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Old 02-15-2015, 12:46 PM   #1
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Wildcat slide crooked

I have a 2003 wildcat 27rl and noticed the slide seems to lean out at the top when fully extended is this normal for water runoff or something. I tried adjusting the slide but it doesn't affect anything but how tight/loose it closes against the side wall.
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Old 02-16-2015, 08:18 AM   #3
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I'm having a hard time visioning what you're describing. I would guess that as long as the slide seals when fully extended and retracted, you're fine. You may want to poke around Lipperts web site. There are manuals for the various slides there. Lippert Slideouts

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Old 02-16-2015, 08:29 AM   #4
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I have a 2003 wildcat 27rl and noticed the slide seems to lean out at the top when fully extended is this normal for water runoff or something. I tried adjusting the slide but it doesn't affect anything but how tight/loose it closes against the side wall.
No that is not normal. There are some adjustments for that. But remember every change you make will change something else. I have the instructions on how to do it if you need to, the video is good but I don't think it shows that.
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Old 02-16-2015, 09:13 AM   #5
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When the inside top seal hits the wall it straightens out some but the bottom never comes all the way against the wall
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Old 02-16-2015, 09:37 AM   #6
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When the inside top seal hits the wall it straightens out some but the bottom never comes all the way against the wall
Looks a bit exagerated and can be adjusted by someone experienced. Also the topper is way too loose. If slide not done right you may have bolts shearing and will greatly complicate things.
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Old 02-16-2015, 09:39 AM   #7
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Yes I have a new topper I'm just waiting for the weather to warm up.
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I did notice when I laid down underneath to try and adjust it the slide rails seem to bend upward in the middle as the slide goes out
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Old 02-16-2015, 09:44 AM   #9
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Is the topper warn or just loose if loose can be adjusted.
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Sounds to me like it is not extending fully. Mine when they get to the end of travel they drop into the floor and level off at the bottom top has a slight incline but not to much. Mine are adjustable at cylinder and it shows how in their instructions from lippert.
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Old 02-16-2015, 06:22 PM   #11
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No the topper is torn and cracking so I got a new one from www.awnings4rvs.com
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Old 02-17-2015, 08:02 AM   #12
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Sounds to me like it is not extending fully. Mine when they get to the end of travel they drop into the floor and level off at the bottom top has a slight incline but not to much. Mine are adjustable at cylinder and it shows how in their instructions from lippert.
X's 2 Did you try and adjust the brass bell at one end of the slide it looks from the picture that your not dropping flush into the plastic pan that evens the floor. That is what picks up the outside of the slide and evens it out. If your two floors are even then you might have a real problem like something being bent, but by the pictures it looks like it is not raising even.
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Brass bell? They only adjustments I see are under the slide, nuts and bolts
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I have no lippert manuals with everything I got at the dealer
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Anyone know how to post a video off my phone to this thread
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Anyone know how to post a video off my phone to this thread
Up load it to YouTube then post link.
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Anyone know how to post a video off my phone to this thread
Or- email from the phone to your address, then within FRF attach to your post.
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Ok thanks
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Brass bell? They only adjustments I see are under the slide, nuts and bolts
I attached what it looks like if it is mechanical slide not hyd.
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No mine is hydraulic
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