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Old 09-13-2011, 10:17 AM   #1
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Driver's side slide

I have a Georgie Boy 2004 Pursuit and the drivers side slide, when retracted is about 1 1/2 inches above the floor when fully retracted. I am wondering if there should be some type of a block under this to relieve the strain on the gear train. I was on a very rough road on our last trip (CA highways are going to the dogs) and the the bolt that acts as a drive pin between the motor and the slide gear sheared allowing the slide to move out at the bottom and settle to the floor.

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Old 09-13-2011, 07:29 PM   #2
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Old 09-13-2011, 07:42 PM   #3
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Not seeing you have an issue most have space on the leading edge of the floor when retracted, shear pins and bolts break all the time, replacing a bolt or shear pin is better than a gear box, just carry an extra on board. The reason for the gap is when the slide is retracted the top hits first then the bottom comes in a bit more, this allows the top to seal better in turn causing the floor to raise up, if your really worried about it use slide locks or a couple blocks under the slide to hold it in transit. is offline   Reply With Quote
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. if your really worried about it use slide locks or a couple blocks under the slide to hold it in transit.
So what are slide locks? photos?
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