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Old 03-20-2014, 09:37 PM   #11
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Old 03-21-2014, 05:16 AM   #12
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Thanks Doug,

This one is #2 on our short list. The Keystone Outback Terrain is #1 on the list. Of course, when the time comes, I will mlst likely be looking used.

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Old 04-04-2014, 09:02 AM   #13
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I bought a 2014 250 Air, and could not be happier. Made a few upgrades to enhance my families overall camping experience. Replaced the stock 2500lb scissor jacks with 5000lb BAL jacks and added BAL stabilizer arms. Next I added a slide topper for my one and only slide out due to most of the camp sites we frequent have lots of overhanging trees. Now my camper is solid as a rock and better protected from the elements. I joined this chat group to get good information on my Tracer since this is my families first camper. If anyone else out there with this model has some good upgrade ideas please pass them on.
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Old 04-04-2014, 09:53 AM   #14
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We are still awaiting our 250 air to come in. What slide topper did you go with and size. I have some upgrades planned as well and took most stuff off our 240 air we traded as they are basically the same trailer. Do you find the 5000lb jacks alone to be a substantial improvement or was it the added stabilizers?
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Old 04-04-2014, 10:46 AM   #15
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Yes, the 5000lb jacks were a big improvement by themselves, but the added stabilizers made it perfect in my opinion. I went with a 126" Dometic slide topper since my awning was made by them as well. All these accessories were installed by my dealer which you might want to shop around to get the best price. I used Camping World as my base line on parts so my dealer was not going to over charge me. Install is a different story, so I used the fact that Camping World will install the part for $40 dollars if you purchase it from them which put my dealer in check on labor. I hope this info helps. Please let me know what all you did to your 240 Air that I might want to do to my 250.
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Old 04-04-2014, 12:09 PM   #16
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240 wise I did the PI hard wired surge protetctor, maaxfan with rain sensor auto open and remote, easy drain hot water heater mod, ez ride suspension, combo lock bagage door locks, led lighting. I also upgraded the battery tray to a dual 6 volt system. Im really considering the jacks and slide topper. I already have the maaxfan coming for the 250, a husky brute power jack and all the above to refit on the 250. I always thought the trailer moved quite a bit with the standard jacks.
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Old 04-04-2014, 03:15 PM   #17
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Yes, my trailer moved quite a bit that is why I did the upgrade. When I got my Camper they had some upgrades that you should be able to choose since you are ordering it, like central vac and power tongue jack which were on my unit when I bought it. On the EZ ride suspension that you mentioned what is that? And what type of LED bulbs did you go with and did they put out enough light? On the PI hard wired surge protector did you have issues with the hum under that bunk or did you install it somewhere else? On the EZ drain hot water heater mod, is it a drain plug you are talking about or is it something else all together?
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Old 04-04-2014, 06:57 PM   #18
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Tracer Air

We bought an Air 235 and are picking it up Saturday the 11th. We went to the rv show in Cleveland in Feb. We looked at so many campers and walked in the Air and we both knew it was the one.
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Old 04-06-2014, 12:46 PM   #19
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The led were bought on ebay for cheap but work well. The PI I installed were the main line came in so no hum issues. The hot water drain was simply a braided line attached to a new fitting allowing you to open and drain. We had vac on 240 but never used it not important to us. The ez ride was nice smoothed out the ride but looking back not sure it was worth it. I could have got the power jack option but wanted a different brand not crazy about the brand they use.

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Old 04-06-2014, 12:50 PM   #20
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Maxxfan was definitely worth it.

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