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Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 07-04-2016, 06:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 861
Posted By bobwalter
We are going north from Florida to Michigan next...

We are going north from Florida to Michigan next week. Does anybody know the condition of I65 north of Louisvillee to I69 north of Indianapolis into Michigan? Have heard of many I75 problems and am...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-04-2016, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,441
Posted By bobwalter
Camp Pro

Just set up the Alpha Camp Pro in our Trek. Works great. Comes with an receiver with antenna and a router. Receives the WiFi signal, sends it to the router and forms your own network. You then...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-24-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By bobwalter
We stayed at the state park in St. Augustine. Ten...

We stayed at the state park in St. Augustine. Ten minutes from downtown. Very nice park. Very private sites. Lots of shade. Very quiet. Clean showers. Will be going back.:cool:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-19-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,886
Posted By bobwalter
Paulette. As George said above, go to the Trek...

Paulette.
As George said above, go to the Trek Tracks site for the info on your bed. IRV2 is a great site but for anything Trek related you need to go to the Trek site. You will not find a knowledge...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-02-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,616
Posted By bobwalter
Good luck! Don't think you will find...

Good luck! Don't think you will find anything...... especially this time of the year. It is "in season" now and I am guessing even the campgrounds are booked up. Generally not much free camping in...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-02-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By bobwalter
Bought parts from above. Very good company with...

Bought parts from above. Very good company with good service.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-24-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,020
Posted By bobwalter
After five months and 3000 miles, my Toyos hardly...

After five months and 3000 miles, my Toyos hardly smell anymore. They were really bad when new..... Just like a fresh barnyard.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-14-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,126
Posted By bobwalter
Go to https://www.nwtfc.com/forum/default.asp and...

Go to https://www.nwtfc.com/forum/default.asp and get the answers from the experts at TREK Tracks.... the place for TREKS.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-10-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,766
Posted By bobwalter
You can expect your coach batteries to discharge...

You can expect your coach batteries to discharge over time. Depends on what is still on. Even with the switch in the doorway turned off there is still a drain on the batteries. Propane detector, CO...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-17-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,456
Posted By bobwalter
Sure could be. But maybe not. Can't give better...

Sure could be. But maybe not. Can't give better answers without lots more information. If you want help, you need to help us understand the problem. :banghead:
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-19-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,978
Posted By bobwalter
You have the E4OD. The dipstick is under the...

You have the E4OD. The dipstick is under the hood, just left (passenger side) of the air filter housing and is quite high up. Both the transmission and oil dipsticks are there. The oil stick should...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-12-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,730
Posted By bobwalter
Installed an Amish unit from them last month....

Installed an Amish unit from them last month. Easy install, unit built very well (much heavier than old one), great service on order and quick shipping. The refrigerator now cools better than any RV...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-31-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 888
Posted By bobwalter
Yep, Fuel pump. This is normal.

Yep, Fuel pump. This is normal.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-21-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,373
Posted By bobwalter
Almost sure it is the resistor. Simple fix for...

Almost sure it is the resistor. Simple fix for low $$$. Lots easier than the motor.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-03-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 965
Posted By bobwalter
Articold cooling unit

Has anyone installed a new Dometic refrigerator cooling unit from Articold? Looks like a good price (580.00) with a lifetime warranty. I have looked at remanufactured units from $425.00 to new Amish...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-28-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,224
Posted By bobwalter
I misstated when I said the door switch did not...

I misstated when I said the door switch did not have 12 volt current to it. I checked again today and there is current at the switch. The bulb checks OK with my ohm meter but it does not light. I...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-28-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,224
Posted By bobwalter
Dometic Royale RM3862 won't cool.

Finally got my new (to me) 2000 Trek coach delivered. Everything seems to work well except the Dometic Royale 3862 refrigerator. When delivered, the refrigerator was not turned on. Everything else...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-14-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By bobwalter
Thanks Jerry. I re-registered and all is well.

Thanks Jerry.
I re-registered and all is well.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-14-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By bobwalter
Thanks Jerry, I will give that a try. Sebastian...

Thanks Jerry,
I will give that a try. Sebastian has grown a little since those times. :)
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-14-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By bobwalter
Where did it go???

Good morning,
Have been on IRV2 for many years but never visited the Class A forum. Have owned and enjoyed a Class C for years. We have just purchased a clean, low mileage Safari Trek and are...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-07-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,814
Posted By bobwalter
Update

Problem solved.... Ran a new wire with a fuse from the left front parking light to the rear of the coach. Tapped into the main taillight harness behind the rear axle. Had to go that far back in order...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-05-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,814
Posted By bobwalter
That would be nice but Rexhall will not respond...

That would be nice but Rexhall will not respond to any communications I send their way. I guess they don't want to be bothered with a past customer's question. Going underneath tomorrow and will run...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-05-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,814
Posted By bobwalter
Lost all

I lost all tail and clearance lights on both the trailer and the motor home. The trailer lights pigtail was wired into the coach wiring by a previous owner. Always a problem trying to "fix" someone...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-04-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,814
Posted By bobwalter
No luck

Thanks for the quick reply,Bill. We can always count on you for good information. I checked the fuses mentioned but they both were good. I am going underneath today. Going to try to find the wiring...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-02-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,814
Posted By bobwalter
Lost tail & clearance lights

Picked up a utility trailer to tow behind my Rexhall ((1992 E350 chassis). Had to change to a 7 pin plug on motorhome. Lights ALL worked for several trips. Tail and clearance went out half way home...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-13-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 999
Posted By bobwalter
When I bought ours, the p o had done all the...

When I bought ours, the p o had done all the windows very dark. It felt like you were in a dungeon. Lynda made me remove it from most of the windows. They are still tinted as from the factory but it...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-25-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 951
Posted By bobwalter
Try this fabric calculator..... Fabric...

Try this fabric calculator.....

Fabric Calculator by Sailrite (https://fabric-calculator.com/MainMenu.aspx)
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 07-23-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,591
Posted By bobwalter
The title says the COACH is a 2001. Often built...

The title says the COACH is a 2001. Often built on 1 model year old chassis. Not uncommon. If I was buying parts, I would tell them it was for a 2000 Workhorse P32 chassis with a 7.4 engine with a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-20-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By bobwalter
With the power off, the capacitors inside the A/C...

With the power off, the capacitors inside the A/C electrical section on the roof could give you a shock. They are a round cylinder about 1" around and several inches long with wires hooked to one...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-08-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,096
Posted By bobwalter
In Michigan the sign says that M-5 south becomes...

In Michigan the sign says that M-5 south becomes M-5 east????
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-15-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,513
Posted By bobwalter
Do you have any unidentified switches in the dash...

Do you have any unidentified switches in the dash area??
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-13-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,513
Posted By bobwalter
Check for a battery disconnect switch. Sounds...

Check for a battery disconnect switch. Sounds like it has one and it is in the store position. I don't have a Winnie, so I can't tell you where it is, bit I am sure that someone will check in that...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-12-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,166
Posted By bobwalter
You won't! :D:D

You won't! :D:D
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-23-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,325
Posted By bobwalter
Job completed.

OK, the seat is moved. I was able to gain 4" by moving the pedestal as far to the rear as possible. There is a step up from the cab floor to the coach floor. I moved the pedestal all the way back to...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-21-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,071
Posted By bobwalter
That switch could control any number of things....

That switch could control any number of things. My first guess, as you say you see nothing when it is used, is that it controls a light somewhere. Is there a light in the electric bay? How about a...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-19-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,325
Posted By bobwalter
Question Oh, What to do, What to do????

We have a 1993 Rexhall Airex, Class "C" on a Ford chassis. I have never seen nor heard of another Rexhall Class "C". It is in good condition with around 45,000 miles. It came equipped with almost all...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-08-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By bobwalter
Check the plug in the bathroom for the GFI. That...

Check the plug in the bathroom for the GFI. That is the one that regularly pops on my Rexhall. It disables all the plugs downstream.

Enjoy the new Rexhall.

Bob
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-26-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,905
Posted By bobwalter
Thanks John on the info on Trickle start. I was...

Thanks John on the info on Trickle start. I was considering putting it on earlier, but the motorhome doesn't sit long enough to worry about the chassis battery. I try to keep it moving as often as...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-26-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,905
Posted By bobwalter
Ordered the new charger from Amazon on Tues...

Ordered the new charger from Amazon on Tues night. It was on my porch on Thurs at 2;00 in the afternoon. And this was the free shipping option. Can't beat that for service....

Hooked up the new...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-23-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,905
Posted By bobwalter
Just ordered the Progressive Dynamics 9245 from...

Just ordered the Progressive Dynamics 9245 from amazon. Hope I get more than 2 years on this new one. At least it is U.S. made. :thumb:

Thanks for all your help. Will post the results of the new...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-23-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,905
Posted By bobwalter
Wardy, I will try the light load today and post...

Wardy,
I will try the light load today and post results. Wiring is good. I triple checked it then checked again. I was very careful changing the batteries.

Clyon,
Looks like another converter in...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-22-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,905
Posted By bobwalter
The batteries are new. No the converter will not...

The batteries are new. No the converter will not power the coach alone. Nothing runs without the batteries hooked up.

Bob
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-22-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,905
Posted By bobwalter
Converter not charging batteries

1993 Rexhall 30' class "C" on a 350 Ford. Has two 12 volt Batteries for the house. Two years ago, I upgraded the Magnetek 45 amp converter. Used the WFCO upgrade (WF8945REP) which has the 3 stage...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-05-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,836
Posted By bobwalter
Did everyone who stayed in a FEMA trailer get...

Did everyone who stayed in a FEMA trailer get sick? If so, I see a reason for a lawsuit. If not, the no reason to sue. If selective people are allergic (sensitive) to certain chemicals, they should...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-30-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,013
Posted By bobwalter
Safari Trek

So we went to the Florida Keys for the week. Camped right on the ocean at Long Key S.P. Had a good time, saw the sights and relaxed. Before we left, Lynda tells me that the neighbor had a for sale...
Forum: Vintage RV's 09-24-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,719
Posted By bobwalter
Sounds like you have everything covered. Make...

Sounds like you have everything covered. Make sure that the connections are the same as before you moved it. If so, Go for it!.

Bob
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-23-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,872
Posted By bobwalter
So what I am hearing is that the increased RPM at...

So what I am hearing is that the increased RPM at 60 mph when it drops out of O/D won't damage the engine and the additional shifting won't hurt the transmission. I will look into 5star but with all...
Forum: Vintage RV's 09-22-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,719
Posted By bobwalter
Well, that was a favorite saying from my Mom....

Well, that was a favorite saying from my Mom. When I got something screwed up she always told me" You have it upside down and backwards". Thanks for the memory.

From what I remember of the inside...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-19-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,872
Posted By bobwalter
Too much down shifting??

1992 Ford E350 chassis with 30' class C. 460 engine, E4OD transmission. Travel speed between 55 and 60 on X-way. When going over normal Florida overpasses with cruise engaged the transmission...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-10-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 22,836
Posted By bobwalter
Look closely at the display at places like...

Look closely at the display at places like Camping World and such. There are several types of this product made by the same co. Some are shelf liner only and some have an adhesive on one side to...
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