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Old 08-11-2017, 05:36 PM   #41
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New LED marker lights (clear lenses, only the LED's are colored).
Next will be LED domes on the inside.
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Old 08-11-2017, 09:19 PM   #42
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For those that are adding a beefed up hitch to their units, you might want to check with Keystone and Lippert if you can without voiding your frame warranty. The last I heard and that was last year at the MOC Fall Rally, if you have a hitch and want to add a heavier one you would void the frame warranty. In fact, even after the original warranty is expired on your unit the frame warranty continues.
I'll be checking this out again next month when we're at the Fall Rally because I would like to add one to my 2013 unit but previously were told that it could not be added and if I did it would void my warranty. We'll see what they say this year.
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Old 08-11-2017, 09:38 PM   #43
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For those that are adding a beefed up hitch to their units, you might want to check with Keystone and Lippert if you can without voiding your frame warranty. The last I heard and that was last year at the MOC Fall Rally, if you have a hitch and want to add a heavier one you would void the frame warranty. In fact, even after the original warranty is expired on your unit the frame warranty continues.
I'll be checking this out again next month when we're at the Fall Rally because I would like to add one to my 2013 unit but previously were told that it could not be added and if I did it would void my warranty. We'll see what they say this year.
What is the post one year frame warranty?
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Old 08-11-2017, 10:11 PM   #44
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For those that are adding a beefed up hitch to their units, you might want to check with Keystone and Lippert if you can without voiding your frame warranty. The last I heard and that was last year at the MOC Fall Rally, if you have a hitch and want to add a heavier one you would void the frame warranty. In fact, even after the original warranty is expired on your unit the frame warranty continues.
I'll be checking this out again next month when we're at the Fall Rally because I would like to add one to my 2013 unit but previously were told that it could not be added and if I did it would void my warranty. We'll see what they say this year.
What is it you would like to add?
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Old 08-12-2017, 09:44 AM   #45
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Our Montana did not come with a rear hitch and I wanted to put one on the year we purchased it (2014) and I asked about it at the Fall Rally that year. Some of the Montana's come with or came with a dinky small hitch (1 1/2")that was suppose to be for a bicycle rack and from what I've seen and have been told that hitch is worthless. I was told by Lippert (LCI) it could not be put on our unit and if I had someone manufacture one, like a welding shop, it would void my frame warranty. I wanted to put a two inch hitch in the middle on the unit with a smaller hitch coupler or even a piece of square tubing on each side for more stability I don't know the exact years of warranty from Lippert on the frame but I'm guessing it is around 10 years but it could be less. Like I said in my original post, I'm going to check with Lippert again next month at the Fall Rally and see what they say this time.
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Old 08-12-2017, 09:39 PM   #46
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Extra bar on the screen door along with Lexan panels over the screen. Added outside receptacles to the front as well as moved the outdoor shower to the right front instead of the left storage compartment. Swivel wheel cart to the back for the Polaris Razor. Ordered New Sailun S637.
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Old 08-13-2017, 02:07 PM   #47
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we enjoy the mini fridge I put in the basement so we don't have to go inside to retrieve a beverage
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Old 08-13-2017, 02:08 PM   #48
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what is the fence post people mention
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Old 08-13-2017, 02:26 PM   #49
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I think this is where they fasten a pvc corner post for a fence to the bumper for dump hose storage. We bought an actual hose storage thing which is attached to the bumper, but a lot of people swear by fence posts.
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Old 08-16-2017, 07:29 PM   #50
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Old 08-18-2017, 10:14 AM   #51
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Frame Warranty

Last I heard was Lippert frame warranty is one year. Check the threads on frame cracks and Lippert denials both this forum and others. LCI makes almost all the frames for all manufacturers.
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Old 08-20-2017, 07:29 PM   #52
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what is the fence post people mention
The fence post is for extra sewer hose but i have a 6'' pvc pipe about 7.5 feet long that i strapped underneath by rig held up to the frame with caps on both ends. I installed 4'' gutter inside the pipe to hold the hose and help the hose stay straight when stuffing it back in the pipe. My pipe was installed about 3 feet past the spare tire and you can retrieve the hose from either end.This is the hose i use everyday and i store my spare in the factory holder. Works great.
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Old 08-27-2017, 10:01 AM   #53
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upgrades

I've done alot so here it goes

replace china bomb with g14
disk brakes
electric actuator under bed to get to compartment
4 extra batteries
marine disconnect
led light under awning
mini fridge in basement
6 inch pvc to store sewer lines
valterra water regulator
3 extra a/c receptacles in basement
2000 watt inverter
solar panel to charge batteries when in storage or not in use for short period
wire fridge to inverter when traveling don't have to use propane on road
2 maxi air covers on vent
replace rear light with led
replace all interior light with led
backup and side cameras
led lights in front battery compartment
switch for front hydraulic landing gear (in case keypad break ) very simple
45 degree clear sewer adapter
sewer hose support
twist on valterra waste valve
tire pressure monitor
screen door cross bar
progressive surge protector

guess that's it for now
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Old 08-27-2017, 12:23 PM   #54
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Led light = complete inside
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Old 08-27-2017, 03:50 PM   #55
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For those of you who have installed the Sharkbite cutoffs on your water lines where all did you install them? Thanks.
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Old 08-30-2017, 03:25 PM   #56
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I installed:

-2 under kitchen sink H&C
-2 under bath sink H&C
-2 behind basement wall that go to the shower H&C
-2 behind basement wall that go to washer/dryer (permanently closed since I don't have a washer/dryer & so I don't have to winterize those lines any more)
-I also put a 90 in the line to the black tank flush line to eliminate the one way valve that many have had problems with (some flooding there camper)
-I also put a 90 on the fresh water drain line and ran it out to the camper edge to a valve so you can drain it without crawling under the camper.
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Old 08-30-2017, 04:36 PM   #57
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Which Sharkbite valves did you use? They make quite a few different ones. TIA.
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Old 09-06-2017, 03:52 PM   #58
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I do not know exactly. Without measuring and from memory, they are about 4-5" long, white in color and the valve part you grasp onto to turn is around an 1-1 1/4" wide. I believe I got them at lowes. They weren't cheap, around $11 each.
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Old 09-06-2017, 04:17 PM   #59
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What diameter valves do I need? I have a 2007 3400RL. Are all the water lines the same size?
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Old 09-06-2017, 06:31 PM   #60
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What diameter valves do I need? I have a 2007 3400RL. Are all the water lines the same size?

should be 1/2 in pex.
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