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Old 07-19-2018, 06:29 AM   #1
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Most useful Modification

What's the most useful modification you have done to your camper?

Here's mine: I connected a small induction coil in series with a resister to my hot water heater power line. When the current is flowing, indicating heating water is being heated, the induction coil lights a small green LED that I placed under my inside steps.
When someone showers, It comes on until the water is heated and lets us know when it is on. Also it's handy when you are setting up to know that water is actually being heated.
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Old 07-19-2018, 08:00 AM   #2
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First has to be the portable solar panel we purchased for boondocking. Keeps the battery charged each day.

Ours second is a shoe rack that I built under the steps. When ever we fish, hike through mud, dust, etc. shoes go under the steps for drying/aerating. Keeps them out of the way, we haven't tripped on them once.
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Old 07-19-2018, 08:50 AM   #3
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A dishwasher.. countertop style.. I hate doing dishes. If I had to do it again though I would get a full size (roll around style) as the counter top wont take full size plates.
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Old 07-19-2018, 08:57 AM   #4
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Our X20E had no drawers in it. Glaring omission and very annoying. So I did this:

https://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/f...ect-21938.html
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Old 07-19-2018, 09:46 AM   #5
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I have done my fair share of mods, but the combined collection of drawers I made to improve storage is probably the most useful for us. (see here for the curious)
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Old 07-19-2018, 09:55 AM   #6
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Installed a digital thermostat.
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Old 07-19-2018, 10:15 AM   #7
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I would say replacing the axle, Lifting it and getting rid of the ridiculously small tires, adding pressurized water, shower, and removing the AC unit for a Maxxfan. I also just added a digital thermostat and USB charger. And I can't forget the LED lighting conversion!
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12v Power port ('Cigarette Lighter') Digital Voltmeter. Ours is ALWAYS plugged into the 12v socket.
Shows...
- battery state when boondocking
- converter charging voltage when on shore power or generator
- the tow vehicle charging voltage when towing

Priceless 12v information for under $10.
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I'm still quite happy with adding lighting in the pantry. Couldn't see a thing towards the back prior. Digital voltmeter is very useful too.

Still need more USB...
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I would say removing the outside camp kitchen and useless shelf in favor of additional storage is at the top of my list.

Photos of mod here:

https://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/f...-51005-14.html

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