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Old 12-07-2017, 08:54 PM   #1
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Default Supernova 6331 info

Hey guys, im picking up my "new to me" 6331 next week...super stoked. i was hoping i could get some useful tips from the vets on here. it is a very clean and well maintained unit. im getting tires for it right when i pick it up, as well as some fresh Alcoa's. comes with all service records, and was maintained by the local International dealer mechanics. i bought this unit for the towing capabilities, as well as the relative conservative size...didnt want to go over 35ft. ive heard good things about the unit, but cant really seem to get any real concrete opinions. all info is appreciated...thanks!

and one other question...for some reason, this unit did not come with a ladder to get up on the roof from the factory. anybody have an answer for me on that? oh...and where can i get one? thanks again.
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Old 12-08-2017, 07:37 PM   #2
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Hello Aaron - I don't have a 6331 but it seems like all of the SN's share some common items. What year is your SN? Also does your SN currently have aluminum wheels or steel?


I like my 2010 6400 and for the price there is no other MH I would rather have.


Regarding the lack of a ladder, I have seen a number of SN without a ladder. I am not sure why some of them did and some of them didn't, maybe it was an option. I have an options list for 09 and 10 I will look and see. For the couple times a year I get on the roof I am not sure I would install a ladder.
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Old 12-11-2017, 11:15 AM   #3
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Thanks for the response. This one is an '08. it currently has steel wheels but im ordering Alcoa's for it and new Toyo 255/70 tires. Really the reason for wanting the ladder is to be able to clean and maintain the roof. i will also be buying a cover for it, so a ladder would be needed, rather than just using an a-frame. Ive heard pluses and minuses on the motor, but have not talked to any SN owners to see if they have actually had any problems. Mine has 38,000 miles. all the info helps. thank you.
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Old 12-11-2017, 12:27 PM   #4
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Aaron - You will need to install longer wheel studs on the rear before installing the aluminum wheels. The fronts should be long enough but the tears are to short. There is a thread on this site regarding the installation of aluminum wheels. Within the thred is a photo of the longer studs you will need.
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Old 12-11-2017, 12:29 PM   #5
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Aaron - You will need to install longer wheel studs on the rear before installing the aluminum wheels. The fronts should be long enough but the tears are to short. There is a thread on this site regarding the installation of aluminum wheels. Within the thred is a photo of the longer studs you will need.
is this still true if im only doing the outer and not the inner?
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Old 12-11-2017, 12:34 PM   #6
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Some people love the VT365 and some people hate it. I know there is a lot of these engines on the road that have gone thousands of miles without issue. I also know some people have had nothing but problems. There is an engine replacement thred as well as other engine related threads on the site you may want to read. See the installation of Bullet Proof Diesel oil cooler thread. I feel this is a good investment to keep your vt365 running good for many years.
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Yes, I tried just doing the outer and the rear studs were just to short.
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Old 12-11-2017, 12:39 PM   #8
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Yes, I tried just doing the outer and the rear studs were just to short.
awesome man!! thank you very much for your help. i will look into the oil cooler thread. must be i fan powered heat exchanger huh?
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Old 12-11-2017, 12:41 PM   #9
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2008 may have different length studs. If you pull the stock wheel covers off you can see how much stud is protruding from the lug nut. If you have less than 1/2 to 3/4 on an inch protruding from the lug nut you will need longer studs.
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2008 may have different length studs. If you pull the stock wheel covers off you can see how much stud is protruding from the lug nut. If you have less than 1/2 to 3/4 on an inch protruding from the lug nut you will need longer studs.
thanks buddy. much appreciated.
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