Journey with Confidence RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Take a Speed Test Free 7 Day Trial ×
RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > Search Forums
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Showing results 1 to 46 of 46
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Grizzly73
Forum: Going Green Yesterday, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 272
Posted By Grizzly73
Philip, I'd be more than happy to work with...

Philip,

I'd be more than happy to work with you and help you out.

Do you have a list of part numbers? Last I looked, most of the typical items are in stock at my distributor and can be shipped...
Forum: Going Green 08-07-2022, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 272
Posted By Grizzly73
I sell Victron - if you know what you want or...

I sell Victron - if you know what you want or need help deciding, I can help you out.

I, like most, have a 30 day return policy, but most of the power products are warranted for 5 years,...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-05-2022, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 163
Posted By Grizzly73
I agree, I'd add as much solar as you can,...

I agree, I'd add as much solar as you can, especially since you have a residential refrigerator.

I'm an electrical engineer and sell a few brands of solar controllers, PM me if I can help you out...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-29-2022, 07:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 505
Posted By Grizzly73
I park on an incline and am scared to death of...

I park on an incline and am scared to death of accidentally releasing the parking brake, so I made this... 372234
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-06-2022, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By Grizzly73
Just found this...

I'm in the same position myself looking for parts. I heard a squeal from the engine (went away) and am considering replacing the tensioner and having some spare parts on hand.

Well, I ran across...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-05-2022, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By Grizzly73
I recall being told that you had to buy the whole...

I recall being told that you had to buy the whole switch assembly - let me know if you find out anything different...

Shawn
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-10-2022, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By Grizzly73
What year coach are you guys working with? I just...

What year coach are you guys working with? I just ran an ethernet cable from front to back and didn't see any conduit. Just curious :)
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-31-2022, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
American Coach: Coach Control Center Re-Org
Views: 626
Posted By Grizzly73
Until I get the round items installed, I 3D...

Until I get the round items installed, I 3D printed hole fillers and temporarily mounted the floor switch on the lowest one. This upgrade is done for now and I am really happy with how it turned...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-31-2022, 08:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,270
Posted By Grizzly73
Done!

Backup camera works great, switch on top left turns backup camera on manually, and left and right work with the turn signals!

Very happy! This job is done.

Shawn
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-29-2022, 11:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,270
Posted By Grizzly73
Updates

Some updated pictures...

Camera Interface Board (Front & Back)

Radio Interface Board (Front & Back)

RV Cameras plugged in & Video out to Radio

Radio Interface Board plugged in...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-20-2022, 11:12 PM
Replies: 4
American Coach: Coach Control Center Re-Org
Views: 626
Posted By Grizzly73
Panel cut out and painted, working on the wiring,...

Panel cut out and painted, working on the wiring, and the final panel, minus the new Battery & MPPT Monitors.

While the paint didn't turn out like I'd have hoped, overall I am very happy with the...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-14-2022, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
American Coach: Coach Control Center Re-Org
Views: 626
Posted By Grizzly73
Board cut to size, mounted on hinge and being...

Board cut to size, mounted on hinge and being test fit.
Cad printouts trimmed and taped together.
Template taped to new panel.
All holes center-punched and transferred to panel.
Cut lines...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-11-2022, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
American Coach: Coach Control Center Re-Org
Views: 626
Posted By Grizzly73
I've got this... 365237

I've got this... 365237
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-07-2022, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
American Coach: Coach Control Center Re-Org
Views: 626
Posted By Grizzly73
Coach Control Center Re-Org

Updating my Control Center as below (Old-Top, New-Bottom) - any suggestions before I commit to plywood? :)

BTW, the satellite is going and the control for the driver floor is going to the dash. ...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-28-2022, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
American Coach: Tradition 2009 look update!
Views: 670
Posted By Grizzly73
Congratulations, Timmy! It's a beautiful rig!

Congratulations, Timmy! It's a beautiful rig!
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-25-2022, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By Grizzly73
Question Atwood Dual Zone Thermostat Replacement?

I did a search and found nothing for this model. There also doesn't seem to be a Micro-Air replacement for this model. Does anyone know if there is any replacement for this thermostat? It's...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-25-2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By Grizzly73
Yeah, I am struggling with the GPS antenna answer...

Yeah, I am struggling with the GPS antenna answer I know what a GPS patch antenna looks like and it is further forward on the coach.

Leaning more towards temp sensor of some sort, but can't think...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-25-2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By Grizzly73
What's this?

Any idea what this is? It's on the roof of my 2008 American Tradition.

https://www.irv2.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=363624&stc=1&d=1650928650

Thanks!

Shawn
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-22-2022, 07:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,270
Posted By Grizzly73
Finally got the PCB and hooked up the radio. ...

Finally got the PCB and hooked up the radio. Everything so far works, I'm painting/baking the mounting bracket and cleaning up wiring before I install everything. The existing camera interface...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-06-2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,270
Posted By Grizzly73
RC, What exactly is it you are looking for? ...

RC,

What exactly is it you are looking for? It'd be easy enough to create something that would pull off the signals from the wiring harness that you are looking for. The biggest hurdle for my...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-04-2022, 07:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,270
Posted By Grizzly73
RC, Yes, I am making progress. The retrofit...

RC,

Yes, I am making progress. The retrofit will be completely plug and play on the RV side. The retrofit is going to consist of three parts:


Mechanical Bracket : This will hold the Binize...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 03-11-2022, 08:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,376
Posted By Grizzly73
Do you have a picture of the batteries? Any...

Do you have a picture of the batteries? Any chance you wired them all in parallel, so it's only 6v?
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-02-2022, 07:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,270
Posted By Grizzly73
Making progress... The connectors they used...

Making progress...

The connectors they used for the Cameras (bottom-right) went obsolete but I have a lead on them from another manufacturer. Otherwise I will have to scavenge from my radio...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 02-22-2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Pace Arrow: Card edge connector
Views: 388
Posted By Grizzly73
Looks like that is your source. Is there a...

Looks like that is your source. Is there a reason you can't order from Digi-Key? You're unlikely to be able to find them locally to you.

Shawn
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 02-19-2022, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By Grizzly73
No lights? Great!

Art, the ones with no lights and decent charging capability are hard to find. Do you know which ones you installed?

Shawn
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 02-09-2022, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,626
Posted By Grizzly73
I'm with knocke. Furkot is awesome and does much...

I'm with knocke. Furkot is awesome and does much better trip planning. I rarely use RVTW anymore except for looking up the occasional campground.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 02-09-2022, 07:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,471
Posted By Grizzly73
RV Trip Wizard was great when I was a child, but...

RV Trip Wizard was great when I was a child, but now that I have grown up, there is no replacement for furkot! It's not only cheaper, but does a phenomenal job of time planning during the day. The...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-11-2022, 12:18 PM
Replies: 19
American Coach: Overhead "puck" Lights
Views: 1,491
Posted By Grizzly73
Broker, are the LEDs built-in to the base? I...

Broker, are the LEDs built-in to the base?

I have a 2008 American Tradition which has a frosted glass cover and a metal base. It takes a G4 bi-pin halogen bulb. I'm in the process of replacing...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-07-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 29
American Coach: Revolution vs Tradition
Views: 1,790
Posted By Grizzly73
We LOVE our new to us 08 Tradition 40z and it...

We LOVE our new to us 08 Tradition 40z and it only has three slides. Not sure what you had before, but coming from a 30' Thor ACE, it's like absolute luxury, we are truly grateful and blessed!
...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-04-2022, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 705
Posted By Grizzly73
Timmy, do you happen to have your radio removed?

Timmy, do you happen to have your radio removed?
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-04-2022, 08:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 705
Posted By Grizzly73
And the Alpine iLX-W650 specs read: With...

And the Alpine iLX-W650 specs read:


With two camera inputs, you can also install front- and rear-view cameras and use the receiver's built-in parking guides to back up safely in any crowded...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-04-2022, 08:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 705
Posted By Grizzly73
I'd say no, it looks too short. It's...

I'd say no, it looks too short.


It's still on my list to do, but just got back from FL and back to work :(


BTW, I am thinking about having the option to use a joystick to select the desired...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-26-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
American Coach: Our New Coach
Views: 864
Posted By Grizzly73
Beautiful coach!

Beautiful coach!
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-24-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 705
Posted By Grizzly73
No, I am going to wait till after the new year....

No, I am going to wait till after the new year. I'm going to make a circuit board so that I can plug in the existing cameras and still select between them with only the one input on the head unit.
...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-20-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By Grizzly73
Thanks, I figured they could be found online...

Thanks, I figured they could be found online somewhere but I wasn't sure exactly what to call them.

Shawn
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-19-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By Grizzly73
Question Folding Outside Lights?

Hi!

Hope this is the right place to ask this. I've seen lights like this at various campgrounds. Does anyone know who makes them or where they can be bought?
...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-04-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 705
Posted By Grizzly73
Jim, Thanks for the info. Unfortunately the...

Jim,

Thanks for the info. Unfortunately the R5000 isn't a standard double din radio.

I think that the dash trim has to come off, but I'm not exactly sure how to do that :/

Shawn
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-04-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,270
Posted By Grizzly73
I'm hoping to put in a 10" binize Android radio....

I'm hoping to put in a 10" binize Android radio. Trying to figure out how to switch the cameras...

I think that it will talk Bluetooth to an OBD dongle.

Did you ever end up swapping your radio...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-03-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 705
Posted By Grizzly73
2008 AC AT 40z - How to remove radio?

Hello all,

I have a new to me American Tradition 40z. I want to remove and replace the Navion R5000 radio and replace it with aftermarket. Does anyone know the answers to the following...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-30-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 911
Posted By Grizzly73
Exactly! :rofl:

Exactly!

:rofl:
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-30-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 911
Posted By Grizzly73
Not trying to steal the thread, but just for...

Not trying to steal the thread, but just for grins, I compared the Surge Guard models and it appears to me that both the hardwired and plugin models do the same tests, yet the plugin models perform...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-28-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 911
Posted By Grizzly73
AFChap, Are you proposing that two minutes...

AFChap,

Are you proposing that two minutes is required to determine the quality of the incoming power?

Also it's not much fun to watch lights blink while you're sweating and waiting for it to...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-28-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 911
Posted By Grizzly73
My experience...

I purchased a Southwire Surge Guard 35530 and installed it - after replacing one of the screws that stripped, I plugged it in. It did nothing. After a long time, it connected power. But sometimes...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-04-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 23,965
Posted By Grizzly73
Thank you everybody for the responses. We just...

Thank you everybody for the responses. We just bought a Thor Ace 30.2 in January and I was shocked by the high RPMs. Overall it seems to shift well, and now I will be more comfortable when it revs...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-05-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,410
Posted By Grizzly73
Thanks for the responses... We have five...

Thanks for the responses...

We have five children :) I want to build a vertical kayak and bicycle rack and need a stable platform that I can use without interfering with the ability to tow a...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-05-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,410
Posted By Grizzly73
Three Point Hitch?

Hello, first post, nice to meet everyone!

Just bought a Thor ACE 30.2 and would like to put a three point (triple receiver) hitch on it. Does anybody know if I can buy one that will bolt right on...
Showing results 1 to 46 of 46

 
Forum Jump
» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:21 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.