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Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 12-01-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,291
Posted By Showkey
These are the typical hose clamps used to replace...

These are the typical hose clamps used to replace the factory clamps:

Hose Clamp 13 mm-Fuel Injection 2002-2012 (https://europarts-sd.com/hoseclamp15mm-fuelinjection2002-2009-1.asp)

Wonder...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 11-26-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,130
Posted By Showkey
There are multiple posts of owner errors when...

There are multiple posts of owner errors when adding DEF. So far adding DEF to the cooling system is the most common..........but..........it has been added to the fuel tank, windshield washer,...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-23-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,099
Posted By Showkey
Not to derail this thread but........all diesel...

Not to derail this thread but........all diesel sold in the US is ULSD. Some locations or regions have more bio diesel blends than others ( some states mandate bio blends) .....which gets some...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-20-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,490
Posted By Showkey
X2 on the Rejex

X2 on the Rejex
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 11-18-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,371
Posted By Showkey
Highly dependent on location as some report $400...

Highly dependent on location as some report $400 oil changes.

Next question is the “dealer” actually using the ESP 228.51 or 229.51 oil ?
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-10-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,737
Posted By Showkey
Refrigeration with 12 volt is well known for...

Refrigeration with 12 volt is well known for problems. Poor performance and no 12v cooling from burnt control boards are the issue. High amp draw on 12volts fries the board.

120 volt and...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-07-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,737
Posted By Showkey
Depends on your use and camping...

Depends on your use and camping “style”..........but..............I want and need the propane frig. Keeps things cold and or frozen using very little electrical power and absolutely sips propane.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-28-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,164
Posted By Showkey
Over weight is related to the license plate and...

Over weight is related to the license plate and most states have RV plates have very large variables in the plate rating.


Example.....Wisconsin RV plates are $119 for 32000- 80000 pounds. Or...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-16-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,428
Posted By Showkey
Anyone remodel their class C dinette slide ?

As the title states thinking of remodeling my current slide dinette.
The cushions are showing wear and foam is breaking down. The seating has never been a comfortable place to sit for any length of...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-22-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,462
Posted By Showkey
Total BS^^^^^^^...........the liability is on the...

Total BS^^^^^^^...........the liability is on the manufacture if there is an injury.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-20-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,614
Posted By Showkey
Parasitic draw

You have parasitic draw on the battery. It does take some special tools and skills to find the draw. The chassis dealer should be able to find it with just a little effort. Some chassis dealers...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-28-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,207
Posted By Showkey
Try manually down shifting one gear and see it...

Try manually down shifting one gear and see it improves or changes.

Center drive shaft bearing support can make noise.
Rear ends are exactly quiet on most........they whine.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 12-25-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,541
Posted By Showkey
LP refrig.........Sorry..........not running...

LP refrig.........Sorry..........not running while under way is NOT an option.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 08-27-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,565
Posted By Showkey
It varies from publication to...

It varies from publication to publication........the ones I have seen clearly states camber is adjustable. Some publications have a call out if you need more adjustment you use two camber bolts. ...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 08-25-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,565
Posted By Showkey
^^^^^^^^^^^^ Some what true.........you get...

^^^^^^^^^^^^

Some what true.........you get more camber adjustment with "camber bolts".........but the range the stock bolts provide is often more than adequate.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 07-11-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,313
Posted By Showkey
Yup ......... Sounds normal.........I pump the...

Yup ......... Sounds normal.........I pump the brakes twice on every stop to get a better feel.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-11-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 894
Posted By Showkey
Simple stuff first.......... Are the lights...

Simple stuff first..........

Are the lights working and or are they flashing on the front ?

power........ fuses or circuit breaker check both then check at the frig ?

Is the camper level ? ...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 07-01-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,565
Posted By Showkey
Front End Wheel Alignment

Sprinter are well known for having improper alignment from the factory. Especially Class C, mine has a sticker on the door pillar basically saying camber changes with load. Alignment should be...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 06-29-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,565
Posted By Showkey
Sprinter alignment is not difficult. It is a...

Sprinter alignment is not difficult. It is a standard strut suspension similar to most minivans. Camber and toe is the only real adjustments. The problems is finding a shop that can handle the...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 06-23-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,471
Posted By Showkey
Only way to quiet those Onan generators...

Only way to quiet those Onan generators .................buy a portable Honda or Yamaha.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-24-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By Showkey
OP states key off draw at 00.1 ...........that is...

OP states key off draw at 00.1 ...........that is 100 ma or a .1 amp. The general acceptable parasitic draw is a range of 10 to 50 ma or .01 to .050 amps.

If .1 amp draw was measured and...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-07-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,602
Posted By Showkey
Gas or Diesel ... which is best?

Yup.........told my wife I need a motorcycle................and we are going to save all sorts of money on gas so you can buy jewelry ;)


But it sure is fun.......so I bought 6 more to have more...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-07-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,602
Posted By Showkey
Gas or Diesel ... which is best?

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Think most of us can agree........if you bought any RV to save money...........you made a BIG mistake or you do not know how to count.


I like RV's and the whole travel life...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-04-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,602
Posted By Showkey
Throwing the BS flag on the above...

Throwing the BS flag on the above post...............clean diesel do not smell even during a below zero start.
In the Midwest the grill badge makes no difference.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-30-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,246
Posted By Showkey
I have a class c Sprinter....love it.......but it...

I have a class c Sprinter....love it.......but it is not a good match for a family of five. Even the small Class A are going to jammed with five people.
Storage for five peoples stuff is going to...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-27-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 18,776
Posted By Showkey
How do you justify your motorhome MPG?

^^^^^^^^^^. Reply to Post 160. Great plan.......except just save the money and not buy the cards.......that way your not tied to the stores involved.....better yet invest the money and it will...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-24-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,176
Posted By Showkey
Tire Rotation on 2012 Itasca Navion iQ on Sprinter Chassis

Maybe.......Maybe NOT.........some Sprinters have aluminum rims on the front that can not be rotated to the rear. Picture of your fronts would be helpful.

Most have steal rims with hub caps and...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-22-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 18,776
Posted By Showkey
35 years of business travel = hotels and marginal...

35 years of business travel = hotels and marginal food in cities and towns I did want to be in.
Airline with a cattle car business model, airport delays and cancelations and marginal rental...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-08-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 36,677
Posted By Showkey
Home brewed fuel is a whole different issue vs...

Home brewed fuel is a whole different issue vs commercially available bio blend 5-20 % that is some states you have no choice. When the fuel smells like French fries that a clue it could be a...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-07-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 36,677
Posted By Showkey
Gas Mileage for a Mercedes 3.5 Diesel

They do not know what fuel you used yesterday. ;).

Wonderso ......
As for not buying a diesel (new or used) there are many more considerations and reasons but blended fuel is not even in the...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-06-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 36,677
Posted By Showkey
Gas Mileage for a Mercedes 3.5 Diesel

Toyota, Honda and Mazda all had plans and announced diesel trucks or cars. All have put those plans and products on hold. Two of the three specifically sighted inconsistent diesel fuel quality in...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-06-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 36,677
Posted By Showkey
Gas Mileage for a Mercedes 3.5 Diesel

Not with MB yet..........but I was on the receiving end of these concerns 100 and 100's of times. They are and were always resolved in the customer' favor some in court ..99.9 % resolved at a...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-06-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 36,677
Posted By Showkey
Gas Mileage for a Mercedes 3.5 Diesel

Nope........35 years at the auto/ truck manufacture .......here's a example ethanol was causing leaks, misfires, corrosion, poor fuel economy! hot restart or no start hot and host of other problems...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-06-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 36,677
Posted By Showkey
Gas Mileage for a Mercedes 3.5 Diesel

Of course they said that.......that's what the manual says........the point is......in some states you have no idea what blend your purchasing.

Again Example: Illinois the label only has to say...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-05-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 36,677
Posted By Showkey
Gas Mileage for a Mercedes 3.5 Diesel

I do agree............but states like IL. Where bio is the only thing available..........can't imagine MB would have or even try to say is the problem.........let's say in Lemon law case.........they...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-05-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 36,677
Posted By Showkey
Gas Mileage for a Mercedes 3.5 Diesel

If you read the pump label bio additive can vary from 5-20 % in many states . MB can NOT deny warranty on fuel % not to mention they never test at the dealer level. Obvious would not cover dirt or...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 02-15-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,441
Posted By Showkey
229.31 is the wrong oil.................

229.31 is the wrong oil.................
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 02-06-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,441
Posted By Showkey
229.51 can be hard to find and it is important. ...

229.51 can be hard to find and it is important. Check the labels.

The two that are likely to found in the US market are:

Mobil 1 ESP formula M

Valvoline MST

They can be found on sale...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-19-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 36,677
Posted By Showkey
2008 Sprinter 3500 chassis with a 2010 class C...

2008 Sprinter 3500 chassis with a 2010 class C house build pulling. 6x12 enclosed trailer averages 13.6 mpg over the last 30,000 miles. Trailer plus contents 2800 lbs. motorcycles, bicycles and...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-14-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,061
Posted By Showkey
Instructions: Docs on how to Rest the...

Instructions:

Docs on how to Rest the Serice Processor - Sprinter-Forum (https://sprinter-source.com/forum/showthread.php?t=25112)
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-14-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,661
Posted By Showkey
This pretty well covers it, it does need to be...

This pretty well covers it, it does need to be done exactly as instructions say:

Docs on how to Rest the Serice Processor - Sprinter-Forum (https://sprinter-source.com/forum/showthread.php?t=25112)
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-21-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 947
Posted By Showkey
The lift makers say their lifts are for full...

The lift makers say their lifts are for full frame Class A chassis..........three reasons:

Rear axle weight limits
Added weight in the rear makes front light causing poor handling of already...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-25-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 21,093
Posted By Showkey
Just fair warning........was considering a FRED...

Just fair warning........was considering a FRED ("upgrade" in size) drove 3..... heard the noise, then looked around more.......new and used are everywhere unsold.

Drove this one over a year...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-24-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 21,093
Posted By Showkey
Resale on the FRED is poor........there are many...

Resale on the FRED is poor........there are many brand new carry over unsellable models on dealer lots.......some are two years old.

FREDs for all practical purposes are discontinued.

FREDs...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-24-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,083
Posted By Showkey
I would avoid E15 at all costs...............in...

I would avoid E15 at all costs...............in every engine no matter the year.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-02-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By Showkey
I do not think the refer outlet is GFI????????...

I do not think the refer outlet is GFI???????? it is not on mine.

I would look harder for the "master" GFI outlet that is controlling the dead outlets.

My two kitchen outlets were controlled...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-17-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,669
Posted By Showkey
MPG

Curious to your experience with fuel economy????
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-06-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,047
Posted By Showkey
no disrespect:banghead:.............but you want...

no disrespect:banghead:.............but you want to back in debt again:confused::confused::confused:

especially on a RV which are well known for excessive depreciation :facepalm:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-06-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,160
Posted By Showkey
Research.........drive many different...

Research.........drive many different RV's........driving 40' DP is way different an a 26' gas class A that can be purchased new for $69,000.

The handlling and thus comfort level while driving...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-06-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,886
Posted By Showkey
Clean diesels are far more likely to have...

Clean diesels are far more likely to have problems with EGR valves, coolers, sensors and piping etc or DPF or DEF systems rather than the turbo or injectors.

All those parts are covered under...
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