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Old 03-26-2017, 09:16 PM   #281
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LevelMatePro mod

I finally got around to adding a LevelMatePro to the rig. Saw this posted by Brian and put it on my list for mods to do. Got mine on Amazon. It was super easy to install and works great. I did a short YouTube video on the install and setup if interested.
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Old 03-27-2017, 12:10 AM   #282
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I finally got around to adding a LevelMatePro to the rig. Saw this posted by Brian and put it on my list for mods to do. Got mine on Amazon. It was super easy to install and works great. I did a short YouTube video on the install and setup if interested.
I bought one last Christmas. Since I have the BigFoot Levelers that are only semi-automatic, I use the manual mode and find this to be a very fast way to level. By doing it manually, I don't have to worry about the rears coming off the ground and rolling. Almost all of our camping is dry camping and site can be off 5-9 inches.
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Old 03-27-2017, 12:15 AM   #283
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Stagecoachesdriver, you must be a night owl.
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Old 04-02-2017, 02:15 PM   #284
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I finally installed the RV remote lock while I was at the lot starting to get ready for spring. Reinstalled the coach batteries and of course the end fell off of the main positive cable that runs into the battery box to the breaker not a good crimp at all. Luckily I had my little crimper and heat shrink with me and fixed it up.
The lock did not end up covering the full body paint and I will have to figure out something to cover the white spots. The screen door had to be notched a bit to clear the handle. But other than that it seems to be working fine lol.Click image for larger version

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Old 04-09-2017, 05:27 PM   #285
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Anyone going to the Goshen Rally this year? I saw one 2801 last year...
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Old 04-09-2017, 06:08 PM   #286
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Kinda thought about it but thought too long! LOL
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Old 04-09-2017, 06:35 PM   #287
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It did fill up very quickly this year. I didn't even expect it to be full in less than 24 hours...
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Old 04-15-2017, 09:19 PM   #288
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RedLdr1 here is the paint. It seems to be holding up well.Click image for larger version

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Old 04-15-2017, 11:42 PM   #289
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After 29 pages, and since a lot of what is being discussed has nothing to do with "More 2801 Mods"...isn't it time to start a new thread???? Just asking.
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Old 04-16-2017, 12:02 AM   #290
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I'm not sure but I have a long list of mods coming this summer lol. I will make YouTube videos of most of them.
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Old 04-16-2017, 10:11 AM   #291
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RedLdr1 here is the paint. It seems to be holding up well.Attachment 134850
Thank you, I'll check that out!

I'm still trying to decide how I want to handle "tinting" or otherwise covering my "house" windows. I see CW now offers a product I read about some time ago in the FMCA magazine. See Here Sunguard Window Shades - Window Covers - Camping World

I know I'd have to take it off every time I move but the FMCA reviews made it sound like it might be worth the hassle. Plus CW now hems the screen and offers a better attaching system, snaps, then the push pin style in the original review I read. I think this would be much more than a five minute setup or so at best... Cost wise it would be about half of what I was quoted for professional tinting.

What do y'all think about it?
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Old 04-16-2017, 02:36 PM   #292
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Sounds great. Not sure I would trust he Velcro while driving, but they say you can. I take great pains not to put holes in the fiberglass, but a shield on the outside does make a lot of sense. I like the privacy aspect, since I keep the shades drawn if I am parked very close to a neighbor. I might be tempted to try these on the dinette and living room windows. If I like them, I would add the rear bedroom window. I wonder if you can get a discount for the small windows.

As for the rubber around the windows, I have started putting Aerospace 303 on these.
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Old 04-16-2017, 04:31 PM   #293
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I'd take them off while driving... They're too expensive to road test their retention systems! I think the two front slides would provide the most "bang for the buck" as there is a lot of glass. Depending on what you need covered you could just add some snaps, or velcro, and one of the dinette ones would work on the bedroom window, next to the shower, as that window is the same size.

FYI, you can get traditional snaps that are backed with 3M Bodyside Molding Tape to avoid drilling any holes. That tape will hold just about anything to anything under all sorts of conditions...

I'm thinking of going with a white color as my A/C needs any and all the help it can get in the summer here...
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Old 04-16-2017, 05:08 PM   #294
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Yours too? I wrote to them to see if they made one for the windshield of a class C, since their website only shows class A's. Lots of heat in the cab area, even with two layers of insulation covering the windshield and side windows. I am not sure how much heat is coming in through the firewall, doghouse and who knows where else. Also, the few times my wife is with me, she likes to look out the front window. The other thing I like about the Velcro idea is they say you can remove them with WD40, without damaging the surface. Thanks for making me aware of these.
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Old 04-16-2017, 05:48 PM   #295
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I use a white ADCO windshield cover on the outside of our windshield. See Here. Part Number 2407 fits the GTS great...

I also have the High End Motorsports Three Piece Set inside windshield and front door covers for overnight stops. See Here

I use the ADCO for longer stays and while in storage. The ADCO keeps the heat out where interior covers can allow the glass to heat up while reflecting the sunlight back out...
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Old 04-16-2017, 07:44 PM   #296
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Thanks. It looked like it was for a different style mirror than on the GTS. I made my own for the inside out of Reflectix insulation, plus I use the one you mentioned inside the windshield.
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Old 04-21-2017, 09:43 AM   #297
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Old 04-21-2017, 10:04 AM   #298
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I like that ... love the full body paint.
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Old 04-21-2017, 04:30 PM   #299
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Added Vortex ll fan in bathroom. I had one I bought some years ago for a trailer and never got it installed. I had to use the original vent crank for the convenience of removing the fan without removing the handle. I could not get the switch box off so I just crushed it a little.

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Go Tomsby. My former boss always used to say "get out there, they are getting away from us.
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Gas prop door openers

What size gas door prop openers did you get. Did you use different sizes for the different compartments.
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