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Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 05-05-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 948
Posted By charliebebo
Tradewinds Dash AC Recharge

Any one know where the freon fittings are on the Tradewinds? I am sure I can find them, just thought I would ask before I crawled or rolled around looking . I need to add a shot of freon..
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-25-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 732
Posted By charliebebo
Spot Mirrors

The concave or spot mirrors are cracked on both sides of my Tradewinds . Can the be replace and any one know a source? Thanks
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-21-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,385
Posted By charliebebo
Help!! 1998 Tradewinds Blown Running Light Fuse

I was replacing bad switch on my running light and blew the fuse...The diagram doesn't tell what fuse is what. Any body know if in the little panel by the drivers seat or panel in rear ???? Which...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-21-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,780
Posted By charliebebo
Please note I am not a "know it all" But in my...

Please note I am not a "know it all" But in my buses with air brakes some time you couldn't get it to budge until up made a foot application. I always have my foot on the pedal when releasing....
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-20-2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,780
Posted By charliebebo
Just my 2 cents worth, I don't see why an air...

Just my 2 cents worth, I don't see why an air brake system would be so different on a MH chassis than a truck or bus. Before my Tradewinds I have owned 10 buses and have over a million miles. I...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-19-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,607
Posted By charliebebo
I have a '99 C-5 I don't see how you could...

I have a '99 C-5 I don't see how you could install a tow bar with such low clearance. I wouldn't want to tow mine as much as I like having it around.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-17-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,330
Posted By charliebebo
Cool Good cleaner wax for my Tradewinds

What is a good fiberglass wax cleaner combo for my Tradewinds ?
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-17-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By charliebebo
Armor All might work

Armor All might work
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-17-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By charliebebo
I didn't remove the vents just the ugly covers....

I didn't remove the vents just the ugly covers. They are an add on on most coaches. The vents only stick up about 4 inches.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-17-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 829
Posted By charliebebo
If like my 1998 you loosen allen screw on catch...

If like my 1998 you loosen allen screw on catch and slide op or down on the shaft.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-17-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By charliebebo
Maxx Vent..I Hate Clutter

My 1998 Tradewinds has 3 crank up vents.in addition the fantastic vent. Each one had a Maxx Vent Cover and I hate all that junk that clutters up the roof line.About 10 items or so. I have had...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-15-2010, 09:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,265
Posted By charliebebo
Now I know why there are hex head screws across...

Now I know why there are hex head screws across the top of my dash. I thought it was kinda tackey and thought if factory they would have put some little plastic covers on them.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-06-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,367
Posted By charliebebo
If my leveling jacks go bad I will do nothing..I...

If my leveling jacks go bad I will do nothing..I may be a little old school but I don't even like them. I would rather use drive on levelers. I looked at my air bags the other day and saw the...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-06-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,997
Posted By charliebebo
Mine has pvc 90 degree glued into a slip...

Mine has pvc 90 degree glued into a slip coupling..I have never seen a threaded pcv fitting that would go beyond the threaded fitting.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-05-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By charliebebo
Fridge ??????????

I have owned a couple RV 2 or 3 way fridge in the past and know they need to run level to avoid damage. When in gas mode that little flame has to heat whatever at a level rate Is it as critical when...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-30-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,265
Posted By charliebebo
Dick we have the same layout as yours. You get...

Dick we have the same layout as yours. You get more countertop with the driver side kitchen.My wife loves the kitchen and tons of storage. So far with only a month and a half I like mine pretty...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-30-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,265
Posted By charliebebo
Tradewinds Owners

Just curious...How many Tradewinds owners? How well do you like. What would you change if you were the designer?
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-29-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 58,051
Posted By charliebebo
I am a heavy gen user being in music and...

I am a heavy gen user being in music and minisrty. My last Onan guiet diesel 10kw had over 6,000 when I sold it and it ran and operated like the day it was new. Entertainers start a gen when they...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-28-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,997
Posted By charliebebo
Water Tank overflow Pipe , Duh!!!

I have had my 1998 Tradewinds about a month and a half now. A few little things here and there to deal with but have been quite satisfied with quality of National,.but, my last little deal makes me...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-10-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,721
Posted By charliebebo
Thanks Jerry.

Thanks Jerry.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-10-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,721
Posted By charliebebo
Heart Interface Inverter

Does any one have a users manual for the Heart Interface Inverter/Charger that National used in 98-99 Tradewinds? Heart is now Zantrex and I can't find a download on their site..Thanks
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-09-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,329
Posted By charliebebo
Don't forget the ductape...

Don't forget the ductape...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-09-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By charliebebo
I wonder why the leveling system says to dump the...

I wonder why the leveling system says to dump the air before leveling. I would have to agree that has some merritt but the air bags will leak down over a period of time. some faster than others My...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-09-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,283
Posted By charliebebo
I bought my Tradewinds in a state that required 2...

I bought my Tradewinds in a state that required 2 but hee in GA only on the rear.The previous owner jsut drilled holes in the fiberglass and put a frame around the tag with some flat washers on the...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-06-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,303
Posted By charliebebo
I had the gray panel off, I guess your talking...

I had the gray panel off, I guess your talking behind the fiixtures and fittings. Thanks a million Dick. I sure have got a lot of benefit from the paper work.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-06-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,303
Posted By charliebebo
Tradewinds Water Pump Location

My 1998 Tradewinds water pump will cut off but seems to lose it's prime. Every faucet spits and sputters like it is out of water pumping air. Most of the shureflow pumps never gave me a problem but...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-28-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 836
Posted By charliebebo
Tradewinds oil filler tube

I can see early on that National built a quality MH , but I wonder who was asleep when they forgot to put an access door for pouring in oil in a 1998 Tradewindes. I know a service center using a bulk...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-28-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,169
Posted By charliebebo
Thank you Sir.

Thank you Sir.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-28-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,169
Posted By charliebebo
Thanks for the replies. John have the Cat 300 hp...

Thanks for the replies. John have the Cat 300 hp been reliable for you? I'm still a little unsure on my first Cat. You wonder why the quit making them.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-27-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,169
Posted By charliebebo
Cat fuel filter

Just got a 1998 National Tradewinds with a 300 hp Cat a couple weeks ago. Can only find one spin on fuel filter on rear of engine and a water,sep in side compartment. Is this the only 2? Should both...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-27-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,415
Posted By charliebebo
Thanks guys for the info. I ran til the low fuel...

Thanks guys for the info. I ran til the low fuel light came on plus about 30-40 miles and it held 70 gals. I ran a couple time til it flashed off on on a few times and it held about 65 gal.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-27-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,415
Posted By charliebebo
Couple more ??? on 1998 Tradewinds

Well I drove my 1998 Travewinds 2,000 miles home from Vegas to GA praying all the way I made the right decision. I drove it 1,000 miles last week end. I guess that's a pretty good test drive.Ihas run...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-19-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,057
Posted By charliebebo
1998 Tradewinds engine

I just bought a 1998 Tradewinds with the Cat 300 hp. Any one know the series of those year engines. Pros-Cons My first Cat
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