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Old 07-31-2012, 06:22 PM   #1
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2013 Voltage Garage Bed Adjustment???

Hi all! First time poster My husband and I just bought our Voltage and are in LOVE with it. We had some friends come by last night and we put them up in the garage bed...my question is this...it seems like the bed comes down too far leaving little room between the bottom of the bed and the dining area below. I'm only 5'2" and there is probably only 4 inches from the top of my head to the bottom of the bed when I'm sitting at the dining table below. Surely there must me an adjustment so that the bed doesn't come down so far leaving more room...any suggestions????
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Old 07-31-2012, 09:27 PM   #2
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Re: 2013 Voltage Garage Bed Adjustment???

I don't have any suggestions for you, just wanted to say welcome to the Forum.

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Old 08-01-2012, 07:59 AM   #3
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Re: 2013 Voltage Garage Bed Adjustment???

Sorry Paul&Pam,can't help you out there, but welcome to the site. Let us know how you go on..
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Old 07-20-2013, 05:57 PM   #4
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What stops the bed are 4 plates screwed to the track that the bed slides in. It looks to me that the plates could be moved to a higher location in the track and make the upper bunk stop sooner. I cant remember if there are other holes drilled and tapped to make the plates adjustable or not. If not it could be done.
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Welcome Paul and Pam. I sometimes wish we campers were consulted before a camper is built. When you look at all the mods out there, surely someone has tackled this problem. Maybe post a picture or two for those of us who don't know what you are having trouble with - a picture is worth a thousand words.
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Old 07-21-2013, 01:16 PM   #6
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I don't know if this is the answer you are looking for, but this is how the beds work in our voltage 3905. To get the full headroom for the bottom bunk/dinette table, with both bunks all the way up, you have to pin the upper bunk bed to the top of the track with 4 pins that are installed through holes located just below the slider for the upper bed. Then the bottom bed can be lowered by itself. If you want to use the upper bunk, you just raise the lower bed back to the top, pull the pins and lower both beds back into place. Hope this helps.
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Old 07-21-2013, 01:18 PM   #7
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this is good to know - do you have the Happi Jack bed system?
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Yes, the beds are the Happi jacks.
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Old 07-21-2013, 01:42 PM   #9
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Thank you I just found the manual on-line - are the "pins" already in the system or is that something that we need to call the mfger to purchase - our TH is not "home", it has been at the dealer for warranty work going on 6 weeks now - hopefully we'll get it back next week!

http://www.happijac.com/images/pdfs/...Manual2012.pdf

We will leave in a few weeks for a mini get away, but come October we will be gone for 3 weeks and trying to get some of the "questions" (ie the Happijack upper bed to stay in the upper position, we have a sofa as the lower bed) answered before we leave.

We like our Rubicon 2900, we just need to "tweek" some things!
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I certainly hope the OP found the answers to their questions since the thread is almost a year old.
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I certainly hope the OP found the answers to their questions since the thread is almost a year old.

Sure didn't even notice that!
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Old 07-22-2013, 02:08 AM   #12
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I hadn't noticed that either. The pins were installed when we picked up our trailer. The service manager showed us how they work on the PDI walkaround.
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Old 07-22-2013, 11:39 AM   #13
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Thank you macman83 - I'll have to check it our when we get our TH back from the dealership (been there going on 6 weeks now for some major and minor warranty issues - we'll see what and how they fixed things - hopefully Friday).

I never had an issue with the beds it is usually just DH and myself, so they are both usually in the up position. However over Memorial Day weekend, which was wet and cold, we had many people in the TH since it is the largest of all the trailers in our group and we did have the beds down, so we could use the couch....now I know how to avoid hitting my head!
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