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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-31-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,158
Posted By travel_man
I have a 40 foot motorhome with an onboard...

I have a 40 foot motorhome with an onboard propane tank. It came with a shut off valve on the tank. I installed my four way "extend-a-stay" attachment between the tank cut off valve and the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-28-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,545
Posted By travel_man
Update: New snubber valve installed

Update: I’m late in writing this because of other maintenance issues, but here it is.

The new snubber valve assembly for the accumulator is the new design that does not require replacement each...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-21-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By travel_man
I have a 2000 Fleetwood American Tradition with...

I have a 2000 Fleetwood American Tradition with Cummins 8.3L. My A/C system has been fine, but was cutting out when I first bought it like there was a broken wire somewhere. The A/C box itself is up...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-21-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,545
Posted By travel_man
My BK Diesel snubber kit for the CAPS accumulator...

My BK Diesel snubber kit for the CAPS accumulator will be here next week. I'll send an update with pictures when I get into that.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-21-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,545
Posted By travel_man
Arkansas RV: Thanks for the post. All the posts...

Arkansas RV: Thanks for the post. All the posts here have been good ones. I'll be looking forward to your write up. I had read that the Air Dog was demand only. I like simple installations, too. If I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-21-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,545
Posted By travel_man
n2zon: I've seen the videos of a lubricant...

n2zon: I've seen the videos of a lubricant injection on a job I was on. It's dangerous like you said. I'll be careful.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-21-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,545
Posted By travel_man
TR4: I've been reading about the two pumps and...

TR4: I've been reading about the two pumps and sending off emails. When I get a little extra money this will be the next job. I can see the worth in having it - even a rebuilt CAPS pump is alot to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-19-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,545
Posted By travel_man
MountainMike: Thanks for the link. I read about...

MountainMike: Thanks for the link. I read about this yesterday on the site. I like the idea and will plan for that, too. I also read about AirDog and a return line to the tank supposedly is not...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-19-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,545
Posted By travel_man
MountainMike: That video was good. The part that...

MountainMike: That video was good. The part that I will be working on is the rate shape snubber. The parts kit should cover all parts in there. The rate shape tube connected to it is like a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-19-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,545
Posted By travel_man
n2zon: This is from BKDiesel: "Yes high...

n2zon: This is from BKDiesel:
"Yes high pressure area, that fitting is where the "constant stored" injection pressure is connected to the control valve for metering & distribution. No real...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-19-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,545
Posted By travel_man
MountainMike: Thanks for the video. I'll watch...

MountainMike: Thanks for the video. I'll watch that right now. My BKDiesel snubber kit is ordered.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-18-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,545
Posted By travel_man
jacwjames: I'll check out the link. Thanks very...

jacwjames: I'll check out the link. Thanks very much. I have had problems with Quickserve after I tried to get the free account. The help desk at the company and also the distributor could not help...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-18-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,545
Posted By travel_man
TR4: I found BK Diesels website a few days ago...

TR4: I found BK Diesels website a few days ago and they got in touch with me just today. They have the parts kit to fix the "snubber". It's $144.80 which is better than a new accumulator. I like...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-18-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,545
Posted By travel_man
To 153stars: I'll look into this. I like the idea...

To 153stars: I'll look into this. I like the idea of the Locktite hydraulic sealant.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-18-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,545
Posted By travel_man
I'll check out the Cummins forum. I have been...

I'll check out the Cummins forum. I have been inspecting the engine compartment and the hydraulic cooling fan because of the fire dangers. I visited an RV salvage place in Kentucky and saw alot of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-18-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,545
Posted By travel_man
I'm planning on taking it apart in a couple of...

I'm planning on taking it apart in a couple of days. I needed to find a replacement part just in case something breaks and I would have to pay $1200 to $1600 for a refurbished accumulator. I'll...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-17-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,545
Posted By travel_man
Cummins accumulator fuel leak

A fuel line to the accumulator in a 2000 year model Cummins 8.3L diesel in a Fleetwood motorhome has a constant dripping leak. According to a diagram, part #4 at the block of the accumulator on top...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-07-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,428
Posted By travel_man
This is a follow up to what I did with the yoke....

This is a follow up to what I did with the yoke. I went to a welder shop and had a custom yoke cut and welded up out of steel. The new material is thicker and looks like a beefier version of the OEM....
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-07-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By travel_man
This is a follow up. I could not find a locksmith...

This is a follow up. I could not find a locksmith or a kit to install a high security deadbolt. I machined the inside of the aluminum wall to accept a high security deadbolt with a LFIC core. The...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-07-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By travel_man
Thanks for the posts. I've been looking at the...

Thanks for the posts. I've been looking at the schematic and can build the circuit. An existing harness would have been nice since sometimes I can save money and time and get OEM connectors. I can...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-04-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By travel_man
OEM light operation with towed vehicle harness

Is there a towed vehicle harness available that will allow the rear lights to operate as if they are being operated by the vehicle itself? A quick connector/diode arrangement would be fine.



My...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-30-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By travel_man
Mine are the adjustable. The rubber bumpers have...

Mine are the adjustable. The rubber bumpers have holes in the center for a screwdriver. I'll check out the hardware stores, too.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-25-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By travel_man
American Tradition hood rubber bumper stop

Does anyone know where to get the rubber hood bumper stops for the engine compartment access door? The front generator access door seems to have the same type. This is for a 2000 Fleetwood American...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-11-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,428
Posted By travel_man
Thanks for the information. I've towed using a...

Thanks for the information. I've towed using a dolly and a car carrier, but this is the first time with one of these towbars. The solid steel rods that extend out of the steel cylinders have some...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-10-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By travel_man
2000 American Tradition Deadbolt

I have the original style deadbolt installed through the wall in my 2000 American Tradition. Has anyone found a way to install the latest garden variety door deadbolt in this RV through the wall? I...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-10-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,428
Posted By travel_man
Blue Ox had said the yoke was not available and...

Blue Ox had said the yoke was not available and the Aventa 2 is no longer being made. I'll try a local machine shop and see if I can get one made of steel. If anyone knows of a ready made part,...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-06-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,428
Posted By travel_man
Blue Ox BX7335 Aventa 2 cast yoke steel?

I have an older Blue Ox Aventa 2 towbar that has aluminum cast yoke (part #100-1103) and swivel lug (part #100-1104). I found a steel swivel lug on etrailer.com. Is there a steel yoke available...
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