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RE: Stove light upgrade

To answer the question simply its only been in service one complete season of stove top and oven use... I know our use is simple baking biscuits and frying bacon mostly... I did this mod in the spring this year and noticed no cracking or heat checking in the acrylic lens covers... Hengs oem lens cover is plastic and also the filter retainer are located closer to the stove top heat source... Answer#1 not a silly ? but yes most RV lighting and fans are 12v...
YamaDooed 10/30/14 03:00pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Windshield washer fluid in low temps?

Cover your windshield with a blanket at night and it will be frost free in the am...
YamaDooed 10/30/14 05:38am General RVing Issues
RE: Stove light upgrade

Wiring is all from original switch from stove I believe one screw needs to be removed from stove to gain access to wires and drill two holes for wires... LEDs are from walmart boating section installed with self tapping screws into top of hood being carefull that the screws land in void in cabinet... Less than thirty min install and crisp white light...
YamaDooed 10/28/14 04:24pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
Stove light upgrade

Replaced stock craptastic stove light with LEDs simple add on for $20... http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y60/yamadooed/RV/DB7E46E6-1A5D-428D-9EEC-110E638F6573_zps8effex9c.jpg width=640 Dealer said no way to make it brighter... Ok... http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y60/yamadooed/RV/7C4F21B2-33CA-45A7-BD0E-AFCAF70C8574_zpsitnf9ijf.jpg width=640 Moderator edit to re-size pictures to forum limit of 640px maximum width.
YamaDooed 10/28/14 02:24pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Another digital thermostat question

It functioned fine as in no more 6 degree temp swings but the switches located on the bottom are a PIA for my non dainty fingertips to operate. I used it till my WR thermo arrived which was only 2 days. I also have the toggle switch hi/lo mod which works well for ac units... http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y60/yamadooed/RV/18B7D937-ED20-4322-9F87-8F39CE56673D_zpsqxznb768.jpg width=640 Moderator edit to re-size picture to forum limit of 640px maximum width.
YamaDooed 10/28/14 02:16pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Another digital thermostat question

I installed the same thermostat and removed it after I found the one I wanted. They also sell heat only models for $25. http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y60/yamadooed/RV/C7B5E1C6-D44D-4B7E-ABEE-B43D93FE37A4_zpsqa3qzsrz.jpg width=640 White Rodgers Thermostat with backlight and current temp and setpoint temp display. http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y60/yamadooed/RV/ED0FC7C8-B1F4-4C96-805D-358321906D31_zps9hhtz6oh.jpg width=640 Moderator edit to re-size pictures to forum limit of 640px maximum width.
YamaDooed 10/28/14 01:48pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Another digital thermostat question

The thermostat is just a basic on-off switch on a two wire system.
YamaDooed 10/28/14 01:40pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: All Wheel Drive

I would opt for the 4wd so that 95% of the time I can keep it disengaged. Then for the 5% of the time I need it its only a pushbutton away. I always opt for 4wd with lsd which I believe will outperform any AWD system either on or offroad when engaged. FYI I have never needed to engaged 4wd when towing the camper. (yet)
YamaDooed 10/28/14 09:41am Tow Vehicles
RE: Butyl tape trick

#3 is the way I peel off the tape...
YamaDooed 10/15/14 12:15pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: NEW Tankless H2O Heater Installed...

Looks kinda Redneckian to me...
YamaDooed 10/11/14 08:07pm Travel Trailers
RE: Thermostat wiring delema

Converted the oem POS thermostat to a White Rodgers thermostat was easy and only a $30 change. I also put a vertical heat only model in my garage which these you can dial down to 45deg. Thermostat
YamaDooed 10/10/14 02:23pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Can RV anti freeze be re-used?

Before reuse'n Propylene glycol I'd quick test the dilution ratio with a Refractometer.
YamaDooed 10/10/14 09:48am General RVing Issues
RE: 3 prong 50 amp plug to 4 prong 50 amp ????

To simplify couldn't you just add a four prong plug to the welder? To the OP use the 30a 120v rv outlet inside... If the barn is correctly wired with a subpanel where a welder outlet ground would terminate at two ground stakes outside the building and not bonded as a main panel in the house would be.
YamaDooed 10/07/14 07:10am Class A Motorhomes
RE: RV antifreeze in BW tank

Empty the black tank and pour in 2 gallons of straight pink to the tank... For $6 it will keep it from drying out or freezing...
YamaDooed 10/05/14 07:52pm General RVing Issues
RE: Here is my damage

Are Tow Master and Tow Max tires made by the same company???
YamaDooed 10/01/14 10:22am General RVing Issues
RE: wire for 30 A

Stranded #10 thhn wire is fine actually most would be better than solid wire. As for colors you'll need a white and a green or tape to make the wires white and green.
YamaDooed 09/25/14 12:33pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: First long tow with TT.

Best ta put sum 3/4 ton springs under it and turn the headlight screws a couple turns to the left... Never did needed them dang WDHs ta run a manure spreaders out to the field neither...
YamaDooed 09/19/14 06:49am Travel Trailers
RE: Product warning: Hopkins tail light converters

The output of a Hopkins 48895 is 2.1amps. You bought the wrong converter as a single 1156/1157 trailer light would require 2.1amps...
YamaDooed 09/17/14 04:47pm Travel Trailers
RE: WINEGARD Antenna Problem / Complaint

Argument#1 Wouldn't the proof in the pudding would be comparing to new Winegard product and not a 20 year old unknown mystery cup???
YamaDooed 08/06/14 06:46am Technology Corner
RE: Argg morons

FOTD In the 1910's Goddard became world-famous for his ideas about "feeble-mindedness" particularly his belief that it was a hereditary trait. His seminal work, The Kallikak Family, studying two strains of the same family (one strain considered normal, the other considered "defective") became an international bestseller and became extremely popular in Germany under the Nazi regime. He personally instituted a testing system at Ellis Island in order to keep these "feeble-minded" people out of the United State used to reject an estimated 80% of potential immigrants and forcing them to be deported back to their home country. It was in the midst of Goddard's work on intelligence testing that he coined the word "moron." He created a classification system for those on the bottom end of the intelligence scale: people whose IQ was between 0-25 would be classified as idiots, people with an IQ between 25 and 50 would be imbeciles and those with an IQ between 50 and 75 would be classified as Goddard's own invention: morons. He derived the word from the ancient Greek moros meaning dull or foolish.
YamaDooed 08/04/14 01:24pm General RVing Issues
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