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Forum: Modifications and Updates 09-06-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,282
Posted By mpinva
Loved our '18 31S. Did Sumos, rear track bar,...

Loved our '18 31S. Did Sumos, rear track bar, alignment and replaced oem shocks with Bilstein "RV" shocks. Handled very well with the improvements. Not much more you could to improve, given the short...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 03-19-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By mpinva
Weather in St Augustine.

Cancelled our trip to FLA.. Any of our Thor friends there, please post pics of the nice weather so we can see what we are missing and whine about it[emoji16] Thanks!
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 03-11-2020, 11:40 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 17,447
Posted By mpinva
Yes. Our '18 Hurricane 31S purchased from Total...

Yes. Our '18 Hurricane 31S purchased from Total Value in May of 2017 has been completely trouble free. Spent many hours and $ on improvements and maintenance but that goes with any RV, IMO.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 03-09-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By mpinva
If the batteries are the factory low quality...

If the batteries are the factory low quality Harris ones, save headaches and replace them and add a battery watering system as well.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 03-09-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By mpinva
Wrt the steps, tried various lubes but a generous...

Wrt the steps, tried various lubes but a generous spraying of wd 40 on all step moving parts seems to work. Wrt to battery, possibly parasitic draws from the propane alarm, radio, and TV(s) and/or...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 01-13-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 925
Posted By mpinva
In my case, water collected in an overhead light...

In my case, water collected in an overhead light due to the AC unit mounting bolts being loose. Easy to remove the ceiling grille(s) to check. While at that, consider making the AC airflow...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 10-29-2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By mpinva
Check the AC unit mounting bolts. If loose, they...

Check the AC unit mounting bolts. If loose, they can cause a leak.
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 08-15-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,933
Posted By mpinva
RVIA actively works to routinely block/oppose any...

RVIA actively works to routinely block/oppose any proposed legislation to improve state's lemon laws wrt RVs.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 07-24-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By mpinva
I'm sure you checked the obvious but on mine the...

I'm sure you checked the obvious but on mine the wire connections to the dash switches for the fans and gennie were very loose, disconnected at random until I secured them.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 07-24-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,175
Posted By mpinva
I use Simple Green to clean the roof. Also I have...

I use Simple Green to clean the roof. Also I have read that one should never use those citrus-based cleaners on RVs as it leaves some kind of residue that prevents adhesion of sealers. Everyone...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 07-24-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
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Views: 385
Posted By mpinva
Agree with Gritz. With a full or overfilled tank,...

Agree with Gritz. With a full or overfilled tank, significant change in elevation can also cause the OPD to release.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 06-23-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,560
Posted By mpinva
EZ oil changes

Install a Fumoto drain plug/ valve
Cut a plastic litre bottle and use it to catch the old filter
Use a cheap flannel backed plastic tablecloth to catch the inevitable drips.
Forum: Modifications and Updates 06-17-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,141
Posted By mpinva
Also consider replacing the factory shocks. ...

Also consider replacing the factory shocks. Bilstein "RV" shocks can be found fairly cheap by shopping around online. Reduced the bounce and porpoising on my 31S.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 05-20-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By mpinva
I used 3M automotive trim tape to secure the...

I used 3M automotive trim tape to secure the flares.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 04-23-2019, 01:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,840
Posted By mpinva
Check the air conditioner(s) bolts

Check the air conditioner(s) bolts
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 04-02-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,114
Posted By mpinva
I wonder if this might be related to the Xantrex...

I wonder if this might be related to the Xantrex being a non pure sine wave inverter as I've read that some electronics can be sensitive to such inverters.
Forum: Modifications and Updates 03-25-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By mpinva
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Forum: Modifications and Updates 03-25-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By mpinva
Replaced the main and outside tv's on my gasser...

Replaced the main and outside tv's on my gasser with 32 in. Amazon fire smart tv's. Greatly improved reception, audio, and picture. Whatever brand you choose, do your homework on VESA mounting...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 03-25-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By mpinva
Small improvements

Productive day - De-winterized, insulated and secured all accessible water pipes, added hvac tape to seal the propane heater duct outlets, removed several feet of excess heat ducting, and properly...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 03-18-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By mpinva
Cashier's checks, money orders, and certified...

Cashier's checks, money orders, and certified checks can easily be forged. Sounds like a scam to me.
Forum: Thor Owner Classifieds Buy | Sell |Trade 03-12-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 9
Wanted: ISO 31L Chateau
Views: 689
Posted By mpinva
Almost bought a 31L then found the Class A...

Almost bought a 31L then found the Class A Hurricane/Windsport 31S model. 32 feet. Nice long countertop, outside kitchen, levelers, etc. 2 years and 8k miles, still loving our Hurricane.
Forum: Modifications and Updates 03-12-2019, 02:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,003
Posted By mpinva
You can also try completely removing a drawer...

You can also try completely removing a drawer from one of your base cabinets. If you can see the back of the outside wall, you might also find cutouts for outside speakers, Tv cabinet, etc.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 03-11-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 932
Posted By mpinva
Is the XTerra going to be flat towed? Stick or...

Is the XTerra going to be flat towed? Stick or Auto?
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 03-04-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,138
Posted By mpinva
Using the same materials across the lines helps...

Using the same materials across the lines helps to keep costs down and profits up. My Thor is great and I believe that they offer better value.
Forum: Modifications and Updates 03-04-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 375
Posted By mpinva
31S Radio and TV replacement

After I clean up the messy factory wiring, I'll be installing a JVC 940BW, iDatalink, XM, and replacing the Axxeras with Amazon Fire edition TVs. 1601716018
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