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Forum: LX and LXI (Unique Issues) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,038
Posted By Jim Brookshire
Dean, Sorry things got sidetracked. Before I...

Dean,

Sorry things got sidetracked. Before I installed the new batteries, all my batteries were connected together — 3 AGM engine and 3 4D AGM coach.

With the change to flooded lead acid I...
Forum: LX and LXI (Unique Issues) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,038
Posted By Jim Brookshire
Just a reality check on running air conditioners....

Just a reality check on running air conditioners. Your AC units will pull roughly 15 amps each. That is a total of 30 amps for two. On AC that will be 3600 watts with no allowance for losses. Will...
Forum: LX and LXI (Unique Issues) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,038
Posted By Jim Brookshire
To my thinking, it is not necessarily the cells...

To my thinking, it is not necessarily the cells that might be the long term issue with lithium batteries, but the accessories ie. the charge control electronics. I think there was no problem with...
Forum: LX and LXI (Unique Issues) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,038
Posted By Jim Brookshire
Dean, Yes, the shut off is on the negative, the...

Dean,
Yes, the shut off is on the negative, the best way in my opinion.
Positive feeds are to inverter and a feed from Solar on the two 4/0 cables with fuses. They are the original feeds to the...
Forum: Parts and Other Items For Sale 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 271
Posted By Jim Brookshire
Good used AGM batteries for sale

I have 3 each Fullriver 210AH AGM batteries for sale. They were just removed from my LXI. They are approximately 4 years old and tested good with a 100 amp load tester. Should give someone 3 or 4...
Forum: LX and LXI (Unique Issues) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,038
Posted By Jim Brookshire
Talking New battery install complete

Just finished new 1270 AH coach battery install. 6 each 2 volt 1450 Rolls flooded lead acid. Only 6 cells to check and maintain water, no worries about equal charging of parallel batteries. Now to...
Forum: Under The Awning 05-16-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 301
Posted By Jim Brookshire
In case anyone is wondering, it was our dearly...

In case anyone is wondering, it was our dearly departed friend John Finn who named Nancy “BIG MOMMA”. I am not sure just why — all I know is he is probably the only one who could get by with doing...
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 05-16-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 2,612
Posted By Jim Brookshire
Doug, There is a small plastic plug on the...

Doug,
There is a small plastic plug on the bottom of the alternator. Remove it and you have access to a small adjustment screw. At least that is what I remember.
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 05-06-2019
Replies: 80
Views: 4,219
Posted By Jim Brookshire
I was just trying to point out that you have done...

I was just trying to point out that you have done about all that you can do and yet you are still apparently not satisfied that your engine will be reliable. At that point, maybe it is “in your head...
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 05-06-2019
Replies: 80
Views: 4,219
Posted By Jim Brookshire
Chris, If after changing what appears to be a...

Chris,
If after changing what appears to be a perfectly good head gasket and making the engine brake modification, you are still not confident in driving your M380. Maybe it is time to let someone...
Forum: LX and LXI (Unique Issues) 04-11-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 2,952
Posted By Jim Brookshire
Randy is being very kind. Jim could have done...

Randy is being very kind. Jim could have done the repair in his driveway with this shop 30ft away. At the Walmart fuel pump 400 miles from home, the help from his friends was PRICELESS!!!
Forum: LX and LXI (Unique Issues) 04-07-2019
Replies: 56
Views: 2,952
Posted By Jim Brookshire
Many thanks to Randy, Carol, Mark, Donna, and...

Many thanks to Randy, Carol, Mark, Donna, and “Big Momma” aka Nancy (thanks John Finn for the name). It was Nancy’s idea to run the temporary line along the outside of the coach, saving us much time...
Forum: Generators 04-06-2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1,140
Posted By Jim Brookshire
You will need to have the fan running anytime the...

You will need to have the fan running anytime the generator is on. There is no air flow to the radiator unless the fan is on. Some installations use a two speed fan which can be used with a...
Forum: Under The Awning 03-30-2019
Replies: 402
Views: 39,231
Posted By Jim Brookshire
No work left for me. I feel left out!

No work left for me. I feel left out!
Forum: Under The Awning 03-27-2019
Replies: 55
Views: 3,408
Posted By Jim Brookshire
Eric has already gone where probably 95+% of...

Eric has already gone where probably 95+% of WOGers would never tread. He seems to be very self sufficient. I would not think that going down would be a problem, just use the retarder and stop if...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 03-22-2019
Replies: 40
Views: 2,668
Posted By Jim Brookshire
Weird but true! At least in my case.

Weird but true! At least in my case.
Forum: Craigs List, Ebay, Coaches and other Finds 03-21-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By Jim Brookshire
I think we saw this coach almost three years ago....

I think we saw this coach almost three years ago. It was on a car lot as we came south from the UP. Looked nice at that time.
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 03-13-2019
Replies: 29
Views: 1,538
Posted By Jim Brookshire
We spent the winter in Florida, but still have...

We spent the winter in Florida, but still have used the Aqua Hot some for heat and hot water. Our controller, 120VAC/12vdc hybrid copy of Mike’s has worked great with no issues. Either way is a great...
Forum: Electrical 03-07-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 842
Posted By Jim Brookshire
Not a Tesla fan, but that makes about as much...

Not a Tesla fan, but that makes about as much sense as sticking a torch down the gas filler tube.
Forum: Under The Awning 03-06-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,508
Posted By Jim Brookshire
Bruce, First I try not to drive on the...

Bruce,
First I try not to drive on the interstate. Second, I don’t know how long you have been doing this, but 10 or 15 years ago, Flying-J was a good place for RV’s to frequent. That all changed...
Forum: Under The Awning 03-06-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,508
Posted By Jim Brookshire
The issue of fuel contamination at other than...

The issue of fuel contamination at other than truck stops has not been an issue for the last 20 years in my opinion. Been driving diesel cars for that long and never a problem. So many diesel pickup...
Forum: Under The Awning 03-05-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1,508
Posted By Jim Brookshire
Why anyone with an RV would buy fuel at a Pilot -...

Why anyone with an RV would buy fuel at a Pilot - Flying-J is beyond my understanding. Everywhere I travel their prices are 10% to 15% more than surrounding stations. They are competitive on gas,...
Forum: 'Bird Projects & Modifications 03-03-2019
Replies: 869
Views: 48,924
Posted By Jim Brookshire
Really looking good!

Really looking good!
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 02-20-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By Jim Brookshire
Ran 295’s for over 60,000 miles on the M 380. ...

Ran 295’s for over 60,000 miles on the M 380. Both axles, no issues at all.
Forum: RV Products Review 02-19-2019
Replies: 96
Views: 14,012
Posted By Jim Brookshire
Pictures Styf, pictures!! If no pictures, it...

Pictures Styf, pictures!! If no pictures, it didn’t happen!!
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