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Old 10-23-2019, 07:11 PM   #16481
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Pulled the bed apart found its weak areas and the put some bracing in and rebuilt the frame, replaced 3/8 plywood with thicker plywood so we don’t roll to the middle anymore.
Pulled the roof antenna off to see why it hasn’t worked since new roof was installed by dealer and found coax pulled into instead of being disconnected made up a new wire and reinstalled. Working like new. Resealed with dicor and sealed other areas showing cracks or bubbles.
Also replaced bad remote inverter switch.
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Old 10-23-2019, 07:51 PM   #16482
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I have been busy the past couple weeks.
Add bed lift kit and reinforced bed and closed it off from front storage area.
Installed 3000w inverter, 500w of solar panels, and charger.
Hardware surge protection, and auto transfer switch.
Improved electrical junction box
Repaired openings under shower base. (No more mice)
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Old 10-23-2019, 07:59 PM   #16483
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It is likely the S1 key if not the ch751 key. You are better off replacing the slam latches with something keyed like the door.

I did these and the cam lock on the water compartment as well so 1 key for the whole trailer now. I swapped the door locks so the master key will not work on them as well. Worth every penny.

You can unscrew the latches and get the key numbers from the inside of the locks. You can order the replacement keys or the latches keyed the way you want them and bill camping world for the trouble....

RV Baggage Door Lock, Replaces Southco Compartment Door Slam Latch New

Hope that works for you. Best of luck with the new camper!
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Old 10-23-2019, 08:21 PM   #16484
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Good luck getting paid.
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Old 10-23-2019, 11:59 PM   #16485
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Added a LED light to the pass thru storage area, runs off the docking light switch.Attachment 217908
Oh man, I love that!
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Old 10-24-2019, 12:22 PM   #16486
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I have been busy the past couple weeks.
Add bed lift kit and reinforced bed and closed it off from front storage area.
Installed 3000w inverter, 500w of solar panels, and charger.
Hardware surge protection, and auto transfer switch.
Improved electrical junction box
Repaired openings under shower base. (No more mice)
Installed A/C soft startAttachment 217915Attachment 217916Attachment 217917Attachment 217918Attachment 217919Attachment 217920Attachment 217921Attachment 217922


How did you get wood behind that wall to screw those gauges in?
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Old 10-24-2019, 12:50 PM   #16487
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They are very light and the charger has 4 screws holding it so I did not reinforce the wall. I used small fine thread screws and hand screwed then in so not to over tighten and strip them out.
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Old 10-24-2019, 01:01 PM   #16488
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They are very light and the charger has 4 screws holding it so I did not reinforce the wall. I used small fine thread screws and hand screwed then in so not to over tighten and strip them out.
In my shower, I had to use plastic anchors in the wall, they missed the wood reinforcement for the shower head holder when building mine. Been holding tight for 6 years.
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Old 10-24-2019, 01:22 PM   #16489
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In my shower, I had to use plastic anchors in the wall, they missed the wood reinforcement for the shower head holder when building mine. Been holding tight for 6 years.
I had to do the same thing when I put my shower back together after repairing the floor. The faucet only had two screws that caught reinforcement also.
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Old 10-24-2019, 06:42 PM   #16490
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DW got me a TST TPMS system for Christmas last year. Happy so far, mostly.


First pic is a shot of the sensor mounted on the valve stem. There's also a bit of 'rash' on the rim. Believe this is from the 'gravitron' effect flinging the sensor head outboard causing it to rub on the rim.


Hmm. How to fix? Second pic is what I came up with. Ordered a 'foam grip tubing assortment' from Amazon. Cut to fit over the valve stem to act as an (insulator? anti-gravitron wedge?) Whatever. Seems to keeping the forces at bay for the moment. I'll see what happens long term.





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Old 10-24-2019, 07:14 PM   #16491
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DW got me a TST TPMS system for Christmas last year. Happy so far, mostly.


First pic is a shot of the sensor mounted on the valve stem. There's also a bit of 'rash' on the rim. Believe this is from the 'gravitron' effect flinging the sensor head outboard causing it to rub on the rim.


Hmm. How to fix? Second pic is what I came up with. Ordered a 'foam grip tubing assortment' from Amazon. Cut to fit over the valve stem to act as an (insulator? anti-gravitron wedge?) Whatever. Seems to keeping the forces at bay for the moment. I'll see what happens long term.





Get rid of the “locking” covers and your problem will be solved. You don’t need them because anyone with a pair of pliers can work around them. Also, if they get dirty you can remove the sensors with your fingers.
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Old 10-24-2019, 08:25 PM   #16492
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DW got me a TST TPMS system for Christmas last year. Happy so far, mostly.


First pic is a shot of the sensor mounted on the valve stem. There's also a bit of 'rash' on the rim. Believe this is from the 'gravitron' effect flinging the sensor head outboard causing it to rub on the rim.


Hmm. How to fix? Second pic is what I came up with. Ordered a 'foam grip tubing assortment' from Amazon. Cut to fit over the valve stem to act as an (insulator? anti-gravitron wedge?) Whatever. Seems to keeping the forces at bay for the moment. I'll see what happens long term.






Replace all your valve stems with metal ones.
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Replace all your valve stems with metal ones.
That’s what I was thinking.
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Old 10-25-2019, 07:45 AM   #16494
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Cleaned and sealed our roof. Found two half inch cuts in the roof. I’m assuming they came from falling branches that fell during a storm recently. After cleaning the roof I cleaned the area with mineral spirits. I put a small amount of Dicor to cover the cut and then covered the area with a 3X3” piece of eternabond tape. Does this sound like a good repair?
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Old 10-25-2019, 08:03 AM   #16495
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Replace all your valve stems with metal ones.

That's what I did when I replaced the China Bombs.
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Cleaned and sealed our roof. Found two half inch cuts in the roof. I’m assuming they came from falling branches that fell during a storm recently. After cleaning the roof I cleaned the area with mineral spirits. I put a small amount of Dicor to cover the cut and then covered the area with a 3X3” piece of eternabond tape. Does this sound like a good repair?
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Cleaned and sealed our roof. Found two half inch cuts in the roof. I’m assuming they came from falling branches that fell during a storm recently. After cleaning the roof I cleaned the area with mineral spirits. I put a small amount of Dicor to cover the cut and then covered the area with a 3X3” piece of eternabond tape. Does this sound like a good repair?
Sounds fine. But the eternabond would be fine by itself.
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That’s what I was thinking.
I think my valve stems broke on my car hauler because the centrifugal force with the small TPMS added weight pushed the rubber stems to their limit resulting is 3 flat tires.
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Can a 50 amp surge protector be used on a 30 amp pedestal with a dog bone ? If so does it still provide protection
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