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Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects Yesterday, 08:16 PM
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Posted By booster
That makes the Blue Sea with auto charge...

That makes the Blue Sea with auto charge relay/separator look like and even better choice.


Bedliner is really cool stuff, I use it on a lot of things they wouldn't think of normally. The...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects Yesterday, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By booster
IMO the best shutoff is the Blue Sea charge relay...

IMO the best shutoff is the Blue Sea charge relay with remote switch. It can be had as a manual switch only or as a auto charge relay with manual override. The cheap and easy is to just put a...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 05-24-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By booster
GM had a lot of trouble with the dashes in the...

GM had a lot of trouble with the dashes in the trucks it appears. Many times it appears as dead or weird gauges and such and sometimes flashing on and off and totally dead.


IIRC, we had one on...
Forum: Gear, Swag, Parts and Tools 05-24-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By booster
Tough choice on internal vs external, especially...

Tough choice on internal vs external, especially if the internal read absolute pressure. No doubt that the internal are less hassle and at least for temperature more accurate, but the external are...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-23-2020, 02:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 771
Posted By booster
Not sure of the part number for yours, but the...

Not sure of the part number for yours, but the typical 12v valve for the 16K btu furnace is just over $100 online. Of course repair guys often have 100% markup on service parts, as do the RV parts...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-23-2020, 01:11 AM
Replies: 23
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Posted By booster
Exactly what I was thinking, also. When we had...

Exactly what I was thinking, also. When we had our furnace problem I checked to see it had power and a signal from the thermostat at the input harness and it did so I knew I needed to pull the...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-22-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By booster
Very common for them to drive them to the dealer,...

Very common for them to drive them to the dealer, I know Roadtrek did and towed a car behind a lot of the time, I was told. I have heard that some manufacturers give the option of having it shipped,...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-21-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By booster
The point of this was not, and is not, intended...

The point of this was not, and is not, intended to tell you to adjust any pressures, and in fact it says it really shouldn't be necessary.


The thread is to let people know what to expect from...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-20-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,989
Posted By booster
In some ways, I am a fan of some the older...

In some ways, I am a fan of some the older controls for heating and cooling type stuff. The newer style thermostats often have +/-.5* control so are short cycling all the time if you don't have a...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-20-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,989
Posted By booster
I am still using the capillary one because they...

I am still using the capillary one because they never had a smart controller I like until recently, and it won't work with the board in our frig as it is so old. I do have the sensing bulb...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-20-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,989
Posted By booster
As mentioned, we were flying blind in our...

As mentioned, we were flying blind in our install, as I couldn't find any that had been done mentioned anywhere. One thing I knew I didn't want to do unless absolutely necessary was adding fans...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 05-20-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,655
Posted By booster
You see that 10w-30 and 10w-40 thing quite a bit...

You see that 10w-30 and 10w-40 thing quite a bit on temp charts. If you look at the viscosity specs at the high temp end where the 30 or 40 is rated, you also may find one brand's 30 is like...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-20-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,989
Posted By booster
I found the thread that listed the btu removal...

I found the thread that listed the btu removal per watt hour of power used.


https://www.classbforum.com/forums/f5/compressor-frigs-and-specs-9459.html


At the speeds and amp draws we are...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-20-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,989
Posted By booster
We did our compressor frig install a long time...

We did our compressor frig install a long time ago compared to most at nearly 10 years ago. The venting issues were not really known about then, or at least not publicized and the sellers just said...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 05-20-2020, 02:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,655
Posted By booster
I think the last batch I got was from Summit...

I think the last batch I got was from Summit Racing, IIRC. I was surprised at their price. I got the Performance oil in 5W30 for the van. It was about 18 months ago and I got it in gallon jugs....
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-19-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By booster
With a 210 you don't have a lot of extra load...

With a 210 you don't have a lot of extra load capacity, so wasting it on heavy jacks my make ease of use a non issue.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 05-19-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,655
Posted By booster
I agree with most of want you say, but with a...

I agree with most of want you say, but with a disclaimer a bit on the moisture, as I think that is dependent on use patterns and storage conditions. All engines will get a bit of moisture from a...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-19-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 946
Posted By booster
There are lots of Chevy Roadtreks out there in...

There are lots of Chevy Roadtreks out there in the 2003 and up vintage, mostly with the six liter gasser engine which has proven to be very reliable and much easier to get worked on if do have an...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 05-19-2020, 01:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,655
Posted By booster
I heard back from Redline today in regards to...

I heard back from Redline today in regards to their new and kind of confusing website specs.


Bottom line is that the Performance line is as it always was, with full Zinc additive package and...
Forum: Gear, Swag, Parts and Tools 05-18-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,398
Posted By booster
We have a couple of GCI Pico chairs that we got...

We have a couple of GCI Pico chairs that we got shortly after we got the van. They fold up very small, like laptop size, which is the smallest we could find at the time. We store two of them in the...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-18-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,989
Posted By booster
I think everyone needs to remember that propane...

I think everyone needs to remember that propane is not an all or nothing type of thing. We hear about driving with the propane on, for and against, regularly, but in the real world that is ONLY...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-18-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By booster
When ours fall off, I will just clean the paint...

When ours fall off, I will just clean the paint with alcohol and they mask and brush on a couple of coats of Herculiner bed liner. It will last longer than the rest of the van, based on what I have...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-18-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 519
Posted By booster
The peeling paint thing has been ongoing for a...

The peeling paint thing has been ongoing for a lot of manufacturers but no finally seems to be OK on new stuff.


It seemed to be focused on white and silver, mostly white, with a lot of vehicles....
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 05-18-2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,655
Posted By booster
Just for reference, that is a new standard SP...

Just for reference, that is a new standard SP oil, which is backward compatible to SN/SM so it would be reduced zinc additive package for modern engines.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-18-2020, 01:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 519
Posted By booster
When did that happen? I just went out and stuck a...

When did that happen? I just went out and stuck a magnet on our 07 and it is steel. I have never heard of any aluminum panels on the vans.
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