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RE: Anything stolen from locked compartments.

I replaced all my locks with thumb can locks. Nothing worth stealing except maybe an old tool box. Hated when I was camping and needed something out of one of the bays, had to find keys to unlock them. Couldn't leave them unlocked because the would flop open. So I just got rid of them. Would rather a thief take what the want then damage the door to the bay. JKaz
kaz442 02/26/15 09:42pm General RVing Issues
RE: Pulsating Brake pedal. HELP!

I have had new rotors be warped out of the box.Did a broke job on my van could feel the warped rotor when braking. Jacked up each wheel and spun tire slowly and could here the rotor scrape the brake pad every so often. Change only the one warped rotor and all was good.
kaz442 02/03/15 01:38am Tow Vehicles
RE: The Front Fell Off!

Reminds me of an Abbot and Costelo skit
kaz442 01/27/15 07:10am Tech Issues
RE: Good window sealant

I used double sided eterna bond tape. Pulled each window clean, tape and install. Took a few hours to do all. Did that 4 years ago and no leaks. I also like 3M 4000 UV for a caulk, adhesive and a sealant on anything else on the outside of an RV except windows.
kaz442 12/06/14 05:26am Tech Issues
RE: E350 ignition coils

i used to maintain a fleet of E350. I would get 500,000-600,000 miles out of them. Ford had problem with their COPs from 98-2004 I would change them all and be done with it. Changing plugs is not the horror story these guys a portraying. I never sprayed any lube done the hole. Never a problem. I would use compressed air to blow out the hole after the coil is removed. You would be surprised what dust and dirt comes out that you do not want to fall down into cylinder when plug is removed. Also magnetic spark plug socket that comes attached to a long extension is your best friend for doing plugs. Can be had at auto zone for $12 JKaz
kaz442 12/03/14 09:45pm Class C Motorhomes

The best place to check for level is in the freezer. I agree the absorption refrigerator is the best place to check. That's the only reason I level. To make sure I don't hurt my fridge. Bullet level in freezer. JKaz
kaz442 11/10/14 04:31am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Scan tool for wasy to read Ford $06 misfore

Why not just change out the remaining oem COPs and be done with it. You can buy them for $30-40 each. Ford oem cop had a problem from 2000-2004. After that they were fine. I use to maintain a fleet of ford trucks and those years were the problem ones. I would get 500,000-600,000 miles out of them. JKaz
kaz442 10/26/14 08:09pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Itasca Spectrum (1982)

I would love to get 9 mpg. I get about 5 with mine as it is right now. Yep same story here. Best I ever got was 6.9!!! Wish it was better but hell its paid for. JKaz
kaz442 10/08/14 04:03am Class C Motorhomes
RE: Need help with furnace

Pilot light? This is a 2014? Really? My junk is an 1989 and has electric ignition on heater and hot water.
kaz442 10/06/14 03:45am General RVing Issues
RE: Broke down...again /: Some P-30 help needed.

kaz442 09/30/14 03:48am Tech Issues
RE: Anything at all near Montville New Jersey?

Great divide I believe its in newton. 30-40 min away. Nice camp ground run right. I like in Parsippany run ght next door to montville. JKaz
kaz442 09/21/14 09:03pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Did you reinforce your frame extensions before towing?

http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/26354171/gotomsg/26354303.cfm#26354303 Here is how I did mine. Hope the link works. 7000 miles without a problem. JKaz
kaz442 09/19/14 09:31pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Towing with a Ford E250 Van (4.6 liter, V8) in the mountains

I tow with a 2000 E150 conversion van with a 4.6 with 3.55 gears. I'm towing 5000#. No problem. Just keep over drive off and let that small block sing. Handels the mountains of NJ and PA no problem. I do have rear air bags and a blue ox equalizer hitch. You shouldn't need the air bags do to yours being a 250 but they can't hurt. JKaz
kaz442 08/24/14 05:06pm Tow Vehicles
RE: About long-term storage of Honda eu2000i

Run it completely dry of gas. Have a 25+ year old Honda genset that starts on the first pull every time. Never store a small engine more then a month or two with gas in it. Your carburetor will thank you. JKaz
kaz442 08/23/14 09:14am Tech Issues
RE: Cold Air Intake

My motorhome is a 1995 Class-C Ford E-350 with a 460 EFI engine...I have upgraded the exhaust with Thorley headers following the dreaded exhaust leaks and snapped bolts...I am now ready to upgrade with a Cold Air Intake system...I'm looking for advise on options both homebuilt and ready made systems...Thanks for a great forum...John from Henderson NV How hard was the job? Power increase? Any bolts break while removing them?. I have been tempted to swap over to headers but it so tight in the class c doghouse that a broken a exhaust bolt might mean pulling the head if not motor. JKaz
kaz442 08/20/14 08:54pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: spark plug change 99 v10

Get magnetic sparkplug socket attached to an 8-10" extension. They can be had at advance auto and such for $12. There is a universal between the socket and extension. Makes getting by the fuel rails easy. A real time saver in removing and replacing with not having to worry about dropping the plug of losing the socket down the hole. JKaz
kaz442 08/20/14 08:45pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: comfort shocks

Never heard of them. Im interested, I put bilsteins in my van and MH and i'm not all that impressed definitely ride harsh. My understanding is bilsteins have a lifetime warranty. Wonder if they would do an exchange? When I bought them (e shock) they only listed one shock for my vehicles. JKaz
kaz442 07/23/14 08:49pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Can Change 3.55 Gears to 3.73?

You could go with a 2" smaller diameter tire to get you near the 3.73 gear ratio your looking for. JKaz
kaz442 07/23/14 08:29pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Bilstein shocks?

I put them on my 2000 E150 conversion van. Up front were I drive they feel great. But out back they are harsh. Kids complained about the ride so I aired up the rear air bags to 30# and they said it was better. Do notice alot more rattles and squeaks that where never there before. Using it to tow my car and trailer this weekend to Ohio we'll see if they are better with some weight on the. suspension. Also put a set on my MH. Took some getting use to the handeling because the old shocks were junk. They do ride harsh. Not what I was expecting consider everyone praise them. JKaz
kaz442 07/23/14 08:02pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Considering a set of tires...any suggestions?

Hankook x2 X3 best band for your buck
kaz442 07/16/14 09:24pm Class C Motorhomes
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