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Old 03-30-2019, 09:27 PM   #15441
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Season Opener at Rondeau Provincial Park next weekend and first trip with the new Landmark. Pulled from storage lot, de-winterized the trailer, sanitized the water systems, ran water heater for the first time and tested all systems. Back to the onsite storage site just in time for the snow to fall.
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Old 03-30-2019, 10:05 PM   #15442
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camper related ... completed driveway sidewalk add on next to camper... added sod length of repaired/upgraded driveway .... experimented with storage and where to put stuff added rubber mats to pass-thru to keep items from sliding around ... bought digital tire pressure gauge ... tomorrow afternoon I will introduce Remi and Sage the traveling Pomskies for maybe 4 hours to the camper.
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Old 03-30-2019, 10:19 PM   #15443
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Ordered a new shower curtain and a new mattress for the camper.


Hate ordering things like a mattress sight unseen, but the new one can't possibly be as bad as the OEM mattress!
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Old 03-31-2019, 12:29 AM   #15444
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Well after countless miles and going into our 6th year with it I installed the Moryde 3000, heavy duty wet bolt and one cross member in the center
Did the same thing but I also welded crossmembers on the other 2 hangers. With the MorRyde 3000 and the wet bolts, suspension is completely quiet.
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Old 03-31-2019, 05:28 AM   #15445
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Ouch!
What happened?
Initially took it in to has the oven fixed, The known issue of not staying lit. While there they did an inspection and found that the bedroom slide out floor was sagging. Apparently the 4 in trim worked ever so slightly loose and created a leak. They said they've been seeing a lot of campers with similar issues.
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Old 03-31-2019, 08:34 AM   #15446
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Initially took it in to has the oven fixed, The known issue of not staying lit. While there they did an inspection and found that the bedroom slide out floor was sagging. Apparently the 4 in trim worked ever so slightly loose and created a leak. They said they've been seeing a lot of campers with similar issues.

After the first year with ours I noticed the trim across the top inside of our slide was pulled out about an inch. I think it was from the pressure of the slide lock bar. I ended up removing it and reinstalling it with both wood glue and long screws every 4 inches. I couldn't believe that when I removed that trim board, it was only held on by maybe 8 thin staples.


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Old 03-31-2019, 08:59 AM   #15447
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Moved it out of its winter spot close to the wall (about 1 foot away for winter protection) to farther away from the wall. (about 4 feet so the slides can open)

Just need a good day to de-winterize, give 'er a bath, throw a few things in and we can go.

But alas, they're calling for a couple inches of snow tomorrow evening! Attachment 200266


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Old 03-31-2019, 09:11 AM   #15448
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Did the same thing but I also welded crossmembers on the other 2 hangers. With the MorRyde 3000 and the wet bolts, suspension is completely quiet.
Yes, I read your post, I thought about just welding a channel iron across all 3 hangers but with the gas line hanging down I thought I'd try the bolt in version. I used to build trailers, never let one out of the shop without hangers welded together, can't tell you how many RV's would come in with cracked frames above the hangers from the flex. The chicken 💩 Scrap steel they weld in for support is ridiculous. Not impressed with the hangers that are not the correct width for the springs either. Did you tie into the frame rail or just the hangers? Would like to see pics of what you did especially on the gas line side.
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Old 03-31-2019, 10:37 AM   #15449
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Did you tie into the frame rail or just the hangers? Would like to see pics of what you did especially on the gas line side.
I didn't tie into the frame because I didn't want to deal with removing the chloroplast at the moment. That will be a future project possibly since that is part of the "Lippert Fix" when there is a warranty frame failure. With the gas line, I removed all the line attach points to let it hang far away from where I was welding.


Helps that my trailer isn't a spread axle and yours obviously isn't either since you were able to get the Morryde 3000. Spread axle trailers have way more stress on the hangers. Glad I don't have one.
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Old 03-31-2019, 11:54 AM   #15450
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Ordered a new shower curtain and a new mattress for the camper.


Hate ordering things like a mattress sight unseen, but the new one can't possibly be as bad as the OEM mattress!

I ordered a few things yesterday as well. Carpet wraps for the steps, a new shower-head, and a few minor frig items.
Ordered a topper over the winter. And like you, was concerned for the quality. It is good, but, I think those items are all over-priced.
Today, hooked up the batteries...Getting ready to de-winterize soon. One more night in the 20's and I hope that's all.
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Getting ready to leave for Disney on the 12th is in full swing. Yesterday I replaced a broken wheel lug and took it out for its first tow of the season just to get the cob webs out. Now its time to pack.
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Old 03-31-2019, 01:16 PM   #15452
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Getting ready to leave for Disney on the 12th is in full swing. Yesterday I replaced a broken wheel lug and took it out for its first tow of the season just to get the cob webs out. Now its time to pack.
Have fun it is so much fun.
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Old 03-31-2019, 01:19 PM   #15453
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Getting ready to leave for Disney on the 12th is in full swing. Yesterday I replaced a broken wheel lug and took it out for its first tow of the season just to get the cob webs out. Now its time to pack.
How did the wheel lug get broken?
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Old 03-31-2019, 02:26 PM   #15454
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How did the wheel lug get broken?
Not so much broken as stripped.
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Old 03-31-2019, 03:13 PM   #15455
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Not so much broken as stripped.
When you put the Endurance's on?
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Old 03-31-2019, 03:49 PM   #15456
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Old 03-31-2019, 04:01 PM   #15457
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When you put the Endurance's on?
Not sure when it actually happened but I discovered it while removing the wheels to put the Endurances on. I had to crank up the power on the impact wrench to get the nut off.
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Not so much broken as stripped.
That sucks and should never happen if lug nuts are tightened by hand with a torque wrench.
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That sucks and should never happen if lug nuts are tightened by hand with a torque wrench.

As long as they are started by hand, use of an impact wrench is fine.
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Old 03-31-2019, 04:47 PM   #15460
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As long as they are started by hand, use of an impact wrench is fine.
As long as you finally torque them down with a torque wrench.

The place I took the trailer to replace my tires never used the impact wrench to put on the lug nuts at all. I was happy with that.
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