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Forum: Jayco Class A Motorhomes 08-16-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,912
Posted By Dustdevil
Assuming you are removing fuses as discussed...

Assuming you are removing fuses as discussed earlier, that would rule out parasitic draw from the ignition and on-board computer of the Jeep toad. That could be significant. If you are leaving those...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 07-23-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,331
Posted By Dustdevil
In California, a driver who is involved in an...

In California, a driver who is involved in an accident, if it is determined that driver did not have an adequate tow vehicle for the load he/she is towing, may be held liable for any and all damages...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 07-20-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,331
Posted By Dustdevil
Yep. The numbers are the numbers. GVWR (Gross...

Yep. The numbers are the numbers. GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating) is the weight your tow vehicle can have on its own chassis. This includes the weight of everything in or on the vehicle, including...
Forum: Tech Talk 07-19-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,058
Posted By Dustdevil
I see how this can be confused with the wall...

I see how this can be confused with the wall thermostat. That one wasn't my problem, I was referring to one mounted up inside the AC housing in the ceiling, accessed from the inside of the RV. I...
Forum: Tech Talk 07-18-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,058
Posted By Dustdevil
Yep. If the warm air is moving through the...

Yep. If the warm air is moving through the chilling section evaporator too slowly, the water vapor in the air condenses, hits the chilled metal, then freezes instantly, builds up, until it blocks off...
Forum: Tech Talk 07-18-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,058
Posted By Dustdevil
Not exactly. Ohms law describes how conductors...

Not exactly. Ohms law describes how conductors transmit power. Does not describe what happens to an induction motor on a power source operating at low voltage. Amp draw for the fraction of a second...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 07-17-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,045
Posted By Dustdevil
I'd say this is reasonable. Although, there are...

I'd say this is reasonable. Although, there are some who grossly overestimate their ability, and "feel comfortable" at 80 with a 30 year old half ton pickup with 305 cu in V8 pulling a 30,000 lb...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 07-14-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,045
Posted By Dustdevil
Most states (not all) treat motorhomes the same...

Most states (not all) treat motorhomes the same as cars and pickup trucks, as long as they aren't towing anything, and as long as they aren't over a certain weight limit. Once they are towing, they...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 07-14-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,045
Posted By Dustdevil
The best kept secret of RV travel is that getting...

The best kept secret of RV travel is that getting there is half the fun. Might as well enjoy the ride. I get the concept that when you only have Friday evening to Sunday evening, you have to make the...
Forum: Tech Talk 07-13-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,058
Posted By Dustdevil
I think it's the wise approach. Just keep that...

I think it's the wise approach. Just keep that information tucked in your back pocket for the power situation. Low voltage can destroy a compressor motor very quickly in high ambient temperatures....
Forum: Tech Talk 07-12-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,058
Posted By Dustdevil
In the end, it's probably the only way to fix it...

In the end, it's probably the only way to fix it correctly. I would probably do the same as you, and bring the old one home to work with. But in reality, it's likely not salvageable beyond its...
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 07-12-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,972
Posted By Dustdevil
The GVWR is the total allowable weight of the...

The GVWR is the total allowable weight of the motorhome itself, fully loaded, full load of fuel and water, people, clothing, food, dog, cat, whatever, without any toad. You can't exceed that before...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 07-11-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,045
Posted By Dustdevil
The point is, 75 mph is irresponsible in a tow...

The point is, 75 mph is irresponsible in a tow rig.
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 07-10-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By Dustdevil
I'm a big bathroom fan. I use them all the time....

I'm a big bathroom fan. I use them all the time. Wouldn't know what to do without them. They are indispensable. I think they are great.

Signed,
A Big Bathroom Fan
;)
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 07-10-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,045
Posted By Dustdevil
A direct result of too much speed and this guy...

A direct result of too much speed and this guy ran out of talent very quickly and very unexpectedly. He thought he was a Formula 1-level driver too.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=siVH_cr5ZnE
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 07-10-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,045
Posted By Dustdevil
I think you would find 60-65 to be a majority of...

I think you would find 60-65 to be a majority of RV owners. And yes, I encountered a guy towing what looked like about a 15k lb toy hauler behind a Tundra with the rear bumper nearly dragging the...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 07-10-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,045
Posted By Dustdevil
One of the problems with today's tow vehicles is...

One of the problems with today's tow vehicles is that they are so well designed, they lull drivers into a false sense of security. Drivers often feel quite confident driving their fully loaded rig at...
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 07-09-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,972
Posted By Dustdevil
Sounds like you'll either need a trailer for your...

Sounds like you'll either need a trailer for your existing car, or buy something that can flat tow. I am partial to Jeeps, because they are easy to set up for flat tow, but there are others. We also...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 05-31-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,191
Posted By Dustdevil
This was my first lesson also. 8th grade...

This was my first lesson also. 8th grade electronics class, guys making crystal radios and a whole bunch of other stuff from kits and bashing them for better performance. Some guys made a device from...
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 05-16-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By Dustdevil
Sounds about right. I just changed my engine oil...

Sounds about right. I just changed my engine oil in the Duramax (some of these were built on Kodiak chassis with gas engines as well). Took 3.5 gallons for sure. I serviced the genset about 7-8...
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 05-14-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,293
Posted By Dustdevil
The first thing you want to do is ensure the...

The first thing you want to do is ensure the weight is roughly equal side to side. Measure front axle both sides, and rear axle both sides. The weight can be mismatched at the factory due to the...
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 05-06-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By Dustdevil
I have the extensions. They do leak a bit, so I...

I have the extensions. They do leak a bit, so I check tire pressure every time I head out. It's always the outer duals, so I will troubleshoot them at some point. Low pressure will cause a blowout...
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 02-08-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By Dustdevil
My First Gen Seneca has air springs. I believe...

My First Gen Seneca has air springs. I believe they were factory added, after they realized the very earliest Senecas left the factory with springs that were way too light for the added weight that...
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 02-02-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,320
Posted By Dustdevil
Looks like a nice trip, and glad it worked out so...

Looks like a nice trip, and glad it worked out so well for you and your daughter to have some fun in the new RV. First year in college is scary and fun at the same time. Some kids can't wait to be...
Forum: Jayco Class A Motorhomes 12-15-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,215
Posted By Dustdevil
Yeah, anything with hookups was booked six months...

Yeah, anything with hookups was booked six months ago. Unless you want to go as far away as Wickenburg or Phoenix or Havasu.
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