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Forum: Surveyor 10-20-2021, 05:40 PM
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Posted By swj
thxs

thxs, $400 for a product that may or may not work/requiribng shaving bottom of screen door and or main door sounds like a pain. still curious if anyone with 2017(or similiar year) FRiver Surveyour...
Forum: Surveyor 10-18-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By swj
replacing pull down steps

Has anyone replace OEM steps worth LCI and or Moryde fixed steps on a 2017 Surveyour 251RKS? Comments/recommendations?
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 08-26-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,748
Posted By swj
samss club 12 volt Duraell battery

The sams club Duracell 12 volt, group 27 battery has a 12 month warranty. They stop charging/holding a charge around 12-18 months, bad cell in battery. Thai's what I experience. Sams club...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 08-26-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,748
Posted By swj
no to golf cart batteries

Upgrading batteries for dry camping in National Parks. Looked at 2 six volt golf cart batteries. Talked to Trojann and they tell me RVs are not a target market for their golf cart batteries. The...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 08-23-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By swj
schumberg dsr118

I have the above standalone charger, (it has a AGM setting) many times I turn off the battery disconnect on the front of the trailer and plug the charger into the generator. It has a 40 amp or...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 08-21-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By swj
FRiver WfCO 8900 Converter and AGM Batteries

My FRiver Surveyour TT has a WFCO Ultra 3 WF8900 converter. I have two 12 volt batteries hooked in parallel, with 190 ah. Thinking about switching to two 12 volt AGM batteries/parallel. Any thoughts...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 07-25-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By swj
Goodyear load/psi chart

Goodyear Endurance tires 225/75/15. Does anyone have a Goodyear load/psi chart handy? Rear axles scaled at 6,400 lbs?
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 07-24-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,934
Posted By swj
Fixed on the road

Camping World used locally sourced parts to put together a new suspension for my TT. CW install (2) Dexter 3500 axles, (4) four piece leaf springs, new hardware and a Dexter equivalent to Lippert...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 07-22-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,934
Posted By swj
5-6 weeks

Lippert tells me the axle replacement, springs, (dust cap to dust cap) # 045004309981 is a 5-8 week delivery window. Camping World has stepped up, sourced local product and is replacing every part...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 07-22-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,934
Posted By swj
Maybe, gave NAPPA Lippert sku. Tried to verify...

Maybe, gave NAPPA Lippert sku. Tried to verify sku on pickup and they said they had different sku # on there systems.
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 07-21-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,934
Posted By swj
Update

Drove to camping world. Repairs in progress. New axles, stronger spring, new bushing, new everything. The spring Nappa sent me did more Match the sku number I ordered. Nappa tells me there sku # are...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 07-20-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,934
Posted By swj
Stranded trailer getting parts

My TT leaf spring broke in the middle of no where. TT passenger side of trailer sitting on wheels. No way to tow. AAA/Farmers enhanced towing not possible. No road side assistance. No parts locally....
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 07-19-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,934
Posted By swj
My pics

My pics
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 07-19-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,934
Posted By swj
The 24” Lippert leaf spring sku is 125215,...

The 24” Lippert leaf spring sku is 125215, hardware kit 260525, shoulder bolt (2) sku 126197 and (2) nut sku 122103. This gets you a new leaf spring, ubolt and all the hardware needed to attach...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 07-19-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,934
Posted By swj
OEM

Lippert is overnighting me leaf spring and hardware install kit. Should be on the road Wednesday morning. Thanks to all.
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 07-18-2021, 11:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,934
Posted By swj
You might want to replace springs, equal-flex...

You might want to replace springs, equal-flex now. I’m stuck in nowhere, pinedale wy, for 4 days waiting on parts
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 07-18-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,934
Posted By swj
Yea, gonna replace spring and get on down the...

Yea, gonna replace spring and get on down the road. Will look at moride parts for replacing all. 4 year old trailer, never left asphalt, not overloaded. Lippert got some explaining....
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 07-18-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,934
Posted By swj
Not overloaded. Trailer 4 years old

Axles are 3500 front and 3500 rear, springs are 1750 each. Tongue weight about 1000 lbs. scaled at 6300 axle weight. Did Lippert put out a bad product. I saw where others have complained about...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 07-18-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,934
Posted By swj
Thanks, does Dexter make this spring and give it...

Thanks, does Dexter make this spring and give it a different retail sku
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 07-18-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,934
Posted By swj
Foothills

Weld old spring and reinstall?
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 07-18-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,934
Posted By swj
Dalford see pic of broke leaf

See pic of broken axle I removed from trailer. Itís 24 inches middle of eye to middle of eye. Napa has a 25 inch leaf spring. Will it work? I have the Lippert Equal-Flex.
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 07-18-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,934
Posted By swj
The leaf spring is a 1750lbs 3 piece 24 inch......

The leaf spring is a 1750lbs 3 piece 24 inch... the smallest I can find is a 26 inch. The leaf spring part number from Forest River build sheet is 0045-004309981. Having trouble finding this part...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 07-18-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,934
Posted By swj
See pic

looks like a simple install into existing Lippert Equal-flex(yellow middle piece) and axle install point
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 07-18-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,934
Posted By swj
Help today leaf springs broke/fell off

leaf springs on passenger broke/fell off my FR 2017 Surveyour 251rks TT. Trailer is sitting on tires. Cannot move RV. Nearest RV Dealership is 174 miles. There are no mobile RV repair services. Spent...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 06-04-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By swj
your right

your right, thxs, I added 1,000 lbs to truck, but I pulled 340 lbs from steer axle to drive axle to a current increase to drive axle weight by 1330. 4800 lbs on the drive axle is a lot of weight for...
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