Mod Parts and References

Having the right parts to “do the mod” is one thing, but knowing where to find them is the challenge. Mod Parts and References is a collection of links to parts used for all the mods on ModMyRV.com. You will also find references to other mods that members and other mod enthusiasts have done, and many other helpful links. Mods links are listed by category. Since there are so many listed here, you can expand or collapse a category to more easily get to others with less scrolling. Give it a try!

Category - Electrical

Batteries
Trojan 6-volt Golf Cart Batteries
Sams Club - they really do carry golf cart batteries - cheap too!
Interstate Batteries Golf Cart Batteries

Battery Boxes
Allied Battery Golf Cart Battery Boxes
Blue Seas Twin Golf Cart battery Box

12-Volt Receptacle
Marine Grade Cigarette Lighter Socket 12 VDC
Can-Am Spyder 12V Accessory Plug Jack Outlet
Truckspec TSP-312 12-Volt 3 Outlet Cigarette Lighter Adapter with 30 Cord

AC Voltage Monitor
TRC AECM20020-3-012 Electra Check Digital Monitor for all AC Power Sources, Black with White Face
Prime Products 12-4058 AC Power Line Monitor 12-4058
Kill-A-Watt Electricity Consumption Meter

Smart Chargers
Battery Tender 021-0123 Battery Tender Junior 12V Battery Charger
Black & Decker VEC1093D Smart Battery Charger with 110 Amp Engine Start and 40/20/10/4 Amp Rates
Amptronix 45Amp 12V Multi-stage Smart Charger with 2-Bank (ABC-1245A2)

Battery Monitors
Equus 3721 Battery and Charging System Monitor
Trimetric Battery Monitor
Xantrex Battery Monitor

Shunts and Wiring
Defender Shunts and Wiring
Affordable Solar Shunts and Wiring

Battery Switches
Battery Disconnect Switch with Key
Multiple Battery Disconnect Switch

Battery Cables
Battery/Inverter Cables
Battery Cables

Cellular Antenna Signal Booster
Wilson Electronics MobilePro Dual Band Wireless Cellular Amplifier Kit with 12-Inch Magnet Mount Antenna

Converter Chargers
Inteli-Power 9200 Series Converter/Charger, 60 Amp
Parallax Power Components 7345 Converter/Charger
Tripp Lite PowerVerter RV Inverter/Charger RV2012OEM - power converter + battery charger - 2 kW

Converter Charger Upgrades by Fellow RVers
Magnetek Converter Upgrade to Intellipower PD9160
Parallax Converter Upgrade to WFCO Converter Charger

Wire Gauge Sizing Chart
AWG Wire Size Chart and Voltage Drop Calculator
AWG Wire Size and Length Chart

RV Generators
All Brands of RV Generators
RV Generators by Onan
RV Generators by Honda
RV Generators by Guardian (formerly Generac)

Transfer Switches
Go Power! 50 Amp Transfer Switch
Go Power! TS-30 30 Amp Automatic Transfer Switch

Exhaust Components
Onan Exhaust Accessories
Jacks Small Engines Quiet Mufflers

Fuel Tanks
Summit Racing Fuel Cells and Accessories

Power Inverters
XANTREX XM1000 Pro Series Iinverter 1000 Watt
Go Power! GP-SW1500-12 1500-Watt Pure Sine Wave Inverter
2000W Inverter/charger High-efficiency - 12V Dc Input; 120V Ac Hardwired Input

Transfer Switches
Go Power! 50 Amp Transfer Switch
Go Power! TS-30 30 Amp Automatic Transfer Switch

DC Cables
Power Bright 0-AWG6 Power Cables for Inverter
Power Bright 0-AWG3 Power Cables for Inverter

Marinco 30/50 amp Conversion Kit
Marinco / Park Power 301ELRV 30 AMP 125V standard RV inlet
Cordtec 30A 125V Inlet Socket 80425-SQWT
Conntek Parkpower 30FT 30A RV Plug to 30A Twist Lock Power Connector

Rear View Cameras
Rear View Night Vision Back Camera System for RV’S, Trucks, BUS, Trailers
Voyager Color Back-Up Camera - S028-221403
Backup Camera System w/ 4.2″ TFT LCD Color Rear View Mirror Monitor, 130° CCD Camera with Night Vision

Wall Plates, Receptacles, and Connectors
Audioplex Wallplate DSS-2CAT-5DW DSS/Satellite White
25 ft RG-6 Black Coaxial Cable, copper clad/dual shielded
Audiovox Accessories VH5910NV Coaxial F Connector

Solar Panels, Charge Controllers, and Kits
SunForce 60 Watt Monocrystalline Solar Panel with 7 Amp Charge Controller (Pack of 3)
Go Power! 80 Watt Solar RV Kit
85 Watt 12 Volt Solar Panel - Ul Approved - Tl(rv)

Solar Panel Titling Kits
Go Power! ARM-UNI Tilt Mount Kit

Holding Tank Heating Pads
JR Products HTH-A Holding Tank Heater

LED Lighting
Side Plug T10 194 wedge Base 12V 6 5050 SMD LED White
42mm High Power 3 LED SMT Festoon Bulb White 12 Volt DC
BA15s White 8-30V DC&12V AC 9LED 2Watt 144 Lumen
Dome Light T10 194 wedge Base 12V 6 5050 SMD LED White
Sealed Mini Amber Rectangular LED Side marker Lights
Reese Towpower 86006 LED RV Tail Light Kit

Pin Switches
2 Inch Adjustable Pin Switch

Electronic Flasher Units
Tridon EL13A1 Electronic Flasher

General Reference
Wikipedia Entry for Lead Acid Battery
Wikipedia Smart Charger Referencer
The 12-volt Side of Life
Wikipedia Cellular Network Reference Article
How to Choose a Portable Generator for Your RV
Example of an Onan Installed in a 5th Wheel
RV.net Forum Thread on Custom Portable Generator Installation
Satellite Cable Wall Plate Modification
Installing a satellite TV system into your RV, and understanding it too!
RV Solar Electric Power Article
The Ultimate RV Electrical System
How to Cold Weather Camp in Your RV
Gas/Electric Fridge Venting

Category - Exterior

Awning Supports
http://www.pplmotorhomes.com/parts/rv-awnings/awning-rafters.htm
http://www.pplmotorhomes.com/parts/rv-awnings/rv-awning-clamp.htm

Eclipse Retractable Awning
http://www.rvtoystore.com/carefreeeclipse.html

Awning Locks
http://awninglock.com - the Keith Williams’ Ultimate RV Awning Travel Lock

Awning Straps
http://www.anythingrv.com/staticpages/index.php/RV_Awning_Cinch_Straps

Propane Hoses
http://www.tejassmokers.com/quickconnecthoses.htm

Quick Connect Kit
http://www.propaneproducts.com/rv-camper-grill-lantern-connection.html

Bike Racks
http://www.etrailer.com/c-rvbr.htm
http://rvstuffusa.stores.yahoo.net/bikerack.html
http://www.etrailer.com/y-170.aspx

Bike Covers
http://www.adcoprod.com/rear_bike.htm

Bumper Hatch
http://www.campingworld.com/browse/skus/index.cfm?skunum=34416&src=SRQB

Hitches and Receivers
http://www2.northerntool.com/product/200317256.htm
http://www.realtruck.com/productline/1417/1/1/curt_class_3_rear_rv_receiver_hitches.html
http://www.stowaway2.com/product.aspx?id=159&cid=55

Cargo Carriers
http://www.stowaway2.com/catalog.aspx?cid=36
http://www.hitchcorner.com/hitch-cargo-racks.htm#cargo_rack

Ceiling Vent Covers and Fans
http://www.rvupgradestore.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWCATS&Category=77
http://www.rvecafe.com/cover.html

Diamond Plate
http://www.metalsdepot.com/products/alum2.phtml?page=tread&LimAcc=$LimAcc

Adhesive
http://www.thisglueworks.com/?gclid=COmfi8mchpMCFRekiQodOD1swg

Finishing Washers
http://www.hardwareandtools.com/invt/u802283

Drip Rail Extensions
http://www.campingworld.com/search/index.cfm?keywords=gutter+spouts&x=0&y=0&action=search&tcode=11

Entrance Assist Handles
http://www.itc-rv.com/handles.html

Flag Poles and Holders
http://www.polesandholders.com/home.php?cat=2
http://www.rvraxx.com/camperrack.html
http://www.rv-ez.com/flag%20pole.htm

Lexan and Plexiglass
http://www.eplastics.com/
http://www.rplastics.com/plasticsheet.html

Mud Dauber Screen
http://www.us-rvparts.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=1

Power Tongue Jacks
http://www.rvpartscenter.com/prodselect.asp?SID=15&DID=45&CID=199

Roof Ladders
http://rvstuffusa.stores.yahoo.net/ladders.html

Sewer Hose Carriers
http://www.valterra.com/RV/rv-main.htm

Slide Toppers
http://www.dometicusa.com/awnings.php?product=45
http://www.carefreeofcolorado.com/rvmhsa_summit.asp?m=01020301

Stabilizer Jacks
http://plugitright.com/Page3.html
http://www.jtrv.com/our_products.html
http://www.steadyfast.com/

Window Tint
http://www.windowtint.com/index.php

General Reference
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20061031102041AAyK7Xi
http://www.ehow.com/how_2097793_properly-level-towable-rv.html
http://www.ehow.com/how_2108763_install-power-tongue-jack-rv.html
http://www.rv-insurance-coverage.com/rv_camping_2.asp

Category - Interior

Bunk Bed Ladders
http://www.cargogear.com/OneItemInfo.aspx?partnum=TLRVBUNKH560

Bunk Bed Rails
https://www.shopatron.com/product/part_number=BR48X20-01/599.0
http://www.jpma.org/index2.cfm?section=Programs&content=Certified#16

Closet Organizers
http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?storeId=10051&langId=-1&catalogId=10053&productId=100623688
http://shelvesthatslide.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Store_Code=STS&Category_Code=SS
http://www.stacksandstacks.com/html/103508_vegetable-bin-slide-out.htm

Cooling Fans
http://www.anythingrv.com/staticpages/index.php/Cooling_Heating
http://www.amazon.com/FAN-TASTIC-VENT-CO-ENDLESS-BREEZE/dp/B000BRJT2M/ref=pd_sbs_sg_1

Stovetop Cutting Boards
http://www.pplmotorhomes.com/parts/rv-stoves/stove-top-cutting-board.htm

Curved Shower Curtain Rods
http://www.atrendyhome.com/noname2.html
http://www.showerbuddy.com/Showroom/Bathroom_Accessories/Crescent_Shower_Rod-Shower_Cur/crescent_shower_rod-shower_cur.html

Fabric Shower Curtains
http://www.shower-curtains.com/fabric-shower-curtains.html

RV Tables and Chairs
http://www.vehiclespecialty.com/rv-tables-dinette-chairs.html
http://www.braddandhall.com/productcart/pc/viewCat_h.asp?idCategory=20

Electric Mattress Warming Pads
http://www.electrowarmth.com/fleet.php
http://www.roadtrucker.com/12-volt-heating/12-volt-bunk-warmer.htm

Power Vent Fans
http://www.fantasticvent.com/products/products.html
http://www.maxxair.com/Products/Turbo-Maxx.aspx
http://www.pplmotorhomes.com/parts/rv-vents/remote-control-vent.htm

RV Sofas and Recliners
http://www.braddandhall.com/productcart/pc/viewCat_h.asp?idCategory=10
http://www.vehiclespecialty.com/rv-sofas.html

Key Racks
http://www.organize.com/4-key-walnut-hook-rack.html
http://www.artisticmetalart.com/westernstylekeyracks
http://www.finehomedesigns.com/proddetail.asp?prod=30705

Laminate Flooring
http://www.laminatesfloorscheap.com/products/index.php?a=productlist&list=prods
http://www2.dupont.com/Laminate_Flooring/en_US/index.html
http://www.pergo.com/Shop/

Flooring Sealant
http://floorcleaners.net/Quick-Step-Laminate-floor-Kit-Sealant-P105C18.aspx

Laminate Flooring Tools
http://www.carpettool.net/lamiate_tools.asp

Magazine Racks
http://www.stacksandstacks.com/magazine-racks/395-1/
http://www.rvwholesalers.com/catalog/product.php?productid=2269

Iron and Ironing Board Mounts
http://www.organize.com/laundry-ironing-board-iron-holders.html

RV Ironing Boards
http://www.kitchensource.com/ironing-boards/sul-cg9000.htm

General Reference
http://www.jmpa.org
http://www.woodfinishsupply.com/butcherblock.html
http://www.allfloors.com/products/pergo/pergo_installation_instructions.asp

Category - Storage

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