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Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-27-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,044
Posted By RickGyver
NICE !! Also,,,,if step ever malfunctions and you...

NICE !! Also,,,,if step ever malfunctions and you just want to get home, simply crawl under and pull the pin on the linkage. Then bungee -cord step in stored position until you get home. Lots of...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-23-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,088
Posted By RickGyver
The 3M Carbon Fiber material is available on...

The 3M Carbon Fiber material is available on Amazon. There are two types. Get the DiNoc for exterior. About $40 for a large sheet. Comes rolled up in a cardboard tube. Do not over tighten screws...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-23-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,773
Posted By RickGyver
On the top of your fuel tank , where the sender...

On the top of your fuel tank , where the sender wires go into the tank, there should be two VERY SMALL rheostat screws that allow you to adjust the gauge. Wipe off all the diesel slime off top of...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-23-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,044
Posted By RickGyver
The plastic plugs are available at any auto parts...

The plastic plugs are available at any auto parts store for about $7. Motors are same as used for electric windows in your Ford!
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-23-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,197
Posted By RickGyver
Here is what worked for me,,,but still alot of...

Here is what worked for me,,,but still alot of elbowgrease ! Park your rig so the bra is in the sun for awhile. Surface should be warm,,,not hot! I have found that a heat gun/hair dryer is too much...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-07-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,163
Posted By RickGyver
I wonder how much of the public know what GEICO...

I wonder how much of the public know what GEICO stands for ? The ads never mention that,,,,,,"Government Employee Insurance Co" !!
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-06-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,163
Posted By RickGyver
I just looked up gecko eggs and they look exactly...

I just looked up gecko eggs and they look exactly like the ones I found. THX'S. No way am I telling my wife !!:eek:
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-06-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,163
Posted By RickGyver
Reread my post. Sorry,Randy, that one got by my...

Reread my post. Sorry,Randy, that one got by my proof!!
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-06-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,163
Posted By RickGyver
After looking at lots of snake egg images,,, I'm...

After looking at lots of snake egg images,,, I'm leaning towards snake ! Only way inside would be to slither up the jacks. And I thought pack rats were bad! Look up pack rat on web. You surely don't...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-05-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,163
Posted By RickGyver
Really Weird RV Question !

I am replacing the flooring in my Dynasty. Inside the pocket door on the floor, I found several small, white, very thin shelled eggs about the size of a raisin. They look just like a chicken egg...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-01-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,508
Posted By RickGyver
On a previous moho, I used heavy duty drawer...

On a previous moho, I used heavy duty drawer slides to drop TV down to viewing height. Workedwell,,,just pinned in "up" position.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-30-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,026
Posted By RickGyver
Wayne: I like your solution using alum angle but...

Wayne: I like your solution using alum angle but since I hate "chasing" parts, I used what was in garage. Just a reminder to readers when caulking/sealing,,,,,,,,,,,,be careful where you use silicone...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-30-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,026
Posted By RickGyver
Hey Marine! Just thought I'd let you know my...

Hey Marine! Just thought I'd let you know my dad's boss was Chesty Puller! He was scout/recon and charter member of 1st Marine Division. Semper Fi
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-29-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,508
Posted By RickGyver
This is what I did3278732"LCD 32788Storage...

This is what I did3278732"LCD

32788Storage where old tv was.

32789Sound Bar
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-29-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,026
Posted By RickGyver
Check Your Fridge's Outside Access Door

I bought my '95 Dynasty (less than 50K) a few years ago from a "little old lady" who had forgotten that she had even owned an rv! So this rig sat in storage for years with low air on passenger side...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-04-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,392
Posted By RickGyver
All reasonable explanations! I think I'll leave...

All reasonable explanations! I think I'll leave the tv's in the moho ! Maybe unlug and a post-it with warning. thx
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-02-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,392
Posted By RickGyver
Will LCD tv freeze?

I get squishy answers after doing web search. Have left tv's in over winter but temps in Denver area aren't really that cold. I think ave'g is around mid 20's. I know it has to get REALLY cold before...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-31-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 875
Posted By RickGyver
It's Easy After Read This !

Beaver; Monaco used the same wire loom for many coaches and didn't use all of the wires. Find the loom in the engine compartment that looks like it was just snipped off and goes nowhere (not...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-14-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,207
Posted By RickGyver
Had the old manifold resurfaced but it has SHRUNK...

Had the old manifold resurfaced but it has SHRUNK quite a bit. I have since ordered the NEW style exhaust manifold....under $300. Cummins has changed the design twice. Old manifold will do for now!
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-10-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,207
Posted By RickGyver
10mm x 1.50

10mm x 1.50
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-07-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,207
Posted By RickGyver
Turbo and Exhaust Manifold advice

I just removed the exhaust manifold and the turbo had to come out too because the exhaust gaskets blew out and lost alot of boost. Also broke 4 exhaust bolts. (I think I have bruised ribs!) I plan...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-07-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,942
Posted By RickGyver
Yes, there was a center O ring that came with new...

Yes, there was a center O ring that came with new filter. I haven't seen this before. Installed center O ring and leakage was reduced. I'm going to check downstream from filter but have other...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-05-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,942
Posted By RickGyver
Filter still leaks after July 4th trip. Could it...

Filter still leaks after July 4th trip. Could it be the return line or primary fuel pump? thx
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-26-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By RickGyver
Exhaust Manifold Problems

My '95 Dynasty 300 Cummins has developed 4 broken bolts on the two front cylinders:mad:,,, #1 and #2 (?). I plan to pull the manifold with turbo attached and remove turbo on bench. I need to drive...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-07-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,942
Posted By RickGyver
Just installed a new fuel filter. My coach has...

Just installed a new fuel filter. My coach has only one filter.(95Dynasty) Fram isn't the best filter but tried one anyway. Tightening directions puts filter case right up against the mounting plate....
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-04-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,942
Posted By RickGyver
I'm going to change both filters today and see...

I'm going to change both filters today and see what happens. The present ones only have a couple thousand miles ea.. I have had the aluminum block that the filter screws to apart with new "O" rings....
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-03-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,942
Posted By RickGyver
Primary Fuel Filter Leaks

My 1995 Dynasty primary fuel filter drips fuel as it is driven,,not at idle, sitting still. I test-wrapped paper towels around hose ends and then drove 350 miles. Towels were dry so it has to be the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-26-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,993
Posted By RickGyver
I wonder why the life span on the core is so...

I wonder why the life span on the core is so short!
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-25-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,993
Posted By RickGyver
Sounds like you may know something about this...

Sounds like you may know something about this topic. Can you share ? My core looked like it was pulled from the Titanic !! I have a fifties Ford with a functioning heater core! No surprise!
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-24-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,993
Posted By RickGyver
Here's a site and part number for older Monaco...

Here's a site and part number for older Monaco heater core. Just found it and ordered one. AcmeAirParts.com,,, pn#4560030,,,$185+shpg . Measures 1-7/8" x 6" x 16"
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-24-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,993
Posted By RickGyver
Need Heater Core

I can't find an Evans heater core for my '95 Dynasty. It measures 2x6x16. I refuse to give the radiator shop $250 to recore it. I believe Evans gets about $140 for new. IF YOU HAVE BOUGHT ONE please...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 01-06-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 19,928
Posted By RickGyver
I' definitely going to bookmark this page! Thx,...

I' definitely going to bookmark this page! Thx, Takepride.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 01-05-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 19,928
Posted By RickGyver
I have been having trouble finding the correct...

I have been having trouble finding the correct master cylinder for the hydroboost system with disc brakes. I finally had success an hour ago and the MC is being overnited. I have casting number...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-15-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,868
Posted By RickGyver
Thx for this info. It's something I haven't...

Thx for this info. It's something I haven't checked.The reeds also get weak and slow to close. Will let you know what I find.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-12-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,868
Posted By RickGyver
The weirdest things happen. A wheel bearing!!...

The weirdest things happen. A wheel bearing!! Come on! My son lost out in a big race in Feb because someone forgot to put the covers back on the brake master cylinders and he ran race with no brakes!
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-11-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,284
Posted By RickGyver
Colorado has put vans with "sniffers" on the ramp...

Colorado has put vans with "sniffers" on the ramp to the freeways. Photo your license plate. Saves me a trip to the test station. Only applies to gassers.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-11-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,868
Posted By RickGyver
Thx for that, Mike. Can a person print just one...

Thx for that, Mike. Can a person print just one post? Would be nice to have a hard copy. Is that '57 still launching?
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-10-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,868
Posted By RickGyver
The air stays at about 120psi while coach is in...

The air stays at about 120psi while coach is in use. Any system will lose pressure after repeated applications. I only lose air when parked and not during operation. Thx for your concern! My leak is...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-09-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,284
Posted By RickGyver
What "Hoops" Do You Jump Through!?

I was just thinking about going to the emissions station here in Colorado every year with $85 in my hand and was wondering what others are made to do in your communities. What do you have to do to...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-09-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,833
Posted By RickGyver
The leak is forward of the firewall. The core...

The leak is forward of the firewall. The core isn't under the dash. I have replaced a heater core, before, on another vehicle and discovered later that it was just a loose clamp! My AC needs...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-09-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,868
Posted By RickGyver
Thx for that! I am often coming down the mountain...

Thx for that! I am often coming down the mountain side here in Colorado and braking is quite important! I have never set off the low pressure alarm but have come close! Most people get in trouble...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-08-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,868
Posted By RickGyver
I'll check brand. The air bag leakage is a large...

I'll check brand. The air bag leakage is a large pain in the woohoo! I always put jacks down but sometimes forget! Mine goes down far enough to hit the inner fender liner.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-08-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,833
Posted By RickGyver
It's definitely antifreeze. '95 Dynasty.

It's definitely antifreeze. '95 Dynasty.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-07-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,318
Posted By RickGyver
Another bad design issue is that the arm destroys...

Another bad design issue is that the arm destroys the door gasket! Any fixes with that?
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-07-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,833
Posted By RickGyver
Heater Core Leaks

Has anyone messed with their heater core under front cap? Removal looks nasty. I'm hoping I'll luck out and have it be a loose clamp! I hate to open the AC system if . thx
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-07-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,868
Posted By RickGyver
Slow Compressor

Is there a way to increase the output of the compressor on the engine? Mine seems to take forever! Of course, my air leaks when parked!:mad: thx
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-17-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,117
Posted By RickGyver
Injector Pump Drips

My injector pump drips fuel and it spots the rear cap at highway speed.('95 300hp Cummins) It's not a lot but very irritating! These pumps are very expensive to work on. Mine is about $1800 to...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-31-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,210
Posted By RickGyver
Could the check valve be incorporated into the...

Could the check valve be incorporated into the pressure regulator? I don't recall seeing a check valve when I have been working in that area behind the city water hookup. I usually put a plug on the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-29-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,210
Posted By RickGyver
Help with Shur Flo Water Pump

'95 Dynasty,,,,,,,,,, I am so sick of messing with this water pump,,,you can't imagine!!!:banghead: In order to NOT lose the prime, I have to leave the pump on all the time. If the pump is off and...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-20-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,600
Posted By RickGyver
My Dynasty has a battery cut-off switch in the...

My Dynasty has a battery cut-off switch in the engine compartment that was giving me starting problems same as your symptoms. Poor intermitent contact. Jump across switch for test.
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