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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-13-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By Paul T
Alliance Coach Collision Shop reference

Have any of you had minor coach body work done at Alliance Coach in Wildwood FL? I've used their maintenance services in the past and have been happy with them but have not done so for several years...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-01-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,364
Posted By Paul T
Jerry P -- I sent you a private message yesterday...

Jerry P -- I sent you a private message yesterday but apparently did not do so correctly. Reference your post I may have some info that will help but it would help if I knew what type of RV and toad...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-15-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,364
Posted By Paul T
2,455 miles from southwestern CO, over the...

2,455 miles from southwestern CO, over the Rockies, to central FL with my new SMI DELTA FORCE.
I'm awaiting a response from SMI to a couple of questions I've asked them B4 sharing my experience...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-18-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,679
Posted By Paul T
USAA Ins if Military or related to same

Many USAA members are questioning why USAA has chosen not to offer RV coverage to its members. The following is quoted from another users forum, (TRVN) for your information.

""NO, USAA - at...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-07-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,544
Posted By Paul T
Camping at facility very good BUT -- Do a walk...

Camping at facility very good BUT -- Do a walk around prior to leveling as those well marked concrete curbs aren't nice to your jacks. My fault AND I was warned. At Gaffney it's wise for both pilot...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-07-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By Paul T
I have an email from the front desk in Gaffney...

I have an email from the front desk in Gaffney FCCC stating the change interval is 500,000 miles for Pwr Steering fluid/filter. I suspect that's a typo and she meant 50,000 but I wasn't provided any...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-29-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By Paul T
Service interval for Pwr Steer Fluid/Fliter chg

Could one of you with a newer FL chassis that doesn't use the "M" series maintenance schedule tell me how you read the matrix for the service interval for the Power Steering fluid/filter change and...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-29-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,591
Posted By Paul T
We have different coaches however, on mine there...

We have different coaches however, on mine there are two outlets between the rails in the aft larger storage compartment somewhat hidden by a sliding plastic cover, (approximately 18' by 18"). Those...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-28-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By Paul T
At the two year mark doesn't the "M3" Service...

At the two year mark doesn't the "M3" Service replace the "M2" for those of you using the "M" service guidelines?
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-23-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,747
Posted By Paul T
Mike Cody is a great instructor! Concerning...

Mike Cody is a great instructor! Concerning service intervals vs. build date, I sent him the email I received from FCCC stating all service intervals were based on date of delivery. I don't disagree...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-21-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,471
Posted By Paul T
There must be something in the design of the weep...

There must be something in the design of the weep hole to prevent air noise. Mine made zero noise until after the coach was slightly pressurized to find a water leak source. After that the noise...
Forum: Just Conversation 03-27-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By Paul T
Also posted on TRVN but just too gain more...

Also posted on TRVN but just too gain more exposure I said:

Well, I gave up on Good Sam mainly because in a quote 3 weeks after the expiration date of a previous quote the price was over $1000...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-23-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,371
Posted By Paul T
I found out the hard way that the inexpensive...

I found out the hard way that the inexpensive coiled air hose that came with my home air compressor tends to "kink" and cut off air flow when attempting to top off my rear tires, (due to extending...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-28-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,088
Posted By Paul T
Thank you KoolBell and I omitted the Freightliner...

Thank you KoolBell and I omitted the Freightliner designation in my original post. - I don't even know what brand of brakes Freightliner put in my chassis but doubt if they are part of any kind of...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-20-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By Paul T
So why not call them and send it back again as it...

So why not call them and send it back again as it is not serving its purpose. I had a situation where mine was reading 150 volts on one leg yet testing the park power indicated it was right at 118. ...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-18-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,088
Posted By Paul T
Brake Caliper failure to release, (front)

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2012 April build date on a XCR Chassis with 9000 miles. Trouble shooting of a brake overheating problem that led to a tow in to the shop was diagnosed as the Brake Caliper failing to release.
...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-11-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,471
Posted By Paul T
I put a piece of tape over the small drain hole...

I put a piece of tape over the small drain hole that leads to the drilled holes on the inside bottom rail of the widow to verify that was where my noise was coming from. Then I forgot about it. ...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-29-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,422
Posted By Paul T
I've been following this post hoping to see the...

I've been following this post hoping to see the "FREE" app for iPhone WiFi hotspot. The links previously posted for PDA Net and Cydia.com appear dead. Besides, I can't remember how to get this...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 09-17-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,841
Posted By Paul T
I wrote USAA a letter stating it was unfair for...

I wrote USAA a letter stating it was unfair for them to keep customers with pre-existing FL home and RV coverage while forcing me, (a 45+ year member) to shop elsewhere for coverage.
They were very...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-04-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,023
Posted By Paul T
ernieh - you mentioned "cable cover on the roof"....

ernieh - you mentioned "cable cover on the roof". How does one identify such a cover? .
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-30-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,496
Posted By Paul T
What is the exact description of the volt/amp...

What is the exact description of the volt/amp gauges you purchased? Sure would like a couple.
Very nice installation btw
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-24-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,496
Posted By Paul T
This one would do the job.

This one would do the job.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-09-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 19,739
Posted By Paul T
Wouldn't this be a fascinating place to exchange...

Wouldn't this be a fascinating place to exchange information if each of us had to post the credentials upon which our written opinions are based. Getting even with a manufacturer or using a forums...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-08-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 942
Posted By Paul T
Blow it out the top, --- foul odors I mean.

Blow it out the top, - it may not be a bad idea for isolation of foul odors:

When the tech was giving us our PDI walk around at LD I told him about a friend who had a friend helping him the second...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-08-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,432
Posted By Paul T
Check out the following review. We are happy with...

Check out the following review. We are happy with our 40' thus far even though I did evaluate the 42' tag. We wanted the side intertainment feature which became available early this year in the 40'....
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-08-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By Paul T
And who is the chassis maker and engine type...

And who is the chassis maker and engine type folks?
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-03-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,953
Posted By Paul T
Well FINALLY!!, -THANK YOU,- thank you. I've...

Well FINALLY!!, -THANK YOU,- thank you.
I've been accused of ranting about the quality of the vent valves installed in my Phaeton and this posting by "ernieh" is the first I've seen that verifies my...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-28-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,953
Posted By Paul T
NJS42 offered a lot of good suggestions. Two...

NJS42 offered a lot of good suggestions. Two more possibilities, --- where do you store your sewer hose? If in the wet bay I would suggest placing it elsewhere where the odor cannot get inside the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-30-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 677
Posted By Paul T
Not goodbye but a genuine THANK YOU

IRV2 has been an invaluable resource to me and I want to thank the creators and those of you on the Winnie portion of the site who have saved my bacon so many times over the last six years. On the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-30-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,124
Posted By Paul T
Tiffen forum down??

Anyone else unable to access the Forum portion of Tiffin.net. I'm on a strange network and just curious if it my problem or a technical problem with the forum.
Thx
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-30-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By Paul T
Utilization of 3 A/Cs in Journey

We were in the process of ordering a new Journey when a Tiffin Phaeton got in between a late fall delivery versus a summer on the road and a different philosophy in coach design. I have always...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-21-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By Paul T
Older Apollo brakes sys vs. new toad problem

While having a Blue Ox base plate installed in my newer toad, (2011 ford explorer), I learned another limitation of hanging on to the older Apollo brake system. I asked the tech to provide a two...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-07-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 518
Posted By Paul T
CB radio removal

Has anyone removed the factory installed CB? It shouldn't be that hard but I can't lay eyes on the actual "box" the mike and antennae hook into. I've tried to spot it from underneath the dash and...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-27-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,442
Posted By Paul T
I can’t find my original post at the moment but...

I can’t find my original post at the moment but try a search as I was able to clear up failed buttons quite easily by removing and reattaching the bezel of the radio to the main body after removing...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-27-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,743
Posted By Paul T
Co-ownership will never work!

I know the many reasons co-ownership of an RV is impossible. Every time I mention it to my DW they come out in a different order and much more robust than the previous year’s discussion.

But,...
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Member Forum Concerns 04-20-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By Paul T
Cool!

Cool!
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Member Forum Concerns 04-20-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By Paul T
Red number on Mobile App Logo

What does the number on the IRV2 logo on my iPhone App for this forum mean. How do I clear it?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-19-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,841
Posted By Paul T
Did I-95 100s of times over the GWB and your...

Did I-95 100s of times over the GWB and your route near the City.
All I can say is that you have a real set of em!
I would have been way north on the Tappan Zee at least.
Very nice vidio though. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-18-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 809
Posted By Paul T
Independent RV rating sources.

Has anyone tried:
RV Reviews & Ratings for Motorhomes by J R Consumer Resources, Inc.
as a reference source prior to a purchase recently?
Anyone know of a better rating source?

6 years ago I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-16-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 888
Posted By Paul T
Quality Assurance and outstanding warrantee followup.

Which manufacturer is providing the best factory QA procedures in building their Class A motorhomes.
Do you vote for Winnebago?
Do you vote for Tiffin?

How about away from selling dealer...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-09-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,373
Posted By Paul T
But, is there a significant difference in the CCC...

But, is there a significant difference in the CCC weight for a 40 QBH with Power Glide chassis vs the Freightliner. That's the only number I'm really interested in. Pulling 4000 less with same...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-09-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,886
Posted By Paul T
Just had my first real experience with a TPMS...

Just had my first real experience with a TPMS last summer for about 8000 miles. I get pressure increases to approximately 20 PSI higher than my cold set temp when driving. Waking up to my normal 105...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-08-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,102
Posted By Paul T
Phaeton/Freightliner Service/Maintenance

Thinking of a Phaeton and future maintenance in central FL area. Have any of you had the opportunity to compare service prices, attitudes, and competence for the following dealers. I recently...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-03-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 912
Posted By Paul T
Rear 2nd bath plumbing

How in the world is the rear bath toilet plumbed to the black tank?
There appears to be a significant distance between the toilets in several models, (looking at a 40 QBH).
Unless there is a long...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-03-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,150
Posted By Paul T
30/20 amp operation on phaetons?

Do the Phaetons have a power management system to allow use of 30 amps when 50 is not available?
Just sitting at Sebastian Inlet SP in FL dreaming about a new Phaeton 40GBH running my 6 year old...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-03-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,373
Posted By Paul T
Powerglide advantage?

Do any of you with a 40' Phaeton wish you had opted for the Powerglide Versus Freightliner chassis?
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-30-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,158
Posted By Paul T
Rbhein - Which Phaeton Model did you choose if I...

Rbhein - Which Phaeton Model did you choose if I may be nosey?
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-29-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,158
Posted By Paul T
Thanks for the info Rbhein. I'm actually looking...

Thanks for the info Rbhein. I'm actually looking for a Journey 40U but found out today they are not manufacturing 2012s any more and 2013s won't be available until August. I just may end up with a...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-29-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,158
Posted By Paul T
Were you doing a trade on your new coach?

Were you doing a trade on your new coach?
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-27-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,277
Posted By Paul T
Phaeton 40QTH vs Journey 40U handling

I suspect some of you have weighed the difference between purchasing a Winnebago Journey 40U and Tiffin Phaeton 40 QTH when making your purchase decision. I believe they are both great machines but...
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