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Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-06-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By Ed_G
Very! Downsized from a 35' A.....no real regrets...

Very! Downsized from a 35' A.....no real regrets as long as you realize limitations of carry capacity and long term stays. It drives like a nice cushy new Ford pickup. Great for getting about and...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-05-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By Ed_G
When driving an 8' 6" wide rig down miles of 9'...

When driving an 8' 6" wide rig down miles of 9' wide lanes at 55 mph in Las Vegas because of freeway work, you don't ever get used to it, particularly with a line of gravel trucks to your left and a...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By Ed_G
We downsized from a Class A at 8' 6" width to a...

We downsized from a Class A at 8' 6" width to a class C on the Ford Transit chassis at a width of 7' 6". From a narrow traffic lane perspective, I noticed a huge difference in the 'comfort' level . ...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-25-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 797
Posted By Ed_G
Viaair compressors are highly reputed..... such...

Viaair compressors are highly reputed..... such as this on on Amazon:
...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-24-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 270
Posted By Ed_G
Could be a tripped GFCI outlet somewhere.

Could be a tripped GFCI outlet somewhere.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-30-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,359
Posted By Ed_G
When we looked at 2018 models of the Winnebago...

When we looked at 2018 models of the Winnebago View, the Isata 3, Tiffin Wayfarer, and Forest Rivers Sunseeker, the OCCC ratings were all over...from as low as 740 to a high of around 1200, so it...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-27-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,359
Posted By Ed_G
The GCWR spec on my fully loaded Transit chassis...

The GCWR spec on my fully loaded Transit chassis Winnebago Fuse would allow me to pull a 3500 pound car.....which is the curb weight of the 2008 CRV. Our Fuse certainly pulls a 3000 pound car with...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-26-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,450
Posted By Ed_G
While an owner may be comfortable with this...

While an owner may be comfortable with this attitude, I suspect any warranty repair dealer or any insurance company would easily find grounds to deny repairs or damage claims if they discerned that...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-25-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,450
Posted By Ed_G
I found the same specs on my Ford Transit chassis...

I found the same specs on my Ford Transit chassis under the Winnebago Fuse. The axle weights together exceed the GVWR by about the same amount as the Sprinter's. My guess is that chassis structure...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-28-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,143
Posted By Ed_G
I believe this is not uncommon occurrence..... ...

I believe this is not uncommon occurrence..... the valve in the wall where city water hooks up can fail. This is generally suspected to occur when one hooks up to city water without turning the...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-27-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,143
Posted By Ed_G
We find the Winnebago Fuse 23A to be an excellent...

We find the Winnebago Fuse 23A to be an excellent twin bed configuration....and for the size of the RV, the bathroom is great. Also, we get anywhere from 14 to 19 mpg on the excellent Ford diesel...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-11-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,121
Posted By Ed_G
Extended warranties are very profitable for the...

Extended warranties are very profitable for the dealers and the warranty companies. Not so useful for the customer as they are loaded with legalise that exempts many issues. I would suggest you...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-08-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,149
Posted By Ed_G
Mudfrog points out a very valid issue to consider!

Mudfrog points out a very valid issue to consider!
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-04-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By Ed_G
On my 2018 Winnebago Fuse the wheel...

On my 2018 Winnebago Fuse the wheel cover/simulators are held on by two lug nuts covers. The remaining nut covers are fake. The two that actually unscrew are identified by small rectangular...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-10-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By Ed_G
It counts against both.

It counts against both.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-08-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By Ed_G
100% agree with this suggestion!

100% agree with this suggestion!
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-20-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By Ed_G
Well, according to the Wayfarer manual I just...

Well, according to the Wayfarer manual I just looked at, page 76, they DO cover the process to do it yourself, right after they recommend you have qualified service person do it.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-03-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By Ed_G
I fully agree. On our previous class A with tow...

I fully agree. On our previous class A with tow I would almost always scout out the next day’s fuel stop with a gas station app, then I would zero in on prospective choices with Google Earth/Maps...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 12-14-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,900
Posted By Ed_G
The GCWR for a Winnebago Fuse is 13,500; the...

The GCWR for a Winnebago Fuse is 13,500; the GVWR is 10,380. While the various Sprinter based RVs had higher GCWR ratings, I found it interesting that the OCCC ( actual cargo carrying capacity ) of...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 12-10-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,900
Posted By Ed_G
It sounds like a lot of respondents in this...

It sounds like a lot of respondents in this thread are comparing the MB Diesel to the Ford V10 gas engine. They should be comparing the MB to the Ford Transit Diesel. Our 24’ Winnebago Fuse gets...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-20-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,347
Posted By Ed_G
Borg dally valve solid valves, with bent valve...

Borg dally valve solid valves, with bent valve stem for the outer tire is what you want. Dozens, if not hundreds, of Ford Transit based RVers have gone this route. Makes checking air super easy.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-14-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By Ed_G
Pretty easy to install a solar panel on the roof....

Pretty easy to install a solar panel on the roof. What is NOT easy routing the wiring through the roof and to the charge controller, installing the charge controller, and routing the wiring from the...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-27-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,151
Posted By Ed_G
I would not expect your charger. To draw more...

I would not expect your charger. To draw more than several amps when charging a depleted battery. Here is what you would have for 250’ of 12 gage extension cord: for a 8 amp draw at 120VAC the...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-26-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,151
Posted By Ed_G
You have a problem and if you don’t resolve it...

You have a problem and if you don’t resolve it quickly, you may permanently damage those batteries from over depletion. It sounds to me like they are not being charged....with a steady down trend in...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-07-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By Ed_G
Roger & Mary posted very good information, but I...

Roger & Mary posted very good information, but I must say that I do not experience any significant problems while driving the Fuse....to me it handles like a large modern pickup....it drives like a...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-02-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,320
Posted By Ed_G
Good Info EXCEPT for one thing......50% capacity...

Good Info EXCEPT for one thing......50% capacity on a 12Volt lead acid battery is 12.1 or 12.2 volts. This, according to every battery info page I can find, including many manufacturers’ websites.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-28-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,897
Posted By Ed_G
Have driven our Fuse a couple thousand miles so...

Have driven our Fuse a couple thousand miles so far.....from Arizona to Oregon Coast, and up and down Oregon’s coast as far south as Eureka. It handles great, even in good winds, and even when...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-26-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,906
Posted By Ed_G
One person, no pets......maybe doable but sure...

One person, no pets......maybe doable but sure leaves you with low margin to carry other things.....
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-25-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,906
Posted By Ed_G
When we were shopping we eliminated the Wayfarer...

When we were shopping we eliminated the Wayfarer for this very reason.....very low OCCC. We did take note that the Winnebago View seemed to have equally good quality with a substantially higher...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-24-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Ed_G
We had solid custom valve stems installed and...

We had solid custom valve stems installed and have no regrets. Rubber inserts that came with them keep them from vibrating against, or rubbing .
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-19-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,643
Posted By Ed_G
Every 24 foot motor home on a Ford Transit...

Every 24 foot motor home on a Ford Transit cutaway Chassis that I can fine uses the Turbo Diesel. I am not aware of any using the gas engine. What are you looking at?
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-18-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,643
Posted By Ed_G
We have downsized from a larger class A just as...

We have downsized from a larger class A just as the original poster is considering. We now have a Winnebago Fuse on the Ford Transit Turbo Diesel Chassis and we love it. It drives like a nice late...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-02-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,897
Posted By Ed_G
Have had our 2018 Fuse for 4 months now and love...

Have had our 2018 Fuse for 4 months now and love it. It drives like a dream and the 23A floor plan fits our needs just fine. Very comfortable for such a small RV.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-31-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By Ed_G
FlagPole Buddy - Rv Parts, RV Accessories,...

FlagPole Buddy - Rv Parts, RV Accessories, Flagpoles , Flag Buddy (http://www.flagpolebuddy.com)
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-08-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,668
Posted By Ed_G
Interesting! In my area diesel is running about...

Interesting! In my area diesel is running about 8% higher than gas....and my Ford Transit diesel gets better than 16-17mpg..... whereas my previous Ford V-10 gasser got about 8 mpg.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-08-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,668
Posted By Ed_G
We LOVE our Winnebago Fuse 23A on a Ford Transit...

We LOVE our Winnebago Fuse 23A on a Ford Transit 350HD Chassis. This small diesel rocks! ( downsized from a 35’ Class A )
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-04-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By Ed_G
Most likely cause is a dirty water filter that...

Most likely cause is a dirty water filter that needs to be replaced.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-28-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,384
Posted By Ed_G
I do not believe that is quite accurate. You...

I do not believe that is quite accurate. You should be able to keep your IL insurance policy, but when you provide them with your change of address, your rate may change. I would suspect it could...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-23-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 744
Posted By Ed_G
Perfectly normal.

Perfectly normal.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-12-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 735
Posted By Ed_G
Some Fuse owners have installed Sumo Springs on...

Some Fuse owners have installed Sumo Springs on the rear axle for minor rear clearance increase....plus ride improvement. Others have added a leaf spring or two to gain a couple inches additional...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-07-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,386
Posted By Ed_G
Cargo Carrying Capacity on Sprinter and Transit Chassis

The CCC on my new 2018 Winnebago Fuse 23A is 1278. We love the small outer size....and roomy inside. Downsized from a 35’ Class A. Rides like a dream, too. The little diesel has lots of power.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-08-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,375
Posted By Ed_G
Class A Gas Air Horns

I have a Stebel Nautilus compact electric air horn that proved to be a great drop in replacement for the Ford stock horn. It is louder than the Wolo and has no discernible delay.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-20-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,734
Posted By Ed_G
Covers by Josie did a great job for my 2013...

Covers by Josie did a great job for my 2013 Allegro dash.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-19-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,796
Posted By Ed_G
The standard formula to sanitize your fresh water...

The standard formula to sanitize your fresh water tank is to add 1/4 cup bleach per every 15 gallons of water. Your 100 gallon tank would take almost 1 - 3/4 cup bleach. It is recommended that you...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-12-2016, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By Ed_G
Transfer relay switches are known to hum . . . .

Transfer relay switches are known to hum . . . .
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-07-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,335
Posted By Ed_G
Stress crack? . . . . Leveling or jack issue??

Stress crack? . . . . Leveling or jack issue??
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-29-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By Ed_G
Not sure, my rv in in the shop, but I think that...

Not sure, my rv in in the shop, but I think that is for the light over the Euro recliner area.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-07-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,598
Posted By Ed_G
Magneshade is held onto the windshield by...

Magneshade is held onto the windshield by powerful magnets, installed on the inside of the windshield. 'Pockets' on the outside of the exterior shade allow you to use the provided rod to place the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-04-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By Ed_G
Join the Tiffin RV Network Forum and find the...

Join the Tiffin RV Network Forum and find the discussion thread titled, " What have you done to your gasser today?" It has literally many hundreds of mods done by owners. The TRVN forum has...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-01-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,825
Posted By Ed_G
The original poster's SS-50 surge protector has a...

The original poster's SS-50 surge protector has a lifetime warranty. I hope he sends it to progressive for repair or replacement.
That said, no surge protector will protect from open neutral...
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