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Old 10-07-2016, 11:37 AM   #1
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Buying a Trilogy

I wanted to start a new thread rather than post to someone else's so not to change direction of theirs.


We are beginning the process of looking for a new trailer and I noticed there are a few 2014 Trilogy's around that could be bought at a good price but that's really relative. I'm not looking for a part time job repairing the trailer if you know what I mean.

I know I would have to budget for several things from what I have read about but I'd like to ask for y'alls input on additional items.

Most importantly would you buy one again?

1. Suspension/Axle replacement
2. Air Conditioning issues
3. Skylight(s)
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Forgot to add one question what have y'all found to be the best warranty?
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Old 10-07-2016, 11:53 AM   #3
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I think most your questions would be answered with this thread..

Should I purchase a Trilogy
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Old 10-07-2016, 02:40 PM   #4
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I wanted to start a new thread rather than post to someone else's so not to change direction of theirs.


We are beginning the process of looking for a new trailer and I noticed there are a few 2014 Trilogy's around that could be bought at a good price but that's really relative. I'm not looking for a part time job repairing the trailer if you know what I mean.

I know I would have to budget for several things from what I have read about but I'd like to ask for y'alls input on additional items.

Most importantly would you buy one again?

1. Suspension/Axle replacement
2. Air Conditioning issues
3. Skylight(s)
My 2 cents...

1. You should make sure you get the MOR/ryde Independent Suspension.
2. If you don't like it over 80+ degrees in the camper, you must have a 3rd AC installed. Two ACs just don't cut it in the summer. I run all three at the same time, no issues.
3. I hate skylights. I would never order another RV with one due to HAIL damage. Have changed mine out twice already.
4. When I purchased my Trilogy, I ordered the 2nd year warranty from Forest River. I got more than my money's worth back.
5. Take your RV (no matter what you buy) back to the factory for warranty work. You get it fixed faster.
6. I would buy a Trilogy again, but I would probably buy the RiverStone instead. Same style as the Trilogy but we like it better.

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I wanted to start a new thread rather than post to someone else's so not to change direction of theirs.


We are beginning the process of looking for a new trailer and I noticed there are a few 2014 Trilogy's around that could be bought at a good price but that's really relative. I'm not looking for a part time job repairing the trailer if you know what I mean.

I know I would have to budget for several things from what I have read about but I'd like to ask for y'alls input on additional items.

Most importantly would you buy one again?

1. Suspension/Axle replacement
2. Air Conditioning issues
3. Skylight(s)


Just a Observation. Trilogy is a FR product as well. Noting your signature with your Creek must not be happy.
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B and B I agree with you, it's not the Creek I am unhappy with it's FR for not standing behind it's product.

The Trilogy idea was spurred by noticing I could get an older one at a huge discount and already knowing FR wouldn't do anything to support it's product.

For me I put a pencil to it for all of things needed and also added a number for my time that would also be involved and it would be hard for me to justify.

I'm self-employed so my time is very valuable to me, if however I was retired it might be a different story.

Thanks for the help folks.
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