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Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-18-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By Keitha
Montana water heater

Todays tale from the tool box.
Friends asked me to check water heater not heating on electric.
Atwood GC10A- 4E
Lots of charred crap looks like the relay went up.
I found out later they smelt...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-17-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By Keitha
Take a picture. If it’s a standard automotive...

Take a picture. If it’s a standard automotive starter solenoid,
Any auto parts place should be able to match.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-15-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By Keitha
Yep, but they are asking for a riveted vin plate...

Yep, but they are asking for a riveted vin plate like a car.
INTERNATIONAL says they are stamped under the frame in front on chassis they made.
But I believe the 01 was made by gm.
Guess well...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-15-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By Keitha
Strange indeed. Guess its to keep out of state...

Strange indeed. Guess its to keep out of state commercial vehicles from being registered as a RV.

State police or Sheriff does the inspection.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-14-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By Keitha
Chassis serial # location.

01 w-22 Im looking for the workhorse placed serial #.
Dmv is sending someone out to verify information so it can be registered here in Al.
We have two stickers by driver seat and cabinet over...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 11-05-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By Keitha
Radio install, cut and crimp.

Spent an easy hr putting a 21st century JVC radio in our 17 yo w-22.
Lots of cutting and crimping.
Weve moved into the rig full time and when reorganizing I accidentally threw the Sony radio...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-27-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,885
Posted By Keitha
Another suggestion is the portable boat horns. ...

Another suggestion is the portable boat horns.
Dry chemical fire extinguisher, does make a mess,
but a snoot full of that will take your breath away.
Sadly deadly force maybe the only way to...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 05-27-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,556
Posted By Keitha
WH oil consumption

'01 MACA 71000 miles small rear main leak.
I go thru a quart in about 1500 miles.
Done this since we bought it in '12.
Change at 5k with Dino and a 2 qt filter.
Love my Work Horse!!!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-28-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,234
Posted By Keitha
I've been running 28" for years. You hardly...

I've been running 28" for years. You hardly notice the difference except in the wallet. Lol
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-24-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,112
Posted By Keitha
Thumbs up Welcome

You will enjoy your new to you rig.
The upgrade list is always an ongoing one. LOL
We've had our '01 MACA for 4 yrs and only have had some minor issues.
Keith
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 09-28-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By Keitha
Temperature gauge failed

2001 chassis.
Manual gauge cluster.
Temperature gauge has quit working,

Replaced a low reading temp sensor. Now gauge not working.

Reading low 200's on scan gauge II.

Thanks
Keith
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-13-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,380
Posted By Keitha
NYS Thruway booths can be intimidating. TAKE...

NYS Thruway booths can be intimidating.
TAKE YOUR Time
I'm comfortable driving and still take it easy..
Plus I don't like to blast the toll collector on take off.
I hug the left side and know...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-20-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,121
Posted By Keitha
Dale, enjoy your retirement. You and your site...

Dale, enjoy your retirement.
You and your site have been a great resource as I work on my ' 01 w22.
Enjoy the next turn in the road of life
Keith
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-20-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,089
Posted By Keitha
W22 OBDII power

Good electrical trouble shooting.
Anything else not working?
Check the fuses in the black fuse block under the dash access panel.
Dale aka Oemy has some great resources. ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-11-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By Keitha
John, That is what it should look like!

John,
That is what it should look like!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-07-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By Keitha
Ramco looks like an exact fit. Thanks.

Ramco looks like an exact fit.
Thanks.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-07-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By Keitha
Convex mirror parted company.

Last trip out the dr side convex mirror on our 2001 Mountain Aire Gasser decided it liked the area around Oneida lake and wanted to stay.
DW 'aren't you going to turn around and go look for it'?...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-10-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 824
Posted By Keitha
My 01 MA took several days, a few messages and...

My 01 MA took several days, a few messages and finally boom.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-30-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,080
Posted By Keitha
Excellent work around. Braun's take is probably...

Excellent work around.
Braun's take is probably an attendant is required.
We looked at a '13 accessible CS this summer.
Lots of room and well layed out.
Now to get them to do a DP accessible...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-30-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,572
Posted By Keitha
Stove and hot water heater work? Have LPG? ...

Stove and hot water heater work?
Have LPG?
Sounds like you'll get this one.
Good luck.
Keith
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-16-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,852
Posted By Keitha
Thanks Stink. I didn't know the manufactures...

Thanks Stink.
I didn't know the manufactures also used obd.
I was only familiar with the drivability emission side of the obd.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-14-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,852
Posted By Keitha
Love my scan gauge II. I do need to send it...

Love my scan gauge II.
I do need to send it back and get it upgraded though.
Works well and gives a lot of information.
OBD II should be OBD II it's a "system" wide standard.
Keith
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-08-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,125
Posted By Keitha
If you'd fill out more details in your profile...

If you'd fill out more details in your profile we'd know if
your looking at a fixed tank fill ie Motorhome or 30lb portable tanks.
Anyway not much difference, here is my 2 cents.
Try the...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 09-24-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 762
Posted By Keitha
Steve, did you have to drop the tank? They...

Steve,
did you have to drop the tank?
They are going to have to drop mine.
Keith
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 09-24-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 762
Posted By Keitha
Small fuel leak while filling.

We are on our 2013 making memories trip, NNY to Vancouver, WA and many points in between.
1/2 way across the country I develop a small sprinkling gas leak when filling.
As I am going to be going...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-18-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By Keitha
I'd say it takes a lot from prototype to actual...

I'd say it takes a lot from prototype to actual production.
Just the EPA regs on the engine must be a huge issue.

Building/ assembly is probably the easy part.

Keith
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-04-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By Keitha
Maybe check the wheel wells too. My '01 had the...

Maybe check the wheel wells too. My '01 had the two front welded to a piece of flat stock there and rear two in the first cabinet back.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-31-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By Keitha
If your serious get it inspected. If you do it...

If your serious get it inspected.
If you do it yourself, go over it with a fine tooth comb and let your nose be your guide.
Don't rush, even if you have to be out of your home in days.
I have a...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-30-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,183
Posted By Keitha
1 tent 4 campers ?? pop up '66 cold water...

1 tent 4 campers
?? pop up
'66 cold water shasta TT
'84 Aluma lite TT
Present... Newmar '01 MACA gas.
Better and better each time.
Keith
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-17-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,086
Posted By Keitha
Leak down test

In my business, when running a leak down test, actually a blow by test I usually run 30-50 lbs. plenty enough to hear what I'm looking for.
yes the "fancy gauges will give you a % of leakage. For...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-17-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By Keitha
Anything is "possible". Now for some food for...

Anything is "possible".
Now for some food for thought.
A typical portable genset runs at 3600 rpms high revs = more noise.
They also won't give you 50 amps on two legs, unless you get a large one....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-15-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 962
Posted By Keitha
If you can find a rig all set up that works for...

If you can find a rig all set up that works for you it might be the way to go.
9k for our lift installed and other mods that I did.
We installed a super arm in our MH
Others also make seated and...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-14-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,086
Posted By Keitha
This might be worth taking it in for repair. ...

This might be worth taking it in for repair.

Now if your able. A gallon gas container with a mix of seafoam and gas, a piece of fuel line and run this through. Seafoam is a fuel system cleaner....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-09-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,697
Posted By Keitha
Check your local hardware departments specialty...

Check your local hardware departments specialty fastener section.
Look for a "castle nut".
Keith
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-28-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 820
Posted By Keitha
To raise that one even w/ the t handle turned out...

To raise that one even w/ the t handle turned out it won't
pry up.
I carry my "small" tool box, for just such a situation
So I cracked the cap at the tee,... oh what a mess.
I carry a small amt...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-25-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 820
Posted By Keitha
Well finally problems.

Last fall we went on a whirl wind 8700 mile cross country trip
w/ 0 problems.
First trip out this yr... one stabilizer won't extend. Then when packing up one won't retract.
Oh well minor...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-25-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11,962
Views: 1,654,305
Posted By Keitha
We went to the Good Sam Rally in Syracuse, NY and...

We went to the Good Sam Rally in Syracuse, NY and of course...
Tire tracker 10 pack.
Front sun blocker,reflective type.
4 led bulbs.

Would have liked to pick up a Canyon Star Handicapped...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-25-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,866
Posted By Keitha
Are you sure it shuts down on heat Check temps...

Are you sure it shuts down on heat
Check temps w/ an IR thermometer.
Sometimes a coil will quit when hot.
Any room for a 12 volt fan?
Some folks have used a bilge blower.
Insulated baffle 6"+...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 06-21-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By Keitha
87 - 84 - 81 -83 - 695 around Baltimore - 95 -...

87 - 84 - 81 -83 - 695 around Baltimore - 95 - 495 around DC -95 - 64
Timing is everything on the beltways. 525 miles

87 -84 -81 -66 - 17 -95 -64. 585 mi.

87 njtp 95 460 mi

Lots of trucks...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-21-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,662
Posted By Keitha
I had large vehicle (including cab over)...

I had large vehicle (including cab over) experience when We bought
our class A Sure it handles different than other trucks.

Find a friend with one and go out for a couple trips before you decide....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-21-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,662
Posted By Keitha
I agree, when people get in trouble is when they...

I agree, when people get in trouble is when they drive a 20,000 lb
vehicle like a vw bug.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 06-21-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,137
Posted By Keitha
And to think I thought a quart in 1200 miles ...

And to think I thought a quart in 1200 miles acceptable.
After the first oil change I did it went to a quart in 2000 miles.
No complaints.
Keith
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-16-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By Keitha
5th time was the charm. Found them nestled in w/...

5th time was the charm. Found them nestled in w/ a bunch of wires.
Keith
Forum: RV Events & Gatherings 06-14-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,263
Posted By Keitha
We also ended up by the grand stand east end. ...

We also ended up by the grand stand east end. White & blue newmar w/ a white buick. Beats mudding it.
When I saw the heavy wrecker coming in yesterday, I went OH BOY.
Weather today was great after...
Forum: Just Conversation 06-05-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,687
Posted By Keitha
Good luck, recovery is bear. I "misunderstood" my...

Good luck, recovery is bear. I "misunderstood" my Doc's recovery time...
NOT 6 weeks to full function. More like 6 MONTHS and I pushed to get there.
Follow PT instructions.
It worked though pain...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-03-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By Keitha
'01 MACA blue wire location.

Well I need a hand.
I am wiring a brake controller into my '01 Mountain Aire gasser.
I looked as best I can under the left side of the column.
(I'm 6'4") and the space is small.
Popped the top...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-03-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,983
Posted By Keitha
Try this one seems to still work 6/3/13 1:50pm ...

Try this one seems to still work 6/3/13 1:50pm
COM_Net2 Logon (https://comnet2.newmarcorp.com/instance1/servlet/WebDispatcher?mode=comnet&nextMode=&nextURL=)

You would think that they'd have the...
Forum: Northeast Region 05-30-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,966
Posted By Keitha
Wife and I are going. First of many (hopefully). ...

Wife and I are going. First of many (hopefully).
Only 75 miles for us.
Keith
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-30-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By Keitha
Electric brakes are a more expensive option than...

Electric brakes are a more expensive option than surge, as I'm told by the dealer. Wiring, controller and the cost of the brakes themselves makes sense.
It does "limit" the towing vehicle.
I've...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-25-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By Keitha
Skip, Dolly to me is a "cheaper" alternative....

Skip,
Dolly to me is a "cheaper" alternative. Under $1k.
Trans pump, base plate, tow bar, ect. all add up.
I even considered a trailer but... what do you do with it when your camped?
Time will...
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