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Old 05-07-2013, 06:35 PM   #1
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Mods and updates to my 2013 Tracer 230 FBS

So this spring we got rid of our 2011 Rockwood 2902SS because it was just too big for 2 people. Here are some changes and mods that I did to it...so far. Some of the changes I did because I really don't know what was Prime Time thinking when the built the thing, like scissor jacks that just barely reached the ground and bend with any load. So I added 30'' reach BAL scissor jacks and added the Steady Fast System for a rock solid camper. I removed the mouse hole for the power cord and put in its place a twist lock. I added a Maxxair fan with remote to the bedroom.
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Old 05-07-2013, 06:38 PM   #2
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And more pictures

Here are more pictures, the installed fan picture was taken before I put down Dicor sealant
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Old 05-07-2013, 06:46 PM   #3
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Fixed slide awning

I had the dealer install a slide awning....what a mistake. I should have done it myself. The Carefree awning came with a butt ugly awning rail that was gray in color and had no provisions for an insert to cover the screws. The dealer also did not install the anti-billow device correctly and snapped off one of the screws that holds the awning tube. So I fixed the anti-billow device, removed and replaced the broken screw and ordered a white awning rail with an insert. Here are the before and after pictures.

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Old 05-07-2013, 07:02 PM   #4
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Great job on the mods to your new Tracer!
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Old 05-08-2013, 08:47 AM   #5
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Nice. I don't know why they don't put fans in as standard option.
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Old 05-08-2013, 04:59 PM   #6
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Nice. I don't know why they don't put fans in as standard option.
There are 2 other roof vents in the camper, one in the kitchen with no fan and one over the shower with a cheap 4'' fan in it. I will change both of these with the 10 speed Maxxair fans just like the one I just installed in the bedroom
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Sewer hose storage

I also added 3 sewer storage tubes under the A-frame to store the 3 lengths of sewer hoses that I have.
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Old 05-22-2013, 12:24 AM   #8
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We have a 2014 Fbs, and we really enjoy it. The jacks seem to work fine, as they pick the whole side of the trailer up, with little effort. but the Steady fast system sure looks like a good idea. Thanks for posting your updates
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We installed fantastic fans in both of the existing vents, but would love to have one in the bedroom. Nice job on your mods.
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