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Old 10-31-2020, 11:23 AM   #1
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1) cover over DP dash switches - my dogs jumps onto dash side console to get on dash and turns on fans, engine heater, shades, etc. one day itís going to cause some damage.
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Supply the OWNER directly with all the info , appliance manuals , wiring diagrams , chassis and engine info .

Although a lot of this info is shipped with the unit , more often than not , it disappears when it gets to the dealership.
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Stop putting the TV above the windshield. I get it, that with the older big sets, there weren't a lot of options. They are lighter and flatter now, so stop putting them there because that's the way you've always done it. Does anyone place their home TV at a right angle to their furniture?
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1) cover over DP dash switches - my dogs jumps onto dash side console to get on dash and turns on fans, engine heater, shades, etc. one day itís going to cause some damage.
Yep. I built one and it holds upright using rare earth magnets. There was always the danger of something releasing the brake as well.
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Supply the OWNER directly with all the info , appliance manuals , wiring diagrams , chassis and engine info .

Although a lot of this info is shipped with the unit , more often than not , it disappears when it gets to the dealership.
Wiring diagrams definitely! We have lots of info about appliances, which is good, but the first time you try to change something you draw a blank on the wiring.
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An actual wiring and plumbing layout that can be seen. Where the heck did they hide those J boxes etc,
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1) cover over DP dash switches - my dogs jumps onto dash side console to get on dash and turns on fans, engine heater, shades, etc. one day itís going to cause some damage.
Train your dog, restrict access to that area or make modifications to suit your needs. Youíre going to get hundreds of ď1Ē suggestions and the manufacturers probably wonít listen to any of them.
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Stop putting the TV above the windshield. I get it, that with the older big sets, there weren't a lot of options. They are lighter and flatter now, so stop putting them there because that's the way you've always done it. Does anyone place their home TV at a right angle to their furniture?
At the Fleetwood Factory tour I asked that question answer was the TV is cheaper than a cabinet They donít expect it to be really used.
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Stop putting the TV above the windshield. I get it, that with the older big sets, there weren't a lot of options. They are lighter and flatter now, so stop putting them there because that's the way you've always done it. Does anyone place their home TV at a right angle to their furniture?
Front and center works great for us. I watch from a recliner, DW watches from the prone position on the sofa. It is also viewable from the kitchen and dining area. Itís the only TV in the coach and it is in the perfect location.
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We took out a couch and replaced it with 2 lazy Boy chairs that can be pulled out and face the TV.
And the chairs are much more comfortable than a couch.
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Write an actual owners manual for each specific model of coach they build complete with floor plans and details around the major systems. Similar to the auto industry. Not some middle of the road useless publication that is offered now that really doesn't cover anything specific.
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I make this suggestion all the time: Replace 30 amp service with 50 amp single leg service. All it would take is a heavier duty breaker box, a 50 rather than 30 amp main breaker, a heavier gauge cable between the inlet and breaker box (it could still even be 3 conductor) and a different power inlet.
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Write an actual owners manual for each specific model of coach they build complete with floor plans and details around the major systems. Similar to the auto industry. Not some middle of the road useless publication that is offered now that really doesn't cover anything specific.
Posted on-line that wouldn't be that difficult.
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