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Old 08-07-2019, 11:54 AM   #321
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Yes you need to go to a tire shop that is very familiar with large tires, not only for the stem install but to then get them balanced correctly. I took my rig to Mercedes who subbed out the job to Fleetcare Commercial Trucks now Mattew Motors. Others have used Les Schwab, Costco, etc. Just make sure whomever you take it to really has experience with large truck tires and you should be happy with the install.
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Old 08-08-2019, 11:36 PM   #322
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Ok, got the Borg dually valves and stabilizers installed on the rear and tire pressure sensors reinstalled all the way around. The Borg stabilizers gave the mechanics a tough time to get everything lined up properly. You definitely need to go to an experienced truck tire shop!

We are ready for the road! Thanks again everyone for the sage advice!
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Old 08-10-2019, 02:38 AM   #323
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I am just glad you didn't strand yourself with a low, leaking tire on the side of the road as I did. I had to make 5 stops to air up one getting back home.


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Old 08-20-2019, 10:04 PM   #324
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The struts & 10mm ball stud & bracket mount I bought at http://www.ebay.com/usr/strut-your-s...72.m2749.l2754. the struts are 15 inch 30 lbs.for all cabinets except the 2 small rear(on a murphy bed) & those are 12 in , 30 lb. the brackets are attached to the cabinet using 3 inch shelf brackets from Ace hardware. I cut one end off & used bolts to attach to the cabinet. I used rivets to attach the strut bracket to the shelf brackets, but their is enough room to use flat head machine screws. the trick is to mount http://www.ebay.com/itm/Heavy-Duty-L...item5673550d57 this plate as high as it will go but not bind on the cabinet seal, to low & the strut bottoms out & the cabinet won't close. test using 2 sided tape to find the right height. You only need the 10 mm ball for the generator, all the rest I used what came with the rv, just re drilled the hole at the bottom. I think this was my 3rd try & finally I found something that works. this is the rear cabinet. I will post another picture on the next post.
The bracket link is no longer valid, I am currently in search of. Did you try a single bracket mount and have problems, or did you just decide to go all out from beginning with the double plate mount? Thanks for sharing.
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Old 09-05-2019, 04:26 PM   #325
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Our kitchen faucet started leaking so I finally got around to replacing it. I got a very nice Peerless faucet on close out at Lowe's. It looks similar to the design Leisure used on newer models than my 2014 but it has the pull out sprayer. We can now get tall things under it to fill or wash easier.
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Old 09-06-2019, 02:16 PM   #326
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The bracket link is no longer valid, I am currently in search of. Did you try a single bracket mount and have problems, or did you just decide to go all out from beginning with the double plate mount? Thanks for sharing.
this is where I bought the parts, I am confused with the question.https://www.ebay.com/str/strutyourstuffhere
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Old 09-06-2019, 08:42 PM   #327
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The bracket link is no longer valid, I am currently in search of. Did you try a single bracket mount and have problems, or did you just decide to go all out from beginning with the double plate mount? Thanks for sharing.
Now I understand the question,after going out I looking at something I did 4 years ago. Yes 1 bracket would probably work, if not you could add the 2nd bracket.
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Old 09-24-2019, 02:15 PM   #328
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I just got this Silicone mat, https://www.amazon.com/dp/B079MFML7R...ing=UTF8&psc=1, to protect my cooktop. It fits great and it is supple and flexible so it looks more seamless on the countertop. It's slightly thicker than a penny and can resist temperatures up to 450F. So when I'm cooking I can slide it over the extension to protect that is I set down a hot pan on it. Sometimes things fall out of the cupboards above and I don't want to risk damage to my new induction cooktop. It should work equally well for the glass propane cooktop.
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2019 MB upgrade.

I still need to finish the trim and make a couple of adjustment.

I had a new mattress built with the "fold" about 4" closer to the top making the folded mattress about 4" shorter. The fold in the wooden bed base has 10 card table type hinges similar to the ones LTV use on the twin bed table. Prior to cutting the bed base I tested the hinges and found that 6 or 8 should be adequate. "How much would LTV charge for a new bed base?" was going through my mind as I made the cut!

Not my original thought. I give credit to aarpskier who installed the porthole windows. It got me thinking that it is a shame to not get light from the window when the bed isn't down.
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Old 09-29-2019, 08:13 PM   #330
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Thank you, thank you, thank you ronjohn ,for the directions on this modification. I recently thought of the same type of solution, but did not know how to accomplish this! Hope LTV sees your post. You are a genius in my book......

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