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RE: Buying New Class A Questions

Any coaches have hitches rated for that kind of weight ?
oldave 10/26/20 03:00pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Need seals for differential

There should be a tag on the differential to identify it . Any big truck parts or NAPA should have what you need . Unless you are planning to replace them yourself why not let the shop identify and locate parts ? Ray
oldave 10/25/20 01:38pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: tv reception with air antenna

Maybe your TV is like mine . Each time we set up camp in a different location I have to do a channel search . Its not like old tvs these newer TVs have to find and program themselves for each channel it finds . Go to menu then channels then auto channel search . Mine is annoying because it takes so long it tells me this may take up to 20 minutes . Don't think it ever took that long but its still to long . I have a sensor device that helps me locate the direction of stations first .
oldave 10/23/20 02:21pm Technology Corner
RE: Weak headlights

Look here for info and parts http://www.danielsternlighting.com/ Ray
oldave 10/22/20 01:57pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Weak headlights

:S
oldave 10/22/20 01:55pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Oasis Hydronic water heating

Can't help you but here is a place where you can find help http://rvhydronicheaterrepair.com/ Ray
oldave 10/20/20 04:27pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: New RVer with some diesel fuel issues.

Tell us what coach and engine you have Was you looking for 3 fuel filters ? That's how it sounded but all I have seen is 2 filters , primary and secondary . If you have crud in the tank it can clog the primary fairly quick so that's the one I would replace when it acts up until it cures it or you find another problem . I don't think the crud hides on the bottom , it lurks at different levels . Startron makes a product for diesel that is supposed to digest the crud in diesel , you could try that along with Biobor (sp) to stop crud from forming . The fill necks on my Monaco are not replaceable . When you say the fill necks are disgusting , inside , outside or ? The tank should have a vent tube on top , make sure it is clear . You don't want a vacuum forming in the tank . Did you hear air rush in when removing the fuel cap ? That would be after driving for awhile .
oldave 10/18/20 04:09pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: 2006 travel supreme

Sounds to me like your hot water valve is not stopping the flow of hot water through the heater core . The hot will easily over power your A/C . Usually when this is the problem it will cool at first before the engine warms up . You also should feel more heat on one side of the valve if it working . My valve is on the firewall where the heater hoses enter the HVAC .
oldave 10/06/20 02:00pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Freightliner customer service

Just like going to the Doctor . Have you ever been taken on time ? Or try dealing with a contractor schedules mean nothing . Ray
oldave 09/22/20 10:59am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Electronic Driving Systems

In the Monaco line, only the luxury coaches were built on a steel frame. All the others are aluminum. Only if you're concerned about rolling your coach over from time to time. Rarely do you find coaches rolling over although it does occur...Dennis Sorry Dennis , I think you meant to say the metal cage ( frame ) the house / body is built around is aluminum on some models . Monaco started using aluminum frames for the body in 03 AFAIK The actual chassis / frame is steel on all of them . Ray
oldave 09/21/20 12:41pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Class A Troubleshooting for us Newbies

Tell us some of the other problems , they may be related .
oldave 09/18/20 10:15am Class A Motorhomes
RE: What The Heck???

Great news We all learn this way
oldave 08/26/20 06:59am Class A Motorhomes
RE: What The Heck???

Be sure you actually have 12v batteries and if so that they are wired in parallel . Many coaches have 6v batteries that must be in series . For some reason the batteries are running down . See if you can get them charged back up , you may need to use a battery charger if the coaches battery charger doesn't seem to be charging . Slow down , your answers are confusing , tell us with more words what you are seeing and doing .
oldave 08/25/20 09:00am Class A Motorhomes
RE: What The Heck???

We can feel your frustration and anxiety , we all feel those from time to time . If you can take some time and answer questions in some detail it will help Actually it may be something quite simple . People would like to help Ray
oldave 08/24/20 07:13pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: What The Heck???

When you say nothing works do you really mean nothing ? Or is it just certain things ? Does it even try to start or make a noise ? Headlights work ? Grounds are often the problem , I would look at the battery ground cables . When the engine died were you doing any thing like trying to start he gen ?
oldave 08/24/20 05:42pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: 19 $.73 superior windshield seal

https://www.steelerubber.com/Have you tried Steele Rubber Products ? https://www.steelerubber.com/
oldave 08/23/20 06:48pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Boat versus RV Generator

I agree there is a need but sterling doesn't appear to be the answer after a couple hundred yrs little progress has been made . Steam probably has more promise .
oldave 08/20/20 06:20pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Boat versus RV Generator

The thread has gotten a little off topic and appeared to even be getting a little arguementative then it morphed into interesting . I've always been some what of a gadget guy . When I was a kid I took everything apart but now I wouldn't know much of what I was seeing . I have messed with Sterling cycle model engines but nothing useful . They are silent but do not generate much power generally . Here is a company that makes claims,still not a lot of power and quite large http://redhawkenergy.net/qnergystirlingengine.html At one time ( 100 yrs ago not sure ) a sterling fan for the desk was manufactured & sold in this country but elect fans soon took its place . Some are still around as antiques However I think that same fan is still manufactured in India and is / was available here . The most useful I have seen is also from the past In parts of the country that had natural gas piped to homes for heat/lights etc a sterling engine 2 or 3 ft tall was married to a well pump to slowly fill a elevated water tank presto running water , pretty fancy stuff back then . Here is another novel use of heat generating elect to drive a fan . https://www.amazon.com/VODA-4-Blade-Fireplace-Increases-Friendly/dp/B01CD2AIV8/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=sterling%2Bengine%2Bfan&qid=1597934047&sr=8-3&th=1 You guys ever heard of a Mento Wheel ? Take a look https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minto_wheel http://rexresearch.com/minto/minto.htm
oldave 08/20/20 08:56am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Boat versus RV Generator

It's all about frequency of the 60 hertz/cycle electricity and two methods of maintaining it Most RV and Boat generators maintain 60 cycles by either a constant speed or electronically by an inverter . My handy man generator is speed controlled , when I place a load it tries to stay at the same speed as when it had no load ,all in an effort to maintain 60 cycles . On the other hand my RV Onan Quite Diesel slows down or speeds up depending on the load but still maintains 60 cycle a/c output . Ray 03 Windsor
oldave 08/18/20 09:08am Class A Motorhomes
RE: NM RV PARKS EFFECTIVE 4/6/20

Many Law makers probably have no idea what a full timer is . To them all RVers are people just running around having fun
oldave 04/07/20 09:40am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
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