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Old 03-29-2016, 06:44 PM   #1
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Just brought home a 2017 305VL5

We picked up our new 305 that we ordered the last week of January. It took 6 weeks to come in. And to our surprise its a 2017. I did have a quick question though... Where is the fresh water tank drain? I see a hose tucked up behind the pa el where you fill the tank. Is that it. There is nothing hanging down from the belly except the low point drains.
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Old 03-29-2016, 06:54 PM   #2
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Not sure why but I am having trouble adding pictures..
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Old 03-30-2016, 09:46 AM   #3
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I just noticed that when I turned around in the yard that the pin box made contact with my tonneau cover rails. So I will have to hook back up and check to see how much clearance I need. Maybe a good excuse to upgrade to a Mor/ryde pin box that's a little shorter. I use a super glide hitch so the only way to raise that up is with a 3" riser that they sell for it. But the camper sits pretty good so I would rather not do that. I guess this is a common problem with the GM trucks since 2007. Mine is a 2015.5. I would have thought by now the rv manufacturer would have this figured out.
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Old 03-30-2016, 12:23 PM   #4
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here is a couple pics at the dealer.
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Old 03-30-2016, 12:43 PM   #5
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here is where the pin box contacted the cover rail. I bent it back up a little already.
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Old 03-31-2016, 07:01 PM   #6
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2017 you say.
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Old 03-31-2016, 07:19 PM   #7
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Yep. I was expecting a 2016 and didn't find out until we got to the paperwork. Even the salesman thought it was a 16. It was one of if not the first 17 the dealer got in.
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Try looking behind the axles under the garage. There should be 2 blue hoses. One capped (Fresh Water Drain) uncapped is the overflow.
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Wow...that thing is beautiful and massive! What are you towing it with??
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Old 04-04-2016, 06:44 PM   #10
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Try looking behind the axles under the garage. There should be 2 blue hoses. One capped (Fresh Water Drain) uncapped is the overflow.
I gave a quick look and I saw 1 blue hose sticking down in between the axels. I didn't have time yet to look any harder. If that's it they couldn't have put in a worse spot. My last keystone trailer has a drain valve. This one appears to just have a cover like the low point drains.
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