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Old 04-29-2015, 03:10 PM   #171
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I went to my local RV dealer (not even where I bought mine) armed with my VIN and pictures of an existing leg. They ordered it directly from Forest River. Got the top and bottom pieces that exactly matched mine. All I needed was to take the screws to the hardware store and match em up.
Very, very nice work Dave. I remember something being said about adding a leg to the table; now I understand.

The front wheel chock... I will probably just do the same as you, but I've seen a blind faster that acts something like the little molly bolt, hollow wall anchor, but heavy duty. I think the floor is 3/4 plywood, which holds pretty well. I'll check with Lowes, they have a nice selection of specialty fasteners, etc. I'll also drill a small test hole and probe with a wire to be sure the tank isn't too close. I believe NS, but who knows if our two units are mirror images in that regard.

I still can't believe XLR would put the black tank "handle" in such a "crappy" place, if you get my drift. Some of us are handi-crapped! This should be a mandatory mod... again, nice job, Buddy.

The only think I haven't done is order a 12" extension for the rear grey tank dump handle... as far as working on the nasty side of things. I noticed the cable is getting a little hard to pull. I'm going to lube the cable soon.
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Old 04-29-2015, 03:15 PM   #172
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I bolted my bike chock in with lag screws that only went 1/8" through the flooring material. My ultra classic weighs a lot and sometimes takes two people just to get off the chock. I didn't think the chock would stay still unless bolted in.
I put the Condor adjustment back where it was, needless to say. Still going to lag it down. I was going to do it yesterday, but when I decided to do it, it rained. And, I melt.
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Old 04-29-2015, 08:52 PM   #173
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Performed a roof cleaning and then washed the remainder of the trailer. First wash so had some black streaks to remove. Looks better now. Once it's dry need to treat the roof.
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Old 04-30-2015, 06:49 AM   #174
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Performed a roof cleaning and then washed the remainder of the trailer. First wash so had some black streaks to remove. Looks better now. Once it's dry need to treat the roof.
What do you use to remove streaks, BG?

I have something I bought from CW that doesn't work so well. I use a polishing compound on the glossy gelcoat but there should be something better and still not harmful to the finish.

I have the roof treatment but haven't found time and a good day to do it. I washed it and it rained for 4 days. It takes something like 12 hours to dry. It says on the jug.

Is your's like this?
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I'm very interested in hearing about the cleaning process people have been using on the new 2015/2016 XLR's. I have read the posts on the general forum but hearing from this group is ALWAYS nice...
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Because I had them on my first camper, I read a few old posts on this site about black streaks. What stuck with me about those posts was that the authors said black streaks are caused by not cleaning your roof regularly. I keep my camper covered when not in use, but have cleaned my roof 3 times since buying a year ago. I don't try to scrub it white, just soap, brush and rinse. So far no streaks, but it's barely over a year old yet. Time will tell.
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Old 05-03-2015, 03:33 PM   #177
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Wesley's tire cleaner and white towel takes off streaks like magic. Then a coat or two of a good automotive wax.
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Old 05-04-2015, 08:44 PM   #178
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That's nice, K! I think min wax makes a stain "chestnut" something... Thats an exact match. The exact number is on this thread.
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I still can't believe XLR would put the black tank "handle" in such a "crappy" place, if you get my drift. Some of us are handi-crapped! This should be a mandatory mod... again, nice job, Buddy.
LOL, you're a funny guy Clint!
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