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Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 12-09-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By elgarc
It Snowed Last Night

It snowed last night. ===============
8:00 am: I made a...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 11-20-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By elgarc
One Liners

The first computer dates back to Adam and Eve. It was an Apple with limited memory, just one byte. And then everything crashed.
We live in a society where pizza gets to your house before the...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 12-27-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,892
Posted By elgarc
Loren Rice about your Aqua Hot. You need to post...

Loren Rice about your Aqua Hot. You need to post in the Monaco forum of IRV2 and you'll likely get some answers. Lots of Aqua Hot threads around. Luck.



Regards
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-09-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By elgarc
Since there seems to be nobody responding, I...

Since there seems to be nobody responding, I will. I replaced my 2005 Bus light so many years ago I've lost my paperwork. I got the bulb from Tiffin, and when I pulled the handle apart found that...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-05-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By elgarc
Look for 2nd generator filter on rail

Onan Quiet 7500 diesel, started running sickly, and finally quit. It threw a code "36" which is to check air/fuel filtration. (Until it quit, I didn't know I could find the codes right on the unit....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-18-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,682
Posted By elgarc
We wish you well and lots of fun. That trip...

We wish you well and lots of fun. That trip would take us 3 months to do though, you're making me tired!
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-12-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,382
Posted By elgarc
Okay thanks all for your input. I've just come...

Okay thanks all for your input. I've just come in from getting greasy and looking all over the pump and anywhere else I could look...no reservoir. Of course it's there, but eluding me. Next step is...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-12-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,382
Posted By elgarc
Reservoir for Jacks

For 13 years I assumed that the large canister next to the surge tank in the engine bay of my 2005 Allegro Bus was for my hydraulic jacks. I've checked it frequently and it never wavered on the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-18-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By elgarc
Orman Claxton came and determined my fuel pump...

Orman Claxton came and determined my fuel pump was kaput. I asked if he worked Phoenix, and he said he had worked all over. If you want to give him a call and ask, his number is : 206.660.9893
...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-18-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By elgarc
Roger Berke is here: ask for someone close to...

Roger Berke is here: ask for someone close to where you are. He has parts and self checks if you are a little DIY. I have found someone here in the east valley (A.J.) who he has recommended. In...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-13-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,002
Posted By elgarc
I'm not the campground police, so if putting used...

I'm not the campground police, so if putting used TP in the bins isn't illegal you should have that right. To me, it seems like a very vile, unhealthy bag in the dumpster, stink or not.
But...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-07-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By elgarc
Cliff's Welding in Mesa is where I just got an...

Cliff's Welding in Mesa is where I just got an estimate for my Jeep. They were referred to me by the Jeep dealer, who says that's where they take all their business when customers request such work....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-14-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,307
Posted By elgarc
I see we're in a severe minority, but I'm with...

I see we're in a severe minority, but I'm with you! We've just started our 26th year of FT, and I've bought a sum total of 5 el cheapo 20' heavy duties. Once because of dropping a philips straight...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-02-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,156
Posted By elgarc
An email response I got this morning [to my...

An email response I got this morning [to my question 'how can a DIY guy determine the shelf life of filters'] from Michael B. Byrum, Diesel Filtration Technical Senior Analyst for Cummins and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-30-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,156
Posted By elgarc
Filter Shelf Life

An older thread addressed the need to use only filters that haven't reached their shelf life, and specifically cautioned about receiving filters from FILTER BARN which were past their shelf life. I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-18-2016, 12:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,765
Posted By elgarc
Also have that toilet...10 years and counting. ...

Also have that toilet...10 years and counting. No leaks. It's too loud though, so often we don't 'flush' for pee in the middle of the night to let the other sleep.
Forum: Just Conversation 03-14-2016, 12:36 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 63,142
Posted By elgarc
Shoppers who can't return their carts to the...

Shoppers who can't return their carts to the collection point, but leave them right where they were unloaded.

And, I'm not sure I understand #70.
Forum: Just Conversation 01-18-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,039
Posted By elgarc
I use the cheapest menthol shave cream from...

I use the cheapest menthol shave cream from WalMart, and the cheapest disposable, double blade razors. I can get up to 9 days on each razor. DW seems happy.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-04-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By elgarc
I have worked with the Aqua Hot people in the...

I have worked with the Aqua Hot people in the past and they were extremely helpful. It is a little-understood complex system, but is sooo much better than cimplex's solution. I don't understand the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-28-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,491
Posted By elgarc
I use the commercial pumps all the time, with the...

I use the commercial pumps all the time, with the toad, and have never seen anything that denied access to RVs. What brand truck stops are you talking about?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-26-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,311
Posted By elgarc
Decided to get my leaking radiator fixed last...

Decided to get my leaking radiator fixed last week. Took it to Freightliner in Chandler, AZ. Three days and $2600. They fixed the old one...(new radiator would have been 3k alone). I was thinking...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-22-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,892
Posted By elgarc
Black water is always kept closed until near...

Black water is always kept closed until near full. You can keep the grey open. If you have an on-board washer/dryer you'll appreciate the difference...
Forum: Just Conversation 12-31-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,889
Posted By elgarc
I put in a 2-door 'counter depth' Frigidaire for...

I put in a 2-door 'counter depth' Frigidaire for $1500. Lots of info from others with pictures of their install, so I won't. The Norcold did just fine until Mesa, AZ summer heat killed it this...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-10-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,088
Posted By elgarc
I replaced my Michelins with TOYOs last year, for...

I replaced my Michelins with TOYOs last year, for quite a savings over the same Michelins. I can't tell any difference in ride or handling. But..., when these go, it's back to the Michelins because...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-08-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,764
Posted By elgarc
I haven't had a lot of experience putting on...

I haven't had a lot of experience putting on slide covers, but I and DW did our "big" one last year. I'm trying to imagine how it can be installed wrong? Like, it slides into the slots, and you...
Forum: Just Conversation 09-19-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By elgarc
How big is an episode? I have a limit, and I'm...

How big is an episode? I have a limit, and I'm always within a 1/2 gig or less.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-30-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,443
Posted By elgarc
Looks very nice. I just put a Frigidaire in my...

Looks very nice. I just put a Frigidaire in my (other kind) rig. Mine was a counter depth, and wonder how you had enough room for a regular depth one? I used all the left over space for my angle...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-21-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,142
Posted By elgarc
Interesting question that I haven't a specific...

Interesting question that I haven't a specific answer to. We don't run with anything going except the inverter itself and DW's laptop; the "ghost" drains, and the negligible power used by the CD...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-21-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,142
Posted By elgarc
RickO I made an error...the Freightliner Shop...

RickO
I made an error...the Freightliner Shop was the Tolleson one, not Gilbert (Don't even know of one there!) They're nice, in a nice facility. But, they couldn't find my problem.

One thing...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-21-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,142
Posted By elgarc
Chassis battery charge while driving

Here's one to challenge you:

For the four years I've owned this 2005 Allegro Bus (40 TSP 400 Cummins), the house batteries can be 3/4 discharged after a days run if we are using the inverter. I...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-15-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By elgarc
Residential Ice Box on Inverter

Like a lot of folks these days, I'm in the process of replacing our Norcold with a residential one. My question is about the inverter power for it. I have read that the ice boxes don't like the...
Forum: Just Conversation 05-30-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,259
Posted By elgarc
X2 on our 2001. Last summer in TX the compressor...

X2 on our 2001. Last summer in TX the compressor disintegrated and sent bits throughout the system. Honda in San Antonio charged us $3K after knocking off a couple hundred because he "felt bad"...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-22-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,017
Posted By elgarc
I towed a 1995 Camry XLE, which probably has the...

I towed a 1995 Camry XLE, which probably has the same transmission. I towed it 4-down for 7 years without a problem by using the Remco transmission pump. It comes with really clear instructions for...
Forum: Just Conversation 12-21-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By elgarc
That's a Hoot!!

That's a Hoot!!
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-17-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,409
Posted By elgarc
Mark - that would be a beautiful thing! I'll bet...

Mark - that would be a beautiful thing! I'll bet you did your own work too! I'm a little allergic to electricity, but might attempt doing this if it wasn't too involved. Any way that you could...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-14-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,409
Posted By elgarc
Inverter 'trips' vs Breaker

I have a 2005 Bus (40TSP) with all original configuration. Now, I'm not sure I even have a problem, but my symptom seems to be non-intuitive. Our inverter is a 458 Freedom 2000w with two breaker...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-19-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,910
Posted By elgarc
Whew! Is there a simple way to check for that...

Whew! Is there a simple way to check for that type of shore power before plugging in?
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-14-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,545
Posted By elgarc
The slides on my Allegro Bus won't move if the...

The slides on my Allegro Bus won't move if the key is on. Key must be on for the levelers though. Just sayin'.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-14-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,910
Posted By elgarc
220V Stove?

I was just over in the class A motorhome discussion about all electric RVs. This is what one of the responders said:

QUOTE: TIFFIN all electric option comes with a glass INDUCTION electric...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-21-2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,515
Posted By elgarc
B Bob may have a point with the CCC. I had...

B Bob may have a point with the CCC. I had plenty even as a full-timer, but everyone has their own opinion. If you aren't going to use it as full-time, the CCC becomes a non issue. Up to you.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-20-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,515
Posted By elgarc
We can't say anything about your 1999...

We can't say anything about your 1999 model....however we bought a new 1996 Tropi-cal, 36 w/460 Ford and chassis. I wish I had it back again. We're full-timers and we drove it for 11 years, and yes...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-09-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By elgarc
Ours is evidently different. No room for both...

Ours is evidently different. No room for both chairs side by side. One has to straddle the carpet/tile. Thanx anyway...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-09-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By elgarc
Uneven Extra Table Chairs

I have carpet under the DR table, next to ceramic tiles. When we have company and have to pull the table out and use the folding chairs, half the legs are on carpet, half on the tiles, and they tilt...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-07-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,941
Posted By elgarc
Ours is in the refrigerator so we know all is...

Ours is in the refrigerator so we know all is well...and if it's really warming up in there we can turn it up before things spoil. Used to keep it under the slide out against the back wall out of...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-05-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,382
Posted By elgarc
Yes...I looked at that first. Is indexing useing...

Yes...I looked at that first. Is indexing useing 'straight' zerks, instead of the 'right angle' zerks? Otherwise, I'm still lost with that terminology.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-05-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,382
Posted By elgarc
Afraid I didn't understand the "index"? How's...

Afraid I didn't understand the "index"? How's that done?

Thanx,
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-27-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,350
Posted By elgarc
Robert T: I have needed new coach batteries...

Robert T:

I have needed new coach batteries for awhile (adding lots of distilled water), but I've been on power for several months, with inverter/charger providing 12V power. Getting ready to hit...
Forum: Just Conversation 02-15-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,106
Posted By elgarc
In the interview I saw, the employees said the...

In the interview I saw, the employees said the crook would have been able to exit right into the lobby and where customers were entering and exiting. Who knew what this jerk could have done then? I...
Forum: Just Conversation 02-15-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,106
Posted By elgarc
WalMart Heros Fired

WalMart fired 2 folks because they jeopardized themselves when they controlled a weapon wielding customer against store policy. The employees claim they prevented possible injury to other customers....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-20-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,816
Posted By elgarc
With the Crossfire with TPMS, and one pressure...

With the Crossfire with TPMS, and one pressure sensor on the duals, how are you alerted that the one tire has lost air?
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