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Forum: Vintage RV's 04-14-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6,355
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Posted By knugent
P30 water pump

What year P30 is yours? I have a 1989 Chieftain and when mine needed changing I swear I looked at every conceivable way I thought I could and just couldn’t see how, and I’m usually pretty handy. I...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 04-13-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,732
Posted By knugent
Tow bar problems

I bought a used Roadmaster All-Terrain about 5 years ago, and one of the arms was very stiff. In fact, it was almost impossible to move. I called Roadmaster, and the technician told me exactly what...
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-17-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6,355
Views: 999,757
Posted By knugent
Have you checked the ground connections?

Have you checked the ground connections?
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-17-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6,355
Views: 999,757
Posted By knugent
Have you checked the ground connections?

Have you checked the ground connections?
Forum: Vintage RV's 03-27-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6,355
Views: 999,757
Posted By knugent
Odds and ends

I had been having problems with my water heater firing up only intermittently. I replaced the fuel controller last year so I didn't figure that was the problem. I removed the ignitor control and...
Forum: Vintage RV's 02-28-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,208
Posted By knugent
Steps

I have an 89 Winnie Chieftain with a Kwikee step. If yours is like mine, extend the step, and you will see that there are 4 nuts holding the entire assembly on. If you remove it, you may find that...
Forum: Vintage RV's 10-24-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6,355
Views: 999,757
Posted By knugent
Oh, I agree wholeheartedly that the price is...

Oh, I agree wholeheartedly that the price is reasonable, considering the time it took. I would venture to say that it would have taken me a week to do the same job.
Forum: Vintage RV's 10-21-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6,355
Views: 999,757
Posted By knugent
Oh, bless you. I have the same rig, and I lost...

Oh, bless you. I have the same rig, and I lost the alternator belt. I, like you, tried to figure every possible angle to get to that belt. I figured that since the alternator is right at the top,...
Forum: Vintage RV's 08-16-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By knugent
Kwikee Step

Thank you, again, SS Traveler. The first one I ordered from Auto Zone would not work. It was the Dorman 742-211, and it was a mirror image of mine, so I ordered the 742-210, and it was a perfect...
Forum: Vintage RV's 08-09-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By knugent
Thank you for such a wealth of information. I...

Thank you for such a wealth of information. I ordered one from Auto Zone today. It will be in tomorrow. I will see then if I ordered the correct one. Thanks again.
Forum: Vintage RV's 08-05-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By knugent
Question Kwikee steps

The electric motor on my Kwikee steps on my 89 Winnie Chieftain has stopped working and I have had no luck at finding a replacement.
A few years back, one of the plastic gears in the gear apparatus...
Forum: Vintage RV's 07-18-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 501
Posted By knugent
Genset Carburetor

I have an '89 Winnie Chieftain. The Genset in it is an Onan Emerald 3. I can get it to start fine, and it will idle well . I always start it with both the breakers in the "off" position. When I load...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-06-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By knugent
Thank you for all these ideas. I will try them...

Thank you for all these ideas. I will try them and get back with ya'll.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-30-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By knugent
Atwood Hot Water Heater Ignitor

I own a 1989 Winnie Chieftain. It has what appears to be the original Atwood water heater. I believe that the model number is G54BLF-2. I replaced the gas control a couple of months ago, and...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 03-24-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,123
Posted By knugent
I agree with powerboatr. It looks like moisture...

I agree with powerboatr. It looks like moisture has caused the siding to delaminate from the framework, and probably normal movement while traveling down the road has made it apparent. Find the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-27-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,584
Posted By knugent
CDL requirement

I have a class B CDL since I drive commercial tour buses. The 26000 lb. requirement pertains only to commercial vehicles. If your rig has a private coach or private bus plate, then you are not...
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-20-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,127
Posted By knugent
Darwin and talbot 357, thank you much for this...

Darwin and talbot 357, thank you much for this good info. Talbot 357, whatever was inside the recess have all broken off, but I can see that they were some type of plug, or fingers, or something. So,...
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-14-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,127
Posted By knugent
Kwikee Steps

On my 89 Chieftain, the Kwikee steps have stopped working. The motor runs fine, the gear-box works in and out fine until you put it into a slightest bind, then I can tell something is stripped...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-14-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,863
Posted By knugent
I really don't understand this "blanket"...

I really don't understand this "blanket" condemnation of all tires that are not made in America. I do a lot of reading of what Roger Marble has to say on his blog about tires, and what I take away...
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-09-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By knugent
Thank ya'll for the replies. Bflinn, you are...

Thank ya'll for the replies. Bflinn, you are right. I was not able to find it in the owner's manual either. And TQ60, you are right. It works great for storage.
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-07-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,489
Posted By knugent
I have been reading this thread with interest . I...

I have been reading this thread with interest . I have an '89 Winnie Chieftain. All the stripes are faded-out. The colors show cracking, but to the touch, all the stripes are smooth, and all the...
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-07-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By knugent
Battery disconnect switch

I am restoring a 1989 Winnie Chieftain. The battery selector switch in the battery compartment has 4 positions: Off, 1, both, and 2. I cannot see that the chassis battery is being charged by my...
Forum: Vintage RV's 03-12-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6,355
Views: 999,757
Posted By knugent
On my 1989 Chieftain, the water pump is located...

On my 1989 Chieftain, the water pump is located under the dinette set seat, the one nearest the rear.
Forum: Vintage RV's 10-01-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6,355
Views: 999,757
Posted By knugent
I did, in fact, pull out my entire dash and paint...

I did, in fact, pull out my entire dash and paint it, along with the vinyl engine cover and all the doghouse trim work. I used the Rustoleum 2X paint, which is supposed to be good for vinyl and...
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-28-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 614
Posted By knugent
Skip426, thank you for your response. Winnebago...

Skip426, thank you for your response. Winnebago sent the diagrams via email, so I guess they are PDF. If you can send me your email address, I will forward them to you. I will also try to attach...
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-27-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 614
Posted By knugent
Hood vent/info center wiring harness

I have been refurbishing a 1989 Winnie Chieftain for what now seems like a life-time. When I removed my range hood vent/info center, there were three wires that pulled loose from the wiring harness....
Forum: Vintage RV's 12-28-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,967
Posted By knugent
When I removed the transition piece on mine, it...

When I removed the transition piece on mine, it was secured by screws every 8 inches or so. My roof was so bad that the rear cap had actually separated from the body by about 3/4 in. and I had to...
Forum: Vintage RV's 12-17-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,428
Posted By knugent
Wackymac, when you washed your covers, did you...

Wackymac, when you washed your covers, did you have a lot of trouble stretching them back over the seats. I want to do the same thing , maybe even using some Rit dye or something to even out the...
Forum: Vintage RV's 12-17-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,967
Posted By knugent
Winnie roof repairs

Good luck with your roof repairs. I recently went through what you are facing. I have an 89 Chieftain that the PO had apparently allowed water to pool on the roof, so the metal was perforated with...
Forum: Vintage RV's 09-25-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,257
Posted By knugent
Air zones

I think that you will find that those "air zones" are actually areas where the roof and the ceiling material have delaminated from one another, either from heat causing the glue to release or from...
Forum: Vintage RV's 09-25-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6,355
Views: 999,757
Posted By knugent
I finally got the passenger side window back in....

I finally got the passenger side window back in. I took it out a couple months ago to reseal it, and when I was putting the trim ring back on, I somehow got hold of a too-long screw, which contacted...
Forum: iRV2 Member Memorial 06-12-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,962
Posted By knugent
Mr. Elliott had passed away almost a year before...

Mr. Elliott had passed away almost a year before I joined IRV2, but I continue to be blown away by the knowledge he possessed at tuning these old dinosaurs. I wish I could have known him. I so...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-11-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By knugent
There should be four screws accessible from...

There should be four screws accessible from inside the coach on the AC that hold tension on the unit. You might try tightening those screws first before removing and replacing the gasket. Good luck.
Forum: Vintage RV's 04-10-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 126,346
Posted By knugent
Wow! I can't believe I read this entire thread in...

Wow! I can't believe I read this entire thread in one sitting! This is some good information. I am still in the middle of my interior renovation, but I can grant you that I will do the Zep treatment...
Forum: Vintage RV's 04-06-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,826
Posted By knugent
Dave, I looked at the converter today, and the...

Dave, I looked at the converter today, and the brand name is Power Source, and the model number is PC 40. I hope this gives you some insight. Thanks Kenny
Forum: Vintage RV's 04-05-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6,355
Views: 999,757
Posted By knugent
Yeah, DaveDeb1, the jury is still out on that...

Yeah, DaveDeb1, the jury is still out on that one. It is one of those projects that, part-way through you are asking yourself "Should I really have done this?" I hope I can get it all back...
Forum: Vintage RV's 04-05-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,826
Posted By knugent
Thanks, Chief. I actually looked at the brand...

Thanks, Chief. I actually looked at the brand name this morning and KNEW I should write it down, but NOOOO! ol' steel-trap mind here never forgets. All I can remember is that is a...
Forum: Vintage RV's 04-04-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6,355
Views: 999,757
Posted By knugent
I removed my old, faded-out dash to get it ready...

I removed my old, faded-out dash to get it ready for painting.
Forum: Just Conversation 04-04-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,289
Posted By knugent
My Aunt Janie would say," Well, Ed, they can't...

My Aunt Janie would say," Well, Ed, they can't get blood out of a turnip", and my Uncle Ed would respond, "No, but they can sure whip ol' Turnip"s a_ _ until he wishes he could bleed!"
Forum: Just Conversation 04-04-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,289
Posted By knugent
When one of us kids would say, "Mama, you only...

When one of us kids would say, "Mama, you only missed that mailbox (or other car, or dog, or cat......or whatever) by an inch, she would always answer "An inch is good as a mile!"
Forum: Vintage RV's 04-04-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,826
Posted By knugent
Dave, you are correct. It is an '89 Chieftain....

Dave, you are correct. It is an '89 Chieftain. Those breakers are OK. The converter is mounted in a "cubby-hole" directly behind the co-pilot seat. I am checking directly at the 12V outlet point of...
Forum: Vintage RV's 04-03-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,826
Posted By knugent
No output from converter

My converter was working on Sunday, but today it is not. I have 120V at the receptacle where it plugs in, but there is no power at the outlet of the converter. Is this a have-to-replace situation, or...
Forum: Vintage RV's 03-19-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6,355
Views: 999,757
Posted By knugent
I pulled the cap off my reefer vent, removed and...

I pulled the cap off my reefer vent, removed and resealed the vent. It seems that the only thing I thought was no leaking on that roof had a tear in the old sealant. New butyl tape, stainless screws...
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Member Forum Concerns 03-15-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By knugent
Emergency forum?

I have only been a member for a short time, but I saw something today that got me to thinking (that usually spells T-R-O-U-B-L-E).
Anyway, I was traveling down the interstate on my job, and I saw a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-08-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 28,143
Posted By knugent
Applying the finish

This is great information. One point I am not clear on: when you apply the RMP or ZEP, whether by hand or using the long handle, do you apply in a back-and-forth motion, like if you were mopping the...
Forum: Vintage RV's 03-02-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,859
Posted By knugent
I concur with what I have seen posted on here...

I concur with what I have seen posted on here before: start at the top and work down. All else will be wasted unless you get any roof issue corrected FIRST. Then do searches on these forums relating...
Forum: Vintage RV's 03-02-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 1,794,400
Posted By knugent
You know, benford, I am very much the same way. I...

You know, benford, I am very much the same way. I have GOT to have a project to work on. I have enough on tap right now to last me until I am 108, but I don't think I have ever had many that have...
Forum: Vintage RV's 02-27-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,603
Posted By knugent
How far apart are the steel bars in your ceiling?...

How far apart are the steel bars in your ceiling? I just did a complete ceiling tear-out on my Chieftain that became very involved. I ended up putting steel "rafters"on 24" centers (but that's for...
Forum: Vintage RV's 02-27-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6,355
Views: 999,757
Posted By knugent
I removed the over-the-kitchen-counter cabinet...

I removed the over-the-kitchen-counter cabinet and stove vent hood to give me better access to start my countertop redo and eventual backsplash installation.:thumb:
Forum: Vintage RV's 02-26-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6,355
Views: 999,757
Posted By knugent
I got my bathroom vent and both my a/c units...

I got my bathroom vent and both my a/c units installed today. Yoo-hoo!
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