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Old 04-21-2016, 05:00 PM   #11
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Here is the picture I promised just to be safe, have this looked at.
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Old 04-21-2016, 09:36 PM   #12
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Here is the picture I promised just to be safe, have this looked at.
Will do, thanks for the heads up. Only 300 miles on it so far, but problem free with the chassis.
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Old 04-21-2016, 09:49 PM   #13
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Thank you for the awesome feedback (pros and cons). I can tell you the unit is woefully underpriced...but once we established pricing we kept adding things in. It will go up very soon, but I can confirm your statement that at that price, nothing else is close to that feature set.

360 siphon tanks are standard on all of our units...but we often forget to pitch them, but we'll make sure to include that in the next marketing material.

As for the negatives:
1. armrest, we know about. Thor puts the center console in on the F550. The only issue is you can't get to the back with that there, so we left it out, not realizing an armrest did not come there instead. We are trying to get our furniture supplier to add an armrest, otherwise we may need to create something. If we come up with a solution that can be retro fit, I will post it here.
2. Slide space...that was a trade off. We tried to get the deepest slide we could and probably cheated a little too much in that spot.
3. Cab curtain. I noticed that oversight and we should have a curtain shortly. I just want to make sure there is backer for the track. Once you get settled we can get you something sent out.
4. Entry door shade: this is another one. Most mfg's use the plastic "obscure" window there. I was reading (maybe on here) about replacing that with a clear glass window...and I said "hey we have that already", and then the post mentioned the shade. "hey, we don't have that though". just asked them to add that to the spec. Again, I think it is a 24"x48" shade. No valance or anything due to location, but we can probably hook you up when they start coming in.
Thanks for the response. Would love to get the cab curtain and entry door shade when you're able to. Can you PM your email address so I can send you my info?

Couple more questions:
-Are there truly two separate diesel tanks? I have two diesel fills. On first fill up, one would not take any fuel and the other took all the fuel to fill up. How do they feed the engine and genset?
-How do I find out where the backer plate is for an in-motion satellite? I will mount the Winegard Mission dome soon.
-Icemaker doesn't seem to be getting water, where would the shutoff valve be hidden?

Thanks!!!
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Old 04-22-2016, 09:27 AM   #14
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PM is on its way.

1. There are two separate diesel tanks. 24 gallons and 52 gallons. (Although if I can offer 4X4 soon, I will drop the smaller tank to save the weight). The generator should feed and return to the larger of the two tanks.
2. There is an equalizer in there, but it only works when the vehicle is running. I'll have to check why the smaller tank may have remained full while the large tank depleted...I didn't think there as a tank switch.
3. The whole roof is decked...but let me see if there is a specific location they want to put that sat.
4. Icemaker, make sure the water line is open. If you remove the return air grill at the base of the fridge (furnace should be under there), the water line valve should be on the right hand side. There is one up front (at least on the bunk model) and one in the back there the "riser" (white braided line) connects in. Both should be open.
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Thank you very much for the fast and helpful replies!
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Thumbs up 360 Siphon

I am adding my personal experience to this 360 Siphon discussion. I had the old standard type vent covers on both of my tanks and had odor in my cab (F550 chassis and no, not a Thor) when traveling with a cab window open. Hated it, couldn't drive with any windows open. I read about the new 360 Siphon as one of the "next best thing" products so I bought 2 of them and immediately installed them.

All I can add to this conversation is, problem solved. I am supposed to be used in one of Lippert's ads for the 360 Siphon because I was so verbally appreciative to Lippert about this product.
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I am adding my personal experience to this 360 Siphon discussion. I had the old standard type vent covers on both of my tanks and had odor in my cab (F550 chassis and no, not a Thor) when traveling with a cab window open. Hated it, couldn't drive with any windows open. I read about the new 360 Siphon as one of the "next best thing" products so I bought 2 of them and immediately installed them.

All I can add to this conversation is, problem solved. I am supposed to be used in one of Lippert's ads for the 360 Siphon because I was so verbally appreciative to Lippert about this product.
I don't want this to turn into a 360 siphon vent thread, there's plenty of those already out there, but I think it's clear based on the number of forum threads and Amazon reviews that they clearly work. Nobody likes a foul smell in their home
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It became a discussion point because You and Dynamax were being indirectly criticized for mentioning them and for added them as standard equipment. I commented with real life experience for an item you pointed out.
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