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Forum: LX and LXI (Unique Issues) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By Bikeboy57
You are looking for 1/4 DOT compliant tubing. Do...

You are looking for 1/4 DOT compliant tubing. Do not use the stuff from Lowes/HD.

McMaster Carr isn’t the cheapest source but sells in long rolls and colors, plus it will show up at your door.
...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 1,083
Posted By Bikeboy57
Randy, If you do isolate the front air bags...

Randy,

If you do isolate the front air bags from each other, will there be some provision for allowing them to merge while extending and retracting the slides?
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 1,083
Posted By Bikeboy57
Sorry, I can’t provide a neat schematic to...

Sorry, I can’t provide a neat schematic to explain my words, but here goes. This may help in this discussion.

Some Newells use a very simple and clever setup to 1. Use the drive axle HCV to...
Forum: Electrical 09-05-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By Bikeboy57
I am just dogpiling here. Start at the plug in,...

I am just dogpiling here. Start at the plug in, checking continuity from ground to neutral. Work your way through every connection checking ground to neutral continuity till you get to the Circuit...
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 08-21-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By Bikeboy57
At the risk of over killing the responses, both...

At the risk of over killing the responses, both the suggestions of dirty coils and capacitor replacement will probably help.

The run when cool, and quit when hot fits the failure modes above....
Forum: Coaches Wanted 08-21-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,686
Posted By Bikeboy57
So......a couple of you gentlemen have posted...

So......a couple of you gentlemen have posted what I consider to be inaccurate info regarding Newells. One, in 12 yrs of ownership and dealing with many other Newell owners, I have never heard one of...
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 07-25-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 5,261
Posted By Bikeboy57
Just wanted to report back that the AH diesel...

Just wanted to report back that the AH diesel burner has been flawless since this modification. That is compared to five years of hit or miss with the old controller.

I am not certain if the...
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 06-20-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 5,261
Posted By Bikeboy57
I failed to mention something about this...

I failed to mention something about this modification. My hat is off to Andy for something very clever that he noodled out about the wiring on this modification. His use of the relay to turn the...
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 06-13-2019
Replies: 51
Views: 5,261
Posted By Bikeboy57
Thanks Andy and Dick for being the pioneers, and...

Thanks Andy and Dick for being the pioneers, and taking the time to post the schematic. I made this mod on our coach to replace a finicky Webasto controller.

I want to add to this thread a couple...
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 12-24-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 5,261
Posted By Bikeboy57
Thank you Andy.

Thank you Andy.
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 12-22-2018
Replies: 51
Views: 5,261
Posted By Bikeboy57
Thank you for the writeup. It's good to have an...

Thank you for the writeup. It's good to have an alternative to 1000 buck control boxes with a sketchy history.

What did you have to do to mount the CAD cell flame sensor instead of the...
Forum: Tool Tips 12-20-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 2,017
Posted By Bikeboy57
Please take this in the spirit it's intended,...

Please take this in the spirit it's intended, forum posts are easily misread. I don't want to come across as the welding police.

I personally wouldn't weld anything remotely safety related, such...
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 12-20-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By Bikeboy57
Dick, Have you had time to finish and test...

Dick,

Have you had time to finish and test the install?

Richard
Forum: Tool Tips 12-20-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 2,017
Posted By Bikeboy57
As Randy said, what do you want to do? Mig...

As Randy said, what do you want to do?

Mig technology is good these days for welding lighter stuff together.

The inverter based stick welders make them small and easy to use.

You may have...
Forum: Electrical 11-20-2016
Replies: 195
Views: 31,079
Posted By Bikeboy57
You can simplify all that. First, as...

You can simplify all that.

First, as already pointed out, make the 6V correction.

Second, you can only use about 1/2 of the rated capacity on lead acid or you murder them quickly. So if you...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 02-26-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 13,826
Posted By Bikeboy57
I may be posting a concept that is well known to...

I may be posting a concept that is well known to you Bird guys, but I had an ah ha moment on adjusting the ride height on my Newell. For years, I used the trial and error method, which was measure...
Forum: Parts and Other Items For Sale 03-01-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,550
Posted By Bikeboy57
Heart Freedom 2500 and Link 2000

I have a Heart Freedom 2500 and the Link 2000 controller that I removed from my Newell to install a full sine wave Magnum. The unit has no known problems or issues. I just needed the programmability...
Forum: Electrical 03-01-2015
Replies: 195
Views: 31,079
Posted By Bikeboy57
I have LiPo's in my Newell. I was able to setup...

I have LiPo's in my Newell. I was able to setup an Xantrex with Link 2000 controller reasonably well to accomodate their needs. However, I replaced with a Magnum full sine unit and remote. The Magnum...
Forum: Electrical 12-21-2014
Replies: 195
Views: 31,079
Posted By Bikeboy57
Randy, I bought the battery setup from...

Randy,

I bought the battery setup from Forest. I set up my charger slightly different from his.

I will have to look at the contactor setup when you post it to understand how it might work.
...
Forum: Parts and Other Items For Sale 03-24-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 1,809
Posted By Bikeboy57
Motorized Swing Down Mount for Flat Screen

I have a Lift Tech motorized swing down mount for mounting up to a 48 inch wide flatscreen TV. It is designed to be recessed into the ceiling, although it was surface mounted in my coach. The unit is...
Forum: Parts Wanted 10-08-2008
Replies: 0
Views: 1,322
Posted By Bikeboy57
Detrioit Diesel Pro Driver

My Pro Driver display is kaput. I would be interested in obtaining a used one for S60 DD.

email richard.entrekin@alconlabs.com
Forum: Engine 09-23-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 4,673
Posted By Bikeboy57
Corey, Good luck on the exhaust. My email...

Corey,

Good luck on the exhaust. My email is richard.entrekin@alconlabs.com

and my cell is 817 223 2056

If I can help in any way let me know.

Richard
Forum: Engine 09-18-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 4,673
Posted By Bikeboy57
Here is one possibility, that is more remote, but...

Here is one possibility, that is more remote, but worth considering if the muffler doesn't fix it. You said, after a while you loose boost, and also the bedroom is HOT.

If your engine is...
Forum: Generators 05-01-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 3,671
Posted By Bikeboy57
Generator isolator / air bags

Do any of you have, or have installed the air inflated isolators for your generator? I am looking for the source to obtain them.

Thanks

Richard
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 04-01-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 2,220
Posted By Bikeboy57
Randy, it's a change of the lamp housing that...

Randy, it's a change of the lamp housing that alters the focus and quality of the light. Just putting new bulbs in the original Ford housing will not produce this result.
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