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Old 01-02-2014, 12:23 PM   #21
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I had a 6x6 CCA post leftover from a project and cut it to 8 inch lengths for use under the existing jacks. I had found that mine seemed to be a little more stable when the existing jacks were not extended all the way down. plus the electric motor is REALLY slow.

The 6x6 (5.5 dimensional) is larger that the footpad on the OEM jacks.

So 20 inch travel would probably be OK for me.

Maybe MagnoliaTom will post some pictures of his.
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Old 01-02-2014, 12:43 PM   #22
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Forest River Forums - MagnoliaTom's Album: 320 BHDS

this is in my driveway...jacks are not extended but you get an idea as to their location. Installation was fairly simple.
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Old 01-02-2014, 12:56 PM   #23
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thanks. Seeing yours with virgin side skirts reminded me of this thread where I added a few lights. You see the tail end of my old Ex in there.

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Old 01-02-2014, 01:06 PM   #24
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You're right...mine has about 20" from ground to frame. I suppose you could find some bigger jacks. Only used them once so far, but since the site was not level, one side was only extended about half way...the other side was extended 3/4 with the addition of Lynx leveling blocks underneath. In my case, I felt these would suit my needs. I also carry some extra 2x8 boards cut to 12" long to help if I need to make up some added height.
Thanks for confirming what I thought, MagnoliaTom. I also carry a few 2x10s and 3 packs of Lynx Levelers, so I have plenty of "stuff".
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I like that idea! I will need to do that to mine. Looks like mineral gray metallic....Same as ours.
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thanks. Seeing yours with virgin side skirts reminded me of this thread where I added a few lights. You see the tail end of my old Ex in there.

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Where did you get the lights from? How did you wire them? I imagine you tapped into the wiring somewhere, but where? Also, what did you do for the rear LED lights...new bulbs?
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Old 01-02-2014, 01:40 PM   #27
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Where did you get the lights from? How did you wire them? I imagine you tapped into the wiring somewhere, but where? Also, what did you do for the rear LED lights...new bulbs?
I gave a little more info in this thread:

can you see the difference?

After viewing a few upgrades where people simply repalced the existing type 1187 auto bulb in the OEM tailight assembly, I decided I wanted something a little better and installed these:
LED Tail Lights for RV, Cargo Trailer, Marine Applications manufactured by Command Electronics

The dealer had to replace the rear wall due to a defect and asked me about these. They were very impressed. They are incredibly bright. People back off immediately when you tap your brakes.

The amber clearance lights are these:
http://www.commandelectronics.com/Pr...roductInfo.pdf
unfortunately it looks like they do not make/sell those specific ones any longer. Any similar LED would work.

The wiring is in series (one light to the next) and I tapped the main harness at the junction box mounted inside the a-frame rail next tot he spare tire. I fused them there as well, which came in handy when a blowout caught the wire and shorted it out.

The aluminum trim is easy to drill for these, but you do have run both power and ground.
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Thanks for the info! I'll be doing this soon
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Old 01-15-2014, 07:02 PM   #29
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I have a 14 312bhds and know the rocking feeling well. I purchase the camco screw jacks in a 4 pack at Walmart. They definitely helped a lot. No matter how tempting don't put under the slide out rails. Might help a lot but it the tires lose some pressure it could be a problem.
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Sad to say......

After 8 months of ownership our 320 is heading back to the factory. I have water leaks 4 different times and the slides are the culprit. All 3 slides have had water come in at some point or another. Constantly had wet carpet on the front side of living room and bunk slide when towing in rain. Last trip out was nightmarish. Even had water develop between sky light and top of shower. Love the camper, hate the rain. Hopefully warranty can be extended, or better yet, just replace the camper due to all the leaks. And we all know that down the road there will be issues from the water that can't be seen yet. Keep you guys posted.
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