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Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-11-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By jth camper
Thanks for the info, will help me shoyld mine...

Thanks for the info, will help me shoyld mine fail.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-03-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 810
Posted By jth camper
LWBAZ, Your spot on. I was in the tire business...

LWBAZ, Your spot on. I was in the tire business for 10 years. As an alignment tech I would test drive the vehicle before and after to assess if the vehicle had any alignment issues before I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-28-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,988
Posted By jth camper
I had a 40 foot 40g, full wall slide for 9 years....

I had a 40 foot 40g, full wall slide for 9 years. We did more off road camping with frame twisting in dry wash beds and getting the coach stuck in up to it's axles in the desert.
After 9 years...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-25-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,253
Posted By jth camper
Be very careful with your mirrors, they break...

Be very careful with your mirrors, they break very easy.
Velvac, to date, has been the worse company I've ever dealt with. It seems the RV mirror manufacturer's are limited and they know it. ...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-14-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,083
Posted By jth camper
Great post, thank you very much. Although my...

Great post, thank you very much. Although my coach is new, I feel its just a matter of time before the radiator fails in my coach...more than likely it will be past the warranty period...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-21-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By jth camper
We use load locks from Camping world. They work...

We use load locks from Camping world. They work great
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-19-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,149
Posted By jth camper
I had a similar situation, middle of ND aka...

I had a similar situation, middle of ND aka nowhere... Damaged an inside dual tire. Truck shop put on a tire which had the same tire size but was made by a different manufacturer. The tires were...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-16-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By jth camper
Important numbers are dry weight and GVWR. Most...

Important numbers are dry weight and GVWR. Most class C and gas class A are so close overweight as the roll off the build line. DP's have a greater differential dry weight to GVWR.

NXR really...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-16-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By jth camper
In my opinion, you really never know. I had...

In my opinion, you really never know. I had nothing but good luck with my 3 different RV's. My current coach is only 5 months old six thousand miles and I've had to have 2 repairs. But those two...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-12-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 870
Posted By jth camper
I've had GS for 11 years, I've used them 3 times....

I've had GS for 11 years, I've used them 3 times. Once dead battery, 2nd wife locked her keys in her car. The 3rd time my 40 foot coach overheated. Each time GS sent someone out with in a timely...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-10-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By jth camper
Not a solution but we have the same year and...

Not a solution but we have the same year and model coach. I noticed on the 2020 coaches they got away from the electric dinette seats. Makes me wonder why.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-10-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By jth camper
My chassis batteries on my 2010 Discovery failed...

My chassis batteries on my 2010 Discovery failed after two years. The replacement batteries I put in where working great after 7 years when I traded it in back in June.

I think 3-5 years are a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-07-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 23,348
Posted By jth camper
Zero$ I had to widen my side yard back in 2010,...

Zero$ I had to widen my side yard back in 2010, but I couldn't afford the coach if I had to pay storage fees.

PS couldn't figure out how to rotate the pic...ugh
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-07-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By jth camper
I've had GS since 2008 and I've only had to use...

I've had GS since 2008 and I've only had to use them once. It was a good experience for me. The shop they took the coach to was awesome.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-06-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,901
Posted By jth camper
We just went from a propane coach to an all...

We just went from a propane coach to an all electric coach. The old coach the hot water heater, cook top stove and a forced air heating system used propane. We've only spent three weeks continuous...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-05-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,104
Posted By jth camper
I've dealt with that problem fir 9 years. My new...

I've dealt with that problem fir 9 years. My new coach the mirror is in the front of the coach...fixed that glare problem.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-03-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By jth camper
Your coach should also have a battery jumper...

Your coach should also have a battery jumper switch on the control panel to the left of your seat. It merges the house batteries with the chassis batteries. I dry camp alot and have needed to use...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-03-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,490
Posted By jth camper
I'm on the fence regarding the spare tire, I hate...

I'm on the fence regarding the spare tire, I hate waiting for a tech to do something I can do myself.
Just an idea for the diy guys as to where to store the spare tire. Use a double receiver...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-02-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By jth camper
Where's your key fob... That was my problem last...

Where's your key fob... That was my problem last June. Key fob was out of range.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-02-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By jth camper
Hi, a little more info on your coach would...

Hi, a little more info on your coach would really be helpful.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-01-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,305
Posted By jth camper
Good information

Good information
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-01-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,348
Posted By jth camper
Thanks Mark, I've got a2019 and I really hope I...

Thanks Mark, I've got a2019 and I really hope I do not have that problem. But should I do you made it a lot easier or piece of mind to not stress over the failure. Thanks again.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-01-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 14,888
Posted By jth camper
I use tool bags. Small and carry all the tools I...

I use tool bags. Small and carry all the tools I need to do about anything on the coach. As a former auto mechanic I have 4 Snap On tool boxes with specialty tools but thats unrealistic to take...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-30-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 44,799
Posted By jth camper
I'm sorry to hear about your coach... I'm the...

I'm sorry to hear about your coach... I'm the cheapest person alive. With that being said, 2nd opinion is a good thing. Google 2000 5.9 engine. I found one on ebay $1500. Maybe another 4-5g's to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-26-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 27,659
Posted By jth camper
I'm out of popcorn, Get the RV you like! It...

I'm out of popcorn,
Get the RV you like! It does not matter what any one elses opinions are. I started with a tent then a Lance truck camper next was a Discovery and now I'm in an Entegra. ...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-19-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,018
Posted By jth camper
In OR the truck weigh stations are always on for...

In OR the truck weigh stations are always on for public use.

My 2019 44r weighs in at 41,240. I had a 1/2 tank of fuel and about 75 gallons of fresh...but of course the black and gray had those...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-16-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By jth camper
I had a flat repaired in UT back in Dec. They...

I had a flat repaired in UT back in Dec. They had me sign a waiver stating I'll get the lugs re torqued in 100 to 150 miles. I'm sure there were some lawyers involved in the past. It's not a bad...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-15-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,295
Posted By jth camper
Enjoy the coach and move on.

Enjoy the coach and move on.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-20-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,411
Posted By jth camper
This radiator business has me concerned. On my...

This radiator business has me concerned. On my 2010 40g Discovery on a Spartan chassis the radiator failed around the 30,000 mile mark. Spartan replaced the radiator but refused to pay for the...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 07-17-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,018
Posted By jth camper
Great looking coach, I find the class A DP is the...

Great looking coach, I find the class A DP is the best way for me. I hope you enjoy the new coach.
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 07-17-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,042
Posted By jth camper
Looks like the one I looked at at Dixie RV?

Looks like the one I looked at at Dixie RV?
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 06-27-2019, 01:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,429
Posted By jth camper
Nice coach, We looked at the Newmar Vantana...

Nice coach,

We looked at the Newmar Vantana with bunks...wife did not like the layout... I really liked the Newmar coaches.

Good luck and enjoy your new coach.
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 06-27-2019, 01:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,517
Posted By jth camper
Nice looking coach, I hope the driving part...

Nice looking coach,
I hope the driving part has become less stressful.

I just bought a new coach...and missed a few QC items... Live n learn. Safe travels.
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 06-26-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,143
Posted By jth camper
Thank you for all the compliment's. happy n safe...

Thank you for all the compliment's. happy n safe travels to you and your family.
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 06-23-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,143
Posted By jth camper
Our new coach

2019 Entegra Aspire 44r bunkhouse.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-08-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,257
Posted By jth camper
Sammax, I enjoyed your rant... I do agree with...

Sammax, I enjoyed your rant... I do agree with Dutch Star Don. RV's are homes that live in an earthquake. We bought our coach new in 2010 and all those little problems in the beginning drove me...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-08-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,143
Posted By jth camper
"Great minds think alike. Or maybe it's just...

"Great minds think alike. Or maybe it's just that there are so few options that we don't have much of a choice.

The problem I have with the 44Rs has nothing to do with the floorplan and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-07-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,143
Posted By jth camper
We've had a Fleetwood 40g bunkhouse, bought new...

We've had a Fleetwood 40g bunkhouse, bought new in 2010. It's 40 feet long and, in my opinion, the best bunkhouse coach on the market.

Check out the floorplan.

Full acces to the bunks with the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-07-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 955
Posted By jth camper
I don't mean to be rude, but being a former tire...

I don't mean to be rude, but being a former tire man and mechanic..
If you have to ask this question you may be better off taking it to a tire store. Tire work is a very back breaking job and the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-26-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 36,171
Posted By jth camper
Hi Mr D, Sorry about your recovery experience. ...

Hi Mr D,
Sorry about your recovery experience.

Your slide problem may be apples to oranges...
I had one of my slides slowly move out while driving. The coach was new so I took it back to the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 04-18-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,948
Posted By jth camper
Same here in CA with National General, mine went...

Same here in CA with National General, mine went up $250.00. They told me the same thing rates in CA and TX went uo ugh.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 03-05-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 995
Posted By jth camper
So your saying I did it all wrong worked double...

So your saying I did it all wrong worked double shifts and paid off my Discovery in 8 years...ugh.
But I really thought my Discovery was going to be my last RV. Until I saw the Entegra Aspire ,...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 03-05-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 995
Posted By jth camper
Thank you for all the responses. I'm looking...

Thank you for all the responses.
I'm looking at the 2020 Aspire's. Unfortunately the wife is stuck on the our current coach. It has been a great coach except in extreme temps. Anything above...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 03-03-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 995
Posted By jth camper
Looking at an Aspire

Looking for some info regarding the Entegra Aspire.

I currently have a Fleetwood Discovery, I bought new in 2010, now I'm looking at the Entegra Aspire.

My concern is going from the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-01-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 18,984
Posted By jth camper
Although the mechanic makes only $14/hour. He...

Although the mechanic makes only $14/hour. He does not pay the rent on the shop, the electric bill, the water bill, advertising, insurance, special shop equipment, ect, ect. Just sayen. 10 years...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-01-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 18,984
Posted By jth camper
I'm not sure about other states but in CA you pay...

I'm not sure about other states but in CA you pay a disposal fee when you buy the oil. No fee to return the old oil.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-10-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,229
Posted By jth camper
MH's are houses on wheels and like any house...

MH's are houses on wheels and like any house require a lot of maintenance. A lot more than an average house. The MH lives it entire life in an earthquake, expect to have problems with any brand you...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-10-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By jth camper
We have a full wall slide on our 2010 Fleetwood...

We have a full wall slide on our 2010 Fleetwood Discovery 40G. Approaching 40,000 miles with several thousands of those miles desert camping driving down a "cow path road". I've had zero problems...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-08-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,848
Posted By jth camper
Sir, I have a fuse panel in the master bedroom in...

Sir, I have a fuse panel in the master bedroom in a cabinet, another fuse block in the right bay door behind right wheel, another fuse block in the bay on the left side just under the drivers area,...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-08-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,672
Posted By jth camper
I'm glad it was not an $$$ fix. Thanks for the...

I'm glad it was not an $$$ fix. Thanks for the up-date
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