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Just bought first 5er
« on: November 21, 2017, 04:48:56 PM »
Finally found my fifth wheel. 2003 Carriage carri-lite 36k13.
Going to do a full remodel of interior and put 1000 watt solar system in.
This forum has helped me out a lot in my search this past year.
Anyone have any leads on owner manuals of discontinued brands of trailers, Iíve searched the internet as much as possible to no avail.
2008 Silverado 3500HD DRW
6.6 V8 diesel
2003 Carriage Carri-lite 36k13
My Woman, dog & me


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Re: Just bought first 5er
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2017, 10:33:27 PM »
Congratulation on getting your first 5'r.   I wouldn't be to overly concerned about an owners manual for the unit.  Had several now and the manuals were pretty much useless.  If you can locate information on the components such as the fridge, stove and water heater that might be helpful.
A suggestion, check YouTube for remodel/upgrades for RV's for ideas. 

As you remodel be aware of weight you might be adding.   
Another thought, consider upgrading your suspension.

Good luck on the remodel.  Post some pictures so we can follow your progress.