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Old 08-13-2018, 08:30 PM   #21
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On my Sunseeker LE, a larger opening would have to be cut in the laminated sidewall of the coach to accommodate the JR Products fresh water tank fill port. I have owned RVís with these flimsy fill ports with key lock plastic doors and now I own a new RV without one. I wouldnít walk across the street if they were giving them away for free. Good luck with fit if the hole in the side of your coach needs to be enlarged.
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Old 08-13-2018, 08:51 PM   #22
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Locking gas caps sometimes are not a good Idea. Just recently a news article on TV the other nite was stating people are stealing gas from vehicles now with a cordless drill and drilling a hole in the plastic fuel tanks that are out there now. They drill a hole just low enough to get fuel and then plug hole with a pencil to keep people from finding out that some of their fuel was stolen causing a more serious concern of a dangerous fire when the plug finally falls out when your driving down the road. I for one would rather have them steal the fuel than to punch a hole in a plastic fuel tank that is very Expensive. As far as water not worried... I'm more worried that I might have to crawl out of the emergency hatch because some one has walked by in the middle of the night and has swung the stair handle in front of the exit door..
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Old 08-13-2018, 09:11 PM   #23
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On my Sunseeker LE, a larger opening would have to be cut in the laminated sidewall of the coach to accommodate the JR Products fresh water tank fill port. I have owned RVís with these flimsy fill ports with key lock plastic doors and now I own a new RV without one. I wouldnít walk across the street if they were giving them away for free. Good luck with fit if the hole in the side of your coach needs to be enlarged.
Thanks but I'm actually looking for the cap only. I will not be altering my Forester if it doesn't fit. I've ordered a cap from Amazon for the water inlet hoping that it will be the one.
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Old 08-13-2018, 09:14 PM   #24
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Something like this might work - if it can be procured wth the right thread, or used with an adapter:

https://www.amazon.com/Heating-Tank-...ct_top?ie=UTF8

Edit: someone else found one in another thread!

https://www.amazon.com/JR-Products-A.../dp/B00OKNXJPG
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Old 08-13-2018, 09:15 PM   #25
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Something like this might work - if it can be procured wth the right thread, or used with an adapter:

https://www.amazon.com/Heating-Tank-...ct_top?ie=UTF8

Edit: someone else found one in another thread!

https://www.amazon.com/JR-Products-A.../dp/B00OKNXJPG
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Old 08-13-2018, 09:32 PM   #26
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There is nothing really secure about those plastic fill doors. I suppose the best security they offer is evidence of tampering if broken as they are easily pried open. As far as locking gas caps go, they keep honest people honest and for the true thief, the just create more cost when the filler neck has to be replaced if damaged than the cost of the lost fuel.


Not so much for people taking gas out as people putting stuff other than gas in.
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Old 08-13-2018, 09:33 PM   #27
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I am a bit nervous about posting here.

One might possibly add a ball valve with a lockable handle below the fill neck. This might entail laying on the ground to open... Just a thought
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Old 08-13-2018, 09:45 PM   #28
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Thanks but I'm actually looking for the cap only. I will not be altering my Forester if it doesn't fit. I've ordered a cap from Amazon for the water inlet hoping that it will be the one.


What did you order?
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Old 08-13-2018, 10:04 PM   #29
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Not so much for people taking gas out as people putting stuff other than gas in.
Exactly
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Old 08-13-2018, 10:05 PM   #30
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What did you order?
The Amazon link the I sent to you earlier for the water Inlet cap
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Old 08-13-2018, 10:22 PM   #31
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The Amazon link the I sent to you earlier for the water Inlet cap
The link did not work. Fixed the httpsss but still no joy.
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Old 08-14-2018, 12:03 AM   #32
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The link did not work. Fixed the httpsss but still no joy.


Here you go Ducky: https://www.amazon.com/Baoblaze-Grav...A3C8YKGW3F5UNV

This is what I have been looking for. If it works as well as the gas cap I will be good to go.

Apologies to msbilton. I missed the original link.
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The link did not work. Fixed the httpsss but still no joy.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B07CSRFG1Z/ref=ya_aw_od_pi?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Try that, if it fails just search for

Baoblaze Gravity City Water Inlet Fill Dish Hatch
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Old 08-14-2018, 04:04 AM   #34
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Here you go Ducky: https://www.amazon.com/Baoblaze-Grav...A3C8YKGW3F5UNV

This is what I have been looking for. If it works as well as the gas cap I will be good to go.

Apologies to msbilton. I missed the original link.
No worries. Hopeit works for you. We us know.
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Old 08-14-2018, 04:26 AM   #35
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There is some good info in this thread that may help you to find what you are looking for:

http://www.forestriverforums.com/for...ap-165846.html
Thank you for that.
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Old 08-18-2018, 03:37 AM   #36
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I have a 3011 and though I never considered a locking cap for my fresh water, maybe if you cant find what you are looking for you can find a small locking box that opens and drill it to the exterior wall around your water port. Im picturing something like this but cutting the back to fit around the water port...
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Old 08-18-2018, 05:13 AM   #37
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In all of my years, I've never heard of anyone messing with fresh water. Short of a Mad Max/Water World situation, I think it's fine to leave unlocked.
I tend to agree in my 30s I thought that I had to lock everything in my 40s I lightened up some. Now in my 60s I have found that I lock nothing........ Wheel locks don't actually work , locking gas caps are easy to get into, locking the water tank same, 751s who cares I don't lock them so my cargo doors don't get damaged. After seeing people getting into locks faster than I can use the key........ and locksmith friends....... why bother

Nothing has been taken / stolen / messed with while camping in over 30 years.

Locking is fine as my DW says, you do you, but keep in mind they don't truly keep any one out.

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Old 08-18-2018, 06:52 AM   #38
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Some people on this forum have installed trail cameras and video cameras while camping and have some stories that might make you think differently about securing your camp site.
Itís not just bears and raccoons checking out your site while sleeping.
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Old 08-18-2018, 10:28 AM   #39
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and some people are purely paranoid.

To each their own just have...
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Old 08-23-2018, 07:41 PM   #40
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Im not sure why it is that you feel the need to question my concerns or needs.

I do not care to explain nor describe my why's or why not as to what Im seeking for my own needs. I have no wish to justify what it is that I'm concerned with.
It's fair to ask and I had the same question. We could probably do without the attitude.

I'm curious because I may not be aware of situations where I might need a locking FW cap.

I've had a TT for a dozen years and never heard of or knew anyone whose batteries were stolen before this year. I now know someone who got hit and have read several posts about it. I'm considering getting battery and LP locks.

So, if locking the FW is just something YOU need and highly unlikely anyone else would face the same concerns, then so be it. Perhaps a one-off case of sick vandalism for you raised your concern.
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