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Old 09-24-2015, 01:39 PM   #41
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So I would note that Forest River offers two versions of the R-Pod. The standard version uses 14" tires. The "West Coast" version adds a lift kit and 15" off road tires. Apparently somebody figured that we have more folks taking a trailer off road behind a 4x4 out here on the left coast.

I know this is not an R-Pod but this really sounds like a partial off road option with the 15" tires and missed lift kit. This idea is supported by the factory solution is to put in the lift kit that they think should have been there.
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Old 09-26-2015, 10:29 AM   #42
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Another update....so the factory dropped the ball and did not ship the parts the day they were supposed to! I ripped'em a new one and the parts were over nighted yesterday for arrival today.
Stay tuned for the continuing saga......it should be done today (fingers crossed).
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Old 09-27-2015, 08:58 PM   #43
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Final update!!! Finally the trailer is fixed. Now it has great clearance. But before I could tow it out of the dealer I noticed a bulge in the side wall of one of my truck tires.....so I had to put the spare on. If it wasn't for bad luck I would have no luck at all.
Thanks for all the comments guys!!!
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Old 09-28-2015, 10:11 AM   #44
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Speaking of tires, I guess the dealer also replaced the damaged tire on the camper? Too bad about the truck tire but glad you got the camper straightened out at least!!
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Old 10-13-2015, 12:04 PM   #45
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Hmmm... we've had our 2016 2604ws since late August, didn't notice any clearance issues. I think we've towed it about 400 miles so far.

OP, any chance you could take a pic of the lift that they added? Just curious if mine came with it installed... I'm not well versed enough to know what it is without a pic. I did notice some "blocking" between the axles and the frame rails, is that what they added to yours?
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Old 10-13-2015, 12:41 PM   #46
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John,

That blocking you see is actually a subframe and normal for the 2604WS. It spreads out the load from the axles into the frame.

The standard wheel/tire package on the 2604WS is a 205/75R14. Roaddiva somehow had 15" wheel/tire package on her 2604WS. This size wheel/tire package can work, but only with a lift kit. Roaddiva send me a picture and the lift kit appears to be mostly steel plates that attach between the axle mounts and frame mounts. You will see some large bolts in there, 2 per axle? Those change to 4 with the lift kit.

So for you to have the lift kit you will have 15" wheel/tires and 4 big bolts attaching the axles to the frame. Pretty obvious when you look.
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Old 10-13-2015, 12:58 PM   #47
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Thanks, Steve, I'll have to look when I get home -- I have 15" wheels.
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Old 10-14-2015, 11:30 AM   #48
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Here is a picture of the riser, hard to get a picture underneath.... Let me know LandJ if yours looks like this, I am very curious to know if the factory is telling me the truth!! Thanks!!
Picture keeps showing upside down for me not sure why.....
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Old 10-14-2015, 11:36 AM   #49
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Cool Pic! Youroo!!
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Old 10-14-2015, 12:04 PM   #50
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Must have turn the unit on its roof Later RJD
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