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Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 07-25-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By jporietis
Look at the Nova cool line of DC compressor...

Look at the Nova cool line of DC compressor fridges. 60 amp/hours per day
Forum: Just Conversation 06-19-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,508
Posted By jporietis
One that always gets me is....what was your name...

One that always gets me is....what was your name again.....well yesterday I was bill so let's be John today
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-28-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,742
Posted By jporietis
I believe that test does a test of the abs...

I believe that test does a test of the abs system. It does not do the job of the lanyard pul. Also make sure you release the parking brake unless you have an anti compounding valve as you could...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-24-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 18,317
Posted By jporietis
I believe the update comes from the 110 bird.

I believe the update comes from the 110 bird.
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 04-25-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By jporietis
I used to have a scan d. Only 4 displayed at any...

I used to have a scan d. Only 4 displayed at any time. Changed to the bluefire and have unlimited items to display only limited by your display type and size. I am using an older Android phone and...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 03-15-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,662
Posted By jporietis
Disconnect your water pump and see what happens....

Disconnect your water pump and see what happens. I have found the pressure switch on some water pumps fuse shut it pump never stops and eventually causes problems. If everything works with pump...
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 03-08-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By jporietis
If you have drum brakes chances are your brake...

If you have drum brakes chances are your brake shoes are rusted to your drums. Not a problem really, use more power to force them free, sometimes reverse helps, or get a hammer and punch to force...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 03-05-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 21,357
Posted By jporietis
How about.....lots for sale......lots of what

How about.....lots for sale......lots of what
Forum: Canada Region 02-16-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 18,069
Posted By jporietis
Bcaa is British Columbia AA. Ontario would have...

Bcaa is British Columbia AA. Ontario would have their own
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-15-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By jporietis
I am not familiar with this RV. Could there be a...

I am not familiar with this RV. Could there be a connection with the transmission being shifted into reverse. What wiring is involved with the transmission
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-13-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,186
Posted By jporietis
I have the 9cuft Nova cool 12v DC compressor...

I have the 9cuft Nova cool 12v DC compressor style fridge. It uses 5amps while running. It runs roughly 1/2 time so about 12 hrs a day or uses 60 amp hours of power per day.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-09-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 18,562
Posted By jporietis
I guess all otr trucks should be rewired because...

I guess all otr trucks should be rewired because you don't anticipate that going downhill they are going to controll their speed, or can you see around or through a big rig
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-09-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 18,562
Posted By jporietis
How many cars have you followed that slowed down...

How many cars have you followed that slowed down by taking their foot off the gas and or downshifted, no brake lights. Are you suggesting they redo their brake lights?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-09-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 18,562
Posted By jporietis
Another less elegant way would be to cut the...

Another less elegant way would be to cut the existing brake light wire. Run a new wire from front of coach to brake lights, power it with 12v through the air pressure sensors. This way you will only...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-05-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By jporietis
Had a cracked manifold on 99 chieftain 5.9. ...

Had a cracked manifold on 99 chieftain 5.9.
Got all bolts out without breaking any. Lucky
Found used manifold for $100. Lucky again .
Did one mod though. I think too much stress is put on...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-04-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By jporietis
Have you checked fluid level

Have you checked fluid level
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 02-03-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By jporietis
Lookup bluefire for motorhomes. It's there, I...

Lookup bluefire for motorhomes. It's there, I have one, same idea as silver leaf only less expensive
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-02-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 796
Posted By jporietis
Take a look at that Nova Cool fridges as well....

Take a look at that Nova Cool fridges as well. Same compressor, made for marine, RV use. I've had mine for 2 years now and very happy
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-28-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,211
Posted By jporietis
If anyone wants a scanguage d message me

If anyone wants a scanguage d message me
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 01-28-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,157
Posted By jporietis
Instead of silver leaf look into bluefire

Instead of silver leaf look into bluefire
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-28-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By jporietis
Not a tuner but you can get items that will...

Not a tuner but you can get items that will monitor engine, show trouble codes and let you clear codes
Bluefire
Silver leaf
ScanguageD
Just moved from scanguage to bluefire. Very nice
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-28-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By jporietis
What didn't work with a 7 cu ft fridge? I...

What didn't work with a 7 cu ft fridge?
I replaced my 7 with a 9 cu ft Nova cool 12v compressor fridge. The Nova cool is a perfect fit. Uses 5 amps running, needs no inverter or extra batteries or...
Forum: Cummins Engines 01-24-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 140,722
Posted By jporietis
You can check source engineering. They make a...

You can check source engineering. They make a replacement fan
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 12-12-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By jporietis
There is no adjustment at the treadle (brake...

There is no adjustment at the treadle (brake pedal) that I know of. With the parking brake on (yellow knob) out will the coach move if you give it some throttle?
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 12-11-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By jporietis
How did you adjust brakes. Presume they are air...

How did you adjust brakes. Presume they are air drum
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-11-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By jporietis
A more important addition would be a a fuel...

A more important addition would be a a fuel pressure gauge. The injector pump does not like pressures of less than 5lbs I believe. Less than 5lbs could damage the injector pump.
Depending on what...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-09-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 18,562
Posted By jporietis
By your common sense in a gas card when you take...

By your common sense in a gas card when you take your foot off the gas pedal the brake lights should activate. Never seen it
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-05-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 18,562
Posted By jporietis
Consider programming the system so that the...

Consider programming the system so that the transmission does not select a lower gear when the exhaust brake is activated. I prefer to select gears myself rather than having trany downshift abruptly....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-05-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 18,562
Posted By jporietis
I too have my brake lights activate with the...

I too have my brake lights activate with the exhaust brake and would like to disable it.
It seems that a lot of people don't understand the exhaust brake function. It does not apply the brakes, it...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-23-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By jporietis
Also depending on where you are, in high humidity...

Also depending on where you are, in high humidity the brake shoes (if you have drum brakes) can rust to the drums. If you have air pressure above about 40 pounds, release the brakes, put trany in...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-22-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 291
Posted By jporietis
The good and bad service

After my issue with a broken trailer hitch in Boron California I'll just let you know my thoughts.
The good. American Towing out of Barstow CA is awesome. Their response was excellent. They towed my...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-19-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By jporietis
As a Canadian I don't have to buy bcaa but it is...

As a Canadian I don't have to buy bcaa but it is available in canada and has done well in Canada.
In the us a different story. It is now 5pm and a tow truck is on way.
The hitch broke on my...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-19-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By jporietis
Best roadside assistance

What is the best road side assistance out there.
I'm Canadian and have bcaa which is part of the triple a outfit.
Stuck in CA and they are the most unhelpfully organization i have dealt with....
Forum: Cummins Engines 11-13-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,751
Posted By jporietis
I too have the 275hp Cummins 5.9. Most fuel...

I too have the 275hp Cummins 5.9.
Most fuel pumps are better at pushing fuel than sucking fuel
I replaced my lift pump with a fass system with two filers incorporated in the system
I installed...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-26-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,367
Posted By jporietis
Your nutral wire in your power cord would have to...

Your nutral wire in your power cord would have to be able to carry up to 100 amps. I think this could cause a few problems.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-13-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By jporietis
Could you be reading the meter wrong and it's 1.7...

Could you be reading the meter wrong and it's 1.7 v
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-12-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,372
Posted By jporietis
Make sure none of your fittings of filters are...

Make sure none of your fittings of filters are leaking air. The new pump has a lot more volume than the original lift pump
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-12-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,372
Posted By jporietis
Where did you mount the pump in the original...

Where did you mount the pump in the original location near the engine or up front near the fuel tank
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-07-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,549
Posted By jporietis
I'm in Canada as well, in Squamish bc. I had the...

I'm in Canada as well, in Squamish bc. I had the local speedy Auto Glass replace passenger side of windshield with no problem. Don't remember cost because insurance looked after it
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 08-02-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,851
Posted By jporietis
I got the Nova cool 9 cubic ft model just over a...

I got the Nova cool 9 cubic ft model just over a year ago. We full time, use solar and have 4 t105 batteries. The fridge work's awesome.
The problem with a residential fridge is the savings in the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-27-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,491
Posted By jporietis
Why not install just the yellow parking brake...

Why not install just the yellow parking brake knob on passenger side...less than $100. To put a second brake pedal would involve multiple air lines and a treadle valve. As well once the parking brake...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-25-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By jporietis
How about looking into 12v compressor fridge like...

How about looking into 12v compressor fridge like nove cool. No need for inverters, extra batteries and they work awesome. Less carpentry work to install them
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-22-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By jporietis
Make sure you or the shop didn't accidentally...

Make sure you or the shop didn't accidentally change the odometer to kilometers by accident. I know on my 99 it is easy to do
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 07-21-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,759
Posted By jporietis
I have the same engine transmission combination...

I have the same engine transmission combination and the scanguage does show transmission temp
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-21-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,491
Posted By jporietis
If pulling the yellow parking brake is of prime...

If pulling the yellow parking brake is of prime importance, installing an additional yellow park brake on the passenger side should not be expensive, two airlines parallel to original yellow parking...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-02-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By jporietis
I was told that each walleys needs it's own cable...

I was told that each walleys needs it's own cable run from the dish. You cannot get away with splitters, amplifiers etc.
Cable length will be adversely affect do by mixing rh6, rg58 and tees or...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-02-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By jporietis
I have two walleys in my motorhome and have run...

I have two walleys in my motorhome and have run 150 feet of cable with no problem. You may have a problem with splitters or not rg6 wiring in your mh
I ended up running new rg6 through out the mh
...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-29-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 833
Posted By jporietis
. No Sent from my Vivo XL2 using iRV2 - RV...

. No

Sent from my Vivo XL2 using iRV2 - RV Forum mobile app (http://r.tapatalk.com/byo?rid=84517)
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-24-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By jporietis
If you have to slap the gas pedal my guess is...

If you have to slap the gas pedal my guess is that there is something not allowing the gas pedal to return all the way preventing activation. Either some dirt, a mat or just stiff pivot point
Forum: Cummins Engines 04-17-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,545
Posted By jporietis
The lift pump runs about 10 or so seconds after...

The lift pump runs about 10 or so seconds after the key is turned on. If you "bump" the starter it will run about 30 seconds.
You can also look into fast fuel pumps and other after market pumps that...
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