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Forum: Engine 08-29-2019
Replies: 10
Views: 2,769
Posted By technomage99
RADIATOR CLEANER

Has anyone used the the HVAC condenser foam cleaner which works well on my house central outdoor (pollen, dust and ???) unit. I got the stuff from Amazon? They get pretty filthy, but I don't think...
Forum: Engine 08-29-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 2,147
Posted By technomage99
SP36 FAN/HORTON QUESTION

Before I go alarmist, under what conditions should the SP36's fan be spinning (or not). Ex idle cold, not aired up. Cold coolant, aired up, etc.
Anything that is easy to check for proper operation...
Forum: Electrical 07-15-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 2,011
Posted By technomage99
REAR CAMERAS

KG4RRX
I forgot to mention in my April 7 post that the camera OR monitor has to be able to do an "image flip" left to right so that the image on the monitor will be like in a rear view mirror...
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 04-28-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 4,595
Posted By technomage99
DASH AIR vs MINISPLIT

Mr P:
Looking at the list of things that could go wrong with "dash air", I agree with you. I have seen some "mini-split" installations on RV/buses and it may not be real neat, but its doable for...
Forum: Electrical 04-07-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 2,011
Posted By technomage99
Installing a 4K RV camera System -- Stunning video

Guys: I just stumbled upon an AZ couple (Juan and Michelle) who have been re-converting a 1964 GM PD-4106 and making massive changes.

Their YouTube channel is named "Beginning From This...
Forum: General 02-18-2019
Replies: 25
Views: 3,097
Posted By technomage99
REPLACE SP EXHAUST WITH SS?

I'd love to ditch the muffler on my 89SP. The exhaust tip is kinda squashed
like it ran into a curb in the past so it looks oblong at the end vs round and its pretty rusty.
Is there any decent...
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 12-13-2018
Replies: 990
Views: 78,017
Posted By technomage99
BadAndy: Super duper solar setup you came up...

BadAndy: Super duper solar setup you came up with. Since you have access to
laser cut metalwork, you can design things any way you want. I especially like your use of the Rasperry Pi machines. ...
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 12-12-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 10,108
Posted By technomage99
TESLA BATTERY FIREWORKS

I agree that Rich always has his "hand out" for Patreon contributions like many many other youtubers. I don't think that fire was on purpose because it was inside his buddy's shop in front of the...
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 12-12-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 10,108
Posted By technomage99
Good video of "irate" lithium batteries

For those who are thinking of using lithium batteries for their coaches. See the Youtube video at the end of this.
A fellow who regularly tinkers with Teslas and their components went a little
off...
Forum: General 11-24-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 3,853
Posted By technomage99
BENT AWNING TUBE FIX

Terry: From what you said in your post, "bent to the ground" is a huge bend, so attempting an "unbend" would probably kink it. Your technique of splicing
3" with smaller pieces was probably the...
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 09-25-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 5,005
Posted By technomage99
I learned the hard way about the big awning

Randy: I thought I had this awning business down pat, but one case of carelessness or being uninformed and the storm gods dumped xxx gallons of water on it and made it a hammock. The roller was...
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 09-25-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 5,005
Posted By technomage99
UNBENDING AWNING ROLLER

Pat: Glad to see you are still on the "grid" and forum.
Background: I saw in a YouTube video of a machinist straightening long solid steel shafts in his workshop. He used a huge iron bench, a...
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 09-24-2018
Replies: 55
Views: 4,595
Posted By technomage99
I like the "mini-split" idea if they make em with...

I like the "mini-split" idea if they make em with the outside portion capable of laying flat. I usually see them standing on end next to houses and businesses.
The thing I'd be concerned about is...
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 09-24-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 5,005
Posted By technomage99
Zip dee main awning roller unbend

In June (this year) I stumbled upon your "heat and cool" method of straightening your awning roller. I had already tried the unbend "brute force"
methods, but I think the metal "work hardened" and...
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 09-22-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 2,403
Posted By technomage99
Todd: We get snobby in our old age. Nobody left...

Todd: We get snobby in our old age. Nobody left to build Wanderlodges anymore.

I'd say have a diesel mechanic evaluate the motor, drive train and suspension. If ok, buy it and run it into the...
Forum: SP (Single Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 09-22-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 2,775
Posted By technomage99
Randy: I didn't know there were left and right...

Randy: I didn't know there were left and right lug nut threads til I read that somewhere awhile back in the forum (probably from you).

When I first joined the forum, I was all questions and...
Forum: SP (Single Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 09-21-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 2,775
Posted By technomage99
SP36 TCU REPAIR

Mark: I think you are the proud owner of TWO GOOD TCU's. If you have the pinball guy dupe the chips again, then you'll have a spare ready for anyone unfortunate enough to have one go bad.

I...
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 09-12-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 4,401
Posted By technomage99
HEXSPEED Jim: I remember that the guy I bought...

HEXSPEED Jim:
I remember that the guy I bought my coach from said that the total number of Wanderlodges built (all models for all the years of production) was ~3200. That's from the early 60's...
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 09-11-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 4,401
Posted By technomage99
I'm confuzed. Who bought the coach??? I...

I'm confuzed. Who bought the coach??? I figured it was a sharp eyed WOG member.
If they weren't, they should become one. According to the Ebay listing (looks like an RV sales outfit) there were...
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 09-11-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 4,401
Posted By technomage99
Hi Chip: I copied the Ebay listing and photos of...

Hi Chip: I copied the Ebay listing and photos of your coach for reference so as to compare to my 89 36SP. According to the listing, your SP has 182,000 miles! It looks beautiful! It looks like...
Forum: SP (Single Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 08-02-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 2,775
Posted By technomage99
Tcu diagnosing remaining problems

Mark: In your pictures you don't show the UV PROMS in the new sockets. Hopefully
they got carefully inserted in the right orientation. Another hope would be that the UV PROM(s) didn't lose...
Forum: SP (Single Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 07-31-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 2,775
Posted By technomage99
ECOMAT TCU's

Mark: I bet over the years a lot of buses and trucks etc. were junked with that TCU still installed. The smart "recyclers" might have pulled some and put them on the shelf for future income...
Forum: SP (Single Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 07-30-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 2,775
Posted By technomage99
ZF TCU GOT CORRODED

This is just a recap of emails (newest first) minus pictures Mark and I traded back and forth as info and for comment by others.

Yeah I know I got down into the weeds about the "old tyme"...
Forum: SP (Single Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 07-29-2018
Replies: 37
Views: 2,775
Posted By technomage99
Water in ZF Transmission Control Unit

Mark: I sent you an email about this.

Everything in the TCU box runs on a regulated 5 volts EXCEPT for the solenoid driver transistors (they get the same unregulated 12volts that the TCU box is...
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 07-17-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,306
Posted By technomage99
COPPER FRONT TO BACK

Thanks Randy, I think I spotted that some years ago when I had the front overhead opened up and also the engine compartment under the master bedroom mattress when I was fussing with the ZF...
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