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Old 07-06-2013, 12:00 PM   #21
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I've been wanting to put one if those levels on but was wondering how to do it with shroud. Did you go through the Pre-existing screw holes and did you make those brackets
I made the brackets from 7075-t6 aluminum used the 2 screw holes to secure it the the pin box. it was real easy to make just lots of adjustment before I got it right
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Old 07-12-2013, 06:02 AM   #22
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Jevanb, sent you a PM
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Old 07-12-2013, 06:44 PM   #23
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Any of you guys had trouble with your slides coming in? Sometimes mine take a few tries to get them in all the way, even when plugged in & level. I'm not sure why?
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Old 07-14-2013, 10:23 PM   #24
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my 3 are hyd and the master is elect, never had trouble with execpt when we went to pick it up (new) a elect motor failed
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Old 07-14-2013, 11:10 PM   #25
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I'm having a similar issue but seems to be all battery related. Either won't hold a charge or converter is not doing its job and charging the battery when trailer plugged in. Also, master slide is also a little picky-- needs to be very level or it won't move.
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Old 07-15-2013, 12:53 AM   #26
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Well mine is going back to the dealer tomorrow to get the slides looked at. Also a few other things.
Do any of you guys lube your slide rails? The dealer told my wife that I should lube them with lithium grease. But I have read that you need to use a dry lubricant or nothing at all.
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Old 07-15-2013, 04:16 PM   #27
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Mine had a screw get lodged in the track. Happened on the very first time I tried to put it in after buying it. The slide would come in a bit and then bind on one end. Dealership tech found the screw in the track.
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Old 09-04-2013, 05:21 PM   #28
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Hey AJ 72, I hope you got your slides and other issues handled. I guess I've been lucky. The only issues I've had were self inflicted. I have a question for you or any other 293-REX owners. Where in heck is the water pump? I'm winterizing it myself this year (my first time) and I need to determine if I need a water pump conversion kit to pull antifreeze from the bottle or if it already has the required plumbing installed. It's stored in an unlit warehouse and I'll get in on Saturday while it's light to see if I can track it down.

I plan on using an air compressor and blowing each line out, then running antifreeze into the lines on my last trip of the season. Steamboat Springs, near the end of September. The aspens should be beautiful!

We've had an excellent season. One long weekend in Eastern Colorado. One trip to Utah/Nevada. One trip to Yellowstone. One GLORIOUS week in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Just about 3700 miles towing so far without serious issue (so far). If the Steamboat trip goes well, we'll have 4,050 miles this season. Not too bad for our first full summer with the camper.

Things I've learned this summer:
Leave early and slow down. You'll get there when you get there.
Invest in a TPMS System for your trailer. Thank me later. I really REALLY like the 507 system from TST. It served me very well.
Stop often. Look at historical and geological markers. Go into a tourist trap now and then.
Don't forget to enjoy the journey.
The fifth wheel is a lot of work to maintain, but so much more comfortable than the tent we used to camp in. After three nights in the tent, my wife and I were ready to come home. After seven nights in the fifth wheel we are just getting into the groove.
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Old 09-04-2013, 06:01 PM   #29
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The water pump for my 312BHX is located on the left side of the pass through storage. It's hidden behind the black cardboard/plastic partition. So, if you open the slam latch door on the driver's side of your 5iver it should be off to your right hand side. Exposing it just involved removing some screws.

I blow out my water lines as well. Just remember to keep the air pressure around 20 psi.
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I'll take a look Foley 5K. Thanks for the tip!
I'll keep the pressure low my friend... thanks again!
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