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Old 07-18-2014, 10:49 AM   #21
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Congratulations on your new Wright-Flyer! We enjoy ours very much. Making improvements is fun for me and I just wanted to share a few things I did. I noticed the Dometic refrigerator was much noisier than our previous model. This was a common complaint among RV owners. I replaced the cooling fan with one much quieter. Also, I found the outside water faucet hose connection very difficult to connect to when the water system was pressurize so I removed the quick-connect fitting and replaced it with a standard female hose fitting. From the inside of the camper , you can't access the storage under the dinette with taking off the cushions so I added cabinet doors. I also replaced the plastic tiling behind the stove with tin ceiling tiles. See photos.
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Old 07-18-2014, 10:59 AM   #22
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That looks amazing. Love the tin behind the stove. And the idea of cabinet door. Was the plastic hard to remove?
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Old 07-18-2014, 11:02 AM   #23
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Where do you store the cushions that go on the table top?
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Old 07-18-2014, 11:56 AM   #24
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It was my wife's idea to put those tiles on and I agree they look really nice. The old tiling just peels off in one big sheet. Pretty easy upgrade. The cabinet doors I found in a clearance bin at the local home improvement store for 5$ each. I just stained them to match. They are really handy to have. As far as the cushions go, they are stored behind the big curved dinette backrests. You may want to consider getting some kind of oversized mudflaps for your truck for your drive home. I went to South Dakota last month and unfortunately got quite a few rock chips in the front of my camper.
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Old 07-18-2014, 06:34 PM   #25
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Another good idea! I will check that out.
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Old 07-19-2014, 09:47 PM   #26
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Enjoy the trip home.!!!!
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Old 07-20-2014, 09:50 AM   #27
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We are researching the different routes across the US. Trying to figure the best way home and to find the best campgrounds in route. Any Ideas? Our adventure starts from Eugene, Or to Cherokee, AL. May try to go to College Station, TX to visit our daughter. Phew that is going to be a long trip!!!!!
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Old 07-20-2014, 04:09 PM   #28
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We are researching the different routes across the US. Trying to figure the best way home and to find the best campgrounds in route. Any Ideas? Our adventure starts from Eugene, Or to Cherokee, AL. May try to go to College Station, TX to visit our daughter. Phew that is going to be a long trip!!!!!

One thing you may want to do is invest in this:
http://www.passportamerica.com/campgrounds

Will save you some $$$ on campgrounds on the way back home


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Old 07-20-2014, 05:59 PM   #29
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another thing to consider is the fact yours is one of the first ones built so it has been sitting for 2+years , you might want to consider camping near the dealer for a while because I assure you that if you need warranty work while on your way home you will not be on the top of any dealers list for repairs other than the one who sold it to you. Any FR dealer is authorized to repair it but they are not required to. again good luck with your new Aviator, we only had minor problems with ours and the problems were pretty much common to all of them. Check your paint carefully as the early ones were painted by a different company than later ones and some had paint issues.
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Old 08-25-2014, 03:31 PM   #30
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Have the Aviator now! Absolutely love it. Some minor issues but a dealer close to me in Florence, Al said they will be glad to work with us. Was in Yellowstone with temps in the 30's. The elec heater/fireplace works very well. Pulls very well. Just love it!
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