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Old 10-03-2014, 09:10 AM   #61
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I need to look for an inside cover for the windshield. That curtain is a pain when you want to change something on the stereo.

My wife made night window covers for the bedroom windows in thick cloth that matches the walls. Those blinds don't do anything to keep light out in the morning. The covers attach to velcro stapled up inside the top cover for the blind. Couldn't camp without them.

My wife wants the privacy so I will also go with the dark windshield panel
However my unit has the remote for stereo when the curtain is up
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Old 11-15-2014, 02:07 AM   #62
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I really like the dark window cover idea, I'll see if DW wants to do that, she's the boss of the sewing machine.

We have a 2012 2900, A couple of mods we've done; I replaced the screen latch with rare earth magnets. Little ones for just the screen and a larger one on the door side so it grabs the screen when you open the door. I saw it on YouTube.

DW sewed shoe holders around the perimeter of the bed, they hook over the cabinetry edge with felt covered shower hooks then the wood and mattress holds them in place.

We also bought some plastic shelving from HD for the aft cabinets, not sure if that counts as a mod...I had to break out the chop saw to get the height just right. 😂
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Old 11-15-2014, 09:27 AM   #63
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Solar.
A small hardwired inverter to run satellite, charge laptops, etc.
A simple cheap ebay Amp-hour meter, like a real gas gauge for your batteries.
A folding tilting or rocking chair to sit up by the bed and watch TV.

Those are my projects at the moment. We do camp off-grid quite a bit, so the first three are very worthwhile. I found the romex wire that feeds the outlets by the TV and bunk bed, so I'm separating it from the 120v circuit, and will run it off the inverter at all times. Well, whenever the battery switch is on. I'll do write ups here for all of the mods.
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Old 11-15-2014, 09:31 AM   #64
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HAH! I saw the title of this thread over in the list to the right and immediately thought:

I KNOW this is not a thread created by OC!
But you would be in error Weezer, I am in the same boat. Nothing to do on my "Strictly Stock" 5er.
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Old 11-15-2014, 12:09 PM   #65
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Bobby,

Get going on that front hitch, I want to be second in line....
Hoglou - done!
Not a bad project. The front hitch receiver can double as a place for a hitch step to help clean the front over-cab.
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Old 11-15-2014, 12:16 PM   #66
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I also upgraded the over-cab clearance lights to LED. I had problems with a couple bulbs staying lit. It also allowed me to improve the sealant around the fixture to the cab. I found the exact replacement light so I have extra lens covers now - but the LED lens covers were difficult to remove so I don't believe any of those will come lose.
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Old 11-15-2014, 11:44 PM   #67
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Oh no.... I have no next mod to do

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But you would be in error Weezer, I am in the same boat. Nothing to do on my "Strictly Stock" 5er.

I'm about to that point as well on my *cough* stock 5er

Hmmm oh, wait, a "camp" button auto-leveler might be nice :roflback:


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Old 11-16-2014, 11:20 AM   #68
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Where did you find the new LED lights at??
I would like to replace mine with LED.
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Old 11-16-2014, 11:50 AM   #69
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Hoglou - done!
Not a bad project. The front hitch receiver can double as a place for a hitch step to help clean the front over-cab.

I love this!! I wish this is something I could do, but I don't have the knowledge or supplies! Want to come visit Michigan?
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Old 11-16-2014, 02:30 PM   #70
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Where did you find the new LED lights at??
I would like to replace mine with LED.
I found them at Benlo RV Shop. The brand used is Glo-Brite (what Forest River used) so these would be a direct replacement.
Benlo RV - Online Store

The photo shows red but the description states amber.

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