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Old 06-14-2017, 08:59 PM   #1441
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I've been on the phone for over an hour trying to find a shop to do my front end alignment! Ended up calling Ford and found out they have a division specifically for Motorhomes, did not know that. The super nice lady updated my chassis information, it was still listed as Thor. The nice lady found a long list of shops that can do motorhomes, unfortunately all of them said they were booked up a month in advance!

Guess it's going to be a while before I get the alignment done! You would think in an area as big as Dallas it would be easy to find a motorhome alignment shop, NO!!!
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Old 06-14-2017, 09:19 PM   #1442
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After removing the old vent caps I can't help but firmly believe they will make a difference. The old caps appear very restrictive to air flow, the 360 will pull air from any direction because they are so open.

A couple of times we noticed a sewer smell in the bathroom, that's what prompted me to buy the 360. I keep meaning to check the anti siphon valve in the bathroom, just haven't gotten around to doing it yet.

I got both vents from Amazon, both take about the same time to put on, almost guaranteed you will need to cut the vent pipe. I was impressed with the design which is why I replaced gray and black vents. I think it will be worth the effort!
Thanks D the last trip out we were in a very sunny spot and with the heat we were starting to get a slight smell also sounds like a to do before we head out for the month of August
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Old 06-14-2017, 09:26 PM   #1443
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Old 06-14-2017, 09:37 PM   #1444
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I bought the new Garmin GPS for RV's a few weeks back and have been happy with it. You can switch between car and Rv settings and when testing it out it does take you through different routes in the Rv setting, some i don't know why . It gives warnings for curves, RR crossings, speed reduction, length restrictions & schools that i have seen so far, have not been near any low bridges yet. You can modify what warnings that you want to receive. You can put in your Rv height, width, weight & length into the unit to help you navigate. Nice 7" screen and voice activated too. The model just came out a few months back so there was not any deals on it, everyone seems to have the same price of $399.99. Model number is RV770LMT-S. I bought one of those bean bag mounts to attach it too so it doesn't slide around the dash but had to put a piece of slip stop shelf liner under it also to keep it from sliding around the dash.

I have the 770 GPS too and love it! Great unit for all types of RVs

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Old 06-14-2017, 09:39 PM   #1445
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Old 06-14-2017, 09:44 PM   #1446
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Old 06-14-2017, 10:50 PM   #1447
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I've been on the phone for over an hour trying to find a shop to do my front end alignment! Ended up calling Ford and found out they have a division specifically for Motorhomes, did not know that. The super nice lady updated my chassis information, it was still listed as Thor. The nice lady found a long list of shops that can do motorhomes, unfortunately all of them said they were booked up a month in advance!

Guess it's going to be a while before I get the alignment done! You would think in an area as big as Dallas it would be easy to find a motorhome alignment shop, NO!!!


I just had mine done at a Goodyear Commercial Tire Center close to where I live here in Rogers Arkansas. Toe in was just 1/32 off and everything else was in line. However, neither of the two front tires were ever balanced from the factory and the four rear ones were all balanced wrong. My biggest complaint was tire balance when I took it in as it drove fine otherwise.
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Old 06-14-2017, 10:51 PM   #1448
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Looks great Jerry ready to change put my main TV just deciding if I want to go Samsung or Vizio, my Sams Club has a Vizio smart TV for 185.00
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Old 06-14-2017, 10:55 PM   #1449
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I just had mine done at a Goodyear Commercial Tire Center close to where I live here in Rogers Arkansas. Toe in was just 1/32 off and everything else was in line. However, neither of the two front tires were ever balanced from the factory and the four rear ones were all balanced wrong. My biggest complaint was tire balance when I took it in as it drove fine otherwise.
I went to a Goodyear Commercial but they said due to the overhang on motorhomes they couldn't do my coach. Thanks for the thought though!!!
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Old 06-14-2017, 11:06 PM   #1450
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Jerry (halfprice) with your aluminum flag pole do you notice any banging or vibration when its windy


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Not from the pole inself. But i modified where the flag attached and it does make some noise. If its real windy at night ill take the pole down. Ive only needed to do this one time.

Ive had this pole for many years in my front yard. Replaced it a year ago with a much better pole.

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Old 06-14-2017, 11:12 PM   #1451
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Looks great Jerry ready to change put my main TV just deciding if I want to go Samsung or Vizio, my Sams Club has a Vizio smart TV for 185.00
Costco had the samsung smart tvs also for $210 but im to stupid to know how to work them.

Actually i wont be doing mirroring, hot spotting, or any other wifi stuff so the smart part of the tv would never get used.


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Old 06-14-2017, 11:18 PM   #1452
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Outside tv done. Took several attempts to find the correct mounting holes on the bracket. Once mounted i couldnt close it all the way because the cable coax hit the bracket. So off to home depot again to get a 90* coax fitting. The 90 hits also but closer to the bracket. Both magnets now stick and the door closes.

Last pic shows the 90 hitting the bracket.


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Old 06-14-2017, 11:55 PM   #1453
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Another great job Jerry! I feel the same as you, don't really need smart tv's, most of the time wifi is to slow for them to work. Just need cable plus I like having more over the air channels. Glad everything worked out well!
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Old 06-14-2017, 11:57 PM   #1454
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Outside tv done. Took several attempts to find the correct mounting holes on the bracket. Once mounted i couldnt close it all the way because the cable coax hit the bracket. So off to home depot again to get a 90* coax fitting. The 90 hits also but closer to the bracket. Both magnets now stick and the door closes.

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Is that the 32 in samsung smart tv I ask because i have one from 2 years ago and the connections are in a different place
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Old 06-15-2017, 01:01 AM   #1455
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Old 06-15-2017, 02:32 PM   #1456
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Outside tv done. Took several attempts to find the correct mounting holes on the bracket. Once mounted i couldnt close it all the way because the cable coax hit the bracket. So off to home depot again to get a 90* coax fitting. The 90 hits also but closer to the bracket. Both magnets now stick and the door closes.

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Old 06-15-2017, 02:56 PM   #1457
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I've been on the phone for over an hour trying to find a shop to do my front end alignment! Ended up calling Ford and found out they have a division specifically for Motorhomes, did not know that. The super nice lady updated my chassis information, it was still listed as Thor. The nice lady found a long list of shops that can do motorhomes, unfortunately all of them said they were booked up a month in advance!

Guess it's going to be a while before I get the alignment done! You would think in an area as big as Dallas it would be easy to find a motorhome alignment shop, NO!!!
I called 2 dealers and asked where they send units to get aligned when needed. I got 2 good names for truck repair/service shops, and just got mine aligned at 2100 miles.

Mine was tracking very well, the steering wheel was not straight, but nothing in the drive was a problem. They said it was towed "0.10" the wrong direction on both fronts, so they adjusted to "-0.02" on both wheels. Nothing I noticed on the drive back besides my now straight steering wheel. Plus, I got the oil changed and now have a repair shop that I have history with.
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Old 06-15-2017, 04:56 PM   #1458
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I have the 770 GPS too and love it! Great unit for all types of RVs

I thought you had two Magellan GPS units??? When did you get the 770???


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Old 06-15-2017, 05:45 PM   #1459
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Jerry,

I have the Garmin GPS also and I have split the video feed from the cameras to display on the Axxera and the Garmin GPS at the same time. I have the Garmin mounted on the dash, just to the left of the instrument cluster hump. I can see the cameras a lot better on the Garmin because it has a much better viewing angle. Let me know if you want any info on what I've done.

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Vince the question on the rv770 being used as a monitor can you have the rear camera on all the time not just when in reverse

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Old 06-15-2017, 07:23 PM   #1460
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I thought you had two Magellan GPS units??? When did you get the 770???


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Got the 770 about 5 weeks ago. Worked well when I went to Austin

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