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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-04-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 119
Posted By Stonehands
Coolant change and flush on Cat C9

Happy New Years Friends.

It will be time this Spring for a pre trip coolant flush and fill on our 2007 Revolution LE40E. We have not done so on this new to us coach last year and I want to be...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-08-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By Stonehands
Most welcome Harry.

Most welcome Harry.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-08-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By Stonehands
Thank you Ray. Good intel. I have too much...

Thank you Ray. Good intel. I have too much confidence and not enough patience and self control.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-08-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By Stonehands
Good Roadside fix. Well done.

Good Roadside fix. Well done.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-07-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By Stonehands
Kwikee Steps motor replacement helps.

Hello my Friends.

Wanted to take a moment to lay out how my Kwikee Steps problem was resolved and what I leaned.

To start, these are 2 step Kwikee Steps on our 2007 Fleetwood Revolution LE...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-03-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By Stonehands
Thank you 777.

Thank you 777.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-01-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By Stonehands
Tricky Kwikee

Hello Everyone.

Found the smoking gun on why my Kwikee Steps chatters and sometimes does not lock in the open position.

The small gear on the motor called the Pinion Gear has 3 stripped...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-19-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By Stonehands
Taking the motor and gearbox off looks straight...

Taking the motor and gearbox off looks straight forward. Anything to know when taking the plastic gear out of the gearbox? Sounds like many just replace the entire gearbox but I would rather replace...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-19-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By Stonehands
Thank you Harry.

Thank you Harry.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-19-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By Stonehands
Thank you for the pics and input. Working on it...

Thank you for the pics and input. Working on it this weekend and will let the group know with pics what I find.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-19-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,049
Posted By Stonehands
Snap Pads

I love mine. Have put them on two Class A coaches. Bounder 35B and Revolution LE 40E. Both took the bigger size and yes it was over $200.00 for a set of 4. They went on in 20 minutes for all 4.
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-18-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By Stonehands
Thank you Tony. Good information. Checking on the...

Thank you Tony. Good information. Checking on the volts and gear teeth. I lubed with quality dry lube per manufacturer spec each month and no binding occurring. Thank you again.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-18-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By Stonehands
Thank you very much for the feedback and...

Thank you very much for the feedback and response. Great information.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-18-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By Stonehands
Thank you for the feedback. Yes I lubed with a...

Thank you for the feedback. Yes I lubed with a good dry lube each month per manufacturer. Will check the teeth this weekend to look for an issue there. Thank you.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-18-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By Stonehands
Thank you Old Marine. I will crawl under this...

Thank you Old Marine. I will crawl under this weekend to check it out. I lubed all joints and pivot points with good dry lube every month per spec.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-17-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By Stonehands
Tricky Kwikee steps.

Hello Everyone.

I searched the forum prior to asking this but could not find my specific issue so I am asking now.

On our Class DP, we have the 3 step Kwikee auto steps. The have never stuck...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-11-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By Stonehands
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-11-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By Stonehands
Thank you. It sounded like it was at the air...

Thank you. It sounded like it was at the air dryer so I will check out the pop off valve on the bottom of the unit. Might just not be closing 100% and if open even a whisker it would shriek pretty...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-11-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By Stonehands
Thank you .

Thank you .
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-11-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Stonehands
Sounds like the best option is to make a cover to...

Sounds like the best option is to make a cover to seal around the cord but allow the plug to pass through. Thank you.
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-10-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By Stonehands
Whistling Air Dryer on Cat C9

Hello Friends,

On our 2007 Revolution LE 40E we have a Cat C9 diesel. Love the engine and its one year pre emissions.

My wife was following me from the fuel station yesterday and she said she...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-10-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Stonehands
50 amp cord hatch cover

Hello Friends.

On our 2007 Fleetwood Revolution LE, we have a 5o amp service and the hatch cover in the electric bay is a 5" cover plate that you screw on and off. I have fab'd a cord cover for...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-10-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By Stonehands
Body shop praise in Michigan.

Friends.

Over the summer season, I have accumulated several scratches from branches, stone ships and one nasty Gate incident. The damage from a gate that closed while I was driving through was...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-07-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By Stonehands
Kwikee Steps

Thank you everyone for the great responses and ideas. I will sort it out this winter as we are taking our last trip this weekend and won't fool with it. So I am a little more clear on my problem I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-07-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By Stonehands
Thank you SKP. I use dry lube as well and have...

Thank you SKP. I use dry lube as well and have cleaned up all the pivot points. I am open to the idea of stripped gears or a missing one or two. My symptoms are a little different causing my feeble...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-07-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By Stonehands
Thank you for the response. I was referring to...

Thank you for the response. I was referring to what the manual calls as CAM STOPS. I didn't think I had them on mine and that was allowing the steps to sometimes not come all the way out. I checked...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-07-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By Stonehands
Thank you MS Happy Campers. Only one last 3 day...

Thank you MS Happy Campers. Only one last 3 day trip this year so it will be come a winter project. Thank you both.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-07-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By Stonehands
Thank you Harry. Yes I cleaned them and used a...

Thank you Harry. Yes I cleaned them and used a quality dry lube on all pivot points.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-06-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By Stonehands
Tricky Kwikee steps

Happy Halloween Friends.

Im having a fight with our Kwikee steps not locking with they open. We have the 2 stair auto stairs that open and close with the door being opened. The stairs seem...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-01-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By Stonehands
Im not hinting at that or even think that would...

Im not hinting at that or even think that would be an option as there are so many different configurations. Their kit is a one size fits all and it was complete in order to do that. I did have a pre...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-29-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By Stonehands
Blue Streak Chemical mystery solved.

Blue Streak chemical dispenser mystery solved.

I installed 2 Blue Steak dispensers in our two RV bathrooms. The guest toilet is a standard domestic toilet. The master bath toilet is a Tecma...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-29-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 12,307
Posted By Stonehands
This response is not needed and everything has...

This response is not needed and everything has been said but I recently switched from a Fleetwood bounder 35 gas to a Fleetwood Revolution LE40E with the Cat C9 at 400 claimed HP.

So far been...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-29-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,082
Posted By Stonehands
I bought a 15 foot telescoping ladder from Cosco....

I bought a 15 foot telescoping ladder from Cosco. I got the heavy duty version as Im pretty Heavy Duty. Stows in the storage locker and is great to use. 1 key safety suggestion.

I used it to...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-18-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,587
Posted By Stonehands
cost on new handles

By the way, the cost if you order more than one or two at a time for a chrome latch with a new cylinder installed is $58.00 complete. Not shipped. I needed 12 for our Revolution.

I also had them...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-18-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,587
Posted By Stonehands
At just under $60.00 per complete set and...

At just under $60.00 per complete set and replaced 12 of them,,,,, was pricey but looks great and are a pleasure to use now compared to the originals.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-18-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,587
Posted By Stonehands
Thank you Rooster.

Thank you Rooster.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-18-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,587
Posted By Stonehands
Thank you. They are a pleasure to open and close...

Thank you. They are a pleasure to open and close and lock now.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-17-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,587
Posted By Stonehands
New chrome storage locker latches

Got all the latches replaced with new Trimark Chrome units. All have the same key and it is a real pleasure to be able to just insert a key and they lock or unlock without having to fiddle with the...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-17-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 1,329,005
Posted By Stonehands
Revolution Door latches

Hello everyone.

Just replaced all the storage locker door latches along with all new key sets on our 2007 Fleetwood Revolution LE 40E. We purchased this past November and have been replacing a...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-16-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 478,980
Posted By Stonehands
Thank you Rob. I love the black and silver....

Thank you Rob. I love the black and silver. Stands out. For a 2007, when we pull in the campsite its funny how many people come over and want to know the year and peek inside.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-16-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 478,980
Posted By Stonehands
Thank you Indy. So far we are loving it.

Thank you Indy. So far we are loving it.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-16-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By Stonehands
Have this same problem, but in a small way on my...

Have this same problem, but in a small way on my 07 Revolution LE 40E.

Replacement would not be a cheap route to take.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-14-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 493
Posted By Stonehands
I have felt your pain. On my 2007 Revolution LE...

I have felt your pain. On my 2007 Revolution LE 40E, the passenger side Velvac mirror assembly was so bad I couldn't see jack out of it. I was able to get the instructions from Jack at Velvac, then...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-14-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 478,980
Posted By Stonehands
2007 Fleetwood Revolution LE 40E. New to us...

2007 Fleetwood Revolution LE 40E. New to us November 2019. Loving the coach and adding updates and fixing or replacing anything that does not shine or help.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-14-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By Stonehands
Im ordering some for our 07 Revolution LE 40E as...

Im ordering some for our 07 Revolution LE 40E as well. :thumb:
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-14-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By Stonehands
On my 2007 Fleetwood Revolution I had the same...

On my 2007 Fleetwood Revolution I had the same problem. For some reason the inverter covered all the kitchen appliances including the fridge, the tv's and all kitchen outlets. After finding that my...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-14-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,587
Posted By Stonehands
More repairs and upgrades on revolution

Hello Friends.

On our way to Lake Michigan this past weekend, we noticed a sewer smell which I identified as a sulphur smell. Pulled over and checked on batteries and both chassis batteries were...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-08-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,587
Posted By Stonehands
Oh man I hear ya. The little things add up.

Oh man I hear ya. The little things add up.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-03-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By Stonehands
My previous coach was a 2004 Fleetwood Bounder...

My previous coach was a 2004 Fleetwood Bounder 35B. I used a company called M4 Products and changed out all outside lighting. Huge improvement. I bought a couple of 3m brand headlight polishing kits,...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-03-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,587
Posted By Stonehands
All my lights and I mean ALL outside lights came...

All my lights and I mean ALL outside lights came from a company called M4 Products. They have it all including inside lighting. The Revolution really shines at night now.
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