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Forum: Generators & Solar Power 09-21-2020, 01:01 PM
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Views: 200,385
Posted By kb7our
Some additional updates

Made some additional updates to my install:

Added 3 cut off switches and relocated tongue jack (lever) breaker in the shallow cabinet under the small portion of the L lounge.

Included a pic of...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 07-13-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 200,385
Posted By kb7our
28 RBQ Solar Install Pics

Thanks Lewster and Airmiles for your suggestions. Finished up solar install using factory wiring (for now):

6 Panels = 600W with room for 2 more (200W) on each side of the AC shroud. I initially...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 06-30-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By kb7our
Inverter Upgrade Wiring

I recently installed 600W of solar using factory wiring, Victron controller and Color Control monitor plus a BVM712 I already had. For now I have 2 Trojan T-125+ 6V batteries but will eventually...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 05-26-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 200,385
Posted By kb7our
Agree! Limiting factor for now will be the two...

Agree! Limiting factor for now will be the two T-125s until I can increase capacity. Six panels should arrive this week.

Question on the battery temp/voltage module wiring. Guessing you aren't...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 05-23-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 200,385
Posted By kb7our
Yet another solar install

After exchanging some PMs with AirMiles, I've decided to embark on a 600W install myself using factory prewiring, charger, inverter, and two T-125s for now. Overkill for 2 batteries but that will...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 12-30-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By kb7our
This is a fairly easy project. The SS screws are...

This is a fairly easy project. The SS screws are these:
...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 12-29-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By kb7our
Air Register Thumb Screws

This has worked well for us:
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 11-25-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,393
Posted By kb7our
Great question. We spent >2 years deciding...

Great question. We spent >2 years deciding between a 30, 25, or 28. Ended up with the 28 RBQ. No regrets - absolutely perfect for us. Extra cabinets above dinette are used plus additional shelves...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 10-18-2019, 02:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,587
Posted By kb7our
Nice mods! Thanks for sharing. I have a lift kit...

Nice mods! Thanks for sharing. I have a lift kit ready to install this winter. The WC door window is right off the International which has that built in. We ordered from factory when we ordered the...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 10-18-2019, 02:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,587
Posted By kb7our
No - it works great for us.

No - it works great for us.
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 10-15-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,587
Posted By kb7our
Best use for pool noodles

Pool Noodles help make all the seat back cushions more comfortable due to slight recline they provide:
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 10-15-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,587
Posted By kb7our
A few more mods

Here are some of our latest helpful mods:

Pull down shelves underneath cabinets
Aluminum angle to hold cushions in place
12V fans
Hall closet redo
Battery disconnect cover
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 08-06-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,996
Posted By kb7our
Interested in this thread as we also have a Ram...

Interested in this thread as we also have a Ram but no issues and it works great. What brake type in the settings is being selected? Not sure I saw that from the OP or may have missed it.
Forum: General Interior Topics 07-01-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By kb7our
Splash Guard

We use this and it works great!
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 05-16-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 340,922
Posted By kb7our
Best "Fresh" Install Guide I've Seen So Far

Excellent -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Ea5_JeTfas
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 04-10-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,730
Posted By kb7our
You'll have a very secure setup for sure!

You'll have a very secure setup for sure!
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 04-08-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,730
Posted By kb7our
Nice install. Another option for bracing if you...

Nice install. Another option for bracing if you want a facia covering the diverter tubing is to reverse the urine bin. A little more tricky to reach the lever valve if using one although there is a...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 03-08-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 340,922
Posted By kb7our
I did the same, marking several locations on the...

I did the same, marking several locations on the jack 1/2" apart for easy adjustment. Marks last a while before needing a touch up.
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 03-07-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 340,922
Posted By kb7our
Thought about that too keeping in mind this...

Thought about that too keeping in mind this warning from PP:
WARNING: NOT FOR ROAD USE. DO NOT TOW ON ROADS WITH ORANGE PARTS INSTALLED. 5 MPH MAX SPEED.
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 02-28-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,096
Posted By kb7our
Interested in seeing what you do with the space...

Interested in seeing what you do with the space since I have the same model just a newer year. I want to put a desk there and maybe a storage cabinet under the TV.

Wade
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 02-22-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 33,152
Posted By kb7our
FYI Champion Support may still send you a high...

FYI Champion Support may still send you a high altitude jet without charge if you call them and request it. Good to have just in case. The #s on the little bubble wrap package show X001PK6BCB and...
Forum: Axles 12-10-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 16,938
Posted By kb7our
Same situation here. Also contemplating best...

Same situation here. Also contemplating best approach.
Forum: Axles 12-05-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 16,938
Posted By kb7our
OP - Thanks for this post. All - I've had a lift...

OP - Thanks for this post. All - I've had a lift kit ready to install since earlier this year. I've read all the threads I can find on process. Also viewed all the available videos. Not sure yet...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 12-03-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,513
Posted By kb7our
Same here. Nice strong spot on the body near...

Same here. Nice strong spot on the body near license plate that already had a hole beneath tailgate. I simply added an eye bolt where the hole was which is where I now fasten the breakaway.
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 11-08-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By kb7our
Thank you very much, David! This is super...

Thank you very much, David! This is super helpful and I will digest it more before proceeding. I have the kit and 2 Trailer Air Pluses that should help raise one axle at a time, along with jack...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 11-07-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By kb7our
Would love to see some pics and hints/tips/method...

Would love to see some pics and hints/tips/method you used as we have the same setup. Wade
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 10-01-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,767
Posted By kb7our
I think this represents what you are asking about...

I think this represents what you are asking about the shunt between the 2 batteries which is what I did:
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 10-01-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,076
Posted By kb7our
Real life experience after nearly a year: ...

Real life experience after nearly a year:

The NH absolutely will clog if you don't keep the solids sufficiently dry, which will make the handle difficult or even impossible to turn. There is a...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-28-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,118
Posted By kb7our
From someone who never thought we'd try the...

From someone who never thought we'd try the composting route, now we can't see ever going back. This includes plumbing to the black tank. Not having to deal with sewage, major water savings on...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-28-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,118
Posted By kb7our
Thus far we've not had odor issues since the...

Thus far we've not had odor issues since the toilet mixes with the sink drain and we use a small amount of liquid tank treatment after each empty. However, you could easily add a valve to close off...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-27-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,118
Posted By kb7our
Initially we used our NH toilet with the...

Initially we used our NH toilet with the removable urine tank and then moved on to diverting the toilet directly to the black tank which shares the bathroom sink drain. Followed similar process you...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 08-31-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,180
Posted By kb7our
Yep! Mine being "slightly" down works great but...

Yep! Mine being "slightly" down works great but parallel would be fine too, just likely to need a tad more lift on the jacks.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 08-30-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,180
Posted By kb7our
When I sent Sean at PP this pic of my setup, the...

When I sent Sean at PP this pic of my setup, the stinger was pointed slightly up. Here's what he said to do:

"Put the tilt pin in the top position with a couple washers to push the top bolt back...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 08-08-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,071
Posted By kb7our
The 2018 PDF manual shows the wiring in section...

The 2018 PDF manual shows the wiring in section 8-35 p. 104. Seems there is both a Cat 5 display wire accessible behind the Seelevel monitor and 10G power wires, one green, one yellow, for the...
Forum: Refrigerators 06-29-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,167
Posted By kb7our
Roof vent is fairly easy to check even with a...

Roof vent is fairly easy to check even with a short 5' ladder. We have a 28 and have approached this issue from 3 fronts: 1) Moved the thermistor up, 2) added fans behind the access door to push air...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 06-22-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 957
Posted By kb7our
I used your pic initially to pull this all...

I used your pic initially to pull this all together so thanks for posting that. Great setup. Wade
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 06-21-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 957
Posted By kb7our
Same setup…what RMKRUM indicates works for me...

Same setup…what RMKRUM indicates works for me except at some point I'll add a longer hose run from the Airstream to the large regulator instead of the small hose provided with the trailer. It works...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 06-05-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,514
Posted By kb7our
Ah yes your cabinetry is different than our FC...

Ah yes your cabinetry is different than our FC but should be similar access since we have the same floorplan, you just need to figure out how to remove the panels carefully. Sorry I cannot help...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 06-05-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,514
Posted By kb7our
Suggest the following: For the curb...

Suggest the following:

For the curb (bathroom) side:

Pull the curved wood panel behind the toilet which is easy with 2 screws capped with screw covers. Check plumbing lines. Feel around the...
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 03-07-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,665
Posted By kb7our
What "safe" method do you suggest for installing...

What "safe" method do you suggest for installing a lift?
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 03-02-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,558
Posted By kb7our
Very helpful - thank you!

Very helpful - thank you!
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 03-01-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,558
Posted By kb7our
Thanks! How about the chimney run? I don't see...

Thanks! How about the chimney run? I don't see that in the pic.
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 02-28-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,558
Posted By kb7our
Any install pics?

Any install pics?
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 02-26-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,587
Posted By kb7our
Thanks Erik and others for posting more tweaks!

Thanks Erik and others for posting more tweaks!
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 02-26-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,587
Posted By kb7our
Not sure what links you are interested in?? ...

Not sure what links you are interested in??

The battery upgrade provides ~240 AH or ~ 120 AH usable vs. the factory Interstates at ~150 AH or ~ 75 AH usable, among other benefits.
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 02-16-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,587
Posted By kb7our
Yep...more mods:

...and some more:

Caulked the rear outside bumper area famous for water ingress.
Another view of the mud flaps.
We like this style vent cover and have 2 for the fantastic fans.
Sealed rear...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 02-16-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,587
Posted By kb7our
Yes there's more mods

...and some more goodies:

Dual Trojan T-125 Plus 6V batteries fit just fine, even with the shunt (covered with weather flap). All caps are accessible and both terminals are fused (overkill)....
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 02-16-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,587
Posted By kb7our
Yea there's more mods/fixes

Here's more:

3 fans pushing air up the gap to the roof vent. Need to add a simple thumb switch.
Fan inside fridge. Between this mod and the above mod, the fridge stays reasonably cool in the AZ...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 02-16-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,587
Posted By kb7our
The flat side is glued in with heavy duty...

The flat side is glued in with heavy duty Permatex liquid gasket. Love the stuff and you can usually find it at Walmart or ACE (black or grey). They're held in "solid". Be patient and use the thumb...
Forum: 2016 - Current Flying Cloud 02-15-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,587
Posted By kb7our
Even more convenience mods or fixes

Here's some more:

Added SS screw and glue through top of shower door channel to prevent/stop door slippage.
Shower curtain and simple soap/shampoo holder up out of the way.
Stick on LED light...
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