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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-28-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,764
Posted By tqqest
Talk to Tom Lindstrom in Moorpark, CA. His is...

Talk to Tom Lindstrom in Moorpark, CA. His is pricing is great, not a single surcharge or fee added above the price he quoted me. Even the out state delivery to avoid the CA sales tax was included,...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-23-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By tqqest
All the electronic transfer case 4Runners can be...

All the electronic transfer case 4Runners can be towed in 2 wheel drive with a driveshaft disconnect except the Limited that uses the full-time 4 wheel drive transfer case. In checking, the Limited...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-23-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By tqqest
I do not use a driveshaft disconnect. If you have...

I do not use a driveshaft disconnect. If you have a knob or electric transfer case shifter, you must use a driveshaft disconnect as they do not have a true neutral setting. With a manual shift lever...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-23-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By tqqest
Heal quick Don and soon you'll be bounding up...

Heal quick Don and soon you'll be bounding up your coach steps! It was great to meet you at Tom Lindstroms when we picked up our coach last month.

I still have my Cummins adapter to run the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-20-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 53,063
Posted By tqqest
MidMichHunte, I agree with Breezy2006, even...

MidMichHunte,

I agree with Breezy2006, even after the Winnebago announcement, I would buy my 2020 DS4369 again in a heartbeat! The more I crawl around, over, and under my new rig, the more I am...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-20-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By tqqest
KeyStar, Did you ever hear anything more...

KeyStar,

Did you ever hear anything more about your issue? I haven't had the "High DEF Concentration" error message. I do get a "Low DEF Concentration" error every time I drive more than 150 to...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-20-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By tqqest
Hayduke, If you are putting the automatic...

Hayduke,

If you are putting the automatic trans in neutral and then shifting the transfer case into neutral while the engine is running, you can not shift the automatic trans into park without...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-19-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By tqqest
I have towed my 2019 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off Road...

I have towed my 2019 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off Road Premium with the manual transfer case shifter. No problems at all.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-19-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,255
Posted By tqqest
Rich, I just sent you an email with some...

Rich,

I just sent you an email with some pics attached.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-19-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By tqqest
Nice, I too love the light colors! Never could...

Nice, I too love the light colors! Never could understand the dark colors on something so hard to keep clean and cool.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-19-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 53,063
Posted By tqqest
General RV in Salt Lake City is a dealer for both...

General RV in Salt Lake City is a dealer for both Entegra and Winnebago Motorhomes.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-18-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,255
Posted By tqqest
Hi Rich, I just got back and will get a pic...

Hi Rich,

I just got back and will get a pic tomorrow. I did install the red LED brake light on the dash of my old coach. After 6 years and 35,000 miles towing my Jeep, I never had the Brakemaster...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-13-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,212
Posted By tqqest
Great find! That was one of the things we...

Great find! That was one of the things we immediately noticed on our 2020 DS4369 vs our Allegro Bus. I was looking for a way to increase the amount of ice.
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Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-09-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,255
Posted By tqqest
I have not added a 12volt power source from the...

I have not added a 12volt power source from the coach to the 4Runner. I have towed 3 days in a row without unhooking, with no noticeable problem with a low battery or starting issue. I am at Lake...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-08-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,916
Posted By tqqest
Freightliner vs Spartan

Neal is right about the Spartan front shocks still being an issue. My 2020 DS4369 about lifts my wife from the front seat on some overpasses, and we get 3 to 4 full bounces on every speed bump we go...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-08-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,255
Posted By tqqest
My brake system is also the electro hydroboost...

My brake system is also the electro hydroboost system. Not sure if they are the exact same though. My power brakes are always active unless I disconnect the battery. I did not try the Roadmaster...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-08-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,255
Posted By tqqest
Pressure reducer/regulator

Hi bird Hunter!

I tow my 2019 4Runner Off Road Premium with the Roadmaster Brakemaster system. I also tow with the ignition key in, but turned fully off, to keep the starring wheel lock from...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-02-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By tqqest
Not a full timer, more like a half timer when we...

Not a full timer, more like a half timer when we winter in Palm Springs!

Weighed our 2020 DS4369 with full water and full fuel and about ¾ of our usual gear. Our Cat scale weight tag shows the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-01-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,916
Posted By tqqest
The 2020 Newmar website under the Dutch Star...

The 2020 Newmar website under the Dutch Star specs, shows the Freightliner 4369 model with a 52 degree wheel cut and a 12 degree tag angle, and the Spartan with a 50 degree wheel cut with an 8 degree...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-10-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,241
Posted By tqqest
Thanks everyone! We head out in the morning...

Thanks everyone!

We head out in the morning with our U-Haul trailer to meet Tom Lindstrom on Tuesday. Can’t wait to see the new rig!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-09-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,241
Posted By tqqest
Well we did it, bought a 2020 DS4369!

Dutch Star Don,

We’ll be there doing the PDI Tuesday morning, then stay the night in his yard. Wednesday we head to the border for the official delivery.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-09-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,241
Posted By tqqest
Thanks Tom, appreciate your help!

Thanks Tom, appreciate your help!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-09-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,241
Posted By tqqest
Thanks guys, we are very excited to finally be in...

Thanks guys, we are very excited to finally be in the Newmar camp. :dance:

After all the issues we have had with our Tiffin, we hope for a far less problematic coach! Although I will say that our...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-08-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,241
Posted By tqqest
Thanks MikeyG! Tom seems like a real stand up...

Thanks MikeyG! Tom seems like a real stand up guy.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-08-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,241
Posted By tqqest
Well we did it, bought a 2020 DS4369!

Hi All,

Well, after a couple of years of indecision, we put our 2014 Allegro Bus 45LP up for sale at our local dealer last week, and yesterday, purchased a 2020 DS4369 from Tom Lindstrom that he...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-05-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By tqqest
Ansley Rv?

I am looking at new 2020 Dutch Stars in stock online and found one I might be interested in. I am wondering if anyone knows of, or has had any interaction with, Ansley RV in Duncansville, PA. Are...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-04-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By tqqest
Thanks guys, I appreciate the responses! ...

Thanks guys,

I appreciate the responses!
Looks like it is not much of an issue with Newmar.
Just a worry we had after our home and other motorhome experiences.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-03-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By tqqest
Thanks Tom, I have seen that video before...

Thanks Tom,

I have seen that video before and I understand about delamination. I have never heard of a Tiffin with a delamination problem. I don't believe that they use plywood under the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-03-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By tqqest
Hi TheRod, My intent is to address my fear...

Hi TheRod,

My intent is to address my fear that a Newmar with a water leak like I had in my Tiffin might have led to a wet moldy fiberglass mess. In looking at a new coach to buy, I really like...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-03-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By tqqest
Water leaks or wet fiberglass insulation?

Hi everyone,

I am selling my 2014 Tiffin and looking at possibly buying a 2020 Ventana or Dutch Star instead of another Allegro Bus. I am just wondering if any Newmar owners have had any problems...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-30-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,013
Posted By tqqest
Change wake word

I have multiple Alexa devices in some areas of my home. I simply change the wake word for each one. Using the Alexa app, you can have the wake word for one be Alexa, one Echo, and one Computer....
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 07-13-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 13,177
Posted By tqqest
The quote in #31 is a direct response from the...

The quote in #31 is a direct response from the California HP.

Quote: "I received a response the California Highway Patrol in Sacramento, CA. It was from a Captain, who is the Commander of their...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 07-13-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 13,177
Posted By tqqest
All, Here is a series of responses below...

All,

Here is a series of responses below about this subject, copied and pasted from another web site long ago. Don't know any of the people, and can only tell you that I do use a toad brake...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-11-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,628
Posted By tqqest
You can still get a rear ladder on the 2020...

You can still get a rear ladder on the 2020 Ventana if you want. It is option 0M220 for $336.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-30-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By tqqest
The air leveling doesn’t have as broad a leveling...

The air leveling doesn’t have as broad a leveling range as the hydraulic jacks do. It also is not as firm and will rock more. We use I all the time to quick level at road side lunch stops etc.

I...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-17-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By tqqest
Thanks guys! There is no way that I would go back...

Thanks guys! There is no way that I would go back to a Tiffin at this point. I really was hoping that Newmar would bring out a central control system for the DS, but I agree that even without it, it...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-17-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By tqqest
Spyder Controls and Firefly Integrations both...

Spyder Controls and Firefly Integrations both supply central control systems for RVs like the Silverleaf system. Tiffin uses the Spyder system and Entegra uses the Firefly VegaTouch system. They...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-17-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By tqqest
Hi Ricci! He meant that among what I call...

Hi Ricci!

He meant that among what I call the big/main 3, (Newmar, Tiffin, and Entegra) that all their diesel pushers now include a spyder or firefly type system, except the VT and DS. I am aware...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-16-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By tqqest
Lack of central control system? / Order time?

Looking at 2020 Entegra Aspire and the 2020 Newmar Ventana to replace my current coach.

First question, does the lack of any Firefly or Spyder central control system in the Ventana and Dutch Star...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-15-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By tqqest
Topping for another try. Anyone with an Aspire or...

Topping for another try. Anyone with an Aspire or Anthem know the size of the shower?
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-14-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By tqqest
Aspire 44F shower size?

Does anyone know the dimensions of the shower on the 2020 Aspire 44F? It looks pretty small and I can’t find one locally to look at.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-14-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By tqqest
Pick outside colors?

I understand that Entegra doesn’t allow you to change the outside paint pattern, but do they allow you to choose the paint colors from the standard ones they offer? If so, do you know how much $. We...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-09-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By tqqest
This is the 2020 Discovery LXE Freightliner spec...

This is the 2020 Discovery LXE Freightliner spec sheet.

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Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-09-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By tqqest
It’s on the change sheet as “FCCC Digital Dash”

It’s on the change sheet as “FCCC Digital Dash”
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-09-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By tqqest
Here is a list of the new 2020 updates to the...

Here is a list of the new 2020 updates to the Discovery LXE. I tried rotating it but it keeps coming up turned sideways.

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Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-09-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By tqqest
Thanks guys, I didn't notice when I was at...

Thanks guys,

I didn't notice when I was at the dealers yesterday. It would be tough to give up the keypad entry door and the power baggage doors locks. I am in and out of my bays all the time....
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-08-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By tqqest
DippyTwo, Do you know if the Discovery LXE...

DippyTwo,

Do you know if the Discovery LXE has power baggage door locks?
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-07-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,020
Posted By tqqest
According to the Entegra website for the 2020...

According to the Entegra website for the 2020 Aspire:

The Aspire does have manual shades for all but the windshield, but after having multiple motor failures on my Allegro Bus I see that as a...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-06-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,020
Posted By tqqest
The 2020 Aspire now comes with the 10” Vega Touch...

The 2020 Aspire now comes with the 10” Vega Touch system and “optional?” power locking baggage compartment doors.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-05-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 752
Posted By tqqest
2020 Cornerstone

Here’s a page from Valid brochure. Notice the last few lines about dynamic suspension control. Also, I am not sure if Tiffin uses the “Anti-dive” option or not.

I agree with RedBaron73 about...
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