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Old 12-10-2012, 07:57 AM   #31
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Larry,
Beyond the lift kit, are there other options?
I have a 165 Sport and the drains are very low.
Just got it before putting it in storage, but I expect to run into issues.

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Doug-- There isn't a " lift kit" for the torsion axels ( there is a factory option when ordering new), it has to be done by a welding shop. You might want to print the pics of what other owners have done and bring to the welder with you. The only other option is using the smallest " blue buddy" that might fit under the drains. Larry
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Old 12-10-2012, 08:33 AM   #32
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Thanks Larry,
I'll look into that next year.
I did purchase a small 15 gal Blue Buddy that I thought may help in a pinch.
Hopefully I'll be able to get it lifted next year.

I am assuming this can't be a totally non-functioning system at a dump station or campsite? I assume you may have to lift the hose up and help the system empty?
We will not be putting any solids into the black tank, so I am hoping it will be managable.
Obviously, I am still concerned about hitting a steep drive into a gas station or something and damaging the system.
That's why I will pursue a more permanent fix when I get the time and money.

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Old 12-10-2012, 08:50 AM   #33
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i'm probably going to try to figure a way to lift mine a bit as well.. i also plan to go with 14" aluminum wheels on mine as soon as the almost new tires wear out on these 13s... i'm going to run a test with some old 14s first to make sure they work ok...
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Old 12-10-2012, 10:09 AM   #34
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i'm probably going to try to figure a way to lift mine a bit as well.. i also plan to go with 14" aluminum wheels on mine as soon as the almost new tires wear out on these 13s... i'm going to run a test with some old 14s first to make sure they work ok...
They fit fine. I have 14" wheels and AT tires on mine.

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Old 12-10-2012, 10:42 AM   #35
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I wonder if 14" wheels will fit on my 165 Sport?
Those are nice wheels Brock, where did you purchase your wheels and tires?

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Old 12-10-2012, 10:42 AM   #36
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Doug-- There isn't a " lift kit" for the torsion axels ( there is a factory option when ordering new), it has to be done by a welding shop. .... snip
If you are referring to the the Jayco TorFlex torsion axle, Dexter does offer a lift kit:

http://www.dexteraxle.com/inc/sdetail/45177/45180

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Old 12-10-2012, 03:56 PM   #37
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Lee,

My BIL had a 2006 23B and the published exterior length was 23'-11".., so I question the 20'-11" length as well.

Bob

I wondered the same thing too.

So I sent Jayco an e-mail about this and their response was the 20'-11" is the "box" length.
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I wondered the same thing too.

So I sent Jayco an e-mail about this and their response was the 20'-11" is the "box" length.
That makes sense, but then the 19H has a listing of 20' 8". One would think the box length would be considerably smaller on that model. I know with the Jayflight line, the dimensions given in the specs are from ball coupler to bumper, not the box length. I still think the 20' 11" is a typo.
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Guess what guys, mystery solved. I just rechecked the spec page for the 23B and it appears to be correct now! 24'5"! So either our forum discussion or glsimms email got it fixed!

FLOORPLAN X23B
Weights
Unloaded Vehicle Weight (lbs) 3,925
Dry Hitch Weight (lbs) 410
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (lbs) 4,950
Cargo Carrying Capacity (lbs) 1,025
Measurements
Exterior Length 24' 5"
Exterior Width 96"
Exterior Height w/ A/C 120"
Interior Height 78"
Tank Capacities
Fresh Water Capacity (gals) includes water heater 28.5
Gray Waste Water Capacity (gals) 29.5
Black Waste Water Capacity (gals) 22.5
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Thanks for the update crabman!!
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