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Old 06-30-2012, 08:20 PM   #1
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Slide inside adjustment

I have a 99 Tradewinds with a kitchen slide. Great coach with crappy slide design. The UHMW Polyethylene blocks are gouging the botom of the slide floor causing the slide to drop and scuff the kitchen floor. From looking at other coaches I determined it is a common problem on many older coaches. That said what are some of the fixes any of you have heard of for this problem. I was thinking of installing a piece of heavy (8g) sheet metal on the botom of the slide floor where the slide blocks skid. Any thoughts?

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Old 06-30-2012, 08:26 PM   #2
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If you're speaking of the nylon-type bushings that the slide rams slide over, you're right. They do break, and not just on older coaches. In fact I'm about to put my coach in the shop to have them replaced on both of my forward slides.

I've not heard of anyone that has come up with a "fix" other than replacing them.


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It is a common problem with older as well as newer units.

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