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Old 09-19-2017, 04:49 PM   #281
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I used a 6 inch strip of 2 inch adhesive backed Velcro on the back near the top.


Thanks I'll give it a try.
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Old 09-20-2017, 12:07 AM   #282
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My new FR3

Hey guys I have just purchased my FR3 about 5 months ago and I want to share with you all the amazing upgrades I did to it in this short time.

- Tiled kitchen wall
- Tiled Bathroom back splash
- changed all fixtures in bathroom.
- added generator start switch next to the driver seat.

- tomorrow installing the new jensen hdmi dvd unit.
- Half way to complete the upgrade from 30amp to 50amp and adding one more ac unit.
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Old 09-20-2017, 01:50 AM   #283
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Closet upgrades

After purchasing our 2017 FR3-25DS on June 29th we embarked on a month long cross country trip July 1st from northern California to northern New Jersey for my Wife Patty's Mothers memorial and settling her estate.

I had time before leaving to build shelving to the small closet next to the entrance door similar to most that have been shown by others, but the long trip gave us the time to think of what to do to the large Pantry/Closet.

Here are pictures of the cubbies, shelves and wine rack I built over the last month, we are pretty happy with the final results and can't wait to start the next project.















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Old 09-20-2017, 02:05 PM   #284
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Old 09-21-2017, 08:14 PM   #285
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- added generator start switch next to the driver seat.
Any more info on adding this remote switch?

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Old 09-22-2017, 09:35 AM   #286
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Here's a couple of DIY mods I recently completed. The idea for the Quick Disconnect on the water inputs was from an earlier post on this Forum. I used 3/4" chair tips to cover the open end of the QD. The padded headboard inserts were the result of getting tired of knocking my hands/knuckles on the sharp edges of the wood headboard while I slept. I used a multimedia (DVD/CD) rack for the pantry in the broom/coat storage area by the front door. The headboard inserts and the pantry shelves are secured using Velcro (love Velcro and Command Strips).


Where did you get the Quick Disconnects? Can we get the specs?
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Old 09-22-2017, 04:29 PM   #287
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Where did you get the Quick Disconnects? Can we get the specs?
I picked the QDs up at Lowes.
https://www.lowes.com/pd/Yardsmith-Y...r-Set/50328307

The 90 degree elbows came from the RV section at Walmart
https://www.walmart.com/ip/Camco-90-...&wl13=&veh=sem
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Old 09-26-2017, 08:15 AM   #288
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i see this post was several years ago , did you fill the grout lines?
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Old 09-26-2017, 10:44 AM   #289
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You need to purchase the following items:
- Cummins 4400087 Gas Y-Adapter Harness
- Cummins 3004936 Onan Standard Remote...
- Cummins 338348902 Onan 30' Remote...


This all project will run for about $200 - $250
It's one of the best things I did to my RV, don't have to stop on the side and go all the way to the back to get my gen up and running . Great mod that is really not expensive at all.
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Old 09-26-2017, 06:33 PM   #290
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You need to purchase the following items:
- Cummins 4400087 Gas Y-Adapter Harness
- Cummins 3004936 Onan Standard Remote...
- Cummins 338348902 Onan 30' Remote...


This all project will run for about $200 - $250
It's one of the best things I did to my RV, don't have to stop on the side and go all the way to the back to get my gen up and running . Great mod that is really not expensive at all.
Couldnt you just run remote wires from the switch by the main door to the dash (under coach of course)? Cost would be in the $10 range. Since it is a momentary switch for primt (down) and run is just a dpdt lighted rocker switch? For the FR3 that cant be more than 15ft or less and the same type switch wired to the same points on the dash switch should work. Or am i missing something?
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Old 10-18-2017, 12:58 AM   #291
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Hello, can you tell me where you got the side tables in the bedroom, i have been looking and cant find one with those dimensions.
Thank you.
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Old 10-18-2017, 06:03 AM   #292
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Hello, can you tell me where you got the side tables in the bedroom, i have been looking and cant find one with those dimensions.
Thank you.
I made them, sorry...
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Old 11-23-2017, 01:01 PM   #293
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FR3 Pictures of Mods

AirRide Seats
This isnít an easy mod. Probably the hardest thing I have done to our coach. After a lot of measuring and research, I found that Peterbuilt seat adapter plates would allow the OEM seat belt system to work properly and safely.
These seats swivel, recline, rise and lower, upper back and lumbar adjusts, and have upper and lower back vibrators, with heat. The also have the isolator function that works like a bit like a rocking chair.
All of the OEM underside bracing was augmented with heavy steel unistrut to tie the seats into the coachwork sub-frame.
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The purpose of all this was for the DW, who complained of soreness after travel days. This is a lot cheaper than a DP
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Old 11-23-2017, 01:22 PM   #294
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Old 01-02-2018, 12:07 AM   #295
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You need to purchase the following items:
- Cummins 4400087 Gas Y-Adapter Harness
- Cummins 3004936 Onan Standard Remote...
- Cummins 338348902 Onan 30' Remote...


This all project will run for about $200 - $250
It's one of the best things I did to my RV, don't have to stop on the side and go all the way to the back to get my gen up and running . Great mod that is really not expensive at all.


Just bought the parts for my 32DS. Canít wait to get this mod installed!
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Old 01-16-2018, 12:42 PM   #296
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My Mods

Some modifications I have made to my 2017 FR3.
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Old 01-16-2018, 12:52 PM   #297
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Mods

Sorry, one more. I couldnt stand that "hole" above the pantry.
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Oh do tell... what did you use in the pantry
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Old 01-16-2018, 05:21 PM   #299
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They are handmade shelves. I measured all the dimensions, they are alot of angels, and started with a cardboard cut out. Once I got it down to the one that fit, I cut one out of plywood. Remeasured, recut and when it was perfect I used that one as a template to cut the others. I used some plastic shelf bracket strip material I found at a hardware store and epoxied those in. I put a "face strip" on each shelve to keep things from rolling forward. Stained and put the sponge on top. Waa-Laa. I was pleased on how they turned out.
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Old 01-18-2018, 12:40 AM   #300
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Mods to my 25DS

Thought I would finally get to posting pictures of my mods, inspired by this thread. We got the RV in 2014 so I have a good list of upgrades.

First thing I did was to install a surge protector and voltage regulator. Its installed in the electrical bay. Wiring was fairly easy. When I first powered everything up and tried out the generator the voltage regulator showed that the wires where switched.

I also added a bit of wire shelf to keep items from the pass through sliding in the electrical bay.
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