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Old 07-14-2017, 07:15 PM   #1801
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I dont keep much in there Dave. Sunglasses, lens cleaner, a thumb drive, and my tpms bracket (which i dont use anymore). Every trip is different
That's pretty much what I want one for, odds and ends stuff and my sunglasses. I've already modified my cup holder so don't need it for that, just stuff.

Question, now that you've done track bar and sumo springs, which would you have done first? Looking at my next project, I'm thinking track bar first but would like your opinion before I decide. Also to keep me from having to dig, now that there are 90 pages (holy crap), which track bar did you order and from where? Thanks!!!
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Old 07-14-2017, 07:21 PM   #1802
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That's pretty much what I want one for, odds and ends stuff and my sunglasses. I've already modified my cup holder so don't need it for that, just stuff.

Question, now that you've done track bar and sumo springs, which would you have done first? Looking at my next project, I'm thinking track bar first but would like your opinion before I decide. Also to keep me from having to dig, now that there are 90 pages (holy crap), which track bar did you order and from where? Thanks!!!

For me track bar first. Havent driven enough with the sumos to say what effect it has yet. And with the surgery in two weeks I might not know for 6 months or so.

I bought the Ultra track bar from Brazzles. Sorry don't remember the model number. Go to their site and do the search. They had the best price.

If you do the install make sure to talk to me first. I have several tip to do the job easier.

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Old 07-14-2017, 07:24 PM   #1803
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First oil change & Lube

Just did my first oil change. I bought a funnel at the local auto parts store today that had a hose attached and a shut off valve for $5.00. It also has lines showing quart, pint etc. . Hopkins 10704 FloTool Spill Saver Measu-Funnel. Amazon has them and you can order them from Walmart too. I bought a piece of 1/2 garden hose 3 feet long & 2 hose clamps and replaced the original hose because it was flimsy and looked like it would kink easy. Made changing the oil a breeze with the 5 quart jugs. Used a Motorcraft filter and I am trying the Mobil 1 Extended Performance w5-20 oil because Walmart was out of the plain Mobil 1. Lubed up the steering linkage too, they all had very little grease in them. If you like to do your own maintenance this may help you too.
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Old 07-14-2017, 07:25 PM   #1804
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Thanks!

I know you said you were going to Alaska fishing first, hope that is a Great trip!!! Let us know before you go to surgery! Maybe you could get Maria to let us know how you are doing?
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Old 07-14-2017, 07:27 PM   #1805
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Old 07-14-2017, 07:46 PM   #1806
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Got this at the auto parts store, actually bought two, one for the engine and one for the generator. Probably could have used just one but they were cheap. I cut the hoses shorter and they work great.

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Old 07-14-2017, 07:50 PM   #1807
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Also I put a piece of thick scrap carpet under the pump and accumulator tank, wasn't sure if it would but it seems to make a big difference in noise and vibration. Plus it was CHEAP!!!

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Old 07-14-2017, 08:35 PM   #1808
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Thanks!

I know you said you were going to Alaska fishing first, hope that is a Great trip!!! Let us know before you go to surgery! Maybe you could get Maria to let us know how you are doing?
Im leaving tomorrow start fishing sunday to wednesday
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Old 07-14-2017, 08:46 PM   #1809
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I searched this thread but didn't see anything about "roof" mods. What type of hardware/adhesives should I use for things like a satellite dish and solar panel brackets on my 29M?

Would marine adhesives work on our type of roof? Or which type of screws?

All input is VERY appreciated!!!
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Old 07-14-2017, 10:13 PM   #1810
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I searched this thread but didn't see anything about "roof" mods. What type of hardware/adhesives should I use for things like a satellite dish and solar panel brackets on my 29M?

Would marine adhesives work on our type of roof? Or which type of screws?

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Call thor and ask for the roof build sheet. I did. Thor put a 36"x36" sheet metal plate above the passenger area for satellite install. This is great so the satellite screws into metal instead of the roofing material. They might have done it for solar also. I didnt ask because im not interested in solar at the moment

Also your 2018 is prewired for satellite. Might be for solar also. Give them a call. They are very helpful.

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Old 07-14-2017, 10:14 PM   #1811
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I searched this thread but didn't see anything about "roof" mods. What type of hardware/adhesives should I use for things like a satellite dish and solar panel brackets on my 29M?

Would marine adhesives work on our type of roof? Or which type of screws?

All input is VERY appreciated!!!
For satellite self leveling dicorp is all you need and screws of course
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Old 07-14-2017, 10:16 PM   #1812
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I believe all satellite dishes come with all the hardware, screws, you need.
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I believe all satellite dishes come with all the hardware, screws, you need.
Thank you sir....I will give Thor a call.

Nope....satellite dish didn't include mounting hardware. I guess they didn't want to be responsible for causing someone to drill into their roof!!! Thanks again!!!
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Old 07-14-2017, 10:39 PM   #1814
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Thank you sir....I will give Thor a call.

Nope....satellite dish didn't include mounting hardware. I guess they didn't want to be responsible for causing someone to drill into their roof!!! Thanks again!!!
Wow didnt know that. Ive been looking at the direct tv winegard traveller. Watched several videos of installs and i thought they said to use the provided screws. I might be wrong. Ill worry about it in 6 minths or so when i install mine.

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Old 07-15-2017, 03:08 AM   #1815
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Thank you sir....I will give Thor a call.

Nope....satellite dish didn't include mounting hardware. I guess they didn't want to be responsible for causing someone to drill into their roof!!! Thanks again!!!


Our Winegard Carryout G2+ and Roof Mount Kit came with all of the mounting hardware needed. We used self-leveling Dicor for the area where the mount feet are screwed into the roof and Eternabond tape was used for the wire runs.

We got the G2+ because it supports both DirecTV and Dish using dip switches on the power inserter in the media bay.

We have thought about the Winegard Travelír for DirecTV so we can get HD (the domes canít get DirecTV HD) but canít really justify the $1800 price ($2000 installed.) We would rather go back to Dish Pay-As-You-Go instead and probably will when our DirecTV contract expires.
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Old 07-15-2017, 03:52 AM   #1816
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Our Winegard Carryout G2+ and Roof Mount Kit came with all of the mounting hardware needed. We used self-leveling Dicor for the area where the mount feet are screwed into the roof and Eternabond tape was used for the wire runs.

We got the G2+ because it supports both DirecTV and Dish using dip switches on the power inserter in the media bay.

We have thought about the Winegard Travelír for DirecTV so we can get HD (the domes canít get DirecTV HD) but canít really justify the $1800 price ($2000 installed.) We would rather go back to Dish Pay-As-You-Go instead and probably will when our DirecTV contract expires.
The travelers are $1500 at amazon and they just had a 4 hour sale for $1150. Almost bought it but i wont be able to install it at least 6 months after my surgery maybe more. So i passed on the deal.

Ill be getting dieect tv here at the house soon so thats what ill use in the coach

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Quick mod for Maria before i head out for my Alaska fishing trip.

Dino and the two Daves. Maria told me to let you know this was her idea.

Went to Michaels craft store and bought a two pack of cheap 11x17 picture frames ($10). Then to home depot for two 12x18x 26 gauge sheet metal ($10). Cut the metal to fit in the frames and hung them up on the bathroom wall in between the vanity and cabinet.

Maria will attach magnets to bottles that contain various lotions and other stuff womens use to make themselves beautiful.

Took about 20 minutes to do. Know its time to finish some last minutes thing before the trip. 4am will be here very soon

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Old 07-15-2017, 04:51 AM   #1818
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Quick mod for Maria before i head out for my Alaska fishing trip.

Dino and the two Daves. Maria told me to let you know this was her idea.

Went to Michaels craft store and bought a two pack of cheap 11x17 picture frames ($10). Then to home depot for two 12x18x 26 gauge sheet metal ($10). Cut the metal to fit in the frames and hung them up on the bathroom wall in between the vanity and cabinet.

Maria will attach magnets to bottles that contain various lotions and other stuff womens use to make themselves beautiful.

Took about 20 minutes to do. Know its time to finish some last minutes thing before the trip. 4am will be here very soon

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You married a smart lady, tell Maria that was a great idea!!!

You probably won't see this till you return but hope you have a great time and the fish are biting!!?
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Old 07-15-2017, 05:11 AM   #1819
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Dave,
Im always on the site as long as i have my phone. Should have internet at the lodge. If i do ill post pics either gere or the travels thread
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Quick mod for Maria before i head out for my Alaska fishing trip.

Dino and the two Daves. Maria told me to let you know this was her idea.

Went to Michaels craft store and bought a two pack of cheap 11x17 picture frames ($10). Then to home depot for two 12x18x 26 gauge sheet metal ($10). Cut the metal to fit in the frames and hung them up on the bathroom wall in between the vanity and cabinet.

Maria will attach magnets to bottles that contain various lotions and other stuff womens use to make themselves beautiful.

Took about 20 minutes to do. Know its time to finish some last minutes thing before the trip. 4am will be here very soon

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Sweet idea Maria! Have a safe trip and lots of fun!!

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