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Old 04-17-2015, 01:13 PM   #511
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I will see if I can the work order on my rig.
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Old 04-17-2015, 04:04 PM   #512
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Will this work on any camper with a Scwintek slide? What do the slide repair kit cost?
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These kits aren't being installed on the schwintek slides, it is being installed on the main cabin slides, they are standard electric slides. None of us that I know of are having wear issues on the schwintek's. Mine is 100% fine.

No idea on the cost as PT is handling mine under warranty.
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Old 04-17-2015, 05:18 PM   #514
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These kits aren't being installed on the schwintek slides, it is being installed on the main cabin slides, they are standard electric slides. None of us that I know of are having wear issues on the schwintek's. Mine is 100% fine.

No idea on the cost as PT is handling mine under warranty.

??? My schwintek slide is on my main slide and is electric.... (and I am having some wear on the bottom material)
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Old 04-18-2015, 06:32 PM   #515
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Brother Les, I was referring to Prime Products, you have a Hemisphere. I've no idea what type and configuration of slides other products have.


I dropped off my 295 at my dealer today, they will get the second kit installed early next week. While there my wife and I toured around their lot and went into at least 5 Crusaders, all of which were built last year and every single one of them had wear on the slides and many were already re-taped. I spoke with the service manager and asked about new ones, and he said that he had heard new ones would come with the slide kits pre-installed. If that's the case wouldn't it make sense to 'fix' the new ones before selling them?
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Old 04-22-2015, 11:31 AM   #516
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Will this part number fix my 2670?

Mine is the waterproof engineered board with a 2 inch strip down each side of the bottom slide.. of course the darco is fraying on mine.. it is now out of warranty.. will this fix my Tracer also? and will Primetime stand up and cover mine also? been doing this from day one and everytime i called dealer they just tell me its normal.. of course its not documented and warranty ran out last July... I emailed Rick from primetime last week and he advised me only fix is to have dealer tape it or i can purchase darco tape from primetime and told me just to add alittle tape here or there when needed...
How hard is this part to install? does the slide have to come off in order to do this or is it a easy 123 fix?
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Mine is the waterproof engineered board with a 2 inch strip down each side of the bottom slide.. of course the darco is fraying on mine.. it is now out of warranty.. will this fix my Tracer also? and will Primetime stand up and cover mine also? been doing this from day one and everytime i called dealer they just tell me its normal.. of course its not documented and warranty ran out last July... I emailed Rick from primetime last week and he advised me only fix is to have dealer tape it or i can purchase darco tape from primetime and told me just to add alittle tape here or there when needed...
How hard is this part to install? does the slide have to come off in order to do this or is it a easy 123 fix?
If Im not mistaken, the wood on the slide on a tracer 2670bhs is OSB, which is closer to a sponge then being water proof.
The ends and underside may have a sealant coating on them.

If you put the wear strips on...ya know that nice job on the ends of your slide that you just repaired Well part of the strips tucks up under there. Yep that strip has to be removed and redone.

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Yeah, nevermind

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If Im not mistaken, the wood on the slide on a tracer 2670bhs is OSB, which is closer to a sponge then being water proof.
The ends and underside may have a sealant coating on them.

If you put the wear strips on...ya know that nice job on the ends of your slide that you just repaired Well part of the strips tucks up under there. Yep that strip has to be removed and redone.

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I am not touching that thing again...I will just put darco tape over the fraying part and call it a day. My slide is closed more times then its open. I close it when i leave my seasonal site for the week.. Not gonna worry about something that may or may not happen.. I freaked out enough with that trim... im done with it... ruined my month..LOL
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Old 04-22-2015, 03:34 PM   #519
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I heard from my dealer yesterday and the news was, well frustrating. They told me that they could not install the slide kit on the curb side slide because it differed from the road side slide. They said that since it tips when it retracts that if they installed the slide kit it would dig into my floor and damage it. They then said they re-taped the slide bottom.

Of course I explained this would not work. The tape would fray and eat itself in no time. My dealer of course agreed with me, but they said they could not damage the floor by installing the slide kit. Their hands are tied.

I then reached back out to PT and was told that there is no reason why the slide bottom should fray unless there is something rubbing, like a screw head. This just ticked me off and I made it 100% clear to them that they obviously knew this was an issue and I check each new Crusader on the lot at my dealer and every single one of them was experiencing the same wear. No answer from PT since. We will see.
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Newfie.. I heard the same thing this morning on my 2670... the fix i was told was to add more darco tape...my slide goes up inch or so when it retracts and im told this fix wont work... i was advised by primetime rep that the wear bar needs to be sanded down because of a bur or something to that matter.. I am done worrying about it.. I will get the tape(which of course they are charging me for) and i will tape up the bad parts every few weeks.. I am done losing sleep over this matter. My head is pounding over this.. time for some camping and beers....
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