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Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-08-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By jakew143
If you have all the pieces you can "glue" them...

If you have all the pieces you can "glue" them back together. I broke mine and fixed it and also repaired a crack in the main counter. It is very easy and without being pointed out pretty much...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-11-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By jakew143
I have a 2006 National Tradewinds. My only other...

I have a 2006 National Tradewinds. My only other coach was a 2003 Coachman Cross Country, so I can't compare it to the ones you mentioned. I am pleased with the Freightliner chassis and the Cummins...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 10-06-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By jakew143
I have had a similar story as yours. I had a very...

I have had a similar story as yours. I had a very noticeable vibration around the same speeds that you described. I have replaced all 6 tires with new Michelin's put new shocks on all 4 corners and...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-30-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,332
Posted By jakew143
I hope it works out for you as well. It was...

I hope it works out for you as well. It was amazing to have a fridge that within a few hours was at temperature -2 & 38 degrees and dropping ice from the ice maker. This past weekend it was mid 90's...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-30-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,332
Posted By jakew143
Just to update you on my own experience with my...

Just to update you on my own experience with my newly installed residential fridge....wow is all I can say. We have been out 3 different times with the new Samsung. Definitely one of the best...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 06-16-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,332
Posted By jakew143
I only had a semi complete picture. I am very bad...

I only had a semi complete picture. I am very bad a taking or keeping photos!
And apparently at figuring out how to rotate them..... I tried.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 06-16-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,332
Posted By jakew143
You will need to trim the upper board above the...

You will need to trim the upper board above the existing fridge. I actually removed the lower board trimmed it in half to lower the base and actually used the piece that I trimmed in half for the...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 06-16-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,332
Posted By jakew143
It was not that difficult. I had repaired my...

It was not that difficult. I had repaired my fogged drivers side cockpit window so I had it out, which made removing and installing new fridge a breeze with 3 people. I did lower my base platform...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 06-15-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,332
Posted By jakew143
I just did this install on my 2006 Tradewinds...

I just did this install on my 2006 Tradewinds 40C. This was not in the slide, but if I can help with questions you may have just ask.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-27-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By jakew143
Window rubber gasket/seal

I am looking for the size of the rubber/neoprene seal that is on the window frame that mates to the painted side of motorhome. It appears to have been approximately 1/2" wide but looking for the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-11-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By jakew143
Don't forget to check the 12 volt glass fuse on...

Don't forget to check the 12 volt glass fuse on the back on the actual unit. If this small possibly 3 amp fuse is broke it will not work on the electric side.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-10-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 785
Posted By jakew143
My guess it is the heat sensor for your automatic...

My guess it is the heat sensor for your automatic awning. That uses a phone cable and is somewhat shaped like your vent cap. Your vents (black and Gray) should be next to each other and have a...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 01-15-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By jakew143
Thanks!! It was made by Automation Shade company...

Thanks!! It was made by Automation Shade company in Canada. They were very helpful and do have some replacement parts or complete shades.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 01-13-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By jakew143
2006 Tradewinds windshield screen

Hello all. I am trying to figure who made the windshield screen in my 2006 Tradewinds 40C. I have it out and only have what i presume is a serial number sticker on it no manufacture info on the...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 11-08-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By jakew143
Check your power and connections on the control...

Check your power and connections on the control board inside the panel where your propane heater is located. I had lost power on my thermostat once and it was a bad scotch lock that was on the on/off...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 11-04-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,426
Posted By jakew143
My 2006 40C has it under the cabinet door for...

My 2006 40C has it under the cabinet door for washer/dryer. It is a lovered panel held with 2 screws.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-21-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By jakew143
Nice work! Thanks for the information. I have a...

Nice work! Thanks for the information. I have a 2006 Tradewinds and want to accomplish the same thing. I was looking at different material to use, but this looks to be the best i've seen. Are you...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-23-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,853
Posted By jakew143
What is the model of that GE? It looks like the...

What is the model of that GE? It looks like the GE19xxx. Also do you have a modified sine wave inverter or pure? Thanks.



I just removed the Dometic double door with ice maker and replaced it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-13-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,942
Posted By jakew143
Go to any Big dollar bracket race(drag racing)...

Go to any Big dollar bracket race(drag racing) across this country and you will see dozens if not hundreds of combinations just over to way over 65' overall! Not saying it's right just saying it's...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-10-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,639
Posted By jakew143
Either contact the chassis manufacturer or...

Either contact the chassis manufacturer or contact Cummins and they will tell you all that was installed on that engine/chassis. If it is a Freightliner they are awesome to deal with online.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-10-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,639
Posted By jakew143
If it's on a Freightliner Chassis you can email...

If it's on a Freightliner Chassis you can email there custom coach department the last 6 digits of your VIN and they can get you almost anything you ask for as far as the original chassis is...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-15-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,667
Posted By jakew143
I have had great results with Geocel Proflex.

I have had great results with Geocel Proflex.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-04-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By jakew143
I'm thinking it could be your sail switch. When...

I'm thinking it could be your sail switch. When you were taking the cover off you bumped the drum enough to let the sail switch move and engage. I just replaced mine last night. i got sick of taking...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-12-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,558
Posted By jakew143
I unfortunately can't give you an answer as to...

I unfortunately can't give you an answer as to why, however go walk around any used RV lot or campground and you will see countless cracks extending from slide out corners. Mine included.
Forum: Cummins Engines 01-31-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,921
Posted By jakew143
If you do the job yourself lay a strait edge...

If you do the job yourself lay a strait edge across the flange. You will see if it is warped or not. Most likely will be, the environment of the engine compartment in a diesel pusher is less than...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-15-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,053
Posted By jakew143
I would let the Elmers/wood shavings/tooth pick...

I would let the Elmers/wood shavings/tooth pick concoction harden then put screw back. This would eliminate any worries of glue sticking to the screw if you go this route.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-10-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By jakew143
I think you guys with the "grey tank smells worse...

I think you guys with the "grey tank smells worse than the black tank" are going to the bathroom in your sink! Anyways I also have the Rhino with the caps well worth it in my opinion.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-26-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,160
Posted By jakew143
Thanks everyone. I believe someone may have tried...

Thanks everyone. I believe someone may have tried to repair/replace this one before my ownership. I have some windows with Si Ge on them and a few with white tags on the frame, however this one has...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-23-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,160
Posted By jakew143
National RV Window Manufacturer

Can anyone tell me who actually made windows for National RV in the mid 2000's? Looking to replace the drivers side cockpit window on my 2006 Tradewinds. Thanks in advance!
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-06-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By jakew143
Awesome diagram which now I can wrap my head...

Awesome diagram which now I can wrap my head around the wireless HDMI route! I believe my Sat dish is possibly obsolete, it will not find a signal with my receiver. I will look further into this....
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-05-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By jakew143
Thanks for the suggestions. Unfortunately i am...

Thanks for the suggestions. Unfortunately i am having a hard time visualizing what i need. I have a coax cable from antenna and Sat. Will I be able to use that in the HDMI switch then send a signal...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-05-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By jakew143
Updating Video System Advice

Hello all! Looking for suggestions and advice for upgrading my coach's video system. It currently has factory(2006 vintage) crank up antenna and Winegard dome satellite (non HD or in motion). The...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-30-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 489,641
Posted By jakew143
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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-30-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 489,641
Posted By jakew143
28' pace trailer behind my 40' coach. around 72'...

28' pace trailer behind my 40' coach. around 72' total.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-30-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,763
Posted By jakew143
Geocel proflex is what i deemed the best.

Geocel proflex is what i deemed the best.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-02-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By jakew143
He has the ISL 8.9 (not the 8.3 ISC) engine which...

He has the ISL 8.9 (not the 8.3 ISC) engine which has a 2 stage engine compression brake. I have the same coach.
Forum: Cummins Engines 02-09-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,522
Posted By jakew143
I do not believe that year engine would have an...

I do not believe that year engine would have an EGR. My coach is a 2006 and has a ISL without an EGR.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 01-29-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,119
Posted By jakew143
I am aware of the Samsung replacement, but...

I am aware of the Samsung replacement, but requires the modification of the lower area with furnace. I am curios is someone found a direct replacement that you can still utilize the furnace with no...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 01-29-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,119
Posted By jakew143
Could you or the OP tell us what make and model...

Could you or the OP tell us what make and model was used? Also, if it is a direct fit replacement of the Norcold 1200. Thanks.
Forum: Cummins Engines 12-28-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,047
Posted By jakew143
I believe it would be cummins charcoal grey part...

I believe it would be cummins charcoal grey part #3824516.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 12-06-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By jakew143
Have you checked the water levels in your...

Have you checked the water levels in your batteries? Maybe you are cooking out the water from over charging.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 11-10-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By jakew143
I just received my ADCO cover this week and will...

I just received my ADCO cover this week and will be using one for the first time in 11 years. I weighed the pros and cons and think here in the Northeast where it will be unused for 5 months or more...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 05-09-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By jakew143
Thanks for the idea's. A 7mm little socket does...

Thanks for the idea's. A 7mm little socket does work fine. A Southco key 3-3-1 is the key for this style lock. I will look for the return register for the central air and clean the coils as...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-20-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By jakew143
2006 Tradewinds A/C door keys

Hello everyone. As you can see I am new to the site. I just recently purchased a 2006 Tradewinds 40C. I may have many questions to follow this one so a big Thanks in advance! I do not have the...
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