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Old 07-25-2016, 08:32 PM   #1
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I just purchased my first camper ever. It's the 50th anniversary edition 2007 model 1907t. Unfortunately, the previous owner did not have a users manual/guide for it so I'm a little lost. I have searched on line numerous times to find one, but have been unsuccessful. Does anybody know where I can get my hands on one?
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Welcome to the forum. The manual didn't change much between year models. Find one close to yours and it should work. Also check out the videos. Here's the link.

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Thank you. The videos have been most helpful
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Welcome, Gwen. Just so you'll know, the manuals are not "model specific" either. My 2007 1707T manual would have been the one that was delivered with your trailer. The manual is "generic" for all 2007 trailers. There might have been changes from earlier years, but they would be very minor.

I just did a quick scan of this one: Owners Manual: 2004 Hi-Lo Except for the listed weights, it appears to be virtually word-for-word a copy of my manual.

Hope this helps.

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Welcome to the Forum!

If you go to the main forum page and scroll down you will see the Library page. There is a lot of info to be had from it. There are a number of topics covered there. It will take time to look through them but many questions can be answered from there.
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Hi Gwen, we are also proud owners of a 2007 19T. We have a big file of all the manuals and appliances papers. If you need copies, we would be happy to scan to you.

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Welcome, Gwen. Just so you'll know, the manuals are not "model specific" either. My 2007 1707T manual would have been the one that was delivered with your trailer. The manual is "generic" for all 2007 trailers. There might have been changes from earlier years, but they would be very minor.

I just did a quick scan of this one: Owners Manual: 2004 Hi-Lo Except for the listed weights, it appears to be virtually word-for-word a copy of my manual.

Hope this helps.

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I'm sorry I didn't thank you before. I really appreciate your help
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Hi Gwen, we are also proud owners of a 2007 19T. We have a big file of all the manuals and appliances papers. If you need copies, we would be happy to scan to you.

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Thank you so much, that would be wonderful!
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I took my first camping trip in my "new" Hi-Lo this past summer. It was great Unfortunately, on the way home it blew a tire and destroyed to wheel well, floor, cabinet, wiring, and ductwork under the sofa. And almost everything that was stored there. I don't know when I'll be able to afford to fix it if ever I do know that if I can repair it I'll also be reinforcing both wheel wells and that I'll buy the tires that don't blow.... Wish me luck!!! I'll need it!
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Ouch! I'm so sorry, Gwen. If you've gone through these forums, you'll know that my 1707T, bought new, suffered tire failure after less than 5000 miles due to tire cord separation on both tires. Fortunately, my tires did not blow, and a following motorist alerted me to the problem (he could see a tire smoking), so I didn't have the damage you had.

I know the OEM tires on our trailers are not really strong enough, so my first "fix" was to upgrade to Load Range D tires. But, I also had my axle moved forward about 3" and a 1 1/2" spacer put in to raise the trailer above the axle more. With that modification, I was able to install bigger rims and tires, so now that running gear is much safer.

Just so you'll know, the OEM tires on your trailer were the same as mine - 205/75-15R Load Range C as I recall, and they had a combined gross weight rating of 3500#. Your trailer is slightly larger than mine and my trailer has a maximum gross weight of 3800#! My new tires and wheels have a combined gross weight rating of about 5000#.

My other addition was to install a GOOD Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), from Minder Research, that monitors both the tire pressure AND its temperature. A tire that is headed for a blowout is normally heating up quite a bit, so with that system, I have some early warning.

Gwen, my guess is, if you are a bit of a "do it yourselfer", you could fix MOST of the damage caused by the blowout. If you did, it would not be too expensive. And, if you wanted to move the axle like I did, that was not too bad either. I had it done in a welding shop in Tucson for $400.

So, I know all this "advice" is a bit late, but keep it in mind if you decide to get your trailer running again.

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