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Old 09-20-2011, 08:43 AM   #1
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Parts for sunline travel trailer

Since Sunline has closed its doors where are we to get parts for our trailers. The Rv dealer where I bought my 2004 says this could be a problem should I need a part..any suggestions would be greatly appreciated..thanks
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Old 09-20-2011, 09:07 AM   #2
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Don't say SUNLINE.....90% + is generic, well known mfg.'s parts. or easily matched from most RV supply catalogs.

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PS Since you're in OC, MD (yes, he does work at the beach) and your dealer is balking already, call:

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Pat has repacked our wheel bearings, adjusted our slide, inspected and resealed the roof, replaced the convertor, installed a maxx air vent cover and fixed a floor issue to include installing a new laminate floor, never a problem with finding parts and all done in our driveway!!
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Old 09-20-2011, 10:30 AM   #3
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Since Sunline has closed its doors where are we to get parts for our trailers. The Rv dealer where I bought my 2004 says this could be a problem should I need a part..any suggestions would be greatly appreciated..thanks
Ditto! Except for the floor plan and the walls, there is not much that is Sunline specific in these units. All of the appliances, fittings, parts, and pieces are RV industry standard items that can be easily matched and replaced. The entire running gear is standard AL-Ko or Dexter or another common brand. Axles, brakes, bearings, wheels and tires are all common items.

Don't tell anyone at an RV parts counter that you need to fix the fridge in a Sunline as they'll just get a glazed look in their eyes and fixate on the fact that Sunline is out of business. Instead tell them you need to fix a Dometic 2452 or whatever model you have.

Your RV dealer should know better. When he says getting parts could be a problem, he really means, "Buy a new TT from me." Getting parts is NOT a problem (even for the older units for the most part.) It burns me that dealers do this instead of being fair and honest.
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We are looking for the lighted assist handle for the door on a 1986 model Sunline. The lens have all been broken. Any help or ideas would be greatly appreciated
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where can i find 16x16 vent covers
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where can i find 16x16 vent covers
We've answered this many, many times before.

They are RV industry standard components. Most of your Sunline is made up of industry standard components. There is nothing Sunline unique about them.

Take the broken cover off and bring it with you to any RV dealer. They will either have it in stock or be able to order one for you with no problems.

Just don't mention Sunline. I've explained why in dozens of previous threads.
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I just got this sun line new to this

I just got a camper and I'm in desperate need of landing gear crank it's a 1989 5 th wheel where can I find. This crank thank you guys
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I just got a camper and I'm in desperate need of landing gear crank it's a 1989 5 th wheel where can I find. This crank thank you guys
There's no need to post the question in more than one sub-forum. Once will do. That keeps all the answers and discussion in one place.

The landing gear is made by Lippert or another RV component supplier, and is commonly used in fivers throughout the market by many RV manufacturers. It's not unique to Sunlines just as all the other components and appliances in our rigs are not made by Sunline. If you look at the mechanism closely, you might be able to find the manufacturer's name. Take a picture of the area where the crank handle should attach and go to an RV dealership that has a decent parts and accessories department. They should be able to match it up for you. Just make sure you can return it if it's not the right fit.
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We are looking for the lighted assist handle for the door on a 1986 model Sunline. The lens have all been broken. Any help or ideas would be greatly appreciated
Have any friends with a 3D printer?

These handles are basically impossible to find and very often broke. So you aren't alone.
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