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Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-11-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By Rcdukes
I wouldn't say they look like sealed beams but...

I wouldn't say they look like sealed beams but they do look less modern than most LED's. For me, the choice came down to "Made in USA" and the quality of the beam. Nothing aggravates me more than...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-10-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By Rcdukes
I hesitate to answer the question of "how...

I hesitate to answer the question of "how bright". That is subjective. I can tell you that they are much brighter than my originals. The price is available several places online. Just enter...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-10-2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By Rcdukes
Not sure I can post links but here goes. I used...

Not sure I can post links but here goes. I used these headlights:
https://www.truck-lite.com/27270c.html

They were plug and play. I just removed the trim ring, removed the old sealed beams and...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-07-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By Rcdukes
Upgraded my sealed beams and fogs...

I upgraded to Truck-lite headlights and fog lights. One of the best upgrades to date. 317404317405
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-10-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By Rcdukes
Careful with that switch. If held too long, it...

Careful with that switch. If held too long, it will change from miles to kilometers. Took me awhile to figure that one out.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-18-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,411
Posted By Rcdukes
Glad to hear you got it working. I believe that...

Glad to hear you got it working. I believe that any mechanical coax switch "should" work with SDI. That has been my experience so far. The problems I have had are with splitters.

Safe travels...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-13-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,411
Posted By Rcdukes
Not sure of the brand of the BOMB but I believe...

Not sure of the brand of the BOMB but I believe it is the original that came with my coach. I did find that SDI will not pass through a splitter. I had to remove the splitter in the basement and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-13-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,411
Posted By Rcdukes
RonVBT, I ran my HDMI-SDI converter...

RonVBT,


I ran my HDMI-SDI converter signal through my original coax BOMB. I used the AUX port on the BOMB. I then put a coax switch in the bedroom for the SDI-HDMI or the coax input on the TV....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-07-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,411
Posted By Rcdukes
I used these hdmi-sdi to sdi-hdmi converters to...

I used these hdmi-sdi to sdi-hdmi converters to send to my bedroom. Works great! I tried the f-type to bnc adapters but they must have been substandard quality. I just bought a crimper and terminated...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-12-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,088
Posted By Rcdukes
Thanks for the update. I replaced both pads on...

Thanks for the update. I replaced both pads on mine. Not too bad. Take care. Craig
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-29-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,088
Posted By Rcdukes
I know this is an old post but would like to know...

I know this is an old post but would like to know the results. I need to replace both of the pads on my Journey. Did your method with the jack work? Any gotchas to look out for? What is the part...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-05-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By Rcdukes
Yes, I have the manual for my system. I think I...

Yes, I have the manual for my system. I think I have a basic understanding of the operation. I have an appointment at a local dealer for repair but it's a week and a half away. I was contemplating...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-03-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By Rcdukes
Bedroom (wardrobe) slide problem

My bedroom slide is not working properly. One side of the slide would move, the other would not. Finally got it retracted. After reading and investigating, it appears that I have a blown hose. I have...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-21-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,143
Posted By Rcdukes
I had already replaced my Tstat on the old model....

I had already replaced my Tstat on the old model. Worked as expected with the new A/C.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-12-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By Rcdukes
On my '02 Journey 32T the hydraulic system is...

On my '02 Journey 32T the hydraulic system is located in the basement just forward of the wet bay on the drivers side.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-12-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,147
Posted By Rcdukes
I just replaced by basement unit with a brand new...

I just replaced by basement unit with a brand new one. I would by again but ONLY if it was a basement unit with the correct model number that can be replaced. Some model numbers do not have a...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-04-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,143
Posted By Rcdukes
This has to be for the load shedder. I checked...

This has to be for the load shedder. I checked the wiring diagram on my old unit. The two wires connect between one of the wires of the start relay for compressor #2 if I am reading it correctly. Not...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-01-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By Rcdukes
I have 2016 Wrangler so there may be differences...

I have 2016 Wrangler so there may be differences but I do not leave the key in the ignition. I remove the key and lock the doors. Wheel doesn't lock as you say. Pulled it several thousand miles with...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-30-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,143
Posted By Rcdukes
I'm sorry but I don't know anything about that...

I'm sorry but I don't know anything about that model number.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-17-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,143
Posted By Rcdukes
I have a question regarding the connection to the...

I have a question regarding the connection to the new unit. Where did you connect the white/black and orange/black wires to the new unit? I did not connect them back but my unit works normally. I...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-12-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,143
Posted By Rcdukes
How did you dispose of your old unit?

How did you dispose of your old unit?
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-12-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By Rcdukes
I too replaced my vanity faucet with a household...

I too replaced my vanity faucet with a household unit from Lowes. Didn't remove the vanity, just the faucet. Not too difficult. It was tight work but I got it done.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-09-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,143
Posted By Rcdukes
I purchased from a local RV dealer. Cost was...

I purchased from a local RV dealer. Cost was around $2900. I could have saved 200-300 by ordering from Amazon but decided that it was easier letting the dealer handle the shipping logistics.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-09-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,143
Posted By Rcdukes
It was very straightforward. One thing to...

It was very straightforward. One thing to consider is that R22 refrigerant will not be manufactured after next year making service more expensive. There were 2 wires (white w/blk strip and orange...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-04-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,143
Posted By Rcdukes
Replaced basement air with new unit - old unit available

I replaced my 6535-871 with a new 46515-811 basement air unit. It was a very straightforward swap. I can't wait for the hot weather to give it a thorough testing. Initial testing indicates improved...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-29-2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By Rcdukes
Yup! I have attached a photo of my valves I...

Yup! I have attached a photo of my valves I installed if it uploaded properly. My WH is to the right. The bypass valve is located above in this photo.

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Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-27-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By Rcdukes
I had the same problem with my '02 Journey. I...

I had the same problem with my '02 Journey. I removed both check valves and installed two ball valves to close when I winterize. Works great with no flow problems.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-02-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,209
Posted By Rcdukes
Just replaced my headlights with the Truck-lite...

Just replaced my headlights with the Truck-lite 7" (27270c) LED lights. Great upgrade! Highly recommend this replacement.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-06-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,209
Posted By Rcdukes
Haven't done it yet. I have done research and...

Haven't done it yet. I have done research and believe those two to be the best available. As noted, there are many, many on the market that are Chinese knockoffs that are terrible. Many of those are...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-05-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,209
Posted By Rcdukes
Here are a couple of choices if yours is like...

Here are a couple of choices if yours is like mine and has the 7" round sealed beams.
...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-06-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By Rcdukes
The brochure for your unit indicates that it has...

The brochure for your unit indicates that it has HWH levelers. If so, you can get the model number off the cylinder and call HWH for replacement springs. If selling I would only replace the one set....
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-18-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By Rcdukes
I would suspect some weird problem with the...

I would suspect some weird problem with the backflow preventer valve that the fresh water hose connects to in the wet bay. You don't say if your outside shower works. If it doesn't work on city...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-16-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By Rcdukes
Thanks! That sucker is about to get trimmed! Good...

Thanks! That sucker is about to get trimmed! Good chance that is my problem. I suspect the overflow found a hidden path to my basement. Another item to add to periodic maintenance. Nature of the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-15-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By Rcdukes
Thanks for the feedback. I have a dry drain tray...

Thanks for the feedback. I have a dry drain tray and a dry cup. I guess it could have overflowed a while back and migrated to the basement but I see no sign of water under the fridge. Inside of the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-14-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By Rcdukes
Condensation in basement under Norcold. Anyone have a fix?

I have condensation in my basement compartment directly under my fridge. I removed the inspection panel on the outside but didn't see any sign of a leak. The roof of the compartment is warm from the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-08-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 363
Posted By Rcdukes
Activities in Mountain Home Ar. area

Anyone know of any activities in the Mountain Home Arkansas this week. We are traveling there this Wednesday staying until Saturday.



Thanks,
Craig
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-15-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By Rcdukes
I'll echo the other responses. I had this problem...

I'll echo the other responses. I had this problem with 1, 2, 3 and sometimes all 4 jacks. It seems that the hydraulic seals harden over time causing the problem of not retracting. I replaced all...
Forum: Just Conversation 07-25-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,750
Posted By Rcdukes
Well, since you seem to be intent on continuing...

Well, since you seem to be intent on continuing this thread I'll bite... I did read the original post. Several times in fact. I seem to remember many years ago my kids using that phrase: "...but I...
Forum: Just Conversation 07-22-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,750
Posted By Rcdukes
Sorry, but I was simply pointing out YOUR lack of...

Sorry, but I was simply pointing out YOUR lack of understanding of someone wanting to stay cool because they may not like the heat. I don't personally take inventory of others equipment when I pull...
Forum: Just Conversation 07-19-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,750
Posted By Rcdukes
LOL...

LOL...
Forum: Just Conversation 07-19-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,750
Posted By Rcdukes
Sorry but I can't have much sympathy on this...

Sorry but I can't have much sympathy on this issue. I live in Miss. A/C is life or death (literally) this time of year. Heat causes many deaths each year. It is so ingrained in our way of thinking...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-06-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By Rcdukes
Here is one option: Journey genset removal ...

Here is one option:

Journey genset removal

https://www.irv2.com/forums/showthread.php?t=148069
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-06-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,443
Posted By Rcdukes
As I understand it (based in part on my...

As I understand it (based in part on my experience) the seals on the cylinders become tight restricting the movement. WD40 helps but doesn't eliminate the problem. I had this problem and decided to...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-19-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,272
Posted By Rcdukes
I have been contemplating this change on my...

I have been contemplating this change on my journey as well. Here are a couple of other choices:


Welcome to Truck-Lite (https://www.truck-lite.com/)


J.W. Speaker - Engineered Lighting...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-02-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,996
Posted By Rcdukes
One other suggestion I have is dependent on how...

One other suggestion I have is dependent on how your coach is wired. My coach had coax from the bomb to the bedroom tv. From there, there was a cable run from a splitter in the bedroom to the outside...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-01-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,996
Posted By Rcdukes
I purchased these converters and they work great!...

I purchased these converters and they work great! Thanks much!
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-26-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By Rcdukes
I think I might have found a solution....

I think I might have found a solution. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=SlmZ506j39k
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-25-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By Rcdukes
Thought about that but it is not obvious where it...

Thought about that but it is not obvious where it is located.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-25-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By Rcdukes
DISH Wally and 211z up front, remote confusion.

Has anyone run into this problem? I have a Wally and a 211z up front in the cabinet. The Wally is for the bedroom and the 211z is for up front. The Wally has a radio frequency (RF) remote while the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-09-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,222
Posted By Rcdukes
Thanks! I assume you did not trim the connector...

Thanks! I assume you did not trim the connector in any way? I have been using a hose the PO left in the coach. I'm on borrowed time with it! It is the type the you install the connectors to each end....
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