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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-28-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By mikekohut
If you don't order the Power awnings, you will...

If you don't order the Power awnings, you will not have any window awnings.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-26-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,672
Posted By mikekohut
I took a spec 3545 coach that my dealer (Midway...

I took a spec 3545 coach that my dealer (Midway in Grand Rapids, MI) had on order and was able to customize it to our liking. I guess the delivery for a fresh order now is back into 2020.

The...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-26-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,672
Posted By mikekohut
3545 Table height

I measured the height of the underside of the table to see if we could get a dog crate under it. The bottom of the table is 25" high. From memory, I seem to think the height is 28". I sat in the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-25-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,672
Posted By mikekohut
3545 Walkback space

Hi Ken,

The 27" is from the sofa to the spot on the floor where the slide out lifts. The table without leafs sticks over about 3 inches. Take a look at the video from Mt. Comfort of the 2020...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-25-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,672
Posted By mikekohut
The ISL is now called a L9 and it has an exhaust...

The ISL is now called a L9 and it has an exhaust brake. From what I have seen on the Freightliner web site, https://www.fcccrv.com/drivetech/, the New Aire will have three levels of braking, low,...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-24-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,672
Posted By mikekohut
I just heard back from my Dealer (Midway in Grand...

I just heard back from my Dealer (Midway in Grand Rapids) and the straight drop toilet is not available because it is not over the black tank. There appears to be no other options other than the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-20-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,672
Posted By mikekohut
They said no, but it is hard to argue with...

They said no, but it is hard to argue with results. Maybe it is more of a break-in period to get everything seated properly.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-20-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,672
Posted By mikekohut
I originally thought the engine might have been...

I originally thought the engine might have been governed for the first 2000 miles. I took it first to a Cummins shop that told me there was no restrictions on the engine, but that it was not making...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-19-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,672
Posted By mikekohut
RD, I have asked for the straight drop toilet as...

RD, I have asked for the straight drop toilet as a Special. I have not heard back yet if it will be approved. I guess it will depend on the placement of the Black tank in reference to the toilet. ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-17-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,672
Posted By mikekohut
We hope to be on our boat, Blue Chip, in the...

We hope to be on our boat, Blue Chip, in the Petoskey marina most of July. Stop by when you are in town.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-17-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,672
Posted By mikekohut
2020 New Aire Upgrade

From the specs that I have seen the 35' will weigh about 2200 pounds more than the 33'. The GVWR is the same 38600# for both, so it will result in all lost cargo carrying capacity. I do have to agree...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-17-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,672
Posted By mikekohut
Waste tanks

No, it is the same 60/40 grey/black.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-18-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 170,375
Posted By mikekohut
Battery life

I would agree with Ward that the AGS works very well, but it is probably set too low for the kick in voltage. Most everyone recommends that for extended battery life you should not let you batteries...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-28-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 170,375
Posted By mikekohut
I stored my coach for without power for 3 months...

I stored my coach for without power for 3 months this summer. I took off all the positive batter cables from both the Chassis and House batteries. The Chassis battery has a bridge that connects the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-23-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 170,375
Posted By mikekohut
2018 New Aire

Even if you get a good deal, a New Aire is going to be a big investment. The biggest question would be does it have everything on it that you want? If you ordered a new coach what would you put on...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-06-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 170,375
Posted By mikekohut
Air Conditioning Draw

I currently have the coach in storage, but the best I can remember each a/c was drawing about 12-13 Amps. I was plugged in a few times to a 15 amp plug. I set the input in the Silver Leaf at 15...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-06-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 170,375
Posted By mikekohut
Air Conditioning

Having had cooling issues with 13,500 BTU air conditioners on our old coach, we elected to upgrade to 15K units when we ordered our New Aire. Sounds like it was money well spent, and really wasn't...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-03-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,432
Posted By mikekohut
I am sure that with the exhaust fan on and the...

I am sure that with the exhaust fan on and the door open there would be plenty of fresh air coming through the coach. The question is do you want to sleep with your door open?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-03-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,432
Posted By mikekohut
The non-opening windows were a surprise to us; we...

The non-opening windows were a surprise to us; we certainly don't consider them an upgrade with a better view. Glad to hear that opening windows can be ordered.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-03-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,432
Posted By mikekohut
The folding chairs come with the Free Standing...

The folding chairs come with the Free Standing Dinette. I don't believe that was an option in 2018, only the Euro Dinette.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-03-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,432
Posted By mikekohut
2019 New Aire

Attached is the Newmar dealer information sheet for the 2019 New Aire. It should answer most questions as to what has changed from 2018 and the new 3345 floor plan. I think the advantage of the 3345...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-04-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 170,375
Posted By mikekohut
Turbo, as high tech as the rest of the coach is,...

Turbo, as high tech as the rest of the coach is, I am surprised that there is not a built in adjustable deflector to control the volume of air traveling in that duct.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-04-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 170,375
Posted By mikekohut
Timekeeper, as best as I can remember, as the...

Timekeeper, as best as I can remember, as the coach is now in storage and I will not have it out until the end of September. It is the second grating in the salon going towards the rear. After...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-02-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 170,375
Posted By mikekohut
I too thought it was a very expensive option, but...

I too thought it was a very expensive option, but ordered it anyway. I have adaptive cruise in my Grand Cherokee and use it all the time. After using it in the NA, I am very happy I ordered it and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-01-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 170,375
Posted By mikekohut
I have run it downhill with cruise control on and...

I have run it downhill with cruise control on and it does not brake like the automotive units do, at least at the moderate speed increases that I have experienced. My only complaint with the system...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-30-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 170,375
Posted By mikekohut
Modulus, I had the same complaint and thought...

Modulus, I had the same complaint and thought that the rear A/C fan wasn't even running. Had the coach into the factory for warranty service and the tech opened the rear salon wooden duct cover and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-25-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 49,718
Posted By mikekohut
Storage

Turbo, thanks for the info. I have an undependable 15 amp power source going to the coach right now. I am afraid to leave anything connected to the batteries for fear I will lose the AC plug. I...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-25-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 49,718
Posted By mikekohut
Batteries in storage

After leaving the house batteries sit for a day, I found that the little 1.5amp maintainer would charge back the batteries and go into float mode in less than two hours. I am sure that the batteries...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-24-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 49,718
Posted By mikekohut
Timer

Thanks Time Keeper. I found that the 1.5 amp maintainer will keep the 8 batteries charged. In fact it is keeping them at 14.5 volts. Now I am worried about the batteries overcharging. I know that the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-23-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 49,718
Posted By mikekohut
Cell phone hot spot

Started our cruise yesterday with Rozie reporting all was OK. Checked this morning and Rozie had not reported in 22 hours. Fortunately we were only 8 miles away on Mackinac Island. Back to Mackinaw...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-19-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,720
Posted By mikekohut
PV output

[QUOTE=turbopilot;4248746]A few more points to make this discussion relevant to recent threads about outside storage of the NA. Since delivery of my NA last October the coach has been stored inside a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-19-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 49,718
Posted By mikekohut
WiFi Hotspot

I had the coach connected last night to a hot spot on a Samsung V. So far, so good. I will be putting the coach in the barn today and plugging into a 15 amp circuit. I will be in the area for the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-18-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 49,718
Posted By mikekohut
Battery draw

I have talked my wife into leaving her phone on the coach with the hot spot active. Probably have to buy her a new one. I will leave Rozie and the SkyPro and monitor it. I will be plugged into a 15...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-18-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 49,718
Posted By mikekohut
Battery draw

I looked at it all this morning and saw all the cables. Don't have a lot of other options at this point. I may be able to get a long extension and a 15 amp plug, but I am worried that a breaker...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-18-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 49,718
Posted By mikekohut
Battery draw

Hi Turbo, thanks for the quick reply. I have also read your complete posting on your New Aire impressions, great work.

I was using the Silver Leaf to turn off the inverter. I was using a clamp...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-18-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 49,718
Posted By mikekohut
Mike, great job on your New Aire website. I just...

Mike, great job on your New Aire website. I just re-read the posting on the battery cut out switch. I am getting ready to put my coach into dry storage for three months. I don't have time to put...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-03-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By mikekohut
We just finished our factory service and the A/C...

We just finished our factory service and the A/C unit was defective. Winnebago replaced it with a new one, which appears to be working fine at least on heat. It has not been warm enough to try the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-04-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,190
Posted By mikekohut
Solei 34T

I too have a 34T Solei and would say it was the worst buying experience that I have ever had with a motorhome. This is my 6th motorhome, but my first Winnebago. My previous coach was a Safari...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-06-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By mikekohut
Thanks Nick. It appears that only one owner...

Thanks Nick. It appears that only one owner commented on the A/C not cooling and that was when it was 107 and struggling to get the coach in the low 70's. We have problems with it being 90 and...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-05-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By mikekohut
New RV's

I guess this proves the old adage not to buy any model until it has been on the market for a year and the bugs have been worked out. I do have an appointment in September at the factory to deal with...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-28-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By mikekohut
Roof A/C 2014 Solei 34T

The front roof air on my 34T Solei will not cool the front of my coach on a hot day, with the coach in the sun. I have spoke with the factory about this and the excessive noise that it makes. They...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 05-18-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,566
Posted By mikekohut
Well, my problem with the fan motor not working...

Well, my problem with the fan motor not working is finally fixed. I had power from the control box to the unit and the trouble shooting guide said "if you have power here, the problem is on your...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-19-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,566
Posted By mikekohut
Thanks for the quick replies. The unit does have...

Thanks for the quick replies. The unit does have a fan start capacitor and that is the first thing that I am going to check. I also found an excellent service manual online at:...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-19-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,566
Posted By mikekohut
Duo Therm Roof Air Conditioner, No Fan

I am having a problem with my roof air conditioner in my 2000 Safari Sahara 3006. The unit is a low profile Dometic Duo Therm and I assume 13,500 BTU. When it turns on the compressor kicks in, but...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-15-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,256
Posted By mikekohut
Thanks Wayne, that gives me a much better...

Thanks Wayne, that gives me a much better understanding of the pressures to talk to the tech with.

Mike
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-31-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,256
Posted By mikekohut
Thanks, Mike, I appreciate the info. Would you or...

Thanks, Mike, I appreciate the info. Would you or anyone else know what the the high and low pressures are running on your coach's A/C?

Happy Memorial Day, Mike
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-29-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,256
Posted By mikekohut
A/C not cooling completely

I have just replaced the compressor, drier and expansion valve on my 2000 Sahara (3126 Cat). The temperature at the dash is only about 70, when the ambient air is in the low 80's. The garage that...
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