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Forum: Class B+ 03-03-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By jamesham
good point made

Good point made about buying continuous duty solenoid.
To be clear, mine only looks like the 100amp ones used by Ford in the 60s mounted on the firewall to crank the engine. In reality, mine is...
Forum: Class A 03-03-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By jamesham
I have solved the same problem

Finally had to replace the AC compressor on my 96 Chevy chassis Gulf Stream motorhome last summer. The good news is that everything on mine was a standard Chevy truck/van part and easy off the shelf...
Forum: Class B+ 03-03-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By jamesham
location of my alternator solenoid

On my 96 Gulf Stream motorhome the house battery is on the passenger side by the door, but the "charging" solenoid is mounted on the outside wall of the first basement storage compartment on the...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-17-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 719
Posted By jamesham
I have solved the roof problem

I have a 1996 Gulf Stream Class C and faced the roof problem of repair or replace. I elected to recoat it myself with the Dicor two-step rubber roof coating. (It actually is 4 steps because a lot...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-30-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By jamesham
Sounds like a winter bypass project

From what you describe as hot and cold lines interlooped, I think you may have inherited a winter bypass project that was DIY and left. It is common to have a valve at the top of the water heater on...
Forum: Gulfstream General Discussions 10-28-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By jamesham
Extra wires were missing

On my Gulfstream, the blue brake wire was missing when I added the 7 pin connector to the existing 4 pin. I decided to use a #12 grounded orange extension cord and cut off the ends to run 3 wires...
Forum: Electrical 09-23-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 953
Posted By jamesham
switch on vent hood

On my 96 Ultra, there are a bunch of switches and indicator lights on the vent hood above the stove and below the microwave. To get power to the water heater, the #7 fuse must be good, switch in on...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-03-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By jamesham
Plastic welding worked for me

On my GS motorhome, the basement water tank leaked around the drain fitting. It could not be removed because they built the motorhome on top of it. It took multiple tries with a steep learning...
Forum: Class A 09-03-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,470
Posted By jamesham
Had a dark brown switch just inside the entry...

Had a dark brown switch just inside the entry door that was not marked on my Gulfstream. All the other switchs were white. Turned out to be a master kill switch for ALL outside lights in the cargo...
Forum: Travel Trailers 09-03-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,190
Posted By jamesham
Had bad batteries before

Had a similar problem to what you described but in a motorhome where the slideout motor would run the house battery down before the room was fully extended. Battery would be fully charged according...
Forum: Class C 08-05-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,092
Posted By jamesham
I have 1997 C Yellowstone Ultra and have replaced...

I have 1997 C Yellowstone Ultra and have replaced ALL of the RG59 coax cable with RG6 for better satellite picture, so I can tell you the wiring path in mine. The park outlet is on the rear driver...
Forum: Class A 07-08-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By jamesham
My Gulf Stream motorhome has the park F connector...

My Gulf Stream motorhome has the park F connector on the rear driver's side by the electric panel and landline telephone connection. The manufacturer ran that cable up to an A/B feed switch in the...
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