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Old 12-11-2016, 06:41 PM   #81
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Forgot to add the torque on all the chf bolts is 66' pounds
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Old 12-11-2016, 06:58 PM   #82
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Do the CHF on the front and back sway bars. Both are easy to do. While you are under the mh also check the torque on the sway bar bracket bolts. The brackets hold the bar to the axles. On irv2.com many have posted that these bolts were not torqued properly and have come loose or fallen off.

Which tpms did you buy. I have one from Minder Research, Tire Minder 400c. Works great. Used it on my 5th wheel. Just bought the signal booster from them ($35) and still need to hook it up. I was getting some interference on the rear sensors.

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The CHF will be my next mod Jerry. I installed the EEZTIRE T515 TPMS and it works great!!!

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Forgot to add the torque on all the chf bolts is 66' pounds
And don't forget to secure the bolts with blue Locktite
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Old 12-15-2016, 07:48 PM   #84
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Pete The mojority of campsite i stay at are fairly level. I dont see having to raise the front tires off the ground. Could happen if its a problem ill get longer rods. Mine already drove nice at 60 mph. Did the chf just to make it better. I looked at the sumo springs but just didnt see the need at this time. Thanks for the input


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Hello Jerry...wanted to let you know that I have completed the CHF on the front sway bar!

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Old 12-15-2016, 07:51 PM   #85
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Dino, Congratulations on your new coach!!! Glad you finally made a decision since the last time we posted. The people at MSHRV are super, glad we bought our coach from them too. Like halfprice said, CHF is the first mod I would make, on the 29M it's like driving a different coach! Changing the position on the sway bar mounts stiffens the bar, new bars aren't going to be that much stiffer and aren't worth the expense in my opinion. Next thing you will want to do is change out the Seiki tvs, they are junk! I changed out the bedroom and living room tvs with Samsungs, a lot more over the air channels and they will work on cable. I will probably change the outside tv soon. Also get a foam topper for your bed, unless you like a firm mattress, which the Denver is. A standard king is 76x80, ours is 70x75 so I used and electric knife to trim off the excess and round the corners.


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Old 12-15-2016, 07:53 PM   #86
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And don't forget to secure the bolts with blue Locktite
Done and done!!!

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Old 12-16-2016, 03:04 AM   #87
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[QUOTE=DinoC41;53068]Hello Jerry...wanted to let you know that I have completed the CHF on the front sway bar!

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Did you do the back also???? Same procedure but the back has a bracket. After removing the bolt switch the bracket then reinstall the bolt.


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Old 12-16-2016, 10:44 AM   #88
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Hello Jerry...wanted to let you know that I have completed the CHF on the front sway bar!

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Did you do the back also???? Same procedure but the back has a bracket. After removing the bolt switch the bracket then reinstall the bolt.


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The rear bar is next on the list Jerry

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Old 12-16-2016, 10:56 AM   #89
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Hello Jerry...wanted to let you know that I have completed the CHF on the front sway bar!

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Did you do the back also???? Same procedure but the back has a bracket. After removing the bolt switch the bracket then reinstall the bolt.


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The weather is supposed to be pretty nice today so I may get a chance to modify the rear bar later today!
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Old 12-16-2016, 12:58 PM   #90
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Dino, Congratulations on your new coach!!! Glad you finally made a decision since the last time we posted. The people at MSHRV are super, glad we bought our coach from them too. Like halfprice said, CHF is the first mod I would make, on the 29M it's like driving a different coach! Changing the position on the sway bar mounts stiffens the bar, new bars aren't going to be that much stiffer and aren't worth the expense in my opinion. Next thing you will want to do is change out the Seiki tvs, they are junk! I changed out the bedroom and living room tvs with Samsungs, a lot more over the air channels and they will work on cable. I will probably change the outside tv soon. Also get a foam topper for your bed, unless you like a firm mattress, which the Denver is. A standard king is 76x80, ours is 70x75 so I used and electric knife to trim off the excess and round the corners.


Hope you really enjoy your new coach, we sure do! Wish you many Happy and Safe miles!!!
SuperD...which model Samsung TVs did you get? My better half found a great deal on a matress topper so we will try that and see how that feels.
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Old 12-16-2016, 01:06 PM   #91
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You do know the sewer connection valve on the mh swivels up and down. Remove the round access plate below the valve, swivel the black/gray valve down then hook up the hose through the access hole.

I keep two 10' hoses, one 5' hose (I use for my tote tank), and two 90* elbows plus the sewer hose support (similar to this https://www.amazon.com/Level-Trek-LT...+hose+supports ) in the sewer compartment. Its small but everything fits just fine.

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The Cam Lock Wastemaster System will not work so I will give mine to my brother for his RV. I have also managed to place my new hoses and accessories in the wet bay too. Yes, I knew about the sewer connection valve swiveling...thanks again!!
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Dino, I got the Samsung with out the smart tv option. Living room was easy, bedroom I had to cut a section out of the door, the Seiki tv cables plug in the side and the Samsung comes straight out the back. Also the Samsung uses larger bolts so I used a dremel to widen the slots, had to use some extra washers as spacers to get it level. Was worth the effort! I haven't changed the outside tv yet.

Also VERY happy to see you are an FMCA member. My step father and I joined many years ago together, we got the same number except mine ends with an S for son. We had asked for sequential numbers and they told us how we could get the same number, pretty cool!
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Old 12-17-2016, 12:25 AM   #93
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Dino, I got the Samsung with out the smart tv option. Living room was easy, bedroom I had to cut a section out of the door, the Seiki tv cables plug in the side and the Samsung comes straight out the back. Also the Samsung uses larger bolts so I used a dremel to widen the slots, had to use some extra washers as spacers to get it level. Was worth the effort! I haven't changed the outside tv yet.

Also VERY happy to see you are an FMCA member. My step father and I joined many years ago together, we got the same number except mine ends with an S for son. We had asked for sequential numbers and they told us how we could get the same number, pretty cool!
I take it you stayed with 32 inches on the size of the new TVs! I am happy that we are FMCA members too...have a nice weekend!!!!
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You do have to stay with 32", for the bedroom and outside nothing else will fit. I measured the living area tv and you might be able to go bigger but it would be tight and would be a lot of work. Don't know about your area but supposed to get down to 22 on Sat, and 18 on Sun, may sure you're winterised!!!
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Old 12-17-2016, 11:02 AM   #95
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You do have to stay with 32", for the bedroom and outside nothing else will fit. I measured the living area tv and you might be able to go bigger but it would be tight and would be a lot of work. Don't know about your area but supposed to get down to 22 on Sat, and 18 on Sun, may sure you're winterised!!!
Roger that on the TVs...we are in the west texas/panhandle area and its going to get cold here Saturday evening thru Sunday...stay warm!!
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Old 12-20-2016, 12:13 PM   #96
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Recived a battery qwik fill kit yesterday and will install it sometime today
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DinoC41 - great work on the mods. The Qwik Fill Kit for me is an essential to maintain our house batteries. We dry camp in the Florida Keys for 2-3 months each year and have 4 house batteries. The fill kit helps me keep the levels topped off without any major effort and saves the time and hassle of replacing damaged batteries.
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DinoC41 - great work on the mods. The Qwik Fill Kit for me is an essential to maintain our house batteries. We dry camp in the Florida Keys for 2-3 months each year and have 4 house batteries. The fill kit helps me keep the levels topped off without any major effort and saves the time and hassle of replacing damaged batteries.
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