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Forum: Maintenance and Repair Today, 07:39 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By Beau388
It has been 30 years since I has anything to do...

It has been 30 years since I has anything to do with the POL industry. As I remember, there are six geographical regions for gasoline formulations and two different blends per region. There are...
Forum: Class A Motor Coach Today, 06:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 603
Posted By Beau388
Thor MC plant 750 engineers had enough foresight...

Thor MC plant 750 engineers had enough foresight to run an electrical chase from under the bed, around behind the toilet, under the sink cabinet and up the hollow bathroom wall. The same path was...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions Today, 05:03 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,779
Posted By Beau388
All hitches are rated for STRAIGHT LINE pull. ...

All hitches are rated for STRAIGHT LINE pull. Using a drop or riser will SERIOUSLY degrade the hitch capability. What rips the hitch mounting apart is the twisting torque on the hitch caused by...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair Today, 03:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,196
Posted By Beau388
Well I am just an AE but my younger brother is a...

Well I am just an AE but my younger brother is a CE. When he was the CEO of a well known German chemical company headquartered in Cincinnati, I ask him about Gold Eagle and their products. He the...
Forum: Modifications and Updates Yesterday, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By Beau388
First of all Thor MC is not certified to do any...

First of all Thor MC is not certified to do any chassis modifications. To modify the Ford F-53 chassis in any way requires a training course and mechanic certification by Ford. Drawings, material...
Forum: Towing | Hitches and Toads Yesterday, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By Beau388
I will disagree. I have a light 18,000 lb coach...

I will disagree. I have a light 18,000 lb coach with a 12.3' rear overhang with a wheel base of 15.8'. With 12,000 lbs on the rear and 6,000 on the front, over-steer is fact of life. With my...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair Yesterday, 08:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,196
Posted By Beau388
The active ingredient in Sta-Bil is a food grade...

The active ingredient in Sta-Bil is a food grade anti-oxidant developed to keep mold from growing on bakery products. No one likes moldy cup cakes. Since wheat is a carbohydrate and gasoline is a...
Forum: Thor Motorhome General Discussions Yesterday, 07:40 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,860
Posted By Beau388
If it pulses while running continually, you need...

If it pulses while running continually, you need an accumulator. If it cycles off and on quickly, then the pump is pumping too much water for the flow needed. A variable speed water pump is the...
Forum: Class A Motor Coach Yesterday, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By Beau388
All the jacks are plumbed to one valve which...

All the jacks are plumbed to one valve which supplies fluid for all jacks to stow when retraction is commanded. During the retraction sequence when the pressure reaches 300 psi, the systems knows...
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 11-25-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 603
Posted By Beau388
Here is what the control/monitor panels look-like...

Here is what the control/monitor panels look-like on the bathroom wall.
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 11-25-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 603
Posted By Beau388
The is a picture of the Progressive EMS under the...

The is a picture of the Progressive EMS under the bed. It is tight under there with the Xandrex Freedom Xi inverter, PPS power center, Progressive EMS and PPS ATS. I clean up the wiring this winter...
Forum: Thor Motorhome General Discussions 11-23-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,860
Posted By Beau388
The converter amp size is usually geared to the...

The converter amp size is usually geared to the battery bank size. A 45 amp converter should charge 350 amp-h to 450 amp-h flooded battery bank very efficiently. If you have more than 450 amp-h of...
Forum: Towing | Hitches and Toads 11-23-2020, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By Beau388
There is a Tee bar adapter that uses the standard...

There is a Tee bar adapter that uses the standard 2" hitch with braces to the hitch. That Tee bar has two 1.7/8" balls 30 inches apart. I put 120,00 miles on a Smart Trailer (one wheel trailer...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 11-23-2020, 01:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 770
Posted By Beau388
You could just measure the tank. 0ne gallon...

You could just measure the tank. 0ne gallon equals 0.1334 cuft so 50 gallons equals 6.667 cuft. My tank 22"x22"x24" or 6.72 cuft outside (there are 1728 cuin in one cuft).
Forum: Forum Admin and Announcements 11-23-2020, 01:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 132
Posted By Beau388
Try a search for water proof electrical...

Try a search for water proof electrical connection box.
Forum: Forum Admin and Announcements 11-22-2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 132
Posted By Beau388
When you start the generator, the ATS will switch...

When you start the generator, the ATS will switch off shore power automatically and apply generator power to the main circuit breaker(s) after a small delay to let the generator's frequency to...
Forum: Motorhome Tech Topics 11-22-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By Beau388
Any modern DirecTV receiver (H-25 SWM) should be...

Any modern DirecTV receiver (H-25 SWM) should be able to receive two separate channels at the same time and distribute them over coax. Basic channel package is $65 for 160+ channels and the Ultimate...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 11-22-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 599
Posted By Beau388
A several comments on calling roadside service. ...

A several comments on calling roadside service. I have had to use it 4 times over 30 years for various RVs. I have always carried an aired up spare.

How to get the road service to find you....
Forum: Modifications and Updates 11-21-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,445
Posted By Beau388
I am an old guy who lives in Air Force Village...

I am an old guy who lives in Air Force Village just West of San Antonio. If we go down to Corpus, we stay at Shields Park (NAS RA). We prefer South Padre, as two couples from our cul-de-sac have...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 11-21-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By Beau388
The generator moves the relays in the ATS, shore...

The generator moves the relays in the ATS, shore power does not. If you have a problem on shore power but not on the generator, the chance is you have a bad connection of the power cord. That can...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 11-20-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By Beau388
A hydrometer is the gold standard for flooded...

A hydrometer is the gold standard for flooded battery condition. Tables for a graduated hydrometer are available on line.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 11-20-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,196
Posted By Beau388
Onan has several EFI gasoline generators for sale...

Onan has several EFI gasoline generators for sale for the last 5 years. The problem is they are $1,000 more than the carburetor versions.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 11-20-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,196
Posted By Beau388
Sta-Bil is an excellent product, but be aware...

Sta-Bil is an excellent product, but be aware there are three categories of the product. Blue Marine 360 Sta-Bil what you need for the 80 gallon RV fuel tank. Just one oz per gallon of fuel. Any...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 11-20-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 160
Posted By Beau388
As said, you have a short to ground somewhere in...

As said, you have a short to ground somewhere in the wiring. I would recommend you get a wiring diagram and a "intelligent circuit tracer for shorts and opens". Power Probe makes an excellent kit. ...
Forum: Class C and Super C Motorhomes 11-19-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By Beau388
The Ford 90 degree V-10 has three vibration...

The Ford 90 degree V-10 has three vibration periods. Two are somewhat canceled by the engine's balance shafts and engine motor mounts. The third one is around 2,000 rpm and again in the 4,400 rpm...
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