Yes, the built-in search tool can frustrate until you figure out how to work with it.
As an alternative, I often search iRV2 using Google. Open a Google search page and enter something like the following in the search box:
You can narrow the results by date using the Google "Search Tools."
Thank you for wanting to respond to someone's post. That's what makes iRV2 work!
2008 Holiday Rambler Admiral 30PDD (Ford F53 chassis)
2009 Honda Fit Sport