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Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 07-09-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,664
Posted By Cruzer
No, he sells complete cooling units. I was...

No, he sells complete cooling units. I was impressed with his knowledge of RV cooling systems. If you have any questions a call to him would surely help answer them.
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 07-09-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,664
Posted By Cruzer
I would call Leon at National RV Refrigeration...

I would call Leon at National RV Refrigeration (yes he's Amish) - Fix Your Fridge - National RV Refrigeration (https://fixyourfridge.com/)

His units have a larger accumulator versus the two smaller...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 05-14-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,642
Posted By Cruzer
I installed a Prosine 2500 watt true sine wave...

I installed a Prosine 2500 watt true sine wave inverter in our 2003 Suncruiser 33V. I chose the Prosine because it was flat and fit into a dead area in the DS slideout. See www.rvcruzer.com...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 10-03-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,687
Posted By Cruzer
The Sharp can be set up either way. My '904...

The Sharp can be set up either way. My '904 Allegro Bus had it set up to recirculate and vent inside while my '03 Suncruiser was set up to vent outside. I sure don't miss the rattling noise of my...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Wheels and Tires 08-08-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,468
Posted By Cruzer
The corosion eats into the aluminum. The white...

The corosion eats into the aluminum. The white crust can be removed but you'll still have pits and scars that need to be removed by polishing. It's an annual or semi-annual job and it's not a...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Wheels and Tires 08-08-2009, 07:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,127
Posted By Cruzer
By the way, those are some nice photos of the...

By the way, those are some nice photos of the Ellipse. They really show some good detail. Great job posting them! :cool:
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Wheels and Tires 08-08-2009, 07:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,127
Posted By Cruzer
Having had both Itasca and Tiffin products I am...

Having had both Itasca and Tiffin products I am somewhat familiar with both so I'll share some comparisons with you. I'm sure you guys know your Winnebago specs up and down but aren't as familiar...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 04-16-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,595
Posted By Cruzer
I recall the first time I found that out on my...

I recall the first time I found that out on my 2003 Suncruiser. I crested a hill and looked down into a steep valley where an immediate steep climb followed. It was a nice 4 lane concrete road with...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 10-17-2008, 04:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,550
Posted By Cruzer
I used to use it but no longer do. It seems to...

I used to use it but no longer do. It seems to work okay on paint but it didn't work very well for me on the DiamondShield clear protective covering on the front - which is where I needed it the most.
Forum: Winnebago General Discussions 08-08-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,004
Posted By Cruzer
I too have always been concerned about RV fires....

I too have always been concerned about RV fires. The small OEM dry chemical extinguisher just doesn't do anything. I used to replace it with 3 larger dry chemical units but they too have limited...
Forum: Winnebago General Discussions 07-25-2008, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,603
Posted By Cruzer
To me, it's a no-brainer. Tiffin's Allegro Bus...

To me, it's a no-brainer. Tiffin's Allegro Bus sales greatly skewed towards the tag axle chassis once they were introduced. I'm sure Winnebago will boost their sales accordingly once they bring one...
Forum: Tech | Toys and Gear 05-30-2008, 05:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,991
Posted By Cruzer
I'm not a big fan of screwing things to those...

I'm not a big fan of screwing things to those thin fiberglass roofs. There's just not enough meat there to allow the screw threads to properly bite. Screws are okay for small brackets but not for...
Forum: Winnebago General Discussions 03-17-2008, 04:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,422
Posted By Cruzer
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div...

<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Gary the Wombat:
Here's something to consider about...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Wheels and Tires 02-08-2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,341
Posted By Cruzer
Lower the jacks first, then crawl under and hit...

Lower the jacks first, then crawl under and hit the button. That way if it goes down instead of up you won't get flattened. Once the bags are pumping up, raise the jacks.
Forum: Tech | Toys and Gear 01-11-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,043
Posted By Cruzer
I replaced my Magnadyne 9900 radio with a Visteon...

I replaced my Magnadyne 9900 radio with a Visteon CD6 radio. I got it directly from Riverpark. They are the ones that sell them to Tiffin as well as many other RV manufactureres but they will sell...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Wheels and Tires 01-09-2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,069
Posted By Cruzer
It was taken in the Grand Tetons. The Grand Teton...

It was taken in the Grand Tetons. The Grand Teton is on the left and Mount Moran falling off the right edge of the picture. We were staying in Jackson and decided to leave before breakfast, then have...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Wheels and Tires 01-08-2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,069
Posted By Cruzer
Pusherman's link to the chart is what Ron is...

Pusherman's link to the chart is what Ron is looking for. Ride height refers to the suspension height adjustments, which are changed by adjusting the links on the height sensing valves for the air...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 01-02-2008, 05:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,203
Posted By Cruzer
That's correct. The Intellitec board senses the...

That's correct. The Intellitec board senses the two hot legs to determine if you are on 50 amp shore power. If it sees 240 VAC across the X and Y hot legs, then the board goes into 50 amp mode. The...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 12-15-2007, 04:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,685
Posted By Cruzer
I believe the Ultimate series had Spartan...

I believe the Ultimate series had Spartan chassis. If so, it's probably the rocker switch used by service techs when they plug into the diagnostic connector. I have one of them too.
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 12-15-2007, 04:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,895
Posted By Cruzer
My 2003 33V had that table. The vent was return...

My 2003 33V had that table. The vent was return air and the table basically bolted to the wall, not the floor. It did not affect the vent in any way. The framework that attched to the wall served as...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 12-14-2007, 04:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,141
Posted By Cruzer
Technically, this isn't a Freightliner issue....

Technically, this isn't a Freightliner issue. Your house batteries are charged by the inverter/charger or converter so I'll move this topic from the Freightliner Forum over to the Winnebago Forum.
...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 12-06-2007, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,229
Posted By Cruzer
This is typical for that sensor. The problem is...

This is typical for that sensor. The problem is that this sensor is generally misunderstood. It checks to see if the wind is blowing excessively so that it can retract the awning in those conditions....
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 11-28-2007, 04:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,677
Posted By Cruzer
You can get them from www.rvglassparts.com...

You can get them from www.rvglassparts.com (https://www.rvglassparts.com) or www.coachglass.com (https://www.coachglass.com) amongst others. Be sure to look atthe metal bracket that hold the windshield...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 11-28-2007, 04:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,735
Posted By Cruzer
On my 2003 Suncruiser I did that. Your basic fine...

On my 2003 Suncruiser I did that. Your basic fine tooth holes saw works best. There was a decal on the roof marking the location with a "drill here" type label. Note that there is RG6 coax as well as...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 11-15-2007, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,942
Posted By Cruzer
Try this link in the RV Tech Library for...

Try this link in the RV Tech Library for restringing information:
https://www.rvtechlibrary.com/interior/shades.htm
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 11-07-2007, 03:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,085
Posted By Cruzer
Flexsteel chairs generally have th armrest held...

Flexsteel chairs generally have th armrest held in place by a round steel shaft with a roll pin drilled through it. As Bill mentioned, push in HARD and rotate upwards until the pin lines up with the...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 11-02-2007, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,895
Posted By Cruzer
I had an alternator go out mid-trip on my 2004...

I had an alternator go out mid-trip on my 2004 Allegro Bus once.

If this ever happens to you, there is a workaround I used to allow me to finish the trip.

Whenever the ignition key is in the ON...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 10-25-2007, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,679
Posted By Cruzer
I can't believe that. Methinks the FL guy is...

I can't believe that. Methinks the FL guy is wrong on that one. A 50/50 coolant mixture in itself will boil at a higher temp than water. But, the FL will run up to 235 degrees before the engine's ECM...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 10-19-2007, 04:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,782
Posted By Cruzer
I'm surprised they haven't notified you earlier....

I'm surprised they haven't notified you earlier. In 2005 Freightliner had a number of recalls on the XC side radiator chassis for overheating. One of them was to replace the Dexron 3 in the hydraulic...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 10-19-2007, 04:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 15,885
Posted By Cruzer
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div...

<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Roper2:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 10-19-2007, 04:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,527
Posted By Cruzer
That's the way it was on my '03 Suncruiser. The...

That's the way it was on my '03 Suncruiser. The converter was disconnected when the battery disconnect switch was in the OFF position but the solar panel (which was way to small to do anything) was...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 10-11-2007, 04:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,609
Posted By Cruzer
I'm pretty sure that Winnebago had little to say...

I'm pretty sure that Winnebago had little to say about the radiator placement. Freightliner chose that for the new Maxxum chassis. FL had a number of issues with cooling on the side radiator XC...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 10-11-2007, 03:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,747
Posted By Cruzer
Yeah, that is the new Bus. It's just that I took...

Yeah, that is the new Bus. It's just that I took the shot in the same place as I did with the last one so it can be confusing until you start counting axles. https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/laugh.gif
...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 10-09-2007, 05:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,747
Posted By Cruzer
That's great. We're glad to hear that you got it...

That's great. We're glad to hear that you got it out okay. It sounds like a thankless job. If your Atwood heater was rusty on the back you probably did good by replacing it. It'll give you many more...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 10-09-2007, 03:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,747
Posted By Cruzer
Easy guys....

Easy guys. https://irv2.infopop.cc/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif

It's true that some posts take a little longer than others to get answered. Sometimes it's a difficult question that not...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 10-07-2007, 04:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,832
Posted By Cruzer
Sometimes these smells come from the stand pipe...

Sometimes these smells come from the stand pipe behind the washer-drier. The washer-drier drains into an open stand pipe. Down a bit from the open end is a small P trap which prevents odors from the...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Wheels and Tires 08-29-2007, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,191
Posted By Cruzer
The tie rod ends are opposite threads. One side...

The tie rod ends are opposite threads. One side is LH thread and the other is RH thread. The only way to adjust them is to remove one tie rod end from the steering knuckle and screw one side in and...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Wheels and Tires 08-29-2007, 04:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,191
Posted By Cruzer
My 2004 Bus (Freightliner) did have an issue with...

My 2004 Bus (Freightliner) did have an issue with the steering wheel at first. While the wheel was centered, the turn signal kickout cam was not. It was hard to operate the left turn signal because...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 08-26-2007, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,211
Posted By Cruzer
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div...

<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by jimandsue60:
Maybe it is a Winnebago mod and not...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 08-26-2007, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,211
Posted By Cruzer
The power graph between the 370 ISL, 400 ISL, and...

The power graph between the 370 ISL, 400 ISL, and 425 ISL is very similar. Basically it's nice and fat until it get's up to the higher revs, then the extra power comes in. The only time that you'll...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 08-23-2007, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,376
Posted By Cruzer
Undoubtedly the dropped it because it didn't...

Undoubtedly the dropped it because it didn't sell.

One issue that surfaces with very short diesel pushers is driveability and stability. A rear engined coach needs a given amount of room in the...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 08-23-2007, 11:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 15,885
Posted By Cruzer
I normally use Economy mode in the open areas but...

I normally use Economy mode in the open areas but find it of little value in the 42QRP. The 400ISL just lopes along in 6th gear anyway and doesn't lose speed unless it's a steeper incline. Economy...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 08-23-2007, 04:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 15,885
Posted By Cruzer
I don't know that it's in the manual. But I do...

I don't know that it's in the manual. But I do know that from past experience. https://irv2.infopop.cc/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif I had an exhaust leak on a steep grade once that took it...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 08-20-2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,455
Posted By Cruzer
We've had one KVH, and two Kingdomes on our 3 RVs...

We've had one KVH, and two Kingdomes on our 3 RVs so far. Never had a Winegard so can't comment on them. Our latest is a Kingdome 9762LP in-motion dome and it works great.
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 08-20-2007, 05:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 15,885
Posted By Cruzer
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div...

<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by jimandsue60:
Thanks for the response John. The people...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 08-10-2007, 05:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,223
Posted By Cruzer
I'm not quite sure why you are installing your...

I'm not quite sure why you are installing your BatteryMinder on your coach batteries. The converter is a quality 3 stage unit that won't overcharge them. On my 2003 Suncruiser I left it plugged in...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 08-08-2007, 07:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,258
Posted By Cruzer
Our first RV was a 2003 Suncruiser 33V/Workhorse....

Our first RV was a 2003 Suncruiser 33V/Workhorse. While not bad, you did feel it at the end of the day. Our 2004 Allegro Bus 40DP/Freightliner did make a huge difference. The 2007 42QRP is even...
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 07-25-2007, 03:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,514
Posted By Cruzer
The only thing that might be hard is the fact...

The only thing that might be hard is the fact that there are a bunch of wires that have to go to the EC-30. You need wires from the thermostat, shore power sense, saefty switch, genset, etc. On some...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 07-17-2007, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,611
Posted By Cruzer
The on-the-wheel switches are actually part of...

The on-the-wheel switches are actually part of the SmartWheel system. The Smart Wheel controls the ICC and headlamp flashes as well as the wipers and cruise control. But, this wheel communicates with...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 07-17-2007, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,932
Posted By Cruzer
Is it a spring loaded switch that returns to the...

Is it a spring loaded switch that returns to the center (off) position when you let go of it? If so, it could be your house battery disconnect switch. Pushing it up would engage the solenoid to turn...
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