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Old 11-01-2013, 11:57 AM   #1
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Newb Questions and Apex 300BHS

In addition to the TT itself, what do I need to get "out the door" at the dealership that may be additional costs?

Looking at an Apex 300BHS. So far in addition to the TT itself I think I need:

Electronic Brake assist installed (I have a 2007 Nissan Titan with Big Tow package)

Extended warranty (5 years additional bumper to bumper)

Weight Distribution Hitch setup

Sway bar

What am I missing?

Any feedback on the Apex 300BHS 50th anniversary edition?

Anyone buy one recently and can message me with pricing ballparks?

Looking forward to the feedback.

Thanks for being nice to a nub!
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Old 11-01-2013, 02:54 PM   #2
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you need to post what they want to charge for all of this.

a Prodigy P2 brake controller costs under $100 and can be easily installed by you. there may be a plug-n-play harness that will cost about $10.

an Equalizer WDH with built-in sway control can be bought, with free shipping, for less than $450. easily installed by someone with a minimum of handiness.

a 3rd party extended warranty is usually a waste of money. PLEASE read the fine print to find out what they WON'T cover. and how much are they charging for it?
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Old 11-06-2013, 08:32 PM   #3
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I RECENTLY purchased a freedom express 310BHAS liberty edition . The price for an extended warranty is way out of the ballpark,in regards to price. Plus if the company goes under you are out of,luck. I am waiting till my manufacture warranty is close to expiring and I will purchase the Good Sam extended coverage. I got a price and it is very similar to a car insuance policy. The cost for my unit will be 18.00 a month. You can cancel at any time and you can get coverage for a unit up to 15 years old. It sure beats 1500.00 for the extended warranty. Check it out on the web. It also covers road service and towing.
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Old 11-06-2013, 09:21 PM   #4
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The other item you my consider is slide tools for your slides. They keep all the tree leaves and other debris out of the slide seals. They also keep the hot sun from heating up the inside of the coach. Enjoy....
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Old 11-06-2013, 09:27 PM   #5
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The other item you my consider is slide tools for your slides. They keep all the tree leaves and other debris out of the slide seals. They also keep the hot sun from heating up the inside of the coach. Enjoy....
Slide "tools"? Did autocorrect get you? Do you mean slide toppers?
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Old 11-08-2013, 02:20 PM   #6
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If your truck has a tow package, you shouldn't need a sway bar. Perhaps you are referring to an anti sway device to go on your weight distribution hitch.
I would buy as little as possible from the dealer. They charge a premium on everything as a rule.
Regardless of where you get them. You are going to need:
Waste drain hose
Potable water hose
Pressure reduced if you are connecting to city water supply
Water filter for same
Some kind of levelling material; wood or plastic ramps, wheel chocks, blocks under stabilizers, block under tongue jack.
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Old 11-09-2013, 11:48 PM   #7
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Sorry. I did mean slide toppers. They are great.they keep the slides clean and protect the slide seals
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Old 11-09-2013, 11:52 PM   #8
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Sorry. I did mean slide toppers. They are great.they keep the slides clean and protect the slide seals
Yup. Love ours!
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