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Old 02-03-2015, 05:00 PM   #1
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I am taking possession of a 2015 EVO 2850 and I am wondering of any upgrades or tips anyone can give me.

I am planning on the Progressive EMS 30 surge protector. I have a Yamaha genny (2000), the Evo has a dual battery setup wired in parallel.

I am handy with a wrench and am not afraid to build/modify stuff, I have also been camping in a 1978 trailer (the last 5 years or so) so I am not new to travel trailers (I am only new to all the options this one has-it has every option your could get minus 12v heat strips).

Give me some tips, pointers and upgrade ideas if you have them.
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Old 02-03-2015, 06:38 PM   #2
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Vent covers for roof vents and bug screens for furnace & HWH.
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Old 02-03-2015, 07:11 PM   #3
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If it has a built in water filter move it outside, less chance of water damage to your new unit.
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Old 02-03-2015, 09:48 PM   #4
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I'll keep these in mind thanks guys. I hadn't thought of the filter. Bug screens will help. We don't have too many in Utah but I plan on traveling and the screens will help with nesting while it's stored.
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This time of year would warrant a ceramic heater. Later maybe a screen door handle like this.


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I am taking possession of a 2015 EVO 2850 and I am wondering of any upgrades or tips anyone can give me.

I am planning on the Progressive EMS 30 surge protector. I have a Yamaha genny (2000), the Evo has a dual battery setup wired in parallel.

I am handy with a wrench and am not afraid to build/modify stuff, I have also been camping in a 1978 trailer (the last 5 years or so) so I am not new to travel trailers (I am only new to all the options this one has-it has every option your could get minus 12v heat strips).

Give me some tips, pointers and upgrade ideas if you have them.
Pay the extra money for the Progressive power management system - it is well worth the extra $$ AND since you are handy with a wrench, you can get the unit you install in the camper instead of the portable (and pilferable ) one.
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To be the bearer of bad news, the tires that will come on that brand new trailer should most likely be replaced immediately. If you're not already aware, search "china bombs" and be prepared to be upset at least a little.
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Check out eternabond for the roof, it is wonderful on the seams, the roof is the most important part of the camper.
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To be the bearer of bad news, the tires that will come on that brand new trailer should most likely be replaced immediately. If you're not already aware, search "china bombs" and be prepared to be upset at least a little.

This is something I am familiar with and so is my dealer. The dealer actually changes out the tires at the lot because of this. I just cant remember what he puts on them. I am going to take another look at them Saturday and then stop by Discount Tire first thing Monday if they need further attention.

Thanks for the heads up!
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Check out eternabond for the roof, it is wonderful on the seams, the roof is the most important part of the camper.
Did you just put it on the seams as a precaution? Or did you order a roll for a just in case scenario?
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