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Old 03-13-2014, 05:37 AM   #1
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2013 Wildwood BKIS Internal water filter?

I have yet to receive delivery of my unit but I am going crazy with the accessories purchases. One thing I'm being told by the CW people is to buy a external water filter TastePURE KDF/Carbon Water Filter - Camco 40043 - Water Filtration - Camping World

Like I said, I don't have the unit yet but from the manual I downloaded online it seems to say that there is a filter already in the unit. Is this true? and if so, do I need the overkill of the external one as well?

While on the water topic, I've also been told that a water regulator is a must. True/false?

I'm a newbie, would appreciate any tips/feedback

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Old 03-13-2014, 08:55 AM   #2
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Water pressure regulator is a must! BTW you can get the same water filter at WalMart They sell a double pack for $22.59.

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Old 03-13-2014, 09:04 AM   #3
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Definite must. You can get by with a $10 one from a RV store, but the $100 adjustable regulators like what RV Water Filter Store offers are really worth it. The water pressure out of an expensive one is really great (the legends of my long luscious mane are oft told).
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Old 03-13-2014, 09:07 PM   #4
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Thanks for the replies everyone. As far as the regulator goes, the one I purchased was not the adjustable one but was the step up from the basic one. This is considered a Hi-Flow one and is factory set to keep pressure between 50 and 55 psi. 15 - 20% more flow than standard water regulators. Hi Flow Water Regulator - Lead Free - Valterra A01-1122VP - Faucets & Inlets - Camping World Do you think its worth the extra 45 or so dollars to get the one that is adjustable?
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Old 03-13-2014, 09:36 PM   #5
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Due to the budget I compromised and only upgraded to one with a gauge so I could see the pressure. Never had a problem but only one trip I saw that the pressure was heading closer to the red/danger area than on previous trips. Now I am planning on upgrading to an adjustable one in the near future.
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Old 03-22-2014, 05:48 PM   #6
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maybe I will reconsider the adjustable option

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