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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-06-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,697
Posted By OldTimer
There are differences

I have been looking at this for a while. It's hard to justify the price difference.
But besides the shorter connecting cable for the monitor, the shunt with this unit is 350A where the Victron is...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 11-04-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,135
Posted By OldTimer
I change the brake fluid on my W chassis every...

I change the brake fluid on my W chassis every other year. For several years I used a hand powered vacuum pump from Harbor Freight. It took a lot of squeezing that vac pump to do the job... but it...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-20-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 817
Posted By OldTimer
My two best mods

Like Issac-1, adding the SeeLevel system was something I would do again and will redo if this one fails later.


My other favorite mod was to change my 110v electric cords to Marinco connectors at...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-27-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,447
Posted By OldTimer
Recommend the additional support pins

I purchased my scaffold from Tractor Supply. It's the same as HF and other scaffold. I added the pins TomC mentioned, at the bottom of the platform support rails and it significantly reduced the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-18-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,617
Posted By OldTimer
Thanks

Cougarkid,


Thanks....I acquired a set of used Rosen visors just like yours. But I did not get to see how the were mounted before they were removed. Your photo of the mounting is very helpful. ...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-16-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By OldTimer
Green Dragon

The Green Dragon market in Ephrata (recommended in post #4) is only open on Fridays but allows free dry-camping in a well maintained grass field adjacent to the parking lot for both Thursday night...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-02-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By OldTimer
I have the same style roof on my 2005 Safari...

I have the same style roof on my 2005 Safari Trek. The original seam tape appear to be Eternabond or a similar product. Like Isaac-1, I plan to leave the existing tape in place (it is really stuck...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-27-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,699
Posted By OldTimer
I have an Intellitec 50A power management system,...

I have an Intellitec 50A power management system, so I can't speak directly about the 30A system. But I like that my Intellitec system displays amps being drawn. I have never had it shed a load...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-15-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By OldTimer
On my 2005 Trek, the OBDII port is in plain view...

On my 2005 Trek, the OBDII port is in plain view just under the edge on the dash very close (to the left I think) of the steering column. You will likely get more replies if you post this question...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-25-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 212,359
Posted By OldTimer
Delaware beaches

I'm surprised there were no guesses on Busskipper's picture in post 1023. So I'll say those are some beautiful Delaware beaches with the coast watch towers. Used to occasionally find the towers...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-22-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 212,359
Posted By OldTimer
Chesapeake Bay...

Looking west near the eastern end of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-29-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,148
Posted By OldTimer
Vettenuts, Did your ride improve with the...

Vettenuts,


Did your ride improve with the Sumos?
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 06-10-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,177
Posted By OldTimer
I see there is a lot of interest in brake fluid...

I see there is a lot of interest in brake fluid flushing. I had no idea the direction this thread would take. But I want to post an update.

There are different ways to flush the brake fluid. I...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 06-09-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,177
Posted By OldTimer
Thanks for the replys. I will find out today as...

Thanks for the replys. I will find out today as I do the job. I was just hoping to save some time.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 06-08-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,177
Posted By OldTimer
Brake Flush on W20

I am getting ready to flush the brake fluid on my W20. I used the vacuum method and in the past I had my DW keep the master cylinder filled while I was sucking the brake fluid from the wheel...
Forum: New Member Check-In 09-16-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By OldTimer
Welcome! We've enjoyed our 2005 Trek for 12...

Welcome! We've enjoyed our 2005 Trek for 12 years. Lots of good info available here and on Trek Trax.
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 08-28-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By OldTimer
You may have a controller as suggested by...

You may have a controller as suggested by BFlinn181 or the SPDT switches as suggested by f15epilot. If your switches in your wet bay and bath are momentary switches (just "spring loaded" with no...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-01-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,861
Posted By OldTimer
I thought the Workhorse chassis was the best gas...

I thought the Workhorse chassis was the best gas chassis when I bought it in 2005 and I think it still is. 12 years and still reliable. And I think this group will prove invaluable if anything does...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-15-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,283
Posted By OldTimer
CJ7365, Thanks for checking on Walmart! And...

CJ7365,

Thanks for checking on Walmart! And thanks for posting about the deal.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-15-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 212,359
Posted By OldTimer
York Expo Center, York, PA

York Expo Center, York, PA
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-14-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,283
Posted By OldTimer
Walmart does not appear to be an approved...

Walmart does not appear to be an approved retailer ?
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 12-29-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,974
Posted By OldTimer
Ricardo, Thanks....Although I did not check...

Ricardo,

Thanks....Although I did not check all of the links, I was able to access several. Thanks again for making these resources available to us.

Glenn
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-18-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,140
Posted By OldTimer
Oemy, I hope we will see you weigh in just as...

Oemy, I hope we will see you weigh in just as often as "guest commentator". And thanks for building that great website as a resource to for all the Workhorse owners. We'll miss your product...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-02-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,162
Posted By OldTimer
Go to the Workhorse group in the chassis section...

Go to the Workhorse group in the chassis section of irv2 and include your chassis VIN with a request for info and someone will surely be able to identify your chassis.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 01-06-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 828
Posted By OldTimer
Carpenter's nippers work well on nails...here are...

Carpenter's nippers work well on nails...here are some examples carpenters nippers | eBay (https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_nkw=carpenters+nippers) But I have not tried them to nip off a hardened...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-22-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,123
Posted By OldTimer
If your Coach Step is the same as the Lippert,...

If your Coach Step is the same as the Lippert, SCS Frigette & Stromberg Carlson, you may get some help in this post from 2013. In post #10 I listed a part number from Advance Auto for a power window...
Forum: Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) 06-22-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,182
Posted By OldTimer
I used the Michelin Advantage Program through...

I used the Michelin Advantage Program through FMCA a couple of years ago. I was very happy with the cost. You have to get the tires through a dealer that is authorized to handle Michelin National...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 07-29-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 789
Posted By OldTimer
Workhorse chassis manual show 140 lb ft

Workhorse chassis manual show 140 lb ft
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 02-21-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,217
Posted By OldTimer
Thanks for the info. When I paid with Paypal the...

Thanks for the info. When I paid with Paypal the shipping went from 8.43 to 6.50 Nice surprise. You can check for fit here Find Your Wiper Size | TRICO® Windshield Wipers...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 10-08-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,026
Posted By OldTimer
I think you will find the female end of your cord...

I think you will find the female end of your cord is Marinco part. When I wanted a shorter cord, I used my 35 ft 50amp extension cord. I cut the extension cord 12 feet from the male end and added a...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-06-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,023
Posted By OldTimer
The window regulator gear plugs from Advance Auto...

The window regulator gear plugs from Advance Auto (part no. 74410) worked. The steps operate normally now. Fixed for $7.99.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-05-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,023
Posted By OldTimer
I thought tightening the pivot and heim stud...

I thought tightening the pivot and heim stud bolts had fixed my steps because they worked normally for a half dozen in/out cycles after that. But when I tried to use them this weekend, the problem...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-22-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,023
Posted By OldTimer
Here's a link to Lippert. There is trouble...

Here's a link to Lippert. There is trouble shooting info here if you scroll down. But they seemed to be aimed at diagnosing what was wrong if the steps did not work at all.

...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-22-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,023
Posted By OldTimer
Mike, I spent this past weekend curing what...

Mike,

I spent this past weekend curing what sounds like the same problem. My steps are SCS/Frigette but my research found that SCS, Lippert Components and Stromberg Carlson are all the same steps...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 07-18-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,434
Posted By OldTimer
Castrol dino 10-30

Castrol dino 10-30
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-06-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,808
Posted By OldTimer
Most campgrounds in the Lancaster area will have...

Most campgrounds in the Lancaster area will have copies of the free Lancaster County tourism publication that lists many of the tourist attractions, but more importantly has a fold out map of the...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 07-05-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 925
Posted By OldTimer
Thank you both for your reply. This forum is a...

Thank you both for your reply. This forum is a great resouce because of its helpful members. Thanks again.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 07-02-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 925
Posted By OldTimer
Torque for u-joint caps

Can anyone tell me the torque recommended for the bolts in the u-joint caps on the the differential for a 2005 W20 ?

Thanks, Glenn
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 07-01-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,169
Posted By OldTimer
Sorry guys....I have not had internet since I...

Sorry guys....I have not had internet since I posted the original question and did not even get to see the answers and great advice before finally being towed. Here's what ended up happening...
...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 06-24-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,169
Posted By OldTimer
Brake Problem - should I drive it?

Well...I procrastinated in arranging for the brake recall. And even worse (please have mercy on me on this) I have not flushed the system since 2005. So I was asking for it when I departed on a 150...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 12-16-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,529
Posted By OldTimer
born2camp, Thanks. That is a great...

born2camp,

Thanks. That is a great improvement. I want to install Crossfires but hated to not monitor both tires. You arrangement solves the problem. Thanks for the info. I will call Ed.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 12-14-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,529
Posted By OldTimer
born2camp.......in the picture of your Crossfire...

born2camp.......in the picture of your Crossfire installation, it appears you have a T on each side where you mount your TPMS sensors. Can I ask where you found the T's? Crossfire accessory? Thanks.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-02-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,977
Posted By OldTimer
Our experience, although 5 years ago, was great. ...

Our experience, although 5 years ago, was great. we bought new and it took some time to get to a mutually agreeable price. But once that part was out of the way, they did everything they could to...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-24-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,197
Posted By OldTimer
Could it be the compressor for your air horns? My...

Could it be the compressor for your air horns? My Trek has a small electric compressor mounted low on the driver's side (just about under my feet) that you can hear run periodically to pump up the...
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