Sprinter-Forum    
 

Go Back   Sprinter-Forum > Sprinter-Based RV's & Conversions > Sprinter-Based RV Brands > Leisure Travel Vans > Unity


 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-07-2019, 10:54 AM   #321
SSTraveler
2014 LTV Unity Murphy Bed
 
SSTraveler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 1,602
Thanks: 676
Thanked 1,537 Times in 775 Posts
Default Re: Convenience Modifications to Unity

Yes you need to go to a tire shop that is very familiar with large tires, not only for the stem install but to then get them balanced correctly. I took my rig to Mercedes who subbed out the job to Fleetcare Commercial Trucks now Mattew Motors. Others have used Les Schwab, Costco, etc. Just make sure whomever you take it to really has experience with large truck tires and you should be happy with the install.
__________________
SSTraveler
2014 Unity Murphy Bed/2014 MB Chassis
SSTraveler is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to SSTraveler For This Useful Post:
geds (08-07-2019)
Old 08-08-2019, 10:36 PM   #322
geds
2018 Serenity
 
Join Date: May 2016
Location: Alabama
Posts: 193
Thanks: 83
Thanked 89 Times in 64 Posts
Default Re: Convenience Modifications to Unity

Ok, got the Borg dually valves and stabilizers installed on the rear and tire pressure sensors reinstalled all the way around. The Borg stabilizers gave the mechanics a tough time to get everything lined up properly. You definitely need to go to an experienced truck tire shop!

We are ready for the road! Thanks again everyone for the sage advice!
geds is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to geds For This Useful Post:
hoosierrun (08-10-2019), SSTraveler (08-09-2019), stormpeakco (08-09-2019)
Old 08-10-2019, 01:38 AM   #323
TwoClinks
2016 Unity TB
 
TwoClinks's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Kerrville, Texas
Posts: 594
Thanks: 180
Thanked 462 Times in 237 Posts
Default Re: Convenience Modifications to Unity

I am just glad you didn't strand yourself with a low, leaking tire on the side of the road as I did. I had to make 5 stops to air up one getting back home.


Quote:
Originally Posted by geds View Post

We are ready for the road! Thanks again everyone for the sage advice!
__________________
2016 Unity TB
TwoClinks is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to TwoClinks For This Useful Post:
geds (08-10-2019)
Old 08-20-2019, 09:04 PM   #324
Serenity4me
 
Join Date: Sep 2018
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Re: Convenience Modifications to Unity

Quote:
Originally Posted by cdcorpe View Post
The struts & 10mm ball stud & bracket mount I bought at http://www.ebay.com/usr/strut-your-s...72.m2749.l2754. the struts are 15 inch 30 lbs.for all cabinets except the 2 small rear(on a murphy bed) & those are 12 in , 30 lb. the brackets are attached to the cabinet using 3 inch shelf brackets from Ace hardware. I cut one end off & used bolts to attach to the cabinet. I used rivets to attach the strut bracket to the shelf brackets, but their is enough room to use flat head machine screws. the trick is to mount http://www.ebay.com/itm/Heavy-Duty-L...item5673550d57 this plate as high as it will go but not bind on the cabinet seal, to low & the strut bottoms out & the cabinet won't close. test using 2 sided tape to find the right height. You only need the 10 mm ball for the generator, all the rest I used what came with the rv, just re drilled the hole at the bottom. I think this was my 3rd try & finally I found something that works. this is the rear cabinet. I will post another picture on the next post.
The bracket link is no longer valid, I am currently in search of. Did you try a single bracket mount and have problems, or did you just decide to go all out from beginning with the double plate mount? Thanks for sharing.
Serenity4me is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-05-2019, 03:26 PM   #325
SSTraveler
2014 LTV Unity Murphy Bed
 
SSTraveler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 1,602
Thanks: 676
Thanked 1,537 Times in 775 Posts
Default Re: Convenience Modifications to Unity

Our kitchen faucet started leaking so I finally got around to replacing it. I got a very nice Peerless faucet on close out at Lowe's. It looks similar to the design Leisure used on newer models than my 2014 but it has the pull out sprayer. We can now get tall things under it to fill or wash easier.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg inCollage_20190905_113644347-900x900.jpg (128.6 KB, 65 views)
__________________
SSTraveler
2014 Unity Murphy Bed/2014 MB Chassis

Last edited by SSTraveler; 09-05-2019 at 03:38 PM.
SSTraveler is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to SSTraveler For This Useful Post:
HinFL (09-06-2019)
Old 09-06-2019, 01:16 PM   #326
cdcorpe
2014 Murphy Bed
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Tucson,AZ
Posts: 385
Thanks: 138
Thanked 246 Times in 151 Posts
Default Re: Convenience Modifications to Unity

Quote:
Originally Posted by Serenity4me View Post
The bracket link is no longer valid, I am currently in search of. Did you try a single bracket mount and have problems, or did you just decide to go all out from beginning with the double plate mount? Thanks for sharing.
this is where I bought the parts, I am confused with the question.https://www.ebay.com/str/strutyourstuffhere
cdcorpe is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to cdcorpe For This Useful Post:
Dacar (09-12-2019)
Old 09-06-2019, 07:42 PM   #327
cdcorpe
2014 Murphy Bed
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Tucson,AZ
Posts: 385
Thanks: 138
Thanked 246 Times in 151 Posts
Default Re: Convenience Modifications to Unity

Quote:
Originally Posted by Serenity4me View Post
The bracket link is no longer valid, I am currently in search of. Did you try a single bracket mount and have problems, or did you just decide to go all out from beginning with the double plate mount? Thanks for sharing.
Now I understand the question,after going out I looking at something I did 4 years ago. Yes 1 bracket would probably work, if not you could add the 2nd bracket.
cdcorpe is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to cdcorpe For This Useful Post:
dengar718 (09-12-2019)

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT. The time now is 05:15 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.