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Old 03-20-2014, 04:29 PM   #961
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We just took our camper over to the dealer for it's spring check-up. Felt good to be tow'in again. First time towing with the F150 ecobeast. Amazing the power this truck has.
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Old 03-20-2014, 06:14 PM   #962
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Had a friend help me remove the RV cover in preparation for my 2nd trip in my new rig tomorrow!
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Old 03-21-2014, 09:49 PM   #963
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finished waxing it.
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Old 03-22-2014, 07:26 AM   #964
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On Tuesday, I hooked up the Eagle and drove it to my old workplace to show it off to my former coworkers. Several of them were very impressed with the features, finish, openness, and general livability of it. First time I towed it since bringing it home from the dealer in January, and it went really well. Used the WDH but not the sway bar, since it was all surface streets. Think I need to go with one more link on the WD bars, since I did experience a slight amount of porpoising. That will probably change once it's fully loaded. Was glad I got a chance to test things out before the first big outing the end of April.

Have been working on some mods: 3" Memory Foam Mattress Topper; Pot & Pan, Dishware, and Small Appliance Stabilizers; some Roll-out Trays for the Pantry; and general décor/outfitting. Also plan to insulate the Under-bed & Front Pass-thru Storage areas, like others have done. Will post pics when all is done.
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Old 03-22-2014, 02:47 PM   #965
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Greetings and felicitations,

I am planing a 16 week trip across the country, so I took my 1997 Jayco E250 Econoline Extended Club Wagon in for repairs at my local Ford dealer.

To make a long post short I had the following parts replaced and along with a complete tuneup:
Alternator w/ new wiring harness
A/C Compressor Assy. w/system charge
Starter and solenoid
All 8 Power Modules w/ plugs and wires
Tension Pulley
V-belt tensioner
Vehicle battery(standard) and Leisure battery(deep cycle marine)
Right upper and lower ball joints (Left side only 4 months old)
Both front wheel bearings inspected, then repacked
Front wheel alignment
Engine serpentine belt
Oil change w/filter
4 tires balanced
Vehicle front blower motor resistor module
Chassis lubrication

I spent almost $3K. LOL! I chose Ford replacement parts for the warranties associated with them. The fact that Ford uses original Motorcraft parts is a plus for me. No cheap bootleg parts. I like the fact I can take my camper to any Ford dealer, and they will honor the warranties. I do realize that the Dealers are generally a lot more expensive, than, say a local repair chain.

Having a safe and reliable camper is a must for me, and I don't regret spending one penny.

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Old 03-22-2014, 04:30 PM   #966
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What Did You Do To Your Jayco TODAY?

Today
1 mounted my home made stinky slinky holder. A 6" pvc fence post with a cap on one end and fabricated door on the other.
2 replaced plastic hot water heater drain plug with a brass plug.
3 mounted a under the counter coffee pot in the outside kitchen.
4 installed two camco roof vent covers.
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Old 03-22-2014, 04:48 PM   #967
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Loaded it with all the stuff from my previous unit finally. Now tomorrow it's mod day, then back to the cold!! Tired of the winter. Come on spring get a grip already.
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Took her to the casino for the evening.
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Old 03-24-2014, 04:27 PM   #969
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Today I de-winterized and tested the appliances etc for proper operation in preps for our first trip this spring. I did however realize I (after the fact ) that when I pulled the drain plug on the HW tank to flush I forgot to open the pressure valve first. Spent 15min looking in a leaf covered yard 15' from the camper for that stupid plug.
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Old 03-24-2014, 08:52 PM   #970
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Bought another adjustable water pressure regulator since I forgot my last one at a Flying J will loading up with water. DOH!!!!
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