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Old 04-29-2019, 10:08 PM   #4221
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in cabo now and just finished swimming with the dolphins. What a blast

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Sorry Jerry, but if you don't have pictures, it didn't happen...
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Old 04-29-2019, 10:12 PM   #4222
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Why not tap into the battery wires at the charger / converter since the solar wires are near that area?

I saw a YouTube video of someone doing that way.
Do you have a link to the video?

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Old 04-29-2019, 10:28 PM   #4223
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that's because aliens built them

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Old 04-30-2019, 06:23 PM   #4224
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2018 34J mods list in progress...indefinitely?

Thanks to this thread, here's the list of parts purchased and installation scheduled this week.

Curt Spectrum Proportional Dash Mount Brake Controller Etrailer $189.99
Adco Tyvek Windshield Cover Etrailer $56.24
MaxxTow Anti Rattle Hitch Clamp Etrailer $15.83
F53 to Curt Brake controller connectorized cable Etrailer $14.92
Supersteer SS401 Rear Trac Bar Rvautoparts $499.48
Roadmaster Reflex Steering Stabilizer w/ Mounting Brackets PPL $480.60
Snap Pads Extra for the RV feet RVSnapPads $99.95 disc. code abcart19
Eez TPMS System (2) FLOW-THROUGH (2) REGULAR SENSOR + REPEATER EezRV $215.60
CR1632 batteries (TPMS) 10 each Walmart $10.43
Swagman Ladder Bike Carrier Etrailer $63.93
Alumistinger Ball Mount with 6" Drop - 8,000 lbs GTW Etrailer $57.84
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Old 05-01-2019, 04:12 PM   #4225
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Or you could replace you acid batteries with lithium and keep then under the bed with all of the other gear! It's only money right
Gawd that is a great idea. That solves the whole Thor shit ass tiny battery cable problem!
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Old 05-01-2019, 04:54 PM   #4226
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Just curious. Looking at the pictures of your driving area, it appears the fans are actually attached to the drop down bunk. Do these not make contact with the dash when lowered? On mine they are located behind the drop down area, but I might add they are useless as there is not sufficient place to rotate them towards the driver and passenger (will be a warranty item when she's goes in).

We have to be careful if we lower the bunk to insure the visors are folded flat or they could easily do damage to the dash.
I was told the fans are for defrosting the windshield not for cooling the driver. Ours are mounted to the bunk and don't turn enough to point at driver or passenger
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Old 05-01-2019, 11:37 PM   #4227
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Gawd that is a great idea. That solves the whole Thor shit ass tiny battery cable problem!


Plus with lithium they don't charge if under 32F so inside is better in that regard.

Another plus is that unlike acid batteries, lithium don't emit any gasses so again, inside is OK.
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Old 05-02-2019, 12:54 AM   #4228
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Plus with lithium they don't charge if under 32F so inside is better in that regard.

Another plus is that unlike acid batteries, lithium don't emit any gasses so again, inside is OK.

AGM, same benefit much lower cost no temp concerns. Still more cost effective. Come on LI, stop gouging.


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Old 05-02-2019, 09:04 AM   #4229
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AGM, same benefit much lower cost no temp concerns. Still more cost effective. Come on LI, stop gouging.


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AGM is still a vented lead acid battery, having them 'indoors' would be problematic as they can actually vent hydrogen.
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Old 05-02-2019, 05:06 PM   #4230
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that's because aliens built them

hahahahahahahahahaha!!!
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Old 05-02-2019, 05:09 PM   #4231
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in cabo now and just finished swimming with the dolphins. What a blast

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Sweet!! I did the same when I went to Jamaica!!

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Old 05-02-2019, 05:11 PM   #4232
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Thanks to this thread, here's the list of parts purchased and installation scheduled this week.

Curt Spectrum Proportional Dash Mount Brake Controller Etrailer $189.99
Adco Tyvek Windshield Cover Etrailer $56.24
MaxxTow Anti Rattle Hitch Clamp Etrailer $15.83
F53 to Curt Brake controller connectorized cable Etrailer $14.92
Supersteer SS401 Rear Trac Bar Rvautoparts $499.48
Roadmaster Reflex Steering Stabilizer w/ Mounting Brackets PPL $480.60
Snap Pads Extra for the RV feet RVSnapPads $99.95 disc. code abcart19
Eez TPMS System (2) FLOW-THROUGH (2) REGULAR SENSOR + REPEATER EezRV $215.60
CR1632 batteries (TPMS) 10 each Walmart $10.43
Swagman Ladder Bike Carrier Etrailer $63.93
Alumistinger Ball Mount with 6" Drop - 8,000 lbs GTW Etrailer $57.84

Time to get busy Ed!!

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Old 05-03-2019, 03:39 AM   #4233
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Yep Dino. I will be busy. I have the Curt brake controller installed. The dealer is doing the CHF and installing the Supersteer SS401 Rear Trac Bar. Saturday to the Ford dealer for alignement and install the Roadmaster Reflex Steering Stabilizer. I also order a Rockville RVD14BGB Black/Grey/Tan 14" Flip Down Car DVD 1920 x 1080 res. to mount in the front between the fans. It will mirror the cameras and show the rear view of the trailer/toad going down the road. Pics when I get'er done!
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Old 05-03-2019, 02:11 PM   #4234
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Yep Dino. I will be busy. I have the Curt brake controller installed. The dealer is doing the CHF and installing the Supersteer SS401 Rear Trac Bar. Saturday to the Ford dealer for alignement and install the Roadmaster Reflex Steering Stabilizer. I also order a Rockville RVD14BGB Black/Grey/Tan 14" Flip Down Car DVD 1920 x 1080 res. to mount in the front between the fans. It will mirror the cameras and show the rear view of the trailer/toad going down the road. Pics when I get'er done!
Outstanding!!! Remember to post pictures if you can!

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Old 05-03-2019, 05:17 PM   #4235
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Made some mods to our ACE 30.4 last week:

Installed Supersteer SS400 rear track bar to reduce tail wagging, Sumo Springs up front to smooth out the ride and reduce body roll, and Hellwig 7962 adjustable end links to fix the sway bar geometry post-CHF. Greatly improved driving, especially in crosswind conditions. We normally tow a 6000# enclosed, double axle race car trailer, and weíre getting blown around a bit. I recently towed from CA to Austin, TX for a race and those winds in the TX hill country were no fun. No problem now.

Also insulated the dog house and under the passenger and driver areas with RattleTrap, which really reduced engine noise transmitting into the cockpit.
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Old 05-04-2019, 01:38 AM   #4236
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Direct Fit Locking Fresh Water Inlet

From the Facebook page.

‎CR Carter‎ to Thor Windsport/Hurricane Motorhome Owners

I know a lot of yíall were wanting a locking water fill so I thought I would show you this option I used. There is no cutting, drilling. Just remove and replace screws into same holes as original and yup I reused them to!

I'm ordering one now.
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Old 05-04-2019, 01:56 AM   #4237
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Thatís cool. I wonder if it will fix on an Axis.
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Old 05-04-2019, 01:59 AM   #4238
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Thatís cool. I wonder if it will fix on an Axis.
It has the dimensions on the Amazon page.
Size(L x W X H): 12 x 12 x 9.2cm / 4.7 x 4.7 x 3.6 Inch
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B Blesiya Black RV/Camper Round Fresh Water Gravity Fill Hatch with 2 Keys
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Old 05-04-2019, 02:08 AM   #4239
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It has the dimensions on the Amazon page.
Size(L x W X H): 12 x 12 x 9.2cm / 4.7 x 4.7 x 3.6 Inch
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B Blesiya Black RV/Camper Round Fresh Water Gravity Fill Hatch with 2 Keys
Thanks. I will go measure mine tomorrow. I wasnít keen on cutting my Axis - Iíd have to wait until DW went out if town- but this looks like the way to go.
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Old 05-04-2019, 03:13 AM   #4240
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That looks outstanding. Got to measure tomorrow. Thanks for sharing.

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