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Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 02-27-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,058
Posted By jlyon69
LED. They are much lighter, thinner and use much...

LED. They are much lighter, thinner and use much less electricity. They are 12vdc (but come with a 120vac plug/adapter) so you don't NEED an inverter or use the genny to watch TV when SP isn't...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 02-27-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,724
Posted By jlyon69
Even though Trojan says you can charge T 105s...

Even though Trojan says you can charge T 105s upwards of 15v, I would never do it either at 15+v.

I'm sure any 12v appliance will work on voltages between 11 and 16 volts without issue. I've seen...
Forum: New Member Check-In 02-26-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,253
Posted By jlyon69
You could call these folks. I know nothing about...

You could call these folks. I know nothing about them personally.

Pre-purchase RV inspection service for motorhome and travel trailer RV buyers North Carolina (https://www.rvsurvey.com/)
Forum: Just Conversation 02-26-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,472
Posted By jlyon69
Looks like everyone is going to get wet, rainin'...

Looks like everyone is going to get wet, rainin' pretty good right now.:mad:
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 02-26-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,724
Posted By jlyon69
It does say "Inverter Generator". So I would...

It does say "Inverter Generator". So I would think the higher voltage on the DC side is needed or helps to invert. It looks like a "DC Protection" switch in the picture. Perhaps that needs to be ON...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-26-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,870
Posted By jlyon69
Tony :welcome: Just out of curiosity, I...

Tony :welcome:

Just out of curiosity, I looked at my seat. It appears the seat is bolted to the pedestal on a 10x10 top plate. If yours is like mine, it may be easier to just remove the seat, put...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-25-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,901
Posted By jlyon69
That's a new one on me. But I can't think of...

That's a new one on me. But I can't think of anything that would cause this, except the switch itself.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 02-25-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,248
Posted By jlyon69
Check the manual for specifics. Regardless of...

Check the manual for specifics. Regardless of that, I would change oil & filter and fuel filter no less than once a year. No matter how much or little I used it. You also want to "exercise" it for...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-25-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,201
Posted By jlyon69
Our shiny stuff is stainless steel. The really...

Our shiny stuff is stainless steel. The really tough stuff needs Easy Off, or any other good oven cleaner.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-25-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,842
Posted By jlyon69
:welcome: Yes it sure does/could. If the...

:welcome:

Yes it sure does/could. If the Boost switch works, then it seems both chassis and coach battery(s) are low/dead.

You'll need to charge them both up good, then see what you have.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-25-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,841
Posted By jlyon69
Sounds like a bad choke solenoid. Go to the genny...

Sounds like a bad choke solenoid. Go to the genny and remove the air filter cover and air filter. That will expose the choke linkage and the horizontal solenoid. Briefly hit the start button. The...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-24-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,919
Posted By jlyon69
Would never sell our home either for basically...

Would never sell our home either for basically the same reasons. I shut everything down except the furnace. Neighbors keep an eye on it.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-24-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,122
Posted By jlyon69
CW suffers like all bricks and mortar...

CW suffers like all bricks and mortar businesses... Lots of competition from on-line stores with little over-head. If I had a CW close, I would.use it a little more.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-23-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 114,408
Posted By jlyon69
John Lyon, graduated HS in 1969.

John Lyon, graduated HS in 1969.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-23-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By jlyon69
Since this is diesel pusher, frieghtliner chassis...

Since this is diesel pusher, frieghtliner chassis and cummins engine, I would repost this In the Frieghtliner and/or the Cummins Engine forum. If there is anything "special" about a 1997, someone...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-23-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,573
Posted By jlyon69
My oil stock has tripled, does that count? :D

My oil stock has tripled, does that count? :D
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-23-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,842
Posted By jlyon69
I dont know your MH, but I did find out it is an...

I dont know your MH, but I did find out it is an A and it is suppose have an Aux Start switch. If so, then you have a solenoid that that switch controls. What it does is connect the coach and chassis...
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Member Forum Concerns 02-23-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By jlyon69
Sure. If you are using the IRV app, when you...

Sure. If you are using the IRV app, when you select attachments, just use the pics on yout phone. If you're on a PC, just attach your phone as a drive, then upload the pics thru the browser from the...
Forum: Just Conversation 02-23-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,798
Posted By jlyon69
Ditto here. Gas prices go up, so do my oil...

Ditto here. Gas prices go up, so do my oil stocks.... More than makes up the difference. I retired at 51 (9 years ago). When the bottom dropped out in 08, I got out before it got bad. In mid 09 I...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-23-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,897
Posted By jlyon69
Water can certainly help, but it sure isn't a...

Water can certainly help, but it sure isn't a cure-all for sensors.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-23-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 0
EMS
Views: 825
Posted By jlyon69
EMS

Every once in awhile, the EMS display will show zero amps with all 4 circuits lit green. Doesn't matter what 120vac appliances are being used.

I have seen this a few times at home on 20amps and...
Forum: Just Conversation 02-23-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,798
Posted By jlyon69
Android. It shows any pic/attachment, it's just ...

Android. It shows any pic/attachment, it's just that it was too small to read anything but the headine.
Forum: Just Conversation 02-23-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,798
Posted By jlyon69
Couldnt read the article with the irv app and...

Couldnt read the article with the irv app and only heared this on the news, thanks for the update.
Forum: Just Conversation 02-23-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,798
Posted By jlyon69
Well Iran just cut the UK and France off their...

Well Iran just cut the UK and France off their export list. That doesn't help.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-22-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6,359
Views: 1,694,525
Posted By jlyon69
When I did the rear, had it jacked all the way...

When I did the rear, had it jacked all the way up, plenty of clearence and no knots on me head. :thumb:
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-22-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,897
Posted By jlyon69
For a long time I just used Rid-X for septic...

For a long time I just used Rid-X for septic tanks, found at any hardware. I recently found a liquid product which has advertised better, more powerful and more concentrated bacteria. It does work as...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-22-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,722
Posted By jlyon69
The short answer is no. I believe some States...

The short answer is no. I believe some States require some kind of special licence, but I doubt a CDL. A quick call to your States DVM will tell all.
Forum: Vintage RV's 02-22-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,953
Posted By jlyon69
Hmmm... Interesting thought. I would think those...

Hmmm... Interesting thought. I would think those 4 chargers may not put out 14.4 volts, but you probably already know if they do or not. If they did, combined they are still putting out 14.4v...
Forum: Vintage RV's 02-22-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,811
Posted By jlyon69
My first thought is that antenna wire might...

My first thought is that antenna wire might double as a cable TV hookup which is normally on the left side rear at campgrounds. Just a guess.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-22-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,897
Posted By jlyon69
I don't "clean" my sensors. In the black tank,...

I don't "clean" my sensors. In the black tank, it's going to be solids that cause sensor malfunctions. In the grey tank it's usually a build up of grease/oils. In either tank your bound to eventually...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-22-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 30,119
Posted By jlyon69
Here's the link for info on Unique RV Digest-it...

Here's the link for info on Unique RV Digest-it for those interested.

Unique RV Digest-It Unique Distributing (https://www.uniquedistributing.com/product_info.php?products_id=94)

I see it's now...
Forum: Vintage RV's 02-22-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,953
Posted By jlyon69
I have 2 T-105s and recently did the LED TVs and...

I have 2 T-105s and recently did the LED TVs and all LED interior lights. Had every intention to do lots of boondocking when arriving in FL a week ago, but hasn't happened yet. Anyway, although...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-21-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 30,119
Posted By jlyon69
Yep, I use Unique exclusively. I would have...

Yep, I use Unique exclusively. I would have recomended it, but you can only get online, AFAIK.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-21-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 30,119
Posted By jlyon69
Oh go check yer bushings or sumpthin, :D. I'm on...

Oh go check yer bushings or sumpthin, :D. I'm on the app and I can't see profiles or sigs. Now Im a gonna watch all yer posts :D
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-21-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,580
Posted By jlyon69
You're never going to get power until the engine...

You're never going to get power until the engine is running on it's own and at operating RPMs. As I said in an earlier post, you must hold the start button down to keep the engine choked, until such...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-21-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 30,119
Posted By jlyon69
If you are in a cold location, even using the...

If you are in a cold location, even using the lots of the bacteria option may not work well, especally if you were using the chemical (kill bacteria) option previously.

If your tank has pretty...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-21-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6,359
Views: 1,694,525
Posted By jlyon69
It was more like this.... #7, #7, #7 #1 #4,...

It was more like this....
#7, #7, #7
#1
#4, #7, #4, #7
Check fan blade location
#7
Don't remember much after that. Did have a nice warm breeze on me all the time.

Next day on the rear, I had...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-21-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,842
Posted By jlyon69
Yes takes 5 mins. Black wire to neg coach...

Yes takes 5 mins. Black wire to neg coach battery, yellow to pos coach. Blue wire to pos chassis battery. It works perfectly!.... Wouldn't be without one!
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-21-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 21,989
Posted By jlyon69
Oops, meant to quote matt, I guess I fat fingered...

Oops, meant to quote matt, I guess I fat fingered something :D
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-21-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 21,989
Posted By jlyon69
It re-maps the ECM for more HP and TQ. It also...

It re-maps the ECM for more HP and TQ. It also re-maps the computer to change shifting points on the trans. I ordered mine after a 1500 mi trip to FL last Thurs, got it Sat and drove it 60 miles...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-21-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6,359
Views: 1,694,525
Posted By jlyon69
I knew you would bring that up at some point...

I knew you would bring that up at some point :2funny: I did think about that the night before, but thought I might cut my head off. :D
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-21-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6,359
Views: 1,694,525
Posted By jlyon69
You got that right :thumb: Even working on my...

You got that right :thumb: Even working on my back for an hour in freezing temps and 400 bucks, I'd do it again tomorrow :D
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-21-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,949
Posted By jlyon69
No. I have a 30amp MH and can run both ACs....not...

No. I have a 30amp MH and can run both ACs....not much left of course. Sill run 1 AC, Microwave and other small amp stuff.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-21-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,520
Posted By jlyon69
I applied and was approved, got an email 3 weeks...

I applied and was approved, got an email 3 weeks later that said they were swamped and I would get my card soon. Had to leave on 2-3 month trip before it arrived :mad:. On our first P/FJ stop I went...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-21-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,922
Posted By jlyon69
The V10 is a low compression engine and is meant...

The V10 is a low compression engine and is meant to run on 87. The higher the compression ratio, the more octane is needed to prevent detonation, aka spark knock (the fuel igniting before the spark...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-21-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,389
Posted By jlyon69
Junk. Get a multi-stage charger such as the...

Junk. Get a multi-stage charger such as the Progressive Dynamics 9200 Series. PD 9260C 60 Amp RV Converter/Charger (https://www.bestconverter.com/PD-9260C-60-Amp-RV-ConverterCharger_p_171.html) You...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-21-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,536
Posted By jlyon69
Here's my evaluation on the 5 Star. ...

Here's my evaluation on the 5 Star.

https://www.irv2.com/forums/f23/cheap-handling-fix-72335.html
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-21-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6,359
Views: 1,694,525
Posted By jlyon69
It wasn't a good of test as I was hoping for as...

It wasn't a good of test as I was hoping for as our route took us off any interstate.

However, 40 of the 60 miles were on 55mph state roads. The first 20 were on twisty turnys, where about 50 was...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-21-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,582
Posted By jlyon69
I knew the originals didn't exist any where and...

I knew the originals didn't exist any where and re-creation would be expensive.....the reason I was curious on the price.

It shouldn't be that expensive as it really isn't more costly for them ...
Forum: Vintage RV's 02-20-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,953
Posted By jlyon69
Its doubtful you have another battery. You will...

Its doubtful you have another battery. You will have 1 for the engine and one or two for the coach. Usually the coach battery starts the generator.
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