RV News RVBusiness 2021 Top 10 RVs of the Year, plus 56 additional debuts and must-see units → ×
 

Go Back   Thor Forums > Thor Tech Forums > Modifications and Updates
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 07-10-2017, 07:58 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: '17 Axis 24.1
State: Texas
Posts: 164
THOR #6523
Question Axis/Vegas cupholder mod?

Who here bought cupholder adapters for their Axis/Vegas? I briefly thought of going the painted black PVC coupler route, but that idea was quickly vetoed so I'm looking at Amazon now. I thought I'd seen some pictured here that are working out well, but I can't find those posts now. Anyone purchase some that are a good fit?
__________________

__________________
TexAxis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2017, 09:07 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Sanford's Avatar
 
State: Arizona
Posts: 335
THOR #7580
Painted the pvc couplers to match. Work great, thinking about adding a couple more. What was the problem?
__________________

__________________
Sanford is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2017, 09:57 PM   #3
Site Team
 
16ACE27's Avatar
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: ACE 27.1
State: Florida
Posts: 5,684
THOR #7035
I think the cupholder problem extends to all Thor products, not just Axis/Vegas. I fixed mine by cutting the narrow bottom part off and expanding the lower hole so normal travel mugs and Styrofoam cups fit correctly like most all modern cupholders do.
__________________
16ACE27 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2017, 10:45 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
SuperD's Avatar
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: 2017 Windsport 29M
State: Indiana
Posts: 3,692
THOR #5196
This is a picture of what I used, got them from Amazon. Cut about 3/4 inch off the bottom, put a bead of 3M Weatherstrip adhesive around the edge of the existing cup holder where the insert will meet, press the new cup holder firmly in place and allow to dry. The new holder will hold just about everything securely.

Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_1829.jpg
Views:	469
Size:	89.7 KB
ID:	5741
__________________
USMC Veteran
FMCA 101070S

Dave & Myra
One day your life will flash before your eyes,
make sure it's worth watching!
SuperD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2017, 10:51 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: '17 Axis 24.1
State: Texas
Posts: 164
THOR #6523
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tfryman View Post
I think the cupholder problem extends to all Thor products, not just Axis/Vegas. I fixed mine by cutting the narrow bottom part off and expanding the lower hole so normal travel mugs and Styrofoam cups fit correctly like most all modern cupholders do.
Ah, wasn't sure if we were the "lucky" ones or if it was a Thor thing in general. Thanks for the tip!
__________________
TexAxis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2017, 10:52 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: '17 Axis 24.1
State: Texas
Posts: 164
THOR #6523
Quote:
Originally Posted by SuperD View Post
This is a picture of what I used, got them from Amazon. Cut about 3/4 inch off the bottom, put a bead of 3M Weatherstrip adhesive around the edge of the existing cup holder where the insert will meet, press the new cup holder firmly in place and allow to dry. The new holder will hold just about everything securely.

Attachment 5741
That looks good and easy enough to make work. Now to find it on Amazon. Thanks SuperD!
__________________
TexAxis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-10-2017, 11:59 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
SuperD's Avatar
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: 2017 Windsport 29M
State: Indiana
Posts: 3,692
THOR #5196
TexAxis, Here is the link to the cup holders:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
__________________
USMC Veteran
FMCA 101070S

Dave & Myra
One day your life will flash before your eyes,
make sure it's worth watching!
SuperD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2017, 12:18 AM   #8
Senior Member
 
TyCreek's Avatar
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: Axis 24.2
State: Idaho
Posts: 532
THOR #1944
I printed an insert to flatten out the bottom of the OEM cup holder and my mug travels there nicely now.
__________________
Axis 24.2 "was" tug'n a JK
TyCreek is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2017, 12:22 AM   #9
Senior Member
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: '17 Axis 24.1
State: Texas
Posts: 164
THOR #6523
Quote:
Originally Posted by SuperD View Post
TexAxis, Here is the link to the cup holders:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Thank you!
__________________
TexAxis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2017, 12:28 AM   #10
Senior Member
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: '17 Axis 24.1
State: Texas
Posts: 164
THOR #6523
Quote:
Originally Posted by TyCreek View Post
I printed an insert to flatten out the bottom of the OEM cup holder and my mug travels there nicely now.
I figured you had come up with a printable solution! Good idea!
__________________
TexAxis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2017, 08:39 PM   #11
Member
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: ACE EVO 30.3
State: Florida
Posts: 79
THOR #6059
Cup holder mod

Black painted 3" pvc couplers. To me they look factory and work great!
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_1008.jpg
Views:	254
Size:	91.0 KB
ID:	5759   Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_1009.jpg
Views:	255
Size:	88.7 KB
ID:	5760  

__________________
Stevenb2560 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2017, 08:53 PM   #12
Site Team
 
revjeffrey's Avatar
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: Axis 24.1 Windjammer
State: Illinois
Posts: 1,179
THOR #7074
Cup Holder Mods

Cup Holder Mods
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	20170608_160851.jpg
Views:	234
Size:	97.4 KB
ID:	5766   Click image for larger version

Name:	20170609_210553 (2).jpg
Views:	220
Size:	102.1 KB
ID:	5768  

__________________
Rev. Jeffrey 2017 Thor Axis 24.1 E450 Windjammer.
Silver Safe-T-Plus Steering Control
SSF-106-40 SumoSprings Solo Front Bump Stop SSR-107-47 SumoSprings Rear Bump Stop
Hellwig 7718 Front Sway Bar & 7180 Rear Sway Bar
Koni FSD Front Shocks 8805-1042 / Koni FSD Rear Shocks 8805-1043
revjeffrey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2017, 09:21 PM   #13
Member
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: ACE EVO 30.3
State: Florida
Posts: 79
THOR #6059
Cup holder mod

Here is the arm rest/cup holder I made out a repurposed shelf that I had removed from behind the sofa.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_1006.jpg
Views:	228
Size:	101.8 KB
ID:	5773   Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_1007.jpg
Views:	211
Size:	85.1 KB
ID:	5774  

__________________
Stevenb2560 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2017, 09:26 PM   #14
Site Team
 
revjeffrey's Avatar
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: Axis 24.1 Windjammer
State: Illinois
Posts: 1,179
THOR #7074
Really nice what does the bracket look like?
I like the fact you can't see it.
__________________
Rev. Jeffrey 2017 Thor Axis 24.1 E450 Windjammer.
Silver Safe-T-Plus Steering Control
SSF-106-40 SumoSprings Solo Front Bump Stop SSR-107-47 SumoSprings Rear Bump Stop
Hellwig 7718 Front Sway Bar & 7180 Rear Sway Bar
Koni FSD Front Shocks 8805-1042 / Koni FSD Rear Shocks 8805-1043
revjeffrey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2017, 11:00 PM   #15
Senior Member
 
thutchis's Avatar
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: Windsport 27K
State: Oregon
Posts: 128
THOR #7634
What if you used ABS couplers? They are already black.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Stevenb2560 View Post
Black painted 3" pvc couplers. To me they look factory and work great!
__________________
Tom & Ellen
NE Oregon
"The Tipsy Whale"
2015 Thor Windsport 27K
thutchis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2017, 11:02 PM   #16
Member
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: ACE EVO 30.3
State: Florida
Posts: 79
THOR #6059
Quote:
Originally Posted by revjeffrey View Post
Really nice what does the bracket look like?
I like the fact you can't see it.
I used the original shelf brackets that were on the shelf behind the sofa. I wish I could find some more of these type shelf brackets to use on some other mods. They are easy to use and are sort of hidden when used.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_1018.jpg
Views:	186
Size:	123.5 KB
ID:	5779  
__________________
Stevenb2560 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2017, 11:03 PM   #17
Member
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: ACE EVO 30.3
State: Florida
Posts: 79
THOR #6059
Quote:
Originally Posted by revjeffrey View Post
Cup Holder Mods
Very nice! Love the table with the cup holders!
__________________
Stevenb2560 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2017, 11:10 PM   #18
Site Team
 
revjeffrey's Avatar
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: Axis 24.1 Windjammer
State: Illinois
Posts: 1,179
THOR #7074
Thanks! We use the table all the time now. 6 stainless steel cup holders Ebay $24.00
The 3 3/4 inch hole saw cost me $31.00 that was $$ but I bought a quality one. Wanted a factory look.
__________________
Rev. Jeffrey 2017 Thor Axis 24.1 E450 Windjammer.
Silver Safe-T-Plus Steering Control
SSF-106-40 SumoSprings Solo Front Bump Stop SSR-107-47 SumoSprings Rear Bump Stop
Hellwig 7718 Front Sway Bar & 7180 Rear Sway Bar
Koni FSD Front Shocks 8805-1042 / Koni FSD Rear Shocks 8805-1043
revjeffrey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2017, 02:00 AM   #19
Senior Member
 
thutchis's Avatar
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: Windsport 27K
State: Oregon
Posts: 128
THOR #7634
Quote:
Originally Posted by thutchis View Post
What if you used ABS couplers? They are already black.
Bought a 3" black ABS coupler, doesn't work. Outside diameter is too big to fit. Guess I'll try the white PCV.
__________________
Tom & Ellen
NE Oregon
"The Tipsy Whale"
2015 Thor Windsport 27K
thutchis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2017, 12:12 PM   #20
Senior Member
 
Sanford's Avatar
 
State: Arizona
Posts: 335
THOR #7580
I used the male adapters versus the female. This gave me a smooth cup holder with the threads hidden. When painting, do several lite coats vs heavy. PVC didn't want to accept the paint.
__________________

__________________
Sanford is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Thor Industries or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.




All times are GMT. The time now is 09:51 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
×