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Forum: Cummins Engines Yesterday, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 885
Posted By 2-Nickels
When we bought our 2009 CC Affinity we were eyes...

When we bought our 2009 CC Affinity we were eyes wide open to the possible problems with the ISX 650. We researched and learned Cummins had a fix and received an estimate for the work and it became...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 07-13-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By 2-Nickels
Congratulations on the new coach. Monaco built...

Congratulations on the new coach. Monaco built good coaches in those years. Have fun out there!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-29-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By 2-Nickels
Often you can find them at large truck stops or...

Often you can find them at large truck stops or trucker supply stores.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 06-28-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 558
Posted By 2-Nickels
I took my paint codes to a local body shop and...

I took my paint codes to a local body shop and had a spray bomb made up. I was rather impressed by how close it was. I got the codes from the guys at Premier RV in Junction City. If I recall the...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 06-27-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By 2-Nickels
We fortunately have had terrific experience with...

We fortunately have had terrific experience with the Folks at Premier RV. They have done systems service and paint work. Everything has been done well and I a very comfortable recommending them. We...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 06-25-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By 2-Nickels
Perhaps I have missed the obvious. I will take a...

Perhaps I have missed the obvious. I will take a look in a couple days when Iím at the coach.

Stay tuned, more to come........
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 06-25-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By 2-Nickels
Air lines purge cable on 09 Affinity

I took a look yesterday unsuccessfully for the cable to pull to purge my air system as I wanted to make sure I had no water in the tanks. Would someone in the know be able to point me to where I...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 06-20-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By 2-Nickels
Upgrade hitch receiver on 2006 Affinity

I would believe a 2006 Affinity would have at a minimum 10K as the hitch rating? My 09 has 15K and the chassis/body is similar other than the 09 front axle is rated for 20K.

Thoughts?
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 06-18-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By 2-Nickels
With Ford and the colour blue in charge Ontario...

With Ford and the colour blue in charge Ontario is in better hands than us in Alberta.

Congratulations on the new Dutch star, enjoy the next chapter. [emoji2]
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-16-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,842
Posted By 2-Nickels
I too am with the thought I might save some time...

I too am with the thought I might save some time and money. This shared what I have learned thus far is the fee is fixed. I believe there are enough advantages in doing this upgrade to justify the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-16-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,842
Posted By 2-Nickels
Many thanks Lynn for sharing your weeks story...

Many thanks Lynn for sharing your weeks story with us. It was very kind of you to provide both day by day details and pictures. You have managed to build excitement for my October visit to HWH and...
Forum: Cummins Engines 06-14-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,113
Posted By 2-Nickels
Just had my ISX oil changed at Cummins Coburg....

Just had my ISX oil changed at Cummins Coburg. Oil and Filters were $325.00.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-14-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By 2-Nickels
Michelin tire dealers

I bought a set of Michelinís in Junction City from the Les Schwab using FMCA. Worked well, no troubles. I thing the dealer is Bob Dickman if I recall correctly. These guys do a lot of RVís.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-14-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,842
Posted By 2-Nickels
I too agree Debbie MH that all RV manufacturers...

I too agree Debbie MH that all RV manufacturers should be offering Active Air as an option. It would just become another box to check on the option list.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-14-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,842
Posted By 2-Nickels
My quote was 10K and I believe everyone is paying...

My quote was 10K and I believe everyone is paying about the same.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 06-13-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By 2-Nickels
I too have an 09 Affinity that needed an engine...

I too have an 09 Affinity that needed an engine rebuild. I caught it before the #6 piston went. That shared I was concerned when I bought it and negotiated the rebuild into the deal price. What I...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-13-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,842
Posted By 2-Nickels
Interesting to read who is in line ahead of us....

Interesting to read who is in line ahead of us. We are booked for the week of October 22nd. Once they get started we were planning to head away for the week and return on Friday.

Once the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-11-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,842
Posted By 2-Nickels
I appreciate your post and look forward to...

I appreciate your post and look forward to reading more about the onsite experience. Please also let us know about your post HWH experience as well. I am booked at HWH in October and am very much...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 06-04-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,095
Posted By 2-Nickels
I would go to the guys at Premier RV in Junction...

I would go to the guys at Premier RV in Junction City. They repaired mine 16 months ago and all works fine.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-30-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 817
Posted By 2-Nickels
Interesting comment on Hadleyís system. I would...

Interesting comment on Hadleyís system. I would like to learn why todayís ďbig coachĒ manufacturers arenít offering the HWH Active Air system as a factory option (standard on Foretravel IH45)....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-17-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,883
Posted By 2-Nickels
Liberty Prevost all day long. Completely...

Liberty Prevost all day long. Completely different coach, ver serviceable and built for a long life.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 05-16-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By 2-Nickels
Hi Al, Iíve never bought anything from them but...

Hi Al, Iíve never bought anything from them but tried. A couple years ago when helping a buddy with a Monaco we tried to buy a rear ladder from them. They at that time were not willing to sell the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-14-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By 2-Nickels
This past winter when not with our rig in Palm...

This past winter when not with our rig in Palm Springs we would leave the AC set to 85. When we arrived we turned it down to where we wanted it. Never any troubles.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 05-09-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,151
Posted By 2-Nickels
I too would feel safe driving with a windshield...

I too would feel safe driving with a windshield having what looks like a hairline crack. The safety film between the two glass plates is very tough. I would not however drive with a windshield that...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 05-06-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By 2-Nickels
I would try Steele Rubber at 1-800-650-6188 or...

I would try Steele Rubber at 1-800-650-6188 or www.steelerubber.com for the weather seal.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 05-04-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,151
Posted By 2-Nickels
cracked one piece winshield

Just left RV Glass in Coburg. Booked in this past January. I had them replace my windshield. It took 2 days. Was very surprised to see how many coaches they do in a week. I would give them a call to...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 05-03-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,225
Posted By 2-Nickels
Thanks for pointing out the pressure increase. I...

Thanks for pointing out the pressure increase. I am at Cummins Northwest this morning for an oil and filter change so I will ask them to run up the air compressor.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 05-02-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,225
Posted By 2-Nickels
David, I booked by Active Air with HWH...

David,

I booked by Active Air with HWH yesterday. They sent me the questionaire page. Did you get your ride height information from Country Coach/Winnebago?

They are booked into September, not...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 05-02-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By 2-Nickels
I ordered my tank today from Amazon, great idea...

I ordered my tank today from Amazon, great idea and it has to help extend the life on those pumps, no need for them to short cycle as often as they do.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 05-01-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By 2-Nickels
I donít know about the Iowa80 stuff, I like the...

I donít know about the Iowa80 stuff, I like the look of the Tkane product.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 04-21-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By 2-Nickels
Wayne, Iíve often thought about adding a tank as...

Wayne, Iíve often thought about adding a tank as well. The short runs of the pump canít be healthy. Where did you find the tank you installed and where did you place it? Can you add a picture of the...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 04-02-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,072
Posted By 2-Nickels
I was last at Premier in July 2017. At that time...

I was last at Premier in July 2017. At that time I arrived for a booked appointment. The work was done as scheduled and all items were repaired.

I have an annual check booked in a month and I am...
Forum: Cummins Engines 03-26-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 742
Posted By 2-Nickels
Difference Between 2006 ISX and 2007-2009

I bought a 2009 CC knowing the ISX was a problem in this year but was fixable. I offered for the coach 30K less than they asked and then some knowing batteries and tires were due as well. The seller...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 03-22-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,834
Posted By 2-Nickels
Sayer, I am in Indio, CA and watching a couple...

Sayer, I am in Indio, CA and watching a couple glass firms run around fixing fogged windows on Magna's and Affinitys. The one company was Auto Glass Boss out of Phoenix that had a road service truck...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 03-21-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By 2-Nickels
Drivers Seat Upgrade on Affinity or Magna

Have any of you seen or upgraded your drivers seat to a Knoedler air ride seat? I see Foretravel, Newell and Liberty are using these seats in the drivers position. The factory drivers seat we have is...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 03-15-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,225
Posted By 2-Nickels
Were you able to stay in the Coach during the...

Were you able to stay in the Coach during the week at HWH or did you make other arrangements?
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 03-15-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,225
Posted By 2-Nickels
David, thank you for the in depth report on both...

David, thank you for the in depth report on both your experience with HWH and their Active Air product.

I do believe this is something I have to upgrade to one day. Perhaps later this fall I...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 03-14-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,225
Posted By 2-Nickels
David, do you have an early update for us on your...

David, do you have an early update for us on your HWH project?
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-09-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By 2-Nickels
Have you,tried Northwest RV Supply in Eugene...

Have you,tried Northwest RV Supply in Eugene Oregon? They had all the switches I needed for a 04 Navigator we once had.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 03-06-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,225
Posted By 2-Nickels
David, I look forward to learning what the ride...

David, I look forward to learning what the ride and handling difference is with the Active Air system. Can you share what you experienced in ride discomfort or handling problems ahead of deciding to...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 02-24-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By 2-Nickels
Our 2009 Affinity is # 7009A, not sure what the...

Our 2009 Affinity is # 7009A, not sure what the ďAĒ means however, this is what it is.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 01-04-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,171
Posted By 2-Nickels
X2 on Road King. 2nd coach with them and very...

X2 on Road King. 2nd coach with them and very pleased.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 12-01-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,250
Posted By 2-Nickels
I believe it was well explained when someone said...

I believe it was well explained when someone said new is not the same as used.

A business like Premier or any used RV dealership would have either a fixed fee deal with the consigner or a cost to...
Forum: Cummins Engines 11-12-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,287
Posted By 2-Nickels
We earlier this year bought a 2009 CC Affinity...

We earlier this year bought a 2009 CC Affinity with 23,000 miles on it. Before we took delivery I sent it to Cummins Coburg to have the 650 rebuild done. When they tore it down it was definitely in...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 11-05-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,612
Posted By 2-Nickels
WOW, hopefully they can get through this and...

WOW, hopefully they can get through this and remain in business. I just sent Gary and Louie a note, if they respond with something shareable I will post it.

I do wish Gary, Louie and all the gang...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-20-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,758
Posted By 2-Nickels
I had for 8 years a Monaco HR Navigator. Similar...

I had for 8 years a Monaco HR Navigator. Similar in that I use to see many features were the same between coaches. I bought it with 48K for miles and sold it with 75. No major problems (had a Cummins...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-20-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 902
Posted By 2-Nickels
This past summer I had Source install a couple of...

This past summer I had Source install a couple of these in my coach. When I arrived I thought I was going to put them all the way around and I learned with a tag all I needed was the front.

I am...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-08-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,406
Posted By 2-Nickels
Glad to hear it looks like everything will work...

Glad to hear it looks like everything will work out with the service Center. [emoji106]
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-04-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,406
Posted By 2-Nickels
Gary at Premier replaced my 6. Did you ask them...

Gary at Premier replaced my 6. Did you ask them for a price to change your 4?
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-03-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,455
Posted By 2-Nickels
When I had my 04 Navigator I had it go dead on...

When I had my 04 Navigator I had it go dead on me. I drill every it into a service bay for an oil change and it sat there for 4 days. After the oil change the service shop went to start it and...
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