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2014 Excel 5th wheel (ideal for full-timing)
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RV Name 2014 Excel 5th wheel (ideal for full-timing)
Year 2014
Make Excel Winslow (Peterson Industries)
Model 31-IKE (island kitchen)
Length 32'8" pin to bumper
2014 Excel Winslow (Peterson Industries) 31-IKE (island kitchen)
Basic Info FOR SALE as of Feb. 1, 2017 near Tucson

NOTE: Peterson Industries closed in March 2015, but its Excel Service Center remains open & thriving in Smith Center KS.

GVWR: 17,500
Minus UVW: 12,900
Minus freshwater wt. (88 gals@8.3 lbs) = 730 lbs.
Minus propane wt. (13 gals. @ 4.2 lbs.) = 55 lbs.
CCC for this trailer: 3815 lbs.

Dual axles: 7000 lb. Dexter

Goodyear GY614R tires, Load Range G, LT235/85/R16

Demco GlideRide hitch

50 amp service with hardwired surge protector

3 slide-outs

2 Maxxfans (living room, bedroom)

Dual-pane, tinted windows

Fireplace in rear

2 TV's
Exterior
2014 Excel Winslow (Peterson Industries) 31-IKE (island kitchen) Exterior 2014 Excel Winslow (Peterson Industries) 31-IKE (island kitchen) Exterior
Kodiak disc brake upgrade (Feb. 2016): with XL-Lube bearings (equiv. to Dexter Nev-R-Lube) , Dexter brake actuator compatible with most newer trucks' controllers

Mor/ryde SRE/4000 Heavy Duty Suspension System installed 9/15

Mor-Ryde heavy duty shackle/wet bolt kit installed 9/16

Monroe 555001 Gas-Magnum RV shocks installed 6/15

Digital Wireless Quad Camera System
Model RVS-CW-CAM from Rear View Safety

Tire Pressure Monitoring System: TST Model 507RV8 sensor

Tripod Kingpin Stabilizing Jack (Bal 25035 Deluxe)

Ladder-mounted chair rack (Surco 501CR)

Bicycle rack rear-mounted (Swagman)

Interior
50 amp SurgeGuard Model 34560 surge protector (hard-wired) installed 8/14.

Remote power monitor for Surgeguard (Technology Research)

Battery monitor: Bogart Trimetric TM-2030RV, installed 9/14

300 watt pure sine inverter: Go Power!

Second Maxxfan Deluxe Fan 7000K with remote installed in bedroom ceiling 4/15

Denver Mattress Queen-size Eurotop Supreme installed 4/16

Customizations
Didn't get around to solar but have two 115 amp-hour 12-V batteries and a 300 watt inverter.

Renovations and Repairs
Gray tank replaced 8/15
Kitchen slide floor removed and re-beveled for proper slide closure at Excel Service Center 9/15

Tow Vehicle
2013 Ram 3500 Megacab, DRW, 4X4, Cummins, heavy duty Aisin auto trans., 4:1 axle ratio, 6'3" shortbox with Companion manual slider hitch

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