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Old 04-11-2015, 06:57 PM   #3371
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Went to the lot to prep for an upcoming trip and found a tire low. When I went to fill it with my portable compressor, the edge of the valve stem started leaking. So it's at Big O getting a new stem (I will check the others, too) bummer, I wanted to get the TPMS set up...and my spare doesn't match at all and is a different brand (It's a Westlake )up.Click image for larger version

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Old 04-11-2015, 06:58 PM   #3372
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This is on my list as well. Where did you order yours from? Price? I don't know how these prices compare to what you bought, but these guys have them already tinted...about $110 shipped for the glass only version.

RV’s and Accessories in Holley, NY
I'm buying it from a local glass shop. I'll have to tint it myself since it was too expensive already tinted dark. It's 35$.
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Old 04-11-2015, 07:00 PM   #3373
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Ordered new Goodyear Marathons, metal valve stems, and bearing repack and inspection. I drop it off a week from this Tuesday and will pick it up by Friday.
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Old 04-11-2015, 07:19 PM   #3374
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Just re-inserted the batteries after keeping them in the house over winter. Now keeping an eye on the weather forecast for the next couple of weeks. If it looks like it will stay above -5oC over night for the next couple of weeks we can take her out for the local de-winterizing trip next weekend.
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Old 04-11-2015, 07:24 PM   #3375
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Permanently mounted scissor jacks just ahead of my axles.
They took much more of the bounce out than the factory one's did, and are much more heavy duty.

It's a slightly modified OC design.
Keep an eye on those scissor jacks. I have a setup similar on mine. On a recent trip, one of them "somehow" cranked itself down during transit. Didn't know it until it dragged on a gas station entrance. Bent the long threaded bolt(don't know the proper term) a little. It still works but not as smooth going up/down as it did before. I now tie them up with a bungee cord when traveling.
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Old 04-11-2015, 07:26 PM   #3376
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Ordered new Goodyear Marathons, metal valve stems
Your odds of not having a blowout just went way up.
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Old 04-11-2015, 07:30 PM   #3377
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In anticipation of our upcoming trip that will last more than our typical one week, we replaced the oem mattress. Seems very comfy but only time will tell

First two pictures are the original mattress the tt came with, the last pictures are the new mattress. Here's a link for what we chose.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00J0HD6B4
That's similar to the one we have. Only ours is 13" thick! You just about need a step stool to get in bed. Boy does it sleep good though! I got ours from WM.com.
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Old 04-11-2015, 07:31 PM   #3378
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Keep an eye on those scissor jacks.
Thanks for the info, never considered that could happen. I'll make sure they are up tight and check them when we stop.
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Keep an eye on those scissor jacks. I have a setup similar on mine. On a recent trip, one of them "somehow" cranked itself down during transit. Didn't know it until it dragged on a gas station entrance. Bent the long threaded bolt(don't know the proper term) a little. It still works but not as smooth going up/down as it did before. I now tie them up with a bungee cord when traveling.
They have to be "Bottomed out" in the stow position to prevent that from happening.

BTW, you can take them apart and straighten the Acme threaded rod, or you can actually straighten them without disassembly if you have a good size pry bar (carpenters crow bar)
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They have to be "Bottomed out" in the stow position to prevent that from happening.

BTW, you can take them apart and straighten the Acme threaded rod, or you can actually straighten them without disassembly if you have a good size pry bar (carpenters crow bar)
I claim to have had them bottomed out but it still worked it's way down. About a year ago, during a stop and walk around, I noticed it had come down a little and I tightened it up. Never filed that thought in the back of my mind until this happened.

As far as taking it apart and straightening, I'll do that "one day" when I "have to", or when I have to take it off to get to something else.
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