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RE: Amps Draw and Voltage Drop Question 2

But, another way to look at it is how many amps are drawn from the battery. If smaller gauge wire, instead of the vast majority of the amps turning the motor some are turned into HEAT by the resistance in the wire. So, the answer really depends on how you phrase the question. Bottom line is you want to maximize the amps taken out of the battery that are turned into RPM by the motor, not wasted in the wire.
wolfe10 10/16/21 09:45am Tech Issues
RE: Generator runs fine, but no electricity in coach

Yes, turn OFF and back ON the breakers on the generator itself.
wolfe10 10/15/21 12:13pm Tech Issues
RE: What is too hot

Not sure what the temp is, but if they hit 150 I would be slowing down! Actually, I would STOP and check for bad wheel bearing, brakes hanging up, etc.
wolfe10 10/10/21 09:58am Class A Motorhomes
RE: An Australian Class C liked by Lazydays

Yes, looks like a Class A from the few original post pictures. BTW, absolutely enjoyed our driving trip around eastern Australia in 2019. Arrive Cairns. Back from Adelaide. 7,500+ KM. Hello airbnb's! GREAT country. Yes, we rented a "patriotic" car-- Subaru OUTBACK!
wolfe10 10/07/21 02:59pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Does it matter?

Sway bar doesn't impact alignment and may help sway issue slightly. Guess you replaced idler arm (steering arm?) due to wear? Have your alignment shop set the caster close to the maximum spec. All good advice.
wolfe10 10/07/21 12:00pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Need Tires

247/75R22.5 is a pretty close match by other tire makers. Verify your rim size.
wolfe10 10/02/21 12:09pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Where to get steering alignment done for a class A?

Assuming no worn parts (we don't know how many miles on it, or if chassis lubrication has been done as it should) there isn't much to a front end "alignment" on that chassis. With its solid front axle, CAMBER can only be changed by bending the solid axle. Caster can only be changed by adding/subtracting solid metal shims (and caster is really not a significant factor when it comes to tire wear) Toe- IN is really the only normal "adjustment". And, it can be checked with nothing more than a tape measure. No exotic machinery needed. Yes, to check rear axle to frame alignment to insure that the coach is not "dog tracking" which can also affect tire wear, is a little more complex.
wolfe10 09/28/21 06:33am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Re-sealing Winnebago radius roof in "J" channel

I would NOT consider 5200. Tooooooo permanent. 4200 perhaps. But, would sure look at adhesion properties of it vs the Winnebago-recommended product. And would likely ask Winnebago their thoughts before venturing into a brave new world.
wolfe10 09/19/21 10:14am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Portable Wind Turbine as a power supplement?

This ECO-WORTHY solar power kit is amazing because it combines the power generation capabilities of a wind turbine with the sun-catching skills of a solar panel. With such a wide range of operations, this kit can offer the user with a virtually constant source of electricity. It's ideal for traveling to places that aren't as windy but receive a lot of sun, or vice versa. A little short on FACTS. Would like to see a wind speed vs output. The 400 watts they advertise is produced at 13 MPS= 29 MPH. WOW.
wolfe10 09/19/21 10:08am Tech Issues
RE: Replace water pump in a 300 cummins c series

Simple answer-- YES.
wolfe10 09/19/21 06:13am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Steering stabilizers

Tell us what chassis for better feedback. Workhorse W or Ford F53???
wolfe10 09/17/21 10:04am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Dashboard gauges failure

Is this a Class B van or a Diesel Pusher. Need some more info. YUP.
wolfe10 09/16/21 07:45am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Xantrex Freedom 458 Plugged in 24/7 or Float Charger?

Yes, if properly programmed and you check battery water level occasionally, many of us DO leave them on 24/7.
wolfe10 09/10/21 07:47am Tech Issues
RE: Cummins engine barely starts

Before spending $$$ on someone else, check both positive and ground connections between chassis battery and engine. Also, while someone else is cranking the engine, monitor chassis battery voltage at the battery and then at the starter with your DIGITAL VOLTMETER.
wolfe10 09/07/21 05:25pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Hellwig Sway Bars on 2021 24-footer

Track Bar? What is that? ..... Track bar= Panhard rod. It goes transverse (side to side) with one end connected to the chassis, the other to the axle. It allows for full up/down movement but minimizes side to side movement.
wolfe10 09/02/21 08:09am Class C Motorhomes
RE: Nissan versa flat towing

What year? Manual or automatic???
wolfe10 08/31/21 02:33pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: No shore power. 33c Sunova

Bottom line is that you will have to pull out your VOLTMETER and see exactly where you go from "power to no power" on that line. We can speculate until the cows come home, but 15 minutes with a voltmeter will give you the FACTS.
wolfe10 08/30/21 11:28am Class A Motorhomes
RE: biobar jf

Hey, Wolfe, do you have any idea why the bottle of biobar includes the disclaimer against using it in 'on road vehicles'? Total speculation on my part, but it MAY adversely affect the new diesels with the much more complex emission systems.
wolfe10 08/29/21 03:21pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: biobar jf

Yup, add the biocide NOW. If you have a long filler tube, follow with 4-5 gallons of diesel to make sure the biocide gets down into the tank. The biocide would do you any good if it is stuck in the filler neck or hose to the tank.
wolfe10 08/29/21 01:34pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Any Caterpillar experts here?

Brett Wolfe is the Cat expert on here. Hopefully he reads your post. I am pretty good on the "care and feeding" of Caterpillar engines (and Cummins for that matter), but not the electronic troubleshooting. Agree-- install the new ECU, reverify good solid connections, particularly the ground wire to block and THEN see what you have.
wolfe10 08/28/21 08:18am Tech Issues
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