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Old 09-24-2015, 11:02 AM   #1
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Upgrading from a 3 stepper to a 4 stepper

I have a 2016 Silverback 33IK that came with the Flexco manual 3 entry step assembly. Mid year models are coming out with the 4 steppers which are much more user friendly. I ordered the Flexco 4 stepper from ETrailer and swapped it out yesterday. It's a nice sturdy unit. You have to cut about 1.25" off the bottom of each mounting bracket under the entry door for the glide pin to clear, but otherwise it bolts right up to where the original came off. Boy Howdy is getting in and out better. I'll add photos ASAP.
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Old 09-24-2015, 11:42 AM   #2
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I've been considering moving up to a quad entry step. I'd love to see pictures of your install.
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Old 09-24-2015, 09:51 PM   #3
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Here's a couple of photos I took after dark ... weird how the main view turned out looking like it was resting on the ground. It isn't ... about 8" from bottom step to ground.

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Do you happen to know the measurement from ground to step mount in the cut-out?
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Old 09-24-2015, 10:17 PM   #5
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I'm not sure of your question. On my Silverback, the steps (although made by Flexco, the same OEM 3 step manufacturer) ... will not physically fit in the OEM mounts without trimming as I showed. The 4 steppers glide slot (seen in photo under pointer) is 1" closer to the top of the step assy. The OEM mounts must be trimmed away as shown for the steps to fit and also deploy. What measurement are you asking for again? Ground to bottom of the OEM mount where I cut off 1.25"?
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Let me try again.....steps mount to bottom of floor (in cut-out)....Need to know that measurement to ground to know if there's enough room on another type trailer to even be able to have ground clearance for last step?
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I'll measure tomorrow, but how about this
http://www.flexcoproducts.com/upload...ts/FP-4400.jpg
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Old 09-24-2015, 11:31 PM   #8
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That'll work...thanks.
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Old 09-25-2015, 01:05 PM   #9
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4 Step vice 3 Steps

DieselGuy, How did you cut the 1 1/4 out. What tool/method did you use to make the clean cut? Thanks
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