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Old 02-28-2019, 08:53 PM   #1
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? for you experienced RVers!

Which side is most practical to hookup for water?
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Old 02-28-2019, 09:24 PM   #2
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RV parks are set up to service water, electric and sewer on the driver side.
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Old 02-28-2019, 09:55 PM   #3
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good to know!
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Old 02-28-2019, 11:04 PM   #4
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Yes, usually all three are close to each other towards the end of the space so inlets and drains are ideal far to the aft on drivers side.
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Old 03-01-2019, 06:06 AM   #5
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I had to research this before setting up my interior of my bus. Driver's side hookups at every RV park I stayed at.
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Old 03-01-2019, 09:03 AM   #6
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Does anyone regret going passenger side or further towards the front driver for any of their utilities? Our exhaust unfortunately blocks undercarriage storage in the traditional hook up spot. We will have our potable gravity feed and shore water intakes in that general area, grea water under the bus opposite, then electric in the middle of driver side. We will not have a black tank, so my only concern is having to dump gray across the chassis. FYI we don't plan on visiting a lot of RV parks, but are keeping state & national parks in mind.
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Old 03-01-2019, 09:16 AM   #7
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We put our gray tank on the passenger side. We haven't done a great deal of emptying it, but the couple times we did it wasn't a problem at all. Just had to make sure we pulled up close enough to the dump station so the hose reached. I bought a hose extension just in case I run short sometime. As far as flow restrictions or something like that....no problems at all.
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Our exhaust unfortunately blocks undercarriage storage in the traditional hook up spot.
Mine has a space in the left rear that is about 2' x 8' and has the last section of exhaust pipe mounted in the middle totally wasting that space. If you cut 6-8" from the first bend in the exhaust and then again about 20" or so from the other bend . Take the bent section you cut off, rotate it 180 and attach it back. This deleted the 8" of 4" exhaust pipe from that space and routes the exhaust out the side behind the rear wheel. Frees up that corner space for a storage bin or propane tank.
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Old 03-02-2019, 09:29 AM   #9
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Thanks Drew. I'll check into that hose extension. Seems like a good thing to have stuffed in the back of a bay in case the need ever arises.

Very much appreciate the detailed instructions o1marc! This seems like an easy enough solution to free up that space.
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I just recently changed my exhaust set up. It originally exited the rear and after the rear end was in the passenger side taking up all that precious underbelly space.

The plan was to exit behind the rear tire. Well, after inspecting the exhaust,I had holes in it between the front and rear tires. So I removed it up to the holes. Cut out good sections of the pipe to reuse and cut out two of the 45 angles of pipes from where it went over the rear end.

4" exhaust band clamps to attach the picture together. Some 4" pipe hangers to hold them in place. Now it exits in front of the rear passenger tires. Put a nice black exhaust tip on it as well.IMG_20190311_093449_RAW.jpeg old exhaust location IMG_20190311_093408_RAW.jpeg new exhaust exit IMG_20190311_093414_RAW.jpeg band clamped and hangers. Paint Ted flat black with high temp paint
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