Sprinter-Forum    
 

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


 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-17-2018, 01:12 PM   #11
woundedpig
2018 Unity MB
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Austin, Texas
Posts: 535
Thanks: 85
Thanked 286 Times in 168 Posts
Default Re: Remi Cab Blinds

Scott, your Remi's just don't appear to have been installed correctly, from what your are describing, with the difficult closure and the pleats coming out. Ours closed with the magnets initially, but were a bit fiddly, sometimes popping open. Getting the pleats completely extended helped. But it was the little clip that took care of things. The dealer initially said LTV was looking at a stronger magnet strip as the fix, but this never panned out or was a difficult/expensive fix.
woundedpig is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to woundedpig For This Useful Post:
Old Crows (06-17-2018)
Old 06-19-2018, 11:25 PM   #12
RichNJohn
2018 Unity MB
 
Join Date: Feb 2017
Location: Palm Springs, CA
Posts: 279
Thanks: 154
Thanked 96 Times in 70 Posts
Default Re: Remi Cab Blinds

Update, ours had a screw broken off inside the lower support rod. We just got done with the good folks here in Winkler and they fixed the problem by installing a new set of blinds (I just wanted a new rod and screw but yay!

Anyway, the blinds now do not stay closed without using the clip because the magnets are too weak. This experience jogged my memory and I remember that when the coach was new, the magnets would not hold but after some use, the blinds stretched out to the point that the magnets would work (I still used the clip since I already had it). I expect that these new blinds will settle in and work without the clip too.
RichNJohn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2018, 05:26 AM   #13
jerryc1976
2018 Unity TB (6/18)
 
Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: Virginia Beach & Portland
Posts: 92
Thanks: 59
Thanked 12 Times in 10 Posts
Default Re: Remi Cab Blinds

Quote:
Originally Posted by TStiles View Post
My CB came with the clip, too. When I asked the dealer about it they simply said "Just don't lose it!" Hmmmmmmm
Funny. I was just told the same thing.
jerryc1976 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2018, 09:43 PM   #14
Scarecrow
2017 LTV Unity Murphy Bed
 
Scarecrow's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2015
Location: Hyattsville MD
Posts: 1,732
Thanks: 652
Thanked 787 Times in 421 Posts
Default Re: Remi Cab Blinds

I have written a fair amount about installing the Remi Shades properly -- not that one might want to if they paid a Dealer or LTV to do so. But the original instructions are bizarre and incomplete, at best -- so it does not surprise me that the Dealers and LTV get confused.

For example, attaching the side pillar covers to the long bottom bars that spread across the windshield BEFORE you install the pillar covers might sound counter-intuitive -- but it's the only way to do so and add the nut to secure those bottom bars properly.
Another thing, the clip might be necessary when the center support is turned around the wrong way (this is the bottom support clip that attaches to the dash) -- or if it's positioned too far down the dash -- thus, creating a clearance issue when trying to close the blinds.

I know I need a clip in my installation because I have the center storage cubby with an optional lid that snaps closed. I had to turn that support clip around to fit that lid properly -- and that prevents the two blind sections from overlapping the clip so they meet evenly along the magnetic strip. Right now, I just wrap 4 or 5 heavy rubber bands around the pull handles.
__________________
Here's an old saying I just made up:
"The older a man gets, the more clearly he remembers things... that never really happened."

2017 Unity Murphy Bed
Scarecrow is offline   Reply With Quote

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 04:19 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.