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Old 06-15-2015, 10:51 PM   #1
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Is it possible to retrofit RV to be able to add outside grill

We got our 2501 without the grill. Now would like to have one. Is it possible to modify the unit to be able to use an outside grill?
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Old 06-16-2015, 04:47 AM   #2
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I have a portable two burner stove and 3 gas grilles. I run them off of a 3 gallon propane tank. I can set this up anywhere. Sometimes 30 feet away from the RV. Sometimes on the back (driver) side.

I had considered tapping into the propane line on the RV, but I did not like the idea of running 30 feet of gas line across the ground.

If you really want to have a grille attached to the RV then I can not help you. I offer my technique as an alternative means of grilling outside.
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Old 06-16-2015, 06:18 AM   #3
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most of the mounted grills are very low quality tin cans with a cheap burner. Do your self a favor and get a Weber Q.
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Old 06-16-2015, 08:12 AM   #4
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We got our 2501 without the grill. Now would like to have one. Is it possible to modify the unit to be able to use an outside grill?

Yes it's easy do do but if you are unsure as to how, id suggest having it done professionally.

The main thing to determine is if the grill you want to use needs the gas line to come off before or after the regulator. The grills that come with the sunseeker / Forster are meant to be used after the rvs regulator. Many other grills have their own regulator so they need the gas line to come out before the rvs regulator....or as in my case I removed the regulator from my webber q and replaced it with a quick attach fitting to connect to the existing low pressure gas line on the rv.
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There is a tee under the tt with a plug. Use that to add your bbq gas line. Home depot had everything i needed.
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Old 06-16-2015, 12:33 PM   #6
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We had one and hated it. Agree davel1971 - just a tin can.

Get a better grill. We got a STOK & love it. STŌK™ Gridiron Portable Gas Grill : Target

Portable & can keep the cooking away from the side of the TT.
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We had one and hated it. Agree davel1971 - just a tin can.

Get a better grill. We got a STOK & love it. STŌK™ Gridiron Portable Gas Grill : Target

Portable & can keep the cooking away from the side of the TT.
If that has a built in regulator i don't think that is what the OP is looking for. RV propane is low pressure.(has a regulator valve at tank) you cant have two regulators in one system
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I'm no fan of grills or stoves attached to the outside, I've seen them when grease drips onto the burners and flares up. I don't want to rig catching on fire I use a detached grill and stove.
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I added a tee, valve and quick connect right after the regulator. This is on a 3071. It is out of the way and I connect with a 10' hose to my stove. Got all the parts at the local hardware store that sells stoves and BBQs
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I've owned 2 campers, each of which came with the attachable grill. The first one mounted to a rail on the camper - rail came loose in the middle of cooking. New one has a bumper mounted swing-out grill so at least the grill won't fall off. These are non versatile single burner grills so you can't indirect cook.
I use the grill for quick trips , but I have other grills that I prefer on longer outings and prefer to place away from the camper: safer and smells less likely to get inside.
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