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Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-14-2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,796
Posted By Dave G
85 octane

I have used it all the time in higher altitudes as it is sold as the regular gasoline. Have made many trips and never had any problems.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-07-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,598
Posted By Dave G
tv-cable distribution center

The Stereo, off, TV switch is used to provide power to the RF modulator. The headset jack wires should on one end plug in to the TV output and on the other to the RF modulator as a signal input. You...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-07-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,598
Posted By Dave G
tv-cable distribution center

The switch on the dash is inactive for the TV mode. I have posted in the files section in the 2001 Dolphin folder in the National RV Yahoo user's group the wiring needed to activate the tv side of...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 06-24-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 986
Posted By Dave G
I did the same as Richard. Have had no problem. I...

I did the same as Richard. Have had no problem. I put down dicor then the solar frame pad on top of the dicor then the lag screws then more sealant. My panels can be tilted and have had no problems...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 06-14-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,172
Posted By Dave G
I added 2 batteries in the forward compartment in...

I added 2 batteries in the forward compartment in a marine box. go here to see photos:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NationalRV/photos/album/1002489525/pic/list...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 06-01-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,569
Posted By Dave G
My Dolphin had the check valve installed...

My Dolphin had the check valve installed backward. It was turned around and works fine. Simple plumbing task. Mine is located in the bathroom behind the toilet paper holder.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 05-11-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,556
Posted By Dave G
try these: ...

try these:
http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/NationalRV/ (http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/NationalRV/)

http://nationalrv.blogspot.com/ (http://nationalrv.blogspot.com/)
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-25-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By Dave G
CORRECTION: It's the bathroom GFI that controls...

CORRECTION: It's the bathroom GFI that controls many outlets int he living portion of the MH
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-24-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By Dave G
I have 2001 and my breaker box is in the bedroom...

I have 2001 and my breaker box is in the bedroom above the outside utility compartment in a cabinet. My bedroom GFI controls many of the living area outlets.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-09-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,426
Posted By Dave G
National RV Owner's Club was disbanded after the...

National RV Owner's Club was disbanded after the demise of NRV. However, there are regional RV clubs for National RV owners. The one out here in the west is The DOlphins...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 01-09-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,048
Posted By Dave G
Have you pulled the control from the wall and use...

Have you pulled the control from the wall and use d voltmeter on the wires to determine you have no power? There is also an on-off switch on the bottom of the unit. There might be an issue with that...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 12-30-2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,160
Posted By Dave G
try here: latches...

try here:
latches (http://rvdiscountsuppliers.com/rv-parts-hardware-closet-door-latches.htm)
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 12-30-2008, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,196
Posted By Dave G
I replaced the recliner with a Euro chair and...

I replaced the recliner with a Euro chair and ottoman. Much more comfortable and moveable. I unbolted the chair and used the chair seatbelts rebolted through two of the recliner mounting holes to...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 12-28-2008, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 856
Posted By Dave G
I had to replace a thermostat a few months ago....

I had to replace a thermostat a few months ago. The panel with the hole, as mentioned above, unscrews and you have good access. You will see a metal cover. Under that is the electrical stuff:...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 11-28-2008, 07:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,634
Posted By Dave G
I had same problem a couple of years ago....

I had same problem a couple of years ago. Replaced the detector. Problem solved.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 11-12-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,117
Posted By Dave G
look at the macbook or macbook pro. They have...

look at the macbook or macbook pro. They have good photo and video programs, built in camera, wifi, etc and are not prone to virus attacks.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 11-05-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,098
Posted By Dave G
Yes. The function of inlet to pump is intended to...

Yes. The function of inlet to pump is intended to pump water through an external hose from an external source: well, lake, bucket, battle, etc in to the motorhome.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 11-05-2008, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 913
Posted By Dave G
I had in the owners packet of paperwork,...

I had in the owners packet of paperwork, instructions, warranties, etc. info on all my furniture. Have you looked there? If not, the warranty is most likely expired and you may have to go to a local...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 10-19-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,128
Posted By Dave G
low fluid level.

low fluid level.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 10-15-2008, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,095
Posted By Dave G
Someone has posted brochures and files on NRV...

Someone has posted brochures and files on NRV coaches here also:
http://nationalrv.blogspot.com
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 10-15-2008, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,095
Posted By Dave G
with respect to the jacks, put a level on the...

with respect to the jacks, put a level on the kitchen counter or in the refer on a shelf and work the jacks until level based on the level you put as above. Then go to the round clear dial and set...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 10-15-2008, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,095
Posted By Dave G
This web site has a files section with much info...

This web site has a files section with much info and schemmatics. Easy to join.
http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/NationalRV/
2000 Tropical is basically same as 2000 and 2001 Dolphin for info. ...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 10-10-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,308
Posted By Dave G
Have you tried moving the striker plate on the...

Have you tried moving the striker plate on the door frame further in to increase the pressure on the door gasket?
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-27-2008, 07:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,446
Posted By Dave G
Jerseyjim could you upload them to the files...

Jerseyjim could you upload them to the files section of: http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/NationalRV/. There are others that could use the diagrams. I have a 2001 Dolphin 5332 and would like to...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-31-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,370
Posted By Dave G
had that problem on previous camper and used...

had that problem on previous camper and used Marine Tex. fixed the leaks.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-29-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,069
Posted By Dave G
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I had local RV repair shop (not dealer) do it....
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-27-2008, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,117
Posted By Dave G
1. Is there anything in specific that we should...

1. Is there anything in specific that we should be aware of with this particular motorhome?

Friend had one. No problems with theirs. Well appointed and good value. We love our 2001 Dolphin.

2....
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-25-2008, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,405
Posted By Dave G
If you are going to install a larger solar panel...

If you are going to install a larger solar panel and a controller you are better off to completely wire the circuit from scratch. Mount the panels on the roof. run wire from the panel down the refer...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-09-2008, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,581
Posted By Dave G
Oil changes by dealers will be billed at their...

Oil changes by dealers will be billed at their rates. Here it is about $100/hour. Simple job to do yourself. Use 5w20 or 5w30 oil.

Oil in generator should be 10w30 and should take about 1-1/2...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-09-2008, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By Dave G
Couple of things: There is no 25 ft limit. We...

Couple of things:
There is no 25 ft limit. We have camped there several times with our 34 ft and have seen larger in there. Each site is different in the length it will accommodate.

Curry Village...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 06-30-2008, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,502
Posted By Dave G
take the mfg info from the slide and call Rockler...

take the mfg info from the slide and call Rockler or their web site.Should be able to provide a slide. They have a large selection.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 06-29-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,566
Posted By Dave G
Tank flush provides spray of water into the black...

Tank flush provides spray of water into the black tank while you are emptying. Hook up drain to sewer and open to empty black tank. Hook up a hose to the tank flush connector and turn on the water....
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 06-06-2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 869
Posted By Dave G
If you are talking about the flourescent...

If you are talking about the flourescent fixtures, just lightly squeeze the plastic cover and it will come off in your hands.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 06-02-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By Dave G
Also check the Yahoo National RV group. Has...

Also check the Yahoo National RV group. Has schematics and other docs posted in files section.

http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/NationalRV/
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 05-20-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By Dave G
we have a 2001 Dolphin and have had no "box"...

we have a 2001 Dolphin and have had no "box" problems. WE have 65000 miles on the coach.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-24-2008, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,107
Posted By Dave G
Yahoo National Owners group has files posted...

Yahoo National Owners group has files posted including plumbing diagrams for some models.
http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/NationalRV/
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-22-2008, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,267
Posted By Dave G
don't have picture but in my case the hydraulic...

don't have picture but in my case the hydraulic switch attached to the brake fluid cylinder was replaced as well as the connecting wires which is now fused on the hot side. The switch operates when...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-09-2008, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,075
Posted By Dave G
You can also take the old one to any cabinet shop...

You can also take the old one to any cabinet shop and they can make you another.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-21-2008, 05:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,223
Posted By Dave G
Finally got mine fixed today after 6 months with...

Finally got mine fixed today after 6 months with no cruise control.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-21-2008, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 32,561
Posted By Dave G
Finally got my cruise control back after 6 months...

Finally got my cruise control back after 6 months waiting for the rebuild kit.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-12-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,014
Posted By Dave G
Most likely the pre wire for King Dome satellite...

Most likely the pre wire for King Dome satellite antenna
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-05-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By Dave G
yes. It is a good group and they arrange many...

yes. It is a good group and they arrange many campouts. Go here for more info:

http://www.dolphinclub.com/
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-29-2008, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,719
Posted By Dave G
Part 11: Took the motorhome to Ford dealer as...

Part 11: Took the motorhome to Ford dealer as mentioned above. They had a harness. Did some checking before just installing it. found it was wrong one. Seems 05S harness has the fuse on the ground...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-28-2008, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,719
Posted By Dave G
Thanks, codgerbill, I called the 800 number.They...

Thanks, codgerbill, I called the 800 number.They called the dealer who disconnected the system and confirmed they had the parts, though they said not in yet. After the call I got an appointment for...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 12-04-2007, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 996
Posted By Dave G
I bought a switch box with more ports than my old...

I bought a switch box with more ports than my old one and have antenna, satellite, outside cable connection, dvd, vcr and 2 tv's connected through the switch box. Allows me to have any input into...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 11-30-2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,936
Posted By Dave G
I had the same switch as Marty but had no FM...

I had the same switch as Marty but had no FM Modulator. I asked NRV for wiring diagram, bought FM Modulator from local audio shop and got diode from Radio Shack. Hooked up modulator to audio out and...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 10-22-2007, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,375
Posted By Dave G
It should power all 110volt lines except for air...

It should power all 110volt lines except for air conditioners and electric water heater. That includes ice maker, microwave, all outlets, coffee maker (if permanently installed by National).
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 08-23-2007, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,406
Posted By Dave G
based on current labor rates that looks like a...

based on current labor rates that looks like a reasonable price for a radiator flush. After three years probably time for a change anyway.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 08-08-2007, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 954
Posted By Dave G
Watching the news on the Utah mine collapse I see...

Watching the news on the Utah mine collapse I see the sheriff has a new NRV coach as his office away from the office. Tradewinds??
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 08-08-2007, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 954
Posted By Dave G
Watching the news on the Utah mine collapse I see...

Watching the news on the Utah mine collapse I see the sheriff has a new NRV coach as his office away from the office. Tradewinds??
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