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Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 12-12-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,533
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
Well they're still on there. Really no issues...

Well they're still on there. Really no issues with them. Okay, some of the collector bolts did loosen up and I lost one but that's not a big deal.

Since the install we've been to the Black...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-05-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
We have a 2003 Adventurer on the W22 chassis....

We have a 2003 Adventurer on the W22 chassis. GRAWR is 15,000 lbs. GFAWR is 7,500 lbs. That totals 23,500 lbs. but the GVWR is only 22,000 lbs. GVWR is a combination of multiple things. Gross axle...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-05-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 36,918
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
I just set up our 2018 Equinox for towing. There...

I just set up our 2018 Equinox for towing. There is no plug and play wiring kit for the taillights. I purchased a Hopkins universal kit with the diode pack in it. I would have preferred the plug and...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-05-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,289
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
We bought a 2018 Equinox this summer. Towed it...

We bought a 2018 Equinox this summer. Towed it first time last week. No problems there, like previous toad you hardly know it's there. We also have a 2013 Malibu which can't be flat towed. The Malibu...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-10-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
Same here.

Same here.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-06-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
Replaced ours with a Dometic 320 as well. Hard to...

Replaced ours with a Dometic 320 as well. Hard to get use to when going from house to MH or MH to house. House toilets are all standard height.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-06-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
That's the way our MH was wired and it was...

That's the way our MH was wired and it was mis-wired at that. Found they crossed up the ground and brake light circuit. To sort things out you need a volt meter and helper. Check output of each wire...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-06-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 753
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
Okay, my opinion. As mentioned the generator...

Okay, my opinion. As mentioned the generator comes up to speed and stabilizes then the transfer switch closes. So there is a short delay there. Once the AC unit is supplied with AC current there is a...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-06-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
Ours also uses a 14" x 20" x 1" house type filter...

Ours also uses a 14" x 20" x 1" house type filter but as mentioned depends on who built the coach. The filter isn't specific to the AC unit.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-23-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
Suggest getting input on the chassis in the...

Suggest getting input on the chassis in the Workhorse forum and the MH in the Winnebago forum. Parts you may need in the future, brakes, shocks, etc. are all readily available. Anything else can be...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-10-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,999
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
Can't answer that but I like it the way it is....

Can't answer that but I like it the way it is. Just sanitized our water system a few days ago. Used pump to suck water/bleach solution into the tank then hose to fill tank up. Beats trying to pour...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-09-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 540
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
On our coach with the valve at the hose...

On our coach with the valve at the hose connection set to tank fill that will happen. The pump will run sucking water from the tank then push it right back into the tank. Try switching the valve at...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-09-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
You have to remove the whole unit from the coach....

You have to remove the whole unit from the coach. Once you have it out remove the screws that hold the outer frame together. It's one piece that wraps around the window unit with a couple of screws...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-09-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,999
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
This is how our water system works, yours may be...

This is how our water system works, yours may be different. When the valve at the hose connection is set to tank fill the water lines running through the coach are now connected to the line that...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-29-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,824
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
We have an awning, tilt out, window on one side...

We have an awning, tilt out, window on one side of the bedroom and 2 smaller ones on each side of the bed. The seal failed on all but one of them. I repaired them using the EdgeTech SuperSpacer from...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 06-28-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,007
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
Someone on Ebay sells them for about the same...

Someone on Ebay sells them for about the same price as Ultra TV, $160 each and free shipping. Everyone else charges more, some a lot more. I bought a set of front shocks from Ultra RV and just...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 06-28-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
Don't believe there is a recommended schedule for...

Don't believe there is a recommended schedule for replacing the lube on a Workhorse chassis. If the oil is contaminated with water, looks like coffee with cream, it needs some attention. Otherwise...
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 05-30-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,154
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
The Allison manual that came with our MH...

The Allison manual that came with our MH describes the cold check procedure. I used it when I changed fluid to make sure I was in the ball park before driving it around to do a hot check.
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 05-28-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,154
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
Don't think there is any way to check it without...

Don't think there is any way to check it without running the engine. Allison provides a cold check procedure but it requires running the engine and a should be followed with a hot check.

Drain a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-15-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,311
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
We went with SunGuard windshield cover. Pretty...

We went with SunGuard windshield cover. Pretty much the same as SunPro. I liked the 12 year warranty. Several months in southern Fl., sun hitting the windshield pretty much all day. Once the sun...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-13-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
I think it's a combination of this and the...

I think it's a combination of this and the previous responses. It's pretty much impossible to exceed 50 amps on either hot leg. To monitor current on 120/240v 50 amp service you would need to monitor...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-06-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,076
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
That's strange. I've never been in temps over 100...

That's strange. I've never been in temps over 100 but did drive through Wyoming with temps in upper 90s. Ran the gen and basement air. Had to have the wife turn the temp up because it got too cold....
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 04-16-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,650
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
Costco has $10 off on a case of 6 qts. No mail in...

Costco has $10 off on a case of 6 qts. No mail in rebate, Costco just takes it off the bill.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 04-15-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 16,081
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
You ran the engine then checked it? That leaves a...

You ran the engine then checked it? That leaves a lot of oil in the top of the engine. Depends on how warm/hot the oil is before it all drains back into the pan. Should always check cold or if engine...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-01-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
We have a 120v switch for the electric water...

We have a 120v switch for the electric water heater. It's an RV style switch, contained wires and looks from the back like an RV style outlet.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 03-29-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
Okay, I only have 2 batteries but the first...

Okay, I only have 2 batteries but the first method seems to be the balanced method. The 2nd method has both the main positive and ground cables going to the top bank of batteries. The bottom bank of...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-28-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,009
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
That was going to be my next guess. There is an...

That was going to be my next guess. There is an area under the head of the bed that isn't easily accessible. Very possible you have a dead critter in there.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-28-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
Contact Navistar, they now own Workhorse. Or...

Contact Navistar, they now own Workhorse. Or Ultra RV Products, very knowledgeable on the Workhorse chassis.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-28-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,987
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
The 8.1L engine is every bit as reliable as the...

The 8.1L engine is every bit as reliable as the Ford V10. The Allison trans, enough said, there is no better auto trans made. The chassis, take a good look at it, built like a tank. Parts are...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-27-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,367
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
Try these guys. RV Glass Repair Services | |...

Try these guys.

RV Glass Repair Services | | Quality Side Glass Replacement for RV's (https://rvglassrepairservices.com/)

I believe this is the company I ordered several panes of glass from a...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-26-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,009
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
On the 35U there is a register on the side of the...

On the 35U there is a register on the side of the bed. Return air from the basement A/C enters there, then through an air filter and on to the A/C unit.
On our 2003 35U the return air register is...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-25-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,759
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
I've seen a number of K&N filters and they were...

I've seen a number of K&N filters and they were installed in the original filter box. Not that there aren't some with a new filter box, just saying I don't think it's all that common.

Removing the...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 03-24-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
Typically the solar panel charges the house or...

Typically the solar panel charges the house or coach batteries, not the chassis battery. On this MH (Winnebago) and our previous one (Bounder) the disconnect switch for the house batteries...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-22-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,838
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
Being pushed around by semis has nothing to do...

Being pushed around by semis has nothing to do with alignment. As mentioned by several, a rear track bar.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-20-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
The rear axle has leaf springs, axle attached in...

The rear axle has leaf springs, axle attached in the center of the springs and chassis attached at the ends. This allows the chassis to shift to one side, no longer centered over the axle. It...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-20-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,070
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
Our previous MH had roof air, this has basement...

Our previous MH had roof air, this has basement air. It's 15 years old now and still works great. Maybe it's not adequate for a 40' coach but it's fine for our 35'. I think it may be more efficient...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-19-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
Never heard of a W18 chassis. Do you have sway,...

Never heard of a W18 chassis. Do you have sway, top of coach leaning to one side, or is the whole rear end being pushed to the side causing you to have to correct the steering. A sway bar can help...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-19-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
Pretty sure that's what he said the problem was.

Pretty sure that's what he said the problem was.
Forum: Just Conversation 03-18-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,160
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
I'm not a fan of Walmart and they can be...

I'm not a fan of Walmart and they can be ruthless. Meijer's is similar to Walmart, based in Grand Rapids, MI. They have expanded throughout the state and into Ohio, not sure where else. In MI if...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-17-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
We drop liability, collision insurance on ours...

We drop liability, collision insurance on ours when it will be sitting for months. So obviously I don't drive it and I don't start it unless absolutely necessary. Our 1970 Chevelle sits for a good 6...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-17-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,325
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
I bought a set of wrenches at HD, after Christmas...

I bought a set of wrenches at HD, after Christmas closeout. Contains both short and long SAE and Metric. When I saw the set for $20 I couldn't pass it up. They've been in the MH since I bought them.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-16-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,325
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
I just changed the filter on ours, it's the 2...

I just changed the filter on ours, it's the 2 outlet kind. The fittings were pretty snug but the fuel lines did not twist at all. I didn't have any penetrating oil here, we're in an RV park, so I...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-16-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,491
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
I use Mobile 1 in everything except my 1070...

I use Mobile 1 in everything except my 1070 Chevelle. I use WIX filters on everything. There is no problem with any old, residual oil. They are fully compatible, you can use half synthetic and half...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-13-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
New shocks is a good idea. Also what air pressure...

New shocks is a good idea. Also what air pressure are you running in your tires? You really need to have front and rear axles weighed to set the pressure properly. If they have more air pressure in...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-12-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,610
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
The dash lifts up on ours, 2 fuse blocks...

The dash lifts up on ours, 2 fuse blocks underneath on the left.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-12-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,748
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
Our front wheels have been off the ground since...

Our front wheels have been off the ground since the beginning of January. Normally I would drive the front up on blocks but ran out of them. A tree was removed from this site due to the hurricane....
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-10-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
I don't have Banks headers, I installed Thorley...

I don't have Banks headers, I installed Thorley headers. While less restrictive mufflers may provide a bit of increase in performance it's the headers that will give you the biggest gain. Exhaust...
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 03-07-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,878
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
2002, Workhorse built the chassis, not GM. As...

2002, Workhorse built the chassis, not GM. As mentioned, look for small spin on filter, driver's side. Also you can look underneath and see if there is a trans pan drain plug. The Allison trans will...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-07-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,126
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
Personally I wouldn't use any sealant around the...

Personally I wouldn't use any sealant around the clearance lights. Ours are recessed into the front cap. They leaked and the previous owner sealed all the way around them. The sealant eventually...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-05-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,593
Posted By 70ChevelleSS
Had to weld a nut on the end of one stud, drill...

Had to weld a nut on the end of one stud, drill out another. New studs and new Doug Thorley headers.
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