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Old 09-06-2016, 11:45 AM   #15
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Did you contact your insurance yet. My 07 was totally bent twisted and cracked. Progressive totaled it. Then paid what paid for it.
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Old 09-10-2016, 08:34 AM   #16
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It must be something in the late summer air, we had our NXG frame fail over the Labor Day weekend. Noticed it when we arrived in Durango, CO and went to move the slide out and heard this terrible pop. I thought maybe with the uneven pad we were a little twisted so I hooked back up and releveled and the same thing.

Started looking at the frame and noticed ours was seriously tweaked. We made it home and took it to the dealership and are now waiting to see what FR will determine. We have a 2015 Wildcat 344QB.

I can't figure out how to post a picture, but once I do, I will post a couple. I do hope something works out for the OP, we as consumers should not have to go through this, purchase in good faith and we are not talking $50.00 products.
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Here are some photos of the damage we have, this is in regard to my earlier post and I couldn't figure out how to add the photos....this is our 2015 FR Wildcat 344QB...got them there now don't know how to turn them...
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My spring hangers are twisted in the same way. Looks like your frame is abit different than my I-Beam. Did you experience rough roads? Keep us posted on the outcome. Thanx
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My spring hangers are twisted in the same way. Looks like your frame is abit different than my I-Beam. Did you experience rough roads? Keep us posted on the outcome. Thanx
We have about 6K miles on this, the roughest roads it has seen are the highways of California going to LA, CA a couple times, and the usual unpaved campgrounds, that are for the most part hard surface graveled driveways.

We haven't heard anything back yet, however, I just dropped it off last Tuesday so as this progresses, will more than happy to keep you informed.
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I had the exact same issue with my 2005 Jazz 2980BH. The frame itself was bowed about 1 1/4" over a 10 foot span.
It was repairable and cost around $3500 to have the frame straightened, suspension rebuilt and reinforced. They ended up welding cross beams between the shackle mounts side to side.
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Old 09-26-2016, 07:49 AM   #21
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Last word I received is FR talked to NORCO (BAL) and a representative is supposed to contact our service writer at the dealership...
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Old 10-11-2016, 07:30 PM   #22
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I was contacted by our service rep and he said a NORCO rep and a transport are coming to look at the frame....transport is in case he can't fix it on site...my best guess it is being transported...
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Update on the failed frame. I spoke with a NORCO Rep and they are ordering new rails and will send two technicians out to NM early November and try and fix the frame on site. If they can't fix it on site, then they plan to make it "road worthy" and pull it back to Elkhart,
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The truck frame shop you said you went to should be able to straighten everything. Then it ;needs to be re-enforced. Lippert does sell something called a srong arm or X box or something like that. It is members that bolt on to the center support and others at each spring shackle mount. they extend from side to side. I made my own with satisfactory results.
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Old 12-14-2016, 03:56 AM   #25
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Our Wildcat is supposedly repaired and is parked in the RV pad at home....problem is I am afraid to take it out for fear of the frame failing again and hurting the family....good thing is, it isn't the season nor do we have the time...
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I had this same thing happen on my 07 KS Challenger. I had it repaired at a trailer repair shop for about $1000. They removed the axles, bent back the lower flange on the frame I-beam, straightened the spring hangers, corrected the camber on the axles, remounted, aligned and added angle iron lateral supports between (side-to-side) the 3 spring and equalizer hangers. They said that in general this happens to many RVs due to the lack of proper support to the lower frame flange and to the spring hangers. Results have been really good as new tires appear to be wearing evenly. Only time will tell of course. I would highly recommend you add lateral support between the spring hangers using either the Mor/Ryde X-Factor product (http://www.morryde.com/products/108-...ers-by-morryde) or just using angle iron.
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Frame failure

I've done a frame repair on my 2006 36.5' landmark in which I straightened the lower flange then welded a3/8" angle 3x6 inx6 ft to the I beam to keep it straight on both sides . At the same time I also installed a Kodiak disc breaks from E trailer . Left for WI. & got as far as 60mi. south of Sioux City
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Left for WI. & got as far as 60mi. south of Sioux City
....and then?
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