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Old 01-23-2017, 11:27 PM   #1
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RVLOCK installed on 2017 21' Escape

Yesterday, I successfully installed the RVLOCK V4.0 - W/ INTEGRATED KEYPAD On our 2017 21' Escape.

I did, however, struggle to get the outside half to go in without having to drill out two small notches. They are completely covered up though.

I also had to cut a small notch on the inside of the door so that the outside half would go in properly.

Here is the finished results. The most important thing...Dora is happy!

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Old 01-23-2017, 11:37 PM   #2
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That's cool, Fred. Can't wait to see that at Q as well.

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Old 01-24-2017, 06:24 AM   #3
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Great job Fred.
(and done for a very important reason!)
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Old 01-24-2017, 06:31 AM   #4
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Would this work on the old style 21'?


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Old 01-24-2017, 07:21 AM   #5
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Fred, Seems simple. What did you use to do the notching? I bought one in December but won't have the trailer until the rally and would like to know if I need more then the screwdriver that the instructions say I need. Thanks for posting.
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Old 01-24-2017, 07:22 AM   #6
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Nice to see the amount of insulation in the new style doors, my 2012 Escape had none.
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Old 01-24-2017, 07:39 AM   #7
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Wow! Super nice job! Hoping to install mine next week assuming I get to pick it up on Monday.

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Old 01-24-2017, 07:54 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by skiman View Post
Would this work on the old style 21'?

Short answer, no. The lock requires a flat surface. The classic door isn't flat. Pretty close, but there's a raised section immediately to the right of the cutout. That interferes.
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Old 01-24-2017, 08:07 AM   #9
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Nice job Fred.
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Old 01-24-2017, 08:30 AM   #10
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Fred, looks nice and appears to work nicely. What type of batteries does it used? Does it need to be disassembled to change them?

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