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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-05-2020, 11:55 AM
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Posted By csrrsr
All new pex from under the kitchen sink up to the...

All new pex from under the kitchen sink up to the ice maker which, yes, I had to pull the fridge out for that one, new bathroom faucet and new pex, and new auto steps. Lot's of work. But the pex was...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-13-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12,082
Views: 1,671,341
Posted By csrrsr
I'm waiting for the eco-diesel to come out....in...

I'm waiting for the eco-diesel to come out....in the mean time enjoy your Wrangler, we sure do. PS...going to have to edit that Acadia off your Signature!!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-29-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12,082
Views: 1,671,341
Posted By csrrsr
Spent a wad today. Besides oil changes in the...

Spent a wad today. Besides oil changes in the engine and generator, new pressure switch for the Spendid, new brakes, new suspension bellows, new water pump belt and had the valves adjusted on the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-15-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12,082
Views: 1,671,341
Posted By csrrsr
I bought a 6' X 2" neoprene pipe insulator at...

I bought a 6' X 2" neoprene pipe insulator at Home Depot (cost $1.67). Cut it to fit each wiper and inserted the windshield wipers inside. Easy on and easy off. Don't get the pipe insulators that...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-13-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12,082
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Posted By csrrsr
Windshield wiper protectors.

Windshield wiper protectors.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-26-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12,082
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Posted By csrrsr
Two thermostats......didn't know Cat had two...

Two thermostats......didn't know Cat had two thermostats? One was stuck open and the other one was fine. Probably been like that since we've owned it. Always wondered why in 100 degree heat pulling...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-06-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12,082
Views: 1,671,341
Posted By csrrsr
$650 re-built compressor with a $1000 core...

$650 re-built compressor with a $1000 core trade-in.....ouch! It's been leaking oil since we've had it and I finally decided to see what the problem was. Was hoping it just needed a new seal, but...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-20-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12,082
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Posted By csrrsr
Passed a MH yesterday on I-90 who had his TV...

Passed a MH yesterday on I-90 who had his TV antenna still up. Wonder what sign or overpass he encountered??
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-29-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12,082
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Posted By csrrsr
Replaced my Michelins in AZ this spring when we...

Replaced my Michelins in AZ this spring when we got there. Front passenger tire had very small cracks near the bead. Others tires looked good. They were manufactured in the spring of 2009 making them...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-14-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12,082
Views: 1,671,341
Posted By csrrsr
I looked at a lot of latches...but nothing came...

I looked at a lot of latches...but nothing came close to Fleetwood's Excel screen door. The latch also has female latch that hooks into the main door. Other latches don't have that. On another thread...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-13-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12,082
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Posted By csrrsr
4 new gas spring shocks for the storage doors and...

4 new gas spring shocks for the storage doors and a new latch for the screen door. Gas shocks were $22/ea and that plastic latch was $63!!!
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-24-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
American Coach: Water Tank Bypass Valve
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Posted By csrrsr
How are you filling it? With the gravity flow or...

How are you filling it? With the gravity flow or by city water hook-up?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-10-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12,082
Views: 1,671,341
Posted By csrrsr
Another 20 foot section of flex hose. Some places...

Another 20 foot section of flex hose. Some places where we fish require more than 20' of flex hose. Just gave my credit card info as a down payment on 6 new Michelin's. Got a decent price (I think)...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-18-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12,082
Views: 1,671,341
Posted By csrrsr
Got another Black and Decker cabinet built-in...

Got another Black and Decker cabinet built-in coffee pot. The original finally gave out. In my search I found that the original models have been discontinued and there are no replacements I could...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-28-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 35,639
Posted By csrrsr
I had a muffler man run a pipe to just under the...

I had a muffler man run a pipe to just under the rear bumper and have never noticed anything on the toad. But when I park for an extended period there's a good spot of oil on the ground.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-25-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 35,639
Posted By csrrsr
Probably would work fine along with most...

Probably would work fine along with most de-greasers....but the problem is you have to clean the other side of the radiator that picks up the oil and with a rear radiator that means going through the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-26-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12,082
Views: 1,671,341
Posted By csrrsr
We don't use the sleeky for drinking. I attach a...

We don't use the sleeky for drinking. I attach a "Y" valve to the water spicket and attach the white hose to our the MH and attach the sleeky to the other. I use the sleeky for cleaning the MH, car,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-22-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12,082
Views: 1,671,341
Posted By csrrsr
A new sleeky hose. Hope this one lasts longer...

A new sleeky hose. Hope this one lasts longer than two years. A lot of bad reviews on them but it looks like they beefed them up. Guess I'll find out. They are just so handy compared to a rubber hose.
Forum: Just Conversation 05-22-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 79,430
Posted By csrrsr
Great picture!!! Hope that rock didn't catch your...

Great picture!!! Hope that rock didn't catch your door???
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-17-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12,082
Views: 1,671,341
Posted By csrrsr
I agree.....Always using the map to back up the...

I agree.....Always using the map to back up the GPS!!!!
Forum: Just Conversation 04-15-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 79,430
Posted By csrrsr
70th Anniversary Edition with 2 1/5 inch Tereflex...

70th Anniversary Edition with 2 1/5 inch Tereflex lift. Tow bar is even with the MH with the lift.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-26-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12,082
Views: 1,671,341
Posted By csrrsr
Four new 6V Interstate house batteries......what...

Four new 6V Interstate house batteries......what a pain to change out!!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-18-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 225,070
Posted By csrrsr
Ok...Ok...don't get so defensive. Build for...

Ok...Ok...don't get so defensive. Build for yourself and own the RV of your choice. Timons was only commenting on what he would build in a "perfect world". If you prefer a smaller shop for a smaller...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-12-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,051
Posted By csrrsr
Today, I purchased four new 6V Interstates at...

Today, I purchased four new 6V Interstates at Costco and installed them....that should be another thread. I killed all electrical systems and unplugged. After starting up the whole system and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-09-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,051
Posted By csrrsr
Update: We noticed our lights were dimmer than...

Update: We noticed our lights were dimmer than usual and the frig began a warning of "LOW DC POWER". We were losing all the power in the house batteries. I went out and put the charger on GEL 1 and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-07-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,051
Posted By csrrsr
The charger was set on Gel. I changed it to...

The charger was set on Gel. I changed it to invert/wet since all four batteries are wet Trojans and the humm stopped. I cannot believe I have had this thing set on gel 1 for the last 3 years????...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-07-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,051
Posted By csrrsr
I forgot to add that when on charger....3...

I forgot to add that when on charger....3 batteries were at 7.4 to 7.7 Volts. The battery where the positive is connected to the coach was at 6.6V. Also, this battery is not boiling? We are headed to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-06-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,051
Posted By csrrsr
I continue to add water?

My batteries are either over charging or their bad. I have 4 6V house batteries that were made in May 2011. I have to continuously add water to them and when I'm near them you can hear them boiling....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-28-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 225,070
Posted By csrrsr
I don't think you understand where Timon was...

I don't think you understand where Timon was coming from. Of course if you can't build a shop based on all those events you mentioned (not enough room, limited space, finances etc).....then you...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-26-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 225,070
Posted By csrrsr
You know????......No matter how hard you...

You know????......No matter how hard you plan.....your shop is just never big enough?????
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-21-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12,082
Views: 1,671,341
Posted By csrrsr
We got it at Bi-Mart for $35. It's going to go...

We got it at Bi-Mart for $35. It's going to go between the recliner and the computer table in the big slide, but we have the MH in the shop right now and the slides are in so I placed it in-between...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-20-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12,082
Views: 1,671,341
Posted By csrrsr
A new fireplace heater. Finally found one that's...

A new fireplace heater. Finally found one that's small enough to fit nicely and still puts out plenty of heat....looks good too!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-14-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 452,395
Posted By csrrsr
Very Impressive.....enjoy!!!

Very Impressive.....enjoy!!!
Forum: Just Conversation 01-16-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 79,430
Posted By csrrsr
Looks like your in the Clockum out of Wenatchee? ...

Looks like your in the Clockum out of Wenatchee? Great Picture!!
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 12-12-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,756
Posted By csrrsr
The cost of $3000+ was not only for replacing the...

The cost of $3000+ was not only for replacing the gasket and manifold, but also the serpentine belt and V belt on the water pump. They were original and since I had already paid labor to get to the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-05-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12,082
Views: 1,671,341
Posted By csrrsr
It's been awful cold here.......Good luck!!

It's been awful cold here.......Good luck!!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-04-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,555
Posted By csrrsr
Update: I called a Trojan battery dealer in...

Update: I called a Trojan battery dealer in Spokane (the only dealer in Spokane) and asked him how long the 6V batteries last and he said depending on treatment 6-11 years. He said my batteries,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-30-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,555
Posted By csrrsr
So Mr. D were your batteries gassing before you...

So Mr. D were your batteries gassing before you used the mineral oil? I don't have any mineral oil in the batteries. If you think this is the ticket I'll give it a try. The vapor also used to corrode...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-24-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 864
Posted By csrrsr
Norcold ice maker drips water

Our Norcold 1200 ice maker drips water into the ice collector. It's dripping on the back right side and every day I use a butter knife to get the chunk of ice it makes in the corner out. I've...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-24-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By csrrsr
Residential Frig not very well insulated....

I post this because I was seriously considering going to a residential frig and replacing our Norcold 1200. I got a bid and was holding off until next year to have the work done. Then, last week we...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-24-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,555
Posted By csrrsr
My inverter/charger is a Freedom Combi 2500 watt....

My inverter/charger is a Freedom Combi 2500 watt. The house batteries (4-6V) are Trojan. The batteries were purchased in May of 2011. It could be because they are getting old they boil more water as...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-22-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,555
Posted By csrrsr
Do you Plug & UnPlug??

While the MH sits in our unheated shop I plug it into 20amp service, but then I unplug after 24 hours so I don't boil out the water in the batteries over a 5 month period and I may leave it unplugged...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-10-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,756
Posted By csrrsr
You could see the manifold gasket had slipped out...

You could see the manifold gasket had slipped out about an inch between the manifold and the block. The mechanic said the cause of this was blow out. He also said that each of the bolts holding it on...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-09-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,756
Posted By csrrsr
First mechanical problem with Cat

We have a 02' 330 3126B Cat engine with 91000 miles. No problems until now. Upon changing oil I noticed the exhaust gasket was slipping out. Took it to my local diesel mechanic and he said I really...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-09-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By csrrsr
We were on our way back home on a 450 mile all...

We were on our way back home on a 450 mile all day drive. 3/4's of the way I started feeling mis fires. Engine light came on and we ended up being towed to Freightliner for repair. Ended up being a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-09-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,895
Posted By csrrsr
65 is my sweet spot at 1700 RPM. So, I travel...

65 is my sweet spot at 1700 RPM. So, I travel with the truckers pulling the boat or the Jeep. Sometimes they pass me and vise versa. Once in a while a MH passes and I figure he's in his sweet spot....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-09-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,085
Posted By csrrsr
We purchased our DP used with 76,000 miles on her...

We purchased our DP used with 76,000 miles on her a few years ago. She now has 91,000 as we put about 5-6000 miles on her a year. I just had to replace the exhaust manifold, serpentine belt and water...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-06-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 452,395
Posted By csrrsr
It's very easy. You just have to make sure the...

It's very easy. You just have to make sure the launch has enough room. When loading, because the back end of the MH sticks out so far, I keep rubber boots in the boat because when your cranking it on...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-26-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12,082
Views: 1,671,341
Posted By csrrsr
Sorry guys....have to interrupt your evaporative...

Sorry guys....have to interrupt your evaporative vs. residential frig thread. New exhaust manifold, manifold gasket, manifold exchanger, serpentine belt, water pump belt, oil change and filter, fuel...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-17-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 225,070
Posted By csrrsr
My 40' deep shop was 2" deeper than I needed. We...

My 40' deep shop was 2" deeper than I needed. We have a 37U Discovery and believe me it's not 37 feet long. I could go no longer than 38' 7" to get the garage door closed and that was touching the...
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