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  • 12 Volt RV Battery FAQ
    How to maintain the 12 volt RV Battery


  • 454 Runs Rough
    454 Runs Rough Bruce Recently returned from long trip and our 87 Coachmen started running rough under load. Had recently filled up and thought it might be bad gas. Engine skipped occasionally and...

  • Awning Un-rolling Problem
    Forum discussion - awning unrolls in the wind while travelling ...

  • Auxiliary transmissions
    Auxiliary Transmissions Bill S Can anyone provide pro/con information on the product. I am in the process of purchasing one of these units for my Mountain Aire Class A and would greatly appreciate...

  • Banks Exhaust
    Banks Exhaust Les Administrator Posted for Hal: Could anyone give their opinion on Banks exhaust system, for or against, on 1996 Chev. Class A 454 Vortec Engine. I have heard they can cause heat...

  • Battery Box Plans
    Richard's battery box plans This frame was designed to mount under the floor, just behind the drivers seat of a GMC full size van, (Late eighties style Vandura). With some modifications, it could be...

  • Battery Questions
    BATTERIES & CHARGING A PRIMER contributed by: For some, electricity and the workings of things electrical is a mystery. The purpose of this primer is to help you understand some simple principles...

  • Blocking Diodes
    David's diode schematic Les, Here's a simple schematic of a diode setup I use to prevent a bad battery from draining the good one(s). I use four in my work truck, but this shows only two. As you say,...

  • Charge RV Batteries
    How to charge the RV Battery

  • Delamination
    Delamination Problems Duane H Les, I remember earlier this year someone ask how to repair some delaminated fiberglass. Did you ever post how to go about this task? I have an '89 Pace Arrow that is...

  • E-mail in your Pocket
    E-mail in your Pocket by Peggi McDonald When RVers depend on the Internet, moving from place to place can be a real challenge to stay on top of email. Yes some parks have a phone hook-up available to...

  • Equalizer hitch
    Forum discussion - Equalizer Hitch

  • Generators
    Generators Robert V I am considering purchasing a generator for our travel trailer. The is no room for permanent installation in the trailer. The generator will have to be portable and carried in the...

  • Grey Tank Plans
    Richard's Grey Water to Black Tank Plans I have attached my drawing for what I'm about to do, and you have my permission to post it on your board. As you can see, I have included a 3-way Diverter...

  • Hitches
    Hitch Safety by:     L.D. Steele My background: I am degreed in both law and civil engineering, a member of several safety organizations and an expert in accident reconstruction,...

  • Homemade RV Sewer Hose Holder
    HOMEMADE SEWER HOSE HOLDER Instructions and drawing contributed by Larry Adam Materials Needed: 1 – 36", 4"PVC Pipe 2 – 4", PVC End Caps 1 – 5’ Length of 1" Wide Galvanized Steel Strapping with 3/8"...

  • Hot Water Flow Problem
    Hot Water Flow Problem JOE G Recently the flow of hot water in our 5th wheel has become restricted. The restriction is evident at all hot water faucets. The restriction occurs when we are hooked up...

  • Hott Rod
    Hott Rod I'm a very new RV owner and was wondering what input the gurus of this board can give me regarding the "Hott Rod". I have a 1989 Alfa w/6 gal. Atwood water heater. Does it work? How well?...

  • LPG On or Off?
    Okay, we have to start somewhere, so let's start with the need: We need to keep our food cold, right? Now, let's deal with the "how" ... The RV refrigerator is not the same as your house...

  • Motorhome sway
    Forum discussion - Motorhome sway problem ...

  • Motorhome Sway 2
    Forum discussion - Motorhome Sway - part 2 ...

  • Red Hot Manifolds
    Motorhome Exhaust Manifold and Plug Wire Failure Posted by: Tony Howard (Tony H), Monroe WA ... thanks Tony! Chevrolet has determined that right side exhaust manifold and right side spark plug wire...

  • Red Hot Manifolds
    Red Hot Manifolds Hello all, Last year there was a very good thread on 454 engine overheating problems, with some very good responses and solutions to the problem. Unfortunately, the thread got lost...

  • Restoration Project
    Restoration Bob A while back I traded a camper for a 1979 26' Wilderness travel trailer. It seemed a pretty good deal at the time. I had looked quit awhile for a good used large trailer. I liked this...

  • RV Bulletin Board
    The All New RVers Corner Bulletin Board Click the link to go there now! The True RV'ers Forum Some hightlights from previous topics are listed below. Please note: these discussions are composed of...

  • RV Catalytic Heaters
    RV Catalytic Heater ... let safety be your number one consideration!

  • RV Coach Batteries
    Coach Batteries Bob A Is there any special measures needed to put an external charger on the batteries, ie disconnect the battery cables or can you just connect the external charger & begin...

  • RV Range Hood Fan Modification
    Noisy Range Hood Fan Vent Hood Motor Modification By Les Adams Caution! This installation procedure is NOT all encompassing and it is assumed that the installer will have at least the basic...

  • RV Refrigerator Fans
    Art User ID: 9063723 152.163.197.58 Jun 23rd 10:02 AM We are new to camping and we just bought a new 17' Casita Travel Trailer.I read someplace that you can lower the temp of your fridge by 40% if...

  • RV Wallpaper
    Wallpaper Discussions from the RV Forum Bob K My bride (of 43 years) wants to put new wallpaper in the motorhome. We have a couple of questions. Can we put new vinyl paper over the existing vinyl...

  • Solar Panels
    JWW Nov 29th 9:14 AM My new Motor Home does not come equipped with any Solar Panels for charging, etc. How important are solar panels anyway? Nov 29th 1:02 PM JWW, In my experience, very few MHs come...

  • The Wise Old Mule
    The Wise Old Mule Once there was a farmer who owned an old mule that accidentally fell into the farmer's well. The farmer heard the mule 'braying'- or whatever mules do when they fall into wells....

  • Water heater problem
    Forum discussion - Water Heater Problem ...

  • Water heater anodes
    RV Water Heater Anode Rods - what are they? - do I need one?

  • Weighing your Travel Trailer or Fifth Wheel
    RV Trailer Weighing - Drive the tow vehicle and trailer or fifth wheel onto the scale with all passengers, supplies and equipment as for a typical trip. Take a weight reading as each axle or axle group...

  • Worker's on Wheels
    About WOW! Worker's on Wheels by Coleen Sykora A bit of background on WOW.... Bob and I started full-timing in early 1992, when we were both only 34 years old. People kept asking us how, since we...


 

  

 

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