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December 10, 2018

TT #109 REV Group Introduces Lithium Batteries to its Luxury Models

By: Rob Lowe

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Some 2019 American Coach and Monaco Coach models have the option of a Lithium Battery Package to replace the conventional AGM maintenance free Coach Batteries. After extensive bench and in... [read more]

November 9, 2018

TT #108 Residential Fridge Conversion: A New Approach (Part 3)

By: Rob Lowe

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This is the third of what was planned to be two Technical Tips which provide a viable option to converting an RV refrigerator from an absorption to a ‘residential’ refrigerator. In the... [read more]

July 17, 2018

TT #107 Residential Fridge Conversion: A New Approach (Part 2)

By: Rob Lowe

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This is the second of two Technical Tips which provides a viable option to converting an RV refrigerator from an absorption to a ‘residential’ refrigerator. In the first article, I presented... [read more]

July 16, 2018

TT #106 Residential Fridge Conversion: A New Approach (Part 1)

By: Rob Lowe

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This is the first of two Technical Tips which will provide a viable option to converting an RV refrigerator from an absorption to a ‘residential’ refrigerator.   The... [read more]

July 9, 2018

TT #105 Dash Air Issues Resolved - Finally!!

By: Rob Lowe

Sometimes taking a different approach to solving an issue yields results that have eluded those using traditional approaches. This Tech Tip details a story of an ongoing issue that finally was... [read more]

April 16, 2018

TT #104 Preparing a Coach for a Trip to Alaska and the Yukon (Part 2)

By: Rob Lowe

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In Technical Tip 103, I began this two-part article. What follows will give you some background and if you have not read Technical Tip #103 you will find it helpful to read it before this one.... [read more]

April 15, 2018

TT #103 Preparing a Coach for a Trip to Alaska and the Yukon (Part 1)

By: Rob Lowe

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I have presented seminars on travelling to Alaska and the Yukon and afterwards I am asked: "How do I (or did you) prepare (y)our coach for that trip?” That’s a great question and one that is... [read more]

March 31, 2018

TT #102 Installing a 12 Volt Charge Line to Maintain the Towed Vehicle Battery

By: Rob Lowe

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With more and more vehicle makers requiring some method of maintaining the battery in a towed vehicle while it is being towed, it seemed like it was a good time to bring this topic forward in a... [read more]

November 9, 2017

TT #101 Air Dryer Air Deflector & a Simple Fuel Spill Prevention Technique

By: Rob Lowe

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The RV community is known for sharing ideas which solve or deal with situations. The willingness of others to pass along their experience is what makes it easier for those new to the RV... [read more]

October 27, 2017

TT #100 Flat Screen TV: Power Supply Issues & TV Replacement

By: Rob Lowe

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While attending a RV Rally about a year ago, my wife turned on our front (over the dash) TV and heard a loud ‘pop’ sound. The TV did not come on and when I returned to the coach, I tried to... [read more]

October 4, 2017

TT #99 Let’s Check the Hitch Receiver and Towing System!

By: Rob Lowe

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While attending a RV Rally recently, a few attendees commented on the failure of their towing systems. Before going into details, I’d like to thank Bob Young of the Mid America Bounders Chapter... [read more]

July 30, 2017

TT #98 Is it Time to Update Your RV ‘Peripherals’?

By: Rob Lowe

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During a cross-country trip in which we boondocked (or dry camped) many nights, in addition to staying at a selection of RV parks, I reflected upon the equipment we use while RVing. Like many,... [read more]

June 4, 2017

TT #97 Choosing a New Tow Vehicle: Preparing it to Flat Tow (Part 2)

By: Rob Lowe

 In the last Technical Tip, I discussed the towed vehicle selection process, the installation of the baseplate (bracket) and selecting a tow bar. In this article, we’ll look at the some of... [read more]

May 8, 2017

TT #96 Choosing a New Tow Vehicle: Preparing it to Flat Tow (#1)

By: Rob Lowe

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Most RVers tow a vehicle behind their coach and the convenience of flat towing on all four tires makes using a towbar and baseplate (bracket) the preferred method. That’s not to say that... [read more]

April 18, 2017

TT #95 Washer/Dryer Vent Replacement

By: Rob Lowe

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Many RVs are equipped with a combined washer and dryer made by Splendide. Our 2009 American Coach Allegiance 40X has a 2000 series, which has been replaced by the 2100 model in newer RVs where a... [read more]

October 21, 2016

TT #94 Lithium Batteries – An Update after 2-1/2 years and Future Power Sources

By: Rob Lowe

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In Technical Tips #82 to #84, I detailed the process for installing Lithium Batteries in our coach. I wrote a blog update in March, 2015. I thought that it would be good to provide a... [read more]

July 20, 2016

TT #93 Replacing the Transfer Switch & Automated Electrical System Protection Unit (Part 2)

By: Rob Lowe

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In Technical Tip #92, I detailed how we determined that our RV’s Automatic Transfer Switch had failed and that it was contained within an integrated Transfer Switch and Electrical System Protection... [read more]

June 1, 2016

TT #92 Replacing the Transfer Switch & Automated Electrical System Protection Unit (Part 1)

By: Rob Lowe

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Our RV came equipped from the factory with an integrated Transfer Switch and Electrical System Protection (ESP) unit supplied by TRC... [read more]

May 27, 2016

TT #91 Marker, Signal and Docking Light L.E.D. Conversion

By: Rob Lowe

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Upg rading RV Exterior Lights to L.E.D.’s In TechTip #85, I discussed upgrading the rear incandescent light fixtures on our RV to L.E.D. ones. With that improvement completed... [read more]

March 6, 2016

TT #90 L.E.D. Strip Lighting for Awnings and Slide Toppers

By: Rob Lowe

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The Background Over the last couple of years, we have received requests for LED strip lighting that can be retrofitted to coaches that do not come factory equipped with LED strips on the... [read more]

January 3, 2016

TT #89 Tire Maintenance and Pressure Monitoring (Part 2)

By: Rob Lowe

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In the last TechTip, we covered Tire Maintenance and weight carrying capacity. We learned that tires can provide many years of useful life when properly maintained and when inflated to the tire... [read more]

December 28, 2015

TT #88 Tire Maintenance and Pressure Monitoring (Part 1)

By: Rob Lowe

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With an increasing number of people joining the ranks of RV owners, some of the basics need to be passed along to provide safety while travelling. One basic precept is proper tire maintenance... [read more]

October 15, 2015

TT #87 RV Leveling Systems

By: Rob Lowe

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RV Leveling Systems: Most RVs are equipped with a leveling system which allows the RV to be levelled prior to extending slide-outs. There are two common styles: Electrically operated and... [read more]

July 16, 2015

TT #86 Replacing a Side View Camera

By: Rob Lowe

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Replacing a Side View Camera   There are a number of situations where the side view cameras on our RV’s fail and need to be replaced. While these cameras can be physically damaged... [read more]

June 30, 2015

TT #85 Upgrading Rear RV Lights to L.E.D.s

By: Rob Lowe

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Over the last few months, I have consistently noticed that the left rear turn signal on our 2009 RV has been operating intermittently. Each time it was turned on, it might or might not,... [read more]

December 17, 2014

TT #84 Is it Time for Lithium-Ion Batteries in RV’s? (Part 3)

By: Rob Lowe

  Introduction:   In the TechTips #82 & 83, I covered the process we went through in making the decision to replace our Coach Batteries with a Lithium-Ion one and the... [read more]

December 16, 2014

TT #83 Is it Time for Lithium-Ion Batteries in RV’s? (Part 2)

By: Rob Lowe

Introduction:   In the TechTip #82, I covered the process I went through in making the decision to replace our Coach Batteries with a Lithium-Ion one. We left off with a picture of... [read more]

December 15, 2014

TT #82 Is it Time for Lithium-Ion Batteries in RV’s? (Part 1)

By: Rob Lowe

Introduction:   With the advances in Battery Technology and the proliferation of battery powered gadgets in addition to partial or fully electric vehicles, one may wonder: "Could I... [read more]

October 24, 2014

TT #81 Lubricant Analysis: A Modern Maintenance Technique

By: Rob Lowe

Introduction:   Lubricant analysis is a new service option available to RVers now. Many large vehicle fleet operators have taken advantage of this service and they have enjoyed more... [read more]

June 2, 2014

TT #80 Installing a Power Connection for a Portable Braking System

By: Rob Lowe

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I frequently receive questions about using a vehicle’s power outlet to supply power to Braking Systems. Most "Box-style” systems require a dedicated power supply, terminating in a receptacle... [read more]

February 10, 2014

TT #79 Foggy Window Repairs? Part 2

By: Rob Lowe

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  One constant issue with RVs over the years since double pane were introduced in 1994 has been their propensity to "fog up” or lose their seal. These windows are truly dual panes of... [read more]

February 6, 2014

TT #78 Foggy Window Repairs - Part 1

By: Rob Lowe

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Foggy Window Repairs Part 1   One constant issue with RVs over the years since double pane were introduced in 1994 has been their propensity to "fog up” or lose their seal.... [read more]

January 20, 2014

TT #77 Should I leave my Inverter On?

By: Rob Lowe

Should I leave my Inverter on?  I am frequently asked this question and typically I respond with a few probative questions before trying to provide an answer.  Before... [read more]

December 2, 2013

TT #76 Replacing LED's in Fluorescent Fixtures in your RV (Part 2)

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #76    Fluorescent Tube Fixtures Occasionally installing LED replacement tubes in a ThinLite® brand of fluorescent light fixture causes the LED tubes to... [read more]

December 1, 2013

TT #75 How to Install RV LED Replacement Bulbs

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #75    How to Install RV LED Replacement Bulbs Once the decision is made to upgrade the lighting in an RV to LED's, the task of methodically replacing the... [read more]

October 1, 2013

TT #74 Bounder- 2014 versus 1994: Look how far they have come

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #74    Bounder - 2014 vs 1994: Look how far they've come I recently had the opportunity to look at a 2014 Bounder 36K RV and as I did so I marvelled at how... [read more]

August 1, 2013

TT #73 The ABC's of LED's in RV's - Part 3

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #73    The ABC's of LED's (Part 3) The RV industry is moving toward the installation of LED (Light Emitting Diode) light fixtures. In some cases this involves... [read more]

June 1, 2013

TT #72 The ABC's of LED's in RV's - Part 2

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #72    The ABC's of LED's (Part 2) The RV industry is moving toward the installation of LED (Light Emitting Diode) light fixtures. In some cases this involves... [read more]

April 1, 2013

TT #71 The ABC's of LED's in RV's - Part 1

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #71    The ABC's of LED's (Part 1) The RV industry is moving toward the installation of LED (Light Emitting Diode) light fixtures. In some cases this involves... [read more]

February 1, 2013

TT #70 The "29 Point" Inspection

By: Rob Lowe

I have always been a do-it-yourself RV owner, preferring to carry out the routine maintenance of our RV myself. That approach has proved cost effective over the years and allowed me to understand... [read more]

December 1, 2012

TT #69 Ladder Safety -- Some Ideas

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #69    Ladder Safety - Some Ideas The Fall: I mentioned in TechTip #68 that I recently fell off a ladder and broke my collar bone which required surgery to... [read more]

October 1, 2012

TT #68 CO, Smoke, and LP Detector Replacements -- Could save your life!

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #68    A number of issues have focused me on safety recently. Obviously, the death of three people referred to in the last TechTip (#67) article was one factor.... [read more]

August 1, 2012

TT #67 Emergency Exits

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #67    Emergency Exits  At a recent FMCA rally that I attended, we heard about a terrible situation that once again emphasized some of the basics that we... [read more]

February 1, 2012

TT #66 Towing Safely (Part 2)

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #66    In the last TechTip #65 I focused on flat towing. For this one, we’ll turn our attention to utility trailer towing. I am often amazed at the size of the... [read more]

June 1, 2011

TT #65 Towing Safely

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #65      Notes And Updates: Since more and more SUV's and pickups are being towed the "Drop"... [read more]

April 1, 2011

TT #64 Did you know?

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #64    Did you know? Jane and I recently had a tour of the Fleetwood diesel plant in Decatur, IN and we were impressed with the quality of the coaches being... [read more]

February 1, 2011

TT #63 Original Equipment Part Sources

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #63      Notes And Updates: The contact information for the REV Group, Fleetwood RV Parts and... [read more]

December 1, 2010

TT #62 Paint or Restripe?

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #62    Paint or Restripe? One of the decisions older Bounder owners face as their Bounder ages is "Should I replace the vinyl accent stripes or should I... [read more]

June 1, 2010

TT #61 Velvac mirror replacement and adjustment

By: Rob Lowe

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Technical Tips #61    VELVAC ® MIRROR REPLACEMENT AND ADJUSTMENT Since Velvac ® brand exterior rear view mirrors are standard equipment on most Bounders, I thought... [read more]

December 1, 2009

TT #60 Slide Topper Replacement

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #60    Slide Topper Replacement After seven years of use, I noticed that my slide-out awning cover known as a Slide Topper was deteriorating. The fabric section... [read more]

November 1, 2009

TT #59 Holding Tank Monitoring

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #59    Holding Tank Monitoring After installing the Horst Miracle Probes on my coach, I discovered that the wiring to my Holding Tank Monitor System was... [read more]

August 1, 2009

TT #58 Accurate Holding Tank Levels - Horst Miracle Probe Installation

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #58    Accurate Holding Tank Levels - Horst Miracle Probe Installation Last month I highlighted a new product that simply provided accurate holding tank levels... [read more]

June 1, 2009

TT #57 Finally! Simple, Accurate holding tank levels

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #57    Finally! Simple, Accurate Holding Tank Levels Every month, I receive a collection of trade journals that layout the industry trends, RV related business... [read more]

April 1, 2009

TT #56 Do-it Yourself Trend, FuseSwitch & Toad Braking Systems

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #56    Do-it Yourself Trend, RVing FuseSwitch TM &Toad Braking Systems Thanks to those readers that sent me an email after my last column on a Baby... [read more]

February 1, 2009

TT #55 Is it time for a baby Bounder?

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #55    Is it time for a baby Bounder? Recently, I had a discussion with a close friend about the decision he and his wife had made to sell a beautiful trailer... [read more]

June 1, 2008

TT #54 Back to Basics RV Refrigerators

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #54    Back to Basics: RV Refrigerators Does anyone remember the old style RV refrigerators which were a giant leap from the ice boxes we had in our pop-up... [read more]

April 1, 2008

TT #53 Back To Basics

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #53      Notes And Updates: RV Refrigerator Manufacturers have implemented a number of "Recall... [read more]

December 1, 2007

TT #52 Electrical Connections that Do not Work

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #52    Electrical connections that don't work I have received email requests for information on various electrical components that seem to be acting in an... [read more]

February 1, 2007

TT #51 Slide-Outs

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #51    Slide-Out's That Don't I have received a few requests for information about Slide-out rooms (slides) that do not slide out or come back in when the... [read more]

October 1, 2006

TT #50 Whistling Grilles and Paintball Bombs and Graffiti Removal

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #50    Whistling Grilles With the restyling of the Bounder and the new front cap design, there have been reports of various whistling sounds emanating from the... [read more]

August 1, 2006

TT #49 Day-Night Shade Adjustment & Repair

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #49    Day-Night Shade Adjustment & Repair Most late model coaches are equipped with pleated window shades, commonly known as "day-night blinds" with a... [read more]

June 1, 2006

TT #48 Parts Sources

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #48      Notes And Updates: With the implementation of "Just-In-Time" production and as a result... [read more]

April 1, 2006

TT #47 Another Summer of Travel

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #47    Let's Get Ready for Another Summer of Travel! With Spring here, most of us are ready for another season of traveling. Now is the time to carry out some... [read more]

February 1, 2006

TT #46 "Ground" Maintenance, Auxiliary Start, and Generator Start Tips

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #46    "Ground" Maintenance, Auxiliary Start, and Generator Start Tips I have often read messages on the Bounder "Yahoo Group" about a vehicle or a generator... [read more]

October 1, 2005

TT #45 Tow Bar Safety and Maintenance

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #45      Notes And Updates: Since more and more SUV's and pickups are being towed the "Drop"... [read more]

August 1, 2005

TT #44 Storage Compartment Door Maintenance

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #44    Storage Compartment Door Maintenance The basis of Bounder's claim to fame is the basement which, when introduced, changed the way motorhomes were built.... [read more]

April 1, 2005

TT #43 Improving Fuel Economy Part 2 - Diesel Engines

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #43    Tips to Improve your Fuel Economy (Part 2) In the previous Tech Tip, I gave a number of examples that if applied will save you fuel whether you have a... [read more]

February 1, 2005

TT #42 Improving Fuel Economy Part 1 - Gas Engines

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #42    Tips to Improve your Fuel Economy With the recent rise in the price of fuel, many have become concerned with the increased cost of RV travel. The reality... [read more]

October 1, 2004

TT #41 New Plumbing Fittings & Corrosion Block

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #41      Notes And Updates: We no longer have an online parts catalogue. Check with your RV... [read more]

August 1, 2004

TT #40 Improved Headlight Bulbs

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #40      Notes And Updates: We no longer sell the lights mentioned in this article. We recommend... [read more]

June 1, 2004

TT #39 New Products of Interest to Motorhome Owners

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #39      Notes And Updates: The FuseSwitch is now known as the RVing FuseSwitch™ and is... [read more]

April 1, 2004

TT #38 New Products - Supplemental Braking Device - The SMI Stay-IN-Play

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #38      Notes And Updates: We recommend using Corrosion Block® rather than Di-electric... [read more]

February 1, 2004

TT #37 Dometic Refrigerator Door Hinge Repair Replacement and Adjustment

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #37      Notes And Updates: The link to the Bounder Yahoo Group is... [read more]

October 1, 2003

TT #36 Hints for new Motorhome Owners

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #36      Notes And Updates: We recommend using Corrosion Block® rather than Di-electric... [read more]

April 1, 2003

TT #35 Water Heater

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #35      Notes And Updates: The link to the Bounder Yahoo Group is... [read more]

December 1, 2002

TT #34 Practical Tips for Towing

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #34      Notes And Updates: The link to the articles on the Blue Ox website is no longer active.... [read more]

June 1, 2002

TT #33 Bilstein Shocks

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #33    BILSTEIN Shock Absorbers For those of you who have already experienced the pleasure of driving a Bounder with Bilstein shock absorbers installed, please... [read more]

April 1, 2002

TT #32 RV Walkaround Hints

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #32      Notes And Updates: For a Copy of the Seminar Notes which included color photos and... [read more]

February 1, 2002

TT #31 Signal Flashers - Again!

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #31    Signal Flashers - Again! This past summer I experienced a situation with my Bounder, built on a Ford F53 chassis, that gave me cause for concern and for... [read more]

December 1, 2001

TT #30 Inverters: What do they do, How to Install

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #30      Notes And Updates: Newer high quality inverters of up to 500 watts may be used for... [read more]

October 5, 2001

TT #29 Dometic Refrigerator Service Tips

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #29      Notes And Updates: The battery powered fans are no longer sold by RV Parts Plus. Check... [read more]

October 4, 2001

TT #28 Brakes: Upgrading pad, Fluid changing and upgrading

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #28    Brakes While some of you have a Chevrolet/Workhorse Chassis, the following information may be of use not only to you, but also to many which have a... [read more]

October 3, 2001

TT #27 Ontario Drive Clean Emission Control Testing Program

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #27      Notes And Updates: Ontario's Drive Clean has adopted a revised approach to Emission... [read more]

October 2, 2001

TT #26 Exhaust Manifold Leaks, Tires Aging & Dating, Intellitec Info

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #26    Exhaust Leaks One of our members called during Spring Break to ask about replacing an exhaust manifold, and cylinder head on their engine. Apparently... [read more]

October 1, 2001

TT #25 Bounder and Tow Car Electrical Problems

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #25    Bounder and Tow Car Electrical Problems A reader wrote that his 1996 Bounder four way hazard flasher works for about five minutes then quits. The... [read more]

August 1, 2001

TT #24 Recommended Sealants

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #24      Notes And Updates: The part numbers contained in this article may have been superceded... [read more]

June 1, 2001

TT #23 Window problems: Early Production 1994 Bounders

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #23    Problem Windows on Early Production 1994 Bounders There were two problems with the "rectangular windows" found on early production 1994 Bounders. These... [read more]

May 2, 2001

TT #22 Fuses, Relays, Circuit Breakers & Signal Flashers - Part 2

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #22     Notes And Updates: Bounder Classic RV's mentioned in this TechTip refer to the original... [read more]

May 1, 2001

TT #21 Fuses, Relays, Circuit Breakers & Signal Flashers - Part 1

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #21    Fuses & Relays, Circuit Breakers & Signal Flashers: (Part 1) As a result of receiving an E-mail regarding the location of the fuse for the solar... [read more]

April 1, 2001

TT #20 New Power Systems are on the Way - Part 2

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #20    New Power Systems are on the way (Part2): In Technical Tip #19, I described the impending move to 36Volt power systems. The ability to return the engine... [read more]

February 1, 2001

TT #19 New Power Systems are on the Way - Part 1

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #19      Notes And Updates: 36-42 Volt power systems have been slow in coming to market.... [read more]

January 1, 2001

TT #18 BOA Berne Rally: Armrest Removal, Bounder Diesel update

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #18    BOA International Rally at Amishville, (Berne) Indiana (continued) This is the third article on events at the Rally. Bounder Armrest Removal: Have you... [read more]

December 5, 2000

TT #17 BOA Berne Rally: Bounder Diesel Plant overview, Drive Test of proposed Powertrain and chassis BOA Berne Rally: Bounder Diesel Plant overview, Drive Test of proposed Powertrain and chassis

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #17    BOA International Rally at Amishville, (Berne) Indiana (continued) This is the second article on events at the Rally. Bounder Diesel: One of the most... [read more]

December 4, 2000

TT #16 BOA Berne Rally: Kwikee Step Seminar & Coleman A/C Hard Start Kit

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #16      Notes And Updates: Kwikee no longer supports direct consumer contact. If this kit is... [read more]

December 3, 2000

TT #15 Misc #2 Failure of A/C fan

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #15    Miscellaneous # 2 This is the second article on those problems that occur with our Bounders that have elusive solutions. I present these solutions to... [read more]

December 2, 2000

TT #14 Misc #1 Electric Step with Mind of its own

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #14    Miscellaneous # 1 With the onset of spring and summer many Chapter members attending the Rallies have time to discuss some quirks or problems that have... [read more]

December 1, 2000

TT #13 BOA Williamsburg Holding Tank Maintenance, Short tips: Rear Brake Rotor Rusting

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #13      Notes And Updates: We no longer have the order forms for the product mentioned in this... [read more]

October 2, 2000

TT #12 Short Tips HWT drain plug Fridge HWT hints Intermittent Exterior Lighting

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #12      Notes And Updates: We recommend using Corrosion Block® rather than Di-electric... [read more]

October 1, 2000

TT #11 BOA Paxinos #4 A'Weigh We Go Session Overview

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #11      Notes And Updates: The A Weigh We Go seminars are now provided as a service of the RV... [read more]

August 1, 2000

TT #10 BOA Paxinos #3 Onan Generators, Chevrolet Chassis Spring problem

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #10    Paxinos Technical Seminar Overview (#3)  The Fall BOA Rally in Paxinos covered many seminars about our Bounders. The following is some additional... [read more]

June 1, 2000

TT #9 BOA Paxinos #2 Onan Generators

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #9      Notes And Updates: Modern RV's are equipped with elecrtrical systems that automatically... [read more]

December 1, 1999

TT #8 BOA Paxinos #1 Suburban Furnaces, Hints, Cleaning Fridge Burner tube

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #8      Notes And Updates: Furnaces in present day RV's are equipped with sealed Limit switches.... [read more]

October 1, 1998

TT #7 Dometic Fridge Door Adjustment

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #7    Dometic Refrigerator Door Adjustment One of our Chapter members obtained the following information while at a winter rally. He discovered that if you do... [read more]

September 2, 1998

TT #6 Instruments And Gauges Part 2

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #6    Instruments & Gauges (Part 2) The Transmission Temperature gauge is a valuable instrument, protecting one of the most delicate components in the... [read more]

September 1, 1998

TT #5 Instruments And Gauges Part 1

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #5    Instruments & Gauges (Part 1) One of the questions asked by Bounder owners is "How accurate are my gauges?" This often leads to a follow-up question:... [read more]

December 1, 1997

TT #4 Towed Vehicle Braking Systems: A Review 1997

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #4    Notes And Updates: This article was written in 1997. We no longer recommend the... [read more]

November 3, 1997

TT #3 Tire Pressure Recommendations

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #3      Notes And Updates: This article contains recommendations that have been superceded... [read more]

November 2, 1997

TT #2 Transmission Oil Change, Dometic Refrigerator Circuit Board Problem

By: Rob Lowe

Technical Tips #2    Transmission Oil Change: Most of us know that the automatic transmission fluid should be changed periodically (i.e. every 24 months or 20,000 miles/30,000... [read more]

November 1, 1997

TT #1 Step Lubrication and Cube Style Heater

By: Rob Lowe

  Technical Tips #1    Beginning in the fall of 1996, when I was appointed as the 1st Canadian Bounder of America Chapter Technical Representative, I began writing... [read more]