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Old 01-11-2013, 06:19 PM   #1
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Was looking for comments good or bad on the denali brand of fifth wheel owners. Looking at the 324 model currently for a bunkhouse floor plan

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Old 01-12-2013, 12:40 PM   #2
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My Sister and Brother-in-law had a bumper pull, did not like it traded for a Cruiser fifth wheel, nothing but issues, so now they have a Sandpiper fifth wheel, so far its been OK

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Old 01-14-2013, 04:45 PM   #3
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I have a 2008 Denali 5th wheel, 31RGBS-M5 and just love it. I've pulled it to Arizona 3 times, about 5000 miles with no problems. I did upgrade tires, wheels and suspension. It has served me well for 4 years now.
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Old 02-13-2013, 10:46 PM   #4
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What kind of suspension upgrads did you do?
2012 Chevy 3500HD SRW 2009 Denali 31BS
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Old 02-14-2013, 05:19 AM   #5
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I got rid of the China tires, upgraded to 16" BFG Commercial Ta's, new 16" aluminum alloy wheels from Shadow Trailers, Dexter wet bolt kit. Just good peace of mind.
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Old 07-11-2013, 07:34 AM   #6
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I have a 2007 Denali 5th wheel 26RL. It's overall been a good trailer. It pulls well and feels stable. It has 2 slide outs and they have worked flawlessly. It is comfortable and just the right size for us.
Like any RV it's like a house on wheels. They do take a lot of maintenance.

Some of the problems I have had.
The decals started peeling within a couple of years and they would not stand behind it. I'm not sure if they have improved on them since I bought mine. The warranty of almost all trailers are only a year. Pretty much after that the manufacturers warranty is over they wash their hands of their products. So you may want to consider an extended warranty.
I had a circuit panel go out in my furnace about a year ago. Right now I'm dealing with a bad electrical converter and working on fixing that.
Have problems with my brake lights. They use just wire caps on the wire connections and I camp at the beach a lot and corrosion gets in there and messes with the connections.

I would suggest that if you do get a built in generator. It will make your life easier in the long run.

Like I said earlier, it is a house on wheels and things get tossed around when traveling down the road. So it things will happen.

The problems do out weigh the enjoyment the use of the trailer. I believe the problems are overall no out the norm for a travel trailer.

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