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Old 08-15-2016, 09:53 AM   #1
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Shop in Las Vegas for Subframe

Hello, I am looking for a shop in the Las Vegas area that can put a 6" sub frame on my 5th wheel.
Does anyone here recommend one??
Thanks
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Hello, I am looking for a shop in the Las Vegas area that can put a 6" sub frame on my 5th wheel.
Does anyone here recommend one??
Thanks
Not sure if he can do sub frames, but you might want to call Randy at "Skips Spring Service" 702-261-9917.

If he can't he may know someone who can.

Good luck and keep us posted on your progress...
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Thanks LVJ, I went and talked to Randy. He wanted $1500 to start and said it would probably go up from there. It seemed like the longer he talked, the more it was going to be. I took it by Double Eagle RV on boulder hwy and they said $1000 plus material. I hqve no doubt that Skips would have done a good job, they have a good shop. I have used Double Eagle before and 5hey have always done really good work. I just thought they would be high. They are not cheap but you get what you paid for there. So I drop it off in the morning and hope to have it back for the weekend.
I will post photos if I can when its done.
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Thanks LVJ, I went and talked to Randy. He wanted $1500 to start and said it would probably go up from there. It seemed like the longer he talked, the more it was going to be. I took it by Double Eagle RV on boulder hwy and they said $1000 plus material. I hqve no doubt that Skips would have done a good job, they have a good shop. I have used Double Eagle before and 5hey have always done really good work. I just thought they would be high. They are not cheap but you get what you paid for there. So I drop it off in the morning and hope to have it back for the weekend.
I will post photos if I can when its done.
Glad to hear you found a shop to do the job for you and and you can get it done for less $$$.

Best of luck & safe travels...
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Done!
Went and picked it up today. Total $1660.
A little more than I expected, but very happy with it.
Hitting the road Thursday night
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Looks great, safe travels......
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Done!
Went and picked it up today. Total $1660.
A little more than I expected, but very happy with it.
Hitting the road Thursday night

Looks good. What was the reason? Lifted truck?
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Never heard of a subframe. What's it do for ya?
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Sorry, Zac didnt see your comment. Just did see the last one.
So, yes lifted truck. Wanted a diesel, after a couple of months of looking I found one, But it had a 6" lift. Great truck and I bought it. But it was so high up to hook up it was just not a good fit. I has about 12" of clearance on a level road. Dragging over small bumps. Plus all the weight was on the back set of wheels. I was worried about blow outs and really messing the 5th wheel pretty bad.
So now it has LOTS of clearance and pulls great. Truck was dragging it up 8% grades like it wasn't even hooked up. Haven't had to pull in any high winds, but I am pretty sure it will be fine. I just plan to go slow and drive responsibility. I am not racing. All about mpg
Just need to build a step for my dogs to be able to help them get in the trailer.
A pretty penny but i am happy with it and plan to keep both a long time.
Pretty well built, I feel its a lot better than longer spring hangers.
So all in all, get the good life of a big truck and a great trailer.
Glad I did it.
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