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Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-14-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By richardn
You can't hurry a diesel up a mountain with more...

You can't hurry a diesel up a mountain with more throttle. Meaning it is only going to go up hill so fast for the HP and torque the load will allow the engine to make. If you are pedal to the metal...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-13-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By richardn
To be more helpful, we stop at the Texas Gray...

To be more helpful, we stop at the Texas Gray County rest area westbound. Lots of parking, easy on and off. Nice small displays of local Texas history. Understand the brain F**T. Happens to me a...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-11-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By richardn
The Texas Panhandle is between Oklahoma and New...

The Texas Panhandle is between Oklahoma and New Mexico, lots of parking spots there. Richard
Forum: Cummins Engines 05-19-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,377
Posted By richardn
Get an Infrared gun thermometer, drive for 10...

Get an Infrared gun thermometer, drive for 10 minutes at highway speed, pull over in a safe spot and infrared gun all the wheels. See if you have a hot wheel, ABS light can be caused by a stuck...
Forum: Cummins Engines 05-19-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,294
Posted By richardn
Had a 02 Monaco, wanted cooler running, more HP,...

Had a 02 Monaco, wanted cooler running, more HP, better MPG. Looking at the muffler it was a side entrance with a spaghetti strainer (insert with holes in it) and the exit had the same restriction....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-02-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,380
Posted By richardn
Never run the generator while while driving?...

Never run the generator while while driving? First time I have heard that one! If I did not run the generator while driving in the heat of the southwest the only thing exploding would my wife's...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-02-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,380
Posted By richardn
Pharmaceuticals.:) Just to get you over the...

Pharmaceuticals.:) Just to get you over the transition from back rider to comfortable co-pilot. Richard
Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 06-12-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 30,611
Posted By richardn
Read on another Alaska travel forum, can't...

Read on another Alaska travel forum, can't remember just which one as I think I am reading every post or blog Alaska, that one guy could not find DEF along the hiway till he reached TOK. Perhaps not...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-25-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By richardn
south Texas

Office was closed today, but check www.LlanoGrandeResort.com (http://www.LlanoGrandeResort.com) and see what they have, right now lots of open spots, but the season is young. Phone 956-565-2638,...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-24-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By richardn
S. Texas campgrounds

We are staying in Llano Grande RV resort in Mercedes for our 8th year, a couple of miles southof the big east west highway, quiet, very nice, 5 pools, hot tubs, lots of things to do in park, close to...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-03-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,764
Posted By richardn
My Bus had a 12 inch piece of hose that had a...

My Bus had a 12 inch piece of hose that had a female fitting on one end. It was zip tied next to the pump, I disconnect the water line from the fresh tank to the pump, screw the short hose to the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-02-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,821
Posted By richardn
He ask for a recommendation on installing a tv, I...

He ask for a recommendation on installing a tv, I gave him one, you did not. Richard
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-01-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,764
Posted By richardn
Hope you pumped the anti freeze thru the aqua...

Hope you pumped the anti freeze thru the aqua hot, blowing the lines WILL NOT protect the unit. Fresh water will remain in the bottom of the coils, freeze and burst the copper lines. Very expensive....
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-01-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,821
Posted By richardn
Chris Berry in Red Bay put in a 40 samsung for...

Chris Berry in Red Bay put in a 40 samsung for us, great guy and tv. Look on the Tiffin users web site, lots of how to do its. Richard
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-01-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,046
Posted By richardn
Yes it would be the same ac power, but it takes...

Yes it would be the same ac power, but it takes several hours for the block heater to warm the coolant, depending on the outside air temp. So unless you enjoy getting up real early, most people turn...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-25-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,898
Posted By richardn
Our Monaco knight with a ISC had the rear...

Our Monaco knight with a ISC had the rear radiator with a soild billet connecting the fan to the motor, fan ran all the time at engine speed. Had OKC Freightliner put a Whorton electrical fan clutch...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-24-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,898
Posted By richardn
side vx rear radiator

Trap and Jan, you are correct there are ICM's with rear radiators, and they will have rock dents and perhaps leaks somewhere along the way. I like my side radiator and do not need more storage space....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-22-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,898
Posted By richardn
side or rear

Let me add that a prime reason for the side radiator is that as motors get bigger, ISB, ISC, ISL ISM, they get a lot longer. Big long motor + rear fan and you run out of room under the floor closet....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-21-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,898
Posted By richardn
Have had both, rear fan first, did not have a fan...

Have had both, rear fan first, did not have a fan clutch so the big fan ran at engine speed which sucked the fuel, put a clutch on it and mpg went up. lots of storage on one rear side.
Side fan...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 11-03-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,022
Posted By richardn
This was our second year crewing a balloon for a...

This was our second year crewing a balloon for a friend. Dust control was better than last year, but the goat heads/stickers were much worse. For the price we payed for dry camping times the hudge...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-11-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,965
Posted By richardn
The drivers side slide floor, the wet bay floor,...

The drivers side slide floor, the wet bay floor, and the roof rails are covered by
tiffin for 6 years from date of purchase. Check your records or call Tiffin with your vin #. The freight liner...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-10-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,965
Posted By richardn
The first link is "what is farm hose & some...

The first link is "what is farm hose & some pictures" the second is where do you get connectors to replace the farm hose. The third link will be about the freight liner coolant over flow tank. There...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-08-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,965
Posted By richardn
SRH, Just found your post, our 07 Buss is a year...

SRH, Just found your post, our 07 Buss is a year old to us this week. If you have not searched this site or the Tiffin RV site, not the manufacture site, you should seek out info on the aqua hot...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 03-11-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,290
Posted By richardn
Having spent the winter in the Rio Grande Valley...

Having spent the winter in the Rio Grande Valley the papers are full of the cartel way of business. Recent Federal trial of cartel members caught on this side high lighted the graduation excerise of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-12-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,297
Posted By richardn
I HAD a 2002 Monaco Knight, same 4 bag system and...

I HAD a 2002 Monaco Knight, same 4 bag system and Bosch brakes. Also had the arms replaced. I had 2 different brakes freeze on 2 different trips. Repairs were around $1000 each time. Could not...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-12-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,297
Posted By richardn
I HAD a 2002 Monaco Knight, same 4 bag system and...

I HAD a 2002 Monaco Knight, same 4 bag system and Bosch brakes. Also had the arms replaced. I had 2 different brakes freeze on 2 different trips. Repairs were around $1000 each time. Could not...
Forum: New Member Check-In 08-31-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,771
Posted By richardn
We bought a used 07 42 ft Bus, 24.5K miles, like...

We bought a used 07 42 ft Bus, 24.5K miles, like new in and out. Kept in a barn, no sun fade, just nice as can be and less than 1/2 the price of a new one. Put 3 K miles on it since July and love...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-04-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,701
Posted By richardn
Alaska planning

We planned the grand Alaska trip for last summer and this year; but something got in the way;so maybe next summer.
We used the Milepost, Churches camping guide, and the Alaska, BC. Yukon and...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-01-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,790
Posted By richardn
Individual, but as I said, this tag axle handled...

Individual, but as I said, this tag axle handled the south wind almost like there was none. We put 40K miles on a Monaco Knight in the last 5 years, and there is absolutely no comparison between the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-29-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,790
Posted By richardn
Thanks to all, we are now the proud owners of a...

Thanks to all, we are now the proud owners of a 2007 Allegro Bus 42 ft. Bought it in Amarillo, drove home to OKC in 110 heat and 35 mph South cross winds; NO PROBLEM! Great ride, stable, would not go...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-05-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,790
Posted By richardn
Thanks for the great replies, all full of very...

Thanks for the great replies, all full of very good insight; I had not considered the stability factor with the tag. More to think on, thanks again. RNM
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-04-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,790
Posted By richardn
40 ft bus vs 42ft

Wife and I are moving up from our SOB, (some other brand) diesel pusher. We have narrowed the search to a 40 and a 42 ft Allegro bus, both with 400 hp. She likes either floor plan; my question is how...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-13-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,961
Posted By richardn
Doran tire monitor

Yes I have and they alerted me to a near fire in my left dual on my Monaco. I purchased the monitors because I was having trouble with rear tires pressure, turned out to be bad valve stem extentions....
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