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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-03-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,093
Posted By redfire312
no the coach is pre wired for fog lights, if you...

no the coach is pre wired for fog lights, if you wish to use them just bolt em on the front and the switch, power, and ground are already there. the end of the wires have blue butt connectors on...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-04-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By redfire312
doubt if it helps but I have a 98 windsport,...

doubt if it helps but I have a 98 windsport, equipped with a 5kw onan emerald gasoline generator
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-27-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,973
Posted By redfire312
https://thormotorcoach.com/motorhome-owners-resourc...

https://thormotorcoach.com/motorhome-owners-resources.php dont have one that old for download but it covers the basics, close enough for comment work
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-08-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 68,293
Posted By redfire312
Yeah post em up, I love these diy threads

Yeah post em up, I love these diy threads
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-04-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By redfire312
I figure that's about right, should leave you...

I figure that's about right, should leave you with 1/4 tank of fuel so you're not stranded. My windsport will go under the gauge mark a little ways before it shuts down
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-11-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,135
Posted By redfire312
well ain't that a fine howdy do! still they'd...

well ain't that a fine howdy do! still they'd probably have a better shot getting it back in there without damage than fumble fingered me and a screwdriver
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-11-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,135
Posted By redfire312
I'd let a pro re seat it cuz its glass, fragile,...

I'd let a pro re seat it cuz its glass, fragile, and expensive. I figure if the shop cracks it then its on their dime
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-11-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,812
Posted By redfire312
ah I found the post I was looking for ...

ah I found the post I was looking for https://www.irv2.com/forums/f84/1997-holiday-rambler-hidden-start-button-185242.html it's also a holliday rambler so probably a factory installed feature
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-11-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,812
Posted By redfire312
I don't have slides but someone here once...

I don't have slides but someone here once mentioned a hidden switch used to bypass the slide interlock if needed to move slides while the engine was running or start the engine while the slides are...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-10-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,724
Posted By redfire312
I would think most of the rubber products have...

I would think most of the rubber products have severe deterioration after 10 or more years, on my 98 model the epdm rubber roof has cracking, belts squeal, putty tape around windows is not sealing so...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-15-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,427
Posted By redfire312
Sounds to me like it's using all the gas in the...

Sounds to me like it's using all the gas in the fuel bowl, can you take the fuel bowl loose and spray the jet and needle valve area while jiggling the float with carburetor cleaner?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-15-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 901
Posted By redfire312
Do you have two separate furnaces? If only one I...

Do you have two separate furnaces? If only one I suspect the other vents are either blocked up, become disconnected or never hooked up at the factory
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-04-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,208
Posted By redfire312
good old chlorine bleach would be a starting...

good old chlorine bleach would be a starting point, I think a cup full is recommended for mixing with every 15 gallons of water, fill the tank and run the bleach water thru the lines including the...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-04-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By redfire312
you can leave it plugged in, no moving parts in...

you can leave it plugged in, no moving parts in it so nothing to wear out. Some people have them running 24\7
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-31-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,534
Posted By redfire312
some detectors (could be propane, CO, smoke) also...

some detectors (could be propane, CO, smoke) also expire themselves requiring you to replace them after say 5 years, and will signal this with a beep of some sort.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-21-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,789
Posted By redfire312
make sure the step switch is on first and...

make sure the step switch is on first and foremost, then start looking for a blown fuse or bad ground, bad connection to step motor etc. my fourwinds windsport has the fuse installed very close to...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-21-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,623
Posted By redfire312
I helped my buddy with a class c, we used 4...

I helped my buddy with a class c, we used 4 hydraulic bottle jacks from harbor freight, around $20 ea. On his rig we put them under the rear bumper and under the front axle, sometimes on blocks...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 08-21-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,946
Posted By redfire312
the door frame is likely aluminum, no magnet will...

the door frame is likely aluminum, no magnet will stick to it but some trusty duct tape would hold it in place for as long as the adhesive stays viable. I've had tape on my exterior covering a gash...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 08-17-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,946
Posted By redfire312
a small magnet should simulate the one on your...

a small magnet should simulate the one on your door and make the system think the door is closed all the time and would be removeable should you happen to want to put it back to normal
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-11-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 928
Posted By redfire312
that's a new one on me. I use strip lights under...

that's a new one on me. I use strip lights under the rv for accent lighting, tho I kinda doubt if vermin care if you turn it into a motel 6 or not
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-27-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By redfire312
We live by lake DeGray in Arkadelphia, about 30...

We live by lake DeGray in Arkadelphia, about 30 miles from Hot Springs, the Corps. Of Engineers campgrounds here are $12-18 per night, electricity only but the lake is beautiful and the camps are...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-24-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,321
Posted By redfire312
has a part number on it white-rogers 12v such and...

has a part number on it white-rogers 12v such and such I can't quite make it out from the photo
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-24-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,321
Posted By redfire312
I'm thinking battery isolator, its got big wires...

I'm thinking battery isolator, its got big wires coming in and big wires going out so it handles something with alot of amps
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 07-24-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,513
Posted By redfire312
bleeding the brake system is the only thing I...

bleeding the brake system is the only thing I know for a soft pedal. Maybe some fresh fluid would be in order as well. I'm not much mechanic but could sticking calipers cause a soft pedal and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-23-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,453
Posted By redfire312
We had a blowout on drivers front while my wife...

We had a blowout on drivers front while my wife was driving on a 4 lane hiway about 50 mph towing a car on the dolly. I was sitting back at the table researching some stuff to see on our trip and...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-09-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,044
Posted By redfire312
97 F53 v8my pump is in the middle of the tank,...

97 F53 v8my pump is in the middle of the tank, had similar symptoms where it would crank but not start sometimes then it would work fine for months, but this time I cant get it started. currently...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-06-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 986
Posted By redfire312
just a thought, I've seen that show on tv called...

just a thought, I've seen that show on tv called shipping wars or whatever, they send stuff via uship.com and the shippers bid for the lowest price
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-05-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,884
Posted By redfire312
the tank does foul up on my 97 with the 7.5 v8,...

the tank does foul up on my 97 with the 7.5 v8, one time last year it wouldn't start, had some pressure at the fuel rail so I suspected the fuel pump. tried swapping relays, checking grounds etc, no...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-02-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,131
Posted By redfire312
As for the damage, get the leak fixed first then...

As for the damage, get the leak fixed first then my advice would be to cut out and replace the rotten wood because it will continue to rot even after you fix the leak. Mold control can sometimes be...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-02-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,131
Posted By redfire312
colawrvsalvage.com This is a salvage place...

colawrvsalvage.com

This is a salvage place in missouri, seems to have a large inventory. When I needed a mirror I wound up buying two brand new non power ones that have nice convex mirrors on the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-01-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,994
Posted By redfire312
I bought a 98 fourwinds windsport 2 years ago, no...

I bought a 98 fourwinds windsport 2 years ago, no complaints. a few things are pretty cheaply made, mainly cabinets, but overall its great for my family. One area I didn't check out like I should...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 07-01-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,772
Posted By redfire312
they say you are supposed to replace detector...

they say you are supposed to replace detector every 5 years, my original worked for 17 years then one day I was walking by the rv and heard alarm sounding. couldn't get it to stop so I unhooked it....
Forum: Just Conversation 06-29-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,237
Posted By redfire312
beautiful job, are the front lights different as...

beautiful job, are the front lights different as well?
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-15-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,144
Posted By redfire312
Power converter sounds like the first thing to...

Power converter sounds like the first thing to check out, it provides 12v power inside and charges the batteries when plugged in to electricity. It may have a breaker tripped on the electrical side...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-07-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,439
Posted By redfire312
I think the auto setting wouldn't help your...

I think the auto setting wouldn't help your battery situation unless the inverter shuts down, it would only kick the reefer into auto if it lost ac power. As long as the inverter is supplying power...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-12-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,306
Posted By redfire312
I would think the sound would be coming from the...

I would think the sound would be coming from the universal joints on your driveshaft
Forum: Vintage RV's 04-05-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By redfire312
johnnys radiator shop sells parts for many...

johnnys radiator shop sells parts for many different a/c systems, give them a try. they had a brand new knob for my windsport I couldn't locate anywhere else.

Auto Repair Parts Sales, Radiator...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 03-12-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,315
Posted By redfire312
probably failed check valve ...

probably failed check valve

https://www.irv2.com/forums/f54/no-water-flow-in-hot-water-heater-153820.html

https://www.irv2.com/forums/f54/no-hot-water-flow-cold-ok-151654.html
...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-21-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By redfire312
could be bypassed for winterization

could be bypassed for winterization
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-17-2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,222
Posted By redfire312
I was wondering about coach net myself, have used...

I was wondering about coach net myself, have used good sam once but my spare was already mounted, no charge to put the wheel and tire on. Second time I was gonna have them bring me a new tire because...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-31-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 966
Posted By redfire312
can't say for the brand as my coach (33ft weighs...

can't say for the brand as my coach (33ft weighs apx 16000 lbs) has HWH levelers, all 4 work off the same pump, it works beautifully. As to if you need it, thats up to you, I really love the jacks...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-29-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,727
Posted By redfire312
does your power run thru an inverter? if so I saw...

does your power run thru an inverter? if so I saw a thread relating to heaters and inverters and trouble, see if I can find it for ya
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-16-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,147
Posted By redfire312
got room to jack up the rear and put trans in...

got room to jack up the rear and put trans in reverse?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-07-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,835
Posted By redfire312
my furnace blower pulled the house batteries down...

my furnace blower pulled the house batteries down pretty low, enough so I couldn't crank the generator, even though the chassis engine had been running altenator charging. Maybe a function of cold...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-09-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,511
Posted By redfire312
agree, sink stoppers go a long ways towards odor...

agree, sink stoppers go a long ways towards odor abatement
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-29-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By redfire312
they may have cross threaded the fitting and...

they may have cross threaded the fitting and line, might want to take it back and make them fix the leak so if it messes up its on their dime
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-26-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,102
Posted By redfire312
Genuine Trimark Door Locks for RV Doors - PPL...

Genuine Trimark Door Locks for RV Doors - PPL Motor Homes (https://www.pplmotorhomes.com/parts/rv-locks/trimark-door-locks.htm)

I've ordered from this company before, shipping was quick but I only...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-13-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 880
Posted By redfire312
I think trading for a coach with a later model...

I think trading for a coach with a later model chassis is a better option since you get the motor and transmission already (I think the transmission is supposed to have another gear vs the one for...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-12-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 952
Posted By redfire312
will it drive in?

will it drive in?
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-12-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,333
Posted By redfire312
smell of unburned fuel is a sign of running rich,...

smell of unburned fuel is a sign of running rich, yes I'd check the condition of the plugs and see if one or both are fouled, replace if neccessary, clean or replace the air filter, run some seafoam...
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