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Old 07-02-2014, 06:17 AM   #21
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Crew how is it forest rivers problem that you did not make sure the warranty is transferable before you purchased the trailer. There are many products out there that the warranty is not transferable. If you bought from a dealer they should have told you this, but some dealers just want to make a sale.


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Old 07-02-2014, 09:04 AM   #22
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What's the best wheel bearing grease to use?
I have always used lucas red and tacky, my planes bearings even use it

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Old 07-02-2014, 10:00 AM   #23
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I had one bearing on my toy hauler that was too tight and was getting super hot. At first thought it was brakes dragging. When I took it apart I noticed it seemed tight. Once I got it apart I did a good inspection. It was noticeable the outer bearing got hot by the way the grease looked. . The bearing and grease inside and inner bearing looked fine. I cleaned up outer bearing and repacked and put back together with proper preload and all is well now. Hub stays cool to slightly warm after hours of driving.

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Old 07-02-2014, 11:01 AM   #24
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Does the XLR 27HFS come with EZ-Lube or equiv. axles?

EZ-Lube hubs were a "must have" feature when I sought-out our first TT.

Altogether I am very disappointed with the poor quality frames, axles, brakes, and (especially) tires the RV industry uses as a whole... It seems you have to pay extra to "upgrade" to components that will actually last past the one year warranty...

The major reason I bought used is to get more "upgrade" features vs. a new, economy TT in the same price-range... Even though used = no warranty, I feel the better components will last longer.
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Old 07-02-2014, 11:14 AM   #25
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Originally Posted by jevanb View Post
I have always used lucas red and tacky, my planes bearings even use it
I use this too. It meets or exceeds the all RV manufacturer's specs.

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Old 07-22-2014, 06:38 PM   #26
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I bought a 2013 XLR 27HFS from Cheyenne Camping Center in Walcott, IA on April 19, 2013. I barely used the camper last year due to having a new child. This year I prep the camper for taking on the very first road trip of the year, Memorial Weekend, from Central IA to NE KS. On the way home from KS, the wheel bearing went out on the rear axle causing me to leave the camper in western Iowa...
I bought a 2014 XLR 27HFS from Cheyenne Camping Center in January. I've put 4,000 miles on it with no issues at all. Maybe I should get dirty and take things apart...

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