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Forum: General Discussion Forum 10-19-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,571
Posted By RT.SS
I repurpose a toilet brush holder as a TP trash...

I repurpose a toilet brush holder as a TP trash bin, added a suction cup mount to keep it in place. Agile’s bathroom is so tiny that the smallest commercially available trash bin is still too big and...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 10-19-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,708
Posted By RT.SS
I can disconnect mine (2500 LP) without dropping...

I can disconnect mine (2500 LP) without dropping the genset. The pigtail connector is next to the Voltage regulator, it is a one wire connector, you have to blindly feel for it-maybe harder the first...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 09-30-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,734
Posted By RT.SS
I went ahead and bought the automatic shut off...

I went ahead and bought the automatic shut off fuel nozzle from Amazon just for kicks, took it apart and found the inside tainted with diesel fuel… not sure if used (does not appear to be) or its...
Forum: Trading Post | Classifieds 09-19-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,141
Posted By RT.SS
I've replaced mine from Flight Systems, that was...

I've replaced mine from Flight Systems, that was many years ago. Got mine from EBay, sorry I no longer have the link.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 09-19-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,107
Posted By RT.SS
I repair and maintain my generator. With the...

I repair and maintain my generator. With the right tool and patience, it is just a matter of diagnosing ang replacing parts as Booster has pointed out.

My 2010 genset now has 590 hours on its...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 09-10-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,023
Posted By RT.SS
It is all ground-up DIY. The swing-out arm is...

It is all ground-up DIY. The swing-out arm is part of my fabricated hitch mounted vertical bike carrier, which I posted here: Click here.
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Forum: General Discussion Forum 09-10-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,312
Posted By RT.SS
Probably a good idea to provided ventilation...

Probably a good idea to provided ventilation (holes) to your storage container, molds thrive in stagnant air and damp areas, good ventilation prevents potential moisture built up in the container....
Forum: General Discussion Forum 09-10-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,023
Posted By RT.SS
I have same off center cargo carrier that swings...

I have same off center cargo carrier that swings out to allow opening of the rear doors, all DIY though. The carrier only extends few inches past the Continental spare tire carrier.
...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 09-09-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,361
Posted By RT.SS
TSP is highly soluble in water. I don’t think you...

TSP is highly soluble in water. I don’t think you damaged the macerator, just give it time and the granules should dissolve in water, add more water to the black tank then probably shortly run the...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 09-05-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,361
Posted By RT.SS
I love to see a picture of the flood lights,...

I love to see a picture of the flood lights, where did you mount them? You can use a double trigger (while reversing and with use of remote). I made a hitch step with LED flood light and door key...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 09-05-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,361
Posted By RT.SS
Mine is regular RF remote switch, no code hopping...

Mine is regular RF remote switch, no code hopping tech. I installed a main power switch for the remote to prevent phantom load, I only power in on during dumping. I have extra remote in the bathroom;...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 09-05-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,361
Posted By RT.SS
It is not that hard to do, a 12-volt wireless...

It is not that hard to do, a 12-volt wireless remote is widely available. The relay output is wired in parallel with the existing/factory macerator switch. I have if documented here: Roadtrek...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 09-05-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,361
Posted By RT.SS
I installed a wireless macerator switch for that,...

I installed a wireless macerator switch for that, easier to switch on/ off the macerator without walking back to the van.

Made tons of upgrades/ mods to my RT, and like most of them. Not actually...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 07-08-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,762
Posted By RT.SS
Yep, you need that small button pressed to power...

Yep, you need that small button pressed to power up the antenna booster. If that doesn’t work, remove the antenna wall plate and inspect the cable connections, make sure the antenna is connected to...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 07-08-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,955
Posted By RT.SS
Before tackling on the genset, probably good idea...

Before tackling on the genset, probably good idea to rule out the AC is not at fault here. Plug the AC directly to a shore power and measure its initial current draw using a clamp Ammeter or...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 07-08-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,584
Posted By RT.SS
You can test the slip rings without dropping the...

You can test the slip rings without dropping the genset, but could be hard due to its location. Pins 9 and 10 from the Voltage regulator goes to the block brushes. You can measure the resistance...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-12-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 23,949
Posted By RT.SS
I was driving south to San Diego yesterday and a...

I was driving south to San Diego yesterday and a Class C RV lost a bike on the freeway and almost caused an accident, I have to swerve hard right to avoid the bike on the pavement. I was able to...
Forum: Gear, Swag, Parts and Tools 06-05-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,463
Posted By RT.SS
I tried that at our local REI, it's kind of...

I tried that at our local REI, it's kind of awkward to use and adjust and not as comfy as the gravity chair
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-05-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,838
Posted By RT.SS
On my 2011 Agile the screen is removable, it's...

On my 2011 Agile the screen is removable, it's secured by friction fit metal retainers around the screen frame, you just simply pull it off from the window.

On newer models, those windows were...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-01-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,792
Posted By RT.SS
Also this older thread...

Also this older thread https://sprinter-source.com/forum/showthread.php?t=51108
Anyways, my van is 2010, I did tried the 2011 firmware but since DEI has locked down their site and the alarm fault...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-31-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,792
Posted By RT.SS
I highly doubt it is a programming issue. I...

I highly doubt it is a programming issue. I bought it pre-programmed and even bought an XKLOADER and reprogrammed it myself, took it to BestBuy one time for reprogramming with same results. There are...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-31-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,792
Posted By RT.SS
I also have the Viper 5706V alarm that I...

I also have the Viper 5706V alarm that I installed myself. It was an easy installation, just 4 wires to connect to the vehicle as Avanti mentioned. The CAN Bus 2-wire connector is the tricky part, MB...
Forum: The Kitchen 05-23-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,037
Posted By RT.SS
I use a small Iwatani grill, Kovea Camp One...

I use a small Iwatani grill, Kovea Camp One stove, and Coleman folding oven. Everything is stored in the rear under the sofa bed. Made an air sealed carry/storage box for the grill, a stand and a...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 05-23-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,044
Posted By RT.SS
Not going to look pretty IMHO. I think a portable...

Not going to look pretty IMHO. I think a portable unit might be a better choice if storage is not a factor, you can move it around to acquire a better sat. signal....
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-18-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 23,949
Posted By RT.SS
DIY is a good option and that is what I did. The...

DIY is a good option and that is what I did. The swing-away bike rack was overly built, some of the critical load bearing weld joints are also fastened with grade-8 bolts. The bike rack is only few...
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