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Forum: Class A 09-08-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,352
Posted By rdlamb
Re: Why can't I run both a/c without breaker blowing?

Hi.
Ron has great ideas for you. Here are a couple more.
Your AC's require a "boost" of amps to start them. If your total starting amps even slightly exceed your allotted breaker amps pop goes...
Forum: Class A 03-04-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,206
Posted By rdlamb
Re: tow package

Many thanks to Ron and Ray. I will digest the information and decide what system will work best for me.
For those who may be contemplating towing without any auxiliary brake system, please do not....
Forum: Class A 03-03-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,206
Posted By rdlamb
Re: tow package

Ray; I'm about to start RV'ing again and have a Chev Colorado that I want to flat tow. Where do I find info on the M&G brake system?
I had a Unified brake system in my Rubicon. Sadly, I forgot to...
Forum: Class A 02-19-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,237
Posted By rdlamb
Re: 2007, tourmaster/overheating

Jim:
Sorry for the late reply, I'm just getting back in the forum.
I think there was a recall, or service advisory, that came from Cummins. You might check at a Freightliner shop about this. My...
Forum: Class A 02-19-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,654
Posted By rdlamb
Re: Bedroom slide out

I agree with the fuse issue. You have a fuse panel in your coach. Mine is under my oven and refrigerator. Make sure the problem is not a blown fuse. Otherwise;
1. with the cable system there is a...
Forum: Class A 02-19-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,206
Posted By rdlamb
Re: tow package

Hi Rasputin:
I towed a 2004 Jeep Rubicon x many thousands of miles. Here is what I know for sure, and what I recommend.
If your Jeep has a transfer case, and you can shift it into neutral, you can...
Forum: Class A 10-28-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,826
Posted By rdlamb
Re: Which engine/oil filter?

Weighing in on this issue may be somewhat dangerous, but here I go again.

Oil is not oil. You need a certain level of protection, lubrication, and specificity for diesel engines.
Using a SF...
Forum: Class A 10-28-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,177
Posted By rdlamb
Re: Towing

Ultra:
I towed my 2004 Rubicon for many a mile with my Tourmaster.

The Rubi front bumper had a pair of clevis mounts, usually used to attach a clevis for pulling someone out. These are 10,000lbs...
Forum: Class A 10-06-2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,428
Posted By rdlamb
Excellent. Please post the results. If you...

Excellent. Please post the results.
If you have any input, make it a stainless steel plate, 18 - 16 ga.
Forum: Chit-Chat 10-05-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,916
Posted By rdlamb
I am with Ron and Texas TC. I think I received...

I am with Ron and Texas TC. I think I received the same invitation from Gulf Stream, and deleted it.

I do not know what to think about the new "facebook", or twitter or whatever else is out...
Forum: Electrical 10-05-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,089
Posted By rdlamb
I would try one of the RV salvage yards. My...

I would try one of the RV salvage yards.
My favorite is:

www.colawrvsalvage.com (http://www.colawrvsalvage.com)

I would give them a call and see if they have the manual...
Forum: Class A 10-05-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,428
Posted By rdlamb
Oh, to explain why I would put them over the...

Oh, to explain why I would put them over the damaged wood. There is no easy way to remove the wood. You would have to remove the slide (IMHO) in order to cut away or otherwise replace the wood.
...
Forum: Class A 10-05-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,428
Posted By rdlamb
Hi Jim: I saw David's metal sheets, on his...

Hi Jim:
I saw David's metal sheets, on his slide, and had mine done as well.
I bought 18ga stainless steel sheets at a sheet metal store. $8.00 each.

Get them wide enough to cover all your...
Forum: Class A 10-05-2009, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,320
Posted By rdlamb
Unfortunately, the "catch", the U shaped bar, can...

Unfortunately, the "catch", the U shaped bar, can move forward or backwards. To "raise the bar" you have to place shims under the lag screws holding it to the compartment floor. My coach was still...
Forum: Class A 09-26-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,935
Posted By rdlamb
Nice, thanks to both of you for the information.

Nice, thanks to both of you for the information.
Forum: Class A 09-24-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,696
Posted By rdlamb
Hi David: On my options list is an "Arctic"...

Hi David:

On my options list is an "Arctic" package. I think GS offered the package, which included vents into the basement area. Otherwise, if your coach did not come with an Arctic package, I...
Forum: Class A 09-24-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,935
Posted By rdlamb
Hi David: Thanks for starting a new thread,...

Hi David:
Thanks for starting a new thread, satellite is one thing that must bug the majority of RV'rs.

Is there a system that receives both satellite TV and internet?
Forum: Class A 09-20-2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,696
Posted By rdlamb
David: I am looking at the Oasis system. I...

David:
I am looking at the Oasis system. I think the Aqua Hot is smaller. There is also a system that runs off propane.

Like you noted, expensive and not a job for the timid. Since I'm spending...
Forum: Class A 09-20-2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,696
Posted By rdlamb
Not the large one. I was going to put the 2...

Not the large one. I was going to put the 2 smaller heaters where my furnaces are now, and reclaim the area where my hot water tank resides.

Are you sure you want to travel at the end of...
Forum: Class A 09-20-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,696
Posted By rdlamb
Yes, one large unit is how many go. The reason I...

Yes, one large unit is how many go. The reason I thought of the 2 smaller units is to have one running the hot water for showers, and one running heat. The smaller units will sit in one compartment...
Forum: Class A 09-19-2009, 11:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,696
Posted By rdlamb
Hi David: Not a lot of pain at all. The fuel...

Hi David:
Not a lot of pain at all. The fuel tank had a T line in it already (at least on mine), the T- has a cap, that you would remove to hook up the line to the Oasis.
I was interested in 2 of...
Forum: Class A 09-19-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,696
Posted By rdlamb
Actually David, I am looking at the Oasis...

Actually David, I am looking at the Oasis systems. The Military uses them in many applications. I like the idea of a system that runs off my 150 gal fuel tank.

You should not have any problems...
Forum: Class A 09-18-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,696
Posted By rdlamb
By the way, the Aqua Hot system is next on my...

By the way, the Aqua Hot system is next on my list of things to add ......
Forum: Class A 09-18-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,696
Posted By rdlamb
Hi Dave, take care on your trip. We have...

Hi Dave, take care on your trip.

We have camped in a bitter cold winter, howling wind, and snow that was knee deep. The TM withstood all this, and more.
We used the propane heaters, as they...
Forum: Class A 09-13-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,788
Posted By rdlamb
Jhan: There is an electric module that...

Jhan:

There is an electric module that controls when your auxiliary cooling system comes on.
Check out this thread, and the sites I recommended. I'd think the sites will answer your question of...
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