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Forum: Damon 10-22-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,149
Posted By gmc70
All I did was relay what I had done on a very...

All I did was relay what I had done on a very similar coach of a close year. I did not intend to tell him to dive in. I have been a supporter here for a number of years and given advise when I know...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-22-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,205
Posted By gmc70
It would do nicely in the 1933 Coupe I am...

It would do nicely in the 1933 Coupe I am planning to build. Was planning on LS motor but may look in to this. I saw it on another forum earlier.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-21-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By gmc70
you are right. I wonder what year? Lots of work...

you are right. I wonder what year? Lots of work but how cool?
Forum: Damon 10-21-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,149
Posted By gmc70
We used to have a damon and the ATS was in the...

We used to have a damon and the ATS was in the back under the bed. Like said try and follow shore power cord in. The transfer switch that came with our 2007 Damon was the points kind and not a solid...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-19-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,543
Posted By gmc70
Sea Foam is good stuff but it is different from...

Sea Foam is good stuff but it is different from Sta-bil. Use Sta-bil for storage and if you can find non ethonol gas.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-18-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By gmc70
I thank all who have replied. Please understand...

I thank all who have replied. Please understand that both TVs work on inverter on our last trip and when I went to check things out for up coming trip found the inverter not putting out any AC when...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 10-17-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By gmc70
You are right. Whoever picked the location must...

You are right. Whoever picked the location must never have worked on a motorhome or anything else for that matter. After seeing yours I will be doing the same. Much easier to do at home with full...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-17-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By gmc70
Outlet is dead on inverter power but live when on...

Outlet is dead on inverter power but live when on shore power. Incoming DC volts to inverter read 12.5. I realize that wiring from inverter to TV box should be good as have good voltage at box [124]...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-17-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By gmc70
pi346313 Picture of box . Yes small inverter...

pi346313 Picture of box . Yes small inverter Xantrex xm1000 which is new and exact replacement of old one. Wired the same. Coach is a Jayco Precept.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-17-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By gmc70
Electrical problem

When on shore power both TV's work as they should. Problem is when on inverter the front TV will run off the inverter but not the bedroom one. I followed the wiring from the inverter and the 120v...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 10-15-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By gmc70
MW22. I am sure that he is refering to the south...

MW22. I am sure that he is refering to the south side of Birmingham on I65. I hope that the inspector that signed off on that stretch of the highway has been taken out and flogged or fired or both. I...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-15-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By gmc70
You might look into PVC panels. It comes in 4x8...

You might look into PVC panels. It comes in 4x8 sheets like plywood. The 1/4" product bends gentle curves well. It ca be bent with heat gun. Being in the Cabinetry business I have used it on a number...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-14-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By gmc70
I hope you mean that you want to replace the...

I hope you mean that you want to replace the bulbs in your existing housings.
I have replaced the last three MH's bulbs thru Super bright LEDS on line. You will need to remove bulb and get number...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-12-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By gmc70
Changing filter is a slam dunk, could not be...

Changing filter is a slam dunk, could not be easier. I just had to replace fuel pump so I did filter also. Maybe an hour at most with beer break in middle. If you ever need to replace pump look on...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-12-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By gmc70
I have used West System which IMHO is the best....

I have used West System which IMHO is the best. You can mix and thin with Acitone and apply. use slow activator.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-11-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By gmc70
Thank for all the replies. I have tried all the...

Thank for all the replies. I have tried all the above to cure the situation and nothing. I am 99% sure the inverter went south. Like I said above I do not want to run micro or other high draw...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-10-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By gmc70
What amosnandy said. Go with ply. Make sure the...

What amosnandy said. Go with ply. Make sure the OSB is dry dry dry before doing and if it were me I would coat the OSB with thinned epoxy before plywood.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-10-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By gmc70
Sorry, missed typed, the incoming is 12.7 as...

Sorry, missed typed, the incoming is 12.7 as stated in OP not 14.7.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-10-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By gmc70
Thanks for the replies. I do not really want to...

Thanks for the replies. I do not really want to use micro or high draw appliances on the inverter just TVs plus I do not believe my battery bank would support long as I only have 2ea 6 volt. I know...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-09-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By gmc70
Do the running lights work. Brake and turn...

Do the running lights work. Brake and turn signals are same circuit running lights separate.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-09-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By gmc70
Inverter question

We have a Xantrex Pro XM1000 inverter in our 32 Jayco MH. Last trip a month ago worked fine and all good. Tried to use today and no AC coming out, neither TV work when unplugged from shore power. I...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-06-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By gmc70
I agree with the above posts. The only place on...

I agree with the above posts. The only place on engine or transmission that get hot enough to cause oil to burn is the exhaust manifolds or pipes.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-03-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,865
Posted By gmc70
I agree with OP. I do not like all the swirls and...

I agree with OP. I do not like all the swirls and graphic either. I have seen a couple of high end DP's go thru town that were solid color and sure looked good to me.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-24-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 17,192
Posted By gmc70
Can't fix stupid

Can't fix stupid
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-20-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By gmc70
One more reason to go residential.

One more reason to go residential.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-20-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By gmc70
If you have power it could be a number of things,...

If you have power it could be a number of things, gears stripped, motor gone bad or bent arms that have gotten locked up. Can you hear motor trying to run? I have had to repair replace a couple of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-15-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By gmc70
I would look on line for it. It is most likely...

I would look on line for it. It is most likely not made by Cummins Onan. I just had to replace the fuel pump on our MH. We were leaving on a trip the day it failed and was in a bind for one so I paid...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-08-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,407
Posted By gmc70
DCA81 don't feel that bad our turbo went at...

DCA81 don't feel that bad our turbo went at 36,000 miles. By the time we got done $6500. Agree with testing things suggested above. Good luck and I hope it is not the turbo for you.
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 09-07-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,400
Posted By gmc70
I would give anything to own a super C like that

I would give anything to own a super C like that
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 726
Posted By gmc70
We had a 2007 Damon with bed like you want and...

We had a 2007 Damon with bed like you want and loved it. Last two MH's have had bed cross ways on the slide and would go back any day but don't know how to search that.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-03-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By gmc70
Following. Our previous MH had digital read out...

Following. Our previous MH had digital read out on trans temp. Our new on does not and would like to put one on. Same preventative measures as a TPMS.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-01-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By gmc70
Being an 07 the decals are old and sun baked on....

Being an 07 the decals are old and sun baked on. I removed the decals on our 07 damon a few years ago when we had it. PITA!! A kittle heat, scraper, and a decal eraser which you get at a Auto body...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-26-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By gmc70
I do not know what seats you are replacing but...

I do not know what seats you are replacing but you might want to try a web site Shop-4 Seats. I used them on a 1970 pick up I just rebuilt and they are okay. They are priced right and comfortable.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-26-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 947
Posted By gmc70
I do not have experience with it on the motorhome...

I do not have experience with it on the motorhome but have used a product called Ride-On for motorcycle tires in the past on several bikes. It does work, I never had one vibrate or wear funny. I am...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-26-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By gmc70
We use wet and forget for showers and baths and...

We use wet and forget for showers and baths and works great. It is not a snake oil product and would think the product for outdoors would work equally well. My only question would be, when it rains...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-17-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,074
Posted By gmc70
We have put residential's in our last two MH's...

We have put residential's in our last two MH's without an inverter to run them while on road. Keep door closed and easily go 5 to 6 hours in 90* heat with no problem. If you start getting a little...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-13-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By gmc70
We have had tank type in last three and the new...

We have had tank type in last three and the new one has a tankless and it sucks. I will probably take it out and replace with electric/propane tank one. We did try the by pass system and it still is...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-13-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By gmc70
Just went thru this with our Onan the day we were...

Just went thru this with our Onan the day we were to leave for the Street Rod Nationals. Genny would run for 10 minutes or so and shut off. Cool down and would prime and start right up. When the gen....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-11-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By gmc70
Can't help with covers as I could not find any...

Can't help with covers as I could not find any that looked right to me. We took ours and had them redone in fabric and they are much better to sit in on long drive than vinyl.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-09-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,467
Posted By gmc70
We have our class A under a "car port" type cover...

We have our class A under a "car port" type cover and used mesh tarps on the sides to cut sun. The tarps are supposed to cut UV rays 60 to 70 %. Been up for over 4 years and no rips or holes. Held up...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-09-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By gmc70
We live in northern Fl. and I do not winterize. I...

We live in northern Fl. and I do not winterize. I am plugged at house and when it gets below 32 I put heater in MH and small personnel heater in wet bay. Never any problems and you should be much...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-07-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,618
Posted By gmc70
I ordered from them once and will never deal with...

I ordered from them once and will never deal with them again. Terrible customer service and they do not answer phone.
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 08-07-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,423
Posted By gmc70
Would love a super C , just need someone else's...

Would love a super C , just need someone else's bank account.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-01-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,427
Posted By gmc70
We have a place here in N. Florida that...

We have a place here in N. Florida that advertises that they buy used converts at top prices. Why not just say " Hey guys go steal some and bring in for cash"
Our MH is parked right next to house...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 07-27-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By gmc70
We have the Girard GSWH-2 tankless in our unit...

We have the Girard GSWH-2 tankless in our unit and it sucks. I installed the Aquaview bypass valve and still not happy. I will probably replace the darn thing with a tank WH soon.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-27-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By gmc70
DW and I will make our own. All the parts and...

DW and I will make our own. All the parts and such can be found on Amazon and other sources.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-26-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,068
Posted By gmc70
I really doubt that it is the return water...

I really doubt that it is the return water heating up the fresh water tank that much. The temp starts climbing within 30 seconds. That is not enough time for the return water to heat a 60 gal water...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-24-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By gmc70
Eez tire here. Excellent customer service....

Eez tire here. Excellent customer service. Actually got to speak with a person and not have to push 36 buttons to where I needed to be. Would buy again
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-23-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,068
Posted By gmc70
Well I installed the Aquaview water miser. Ran...

Well I installed the Aquaview water miser. Ran return lines with not spices or kinks. Just a 20 long hose back to the closest point to the water tank I could get to. Problem is the WH works fine when...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-19-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 802
Posted By gmc70
I agree with Inthepines and quality and RV don't...

I agree with Inthepines and quality and RV don't belong in same sentence
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