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Forum: Just Conversation 01-09-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 621
Posted By All_talk
Not hard for me to believe. I've got a Honda...

Not hard for me to believe. I've got a Honda EM600 that is about 34 years old, its never been used for much and I try to remember to start it up and run some gas through it every year (or two), still...
Forum: Vintage RV's 12-30-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 841
Posted By All_talk
Changing belts on most of these old class A rigs...

Changing belts on most of these old class A rigs is not easy, but I doubt it will require removing any major components like the radiator. Access is likely from both the top and bottom, with the air...
Forum: Vintage RV's 12-26-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,284
Posted By All_talk
Thanks, I would have loved to get the 34 version...

Thanks, I would have loved to get the 34 version on the Gillig chassis but I had to stretch my price point just to buy this one. The old beasts sure do have some charm.

I dont know about a side...
Forum: Vintage RV's 12-26-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,284
Posted By All_talk
Thanks for the kind words. The switch covers are...

Thanks for the kind words. The switch covers are a bit of an illusion, I used the tools at my disposal to create reasonable match. The originals are brushed aluminum with brown silkscreen, and...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-27-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,479
Posted By All_talk
My '88 Vogue has the JD chassis with the "auto"...

My '88 Vogue has the JD chassis with the "auto" park brake and I'm betting its the same system as the OP.

First, this is a Parking brake system, not an emergence brake system. I don't think it...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-16-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,504
Posted By All_talk
10K might be a little steep, but condition is...

10K might be a little steep, but condition is everything. The Holiday Rambler was a high quality build and will have weathered the years better than most, IF its been well cared for. At that price...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-14-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,284
Posted By All_talk
Well the tank heaters are in and working well, no...

Well the tank heaters are in and working well, no major problems with the install but getting the feed wire up to the power panel above the bed in the rear was a bit of work. The wire needed to pass...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-11-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By All_talk
I just went through something similar with my...

I just went through something similar with my grey valve. It was leaking only when open, sealed fine when closed. On disassembly I found it only had a seal on the tank side. I suspected this had been...
Forum: Vintage RV's 10-09-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,284
Posted By All_talk
Time for a little update... Weekday...

Time for a little update...

Weekday living in the motorhome has settled into a nice routine, which is my nature so I'm fine with that.

I did get the pressure tank installed, ended up with...
Forum: Vintage RV's 09-30-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,396
Posted By All_talk
Mine worked on and off for a while before the...

Mine worked on and off for a while before the solenoid failed completely, I hope yours hold out.

Mine has a red light on the dash that comes on if any of the jacks are not in the full up...
Forum: Vintage RV's 09-29-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By All_talk
As mentioned previously, after leveling with your...

As mentioned previously, after leveling with your blocks you could use some scissor or tripod type stabilizers. I would go for the scissor type because I think they would pack tighter in a storage...
Forum: Vintage RV's 09-27-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,396
Posted By All_talk
Do you have a voltmeter? If not, get one, you are...

Do you have a voltmeter? If not, get one, you are going to need it with a motorhome. Even a super cheap one from the department store will be a big help. If you are not familiar with using it. I'm...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-27-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,950
Posted By All_talk
My boost system is two way, on a three way...

My boost system is two way, on a three way switch. Both momentary positions from center off connect the house and chassis battery in parallel. The difference is which battery is used to drive the...
Forum: Vintage RV's 09-26-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,396
Posted By All_talk
I have the same system in my MH. The loose...

I have the same system in my MH.

The loose stud may not have broken the internal connection yet, but if its moving around it probably will soon. And the damaged grommet may allow the stud to...
Forum: Vintage RV's 08-03-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,444
Posted By All_talk
I don't think I would try lacquer thinner for...

I don't think I would try lacquer thinner for reasons already mentioned.

Running water down the carb is a thing, in the past I've done it myself. Seems to throw some black smoke out the tail...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-02-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 54,024
Posted By All_talk
I love old stuff too. I also went with an older...

I love old stuff too. I also went with an older quality build as opposed to newer (within my budget), though I'm not sure you would call my motorhome "older", maybe just old. But it certainly has its...
Forum: Vintage RV's 08-01-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,284
Posted By All_talk
So I got the leaky grey valve sorted, turns out...

So I got the leaky grey valve sorted, turns out there was no gasket installed on the outlet side... explains the leak only when its was open. I put new gaskets in and the valve was very tight, maybe...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-26-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,891
Posted By All_talk
Some RVs (like mine) have the bathroom sink run...

Some RVs (like mine) have the bathroom sink run into the black tank, so if you had a good seal at the toilet your black flush should overflow the sink before venting out the roof.

I don't have a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-25-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,501
Posted By All_talk
You are not going to get 20 minutes out of a 6...

You are not going to get 20 minutes out of a 6 gallon. Thats even going to be a stretch for 10 gallon, the 10 gallon XT type with the mixing valve might get you there.

Here is what I know, I tend...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-12-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,808
Posted By All_talk
I'll add a little of what I've learned about...

I'll add a little of what I've learned about these systems in the hopes it could be helpful.


First most of this information came from reading on the Tech Edge web site: https://www.tankedge.com/...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-11-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,498
Posted By All_talk
I had the same problem recently, here's what I...

I had the same problem recently, here's what I found...

The P&T valve would leak during the last half of the heating cycle, I tried opening the valve to flush the seal and letting it snap shut,...
Forum: Vintage RV's 07-10-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,284
Posted By All_talk
Just checking in to keep this thread open. ...

Just checking in to keep this thread open.

Things have been going well with the motorhome and I have been adjusting to the new weekday routine. Living in it weekdays has helped spot and work...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-07-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,808
Posted By All_talk
I would give therm a call. I have the...

I would give therm a call.

I have the original Larson system in my Vogue and recently contacted them about troubleshooting some issues. I got a quick call back from an engineer, very freandly and...
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-29-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By All_talk
Penetrating the roof would not be my first...

Penetrating the roof would not be my first choice. And most RVs will have some space between the headliner and the roof that is filled with insulation. If you try and clamp across this space without...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-29-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By All_talk
What they said... on my old rig its labeled...

What they said... on my old rig its labeled "courtesy".

Gary
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-21-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,585
Posted By All_talk
My old gasser came right up the 21% (12 deg)...

My old gasser came right up the 21% (12 deg) grade to my current spot, wet gravel and all. I think you'll be fine, slow and steady.

Gary
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-20-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,968
Posted By All_talk
I haven't put a lot of miles on my MH but I do...

I haven't put a lot of miles on my MH but I do find 2ed gear-over handy on the hills.

The manual does not show wiring for the 4x4 lockout but based on some web searching it looks like you ground...
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-20-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,968
Posted By All_talk
My GV OD has a different control box but the unit...

My GV OD has a different control box but the unit under the dash looks the same as yours. I have the manuals and troubleshooting guide, let me know if I can help.

Gary
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-19-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,968
Posted By All_talk
I like it, and I know what you mean about love at...

I like it, and I know what you mean about love at first sight. When I first saw the pictures of mine on Craigslist I thought, wouldn't it be cool to have something like that. From that point I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-15-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By All_talk
Most of the better automotive paint suppliers can...

Most of the better automotive paint suppliers can scan and match any color. Its easer if you can take a small part off and have it scanned but some may have a portable scanner they can take to the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-14-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,850
Posted By All_talk
I love this idea but I would be sure to fully...

I love this idea but I would be sure to fully investigate the path to get a home built motorhome legally registered for the road. This will very from state to state, in some it may be nearly...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-12-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,218
Posted By All_talk
You have received lots of good advice, I will add...

You have received lots of good advice, I will add two things.

In my MH the the transfer switch is manual, not plugs that are manually changed over. but a three way rotary switch that is turned...
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-12-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,381
Posted By All_talk
Looks super Sharp!

Looks super Sharp!
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-11-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By All_talk
Good reading here:...

Good reading here: https://rvrefrigeratorrepair.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Dometic-Service-AES.pdf

If wired correctly the 12VDC heating system will only operate with the engine running.
...
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-30-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,631
Posted By All_talk
Best solution for those wheels would be bead...

Best solution for those wheels would be bead blasting, maybe sand blast if there is pitting. After that you could go power coat, paint or polish and wax.
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-30-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By All_talk
The coil will heat up if the ignition is left on...

The coil will heat up if the ignition is left on without the engine running. I can cause damage to the coil but usually isn't a problem unless left for extended periods.
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-28-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,556
Posted By All_talk
Installing an accumulator is the plan. The lower...

Installing an accumulator is the plan. The lower PSI T&P would be a secondary backup.

My MH is older and has a fairly low system pressure (35 psi on the pump, 45 psi on city). I'm hoping the...
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-27-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,556
Posted By All_talk
On the lower pressure T&P valve, unfortunately I...

On the lower pressure T&P valve, unfortunately I need the 1/2" version. I don't see one at 100 psi but there is a 75 psi version, just not easy to find (Watts 1/2 LF1XL 75-210 - 098268583519 /...
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-26-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,556
Posted By All_talk
Mark, I like that plan, down grading the T&P...

Mark,

I like that plan, down grading the T&P to the 100 psi version as a safety sounds better than installing a second one. Now I have to figure out how I'm going to modify the shelf under the...
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-26-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,556
Posted By All_talk
Hot Water Over Pressure Accumulator or Relief Valve (Both?)

Last week I had the soft line at the water pump blow off and cause a small flood, after a bit of testing I have found that when the hot water heater runs the pressure build up in the system gets VERY...
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-26-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,554
Posted By All_talk
I dont understand what the advantage is suppose...

I dont understand what the advantage is suppose to be? But like others have mentioned, I do see a disadvantage of one engine pumping exhaust back into the open valves of the other.

Gary
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-14-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,171
Posted By All_talk
Here is a picture of my setup, the solenoid valve...

Here is a picture of my setup, the solenoid valve is at the far right just before the hose makes a 90 deg turn. Mine is a bit older 1988, so your may look a little different.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-14-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,171
Posted By All_talk
There is likely a cut off solenoid in the gas...

There is likely a cut off solenoid in the gas line just after the regulator at the tank that is wired to the CO/Propane detector (near the floor in the galley). If the detector is turned off or not...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-09-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,679
Posted By All_talk
I misspoke, the Apple device for wireless...

I misspoke, the Apple device for wireless mirroring is the Airplay but I believe it does require a Apple TV device as well. The Airplay and Roku (from what I understand) provide wireless mirroring to...
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-09-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,081
Posted By All_talk
I suspect Timberwolf is right, the original match...

I suspect Timberwolf is right, the original match was probable not exact. And UV exposure over time always seems to drive them further apart.

I'm not aware of any product that will restore the...
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-08-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,956
Posted By All_talk
Those look to be the same light just different...

Those look to be the same light just different bezel colors. My major concern would be the pattern of the low beam, one of the reviewers posted a picture of the low bean against a garage door and the...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-07-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,679
Posted By All_talk
Nope, but you will need some hardware. Either a...

Nope, but you will need some hardware. Either a wireless device like apple TV or Roku, or a cable/adapter for a wired connection between HDMI ports.

Gary
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-07-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,956
Posted By All_talk
Mine has Cadillac headlights! :) But to the...

Mine has Cadillac headlights! :)

But to the point of the thread... I think there was a time when a gasser could be had at a very high standard. I cant say first hand because my Vogue in the only...
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-04-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,956
Posted By All_talk
Frank, thank you for the link to the papers,...

Frank, thank you for the link to the papers, great information. Im glad to see that there is a clear standard developing around color temperature of different lighting sources. And the research in...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-03-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,066
Posted By All_talk
I suspect that these instructions may be...

I suspect that these instructions may be referring to an old school style tow where the hooks are attached to the axel and come up across the bumper area. A modern wrecker will likely pick it up from...
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