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TorkLift GlowStep Revolution Uprising Steps w/ Booster Step - 4 Steps - 28" Base - 325 lbs

TorkLift GlowStep Revolution Uprising Steps w/ Booster Step - 4 Steps - 28" Base - 325 lbs

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Is this right for you? Product Expert Kathleen M says:

Yes, if you:

  • Camp all over and need steps that work for any situation so you never have to struggle to get in and out of your camper
  • Prefer lifting the steps up into your camper to keep them out of the elements so they don't get gunked up with road grime
  • Have an entry height (distance from the ground to the mounting point) of 34-7/8" - 42-3/8" and a doorway width of 28"

No, if you:

  • Feel nervous when there's any movement or the slightest sag in the steps and want something a little more solid
  • Don't have the patience, tools, or time to deal with possible modifications to your threshold or door
These aluminum steps attach to the door frame on RVs that do not have a step well installation point. 4-Step design extends to 5 steps with pull-out booster step. Fine-tune height and level stairs with landing gear. Glow tape lights step surface. Great Prices for the best rv and camper steps from TorkLift. TorkLift GlowStep Revolution Uprising Steps w/ Booster Step - 4 Steps - 28" Base - 325 lbs part number TLA9005 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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TorkLift RV and Camper Steps - TLA9005

  • 5 Steps
  • Towable Camper
  • Fold-Down Step
  • 28 Inch Wide Door
  • TorkLift
  • Aluminum
  • 7-1/2 Inch Drop/Rise
  • Ground Contact

These aluminum steps attach to the door frame on RVs that do not have a step well installation point. 4-Step design extends to 5 steps with pull-out booster step. Fine-tune height and level stairs with landing gear. Glow tape lights step surface.


Features:

  • Pull-out steps make it easy to get into or out of your trailer or RV
    • Designed specifically for vehicles that do not have a step well underneath the entryway
  • Scissor design lets you manually collapse steps and fold them up for travel
  • Booster step allows you to extend the steps from a 4-step design to a 5-step
    • Lever releases booster step for extension
  • Landing gear creates a stable connection from the bottom step to the ground
    • Adjustable legs help to stabilize stairs on uneven terrain
    • Large rectangular footplates provide level support and help prevent sinking into ground
    • No assembly required - landing gear comes pre-installed on the bottom step
  • Locking tab on side of step frame bracket slides into the doorframe to keep the steps from accidentally deploying
  • Steps feature 15" of elevation adjustment
    • 7-1/2" With the booster step; 7-1/2" with the landing gear
  • Glow tape creates lighted step surface for safely climbing into and out of your camper at night
    • Adheres to sides of step platforms
    • Glows in the dark for up to 10 hours with only 5 minutes of light exposure
  • Aircraft-grade aluminum and stainless steel construction is durable and rustproof
  • Built-in SureGrip tread on step surface provides excellent footing
  • Stainless steel hinges are bolted together for easy add on, removal, or replacement of individual steps
    • Bushing bearings offer smooth action and are longer-lasting than standard riveted connections
  • Installs on your RV's door frame, avoiding damage to floor or exterior
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Entry height: 34-7/8" to 42-3/8"
  • Doorway width: 28"
  • Drop/Rise: 7-1/2"
  • Weight capacity: 325 lbs
  • Lifetime limited warranty


Will Torklift GlowStep Revolution Uprising Steps Work for You?

Fold-down steps are typically installed on travel trailers and some RVs. The fold-down steps from Torklift lift up to latch into your camper's doorway for storage. To ensure you choose the correct size for your application, there are a few measurements you will need to take.


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The Torklift revolution Uprising Steps install inside your camper's doorframe. Measuring for this may seem tricky, but once you know what to look for, figuring out the right fit for your RV doorway is easy.


First, you will need to measure the doorsill plate, both the height and the clearance between it and the bottom of the door. For the Revolution Uprising steps to fit, the doorsill height should be between 5/8" and 3/4", and the clearance should be at least 3/8".


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Next measure between the door frame flanges - the doorway width - to determine the step size that will fit into your camper's doorway. You will need a doorway that is at least 28" wide for these steps to work.


If it turns out you have a narrower doorway, there are smaller step assemblies available that fit 24" wide doorways. A full list of the available steps is below.


The doorway threshold will be used as the "mounting point" to determine how many steps you will need.


How Many Steps Do You Need?

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To decide on how many steps you'll need, measure from the mounting point to the ground. This is called the entry height. The entry height should roughly match the height of the steps when they're fully extended, and it will tell you how many steps you need.


The chart below displays entry height measurement ranges in the first column. If you determined you need a mounting bracket that fits a 24" doorway, the step part numbers with that width are in the second column. If you determined you need a bracket that fits a 28" doorway, the step part numbers with that width are in the third column. Choose the doorway width that is closest to your measurements without going over.


This page's step assembly is in bold text.


Entry Height24" Doorways28" Doorways
19-7/8" - 27-3/8"TLA9103TLA9003
27-3/8" - 34-7/8"TLA9104TLA9004
34-7/8" - 42-3/8"TLA9105TLA9005
42-3/8" - 49-7/8"Not availableTL64YR


How Do You Install the Steps?

To install the steps:

  1. Make sure the camper is level on flat ground
  2. Place the mounting bracket into the camper doorway
  3. Extend until feet touch the ground
  4. Attach the door brackets to the main mounting bracket with the included hardware
  5. Center the steps in the doorframe
  6. Slide assembly forward until the two door brackets touch the inside of the doorframe

    -Make sure the brackets are flush against the doorframe and the floor

  7. Drill holes through both sides of the doorframe
  8. Secure the door brackets to the doorframe and the floor with included hardware
  9. Push the main bracket forward until the vertical piece makes contact with the threshold
  10. Torque the hardware to 25 in-lbs


A9005 Tork Lift Glow Step Revolution Uprising Scissor Steps for RV Towables and Trailers with 28" Mounting Space - 5 Stairs w/ Landing Gear





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TorkLift GlowStep Revolution Uprising Steps w/ Booster Step - 4 Steps - 28" Base - 325 lbs - TLA9005

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (18 Customer Reviews)

These aluminum steps attach to the door frame on RVs that do not have a step well installation point. 4-Step design extends to 5 steps with pull-out booster step. Fine-tune height and level stairs with landing gear. Glow tape lights step surface.

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We bought Torklift Glowstep Revolution steps from etrailer.com for our previous 2016 Rockwood 8329SS, which had a stepwell. We have now traded for a 2019 Flagstaff 8321KBS (Forest River twins: same trailers and floorplan, made in same factory, different brand names, which doesn't have a stepwell to mount the Glowstep Revolution steps, so we had to order the Glowstep Revolution UPRISING steps for the Flagstaff, also from etrailer. The Flagstaff came factory equipped with the swing-out SolidSteps that fold upwards into the doorway, and there isn't room in our RV garage to open these steps. The Torklift Glowstep Revolution UPRISING steps were our only option if we wanted to gain access to the interior of our trailer while in the garage. Unlike the Rockwood, we had no stepwell in which to install the Glowstep Revolution steps, as we installed on the Rockwood. Like the Lippert Solidsteps, they also swing up to store upside down inside the doorway, but the folded stack of 5 steps is only about 2 feet high when folded and stored inside. Torklift Glowsteps can be used to gain access into a travel trailer in any "tight" place. They can be extended straight down and used like a ladder, if need be. I have disabilities, but the UPRISING steps were easier for me to install, because all the work was at waist level, instead of under the stepwell. The steps attach to the trailer doorframe with 6 bolts. You do have to do some precise measuring before you drill those 6 holes. It was tedious work to mark the holes, but not difficult. The UPRISING steps have a "booster" step under the bottom step that will fold out if the terrain surrounding the trailer is lower than the surface the wheels are parked on, and we have camped in sites that did require folding out the "booster" (5th) step, making a separate 4-legged platform unnecessary. All in all, we like the UPRISING steps just as much or better than the regular Torklift Glowstep Revolution steps that store in a stepwell. At 70 and 71, with my wife's "trick" hip and my "bum" knees, the 7 1/2-inch rise of Torklift's "scissoring" steps make it MUCH easier for us to get into and out of our RV than SolidSteps, Step Above, or factory hanging steps. Don't be worried about any minor 'flexing" of the steps when using them. You don't feel it, and Torklift has been making these steps for truck campers for a long, long time. However, we will be purchasing the Torklift "quick-connect" railing system soon. I am taller than my wife, and have little balance problems with them at this time, but with the 5th "booster" step deployed, my wife feels she may lose her balance if she doesn't go slowly and hang on to the door. It IS a "long way" to the ground when the "booster" step is deployed, and just this elevation can make some people feel uneasy without a railing for "reassurance". Even if we didn't have the clearance problem with the SolidSteps or Step Above steps in our garage, we still prefer the Torklft Glowsteps because of the reduced "rise" between steps. Family members have both of the other "swing-out" steps on their RVs, and it is MUCH harder for us to climb OR descend the others. The Glowsteps are somewhat more expensive than the others (the others don't FOLD), but we have NO regrets about the cost. Unfortunately, I don't have any photos of the installation at this time. We have been working on "personalizing" this new trailer to the extent that we had done on the 2016, and we have been busy! lol




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The steps worked great. Good concept but unfortunately my wife could not raise them up by herself so we had to go back to the strut assisted steps that came with our RV.




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This is one of the best products I’ve purchased. I replaced my Step-Above steps (<1 year old) with Torklift because of weight and ease of use...the coach parked next to me in storage never allowed enough room without pulling out my Solitude when gaining access. The install was a snap it took less than and hour with my buddy Tom. Matt at etrailor was top notch and helped coordinate the delivery while we were on the road. Five star rating for service, product and installation.


Comments
My Torklift stairs remains the best purchase I’ve made for my Solitude. No matter where we stop these conform to every situation.
Bryan - 06/10/2022


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Very well made steps. Took me about an hour to remove the old Moryde step above steps and install these in their place. Will definitely take care of my clearance issues. The box that the steps came in was decimated but all the parts were there and nothing was bent. Perhaps you could use a heavier cardboard packaging because one of the other channel guys said his packaging was totaled.




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These were a replacement for the Morryde steps, which were just a little to short for my 5th wheel. These steps are great and much more functional than the MorRydes were. Awesome product. Thanks Etrailer!




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Glad I got rid of my Step Above!!!!




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Awesome steps. Easy install and easy to use. Very sturdy.


Comments
These steps are awesome. Exactly what we were looking for. Well built.
Robert - 05/10/2022


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Just finished the installation. I replaced Mor-Ryde steps, which came stock in our Grand Design. The original steps are good, but we had Torkilifts on out prior camper and really liked them. They are sturdy and the level of the camper is not an issue anymore when wanting to open the camper door wit the Mor-Ryde steps. Definitely would recommend. (They are pricey, but it is a quality item.)




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Review from a similar GlowStep Revolution Uprising in RV and Camper Steps


These stairs are a great upgrade over the factory floating style stair. The installation was very easy and took less than hour including time to get tools out and put them away. The steps easily fold in and out and have smooth operation.

My trailer was towards the upper end of the 4 step height range, time will tell if they are tall enough or if I should of gone with the 5 step version.
As a note the box used to ship the stairs was not up to the task and arrived heavily damaged. The box had no reinforced corners and the stairs were just wrapped with some paper. Luckily they arrived undamaged.




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Review from a similar GlowStep Revolution Uprising in RV and Camper Steps


We LOVE our TorkLift Revolution steps. Our New Horizons fifth wheel sits pretty high off the ground, and having the Booster Step on the 5-step model has been great. We use that extra step more often than not. The steps are easy to pull out and put back in. And the glow squares are great when we're camping in a "Dark Sky" location. They're unobtrusive, but help us find our way in the dark. We have two of these, one for each entry door on our toyhauler. We've also used them like a ladder when stopping in tight places or on the side of the road where it slopes away too fast to put the stairs out. Very versatile and well-made, we highly recommend. In the photos, the back door has the 24" steps with the extra step not in use, and the front door (side with awnings) has the 28" steps with the extra step extended.


Comments
We still LOVE our TorkLift Revolution steps, and wouldnt trade them for anything else. We think theyre the best!
Denise - 12/03/2022


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Review from a similar GlowStep Revolution Uprising in RV and Camper Steps


Easy to install. Just make sure if you have any drawers by the doorway, clear the lift brackets. I had to trim my cabinet drawer, which was no big deal.
Steps work great. Entry is a breeze.




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Review from a similar GlowStep Revolution Uprising in RV and Camper Steps


Easy install. Solved our lack of space issues while stored at home. Quality product. Packaging was horrible




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Review from a similar GlowStep Revolution Uprising in RV and Camper Steps


Bought 2 items from you. Both worked well. I would recommend this company to other people




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Review from a similar GlowStep Revolution Uprising in RV and Camper Steps


Took me an hour to install the steps on our Winnebago Mini Drop WD1710. They fit with no alterations to the door frame.

They are sturdy and much easier and safer to enter and exit than the original single floating step.




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Review from a similar GlowStep Revolution Uprising in RV and Camper Steps


Very good product and company to do business with.




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Review from a similar GlowStep Revolution Uprising in RV and Camper Steps


Surprisingly easy to install with very good instructions.
Love the way they work.




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Review from a similar GlowStep Revolution Uprising in RV and Camper Steps




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  • Will TorkLift GlowStep Revolution Uprising TLA9005 Fit 27-7/8 Inch Wide Doorway
    I reached out to TorkLift for you, and they said that small of a difference will not be a factor and that yes, you can install the GlowStep for the 28 inch doorway, which is the following part number: - TorkLift GlowStep Revolution Uprising Steps w/ Booster Step - 4 Steps - 28" Base # TLA9005
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  • Can Torklift Revolution Uprising TLA9005 Fit 2019 Forest River Flagstaff Classic Super Lite 8321KBS
    In order for the bracket of the TorkLift GlowStep Revolution Uprising Steps # TLA9005 that you referenced to fit the door sill the height does need to be between 5/8 inch and 3/4 inch to allow the door to still close over it. So if you can use a spacer like you mentioned to raise your height to fit that range then this will fit well in this regard as well as as the threshold height dimension you mentioned. Since you are so close I would imagine it wouldn't take much if anything to get...
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  • How To Pick-Out The Correct RV Steps For My Trailer Will the torklift steps work on a fifth
    It sounds like you're asking if the TorkLift GlowStep Revolution Uprising Steps w/ Booster Step # TLA9005 will work where your previous Morryde steps were. If this is what you're asking, you'll just have to take a couple of measurements to determine that. What you're going to need to do first is measure the door sill plate. This measurement needs to be between 5/8" and 3/4". Next, you're going to need to measure the door sill plate clearance. You're going to need to make sure that you...
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  • Need Fold-In Style Steps for Trailer With Narrow Storage Space to Deploy
    Yes the TorkLift GlowStep Revolution Uprising Steps, # TLA9004 has a booster/bonus step intended for use when needed. This is a three steep model intended for an entry height of 27-3/8" to 34-7/8" with 28" doorways. If you will need the 4th step regularly because of threshold height, it is suggest that you select the four step model, # TLA9005. This too will have that additional booster/bonus step as well as landing gear that creates a stable connection from the bottom step to the ground.
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  • Quick Release Hinge For Lippert Manual Fold Down Steps
    I spoke with Lippert and they confirmed that SolidStep Manual Fold-Down Steps for 29" to 36" Wide RV Door Frames # LC791575 does not have a quick hinge function, just manual fold down and raise up. We do offer the Torklift GlowStep Revolution # TLA9005 that is a scissor style design made to fit and be used in small or tight paces. This product also extends to reveal a 5th step for use and fits doorways 28" wide. We do carry the detachable quick hinge kit for Morryde first generation steps...
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  • Replacement Steps for Seasonal 5th Wheel with Door 38 Off Ground
    I have a solution for you, but as far as porch style trailer steps go, the Econo Porch Trailer Step with Handrail # EHS-103-R is going to be the tallest step we have available. I recommend going with the TorkLift GlowStep Revolution # TLA9005 . These steps can be used for entries 34-7/8" to 42-3/8" and the steps have a rise/drop of 7-1/2" which is going to keep you from having to step up too high/too far down at any point. They easily pull out from the trailer and the scissor design allows...
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