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Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 703
Posted By rtpn60
I trust mine, it said empty and I ran out of...

I trust mine, it said empty and I ran out of fuel. :D
PO said to never run the tank below 1/3 so naturally I had to. :rolleyes:
I thought maybe an issue with the pickup tube or something so had...
Forum: Under The Awning 6 Days Ago
Replies: 208
Views: 17,136
Posted By rtpn60
It was actually John Alley that set up the page,...

It was actually John Alley that set up the page, I just forwarded the link. ;)

Glad everyone is OK, and from seeing the go fund me site I'd say FAMILY is sure taking care of its own! :) This...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 6 Days Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 2,017
Posted By rtpn60
Good move Bob. Electric is just not the way to...

Good move Bob. Electric is just not the way to go on these. I added a huge electric fan to assist my mechanical fan on my old '63 bus conversion. The electric fan bearings went out and the blades...
Forum: Catastrophes, Fires, Flood, Accidents, etc... 1 Week Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 3,963
Posted By rtpn60
Dave & Nicole, so sorry for your loss. Reading...

Dave & Nicole, so sorry for your loss. Reading your post really triggered a lot of emotions, I can't imagine all the ones you two must be feeling.

As far as the coach I agree with the "let it go"...
Forum: Places to Visit 09-10-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By rtpn60
Marty, the KOA in Williams Arizona is great. ...

Marty, the KOA in Williams Arizona is great. Lots of fun for the kids with an entire mini amusement park. They have log cabins, a pool, general store, etc... Also BearaZona is close by, a deer...
Forum: General 09-04-2018
Replies: 197
Sticky: RAMPS
Views: 29,533
Posted By rtpn60
Good advice. I'm also still not a fan of lumber...

Good advice.
I'm also still not a fan of lumber used on "end". Laid flat it is much more stable, stronger, and safer. Just my opinion... ;)
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 08-22-2018
Replies: 78
Views: 16,302
Posted By rtpn60
Good update guys! I am tempted to play with...

Good update guys!

I am tempted to play with the idea of running a front AC unit off solar/alternator/inverter while travelling. But I'm still on a 2000w pure sine wave, live in AZ where one AC...
Forum: LX and LXI (Unique Issues) 08-21-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,353
Posted By rtpn60
So that means the ignition switch is pulling in...

So that means the ignition switch is pulling in the aux solenoid then. Having both banks together is not a bad thing, it's just not the best solution. On my "KISS" charge setup I've posted I too...
Forum: LX and LXI (Unique Issues) 08-21-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,353
Posted By rtpn60
OK.. let's put it this way. When you join the...

OK.. let's put it this way. When you join the house/coach batteries together (regardless of charge) the smart charger now sees a new huge battery and will try to charge it. Since one bank is...
Forum: LX and LXI (Unique Issues) 08-21-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,353
Posted By rtpn60
When you join the banks to charge "ALL" the...

When you join the banks to charge "ALL" the batteries unless the house/chassis batteries are the same then one bank will charge fully and the other will never reach full charge.
Forum: LX and LXI (Unique Issues) 08-21-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,353
Posted By rtpn60
Could be. You have an "aux" switch on your dash....

Could be. You have an "aux" switch on your dash. If it's not a momentary switch maybe it was left on? If it is a momentary then the solenoid i the engine compartment is bad.

I got very...
Forum: LX and LXI (Unique Issues) 08-21-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,353
Posted By rtpn60
Smart chargers (when programmed properly) will...

Smart chargers (when programmed properly) will know when to stop and go into float. If you have a remote console or battery monitoring system you can verify the state at any time so you know when to...
Forum: LX and LXI (Unique Issues) 08-21-2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1,353
Posted By rtpn60
Hey Al, When you install your batteries you...

Hey Al,

When you install your batteries you program the smart charger to match the battery bank. First you match the type; AGM, Wet, Lithium, etc.. then you match the 3 stage voltages per the...
Forum: Electrical 08-07-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 8,146
Posted By rtpn60
No Problem I see you're back East so use this...

No Problem
I see you're back East so use this link to model yours after;
https://www.solarpenny.com/SearchResults.asp?Cat=257

These are kits Solar Penny and I made up for WOG. ;)
Forum: Electrical 08-07-2018
Replies: 36
Views: 8,146
Posted By rtpn60
Looks like you blew the dust off this thread. :p...

Looks like you blew the dust off this thread. :p

The answer to your question is yes. Although in theory the batteries should be fully disconnected, they aren't. If you add a real disconnect on...
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 08-03-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By rtpn60
Just be mindful of your LP needs. The old LP...

Just be mindful of your LP needs. The old LP furnaces in our coaches use 16,000 - 24,000 BTU's and this heater uses 60,000 BTU's so you may need to resize lines or at a minimum change the regulator....
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 08-02-2018
Replies: 127
Views: 22,811
Posted By rtpn60
Contacted Jeanette n' Dennis

BTW, I dropped Jeanette & Dennis an email asking how they are doing. Here's the reply;

Hi Mike!

Yes, all is ok. We just took a huge backseat to driving the bus. Honestly, we were a bit...
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 08-02-2018
Replies: 127
Views: 22,811
Posted By rtpn60
I still think the best hot water heater for our...

I still think the best hot water heater for our coaches are the standard RV water heaters used in all RV's on the road except Wanderlodges. I replaced my Raritan 120v hot water heater with a ...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 07-28-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,631
Posted By rtpn60
Interesting, I'll have to do more research then. ...

Interesting, I'll have to do more research then. I've requested the AR number from the donor bus but not sure the ex owner documented that? I had always thought the 210hp to 225hp was simply an...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 07-27-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 1,631
Posted By rtpn60
Everything on this thread is pretty much right on...

Everything on this thread is pretty much right on the money. However, I believe the 225hp turbo was a NA motor with an add on turbo. The 250hp turbo is a true turbo engine and as stated there are...
Forum: AZ Hot Birds 07-27-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By rtpn60
Final Chance for the Lake Havasu Rally!

Hi Mike,

Here is your complete "AZ HOT BIRDS" camper list. Please let your campers know that they need to get registered by July 31 to make sure they get their good spaces from last year. ...
Forum: Electrical 07-20-2018
Replies: 65
Views: 8,885
Posted By rtpn60
Thanx for the kind words... When the...

Thanx for the kind words...



When the jacobs electric retarder is in use all the batteries are tied together with the alternator so they all share the load. This is ideal as now the "bank" is...
Forum: AZ Hot Birds 07-09-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By rtpn60
Make your Camping Reservation by July 31

30th Annual Western Winter Blast
MONDAY, FEB. 11 – MONDAY, FEB. 18, 2019

RV Parking $150 for 7 days/7 nights (Monday-Monday)


ATTENTION 2018 CAMPERS
If you have not Already Registered for...
Forum: PT & WB (Twin Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 07-03-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By rtpn60
Typically you can also program the input circuit...

Typically you can also program the input circuit size on the inverter/chargers. Simply set it to 12-15 amps and you can run on a single circuit. It doesn't take a lot of power to keep the batteries...
Forum: AZ Hot Birds 07-03-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By rtpn60
2019 - Feb 11-18 - Lake Havasu Fireworks

Here’s your chance to see the largest/longest fireworks in history!
Voted one of the " top 100 events in the U.S. for 2013."

Taken years ago, now this lot will be totally...
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