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Originally Posted by LuLuTravels View Post
Thank u so much for responding. Appreciate the information about the axels. This camper belonged to our parents. It's been parked for about 15 years. They put new tires on it but parked it. I am hoping most of the work that is needed is cleanup. We do want to do some remodeling inside. Daddy said everything worked when they parked it. The camper is in OK and we hope to go get it in the next few weeks then I will post a lot more pictures.
Torsion axles have rubber rods in them, that must be exercised to stay alive. Long term parking leads to them becoming solidified, making them useless.

The following will help you check them out.

The Dura-Torque Axle

The first major project should be making sure the trailer is water proof.

If the exterior gaskets are original, they will all need to be replaced, especially the sewer vent pipe cover gaskets, that only last 2 to 3 years.


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