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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-01-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,625
Posted By keithmadp
May I have the upgraded Avatar too please? ...

May I have the upgraded Avatar too please?

Thank you
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-15-2008, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By keithmadp
69 Roadrunner, If you remember, I warned...

69 Roadrunner,

If you remember, I warned you about the service there before you made the big plunge. Keep that in mind. I have had a problem almost everytime I have been there.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-17-2008, 04:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By keithmadp
I will cut, splice, and heatshrink the wires if...

I will cut, splice, and heatshrink the wires if noone has a simple solution to access the wire connector near the mount. I was just trying to keep things as original as possible for as long as...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-16-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By keithmadp
I am having a tough time with what I thought...

I am having a tough time with what I thought would be a twenty minute job. I am replacing the driver's side mirror head and I am unable to get to the wire connector. I loosened the two allen head...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-16-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By keithmadp
I am having a tough time with what I thought...

I am having a tough time with what I thought would be a twenty minute job. I am replacing the driver's side mirror head and I am unable to get to the wire connector. I loosened the two allen head...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-09-2008, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,669
Posted By keithmadp
Update on all 3 of my concerns: 1) the front...

Update on all 3 of my concerns:

1) the front a/c is fine. It was definately a campground problm. I have been camping twice since and all is well.

2) I resealed the mounting screws for the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-28-2008, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,669
Posted By keithmadp
Rather than posting three different issues, I...

Rather than posting three different issues, I figured I would bunch them all together.

1) My front a/c would not work at the last of three campgrounds I stayed in this past week. It would work...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-28-2008, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,669
Posted By keithmadp
Rather than posting three different issues, I...

Rather than posting three different issues, I figured I would bunch them all together.

1) My front a/c would not work at the last of three campgrounds I stayed in this past week. It would work...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-14-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,605
Posted By keithmadp
Update:I installed the SMI on my F350. It took...

Update:I installed the SMI on my F350. It took about three hours while taking my time. Actually a very easy job for the most part. The directions aren't very thorough but Peter from SMI gave me his...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-07-2008, 04:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,605
Posted By keithmadp
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I use the Air Force One and like...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-02-2008, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,605
Posted By keithmadp
Nathan, is your F250 a diesel? The folks at Brake...

Nathan, is your F250 a diesel? The folks at Brake Buddy told me it wouldn't work on a diesel.
Keith
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-02-2008, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,605
Posted By keithmadp
Thanks for the extra info Bob and others. I...

Thanks for the extra info Bob and others. I thought I
remembered you pulling a full size Chevy with this
system Bob. As a matter of fact, I remember seeing
your yellow Hummer trade sitting on the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-30-2008, 07:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,605
Posted By keithmadp
I sold both of my Jeep Wrangler toads and bought...

I sold both of my Jeep Wrangler toads and bought a 2008 F350 diesel to use as a toad. I was using a Brake Buddy and have been told by the manufacturer that it won't work on the diesel. I looked into...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-30-2008, 07:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,605
Posted By keithmadp
I sold both of my Jeep Wrangler toads and bought...

I sold both of my Jeep Wrangler toads and bought a 2008 F350 diesel to use as a toad. I was using a Brake Buddy and have been told by the manufacturer that it won't work on the diesel. I looked into...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-06-2008, 07:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,764
Posted By keithmadp
Congrats on your soon to be delivered Ventana. I...

Congrats on your soon to be delivered Ventana. I don't live too far from you(Middletown, Md) -- Let me know when and we'll get together some weekend soon if you need any help or advice with your new...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-20-2008, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By keithmadp
Plus, the drl's should only be on when park brake...

Plus, the drl's should only be on when park brake is off. There was no key in ignition and air brakes are on.
Keith
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-20-2008, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By keithmadp
Ken, I asked my wife the same question. She...

Ken,
I asked my wife the same question. She said all front lights were on, fogs included but she didn't remember about side marker and tails. Then a buddy of mine,who had driven by, called and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-20-2008, 03:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By keithmadp
The dw just called to inform me my headlights...

The dw just called to inform me my headlights were on. She went out to verify the switch wasn't on. After putzing around with headlight switch for a few minutes, she said they finally went off. She...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-20-2008, 03:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By keithmadp
The dw just called to inform me my headlights...

The dw just called to inform me my headlights were on. She went out to verify the switch wasn't on. After putzing around with headlight switch for a few minutes, she said they finally went off. She...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-25-2008, 05:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By keithmadp
My family is taking our annual spring breakout...

My family is taking our annual spring breakout cruise to Myrtle Beach March 10-16. Just wonsering if any other IRV-2'ites will be there. I would like to put some faces to the names.
Keith
P.S. I...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-25-2008, 05:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By keithmadp
My family is taking our annual spring breakout...

My family is taking our annual spring breakout cruise to Myrtle Beach March 10-16. Just wonsering if any other IRV-2'ites will be there. I would like to put some faces to the names.
Keith
P.S. I...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-09-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,647
Posted By keithmadp
Jack, One would think, with the current...

Jack,
One would think, with the current state of affairs in the rv industry, that a dealer would try to put the keys in your pocket just hoping to get the rig off the lot. Seems like some...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-20-2007, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,131
Posted By keithmadp
I have a buddy with a '97 Mountainaire with dull...

I have a buddy with a '97 Mountainaire with dull headlight lenses. Does anyone of you fine folks know what lenses Newmar uses for these(Ford, GM, etc.)? Also, for future reference, I am a Ford L/M...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-20-2007, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,131
Posted By keithmadp
I have a buddy with a '97 Mountainaire with dull...

I have a buddy with a '97 Mountainaire with dull headlight lenses. Does anyone of you fine folks know what lenses Newmar uses for these(Ford, GM, etc.)? Also, for future reference, I am a Ford L/M...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-12-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,378
Posted By keithmadp
Financial hardship is causing me to part with my...

Financial hardship is causing me to part with my 2006 Madp 4304. I am searching for the best venue to liquidate my coach and am hoping some of you experienced folks can/will help me.
Thank you in...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-12-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,378
Posted By keithmadp
Financial hardship is causing me to part with my...

Financial hardship is causing me to part with my 2006 Madp 4304. I am searching for the best venue to liquidate my coach and am hoping some of you experienced folks can/will help me.
Thank you in...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-01-2007, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By keithmadp
Had an appointment 10/29 for 2-3 day appointment...

Had an appointment 10/29 for 2-3 day appointment for replacement of burst coolant hose and shorted inverter. Monday morning, Alvin showed up at 6:00 to pick up coach. We went over the agreed upon...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-01-2007, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By keithmadp
Had an appointment 10/29 for 2-3 day appointment...

Had an appointment 10/29 for 2-3 day appointment for replacement of burst coolant hose and shorted inverter. Monday morning, Alvin showed up at 6:00 to pick up coach. We went over the agreed upon...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-11-2007, 10:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,770
Posted By keithmadp
Question for all you Camp Newmar experts. I am...

Question for all you Camp Newmar experts. I am heading out to the factory on 10/28 for a couple of days and am wondering about purchasing supplies while there. Are oil, fuel, water filters available...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-24-2007, 06:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,910
Posted By keithmadp
Update -- I took coach to Michelin dealer on...

Update -- I took coach to Michelin dealer on Friday to inspect tires. I was told the XRV tires have a very aggressive tread pattern and that is why rear duals are wearing the way they are. They...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-10-2007, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By keithmadp
P.S. This looks like regular 3/4 inch heater hose...

P.S. This looks like regular 3/4 inch heater hose to me but it is very soft -- maybe it's special hose I have not seen before.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-10-2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By keithmadp
Ronnie, this was the 3/4 I.D. hose which,...

Ronnie, this was the 3/4 I.D. hose which, according to Spartan is 7' long and they ship it coiled to Newmar. I haven't taken the time to follow it beginning to end since I have been performing so...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-10-2007, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By keithmadp
I had a coolant hose split yesterday in my rear...

I had a coolant hose split yesterday in my rear storage compartment and spew five gallons of beautiful red coolant over all my stuff. The worst part is the split occurred about three inches from my...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-10-2007, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By keithmadp
I had a coolant hose split yesterday in my rear...

I had a coolant hose split yesterday in my rear storage compartment and spew five gallons of beautiful red coolant over all my stuff. The worst part is the split occurred about three inches from my...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-04-2007, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,470
Posted By keithmadp
My right side windshield developed a crack(no...

My right side windshield developed a crack(no signs of impact) while in Myrtle Beach this spring. I had it replaced and the first time I leveled after that, it popped out at top center -- about a...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-28-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,910
Posted By keithmadp
Just an update on my shimmy and rear tire wear...

Just an update on my shimmy and rear tire wear problem. I have spoken with several people from Michelin -- the last being an engineer who will be coming to inspect my coach tires in a week or two. I...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-16-2007, 06:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,910
Posted By keithmadp
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">It is possible that you have an alignment problem with the mains that is...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-15-2007, 05:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,910
Posted By keithmadp
Thanks for all the responses. I have been running...

Thanks for all the responses. I have been running 110 in the ft, 95 in the duals, 85 in the tag. I have not had my coach weighed but I am definitely on the light side due to taking very few extras...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-14-2007, 07:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,910
Posted By keithmadp
I am just wondering where others,as an average,...

I am just wondering where others,as an average, keep the pressures on all tires. I realize there are many contributing factors. I have an'06 MADP 4304 with tag. I have some wear issues and some...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-14-2007, 07:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,910
Posted By keithmadp
I am just wondering where others,as an average,...

I am just wondering where others,as an average, keep the pressures on all tires. I realize there are many contributing factors. I have an'06 MADP 4304 with tag. I have some wear issues and some...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-14-2007, 07:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,175
Posted By keithmadp
Time for me to chime in on this one. Being that...

Time for me to chime in on this one. Being that the warranty on my last three rv's was only one year, I really didn't miss not getting a three year warranty on my '06 Madp. It would have been nice...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-06-2007, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By keithmadp
My 2006 MADP 4304 with 8400 miles is getting a...

My 2006 MADP 4304 with 8400 miles is getting a strange wear pattern on all four of the duals. All other tires are ok. On every tread other than the inside and outside, there are high and low spots...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-06-2007, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By keithmadp
My 2006 MADP 4304 with 8400 miles is getting a...

My 2006 MADP 4304 with 8400 miles is getting a strange wear pattern on all four of the duals. All other tires are ok. On every tread other than the inside and outside, there are high and low spots...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-11-2007, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 903
Posted By keithmadp
I pulled a real bonehead move the other night...

I pulled a real bonehead move the other night when taking the coach to a glass shop for a new windshield. When I took the tow bar out of the right side storage tray, I neglected to close the sliding...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-11-2007, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 903
Posted By keithmadp
I pulled a real bonehead move the other night...

I pulled a real bonehead move the other night when taking the coach to a glass shop for a new windshield. When I took the tow bar out of the right side storage tray, I neglected to close the sliding...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-11-2007, 06:40 AM
Replies: 888
Views: 88,821
Posted By keithmadp
Bob, You could hire me to ride your...

Bob,

You could hire me to ride your scooter wherever it needs to be -- I could wash it also. I only require unlimited beer, food and restroom usage.
Keith
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-19-2007, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,547
Posted By keithmadp
Jerry, I just tackled the same thing on my...

Jerry,
I just tackled the same thing on my rig(same as yours). My advice is to have a couple of coctails to ease the pain in your knuckles and then try again. Seriously though. I would...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-19-2007, 06:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,383
Posted By keithmadp
Bob, You know I have to be back in Md --...

Bob,

You know I have to be back in Md -- since we got 6 inches of snow Friday. The big fella upstairs would never dump snow in Md if I wasn't home. 80 degrees Thursday and 30 and snow on...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-19-2007, 10:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,383
Posted By keithmadp
W&D+3, Chuck Liller was my salesman on the...

W&D+3,

Chuck Liller was my salesman on the last two units. I am not holding him or the sales department responsible for my Beckley problems. He is a good guy. The service department on the other...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-15-2007, 10:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,904
Posted By keithmadp
Having been employed in automobile dealerships...

Having been employed in automobile dealerships for the better part of 27 years, with most of my employment as a service manager/director, I have seen several people lose their jobs by "passing the...
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