Mods cont - Anchor points, coffee maker, and why does my air conditioner rattle?
I've been diligently working on my 17RR, 2012 model - as 17RR owners know, the tie down points have no relationship to any vehicle you'd need to anchor in it. After examination it would appear that FR simply installed the 4 existing anchor points where it was convenient for them (between water tanks etc), not in a thoughtful manner (ie: four corners etc)... I struggled with wanting to drop the water tanks to install the anchor points, but determined that with some effort and patience it is possible to get the Toy Hauler correctly set up.
The floor is a single sheet of plywood, sitting on a 2x4 on top of the steel frame so there is room (but not much) for you to get your hand between the floor and the frame for install purposes. Also you need to be cautious of plumbing etc under the floor, so I recommend you cut the membrane below the camper for each anchor point first, and take your time to make sure you are safe to cut.
To tie down 1, 2 to 3 motorcycles, or a single quad, you'll need 7 points - the four corners, and three up the middle. Due to a few structural limitations My points in the middle didn't line up perfectly, but close enough to act as secure anchor points when the job was done.
I chose the Brophy RR5K kit, which is a recessed anchor rated for 5000lbs, and comes complete with anchor, steel backing plate and bolts, nuts, washers. What it does not come with is a template to cuts the odd shaped hole so I made one out of cardboard.
You need a hole saw, and a jigsaw, as well as a roll of repair tape for the membrane under your camper (flexmend) and heat gun to install it. Also a knife and wrenches, sockets etc to tighten bolts. Also found that shorter bolts were needed for a few of the anchors, as well as using Loctite in place of lock washers in certain tight spots.