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Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 11-01-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By litewave
2019 Sierra 368FBDS Shower Drain

Just bought this 2019 Forest River Sierra 5th wheel 3 weeks ago and we are full timing it in the Denver, CO area this year. Yesterday we discovered that the shower drain is frozen somewhere and won't...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 11-01-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 342
Posted By litewave
2019 sierra 368fbds

Just bought this new 5th wheel 3 weeks ago and am still trying to figure it out. Although not new to RVing, some systems have me scratching my head. I am still trying to figure out which dump valve...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-20-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 349
Posted By litewave
Direct TV install

Has anyone out there installed a Direct TV system with two receivers and a portable dish on a tripod? I have a 2005 Adventurer with the Wingard control panel up front in an overhead cabinet. What did...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-27-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 30,303
Posted By litewave
I use my ladder all the time. Mine has the...

I use my ladder all the time. Mine has the extension that hooks on the ladder that's mounted to my motorhome. I also have a collapsible ladder that Iput up when I don't use the hook on piece. I like...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-29-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 33,721
Posted By litewave
Full Timers

We just spent 13 months full timing in our 38' Winnebago Adventurer at a KOA park near Savannah, Ga. This park had a large area of 60-80 spaces up front for daily and weekly campers and a large area...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-05-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,783
Posted By litewave
My DW has driven our 38' Winnebago Adventurer...

My DW has driven our 38' Winnebago Adventurer once in the 5 years we have owned it, but in her defense she was fighting and recovering from stage 3+ cancer. She is a retired school bus driver so...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-18-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,620
Posted By litewave
Changing the subject a little. Can the living...

Changing the subject a little. Can the living room slide om my 2005 Adventure be manually extended? Reason being is that the hose that goes internally through the Ram to the pump has broken in half...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-13-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,834
Posted By litewave
My 2005 Adventurer has the same roof radius clear...

My 2005 Adventurer has the same roof radius clear coat problem. I use a product called "Vroom" on the rest of the coach. You just spray it on and wipe it off with a soft cloth. It has good UV...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-27-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By litewave
Battery Thermal Run Away

A disaster avoided yesterday as my neighbor called and alerted me to an alarm going off in my coach and a strong sulfer smell outside. I went in the coach and the propanr /CO2 alarm was going off and...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-18-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By litewave
CAB AC Drier

I need to replace the AC Drier unit in my 2005 W22. The PN is 0800807 according to the label on the existing unit. I can't find it by this part number on the internet or through an AC parts supplier....
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-19-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 834
Posted By litewave
I have had GS extended warranty program for 4...

I have had GS extended warranty program for 4 years now and have not used it once. We have paid approx. $7200 in premiums in that time. Reading the fine print of the GS policy, I find that it covers...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-19-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 16,763
Posted By litewave
It is advisable to check the side seals and the...

It is advisable to check the side seals and the front and rear end cap seals at least once a year. If you have never done the side seals on your RV, it is advisable to reseal both sides front to...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 06-19-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,769
Posted By litewave
Go to the Workhorse website and you will be able...

Go to the Workhorse website and you will be able to enter your chassis vin number and find out everything you ever wanted to know about your workhorse chassis. You can also register with Workhorse to...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-18-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,664
Posted By litewave
I had my hood hinges come off my 05 Adventurer...

I had my hood hinges come off my 05 Adventurer 37B. I used Pop rivets to mount the hinges and also used industrial strength epoxy. The rivets are out of sight when the hood is closed.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-26-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By litewave
Winnebago had a fault in their fiberglass panels...

Winnebago had a fault in their fiberglass panels gelcoat up to 2007 or so I have been told. They changed suppliers at that time to fix the problem. I have that problem on one side of my coach which...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-25-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,949
Posted By litewave
I think Winnebago had an overall winner with the...

I think Winnebago had an overall winner with the older Adventurers on the Workhorse chassis. Like the energizer bunny, they just keep going and people hang on to them. Other than the habitual...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-12-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,380
Posted By litewave
While you guys have your ladders out, be sure and...

While you guys have your ladders out, be sure and inspect your front and back End Cap sealant for integrity. Also check the roof to side aluminum rail seal from front to back and on both sides of...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-12-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By litewave
Next time you check your connections, use Loctite...

Next time you check your connections, use Loctite 242 on the threads or Loctite Torque seal on the nut and stud. This will keep the nuts from coming loose but still allow you to remove them with...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-11-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By litewave
Your problem could lead to a more serious issue....

Your problem could lead to a more serious issue. Norcold had a recall some years ago because their units were overheating, leaking cooling fluid and causing fires. Their fix was to install a...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-28-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By litewave
Before doing number 2, pull up on the flush pedal...

Before doing number 2, pull up on the flush pedal to add extra water to the toilet bowl. The extra water will help push the stuff down better and add water to the holding tank to help dissolve the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-28-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,718
Posted By litewave
The bulb just pulls out of the socket. Try...

The bulb just pulls out of the socket. Try wiggling it back and forth while pulling on it. Also, when putting in the new bulb, wear gloves so you don't touch the bulb glass with your bare hands.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-17-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By litewave
Don't know if your new batteries are sealed or if...

Don't know if your new batteries are sealed or if they have the service ports for adding water, but if they have the service ports check and see if the battery top is wet around the service ports....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-13-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,681
Posted By litewave
When you reinstall them, put anti-size on the...

When you reinstall them, put anti-size on the threads and the nuts will come off much easier next time. Better yet, put valve stem extenders on all wheels and you won't have to take off the chrome...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-13-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By litewave
What you could be hearing is the sound of the...

What you could be hearing is the sound of the electric coil heating the water.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-12-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By litewave
Sounds like normal operation to me. My 05...

Sounds like normal operation to me. My 05 Adventurer does the same noise when the water heater kicks on. Does the noise stop after the water heats up? Does the Water heater "FAULT" light stay off? Do...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-10-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,778
Posted By litewave
I had the support arm brackets on the hood of my...

I had the support arm brackets on the hood of my '05 Adventurer let loose this summer. I used pop-rivets and an industrial strength 2 part epoxy from NAPA Auto Parts that was designed to mount metal...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-06-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By litewave
Modern day radial tires don't flat spot. I have...

Modern day radial tires don't flat spot. I have had mine sitting static for a year at a time and they stayed round. Do put a 2 X 6 under each tire to keep them off the pavement and put wheel covers...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-23-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By litewave
Wow! Now that is one I have not heard of or read...

Wow! Now that is one I have not heard of or read about on the different Winnebago forums. I would get under your coach and find out why you have that separation. It might also be worthwhile to call...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-02-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 19,588
Posted By litewave
If you have rear drum brakes then it could just...

If you have rear drum brakes then it could just be they are adjusted too tightly and brake more then the fronts. If you have disk brakes all around then maybe the proportioning valve is at fault.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-02-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,866
Posted By litewave
It could be a front brake dragging slightly that...

It could be a front brake dragging slightly that could be speed subjective due to centrifugal force at different speeds. I have had this happen on my cars which turned out to be a rusted caliper. It...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-02-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,500
Posted By litewave
Fuel mileage on a big, heavy box with a big...

Fuel mileage on a big, heavy box with a big engine going down the road is very subjective to weather, road and RV conditions. I think the best over all average you should expect is 6 to 7 mpg while...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-16-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,399
Posted By litewave
Another ting you might want to do wile you are...

Another ting you might want to do wile you are exercising your slides is to spray the slide mechanisms with a good silicon lubricant spray. The slippery the slides the easier they'll move. Don't use...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-22-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,579
Posted By litewave
Cheetah Mounts ALAMLB Articulating (20" Ext) TV...

Cheetah Mounts ALAMLB Articulating (20" Ext) TV and Monitor Wall Mount for 23-49" (some up to 55") LCD LED Plasma Flat Screens up to VESA 400x400. Full Ballhead Tilt, Swivel, and Rotation. Includes a...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-12-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By litewave
coat the treads of the lock nuts with...

coat the treads of the lock nuts with "Anti-Seize" paste and you'll be able to get them off next time with no problems.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-04-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 792
Posted By litewave
Coming Unglued

There has been much discussion over the years about parts falling off of our Winnebago's. If you own yours long enough, something will fall off your front or rear cap, like doors, panels, hinge mount...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-27-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,579
Posted By litewave
I don't remember having to do anything with the...

I don't remember having to do anything with the vent hose. It was either long enough to stretch out or it only had to move the washer far enough to get to the anchor screws on the upper, right...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-25-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,579
Posted By litewave
I removed both tube TVs in my 2005 Adventurer...

I removed both tube TVs in my 2005 Adventurer 37b. The big Sony weighs 108 lbs. and the bedroom Sony weighs 55 lbs., so get a friend to help. Both Sony TVs are held in place by the metal band and 2...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-16-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By litewave
My 2005 Adventurer is slow as well. I figure it...

My 2005 Adventurer is slow as well. I figure it is just by design.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-05-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By litewave
You can also go to the Workhorse website...

You can also go to the Workhorse website (workhorse.com) input the chassis VIN number and find out if all the recalls have been done on your unit. You can also register your chassis at the same time...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-05-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 777
Posted By litewave
If memory serves............ On my Adventurer,...

If memory serves............ On my Adventurer, they came out with a twist. I then replaced them with LED replacements from camping World.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-05-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,383
Posted By litewave
I riveted my hood brackets to the area they had...

I riveted my hood brackets to the area they had been glued to. The rivet heads fit down in the indentation that the hood fits in so they are hidden from view when the hood is closed. I also coated...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-31-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By litewave
We have a 2005 Adventurer 35B model on the GM ...

We have a 2005 Adventurer 35B model on the GM Workhorse chassis. The chassis and drivetrain are pretty bullet proof, the coach has had several Winnebago engineered problems. On the chassis, run the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-18-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,294
Posted By litewave
Try this procedure before you go to all that...

Try this procedure before you go to all that trouble of replacing them. I haven't personally tried it but plan to.


I discovered this by accident as I was cleaning the fender area by the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-18-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By litewave
That is just poor engineering on Winnebago. It's...

That is just poor engineering on Winnebago. It's a disgrace to manufacture and sell a product that has to be repaired with glorified duct tape in such a short time. This is just another instance of...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-19-2016, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By litewave
I inspected my roof and side rail seam and found...

I inspected my roof and side rail seam and found the sealant dried and cracked and separated in several areas. I removed all the old sealant from the side seams on both sides, cleaned it good with...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-09-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,869
Posted By litewave
How is CDI on cost?

How is CDI on cost?
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-06-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By litewave
Thought I had pics but can't find them. I'll take...

Thought I had pics but can't find them. I'll take more and post when I get it out of storage in a week or two.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-05-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By litewave
We have a 2005 Adventurer 37B with the TV built...

We have a 2005 Adventurer 37B with the TV built in aft of the dinette and below the China cabinet. I replaced our Sony with a 39" LCD Samsung smart TV. I finished off the hole where the Sony was into...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-05-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By litewave
Its not a big deal to rebuild your toilet and all...

Its not a big deal to rebuild your toilet and all parts and seals are readily available on the internet or through an RV dealer. I completely rebuilt ours in about 2 hours and it works great with no...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-22-2016, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,308
Posted By litewave
Another good thing about contacting Workhorse...

Another good thing about contacting Workhorse with the VIN number is that they will transfer your info to that chassis for future communications.
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