Ralph Javins
  • Male
  • United States
Share on Facebook

Ralph Javins's Friends

  • Kristine Dack
  • Angie Castro
  • postman
  • Rick Faunce
  • Dawn Michelle
  • Daniel Long
  • Fred
  • david craft
  • Phillip T Rodden
  • Russell E Johnson
  • Mike & Janie Jones
  • Kelly Powell
  • Jimco_W001
  • John "T" Nordhoff
  • carey masci

Ralph Javins's Groups

Ralph Javins's Discussions

The Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall, and you
2 Replies

Good morning;      Yesterday afternoon at about 3:00 PM, I watched as a 1985 Itasca Class C motor home built on a GMC G-30 chassis went up in flames.      The engine had caught fire just as the owner…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rich Thomas Dec 7, 2017.

14.8 V DC and Dawn's BlueTooth to FM Radio Converter
3 Replies

Good morning, Dawn;      It was time for a new thread.      Yes, that 14.8 V DC for your voltage regulator in the motor home is a little high.  Normally I would say that it probably should be OK, but…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ralph Javins Sep 29, 2017.


Ralph Javins's Page

Profile Information

You And RVing
Part Time RVer, Dry Camper
What's your camper's Brand, i.e. Travco, Shasta, etc.
Winnebago Elandan WCP31RT
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.
Latte Land, Washington
Tell us a little About Yourself
Retired from working in electronics. Still do radio, photography, cats, kites, airplanes, ski patrol, SAR. and now an older motor home RV.
What Interests you about the world of Good Old RVs?
Tiinytina recommended it. And I do have an older one.
Anti-spam question: 4 plus 1 equals what?

Ralph Javins's Blog

A 1987 Winniebago Elandan WCP31RT restoration, repair, upgrade, and efficiency improvments

Good morning; 

     Pat has suggested that we talk about what we are doing with our older motor home Recreational Vehicle, and how that work is progressing.  I think that a 28 year old motor home RV qualifies for the term "classic" or perhaps "vintage,"  so it should meet the definition for "older," so it might fit in here. 

     I had not really intended to get a motor home RV back in the summer of 2013.  It just sort of happened.  It had belonged to a…


Posted on January 24, 2015 at 5:09pm — 2 Comments

Comment Wall (2 comments)

You need to be a member of Good Old RVs to add comments!

Join Good Old RVs

At 11:22am on August 31, 2017, carey masci said…

Thanks for the add, I write about Yellow Springs, Ohio and the Clifton Gorge, My book is titled Hey Gang! Ready to Go-Go? it is based on my travels www.gogobus.cc

I think you would enjoy it,

Thanks again off to finish an asphalt driveway

At 12:34pm on February 13, 2017, Dawn Michelle said…

Love your comprehensive description of your project - I am going to be considering those glue down solar panels as well.  My sister lives up in Bellingham - beautiful country up there.




  •         How To Links 

-Search Good Old RV's

-Start a New Group 

-Roof Repair Photos & Products

-Repair an RV Roof

-Pick Roof Sealer   

-Understanding RV Electrical Systems 

-Get RV Insurance   

-What to Look For When Buying a Used RV

-Jack Installs Fuel Injection in his Dodge 


 Paige's VintageTrailer Art  

 Paige's VintageTrailerFabric

 Artist Roads                                            Sandy's Stained Glasshttps://www.pinterest.com/pin/552605816752050167/     



If you love classic and vintage RVs then come Join us. Come on in and have some fun. JOIN HERE NOW


1983 Holiday Resort

Started by Bettye Goleman in RV Repair & Maintence yesterday.

Vanguard Class A

Started by Darryl Louey in RV Repair & Maintence on Thursday.

What are mostly used camping lights these days?

Started by Albert Cameron in Favorite Campgrounds on Wednesday.

Blog Posts


Posted by Linda Lee Toepfer on January 18, 2021 at 1:40pm

1982 Chevrolet Travel Mate Class A

Posted by Barb Stanley on December 17, 2020 at 9:15am

Looking for help identifying this camper

Posted by Jeff on October 7, 2020 at 12:57am — 1 Comment

Balboa owners

Posted by Bill on May 19, 2020 at 8:11am


Posted by Eddie Marquez on May 5, 2020 at 2:34pm


  • Add Videos
  • View All


If you love classic and vintage RVs then come Join us.

 Come on in and have some fun.         JOIN HERE NOW!

 Dedicated to a simpler, more rewarding and fun way of life in a Good Old RV... 

Vintage Travel Trailers, Vintage Campers, Camper Restoration, Bus Conversions, Vintage RV Forums, Old RVs, Tiny Homes, Boondocking


A work of art by member Paige Bridges

Get your Good Old RVs T-Shirt HERE


 Disclaimer - Please Read it

Enjoy this site and use it totally at your own risk.

By using or viewing this site YOU agree to Hold Harmless anyone associated with it including other members. Also, YOU agree that YOU are solely responsible for ANY and ALL actions, results or damages. Members "opinions" are just that and any repair or alteration comments or recommendations are by folks who are not licensed repair  or mechanical professionals. Any repairs or modifications you do totally at YOUR OWN RISK. Use licensed professionals for all work to avoid possible serious injury or damage. Use  banks for purchases.  Have fun!

Copywrite & Trade Mark Registered GoodOldRV© ,GoodOldRVs©, GoodOldRVs.com©,GoodOldRVs.net©,GoodOldRV.Com©

© 2021   Created by Russell E Johnson.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service