Bunkhouse Fifth Wheel For Sale - Free Truck!

 •  Updated 03/21/17

For Sale: 2014 Forest River Wildcat 312BHX Bunkhouse Fifth Wheel RV

The Basics

  • 2014 Wildcat 312BHX
  • Rear bunkhouse, two-slideout RV with very livable floorplan for traveling families
  • Length: 34’
  • Weight: 9110 lbs
  • NADA Value: $33K

Selling Price $28,900 (includes truck, see below)

Capacities

  • Fresh Water Capacity: 60 Gallons
  • Gray Water Capacity: 150 Gallons
  • Black Water Capacity: 50 Gallons
  • Propane Capacity: 60 lbs (two 30lb cylinders)
  • Water Heater Tank: 10 Gallons

Factory Options

  • Upgraded A/C
    This unit has the larger 15K A/C unit.
  • Ceiling Fan
    Keep the air moving in the living area with this residential-style ceiling fan.
  • Manual rear landing legs
    Putting the rear legs down is a great chore for the kids, so we opted for manual jacks rather than power versions.
  • Factory graphics deleted
    We had the factory leave off the swooshes and stripes for a cleaner look. Rig currently has DitchingSuburbia logos on it.

Dealer Installed Upgrades

  • Mor/ryde Rubber Pin Box
    This helps smooth out the towing experience.
  • JT Strongarm stabilizers
    These help stabilize the trailer without having to carry a heavy tripod.
  • Dual Batteries
    Dual battery setup with fresh 6V deep cycle golf cart batteries for a couple nights of boondocking on battery power.
  • Powered vent fan & vent cover
    Keeps air flowing, provides white noise, and drastically reduces moisture inside the rig.

Modifications

Photos of many of these upgrades can be seen on our best RV modifications page.

  • Outdoor Office
  • Outdoor flip-down table
  • Magnet Latched Screen Door
  • Front Bubble Level
  • Additional power outlet in living room
  • Device charging center
  • Bluetooth receiver
  • Replaced uncomfortable factory furniture with Ikea chairs, coffee table, etc
  • New curtains
  • Stacking bins in bunkhouse
  • Full-width keyboard storage shelf
  • Better kitchen sink support
  • Tree mural on rear living room wall
  • PVC shoe rack
  • Added many shelves in cabinets
  • Command-strip coat hooks in hallway
  • Various other towel bars, broom clips, etc.

Repainted Front Cap

Forest River had a gelcoat issue with many of their 2014-era fifth wheels that have gray or brown front caps. The gelcoat fades and it looks horrible. It happened to ours, and Forest River covered the cost of repainting the front cap even though the rig was a year out of warranty.

The front cap is now painted with high quality automotive paint and shouldn’t fade again.

Tires, Etc

  • Carlisle Radials from Discount Tire installed August 5th, 2016
  • Brakes/bearings last checked 4/13/2016
  • New 6V Batteries installed 2/5/2017

Complete Photosets

View 85 recent photos of the fifth wheel.

View 39 recent photos of the truck.

Bunkhouse Fifth Wheel For Sale - Free Truck! : Floorplan

Floorplan

Bunkhouse Fifth Wheel For Sale - Free Truck! : Factory graphics deleted, Ditching Suburbia logos front and rear.

Factory graphics deleted, Ditching Suburbia logos front and rear.

Bunkhouse Fifth Wheel For Sale - Free Truck! : Living room with Ikea furniture and new curtains.

Living room with Ikea furniture and new curtains.

Bunkhouse Fifth Wheel For Sale - Free Truck! : Master bedroom

Master bedroom

Bunkhouse Fifth Wheel For Sale - Free Truck! : Rear bunkhouse, drivers side.

Rear bunkhouse, drivers side.

Bunkhouse Fifth Wheel For Sale - Free Truck! : Rear bunkhouse, passenger side. Custom keyboard shelf easily replaced with another bunk if needed.

Rear bunkhouse, passenger side. Custom keyboard shelf easily replaced with another bunk if needed.

Bunkhouse Fifth Wheel For Sale - Free Truck! : Bathroom, pass thru door to master bedroom

Bathroom, pass thru door to master bedroom

Bunkhouse Fifth Wheel For Sale - Free Truck! : JT Strongarms front and rear for stabilization without a tripod.

JT Strongarms front and rear for stabilization without a tripod.

Bunkhouse Fifth Wheel For Sale - Free Truck! : Mor/Ryd Hitch for smoother towing.

Mor/Ryd Hitch for smoother towing.

Bunkhouse Fifth Wheel For Sale - Free Truck! : Outdoor, standup desk or outdoor TV spot.

Outdoor, standup desk or outdoor TV spot.

Bunkhouse Fifth Wheel For Sale - Free Truck! : NADA pricing guide

NADA pricing guide

Bunkhouse Fifth Wheel For Sale - Free Truck! : Some of the added shelves

Some of the added shelves

Bunkhouse Fifth Wheel For Sale - Free Truck! : Magnets not included..;)

Magnets not included..;)

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Video Tours

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Free Truck!

No joke.

Buy the fifth wheel and get the 2002 Chevy 2500HD as shown in the photos for free. It has the 8.1L gasser engine and Alison transmission. Battery and tires are recent. A/C works. All windows go up and down. Interior in great shape. Recently replaced the fuel pump, radiator, and a rear brake line. Mileage is ~197K.

The truck has been in an accident, been backed into, and been broken into. We had full coverage on it and always had it repaired professionally. It does have a bit of bed damage yet though. Bike rack, toolbox, air compressor and inverter not included.

But here’s the deal:

We recently had it in to inspect a lifter noise. They found wear on the camshaft, and suggested a $4K repair for new camshaft and lifters. We didn’t want to pay that much, so had the lifters replaced. It’s running fine now, but it’s only a matter of time until the wear on the camshaft damages the new lifters.

We can’t estimate when that will happen, or give any kind of guarantee of how long the engine will last.

View 39 recent photos of the truck.

View 85 recent photos of the fifth wheel.

Terms

You need to buy the rig with cash, cashiers check, or money orders, etc. We won’t do owner financing.

Delivery

Delivery might be possible depending on where you are and where we are. The rig is currently in the greater Austin/San Antonio area of Texas.

2 Comments Bunkhouse Fifth Wheel For Sale - Free Truck!

  1. Picture of DaveDave April 11, 2017

    Very cool rig. Love the mods.

    Is there a TV in the living room?

    Where do you sit when you eat?

    How did the boo-boo happen at the wheel well?

    Is the camper located in Boerne? We’re just down the road in Spring Branch.

    Thanks, Dave

  2. Picture of Michael BoyinkMichael Boyink April 12, 2017

    Hey Dave -

    We aren’t TV watchers so traded that out and put our magnet collection that wall. You could easily put re-work that spot and put a TV back.

    We either eat with plates in our lap or outside. The table was small, tippy, and a terrible waste of space as we didn’t use it most of the day.

    We had a flat tire - that’s what dinged up the sheet metal on the slide.

    The RV is currently in Castroville, TX. We aren’t, though, but will probably be there again this weekend (we are driving our new RV home).

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