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Old 03-27-2014, 07:39 AM   #575
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Must be the time we bought our MH's. I bought new tabs for her.(due last month) Sat and read for awhile. Sunday going up too 58 above
Ya baby come on.
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Old 04-13-2014, 08:35 PM   #576
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New House Batteries

Sears Diehard marine AGM batteries are on sale online right now... for $50 less per battery than you can buy them in the store. Picked up 2 of them to replace our house batteries today.

These AGM's work great for us because they not only deep cycle, but they also have 850 cold cranking amps each. On our rig, there is only room for one chassis battery, and the AGM battery that's installed there is just not big enough to crank the cummins over by itself (only 630 CCA)... on top of that, the old (very old and leaking and messy) wet cell marine deep cycles that we were using for house batteries barely made a difference when you tied them in to start the engine.

Now, with the addition of these two Diehard batteries, the engine cranks over pretty snappy-like. Cool.

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Old 04-13-2014, 10:00 PM   #577
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Removed and serviced my house batteries. Changed a few wire ends. Everything seems to still be working (except some preexisting problems with the furnaces that I was hoping might get solved) so I must have got it right.

Next project, remove, clean, test/repair furnaces.
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Old 04-15-2014, 09:56 AM   #578
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Unhappy just ordered a air cond hp for old betsy

yep ordered a atwood 15,000 btu heat pump for the front as both are down and its hot ....been looking at all brands as far as btu,amps,cfm specs. and on paper looks all good so when it shows up ill have my wife install it and ill do a ac amp check etc
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Old 04-20-2014, 08:42 AM   #579
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Pulled her in the shop and fired up the water heater and furnace. Never used either yet. Previous owner said they work. He was right. Nice not being lied to. Found a couple small cracks in the frame so welded them up. The thermostat is a little temperamental so a trip to lowes got a new digital one. $25. Just have to put it in. Then hook her back up, un winterize it, a little cleaning up and she is ready to go.
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Old 04-20-2014, 11:48 AM   #580
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Changed the oil and filter, scrubbed her down real good and breaking out the polisher.
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Old 04-20-2014, 12:36 PM   #581
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Bought 4 new oem tail light lenses! Reflecto-lite #14001 and #1400 for less than 30.00! Old ones are pink and the back-up is foggy.
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Old 04-20-2014, 10:48 PM   #582
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Well I de winterized and it looks like I missed a step as I have a tiny tiny leak under the water tank I can keep it under control with a towel for now but I did put new spark plug wires on the ol gal
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Old 04-20-2014, 11:29 PM   #583
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I pick up Honey from the shop tomorrow... she had a oil leak fixed and some new shoes put on... not all the way around... just 5 this time ... one tire and the spare I believe were still in the time range and looked ok. In the future, I'm thinking 2 every couple of years might be a less painful plan....LOL!
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Old 04-21-2014, 09:42 AM   #584
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New in line and in carb. fuel filters. She was chuggin' up hills and the carb. filter check valve wasn't checking! Starts instantly now and no mo' chuggin'
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Old 04-21-2014, 09:55 AM   #585
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I added recessed led lights under the cabinets. I removed the plastic ones. Click image for larger version

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Old 04-22-2014, 09:54 AM   #586
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Got to sleep with her for the last 2 nights, in the Driveway. Who says ya gota go someplace...
Going to flush out the water tanks and start de-winterizing her today.
Tim
the two inline fuel filters got us first trip out a 87 mile tow and $125.00 for the filters installed. changed the filter on the carb when we got home.
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I added recessed led lights under the cabinets. I removed the plastic ones. Attachment 61047

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I removed these lights

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I also added background led string lights behind the slide

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I love the new look.
How hard is it to wire up the LED lights? I want to replace the overhead light in the bedroom.
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Old 04-22-2014, 01:37 PM   #588
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Repaired Refrigerator grill vent outside and installed screen wire behind it to keep wasp out. Same with the furnace vents. Rain stopped me for changing the round electrical trailer light connector at the back. Itching to get it on the road for the first trip this year. Going to take the advise of someone I seen on here the other day, camp in the driveway for a night before I hit the road.
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