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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-21-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 909
Posted By Mogulite
Thanks all for you contributions. Exactly the...

Thanks all for you contributions. Exactly the information I was asking for. As always, you get what you pay for.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-19-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,130
Posted By Mogulite
[QUOTE=cricket2386;4949051]WELL TOOK 2 HOURS ...

[QUOTE=cricket2386;4949051]WELL TOOK 2 HOURS BOTH SIDES OF THE PIN

I feel your pain. I just replaced the lower one again. Took close to a couple of hours. The upper one, not so bad. I recently...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-18-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 909
Posted By Mogulite
Tiffin & Newmar vs Holiday Rambler

Been looking to buy a slightly used either Tiffin or Newmar. Looking at the 35í or so length. I went on RV Trader and looked at 2018 Holiday Ramblers that are about 38í. Theyíre in my price range...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-11-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By Mogulite
Power Gear Jacks work only when engine is on.

My jacks donít seem to be getting power unless I start the engine. I turn them on and push one of the buttons, and nothing. This is new. So I tried starting the engine and they work. This has...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 08-31-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 990
Posted By Mogulite
[QUOTE=Cneymeyer;4926238]Hi all At this...

[QUOTE=Cneymeyer;4926238]Hi all

At this point, we are leaning toward putting keeping it - perhaps doing some updates on the interior, refreshing the exterior graphics and doing necessary...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 08-31-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,059
Posted By Mogulite
Made an appointment for next April. Steve quoted...

Made an appointment for next April. Steve quoted me a somewhat higher price. The Trop-cal Heritage Edition has a more complex design. Gonna cost me $4,300 but mine are so bad, itís going to make a...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 08-18-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Mogulite
Mine came from the factory with the panels on the...

Mine came from the factory with the panels on the roof. Iíve only owned it for about 3 years.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 08-16-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Mogulite
Trop-cal Heritage Edition

Just curious...what does the plaque that says ďHeritage EditionĒ next to the door of my 2004 National Tropical mean? Does it have anything that other Tropicals arenít equipped with?

Thanks
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-13-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 876
Posted By Mogulite
OP here...sorry for the confusion. I was involved...

OP here...sorry for the confusion. I was involved in two other conversations at the time involving the Inverter. I was talking about my coach propane furnace.

I appreciate all the feedback.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 08-12-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,059
Posted By Mogulite
[QUOTE=sgtjoe;4906050]I had my Tradewinds...

[QUOTE=sgtjoe;4906050]I had my Tradewinds graphics replaced by RVGraphics in Apache Junction, AZ.
Made her look like brand new. Cost was about 3 grand but they do a great job and warranty the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-11-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 876
Posted By Mogulite
Using heater with Inverter

We were dry camping last fall and it was cold enough that we left the heater on while we slept. We set it at 65 and the house batteries were dead when we awoke.

Should we avoid using the heater...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 08-11-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By Mogulite
Water pressure regulator

The owners manual for my 2004 Tropical says that it has a built in water pressure regulator. There is a very long thread on the last iRV2 newsletter where folks are discussing after market...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 08-11-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,059
Posted By Mogulite
Bought a 2004 Tropical 370 a couple of years ago...

Bought a 2004 Tropical 370 a couple of years ago for $50,000. My only complaint is that the exterior graphics are in really poor shape and it makes the coach look really dated. As far as the interior...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 08-11-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,312
Posted By Mogulite
I have a 2004 Tropical any the microwave does...

I have a 2004 Tropical any the microwave does work with the Inverter on. Not sure how much power is drained from the batteries though.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-11-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,355
Posted By Mogulite
Sorry... didnít mean to be condescending. I was...

Sorry... didnít mean to be condescending. I was thinking that maybe Iím misinformed. I wonít have access to my manual, where I can double check it, for another couple of weeks.

Just think that...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-11-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,355
Posted By Mogulite
[QUOTE=Tranquil Jim;4902537]Apparently, what you...

[QUOTE=Tranquil Jim;4902537]Apparently, what you are missing is that not all motorhomes have pressure regulators installed at the factory. Many don't...probably far more than do IME.

So, my 2004...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-09-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,355
Posted By Mogulite
My owners manual says that the water inlet has a...

My owners manual says that the water inlet has a built in regulator. So Iíve never used one. I would think all motorhomes would have them built in. Obviously there is something I donít understand....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-03-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By Mogulite
I transferred a Good Sam extended service plan...

I transferred a Good Sam extended service plan from the person that sold me my 2004 DP. I am definitely ahead of the game.

Just recently, I noticed that one of my air conditioners was not cooling...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-30-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By Mogulite
Thanks SCHAD and Gary, thatís the kind of...

Thanks SCHAD and Gary, thatís the kind of information I was after! Not ďquality over quantityĒ. I wanted to know where the ďqualityĒ is compromised. As far as the Tiffin Red for under $160,000,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-29-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By Mogulite
Lower Priced New Diesel Pushers

First, I saw that I could purchase a new Entegra Reatta for just less than $200,000. Now Iím seeing the Coachmen Sportscoach for just less than $150,000. The Coachmen looks too good to be true! ...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-20-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 18,920
Posted By Mogulite
WOW!! This has been one of the most enjoyable...

WOW!!
This has been one of the most enjoyable threads Iíve read. And I thought I was obsessive compulsive! The OP seems to be able to create things to worry about. With all that goes wrong with an...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-29-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Mogulite
The issue was at the transfer switch like...

The issue was at the transfer switch like mentioned above. I just messed around a bit with the cords around the box and bingo, I heard the hum. Thanks all.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-29-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Mogulite
Old Biscuit, can you walk me through what youíre...

Old Biscuit, can you walk me through what youíre suggesting?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-29-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Mogulite
Made sure I had power by plugging in a hairdryer...

Made sure I had power by plugging in a hairdryer at the end of the extension cord. Tried the generator and all is working fine with it on.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-29-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Mogulite
No power when plugged in

Iíve got my motorhome plugged in at home in preparation for a long trip. Iím pretty sure the power inside the coach was working yesterday but definitely not now.

First thought is that I tripped a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-21-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,316
Posted By Mogulite
[moderator edit] I just finished stripping...

[moderator edit]

I just finished stripping my coach of oxidation. What a difference!! Took me three full days but it was worth it. Don’t worry, under your mess, there is probably a nice paint...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-15-2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,032
Posted By Mogulite
Reputable Repair

Good topic. I live in Reno, Nevada and have had terrible luck with motorhome repair facilities. Iíve found a good spot for chassis maintenance such as oil changes and basic upkeep. But as far as the...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-24-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By Mogulite
Thanks

Thanks AKIQPilot & nutcher for the description and diagram. That helps. Now, I suppose I can get an electrical tester, turn on the motorhome lights and see if I get a reading from the top pin. Is...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-24-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By Mogulite
Toad umbilical cord electrical question

I recently discovered that my tail lights on my toad do not light up when I turn on the headlights in my motorhome.

Both the motorhome and the toad have the same male connection. Five pins in a...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-11-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By Mogulite
Nat'l General Ins. Anyone bundle?

National General Insurance through Good Sam offered to lower my motorhome insurance if I would bundle my auto insurance with them. If I do that, I'll probably want to have them insure my home as...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-25-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,650
Posted By Mogulite
Wow guys! Did you see the title of my post? ...

Wow guys! Did you see the title of my post? Iíve read all of the debates. I merely wanted to know how new gassers compare to older DPís with an engine brake which I love. And how the ride compares....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-19-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,650
Posted By Mogulite
Wow, great feedback folks! But Dezolen, really?...

Wow, great feedback folks! But Dezolen, really? A buck a gallon less? Two years ago when I bought my rig, diesel fuel was either less expensive or the same as regular. Now, itís been disappointing...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-17-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,650
Posted By Mogulite
From diesel to gas, questions. Not another debate

Iíve seen all the debates on this forum about which is best. I think, it goes without saying, if you can afford a diesel pusher itís the best. I also subscribe to ďthe best motorhome is the one you...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-13-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By Mogulite
The connector actually has six prongs. When I...

The connector actually has six prongs. When I originally had the wiring done, they handed me a connecting cable with this six prong for my Jeep and a larger one for the motorhome. I had to return it...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-12-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By Mogulite
My Tropical has a three wire prong. Wonder if...

My Tropical has a three wire prong. Wonder if thatís the problem?
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-10-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By Mogulite
Toad lighting question

I always check that on my towed Jeep, both blinkers operate along with the breaks before I take off. Also have a breaking system. Last night it was dark and occurred to me that I didnít know if the...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 12-10-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By Mogulite
Headlight out/ Questions

One of my headlights went out. Is this a DIY job ? If so, what kind of bulb do I need to order. I noticed my brights still work.

Thanks in advance for any help.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-29-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By Mogulite
Thanks all. I feel better. I felt like I overpaid...

Thanks all. I feel better. I felt like I overpaid by a couple of thousand but maybe not.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-28-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By Mogulite
25 - 30% off MRSP Question

Iíve read on this forum, people saying that 25 - 30% off MRSP is what you should pay for a new class A motorhome. Good advice!!

My question is, since Iím a horrible negotiator, does the same go...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-18-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 583
Posted By Mogulite
Címon guys, Iím serious. Iím asking for help...

Címon guys, Iím serious. Iím asking for help here. Of course my gray tank isnít full. Can anyone give me a serious response ? The same thing occurs whether itís empty or not.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-18-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 583
Posted By Mogulite
Slow draining shower

Just recently my shower has started draining very slowlly, standing water as we shower. Is there a safe product to run down the drain? Or is there a way to run a snake down? Tried some Camco stuff...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-18-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,816
Posted By Mogulite
Speaking of Airstream, I just donít get it....

Speaking of Airstream, I just donít get it. Obviously the quality is top notch but traveling the country in a large truck, pulling a trailer is very unappealing. You need to use the restroom so you...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-13-2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Mogulite
Tow Insurance

I just finished reading the thread on towing motorhomes in this weeks newsletter and coincidentally received an invoice for my tow insurance through Good Sam.

Question: Whatís the best tow...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-07-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 840
Posted By Mogulite
Thanks, feel better about my new shop now 😁

Thanks, feel better about my new shop now 😁
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-07-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 840
Posted By Mogulite
Fuel Filters

My rig is currently in the shop having the dash AC repaired. While in there, it was about time for some routine maintenance. Among other things, I ask that they change both fuel filters. Itís a...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-23-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By Mogulite
Tiffin after National Tropi-Cal quality?

Hi all!

My 2004 Tropi-Cal DP is my first experience with a motorhome. What Iíve learned after two years (around 100 nights spent in coach) and 10,000 miles is that my next coach will be a diesel...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-14-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By Mogulite
Thanks Gary. I think youíre probably right. After...

Thanks Gary. I think youíre probably right. After I replaced my 7 year old batteries things have definitely improved. Generator fired right up and the batteries are holding their charge. The night...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-13-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By Mogulite
Pretty much just boondock so always use propane...

Pretty much just boondock so always use propane for our Dometic refrigerator. All I did was turn the 12 volt switch for the hot water heater off and back on and the LPG fault indicator went off. So,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-13-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By Mogulite
LPG Fault Indicator Lit

Been having issues with my refrigerator and just noticed that the LPG Fault indicator is illuminated on my panel in the hallway. Which means the LPG ignition has a fault.

Any idea how to diagnose...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-12-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,611
Posted By Mogulite
Our situation sounds a lot like yellowboats so...

Our situation sounds a lot like yellowboats so weíre gonna give it a try. Bought a couple of blockers of ice to make it through the night. Hopefully itíll work. Thanks.
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