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RV Mod: External TV Soundbar and Tilt Mount

OVERVIEW: There's nothing like sitting outside your coach, warmed by a fire, while you watch your favorite show on TV. Now that's camping!  But two issues have come up with our external/patio TV: The glare during the day is bad due to the fixed nature of the TV mount...

RV Mod: Remote Temp/Weather Monitor

OVERVIEW: Making it easier to see what the weather/temperature was in and outside the RV proved a bit tricky, so we aimed to solve it by installing a 4 sensor Weather/Temp monitor to make it easier.  Surprisingly to some, the temps between the front of a coach (with...

RV: Changing the Generator Oil

After several long distance drives back from Texas to New Jersey and up to Maine, it was time to change the oil in our Onan 7000 Generator. During the hot summer trip season, cooling off the rear of the coach pretty much requires running the genny for the house AC...

RV Mod: Adding Soundbar to Bedroom TV

OVERVIEW: While most of the upscale Tiffin diesels rigs already come with a soundbar for the indoor and outdoor TVs,some of the Allegro models forego this option as with our 31SA. Watching TV, particularly in the bedroom and more acutely when the AC is running, tends...

RV Mod: Holding Tank Vent Upgrade

OVERVIEW: During our maiden drive, there were a few scenarios where we got a strong wiff of the bathroom after someone used it.  It was more acute when the driver-side window was opened (while driving) for some wacky reason. So I started to look for options since it...

RV Mod: Swivel Mount for Indoor TV

OVERVIEW: Another "should've come from the factory" mod. This one fixes the issue of not having very good viewing sight lines for the TV in the living room. Sitting at the dinette or captains chairs to watch the main living room tv is difficult since, from the...

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