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Old 05-03-2016, 09:16 AM   #51
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I picked up my new TT three days ago, and the dealer included absolutely nothing. Instead they gave me a $50 gift card to their store with which I was able to purchase exactly three items:

1. A locking hitch pin
2. Those telescoping tennis balls that help you back up your truck and
3. A 15a-30a adapter.

Luckily, I had gone online to Amazon the previous week and ordered most of what has previously been mentioned, because I did my homework like you are!

I would add: a tpms, but these are expensive. I think mine was close to $300. Probably cheaper than a blowout though.

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Old 05-03-2016, 09:48 AM   #52
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I made a list of everything I wanted to buy then went to Amazon and got a list of how much each item would cost there. I then went to my local RV dealer and bought everything on the list that was cheaper than Amazon then placed my order for the rest.
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Old 05-03-2016, 10:04 AM   #53
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Just a note on that torque wrench- make sure you release all tension on it when in storage, I mean take the torque to zero for storage.
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Old 05-03-2016, 10:15 AM   #54
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Nobody has mentioned it yet but a square-head screwdriver comes in incredibly handy. Many trailers don't use "regular" screws on the cabinet hinges or the heating vents.

http://www.amazon.com/products-009-Q.../dp/B00MJUVXE6
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Old 05-03-2016, 10:38 AM   #55
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Zero torque? Never heard of this, nor done it with any trailers in the past decades...why would this be done?
Or...release the torque setting wrench?
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Old 05-03-2016, 03:44 PM   #56
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Thanks for the responses so far. I've got a pretty good shopping list going. I'll probably just buy most of it. If I don't need it, at least I'll have backups. As far as the electrical testing items, can I just use a multimeter?
The multimeter is a great tool to have in your trailer tool box for troubleshooting other things, but I'd recommend getting one of these and one of these to test the outlet at the campground before you plug in. That way you know for sure that it's wired right.

Also, I'd highly recommend the Progressive Industries EMS units. I did the hardwired version, and it wasn't hard at all. I like having the little display that tells me the current voltage, current draw, etc.
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Old 05-03-2016, 05:46 PM   #57
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I asked in an email, and their response was "We will review anything you might need while you are here, it’s part of your orientation." I'm hoping they will include them, but if not, I don't want to be stuck buying them at the dealership. At this point I don't have any leverage, as I have put a sizeable deposit on the purchase.
Corey told me (which I got) that they include a starter kit with all purchases.

It included a sewer hose (junk), water hose, toilet paper, toilet chemical, 50 to 30 amp adapter, a 30 to 15amp adapter, water lressure regulator and hose adapter for winterizing.

He was also giving any parts/accessories needed at cost if it was tied into the camper purchase (not separate).
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Old 05-03-2016, 07:28 PM   #58
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Zero torque? Never heard of this, nor done it with any trailers in the past decades...why would this be done?
Or...release the torque setting wrench?
Yes. Take the torque wrench setting back to zero after use.
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I asked in an email, and their response was "We will review anything you might need while you are here, its part of your orientation." I'm hoping they will include them, but if not, I don't want to be stuck buying them at the dealership. At this point I don't have any leverage, as I have put a sizeable deposit on the purchase.
You sent a e-mail? I would call put them on the spot in a yes or no answer, why is people are so afraid to talk on the phone with all this email and texting
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I have no problem calling. I had some other questions as well, and they came up Sunday evening. I emailed while I had was thinking about it. It's not really urgent enough to need to put them on the spot. I was just hoping for, and thankfully received, some feedback to everyone here who have already been there.
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