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PDuB-IA2MI 10-07-2020 02:36 PM

What is in the "Adventure Package"?
 
So, I'm still trying to get my hands on a 2021 16BHSBL...wow. My RV Dealer (Cheyenne RV in Walcott, IA) is having the toughest time getting info from Forest River because of the chaos of COVID. They're switching component mfrs on a weekly basis, apparently! Also, their production is pretty slow at the moment and delivery dates are really unknown. Oh, what a time to be in the market.

Anyway, does anyone here know what comes in the Adventure Package? My dealer doesn't know, and I called two others and they said, "Maybe a different tire?"

Thanks in advance.

lcarter40 10-07-2020 06:29 PM

Items in Adventure Package
 
If you go to the Forest River Wolf Pup web page and scroll down to features and options, you can see what is in the additional Black Label packages (i.e., Adventure Package).

https://forestriverinc.com/rvs/travel-trailers/wolf-pup

Adventure Package

14” Tires for improved towing in place of 13”
26” Wide Door IPO 22” Door
Aerodynamic Smooth Radius Front Profile
Safe Ride Roadside Assistance
Exterior 110V Recept
High Impact Front metal IPO corregated metal
Large Exterior Folding Assist Handle
Monitor Panel for Tanks and Battery Levels
Outside Storage Door
Solar Prep and Wiring
TV Antenna with Hookups

Hope this helps.

PDuB-IA2MI 10-07-2020 07:58 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by lcarter40 (Post 2429045)
If you go to the Forest River Wolf Pup web page and scroll down to features and options, you can see what is in the additional Black Label packages (i.e., Adventure Package).

https://forestriverinc.com/rvs/travel-trailers/wolf-pup

Adventure Package

14” Tires for improved towing in place of 13”
26” Wide Door IPO 22” Door
Aerodynamic Smooth Radius Front Profile
Safe Ride Roadside Assistance
Exterior 110V Recept
High Impact Front metal IPO corregated metal
Large Exterior Folding Assist Handle
Monitor Panel for Tanks and Battery Levels
Outside Storage Door
Solar Prep and Wiring
TV Antenna with Hookups

Hope this helps.

Thanks. That's the Advantage Package, not the AdVENTURE package.

My Dealer got to the bottom of it. Adventure package is an off-road enhancement: 2" body lift, and addition of 15” Mud Rover Radial Tires,
custom Aluminum Wheels, and Corrugated Diamond Metal reinforcement on the underbody. Basically taking the wheels, tires, and reinforcement from the Flagstaff Sport Enthusiast and putting it on the Wolf Pup.

Thoughts on the pros and cons of those Dunlop Mud Rovers? Are they truly and upgrade from the 14" tires that come on the Wolf Pup. Would the road handling be too much of a nightmare on the highway? Thanks!

lcarter40 10-08-2020 10:38 AM

Need to read more carefully.
 
Thanks for the clarification. I missed the difference between the words Advantage and Adventure. Good information about the Adventure package. :)

mnoland30 10-09-2020 06:02 AM

The Mud Rover is a light truck tire. Much better than a trailer tire. Rated for over 100 mph, instead of the usual 81 or 87. If you drive on gravel roads much, gravel will often punch through the passenger car and trailer tires. When I was driving too fast on gravel roads with passenger tires on my truck, I got 2 flats in a day several times. On a washboard road, once you get over about 30 mph, you only hit to tops of the bumps and it smooths the ride enormously. I can't recommend that when pulling a camp trailer, althouh it works with my small utility trailer.

That extra inch also makes a big difference if you are on a dirt road. Amazing the difference an extra inch or so of clearance makes. I had to take the stairs off my trailer the first time we took my trailer down to the river on our property. I've since upgraded my tires to a larger diameter.

PDuB-IA2MI 10-09-2020 12:01 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by mnoland30 (Post 2429866)
The Mud Rover is a light truck tire. Much better than a trailer tire. Rated for over 100 mph, instead of the usual 81 or 87. If you drive on gravel roads much, gravel will often punch through the passenger car and trailer tires. When I was driving too fast on gravel roads with passenger tires on my truck, I got 2 flats in a day several times. On a washboard road, once you get over about 30 mph, you only hit to tops of the bumps and it smooths the ride enormously. I can't recommend that when pulling a camp trailer, althouh it works with my small utility trailer.

That extra inch also makes a big difference if you are on a dirt road. Amazing the difference an extra inch or so of clearance makes. I had to take the stairs off my trailer the first time we took my trailer down to the river on our property. I've since upgraded my tires to a larger diameter.

Thanks for that info! I just got an email back from FR, they are subbing tires a lot lately:
Heather Shepard
11:34 AM (26 minutes ago)
to me


We are in a current subbing situation and both have been recently used. Normally we use the West Lake, but we have 4 different subs that we have used during this time Period and the Dunlop was one. Unfortunately for us to keep running production this has been necessary. Thanks!

mutineer 11-14-2020 03:44 PM

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Picked my 22RR up in Oct. it had the West Lake tires.
Would have preferred Dunlop

PDuB-IA2MI 11-14-2020 05:18 PM

That's one good looking trailer!

Can you tell if there was a suspension lift on your unit at all?

How about some inside shots? I'm trying to live vicariously...last update I got was maybe January for delivery. February more likely.
Quote:

Originally Posted by mutineer (Post 2450618)
Picked my 22RR up in Oct. it had the West Lake tires.
Would have preferred Dunlop


Boomerweps 11-14-2020 05:20 PM

2” body lift, how?
1” bigger diameter wheels gains 1/2”, so maybe the outer radius of the tire gains an overall 1” at best.
Underslinging the axle gained me 5.5” on the stock 14” wheels. That was plenty with the stock MoreRyde steps.

PDuB-IA2MI 11-14-2020 05:31 PM

That's what I want to know!

My assumption was the same way they do it on trucks: different leaf springs and axle set up.

That's why I asked on the forum though, since my email about it to FR is still unanswered...
Quote:

Originally Posted by Boomerweps (Post 2450660)
2” body lift, how?
1” bigger diameter wheels gains 1/2”, so maybe the outer radius of the tire gains an overall 1” at best.
Underslinging the axle gained me 5.5” on the stock 14” wheels. That was plenty with the stock MoreRyde steps.


mutineer 11-15-2020 10:53 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Boomerweps (Post 2450660)
2” body lift, how?
1” bigger diameter wheels gains 1/2”, so maybe the outer radius of the tire gains an overall 1” at best.
Underslinging the axle gained me 5.5” on the stock 14” wheels. That was plenty with the stock MoreRyde steps.

Um, no.

Most 15 inch trailer tires are around 28 to 29 inches diameter.

https://www.etrailer.com/faq-trailer...ng-tables.aspx

The West Lake tires are nearly 32 inches in diameter.

https://www.208tire.com/Shop-For-Tir...stlake22279010

A lot more than than the 1/2 spread youre thinking.

Wheel size is only part of the equation

Your 14 inch tires are around 26.5 in diameter so you would have picked up a lot by going to 16s and a better tire vs flipping axles, along with all the other benefits of going up in tire size.

If you do the work yourself it’s Hard to argue with price of axle flips though

Tires and wheels were a $600 upgrade to my trailer

Boomerweps 11-16-2020 03:31 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by mutineer (Post 2451357)
Um, no.

Most 15 inch trailer tires are around 28 to 29 inches diameter.

https://www.etrailer.com/faq-trailer...ng-tables.aspx

The West Lake tires are nearly 32 inches in diameter.

https://www.208tire.com/Shop-For-Tir...stlake22279010

A lot more than than the 1/2 spread youre thinking.

Wheel size is only part of the equation

Your 14 inch tires are around 26.5 in diameter so you would have picked up a lot by going to 16s and a better tire vs flipping axles, along with all the other benefits of going up in tire size.

If you do the work yourself it’s Hard to argue with price of axle flips though

Tires and wheels were a $600 upgrade to my trailer

Yes, tire diameters can vary greatly on a given wheel.
When I change my tires I will be strongly considering 15” wheels, haven’t investigated clearances for 16”.
I paid my local shop to do the flip for me. Kit was around $60, he charged me $120, so I gave him $150.

mutineer 11-16-2020 06:26 PM

still ahead of 600 and more clearance though, so its a good move too


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