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Forum: Maintenance and Repair Today, 12:07 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Beau388
You are correct DOT and NHTSA do not allow fuses...

You are correct DOT and NHTSA do not allow fuses in the wiring for the headlights. Usually an automatic resetting circuit breaker is included in the headlight switch assembly. There is a separate...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair Yesterday, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By Beau388
You can replace the receptacle end and weather...

You can replace the receptacle end and weather cap for about $25.
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 10-18-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 382
Posted By Beau388
It's a name tailor made for the headlines: The...

It's a name tailor made for the headlines: The "Jeep Death Wobble." ... The wobble is a harmonic resonance resulting from a loose or worn part in the steering or suspension, such as a tie rod end,...
Forum: Thor Motor Coach | Class A, Class B+ & Class C Motorhomes 10-16-2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By Beau388
If you look at the current specifications for all...

If you look at the current specifications for all Thor coaches above 30 ft -- all have enclosed tanks that are heated by the coach's heater. Of course that means the coach;s propane heater must...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 10-07-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By Beau388
The patio awning is made by Carefree of Colorado....

The patio awning is made by Carefree of Colorado. <https://www.carefreeofcolorado.com/products/longitude.html> A list of all products used in your coach's manufacture is located on the back of the...
Forum: Motorhome Tech Topics 10-06-2018, 01:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 399
Posted By Beau388
Your ACE weighed about 18,000 lbs with 320 or 371...

Your ACE weighed about 18,000 lbs with 320 or 371 hp Your Palazzo weighs about 26,000 lbs with 300 hp. 8,000 lbs more weight with a little less hp.
Forum: Thor Motor Coach | Class A, Class B+ & Class C Motorhomes 10-06-2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By Beau388
Your coach's converter is a three stage...

Your coach's converter is a three stage converter. With the USE/STORE in the USE position when plugged into shore power, will keep the house and chassis batteries fully charged using the same...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 10-05-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 427
Posted By Beau388
The pumps run continually because it doesn't...

The pumps run continually because it doesn't sense 55 psi at the pump. It could be a bad pressure switch, but in my case it was because the pump was leaking back into the fresh water tank. To stop...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 10-04-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 173
Posted By Beau388
The Mach 8 HP is 8.25" tall. Having three...

The Mach 8 HP is 8.25" tall. Having three electric motors it makes about the same noise as as my MACH 15 when both are on high cool. However, Mach 8 HP is much quieter on low. In fact, with just...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 10-04-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By Beau388
With the engine running and the parking brake...

With the engine running and the parking brake set, just reset the system. Turn the system on and press enter and retract at the same time to reset.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 10-04-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 564
Posted By Beau388
You have three wring harness for the exterior...

You have three wring harness for the exterior lights. If the instrument panel turn indicator lights and the rear exterior lights work properly, you have the front wiring harness that is shorted,...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 09-29-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By Beau388
The converter is usually part of the power panel....

The converter is usually part of the power panel. It is located in the lower half. The power panel is were your coach's circuit breakers are located. Most power panels are under the bed or in the...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 09-28-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By Beau388
Somewhere near the roof terrestrial antenna there...

Somewhere near the roof terrestrial antenna there is a RG-6 coax connector on a brown plastic cover plate. Beside the coax connector on the plate is a small push button and a green LED. (Mine is...
Forum: Towing | Hitches and Toads 09-27-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,172
Posted By Beau388
It is a state thing like a driver's license. KY...

It is a state thing like a driver's license. KY required the dolly be licensed; TX does not. Most insurance companies include dolly towing insurance but a significant number of insurance companies...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 09-27-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By Beau388
True, but if you use a 30 amp CB with 12 gauge...

True, but if you use a 30 amp CB with 12 gauge and your device draws 28 amps, the wire will over heat (exceed 90 degrees C) and possibly start a fire. The National Electric Code (NEC) states the BC...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 09-27-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By Beau388
Try<https://www.recpro.com/recpro-charles-67-doubl...

Try<https://www.recpro.com/recpro-charles-67-double-rv-wall-hugger-recliner-sofa-w-console/>
Forum: Towing | Hitches and Toads 09-27-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,172
Posted By Beau388
Two types of dolly brakes- electric and hydraulic...

Two types of dolly brakes- electric and hydraulic surge. Surge is simpler, but the electric is more controllable. Three different designs of dollies - wheel steer, pivoting pan, and fixed pan. ...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 09-27-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By Beau388
It is a big chrome "butterfly" key about 2.5"...

It is a big chrome "butterfly" key about 2.5" across. I looks line a clock spring key only larger. Clockwise to lock and CCW to open.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 09-27-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By Beau388
Circuit breakers are there to protect the wiring...

Circuit breakers are there to protect the wiring and not the device using the electricity. If your wiring is 10 ga to the A/C, then it is ok. If the A/C wiring is 12 ga then stick with a 20 amp. ...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 09-27-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By Beau388
The RVIA has adopted the 120 volt NEC code for...

The RVIA has adopted the 120 volt NEC code for all RVs carrying that seal. The RVIA has its own code for 12 volt wiring....
Forum: Travel | Camping Spots | Roads and Routes 09-27-2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,558
Posted By Beau388
You don't usually need reservations unless you...

You don't usually need reservations unless you run to a gun and knife show, the opening of fishing season or the county fair. If it a popular location. I suggest you call a day ahead. We wander...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 09-26-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By Beau388
Aqua-Hot systems have three to five zones of heat...

Aqua-Hot systems have three to five zones of heat and not just the floors. Heat is supplied by a diesel burner or propane burner and an electric heating unit. Forced air systems require two blowers...
Forum: Thor Motor Coach | Class A, Class B+ & Class C Motorhomes 09-24-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 778
Posted By Beau388
The F-53 chassis with 208" wheel base, turning...

The F-53 chassis with 208" wheel base, turning circle is listed at 56.1'.
Forum: Travel | Camping Spots | Roads and Routes 09-22-2018, 01:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By Beau388
Yes - Just hold down the emergency start switch...

Yes - Just hold down the emergency start switch for a couple minutes after the coach batteries are charged. Then continue holding the emergency start switch down and star the engine.
Forum: Modifications and Updates 09-22-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By Beau388
Have an air impact wrench handy. There are few...

Have an air impact wrench handy. There are few who can get enough leverage under the coach to torque the 3/4"-16 tapered thread lock nuts (190 ft lbs). Fortunately there are only two of them.
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