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Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 02-06-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,833
Posted By is.chowa
Deano I tossed the airbags years ago and...

Deano

I tossed the airbags years ago and replaced with Super Steer springs, also the front tires due to weird wear patterns. Best move I could have made. I also replaced the bell cranks and shocks...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 11-17-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,050
Posted By is.chowa
Now my ASLY 2000 is winterized and will do the...

Now my ASLY 2000 is winterized and will do the pumpin spring. Thanks to all for your replies. Had the serpentine belt replaced, the wrench had to be a contortionist.

Steve
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 11-01-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,050
Posted By is.chowa
1999 P30/32 Leaking Engine Waterpump

Hi All

Has anyone had to replace the 454 engine cooling waterpump? If so was it necessary to remove the rads to gain access? My wrench says that the rads have to be removed.

Thanks
Steve
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-31-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,106
Posted By is.chowa
You do not mention what kind of aux braking...

You do not mention what kind of aux braking system you have on the toad. I used a two Schotsky diode isolator to power my aux brakes, one input from the toad battery and one from the RV provide the...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-08-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By is.chowa
On mine 1999 chassis it starts out quiet then the...

On mine 1999 chassis it starts out quiet then the rattling starts. Isolated it to the upper cat converter using a mechanics stethoscope. It was difficult to isolate without one. Since no codes were...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-07-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By is.chowa
Does this "chattering" sound like somebody is...

Does this "chattering" sound like somebody is "rattling" a bunch of kitchen pans? if so, might be the catalic converter baffles. Had to put a mech's stethosope on to find my problem.

Steve
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-07-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By is.chowa
Hi and welcome to the forum. It would be...

Hi and welcome to the forum.
It would be useful if you gave the year of manufacture for your chassis which may be different from your Bounder house. The VIN should tell you the year as house...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-04-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,688
Posted By is.chowa
Napa has the ignition switch in two models, one...

Napa has the ignition switch in two models, one for the movable steer wheel and one where steering wheel is fixed.

The WH kit is quite pricey and you can replace the kit with relays from NAPA.
...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-18-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,506
Posted By is.chowa
The only thing left is the actuator cup seal o...

The only thing left is the actuator cup seal o ring but for me it is impractical to ship across the border. Wish I had the part number for the seal.

Steve
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-13-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,506
Posted By is.chowa
In my previous post of Old 01-20-2014, 06:53 PM I...

In my previous post of Old 01-20-2014, 06:53 PM I described the installation of some "pricey" switches by Brazels, to which the bottom line is they are "cheaper" than having to get them OEM at the...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-11-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,506
Posted By is.chowa
J71/P30/32 Update ontinued

The next is the adapter and spring which fell out due to carelessness.

This is the dump valve which can cause intermittent lock ups.

The next is the over travel switch.

Next is the grey sw....
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-11-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,506
Posted By is.chowa
J71/P30/32 Update

Sorry for the delay but my Nav/Copilot had an acute appendicitis - no- it was not pretty but was treated successfully here at home.

Now the update:

In my previous post of Old 01-20-2014, 06:53...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 06-04-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,248
Posted By is.chowa
Had to heat the bolts, the install was easy and...

Had to heat the bolts, the install was easy and the Konis are adjustable, you can check the specs on their web site.

Steve
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 06-04-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,683
Posted By is.chowa
You may want to do a search on this site, seems I...

You may want to do a search on this site, seems I recall to check tire pressures for a rise after a short travel, if greater than 10% or so then is underinflated, also a temperature rise would...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 06-04-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,272
Posted By is.chowa
I replaced my OEM springs with the SS from...

I replaced my OEM springs with the SS from Hendersons, got rid of the airbags, best move could have made. While you are at it make sure all of the front end components are are "tight" and do an...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 04-16-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,295
Posted By is.chowa
I've had my speedbleeders in for over 3 years on...

I've had my speedbleeders in for over 3 years on my P32 with no problems.

Steve
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-04-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,005
Posted By is.chowa
Meffrig The first question I should have...

Meffrig

The first question I should have asked was : did you ever plug in to a 50A service? If yes and every thing worked as designed you are good to go. If the same symptoms appeared go back to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-04-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,752
Posted By is.chowa
I think my Onan is a 5.5BGM so delivers 5.5KW,...

I think my Onan is a 5.5BGM so delivers 5.5KW, does not have electronics but uses a mechanical governor system. I also have 2 transfer switches, one for shore power and one for the genny OEM. The A/C...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-04-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,476
Posted By is.chowa
Rick: No mention of your coach/chassis/year. If...

Rick:
No mention of your coach/chassis/year. If it is a 30A wiring, you would need a 50A xfer switch as well as the power cord fuse panel and rewiring everything else. On mine I can use everything...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-04-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,752
Posted By is.chowa
Just reread the thread and noted the following...

Just reread the thread and noted the following from Gemini5362 a partial quote:

"but just as importantly they will look for no neutral ( No neutral means you can have 240 volts on your 115 volt...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-04-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,752
Posted By is.chowa
Can't say what/ if the xfer switch needs...

Can't say what/ if the xfer switch needs protection or not. For sure the rest of the coach (electronics) certainly does. Before or after your choice. I prefer to get protection from the genny as...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-03-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,005
Posted By is.chowa
So you have a 50A service in your coach and are...

So you have a 50A service in your coach and are connecting to a 110 15-20A service if that is correct then possibly you are supplying power to 1/2 of the coach. A 50A service from a pedestal uses the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-03-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 752
Posted By is.chowa
My problem was similar, found the connecting plug...

My problem was similar, found the connecting plug in the bay had wires corroded. This was not evident just by looking at the plug. Give each wire a good tug and if you see green corrosion inside the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-03-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,752
Posted By is.chowa
I have the progressive industries hard wired...

I have the progressive industries hard wired after the transfer switch so that it will also give protection when the generator is running. This winter I was "exercising" the 5 KW generator at -20C...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 02-26-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,263
Posted By is.chowa
CJB Thanks for the summary, the article at...

CJB

Thanks for the summary, the article at the link is quite long but worth noting. Perhaps this could be included in a sticky, (Mods?). The mention of the Dot 5.1 is interesting as at the time...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 02-25-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,263
Posted By is.chowa
George R, I've had my speedbleeders in for...

George R, I've had my speedbleeders in for several years and am happy with them. You might want to check with the manufacturer for the specific size for your coach. They were very helpful on my...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 02-09-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,938
Posted By is.chowa
Tom: The RGS comes out first, the insert may...

Tom:
The RGS comes out first, the insert may come out the same time and if not a 7/8 wrench will do the job. The caveat is to not loose the spring and poppet valve as these will be reused in the...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 02-08-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,938
Posted By is.chowa
Sorry for the poor pix. It is a 4 pin model. I...

Sorry for the poor pix. It is a 4 pin model. I have not yet installed as it is cold in our deep freezer and lots of snow here in the frozen North.

To clarify, the poppet valve is reused from the...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 02-06-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,938
Posted By is.chowa
Here are some images of the adapter available...

Here are some images of the adapter available from Brazel's.

The US22 kit also has a 75A relay.

Steve
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-27-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,749
Posted By is.chowa
For those using beads or sand for dynamic...

For those using beads or sand for dynamic balancing you need special valve cores that have a screen to keep the sand out otherwise they leak. Best solution is to install the ones that fit inside the...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-25-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,386
Posted By is.chowa
As far as I know, the "stinger" kit from Banks...

As far as I know, the "stinger" kit from Banks provides everything you need aft of the cats as well as the ram air scoop and new airfilter hoses and clamps. I did the headers one year and the rest a...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-24-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,962
Posted By is.chowa
Looking fwd to it Steve

Looking fwd to it

Steve
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-24-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,932
Posted By is.chowa
I believe that C350 has a multi port fuel...

I believe that C350 has a multi port fuel injection system. In another post he mentioned a lot of engine work done. So when did this problem begin? Might be something with the throttle position...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-23-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,962
Posted By is.chowa
C350, In my case the front end weight was on the...

C350, In my case the front end weight was on the cusp of the SS spring rating. I contacted them and they suggested the correct part for my weight. The rest is history.
The yellow AP knob indicates...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-22-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,962
Posted By is.chowa
As an aside: Check your VIN# to see if the...

As an aside: Check your VIN# to see if the chassis was built the previous year. Also you should familiarize yourself with the Auto Park feature of your coach. Does it have a yellow button and/or a...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-22-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,962
Posted By is.chowa
I have an ASLY2000 on a 1999 chassis, the front...

I have an ASLY2000 on a 1999 chassis, the front bags were leaking, front end loose front tires feathering due to misalignment due to incorrect ride height. Replaced to bags with Henderson's springs,...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-22-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,938
Posted By is.chowa
Thanks Jon. In the picture of the switch it is...

Thanks Jon.
In the picture of the switch it is quite evident the complete redesign of the switch assembly that I attempted to describe. This is the reason I am so enthused about this product. The...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-22-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,938
Posted By is.chowa
Jon and others, thanks for your input. The only...

Jon and others, thanks for your input. The only time that I got taken was when the dealer charged me over $400. At the time, being a greenhorn and new to the P32 chassis and far far away from home,...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-21-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,938
Posted By is.chowa
Thanks for the clarification Roger. In my case,...

Thanks for the clarification Roger. In my case, instead of a toll booth it was the customs inspection booth crossing the border and received some remarks about liking it there. Put her in lo and...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-21-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,938
Posted By is.chowa
All I can say is to each their own. My bad...

All I can say is to each their own.
My bad dream was to have the APB engage at speed. Tho some have experienced this, very few have spoken of this mode of failure and how the coach handles.
I've...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-20-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,938
Posted By is.chowa
P30/32 Green and Grey Switch Replacement

Just to update you on my replacement of the rotten grey and green switches.

A couple or three years ago on our maiden voyage to the Grand Canyon on a side trip had a "Near Death Valley:eek:"...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-20-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,616
Posted By is.chowa
Check your chassis vin#, that would tell what...

Check your chassis vin#, that would tell what year the chassis was built. Could be a 1997 with a 1998 house on it.

Steve
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 11-27-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,611
Posted By is.chowa
OUB rebuilds and tests the actuators. Steve

OUB rebuilds and tests the actuators.

Steve
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 11-04-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,147
Posted By is.chowa
Would suggest going to a heavy duty truck repair...

Would suggest going to a heavy duty truck repair shop. You are playing with lots of weight as well as getting the duallies off.

Steve
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-31-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,029
Posted By is.chowa
Here is the thread to search for: OEM Tech's...

Here is the thread to search for: OEM Tech's Ignition Switch Mod - iRV2 Forums

Steve
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-31-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,029
Posted By is.chowa
Suggest to check the fuses first. Not familiar...

Suggest to check the fuses first. Not familiar with your coach so can't be more specific. On my 1999 chassis I rewired the heavy load on the ignition switch to a relay to handle the current. Melted...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-31-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,471
Posted By is.chowa
I have had mine in a couple of years without any...

I have had mine in a couple of years without any probs. The Banks do not need a gasket as they are machined flat. More power - yes, quieter - yes, better mpg - ? marginal, are they worth the $ for me...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-23-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,360
Posted By is.chowa
On last 5000 mi trip got an average of 8.5 mpg...

On last 5000 mi trip got an average of 8.5 mpg cruising mostly at 60mph. Did not notice any improvement in mpg but a lot more power.

Steve
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-23-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,138
Posted By is.chowa
I put in new bellcranks, Super Steer springs from...

I put in new bellcranks, Super Steer springs from Hendersons Lineup. Also built my owns track bar which you can see at Oemy's Web Site - (https://www.oemys-performance.com/)

That site has all kinds...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-16-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,345
Posted By is.chowa
Have mine in for 2+ years and very happy with...

Have mine in for 2+ years and very happy with them. Makes flushing a snap.

Steve
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