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Old 04-14-2016, 12:52 PM   #141
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And here is the plan , it's all water plumbing products so should work and for under 20$.
Wish me luck !!


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Old 04-14-2016, 04:40 PM   #142
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Yes I did , I had to simply push down on the on button, lol.
Which button? The one on the pilot or the switch by the sink?
Did you see my link to the new fender skirts? I think those are the ones you need?
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Old 04-14-2016, 05:11 PM   #143
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The actual pilot button, the one that you press down and hold, once your pilot flame is on you turn to on and if burner doesn't ignite , push down on the on button and that is what turns on the burner.


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The actual pilot button, the one that you press down and hold, once your pilot flame is on you turn to on and if burner doesn't ignite , push down on the on button and that is what turns on the burner.


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That's a new one on me.

Every one I've ever seen, you turn from OFF to PILOT, push it down and hold until the pilot is lit and warms up the thermocouple enough to keep it lit, then just turn the knob from PILOT to ON and whatever you're lighting fires up. I've never heard of having to push it down again once it was in the ON position.
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Old 04-14-2016, 05:19 PM   #145
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Right, this is why it took me a couple of days to figure out. Once I pushed down the burners turned on.


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Nice, now you get to take hot showers. Glad you got it going. After the crapper, whats next before the 1st camp fire?
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Old 04-14-2016, 09:13 PM   #147
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Nice, now you get to take hot showers. Glad you got it going. After the crapper, whats next before the 1st camp fire?


After the crapper it's the awning repair , then going to be a huge cleaning inside. I'm going to scrub every inch of that floor , inside of drawers, shampoo couches and booth seats. Once inside is clean I move to the outside, I plan on caulking everything that may need it , then scrubbing the entire outside with CLR till its white then priming and repainting my stripes , applying a clear coat to the stripes and then applying some kind of wax to the entire exterior since the clear coat is pretty much gone on the trailer. Somewhere in between all of that i will paint the window trim, tongue black, replace the chains, the hand crank lift, rear bumper and then eventually the wheels and tire. This may seem like a lot of work and it is but it's pretty cheap. Then eventually add the WD which I already have and then the van electric brakes and then I'm pretty much set. I do a little here and there daily. I just got back from the store I bough a digital converter box so that I can watch tv, that was 30$. So far it's been all small purchases, my biggest purchase will be my wheels and tires and they are 200$.
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This is going to be fun to watch your progress. I look forward to your 1st camp fire pics. You are doing great so far, won't be long at this pace.
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Old 04-14-2016, 09:20 PM   #149
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If I didn't have to work for a living I'd be halfway done, lol. But I'm on it , I really enjoy working on this camper.


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Lol, my teenage kids ask why I don't do anything at the campsite, I bust my a $$ working so I don't have to do anything at the campsite but feed the fire and keep the beers rolling out of the cooler. Good times!
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Old 04-14-2016, 09:31 PM   #151
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Yeah I can't wait, I have 2 teen girls and a 2 year old boy, it'll be a busy site and hopefully my girls will help me keep my boy busy so I could just kick back and enjoy the relaxation.


Here's a funny pic of my little guy relaxing , lol. He's a lot of fun and a lot of energy, perfect timing too cause this guy here will be needing a helper in about 10 years and my boy will be just the right age to give me a hand.


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Good looking boy.
My 14 year old still helps me out, the 20 year old is to busy cruising chicks with my golfcart and stealing my beers. Lol
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Thanks , so no more leaks. Here's a pic, I'm not to happy about the bends , I feel like the force is placing stress on the plastic threads but so far so good.


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Thanks , so no more leaks. Here's a pic, I'm not to happy about the bends , I feel like the force is placing stress on the plastic threads but so far so good.


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I would shorten up the Pex line before using it much, to much stress could cause an issue down the line.
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Old 04-17-2016, 05:05 PM   #155
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Not a bad idea , I'll do that


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Why not just get a longer braided hose?
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Or get a 90 degree fitting coming off toilet would take out one of the bends in hose.
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Thanks , so no more leaks. Here's a pic, I'm not to happy about the bends , I feel like the force is placing stress on the plastic threads but so far so good.


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Looks like that will work just fine, don't worry about the bends, no kinks. Does not have to look pretty, it is a shi$$ter. As long as there is no leaks, you are good.
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Old 04-17-2016, 08:49 PM   #159
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Getting my old tt ready but then.....

I'm thinking of buying these , they will run me about 290$ total. What do you guys think? Not a name brand but from what I understand all of these manufacturers have a standard to confirm to.




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I don't know about the rims, but you will get tons of info about tires on this site. I've just researched as mine needed a replacement. I went with Maaxis as they seem to have the best overall reputation. $110 installed per tire, so more than double what you're looking at for tire + rim.
Also look to see if you can find out the manufactured date for the tires. Age is the enemy, not miles, on a TT tire, so the less time it has spent on a shelf somewhere, the more time it can spend on your TT before it needs to be replaced.
A hard decision because of the myriad of choices and price points.
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