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Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 05-03-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,019
Posted By gman69
how about a picture? sounds like a great project!

how about a picture? sounds like a great project!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-06-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,525
Posted By gman69
That wasn't the question. Obviously the contract...

That wasn't the question. Obviously the contract doesn't cover mounting the tire to the wheel, just changing the already mounted tire and wheel.

Question was if anyone had carried their own...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-04-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,525
Posted By gman69
road side assistance mounting new tire

Since my 2012 Thor Daybreak doesn't have a spare tire, I was worried about getting a tire in my size (19.5) in the event I should have a flat in some of the remote locations in the west.* Understand...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-20-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,852
Posted By gman69
one place to look on the F53s, is under the hood....

one place to look on the F53s, is under the hood. There is an large, plastic enclosed fuze panel that has both large and small sized fuzes. That is where the fuze for my 12 aux power (aka cig...
Forum: Damon 08-14-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,198
Posted By gman69
fuzes

on my 2012 Daybreak, it uses automotive circuit breakers instead of fuzes for the slides and the awing. the circuit breakers are located under the hood, adjacent to the Battery control center. Had...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-14-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,009
Posted By gman69
MCD Shades

We had the premium day/night shades made for our coach. Had the powered windshield shade installed by a dealer in Tuscon (that's another story). they had to make a runner for the sides. Love the...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 08-06-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,093
Posted By gman69
doghouse

Keep us updated on how it performed. Considering doing the same on my Daybreak.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-26-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,382
Posted By gman69
12v AGM vs (2) 6 volt batteries

I have a 2012 Thor Daybreak that is equipped with two six volt batteries that provide the 12 volts as house batteries.. Since they require the normal maintenance of adding water and keeping the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-06-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By gman69
my Daybreak had the Swintek system on my rear...

my Daybreak had the Swintek system on my rear slide. One of the motors failed (thankfully under warranty). It caused one side of the slide to go in, but not the other. also could be a wiring...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-17-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,384
Posted By gman69
They do great work, but............... Had...

They do great work, but...............
Had them install MCD shades in my coach. Took a couple of days, no problem since they let us stay in the coach in the parking lot (even though we had...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-17-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By gman69
I've had continual problems with the 211k. Went...

I've had continual problems with the 211k. Went thru 3 of them over the years. Finally went with the newer 211z. It works great and haven't had a bit of problems with it. I thought about going to...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 11-01-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 535,939
Posted By gman69
Old post I know, but wanted to add to it. These...

Old post I know, but wanted to add to it. These are not actually relays, but circuit breakers. I had similar problems with my Daybreak's awning and sometimes the rear slide (Swintek). Sometimes...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 04-24-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,430
Posted By gman69
I had a similar problem with my 2012 Daybreak. ...

I had a similar problem with my 2012 Daybreak. turned out there was an automotive style circuit breaker that intermittently worked. It is located in the engine compartment with the battery control...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 10-23-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,878
Posted By gman69
I too had a 7710 and had nothing but problems...

I too had a 7710 and had nothing but problems with it. it continually locked up and had power cord and the small USB connection failures. Appeared to also overheat. sent it back on warranty 4...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-05-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By gman69
I also had the same exact problem in my old...

I also had the same exact problem in my old Bounder occasionally. But when I was traveling in really cold temps, it did it again. ItT turned out to be a stuck sail switch. I couldn't get anyone to...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-03-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,436
Posted By gman69
most of the time when you call and try to talk...

most of the time when you call and try to talk specifics with a service rep about Pay as you Go, they are clueless. it is really frustrating to say the least. I call the normal number...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-02-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,436
Posted By gman69
I use Pay as you Go regularly. When I'm done...

I use Pay as you Go regularly. When I'm done using it for a while, I call and CANCEL (not anything else such as pause, which they charge you $5/month). Whatever balance is on my account, they...
Forum: Damon 09-27-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,828
Posted By gman69
I have a 2012 Daybreak and I had a similar...

I have a 2012 Daybreak and I had a similar problem. first one was covered under warranty and I asked the CW in Myrtle Beach to check and insure the under support was ok for a new pan. they...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-27-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,880
Posted By gman69
Wireless HDMI

I see that CW now sells a wireless HDMI adaptor (transmitter and receiver). Has anyone used one? if so, how was the picture and sound in the remote TV. I have a 34' 2012 Daybreak with 3 TVs. but...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 07-11-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By gman69
On my 2012 Daybreak, sometimes the Schwintek...

On my 2012 Daybreak, sometimes the Schwintek slide system and also the awning would occasionally quit working and then for some unknown reason would start working again. The last time this happened...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-22-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,620
Posted By gman69
I've got a brown one that matches the paint...

I've got a brown one that matches the paint scheme I have. the most important thing for heat is covering the outside of the windshield, eliminating the magnifying glass effect on the inside. Much...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-21-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,945
Posted By gman69
On my 1997 34' Bounder, it had two fuel pumps. ...

On my 1997 34' Bounder, it had two fuel pumps. the mechanical one on the motor, and an electric near the fuel tank in a side compartment. The mechanical pump wasn't able to pump fuel all the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-21-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,111
Posted By gman69
I'd be more inclined to believe that the flywheel...

I'd be more inclined to believe that the flywheel cover is rubbing against the flywheel. Like others, never heard of that baffle causing the noise or coming loose. Maybe even a cracked flywheel,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-26-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,117
Posted By gman69
I too had to replace one of the Lippert hoses on...

I too had to replace one of the Lippert hoses on my thor mh. I went to a local hydraulic hose service store. they made me a new one with a higher quality material. took about 10 minutes for them...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-21-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 895
Posted By gman69
got my new motor and even a new controller from...

got my new motor and even a new controller from etrailer.com. an exact replacement and they worked great.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-07-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,351
Posted By gman69
mine messed up also. ended up replacing both the...

mine messed up also. ended up replacing both the control module and motor. best price i got was from etrailer.com. works like a charm now. was not a big deal to replace, other than working on my...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-03-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,526
Posted By gman69
dish has a pay as you go program that you can...

dish has a pay as you go program that you can start and stop whenever you want, without signing a long term contract. you pay up front a full month, and can stop whenever you want. the remaining...
Forum: Damon 12-26-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 771
Posted By gman69
my Daybreak is a bit newer, however it did come...

my Daybreak is a bit newer, however it did come with the wire to connect a controller to the plug that you found. if you don't have this wire, most stores that sell controllers will have it (it is...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-21-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,240
Posted By gman69
wouldn't trust the CW ratings. CW screens their...

wouldn't trust the CW ratings. CW screens their ratings. I have posted some negative ones there, and CW eliminated them.
Forum: Damon 11-08-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 37,151
Posted By gman69
On mine, you have to have the ignition key on.

On mine, you have to have the ignition key on.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-25-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By gman69
Shower door replacements

I have the usual, sliding two glass doors in my shower. it is the typical one used in smaller bathrooms found in most mothorhomes (roughly 5' wide). I noticed some three piece sliding glass doors in...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-10-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,370
Posted By gman69
yep, did that to protect the circuit. still a...

yep, did that to protect the circuit. still a bunch cheaper than buying the same setup from CW or otheres.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-09-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,370
Posted By gman69
I tow my 2012 Fit with a Ready Brute tow bar with...

I tow my 2012 Fit with a Ready Brute tow bar with a ready brake and Roadmaster base plates. works great. got a tail light wiring harness from eTrailer that was an easy plug and play installation. ...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-04-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,348
Posted By gman69
Dish Pay As You Go Phone Numbers

i used to use the various phone numbers that others posted here on the forum to turn on and turn off my service under the Pay as you Go program. i always asked the customer service rep if they were...
Forum: Damon 09-01-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 37,151
Posted By gman69
on mine, the switch is on the hallwall next to...

on mine, the switch is on the hallwall next to the other interior switches (holding tank sensors, light switches, etc)restroom. the circuit breaker is on the actual invertor, which is located in...
Forum: Damon 05-21-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,129
Posted By gman69
correct! they use a sewer vent cover to simply...

correct! they use a sewer vent cover to simply cover the hole. it is where Thor hides the satellite antenna wiring. once you mount an antenna, the cover is discarded and the hole is sealed. ...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-06-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By gman69
i use a Swifter with the rod to clean the tops...

i use a Swifter with the rod to clean the tops and sides of my slides before I bring them in. Besides the stray leaf that may end up under the topper, there is lots of dirt, that if I didn't clean,...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-23-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,577
Posted By gman69
just did the same install on my 2012 Fit with a...

just did the same install on my 2012 Fit with a Roadmaster tow bracket and a Ready Brute Elite towbar/brake assembly. Easy install as mentioned above. got a Trailermate wiring kit for the tail lights...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 03-29-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 22,435
Posted By gman69
Dish VIP211k receiver vs VIP 211z

i notice that the main difference between the 211K and 211z sat receivers is that the 211Z does not have a coax output, only an HDMI. this would work great on my main TV, since it is wired with both...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 03-28-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,848
Posted By gman69
Satellite dome cleaner

I've read numerous threads on cleaning satellite dome antennas. most indicate that the common cleaners are of limited value in reducing signal fade during rain storms. Has anyone used Plexus . it...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-18-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By gman69
i use the plastic belt type awning lock that i...

i use the plastic belt type awning lock that i got at CW for my window awning. works great and is very easy and quick to use.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-17-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,273
Posted By gman69
i tow my Honda Fit on an Eze Tow dolly that has...

i tow my Honda Fit on an Eze Tow dolly that has surge brakes on the dolly. works great. have towed the Fit over 10K miles on the dolly with no issues. the brakes work great (they are discs on the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-02-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,083
Posted By gman69
The flag pole buddy is a great device. we use it...

The flag pole buddy is a great device. we use it on a 16' flag pole and have another that we have a weather station mounted on a pole that we use. no more climbing on the fragile ladders they put...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 02-22-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,785
Posted By gman69
JEFA repeater will do exactly what you are...

JEFA repeater will do exactly what you are wanting. i have one in my MH and it rebroadcasts the WIFI signal so that I can connect various other of my devices (laptop, smartphone, BlueRay player with...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 02-21-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,785
Posted By gman69
i agree. they are always available and go out of...

i agree. they are always available and go out of their way to answer any questions and help with issues (usually due to a poor WIFI network in the campground, and not the JEFA repeater). i am...
Forum: Vendor Spotlight (Deals, Announcements & More) 02-11-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,316
Posted By gman69
yes, i love my Eze Tow dolly. would really like...

yes, i love my Eze Tow dolly. would really like to see pics and videos of the new ramps and safety chains. great dolly and couldn't be more pleased.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-07-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,794
Posted By gman69
yes, i too blew one of the hoses. since the...

yes, i too blew one of the hoses. since the coach is 18 months old, Lippert's warranty is only 12 months and they woiuldn't help me. not impressed at all with Lippert/LCI on there slides and jacks....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-30-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By gman69
I would avoid Camping World like the plague. Had...

I would avoid Camping World like the plague. Had nothing but poor service with the CW in Meridain. they fequently lie to you to get the RV in for repair, and then it just sits. Have had Dennis...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 12-17-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,714
Posted By gman69
I also had to have the motors replaced on my 2012...

I also had to have the motors replaced on my 2012 Daybreak. apparently they have 3 different gear ratios, so it is also important to get the right gear ratio motor or else one of the in-wall motors...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-17-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,612
Posted By gman69
since my Honda Fit sits pretty low, I bolted a...

since my Honda Fit sits pretty low, I bolted a 2" thick piece of wood to the top of the ramp (which now is even with the hump). this lifts my Honda just enough for a smooth ride up the ramp onto...
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