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    Posted: 25 Jun 2023 at 11:28am
Originally posted by EchoGale

Some folks have also relocated the spare under the pod...there are brackets made specifically for that
That's what we did with our R179. We put a hide-a-spare under the area beneath the entrance. Bonus feature is that it holds up that large unreinforced area of the floor.
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By putting the spare under your camper, how much room do you have from the spare bracket to the ground?  Have you ever run over anything that hit the spare?

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Originally posted by Kee

By putting the spare under your camper, how much room do you have from the spare bracket to the ground?  Have you ever run over anything that hit the spare?

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I have not measured it, but there are other things that hang lower, so I haven't worried about it. We've never hit anything with it.
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Originally posted by GlueGuy

Originally posted by Kee

By putting the spare under your camper, how much room do you have from the spare bracket to the ground?  Have you ever run over anything that hit the spare?

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I have not measured it, but there are other things that hang lower, so I haven't worried about it. We've never hit anything with it.

Ok, thanks.  I worry for nothing sometimes. LOL
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Maybe set the empty tank inside the door as the last thing you do as you close the door.  Or in the bath. We put things in the bath that we don't want to slide.  I put my rear jacks inside on the floor when underway and they don't move which is surprising.


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