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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-25-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,444
Posted By JohnInAz
As you restripe the coach, did you leave the...

As you restripe the coach, did you leave the existing vinyl in place and just go over it with new, or did you remove it first?
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-26-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,058
Posted By JohnInAz
I can totally relate to your frustration. I have...

I can totally relate to your frustration. I have found the most success using a one step cleaner/wax product. I apply it using a dual action polisher with a wool pad at it's top speed working a 2x2...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-18-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,224
Posted By JohnInAz
You could check the plug ends of the umbilical...

You could check the plug ends of the umbilical cord. I had an occasion where one of the wires came loose in the plug.
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-09-2016, 11:16 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 19,268
Posted By JohnInAz
Have you checked with Massey diesel in phoenix? ...

Have you checked with Massey diesel in phoenix? They work on spartan chassis and RVs
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-09-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,962
Posted By JohnInAz
Pull a 2006 grand cherokee. Simple hook up and...

Pull a 2006 grand cherokee. Simple hook up and has been reliable. My only complaint is that the seat fabric is the worst for staining and holding onto pet hair with a vengeance.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-24-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,769
Posted By JohnInAz
Side radiators can be larger than rear so they...

Side radiators can be larger than rear so they can provide more cooling. Coaches with the larger motors typically have the side units for the cooling capacity.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-02-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,319
Posted By JohnInAz
Do you have a two handle shower control or is it...

Do you have a two handle shower control or is it a single handle? If it is single, are you sure you are operating it correctly? I don't have your coach, but I've never heard of a separate shut off...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-07-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,027
Posted By JohnInAz
If they are offering you a price you can accept...

If they are offering you a price you can accept why wouldn't you take it?
Forum: Just Conversation 07-07-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,401
Posted By JohnInAz
Sounds like you made the right decision. Family...

Sounds like you made the right decision. Family comes first. Phoenix will still be here if/when the time is right.
Forum: Full-Timers 06-29-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,220
Posted By JohnInAz
health care costs are a real wild card. For us: ...

health care costs are a real wild card. For us:
Live in Arizona
Me 60: cigna: $491/mo HSA $5000 deductible
Wife 55: Blue Cross $522/mo HSA $3500 deductible
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-31-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By JohnInAz
If the windows are hazed enough to prevent you...

If the windows are hazed enough to prevent you from seeing traffic clearly I would think you would want to have them replaced sooner than later.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-30-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By JohnInAz
If you think it's just baked on grime, you can...

If you think it's just baked on grime, you can try 0000 steel wool, or some flitz polish. If it is double pane, look at the bottom of the window. You should be able to see the gap between the...
Forum: Just Conversation 05-12-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,211
Posted By JohnInAz
Had mine out 2 years ago. Was having attacks for...

Had mine out 2 years ago. Was having attacks for years that I thought were heartburn. Last attack went on for hours, went to the ER, diagnosed and removed the same day. I had to stay overnight and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-11-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,626
Posted By JohnInAz
I use pool chlorine as I have a pool and chlorine...

I use pool chlorine as I have a pool and chlorine on hand. Use about a teaspoon. Pour it into the end of the fill hose, hook it up to the spigot and fill.
Forum: Rexhall RV Owner's Forum 04-28-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 897
Posted By JohnInAz
Try retentioning the spring. The way I have done...

Try retentioning the spring. The way I have done this is to take the end of the shade that has the roller on it and winding the end with the spring in it a few turns with some pliers, and then while...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-14-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,552
Posted By JohnInAz
I had a coach like yours. Jayco undersprung the...

I had a coach like yours. Jayco undersprung the chassis and at the time would pay the cost of having the springs upgraded. Doubt that they would do that now, but you might be able to get them to...
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 04-12-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By JohnInAz
generacs are louder than onans. They also run at...

generacs are louder than onans. They also run at only one speed so even without a load, there loud. However, it doesn't sound like a bucket of bolts like the motor is coming apart, and it doesn't...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-27-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,383
Posted By JohnInAz
if you have a painted coach, then any good...

if you have a painted coach, then any good automotive product will work well. I use meguiers nxt tech wax on my cars after clay barring and have been very happy with the results. If your coach is...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-22-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,672
Posted By JohnInAz
I don't get it. There isn't an attic in the...

I don't get it. There isn't an attic in the roof. Did it burrow a hole that it is living in?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-25-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,528
Posted By JohnInAz
the switch activates both the pump motor and the...

the switch activates both the pump motor and the room solenoid. I had a situation where the pump part of the switch would work on both extend and retract, but the solenoid would not work on retract....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-25-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,528
Posted By JohnInAz
my guess would be the rocker switch as well. do...

my guess would be the rocker switch as well. do you have another slide in the coach that you could swap rocker switches with?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-17-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By JohnInAz
If you are on the east side of the valley there...

If you are on the east side of the valley there is a freightliner service center in Chandler. I have had work done on my coach there and have been satisfied with the work, but they are not...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 01-15-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,866
Posted By JohnInAz
I owned a 2007 34ss for 2 years. It was ok, but...

I owned a 2007 34ss for 2 years. It was ok, but too small for my needs. I had some issues with the chassis that left me being towed for service twice. Once was caused by an engine shutdown...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 01-06-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,200
Posted By JohnInAz
I don't own an Alpine, but if I got 10 years...

I don't own an Alpine, but if I got 10 years service on my tires, I would buy the exact same brand that I already had.
Forum: RV Events & Gatherings 12-03-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,939
Posted By JohnInAz
While B-J is the best, if you have time, hit the...

While B-J is the best, if you have time, hit the other auctions that take place at the same time. They are all unique, but B-J is amazing. There is parking within walking distance to the auction...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-17-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,720
Posted By JohnInAz
I would be inclined to fix it. You know when it...

I would be inclined to fix it. You know when it fails it will be under the most inconvenient circumstances. BTW, it's pretty sad that the motor failed with it being in service only a couple of...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-28-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By JohnInAz
it must have been some type of dampness in the...

it must have been some type of dampness in the connections as I tried it a short time ago and everything was fine.

Thanks for the feedback
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-28-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By JohnInAz
Was it good before? YES Ats clicks? YES ...

Was it good before? YES

Ats clicks? YES

Get ohm meter and unplug shore cord and check between green and white or safety ground and neutral. Unplug the cord from both the coach and wall, and...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-28-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By JohnInAz
Shore power GFCI tripping

I plug my coach into a 110v/15a gfci outlet in my garage. After a storm, and power glitch yesterday, the gfci trips. I have tried plugging into a different gfci circuit in the garage but get the...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-22-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,610
Posted By JohnInAz
Yes, they send you a bill in the mail.

Yes, they send you a bill in the mail.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-17-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,724
Posted By JohnInAz
My replacement kit was around $240 from Amazon. ...

My replacement kit was around $240 from Amazon. I haven't received it yet but the feedback indicates that it is fairly straightforward replacement.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-16-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,724
Posted By JohnInAz
I am going through the same issue as you with a...

I am going through the same issue as you with a failed motor. kwikee recommended I install a conversion kit as there apparently is no replacement motor for my steps. The conversion kit includes...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-28-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,338
Posted By JohnInAz
Any update on this? My generac eats starters as...

Any update on this? My generac eats starters as well which makes me believe that the starter is not up to the task of turning the motor over more than a few times.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-24-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,185
Posted By JohnInAz
Is there any information out there on failure...

Is there any information out there on failure rate for those jeeps that have had the recall applied? I have not had an issue *yet*, but I have also not towed my jeep very much since the recall was...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-24-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,865
Posted By JohnInAz
You are a real trooper! I can't imagine doing...

You are a real trooper! I can't imagine doing this type of work in the sun at 100+ temps. I'm surprised the paint didn't dry coming right out of the gun! When you painted the last one was it under...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-04-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,476
Posted By JohnInAz
I'd replace any/all maintenance items (belts,...

I'd replace any/all maintenance items (belts, hoses, filters), maybe have the radiator inspected too. The oil and temp switches might be a good idea as they can't be replaced with the gen in the...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-02-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By JohnInAz
I stayed at Osage Beach a few years ago in the...

I stayed at Osage Beach a few years ago in the fall. It was end of season, so it was really quiet. Good location. Only negative we experienced was coming across a underground hornet nest while...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-29-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By JohnInAz
I had the same issue, and bought this system to...

I had the same issue, and bought this system to maintain my batteries. It's pretty pricey for what you get, but after you fill your batteries a couple of times you forget about the money and pat...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-10-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,965
Posted By JohnInAz
I have some surface cracks in my roof as well. ...

I have some surface cracks in my roof as well. The service place I took it to said not to worry about it. If they are deep cracks where water could penetrate than you could put some eternabond tape...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-09-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 796
Posted By JohnInAz
While I don't have a National coach, based on...

While I don't have a National coach, based on what you have described, I would guess the batteries are down on charge so the starter can't spin the motor fast enough to get it to start.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-07-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,875
Posted By JohnInAz
An ISC motor will pull anything you want to pull....

An ISC motor will pull anything you want to pull. An ISL will pull anything you want to pull up a mountain at 50+mph. An ISB will pull it, but will the coach chassis handle the stress?
You won't...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-06-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,154
Posted By JohnInAz
You have to ask yourself how will you react if...

You have to ask yourself how will you react if the coach isn't all of what you hope it to be. Is it worth the risk? There are a lot of used coaches around. Maybe there is one closer to you? If...
Forum: Hobbies, Passions & Pastimes 04-02-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,742
Posted By JohnInAz
Eddie Hill was one of my favorite drivers ...

Eddie Hill was one of my favorite drivers ...
Forum: Just Conversation 04-02-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 15,951
Posted By JohnInAz
I'm guessing that the 65 Satellite must be driven...

I'm guessing that the 65 Satellite must be driven a 1/4 mile at a time ..
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 03-27-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,119
Posted By JohnInAz
Don't forget to change your signature!

Don't forget to change your signature!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-21-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,883
Posted By JohnInAz
I think there are a lot of good coaches out there...

I think there are a lot of good coaches out there that would work for you, but my concern would be your monthly budget. Stuff breaks on any motorhome, no matter how much they cost when new. With a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-13-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,990
Posted By JohnInAz
I have a garmin nuvi 765. I don't have it in...

I have a garmin nuvi 765. I don't have it in front of me but I know that it records total trip miles and has to be manually reset to zero it out. What I don't know for sure is if it records miles...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-13-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,990
Posted By JohnInAz
An alternative solution could be your GPS. If...

An alternative solution could be your GPS. If you have one dedicated to the coach, it could track mileage for you. It would also save you whatever hassles you would have with the DMV in replacing...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-20-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,729
Posted By JohnInAz
Thanks for the tip, but this is for my desktop...

Thanks for the tip, but this is for my desktop system. I know that I can manually put the machine in sleep mode, but it is supposed to do this automatically .. which is what is broken with 8.1.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-20-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,729
Posted By JohnInAz
Installed the upgrade yesterday. The only issue...

Installed the upgrade yesterday. The only issue I have had is that from a power management perspective, it doesn't shut the pc down any more, just the screen. I have not found a solution to this...
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