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MikeRP 03-23-2019 07:20 PM

Ok folks, my wife and I are commissioning our new 34 IK this weekend. I found the black tank storage tube. I was lining the slide mechanism and walla there it was big a day. Lol

I have found two problems no three not found earlier. Stove is having a hard time lighting. Well itís just not lighting.

And most importantly, along the front cap seam on the curved section the chalk was nil. Glad my coach is stored ina warehouse or this would have been a big deal. Everyone check you seams!

Other than that everything is functioning.

Screw fell out of the lock mechanism today. No biggie, I didnít count that one. Also found a screw on the black tank storage tube that needed tightened.

MikeRP 03-23-2019 07:20 PM

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Pano of dinner in our new Coach!

SimchaSabre 03-23-2019 09:57 PM

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Pano of dinner in our new Coach!

Where did you guys go?

MikeRP 03-23-2019 10:18 PM

We are at Alum Creek State Park in central Ohio.

SimchaSabre 03-24-2019 08:23 AM

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Originally Posted by MikeRP (Post 2053919)
We are at Alum Creek State Park in central Ohio.

Full hook up? Curious how filling the FW Tank went w/o gravity fill.

Daycruiser 03-25-2019 06:59 PM

Got word today that our 34IK comes off the line on Wednesday and then off to the paint shop for a month. Looking like first week of May for delivery.

tcrossan 03-25-2019 07:07 PM

What and where is the black tank storage tube???

tomkatb 03-25-2019 07:09 PM

Mike

We are at Mammoth cave in Ky this week. Nice little mom and pop rv place, Singing Hills.

Used our gas oven for the first time last night. Oven was tough to lite. First I turned on a burner to make sure gas was ok. Then you turn the dial to pilot. Push the dial in. Hit the burnrer light switch.

Fought me. The DW had to show me I did something wrong! Duh!

MikeRP 03-25-2019 07:58 PM

Hey where is the burner light switch? I pushed mine In this morning, rotated counterclockwise to the flame icon itís starts clicking then finally the pilot lights and I keep turning counterclockwise and it lights the main burner.

MikeRP 03-25-2019 08:05 PM

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Originally Posted by tomkatb (Post 2055446)
Mike



We are at Mammoth cave in Ky this week. Nice little mom and pop rv place, Singing Hills.



Used our gas oven for the first time last night. Oven was tough to lite. First I turned on a burner to make sure gas was ok. Then you turn the dial to pilot. Push the dial in. Hit the burnrer light switch.



Fought me. The DW had to show me I did something wrong! Duh!



I like Mammoth Cave, we went there and stayed at the KOA 2 years ago. We found a nice local winery down there and of course thereís part of the bourbon trail.

The best cave tour we took was down the stainless steel staircase. Itís as crazy as I would ever get. The big cave tour is also good if you havenít done it. But itís a great place to camp!

MikeRP 03-25-2019 08:08 PM

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What and where is the black tank storage tube???



The black tank storage tube is behind the rear axle in front of the spare tire. I was cleaning and lubing the hydraulic jacks and I found it.

It held my main hose but it closes tightly and I found a loose screw on it that needed tightening.

MikeRP 03-25-2019 08:10 PM

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Ok hereís my recap and a few questions Iíve posed to the Owners Forum.

This weekend was part one of our commissioning trip for our 2019 34IK. I was really pleased.

Oven was hard to start, after 2 days messing with it, it finally lit the pilot.

Level up system was great. I used it with the Anderson blocks on the jacks around the wheels. Good results and the Coach was very solid.

Everything else functioned well. Heat Pump was not working below 30 degrees or so.

I inspected the roof and was very impressed with the seal job. Much better than my old Sunseeker.

I cleaned and lubed the slide mechanisms.

i know I looked before but the chaulking in the front cap from the curve down was severely deficient. I went to a Montana RV dealer close and got some tan chaulking. Looked perfect.

I organized all the compartments.
Slept like a rock.

Problem: The back passenger side jack will not retract all the way. Itís about two inches down. I cycled the leveling system twice, cleaned and lined all of them and still not change.Any ideas?

Loved the In Command system. Nice awning and security lights.

It looks light I might be able to do a 90 degree turn with the slider in the normal position. If that true, dang it. Look like it misses the cab by somewhere between one inch and two.

The bad. I had this mistake going into the storage area. Do you guys think I should replace the drivers side tires?
See pics I was going slow but didnít notice and dropped the tires over a big curve.
Thanks for any help!

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tomkatb 03-27-2019 08:15 AM

If going slow the tires are likely ok.

My fiver has the G rated tires though.

Added some good items yesterday.

Bluetooth battery monitor. Transmits to the cellphone rv battery voltage with running out of battery warnings. About $40

Mopeka lp tank level monitors. About $70.

Had the Jensen stereo with the sound bar. Sounded ok. Added a Yamaha subwoofer. About $160. Really improved the sound.

Adding handles to the sliding mirrors in the bedroom. $14

Heavier shocks to the bed lift. Ours came with the standard king shocks. Too weak for the fancy foam king mattress with a topper. $60.

Enjoying coffe from the Kerrigan coffee maker. Green Mountain Dark Magic.

MikeRP 03-27-2019 10:41 AM

Love it!! Can you send me the model on that Bluetooth battery monitor?

Where did you put the subwoofer and how did you hook it up?

MikeRP 03-27-2019 10:43 AM

What about a Blu-ray player or PS4.

SimchaSabre 03-27-2019 12:13 PM

And also the LP level monitor.

poolbug054 03-27-2019 12:13 PM

Our new 34IK (2020 model per paperwork) arrived at the dealer yesterday. I went to the dealership to give it a quick look. The full walk through inspection is planned for April 1st for which the dealer said to plan on several hours. One thing I noticed was the toilet. It appears to be installed at a slight angle. Iím thinking itís the flange installed incorrectly. I plan to add this to the list of issues to resolve. What does everyone think? Does this seem like a major fix or would you bother with this fix?Attachment 1

Daycruiser 03-27-2019 12:16 PM

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Our new 34IK (2020 model per paperwork) arrived at the dealer yesterday. I went to the dealership to give it a quick look. The full walk through inspection is planned for April 1st for which the dealer said to plan on several hours. One thing I noticed was the toilet. It appears to be installed at a slight angle. Iím thinking itís the flange installed incorrectly. I plan to add this to the list of issues to resolve. What does everyone think? Does this seem like a major fix or would you bother with this fix?Attachment 1


Leave nothing off the list.

tomkatb 03-27-2019 03:25 PM

The battery monitor is called battery monitor II.

Bought at Amazon, about $40. Easily installed in the fuse panel.

The subwoofer is installed in my cabinet next to the stereo. I am sure it is different than yours. I bought the Yamaha that would barely fit on the shelve. About 18” x 20”x6” high.

Just the right amount in the fiver. Trying not to annoy the neighbors. Much.

Ran the included cord between the speaker and radio.

SimchaSabre 03-27-2019 03:59 PM

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Originally Posted by tomkatb (Post 2056814)
If going slow the tires are likely ok.

My fiver has the G rated tires though.

Added some good items yesterday.

Bluetooth battery monitor. Transmits to the cellphone rv battery voltage with running out of battery warnings. About $40

Mopeka lp tank level monitors. About $70.

Had the Jensen stereo with the sound bar. Sounded ok. Added a Yamaha subwoofer. About $160. Really improved the sound.

Adding handles to the sliding mirrors in the bedroom. $14

Heavier shocks to the bed lift. Ours came with the standard king shocks. Too weak for the fancy foam king mattress with a topper. $60.

Enjoying coffe from the Kerrigan coffee maker. Green Mountain Dark Magic.

Can you show a pic of the closet handles. I didn't think I could add them because of door interface.

SilhouettePenny 03-28-2019 06:42 AM

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You can find these at HD, Lowes or Amazon...Attachment 200016

tomkatb 03-28-2019 07:38 AM

Will send a photo late today.

We quit work early yesterday.

A couple of prime sirloins and a bottle of good cab interfered with the handle installation.

I bought the handles at Mensrds. Match existing ones only a bit bigger!

tcrossan 03-30-2019 12:47 PM

Went to dealer this am to get our 1st look at our new 34IK. Noticed that the Level-Up has been relocated to the inside wall of the baggage compartment. It's a bit cumbersome to access and manipulate so I'm wondering if it can be relocated to the inside of the baggage door. Mounting is no issue but not sure about the wiring.
Anyone know if it's a molded end plug or wired direct and it there enough slack to move it to the door?

SimchaSabre 03-30-2019 03:07 PM

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Originally Posted by tcrossan (Post 2059383)
Went to dealer this am to get our 1st look at our new 34IK. Noticed that the Level-Up has been relocated to the inside wall of the baggage compartment. It's a bit cumbersome to access and manipulate so I'm wondering if it can be relocated to the inside of the baggage door. Mounting is no issue but not sure about the wiring.
Anyone know if it's a molded end plug or wired direct and it there enough slack to move it to the door?

I thought there was a duplicate smaller control panel on the out side forward of the Battery compartment door.

Old Bleu 03-30-2019 03:28 PM

Yes, our 2019 1/2 33IK has a mini pad on the side ahead of the battery compartment. The main controller is also in the baggage compartment. Inside the compartment is not the most convenient location, but you can do the basic operations from the mini key pad.

tcrossan 03-30-2019 04:33 PM

Ok. I thought I looked for it on the outside but didn't see a keypad. Maybe I only thought I looked. The one inside is nice. Full touchscreen. I may still want to move it either way. We'll see I guess.

SimchaSabre 03-30-2019 05:28 PM

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Ok. I thought I looked for it on the outside but didn't see a keypad. Maybe I only thought I looked. The one inside is nice. Full touchscreen. I may still want to move it either way. We'll see I guess.

I just remembered I took a pic of the other level control panelAttachment 200283

tcrossan 03-30-2019 06:11 PM

That's a 2019 or 2020? Just wondering if it was changed for 2020 or I just flat missed it?

SimchaSabre 03-30-2019 06:24 PM

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That's a 2019 or 2020? Just wondering if it was changed for 2020 or I just flat missed it?

Good point. I think this was one of the earlier 2019 34IKs

SimchaSabre 04-10-2019 06:44 PM

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Hello all you 34IK People out there...Even though our own 34IK is about 2 months out, We're already working on our first Mod.. Installing the "Non-RV type" washing machine that is currently in our Sabre. (I guess every one has their own priorities and now you know my DW's)

The plan is to build a "shock Mount" frame similar to the one we built for our Sabre. We had some matching stain made up and are about to buy some lumber, but, I was hoping somebody could get us the following 2 critical measurements: (See Pic below)
  • Width of the built in shelf frame , in the back of the bedroom closet
  • The width of the side wall below the W/D hook-ups from the back of the closet to the front.

With these 2 measurements along with the others I already have, we can pre-cut and stain the lumber and get a head start on this mission critical project.

MikeRP 04-10-2019 07:04 PM

Awesome!!!! Love it keep posting pics. Be fun to see this done.

MikeRP 04-10-2019 07:10 PM

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Hey all you new owners out there. I finally found something I donít like. I wanted to see if there is a solution.

Well I noticed this as I was bringing my slides in yesterday.

I bring them in one at a time because the couch seats are slippery and they get caught up between the slide and the outside structure. Anyway, at the bottom corners of the slides I saw a gap that is not covered up perfectly to the outside with the slide all the way in.

I will take some pics Friday and post then if I can.

So all of you please look for this we should figure something out here.

Mike

Daycruiser 04-10-2019 07:18 PM

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Originally Posted by MikeRP (Post 2068427)
Hey all you new owners out there. I finally found something I donít like. I wanted to see if there is a solution.

Well I noticed this as I was bringing my slides in yesterday.

I bring them in one at a time because the couch seats are slippery and they get caught up between the slide and the outside structure. Anyway, at the bottom corners of the slides I saw a gap that is not covered up perfectly to the outside with the slide all the way in.

I will take some pics Friday and post then if I can.

So all of you please look for this we should figure something out here.

Mike


You're making me nervous their Mike!!

MikeRP 04-10-2019 07:47 PM

Also does anyone know how to maintain the bedroom slide. Where do you see the mechanism?

SilhouettePenny 04-11-2019 12:40 PM

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Originally Posted by SimchaSabre (Post 2068413)
[*]Width of the built in shelf frame , in the back of the bedroom closet[*]The width of the side wall below the W/D hook-ups from the back of the closet to the front.

Your pic looks identical to my 2019.5 CC 36CK2, so if the 34IK folks don't chime in then perhaps my measurements will help you.

The shelf frame (short red line) is 2 inches. The side wall (long line) is 28 inches, however, the frame trim piece where the red arrow terminates on the right extends 1 inch back into the closet. I suppose you could modify/cut this as it would not interfere with the closet door operation. But without fabrication you would basically have 27 inches.

SimchaSabre 04-11-2019 01:30 PM

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Originally Posted by SilhouettePenny (Post 2068911)
Your pic looks identical to my 2019.5 CC 36CK2, so if the 34IK folks don't chime in then perhaps my measurements will help you.

The shelf frame (short red line) is 2 inches. The side wall (long line) is 28 inches, however, the frame trim piece where the red arrow terminates on the right extends 1 inch back into the closet. I suppose you could modify/cut this as it would not interfere with the closet door operation. But without fabrication you would basically have 27 inches.

Thanks for the measurements. That's what I needed. We've observed that from the stairs ,forward, the 34IK and 36CK2 seem pretty identical.

tomkatb 04-11-2019 03:18 PM

I assume yours in the same place as mine. Hathaway.

We have to lift the lid. Notice the area is not as deep as the bed is tall.

There is a sheet of plywood. On the side facing the bath there is one screw thru the trim on the bottom plywood. Remove the screw. Then the plywood slides back towards the wall. The hydraulic cylinder is there.

tcrossan 04-11-2019 04:52 PM

MikeRP,
Is the gap on the corners of both slides? How large is the gap? Gasket fixable or structure issue?

SilhouettePenny 04-11-2019 06:46 PM

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Originally Posted by tcrossan (Post 2069094)
MikeRP,
Is the gap on the corners of both slides? How large is the gap? Gasket fixable or structure issue?

On my 36CK2 the gap (on both ends) is small enough that I believe a very tiny piece of open cell foam strategically glued to the slide will fill the gap. But it's a large enough hole to make you think about heat loss and bug intrusion.

tomkatb 04-11-2019 06:50 PM

The bedroom hydraulic cylinder is under the bed. Spell check drives me mad.


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