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Forum: Central USA 07-31-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,157
Posted By Kadiddle
Depending on where you are coming from and going...

Depending on where you are coming from and going to, consider going across Canada. DW and I just returned from a cross county trip (MA-WA-MA) for a wedding. On the way back east we entered Canada at...
Forum: General Community Discussions 05-27-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,503
Posted By Kadiddle
I have the pictured part on my setup. Pretty sure...

I have the pictured part on my setup. Pretty sure OP has a standard POL connector between the tank and the regulator. The "T" below goes between the tank and the RV regulator such that the RV...
Forum: FR3 05-24-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,701
Posted By Kadiddle
Funny, I just set up my '12 Ford Focus hatchback...

Funny, I just set up my '12 Ford Focus hatchback last month for a cross country trip. Too long of a trip for my '10 Ford Escape which is heavier and has transmission issues when towed too fast. My...
Forum: Western USA 05-19-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By Kadiddle
Cody WY to Devils Tower WY

Looking for thoughts, ideas, and experience for traveling from Cody to Devils tower with a motorhome/toad. I see 14 and 16 through the Bighorn area and alternatives that are much longer.


Trading...
Forum: Western USA 05-11-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By Kadiddle
Thank you all for these responses. Very valuable...

Thank you all for these responses. Very valuable info. Our destination on the OP is Sol Duc Falls so we do have to get to the NW side of the park. Again, thanks!
Forum: Western USA 05-10-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By Kadiddle
Washington State US-12 Yakima to I-5

Looking for comments and experience driving Motorhome with Toad (or other similar RV combo) on US-12 from Yakima WA to I-5. My consist is FR3 30DS and Focus. Grades, road conditions, etc.

As part...
Forum: Dealer Reviews 04-20-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,400
Posted By Kadiddle
Please don't call me a half liar. I am telling...

Please don't call me a half liar. I am telling you the truth regarding what my dealer told me whether or not it's FRs policy and it matched my experience.

If you run your dealership better than...
Forum: Dealer Reviews 04-19-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,400
Posted By Kadiddle
A service person at my dealer told me...

A service person at my dealer told me (paraphrased): 'FR has instructed us to not inspect the RVs arriving from FR and that FR will not authorize any repair requested by the dealer prior to sale.' I...
Forum: FR3 04-09-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By Kadiddle
The thread at this link had another nice...

The thread at this link had another nice discussion on possibilities:

http://www.forestriverforums.com/forums/f217/filling-fresh-water-without-gravity-feed-110760.html

I agree with KansasFR3...
Forum: FR3 03-21-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,551
Posted By Kadiddle
I had a case where the awning would not move....

I had a case where the awning would not move. Turned out there was a dead spot in the motor after sitting a while. I moved the awning manually a couple of inches, then it worked fine. Haven't tried...
Forum: Dynamax 02-08-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,482
Posted By Kadiddle
All great ideas above. I'll offer another...

All great ideas above. I'll offer another alternative that I didn't read above.

I use the winterize siphon hose but needed to do a little one time modification. To get this approach in place...
Forum: General Community Discussions 02-07-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,838
Posted By Kadiddle
1. Growing up in our respective families, DW and...

1. Growing up in our respective families, DW and I spent many a night in various tents including canvas - "Don't touch the ceiling!!!!!". DW and I have known each other our whole lives........
2....
Forum: FR3 02-03-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,022
Posted By Kadiddle
I have a light on my dash that tells me if the...

I have a light on my dash that tells me if the brake light signal from the toad brake pedal is on. (Not the tail lights powered by the motorhome but rather the original toad brake signal.) I think it...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 01-18-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 567
Posted By Kadiddle
Avoid Ford Escape. Through 2012, they were listed...

Avoid Ford Escape. Through 2012, they were listed as towable. They really are not. We're already on our second transmission. Escapes are also limited to 65 MPH while being towed. They also require...
Forum: FR3 01-17-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,509
Posted By Kadiddle
I'm very glad to see others are getting benefit...

I'm very glad to see others are getting benefit from my post of almost 3 years ago. Would like to know how many folks have done this mod.

Hardest part is the flying pins into the molex connector...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 11-05-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,730
Posted By Kadiddle
Surprised no one recommended an oscilloscope to...

Surprised no one recommended an oscilloscope to actually see the waveform. Now seriously, one little comment to add (from yet another retired EE). Agree with all previous comments.

I prefer an...
Forum: FR3 11-05-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,602
Posted By Kadiddle
Following this thread as I also have a 2015 30DS...

Following this thread as I also have a 2015 30DS that has had slide issues.

In my case, recently the living room slide gear box broke a tooth on the biggest gear and a shaft bearing in the gear...
Forum: FR3 08-21-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By Kadiddle
Regarding those of us that got manual mirrors and...

Regarding those of us that got manual mirrors and so as not to hijack this thread, please visit:

http://www.forestriverforums.com/forums/f232/power-heated-mirrors-79838.html

It was a...
Forum: FR3 08-19-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By Kadiddle
Nice to see that they've added power/heated...

Nice to see that they've added power/heated mirrors. I had to retrofit my 2015 for that feature........
Forum: FR3 08-19-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By Kadiddle
I agree with Knoxie89; As of about 2015 the...

I agree with Knoxie89; As of about 2015 the design was changed such that it's the detection of a high current drain in the motor that stops the stairs. The motor won't be damaged. But, I also wanted...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 08-13-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By Kadiddle
Sorry to jump on this a week later. I've always...

Sorry to jump on this a week later. I've always understood that the toad should never be higher than the motorhome (attach points!) due to there being a slight chance the front end of the toad being...
Forum: FR3 07-11-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By Kadiddle
I keep a 1-to-2 water 'Y' connector with shut...

I keep a 1-to-2 water 'Y' connector with shut offs so that I can put a short hose at the water stand and my coach connection. That would also work as a cap on the city water connection when broken...
Forum: FR3 07-03-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Kadiddle
Many of us have installed a separate breaker for...

Many of us have installed a separate breaker for the A/C. Many of the FR3s use a double breaker for the 30A Shore power input and the 20A A/C. Too much heat in one slot. So buying a 20A breaker for...
Forum: FR3 07-03-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By Kadiddle
I did. See the following thread. ...

I did. See the following thread.

http://www.forestriverforums.com/forums/f232/power-heated-mirrors-79838.html

I paid $800 for the mirror kit from Velvac and installed them myself.
Forum: FR3 06-28-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By Kadiddle
I've installed a switch (actually two in series...

I've installed a switch (actually two in series to stop accidents) that force the stairs in regardless of the door/screen position. It's just a jumper across the magnet switch on the door jamb. But...
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