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Old 08-24-2015, 01:10 PM   #1
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FR never ceases to amaze me

Got a new 2016 Vibe 286rks, love it but what were they smoking on the assembly line? I just shake my head and wonder why would they put the Satelite Receiver Line In behind the license plate?


And It's great that they give you a access hole to manually open the slide out, but in my case it's 8 inches over to the left of the screw...really? No one noticed?


I do love my new rig though!
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Old 08-24-2015, 01:22 PM   #2
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Got a new 2016 Vibe 286rks, love it but what were they smoking on the assembly line? I just shake my head and wonder why would they put the Satelite Receiver Line In behind the license plate? ...I do love my new rig though!
Looks like it's below the license plate. What's the problem with it?
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Old 08-24-2015, 01:27 PM   #3
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Cable outlet is below but satellite is under.
Put a 90 degree fitting on it with a terminator cap. That might make it easier to hook up or cut a half circle in the plate? Agreed.. not much sense to that.
It is a nice looking TT though!
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Turn tail light assy & plate 180° and put plate on top or switch the left and right tail light assys. Problem solved. Switching the tail lights is probably what happened at the factory.
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Looks like it's below the license plate. What's the problem with it?
That is the cable inlet you see, the satellight inlet is above it behind the plate and there is not enough room to lift the rubber cap with the plate there. I'll be installing a different license plate bracket anyway. I just posted this to show what a dumb place they installed it!
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That is the cable inlet you see, the satellight inlet is above it behind the plate and there is not enough room to lift the rubber cap with the plate there. I'll be installing a different license plate bracket anyway. I just posted this to show what a dumb place they installed it!
Just switch the tail light assemblies.
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Turn tail light assy & plate 180° and put plate on top or switch the left and right tail light assys. Problem solved. Switching the tail lights is probably what happened at the factory.
Agreed. The license plate is normally on the driver's side.

Obviously it got past their QC inspection.
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Old 08-24-2015, 01:57 PM   #8
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Agreed. The license plate is normally on the driver's side.

Obviously it got past their QC inspection.
About a 10 minute job to switch them. My Flagstaff is on the curb side also, but not a problem.
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Agreed. The license plate is normally on the driver's side.

Obviously it got past their QC inspection.
Just a simple question for you people who support the quality of FR products: How can anyone not wonder how the FR factory that produced and released this unit in this condition?

This is so obvious a mistake that almost anyone with a pulse would spot it - especially the so called FR QC people.

This latest thread regarding FR quality (or lack there of) continues to amaze me and some of the people who continue to either ignore it condone it.

Yes I know some will say it's not just a FR problem,but this is a FR forum and deals mostly with FR products.
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Sat connection

The factory (assembly line) only places the sat connection behind the lic
plate for those people from MISSOURI. It is a "SHOW ME" state you know!
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