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RE: 50 Amp Surge Guard Issue?

Just remember they are NOT water proof, when I was putting mine on the power pole I'd cover the pole and unit with a black trash bag and bungee cords. Never had to worry about rain or watering systems doing damage to it.
John Wayne 11/14/19 12:35pm General RVing Issues
RE: Wax on my Motorhome fiberglass roof

I go to the dollar store and get 2 or 3 foam mops wash the roof then spray on Protectall and spread it with the foam mop and don't worry about buffing it off and I can do it all standing up.
John Wayne 10/12/19 12:16pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Diff, transmission maintenance questions

Are you sure you don't also have a drain plug on the bottom of the dif. It will be like the fill plug you found on the side. The plug in the drain pan on the trans. is the drain plug. You may also have a inline trans filter. On my friends F53 it is up near the radiator pass. side in the return line for the trans cooler. Looks like a small can that unscrews.
John Wayne 10/02/19 12:53pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Window shades?

I went with blinds so I can open the windows and get some air flow in the RV can't do that with shades.
John Wayne 09/29/19 02:24pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Bedroom Slide motor seems to be disengaged

Is there a chance that something could have hit the motor. There should be on the motor a leveler with as I recall a black plastic cover. This is what they call the motor brake it's so if something happens you can disengage the motor and move the slide manually. If anything around it moved it could have disengaged the drive gear. On my slide the motor connects to the rail gears with a square tube can you turn this tube with a wrench and get the slide to move in or out?
John Wayne 09/22/19 01:51pm Tech Issues
RE: advice on purchase

I think the 330 engine is the different then the 300 which is the 5.9 that goes in the Dodge pickups if so it's a plus. Which allison trans does it have I'd prefer the 6 spd over the 5spd. As to the tires look for the date code on the side of the tire you should find the letters DOT then in a box behind the letters will be 4 numbers the first two are the week the second two are the year ( example 1316 would be 13 week of 2016, 2406 would be 24th week of 2006) The numbers are only on one side of the tire so if you can't find them on the outside of the tire you need to look at the inside. Most replace their tires when they are about 7 years old.
John Wayne 09/10/19 06:39pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Which dash cam to buy??

I have a YI and am happy with it and you can get an app to down load to your phone and it will take a 64gb card.
John Wayne 08/29/19 01:49pm Technology Corner
RE: Accidentally plugged into 220v

The converter converts 110 to 12 volt so it charges the battery when plugged into shore power but also powers all the 12 volt things, lights, water pump, circuit board for thermostat, refrigerator, hot water heater, etc.
John Wayne 08/26/19 04:44pm Tech Issues
RE: Phone numbers on important things

All my key sets have small dog tags with home and cell phone numbers as well as a reward. Cell phone screen has "to return me call" and the listed phone numbers to call.
John Wayne 08/25/19 12:10pm General RVing Issues
RE: Standby Sams

Join FMCA they have a program similar to the Good Sam one AND you get the plan that will return you home for medical reason FREE. FMCA is now open to all RV's
John Wayne 08/23/19 10:00am General RVing Issues
RE: Electricity? Never touch the stuff

Just make sure you have a good EMS surge protector or you check the readings Old-Biscut posted BEFORE you plug in your RV. To make sure it was wired correctly. In fact it's a good idea to do this before you plug in any time.
John Wayne 08/15/19 11:28am Tech Issues
RE: "leaking" fridge has caused trim to start rotting

When you put that drain tube outside make sure you have a little bend in it (p-trap) like your sinks so warm air can't get into the frig. via the drain tube.
John Wayne 08/15/19 11:14am General RVing Issues
RE: Tires

Toyo's
John Wayne 08/12/19 01:38pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: When it rains, It pours--HELP

To help finding out why the one fuse keeps blowing replace it with a resettable 15 amp breaker
John Wayne 08/06/19 07:25pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Connected to shore power

I would only add that make sure you have a good 3 stag charging system be it inverter or converter. If not make sure you keep and eye on the water in your batteries, so it doesn't go low.
John Wayne 08/06/19 07:16pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Invisibrake or Stay-In-Play Duo ??

See if you have room to install a separate bulb and socket in the tail lights, then you don't have to tie into your toads brake light circuit. If you use the stay and play duo you can run a wire to the MH dash to light a light when the Stay and play has activated the toads brakes. Make sure when you tow the CRV to follow the instructions to the letter had a friend go through two transmissions pulling his.
John Wayne 08/02/19 02:54pm Dinghy Towing
RE: Dometic fridge won’t stay lit

That's as big as the flame is going to get. Pull the connector off the circuit board and reinstall the connector and see if that will help. Or wipe the circuit board contacts with some alcohol before reinstalling the connector. See if that would help. Also check the ground connection.
John Wayne 08/02/19 02:43pm Tech Issues
RE: Rock Guard

The mud flaps behind the wheels should be enough. The big flap is just trapping hot air kicking up rocks etc. Looks nice till you drag it through dip and the trailer hitch puts a big dent or cut in it.
John Wayne 07/26/19 11:23am Class A Motorhomes
RE: In search of a heater !

Why not get a long thin transmission cooler run the water through that and just put a fan behind it so when you want the heat just turn on the fan.
John Wayne 07/22/19 12:12pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Vehicle for Pennsylvania to Arizona and back

You've got the tow vehicle why not rent for a week end and see if wife feels comfortable pulling a smaller travel trailer. Then just rent one for your trip.
John Wayne 07/22/19 12:00pm General RVing Issues
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