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Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 07-08-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By mrkane
My '87 PT40 has a solid (queen-size) headboard...

My '87 PT40 has a solid (queen-size) headboard and a flip-up mirror. I was able to strip the square outer jacket off while it was still in the enclosure. Then it was possible to lift the old tank...
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 09-27-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 894
Posted By mrkane
Recommend M&G: ...

Recommend M&G:


https://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=653&pictureid=6331


with optional break-away accumulator:

...
Forum: Generators 09-01-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,089
Posted By mrkane
https://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.com/forums/pict...

https://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=920&pictureid=9212


Replacement generator head is now in service. New unit is a CGG164C 13.5kW single phase with SAE #4/7.5...
Forum: Generators 08-16-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,089
Posted By mrkane
Ordered a 164C From Central Georgia Gen, which...

Ordered a 164C From Central Georgia Gen, which arrived in a few business days. Bell housing and adapter plate ordered in size SAE 4/7.5. First step took 4 hours:

...
Forum: General 08-05-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By mrkane
Congratulations! The US amateur...

Congratulations!


The US amateur Technician license allows operating on a small portion of the 10m HF band at reduced power plus the 6m and UHF/VHF bands. You will need a radio/antenna system...
Forum: Generators 07-31-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,089
Posted By mrkane
John: You remember which bell housing and...

John:


You remember which bell housing and drive plate sizes the Yanmar uses?


--M.R.
Forum: Generators 07-31-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,089
Posted By mrkane
Troubleshooting was performed with the generator...

Troubleshooting was performed with the generator still mounted in the slide. The stator was reported as good. I'd be happy to gift the Kohler.



I don't have a home base to store the unit after...
Forum: Generators 07-31-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,089
Posted By mrkane
Thanks for the offer, but since the labor cost is...

Thanks for the offer, but since the labor cost is the same I think I prefer to go with a whole new head rather than repairing the old one.


--M.R.Kane
1987 PT40 'Sleipnir'
currently near Elmo,...
Forum: Generators 07-31-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,089
Posted By mrkane
Kohler rotor is toast

The rotor on my Kohler generator is toast. The local authorized dealer estimates a replacement rotor and regulator at $4200 and the total repair cost of $6000. Clearly time for a replacement head....
Forum: Generators 07-24-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 2,140
Posted By mrkane
There are a number of reasons why this was a poor...

There are a number of reasons why this was a poor choice for my coach.

The most important was the available 12 volt power: DC power on my coach comes from the battery bank, the battery...
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 04-27-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,029
Posted By mrkane
Finally finished swapping out the leaking Atwood...

Finally finished swapping out the leaking Atwood with a Seaward S1100. Will be watching for a few days to be sure the couplings are all tight, before closing up the closet.

I'm definitely too...
Forum: General 04-27-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1,287
Posted By mrkane
My ten-year-old Atwood water heater recently...

My ten-year-old Atwood water heater recently failed. It was nearly full of lime scale, such that it was not possible to insert a screwdriver into either the inlet or outlet. This photo shows a few...
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 04-09-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,029
Posted By mrkane
Ernie: I don't fit in there any better than...

Ernie:

I don't fit in there any better than I did back then. This time I caught it as soon as the leak occurred---no need to replace rotten flooring. Ten more years of arthritis doesn't help...
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 04-08-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,029
Posted By mrkane
Water heater

My replacement Atwood EHP-10 water heater, installed circa 2009, is leaking. It appears to be a failure of the tank, but it will likely have to be removed to tell. It is located in the rear closet,...
Forum: General 03-20-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 1,714
Posted By mrkane
As usual, a 30 minute plumbing job turned into...

As usual, a 30 minute plumbing job turned into hours plus a visit to the store.

The spring grabber didn't have enough grip.
...
Forum: General 03-19-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 1,714
Posted By mrkane
I have the paddle. It's the rubber disk which...

I have the paddle. It's the rubber disk which pulled out the frame and stuck in the tank-side pipe.

Can you believe I only have one wire coat hanger in the coach!!


--M.R.
1987 PT40...
Forum: General 03-19-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 1,714
Posted By mrkane
Help: Dupree valve seal lodged

Help:

The rubber seal stripped out of the paddle on my Dupree dump valve, and lodged in the tank-side of the waste pipe. It is sitting flush with the opening. The tank is currently empty.

Any...
Forum: General 01-15-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By mrkane
Sporlan Valve

In the sporlan tank fill valve, which way does the plunger go: spring up, or down towards the diaphragm?


--M.R.Kane
1987 PT40 'Sleipnir'
currently near Wills Point, TX
Forum: PT & WB (Twin Axle Pusher Unique Issues) 12-02-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By mrkane
Plugged into correct coach receptacle?? ...

Plugged into correct coach receptacle??

http://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=9&pictureid=8675


M.R.Kane
1987 PT40 'Sleipnir'
currently Onalaska, TX
Forum: Generators 09-13-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By mrkane
Tap one side of the circlip fully into the...

Tap one side of the circlip fully into the groove. Wedge it with a tight-fitting element, like the tail end of a drill bit. This will put all the movement to one side when you spread the clip with...
Forum: Electrical 09-13-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By mrkane
Several on Ebay, $80--$120 (cords only)...

Several on Ebay, $80--$120 (cords only) depending on length:

...
Forum: Engine 08-01-2017
Replies: 31
Views: 2,975
Posted By mrkane
WRONG PART FOR '87 8V92: ...

WRONG PART FOR '87 8V92:

http://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=847&pictureid=8404

http://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=847&pictureid=8405...
Forum: Engine 07-31-2017
Replies: 31
Views: 2,975
Posted By mrkane
Replaced mine 01/2017: correct part for my 8V92...

Replaced mine 01/2017: correct part for my 8V92 is Zerostart 8601704.

http://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=847&pictureid=8393

Inner view of original.
...
Forum: Tell Us Where You're At 07-11-2017
Replies: 114
Views: 9,127
Posted By mrkane
http://www.camco.net/product/water-bandit-10075/ ...

http://www.camco.net/product/water-bandit-10075/






M.R.Kane
1987 PT40 'Sleipnir'
currently Iron River, MI
Forum: LX and LXI (Unique Issues) 05-09-2017
Replies: 39
Views: 2,998
Posted By mrkane
Spring time in Texas

Spring serves up hail in Texas, too:
http://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=823&pictureid=8113

...a handful of quarter-sized stones.

My damage was not so severe:
...
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