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Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 04-25-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,422
Posted By BOB E
Had one, it worked for a day then quit, . ....

Had one, it worked for a day then quit, . . .reinstalled it, . . .it worked for another 1/2 a day & quit, . . .reinstalled it again, . . .it worked for a hour or 2 & quit again. tried to get help...
Forum: Motorcycles, Bikes & Buggys 04-02-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 31,114
Posted By BOB E
Been there done that too (sleeping on what ever...

Been there done that too (sleeping on what ever was available). Now carry a {decent} inflatable air mattress - aches & pains aren't quite as bad come morning.
We started two wheeled life on a 48...
Forum: Going Green 03-28-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,084
Posted By BOB E
I always thought "motors" ran on electricity, . ....

I always thought "motors" ran on electricity, . . .engines are powered by a variety of combustable fuels with exception of one, . . .that runs on water, . . . most commonly known as a steam engine.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-28-2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,994
Posted By BOB E
Regardless of your batt choice, . . .check in...

Regardless of your batt choice, . . .check in your area for a distributor. There are two in OKC (one is an Interstate distributor), both handle blems which I've been using for 30+ years.
I've used...
Forum: Test Your Changes 03-23-2009, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By BOB E
test 1

Test 1, had a h-ll of a time getting re-registered after the change over
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 01-07-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,035
Posted By BOB E
You might also try Walt's RV surplus in Fontana,...

You might also try Walt's RV surplus in Fontana, Ca.
Forum: Truck Conversions 01-03-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,667
Posted By BOB E
Barry, I don't know of anyone that supplies the...

Barry, I don't know of anyone that supplies the strut rods, brackets or fixtures to do a ft airbag setup for a truck. Most road (charter) buses have ft air suspension,...perhaps you could modify the...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 12-08-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,485
Posted By BOB E
I bought diesel in OKC today for $2.10 - that's...

I bought diesel in OKC today for $2.10 - that's .10 less than over last weekend!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-06-2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 854
Posted By BOB E
I was wondering if anyone has had experience with...

I was wondering if anyone has had experience with a "reliable" Mt. LLC service? Or maybe one that isn't so reliable that should be avoided?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-06-2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 854
Posted By BOB E
I was wondering if anyone has had experience with...

I was wondering if anyone has had experience with a "reliable" Mt. LLC service? Or maybe one that isn't so reliable that should be avoided?
Forum: Just Conversation 11-06-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By BOB E
Congressmen should be made to wear uniforms like...

Congressmen should be made to wear uniforms like NASCAR drivers,...maybe then we could tell who their corporate sponsors are!
Forum: Just Conversation 11-06-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By BOB E
Congressmen should be made to wear uniforms like...

Congressmen should be made to wear uniforms like NASCAR drivers,...maybe then we could tell who their corporate sponsors are!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-06-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,930
Posted By BOB E
Diesel is $2.59 & reg gas $1.93 in the OKC...

Diesel is $2.59 & reg gas $1.93 in the OKC area,...sounds like a bargain but if you stop & think about it,...we're still being ripped off!
Forum: Renegade Motorhome Owner's Forum 09-23-2008, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,119
Posted By BOB E
Take a look at a Panasonic CN-GP50U , lots of...

Take a look at a Panasonic CN-GP50U , lots of versitility & large touch screen. There are several listed on Ebay
Forum: New Member Check-In 08-27-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,532
Posted By BOB E
Suggestions: *Check out Busconversions.com ...

Suggestions:
*Check out Busconversions.com lots of good info (& help) on their bulletin board. You might also subscribe to their mag.
*Get a set of service & repair manuals & carry them with...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-25-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,073
Posted By BOB E
I custom built my own truck conversion. It's 43'...

I custom built my own truck conversion. It's 43' long, therefore requiring a lot of long wiring runs. The cab & chassis is 12V however, I decided to go 24V DC to power the motorhome.

The...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-07-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,447
Posted By BOB E
In a word,...YES,use synthetic. I've been using...

In a word,...YES,use synthetic. I've been using Mobil-1 in my Motorcycle, lawn mowers, pickup, & wife's car.
You will likely see a decrease in engine oil temp, quieter engine operation, & increase...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-14-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,165
Posted By BOB E
Yup,...you really have to watch electrical...

Yup,...you really have to watch electrical components. An electrician buddy once told me that most electrical stuff runs on smoke. In other words, when you see smoke coming out they usually quit...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-08-2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,165
Posted By BOB E
Make sure the air intake for the gen, engine, &...

Make sure the air intake for the gen, engine, & radiator are clean & free of obstructions. All intakes are on the bottom of the unit. A blockage could cause overheating.
Next, with the unit off (&...
Forum: RV Gourmet 06-07-2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,091
Posted By BOB E
My better-half has a method of cooking country...

My better-half has a method of cooking country ribs that rivals perfection (IMO). They go in the smoker with no pre-treatment what-so-ever. We use a combination of hickory, mesquite, and apple wood...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 05-25-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,385
Posted By BOB E
I've never trusted wire nuts on anything where...

I've never trusted wire nuts on anything where there is movement or vibration. Suggest visit your local electric supply house (or Lowes?) & buy some copper u-bolt cable/wire clamps. They come in...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-13-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,020
Posted By BOB E
I've worked with Jetta Stone a little (same basic...

I've worked with Jetta Stone a little (same basic material as Corian)
I stop drilled a crack using a 3/16" bit, then "Veed" it out both top & bottom using a die grinder with a 1/4" burr. I saved...
Forum: Just Conversation 05-08-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,376
Posted By BOB E
Something to consider, if you'd like to put the...

Something to consider, if you'd like to put the fuel pricing thing in perspective:
Aprox two years ago no-lead was selling for $1.00 to $1.25/gallon. I'm sure that everyone in the oil business from...
Forum: Just Conversation 05-08-2008, 10:45 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,376
Posted By BOB E
It's been my experience that liar's figure &...

It's been my experience that liar's figure & figures lie.
Ya can't always believe what the "bean counters" spew out, be it government bean counters or oil company bean counters.
Do you think that...
Forum: Truck Conversions 05-06-2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,398
Posted By BOB E
Jaynee, I wouldn't worry about campground's that...

Jaynee, I wouldn't worry about campground's that would turn away a TC. They are few and far between. Some (however) have been known to get picky when it comes to schoolie conversions, etc,... that...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-06-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,669
Posted By BOB E
If you happen to attend any of the RV rally's,...

If you happen to attend any of the RV rally's, the tow bar manufacturers usually have a booth. They will inspect & replace bushings, worn parts, etc,... free - or - for a very nominal charge. Metal...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 05-04-2008, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 957
Posted By BOB E
Most new fluorescent fixtures come with...

Most new fluorescent fixtures come with electronic ballasts, older ones had magnetic ballasts. The new ones generally draw less current and some require "electronic" fluorescent tubes. I'm not sure...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-28-2008, 07:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,263
Posted By BOB E
We really can't compare what we pay per gallon...

We really can't compare what we pay per gallon with England / Europe, or any other country. England taxes fuel at the pump somewhere around 50%.
I agree with CB5300,...if we would get the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-23-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By BOB E
I've worked in the automotive damage analysis...

I've worked in the automotive damage analysis business for 35 years and seen some strange & interesting things. Fires (for instance) can originate from a number of sources.
Rodents seem to be one...
Forum: Toy Haulers Discussion 02-26-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,356
Posted By BOB E
I would agree with Tom,...your Toyota might not...

I would agree with Tom,...your Toyota might not be up to the task. Suggest you think about a 3/4 or one ton diesel. I had a Contenintal toy hauler (by Forest River) and loved it. They're well...
Forum: Truck Conversions 01-12-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,834
Posted By BOB E
You might also look at sikaflex 252 urthane...

You might also look at sikaflex 252 urthane bonding adhesive. Go to https://austinhardware.com/
Click on "find" & type 252 in the space. IMO it's better than the 3M tape and may be less expensive....
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-08-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,948
Posted By BOB E
#1 Check manufacturers website for spec's #2...

#1 Check manufacturers website for spec's

#2 It's my understanding that lead acid battery plates build a layer of sulfate over a period of time which ultimately destroy's their ability to take a...
Forum: Toy Haulers Discussion 12-28-2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,308
Posted By BOB E
Hi, I've owned two toy haulers in recent years, a...

Hi, I've owned two toy haulers in recent years, a Continental by Forrest River and a Campmaster. I had few (if any) problems with the Continental. The Campmaster had a couple of issues (plumbing...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-07-2007, 05:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,241
Posted By BOB E
We have choices, either sit back & pay - or -...

We have choices, either sit back & pay - or - start bugging you congressmen & senators.
I sent the following letter to both. (certified mail)
You're welcome to copy, paste, & edit if you want to...
Forum: New Member Check-In 10-16-2007, 07:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,275
Posted By BOB E
You might take a few days & tour the...

You might take a few days & tour the manufacturer's assembly plants for two or three of the units your are interested in. Check out how they build the basic body structure, what materials they use,...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-12-2007, 07:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,858
Posted By BOB E
I'm towing an 06 4-door Dakota V-6, 6-speed std...

I'm towing an 06 4-door Dakota V-6, 6-speed std with a fbrglass topper.
It gets 23mpg hwy,... got room for 5 adults, and I can haul a pair of 50 gallon water tanks. (We like to dry camp out in the...
Forum: Truck Conversions 10-03-2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,563
Posted By BOB E
Renegade & a couple of others use FRP sides...

Renegade & a couple of others use FRP sides (fiberglass reinforced plywood) which makes for a nice appearing smooth exterior. The down side (IMO)is - very little structure compared to a square tubing...
Forum: Truck Conversions 09-03-2007, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,591
Posted By BOB E
I went with a "small" conversion builder aprox a...

I went with a "small" conversion builder aprox a year ago,...visited with him at his shop and later contacted a couple of his customers. The feedback I received was positive.
I liked his shop...
Forum: Truck Conversions 08-27-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,853
Posted By BOB E
There are several cabinet shops that build for...

There are several cabinet shops that build for the manufacturers in and around Elkhart, possibly one of them would build what you are interested in.
I'm building my own frames but will out source...
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