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Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 01-21-2020, 06:43 PM
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Posted By peteco
Bob, Maybe I missed it, but do you use an...

Bob,
Maybe I missed it, but do you use an equalizer hitch? I ask because I just saw this article discussing issues with air bags and equalizer hitch use.
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Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 01-17-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 11,458
Posted By peteco
Here is the only link I could find with a couple...

Here is the only link I could find with a couple user reviews of the R4Tech, which indicates the system did not sell very well. Sounds like the system had good potential but there were issues,...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 01-17-2020, 04:27 AM
Replies: 155
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Posted By peteco
Bob, I hope booster’s experience helps provide...

Bob,
I hope booster’s experience helps provide a simple solution (remove the overload spring). I have come across some other information that connects somewhat with booster’s experience.

A few...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 01-14-2020, 04:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 400
Posted By peteco
I can't find anything under that number. The...

I can't find anything under that number. The Dometic fridge model numbers are usually 2 letters and then 4 digits. Mine is RM 2554. However some of their fridges do not follow this designation.
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Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 01-14-2020, 03:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 400
Posted By peteco
One possibility is your AC heating element has...

One possibility is your AC heating element has failed. It is easy to check by measuring the resistance of the heating element. I could not find the resistance spec with the model number you gave. Is...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 01-14-2020, 02:54 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 11,458
Posted By peteco
In Bob's case he is needing increased air...

In Bob's case he is needing increased air pressure, above the base amount needed for the 2" lift, to handle the added load of his trailer. So perhaps the ping tank would help for the trailer-on case,...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 01-13-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 11,458
Posted By peteco
Bob, While pondering your situation I did a...

Bob,
While pondering your situation I did a little poking around and found several articles on the subject of airbag harshness and the use of “ping tanks” as a solution. Basically the ping tanks...
Forum: The Manufacturers & Models 12-31-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,126
Posted By peteco
I have used a Mityvac oil extractor to suck out...

I have used a Mityvac oil extractor to suck out the differential fluid on my 2006 RT 210P Dana 60 (I assume). I did this at 55,000 miles and 110,000 miles. After the initial oil extraction from the...
Forum: The Manufacturers & Models 12-30-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,126
Posted By peteco
How did you add a drain to the case.

How did you add a drain to the case.
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 12-18-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 11,458
Posted By peteco
Booster: Bob indicated: "The rear bounce occurs...

Booster: Bob indicated: "The rear bounce occurs with and without the trailer and regardless of the amount of air bag inflation"

Bob, you may have ventured further into an area no one has really...
Forum: Computers, Internet, Tech stuff 12-10-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,970
Posted By peteco
The waypoints can be made a "dot" instead of the...

The waypoints can be made a "dot" instead of the upside-down raindrop but when the driving layer is activated it also shows the letters, which clutters up the map again.

I did a file export and...
Forum: Computers, Internet, Tech stuff 12-10-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,970
Posted By peteco
Just finished the MyMaps (MM) of my 10 week trip...

Just finished the MyMaps (MM) of my 10 week trip from Virginia to California. Overall I am pleased with the result, but there are some limitations that may be a dealbreaker for some. You can have...
Forum: Computers, Internet, Tech stuff 12-10-2019, 02:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,970
Posted By peteco
I am starting to get the hang of google's My Maps...

I am starting to get the hang of google's My Maps (MM). These screen shots are of the east-to-west leg. They don't look as good as Winston's but they will do for what I would like. MM has some odd...
Forum: Computers, Internet, Tech stuff 12-09-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,970
Posted By peteco
I just started recreating a 10,000 mile trip we...

I just started recreating a 10,000 mile trip we just took. I am using Google My Maps, but it looks like the part that displays the road routes, the Driving layer, is limited to 10 points. The overall...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 12-02-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,187
Posted By peteco
How do you get the chassis location hot enough to...

How do you get the chassis location hot enough to tin it?
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-27-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,438
Posted By peteco
Do you know if the Chevy Roadtreks use a relay...

Do you know if the Chevy Roadtreks use a relay for the headlights?

Here is a good article analyzing weak headlights. Looks like resistance in the relay can be one problem source. Article also...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-27-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,187
Posted By peteco
What is a good source for this alternator? This...

What is a good source for this alternator? This sounds like a great bang for the buck charging upgrade.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-26-2019, 02:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,438
Posted By peteco
Would Like Brighter Headlights

As I (we) age I think it helps to have brighter headlights. The headlights on my Chevy Roadtrek are OK but it would be nice to have some more lumens out there. What headlight upgrades have worked...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-21-2019, 01:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By peteco
Don't rely on the gages as they are very...

Don't rely on the gages as they are very innacurate. Since you have the drain line opened put some water down the sink drain and see if it comes out.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 10-24-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By peteco
I had a bad Roadtrek installed clip-on splice on...

I had a bad Roadtrek installed clip-on splice on the rear upper clearance lights on my 2006 RT 210P. Had to remove the kitchen wall to get to the splice.

So the general lesson is to check/verify...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 10-13-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,147
Posted By peteco
The heater dinosaur board has worked well for the...

The heater dinosaur board has worked well for the past 6 years. I got one for the Dometic fridge when it was acting flaky too. The fridge controls do something odd occasionally, like shut off the...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 10-13-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,147
Posted By peteco
Are getting a Suburban or Dinosoar board?

Are getting a Suburban or Dinosoar board?
Forum: General Discussion Forum 08-31-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,856
Posted By peteco
Could you provide a source for the fans? Thanks.

Could you provide a source for the fans? Thanks.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 08-31-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,735
Posted By peteco
Please post pictures. Sounds like a great fix.

Please post pictures. Sounds like a great fix.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 08-25-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,856
Posted By peteco
Watch the video at the top of this link. It does...

Watch the video at the top of this link. It does a good job of describing the components and operation.I think what you are describing is called the holding tank in the video.
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