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Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-24-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,228
Posted By AirBossdavid
Have you checked?

Have you checked that the temp gauge is accurate? It is possible (however improbable) that when it overheated it threw the sender or gauge out of calibration. Easy to check, use a laser thermometer...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-11-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By AirBossdavid
Thanks! That's the one. I'll order it. Thanks...

Thanks! That's the one. I'll order it. Thanks everyone for the help.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-11-2021, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By AirBossdavid
Thanks for the responses. The issue I have is not...

Thanks for the responses. The issue I have is not the socket. I have a socket I can use. The issue is the bar welded across the inside which engages with the stud extension. The bar inside this one...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-10-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By AirBossdavid
Wheel cover tool

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My 2001 Holiday Rambler Ambassador DP has steel rims and wheel covers. The tool needed to remove the wheel covers is pictured. Mine is worn out. I checked amazon, and my local truck dealer...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-06-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,140
Posted By AirBossdavid
Sounds like you have received some great advice...

Sounds like you have received some great advice already. I would like to suggest how I would handle this. First I expect you have A bad battery, actually you likely have A bad cell from the sounds of...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-29-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,839
Posted By AirBossdavid
Correction. the voltages listed are per BATTERY...

Correction. the voltages listed are per BATTERY for lead acid, not per cell.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-29-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,839
Posted By AirBossdavid
Lots of old wives tales out there about...

Lots of old wives tales out there about batteries. Take the time to read all the manufactures information before you decide. The following is my opinion, take from it what you like and leave the...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 04-29-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 31,426
Posted By AirBossdavid
That is no longer safe. Not sure if someone else...

That is no longer safe. Not sure if someone else said this but you could compare it to a helmet with damage. You know exactly how strong it is until damaged then there is no way to tell how much of...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 04-22-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,794
Posted By AirBossdavid
Maybe somebody else mentioned this already but: ...

Maybe somebody else mentioned this already but:
1/you set your tire pressures cold, meaning they have not been generating their own heat. I set mine twice a year, once in the late fall and once in...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-18-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,558
Posted By AirBossdavid
Has there ever been an Oshkosh without huge...

Has there ever been an Oshkosh without huge thunderstorms?
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 04-15-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,644
Posted By AirBossdavid
Don't feel bad for a second that you don't...

Don't feel bad for a second that you don't understand the mechanicals of your VERY complicated RV. Everyone started somewhere. Even if you never learn a thing other than a good repair person's...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-09-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 27,893
Posted By AirBossdavid
IMHO Safe is where you are comfortable at the...

IMHO Safe is where you are comfortable at the speed you are comfortable in the vehicle you are driving. Stay right when not passing and drive your speed. If the speed limit is 55 or above, if you are...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-09-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 26,824
Posted By AirBossdavid
This seems like the right site for this...

This seems like the right site for this question.. ;-)
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-01-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,713
Posted By AirBossdavid
I may have the most underpowered rig. I have a 34...

I may have the most underpowered rig. I have a 34 holiday rambler with a 5.9 Cummins. I tow a 7,000 lb trailer. I can cruise at 65 nicely on level ground(although it takes a bit to get there) ...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-01-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 15,720
Posted By AirBossdavid
While not technically an interstate, Lake Ontario...

While not technically an interstate, Lake Ontario Parkway. West of Rochester.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-01-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,133
Posted By AirBossdavid
I may be late to this conversation but.....when...

I may be late to this conversation but.....when Electricity moves through a cable it creates a magnetic field. When a magnetic field passes through a conductor it creates a charge. This is how a coil...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 02-25-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,770
Posted By AirBossdavid
I have had one for a year. 15,000 miles. It does...

I have had one for a year. 15,000 miles. It does cause some interesting routing. My advice is; If you are absolutely sure about the alternate route take it. If you are not 100% sure, follow the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-10-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,211
Posted By AirBossdavid
I had this issue on my 2001 holiday rambler. In...

I had this issue on my 2001 holiday rambler. In my case I would swear the smell was coming from under the bathroom sink. Took it all apart, sealed everything but the problem persisted. Checked the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-10-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,580
Posted By AirBossdavid
Doesnít that just make you want to connect chains...

Doesnít that just make you want to connect chains from the trailer frame all the way to the coach main frame. Think I will extend mine this winter, Iíd hate to see my trailer go off on its own.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 01-08-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,045
Posted By AirBossdavid
Astonishes me the number of tire retailers (and...

Astonishes me the number of tire retailers (and RV owners)who will tell you to put the max pressure into a tire at all times regardless of load. If you drive a tractor trailer you would need to have...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-08-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,017
Posted By AirBossdavid
Re-stating the previous

In case you have not heard it enough yet. DO NOT START YOUR ENGINE (Gas or diesel) during the winter unless you plan to drive it.
Burning hydro-carbons creates many by-products. One of the big ones...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-04-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,158
Posted By AirBossdavid
I would give him a pass

Sounds like you already made the decision..... but It is likely he can't afford it, does not have the money and would not be able to raise it if you sued. He likely feels awful about it every time he...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-27-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,419
Posted By AirBossdavid
N

Older diesels tend to be louder. Newer Diesel engines have more emission controls which also act like muffler(s). Less mechanical noises from quieter injectors and pump as well

Gas engines can be...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-24-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By AirBossdavid
Update. Thanks for the info

Update on this.
As usual thanks very much for the thoughtful answers. This is a great forum.
The IC2000 is preprogrammed with very conservative voltages. I spoke to Interstate and they tell me the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-23-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By AirBossdavid
Battery charging issue (not so much newby as battery idiot)

I'm sure this issue is beaten to death, but I am still stymied. I have a Go Power IC2000 inverter charger. I have 4 Interstate GC2-ECL-UTL golf cart batteries. (225 amp hour 6 volt wired for 12...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-12-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,994
Posted By AirBossdavid
I bought it and extended the cable myself(spliced...

I bought it and extended the cable myself(spliced with an Ethernet cable). Works great. Canít see spending over 200 for the victron.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-22-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,818
Posted By AirBossdavid
Easy, highway 4 between port Alberti and Tofino,...

Easy, highway 4 between port Alberti and Tofino, bc.

18% grade, and the only way to get a vehicle to tofino. Was under construction this summer when I went, single lane and in terrible shape....
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-15-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 18,666
Posted By AirBossdavid
I just converted from absorption to compressor....

I just converted from absorption to compressor. Used jc refrigeration to convert my norcold. They were great and very helpful.

I think Someone already said it used 60 amp/hrs a day. I find more...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-28-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By AirBossdavid
Choosing hardwood flooring

Maybe this has been covered in earlier threads, but I seem incapable of finding any!

Looking for someone who has upgraded an RV to hardwood from linoleum and carpet.

I have a 2001 HR Ambassador...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-22-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By AirBossdavid
solved

PLEASE ONLY ATTEMPT THESE MODS IF YOU ARE QUALIFIED TO DO SO. AIR ON A RIG LIKE THIS CAN CAUSE MAJOR ISSUES AND IF NOT DONE PROPERLY COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF AIR (BRAKES), OR DANGEROUS CHANGES TO RIDE...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-07-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By AirBossdavid
Fridge conversation

I have a 2001 DP with a Norcold 841 fridge. I Love the ice maker.

The fridge cooling unit needs to be replaced. Every few days it stops cooling even though the heat source is on, and I have to tap...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-07-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By AirBossdavid
Thanks. Unfortunately it’s a roadmaster chassis....

Thanks. Unfortunately it’s a roadmaster chassis. Freightliner has no info.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-07-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By AirBossdavid
Maybe I don’t know how to search. I’m pretty new...

Maybe I don’t know how to search. I’m pretty new here. I tried expansion tank, radiator tank and now Cummins radiator tank as you suggest and found nothing in this topic. There are some posts about...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-07-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By AirBossdavid
Radiator expansion tank failure

I have a 2001 holiday rambler, ambassador, 34 pbd w/isb260 Cummins.
The radiator expansion tank is plastic (I think) and has cracked in a Couple of places Which leak.

I have tried patching it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-15-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By AirBossdavid
Wheel Simulator Install

I have 22.5 inch tires and rims. I have chrome wheel simulators. They always sound like there is a handful of gravel rolling around inside them. I have tried to find instructions on installing them...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-10-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By AirBossdavid
Air Bag part numbers

I have a 2001 Holiday Rambler Ambassador 34 PBD.

Having some trouble finding the firestone part number for the front air bags. Anyone know where I could find this out?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-07-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,364
Posted By AirBossdavid
Last fall I bought a 2001 holiday rambler...

Last fall I bought a 2001 holiday rambler ambassador 34 with a Cummins diesel and Allison trans. I have driven it about 8,000 miles since. I also tow a 25 foot enclosed trailer that is exactly the...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-14-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,911
Posted By AirBossdavid
I did not read through all the responses to see...

I did not read through all the responses to see if these have already been stated, but 2 items I would be concerned with. The first is simple, find out how much weight is on every axle. Google your...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-07-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,000
Posted By AirBossdavid
Your fridge likely draws around 6 amps @ 120...

Your fridge likely draws around 6 amps @ 120 volts (probably a bit of a surge at start up but not for long) when it is running. It is impossible to guess its cycle time because it depends on ambient...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-07-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,155
Posted By AirBossdavid
I would focus on different things than the law....

I would focus on different things than the law. It is unlikely you will be charged in a private truck with a trailer unless you get into an accident, or as someone else noted, your headlights are...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-07-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,497
Posted By AirBossdavid
I was in a very similar situation a year ago. Or...

I was in a very similar situation a year ago. Or at least similar from the point that I was buying used, I was single, and planned to stay in it for extended periods of time. I talked mostly to truck...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-27-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By AirBossdavid
Air Ride suspension mods

AIR RIDE SUSPENSION QUESTION
I have a Holiday Rambler, 34 DP. It has air ride suspension. I also tow a substantial trailer, it weighs 7,000 lbs.

I often find when pulling into driveways, or...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-27-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,442
Posted By AirBossdavid
Decided

Thanks for all the info. I decided to follow the advice of a friend who owns a mid sized trucking company. He advised Michelin since service is good, reliability is high and he got me a good...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-13-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By AirBossdavid
Thanks. I will look for that tomorrow

Thanks. I will look for that tomorrow
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-13-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By AirBossdavid
Yes it has the filter in that location. It is 5...

Yes it has the filter in that location. It is 5 speed. The coach equipment list specifies it is a 1000.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-13-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By AirBossdavid
Transmission temp guage and sender

I have a 2001 Holiday Rambler, diesel pusher with cummins 5.9 24 Valve and an Allison 1000 transmission.
I am looking to add a transmission temperature guage to it.

I am prepared to run all the...
Forum: Roadmaster Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-27-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,386
Posted By AirBossdavid
Getting there

Update, I have a new proportional electric brake controller to install. Should solve the problem for the most part.
Checked with Cummins and they say turning the brake lights on with the engine...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-27-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,442
Posted By AirBossdavid
Tire question

My Coach is in need of new tires. I have asked some friends with Trucks and was told best bet would be Michelin RV tires. Someone else told me Bridgstone. I am having trouble finding pricing and...
Forum: Roadmaster Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-13-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,386
Posted By AirBossdavid
Update

Update on this one.

I went to the Houston RV show today I was speaking to a gentleman from a company called master hitch.

He suggested a roadmaster universal brake light switch. It attaches to...
Forum: Roadmaster Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-10-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,386
Posted By AirBossdavid
Holiday Rambler trailer brakes

Hoping someone can help me with this problem. I have a 2001 holiday rambler ambassador. It has a 5.9 Cummins diesel.

I have found with the engine brake activation the brake lights turn on. As has...
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