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Old 03-02-2015, 08:45 PM   #21
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psw, did you just lay that wire shelf on top of the propane tank or is attached to brackets you mounted on the inside walls of the bin?
The shelf isn't touching the tank at all.

It is on top of the brackets where the bolts are holding the tank to the frame. Bolts are are through the wire shelf at the very ends and hold it and it is then zip tied to the framing.

Very secure, I was yanking on it pretty hard and it didn't move.

Pretty much created a additional storage bay, it actually could have been made bigger but that was the only size shelving I had laying around.
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Old 03-03-2015, 02:32 PM   #22
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I don't yet own a Legacy, but I'm looking at the 360RB floorplan. I noticed that the front A/C is also a heat pump, whereas the back one is not.

My question to you folks is, has anyone considered changing out the rear one with one that has the heat pump in it? If so, have you?
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Old 03-03-2015, 02:43 PM   #23
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I don't yet own a Legacy, but I'm looking at the 360RB floorplan. I noticed that the front A/C is also a heat pump, whereas the back one is not.

My question to you folks is, has anyone considered changing out the rear one with one that has the heat pump in it? If so, have you?
The early 14 models don't have a heat pump in either unit. We don't do a whole lot of cold weather travelling but this past November we were caught in some chilly weather travelling home from Florida and the furnace did just fine.

What is the big advantage to the heat pump? It seems to me it would be a costly upgrade with minimal return unless you were replacing a unit that was old and broken/not operating.

I'd be interested to see if you can modify the existing unit or if the whole thing needs to be replaced.
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Old 03-03-2015, 02:51 PM   #24
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What is the big advantage to the heat pump? It seems to me it would be a costly upgrade with minimal return unless you were replacing a unit that was old and broken/not operating.
The benefit would be to use the electricity for heat vs. burning propane for the furnace.
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Old 03-03-2015, 03:27 PM   #25
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The benefit would be to use the electricity for heat vs. burning propane for the furnace.

That would be nice if it can be added without replacing a perfectly good unit. If I had to guess a new a/c unit with heat pump is probably 2k installed maybe more. Is this a component that could be added to what is already there?
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Old 03-03-2015, 06:09 PM   #26
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thought I would start a thread where we could show mods and improvements to our coaches.

I'll start with the Aluminum wheels with tst 507 flow through tpms - works great and looks like a million bucks!

Forest River Mud Flap dresses up her rear end! LOL!

What size wheels did you get? I have been looking at them as well. Where did you purchase them/ get them installed? At FR dealer? Aftermarket shop? Your rig looks super sweet and you have everybody gaga over it!!!
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Old 03-03-2015, 06:28 PM   #27
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What size wheels did you get? I have been looking at them as well. Where did you purchase them/ get them installed? At FR dealer? Aftermarket shop? Your rig looks super sweet and you have everybody gaga over it!!!
Thanks, I'm still gaga over it! Lol

The wheels are 22.5 which is the original size. They are the alcoa polished.

I had bought and had them installed at a local truck tire shop here in eastern pa. If my memory is correct it was about $1700-1800 max for everything.

You buy the wheels and then you need to order the alcoa accessories which are the hub center covers and all the lug covers which were surprisingly expensive.
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How wide is the wheel? 8.25?
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8.25 sounds right
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Old 03-04-2015, 10:59 AM   #30
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That would be nice if it can be added without replacing a perfectly good unit. If I had to guess a new a/c unit with heat pump is probably 2k installed maybe more. Is this a component that could be added to what is already there?
I was thinking about ordering it from the factory that way or having it replaced at the dealer on delivery. A brand new unit is ~$1000, and then you have a very gently used unit you can sell on the market to someone and get at least $500, so its not that much of outlay in the grand scheme of things. Just wondered if anyone else pondered that.
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