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Forum: Northwood Manufacturing Owners Forum 05-16-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By Gordon
No mods to the door. It sits inside the door...

No mods to the door. It sits inside the door frame and is screwed to the floor and inside door frame..

Beware! There are several different sizes of steps. I would suggest you contact More/Ryde...
Forum: Northwood Manufacturing Owners Forum 05-16-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By Gordon
I have them on my 2018 27-5L. I had them...

I have them on my 2018 27-5L. I had them installed as part of my purchase deal.

Originally, my unit had the fold out steps. It was a high step to get up on the first one.

Due to wife's...
Forum: Northwood Manufacturing Owners Forum 10-07-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,107
Posted By Gordon
Here is the table ...

Here is the table

https://i.imgur.com/HKJBxah.jpg
Forum: Northwood Manufacturing Owners Forum 10-05-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,107
Posted By Gordon
We have the 2 person sofa w/heat. I find it...

We have the 2 person sofa w/heat. I find it comfortable enough.

We bought a lift top coffee table from Camper World. Turns out the finish is an exact match for the woodwork in our 2018 27-5L and...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-25-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,316
Posted By Gordon
Purchased a 2018 Arctic Fox 27-5L in the end of...

Purchased a 2018 Arctic Fox 27-5L in the end of June this year. Best rate I could find, was through my CU at 3.45% for 5 years. I was not interested in a longer term. GE was the best other I could...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-18-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,457
Posted By Gordon
I have the extang solid fold 2.0 on my F-350 with...

I have the extang solid fold 2.0 on my F-350 with the Companion. No issues.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-04-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,030
Posted By Gordon
She hated the toilet room of the 29. More room...

She hated the toilet room of the 29. More room in the 27-5L
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-04-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,030
Posted By Gordon
First. The 29-5T is roughly 34 feet long. My RV...

First. The 29-5T is roughly 34 feet long. My RV pad starts ramping down to street level at 37 feet from the back of the pad. Our old 07 Holliday Rambler motor home was 40 feet and barely fit on...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-29-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,030
Posted By Gordon
After Years of Research And Waiting - New Fifthwheel

Like the title says. We sold our 40' pusher 8 years ago. We just could not use it enough to justify as we were both still working. For me, getting burned out on massive forced overtime. You would...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-29-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 814,766
Posted By Gordon
https://i.imgur.com/QeqB5kH.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/QeqB5kH.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/CIXiE3S.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/7UBoA3B.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/2tJJpF5.jpg?1

Purchased and picked up the other day.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-15-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By Gordon
Do you remember the model # by chance? So many...

Do you remember the model # by chance? So many options. My one big concern is backing my trailer into the RV pad from the street. I have two gates in a clam shell configuration at the corner of my...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-14-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By Gordon
New Purchase 2018 Arctic Fox 27-5L - Rear Camera Recommendations

Hi everyone!

I just purchased a 2018 Arctic Fox.

We have been out of RVing for the last 8 years, but, now we are back.

Deal included a B&W Companion fifth wheel hitch, MOR/ryde fold out...
Forum: Northwood Manufacturing Owners Forum 03-31-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,549
Posted By Gordon
Quite right Old-Biscuit! I should have asked...

Quite right Old-Biscuit!

I should have asked for loaded weights. How soon we forget the basics. Like I said, we have been out of it for 10 years or so, and I used to have it nailed down with my...
Forum: Northwood Manufacturing Owners Forum 03-31-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,549
Posted By Gordon
Arctic Fox 27-5L Real World Weights

If someone has the real weight scale weights an an empty Arctic Fox 26-5L and would impart them, it would be appreciated.

Wife and I have been out of the RV family for about 10 years.

Like...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-20-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,845
Posted By Gordon
Hey everyone! Merry Christmas! Likes and...

Hey everyone! Merry Christmas!

Likes and dislikes about the SKT.

Hmmmm.

Likes:

No TV to have to look up into and crane your neck. TV is mid coach and eye level.
Kitchen is closer...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-20-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,632
Posted By Gordon
That is one-hellova good price. The last oil...

That is one-hellova good price. The last oil change/lube/filters, including generator cost my just pennies under $500.00
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-18-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,632
Posted By Gordon
If I were lucky enough to be in your shoes. I...

If I were lucky enough to be in your shoes. I would find a good shop!
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-18-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,632
Posted By Gordon
It was, I will admit, intimidating at first. If...

It was, I will admit, intimidating at first. If you take the proper precautions, it is perfectly safe.

As I stated in a couple of posts above, I cut deck planking from composite decking - the 1...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-17-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,632
Posted By Gordon
Hey There! I had a fumoto valve put in my...

Hey There!

I had a fumoto valve put in my oil pan last oil change. With that much oil, I wanted to be able to control the flow. I used 15 quart oil change resoviors. Filled one, shut off the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-17-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,160
Posted By Gordon
I'm sorry Richard that I did not respond earlier....

I'm sorry Richard that I did not respond earlier. I just got an update e-mail for this thread, but for some reason don't remember getting one for your post.

In answer to your question, when I...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-16-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 984
Posted By Gordon
Glad you are OK! Wow! I'm sure that is an...

Glad you are OK! Wow! I'm sure that is an experience that we would all dread!!

If Colburg does not work, the ONLY place I would let touch my coach would be these folks.

Lafayette Auto...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-16-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,803
Posted By Gordon
Mo. My owners manual and ...

Mo.

My owners manual and

https://www.fleet.ford.com/showroom/rv_trailer_towing/2007/07RV4wdtowAug06.pdf

show my year and model as able to tow 4 down.

After buying the vehicle, I had...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-15-2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By Gordon
:thumb::dance:I'd love to!!! I just don't know...

:thumb::dance:I'd love to!!! I just don't know if'n my puter will copy it! You Mods have ALL the fun, cuz you can go back and correct. The rest of us peons only have a few minutes - and then,...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-15-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,885
Posted By Gordon
I tow a 2007 Ford Ranger 4X4 automatic w/ shift...

I tow a 2007 Ford Ranger 4X4 automatic w/ shift on the fly 4 down.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-15-2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,064
Posted By Gordon
Just a quick question, but, have you tried...

Just a quick question, but, have you tried adjusting the feet on the Roadmaster?
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-15-2009, 11:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,803
Posted By Gordon
That's really odd! I have a 4X4, Shift on the...

That's really odd! I have a 4X4, Shift on the Fly, 2007 Ford Ranger and I tow it 4 down. All I needed was a computer reprogram and Neutral Tow Kit light.

Whatever you are considering towing. Your...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-15-2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By Gordon
CORRECTION...........CORRECTION............ ...

CORRECTION...........CORRECTION............

Telephone number to call is 1-888-666-5799
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-15-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By Gordon
Didja Know!

That you could go to Allison Transmission on line at www.allisontransmission.com (http://www.allisontransmission.com)

You can search for maintenance requirements here:

My Transmission...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-08-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,632
Posted By Gordon
I was not about to crawl under their with the...

I was not about to crawl under their with the bags filled. I used composite decking material (flat boards) to drive the coach up on, which raised it enough that when I deflated the bags, I could...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-07-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 908
Posted By Gordon
Looks to me, in the pictures, that was their...

Looks to me, in the pictures, that was their intention. Looks like they just ran out of foam and forgot about it. I would think that if you can get to the wiring harness there, maybe enclose it in...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-07-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,632
Posted By Gordon
Just for the record. What type of lubricant is...

Just for the record. What type of lubricant is used on the air Wabco air dryer?

The one I just installed came with a small tube of clear lubricant. The other one I bought on E-Bay did not - and...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-07-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,160
Posted By Gordon
I just replaced my relay. I think this is the...

I just replaced my relay. I think this is the part # you wanted to link to.

RV Parts Express - Generators, RV, Carrier, **Battery** Tender, Reese, Trailer Hitches, Airstream, Power Inverter, and...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-06-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,632
Posted By Gordon
\ Took your advise and picked up the 1/2...

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Took your advise and picked up the 1/2 inch socket wrench w/strap. I really had to work at getting it off. It was on so tight that the seal had deep grooves from the metal base.

One thing...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-05-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,221
Posted By Gordon
I have 1 Zerk fitting at the base of each...

I have 1 Zerk fitting at the base of each leveling jack. Make sure you use the correct lubricant for your coach. I then extended the jacks and wiped them down with a good quality silicone product....
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-05-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,632
Posted By Gordon
I also did Hardy1000's brace for the Power Gear...

I also did Hardy1000's brace for the Power Gear tank. Came out "Sweeeet"!

http://thumb8.webshots.net/t/68/468/0/10/73/2901010730032186888MoxQaP_th.jpg...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-05-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,632
Posted By Gordon
Good idea on the plug for the generator fuel...

Good idea on the plug for the generator fuel line. I will remember that.

Got the engine started after going through the instructions to prime (from fuel line - dry method). Only took 3 cycles...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-05-2009, 08:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,632
Posted By Gordon
Yup! Found those - and lubed them. Now, I...

Yup! Found those - and lubed them.

Now, I need to get the thing started!
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-04-2009, 11:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,632
Posted By Gordon
Lube/Fuel Filters

Well last week I completed my oil/oil filter change and the generator oil/filter and fuel filter. With the exception of getting the old oil filter off the 330 ISC, it all went well. Finally got the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-04-2009, 11:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,089
Posted By Gordon
MM It looks like your blades bolt onto the...

MM

It looks like your blades bolt onto the arm. Is that right?

Mine are a J hook. Wonder if those would fit mine. Do you still have a part number from Napa?
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-02-2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,683
Posted By Gordon
Well surprise! I guess I will have a spare...

Well surprise! I guess I will have a spare cartridge for next time. Peterbuilt Parts just delivered the one I ordered last week.

I hate it when companies cannot let you know the product has...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-02-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,683
Posted By Gordon
Wow! Do I feel like an idiot! I have looked at...

Wow! Do I feel like an idiot! I have looked at those two connections before and never put 2 and 2 together!

Thanks guys!

My cartridge - via EBay will be here on Thursday.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-01-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,192
Posted By Gordon
Bruce is right. My line to the ice maker...

Bruce is right.

My line to the ice maker solenoid goes down under the sink and connects to the water filter which is against the cabinet wall between the sink and the stove. There is no tank.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-01-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By Gordon
Here is the picture I promised with the...

Here is the picture I promised with the dimensions. Mine is just one big bay with 2 doors (per side) and pass straight through to the other side.
...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-01-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,006
Posted By Gordon
Del and Lori. I have a Pioneer AVIC-D3...

Del and Lori.

I have a Pioneer AVIC-D3 navigation/radio/DVD player installed in mine. Works well.

I had it installed by Car Toys. The only modification I made was to tilt the flat screen up...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-01-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,683
Posted By Gordon
Changing the Air Dryer Cartridge

Question for those that have replaced theirs.

In the instructions, it says to fully deplete all air out of the system and open the petcocks on the tanks......OK..........that makes sense.
...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-01-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,272
Posted By Gordon
Rock. I can only speak from my own...

Rock.

I can only speak from my own experience.

We bought ours in Jan 07 and with the exception of a couple of small items I was able to fix myself, it has given us 3 years of use with no...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-01-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By Gordon
Rock. I have a 2007 Ambassador SKT. I...

Rock.

I have a 2007 Ambassador SKT. I will take a picture and give clearances when I get home this afternoon (about 2 hours from now)
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-01-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,260
Posted By Gordon
I had my Even Brake installed by Roadmaster. ...

I had my Even Brake installed by Roadmaster. Roadmaster replaced my previous system when it failed twice. Both of those installations were done at an RV dealer, and clearly they were not installed...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-29-2009, 01:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,959
Posted By Gordon
Thanks everyone. I am to say the least, relieved!

Thanks everyone. I am to say the least, relieved!
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-28-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,959
Posted By Gordon
ISC 330 Cummins - Have I got a problem?

OK folks. I'm not exactly sure what I am looking at here. Can you identify whether this is good news, or bad news?

I was up under, doing an oil change. I've never seen an uncovered threaded hole...
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