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Old 09-08-2016, 05:00 PM   #1
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Axis 24.1 tv replacement and how to brake safely on steep grades

Hello I have 2 questions:
1: Has anyone replace the seiki tv's with ones that can read a cable signal? If yes how difficult was the take down of the seiki and installation of the new tv? Any tv's that you recommend?

2: I have been told that I should downshift when going down a steep hill. I have have 4, 2 and 1 on my gearshift. Can someone give me advice on which to use and when. Thank you
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Old 09-08-2016, 05:09 PM   #2
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1: We haven't replaced the TVs but it should be fairly simple as the mounts are all standard. Just have to find a TV that fits

2: Put it in tow-haul mode (press the button in on the end of the shifter). When in tow haul mode you just tap the brake pedal going down a hill and the transmission will downshift (then take your foot off the brake). If you feel you are still going too fast just tap the brake again and it will downshift again. Once on level ground pressing the gas pedal will return the transmission to normal operation (but still in tow-haul--tap the button again to turn it off). If the hill is still too steep for that then you'll have to occasionally use the brakes.
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Old 09-08-2016, 07:48 PM   #3
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1: We haven't replaced the TVs but it should be fairly simple as the mounts are all standard. Just have to find a TV that fits

2: Put it in tow-haul mode (press the button in on the end of the shifter). When in tow haul mode you just tap the brake pedal going down a hill and the transmission will downshift (then take your foot off the brake). If you feel you are still going too fast just tap the brake again and it will downshift again. Once on level ground pressing the gas pedal will return the transmission to normal operation (but still in tow-haul--tap the button again to turn it off). If the hill is still too steep for that then you'll have to occasionally use the brakes.
For tv installation see the thread disappointed in my Axis.
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Old 09-15-2016, 01:10 PM   #4
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Thanks JamieGeek! I will be trying this first thing today as I am in NYS near Lake George and am heading to Vermont for the next month- lots of hills! We will be at the Tree Farm Campground
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Old 09-15-2016, 02:01 PM   #5
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[QUOTE=lokisgirls2016;45948]Thanks JamieGeek! I will be trying this first thing today as I am in NYS near Lake George and am heading to Vermont for the next month- lots of hills! We will be at the Tree Farm Campground [/QUOTE

Sounds like you all are having a great trip...post some photos when you have time !
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