D.Midnight
Hi all. I am taking delivery of a new 2019 265 RB in the next 2 weeks. I was just wondering if any of the major issues have been taken care of by the factory( I.e. 2 ply tires, wheel well leakage ) prior to this year or are they still turning out trailers with $h!tty tires and leakage from wheel wells that destroys OSB flooring. Hope this is still not the case.
Fingers crossed in the North East.
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Ralph L Staub
I’m in Northeast. My 2017 is just fine. Show me an RV model that isn’t prone to leaks and other issues and I’ll show you a $2M Prevost Bus. RVs are like a boat. A boat is a hole in the water where you throw money. 

Riverside is not perfect, but they are very good. I’d say their quality is in the top 15% of RV manufacturers in the under $250K class. Most folks here are quite happy with their Retro’s.
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D.Midnight
Oh no doubt about the hole in the water. Half the fun of camping is fixing things on the go.  I was just wondering if the factory has caught up with the RTV warranty complaints     Instead of waiting for them to come in. Did your come with the corker tires or have they upgraded them?
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sunvalleyjoe
I do not know why other than looks they used them. We have a Summit Racing store in Reno and they have a disclaimer about the Coker. They are made for classics and show cars which are usually towed. We have Hot August Nights in the summer and see quite a few vechiles with Cokers on them. I prefer black wall tires with the Baby Moon hub caps just like we had in the old days. I would rather use the porta wall whithe wall add ons to get the look. Have a good time and enjoy the Retro. GBA!!SVJ
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D.Midnight
SunvalleyJoe, I saw an earlier thread sometime last year from you where you explained that the factory now puts Kenda tires on the retro. I will update for all when I pick up the new rig. Thanks for all the insight. This forum is packed with info ( need lots more pics though) 
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sunvalleyjoe
the only thing I have against our 150 is 13 inches tires . It limits the options. I am looking to see about going to 14 inch I have asked others on this forum with 150 or 155 Retro if they have changed over but no luck. Our Retro is a 2013 150 low serial number and have had NO ISSUES cept a blown fuse. Good luck and have a good time. GBA!!SVJ
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fireblot
+1 on Ralph and SVJ's positive comments.  My 181b was manufactured in May 2017 and came with Kenda tires and no leaks.  I have been pleased with the quality especially at the price point.  The Coker tires were a problem and several people have had leak issues.....and I sympathize greatly with the owners that had to deal with that, but my sense from reading online postings is that these problems have been corrected/improved and the problems were only in a limited number of units from the 2015-17 model years. I love my Retro and would buy another one or recommend the brand to friends. I'm envious of your 265 RB. That's the Mother Ship of Retros!

Peter
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Ralph L Staub
My '17 199fks came with Karrier LoadStar tires on delivery, which I've not replaced. Seem to be doing just fine, even at the higher speeds I'm forced to drive here in the NE (many roads, 55-60 is just too far off the pace of the heavy traffic to be safe). Probably have just 8-10K miles on them so far though. We don't get out much, but when we do, we're the envy of the park. :-)
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sunvalleyjoe
 I changed my to radial from Load star bias big difference.Still rated at 65mph. BTW Nevada changed speed limit to 80 mph so pepole are doing 90 mph. They are doing 70mpn on 395 thru your old stomping ground going fron Mamm🏁oth back to La the Calif hiway parol is making a fortune. GBA!!SVJ
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D.Midnight
Thanks Fireblot. I will be sure to post pics when I pick it up the ship! 
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Badger McAdams
D.Midnight wrote:
Hi all. I am taking delivery of a new 2019 265 RB in the next 2 weeks. I was just wondering if any of the major issues have been taken care of by the factory( I.e. 2 ply tires, wheel well leakage ) prior to this year or are they still turning out trailers with $h!tty tires and leakage from wheel wells that destroys OSB flooring. Hope this is still not the case.
Fingers crossed in the North East.


Call me silly, but I would have checked into that before I purchased the trailer. 
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sunvalleyjoe
Quite a few of us have sealed the wheel wells with great results. I used Flex Seal and it peeled. The last time I use automotive under coating and it has lasted in the heat and snow of N Nevada.As far as the tires I went to radials from bias ply and they have been on for 3 years good luck.GBA!!SVJ
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