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Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-01-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By vwd
I have owned my 2018 UA for almost two years. ...

I have owned my 2018 UA for almost two years. The main problem was with the sliding cable tray toward the back of the full wall slide. Mine was installed incorrectly causing it to bind up and push...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-17-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,211
Posted By vwd
I lived in Knoxville from 1972 to 1988 and...

I lived in Knoxville from 1972 to 1988 and Chattanooga from 88 to 2008 when we retired and took off in the motor home. Ended up in central Florida. I really think Tennessee is a great place to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-16-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 727
Posted By vwd
I also own a 36ua and fully loaded it ways 24300...

I also own a 36ua and fully loaded it ways 24300 lbs. You would be right at your combined capacity rating and with the high tongue load would probably exceed the rear axle rating. I already run 112...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 02-09-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By vwd
I repaired mine on a 2006 Allegro Bus with JB...

I repaired mine on a 2006 Allegro Bus with JB Weld. I built up the area around the break and never had a problem with it. I did remove the handle to repair it.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-20-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By vwd
You will have either two or three long screws on...

You will have either two or three long screws on each side. You may have to take the speaker grills off to get to the top one on each sid. The lower ones will be in the cabinet on each side and...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-16-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 717
Posted By vwd
It really depends on the baseplate design and...

It really depends on the baseplate design and where it exits the grill on the car you choose. The baseplate manufacturers website sometimes gives the tab heights. As a rule a Roadmaster with a...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-08-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 797
Posted By vwd
White wires with square ends plug into home...

White wires with square ends plug into home entertainment system. On my 2006, the audio and video cables were used to send video to the TV and audio from the TV to the home theater system. The...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-06-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 921
Posted By vwd
After reading the Spyder data the merge voltage...

After reading the Spyder data the merge voltage is actually 12.4 volts. When chassis battery reaches this point and other criteria are satisfied, the Spyder system will energize the merge solenoid...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-06-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 921
Posted By vwd
The chassis battery on 2018 and 2019 Open Roads...

The chassis battery on 2018 and 2019 Open Roads is charged by merging the chassis and house systems using a heavy duty solenoid. This solenoid is controlled by the Spyder system. You can verify...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-17-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By vwd
Get several paint sticks and cut them into 3-4...

Get several paint sticks and cut them into 3-4 inch pieces. Extend the jack and insert a piece in between each coil. Retract the jack and the springs will be loose. To put new springs on, bend...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-17-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,991
Posted By vwd
I have used the Summit pads for 10 years with no...

I have used the Summit pads for 10 years with no problems. They are guaranteed never to break. I use the 16x16x1 inch pads. You really need a pad that is somewhat rigid for soft surfaces. Pricy,...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-29-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By vwd
Wind speed sensor used on 06 vintage coaches. It...

Wind speed sensor used on 06 vintage coaches. It was used to trigger the automatic closure of the awning. Had one on an 06 Allegro Bus. They were not very reliable. You should have a control box...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-08-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,795
Posted By vwd
If it will be attached to your house, you will...

If it will be attached to your house, you will want to either pull in or back in so that your RV door is adjacent to your house. Otherwise you have to have to walk around the RV to get to the door...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 05-31-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By vwd
The dishwasher has a procedure foe locking the...

The dishwasher has a procedure foe locking the drawer. Itís outlined in the instructions. On ours there is a lock button and you hold it down until it beeps. The same to unlock it.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-18-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By vwd
I just put a Roadmaster on a 2014. The...

I just put a Roadmaster on a 2014. The Roadmaster EZ4 is much like the Blue Ox. I elected to use one that utilizes the cross bar. The cross bar raises the connection point enough that I do not...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-14-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By vwd
We had a drawer type in our Allegro Bus. Really...

We had a drawer type in our Allegro Bus. Really liked it. Used the 30 minute quick cycle. Also used the sanitary cycle for hotter water. If the pump does not run, when you first use it, you may...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 04-20-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By vwd
441 goes through my hometown, Douglas, Ga. Just...

441 goes through my hometown, Douglas, Ga. Just east of Douglas is General Coffee State Park. Lots of sites for 40 footer, some 30 and some 50 amp. Very wooded.Walmart and restaurants within 8-10...
Forum: Cummins Engines 04-06-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,458
Posted By vwd
If you still have a plastic coolant expansion...

If you still have a plastic coolant expansion tank, you may want to have it changed out to a steel one. There were at least two recalls on the 2006. Have them check for all recalls and if they are...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-14-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 775
Posted By vwd
Check out tgoresort.com. About an hour to...

Check out tgoresort.com. About an hour to Disney. 45 minutes to Orlando international and Orlando Sanford.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-14-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,815
Posted By vwd
I use the 7 ft version. It fits perfectly in the...

I use the 7 ft version. It fits perfectly in the pass through storage. Make sure you get the two sided version shown. It is much more sturdy than the single sided version.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-04-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,329
Posted By vwd
Iím sure you will get a response from someone...

Iím sure you will get a response from someone with a 36 la. But I will give you my numbers on a 36ua. UVW on the sticker is 22350. My weight with full propane, full fuel, full fresh water, fully...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-18-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,196
Posted By vwd
The 2000 watt inverter used by Tiffin is a pure...

The 2000 watt inverter used by Tiffin is a pure sign wave inverter making it much better for your refrigerator and any other electronics that you use. It also includes an auto generator start which...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-16-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By vwd
Take a look at The Great Outdoors in Titusville...

Take a look at The Great Outdoors in Titusville Fl. TGOResort.com.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-14-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,457
Posted By vwd
I agree that you should concentrate on just...

I agree that you should concentrate on just looking at this stage. Concentrate on floor plans, storage, chassis wheelbase and weight rating. But be prepared for high pressure sales. I shopped for...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-14-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,785
Posted By vwd
Townsend will be 30 miles and 45 minutes out of...

Townsend will be 30 miles and 45 minutes out of your way, but much quieter with far less crowds. It is close to the Cade’s Cove portion of the park as well as the remainder of the park. Big Meadow...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-05-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,528
Posted By vwd
Try using the autostore and be sure to let it...

Try using the autostore and be sure to let it cycle completely through and turn itself off. Sometimes this will reset the system.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-30-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,182
Posted By vwd
They are currently making 2018ís. In the...

They are currently making 2018ís. In the April-May timeframe you will be able to order a 2019.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-29-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,513
Posted By vwd
Blue Ox and Roadmaster are both quality tow bars....

Blue Ox and Roadmaster are both quality tow bars. I personally looked at pictures of the installed baseplate and chose the one that was least visible with the tow bar and associated brackets...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-28-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,343
Posted By vwd
Safe T Plus cylinder and bracket come in separate...

Safe T Plus cylinder and bracket come in separate boxes and are separate line items on the order. The Safe T Plus warranty specifically states that the use of any parts other than those they supply...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-03-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,318
Posted By vwd
I am getting ready to install a trac bar on a F53...

I am getting ready to install a trac bar on a F53 26k chassis. I appreciate your pictures, they alleviate some of my fears. In the pictures and the instructions there are two holes in the frame...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-25-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,832
Posted By vwd
If you are leaving out going south on 10/1, the...

If you are leaving out going south on 10/1, the Tiffin RV Network is having a rally in Pine Mountain Georgia starting on 10/2. There will be 60 or so coaches and everyone there will be glad to help...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-27-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,204
Posted By vwd
Tiffin started adding a Battery Minder in late...

Tiffin started adding a Battery Minder in late 2006. But the Battery Minder has a very low output and will not even come on if the battery voltage is too low. Mine will barely keep up with the...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-21-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,912
Posted By vwd
Mine is vented and gets very hot even though it...

Mine is vented and gets very hot even though it is only 120 volt. It is also very bad to wrinkle if you dry more than a couple of items. Fabric softener helps. or just learn to ignore wrinkles.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-21-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,265
Posted By vwd
Any Freightliner parts department can order one. ...

Any Freightliner parts department can order one. They are about $35. Buy the tool to remove it and check them occasionally to keep them tight. The one on the passenger side has right handed...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-26-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,782
Posted By vwd
I have the 400 ISL with an engine compression...

I have the 400 ISL with an engine compression brake (jake brake) and I have found that in the low position the brake will hold 55 mph on a 6% grade. More than a 6% grade and I use the high position...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-18-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,760
Posted By vwd
I installed separate bulbs in my 2010. There was...

I installed separate bulbs in my 2010. There was plenty of room and it was easy to do. From the pictures online, it does not appear the rear lights have changed. I ran the wiring along the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-14-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,124
Posted By vwd
I use a 2010 wrangler as a toad and I chose the...

I use a 2010 wrangler as a toad and I chose the Roadmaster baseplate because I thought it was less obtrusive under the bumper. Roadmaster and Blue Ox both make quality systems and on the toads I...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-25-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,730
Posted By vwd
Installed the US Gear Brake in a 2010 Wranger a...

Installed the US Gear Brake in a 2010 Wranger a couple of weeks ago. I put the solenoid under the driver's seat and ran the wiring and cable under the trim on the door sill. Mounted the vacuum pump...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-01-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By vwd
Best Holiday Travel Park is probably your best...

Best Holiday Travel Park is probably your best bet. There are some trains at the Choo Choo, but you really want to take him to the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. It is on the outskirts of town...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-25-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,482
Posted By vwd
I agree with the previous post. I have been...

I agree with the previous post. I have been hauling one around for two years and never use it. I always use the seven foot ladder that folds into a square. This winter I was showing off a shelf I...
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