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Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-10-2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,662
Posted By azloafer
We had our originals swapped out for AGMs. No...

We had our originals swapped out for AGMs. No more checking the water level in a cramped bay.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-16-2011, 02:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,296
Posted By azloafer
It really works!

We used the same unit and yep, it really works. One of our neighbors said that our dog was barking outside [we have a doggie door] when we were gone. We bought the PetSafe unit and I checked with...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-12-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,598
Posted By azloafer
Rinse the drained water off...

Remember that if any of the water from the water heater splashes onto the coach side be sure to rinse it off. Most of the time it will have minerals in it that will show on the coach if not rinsed...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-12-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,163
Posted By azloafer
Program to recover files on a corrupted Hard Drive

I haven't used it, but I have been told that there are programs on disc that will actually make the computer boot up and recover files even though the HD is corrupted. I would do a search on...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-02-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,103
Posted By azloafer
It's very close. I don't have as many buttons...

It's very close. I don't have as many buttons but otherwise it is the same Kwikee System.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-02-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,103
Posted By azloafer
No springs.

No springs.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-02-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,103
Posted By azloafer
My leveling system is Kwikee. Thanks, Joe & Mary...

My leveling system is Kwikee. Thanks, Joe & Mary Beth
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-01-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,103
Posted By azloafer
Thanks to all three posters! Now I have some...

Thanks to all three posters! Now I have some things to try. I also learned how to silence that alarm if need be! Joe & Mary beth
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-31-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,103
Posted By azloafer
One jack doesn't fully store

When I hit "all up" one jack is always just short of fully stored and this causes the alarm to keep sounding. It goes up the last 1/4" if I hit it with a broom handle. I wonder what is causing this...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-28-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,749
Posted By azloafer
We did the same only we have the 50 amp line...

We did the same only we have the 50 amp line going under-ground and coming up near the sidewalk. Then we covered the box with one of those hollow fake rocks so that the home owners association...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-27-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,296
Posted By azloafer
We are paying $75 per month with full coverage...

We are paying $75 per month with full coverage through State Farm. Joe & Mary
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-27-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,624
Posted By azloafer
Thank You. I was hoping that someone would...

Thank You. I was hoping that someone would answer that works with this stuff all the time. And you did. I appreciate the post. I figured that there must be a reason why that sticker is there. I...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-27-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,624
Posted By azloafer
120# Max ???

All the tires have 120# Max when cold stamped on them, but the wall sticker says 95# on the four rear and 110# on the two front. That's the dilemma. I recall, but not too well, that someone posted...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-27-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,624
Posted By azloafer
Sticker on the wall beside the driver

Am I correct in assuming that the tire air pressure listed on the wall near the driver is with the coach filled with fuel and water? Thanks, Joe
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-27-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,778
Posted By azloafer
We had ours checked while at the shop for other...

We had ours checked while at the shop for other things and it turned out that the system was fine, but the hoses [for lack of a better word] that go to the air vents in the dash were not securely...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-25-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,053
Posted By azloafer
We had both side windows in the drivers...

We had both side windows in the drivers compartment done [upper glass section] along with three large windows on the driver's side. $250.00. We didn't have to do the passenger side because the...
Forum: Roadmaster Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-24-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 45,809
Posted By azloafer
New shocks on the front only?

If a coach has very low mileage on the OEM shocks, does replacing just the front shocks with Koni FSD's improve the ride enough when doing the rear at a later date? Thanks, Joe
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-12-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,950
Posted By azloafer
rpasetto, I think that you hit the nail on the...

rpasetto,
I think that you hit the nail on the head. That is covering an old casing with a new part. You still have an old casing that you hope was inspected well. I was surprised when the tire...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-11-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,950
Posted By azloafer
Recaps on taxis

I had a conversation with a taxi driver and he said that he had to furnish the the tires if he wanted new ones because the company would only use recaps. He said that he hated the recaps because he...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-11-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,053
Posted By azloafer
We live in the Arizona desert and it gets over...

We live in the Arizona desert and it gets over 100 here for many summer days. We hired a tinting company to put the film on our windows even though they had factory tint. Any reputable company will...
Forum: RV'ing On A Budget 07-11-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,490
Posted By azloafer
When this has happened to us we file a dispute...

When this has happened to us we file a dispute with the credit card company. If you no longer have the statement with the charge on it, give them a call and see if they will take the claim. We have...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-10-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,924
Posted By azloafer
Every time this subject comes up I wonder why...

Every time this subject comes up I wonder why owners just don't follow the manual that comes with the coach. That's what we try to do. In fact I wrote Winnebago and asked for a tech's opinion a...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-10-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,924
Posted By azloafer
I have two places to turn the electric off so...

I have two places to turn the electric off so that nothing runs the batteries down while parked. I'm not an expert in the use of electric, but if both switches are not off there is a small, but...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-09-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,009
Posted By azloafer
We store ours in an outdoor RV lot with no roof...

We store ours in an outdoor RV lot with no roof for $94.00 per month. There are only two RV lots with security near us so they both charge the same. No RV storage is allowed in our community,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-09-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 27,123
Posted By azloafer
I had an electrician add a 50 amp line from the...

I had an electrician add a 50 amp line from the box and then underground to near the street. The receptacle is covered with a fake rock. I also have the double breaker in the main box. He has done...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-09-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,924
Posted By azloafer
It has air bags. It has hydraulic levelers. The...

It has air bags. It has hydraulic levelers. The control for the levelers can be used in the manual mode or auto mode, however, I turn all electric off when we are not using the coach so the auto...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-09-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,924
Posted By azloafer
Level first

My manual says to level first, then slides. Happy travels, Joe
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-08-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,229
Posted By azloafer
Newest toad brake system

I haven't used a toad yet, but I have been told that the latest brake system to come out is called RVi. RvIbrake (http://rvibrake.com/Scripts/default.asp)

Safe travels, Joe
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-03-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,219
Posted By azloafer
We have the Kwikee leveling system that can be...

We have the Kwikee leveling system that can be manual or auto, BUT when parked in storage we turn all electric off and that seems to mess up the auto system until we reset everything when we have...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 07-02-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,044
Posted By azloafer
Ben's plaque...

The local Animal Care Center, where Ben took his last breath, sent us a heart shaped clay plaque with his paw print in it. We will always keep that. It is probably hard for someone that never had a...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 06-30-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,044
Posted By azloafer
Our pal Ben...

We'll be changing our avatar in time, not right now. Our pal Ben passed away. He loved to go camping. Whenever I pulled the coach up in front of the house to get it packed he started jumping all...
Forum: Just Conversation 06-22-2011, 02:47 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,894
Posted By azloafer
103 in southern Arizona.

103 in southern Arizona.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-20-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 24,683
Posted By azloafer
I've had several back surgeries in the past 6...

I've had several back surgeries in the past 6 months so I can't look below to check the color. Sachs shocks were the OEM shocks for our coach and were listed as such in the brochure. We have about...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-20-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 24,683
Posted By azloafer
I have Sachs on my coach! Happy Trails, Joe

I have Sachs on my coach! Happy Trails, Joe
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-20-2011, 12:53 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 24,683
Posted By azloafer
Sachs shocks

Could the best shocks be the ones that no one complains about? Sachs Shocks.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-18-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,569
Posted By azloafer
My battery compartment is so small that it was...

My battery compartment is so small that it was almost impossible to add water or even see the water level without a small mirror. Solution: Part of the sale agreement was to change to sealed glass...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-18-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,244
Posted By azloafer
I won't renew. Just not worth it. I have Camp...

I won't renew. Just not worth it. I have Camp Club USA with a 50% discount and GS is 10%. The magazine is just a catalog of ads.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-17-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,256
Posted By azloafer
Outdoor storage RV lot about ten minutes from...

Outdoor storage RV lot about ten minutes from home.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-17-2011, 12:03 AM
Replies: 5,870
Views: 490,296
Posted By azloafer
We have never parked in a Walmart overnight, but...

We have never parked in a Walmart overnight, but we had a problem getting into a state park once so we spent the night in a casino lot with a good dozen other coaches and many trucks. There were...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-16-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,182
Posted By azloafer
I'm sorry that it didn't work out for you. Joe

I'm sorry that it didn't work out for you. Joe
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-16-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5,870
Views: 490,296
Posted By azloafer
People of Walmart

If you want to see something strange just go to "youtube.com" and put "people of walmart" in their search box. You will be shocked!

Happy Trails, Joe
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-16-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,026
Posted By azloafer
You may be right. Maybe a newer coach has a...

You may be right. Maybe a newer coach has a better system? My setting goes from 1 to 9 with 9 being the coldest. I usually use 4 or 5 depending on what is in the fridge. Thanks, Joe
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-16-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,098
Posted By azloafer
I haven't tried it in my car yet, but I wondered...

I haven't tried it in my car yet, but I wondered what other mechanics thought about it. He said they have been doing this for years. He usually puts 200,000 on his private car and said that if it is...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-16-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,098
Posted By azloafer
Transmission fluid to clean fuel injectors

I don't know if this was ever mentioned before and it applies to gasoline engines only. My son is a lieutenant on a large Wisconsin Sheriff's Department. He said that every six months 3/4 cup of...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-16-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 9,822
Posted By azloafer
Back in the day...I was in law enforcement and...

Back in the day...I was in law enforcement and the only thing we ever checked for were two safety chains. That was for 25 years. None of the posts, at least the ones that I have read, ever mention...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-16-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,026
Posted By azloafer
I wonder about the need for fans as the first cure?

VERY NICE writeup and photos, but why do some of us need no exterior or interior fans added and everything works fine? In our case it works in 100 plus weather in the Arizona desert where we live....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-16-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,746
Posted By azloafer
Maybe I am dense, but what does this mean, "...

Maybe I am dense, but what does this mean, " rental companies get all upset when you call them to tell 'em where it is" ???
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-15-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,182
Posted By azloafer
Norcold door seals for sale...

Here is a company that sells Norcold door seals:

RV Refrigerators and Parts - PPL Motor Homes (http://www.pplmotorhomes.com/parts/rv-refrigerator-parts-1.htm)
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-15-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,295
Posted By azloafer
The best wax is the one put on by my mobile RV...

The best wax is the one put on by my mobile RV Detail Company. They do every bit of the coach including the roof and the windshield. I have it done about every 5 to 6 months and hand washed in...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-15-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,182
Posted By azloafer
I have the Norcold 1200, but no problems. How...

I have the Norcold 1200, but no problems. How old is yours and do you get that beeping alarm when the doors are not closed tight?

Google "Norcold 1200 RV fridge" and you will find several...
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