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Old 06-25-2010, 08:13 AM   #1
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WooHoo Today is the Day

Finally after 14 weeks we leave in 6 hrs to pick up our new 2011 V-Lite, our appointment is for 2:30 this afternoon. Geeze the wife and I are acting like kids. On a serious note though, are there any things we should pay particular attention to on the inspection? I already plan to give the Concertone a good go over but the company we bought this from seems to be pretty concenious when it comes to customer satisfaction.

Oh happy day...
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Old 06-25-2010, 08:16 AM   #2
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Have a good time, and may the joy last a long time.
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Old 06-25-2010, 10:47 AM   #3
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Congrats on your new camper. Hope you have many fun and trouble free trips with it.
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Old 06-25-2010, 11:47 AM   #4
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Congrats!
Just be sure that the dealer shows you how everything works and they turn on or run each item so you know how to operate it and you know it functions properly before leaving the lot.
If anything is not right try to get them to fix it before you leave the lot - once you drive off you could play hell getting them to fix it later.
Good luck and enjoy!
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Old 06-25-2010, 01:57 PM   #5
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Good luck and enjoy! We are waiting on our new HTT to get here. The only tip I can give you is we don't sign any paperwork until after the walk through so if anything is wrong they will attend to it quickly. Look forward to picks as I haven't seen a V-lite.
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Old 06-26-2010, 11:37 AM   #6
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Well we got home with our new addition last night at abt 8pm. Quite abit later than expected as we ran into a problem at the dealers. Our appointment was for 2:30Pm and all went well including the walk through and needless to say we are happy campers. Then it came time to bring the truck into the shop to have the Reese trunion bar hitch installed that we had ordered and that is when the fun started. For some reason our truck 2008 2500 Megacab and the 30WRLS did not like any of the hitch setups they tried (couldn't get the trailer to sit level, always nose high). So as a last resort they took out a Blue OX Sway Pro and it installed like a dream. The owner was even involved and told me the only other vehicle they ever had that troulbe with is the new extended Tahoe's. Well after abt 3 hrs of trying to get a hitch to work they let me have the Blue OX for $100 over the Reese. I couldn't believe the trouble but the only way they got the reese hitches to level the trailer was with a 12" drop hitch bar and that put everything wayyy to close to the ground. So all is well that ended well. The 2500 Megacab hemi pulled this thing like a dream and you really couldn't even feel it out back and gave us abt 10mpg (imp gal)to boot, the Blue Ox hitch is awesome as we were pulling in quite a cross/front wind and the couple times it got hit hard the trailer just made one wag then pulled straight as an arrow, very impressive and well worth the 100 bux extra over just the Reese hitch. The Cherry and Cinnamon interior is drop dead georgous and to top it off we had asked for the wood look floor which is only supposed to be in the cream and combo interiors and Forrest River installed it for us. I really can't say enough good abt the product or the dealer. People in Saskatchewan these guys rock. Oh and as a bonus got 20% off everthing else we bought yestterday so I have my X-Chocks now and numerous other goodies I have been wanting for some time now.
The only thing that sucks is there is no 12V outlet by the TV anywhere for an inverter.
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Old 06-26-2010, 04:50 PM   #7
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I too spent 3.5+ hrs trying to get my Reese dual cam set up to our new 831kdss...the problem was the fact Forest River welds the coupler to the BOTTOM of the frame instead of the top putting everything too close to the ground....my weight bar ends were 3" off the ground when loaded. Fixed it by tilting the hitch head all the way forward past the serations (I have the trunion style) and the clearance is fine. Everything is perfectly level.
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Old 07-05-2010, 01:12 PM   #8
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Hey .. dont I know you from somewhere ??

Congrats on the FINE looking trailer .. and good luck with it
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Old 07-06-2010, 07:50 AM   #9
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Hey .. dont I know you from somewhere ??

Congrats on the FINE looking trailer .. and good luck with it
LOL Ken.. are you stalking me..
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Old 07-06-2010, 11:21 AM   #10
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Hi John and Debbie, and CONGRATS on the new V lite! I have an 08 30 WRLS, and couldn't be happier! Also towing with a Dodge, but a 1500 Quadcab Hemi 2wd 3:54 gears and 17 inch LT tires. I didn't have any problems with the Reese dual cam setup, but maybe it's because of the 4x4 extra height?? Anyway, I installed 3 12v cigarette lighter style sockets in mine, you can get them in the auto parts stores, and it's just 2 wires to tap into from another source. Most everything on these campers is 12v anyway, except for the wall plugs, the Air, and the Microwave. Now, I can operate a 12v fan in the bedroom or the living room, and also a 12v air pump, for the couch bed. The factory air pump is AC only, as well. We have had our V going on 3 years, with only small issues. Concertone #2 is still working well, my only gripes are the smallish holding tanks, fresh, grey, and black, and the 14" c rated tires, and the interior sliding track doors. I also installed a second battery in mine. Good Luck, and Happy Camping!! Randy
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