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Old 09-06-2019, 09:30 AM   #16281
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Had a (supposed) problem with the water pump cycling on and off while water was running. Read on the forum about an adjustment to the pump that should correct the issue. When I pulled the covering panel to access the pump I discovered a dirty water filter. Replaced the filter and all the cycling stopped.

When I finished reinstalling the cover I remembered I hadn’t looked at the pump to see where the adjustment thingy is located. Oh well.
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Old 09-06-2019, 04:38 PM   #16282
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Splitters these days usually have capacitors, diodes and sometimes choke coils or ferrite rings inside. Voltage spikes can kill the capacitors and diodes and lightning definitely counts. In the old days the splitters were just a direct connection or maybe had just a blocking diode.



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Old 09-07-2019, 07:35 PM   #16283
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After finishing the packing and checking all air pressures, we finally headed to Raystown Lake, PA. Time for some R&R.
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Old 09-07-2019, 08:29 PM   #16284
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Nice job. I could never understand why a bracket was made by the msg for these. Seems like a simple add.
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Old 09-07-2019, 09:05 PM   #16285
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I need to do something for mine. It's bulky.

I wonder about those red hooks for the wheels, then a strap for the front. Definitely helps seeing someone has done it already.
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Old 09-08-2019, 04:37 AM   #16286
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Did the second roof cleaning of the year. I have been using the Dicor product for some time now but my stock was low in the cleaner so I tried dawn dish detergent. I think the dawn worked as good or better. I followed it up with the dicor protectant when it dried. I think it came out nice. I also rolled out my awning and soaked it in bleach. Then rolled it up while I washed the roof. When I was done I just hosed it down. It also came out great. Tomm I will was the whole trailer and we are ready for fall camping. Should be interesting as we just had a baby boy in July. Hope he likes camping as much as we do. Click image for larger version

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Old 09-08-2019, 07:13 PM   #16287
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[IMG][/IMG]Camper related ... moving fence out 6' more room to open slides and will make that area 18' wide to get ready for next big project new carport 18' wide 41' long 13' tall ...
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Old 09-08-2019, 08:12 PM   #16288
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I took care of a few little things today. I kept breaking the louvers or whatever they are called on the heater vent on the floor. It is in such a bad location (right after you step in the 5th wheel, just around the couch). Since we don't really use the heat that often (we are cold weather wimps), I cut a piece of sheet metal, screwed it over the vent, then covered that with a magnetic vent cover. And over that, a small rug. No more breaking those stupid things.

I also replaced the rubber seal in the toilet (Dometic 310). It hasn't held water for a while. I just finally got around to doing it. And as easy as it was, I should have done it a long time ago. But no more water leak from there now.

I also got the measurements to replace the AC vent covers. I want some with better airflow, and better control of where the air is flowing. So I am going to replace the fixed vent covers with the rotating and dampered vents. I have one coming in from Amazon. I will wait to see how it works before replacing the rest.

A busy, but pretty easy day.
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Old 09-09-2019, 07:54 AM   #16289
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I took care of a few little things today. I kept breaking the louvers or whatever they are called on the heater vent on the floor. It is in such a bad location (right after you step in the 5th wheel, just around the couch). Since we don't really use the heat that often (we are cold weather wimps), I cut a piece of sheet metal, screwed it over the vent, then covered that with a magnetic vent cover. And over that, a small rug. No more breaking those stupid things.

I also replaced the rubber seal in the toilet (Dometic 310). It hasn't held water for a while. I just finally got around to doing it. And as easy as it was, I should have done it a long time ago. But no more water leak from there now.

I also got the measurements to replace the AC vent covers. I want some with better airflow, and better control of where the air is flowing. So I am going to replace the fixed vent covers with the rotating and dampered vents. I have one coming in from Amazon. I will wait to see how it works before replacing the rest.

A busy, but pretty easy day.
I replaced mine with shuttered, metal registers from one of the big box home improvement stores. No more flimsy plastic.

Just be cautious of the decreased air flow with the one you covered. Wouldn't want the heater to overheat from restricted air flow.
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Old 09-09-2019, 10:40 AM   #16290
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Eliminating a pet peeve

It always annoyed me when hooked to the TT, I couldn't lower the tailgate of the pickup. It would come just to the light switch or lower/raise switch. Well, remedied that yesterday. This fix worked on the LCI electric jack. Removed the the head by removing the 2 bolts on the side. Lifted the head off and set aside. There are 4 holes located on the frame, 2 of which are threaded (the bolts removed) and 90 degrees opposite are 2 more. I tapped those 2 untapped holes with a 5/16 18T tap, reinstalled the head. It's a real easy fix/mod.
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Old 09-09-2019, 10:52 AM   #16291
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Not hardly worth mentioning, but we put a 3" foam topper on our murphy bed mattress. The standard length fills in the "gap" where we'd lose our pillows and - the comfort! Ahhhhh! Sooo much better!
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Old 09-09-2019, 11:37 AM   #16292
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installed Screen door screen protector .... added shelve dividers ... measured fold out bed it is 67" x 73" ?? Odd size?? need topper may just cut a foam one .. cut 2x10 for outside tires to roll up on puts camper almost perfect level auto level barely has to run ....
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Old 09-09-2019, 03:32 PM   #16293
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It always annoyed me when hooked to the TT, I couldn't lower the tailgate of the pickup. It would come just to the light switch or lower/raise switch. Well, remedied that yesterday. This fix worked on the LCI electric jack. Removed the the head by removing the 2 bolts on the side. Lifted the head off and set aside. There are 4 holes located on the frame, 2 of which are threaded (the bolts removed) and 90 degrees opposite are 2 more. I tapped those 2 untapped holes with a 5/16 18T tap, reinstalled the head. It's a real easy fix/mod.
I did the same last year with mine and it's so much better now! My Ram tailgate was really, really close and sometimes would just clear the switch depending on the slight angle of the truck, but would hit most of the time. Great mod.

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Old 09-09-2019, 06:06 PM   #16294
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Fixed under floor heat ducting and reattached coraplast underbelly with mechanical fasteners after detachment while on vacation. Temporary fix with gorilla tape held for 400 miles on return trip home.
No explanation as to what caused detachment since all tanks still firmly in place and no holes in under belly from road hazards.
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Old 09-09-2019, 06:16 PM   #16295
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Old 09-09-2019, 06:42 PM   #16296
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Changed the oil and oil filter. Scrubbed the awning. Started loading her up for weekend camping/fishing trip with my brother.
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Old 09-09-2019, 08:15 PM   #16297
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I replaced mine with shuttered, metal registers from one of the big box home improvement stores. No more flimsy plastic.

Just be cautious of the decreased air flow with the one you covered. Wouldn't want the heater to overheat from restricted air flow.
That's what this was. But the metal stupid things all broke. And no worries about airflow. Like I said, we don't use it very often at all. And I can just remove the metal cover if I need to.
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I replaced mine with shuttered, metal registers from one of the big box home improvement stores. No more flimsy plastic.

Just be cautious of the decreased air flow with the one you covered. Wouldn't want the heater to overheat from restricted air flow.
Restricted air flow will cause the other registers to be hotter and can cause the internal high temperature sensor to cycle the burner off/on shortening the life of the ignition control module.
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It always annoyed me when hooked to the TT, I couldn't lower the tailgate of the pickup. It would come just to the light switch or lower/raise switch. Well, remedied that yesterday. This fix worked on the LCI electric jack. Removed the the head by removing the 2 bolts on the side. Lifted the head off and set aside. There are 4 holes located on the frame, 2 of which are threaded (the bolts removed) and 90 degrees opposite are 2 more. I tapped those 2 untapped holes with a 5/16 18T tap, reinstalled the head. It's a real easy fix/mod.
Great mod! I did this to mine this morning, hated not being able to lower the tailgate when I had the trailer hooked up.
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Old 09-10-2019, 09:51 AM   #16300
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Undecorating it and removing the add-ons we've done. Trading it in for a used 2020 2608bs in a few days
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