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Forum: General Discussion Forum 07-12-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,348
Posted By bigdan
whatever, I switched from an aging dometic ...

whatever,
I switched from an aging dometic gas/ac to a nova kool rfu 9000 9.0 cf .....what a good move ,,,,temperature stability and 3.0 cf added space are the big plus

I had to install a 3rd...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-01-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,611
Posted By bigdan
sadly we are bypassed for a lot of nice vehicles...

sadly we are bypassed for a lot of nice vehicles ....:-(
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-18-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,629
Posted By bigdan
The point that Heath & Alyssa wanted to bring is...

The point that Heath & Alyssa wanted to bring is how more advanced those floorplans are compared to us .....incredible
here most of the time ,we still think big instead of efficiency

id like...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-04-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,449
Posted By bigdan
If you can afford the gas consumption difference...

If you can afford the gas consumption difference , why not ?

in 2014 I had a TDI westfalia doing 34 mpg....I used it every day
it would not today with my 21 ft 13 mpg .....
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-11-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,806
Posted By bigdan
I have a fixed 200 watts mono panel on roof with...

I have a fixed 200 watts mono panel on roof with an MPPT 30 amp controler

added two 40 watts mobile panels with external connector ....

fixed the solar panel with brackets glued with urethane...
Forum: Winnebago Rialta and LeSharo 05-03-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,375
Posted By bigdan
per my experience , I use premium if in hilly...

per my experience , I use premium if in hilly situations ,otherwise regular makes the job !

dint notice any change in consumption
Dan
Forum: Winnebago Rialta and LeSharo 05-03-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,649
Posted By bigdan
like mentionned, any auto part store will have...

like mentionned, any auto part store will have these in stock .....

what I have to find is the size of the two adapters to install on the transmission to replace the two banjo bolts that are...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 03-19-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,082
Posted By bigdan
sprinters are diesel , promaster are gas...

sprinters are diesel , promaster are gas engine.....

Is that the reason you think they woulndt keep the pace ?

to me anything bigger then 24 feet is useless....lots of roads in US are limited...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-14-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,419
Posted By bigdan
what if there`s none ?

what if there`s none ?
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 03-14-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,082
Posted By bigdan
I just gave you a B- for this ;-)

I just gave you a B- for this ;-)
Forum: Winnebago Rialta and LeSharo 03-14-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,599
Posted By bigdan
same displacement , 2.8L , added the new cylinder...

same displacement , 2.8L , added the new cylinder heads

After trying both .....not much diffrence in the driving feel !

Dan
Forum: Winnebago Rialta and LeSharo 03-14-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,599
Posted By bigdan
All the Rilata`s are Eurovan based ! in 1997...

All the Rilata`s are Eurovan based !
in 1997 -2000 for the 12 valves VR6
2001-2005 for the 24 valves .....
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-14-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,419
Posted By bigdan
Installed a 200W panel on my Rialta ..... ...

Installed a 200W panel on my Rialta .....

it`s 32" x 62 " ......did some brackets with 1" x 3" aluminum angle

glued with urethane on all the bracket length ,,,,,,,I defy anyone to remove it !...
Forum: Winnebago Rialta and LeSharo 03-14-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,649
Posted By bigdan
transmission oil cooler is mandatory on a Rialta...

transmission oil cooler is mandatory on a Rialta ....

I added a temp gauge too ......

Dan ,
Forum: Winnebago Rialta and LeSharo 03-14-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,599
Posted By bigdan
26,000 milles and the CAT is dead ,,...surprised...

26,000 milles and the CAT is dead ,,...surprised !

normaly those last way longer then that ...

anyhow any good auto part will get you a universal functionning cat for much less !

the main...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 03-14-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,082
Posted By bigdan
The Rialta`s are class B + to me and...

The Rialta`s are class B + to me
and seriously who really care , as long as we enjoy !

be happy Davydd ! Life is too short to worry about that !...
Forum: Winnebago Rialta and LeSharo 03-07-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,074
Posted By bigdan
Bike rack for rialta

no danger for regular bikes



any good radio wil be apropriate ...I have a JVC that when installed with right wire harness was easy



dan
Forum: Winnebago Rialta and LeSharo 03-07-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,273
Posted By bigdan
New owner in search of a part

if your talking about the trim piece that covers the winshield pilar .......they never last ....most of them develop a crack after a couple of years....



Dan
Forum: Winnebago Rialta and LeSharo 03-06-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,383
Posted By bigdan
Anyone Upgraded Their 2" Tow Hitch from Stock Class 1 Rating of 200lbs?

I have seen some do what you want to do and live with it....


some say dont do this !


the Rialta frame is not built tough .....
Forum: Winnebago Rialta and LeSharo 03-06-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,634
Posted By bigdan
1999 Rialta Oil Recommendation

1) id go synthetic


2) 5w30 will do the job ...but 5w40 in summer is ok too !
Forum: Winnebago Rialta and LeSharo 03-02-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,743
Posted By bigdan
Airtabs

I worked 30 year for Pratt & Whitney in aeronautics



at the speed we run those RV`s I dont believe it`s worth the price & the effort



Dan
Forum: Winnebago Rialta and LeSharo 03-02-2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,218
Posted By bigdan
transmission oil temp gauge

Not bien too electonic wise,.....I never could get this info in my scangauge ......I know i have to learn ! ;-)



Dan
Forum: Welcome Wagon - New Member Intros 03-02-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,234
Posted By bigdan
Just bought a 2002 QD

hardwood floor is heavy .....and is humidity friendly



think of it before staring project ...


fridge wise , mine had a loose female conector ...nothing would work , cost of fix :0
Forum: Winnebago Rialta and LeSharo 01-25-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,900
Posted By bigdan
Mo' power...and economy.

the only time I saw one of these gadget giving result was on a carburated engine


with our multipoint injection system it doesnt give any results ....



maybe a good quality programmer or...
Forum: Winnebago Rialta and LeSharo 01-25-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,900
Posted By bigdan
Mo' power...and economy.

we have imperial gallons here ......:)



when I worked on my exhaust system , i removed the 21 feet long tubes,,,,( so restrictive )


replaced with 7 feet long side exit with less...
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