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 Forum: General and Technical Information, Questions, and Responses   Topic: Is my 30 amp service plug damaged?

Posted: Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:55 pm 

Replies: 13
Views: 4360


Steve, this may be a good time to check out the Smart Plug system that Born Free switched to in the later years.

 Forum: General and Technical Information, Questions, and Responses   Topic: Chrome Tire stems fr Borg Tire - question

Posted: Sun Dec 04, 2016 8:17 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 3168


Hi Mary, after I switched to the Alcoa wheels (per the attached picture) it was not a problem checking the tire pressures due to the larger opening in the design of the wheel. Also the fact I had a TPMS that indicated when any of the six tires went below the set limit for that tire, indicating same ...

 Forum: General and Technical Information, Questions, and Responses   Topic: 2002 26 rsb sway bars and steering stabilizer

Posted: Sun Aug 28, 2016 8:53 pm 

Replies: 21
Views: 17612


I agree with Bill regarding the alignment but in addition to our 2002 26RB I also had Koni shocks, IPD (now Roadmaster) sway bars front and rear and a Safe-t-plus steering stabilizer. As Chuck mentioned the sway bars are much heavier stock and also they attach to the chassis with a trailing arm simi...

 Forum: General and Technical Information, Questions, and Responses   Topic: SeeLevel II Tank Monitor

Posted: Wed May 18, 2016 8:21 pm 

Replies: 4
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Bill, I installed the unit in our 26Rear Bath ran all the wires up between the refrigerator and the coach paneling and cut the paneling to mount the gauge. If you need more info give me a call 401-480-5712. Mel

 Forum: General and Technical Information, Questions, and Responses   Topic: Have you seen this!

 Post subject: Re: Have you seen this!
Posted: Mon Mar 07, 2016 4:43 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 6394


Steve, most likely Mary Lou Dodgen per the attached picture from an old factory newsletter.

 Forum: General and Technical Information, Questions, and Responses   Topic: SCAN GAUGE

 Post subject: SCAN GAUGE
Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2015 9:03 pm 

Replies: 0
Views: 4068


For a limited time Scan Gauge is offering Leap'n Lions club members a 15% discount and free shipping if ordered via their website http://www.scangauge.com
Anyone interested can contact me for the club discount code.

 Forum: General and Technical Information, Questions, and Responses   Topic: Casual Elegance Package

 Post subject: Re: Casual Elegance Package
Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2015 8:03 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 3812


From the BF info, "Casual Elegance" upgrade includes: Cherry cabinets & hardwood floors, solid surface counter tops, brass upgrades, remote heat/AC control, cutting board drawer, china toilet, and Ultra Leather (buff). In October 2001 the cost of the package was $8,100.00

 Forum: General and Technical Information, Questions, and Responses   Topic: Shocks on 24 ft RB

 Post subject: Re: Shocks on 24 ft RB
Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2015 8:49 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 3061


Had Koni shocks front and rear on our 2002 26RB and very pleased with them. One of the features of the Koni shock it that they are adjustable for ride quality.

 Forum: General and Technical Information, Questions, and Responses   Topic: When I see a Gas V10 BF w/ Banks Power, whats it mean?

Posted: Thu Jul 23, 2015 8:05 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 4846


Steve, when we installed the Banks PowerPack system back in 2002 the cost was just under $2,100.00 when ordering directly from Banks. This included their OttoMind calibration chip to add to the Ford computer module. At that time their brochure stated up to a possible plus 53 horsepower along with a ...

 Forum: General and Technical Information, Questions, and Responses   Topic: Decals

 Post subject: Re: Decals
Posted: Fri Jul 17, 2015 11:59 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 3243


For more info on Raul go to the Vendor links/other vendors section.

 Forum: General and Technical Information, Questions, and Responses   Topic: Changes in Born Free Dealerships

Posted: Thu Jul 16, 2015 8:26 pm 

Replies: 12
Views: 11607


Born Free also has a new dealer in Eugene Oregon, George Sutton RV. Check the factory website for more info.

 Forum: General and Technical Information, Questions, and Responses   Topic: Missing lug nut on 2006 26ft. RB Born Free

Posted: Sat Jul 11, 2015 1:21 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 4343


Linda, if you have the time and send me your address I can drop 1 or 2 lug nuts in the mail on Monday. Lug nuts should be torqued to 140 foot pounds.

 Forum: General and Technical Information, Questions, and Responses   Topic: Tire Balancing Beads

 Post subject: Re: Tire Balancing Beads
Posted: Sun Jun 21, 2015 2:41 pm 

Replies: 18
Views: 14852


Mary, I bought a small pocket scale from Harbor Freight (about $14.00) and it works well.

 Forum: General and Technical Information, Questions, and Responses   Topic: First posts to forum

 Post subject: Re: First posts to forum
Posted: Thu Jun 04, 2015 9:35 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 5310


If someone has information that is beneficial to Born Free owners or those wishing to be Born Free owners does it really matter when they register.

 Forum: General and Technical Information, Questions, and Responses   Topic: ck - putting water in coach house batteries - how often?

Posted: Sat May 30, 2015 2:48 pm 

Replies: 29
Views: 18763


model_709-PH_lg-1-1.jpg Mary, the previous post by the Stoloffs is correct regarding the Trik-L-Start. You will find the unit attached to the chassis frame forward of the house battery compartment. Basically it charges the chassis battery anytime there is 120v supplied to the coach, such as being p...
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