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Old 01-07-2019, 05:39 PM   #1
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Slam Latches

We recently bought a 2019 Saber 5th wheel, I was disappointed when the cargo doors did not have slam latches, is it possible to remove the tradition latches install slam latches in the doors. I understand there will some modifications required if so.

Thanks for the help.

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Old 01-07-2019, 06:00 PM   #2
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We have 2012 Saber and it has slam latches in the side doors not the front. How thick are your doors? I don't know for sure, but if they are the same doors I don't see why they can't.

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Old 01-07-2019, 06:13 PM   #3
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They are the standard thickness, I just found the RV Designer collection has a latch that fits the standard round hole. Looks reasonably priced through Camping World. I am still going to investigate the full size latches. Thanks for the info.
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Old 01-07-2019, 06:28 PM   #4
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I installed lockable metal slam latches.......slam latch doors are thicker, so I cut out a shim for the backside, and added 2 30 lb gas shocks to each of the three doors.....I also left the twist latches in place to use while traveling as a safety....
2010 Rockwood Sig Ultra lite 5er 8280......'99 Ram 2500, Cummins. 4x4.....Pullrite Superglide.......Use to work in calender factory.....got fired for tak'n a few days off.....
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