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gihuff 06-22-2014 09:03 PM

Motor for 5th wheel landing legs?
Has anyone put one of these on their 5th wheel? I am currently using a
battery drill to do the light work.<_<


Donna D. 06-23-2014 06:00 AM


Darrin S 06-23-2014 11:42 AM

Yes I installed one and love it, I also found mine on "Ebay"

Jared J 06-23-2014 05:12 PM

Yep, love it.

gihuff 06-23-2014 08:11 PM

Landing gear motor
What model number is the atwood motor you are using, so I know which one to buy on ebay? I see several model# and don't want to buy the wrong one. I know my gearbox is a atwood.

Thx, John

Darrin S 06-24-2014 12:05 PM

I ordered PN 75721. It was a kit with the switch. I got it from rvpartstogo on ebay

Jared J 06-25-2014 02:18 AM

That sounds familiar.

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gihuff 06-29-2014 02:57 PM

Bought the whole kit online. Motor,new gearbox and switch with wire. 149.00 shipped in 2 days. Went on in about a half hour....Lovin it!!!


Donna D. 06-29-2014 05:28 PM


Originally Posted by gihuff (Post 467343)
Bought the whole kit online. Motor,new gearbox and switch with wire. 149.00 shipped in 2 days. Went on in about a half hour....Lovin it!!!


Okay, dish. What precisely did you buy and where did you buy it? Pictures of the install too please. :loltu

papa-t 06-29-2014 06:11 PM

Pictures and install would be great. Thinking about converting mine also. Do you need the motor and gear box with the switch? Haven't looked at mine closely so not sure how it hooks up.

gihuff 06-29-2014 06:59 PM

Scamp Landing Gear.....
Its so simple it's funny. Took longer to solder the wires than the mechanical part. Here is what I bought. I could of used my old gearbox but hey, may as well install a new gearbox at the same time that matches the set for this price. My original gearbox was an Atwood, 10 years old (2004 Scamp)and noticed some slop in it anyway when I got it off.
The switch style is important part and looks good attached to the side of the Scamp. So again The whole kit is the way to go. And it came in two days.
5th Wheel Landing Gear Motor Reduction Box and Harness | eBay

gihuff 06-29-2014 07:17 PM

First you need to use a floor jack & a 4x4 to get the weight off the legs. All you need for tools is a couple wrenches to take the bar off that goes across to the passenger side leg. The old gearbox slides off, the new one slides on the motor comes with two bolts that attach it to the gearbox and put your bar back on as you took it off. Mount your switch next to the crank handle hole by using a small hole saw that will allow the switch to set flush, run the two short wires (48") that say BAT to the battery, red (has a 30 amp fuse inline)to positive, black to negative. The two long wires (84") go to the motor. Red-red.........Black - black or if your switch responds backwards, you can reverse these wires, I had to. Ready to go! Don't have a host to sends pics but I can email a couple to anyone.

Cyndi B. 06-29-2014 07:30 PM

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I will love the sound of the battery operated drill putting the Scamp fver on the back of the Tundra come later this month in Iowa. She will be coming home to her new Montana home in Eastern Montana and this Big Girl will be going to someone else. The 32' foot 5th wheel was the U-haul. Good Lord, I was hauling out of that thing for days into the house. No problem hauling it fully loaded with a 2007 half ton Tundra.:D

gihuff 07-06-2014 01:06 PM

Landing legs motor and switch on Scamp 5er
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Easy install

papa-t 07-06-2014 01:38 PM

Thanks John. have mine ordered and should be here by tomorrow.

papa-t 07-10-2014 08:40 AM

Received my motor kit in yesterday. Took about an hour to install. No more cranking now. Thanks John for the info on the one from EBay.

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