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Forum: Camping Discussion 03-18-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 889
Posted By frank-id
Propane refill

Follow any instructions. Good method for saving money. Been using refill connection for many years. Fill carefully outside. frank
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 02-07-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,149
Posted By frank-id
Breaker tripped at source

Some checking is required with a voltmeter or multimeter. Operate the breaker at the power source. Plug into power outlet and check for power. Check the power cable and check for power at female...
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 02-07-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,088
Posted By frank-id
Propane furnace

You have new RV so your furnace has an igniter. The requirements to make an rv furnace make heat are... good strong battery, fully charged, propane available, and a working thermostat. Sometimes...
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 02-05-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 26,517
Posted By frank-id
Any antifreeze is OK

Some folks also use lots of salt. It is cheap and available every place. Water softening salt is the cheap stuff. Check the drain valve to check for liquid.
Create some hot water and add salt,...
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 01-02-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 959
Posted By frank-id
Batteries must be monitored just like checking da oil..

When checking batteries, the best tool is a digital multimeter. Sears has some good meters.. A battery indicating 12 volts is 75% discharged. A fully charged battery will show 12.6volts. A...
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 01-02-2016, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 26,517
Posted By frank-id
Holding tanks can be used with care..

My earlier post will work OK if the waste is still a liquid. After any holding tank is frozen solid other methods must be used. I have used a barbeque with no legs, and placed same under a tank...
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 11-02-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,182
Posted By frank-id
Today is my birthday Nov 2 1937 wow 77 years

Yep, good advice to stay busy. I keep very busy. But hanging drywall has become a real tough chore. Just a few more sheets and I am finished. I love work altho I now work slower. Frank
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 09-28-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,182
Posted By frank-id
Time passes very quickly Almost October

As my age increases, the difficulty of chores also increases. A guy bought a bus to convert and brought it to my world. He and the bus have been here for a couple months. This bus will be his home...
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 07-24-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,385
Posted By frank-id
Another day in Paradise

Idaho is a great place to live. My RV rebuilds are going slowly as the temps are in the low nineties. The yard work never stops. I have finished the new bed.
I have also been distracted by...
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 06-24-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,832
Posted By frank-id
Trailer electrical

Most RVs have a converter. A converter is used to charge a battery. Connecting the trailer to a 120vac source with no battery should make the lites work. Locate any 120vac fuses or circuit...
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 04-26-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,650
Posted By frank-id
Atwood jacks

Now ya must gain any and all the information about this system. Try to connect with the maker and harvest all of any information. Try to discover cause and effect. Do ya know if each ram can be...
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 04-14-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,197
Posted By frank-id
great adventure

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Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 03-24-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,241
Posted By frank-id
It looks like Spring is here

Or at least coming. It is difficult to work in the cold, and not good for me with the over 90's. I have 3-4 major projects to finish. The first task is to change th engine in my 1968 Crown bus. ...
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 11-28-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,709
Posted By frank-id
Dodge rv wiring needed for chassis

I have received 3 manuals and 4 wiring diagrams. No wiring information matches my RV. My RV is very much disassembled. I found several bad electrical connections as designed by the factory. The...
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 11-10-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,289
Posted By frank-id
Robinhood wiring and some progres

For the past few days, the electrical system has been changed, removed and upgraded. Many Dodge RV motor homes suffer from poor electrical design. These RVs have an amp meter. The connections are...
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 11-04-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,418
Posted By frank-id
My Robinhood

After changing the distributor, the wiring needs some changes. All the wiring at front of firewall has been removed. Many wiring changes were made by previous
owners. The ignition module and...
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 11-02-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,350
Posted By frank-id
Today is my birthday 11/2/37 76years

My day was spent on the computer just looking. Got some cake, ice cream and
cards. Tomorrow gotta do some work. The wind has just begun to blow with a little rain. Snow maybe close. This is...
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 10-31-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,432
Posted By frank-id
The Swinger has started Wahoo

Boy, some tough lessons learned. I changed the Dodge ignition over to a new style module. A different full voltage coil was to be used. I thot the factory coil would be OK. It did work for a half...
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 10-28-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,462
Posted By frank-id
Today was the day to make my Swinger start

Moved the Class C in front of shop. No fuel at carb. After a great struggle the fuel pump was changed for a spare fuel pump. Changed all the fuel hoses. No fuel. Removed to discover, pump is...
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 10-20-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,112
Posted By frank-id
Dodge 440 engine tune up

Cleaning up a 80K miles engine is a real chore. Removing the heads was uneventful and the valves and seats need attention. This big block engine is very crude. The engine oil pump was turned with...
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 10-17-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,351
Posted By frank-id
take apart

Pic.....more soon
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 10-17-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,351
Posted By frank-id
Take apart

pics...........
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 10-14-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,351
Posted By frank-id
The take apart continues

Boy the Dodge folks really did a great job of installing the engines into their class C MH. To remove the 440 engine from my parts MH, took almost all day. After spending a lot of time trying to...
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 10-11-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,254
Posted By frank-id
The take apart has begun

Gonna salvage anything good and junk the rest. After getting this RV home, I said thanks. A good battery was connected and began search for any good signs. The gages did not show any oil pressure,...
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 10-09-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,408
Posted By frank-id
Today I bought an old Dodge MH

I need an engine for my class A. A man called and offered his old Dodge with a 440 engine and 76K miles for $450. I said OK. The round trip was about 400 miles. The day was beautiful and became...
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