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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-09-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 759
Posted By mikf
Is it the same on propane and electric?

Is it the same on propane and electric?
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-10-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By mikf
can you lower the front until it is level? chock...

can you lower the front until it is level? chock your tires.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 06-08-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By mikf
Arrow 2017 Sprinter vs 2016

does anyone of any upgrades from a 2016 to 2017 Mercedes Sprinter 3500? Thanks for any info.
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 06-07-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By mikf
I received an email from the dealer today. He...

I received an email from the dealer today. He said that they would have to pay 6 1/2 percent to take my trade and I would have to pay 6 1/2 percent tax to take a new one to the states. Plus the...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 06-06-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By mikf
Buying in Canada

Has anyone bought a unit in Canada and live in the U.S.? Was there any complications or extra tax? Or any other problems.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-30-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 734
Posted By mikf
I do not think you will find a park like that....

I do not think you will find a park like that. The only one I can think of is Fort Desoto county park. You would need reservations. Google them and see if a space is available for the dates you...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 04-24-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By mikf
You are smart to start looking early. The...

You are smart to start looking early. The Pleasure way van styles are easier to get then the wide bodys. If it is a wide body that you want, you may have to order one and wait. They can only make so...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-22-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By mikf
If the outlet pipe can be turned down a bit,...

If the outlet pipe can be turned down a bit, would a 45 degree that swivels avalable at camping world work. Also if the Rhino fitting does not fit thru the exit hole try putting the outlet end of...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 01-21-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 20,994
Posted By mikf
Just wondering if left your Truma unit running...

Just wondering if left your Truma unit running when you left Idaho for warm weather. Truma has a kit called electric antifreeze kit. No antifreeze, but a 12 volt heater to keep it from freezing.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-04-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,165
Posted By mikf
Well, I did it. I pick up my 2018 Pleasureway...

Well, I did it. I pick up my 2018 Pleasureway Plateau Fl tomorrow. I am hoping for a few more days of good weather to try and learn things about it. I figure after the walk thru with the dealer I...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-27-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,165
Posted By mikf
Thanks for all of the replies. At least now I...

Thanks for all of the replies. At least now I know I am not the only crazy one.:):):)
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-26-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,165
Posted By mikf
Anybody have 2 RVs?

we have a 35 ft Adventure that we love, and will keep but are thinking about getting a smaller one to use for day or weekend trips. I know about tires and mantainence, but wondering if anyone has...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-23-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,794
Posted By mikf
RV Insurance question

I have always insured my RV with my regular auto insurance, but I keep reading about "RV Insurance". What is special about RV insurance? Do I really need it with an older RV? I have talked to agents,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By mikf
I took my plastic sink out, measured the opening...

I took my plastic sink out, measured the opening and went to Menards, Home Depot, if no Menards and bought a China sink that fit the hole. Much nicer and easier to keep clean.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-27-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By mikf
Thanks, I will check it out. The passenger side...

Thanks, I will check it out. The passenger side must have fallen off and lost.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-27-2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By mikf
I looked at the other side and saw nothing that...

I looked at the other side and saw nothing that looked like that. Headlights are in place and not loose.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-26-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By mikf
what is this?

I found this laying loose behind the headlight on the drivers side, 2002 Adventure 35u.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-05-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5,227
Views: 983,048
Posted By mikf
anyone know the part number and where to buy the...

anyone know the part number and where to buy the Polyurethane bushings for the hellwig 7962 end links? mine look deteriated already. I have been searching, but no luck.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 07-30-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By mikf
Make sure that you don't get in th wrong lane and...

Make sure that you don't get in th wrong lane and end up going across the George Washington bridge. $75 cash for 35 ft. Rv and towed.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-29-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By mikf
When you are at an RV park compare what you get...

When you are at an RV park compare what you get with what your neighbors get.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-13-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,990
Posted By mikf
My 2002 f53 says every 30,000 miles drain the...

My 2002 f53 says every 30,000 miles drain the pan and refill the 7 quarts. If it is good enough for Ford it is good enough for me.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-05-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,540
Posted By mikf
I am also curious. What is your ongoing issue?...

I am also curious. What is your ongoing issue? There are a lot of helpful people on here.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-07-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By mikf
pplmotors says the replacement is 46516-811.

pplmotors says the replacement is 46516-811.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-24-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By mikf
I did not realize some were 120 volts. This one...

I did not realize some were 120 volts. This one is 12 volt. It is wired to the chassis battery, which is one 12 volt. It seems to me that when you are parked for a couple of months and operate the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-24-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By mikf
Electric awning power?

Should the power source for the awning be from the chassis battery or the house batteries? Or does it make a difference?
Forum: Tiffin Motorhomes Owners Forum 02-09-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,079
Posted By mikf
You need to tell the name of your RV

You need to tell the name of your RV
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-07-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By mikf
Did you make sure the aerator is not clogged up?

Did you make sure the aerator is not clogged up?
Forum: Just Conversation 02-06-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,639
Posted By mikf
Just my opinion, but you now need your...

Just my opinion, but you now need your investments in a low risk account that generates income. If you can get by with just living from the income that the it generates, your nest egg will continue...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-11-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,850
Posted By mikf
We stayed at Marin RV park to visit San...

We stayed at Marin RV park to visit San Francisco. Easy walk to very to go across the bay to town. Also easy drive to Golden Gate Bridge from the north. Just before the bridge is Battery park for...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-10-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,197
Posted By mikf
Not that I know of. How would I know if it was...

Not that I know of. How would I know if it was clogged and by passing?
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-10-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,197
Posted By mikf
Something like this is what I was looking for....

Something like this is what I was looking for. More filtration, not cooler oil.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 01-07-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By mikf
Is this a new problem, or has it never worked?...

Is this a new problem, or has it never worked? Does any heat come out of the vents before it shuts off? If it stays on long enough for the flame to fire and start putting out heat, I would check all...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-02-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By mikf
Slide and jack hydrolic fluid?

On a 2002 Adventure 35u on ford chassis do you have to remove the grill to check the fluid level? And what happens if it gets low?
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 12-27-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,246
Posted By mikf
I put a new belt and one idler pulley. I noticed...

I put a new belt and one idler pulley. I noticed that the idler pulley on the drivers ide is a little bigger around. Is that normal or do you think someone may have already changed one of them? Nice...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 12-26-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,246
Posted By mikf
081102HD Is the Napa part number if your belt is...

081102HD Is the Napa part number if your belt is 110 inches long. At least that is what it is for a 2001 f53, for some reason the parts store keep coming up wit a shorter belt. finally came up with...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 12-25-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,197
Posted By mikf
V-10 oil filter

Has anyone ever found a bigger oil filter for the V-10? I always use the Motorcraft FL820S, but always thought a longer filter would be nice for an extended trip.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 12-22-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By mikf
That is why I only did it once. Never had a...

That is why I only did it once. Never had a problem with other cars, I did keep my speed up, but I just did not feel comfortable in that lane. Plus I have never gotten tied up in the regular lanes....
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-21-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,150
Posted By mikf
2002 Adventure 35u on a ford chasis

2002 Adventure 35u on a ford chasis
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 12-21-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By mikf
Straight thru do not take the bi-pas. I called...

Straight thru do not take the bi-pas. I called the state patrol and told them I had a 35 ft.rv towing a car, they said as long as 2 people were in the vehicle we could use the carpool lane. Did that...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-18-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,592
Posted By mikf
We need someone using a Dolly to weigh in on this...

We need someone using a Dolly to weigh in on this discussion.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-28-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,520
Posted By mikf
My question is what do you do with the old...

My question is what do you do with the old antifreeze?
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-02-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,617
Posted By mikf
When I did mine I found a thread on here to make...

When I did mine I found a thread on here to make that happen. Take the back off of your old tv and if you find a coil that is wired to the speaker that looks like it was added on, take it out and...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 10-03-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By mikf
I think I will get an RV park in Crescent City...

I think I will get an RV park in Crescent City and explorer south by car, then take 199 with RV and car. After Yreka continue south on I 5.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 10-02-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By mikf
Oregon and Northern Ca. On 101

35 ft motor home towing a car. We will be leaving Seattle Wa. Heading down 101 in Oregon and Ca. Wanting to go to Redwood National Park, then heading on south, but somehow I need to make a detour to...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-20-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 924
Posted By mikf
Bob we are heading on into California, wanting to...

Bob we are heading on into California, wanting to see some of the coast, San Francisco, Seqouia National park and what ever else we find. Then heading east back to Ohio. Then in Jan will head for...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-19-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By mikf
Seattle WA.

Thanks for all of the info you all gave about Oregon 101. We are now near the North Cascades National Park and looking for a place to stay and visit Seattle, Pikes Market,etc. Has anyone stayed at...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-18-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 924
Posted By mikf
101 in Oregon?

We are currently in Seattle and when we leave we are headed south. We want to see the coast in Oregon. Rv is 35ft pulling a towed. Can we do 101 or should we get a park off of I5 and drive the car to...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-30-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9,738
Views: 1,164,014
Posted By mikf
Are you saying I 70 is rough?? plan heading that...

Are you saying I 70 is rough?? plan heading that way in Sept.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-13-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By mikf
I ordered a pair at a local auto parts store....

I ordered a pair at a local auto parts store. Shock warehouse was a little cheaper, but if I have anymore trouble it should be easier to deal with. I stayed with Bilistens.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 06-12-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By mikf
Be careful if you follow your GPS. I started on...

Be careful if you follow your GPS. I started on 70 e in Ohio going to cape cod and my GPS took me across the George Washington bridge. $76 toll. Cash only.
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