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Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 09-23-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,202
Posted By RGordon
This Ron agrees with the other Ron's. It is...

This Ron agrees with the other Ron's. It is destroying a good discussion forum and besides they are overpriced!!!!!!
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 07-29-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,865
Posted By RGordon
I have the same rig as you with the built-in Onan...

I have the same rig as you with the built-in Onan 5500 generator. You need to open the front cover of the generator and look up the top left corner and see if the 20 and 30 amp breakers are on. ...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 07-29-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,865
Posted By RGordon
I have the same rig as you with the built-in Onan...

I have the same rig as you with the built-in Onan 5500 generator. You need to open the front cover of the generator and look up the top left corner and see if the 20 and 30 amp breakers are on. ...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 05-19-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,729
Posted By RGordon
I would toe nail with 3 inch finish nail to...

I would toe nail with 3 inch finish nail to anchor wall to floor. The crack at bottom of door is for return air for the air conditioning, otherwise you would not get proper cooling in toilet room.
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 04-24-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 23,896
Posted By RGordon
I understand where you are coming from. I would...

I understand where you are coming from. I would have had some of the same issues with the Kodiak disc brake rotors if I had not drilled out the rubber grommets that the pads slide on. They have...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 04-24-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 23,896
Posted By RGordon
I personally have never been a big fan of MorRyde...

I personally have never been a big fan of MorRyde products, one mistake was their pinbox. I am a big fan of Trailair products, such as the Tri-Glide pinbox, along with the Trailair Centerpoint Air...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 04-08-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,973
Posted By RGordon
Hey Joe, Yes the window did make it by only...

Hey Joe,

Yes the window did make it by only hanging by one side at top and flopping at bottom. One thing for sure usually when a truck driver is waving and flashing lights, it not a good sign and...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 04-06-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,973
Posted By RGordon
Emergency Exit Window

While returning home from snowbirding in Florida, a truck driver flagged me over to the side. I found the living room large emergency exit window loose and flopping at bottom and just hanging at top...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 04-06-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,376
Posted By RGordon
My guess and not knowing how they are connected,...

My guess and not knowing how they are connected, I would bet the hydraulic lines were connected together, allowing the fluid to just bypass. This will not allow the pump to build pressure with...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 03-28-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,101
Posted By RGordon
I switched to the 4 step and the bottom step is 6...

I switched to the 4 step and the bottom step is 6 inches off ground, then 7 inch to top. It does extend out further than the 3 step and lower. I do place some boards or bricks on bottom ste[ to...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 10-19-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,509
Posted By RGordon
We went through the same issues before the old...

We went through the same issues before the old Actibrake melted down leaving us with no brakes. The HBA-CAM module did the trick for us and was great to have the IBC working and feeling the trailer...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 10-07-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,297
Posted By RGordon
Joe, Yes, they still make the dually Kountry...

Joe,

Yes, they still make the dually Kountry Aire and looks like a great design, even though they only have a 12 inch frame. The frame is just narrowed to make room for the dually wheels. I...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 10-06-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,297
Posted By RGordon
My 8,000 lb axles with disc brakes was an option...

My 8,000 lb axles with disc brakes was an option on our 38RL3 in 2007 and of course came with the 17.5 tires. These heavy rigs need the twin axle dually tires like the mountain air. Then we would...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 09-30-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,958
Posted By RGordon
Ours did the same split routine and found it is...

Ours did the same split routine and found it is made out of pvc piping material. I used just regular pvc cement and like others with the epoxy, spread the crack and let the cement in and you will...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 09-07-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,455
Posted By RGordon
I called DRV and sent a set to me. Don't...

I called DRV and sent a set to me. Don't remember how much they cost, but was not expensive. It has been a common problem and I always make sure the fan blades are turned so they will not hit and...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-24-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,407
Posted By RGordon
I used polyurthane construction adhesive as a...

I used polyurthane construction adhesive as a fastner and fabricated boards underneath to hold it in place. Would also recommend that you not travel with the heavy covers on top of the sinks. This...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-13-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,379
Posted By RGordon
When DRV replaced your hydraulic Carlisle Brake...

When DRV replaced your hydraulic Carlisle Brake Actuator like they did mine, I had to go on-line and purchase a CAM-HBA mod board to make that actuator compatible with the Ford IBC. Never had any...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 07-16-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,638
Posted By RGordon
If you smell occurs after sitting for long time,...

If you smell occurs after sitting for long time, it has to be the water evaporating out of the p-traps in the drains. I have to add water to all my sinks, plus the washer drains during the off...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 07-03-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,461
Posted By RGordon
I don't think you said if you repaired your leak...

I don't think you said if you repaired your leak in the black tank, but I have dealt with foul odors coming from the basement. They come up right through the pocket doors going to bedroom. Mine...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 06-25-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,009
Posted By RGordon
WOW! That is one powerful grease gun you have...

WOW! That is one powerful grease gun you have that can blow a bolt into. Seriously, the grease holes are the weak points, but also think about the nuts being overtorqued twisting the bolt into or...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 06-25-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,771
Posted By RGordon
My 38RL3 came with a 12 cu.ft. side by side...

My 38RL3 came with a 12 cu.ft. side by side Dometic that did not last long since it is a 2007. I went with a Samsung RF197ACBP residental fridge with french doors at top and slide freezer drawer in...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 06-16-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,554
Posted By RGordon
I worry more about the dust and dirt on the...

I worry more about the dust and dirt on the hydraulic cylinders especially if I have had the slides out for some time. The grit will do harm to the seals in the cylinders and I don't worry about the...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 06-04-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,611
Posted By RGordon
Good find! Noticed on Summit Racing site they do...

Good find! Noticed on Summit Racing site they do have a stainless push thru design that is 4.25" for $22.95. It is part number American Racing 1425001SS on page 10 of their wheel and center caps...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 05-30-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,544
Posted By RGordon
It is stamped on the pinbox and most are Lippert...

It is stamped on the pinbox and most are Lippert 1621 frames. My Trailair had a sticker covering the frame number. It is not the painted number which is the last four of the serial number of the...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 05-27-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,611
Posted By RGordon
I check with a large hubcap company in Florida...

I check with a large hubcap company in Florida last winter and they could not match up anything. They are just made super cheap in China and would be great to find stainless with internal lip so...
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