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Old 05-28-2023, 03:37 PM   #1
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New here, recently purchased our first travel trailer a Kodiak Ultra Lite 242RBSL, any other owners of this model that can give any + or - of this model things we need to do or look out for etc etc etcÖÖ
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Old 06-07-2023, 10:18 PM   #2
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Enjoy your new home away from home on wheels.
What year is your tt?
I bought our 2016 22ft Kodiac express ultra lite Tt 2 years ago and found things that needed attention. Some safety items.
The gas line is a rubber hose threwout the trailer from the tanks along the frame to a manifold then to each appliance.
The manufacturer assembly line did not protect the rubber hose from any frame sharp edges and most of the clamps were at 45 degree putting the clamp edge against the hose.
The slideout brace that swings out with the side was loose and needed lube, And the electrical wires were unattached to the swing arm.
The wire ties were broke not only there but along the slideout edge above the wheels . So I remounted the electrical wires with small solid clamps.
The electrical quad box in the frame near the batteries was a regular in house nema 1
Non exterior box.
The hot H20 Heater pilot tube was bent and out of adjustment, so the flame was not a nice blue flame.
The kitchen did not have a utensil drawer under the sink so I had a cabinet shop guy put one in.
The shower base was like standing on a sponge, so I supported the base to floor with wood and foam .
They only had about five 2x2x4" upright to hold the shower pan base.
Over all not that bad. She's ready to roll.
The wheel bearings and brakesmight be an area to inspect.
I had one bearing that was a little on the loose side.
The castle nut groove for the cotter pin, one groove
Was too loose and the groove next was too tight.
So I took the base of the castle nut and ground off .005
So I could adjust the wheel bearing free play correctly.
Hope this helps you inspect your tt.
Happy Trails
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Old 06-07-2023, 10:37 PM   #3
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Thank you, I think! You gave me a lot of stuff there, I’ll need to print it and try to go through it as I can I’m not that mechanical.

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