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Forum: Georgetown 03-09-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By BigMac8253
I have a 2004 370Ts XL. Your 2012 motor and...

I have a 2004 370Ts XL. Your 2012 motor and transmission combination provide you far more stock capability than mine did. In my case, I was tired of (1) the tranny dropping our of OD at the scent...
Forum: Western USA 02-23-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,645
Posted By BigMac8253
I suppose this is a long closed thread, but I...

I suppose this is a long closed thread, but I happened to see this You Tube video about CO-139. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_y9xvzSdb8. It's heading North to South, but gives a great idea of...
Forum: Central USA 02-09-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,603
Posted By BigMac8253
Ditto on Rafter J Bar. Great setting, very nice...

Ditto on Rafter J Bar. Great setting, very nice facilities, quiet.
Forum: Modifications and Updates 02-09-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By BigMac8253
I'll be interested to hear how your cell tower...

I'll be interested to hear how your cell tower based GPS works as you venture away from urban areas and get into weaker service areas. I had an in-dash Kenwood flip screen radio/dvd system that was...
Forum: Western USA 02-07-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By BigMac8253
We ventured thru Cody and on to Yellowstone NP...

We ventured thru Cody and on to Yellowstone NP this summer, although we were coming from Cincinnati so our routing was a little different. We came into Cody from the East and then into Yellowstone. ...
Forum: Western USA 02-03-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,645
Posted By BigMac8253
I should clarify regarding my 1st reply about...

I should clarify regarding my 1st reply about staying at Steinaker SP north of Vernal, we went to the part of Dinosaur NM that is in Utah near Vernal. Obviously if you are heading to the part of the...
Forum: Western USA 02-02-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,645
Posted By BigMac8253
Just remembered one other little detail about the...

Just remembered one other little detail about the climb. Once you make the last switchback turn, you start a pretty steep final climb that sweeps around to the right for about 1.5 miles until you...
Forum: Western USA 02-02-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,645
Posted By BigMac8253
We did it this past September driving up from...

We did it this past September driving up from Moab and also heading to Dinosaur National Monument. I have a 2004 Georgetown XL 370TS and was pulling a Pontiac G6. As some additional reference, I...
Forum: Georgetown 01-26-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By BigMac8253
In my 2004 Georgetown, it is located under the...

In my 2004 Georgetown, it is located under the entry steps. Mine looks Like so:98430. (Sure hope the image shows up.)
Forum: Georgetown 01-24-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,428
Posted By BigMac8253
We all have different bases of knowledge, but we...

We all have different bases of knowledge, but we all also have the capacity to learn from our mistakes. Replacing batteries should certainly be in your wheelhouse, especially that now you have a...
Forum: Georgetown 12-30-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,490
Posted By BigMac8253
Thanks again for everyone's inputs. To answer a...

Thanks again for everyone's inputs. To answer a few questions and then close this out, here goes...

• My State of Residence is Ohio. No emission testing. But I do intend to trade it in some...
Forum: Georgetown 12-29-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,490
Posted By BigMac8253
Thanks everyone for your replies. I've got all...

Thanks everyone for your replies. I've got all your sources and replacement recommendations down. Looks like this won't end up being the issue I was concerned it would be. Thanks.
Forum: Georgetown 12-28-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,490
Posted By BigMac8253
Yep, I assure you that the converter P/N is no...

Yep, I assure you that the converter P/N is no longer made by Ford, and no one carries any old part inventories. I did find a site in FL saying they had one for $1650. Must be made of gold. I'm...
Forum: Georgetown 12-28-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,490
Posted By BigMac8253
So far, I've called Walker, Magnaflow and one...

So far, I've called Walker, Magnaflow and one other (the name escapes me at the moment) and none have a part number for the F53, even a universal one. I'll bring it to a muffler shop once I get it...
Forum: Georgetown 12-28-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,490
Posted By BigMac8253
Need a Catalytic Converter Replacement - Obsolete Part

I own a 2004 Georgetown. Last week, while it was at the dealership for service, someone cut off the OEM catalytic converter (P/N 4C3Z5E212FA), and now I need a replacement. However, Ford doesn't...
Forum: Georgetown 12-02-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,929
Posted By BigMac8253
The issue with the wet backup camera lens is due...

The issue with the wet backup camera lens is due to the vacuum and turbulence caused by the rear of the MH as you are driving along. Unless you have a way to smooth the airflow over, around and...
Forum: Georgetown 10-12-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 19,558
Posted By BigMac8253
This is the quote in the Ford site...

This is the quote in the Ford site [URL="https://www.ford.com/commercial-trucks/strippedchassis/trim/f53classamotorhome/"]: "The 6.8L 3-valve V10 with 6-speed TorqShift® automatic is standard on the...
Forum: Georgetown 10-11-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 19,558
Posted By BigMac8253
2016 6.8L V10 Specs

Can someone clarify... I was curious about the thread on here about the 6-speed transmission on the 2016 F53, and so was looking thru the various Ford sites when I came across the Ford website (2016...
Forum: Georgetown 08-03-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,772
Posted By BigMac8253
In your post you wrote If you do that because,...

In your post you wrote If you do that because, otherwise, with the power already switched off your steps stay extended after you exit and close up the coach, that means your steps are still powered...
Forum: Georgetown 06-10-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 809
Posted By BigMac8253
TPMS w/ Airless Flexible Valve Extenders

I will be leaving shortly on an extended trip and would like to install a TPMS system for my MH and toad for protection and piece of mind. I currently use metal braided flexible valve extenders on my...
Forum: Georgetown 06-01-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,454
Posted By BigMac8253
Iggy, if you have not already, look up the...

Iggy, if you have not already, look up the Intellitec Service Manual 01-00066-004 on-line as well. It, in combination with the video, provides full detail regarding how the switch and relay work...
Forum: Georgetown 05-31-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,454
Posted By BigMac8253
Thought I'd close this thread by letting you know...

Thought I'd close this thread by letting you know that I found the problem. If you look at the picture that I had submitted on the 1st page of this discussion, there are two (2) blue connectors in...
Forum: Georgetown 05-30-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,454
Posted By BigMac8253
As I continue to gain some more understanding of...

As I continue to gain some more understanding of the battery disconnect system, I came across this You Tube video explaining the relay. Possibly having access to this video might be useful to...
Forum: Georgetown 05-28-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,454
Posted By BigMac8253
pmsherman, I wish I had more experience/skills in...

pmsherman, I wish I had more experience/skills in this arena than I do, but unfortunately not. But I am gong to get the multimeter to do the troubleshooting. I always worry about screwing things up...
Forum: Georgetown 05-28-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,454
Posted By BigMac8253
Hi Iggy. Thanks for your message. The MH is a...

Hi Iggy. Thanks for your message. The MH is a 2004 Forest River Georgetown XL 370 TS. Following is the picture of the relay in its location under the entry steps:
https://i.imgur.com/NL60EYJl.jpg...
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