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Old 04-11-2017, 08:23 PM   #1
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Class A - all new to me

I have waited a long time- purchased a 2005 Fleetwood Discovery 39ft and know there is a HUGE learning curve

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Old 04-11-2017, 09:00 PM   #2
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You came to the right place. I've camped for years but just purchased our first Motor Home. Already learned so much valuable information on this forum.
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Old 04-11-2017, 09:05 PM   #3
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Do a search here to learn how to check the tire date codes. It could save your life.
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Old 04-11-2017, 09:13 PM   #4
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Yep, date codes. #1

tire pressures and weight #2

Spare belts and filters #3

lube chassis and oil/coolant samples #4

And learn to love your air compressor #5..

VMSpc/Scan Gauge #6

and update your sig :-)
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Glad to have you here in the forum with us.

Congrats on your new Fleetwood. Best of luck with it.

Happy Trails!!!
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Old 04-12-2017, 04:10 AM   #7
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Good Morning - what is meant by "Date Code?"


Tire pressure - I bought 6 new tires "Michelin" - do you have tire pressure sensor to monitor tires - I have been researching this and not sure if needed and what type to buy?


Spare belts and filters - please describe more details


And learn to love your air compressor #5..- please provide details



VMSpc/Scan Gauge #6 - I'm not sure what this means?


My wife and I have never owned a motor home - prior history only a small camper - I have so much to learn - I'm sorry if my questions seem basic
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Old 04-12-2017, 05:08 AM   #8
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Welcome and I am glad you have joined.
You have the basics of Travel Trailer use. As you have a question either ask or try to look up a thread of the same or similar question. For me the biggest difference in the two is, camper is better for camping. the MH is better for longer distance travel that you are going to camp (I am not a full timer, YET).
Enjoy and be sure you have at least a $2000 roadside assistance coverage on your coach.
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Hi ! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined the gang!

Congrats on the new rig! Keep her between the ditches!

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