#1 . . . • Starting Point •
▶︎ Hand tighten bolts initially, fully
.. tighten when finished.
▶︎ Mount as far back on the tongue as
.. possible to maximize front clearance.
▶︎ Many benefits and useful details are
.. not obvious and justify reading or
. scanning these instructions,
.. especially for extended models.
#2 • The Fastest Option •
Many installations are so simple and straight forward they can be done by just looking closely at the Illustrations. Find one close to yours, assemble the parts in a similar way, and bolt it on.
R&M uses Erector Set® and Lego®
logic - standardized parts assembled in different ways for different purposes.
#3 • Select Install Location •
Trailer without batteries & propane
▶︎ Locate as far back as possible
Trailer with batteries & propane
▶︎ If any location avoids batteries &
.. propane, locate there.
▶︎ If batteries behind propane,
.. relocate them & locate there.
. • Avoid, trim or remove the battery
. bracket to clear relocated jack.
. • Install device, relocate batteries.
▶︎ For all others, relocate batteries and
. propane, locate at the far back.
. • Avoid, trim or remove obstructing
#4 • Mount •
• Accessory Platforlm •
▶︎ Set the Accessory Platform in its
.. new permanent location on tongue.
... • Mount as far back as possible to
.... maximize useful space on front.
... • Can be mounted off-center or
.. twisted to avoid brackets, etc.
▶︎ Position top shackles alongside the
.. the bars, astride the frame rails.
▶︎ Bolt the top shackles to the bars.
▶︎ Bolt the top shackles to bottom
.. shackles, clamping the tongue
.. rails in between.
• Relocate batteries & propane if
#5 • Ending Point •
▶︎ TIGHTEN All Bolts!
▶︎ Attach your accessory to the hold
....downs permanently with bolts or
... temporarily with bungees or straps.
▶︎ Confirm the emergency breakaway
.. cable for the trailer brakes and
.. electric & propane systems work
.. properly, and all bolts are TIGHT!