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Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-23-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,507
Posted By Dale70
I carry a mounted full spare in one of my...

I carry a mounted full spare in one of my compartments; It started in previous RV when I took a full spare to Alaska. We did not need it, but wife now feels more comfortable if we keep it. I also...
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-08-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By Dale70
Just installed Delco Remy 24SI === in place of...

Just installed Delco Remy 24SI === in place of Leece Neville LBP2180
no issues. Install was very slightly easier as case diameter is slightly smaller than Leece Neville resulting is slightly more...
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-08-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By Dale70
Thanks twinboat -- just wanted some confirmation...

Thanks twinboat -- just wanted some confirmation before I reached in that tight space to reinstall it --

The space around the engine in the Tiffin on a Freightliner side radiator chassis is not...
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-08-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By Dale70
Cummins ISL Alternator -- 2007 Allegro Bus

While replacing the serpentine belt as a routine maintenance, I found the alternator bearing very growly and rough turning.

It is a Leeve Neville LBP2180
Local Kenworth dealer had a Delco Remy...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-08-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,926
Posted By Dale70
Had TOYO's on my last RV for five years and a...

Had TOYO's on my last RV for five years and a trip to Alaska -- no tires issues, they ran well, and wore well.
I will buy TOYO's when I need tires on my new RV.
NO hesitancy at all.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-12-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By Dale70
Jandcinok, If I read your signature right this is...

Jandcinok, If I read your signature right this is all "theoretical"

I would say why not consider a 12V compressor unit?

It would use the SAME refrigerator case (if that one is in good...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-26-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,412
Posted By Dale70
I used two sets of FOUR of the Duracell GC2 lead...

I used two sets of FOUR of the Duracell GC2 lead acid (from Batteries Plus) over years of ownership of my last RV. The second set was in the RV and about three years old when I sold the RV. They...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-25-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By Dale70
My experience shipping a car with USHIP mirrored...

My experience shipping a car with USHIP mirrored what "theroc" mentioned.
USHIP process was good and they kept me pretty well appraised of changes.

Actual hauler was CRAP. Not a good experience...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-22-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,899
Posted By Dale70
I stated it was a picture -- it was in fact a...

I stated it was a picture -- it was in fact a link to the RENOGY battery

thx Dale
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-22-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,899
Posted By Dale70
Just a comment on the RENOGY AGM, It has...

Just a comment on the RENOGY AGM,

It has been posted on several battery review sites (solar sites) that the RENOGY is not really a 100AH battery and in fact will only give 80-90 AH. Look on the...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-18-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,167
Posted By Dale70
I cannot speak for every application, but in my...

I cannot speak for every application, but in my Explorer -- NO BRAKE LINES were changed. The metal was just moved slightly along with the hydraulic master cylinder to adapt the inches needed. NO...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-16-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By Dale70
Same issue on my older 2000 Eagle --- mine are...

Same issue on my older 2000 Eagle ---
mine are quite corroded.

thx Dale
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-16-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,167
Posted By Dale70
I have had the M&G system on my 2004 Ford...

I have had the M&G system on my 2004 Ford Explorer for about six years.
I have had no issues with it (including the air breakaway system)
It has been towed for about 50,000 miles including a trip...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-16-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,519
Posted By Dale70
I installed my JC refigeration unit over five...

I installed my JC refigeration unit over five years ago and did not have most of these problems. However mine was the 1200LRIM which is the double door and that probably gave me more room on the...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-15-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By Dale70
ok ---- I did make a mistake. Hanging head...

ok ---- I did make a mistake. Hanging head low!!!!!

I was just rechecking and the inverter was ON. Even though the DISPLAY was Off the inverter was in fact ON

When I rechecked the reading...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-15-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By Dale70
House Battery Drain.

2007 Tiffin Allegro Bus.
When the RV is sitting at my house and not connected to AC I fell the house batteries seem to be going down in voltage too guickly.

I have a clamp on DC ampmeter and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-23-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,846
Posted By Dale70
I did mine about five years ago. We were going...

I did mine about five years ago. We were going off grid for 6-8 day stretches.
Overall I like the unit as it was a great improvement over the basic Norcold 1200LRIM

I also did the ARP...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-23-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By Dale70
No matter what motorhone it is -- when you at one...

No matter what motorhone it is -- when you at one of that age (my first was a 2000 40 ft Eagle) You must be very mechanically inclined and comfortable with working out problems. If you are not...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-10-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 933
Posted By Dale70
Well I relocated mine so that my TPMS will mount...

Well I relocated mine so that my TPMS will mount on the outside rears.
I did as mackwrench suggested.

1--- put inner tires on about 4 inch block (outer was now an inch off the ground) This...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-07-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 933
Posted By Dale70
Thanks for the last few replies from prople who...

Thanks for the last few replies from prople who have turned them around.
That was the information I was looking for.

I will post my results in a few weeks --- probably will not do it until after...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-07-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 933
Posted By Dale70
My rims are solid aluminum rims -- for posts 2...

My rims are solid aluminum rims -- for posts 2 and 3 -- not hubcaps.

For the last post -- I read that stems are IN --- OLD SCHOOL
my last RV had the stems pointing OUT on aluminum rims-- very...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-07-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 933
Posted By Dale70
Problems mounting TPMS sensor

I am mounting my TST TPMS sensers on my 2007 Tiffin Allegro Bus.
However I am finding the two outer rears have the velve stemn mounted in a way that makes it impossible to mount the senser.

The...
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-21-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,330
Posted By Dale70
amazing --- I know I don't read all posts when...

amazing --- I know I don't read all posts when the thread is 20-30 pages --- but geeeshh --- this one is short enough people should read before posting.

I know if you never post the results and...
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-20-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,330
Posted By Dale70
thanks twinboat --- Dale

thanks twinboat --- Dale
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-15-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,450
Posted By Dale70
n2zon I Just purchased a 2007 Allegro bus...

n2zon

I Just purchased a 2007 Allegro bus 40QSP about two weeks ago.
I took my Scangauge from my 2000 Eagle and just plugged it into the Tiffin -- all good to go.

talk soon --- Dale
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-15-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,330
Posted By Dale70
Well the new Haldex dryer is installed and I am...

Well the new Haldex dryer is installed and I am pleased to report all is working well. Got home with the dryer at about 2:30 and by 3:30 I was ready to fire it up, check that it was working in the...
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-14-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,330
Posted By Dale70
Wild Card --- what RV do you have that you are...

Wild Card --- what RV do you have that you are talking about?
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-14-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,330
Posted By Dale70
it is a SIDE radiator Allegro Bus - Model 40QSP ...

it is a SIDE radiator Allegro Bus - Model 40QSP -- 400 ISL HWH Hydraulic levelers, 7500 Onan, Freightliner Chassis but with Independent Front Suspension (ZF german), front disc brakes, ...
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-14-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,330
Posted By Dale70
For those that think the governor will be so easy...

For those that think the governor will be so easy to replace I am adding a few pictures I just took.

First on left is bottom of compressor -- notice that large hose across it
Next on right is...
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-10-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,330
Posted By Dale70
Just removed the Haldex dryer --- 15 minute job...

Just removed the Haldex dryer --- 15 minute job if I stretch the time.
I ordered a new one from a local truck parts place --- called several, no one had that one rebuilt. price was decent compared...
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-09-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,330
Posted By Dale70
Thanks Todd -- -I am going to pull the air dryer...

Thanks Todd -- -I am going to pull the air dryer today or tomorrow and hopefully get a good part number from it. I will replace that and hope it is not the governor.

If it is the governor I will...
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-08-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,330
Posted By Dale70
I will have to figure out the exact model...

I will have to figure out the exact model tomorrow --- then probably order a new/reman one.

It is some model of Haldex "Purest" -- -- maybe a model DA34100

I am trying to get the exact model...
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-08-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,330
Posted By Dale70
twinboat --- there is a bit of air in that...

twinboat ---

there is a bit of air in that line when I first remove it -- sort of like a residual, but then the line has NO air in it
air does continue to escape for another second from the air...
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-08-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,330
Posted By Dale70
I would actually like it to be the Dryer versus...

I would actually like it to be the Dryer versus the governor.

While the dryer is more expensive, it is more accessible.
I have searched around and cannot even see the governor.
(on the Eagle it...
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-08-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,330
Posted By Dale70
OK --- continuing to research === Engine...

OK --- continuing to research ===

Engine running -- air still 27

If I disconnect the 1/8 inch SILVER air line from side of DRYER, air comes out momentarily from Dryer side and stops === air...
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-08-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,330
Posted By Dale70
rereading mackwrench post again --- it appears...

rereading mackwrench post again --- it appears this is "moisture ejector" which has constant leak -- -I assume fix is to replace it ?????
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-08-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,330
Posted By Dale70
OK ---todays update I started engine today --...

OK ---todays update
I started engine today -- same 27 PSI (was zero on gauges -- came ot 27 in under 30 sec)
crawled under rear --constant leak at air dryer from what I believe is purge valve.
...
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-07-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,330
Posted By Dale70
Just reviewing this before I look more tomorrow. ...

Just reviewing this before I look more tomorrow. My hope of course is that it is a line or dryer related. Those would be far less costly than a compressor failure.
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-07-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,330
Posted By Dale70
got it --- thx Dale

got it --- thx Dale
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-07-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,330
Posted By Dale70
I have no real leaks if you shut of the engine....

I have no real leaks if you shut of the engine. but there is only 27 lbs.
If you pump the brake you can hear air on each pump.

I cannot hear any large leaks with the engine running either.

I...
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-07-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,330
Posted By Dale70
ISL air compressor -- only getting 27PSI on gauges

I have a 2007 Tiffin with a ISL 400 Cummins.
Along with a ride height problem I am now only getting about 27PSI at the tank gauges. suspension not airing up of course. Not even enough air to...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-29-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By Dale70
Thanks Mackwrench --- heading out today to...

Thanks Mackwrench ---

heading out today to go get my new RV.

I will still probably order a couple of the struts for the Eagle before I sell it.

thx Dale
Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 06-24-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,486
Posted By Dale70
We went in 2017 ---We were there almost three...

We went in 2017 ---We were there almost three months and traveled everywhere we could (even a few gravel roads to boondock spots). Learn to read the roads, slow down appropriately, and soon enough. ...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-24-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By Dale70
Meames1 === Your analysis seems correct about the...

Meames1 === Your analysis seems correct about the stopping point being where the door slides out. The gas struts are probably long gone and causing the door to be at that point.
I will carefully...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-24-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By Dale70
well that tactic works for the passenger side...

well that tactic works for the passenger side where there is a compartment adjacent. Unfortunately it does not work on the driver side. I will investigate more there. Any more thoughts????? thx...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-23-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By Dale70
I will look at that tomorrow Todd. Not sure how...

I will look at that tomorrow Todd. Not sure how one hinge comes out with the next one in place but that is obviously the trick.

I go next week to pick up the 2007 Tiffin Allegro Bus we bought. ...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-23-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By Dale70
If they "lock" into place what is missing / worn...

If they "lock" into place what is missing / worn ????

thx Dale
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-23-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By Dale70
Here is one of the fuel doors -- the other does...

Here is one of the fuel doors -- the other does the same thing. but maybe less frequently. The door is aluminum and the track seems to be aluminum attached to it.

One concern is if I just crimp...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-22-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By Dale70
2000 American Eagle - fuel doors

Both fuel doors on my 2000 American Eagle (soon to be for sale) come totally free from the motorhome when opened. I assume the hinges are just worn?

Any ideas what can be done to fix them?
...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-04-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 100,459
Posted By Dale70
Mine appears to be the "wedged" into place...

Mine appears to be the "wedged" into place variety

thx Dale
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