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Forum: General Discussion Forum 12-06-2021, 02:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By CaDreamin
This might help

https://www.tasteofhome.com/article/how-to-reset-the-propane-regulator-on-a-gas-grill/
Forum: Welcome Wagon - New Member Intros 11-28-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,767
Posted By CaDreamin
One approach is to mix in RV Parks from time to...

One approach is to mix in RV Parks from time to time. You find a place with full hookups, a laundry and a bathhouse. Stay there for one night and get all of your business done.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 11-04-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By CaDreamin
Quieter Suburban

i replaced my Suburban furnace with the quieter “Q” model. I like it a lot.

The valve in my old one went “clang” when it would open and close. The fan made a “whaaaaa” noise. Annoying.

The...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 10-24-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,596
Posted By CaDreamin
I’ve used a CPAP on battery for years, it works...

I’ve used a CPAP on battery for years, it works well. Resmed S9. A 12 volt adapter works best. A Marinco locking receptacle helps. You push the adapter in and give it a half turn, it locks in place. ...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 08-29-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By CaDreamin
I have read that you don’t need to worry about...

I have read that you don’t need to worry about the RV being level on the road. That the sloshing created by movement of any kind is enough to keep the frig operating correctly.
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 08-29-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,215
Posted By CaDreamin
Fans

I have two fans for my Dometic 3-way. There is a temp sensor that turns them on and off.

If bright direct sunlight hits the van where the frig is, nothing will help you.

But under other...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 12-29-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 24,053
Posted By CaDreamin
I’ve had one of the new Suburban NT-16SEQ...

I’ve had one of the new Suburban NT-16SEQ furnaces installed for some time. I like it a lot.

I did measure with a DB meter before and after. I didn’t measure a lot of difference. My meter is an...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 04-27-2020, 02:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,408
Posted By CaDreamin
Where did you put the black tank sensor? I put...

Where did you put the black tank sensor? I put mine kn the spot closest to the passenger side rear wheel. Readings are sometimes odd.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 09-26-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,563
Posted By CaDreamin
Drain as much water as you can. Open the drain...

Drain as much water as you can. Open the drain hose and position a fan to drive air up the hose and into the tanks. Leave for at least a day.

There is a youtube video on changing out the hose...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 04-04-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,307
Posted By CaDreamin
I did that job about a year ago on my 2004 C190P....

I did that job about a year ago on my 2004 C190P. I came in through the AC.

I took the AC cover off and drilled a hole pretty far forward inside. If you take the air vents off you can fish the...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-31-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,463
Posted By CaDreamin
I replaced the entire panel in mine, so I had to...

I replaced the entire panel in mine, so I had to figure out how it was wired. The switch is DPDT momentary. They are not too hard to find online. Measure the dimensions to get the right size.

The...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-11-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,554
Posted By CaDreamin
Normally your paint codes will be found in a...

Normally your paint codes will be found in a sticker inside the passenger side door jamb. There are other codes inside the driver’s side door jamb as well but those are not the paint codes.
...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-18-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,597
Posted By CaDreamin
We bought these which worked out well for a bug...

We bought these which worked out well for a bug screen that deploys across the back door. They are the super-strong magnets encased in a plastic envelope that makes for easier sewing. They are made...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 11-16-2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,135
Posted By CaDreamin
Improved control panel

I installed a SeeLevel monitor. Decided to rework the switch panel since I had to pull them out. New switches are larger and it’s easy to tell what’s on and what’s off.

Bottom photo is of the old...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 11-15-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,850
Posted By CaDreamin
Good tip on the Dicor, thanks. I think I...

Good tip on the Dicor, thanks.

I think I collapsed the top of the old rivnut and pushed it inside.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-15-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,337
Posted By CaDreamin
Bilstiens are the strong favorite. For my 2004...

Bilstiens are the strong favorite. For my 2004 Chevy Express 3500 Roadtrek 190P I installed the only ones that Bilstein said would fit.


From the invoice:

SDTruckSprings
2 ea. 2003-2013...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-05-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,132
Posted By CaDreamin
Just an offhand thought but I wonder if a machine...

Just an offhand thought but I wonder if a machine shop could help you. Drill out a larger hole and then cut threads for a larger fitting.

Also if you remove the tank and install a deck plate on...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 11-05-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 33,724
Posted By CaDreamin
I measured from the ground to the highest point...

I measured from the ground to the highest point of the wheel well, passing directly through the center of the wheel.

I didn’t add a sway bar, I probably won’t put one in. Sway is much reduced.
...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 11-02-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,971
Posted By CaDreamin
Depends on how and where you camp. We don’t hook...

Depends on how and where you camp. We don’t hook up very much. I carry a 20A dogbone that I use a lot at the house. I have a 50A adapter (not a dogbone). I have a 25 foot regular extension cord that...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 10-31-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,157
Posted By CaDreamin
I use two of the wet cell Costco Marine/RV...

I use two of the wet cell Costco Marine/RV batteries. I would much prefer two of the 6 volt deep cycle golf cart batteries but they are too tall for my battery compartments.

I use the wet cell...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 10-30-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,850
Posted By CaDreamin
Thanks folks, well nuts it is. I’ve never...

Thanks folks, well nuts it is.

I’ve never been to Fastenal, looking forward to it.
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 10-29-2018, 03:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,850
Posted By CaDreamin
Well nuts for AC cover?

I took off my AC cover a while back and was not able to get several of the bolts back in due to corrosion. I plan to have another go at it soon now that the weather is cooled off some.

It’s a...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 10-28-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 996
Posted By CaDreamin
Jacks tested with a hydraulic press

https://youtu.be/7_fqF09QQjc

Pretty interesting.

tl;dr -Several types of jacks were tested to failure with a hydraulic press. The jacks all failed at about twice the rated load. The jackstand...
Forum: Welcome Wagon - New Member Intros 10-23-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,029
Posted By CaDreamin
Thanks, that’s a nice layout.

Thanks, that’s a nice layout.
Forum: Welcome Wagon - New Member Intros 10-22-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,029
Posted By CaDreamin
Welcome. Those Falcons are pretty sweet....

Welcome.

Those Falcons are pretty sweet. Post some interior pics if you have some.
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