QD Conversion to QD-H

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This modification converts the Model QD into a quasi-HD by removing one of the two seats behind the cab and installing a barrel seat and pull-out table similar to the Model HD.

Holly H. Towne was the first to attempt and complete this modification and the following was originally posted on her web site at http://www.myhome.org/rialta99QD/.

Here are the pictures of a conversion from QD to QD-H wherein we removed the 2nd row passenger side quad seat, the security bin on the floor in front of it, and added the swivel barrel chair and pull-up table like the FD or HD models have.

Some of the pictures show what's behind the microwave in a QD.  This one had been 'messed with' by the first owner who installed a huge heater literally into the rear of the 2nd row quad seat.  The thermostat was placed to the left in the picture.  We left the thermostat and capped the wires.  We ran power to the table from the existing microwave connection.

These pictures offer peeks into what's behind some of the walls, and the inside of the shoulder to tail conduit behind the microwave and the cabinets.

Also shown is the path of the wiring to the inverter we tucked behind the pull up table, the wiring on the rocker switch that turns it off and on, and the outlet that Niels added lights to so that it will show which outlet is live depending on whether we're plugged into shorepower or inverter or generator.  The inverter fit nicely behind the top of the table to the right of the outlets.  I do not know why Niels felt it was important to place it at the top.

I apologize for the quality of the pictures.  I was trying to get close enough to show as much detail as possible.  Some of them aren't worth all that much, but show some particular angle that might be helpful so I just left them in.

We later re-did some of the cosmetic things, like the outlet cover, etc.  I had Winnebago re-seat the base of the chair and re-attach the table professionally because the base of the 1995 swivel chair I purchased from another owner did not match the holes uses for the base on the 1999 Rialta.  They drilled new holes for the chair, filled the existing 1999 holes so that I can 'un-fill' them later and reinstall the quad seat if I prefer.

Hope this helps.

hht
99QD-H
Reston, VA

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