Date   

Re: [MH-list] WD40 web page tips

Buff Eagle <buff@...>
 

WD40 is a wonderful concoction...
Have a look at http://www.wd40.com to find out all about this amazing
stuff.
It's brilliant stuff.... Do I need to get out more? :)
Darren
"Morning All" :0)

I couldn't sleep, so, being even more of a 'sad' person than Darren I have
been browsing the WD40 web page!

" Here's a great tip for instant traction when your car is stuck. Keep a few
roof shingles in your trunk, glove box or tool compartment. When stuck in
mud or snow, place some shingle under the rear wheels for traction. You'll
find it will get you out of almost any stuck spot. Shingles are an
especially great aid for foul- weather traction. So is cat litter or sand. "

Buff :0)


Re: [MH-list] Water heater problem

Simon Whitehead
 

My Truma 6XXX series heater has a mains element for the UK market. It has never worked and i have spoken to the technical guys about it and they admit that there have been problems. There are two thermostats, one is the regular temp set one and the other is an over temp fail-safe. This one is supposed to reset its self when the power is removed. In my case it isn't doing that and I suspect that is your problem too. Mine doesn't have a manual reset button (I wish it did). They say it must be replaced under guarantee but that is with Hymer in Preston and I am not at all sure I will wait that long - I live in Exeter and get to Preston about once every million years. Sorry, rambling again...
I think that you need a new heater ring. I suspect it isn't burned out but the thermostat has failed - safe.

Simon


On 26 Apr 2004, at 14:11, Heather wrote:

I have a 2000 AutoSleeper Pollensa.

I've not used it since last year when I obviously forgot to turn off the
mains water heater.

I noticed this yesterday when I plugged the van into the mains before I
primed the water pumps. The light on the heater's mains master switch is on
(so I assume that the power gets that far at least) but the heater does not
work. The little red trip switch on the end of the heater is not out and the
heater seems to work on gas (though I've not left it on for any length of
time).

AutoSleeper encase the thing so I can't check for a loose connection.

Everything else seems to work OK

Any ideas before I make an appointment with the dealer?

Heather
Simon Whitehead
s.whitehead@iee.org


Re: [MH-list] Sailing Tomorrow.

Vin Rigby <vin-rigby@...>
 

----- Original Message -----
From: "Colin Roberts" > > A stranger today is a friend you have not yet met,
Should read Tomorrow, not today
Have fun
Colin Roberts, Riviera 570, with list logo front and back............
Good luck Colin.

RegardsVin


Re: Pushpin sets on AutoRoute

Tim Sinclair <tim@...>
 

for others having problems with older version of
Autoroute, I imported the PEU file and then
resaved at as an AXE file. Seems to work.

David, can you explain to an Autoroute beginner how AXE files work.
Double-clicking on the file opens a new copy of my Autoroute 2004,
showing the relevant pushpins. Well that's fine.

But when I later just run Autoroute, they're not there. Likewise,
there's a data import wizard that doesn't recognise .axe files but does
recognise files from Excel, Outlook, Access, text files of varying sorts
and even Autoroute 2000 .peu files.

Again, once imported, those pushpins are there but only for the session
while the program is running. Do I have to import the above files every
time I want to see the relevant pushpins?

Why can't they all be saved as layers that can be chosen to go on the
maps, so I can see, say, Stopovers from one file as well the campsite
guides from another file all at the same time in the same view?

Another question? How accurate are locations of the French aires? When
you zoom in, some seem to be well off road, and the address street name
not recognised. What the pushpin symbols represent confuses me too.

Tim


Re: [MH-list] WD40 ....WAS Hinges on door to gas bottle sticking

Rich <rich@...>
 

There's also a WD40 type product called GT85 which I use. The difference is
that it contains Teflon so is super smooth on my mountain bike chain. It's
in a red can and is stocked by cycle shops, including Halfords.

Rich

-----Original Message-----
From: Darren [mailto:daz@motorhomer.co.uk]
Sent: 26 April 2004 12:07
To: motorhome-list@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [MH-list] WD40 ....WAS Hinges on door to gas bottle sticking


WD40 is a wonderful concoction...


Re: [MH-list] Autosleeper Duetto Feedback please!

Andy Clarke <andy@...>
 

On Mon, 26 Apr 2004 13:07:01 -0000, John Wallis wrote:

Having lurked here for a long time (sorry!) thought I'd ask this
knowledgeable & generous community for some advice!

Was at Peterborough, & saw a nice used Autosleeper Duetto 2.5TDi
Automatic (previous version Transit), which I actually put a deposit
on.

Before I take the final plunge, would welcome any advice, and
feedback on the Duetto/Transit that people have to share. Killer
concerns particularly welcome.

Vehicle is November 1994, 38 000 miles, asking GBP 17 000. Seems in
good nick!
The top book price - retail, two years ago was just under 16,000, so
17,000 seems a bit on the high side even taking into account the low
mileage. My experience of show prices is that they tend to be inflated to
allow for negotiation. Our only experience of buying from a dealer was
several years ago where we had seen a van we liked at a show, but
eventually bought it a couple of weeks later at the dealer for 2500 less
than the 'show' price.

I'm sure there are Duetto owners here who can comment on the conversion
and the Transit base vehicle.

--
Andy Clarke - Motorhome List Owner

http://www.ukmotorhomes.net - Free Motorhome Classifieds and more!


Re: [MH-list] Thetford Toilet help please

Alan Cocks <aec@...>
 

In article <164.2e9ffb03.2dbe9c55@aol.com>, In22gram@aol.com writes
It's the foam from the float for the level indicator
took the words out of my mouth (I did not know about the vent seal). I
thought that, because, on an adventurous day, I wanted to know how the
high level indicator worked.......

I did not use those rubber gloves again.

And I was very glad I had already eaten earlier.
--
Alan Cocks Berkshire UK


Re: [MH-list] Thetford Toilet help please

Ed Cairns <eddiec@...>
 

It's always the same when I've got two to pick from. I pick the wrong one
:-)

Ed

----- Original Message -----
From: <In22gram@aol.com>
To: <motorhome-list@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Monday, April 26, 2004 6:09 PM
Subject: Re: [MH-list] Thetford Toilet help please


Thanks Ed,

It's the foam from the float for the level indicator.


Re: [MH-list] Water heater problem

Roy Coldrick
 

Heather

I don't know if yours is a Truma or a Truma(Carver). Mine is a Truma
Combi and a couple of weeks ago I had the same problem - for the same
reason. I rang my dealer who said that I should turn the mains OFF/ON
several times because the solenoid can get sticky - or something. Anyway
I did this and Lo - it worked.

Hope yours is the same.

Roy
-------------------


I have a 2000 AutoSleeper Pollensa.

I've not used it since last year when I obviously forgot to
turn off the
mains water heater.

I noticed this yesterday when I plugged the van into the
mains before I
primed the water pumps. The light on the heater's mains
master switch is on
(so I assume that the power gets that far at least) but the
heater does not
work. The little red trip switch on the end of the heater is
not out and the
heater seems to work on gas (though I've not left it on for
any length of
time).

AutoSleeper encase the thing so I can't check for a loose connection.

Everything else seems to work OK

Any ideas before I make an appointment with the dealer?

Heather
---
Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free.
Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com).
Version: 6.0.661 / Virus Database: 424 - Release Date: 19/04/2004


Re: [MH-list] WD40 ....WAS Hinges on door to gas bottle sticking

Adrian Harman <adrian.harman@...>
 

There's loads of us. Sad isn't it
Adrian

----- Original Message -----
From: <Itineris2000@aol.com>
To: <motorhome-list@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Monday, April 26, 2004 12:11 PM
Subject: Re: [MH-list] WD40 ....WAS Hinges on door to gas bottle sticking


Ive never met a WD 40 Groupie before........lol (:>)







Motorhome List Website: http://www.motorhome-list.org.uk
Files area: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/motorhome-list/files/
For long term travelling/living in a motorhome:
http://uk.groups.yahoo.com/group/motorhome-living/
Yahoo! Groups Links






Re: [MH-list] Water heater problem

Ed Cairns <eddiec@...>
 

If you are anywhere near Nottingham I can recommend Arc Systems

http://www.arcsystems.biz/

Give them a ring. He's extremely helpful.

Ed


Re: [MH-list] Thetford Toilet help please

Ed Cairns <eddiec@...>
 

Sounds like the foam from underneath the vent seal.


More info in the PDFs here.

http://www.thetford-europe.com/the/thomecon.nsf/web/parts_en

Ed


[MH-list] Re:Hinges on door to gas bottle sticking

Chris Martinson <chris_xx3@...>
 

Ive been using WD40 for yonks....... it will free almost
anything.... just
give it a while to penetrate the joint...and work it backwards and
forwards
slowly.
Is it better than DeepHeat? I've a stiff shoulder and knee at the
moment.
Safe Travelling!
Chris


Re: [MH-list] Sailing Tomorrow.

Hilary
 

--- In motorhome-list@yahoogroups.com, "Colin Roberts"
<Colinrobertsnlcs@b...> wrote:
,
A stranger today is a friend you have not yet met,
Should read Tomorrow, not today
Have fun
Colin Roberts, Riviera 570, with list logo front and
back............


Colin, that sounds idyllic! I'm now a lady of leisure - but of very
limited means, otherwise I'd be doing much the same thing! :-(

I don't think Himself would be too pleased, though! ;-))

Hope you enjoy your travels.

Hilary


Re: [MH-list] WD40 ....WAS Hinges on door to gas bottle sticking

peter walker <peter@...>
 

it willl also remove grafiti off the side of the van(dont ask)
pete

----- Original Message -----
From: "Darren" <daz@motorhomer.co.uk>
To: <motorhome-list@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Monday, April 26, 2004 12:07 PM
Subject: [MH-list] WD40 ....WAS Hinges on door to gas bottle sticking


WD40 is a wonderful concoction...

Have a look at http://www.wd40.com to find out all about this amazing
stuff.

It really does have thousands of uses. I have used it as a oil, damp
start, polish, rust inhibitor etc etc etc for years... It's also handy
for spraying into the eyes of would be attackers when wild camping :)

Use it on bright chrome to keep it shining and blister free.

We used to clean our switchgear and machinery control panels with it.

Apparently anglers/fly fishermen (I forget which) spray it on their
bait to make it "glisten" underwater.

It's brilliant stuff.... Do I need to get out more? :)


Darren











Motorhome List Website: http://www.motorhome-list.org.uk
Files area: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/motorhome-list/files/
For long term travelling/living in a motorhome:
http://uk.groups.yahoo.com/group/motorhome-living/
Yahoo! Groups Links






Re: [MH-list] Re:Hinges on door to gas bottle sticking

peter walker <peter@...>
 

silcone spray is very good also it dos'nt dry out hinges like wd 40
pete

----- Original Message -----
From: <Itineris2000@aol.com>
To: <motorhome-list@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Monday, April 26, 2004 12:00 PM
Subject: Re: [MH-list] Re:Hinges on door to gas bottle sticking


Ive been using WD40 for yonks....... it will free almost anything.... just
give it a while to penetrate the joint...and work it backwards and
forwards
slowly.







Motorhome List Website: http://www.motorhome-list.org.uk
Files area: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/motorhome-list/files/
For long term travelling/living in a motorhome:
http://uk.groups.yahoo.com/group/motorhome-living/
Yahoo! Groups Links






Water heater problem

Heather <remugient@...>
 

I have a 2000 AutoSleeper Pollensa.

I've not used it since last year when I obviously forgot to turn off the
mains water heater.

I noticed this yesterday when I plugged the van into the mains before I
primed the water pumps. The light on the heater's mains master switch is on
(so I assume that the power gets that far at least) but the heater does not
work. The little red trip switch on the end of the heater is not out and the
heater seems to work on gas (though I've not left it on for any length of
time).

AutoSleeper encase the thing so I can't check for a loose connection.

Everything else seems to work OK

Any ideas before I make an appointment with the dealer?

Heather


Re: [MH-list] Thetford Toilet help please

nhrluk
 

Thanks Ed,

It's the foam from the float for the level indicator.

Nigel L
eddiec@ntlworld.com writes:

Sounds like the foam from underneath the vent seal.

More info in the PDFs here.

http://www.thetford-europe.com/the/thomecon.nsf/web/parts_en

Ed


Re: [MH-list] Re: Pushpin sets on AutoRoute

David Jobson <davidjobson@...>
 

Hi Carol
http://www.campingcar-infos.com/index1.htm

Autoroute pushpins for A/R 2000 and A/R 2002 can be found on this site

http://www.campingcar-infos.com/Francais/gps.php

Here you will find over 1500 sites with GPS co ords.


regards
Stan
Very Helpful thanks
Though I note the map is not totally complete
(Calais front and La Tania in Alps both missing).

for others having problems with older version of
Autoroute, I imported the PEU file and then
resaved at as an AXE file. Seems to work.



David Jobson


Autosleeper Duetto Feedback please!

John Wallis <john@...>
 

Having lurked here for a long time (sorry!) thought I'd ask this
knowledgeable & generous community for some advice!

Was at Peterborough, & saw a nice used Autosleeper Duetto 2.5TDi
Automatic (previous version Transit), which I actually put a deposit
on.

Before I take the final plunge, would welcome any advice, and
feedback on the Duetto/Transit that people have to share. Killer
concerns particularly welcome.

Vehicle is November 1994, 38 000 miles, asking GBP 17 000. Seems in
good nick!

I'm new to motorhoming in practice (lurking & mags for a long
time!), temporarily single, would be using the van as my only
transport. Use for weekends & holidays, some long distance.

Many thanks for your early feedback.

Thanks for reading

John

replies to Forum, or
johnmwallis@hotmail.com

89201 - 89220 of 102500