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Old 03-16-2017, 06:10 PM   #1
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Is this normal?

Just brought this beauty home. She's a 1969 Boler. I'm looking over it and getting it ready for some serious camping. I noticed the bottom left of the camper looks a bit strange to me. Is this something that should be of concern? Click image for larger version

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Old 03-16-2017, 06:20 PM   #2
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lf you mean the curbside, then yes it is normal.
The fiberglass goes further down on that side due to the floor being lower to accommodate a person standing inside.
Open the door and look the the floor you will see what I mean.
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Old 03-16-2017, 06:26 PM   #3
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You will probably also notice the clearances around the tires and wheel arches are asymmetrical left to right, and for the same reason.
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Thank you! I am a new camper owner as of Sunday! and I hadn't noticed until today! Panicked as I thought I had really overlooked something! Thank you both.
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lf you mean the curbside, then yes it is normal.
The fiberglass goes further down on that side due to the floor being lower to accommodate a person standing inside.
Open the door and look the the floor you will see what I mean.


Thanks for your response! I'm a newbie!
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You will probably also notice the clearances around the tires and wheel arches are asymmetrical left to right, and for the same reason.


Thanks for your response! Whew! What a relief!
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Old 03-16-2017, 06:56 PM   #7
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You will probably also notice the clearances around the tires and wheel arches are asymmetrical left to right, and for the same reason.

These guys know a lot more about Bolers than I do... so maybe this is not a good comparison, but in a 2015 Scamp (based on Boler) I noted the following:

Height to top of wheel well:
Port = 25 1/8 and Starboard = 23 3/8
Clearance between top of tire and wheel well:
Port = 4 1/4 and Starboard = 3 3/4
(All measurements in inches)

Looks like a sweet camper you scored there... nice work!
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Old 03-16-2017, 08:17 PM   #8
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These guys know a lot more about Bolers than I do... so maybe this is not a good comparison, but in a 2015 Scamp (based on Boler) I noted the following:

Height to top of wheel well:
Port = 25 1/8 and Starboard = 23 3/8
Clearance between top of tire and wheel well:
Port = 4 1/4 and Starboard = 3 3/4
(All measurements in inches)

Looks like a sweet camper you scored there... nice work!


Thanks I will take some measurements later! ☺
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Old 03-16-2017, 10:53 PM   #9
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Do you mind posting some more pics of your trailer? Love the colour and the propane box . We have a similar boler but yours looks in awesome shape .
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Just brought this beauty home. She's a 1969 Boler. I'm looking over it and getting it ready for some serious camping. I noticed the bottom left of the camper looks a bit strange to me. Is this something that should be of concern? Attachment 103876
Hi: JrossB... At 48 yrs. old even I looked a little strange!!! More sag on the front than the back.
There's a fridge/icebox and stove on one side and as others have said the floor is lowered for head room. One good thing is that all parts for your cutie are still available.
Here's a pic or 2 of our former 1977 Boler. I reupholstered with Scamp covers.
Alf S. North shore of Lake Erie
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Hi Jenny,
For your Boler you can find a lot of info on the site, Fiberglass'Rv and the following:

Complete Guide to 13′ Boler Fiberglass Trailers
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Hi Jenny,

For your Boler you can find a lot of info on the site, Fiberglass'Rv and the following:



Complete Guide to 13′ Boler Fiberglass Trailers


Thanks a million!!
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Old 03-18-2017, 12:13 PM   #13
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Do you mind posting some more pics of your trailer? Love the colour and the propane box . We have a similar boler but yours looks in awesome shape .


I will! I'm trying to get in and clean and prep for painting. I'm redoing the interior. You know important stuff like make it pretty!
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Old 03-18-2017, 08:49 PM   #14
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Hi: JrossB... At 48 yrs. old even I looked a little strange!!! More sag on the front than the back.
There's a fridge/icebox and stove on one side and as others have said the floor is lowered for head room. One good thing is that all parts for your cutie are still available.
Here's a pic or 2 of our former 1977 Boler. I reupholstered with Scamp covers.
Alf S. North shore of Lake Erie


Wow! That's gorgeous! Thanks for the pics!
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