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AM radio reception in an RV
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  This question applies to anyone who listens, or tries to listen to weak radio on the AM band, in an RV.  I'm trying to find an in-dash radio with good AM reception and it's not real easy to…Continue

Tags: Vintage RV Radio, RV radios

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Demarrais Jul 6, 2014.

Bad experience with Powerstream "Smart" relay for battery isolation
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Getting my 1988 Toyota Minicruiser ready for a trip.  The OEM rectifier-based isolator was bad.   I removed it and wired in a low-draw, 150 amp relay along with some #2 copper cable that runs from…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Demarrais May 13, 2014.

RVing for chickens
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We had an 800 mile trip to take last week.  Central New York State to northern Michigan. Problem was . . . our little kid's pet chickens,  Eight of them.   I built a "chicken" RV on a boat trailer…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Betty-Shea Hoffman Nov 30, 2013.

Fuel tank sending unit repair
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I've got two old RVs here that both had non-working fuel gauges.   A 1978 Toyota Chinook and a 1977 Chevy Blazer-Chalet.Both had bad sending units.   I shopped around for the Toyota sender and found…Continue

Tags: how to repair a broken RV fuel gauge

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Joy Durfey Oct 4, 2013.


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You And RVing
Part Time RVer
City and State where you are located. Do not use zip code, you know what it means but it means nothing to the rest of us.
Worcester, NY
Tell us a little About Yourself
Mechanic and electrician for 40 years. Own several rural properties.
What Interests you about the world of Good Old RVs?
They are simpler then the newer RVs

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