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Old 03-26-2019, 09:05 PM   #4081
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I started to attach a quick release hose on the propane system. I couldn't't find the proper connector for the hose to the throw away cylinder connection. So I got part way done. At least when I get the parts in I won't have to open the system I'll just need to turn the gas off at the tank.
1st picture the added pipe and tee
2nd cover back in place like OEM
That's not going to work. The "throw away cylinder connection" is a high pressure connection: you are connected downstream of the regulator which is a low pressure connection. Even if you could connect it to a grill or stove that uses the throw away bottles the flow would be so low that you may not even get it to light.
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Old 03-26-2019, 09:15 PM   #4082
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and whats the details on your trip. A cruise, land tour??
We cruise out of San Pedro, through the Canal (with multiple stops before and after) and end up in Ft Lauderdale. Then we're renting a car and doing the hotel thing while we spend a week in Florida to see the Everglades and the Keys before flying home. So I guess the answer's 'yes.'
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Old 03-27-2019, 12:08 AM   #4083
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We cruise out of San Pedro, through the Canal (with multiple stops before and after) and end up in Ft Lauderdale. Then we're renting a car and doing the hotel thing while we spend a week in Florida to see the Everglades and the Keys before flying home. So I guess the answer's 'yes.'
Sounds like a great trip. We've done the Caribbean and went to the canal but never went through it. We'll do it one day

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Old 03-28-2019, 08:35 PM   #4084
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Radio Bezel removal

We found out that the Windsport is XM ready not capable. We needed n XM tuner to make it work, the salesman said it had XM.
Anyway the radio installation place didn't want do the install for liability reasons.
I bought the tuner about $70. First problem was getting the bezel off the dash, check You tube no luck with the F 53 dash board type I have.
I started taking parts off till I was able to feel a couple nuts coming from the bezel thru the dash panel, took those two off, found two more and two more after that. Once the bezel was loose I just pulled it out of the dash and laid in down to get to the back of the radio, Plugged in the two connectors and that part was done.
When I get back for our trip I'll look at putting the antenna on the roof that will take some time . If anyone has routed a wire to the roof please let me know what you did.
The bezel is held in place with 6 stud/nuts 9MM2 at the lower corners of the bezel, 2 about even with the switches and 2 more that come down from the horizontal part of the bezel. All reachable reaching up along side the radio, I found it easier with the dog house removed. Good luck
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Old 03-29-2019, 11:15 AM   #4085
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That crack looks pretty bad and probably will get bigger in time. I believe that insurance companies will pay to replace windshields.
If you are a member of FMCA, they have a fantastic program to get windshields repaired!

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Old 03-29-2019, 11:24 AM   #4086
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Wifi Update

Several months ago I purchased the Winegard Connect 2.0 (Wifi only)! The weather has finally settled down enough to install, which was very easy I might add. We have the original Winegard Wifi extender but this unit is supposed to be better and it cost much less than the original. Once the sealant sets my next project is to clean the roof!!

Check out this link for more information: https://www.amazon.com/Winegard-Conn...r=8-1-fkmrnull

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Old 03-29-2019, 11:57 AM   #4087
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That's not going to work. The "throw away cylinder connection" is a high pressure connection: you are connected downstream of the regulator which is a low pressure connection. Even if you could connect it to a grill or stove that uses the throw away bottles the flow would be so low that you may not even get it to light.
I wondered about that, easy enough to change if it doesn't work. When I was looking for quick release fitting I saw some with barb fittings , I didn't think the high pressure would hold using those so I assumed the low pressure was the way to go.
i'll post once I get to test it out, which will be some time in May we'll be on the road till then
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Old 03-29-2019, 09:38 PM   #4088
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Ive been thinking about a meet and greet in october. Maybe pala casino

Jerry

Im in for that

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Old 03-30-2019, 05:06 AM   #4089
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Im in for that

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Ill start a new thread once I decide on a date and place

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Old 03-30-2019, 05:14 AM   #4090
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Old 03-30-2019, 06:37 AM   #4091
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After a long search and a lost deposit on an ACE, I pick up my new Hurricane 35m on April 5th. I had the dealer install a fireplace below the tv and looking forward to several other minor upgrades. Snap pads will probably be the first once I have the measurements.
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Old 03-30-2019, 07:15 AM   #4092
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After a long search and a lost deposit on an ACE, I pick up my new Hurricane 35m on April 5th. I had the dealer install a fireplace below the tv and looking forward to several other minor upgrades. Snap pads will probably be the first once I have the measurements.
welcome to the group. Keep us updates on your mods

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Old 03-30-2019, 03:13 PM   #4093
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After a long search and a lost deposit on an ACE, I pick up my new Hurricane 35m on April 5th. I had the dealer install a fireplace below the tv and looking forward to several other minor upgrades. Snap pads will probably be the first once I have the measurements.


Welcome to the forum. Letís see that fireplace!!!
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Old 03-30-2019, 06:10 PM   #4094
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Maybe I was the only one that didnít know about this...... so for the newbies. After I did all the suspension upgrades my Hurricane 31Z was much easier to drive. But when I pulled my toad I would get that tail wag feeling. Talking to someone at the campgrounds we were staying at showed me what he did. I did the same and it made a huge difference. Click image for larger version

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Old 03-30-2019, 07:42 PM   #4095
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After a long search and a lost deposit on an ACE, I pick up my new Hurricane 35m on April 5th. I had the dealer install a fireplace below the tv and looking forward to several other minor upgrades. Snap pads will probably be the first once I have the measurements.
Congrats on your RV purchase and welcome to the group!!

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Old 03-30-2019, 07:55 PM   #4096
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Maybe I was the only one that didnít know about this...... so for the newbies. After I did all the suspension upgrades my Hurricane 31Z was much easier to drive. But when I pulled my toad I would get that tail wag feeling. Talking to someone at the campgrounds we were staying at showed me what he did. I did the same and it made a huge difference.
Looks like a drop adapter for a towed. If the rear of the coach is pulled by the dolly or towed, then a track bar will fix that. i put one on my coach because of the way the dolly pulled the rear around on a winding road.
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Old 03-30-2019, 10:13 PM   #4097
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Looks like a drop adapter for a towed. If the rear of the coach is pulled by the dolly or towed, then a track bar will fix that. i put one on my coach because of the way the dolly pulled the rear around on a winding road.


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Yep most of us have them - Curt 22321 Anti Rattle Hitch Pin, Fits 2-Inch Receiver
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Yep most of us have them - Curt 22321 Anti Rattle Hitch Pin, Fits 2-Inch Receiver


You never told me hahaha
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Old 03-31-2019, 11:08 PM   #4100
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You never told me hahaha
This was my hitch mount!
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