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    1993 E350 Alignment concern

    I recently replaced most of my front end components- new upper/lower ball joints, new tie rods, new radius arm bushings. Took it to Southern Tire Mart for alignment (see attached pic) and just drove it last weekend with my Subaru Forest in tow. Motorhome seemed to drift more within the lane...
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    '93 Ford E350 rear brake drums stuck

    I never take my coach anywhere for work as I try to do most things myself, but I was in a hurry this time leaving town so i had a local shop grease the u-joints and adjust the rear brakes on my '93 Ford E350. We we're heading out of town this evening and I started to smell the brakes - the rear...
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    Can't get grease gun on driveshaft u joints - '93 Ford E350

    Getting a bit frustrated, but I have tried just about every type of grease gun fitting I can find - 90 degree, needle tip, etc and I just can't get my gun on to the zerk on any of my u joints. I'm looking at removing the 3 part driveshaft just enough to reach the zerks (I had these replaced...
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    Want to replace my old Thetford Aqua Magic IV toilet

    I have an older Class C - 1993 Cobra Passport - and I need to replace the toilet. It's a low profile hand flush and I'm probably wanting to go back with the same. It sits up on a raised platform against the wall - 6 inches above the main RV floor. Removal looks straightforward but I'm not...
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    Suburban water heater won't shut off

    I have a 6 gallon Suburban water heater - older model, maybe even original (1993).  It is a SW6D model with direct ignition and - I THINK - has had a 110v hot rod added on as it has what looks like aftermarket wiring and a thermostat added to the side of the tank (I have never used the electric...
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    '93 E350 tailights/clearance lights not working (brake/signal lights are fine)

    Per the title, I have an older Class C on a 1993 Ford E350 chassis. Headlights, brake lights, front and rear turn signals all work, but I can't get the tail lights and all of the running/clearance lights working when the headlights are turned on. I'm assuming I have a break in the circuit...
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    Replacing Norcold with residential

    My Norcold N641R has gone south in my '93 Class C...don't really feel like spending $1500.00 so I'm looking at converting to a compressor fridge.  But, I keep running into warnings about NOT installing these in recessed cabinet areas.  Magic Chef even specifies 5" clearance in the back AND the...
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    Class C cabover - rebuilding a side wall

    I have rebuilt this entire cabover once before and am currently redoing the driver's side wall on the cabover.  Normally, I would attach the lauan plywood to the aluminum frame with some staples and some Sta-Put II foam adhesive, then attach the filon to the lauan with some Benders 631 contact...
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    HWH jack leaking - did I ruin it?

    I am attaching a PDF - my right rear jack (HWH AP7164, 6000lb kick down jack) has been leaking for a while and got much worse this weekend.  I isolated the leak to what looked like a hex screw on top of the actuator - the hex head bolt is actually facing the rear of the coach.  Put a 5/8" wrench...
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    Shurflo water pump problem

    This Shurflo 4008 pump is about 6 years old - had no trouble until this weekend.  We hooked up at a state park Thursday and I connected to park water with my pressure reducer installed as normal.  I noticed sometime yesterday that the freshwater tank was leaking some out the fill spout and that...
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    Replacing Hehr sliding window handle gasket??

    I have a good-sized side sliding Hehr window.  The long handle that runs along the edge popped off as the rubber gasket came loose.  It looks like this is just a press fit - get the gasket over the edge of the window and then the handle 'presses' on over the gasket.  I have a new rubber gasket...
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    '93 E350 motorhome - generator clicks fast but won't start

    This is an older Onan 4000 BGE genny - has always worked fine.  Now, all of a sudden, it won't start.  Initially, it did nothing - push both the remote start and the start button on the genny and nothing - not a click, not a sound.  I checked the connections at the genny from the battery - 13.5...
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    '93 E350 Motorhome - really frustrating brake problem

    I have been chasing this issue - literally - for years. I have a "93 Ford E350 Motorhome with front disc and rear drum brakes (RABS). I have had a very spongy, soft pedal and I'm almost positive I've been stopping this coach with only the front brakes. Recently pulled the rear duallys and...
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    '93 Ford E350 emergency brake problem

    Just did the rear drum brakes on my 29ft coach, but emergency brake is not engaging.  Worked better before I changed out the drums, shoes, wheel cylinders, etc... I crawled under yesterday and followed the cable back - everything is attached and seems to be working properly.  When I pressed on...
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    Towing for the first time...some concerns.

    I have a '93 Class C on Ford E350 chassis with the 460 motor.  I have my Subaru Forester set up to toad with Blue OX Alpha tow bar, Blue Ox baseplate, and the Autostop system from Blue Ox.  Took it for a test drive yesterday - no problems with the toad, but my motorhome brakes got really hot. ...
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    Just completed a 4,000 mile journey...the coach lurched the whole way!

    I have posted on this problem before (see the following thread - http://www.rvforum.net/SMF_forum/index.php?topic=43327.0). Replaced the catalytic converter before we left - have also replaced the fuel pump and filter, all new ignition stuff, including the module, cap, rotor, wires, plugs, new...
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    '93 Ford E350 Class C - proper master cylinder bore size?

    I have had a very spongy pedal on this camper since I bought it.  The PO explained that he had the entire brake system redone just 2-3 years ago, but the mechanic replaced the master cylinder with a smaller, 1 1/8" bore - which is what a normal Ford E350 van would have.  He said that he thought...
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    Need a new catalytic converter - any recommendations?

    Spent some time diagnosing a lurching/stumbling problem under load and have concluded that it is a clogged cat converter.  I am looking at an aftermarket replacement for a '93 Ford E350 with the 460 motor.  The current catalytic converter is one round pipe in (3", I think), and one round pipe...
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    Shower door or curtain?

    We have a leaky pleated , folding shower door - leak is around the plastic track that the door slides in on top of the tub.  Probably fixable, at least temporarily, with some caulking.  But any suggestions on the advantages/disadvantages of going with just a curtain, instead of a door? I found...
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    Ford 460 - Vapor lock problem???

    Well, back at it again!  Truly, if it's not one thing... I am stuck in Woodward, OK.  My coach ran PERFECT for 150 miles and then as I slowed down to enter Woodward, it just died on me.  I was able to get it off the road, where I let it set for about 10 minutes.  Had my wife hit the key on and...
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    Weird generator problem - surges, stalls, runs great...surges again on start-up

    My Onan 4000 Emerald Plus BGE, spec J generator ran fine last fall.  I neglected to run it, or treat it during the winter - didn't really think about it as I was trying to fix other stuff.  Anyway, every time I start it up now it surges - fairly rhythmically - for 5, 10 minutes...sometimes it...
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    Directv portable satellite on ebay - anyone tried this kit?

    I am thinking of buying this set-up - http://cgi.ebay.com/DIRECTV-HDTV-Satellite-Dish-Tripod-Kit-RV-Mobile-/270624181819?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3f02754e3b - already have Directv HD at home but was just looking for some advice regarding this kit, or company?  Anyone have any experience...
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    Just got my new PD9245 converter- install question

    I am replacing my 6345 Magnetek with a Progressive Dynamics PD9245 converter.  The converter comes with a 3 prong plug - would you guys recommend cutting the plug and splicing it into my 110V wires, or should I put an outlet in at the converter box and plug it in?  If I put in an outlet, can...
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    TV/Power inverter question(s)

    I recently purchased a ViewSonic VT2300LED for my Class C coach.  I attached a bracket to the side wall (finding an aluminum stud) and it appears pretty sturdy.  I am going to use some bungy cords to provide extra stabilization while driving.  Anyway, my question has to do with powering it - I...
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    No power when hooked up to shore

    I haven't been working on this coach much over the past few weeks, but I now have a new problem.  It's a '93 model, class C, Cobra Passport.  I have had the rig plugged in to my regular 120v 15/20A house outlet and everything was working fine.  Presently, I have no power at the power center - a...
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