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Forum: Just Conversation 11-26-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 87,287
Views: 4,557,661
Posted By Alan24601
Tesla sells a grid disconnect that allows you to...

Tesla sells a grid disconnect that allows you to power the house from the batteries when the power is out and to charge them from the array. Video on YouTube about it.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-04-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,511
Posted By Alan24601
I figured it out the hard way, reverse...

I figured it out the hard way, reverse engineering. I find most MOHO stuff is poorly documented when delivered but many of the component manufacturers will provide drawings when asked. Freightliner...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-03-2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,511
Posted By Alan24601
Electric Door Lock easy and cheap fix

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07T877Z77?psc=1&ref=ppx_pop_dt_b_product_details
This is a $17 replacement for any MOHO electric door latch controller. There are a number of them available on Amazon...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-30-2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 1,316,185
Posted By Alan24601
Fleetwood Mods and Upgrades--Post 'em here!

So the bedroom slide room was making noises and jerking as we tried to extend it so using a bunch of caution we retracted it the bit it was out and waited until I could look at the mechanism. Now if...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-09-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,262
Posted By Alan24601
We installed an Amana full size fridge in our...

We installed an Amana full size fridge in our Discovery four years ago and It is the best thing we ever did. Fast cool down and stays cold no matter what the weather does.
Added two Battleborn...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-13-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 11,972
Views: 1,654,952
Posted By Alan24601
What was the last thing you bought for your RV ?

Finished installing Battleborn batteries in the rear closet of the Moho. Still need to insulate the aluminum bar on front and make a cover. I’ll put my shoes on top. [ATTACH]293053
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-13-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11,972
Views: 1,654,952
Posted By Alan24601
So this year is our tenth year of owning our 2008...

So this year is our tenth year of owning our 2008 Discovery and all the expensive replacements have come home to roost again.
Hitting the road 1st week in July.
New tires all around, house...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-06-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 0
Discovery: Cabinet drawers
Views: 126
Posted By Alan24601
Cabinet drawers

Moho pantry cabinet drawers are in and work smoothly. Cabinet is 30” deep and drawers are 29 1/2” on 28” full extension slides. Found these on Amazon and a really nice slide. I am very happy with the...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-25-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By Alan24601
New rear view camera

A couple of years ago the monitor for our rear view camera died so I replaced it with a less expensive choice. Worked well but the original 2007 Voyager CCD camera was never as sharp as I wanted. ...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-07-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,644
Posted By Alan24601
Seems like many folks are against their own best...

Seems like many folks are against their own best interests by rejecting the idea of a national health insurance option. Loose your job and loose your health insurance is sure happening now. I know it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-07-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,262
Posted By Alan24601
Residential uses very little power after it is...

Residential uses very little power after it is cold. You can run on decent batteries for a couple of days. If you want to spend less money than an absorption fridge change two of the batteries to...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-07-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,482
Posted By Alan24601
Use plastic, way safer. We had Corelle and one...

Use plastic, way safer. We had Corelle and one day when leaving a fuel stop the cabinet came open and dishes crashed to the floor and exploded like a hand grenade. Pieces were stuck in the lower...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 04-30-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,819
Posted By Alan24601
Thanks for correcting the issue with power draw....

Thanks for correcting the issue with power draw. Lower voltage does not initially increase current to a motor.
What does happen at low voltage is the motor starts to loose efficiency and begins to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-12-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 24,161
Posted By Alan24601
Magnum circuit breakers

Weird your wipers are not working but on my Discovery there are push button breakers on the left side near the back of the Magnum inverter. Use your hand and depress each one and see if things get...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-10-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By Alan24601
2008 Discovery Rear Camera replacement

The rear camera has started to perform poorly and I have tried several solutions but all required an adaptor to be able to use the existing cable that runs rear to front. I called Jensen Direct and...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 03-06-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By Alan24601
LED Headlight Install

LED Bulb Headlight Retrofit

We seldom drive the Moho at night but last fall on our way home we stopped for dinner and did drive a short distance on a very dark night. I was stunned at how poor the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-23-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 14,208
Posted By Alan24601
Domestic 320

A Dometic 320 is a great choice and fits the waste pipe set back, same seat height as a home unit, ceramic bowl and low water usage. Sounds like you like your choice but keeping it simple always...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-05-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,255
Posted By Alan24601
My 2008 Fleetwood Discovery is the same, The...

My 2008 Fleetwood Discovery is the same, The year the chassis was built goes with the VIN and the year the house was added is the model year they are selling.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-19-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,750
Posted By Alan24601
Residential Fridge

The residential fridge draws very little power after it is cold and generally the startup surge is under 7 amps. We have a Fleetwood moho we changed to residential and the ice maker outlet is more...
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-07-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By Alan24601
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-07-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By Alan24601
I have discussed this with Banks and they say you...

I have discussed this with Banks and they say you can run all day at 1350 but exceeding it is not recommended.
I guess the definition of and duration of slight spikes is the question. Sure is...
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-07-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By Alan24601
2007 ISB WITH Banks kit

When the Banks kit was installed along with the EGT sensor the max temp was set to alarm at 1350 degrees.
When climbing grades it takes a careful application of the throttle to keep the alarm from...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-06-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 1,316,185
Posted By Alan24601
I had to bolt ours in place to keep them from...

I had to bolt ours in place to keep them from moving around. Wall huggers so we do not need much clearance behind.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-25-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11,972
Views: 1,654,952
Posted By Alan24601
Owww.

Owww.
Forum: Just Conversation 06-25-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 87,287
Views: 4,557,661
Posted By Alan24601
R U an RV Mutant too?

RVM 21 here and a post to assure you that we are still kicking. We are heading for Winchester Bay Oregon for the summer starting July 6th until Sept. 9th. Anyone in our area send me a note and you...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-18-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11,972
Views: 1,654,952
Posted By Alan24601
It is required by the do it yourself plumbers...

It is required by the do it yourself plumbers code that
“You shall make at least three trips to the store”.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-17-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 1,316,185
Posted By Alan24601
Fleetwood Mods and Upgrades--Post 'em here!

They are cherry and I ordered them from Fast Cabinet Doors. They are Revere style and an exact match for the originals. Just received my second order for the area below the stove. Made some but just...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-06-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 1,316,185
Posted By Alan24601
Fleetwood Mods and Upgrades--Post 'em here!

We use our Hopper in the Moho so the extra power supply is for the DPH42 that allows the Hopper to work with a Winegard 1000 antenna. sorry for double pix, this app eludes me.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-06-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 1,316,185
Posted By Alan24601
Changed the former front tv cabinet into our...

Changed the former front tv cabinet into our satilite and media cabinet. Originally I thought it would be a place for my photo gear but looking at the pile of stuff and all the wires decided to clean...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-03-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,696
Posted By Alan24601
Modern fridges take so little power that buying a...

Modern fridges take so little power that buying a small pure sine wave inverter may be worth the money then you can choose any fridge that fits.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-13-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 1,316,185
Posted By Alan24601
Nicely done. Amazing when you go for comfort...

Nicely done. Amazing when you go for comfort instead of perceived function. We should have kept the sleeper couch and moved it to the table area and then installed our theatre seats. We have sleeping...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-12-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 1,316,185
Posted By Alan24601
Fleetwood Mods and Upgrades--Post 'em here!

New throne in the motorhome and installed with only one trip to Home Depot and one trip to Ferguson. Had to cut the strand bamboo floor so the new toilets base sits on the subfloor. That is a very...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 04-03-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By Alan24601
I have a Lighting to HDMI cable to hook my phone...

I have a Lighting to HDMI cable to hook my phone to the tv. Mirroring does not work on my Android (Sony) TV.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-02-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,322
Posted By Alan24601
Good idea.

Good idea.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-02-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,322
Posted By Alan24601
Operate the connection method, some are really...

Operate the connection method, some are really hard to connect/undo. Slip connectors are easiest but tend to get stuck as the get older and the twist to lock/unlock are very hard to operate from my...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-01-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By Alan24601
Condensate drip from the Air conditioner. Heater...

Condensate drip from the Air conditioner. Heater core is full of anti freeze so most likely not the cause.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-01-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By Alan24601
I learned a bit about shear pins after working on...

I learned a bit about shear pins after working on our Power-gear jacks. I bought original replacement pins from Rev Group and I suggest that is the best solution. Looking at the problem I found a...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 03-24-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 1,316,185
Posted By Alan24601
Fleetwood Mods and Upgrades--Post 'em here!

Today I successfully got the Dish Hopper3 from the house working in the Moho. A useful How to video :
https://youtu.be/l4ap0RqEsI0
Hardest part for me was figuring out that I had selected the wrong...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 03-18-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By Alan24601
The issue we find is when tethered even unlimited...

The issue we find is when tethered even unlimited data plans cap the high speed data to 15 Gig. My solution is a cable the plugs into my iPhone that provides HDMI that plugs into the tv. No data...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 03-17-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,156
Posted By Alan24601
Worked for me.

Worked for me.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 03-16-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,156
Posted By Alan24601
Open the pressure relief valve on the water...

Open the pressure relief valve on the water heater and release the entrained air. Should solve your problem.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-15-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 907
Posted By Alan24601
We stayed at a local park when we visited. Iron...

We stayed at a local park when we visited. Iron ranger setup. Nice place to stay and close to the factory.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-14-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By Alan24601
I would definitely have the engine and...

I would definitely have the engine and transmission and all the other running gear inspected/tested at Freightliner.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-16-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By Alan24601
We had two and after our experience with only one...

We had two and after our experience with only one when we needed it two is a good idea.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-14-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,516
Posted By Alan24601
I agree, Having paper that only needs a...

I agree, Having paper that only needs a flashlight has saved us twice. Electronic is great but sometimes you will be in a situation where no power and no internet late at night and it is really cold....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-14-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,516
Posted By Alan24601
I put them in indexed note books. My experience...

I put them in indexed note books. My experience is that the wiring diagrams you really need can be gotten from the equipment manufacture. The manuals are not detailed in most cases. Do you have a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-14-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,211
Posted By Alan24601
Just had my left shoulder replaced 15 days ago...

Just had my left shoulder replaced 15 days ago and very little pain after 48 hours. Maybe that is a viable choice?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-08-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 11,972
Views: 1,654,952
Posted By Alan24601
Remote thermostat for the electric fireplace. ...

Remote thermostat for the electric fireplace.
Temp sensor is in the remote so it will control the heat based on where we sit. Amazon $24.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-28-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,211
Posted By Alan24601
Had my right Sholder replaced in 2016 and was...

Had my right Sholder replaced in 2016 and was good to drive the car is six weeks and the Moho in 12 weeks. Today my left Sholder will be replaced and I am hoping recovery will be as easy as the last...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-27-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By Alan24601
Depends on the park but most say 36’ and mean it....

Depends on the park but most say 36’ and mean it. Older parks are 32’. State parks seem to be able to accommodate 40’ but you need to know which ones can and say 36’ when you reserve. If parks are...
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