6. Made 3' x 3' additional storage box under bed.
7. Replaced clothes racks with new wood rods and made shelves above rods.
8. Installed valve around water filter so fresh tank can be filled without
using water hose.

Really like the coach now.

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We want to do the same with our bed platform. What type of air assist cylinders did you get and where did you get them?

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Old 02-18-2015, 10:43 AM   #45
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Bed air cyls.

[QUOTE=SkipnTerri;786579]We want to do the same with our bed platform. What type of air assist cylinders did you get and where did you get them?

Skip & Terri]

I called parts dept. of my previous 5th wheel and purchased the same setup as on the 5th wheel. I believe the cyls. were 135#. The price for setup cost less than a single cyl. at auto parts store and they never know the pressure rating of their cyls.

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Old 02-18-2015, 12:32 PM   #46
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i used construction adhesive to attach the 3/4" furring strips, wedging them in from the opposite side until the glue had set. i used 1-1/4" screws to attach the drawer slides, not wanting the screws to go much past the paneled inside of the cabinet. i wanted to make sure that the pocket door would not catch the ends of the screws.
i will have to change out the spring catch on the cabinet door to spring closing hinges as the pull out will catch on the latch if the door is not fully open. i did get self closing drawer slides so they wont want to slide out during travel.
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Old 02-18-2015, 01:00 PM   #47
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2014' Sunseeker 3010DS so far only put 2134 miles on it, we love it best move we made after having a travel trailer...
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Old 02-18-2015, 01:40 PM   #48
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i used construction adhesive to attach the 3/4" furring strips, wedging them in from the opposite side until the glue had set. i used 1-1/4" screws to attach the drawer slides, not wanting the screws to go much past the paneled inside of the cabinet. i wanted to make sure that the pocket door would not catch the ends of the screws.
i will have to change out the spring catch on the cabinet door to spring closing hinges as the pull out will catch on the latch if the door is not fully open. i did get self closing drawer slides so they wont want to slide out during travel.

Thanks a bunch! Going to be my first project.
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Old 02-19-2015, 12:38 AM   #49
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Well I guess you can tell we've got a 3050. Pretty happy so far. Minor issues with slide but I believe we have them all worked out (knock on wood). We have a half dozen trips logged so far. We need more shakedown time to be sure.
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Old 02-20-2015, 01:18 PM   #50
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We have had our 2014 sunseeker 3170ds w/ Ford v10 for roughly 2 years. Love love love the unit. We take it everywhere. It's used at least once a week.

I have had only a few minor issues that I addressed myself.

- drawer latch under the dinette bench has broken twice. Real annoying when riding down the road due to the drawer opening on its own.

- few tiny trim pieces have vibrated their screws loose.

- one of my storage compartments under the RV keeps filling with water. I'm thinking its the rubber seal for the compartment door. Have not addressed it yet. Just mild water so it's where I now keep my water hoses and other items that keep moisture on them. Lol

Fuel economy:
I average around 5-6mpg around town and 8mpg on the interstate.

Has been a good unit. The one upgrade I am considering is the water heater replacement. We only get like 7-8 minutes hot water in the shower. From what I hear they now offer the tankless instant water heater. Anyone have any experience with these ?
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