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Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-09-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,804
Posted By wb7auk
On Nationals you have to take the weight off the...

On Nationals you have to take the weight off the front first before using the rear jacks. This information is in the owners book.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-29-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By wb7auk
Rick, I have looked at the electrical...

Rick,

I have looked at the electrical drawings of the Tradewind and the vacuum
pump appears to be a stand alone item that is turned on with the key.
Hope this helps.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-27-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By wb7auk
Sounds like someone else had this problem and...

Sounds like someone else had this problem and that was their cure, On mine it is still factory and I might add working lol
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-27-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By wb7auk
Did you look on the back for the code a lot of...

Did you look on the back for the code a lot of people write it there
as the code for a VR 180 is owner select-able and could be anything.
There is no reset over ride code that I am aware of but the...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-27-2017, 03:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By wb7auk
I looked at the wiring and did not find the...

I looked at the wiring and did not find the vacuum pump wiring dig. I would think the power to it would come off the controls for the heater and AC.
The right hand control that selects air direction...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-26-2017, 04:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By wb7auk
Rick, What is not working? As I recall...

Rick,

What is not working?
As I recall there are a couple of in line fuses in the dash not sure if they are
factory. The other fuse block is located on pass side last hatch on rear.
Do you...
Forum: Full-Timers 03-25-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,313
Posted By wb7auk
There are two things that will become apparent as...

There are two things that will become apparent as time goes by. The thing you need
you do not have and all the things you have been packing around for years you have
never used. But the group I...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-22-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By wb7auk
What's the model number?

What's the model number?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-21-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,399
Posted By wb7auk
LeeB Here is a interesting link on Coke. ...

LeeB

Here is a interesting link on Coke.

Coca-Cola Acids (http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/acid.asp)
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-20-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,399
Posted By wb7auk
But coke will take care of battery acid and as...

But coke will take care of battery acid and as for ants they sure do like sugar
and if you add just a little borax to the sugar good by ants.
Phosphoric acid is a great window cleaner for getting...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-20-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,399
Posted By wb7auk
Been using it for over 55 years to clean battery...

Been using it for over 55 years to clean battery connections and remove
rust and it works very well.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-20-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,399
Posted By wb7auk
This sounds funny but give it a good bath and...

This sounds funny but give it a good bath and scrubbing with regular Coke pop then wash down with soapy water then rinse with warm water. (works better than baking soda.) Paint with battery acid...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 03-20-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 604
Posted By wb7auk
Check the plugs back by the tank and pump sounds...

Check the plugs back by the tank and pump sounds like one of the connectors is not making good contact.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-20-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By wb7auk
Hi Gary, Been awhile. The real advantages...

Hi Gary,

Been awhile.
The real advantages are the primary is larger and can hold more than the secondary
and on Cats the primary filter is before the fuel pump to protect it and the secondary...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-19-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By wb7auk
http://www.liberatedmanuals.com/TM-9-2320-312-24-2...

http://www.liberatedmanuals.com/TM-9-2320-312-24-2.pdf

Here is a link for your engine. There is very little difference in the
3126b/e/ C7 engines.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-19-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By wb7auk
You will reuse the bowl on the old filter as the...

You will reuse the bowl on the old filter as the new one will not have one.
Most bowls are standard in size which is nice.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-19-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,500
Posted By wb7auk
I would not use a heat gun. I very carefully...

I would not use a heat gun. I very carefully scrap all I can get off then clean whats
left and the area around it with Acetone ( wear gloves).
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-19-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By wb7auk
If possible get the 10 micron filter it is a...

If possible get the 10 micron filter it is a better filter.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-19-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By wb7auk
In checking the WIX 33812 should fit and requires...

In checking the WIX 33812 should fit and requires the bowl. this is a 30 micron

The WIX 33813 is the same filter but 10 micron filter
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-19-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By wb7auk
The Wix can be used but without the bowl ...

The Wix can be used but without the bowl
Donaldson P55134 also can be used but no bowl

The only two with the bowl that I see is the Baldwin 1346 and Racor
makes one if you can find one of their...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-19-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,682
Posted By wb7auk
The manufacture date normally is on the filter...

The manufacture date normally is on the filter but in some cases on the container it came in.
The date can be the normal date or some form of date code the manufacture uses.

I have a couple of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-19-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,682
Posted By wb7auk
Filters deteriorate with time as a result of...

Filters deteriorate with time as a result of stored temp and humidity even in a dust free area. Glues and chemicals used also deteriorate with time and conditions.
Major manufactures of filters will...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-19-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,682
Posted By wb7auk
I purchase from a business that provides a good...

I purchase from a business that provides a good price and the shelf life of the filter is not expired and they meet OEM requirements or better. This sounds simple but about 50% of filters offered...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-18-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By wb7auk
Wrong 3126B and newer Cat engines are...

Wrong
3126B and newer Cat engines are electronically controlled
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-17-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,468
Posted By wb7auk
Looks like this Batteries + Bulbs is the best...

Looks like this Batteries + Bulbs is the best deal.

https://www.batteriesplus.com/battery/rv/deep-cycle/6/sligc125
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-17-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,468
Posted By wb7auk
6 v deep cycle

All batteries are not the same no matter who's name is on it.

As a rule of thumb the heavier the battery the better.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 03-14-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,916
Posted By wb7auk
Packages like the Ranger just move the RX and TX...

Packages like the Ranger just move the RX and TX to the base of the antenna that is located in the clear. This way they have a small package and no coax loss and a much improved signal to the inside....
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 03-14-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,916
Posted By wb7auk
I have use the JEFA repeater and it works great....

I have use the JEFA repeater and it works great. I have made some improvements over
the years such as outside antenna and a amplifier.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-05-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,858
Posted By wb7auk
The best thing for freeing bolts and nuts by far...

The best thing for freeing bolts and nuts by far was tested in a lab.
Half ATF and Half Acetone mixed together.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 03-03-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,196
Posted By wb7auk
Works fine in Newport Oregon

Works fine in Newport Oregon
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-03-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,073
Posted By wb7auk
Here is a link to most parts. ...

Here is a link to most parts.


http://tweetys.com/automaticelectricstepsandaccessories.aspx
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-01-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,934
Posted By wb7auk
Jerry, As a side note do not use that small...

Jerry,
As a side note do not use that small feed line for more than 12 foot run as it has very hight losses at cell freq's
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-01-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,934
Posted By wb7auk
Jerry, The 4 gx is designed to have the outside...

Jerry,
The 4 gx is designed to have the outside antenna mounted over metal and away from windows, the inside antenna is a no gain antenna that requires you be no more than 36 inches from it in order...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-01-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,934
Posted By wb7auk
Jerry, If you will provide what model of...

Jerry,

If you will provide what model of weboost and antenna being used I will see what might work.
For information I have over 55 years in the communication install and repair business.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-28-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,934
Posted By wb7auk
Kevin, You are correct on both heat is the...

Kevin,

You are correct on both heat is the kiss of death to electrical equipment and yes the
antennas need as much separation as possible because most MH's do not have a metal roof to shield the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-28-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By wb7auk
Some where in the drivers area there should be a...

Some where in the drivers area there should be a sticker that states what the tire pressure should normally be. After weighing you can adjust to the real weight.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-28-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,934
Posted By wb7auk
As a strong suggestion you should put the system...

As a strong suggestion you should put the system in place temporarily with both the outside and inside antennas where you want them and see if there is any problems with it suffering over load and...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 02-27-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,331
Posted By wb7auk
Using ATF to prefill filters in these high fuel...

Using ATF to prefill filters in these high fuel pressure diesel engines is the kiss of death on injectors.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-27-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 842
Posted By wb7auk
What make of steps?

What make of steps?
Forum: Cummins Engines 02-26-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,519
Posted By wb7auk
The P537447 is a canister type of filter and the...

The P537447 is a canister type of filter and the element can not be changed the whole thing is replaced with a new filter. It has just under 1000 CFM rating which is more than your engine will need...
Forum: Cummins Engines 02-26-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,519
Posted By wb7auk
It would be interesting to know what the filter...

It would be interesting to know what the filter minder gauge indicates on a new filter in Mr Boatman's unit. Without knowing what the vacuum on a hard pull is there is no way to determin if in fact...
Forum: Cummins Engines 02-19-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,519
Posted By wb7auk
The standard filtering for a diesel is 99% out of...

The standard filtering for a diesel is 99% out of the box and new. Neither of the filters you mentioned meet that requirement. You run the risk of dusting the engine and that
will for sure set your...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-30-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By wb7auk
ride height adj

This might help
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-30-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By wb7auk
As I recall the factory spec's are plus or minus...

As I recall the factory spec's are plus or minus 1/4 inch from what they tell you and it has to be measured where they tell you.
When I purchased my MH the dealer shop lowered the MH and I spent a...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 06-03-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,579
Posted By wb7auk
This is a Dyno on my engine as it left the...

This is a Dyno on my engine as it left the factory.
As it sits today with some changes the Torque and HP have
been increased without a loss of fuel mileage under normal
driving.
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 06-03-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,579
Posted By wb7auk
Not sure what Dyno you used to come to that...

Not sure what Dyno you used to come to that conclusion on a diesel engine?
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-31-2016, 05:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,264
Posted By wb7auk
I agree with Skip as I also own a trucker cell...

I agree with Skip as I also own a trucker cell antenna.
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 05-30-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,375
Posted By wb7auk
Hey Art, hows life in the valley? Used to live...

Hey Art, hows life in the valley? Used to live in the Garland district and worked at the Border Patrol station out on Newport Hwy.[/QUOTE]

Things change almost a daily hard to keep up
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 05-22-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,375
Posted By wb7auk
All Caterpillar Cat ECM 3126 3406 3176 C16 C15...

All Caterpillar Cat ECM 3126 3406 3176 C16 C15 C12 C9 C7 Repair Service | eBay...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 05-22-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,375
Posted By wb7auk
You can purchase rebuild ECM's far cheaper in the...

You can purchase rebuild ECM's far cheaper in the range of 600.00
and that includes flashing it for your engine.
Some companies just rebuild yours if they do not have one sitting
in inventory...
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