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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-27-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,986
Posted By trx430ex
Sounds like the rear was cooked/cracked before...

Sounds like the rear was cooked/cracked before the first rebuild, they just didn't look for the crack. Is the rear covered in white dust from a max death heat experience? That is every bit of oil and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-25-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,986
Posted By trx430ex
I ripped the rear out of my E350 for an E450 box...

I ripped the rear out of my E350 for an E450 box truck rear, what do you want to know?
Please show your Cat scale weight ticket.

https://i.imgur.com/TqjdKPl.jpg

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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-15-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,525
Posted By trx430ex
Thank You OldBiscuit, after decades of doing...

Thank You OldBiscuit, after decades of doing this, always something to learn from you.

If I can buy you breakfast somewhere, let me know how.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-22-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By trx430ex
X2, found that little puppy while figuring out a...

X2, found that little puppy while figuring out a slide failure, yes it can incapacitate a water pump if bad. Mine was tucked in under the kitchen counter, the former mouse house.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-21-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,309
Posted By trx430ex
While reading all the replies to this thread on...

While reading all the replies to this thread on water, it all seems to boil down to how much energy & filtration it costs. But the cost that is not considered is how much plumbing it is going to take...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-19-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,309
Posted By trx430ex
Why 39 cents a gallon is so much less wasteful at...

Why 39 cents a gallon is so much less wasteful at Whole Foods (commercial), that said. I do not have the energy requirements that create that 39 cent gallon.

(Residential)

Salt down any drain...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-17-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,309
Posted By trx430ex
Pippy discovered the green slim in a hose bib...

Pippy discovered the green slim in a hose bib connected water filter. Which was out in the sun, could have gotten to 120-130 degrees.

Just saying, first time I have seen that.

That bladder tank...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-16-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,309
Posted By trx430ex
Interesting, it is a matter of trust/weight/how...

Interesting, it is a matter of trust/weight/how often I go out, Vs how much I use. Granted I am only using for consuming so a 5 gallon BPA free bottle can go 5 days + or -. Only carry 2, 5's, and you...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-12-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By trx430ex
You sly fox, had the same thing with hot water,...

You sly fox, had the same thing with hot water, tip of the hat sir.

Then question for you, is 3 tries then default off an industry standard across all devices?
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-12-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,309
Posted By trx430ex
Got a good chuckle, there is no answer to your...

Got a good chuckle, there is no answer to your question, the best option. Whole Foods water in 5 gallon bottles with spouts. Everything else cleans dishes & flushes toilets.

Nothing is ingested...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-10-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By trx430ex
What a difference a day makes...

What a difference a day makes https://imgur.com/gallery/7iGnHCk.

Assateaque state beach is gone.

https://imgur.com/gallery/7iGnHCk
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-09-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By trx430ex
Avoid the northeast coast for travel Maryland

This awing is going to disintegrate @ 60 mph, and I just don’t care. the anchors will stay in place but the fabric will start to come apart.
One can not bring an awing in past 40 mph, either were...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-09-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By trx430ex
I am really trying to be patient with IRV2 in...

I am really trying to be patient with IRV2 in mobile. It;s not hard enough being on the front lines but have to deal with software issues too. Bug,,,!! Youtube video breaks out to full screen when...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-09-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By trx430ex
Avoid the northeast coast for travel Maryland

I am now 50 yards from the beach, winds have passed 50 mph. The dune was breached at high tide, 6 campsites flooded. Luckily high tide peaked at 8: 07 pm, the entire beach got eaton by the sea. My...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-09-2018, 12:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By trx430ex
Avoid the northeast coast for travel Maryland

We are getting the snot beat out of us 100 yards from the coast. 30 MPH winds through tomorrow from the northeast. If you can go inland, do it.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-06-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By trx430ex
Extend a stay to your grills regulator,,, your...

Extend a stay to your grills regulator,,, your good to go. Just get the good Extend a stay with the valve in the quick disconnect, not that cheap one.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-06-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By trx430ex
Sounds like the switch itself is not designed for...

Sounds like the switch itself is not designed for the load on it. I would abandon the switch altogether, get a higher amp switch (heavy duty) and mount on the dash. You may be able to find one that...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-06-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By trx430ex
Nope, they are meant to not be messed with just...

Nope, they are meant to not be messed with just like speedometers. What you can do is pop that hr meter out of your panel and replace it.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-05-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,768
Posted By trx430ex
Nice job, might want to consider putting 1/2 in...

Nice job, might want to consider putting 1/2 in pipe insulation around that bare edge. Would physically seal to your vent. Peel stick to both sides of the vent then 1/2 inch of foam seals to the...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-05-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By trx430ex
Nooo, to even thinking about that, go south. I...

Nooo, to even thinking about that, go south. I Just blow the entire rig out with air (bout 50 psi) put a wide mouth bottle over the valve (Tropicana orange juice) and just crack the valve a smidgen...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-05-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,561
Posted By trx430ex
Predator 3500 Gen Review

I apologies if I seem harsh, just always look for parts avalibilitty of new products. So much stuff coming in from China that can’t be fixed because of no parts.

Battery charging (internal), got...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-04-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,561
Posted By trx430ex
Predator 3500 Gen Review

Well I admire your, praise of short term data. Could I ask for the part number for a replacement digital display. Is the part available right now? Could I order it if it broke?

You can’t break the...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-03-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,561
Posted By trx430ex
Predator 3500 Gen Review

Honda EU3000 just shut down for quiet time for the 6th day after 8 hours of idle charging/coffee, all energy just purs.

DeWalt 9 amp hr power station X 4 picks up the night load of fans from this...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-02-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,561
Posted By trx430ex
Predator 3500 Gen Review

I do truly wish you much luck on this venture, my Honda EU3000 ran for 8 hours today just purring along. Lets compare notes in a decade to see how it fares.

As for electronics display, I would...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-01-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,005
Posted By trx430ex
How often do you use all three burners on the stove?

Well finally got backsplash done, https://imgur.com/gallery/f6aiLWj

https://imgur.com/gallery/8zIbm4L

https://imgur.com/gallery/8zIbm4L
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-27-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,689
Posted By trx430ex
Ford 6.8 V10 needs help

21,000 lbs here with toad, going from 458 rear splines to 611 rear gear set. Top speed will tourque out around 68 ,mph @ 3000 rpm, no 5 star. When my header studs rot out, think a Banks header could...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-27-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By trx430ex
Hydraulics are the balm, electrics work, but like...

Hydraulics are the balm, electrics work, but like another poster wrote, a lot more to go wrong & complicated. Hydraulics are simple, one pump, all pistons slides or jacks.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-27-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By trx430ex
Try coating the sealing gasket with plumbers...

Try coating the sealing gasket with plumbers grease , it is the same rubber as in plumbing gaskets, Ace hardware seems to have the best silicon grease at the moment. Made in USA, and clear.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-26-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By trx430ex
Above and don’t buy cheep rivet gun from...

Above and don’t buy cheep rivet gun from Lowes/Depot, that will absolutely turn you off to rivets. Malco, makes a very nice rivet gun that will make quick work of this job. And future jobs.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-26-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By trx430ex
Concur Old Biscuit, counter test, run both with...

Concur Old Biscuit, counter test, run both with genny.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-21-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,057
Posted By trx430ex
Is there some personal grudge between the Diesel...

Is there some personal grudge between the Diesel team & the gas team at Onan not to share tech? The liquid cooled diesel team had the idle tech for years. But yet a million units of gas went out the...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-21-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,056
Posted By trx430ex
Was looking at that today, take the door frame...

Was looking at that today, take the door frame out, or the dinette window, hmmm.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-20-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,057
Posted By trx430ex
Cummins Onan generators 101

Cimplex, with no money spent in Onan R&D on the gas side in a decade. I am done with you, rig powered by Honda EU3000, just starts, and runs & runs & runs @ half your noise. I can charge the rig up...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-19-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By trx430ex
Parricidal voltage drain, having trouble finding source.

Turn all the breakers off then dog-bone the rig to a :Kilowatt” meter in 20 amp. Then one by one, turn a breaker on and see what it does. In 12 volt same process, just substitute amp meter to find...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-19-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,056
Posted By trx430ex
2003 Bounder Diesel 38N Samsung RF18 install

Nice install, let us know the energy requirements, if you could put a “Kilowatt” meter on the plug for a week. Be nice to see.
Have 3 Fantastic fans running all night on low, 1.3 amps each. 2...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-19-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By trx430ex
After seeing many motors seize due to the grease...

After seeing many motors seize due to the grease drying up in the motor bushings (not bearings). Has anyone just drilled a hole in the bushing and install a grease zirk? Put one pump of grease in...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-18-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,927
Posted By trx430ex
No Class C Spare Tire

2004 spare Tioga 28R mounted behind gas tank, That and DeWalt impact job done. Get yea pics tomorrow. Same slanted tire rack as a semi trailer. I have P245/75/R16 tires, and they fit between the...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-18-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,743
Posted By trx430ex
Any of you guys think I could do the same trails...

Any of you guys think I could do the same trails with an E350 sprung to an E450? Ripped the rear out and put a positraction rear in, it may not be 4 wheel, but 2 in the rear....
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-18-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By trx430ex
Buying a new fifth wheel: "Generator Prep"

This is what I am doing once the Onan is sold, install drawer slides ...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-17-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By trx430ex
Buying a new fifth wheel: "Generator Prep"

Am I reading this right “LP” Genny? i would keep it simple, abandon LP Go with a Honda EU3000 and a boat 5 gallon diaphragm pump tank in gas. Then just plug in and start. Very simple. Just have to...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-17-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,609
Posted By trx430ex
Someone has probably done the math on this draw,...

Someone has probably done the math on this draw, haven’t been down that road yet. But what bothers my math is anywhere from $400 to Tiffin option of $2400 what is the [yea get what you pay for] math...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-15-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,005
Posted By trx430ex
Clock ran out out on the build got to beat some...

Clock ran out out on the build got to beat some feet.

https://i.imgur.com/PGHgKuF.jpg

I can live with this for now.

https://i.imgur.com/ElwwIhS.jpg
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-14-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,005
Posted By trx430ex
How often do you use all three burners on the stove?

Your right, i did not post that cut out section, will do. An 8 by 2 hole in the wall. Where we are now, Backsplash is all that is left. [img] control V paste does not work[img]
...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-12-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 609
Posted By trx430ex
In Pennsylvania, they got into every crevice of...

In Pennsylvania, they got into every crevice of the Honda EU3000 plug 30 amp.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-11-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,005
Posted By trx430ex
I remember when the rig was new, it had a twin...

I remember when the rig was new, it had a twin tube fluorescent where the paper towel holder is now. And one of the standard switch lights over the sink. The current LED's are over three times as...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-10-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,005
Posted By trx430ex
Getting closer to finish, picked up cabinet doors...

Getting closer to finish, picked up cabinet doors from cabinet maker, $100 a door, outstanding work in future post. But,,, look at all this counterspace! Prep area, yea.
...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-08-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,005
Posted By trx430ex
Banging it out. ...

Banging it out.

https://i.imgur.com/wDk1QSW.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/r17YnCj.jpg

Stove gas line tripped me up for 2 hours trying to get the flair fitting to thread, then no gas anywhere!! ...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-07-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,005
Posted By trx430ex
Ok, going to finish, countertop is done, will...

Ok, going to finish, countertop is done, will pick up and install from the fabricator tomorrow. Cabinet guy says doors will be done by Friday. Samsung thermal cabinet fans are installed, Samsung...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-05-2018, 01:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 629
Posted By trx430ex
Sometimes in life the simplest option is the most...

Sometimes in life the simplest option is the most dependable. If it is just the fabric that is bad then order a new OEM fabric replace it and not have another electronic mouth to feed. I prefer...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-04-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By trx430ex
Most all RV builders buy from C R Larrence...

Most all RV builders buy from C R Larrence (http://crlaurence.com/crlapps/showline/offerpage.aspx?Productid=70978&GroupID=60914&History=142:16687:59630&ModelID=60914) This company baciclly sells...
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