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Old 07-16-2017, 07:01 AM   #365
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Hey Bob, looks like you are hitting the home stretch on the 370, at least for this year. Shower looks awesome. I was waiting to see how you did your door. Can you post the make and model of the door you used? Every time I look at them in Lowe's or Home Depot I can never find one that will work with the thin walls we have. Seems to me the door jambs wouldn't be right. Probably my lack of imagination.

Did you line the refrigerator compartment with sheet metal for resistance to fire and water damage? I never thought of that. I'll have to incorporate that into the baffle installation project as well.

Everything looks great. You are an inspiration to us all. After Rita and I get this house built I'll have to turn my attention back to the 345 which is probably feeling neglected.
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Old 07-16-2017, 04:56 PM   #366
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American standard on the door and thanks for the baffle suggestion, between the baffle and the fans the fridge is at 34 and the freezer is at -10. That's not metal on the fridge walls....1" foil faced styrofoam on the left or front and 2" on the right or rear
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Old 07-17-2017, 04:55 AM   #367
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Finished 2 road tests yesterday....we are a go for Lancaster PA. next Saturday although I might be putting the rest of the interior back together when we get there. Outside temp. yesterday was 84 and the 370LE never went above 220 during the 12 mile hill at 55MPH. I still am having a problem with the door not closing....I think I am going to have to put a jack under the door and try to bend it. Thanks to Lance again on the suggestion to add the baffle behind the refrigerator, now all of the dead air space is gone and the air travels up through the rear refrigerator coils the way it was designed to. Refrigerator temp is 34 degrees and the frezzer temp is -10......never worked so good. Of coarse adding the fans to the exhaust vent and cleaning 25 years of crap out of the vent also helped I'm sure. Regards, Bob
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Looking great Bob, always good when you get to a road test, even better when that goes well.
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Old 07-23-2017, 04:31 AM   #370
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We made it to Lancaster, PA. yesterday. We took all the back roads saw a lot. Although it was a 9 hour drive, the 370LE performed flawlessly. Temperature was about 89 and towing the Volt is about the max with all the gear 3 kids and the dog. Some of the back road hills produced speeds of only 5 MPH by the time we got to the top. Either the dash AC went out or the heater control valve took a dump because the front temperature was almost unbearable. First thing on the list for November is the gear vendors overdrive. One of the tow dolly straps broke and I left my spares at home so hopefully I can have them "Red Label" me 2 more while we are here.
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