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Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-05-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By macnkat
Thanks all. Many of the new vehicles have LED...

Thanks all. Many of the new vehicles have LED lights and that's where the rub lies. Anyway I have it installed now and all is good...I just wish I didn't have to cut up the factory harness. My...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-05-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By macnkat
Thanks Pigman1. I figured that was too easy. I...

Thanks Pigman1. I figured that was too easy. I have wired several toads in the past and I have the Blue Ox wiring kits with the diodes so that's the route I'll take.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-05-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,507
Posted By macnkat
I was using the Blue Ox tow bars and Patriot...

I was using the Blue Ox tow bars and Patriot system on my 2015 Rubicon. Works very nice. I just traded the Rubicon for a RAM 4X4 1500 and I'm using the same system there as well...also no issues.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-05-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By macnkat
Tow Lights

I have been searching for an answer online with not much luck. Here's what I want to do...I'm towing a 2016 RAM 4X4 1500. The RAM has a tow package with a 4 pin and 7 pin connector on the rear...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-07-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 25,336
Posted By macnkat
Four years later I can still say that we use...

Four years later I can still say that we use Cooper on our fleet trucks and have not had an issue with one yet. 3 HD trucks and 10 sets of trailers. The trailer tires that we have problems with...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 03-04-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By macnkat
2009 Expedition 38F

We purchased a 2009 Expedition 38F last January and some things are starting to get me thinking. The coach has a TV in the bedroom, in the center seating area where the couches are and an external...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-06-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,570
Posted By macnkat
Thanks for the thoughts Ted, but adding to the...

Thanks for the thoughts Ted, but adding to the medical bills will not get me anything...there is no more money. They wrote a check for the entire policy and the individual has no assets. There is no...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-06-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,570
Posted By macnkat
Doing pretty good Tom, thanks for asking. :dance:...

Doing pretty good Tom, thanks for asking. :dance:

I have been back to running and biking for about 8 weeks and last Saturday I ran a 10k race, finished first in my age group. :thumb: I still ache...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-11-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,624
Posted By macnkat
I'm not the slightest bit worried. Be sure the...

I'm not the slightest bit worried. Be sure the tow bar angle is within the recommended 4" and do an annual inspection and all will be good. :thumb:
Forum: Just Conversation 08-09-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,570
Posted By macnkat
The driver that hit me stopped and was cited for...

The driver that hit me stopped and was cited for "lane violation". :facepalm:

And yes, this video has been posted on Facebook and shared countless times. On YouTube it has well over 200,000 views....
Forum: Just Conversation 08-08-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,570
Posted By macnkat
Thank you for the well wishes Tom. We are in the...

Thank you for the well wishes Tom. We are in the process of finalizing retirement and one of the prerequisites is an area that is loaded with MUPs and other trail systems. We are blessed with the...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-06-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,570
Posted By macnkat
I'm from California and I have ridden in...

I'm from California and I have ridden in California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona and Texas. Utah is the most bike friendly in my experience and I can't really make a fair assessment of Texas since almost...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-06-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,570
Posted By macnkat
It's been a little over three weeks and I wake up...

It's been a little over three weeks and I wake up every morning hurting, but give thanks to Heavenly Father that it wasn't worse. I realize how close to being in a wheelchair, or vegetative state I...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-05-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,570
Posted By macnkat
This road is right outside the RV park. I had a...

This road is right outside the RV park. I had a choice of country roads with no shoulder and 65 MPH traffic, or the main roads with 65 MPH traffic and a wide shoulder. Not everywhere is blessed with...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-05-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,570
Posted By macnkat
Cycling is a lifestyle not a hobby...I won't be...

Cycling is a lifestyle not a hobby...I won't be quitting any time soon. :thumb:
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-03-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,628
Posted By macnkat
I don't see this in your list of fixes. ...

I don't see this in your list of fixes.

http://www.irv2.com/forums/f23/cheap-handling-fix-72335-171.html#post2146573

Made a huge difference on my old Bounder.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-03-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,647
Posted By macnkat
Is It Too Much To Ask??

One of the most infuriating things about motor homes is the lack of uniformity in location of fuse boxes. Even within the same mfg. they are all over the place. WHY is it so difficult to find a...
Forum: Just Conversation 07-26-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,570
Posted By macnkat
Odd thing about the bike...if I had taken a spill...

Odd thing about the bike...if I had taken a spill I would have been thrilled at how little damage was done. A little scratch on the left shifter, and a small abrasion on the saddle. Ironically this...
Forum: Just Conversation 07-26-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,570
Posted By macnkat
His first comment/excuse was he was trying to...

His first comment/excuse was he was trying to avoid "debris" in the road. That was obviously not true, then he switched to "I didn't know how far out my mirror was". Either way lame. The only real...
Forum: Just Conversation 07-26-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,570
Posted By macnkat
Thank you for the well wishes. It was not hit and...

Thank you for the well wishes. It was not hit and run, but it was a hit and slow to stop. He was not the first guy on the scene, and one would think that should be the case.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-26-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 692
Posted By macnkat
It is hydraulic and you are correct on the...

It is hydraulic and you are correct on the number. 140-1226 I'll dig through the link you provided, thank you.
Forum: Just Conversation 07-26-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,570
Posted By macnkat
Cycling in Texas

I am one of those guys that like's to stay active. I take a bike everywhere we go and either run or cycle as often as possible. Last week we were in East Texas visiting my daughter's family...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-26-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 692
Posted By macnkat
Power Gear Auto Level

I have a 2009 Expedition that is equipped with the Power Gear self leveling system. When we arrive at a site I let the air out of the bags and then I turn it on and hit auto and that's when things...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-19-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,270
Posted By macnkat
OK, so it doesn't have a PE code but is flashing...

OK, so it doesn't have a PE code but is flashing a L-1 and L-2 code along with 122 which is the current draw. I betting it's doing it's job and we're getting micro spikes of some kind.

Thanks for...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-19-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,270
Posted By macnkat
Does it record the faults? Because it comes back...

Does it record the faults? Because it comes back so fast that by the time I figure out what happened and get out there it's coming back up.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-19-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,270
Posted By macnkat
Yes, it always comes back in the normal time...

Yes, it always comes back in the normal time range. I am not sure how to check the 50 amp plugs with my 110 volt meter.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-19-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,270
Posted By macnkat
Progressive Surge Protector

I just bought the Progressive EMS-PT50C and this is the first trip out with it. I'm wondering if it could be too sensitive. It shuts down the power a couple of times a day where we are staying and...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-15-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 816
Posted By macnkat
Yes I did and got nothing, but then I tried the...

Yes I did and got nothing, but then I tried the echo_110 and 119 code because of my location and it worked for a couple of hours.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-13-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 816
Posted By macnkat
Thank you Sarah, I have the manual and the keys I...

Thank you Sarah, I have the manual and the keys I found in the service folder! :dance:

I also found the codes to write to change it to Dish through the hyper terminal. Today I got all locked in...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-12-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 816
Posted By macnkat
It turns out that the rf cable does run to the...

It turns out that the rf cable does run to the main switch box. The on/off switch for the R4SL is above the driver in a cabinet. Now my issue is re-programming the R4SL to Dish from Direct. It looks...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-09-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 897
Posted By macnkat
Battery box...that's where I'll be next.

Battery box...that's where I'll be next.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-09-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 897
Posted By macnkat
Found the box finally...but I'm not seeing a...

Found the box finally...but I'm not seeing a dedicated fuse for trailer right turn...or even trailer. Probably another fuse box somewhere. :-/
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-09-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 897
Posted By macnkat
This may sound stupid, but I can't find that fuse...

This may sound stupid, but I can't find that fuse box. The manual says it's under the hood on the drivers side...but I don't see it anywhere. :banghead:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-07-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,676
Posted By macnkat
Interesting thought. As I stand behind the coach...

Interesting thought. As I stand behind the coach with the fan on it is hot, but if I can take the heat I think the CF bikes will be able to as well, it's hard to believe a manufacturer would build a...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-07-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By macnkat
I just got her back from the shop...it was a bad...

I just got her back from the shop...it was a bad seal and oil soaked shoes on the drivers side. New shoes on the front, (left and right) and a new seal along with a good cleaning and it's all gone....
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-07-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,891
Posted By macnkat
Probably not. Check here with your year etc....

Probably not. Check here with your year etc. Store : Remco (http://www.remcoindustries.com/Towing/Store.php)
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 07-07-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,195
Posted By macnkat
199 is a nice road, lots of RV traffic. A little...

199 is a nice road, lots of RV traffic. A little curvy but not near as bad as say hwy 20 from 101 to the coast or hwy 1 coming up the coast below Monterrey.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-06-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,676
Posted By macnkat
Yeah, DW didn't find it chic at all...go figure....

Yeah, DW didn't find it chic at all...go figure. :laugh:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-06-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,676
Posted By macnkat
I used to bring it in the coach...until I rubbed...

I used to bring it in the coach...until I rubbed the chainring on something I shouldn't have inside. :nonono: Then I decided it was better off outside. :whistling:
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-06-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 897
Posted By macnkat
Trailer Light Problem

Somewhere between yesterday and this morning I no longer have a right turn signal coming from the 7 pin plug at the rear of my Expedition. When we left yesterday I checked the lights and all was...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-06-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,676
Posted By macnkat
:dance::cool: Perfect!! One is one the...

:dance::cool: Perfect!! One is one the way...that'll work good because I frequently take a MTB and road bike. Thank you. :thumb:
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-06-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 739
Posted By macnkat
FYI, just to put a period on this topic. I had a...

FYI, just to put a period on this topic. I had a key cut for the ignition that does not have the chip in it. After I get the transfer case in N and the trans all set up I turn the key to lock, pull...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-06-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,676
Posted By macnkat
Just have to rinse it off when you get to where...

Just have to rinse it off when you get to where yer going I guess.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-06-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,676
Posted By macnkat
Cycling and DP Road Grime

On our first short trip with our DP and I always take my road bike with us. This time I mounted the bike rack on the Blue Ox bar that goes into the receiver, fits perfect...but after 50 miles my...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-05-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By macnkat
I'm hoping that might be it Joe. The dealer...

I'm hoping that might be it Joe. The dealer topped off the tank and we are in La Quinta with temps in the 100+ area so there may be some expansion as well.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-05-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By macnkat
Do You Smell That?

On our maiden voyage in our 2009 Expedition and this is really weird...every time I apply the brakes I get a hint of propane smell. No leak, where can it be coming from and why ONLY when I apply...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-05-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By macnkat
Hmm, I guess that would work as well. I stay...

Hmm, I guess that would work as well. I stay plugged in so power wouldn't be an issue. :thumb:
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-04-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By macnkat
That didn't work...on to step two. Pull the fuse.

That didn't work...on to step two. Pull the fuse.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-04-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By macnkat
That's interesting. I'll try that.

That's interesting. I'll try that.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-04-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By macnkat
Air Dumping and Leveling

When we are in front of our house I'm a little afraid to level the coach. The step is close to curb height and will hit the curb if I dump the air...and I can not figure out a way to keep the step up...
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