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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-23-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,068
Posted By speed racer
I guess I drive to slow or something. I just use...

I guess I drive to slow or something. I just use rubber shelf liners and don't have a problem.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-17-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,898
Posted By speed racer
I have used my tow dolly for 15 years and yes its...

I have used my tow dolly for 15 years and yes its a little more trouble than a tow bar but I have also changed cars three times. I always get a pull through camp site and all I have to do is unhook...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-16-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By speed racer
Check for power going to the ign. module.

Check for power going to the ign. module.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-26-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,596
Posted By speed racer
The only difference between a G&H tire is the...

The only difference between a G&H tire is the number of ply's and the load rating.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 10-21-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,887
Posted By speed racer
On my 05 Dolphin Ijust put the exit thru the hole...

On my 05 Dolphin Ijust put the exit thru the hole first and haven't had a problem.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-21-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,720
Posted By speed racer
The propane furnace needs the air flow across the...

The propane furnace needs the air flow across the heat exchanger to keep from over heating. A filter would interfere with this and cause the furnace to shut d
own.


I installed a filter and...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-20-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By speed racer
Not knowing what a W42 chassis is I can only say...

Not knowing what a W42 chassis is I can only say that perhaps you have another problem because engine mounts don't just fail under normal conditions.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-19-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,216
Posted By speed racer
A Diesel engine will produce more torque for...

A Diesel engine will produce more torque for climbing hills but it as more expensive to maintain. IMHO for MH 36ft. and under the gas engine will do just fine.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-17-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,184
Posted By speed racer
Shark Bite will not last on a moving vehicle The...

Shark Bite will not last on a moving vehicle The vibration will cause a leak.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-15-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By speed racer
One came to the park we stay at in Florida. It...

One came to the park we stay at in Florida. It was a 60's Chrysler with a 440 engine and beefed up springs in the back. The fifth wheel was abought half the size as that one and seemed to pull it...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 10-12-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By speed racer
I have never been able to get mine to work. But...

I have never been able to get mine to work. But the only time I blew the horn was when I was trying to get them to work.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 10-11-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By speed racer
On my 05 the dash has done that a couple of...

On my 05 the dash has done that a couple of times a year for the last 13 years and I have had no problems with it I have been told that the dash cluster just reboots itself every now an then.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-11-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By speed racer
I wouldn't think your Mh was that tall unless you...

I wouldn't think your Mh was that tall unless you have something on the roof. The standard bridge height is 14ft 6inches and any thing under that they have to mark.


This is the lowest point...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-11-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,153
Posted By speed racer
I am the guy that will never buy cars RVs boats...

I am the guy that will never buy cars RVs boats or anything like this new. I can always find what I want that is a couple of years old at a much lower price. The MH I have now is an 05 that new sold...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-11-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,649
Posted By speed racer
The other thing is the appliances. These don't...

The other thing is the appliances. These don't last for ever and are expensive to replace. Another would be the generator and propane system. I would keep looking because there are a lot of good...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-10-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 878
Posted By speed racer
When you get the replacement kit it will have a...

When you get the replacement kit it will have a new fill valve. At least mine did. When you remove the old one unscrew it from the mount and swing it around and remove the white cover. This will let...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-10-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,096
Posted By speed racer
The first thing you do is check and clean all...

The first thing you do is check and clean all batt. connections .
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-08-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By speed racer
Replacing a furnace is not that hard in most...

Replacing a furnace is not that hard in most cases but I would look at what the problem is. Most furnace problems are bad connections and replacing the furnace may not solve your problem.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-07-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,803
Posted By speed racer
Check the seal around the ladder and rear cap. It...

Check the seal around the ladder and rear cap. It may look good but water can get under the sealant after time.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-07-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By speed racer
Check your opening size and go to home depot they...

Check your opening size and go to home depot they have a refrigerator that is the same size as the Norcold 2 door. The same refrigerator comes in different brands and they are about $300. I have...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 10-06-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,517
Posted By speed racer
I don't know for sure about the inverter. It's...

I don't know for sure about the inverter. It's the one that came with my 05 Dolphin. As far as does it work ok yes it does but I don't have enough time on it to tell you if it will keep working but...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-05-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,595
Posted By speed racer
There is a old saying that there is no...

There is a old saying that there is no replacement for displacement but in todays world it's a turbocharger.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-05-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,686
Posted By speed racer
The other check would be the cat. converter. a...

The other check would be the cat. converter. a restricted exhaust would l cause this problem.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-05-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,206
Posted By speed racer
IMHO it's nice to have a good set of air horns to...

IMHO it's nice to have a good set of air horns to be use as a safety warning device but some people misuse them and can startle people and in some cases disturb the peace. I see nothing wrong with...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-03-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,922
Posted By speed racer
This is what I bought. Going on five years now...

This is what I bought. Going on five years now and the tire still look brand new and no problems.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-03-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,205
Posted By speed racer
I wouldn't touch it till I saw it rum and move....

I wouldn't touch it till I saw it rum and move. The drive train is the most expensive parts. In my experience if it is a 3208 non turbo engine they really don't have a lot of power and have a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-03-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By speed racer
There are several RV salvage yard around the...

There are several RV salvage yard around the country and in some case if you are close enough they will come and get it but most of the time it's up to you to have it towed. Heavy towing is charged...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-03-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By speed racer
Just keep it in mind that Cummins didn't make...

Just keep it in mind that Cummins didn't make that water pump. they have suppliers for many of the parts on that engine but it is important to buy good quality parts and if you are not familiar with...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-03-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 993
Posted By speed racer
I have found that just about any of the small...

I have found that just about any of the small ceramic heaters do a great job. I bought mine at Lowe's but right now I have no idea where it was manufactured.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-01-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By speed racer
This is what I do. It may take a couple of times...

This is what I do. It may take a couple of times but it will come off

Be carful of what you use on the roof it will run down the sides.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 09-30-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,295
Posted By speed racer
I am a retired Auto/Truck mechanic and IMHO you...

I am a retired Auto/Truck mechanic and IMHO you will most likely be OK. The ring gear goes nearly to the bottom of the housing and slings oil around to lube the rear end. Yes with low oil the oil...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-29-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By speed racer
I would say a relay or solenoid. Probably the...

I would say a relay or solenoid. Probably the solenoid on the pump.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-29-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,278
Posted By speed racer
Do the math. 2KW would probably run one ac unit...

Do the math. 2KW would probably run one ac unit for a short time but it probably wouldn't let it start because start currant is much higher than run.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-24-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 20,988
Posted By speed racer
I have seen a few people be ask to leave and in...

I have seen a few people be ask to leave and in most cases there was a good reason the most being not following park rules and one complained so much to the management that he was tolled that he...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-21-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,375
Posted By speed racer
The one I installed was a Whirlpool WRTiiiSFDM....

The one I installed was a Whirlpool WRTiiiSFDM. The cabinet les doors is 21&1/2 inches deep and 61&3/4 inches tall. One of the front legs is under the door pivot and I had to put an L braclet under...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-20-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By speed racer
Mine tripped the second time and shortly after...

Mine tripped the second time and shortly after that the cooling unit failed. With the age and condition of my norcold 1200 I didn't want to spend the $3200 for a new on and replaced it with a...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-19-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,517
Posted By speed racer
I bought a whirlpool 10.9 qf top freezer and ice...

I bought a whirlpool 10.9 qf top freezer and ice maker from home depot for my o5 dolphin. It was a fairly easy install and I had 7 inches on the side left to build a pantry. My unit had a 1200...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-17-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,375
Posted By speed racer
The frig I used is a whirlpool 10.9 0r 11 qf...

The frig I used is a whirlpool 10.9 0r 11 qf model with ice maker option. It is built like the older refrigerators with the condenser coils on the back of the unit. I insulated the compartment an...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-15-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By speed racer
I am not a fan of pocking holes in the roof but...

I am not a fan of pocking holes in the roof but your MH should have 2" wide rafters in the sealing but finding them is another problem. Remember every hole you pock in the roof is another place for...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-13-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,601
Posted By speed racer
I have seen this happen when a belt comes loose...

I have seen this happen when a belt comes loose in the tire.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 09-07-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,423
Posted By speed racer
The automobile industry call these indicators not...

The automobile industry call these indicators not gauges. In some cases they were marked low normal and high so there not a very accurate gauge.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-07-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By speed racer
I watched a guy(PRO) do it. He used a heat gun...

I watched a guy(PRO) do it. He used a heat gun and a plastic scraper then some kind of solvent to get the adhesive off then buffed and polished it. He worked on it for two eight hour days and I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-06-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By speed racer
If it has full body paint the paint codes will be...

If it has full body paint the paint codes will be on the equipment sticker that is normally in the closet or above the driver.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-05-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,190
Posted By speed racer
Every thing you need can be bought at a Marine...

Every thing you need can be bought at a Marine supply store. Boats are the same as RV's.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,244
Posted By speed racer
Take your time and look around ther are still som...

Take your time and look around ther are still som real good deals out there.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-01-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By speed racer
This sounds to me like the flame indicator is not...

This sounds to me like the flame indicator is not working and the circuit board doesn't know it lit.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-01-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,466
Posted By speed racer
In most cases the one way check valve in the...

In most cases the one way check valve in the water pump has failed. This can be repaired by putting a valve kit in the water pump or doing what I did by putting a one way check valve in the output...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-31-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,174
Posted By speed racer
I don't know what your problem is but don't run...

I don't know what your problem is but don't run it with only 3qts of oil unless you want to have to get a new engine. My advice would be to drain the oil and put in the amount the service manual...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-31-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,098
Posted By speed racer
There is a way to reset the circuit board. It is...

There is a way to reset the circuit board. It is explained in the service manual. It involves jumping across two terminals 0n the board or something like that.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-31-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By speed racer
Does it have a water heater bypass. This could be...

Does it have a water heater bypass. This could be set for bypass. The water heater should have a one way check valve. Is it in the correct place and is it working.
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