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Old 08-27-2014, 08:08 AM   #11
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I can see how that would void the warranty. I don't think I would want to use cables to support the weight of the patio--it's taking all the weight and putting it on the frame of the camper box...why would you do that, when you could easily transfer all that weight right to the ground with supports under the door? (other than the fact that it's probably more convenient than deploying some sort of ground-based support under the door corners.)
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Old 08-27-2014, 08:18 AM   #12
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So what is the problem? Are the cables not designed to hold the door up? Is the ramp only designed to lay on the ground? In which case why even have a cable. All you need is the hinge.

Sure looks like an awesome use for the ramp.

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Old 08-31-2014, 09:39 AM   #13
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Mine came with the patio feature. It only uses two cables. I would think the issue with a rig that didn't come with it would be the framing of the camper. I would think the door itself would hold the weight. If your rig didn't come with it. The frame might not hold the weight and cause damage over a period of time to the camper itself.
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Old 08-31-2014, 09:51 AM   #14
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Go here, look at post #8.
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This will not void warranty and supports the door at the points the factory intended.
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Old 06-01-2016, 02:35 PM   #15
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I would think that the patio kit might be model specific. I just purchased a new 2016 model 2916 and the owners manual contains information about the patio kit hanging from cables and also the aluminum railing. The manual shows photo's of the cables and railing installed and says that they can be left in place and folded out of the way for travel, it also states that this setup will support up to 1500 lbs. So as long as your model supports this option I don't see how adding it would void your warranty.
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Old 10-24-2016, 01:41 PM   #16
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I'm having a cable kit installed on my TH this next week. I've been using a couple of folding sawhorses thus far. I agree, if the door can support my OHV, then a couple of people and dogs should be no problem. I promise, I won't be throwing any parties out there.
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Old 10-24-2016, 04:46 PM   #17
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Old 10-26-2016, 03:23 AM   #18
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Interesting thread. First of all My "16" Vengeance 29V came with the Ramp Door Patio System. It uses the side cables for support. The upper cable attachments are welded to the RV's structure and the door (ramp) cable attachments I be leave are bolted on. I would think that the ramp and RV structure for any given model would all be the same, In other words if there are cable attachment points in the upper corners of the RV structure you should be good to go with adding ramp cables.

Another twist

The ramp door may be another issue, the ramp I have is a Lippert component and there may be different models installed on similar Toy Haulers. There was a recent thread about the loading of heavy "Hogs" leaving tire depressions in the ramp. Faulty construction...who knows.

So far ours has been great and has supported a number of cocktail parties.
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Old 10-26-2016, 11:36 PM   #20
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Has anyone changed Rubber seal on ramp door?
I had a leak in the roof, all right side rotted.


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