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Forum: Major Mechanicals 10-01-2014, 04:55 AM
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Posted By 77newell
Hey Glenn; I've always changed mine in the fall...

Hey Glenn; I've always changed mine in the fall so that fresh oil with lots of acid fighting additives are available while sitting in case moisture collects. Given today's oils it probably doesn't...
Forum: Major Mechanicals 07-02-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,259
Posted By 77newell
Keith: it was really weird in that there were no...

Keith: it was really weird in that there were no other indications the batteries were dying. The engine started fine, seemed to have the right charging rate. But the cruise was funky; in particular...
Forum: Major Mechanicals 06-27-2014, 05:48 PM
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Posted By 77newell
my 77 coach had the King Cruise and the only time...

my 77 coach had the King Cruise and the only time it acted up was when the chassis batteries started to die and the voltage was low even with the engine running. Otherwise it was good. I mounted the...
Forum: General Luxury Coach Discussion 03-23-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,881
Posted By 77newell
Tom: the answer to your first question about...

Tom: the answer to your first question about comfort is that I can't imagine anyone spending nearly $2mil on a coach and tolerating an uncomfortable bed. Nor can I imagine a vendor taking the risk of...
Forum: Running Gear, Brakes, Tires, Chassis and Pneumatic Systems 02-24-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,963
Posted By 77newell
Hey Serge, sorry for your troubles. It would help...

Hey Serge, sorry for your troubles. It would help me to know what label is on the gauge you say is cycling between 0 and 60. Is this a coach mounted gauge or a compressor mounted one? If on the...
Forum: Running Gear, Brakes, Tires, Chassis and Pneumatic Systems 02-08-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,998
Posted By 77newell
Micah: With my 77 coach I used fabricated plywood...

Micah: With my 77 coach I used fabricated plywood blocks that were just wider than the tires, starting at 2" thick and working up then going to 4". For the back, I used the same system except that...
Forum: Plumbing | Fixtures, Tanks and Water Systems 01-29-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,456
Posted By 77newell
I'm not absolutely sure of this but I seem to...

I'm not absolutely sure of this but I seem to recall having one of those black accumulators in an earlier coach and if I recall correctly there was no bladder in it to separate the water and the air....
Forum: Running Gear, Brakes, Tires, Chassis and Pneumatic Systems 12-21-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,630
Posted By 77newell
Larry: looks like life is treating you well....

Larry: looks like life is treating you well. Regarding the air compressor I went with a 155psi Lowes brand that I paid just north of $120 (I think). I went with the higher pressure since my tires...
Forum: Running Gear, Brakes, Tires, Chassis and Pneumatic Systems 12-14-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,630
Posted By 77newell
Larry: Page 21 of the Firestone manual I...

Larry: Page 21 of the Firestone manual I referenced above shows the dimensions and configuration of the airbag number Ron referenced. Printing that out and climbing under the coach (BRRRRRRR) with a...
Forum: Running Gear, Brakes, Tires, Chassis and Pneumatic Systems 12-14-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,630
Posted By 77newell
Larry: fortunately I haven't had to mess yet with...

Larry: fortunately I haven't had to mess yet with the airbags on the 93 coach, on the 77 coach the specific information went to its new owner and I didn't keep a copy. If I were to do something with...
Forum: Running Gear, Brakes, Tires, Chassis and Pneumatic Systems 12-14-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,630
Posted By 77newell
Hi Ron: as a long term resident of Michigan the...

Hi Ron: as a long term resident of Michigan the only thing of concern with your Newell will be getting the road salt off it as soon as possible. I didn't do that with my 77 and ended up with a few...
Forum: Running Gear, Brakes, Tires, Chassis and Pneumatic Systems 12-13-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,630
Posted By 77newell
Hey Larry: did you get your air bags figured out....

Hey Larry: did you get your air bags figured out. I was wondering more than anything if the advice I gave worked. If it didn't then others would want to know what my kids have already figured out...
Forum: HVAC 12-13-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,479
Posted By 77newell
Hey Aragona: welcome to the Michigan big chill,...

Hey Aragona: welcome to the Michigan big chill, aren't we having fun. You probably still have a thermostat with points and a coil. If so, then the advice of Forest is a possibility as is getting a...
Forum: General Luxury Coach Discussion 11-23-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,126
Posted By 77newell
I'm so glad you are back running again, thank...

I'm so glad you are back running again, thank heaven for Newell's 24/7 tech support. I'm also glad to know there are two sensors. Travel well.
Forum: General Luxury Coach Discussion 11-23-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,126
Posted By 77newell
That's an incredible bummer. Newell's answer only...

That's an incredible bummer. Newell's answer only makes sense if both the gauge and the engine ECM use the same sensor. I would want Newell to tell me that is the case. If so, then the wire from the...
Forum: Running Gear, Brakes, Tires, Chassis and Pneumatic Systems 11-22-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,630
Posted By 77newell
Hey Larry I see you are still having fun. ...

Hey Larry I see you are still having fun.

When I faced the same problem I went to the Firestone and used the following document to figure out the current replacement part number:...
Forum: Interior Works 11-19-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,597
Posted By 77newell
Aragon: welcome aboard. My 93 has the double door...

Aragon: welcome aboard. My 93 has the double door and it opens and closes rather slowly, but without noticeable sticking. I've noticed the air lines are really small as are the cylinders to keep it...
Forum: Introduce Yourself - Welcome Wagon 11-16-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,379
Posted By 77newell
Having owned a 77 coach for 10 years I have to...

Having owned a 77 coach for 10 years I have to say I'm amazed at the number of things that were original and still functioning when I sold it this summer. Depending on your skills there is much that...
Forum: Introduce Yourself - Welcome Wagon 11-14-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,379
Posted By 77newell
For highway travel handling the longest legal...

For highway travel handling the longest legal coach will get you there most comfortably. For off highway handling you want the shortest coach you can live with. Since you seem to be most interested...
Forum: Interior Works 11-01-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,998
Posted By 77newell
One of the endearing things about old tech is...

One of the endearing things about old tech is just as Jon said (yea the other Jon, or maybe I'm the other Jon, I can't remember) you will hear additional things with new tech. Sometimes not hearing...
Forum: Interior Works 10-31-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,998
Posted By 77newell
My 77 coach had its 8-track removed as well. I...

My 77 coach had its 8-track removed as well. I thought about putting one back in and playing it a vintage camper gatherings. I just thought it would be so cool having people visiting the coach and...
Forum: Running Gear, Brakes, Tires, Chassis and Pneumatic Systems 10-16-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,176
Posted By 77newell
Sean: your tests and proposed solutions are great...

Sean: your tests and proposed solutions are great information. Wow. Since heat and moisture will hasten the cure rate of Permatex sealant I stuck my valve part with the sealant into a veggie steamer...
Forum: General Luxury Coach Discussion 10-14-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,978
Posted By 77newell
John: your question is impossible for us to...

John: your question is impossible for us to answer in a way that is relevant to your needs. Newell is one brand with each coach custom designed per the instructions by the initial buyer. Prevost is...
Forum: High Technology for the Big Rig RV 10-04-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,967
Posted By 77newell
sherikoska:I'm guessing your coach is a 1994...

sherikoska:I'm guessing your coach is a 1994 based upon that number appearing as part of the Sony number. Yeah, I would concur with your assessment that you monitor problem is a "since-U" problem....
Forum: Introduce Yourself - Welcome Wagon 10-04-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,443
Posted By 77newell
Dmatz: the major components assembled by Newell...

Dmatz: the major components assembled by Newell into the chassis are more or less standard issue by various suppliers to the commercial vehicle manufacturers. If your coach has a Cummins engine, I...
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