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Old 07-13-2012, 05:46 PM   #71
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Installed an amber led light inside my outside grab handle ,the amber looks great at night.

I used a 194 style socket and led bulb from Advance auto

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Old 07-13-2012, 05:59 PM   #72
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That flowery headboard is painful to look at...good job on the remodel
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Old 07-13-2012, 06:01 PM   #73
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Thanks! yah, the flowers were not our style at all! The tropical matches the rest of the motorhome & our style.
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Old 07-13-2012, 09:05 PM   #74
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Bought a new 2012 Thor ACE in September last year. Since then I have done or plan to do the following mods:
  1. Removed the jacknife sofa and used the space for a computer table. Replaced the lost seating with 2 reclining office chairs which are comfortable enough for watching TV etc.
  2. Added spacers to the top of the TV mount to tilt the screen downwards and improve viewing angle.
  3. Installed Xantrex 2000 watt Inverter to power computer, also rewired outlet at passenger seat computer shelf to use inverter power.
  4. Made a laundry chute by cutting a 6x6 inch hole in the shelf beside the bed, framing it out and hinging the lid. Laundry drops into a basket in the basement storage.
  5. Installed Seelevel II tank monitor system.
  6. Replaced the 30 amp shore power connector with 50 amp, also a voltage regulator and hard wired surge suppressor. Line 1 goes to the existing wiring, Line 2 goes to a new breaker box which supplies 3 additional outlets and item 8 below.
  7. Ordered 2 digital panel meters which will display voltage and current draw on each line of the 50 amp supply.
  8. Installed wiring for second air conditioner in bedroom. AC unit is on order.
  9. Installed Hott Rod electric water heater.
  10. Installed Hydro Clean tank rinsers on black and grey tanks.
  11. Installed gas struts on all 4 cargo doors on driver side. Thor omitted to provide any way of keeping the doors open, presumably so they do not catch under slide. I keep a post-it note with NO in big letters to stick over the slide switch when any of the doors are open.
  12. Installed PressurePro TPMS on MH and toad.
  13. Installed weather monitor on roof. Displays wind speed/direction, outside temp etc on remote display inside MH.
Enough to be going on with.
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Old 04-14-2014, 10:16 PM   #75
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Got the LED replacements for our Bounder today. Guess we'll be installing them this weekend.
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Old 04-15-2014, 12:02 AM   #76
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New headlights & fog lights installed. Click image for larger version

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Old 04-15-2014, 05:56 AM   #77
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We have a 2004 Monaco diplomat
1) did not like the looks of the a/c on ceiling ,so built one that looks better and holds a regular filter
2)we are close to full time,so i removed the sliding doors between the b/r and bath and built 2 light weight cabinets floor to ceiling for can goods,extra storage for what ever we need.This also keeps weight over the rear axel.
3) Added a wireless door bell i got from lowes for $19 works great.Better than someone pounding on door and can hear in b/r
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Old 04-21-2014, 09:47 AM   #78
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Finally found time to finished the back-splash on the remodel we did last year. Click image for larger version

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Old 04-24-2014, 07:35 PM   #79
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While the batteries were out for the winter, I cleaned up and refinished the house battery tray.
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Old 04-24-2014, 09:00 PM   #80
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Added a second rear camera, 3-2 trailer light converter, tire pressure monitor repeater, transmission fluid and filters, oil and filter, fuel filters, air filter, air dryer filter, and the big job; HAND WASHED IT!
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Old 07-15-2014, 12:14 AM   #81
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What haven't I done

Complete wrap on the outside, Wrapped the cupboards in carbon fiber, new hardware pulls hinges and vent covers in nickel , replaced window valances and covers, new custom blue led light strips from front to back and in the grill, covered kitchen in pressed tin, replaced tabletops and wrapped in carbon fiber, new lighting all nickel. Replaced the walls and painted them, new upholstery, new flooring, new flat panel tvs, new bathroom mirror, had the shower enclosure painted in nickel in a body shop, New black velvet blackout curtains not in pictures added in dash flat panel monitor for reverse camera, Added power inverter to be able to watch TV without shore power or generator, new stereo speakers and subwoofer and all new speakers, replaced the matress with super comfy memory foam and matress pad, added HD antenna, replaced sewer outlet and repaired the Grey and black water tanks, new tires, added 2 extra leaf springs, did a complete tune up on generator oil filter air filter spark plugs fuel filter and valve cover gasket even though it only had 175 hours it had a small oil leak, equal balanced the tires, royal purple synthetic oil change new air filter and fuel filter, new high flow exhaust, new HID head lights and lenses and tail light lenses, new windshield wipers and repaired the fluid squirter, replaced anode bar for hot water replaced all faucets, new entrance door handle hardware, added motorcycle hitch rack on rear with led lights, replaced all batteries, re sealed the roof, re carpeted the dog house, replaced the slide seals and maintenanced the slid mechs, I am sure I skipped a bunch of things but she is a rolling Taj mahal. Feel free to ask any questions I have lots of before and during photos and am very experienced in the rv remodel now. Bret Michaels would be jealous of this one!
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Old 07-15-2014, 01:27 AM   #82
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Love the backsplash
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Done!!!

I finally tackled installing the rear shocks (Bilsteins) was tough getting bolts loose,ended up using 3/4 breaker bar with 4 ft pipe & 3/4 impact on the two it fit,hope not to have to do shocks again,front was easy once tires where removed-Rich
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That's pretty cool, rexlaw71. Does that company pay you to drive around? I'd think that'd be a great way to make some money.
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