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Old 11-10-2015, 09:13 AM   #1
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Solera Weight

I had the rig weighed yesterday. I have a 2014 24S Solera. I was about 70 pounds over the GVWR of 11,030#. I've removed things to bring the weight down. The weight was taken with a full tank of propane and fuel (no freshwater and both grey and black tanks empty). The storage in the rig will easily hold way more than one should carry! I had it weighed through the Escapees' Smart Weigh program -- they were very helpful.
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Old 11-10-2015, 11:06 AM   #2
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CAT Certified Scale Weight 2015 Solera 24s

We have identical Solera 24s, titled as a 2015 model.

Not sure who weighed yours, however, I've used CAT certified scales and always keep a copy in the RV for documentation purposes.

The attached scan shows that mine weighted 10,200 lbs with 1/2 tank fuel, 1/2 tank water and my portly self (190 lbs) on board.

Was there anything else on board to explain the difference?
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Old 11-10-2015, 12:09 PM   #3
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MiataHorder, I live full-time in mine, AND have a 500 watt solar system with four AGM batteries. That probably accounts for the difference! 😁 I got rid of stuff I don't use and reduced the weight accordingly. Knowing I was over helped me decide what I could do without. I'm also thinking I might swap out that glass shower door (60+ # per BClemmens) for a lighter weight one he posted in this forum earlier.
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Old 11-10-2015, 12:50 PM   #4
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I have a 2016 RSLED and was wondering if anyone has removed the heavy wood door that separates the rear bed area?
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Old 11-11-2015, 12:20 PM   #5
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Dogma I have removed the bedroom door in my 24R, but planning on rehanging it. I'm an early riser,DW not so much. Weight savings not worth disturbing the navigator while banging around getting my coffee!
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Old 11-11-2015, 02:25 PM   #6
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Thanks for info. I think I will try it on a trip and see.

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Old 11-11-2015, 03:35 PM   #7
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Dogma I have removed the bedroom door in my 24R, but planning on rehanging it. I'm an early riser,DW not so much. Weight savings not worth disturbing the navigator while banging around getting my coffee!
How difficult was it to remove?
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Only took a few minutes. Stick a shim under door and unhook.
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Old 11-11-2015, 06:38 PM   #9
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Dogma I have removed the bedroom door in my 24R, but planning on rehanging it. I'm an early riser,DW not so much. Weight savings not worth disturbing the navigator while banging around getting my coffee!

I'm with you on that! Also the dog gets up with me and that involves additional rustling and banging around. The door is one reason we got the 2401R.
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Only took a few minutes. Stick a shim under door and unhook.

Did you take it out the back window? Or through the interior? It's kind of big...
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