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Old 11-04-2012, 11:41 AM   #1
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Puma Unleashed Modifications

How about a thread about modifications you have done to your Puma Unleashed Toy Hauler

I've done several which I'll post later, I'll start with my latest.

patio ramp door completed yesterday
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Old 11-04-2012, 01:28 PM   #2
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Old 11-04-2012, 04:01 PM   #3
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Do you use that without any supports under the door?

Just asking because on the XLR I investigated the difference between ones that come with a patio and ones that don't. It is a 2500 dollar upgrade but there is extensive amounts of framing that they add to support the patio.
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Old 11-04-2012, 10:34 PM   #4
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Do you use that without any supports under the door?

Just asking because on the XLR I investigated the difference between ones that come with a patio and ones that don't. It is a 2500 dollar upgrade but there is extensive amounts of framing that they add to support the patio.
No supports underneath, it seems to be very stable.
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Old 11-05-2012, 06:20 PM   #5
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I have the same camper but I would be reluctant to do that. On the THs I have seen with patios, they put a box steel frame to handle the weight of the patio.

Have you checked to see what kind of frame you have there?

We did the same thing with two 30" jacks. Works great, no stress beyond what it was designed to take.

Other than that, it looks really neat.
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Old 11-05-2012, 06:46 PM   #6
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I was skeptical at first, the frame is aluminum and doesn't appear to be flexing when two of us are out on it, the cables aren't like guitar string tight either under load, I will be keeping an eye on the attachments and swages on the cables for any sign of failure.
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Old 11-05-2012, 08:57 PM   #7
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Barker 3500 24" stroke electric tongue jack, nicknamed the "back saver"

Makes hooking up the wdh a breeze
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Old 11-05-2012, 09:00 PM   #8
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I think most of you have seen this one

Biker Bar motorcycle tie down with flush mount hardware
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Old 11-05-2012, 09:05 PM   #9
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Extra aluminum diamond plate where the center stand on the Harley was dragging on the floor, it would also get hung up on the hinge on he dovetail extension when unloading, now it slides right out
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Old 11-13-2012, 02:33 PM   #10
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Have you had problems with the fuel station pump? Has anyone tried to rebuild it so it won't jam?

What about 12 volt outlets. The trailer seems woefully shy of 12 volt outlets.

Glad to have added 3 more days RVing this year. Too bad she put me in 'Hey Boy' club (pardette outshoots the pard).
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Just added a full length mirror to the bathroom door. It is a better idea to have it on the inside of the door.

By having it on the inside of the door, you can be towards the galley and have more room. If you put it on the outside of the you either have to be towards the bedroom or the outside door.
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We did the same thing. Mounted it just to the right of the bathroom door.
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Do you have a 27SBU? Yours sounds like it might have a different floor plan.
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Old 01-31-2013, 07:40 PM   #14
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Ours is the 356QLB, bathroom in the bedroom area.
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Almost the one we wanted. Puma has one without the slideout and that is the one the pardette and I want.

But these are nice units.
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Old 02-21-2013, 07:03 PM   #16
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*sigh* I want one... a Puma unleashed 24FQS. Only down side... no gelcoat/fiberglass sidewalls.
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Has anyone with the 351 tried to let their rear beds up higher? It appears to be room on the track, but the motor stops it. I need the beds to go up about 2 more inches for my golf cart.
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*sigh* I want one... a Puma unleashed 24FQS. Only down side... no gelcoat/fiberglass sidewalls.


Sorry that an up side to me.... Glad there is no fiberglass sidewalls I want to keep it a long time. I've seen too many fiberglass delaminate from the plywood sides. I'll take the Alum siding any day over the fiberglass.......

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Removed the top bunk

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Has anyone with the 351 tried to let their rear beds up higher? It appears to be room on the track, but the motor stops it. I need the beds to go up about 2 more inches for my golf cart.
Do you need both bunks?
We took the top one out as we don't need the bunks. On the lower bunk, I made a wooden frame seperator and the DW obtained some plastic storage containers and we use it for dry storage as these toyhaulers are short on storage.
On the bottom of the lower bunk I also installed a 12V flouresent light as they seem to be dark in the back. I wired it into one of the wiring harness's that power the rear inside lights. As the bottom of the bunk is white it reflects all the light down. By lowering the bunk to a reasonable height also allows more light over the table unit.

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Has anyone with the 351 tried to let their rear beds up higher? It appears to be room on the track, but the motor stops it. I need the beds to go up about 2 more inches for my golf cart.
I have the double beds in my 356QLB and was able to get a few inches by raising the limit switch location. This still isn't enough room for me to walk under them but I plan to see about raising the tracks up about two inches as well. If you'd like me to get some pictures and more info on the switch deal shoot me a pm and ill post it on here.
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