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Forum: FR3 07-30-2020, 01:46 PM
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Posted By Griswards
Camping next to FR3 - Bryce Canyon

Forgot to post this pic awhile back - in May we stayed at Ruby's Inn Bryce Canyon and had one of the 'horseshoe' pullthrough spots along the road. On our last night, another FR3 pulled in right next...
Forum: FR3 07-30-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Griswards
Congrats! I always recommend this as the best...

Congrats! I always recommend this as the best upgrade for center console area:
https://www.forestriverforums.com/forums/f232/dedicated-rear-side-camera-install-for-under-100-a-181713.html
Forum: FR3 07-30-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By Griswards
I bought an IKEA memory foam mattress and cut it...

I bought an IKEA memory foam mattress and cut it down to exact dimensions. Only took 20 mins or so.
Forum: FR3 07-13-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By Griswards
Another vote for snap pads - but I also bring...

Another vote for snap pads - but I also bring along some yellow lego blocks in in case of a large slope where I just want to meet the hydraulic jack sooner and not risk overextending.
Forum: FR3 07-13-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By Griswards
In my 2018 FR3 I've got a fuse panel just...

In my 2018 FR3 I've got a fuse panel just underneath the bed with fuses for a variety of the larger appliances. Also a smaller fuse (5amp?) in the rear of the fridge when you take off the outside...
Forum: FR3 07-13-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Griswards
We replaced our bed with a king size IKEA memory...

We replaced our bed with a king size IKEA memory foam mattress, but then cut down the sides to match the bed platform exactly. Found that conventional mattress sizes are all either too long or too...
Forum: FR3 07-13-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By Griswards
I inflated mine to 100psi to start our trip out...

I inflated mine to 100psi to start our trip out west from Indiana.... by the time I got to the higher altitudes + blazing heat of Utah we were running 130PSI - yikes! Had to back them down a bit.
...
Forum: FR3 05-12-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,330
Posted By Griswards
Cracking on slide where roller hits?

Was putting some stuff in rear right storage and noticed a hairline crack on the edge of where the roller meets the.bottom of the slideout. Anyone experience this before? 2018, 7K miles. Hesitant to...
Forum: FR3 05-12-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,330
Posted By Griswards
Haha! Felt like a deranged mad man, or someone...

Haha! Felt like a deranged mad man, or someone looking for the cash, but got it all back together without slicing my leg off and told my wife...

It's a bit frumpy, but aren't we all? :D
...
Forum: FR3 05-12-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,330
Posted By Griswards
What's your worst 'night before leaving' project?

Anyone else ever just look at that foam mattress at the 11th hour before a trip and think.... I really hate how that king size mattress hangs over the edges ofr the bed platform... and get out the...
Forum: FR3 05-04-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By Griswards
Here's what we're using in the 32DS - super easy...

Here's what we're using in the 32DS - super easy install, tucks away when not needed. Wanted something that we could just hide and pull out when needed and not worry about storing a bunch of 2x4's -...
Forum: FR3 05-04-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By Griswards
Here's our kitchen area - with mounted spice rack...

Here's our kitchen area - with mounted spice rack + magnetic knife holder. Also removed the TV and built some cabinet doors with white board insets - the kids love waking up each day to see what the...
Forum: FR3 05-03-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,352
Posted By Griswards
Update on my end here -- after a year with an...

Update on my end here -- after a year with an IKEA 72*80 king hanging over the edge we decided to order a new mattress.

Wall to end of platform is about 71" and side to side for us is 67.5"...
Forum: FR3 05-03-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By Griswards
I took down all our window valances this weekend...

I took down all our window valances this weekend and replaced with curtain rods. I just made sure any new screws were smaller than the screws in the L brackets the valances screw to were mounted...
Forum: FR3 05-02-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By Griswards
Went this route with a 8/32 - just needed to...

Went this route with a 8/32 - just needed to drill the hole a touch larger. Thanks for the recommendation! Seems to be much sturdier than it was.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 04-30-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By Griswards
+1 for RViBrake 👍🏼

+1 for RViBrake 👍🏼
Forum: FR3 04-30-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 944
Posted By Griswards
Some ideas for you as you go to the 7" external...

Some ideas for you as you go to the 7" external screen - or did you set up like this already?...
Forum: FR3 04-30-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By Griswards
Door strut mount hollowed out

The gas strut that connects to the door has hollowed out. One screw is gone completely, the other one poppped out after trying to hold all the pressure.

Thoughts on re-mounting? Closer to door...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 04-30-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By Griswards
I love the Rock Hard bumper with integrated...

I love the Rock Hard bumper with integrated mounts for Roadmaster (can also do Blue Ox I believe) + the Roadmaster Nighthawk tow bar. Put my breakaway + light mount on the bumper, clean install, no...
Forum: FR3 07-25-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By Griswards
Oh Deer.....

Had a friend borrow the FR3 for a quick 2 night trip at a state park around the corner. Deer ran out in front of him in broad daylight today in a narrow 2 lane tree-lined road, body checked the...
Forum: FR3 05-07-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,943
Posted By Griswards
Just proactively called and ordered 2 for our...

Just proactively called and ordered 2 for our 32DS to install before our first big road trip this month - didn't even need to give the service bulletin #, she knew exactly what I was calling about...
Forum: FR3 03-31-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By Griswards
Max PSI *while* on the road?

I see all sorts of discussion about PSI and cold/hot temps, etc. etc but here's what I can't find... I'm using RVIBrake's Tire Patrol and my cold pressure was set at 100 (which I might lower towards...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 03-31-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By Griswards
Exclamation Dedicated Rear + Side Camera Setup to 7" screen

[Posted this separately in FR3 forum because I'm not sure if the parts needed would be the same for all - but hey, if someone else can modify and make it work, go for it!]


Just got home from our...
Forum: FR3 03-31-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 906
Posted By Griswards
Lightbulb Dedicated Rear + Side Camera Install for under $100

Just got home from our inaugural 700mi roundtrip to Cumberland Gap. I appreciate everything learned from the forum and spent quite a bit in advance to get ready for the trip. Sumo springs, sway...
Forum: FR3 03-18-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By Griswards
Update on this, I went ahead and switched the...

Update on this, I went ahead and switched the line because the 32DS connection point is also passenger side. Be careful with the 2 LED wires that are soldered in, black from LED goes to white on...
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