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Old 03-24-2003, 04:37 PM   #21
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Honda generator mounting

Roy, what a unique way to mount the Honda generator! I want to duplicate what you have done.
How did you fasten the generator to the base?
I have taken my generator feet off and I cannot see how you mounted yours to the base.
Can you actually run the generator while traveling?

Great images!
Thanks for your time.
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Old 03-25-2003, 04:57 AM   #22
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:wave Dave, will send you pictures of mounting,need your e-mail. Have operated it at times(desert in summer ) while rolling. We have to be carefull here<img src=http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/uploads/3e80361a3ff60exhaust open.JPG/> or Charles might use the info some night while we are sleeping. :zz :bed



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Old 03-25-2003, 08:27 AM   #23
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Roys Honda generator mount is interesting, but I have my doubts as to whether it'll survive a road like (Arkansas) I-40, Louisana I-10 or a detour we had to take in Colorado, intact.

But then, you may know how I am about bike racks, just a fuddy-duddy. :)



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Old 03-25-2003, 09:06 AM   #24
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It's a neat concept, but I wonder about what it sounds and feels like when it's running and you are in the trailer. My 2000 does a bit of vibrating on its little rubber feet and I wouldn't want to have to listen to and feel that while I was inside. How does it sound/feel, Roy?



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Old 03-25-2003, 01:19 PM   #25
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:wave The only thing I don't like about the honda setup is storing the gas on board and how easy it is to overfill the gas tank,noise and viberation hasn't been a concern or has it been a problem. GO ahead and mount it and check it out.(cost 10.$)You may be pleasently surprised.:zz When you put longer 6mm bolts thru the rubber pads,use a jam nut to hold the rubber feet to the honda base(will keep bolts from viberating loose)you can drill small holes thru the bolts and pull a wire thru the 4 bolts to prevent bolts from coming loose also:cheers .Just be careful when threading the new longer 6mm bolts with jam nuts into the honda threads. honda 6mm nuts held in place with plastic clips.:banana



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Old 03-30-2003, 02:41 PM   #26
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:wave this shows where the 3/8 hanger nuts(extra long) are used to hold the lp tank bracket and how the hanger nut gives you a place to drop thru a 3/8 bolt to secure the honda mounting base and still get to lp valves.:hap2 <img src=http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/uploads/3e875684186d9base bolts.JPG/> base could be a little wider,notice the honda is allowed to rest on the base.that allows the generator rubber feet to absorb the viberation.:wine



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Old 04-05-2003, 08:19 PM   #27
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:wave updated(larger) honda mounting base(found a red counter top)<img src=http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/uploads/3e8f8fa7152b7honda on red mount.JPG/>



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Old 04-06-2003, 09:55 AM   #28
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This really looks good. AND in a matching color, spiffy. :yep



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water tank sight glass

:wave I'll add this picture of the sight glass and manual fill valve:r to the improvements<img src=http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/uploads/3e908bf6bb743sight glass 3.jpg/>



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hi-mount brake and turn signal lamp

want to post the hi-mount brake and turn signal lamp ,also the new back-up lamp t<img src=http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/uploads/3e977b7b7e2753rd stop.JPG/> that can also be switched on from inside casita.



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