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Electrical question
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The two batteries in the outer compartment are dead. I attached the two inner cables together that go on the two batteries. With the engine running I still have no power in side the RV. Does it only…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John "T" Nordhoff May 15, 2014.

Battery repair.
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Hokay, I don't usually offer advice in here as I'm new to RVs and learning.But I have to share this with you folks. Recently I watched a guy on you tube regenerate  a car battery. After watching his…Continue

Tags: HOw to restore a dead battery in an rv, RV Battery, battery repair

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pat Daly Sep 27, 2014.

Bus conversion
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Have done a bus conversion. Sleeps four has a bathroom with full sized tub, woodstove for heat, galley has double stainless steel sink, propane stove,oven. Pics should be here under greywolf…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Oliver Jake Jul 16.

Plumbing
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Purchased a 1978 Winnebago Itaska I turn the power switch on labeled Pump and can hear the water pump located under the kitchen sink turn on and run. I hear gurgling noises when I open any of the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jimco_W001 Apr 4, 2013.

 

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Grey Wolf commented on matt zodrow's photo
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My 1983 Ford F250 Dolphin

"Great photo, reminds me of my first RV. Love the 80s interior."
Nov 6
Grey Wolf replied to Mark's discussion Refrigerator troubleshooting
"The fridge in my Foretravel is a little over a year old. The last time I camped with it the fridge section did not work the first day there but the freezer worked great. ? Then the second day it got cool around 50 degrees. The third day it went down…"
Jul 25
Grey Wolf replied to Randall Brink's discussion Winterizing Class C
"Last winter I did not winterize my Foretravel. I used electric heaters inside all winter instead. It got bitter cold here over the winter. The only problem I found after the winter was over was the bottom of my water filter froze and broke leaking…"
Jul 25
Grey Wolf updated their profile
Jul 25
Richard Magden left a comment for Grey Wolf
"When storing over the winter - use moth balls to keep the rodents out - it sounds like they were chewing up your wires- disconnect your battery too they like that electric zapping there mouth"
May 15
Lakota Wolf left a comment for Grey Wolf
"A common problem there is your grounding wire and surface...."
May 2
Grey Wolf commented on Dawn Michelle's group Toyota Motorhomes
"Not sure when anyone will read this. After storing my Toyota over the winter I tested the lights. The turn signal lights and emergency lights and brake lights in the rear do not work. The headlights and turn signals work up front.  I did check…"
Apr 29
Grey Wolf replied to GypsyR's discussion Anybody wave?
"I have a Foretravel Gran Villa 1987 model. I also have a Toyota Winnebago 1989 model. When I drive either unit and encounter other RV drivers on the road, almost none of them wave back at me. Might be that they  are lazy, might be they are new…"
Mar 9
Grey Wolf replied to Grey Wolf's discussion Rear suspension in the group Toyota Motorhomes
"Just an update if anyone is interested. Took the RV to my mechanic with the problem. He took one look at the rear end and hooked up the air hose to the unit. He added a few pounds of air to the rear shocks and the rear of the RV came up. He saved me…"
Feb 19
Jim Allaire replied to Grey Wolf's discussion Rear suspension in the group Toyota Motorhomes
"I’d go underneath and look for rub spots and see If I could move or shake anything that shouldn’t move. FWIW - in 2018 I replaced all shocks with high end ones and added two leaves to each side of the springs and had the springs rebent…"
May 13, 2020
Grey Wolf added a discussion to the group Toyota Motorhomes
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Rear suspension

Have a 89 Warrior with dual wheels in the back, air ride and shocks. The rig sits level. When I hit a good sized bump you hear a big bang from the rear. Am wondering if the air bags are doing their job but the shocks might need replacing.Anyone have any ideas? See More
May 13, 2020
Lakota Wolf replied to Grey Wolf's discussion Water heater elements in the group Toyota Motorhomes
"Yea,, The electric element is just threaded in,, be sure power/gas and water is turned off."
Jun 29, 2019
Lakota Wolf replied to Grey Wolf's discussion Water heater elements in the group Toyota Motorhomes
"The Ionode rod?  Yea,, it just threads in,, a lil w/d 40 and some elbow grease."
Jun 29, 2019
Grey Wolf added a discussion to the group Toyota Motorhomes
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Water heater elements

Has anyone ever replaced an element in the water heater?See More
Jun 29, 2019
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Toyota Motorhomes

These wee motorhomes were made from the mid-70s through the early 90s.  Constructed on Toyota truck frames, the shells were made by a variety of manufacturers and common ones include Winnebago, Dolphin, Itasca, Odyssey, Sunrader and Chinooks.  Although overweight and underpowered, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and their tough little engines, small footprint and good gas mileage have revived interest in these little gems.  This group is for owners (and wanna be owners) who wish to…See More
Jun 29, 2019

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Foretravel Gran Villa and Toyota Warrior
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I am a Bail Bond agent and EMS worker. Own a 1974 GMC school bus bought in 1994.Have had the engine rebuilt twice, rear end changed out once and the interior redone at least four times. I also own a 1987 ForetTravel Gran Villa and a 1990 Toyota Warrior.
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Electrical problems

I have a 1978 Itasca Winnebago, 24 foot length. Found out today that the inside lights do not work, 12 volt powered lights in the back. They used to work. Have done nothing with it this summer.Lights used to work. Checked the fuse box under dash by steering wheel. Fuses there are good.Headlights,wiper,horn, dash radio work. Battery good, wires to battery good. Generator in rear does not start. Separate problem.Water pump in back also does not work, used to work. Any help appreciated. No…

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BHA Solar Kits

Has anyone had any dealings with BHA Solar kits? Saw their add, wondering if they are worth the money. Thanks in advance.

Posted on May 23, 2013 at 11:43am — 1 Comment

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At 8:16pm on May 15, 2021, Richard Magden said…
When storing over the winter - use moth balls to keep the rodents out - it sounds like they were chewing up your wires- disconnect your battery too they like that electric zapping there mouth
At 1:06pm on May 2, 2021, Lakota Wolf said…

A common problem there is your grounding wire and surface....

At 10:52am on September 26, 2011, William Briggs said…
I love seeing the photos! Did you build the interior?
 
 
 

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