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Old 08-25-2018, 06:26 AM   #361
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I'm very interested in your 30 to 50 amp conversion. Looking forward to learning how you did it.
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Old 08-27-2018, 04:53 AM   #362
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Today I have pictures of the original back cabinet now with a shelf.

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I installed an new medicine cabinet with two shelves above the sink. I found the cabinet at Home Depot. The original still on the back wall has no shelves.

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These Mods look great! The DW wants to do the medicine cabinet mod, so I'd really like to know how you mounted the cabinet. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
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I used a stud finder to verify where the studs are. I used 1.5" screws to mount the cabinet. One in each of corner and top & bottom in the stud. I also installed magnets to keep it shut. I will post pictures tomorrow.

Today I have pictures of the original back cabinet now with a shelf.
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I removed about a dozen screws around sides, top & one in the bottom of the cabinet.
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I ripped a Rubbermaid Laminate 11.8-in D x 47.8-in L x 0.625-in W Cherry Shelf Board from Lowes down to 1x6x39.
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The finished cabinet back on the wall with a shelf.
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Old 09-14-2018, 07:51 PM   #363
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Entry door bumper

My entry door on my FR3 32DS sometimes will hit the awning support when it opens fully. Recently when camping and the wind was strong , I decided to use one of the grandkids pool floating noodle as a bumper. I placed a string around one end of it and tied it up high on the awning support bar. It worked perfectly.
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Old 09-14-2018, 08:19 PM   #364
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Very clever!
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Old 09-19-2018, 12:57 AM   #365
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I finally went a head and ordered the keyless entry from AP Products 013-531.This is a direct replacement fit for all the FR3's. I hate keys.

So far I really like it but had a problem after the install.This installation was quick and too about 45 minutes. However if you install one and your striker plate installed from the factory looks like the one that comes with the new lock,Don't replace it. I replaced it with the new one and that's where the problem started.The lock was scraping against the striker plate. No amount of adjust would make it latch smoothly. It was frustrating to say the least. After a while I finally realized the new striker plate was not made correctly and would have scraped no matter what I did.I took it off and reinstalled the original plate and it works great.


I replaced mine last spring. Used it 4 months straight. I love that lock
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Old 09-19-2018, 07:22 AM   #366
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What did you have to do to upgrade to 50 amps? And the cost? Thanks.
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Old 09-20-2018, 09:17 AM   #367
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Like that sewer hose holder in the propane bay...… On my "to-do" list! So far I've added shelves to the storage behind the main TV, medicine cabinet, both sides of the overhead, and a shelf over the door running between the kitchen cabinet and the front passenger overhead storage. & got the MB Sturgi-stay (Extenda Stay) in the LP line at the tank.
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Old 09-20-2018, 10:33 PM   #368
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Like that sewer hose holder in the propane bay...… On my "to-do" list! So far I've added shelves to the storage behind the main TV, medicine cabinet, both sides of the overhead, and a shelf over the door running between the kitchen cabinet and the front passenger overhead storage. & got the MB Sturgi-stay (Extenda Stay) in the LP line at the tank.
You're going to have to post pictures man! That sounds awesome.
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Old 09-21-2018, 06:32 AM   #369
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New glue down luxury vinyl flooring
Recovered the doghouse with a more durable finish.
Installed a corian table, counter top, coffee table.
Undermounted the sink.
Reupholstered all the seats, jack knife sofa and dinette.
Sanded, primed, and applied Wolfgorden wallcovering.
Recovered the window shades.

The only thing I didn't do myself was the front seats I paid $500 to have them both redone. We love the RV and just completed our first trip to Bar Harbor ME last week. I have done so much to the RV so I will try and upload more if anyone is interested.

Jonathan & Megan
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Old 09-21-2018, 07:28 AM   #370
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New glue down luxury vinyl flooring
Recovered the doghouse with a more durable finish.
Installed a corian table, counter top, coffee table.
Undermounted the sink.
Reupholstered all the seats, jack knife sofa and dinette.
Sanded, primed, and applied Wolfgorden wallcovering.
Recovered the window shades.

The only thing I didn't do myself was the front seats I paid $500 to have them both redone. We love the RV and just completed our first trip to Bar Harbor ME last week. I have done so much to the RV so I will try and upload more if anyone is interested.

Jonathan & Megan
Wow, your upgrades look great. Nice job!
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Old 09-22-2018, 08:41 PM   #371
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Moti, I am really interested in doing this. Did you get your info from various sources or was there a how to somewhere that you used? Would really like to see those pics.


I wish I could direct you to some sources but I really had to do a lot of homework to find out how to do this. No one really explains how to do it, all I know that dealers want thousands for something like that because most people won’t know how to do it and there are no manuals or videos out there:
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Old 09-27-2018, 01:00 PM   #372
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[QUOTE=fpo1123;843432]I did the cheap fix. You will feel a difference. Oh by the way I grew up in Minneapolis, now in Va.[/QUOTE

Am new to the forum---what fix to the sway bar did you do?

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Old 09-27-2018, 01:08 PM   #373
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Am new to the forum---what fix to the sway bar did you do?

Hi Boots,

He was referring to the "Cheap Handling Fix (CHF)", which consists of relocating the sway bars to different mounting holes. You can read all about it here:
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Old 10-01-2018, 09:59 PM   #374
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FR3 Pictures of Mods

I finally put a sewer hose holder in the propane bay. I will post photos soon. I used the Adjustable EZ Hose Carrier 50”-94”with a new Rhino Flex 15” hose as my old hose was starting to leak after 7 years of service. Looks great and gets the hose away from a container in a storage bay. Both were on sale and delivered free from Camping World with Good Sam’s discount. Took my almost 3 1/2 years, but I love it.

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Old 10-02-2018, 09:14 AM   #375
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I finally put a sewer hose holder in the propane bay. I will post photos soon. I used the Adjustable EZ Hose Carrier 50”-94”with a new Rhino Flex 15” hose as my old hose was starting to leak after 7 years of service. Looks great and gets the hose away from a container in a storage bay. Both were on sale and delivered free from Camping World with Good Sam’s discount. Took my almost 3 1/2 years, but I love it.

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Awesome! Got any pictures?
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Awesome! Got any pictures?


Here’s my go. The other side is behind the stairs, had to crawl under and manuever to get holes drilled, used an impact driver to thread the holes.

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Here’s a couple storage updates I did today on my 32DS.
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Now I can put things away and not have to pile them into the garage area
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Couple other things.

I added a remote start/stop for the generator. The light helps on long drives when we’re running the A/Cs and the generator shuts off for a bumpy road, etc.

I went with two shorter storage options for my waste hoses.

I replaced my overhead vents with MAXXAIR vent fan/hood combo. It was nice the wiring was already in place.
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Cockpit speakers & Power transfer switch

Has anyone added any dash speakers or added speakers to the cockpit area? I would like to be able to enjoy some music while driving, without having it so loud it disturbs everyone else.

And I would like to add an Auto Transfer switch, if you have, can you share pics of your setup?
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