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Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By Frank W.
FC Battery life...a data point.

Offered as a data point as to battery life.

Our '84 FC 33' Wanderlodge has well ventilated battery trays that roll out for access/inspection/maintenance. A modern Progressive Dynamics...
Forum: Under The Awning 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By Frank W.
We have a Canadian friend that lives near...

We have a Canadian friend that lives near Toronto. She retired and started "heading South" for winters about 5 years ago. Although she has the means to buy property...she elected to go the RV...
Forum: Under The Awning 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4,352
Views: 518,747
Posted By Frank W.
The mild weather this week is allowing me to get...

The mild weather this week is allowing me to get the cover off - much of the ice had melted and the rest I could lift off in slabs. Santa brought me a Camco Gen-Turi and I've got that fitted up to...
Forum: Vehicle Issues 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By Frank W.
I had the same issue once. There is not much...

I had the same issue once. There is not much clearance for the fan. In addition to proper size belts, make sure the main pulley carriage is roughly centered in the shroud before tightening the...
Forum: Birds Of a Feather (BOF) 12-09-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 8,854
Posted By Frank W.
Please check date/day...1/24 is a Friday?

Please check date/day...1/24 is a Friday?
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 12-06-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,381
Posted By Frank W.
Just wondering...what is the condition of the air...

Just wondering...what is the condition of the air compressor air filter? All things considered a lot of air moves through a fairly small filter on these compressors. When I got mine it was really...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 11-12-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,995
Posted By Frank W.
If you have a head gasket leak...suggest running...

If you have a head gasket leak...suggest running with no rad cap. Let’s pressure escape and since your in moderate temps should be good.
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 11-12-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,995
Posted By Frank W.
Located in Benton, AR. is a diesel shop that...

Located in Benton, AR. is a diesel shop that can/will work on a 3208 Wanderlodge that I've used and can recommend:

https://www.ducksgarage.net/

Good luck.
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 11-07-2019
Replies: 57
Views: 4,137
Posted By Frank W.
IF problem was bad fuel clogging RACOR filter you...

IF problem was bad fuel clogging RACOR filter you would see the gunk on the outside of the filter. Very easy to see. Symptoms sound like fuel delivery for sure...fuel pump, fuel line?

You’re...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 10-28-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,378
Posted By Frank W.
I did an injection pump rebuild...write up is in...

I did an injection pump rebuild...write up is in this section. It’s doable. And as far as getting it done...I like Mike.
Forum: Parts Wanted 10-16-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By Frank W.
See Post #11 this thread: ...

See Post #11 this thread:

https://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=18820&page=2
Forum: General 09-22-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 1,773
Posted By Frank W.
Our use of the CB is pretty light...monitoring...

Our use of the CB is pretty light...monitoring interstate traffic on occasion. Based solely on that use we could likely live without it.

But...on the other hand...

1: Some CB's have the NOAA...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 09-09-2019
Replies: 18
Views: 1,020
Posted By Frank W.
Check the basics first. Get your coach...

Check the basics first.

Get your coach weighed as you actually use it and with the information you will KNOW what your front & rear axles are carrying. Check your tire makers website which will...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 08-31-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By Frank W.
Great your home and can move if you have to. ...

Great your home and can move if you have to. Does sound like a Facet unit now. Take a breather and get the wiring sorted later. Those temp sensors do go bad, as does old crimped wiring. Figure it...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 08-31-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By Frank W.
OK...based on this statement I am confused. Do...

OK...based on this statement I am confused. Do you have an ELECTRIC FAN that spins the fan when 12 volts is provided, OR a belt driven clutched fan unit? IF you have an electric fan...you can...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 08-31-2019
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By Frank W.
Yes...180-190 indicated is normal. 200+ is too...

Yes...180-190 indicated is normal. 200+ is too hot. Fan should come on at around 190-195.

A couple of things to check:

Does your fan have an over-ride switch on dash? With engine running and...
Forum: General 08-30-2019
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By Frank W.
Check the front lower face of fuel tank for...

Check the front lower face of fuel tank for intact fuel sensor wiring: low fuel or water in fuel wires perhaps.
Forum: Under The Awning 08-27-2019
Replies: 11
Views: 1,303
Posted By Frank W.
Wonderful trip! We did a month in upper...

Wonderful trip!

We did a month in upper Ontario in late July/early Aug...loved it, especially Manitoulin Island and then later the UP of Michigan. That cool clean air really spoils...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 08-27-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,511
Posted By Frank W.
If you want to really move air...keep the...

If you want to really move air...keep the Kool-a-matic. Might try this...it's still going strong and silent:

https://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=6770

**Added:

I...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 08-27-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1,511
Posted By Frank W.
Your signature does not specify coach type (FC,...

Your signature does not specify coach type (FC, PT).

There are two controls on a Kool-a-Matic.

1: In an FC a wall thermostat for the LP Suburban heater does double duty. Set to HEAT...it...
Forum: General 08-23-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By Frank W.
Whoo Hoo! That is good news indeed. Hope the...

Whoo Hoo! That is good news indeed. Hope the entire "repair" goes the same way and you can enjoy your coach!
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 08-17-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By Frank W.
My '85FC33 has two roof mounted Coleman AC units....

My '85FC33 has two roof mounted Coleman AC units. The forward unit is about 8 years old and the rear unit is likely about 20 years old. Today I did the interior aspect work to try to quiet the AC...
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 08-16-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By Frank W.
Roof AC project: improve air flow & quiet sound?

I'm going to take a try at improving my Coleman roof AC units. I do like the reliability, general ease of servicing, and function of these units.

My goals are:

1: Improve the air flow...
Forum: Birds Of a Feather (BOF) 08-12-2019
Replies: 68
Views: 8,854
Posted By Frank W.
Denise and I have always wanted to head out to...

Denise and I have always wanted to head out to Q...and Q2020 it is.
Forum: Electrical 08-09-2019
Replies: 234
Views: 12,353
Posted By Frank W.
Just some thoughts & FYI: 1: Facing engine...

Just some thoughts & FYI:

1: Facing engine top left is your air compressor. It should have a air inlet filter box on inboard side. Remove lid and inspect. Filter likely gone or dirty. Just buy...
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