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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-30-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,110
Posted By Davidjeff
Have you ever considered useing mini split...

Have you ever considered useing mini split system.
https://www.minisplitwarehouse.com/
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-11-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By Davidjeff
Opinions Asked For on purchase

Wife and I are looking to buying a. Primetime Sanibel 3751. We have compared the Montana and Grand Design and Open Range. Seems the Sanibel is offering quite a few nice features, insulation and...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 02-11-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 686
Posted By Davidjeff
Primetime Sanibel 3751

Wife and I are looking to buying a. Primetime Sanibel 3751. We have compared the Montana and Grand Design and Open Range. Seems the Sanibel is offering quite a few nice features, insulation and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-12-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,190
Posted By Davidjeff
Fleet. Wood

Fleet. Wood
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-06-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,509
Posted By Davidjeff
Check your batteries as well

Check your batteries as well
Forum: Vintage RV's 07-05-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2,974
Views: 525,866
Posted By Davidjeff
Coach is lookin great. Good job... And that folks...

Coach is lookin great. Good job... And that folks is what a dedicated DIY will do when he cares, professionals need not apply cause you cannot afford it
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 06-21-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,779
Posted By Davidjeff
I agree with Tejay with only one exception....

I agree with Tejay with only one exception. Changing the oil every 6 months can/will give someone an opportunity to give the undercarriage an examination to head off or prevent problems that left...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-16-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,888
Posted By Davidjeff
Anova Souse Vide

Anova Souse Vide
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-30-2017, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,921
Posted By Davidjeff
Robby, the shaft that you dial indicated is bent....

Robby, the shaft that you dial indicated is bent. Your Motorhome has a multiple piece shaft and unless the shop was equipped to balance all two or three pieces simultaneously and only replaced the...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-29-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,921
Posted By Davidjeff
Are your readings on the same section of...

Are your readings on the same section of tubing??? If they are then you shaft is excessively bent. Please clarify a little more
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-05-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,896
Posted By Davidjeff
It is at ...

It is at
https://www.irv2.com/forums/RVTireSafety.NET
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 03-26-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,273
Posted By Davidjeff
When there is substantial weight added such as...

When there is substantial weight added such as building the coach is generally what changes the alignment. The suggestion all have made on equipping your coach with all items like tank levels, fuel,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-22-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,524
Posted By Davidjeff
You could cut a small notch in the drawer slide...

You could cut a small notch in the drawer slide for the wood to catch on and add the corresponding piece for the notch close to the face side of the drawer
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 03-21-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,273
Posted By Davidjeff
Ford aligns the vehicle but it is sold...

Ford aligns the vehicle but it is sold incomplete. After the conversion it needs alignment
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 03-21-2017, 06:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,273
Posted By Davidjeff
As referenced in the One Warranty Solution Manual...

As referenced in the One Warranty Solution Manual version 2.5 April 2016: this is Fords Warranty:::: page 64


Adjustments & Alignments
(continued)
Adjustments required to correct factory...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-20-2017, 05:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By Davidjeff
May not get rid of the rodents but will stop them...

May not get rid of the rodents but will stop them from chewing on wires etc.... in the exact same location. Honda makes a "Rodent Tape" which can also be bought on Amazon ($28) . Simply make your...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 03-18-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,273
Posted By Davidjeff
I would highly recommend an alignment during the...

I would highly recommend an alignment during the original 12/12 warranty period. No matter if it drives fine or drifts and pulls. I would recommend putting a few thousand miles on the vehicle (unless...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 03-16-2017, 05:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,496
Posted By Davidjeff
Propane is 1- 1 1/2 times heavier than air so if...

Propane is 1- 1 1/2 times heavier than air so if there was air in the tank it would go out the vent first.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-10-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,421
Posted By Davidjeff
Fords stance on lifetime means 15years or 150k...

Fords stance on lifetime means 15years or 150k miles. That is the projected life span for the filter barring any unusually dirty fuel etc....
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-08-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,333
Posted By Davidjeff
RRR, Tejay went into great length with a friend...

RRR, Tejay went into great length with a friend of his David-O and it required thinking outside the box. Your situation is lining up to be very similar, hence the reason we are suggesting simple...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-07-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,333
Posted By Davidjeff
RRR, backing up a bit, did you ever perform a...

RRR, backing up a bit, did you ever perform a runout check using a dial indicator on the driveshaft at front, middle and rear of every driveshaft? We're the u-joints on all the shafts thru the slip...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-06-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,295
Posted By Davidjeff
Personally, I would find someone that does great...

Personally, I would find someone that does great work and stands behind it and then pay them.... a bad job costs a lot more to fix than a good quality job done right the first time
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 03-04-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,749
Posted By Davidjeff
Heard it many times. Most are no help but when...

Heard it many times. Most are no help but when and if you sell you have to pay them a percentage regardless who sold, who bought, or when. I say don't do it
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-03-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,333
Posted By Davidjeff
RRR, here is some good info on understanding the...

RRR, here is some good info on understanding the readings, interpretations and math involved on the vibration analyzer readings.
https://juchems.com/ServiceManuals/viewfile0ddc.pdf
I keep going...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-14-2017, 05:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,074
Posted By Davidjeff
Mark, being you were a Ford Trans Engineer I...

Mark, being you were a Ford Trans Engineer I will bow to your knowledge and appreciate the input you give us on this web group...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 02-13-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,096
Posted By Davidjeff
What is it in??? Possibly circuit breakers. Need...

What is it in??? Possibly circuit breakers. Need more info
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-12-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,074
Posted By Davidjeff
Not all have internal thermostats, some are...

Not all have internal thermostats, some are mounted externally in a block that the cooler lines pass thru as some of the 4r100 as well, the cooler lines are arranged differently on the 4r100 to the...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-12-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,074
Posted By Davidjeff
True guess I missed that,, oops

True guess I missed that,, oops
Forum: New Member Check-In 02-12-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By Davidjeff
Welcome fellow Okie, enjoy your new chapter in...

Welcome fellow Okie, enjoy your new chapter in life and hope to see you on the road!!!
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-12-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,074
Posted By Davidjeff
It might help some if you told us Ford or GM...

It might help some if you told us Ford or GM chassis.
On Ford there is a drain plug on most torque shift trans pans, drain it pull the pan stick a new filter in don't forget the rubber grommet...
Forum: Just Conversation 02-06-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,672
Posted By Davidjeff
Locks etc.. keep honest people honest, thieves...

Locks etc.. keep honest people honest, thieves will either choose something easier or will be prepared for whatever you have...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-05-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,393
Posted By Davidjeff
I am not rear familiar with Allison transmissions...

I am not rear familiar with Allison transmissions but I am with current light truck car. Here's a thought, if you did not have a problem prior it may just need to relearn the shift points. You may...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-05-2017, 05:58 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,923
Posted By Davidjeff
Glad to here you finally came to a conclusion for...

Glad to here you finally came to a conclusion for your problems... some of the hardest things to do when looking for any problem or issue is finding the conditions to duplicate, determining if the...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-01-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,839
Posted By Davidjeff
I normally will weld a knob on broken flush bolt...

I normally will weld a knob on broken flush bolt then weld a nut to that. After cooling and spraying with PB blaster the bolt has always came out. This has worked on manifolds and aluminum heads that...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-01-2017, 04:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,518
Posted By Davidjeff
Oh no, the F 550 down are pretty much same as...

Oh no, the F 550 down are pretty much same as always have been. I stated earlier on cab removal for major engine repair. This is the accepted means and recommended by Ford but the engine can be...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-31-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,287
Posted By Davidjeff
True, after draining very little is left anyway.

True, after draining very little is left anyway.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-31-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,287
Posted By Davidjeff
Here is some info I found Polymers called VI...

Here is some info I found
Polymers called VI improvers added to oil creating multi weight lines actually expands as the oil warms up not actually thickening the oil but slows down the rate the oil...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-31-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,287
Posted By Davidjeff
https://mobiloil.com/en/article/car-maintenance/ca...

https://mobiloil.com/en/article/car-maintenance/car-maintenance-archive/how-to-change-your-cars-motor-oil-and-filter
Strange as I know most of us believe in Mobil one...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-31-2017, 05:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,287
Posted By Davidjeff
I personally take mine out for a quick spin to...

I personally take mine out for a quick spin to warm it and then change it helping to drain the oil faster and then then leave the plug out for 15 minutes. I agree with an earlier post, it's more...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-29-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,944
Posted By Davidjeff
The purple wire either has too much insulation...

The purple wire either has too much insulation stripped or appears to have pulled out from the crimp connector. Though this may not be your issue, I would test pull that connection for sure and...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-26-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,518
Posted By Davidjeff
Believe me, I am a current tech and have been for...

Believe me, I am a current tech and have been for 35 plus years with 28 being Ford.. the cab comes off for most engine repairs on diesels. In fact we are now pulling cabs on the gas, its quicker and...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-26-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,702
Posted By Davidjeff
Not to far off subject but the Valdez and deep...

Not to far off subject but the Valdez and deep water horizon major spills were cleaned up with Dawn and other surfactants.., one thing is for sure though, almost everything here on this 3rd rock from...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-26-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,518
Posted By Davidjeff
Only problem I see is for engine repairs on an F...

Only problem I see is for engine repairs on an F series Diesel the cab needs to come off,,, wonder how this will workout???
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-25-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,881
Posted By Davidjeff
One major thing we should not forget,,, it is a...

One major thing we should not forget,,, it is a Benefit!,,, Benefits can and do change, I personally do not agree with Winnebago's decision but it is a corporate one that as I see as trying to keep...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-25-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,518
Posted By Davidjeff
I live 20-30 miles from the tv stations that...

I live 20-30 miles from the tv stations that broadcast with the terrain fairly flat. I mounted this:
https://www.walmart.com/ip/GE-Attic-Mount-Antenna/20976617

This is not Amplified but they do...
Forum: New Member Check-In 01-23-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By Davidjeff
Glad to hear from you and Welcome to the gang

Glad to hear from you and Welcome to the gang
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-21-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,852
Posted By Davidjeff
^^^^^^^^^^, plus the top will not get hot to the...

^^^^^^^^^^, plus the top will not get hot to the touch until a pot described above has been on then it will only be warm on the surface but pot will get real hot.
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 01-21-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,058
Posted By Davidjeff
I'm interested, where did you get that paint?

I'm interested, where did you get that paint?
Forum: Vintage RV's 01-20-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2,974
Views: 525,866
Posted By Davidjeff
Wonderful posting all I can say is "Keep...

Wonderful posting all I can say is "Keep Going"!!!
Forum: Vintage RV's 01-18-2017, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,071
Posted By Davidjeff
Thumbs up After following Twinboats suggestion: ...

After following Twinboats suggestion:



Next time it is a complete no crank attempt to short across the solenoid terminal and the batt terminal on solenoid, it should crank.

With all the...
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