RV Slideout

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  1. runrig

    runrig Funster Life Member

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    Hi all,
    Does anyone know if it is possible to alter the sideways adjustment on a slideout to centralise it on the rubber seals as it is over to one side.
    Cheers Mick :Eeek:
     
  2. jakeontour

    jakeontour Read Only Funster

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    Hi Runrig

    Yes it is possible, but how you do it I don't know. I had the same problem with my rv slideout. It was fixed by Steve Griffiths at Anglo American in Newport Gwent when the rv had it's annual end-to-end service.
     
  3. madbluemad

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    Hi Mick

    There is support steelwork underneath the slide which can be adjusted to align the slide both vertically and horizontally however as Jake says its best left to a garage.

    Cheers

    Jim :Smile:
     
  4. zaskar

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    Depends on the mechanism really.
    If it's operated by cable and pulley system (which I believe is quite rare these days) the "squareness" of the slide can be adjusted by turnbuckles on the cable and the "side to side" position of the slide is usually controlled by guide blocks which are adjustable.

    If its electric rack and pinion or hyraulic, you will probably have two cross members underneath the slide with hefty bolts going up into the underside of the slideout. These bolts go through slotted holes and by loosening ( NOT REMOVING!) these bolts, it may be possible to shunt the slide out in its aperture.
    Be VERY carefull if you think about using a lever between the slide out wall and apperture edge as its very easy to damage the slide out seals.
     
  5. Sundowners

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    My instincs tell me that if it works OK (but a bit to one side) it's best left alone,
    Nigel
     
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