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Old 03-26-2012, 10:34 PM   #31
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The 30 WR is the same trailer I have. Have you ever weighed yours loaded? Its amazing how much they can weigh loaded so I am not surprised that our mileage drops. I have a 1999 ford F250 Super Duty with a 7.3 and automatic. It's 2wd so I think I get a little better mileage about 12mpg on average. I tow between 60 and 65mph. I have a different transmission. Yours is more setup for towing.

Sounds like you got a nice rig you will have to post some pics of it.
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Old 03-26-2012, 10:37 PM   #32
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cuboatn I would be interested on hearing about the tweaks you did to your rig. I might learn something new....
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Old 04-07-2012, 01:56 PM   #33
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I love my 30 WR. I had a piece of junk Heartland 4012 Cyclone. Upon picking it up from the repair locker, I drove straight to the dealer and traded for the W&P. I usually ride my bike but when the wife and 140 lb puppy wants to go on trips we take the hauler. Fits us perfectly for rallies and get away camp sites. Added so far: a spare tire in the hauler. I had a work buddy fabricate a bracket and bolted it to the inside. Put a battery kill switch in so no more oops left a light on. Installed tornado flush kits in grey and sewage tanks (must have, works awesome). Added a box to the front hitch to store towing bars and hitch when not in use. I used an x-acto knife and cut out around the graphics that covered the windows. Made a huge difference on the inside. Fabricated a 4 inch piece of PVC for the poop tube. Much cheaper that the CW kit. I also installed a Dirt Devil vacuum system. Makes cleaning up a breeze, especially how hairy my pup is. Next up, I'm gonna have a carpenter make sliding draws to go underneath the kitchen table seats so you don't have to get people to move to get inside them. There is also a few more voids I think I can make into storage.
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Old 04-08-2012, 12:48 AM   #34
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We have a lot in common. One of the reasons we bought our TH is to be able to take our dogs along. We only have one old guy left but he really enjoys traveling. I don't think I have seen the graphics over the window before. I think it looks cool from the outside but I guess not too practical from the inside.

I like the Dirt Devil. How did your run the ducting?

I had to carry my spare in the back of the truck. I just ran out of room in the garage. I ended up putting two end tables where you put your spare tire.



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Old 04-08-2012, 12:24 PM   #35
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There really isn't any ducting. It runs straight into the lift door that's in the bedroom. I tapped into the 120v lighting behind the head of the bed. It comes with a bunch of attachments and a 7' hose that stretches too 35'. I can get anywhere inside and outside including vacuuming out the truck. It's nice for when we are packing up and can vacuum the outdoor throw rug.
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Old 04-08-2012, 12:27 PM   #36
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I like it..
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Old 04-13-2012, 05:40 AM   #37
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I'd beg to differ with you 1l243, but the Work and Play 30WR has a 30 Amp three wire electrical plug. I am a retire power plant instrumentation and controls electrician, have owned a Monaco 40 foot motor coach and a Open Range 396R 5th. wheel that both had 4 wire 50 amp service. Down sized, and last month just purchased a new 2012 Work and Play 30 WRS, with a 3 wire 30 amp electrical plug connection. The manufactures put 4 wire 50 amp service in RV's that have 2 air cons, and each A/C is wired on a different hot wire of the 4 wire connection.
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Old 04-13-2012, 02:48 PM   #38
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What did I say that your not agreeing with I don't remember? My 30WR is pre wired for a second AC and is 50 amp service. Are you saying if they are not prewired they will be 30 amp service?

Good thing because I just finished last night adding a second AC to the garage. Being prewired made the job a simple but install as far as the electrics go....
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Old 04-13-2012, 03:00 PM   #39
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Just goes to show the problems with trying to help folks on here. Even 2 trailers with the same year and model numbers, may have different options. Makes it very hard to help sometimes, unless you know exactly what the other person has, which may be different from what you have.
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Old 04-13-2012, 11:28 PM   #40
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So i have decided that after fixing everything and now dealing with a VERY leaky roof-Forest River W&P quality and workmanship suck really bad. I hope all their jobs go over seas. I know a little harsh but really 3 extra screw holes in my roof in places that don't mean a thing other than opps I just put a screw where is shouldn't go (just goop it up with putty)... I had a full 5 gal bucket after a rain and snow storm. Ridiculous. If this is made in the USA GOD help us all.

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