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Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-01-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 1,328,353
Posted By Gadget Man
Fleetwood Mods and Upgrades--Post 'em here!

Years ago, I replaced my old glass tube TV with a 32Ē flat screen, on my 2005 Providence. Problem was, I still had the dreadful head-banger TV cabinet. I just returned from Markís Audio/Video in...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 07-01-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,316
Posted By Gadget Man
HEUI IFS Kit on YouTube

You can download them at ifskit.com
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 06-07-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,316
Posted By Gadget Man
HEUI IFS Kit on YouTube

Delam Solutionís IFS Kit was just featured on Adept Apeís YouTube channel.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1vuOSPDXNM&t=3s
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 06-04-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,021
Posted By Gadget Man
Good for you, not a bad overall repair bill.

Good for you, not a bad overall repair bill.
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 06-04-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,021
Posted By Gadget Man
HEUI pump intermittent operation

Heís mistaken. Some new pumps come with a pre-filter. It will help protect the HEUI, but it does nothing to protect your fuel rail in the event of a HEUI failure. The IFS kit is the only post-filter...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 06-03-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,021
Posted By Gadget Man
Just my two cents, this is exactly why I...

Just my two cents, this is exactly why I installed the IFS kit from George of Delam Solutions. Itís designed to trap the metal fragments from a failing HEUI pump, limiting the overall damage.
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 05-21-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 46,546
Posted By Gadget Man
Looks good Journey Cat, nice work! :thumb:

Looks good Journey Cat, nice work! :thumb:
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 05-19-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 46,546
Posted By Gadget Man
New Measures to Protect Your HEUI Pump

I installed mine last month. I have an Ď05 Fleetwood Providence 39J on a Freightliner chassis.
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 05-19-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 46,546
Posted By Gadget Man
No kidding! I almost threw my back out just...

No kidding! I almost threw my back out just lifting the box after mine arrived, LOL!
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 05-11-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,664
Posted By Gadget Man
Thanks for explaining that to dumb people like me...

Thanks for explaining that to dumb people like me George. Makes perfect sense now.
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 05-07-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,664
Posted By Gadget Man
George, What does the difference in...

George,


What does the difference in pulsation psi mean to a layman like me? Thanks!
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 05-04-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,664
Posted By Gadget Man
I havenít noticed anything along those lines.

I havenít noticed anything along those lines.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-27-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By Gadget Man
Following...

Following...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 04-22-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,664
Posted By Gadget Man
HEUI Pump Post-Filter

Heating man,

Glad you got it configured the way you like. Itís a reminder that just because we may have the same chassis and/or engine, the RV manufacturer may have added additional equipment that...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 04-20-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,664
Posted By Gadget Man
Scroll up and look at the photo in my OP.

Scroll up and look at the photo in my OP.
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 04-19-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,664
Posted By Gadget Man
HEUI Pump Post-Filter

Your install was definitely more difficult than mine, but I did have to remove my secondary fuel filter as well. The only issue I ran into was a noticeable noise traveling down my frame rail and...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 04-15-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,664
Posted By Gadget Man
Thanks busyguy. I agree, George is a great guy....

Thanks busyguy. I agree, George is a great guy. He provides a level of customer service that just isnít found much anymore.
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 04-15-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,664
Posted By Gadget Man
HEUI Pump Post-Filter

I recently installed the IFS filter kit on my CAT C7, offered by Delam Solutions. The developer and owner George, is known on iRV2 as discovery39s.

This filter kit is designed to protect the fuel...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-14-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By Gadget Man
Wind Noise Solved!

Glad you found it!

I was worried about that exact issue if I ever needed the light in an emergency, so I velcroed the remote to my dash. Iíve never needed it, but itís there if I do.

Thanks!
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-13-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By Gadget Man
Wind Noise Solved!

This post is embarrassing but I felt compelled to share it nonetheless. We have owned our Ď05 Fleetwood Providence since 2006. From the very beginning, we noticed a loud wind noise near the top of...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-20-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Gadget Man
Dingy Suspension Problem

Wondering if anybody knows the answer to this question: can towing a vehicle behind a motorhome eventually wear out or damage the dingyís front suspension?

I tow a 2007 Toyota Tacoma with 77k...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 03-15-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 1,328,353
Posted By Gadget Man
Great idea! Did it eliminate the shaking for you?

Great idea! Did it eliminate the shaking for you?
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-06-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,575
Posted By Gadget Man
I just added the Drain Master to both waste...

I just added the Drain Master to both waste tanks. I installed their waterproof switches in my wet bay and the standard switches inside. The LED valve position indicators in the waterproof switches...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 02-02-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,990
Posted By Gadget Man
Winegard Connect 2.0 SIM Card Issue

Not sure which Canadian carrier you have, my owners manual states the ConnecT 2.0 is currently only compatible with AT&T, Verizon Wireless and of course Winegardís own data plan. I would email...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 02-02-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,990
Posted By Gadget Man
Yes, works like a champ now. The software/app...

Yes, works like a champ now. The software/app will prompt users to update when they log on.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-30-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2,924
Views: 338,883
Posted By Gadget Man
Well it seems I was misinformed. Thanks for...

Well it seems I was misinformed. Thanks for pointing it out in such a rude manner.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-28-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2,924
Views: 338,883
Posted By Gadget Man
I bought a Mobley back in 2017, but the $20...

I bought a Mobley back in 2017, but the $20 unlimited data plan expired right before I attempted to activate it. I was tied into a two year contract with the Mobley purchase, so I selected the 1GB...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-23-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 1,328,353
Posted By Gadget Man
My Providenceís driver side rear view mirror is...

My Providenceís driver side rear view mirror is mounted on the sidewall, but the passenger side mirror is mounted on the front cowling. This mirror always bounces while going down the road. I looked...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-06-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By Gadget Man
Not on my coach, I have to activate the...

Not on my coach, I have to activate the headlights manually.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-06-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By Gadget Man
No sweat, sometimes itís the small things. ...

No sweat, sometimes itís the small things.

Keep us posted on your fix.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-06-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,990
Posted By Gadget Man
Winegard Connect 2.0 SIM Card Issue

UPDATE:

Now that the holidays are over, Winegard tech support has been very responsive to my emails. It seems that their current ConnecT 2.0 software is not compatible with Verizon SIM cards. If I...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-06-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By Gadget Man
The ICC switch flashes your clearance lights to...

The ICC switch flashes your clearance lights to thank the guy behind you. I donít use mine much, people rarely flash their headlights anymore.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-06-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By Gadget Man
Dumb question, but have you tested it with the...

Dumb question, but have you tested it with the ignition on?
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-06-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By Gadget Man
If you canít make the FMCA rally, they will also...

If you canít make the FMCA rally, they will also be in Quartzsite. They quoted me $99 per pane, their rally price. They come to your campsite.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-01-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,990
Posted By Gadget Man
Winegard Connect 2.0 SIM Card Issue

Thanks, looks like most of the negative Amazon reviews came after I bought mine back in June. My rig was in the shop for five months for some major work, I didnít get a chance to test it until...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-29-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,990
Posted By Gadget Man
Winegard Connect 2.0 SIM Card Issue

I recently installed a Winegard Connect 2.0. I replaced the Winegard sim card with one provided by Verizon. I followed the 2.0 ownerís manual instructions as well as those on the screen of my iPad as...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 12-04-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,017
Posted By Gadget Man
I would agree Scott, just wondering if desertdd...

I would agree Scott, just wondering if desertdd checked it.
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 12-04-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,017
Posted By Gadget Man
Aftermarket Oil Pan?

Did you have to re-calibrate your oil dipstick?
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 12-03-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,017
Posted By Gadget Man
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-18-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,359
Posted By Gadget Man
TransWest is horrible. I left them 5 years ago...

TransWest is horrible. I left them 5 years ago for Colton Truck Terminal Garage, which is about 10 miles east of TransWest. Colton Truck Terminal Garage is a factory authorized Freightliner, CAT &...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-18-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,609
Posted By Gadget Man
Like Fire Up, I replaced mine a long time ago...

Like Fire Up, I replaced mine a long time ago with a newer version with a better background screen. And as he said, they aren't cheap. I later added a ScanGauge D which gives me more of what I need...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-18-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 960
Posted By Gadget Man
I went through this last year with my ‘05...

I went through this last year with my ‘05 Providence. I wanted to retain the ability to dim the lights as needed, which eliminated most of the LED disks out there. It also eliminated my current...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-12-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 46,546
Posted By Gadget Man
Question: Who manufactures CAT brand oil? Iím...

Question: Who manufactures CAT brand oil? Iím more than willing to run it if it helps, just wondering who refines it for CAT.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-23-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 1,328,353
Posted By Gadget Man
I had a local RV repair shop do it. Leisure...

I had a local RV repair shop do it. Leisure Coachworks in Fontana, California.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-22-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 1,328,353
Posted By Gadget Man
My Ď05 Providence has the Freightliner Power...

My Ď05 Providence has the Freightliner Power Bridge chassis. This means my front storage bays extend and retract with my slideouts. The black side panels of my storage bays had become dull and dingy...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-22-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By Gadget Man
No reply necessary. Pulling the fuse reset the...

No reply necessary. Pulling the fuse reset the module, all is well now.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-21-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By Gadget Man
Magnum AGS Issue

I have a Magnum ME-2012 inverter, coupled with Magnum’s ME-RC remote panel and ME-AGS-N auto gen start module. I’ve had the Magnum inverter & remote panel for several years, but I just had the AGS...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-28-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By Gadget Man
I thought so too at first, but the traffic wasn’t...

I thought so too at first, but the traffic wasn’t that bad this time, usually it’s horrible. Is that route ok for a 40 footer towing a pickup?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-28-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By Gadget Man
Warning if using a Garmin dezl GPS along the California Coast

I currently own a Garmin dezl 760LMT GPS unit. I have the unitís RV setting programmed for my specific vehicle setup. I have the latest mapping software installed.

I recently drove from my home,...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-25-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By Gadget Man
Question Which Tire Discount Program?

My coach will be due for a new set of Michelin tires next spring. I am a member of FMCA as well as Coach-Net. Both organizations have tire discount programs. Do they both give the same discount, or...
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