Free 7 Day Trial RV GPS App RV Trip Planner Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Free 7 Day Trial ×
RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Class A Motorhome Discussions
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 07-24-2021, 07:35 AM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2021
Posts: 74
High Torque Slide Motor

Does someone make a high torque slide motor? I have the LVI Schwintek 300:1 and 500:1 in my slides. I have done as much maintenance as possible but one side moves very slowly. I can replace the motor but Iím wondering if they make a high torque motor? TIA
Caymanedge is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 07-24-2021, 09:48 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Skip426's Avatar


 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Powell River, B.C.
Posts: 24,377
Ok , a high torque motor will not necessarily be faster .

I don't know the specs of the two Lippert motors you've quoted , but if one slide is larger ( heavier ) than the other , it probably has more gear reduction to handle the weight and will move slower .

Unless your existing motor is blowing fuses , slide operation speed , is what it is; and a high torque motor would be an expensive experiment to cure a non issue.
__________________
99DSDP 3884, Freightliner, XC, CAT 3126B, 300 HP /ALLISON 3060
2000 Caravan toad, Remco & Blue Ox.
Skip426 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-24-2021, 11:26 AM   #3
Moderator Emeritus
 
Gary RVRoamer's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Silver Springs, FL. USA
Posts: 24,474
You already have a "high torque" motor. Slide motors by definition are low speed and very high torque. And an even higher torque motor probably won't be faster, if that is what you are trying to achieve. Besides, the mostly likely reason for an unusually slow slide movement is excess drag on the slide mechanism, not the power of the motor. I'd be looking at binding gears, rubbing parts with too much friction, rubber seals out of position, broken rollers of skid plates, that sort of thing.



And Skip426 gave good advice too.
__________________
Gary Brinck
Former owner of 2004 American Tradition and several other RVs
Home is in the Ocala Nat'l Forest near Ocala, FL
Gary RVRoamer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-24-2021, 06:40 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
Reacher's Avatar
 
Tiffin Owners Club
Join Date: Apr 2019
Posts: 694
Most manufactures recommend that the engine be running and the chassis battery(s) be in proper condition while operating the slides both hydraulic an electric.
__________________
2019 Open Road 34PA
2016 Ford C-Max Energi Toad
Reacher is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-24-2021, 07:14 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
153stars's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2019
Location: Braidwood Il.
Posts: 3,831
The 500-1 will take 40% longer than the 300-1 more if slide is deeper. Owners have said the slides move easier and faster if window or door is open.
__________________
95 Monaco Crown Royale
M11 400hp, 4060 trans.
Aquahot, Generac Guardian7.5k
153stars is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
motor, slide, slide motor



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bedroom Slide Motor Bolt Torque Question Sky_Boss Newmar Owner's Forum 9 03-24-2019 04:30 PM
High Voltage drop to Slide Motor RasMouSein RV Systems & Appliances 2 06-05-2017 06:00 AM
Proper torque for electric slide motor bolts JMonroe Newmar Owner's Forum 5 05-11-2017 05:29 AM
Torque or not to torque cmcguire48 Travel Trailer Discussion 22 01-29-2016 04:04 PM
Lug nut torque and a torque multiplier on sale Clay L Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 18 12-06-2008 04:38 PM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:13 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.