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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-26-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4,118
Views: 1,061,307
Posted By JRW-NAW
We will be arriving at Camp Newmar on Sunday...

We will be arriving at Camp Newmar on Sunday 10/27 for our service appointment on Monday.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-01-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,137
Posted By JRW-NAW
Victron has an Excel spreadsheet (MPPT Calculator...

Victron has an Excel spreadsheet (MPPT Calculator Excel sheet) to match solar modules to their MPPT charge controllers. Available from here:...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-05-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By JRW-NAW
Question Deka Multi-Battery Cable Assembly

Has anyone used Black Multi-Battery Overmolded Battery Cable Assembly for 3 Battery Setups (or the 4 battery version) to clean up the battery bank interconnect wiring? Are you satisfied with it? ...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 04-13-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 28,743
Posted By JRW-NAW
My Dash

I've now spent about 2500 miles of windshield time using my BlueFire dash. The overall experience was great! I did modify the dash during the trip as I found what I liked and what needed to be...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-29-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By JRW-NAW
I agree a keyed lock on the emergency door would...

I agree a keyed lock on the emergency door would be a great option!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-16-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 64,687
Posted By JRW-NAW
I run BlueFire on a Samsung Tab A 10.5 (2018...

I run BlueFire on a Samsung Tab A 10.5 (2018 version) with a tempered glass screen protector and wear dark polarized prescription sunglasses...I do not have problems seeing the screen. I do have the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-20-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 64,687
Posted By JRW-NAW
Brought the coach home from storage this...

Brought the coach home from storage this afternoon. All the gauges on my dash except Exhaust Temp and Oil Temp worked.

Pictures of the dash, tablet and my mount in the coach
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-20-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,084
Posted By JRW-NAW
I had a SpyTec A118-C camera...picture quality...

I had a SpyTec A118-C camera...picture quality was good but returned it as it generated RFI in the middle of the 2 meter ham band!

I've got an Alfawise G70 on order...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-19-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 64,687
Posted By JRW-NAW
New BlueFire User

We are close to our first trip using a BlueFire dash. I've done two short drives (to/from storage lot) using v3.1 and didn't have primary or secondary air readings. I've upgraded to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-03-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,003
Posted By JRW-NAW
I also am interested in how the "hidden" release...

I also am interested in how the "hidden" release for the emergency door is installed.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-26-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 64,687
Posted By JRW-NAW
Samsung Tab A (2018)

Is anyone using the 2018 model Samsung Tab A 10.5 (SM-T590NZKAXAR) with Bluefire? How's performance and any issues?

My adapter is on the way and I am looking to upgrade from my 8 inch Tab 2.
...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-03-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,454
Posted By JRW-NAW
I received the second notice indicating that the...

I received the second notice indicating that the repair is available on Saturday (9/1).
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-03-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,313
Posted By JRW-NAW
Same as blackhawkscp and RetiredFroggie on our...

Same as blackhawkscp and RetiredFroggie on our 2018 Ventana 3412.
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-30-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By JRW-NAW
I had an issue with our 2018 VTDP (Freightliner...

I had an issue with our 2018 VTDP (Freightliner XCR ISB 360/800) throwing intermitent low voltage errors while driving. Freightliner found that the alternator cable connections had NOT been torqued...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-30-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,434
Posted By JRW-NAW
Adjust Chassis Battery Compartment Door?

I noticed yesterday that the door for the chassis battery compartment on my 2018 VTDP is 'sagging'...as if the top door hinge has loosened. Anyone have any knowledge of where/what could be...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-27-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,216
Posted By JRW-NAW
I also ran the G rated Sailun tires on my last...

I also ran the G rated Sailun tires on my last fifth wheel. I had no issues or problems with them.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-01-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By JRW-NAW
Same location as Soniccruzer posted on my 2018...

Same location as Soniccruzer posted on my 2018 VTDP 3412.
Forum: Going Green 06-15-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,909
Posted By JRW-NAW
TEMco

FYI...I asked TEMco for their recommended number of mounts per panel for GS-Star-180W-US panels on a motorhome.

"Jay,

Because this is going on your motor home, I'd recommend getting 2 sets of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-05-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,078
Posted By JRW-NAW
Currently a 4 Werner..."hillbilly style" but...

Currently a 4 Werner..."hillbilly style" but will be "moving up" to a 6' Werner!
Forum: Going Green 05-22-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,909
Posted By JRW-NAW
astrocamper, I had seen the TEMCo's and they are...

astrocamper, I had seen the TEMCo's and they are on my short list.

Safe Travels

Jay
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 05-21-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,792
Posted By JRW-NAW
We used Andersen levelers with our 5th...

We used Andersen levelers with our 5th wheels...loved them. :thumb:
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 04-27-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By JRW-NAW
I had found Smarkey mounts (See: ...

I had found Smarkey mounts (See: http://www.irv2.com/forums/f56/smarkey-solar-panel-mounts-386971.html)

Based on the lack of response and reviews, I'm not likely to use them.

Safe travels.
...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-22-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By JRW-NAW
Thanks for all the great info! My TST sensors...

Thanks for all the great info! My TST sensors don't work with the OEM extensions and I would prefer to eliminate valve extensions period. I know that DuallyValves are pricey...the reviews indicate...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-21-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By JRW-NAW
Borg DuallyValves and Centramatics

I'm wondering if Centramatic Wheel Balancers and Borg DuallyValves can be used together. Does anyone have both installed. I have emailed both companies but no response yet.

Thanks!!

Jay
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-21-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,257
Posted By JRW-NAW
My block heater is in the top rear corner of the...

My block heater is in the top rear corner of the very last compartment on the driver's side. There is an outlet, and a cord hanging next to it with a cap on the end. I don't have a switch for it...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-21-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By JRW-NAW
Mine is in the same location as PandS reported. ...

Mine is in the same location as PandS reported. I don't have a switch but use the circuit breaker to turn it off and on.

Jay
Forum: Going Green 04-16-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,909
Posted By JRW-NAW
I have made my own panel mounts for prior...

I have made my own panel mounts for prior installs on our 5th wheels. I'm looking at what mounting options are available.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-16-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By JRW-NAW
I have been unsuccessful in my attempts to get...

I have been unsuccessful in my attempts to get the Bose remote control to work with the Sony TV...even after reading the instructions.
Forum: Going Green 04-14-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,909
Posted By JRW-NAW
Question Smarkey Solar Panel Mounts

Anyone have any experience with Smarkey Solar Panel Mounts?
...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-14-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,929
Posted By JRW-NAW
Congratulations! We really like our Ventana...

Congratulations! We really like our Ventana which is also from Transwest (worked with Wade and Steve).

I would suggest a short trip or two to work out any "teething" issues before your fist major...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-14-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By JRW-NAW
It depends on the floor plan. We could not...

It depends on the floor plan. We could not change from booth to table on our 2018 VT 3412.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-09-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By JRW-NAW
Hmmm...My local Home Depot shows 18 in stock for...

Hmmm...My local Home Depot shows 18 in stock for pickup today.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-09-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By JRW-NAW
Congratulations! We've had some "teething"...

Congratulations! We've had some "teething" issues but really like ours!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-06-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,257
Posted By JRW-NAW
On my 2018 Ventana 3412, the tank heater "switch"...

On my 2018 Ventana 3412, the tank heater "switch" is on the tank monitor panel.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-06-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,418
Posted By JRW-NAW
Nancy and I (and Dakota) will be attending in our...

Nancy and I (and Dakota) will be attending in our new 2018 Ventana 3412. Our first NKK event.

Jay
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-05-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,257
Posted By JRW-NAW
We just spent 30 days at an RV resort in Phoenix....

We just spent 30 days at an RV resort in Phoenix. We used 295KW. Cost was $50.

We used the AC parts of maybe 5 days and did not use the heat pumps. Used the gas furnace every morning. Used...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-30-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,281
Posted By JRW-NAW
In our 2018 VTDP I found the battery saver still...

In our 2018 VTDP I found the battery saver still in place one one of the two smoke detectors.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-29-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,197
Posted By JRW-NAW
I agree with NealC...we ordered the wood plank...

I agree with NealC...we ordered the wood plank look flooring from the KA.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-26-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,342
Posted By JRW-NAW
Just coming to the end our first trip in our 3412...

Just coming to the end our first trip in our 3412 (45 days by the time we get home). We really like the coach...very livable. Our last RV was a 35 foot 5th wheel so we've downsized a bit.

We...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-26-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,270
Posted By JRW-NAW
I've received great service from both Erica and...

I've received great service from both Erica and Branden via both phone and email.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-28-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By JRW-NAW
We currently have an issue with our 2018 VTDP...

We currently have an issue with our 2018 VTDP 3412 where the joint between the rigid drain pipe from the kitchen slide has come apart from the flexible drain pipe (for slide movement). The result is...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-22-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,364
Posted By JRW-NAW
I have used TST for a number of years.

I have used TST for a number of years.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-13-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,011
Posted By JRW-NAW
Heard back from my dealer...it's a Freightliner...

Heard back from my dealer...it's a Freightliner issue and no parts yet.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-13-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,011
Posted By JRW-NAW
Came in yesterday's mail. I called the dealer...

Came in yesterday's mail. I called the dealer immediately and asked them to try to take care of it this week while they have my 3412.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-06-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By JRW-NAW
lchubb, Thanks...that helps for planning.!

lchubb, Thanks...that helps for planning.!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-05-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By JRW-NAW
Question 2018 VTDP 3412 Closet

Our VTDP 3412 is visiting the dealer for some minor warranty work. If someone has access to their's, would you measure the depth of the bedroom closet floor for me (the flat part from inside the...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-03-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By JRW-NAW
My 2017 Cherokee Limited and my friends 2017...

My 2017 Cherokee Limited and my friends 2017 Trail Hawk both have Flat Tow Wire Harness installed.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-19-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,269
Posted By JRW-NAW
10K for 2018 Ventana order.

10K for 2018 Ventana order.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-15-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 90,681
Posted By JRW-NAW
Joes2901 We got a VTDP 3412...spent this...

Joes2901
We got a VTDP 3412...spent this weekend 'moving in'!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-13-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By JRW-NAW
We just purchased a VTDP from them and are very...

We just purchased a VTDP from them and are very satisfied with the experience. Worked with Wade Stroh and Steve Kovac
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