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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-25-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,032
Posted By Diesel Guy
3 Very important things with side rads. 1 easier...

3 Very important things with side rads. 1 easier to work on.2 easier to work on.3 easier to work on
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-09-2015, 01:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,068
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello being a Diesel Mechanic for 50 years I...

Hello being a Diesel Mechanic for 50 years I worked on all types for hwy and off hwy diesel engines I own a 42 foot M/H with a cat engine and every chance I get to pressure wash my engine I do I...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-06-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 18,149
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello I have Shaw and used my this year down in...

Hello I have Shaw and used my this year down in the States with no problems
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-31-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,405
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello your fitting that your showing is wrong its...

Hello your fitting that your showing is wrong its only 1/2 right the one you have doesn't have pipe threads its all part of the crimp you would slide the hose inside the part that will be crimped by...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-30-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,405
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello I beleive what you have there is the swival...

Hello I beleive what you have there is the swival nut is seized if your holding the hex nut closest to the crimmed line and that other swival nut will not turn you need to spray some or WD 40,liquid...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-30-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,405
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello look at your picture start from hose and...

Hello look at your picture start from hose and work your way from right to left as follows where the hose enters the long sleeve is where the hose is crimped the next hex nut you see is attacked to...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-28-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,019
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello I checked number of my Alliance fuel/water...

Hello I checked number of my Alliance fuel/water filter which is as follows ABP/N 122-32FRT01 bought them at a KW dealer in Edmonton Alberta it was what was on my motor home and I replaced with the...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-27-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,019
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello I just bought 4 Alliance fuel /water filter...

Hello I just bought 4 Alliance fuel /water filter for my Beaver I get back to you tomorow with the number to see if the same as you need as I can't remember the number.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-25-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,107
Posted By Diesel Guy
Since I am Canadian I would do a must see is the...

Since I am Canadian I would do a must see is the Cape Britian Highlands NS in the fall the leaves colours are spectalar next Baniff and Jasper Nat Parts in Alberta,the west and east coast of the US...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-24-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,251
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello I have had 3 5ers and on my first motor...

Hello I have had 3 5ers and on my first motor home 15 mins tops after pulling in and leveling the wheels with the 5ers the Motor Home is a whole different set up faster easier, I had a system for...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-23-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello my coach and truck are heavier then you I...

Hello my coach and truck are heavier then you I travel everywhere and never worry about anything I have a 2 position Jake which I use I gear down and slow down never had a problem. I would say your...
Forum: Just Conversation 07-23-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,103
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello I travel that road quite a bit but last...

Hello I travel that road quite a bit but last year I travelled it my motor home a 42 footer and it was like a rocking horse up and down and twistie corners and very very bumpie it was so bad I sent...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-23-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 45
Bounder: On going problem
Views: 4,126
Posted By Diesel Guy
hello here is my nickels worth first go to your...

hello here is my nickels worth first go to your power source which are your batteries check each one with a liquid battery fluid checker and see what your spec grav. readings are after you have fully...
Forum: Just Conversation 07-13-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,204
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello you just do that we have nice jails here in...

Hello you just do that we have nice jails here in Canada. You can't carry a small firearm gun in Canada with or with a permit.The rest is up to you.Consider yourself pewarned.
Forum: Just Conversation 07-13-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,204
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello as a Canadian crossing into the states is...

Hello as a Canadian crossing into the states is like crossing into Canada Here is what I do, I pull up to the window when told shut of my engine ( before they ask) remove my sunglasses hand them my...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-28-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 19,864
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello yep there is just log on to their site pays...

Hello yep there is just log on to their site pays your money send in your info and they will send you a report simple as that.Did that when I bought this Thunder.
Forum: New Member Check-In 06-08-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 471
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello Radar1957 from another fellow Albertain...

Hello Radar1957 from another fellow Albertain welcome I am in Fort mcMurray but retiring soon this is a great place to get answers to some questions. Welcome aboard.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-25-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,383
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello I had the same problem and here is how I...

Hello I had the same problem and here is how I fixed mine. I filled my water tank and marked a 100% fill line then I cut a hole with a hole saw just at that line and installed a threaded adapator...
Forum: Cummins Engines 04-18-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,454
Posted By Diesel Guy
Remeber you only get what you pay for BUY...

Remeber you only get what you pay for BUY American too much junk comes from China.
Forum: Just Conversation 03-01-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,153
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello we get 8 months of winter up here in the...

Hello we get 8 months of winter up here in the cold frozen north so don't complain, when the groundhog came out and said 6 more weeks of winter I shot it lol.:)
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-01-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,261
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello and welcome you should join the Beaver...

Hello and welcome you should join the Beaver Ambassador Club I did when I bought my 2005 used Beaver Patroit Thunder couple years ago. I use this forum plus the beaver club plus FMCA all three are...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 02-20-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,629
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello I have a Beaver Patroit Thunder which I...

Hello I have a Beaver Patroit Thunder which I bought couple years ago I also have a C13 525 hp Cat. Mine M/H came with a air system mod, where they installed another air intake port on the driver...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 02-19-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 19,721
Posted By Diesel Guy
Pontiac...... Tin Indian

Pontiac...... Tin Indian
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-27-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,941
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello guess there is no shots for being stupid....

Hello guess there is no shots for being stupid. Its my campsite at the time I am staying there and I would tell them to walk around.I am 68 and I can tell them that about the rudness of walking...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-24-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,809
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello what the heck is a saleman switch (is it a...

Hello what the heck is a saleman switch (is it a switch that turns a saleman off when he is trying to sell you something ???? )
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-24-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,901
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello when we bought new to us a used 2005 Beaver...

Hello when we bought new to us a used 2005 Beaver P/T had them remove the washer dryer and had a cupboard for kitchen storage built,removed the former owners outside TV now used the spot for storage...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-30-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,658
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello I would be worried about the rust. Rust is...

Hello I would be worried about the rust. Rust is not your friend my 2 cents worth look for one without any signs of rust I bought a 2005 P/T without any rust you can fix a lot of things but with rust...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-18-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,403
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello glad you like our Canadian product also if...

Hello glad you like our Canadian product also if you noticed the screw tips come with different coloured handles Orange #00,Yellow #0, Green #1,Red #3 and Black the biggest #4
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-23-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,086
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello best to use a device that looks like a...

Hello best to use a device that looks like a grease gun but it is a fluid sucker it has a clear plastic hose which you put into your anti freeze container pull back on the T handle and it sucks the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-02-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,751
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello I bought new to me used 2005 Beaver Patroit...

Hello I bought new to me used 2005 Beaver Patroit Thunder on line once I knew what I wanted then I went after coaches which fit my bill. Took me a few months lQQking and emailing but got it down to 2...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-22-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,059
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello I am replacing mine as well and I am going...

Hello I am replacing mine as well and I am going with 3/0. Main cables should be nothing less then 3/0. Bigger is better and going with that size will give you good flow and should carry the current...
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 08-19-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,673
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello read your manual. I have a Beaver Patroit...

Hello read your manual. I have a Beaver Patroit Thunder which states slides should be put out in travel mode as well as put back in travel mode.I level after slides are out.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-19-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,473
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello bigger is better went to 42 footer and...

Hello bigger is better went to 42 footer and never looked back as far as setting up park in your spot go out6side check to see slides won't hit anything push 4 buttons dump air push level and all...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-09-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,268
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello I am not too :mad: impressed by a comment...

Hello I am not too :mad: impressed by a comment from Christian 51 that said people who park their units outside don't look after them. We are not all blessed with having indoor shorage ( which by the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-08-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,689
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello when I bought new to me my 2005 Beaver my...

Hello when I bought new to me my 2005 Beaver my fan was always running hard so red my book which states the fan should only run hard under hard pull conditions so I checked it out and found fan...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-28-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,565
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello had 3 5th wheels last one a 35 footer never...

Hello had 3 5th wheels last one a 35 footer never had a problem backing or towing or setting up, but age and health issues caught up to the wife traded it for a 2005 Beaver DP 43 footer and would...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-28-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,962
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello hear is what I say I fill her up when it...

Hello hear is what I say I fill her up when it gets to 1/2 a tank I fill her up again.If I worry about what it costs I might as well stay home when I can,t afford to do that time to park it .Thankyou.
Forum: Excel Owner's Forum 07-27-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,423
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello as a former Excel owner I love there...

Hello as a former Excel owner I love there products but I have to say I think the outside step system is very tackie might be very safe but don't like them against the side of the body my thoughts...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-27-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,482
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello I have a 7 foot folding A frame ladder in...

Hello I have a 7 foot folding A frame ladder in my comparment only 4 inch square when folded up. Its a double sided rung ladder get it at camping world. I hate a ladder on the outside on my roof...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-27-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,037
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello had a 250 ford pickup do that to reset the...

Hello had a 250 ford pickup do that to reset the blinking light disconnect the batteries to your engine ( ones that start the engine) wait a min and reconnect that should put the blinking light out...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-18-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,381
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello very interesting do you use just reg...

Hello very interesting do you use just reg mineral oil ( type and or brand) and 4 oz per cell I need to try that thanks.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-04-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,232
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello doesn't make sence to me to turn off a...

Hello doesn't make sence to me to turn off a proven safetly added device to help others see you and you seeing them THEY WORK so cost you a few dollars to change out a burnt out bulb then to replace...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-14-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,584
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello and welcome aboard I would get a extra 30...

Hello and welcome aboard I would get a extra 30 or 50 amp extension cord 15 to 25 feet, water pressure valve, extra sewer hose to match with what you have on your unit and connections to fit them all...
Forum: New Member Check-In 06-09-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 900
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello and welcome we are in Fort McMurray

Hello and welcome we are in Fort McMurray
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-09-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,604
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello as a diesel mechanic for over 46 years I...

Hello as a diesel mechanic for over 46 years I say this, my coach my EB I use it cause it helps it was put there for a reason (to help slow the coach down) if it wear out get it O/H. I do turn my on...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 05-07-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,664
Posted By Diesel Guy
I 2x that what Toyduck says we leave ours at home...

I 2x that what Toyduck says we leave ours at home when we work for a time for 12 hrs plently of water with the M/H same lower the drapes and I close off the front part of the dash area with a gate...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-26-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,878
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello I am GM man the GM has by far the best...

Hello I am GM man the GM has by far the best transmission as far as the LLY 2005 engine for overheating there was nothing wrong with the cooling system the problem lies with the turbo intake pipe...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-25-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,415
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello Jack mine looks the same as mine :thumb: I...

Hello Jack mine looks the same as mine :thumb: I would use the NEG cables just in case you happen to touch the switch you wount get any sparks with the NEG cables disconnected.Plus you get no current...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-25-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,415
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello I mounted a heavy duty one in my battery...

Hello I mounted a heavy duty one in my battery box close to the batteries one that will take the large cables that connection the battery. I cut my neg cable and intstalled the swith there, so I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-22-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,448
Posted By Diesel Guy
Hello sounds like a heater core as well best time...

Hello sounds like a heater core as well best time to check for any antifreeze leak is when its cold .Antifreeze tends to leak when cold not hot.
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