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Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 10-30-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,514
Posted By bob91yj
Most likely $500 worth of Slime...when questioned...

Most likely $500 worth of Slime...when questioned the smooth operators will tell you it's not the cost of the product used, it's the peace of mind that comes with the warranty!

(I'm in the service...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 10-29-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By bob91yj
Mine was dealer installed as well. I never...

Mine was dealer installed as well. I never looked in that closet to see if the location was marked or not. Someone at the factory/dealership level has to have the correct answer, there is no way...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-26-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By bob91yj
Read the actual dimensions of the bed, not just...

Read the actual dimensions of the bed, not just the description. My bed is advertised as a "king size", actual dimensions are 72"x74", which is not same as any other bed/mattress size in the free...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 10-20-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,493
Posted By bob91yj
That interchange is part of my commute as well. ...

That interchange is part of my commute as well. HOV lanes trying to merge from the left across 4 lanes to get to Hwy 78, a steady stream of traffic merging on to I-15 from the right from Valley...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-20-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,298
Posted By bob91yj
^^^^I've never sighted one of those Airstreams,...

^^^^I've never sighted one of those Airstreams, but I worked on an Airstream Class A (?) back in the 90's, that is the only one of those I've ever seen in person.

Just did a Google search to see...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-18-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,816
Posted By bob91yj
^^^^Some of them do if you're looking for a...

^^^^Some of them do if you're looking for a factory cat-converter. Your other option is an independent muffler shop that can cut out the old cat and weld a new one in.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-05-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 943
Posted By bob91yj
We bought our Outback from LaMesa RV. I wasn't...

We bought our Outback from LaMesa RV. I wasn't impressed with our PDI. Electric jack system needed to be calibrated...I knew more about the system than their tech did, he didn't even know where the...
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 10-04-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By bob91yj
There is no visible test to determine...

There is no visible test to determine Transynd/Dexron.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-04-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By bob91yj
There are probably millions of those...

There are probably millions of those transmissions out there (I was an Allison Transmission Field Service Tech in SoCal for a while). They were used in everything, transit buses, school buses,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-04-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,771
Posted By bob91yj
Try driving up and down the Baja peninsula if you...

Try driving up and down the Baja peninsula if you want to see truckers that think they own the road. To their credit (and probably to any third world trucker), those guys really have to know how to...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 10-03-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 21,124
Posted By bob91yj
If its a Suburban water heater it's 1-1/16" (it's...

If its a Suburban water heater it's 1-1/16" (it's actually the anode rod as much as it is a drain), on mine it requires a socket with a short extension to reach it.
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 09-17-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 859
Views: 306,050
Posted By bob91yj
Always a sad day when you have to put a pet down....

Always a sad day when you have to put a pet down.

We have a 13 year old male Boxer which is ancient for a Boxer, he's in relatively good heath but he's starting to fade on us. He's our dog, but...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-17-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,702
Posted By bob91yj
I'm not a fan of the propane tanks having body...

I'm not a fan of the propane tanks having body work around them. Generally a pain in the butt to remove/install and you are locked in to that size tank. I went from 20 gallon to 30 gallon tanks on...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-17-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,826
Posted By bob91yj
I'm a service advisor at a car dealership. If...

I'm a service advisor at a car dealership. If the customer that owns the vehicle wants their OWN service records, we can reprint them, but they have to come in in person to pick them up and show...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 09-12-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 91,500
Posted By bob91yj
I was 8, lived in Cheyenne, Wyoming (FE Warren...

I was 8, lived in Cheyenne, Wyoming (FE Warren AFB), I was probably up to no good at some point that day!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-12-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 962
Posted By bob91yj
A few years back one of my buddies was studying...

A few years back one of my buddies was studying for the NON-commercial CA Class B license. I have some experience in the heavy duty industry, he kept asking me commercial truck type questions that...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-11-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,137
Posted By bob91yj
Every where we go, we are at home in our case.

Every where we go, we are at home in our case.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-11-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,290
Posted By bob91yj
I own an '05 Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon, ours is...

I own an '05 Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon, ours is an automatic, flat towing is a piece of cake.
Transmission in park and transfer case in neutral.
Forum: New Horizons Owners Forum and NHOG 09-11-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By bob91yj
We took the freestanding dining table out of our...

We took the freestanding dining table out of our trailer and replaced it with a desk. It has worked well for us.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-06-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,363
Posted By bob91yj
We are stationary full timers and have a screen...

We are stationary full timers and have a screen room attached to our awning. We've been happy with ours. I use ornamental paving bricks at the bottom of the "walls" to hold them in place. We don't...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-05-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,828
Posted By bob91yj
^^^^7 to 12 minutes per hour of travel.

^^^^7 to 12 minutes per hour of travel.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-05-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By bob91yj
For what you are looking to do I think you might...

For what you are looking to do I think you might have better luck on this forum...

https://www.cheaprvliving.com/forums/index.php
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-05-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,055
Posted By bob91yj
The museum is not to be missed. It's been a...

The museum is not to be missed. It's been a number of years since I've been there, but it was worth the time to go. I don't recall if there was an admission price for the museum or not.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-30-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,929
Posted By bob91yj
Sad story. We always question if our tow...

Sad story.

We always question if our tow vehicles have the power to pull a trailer. It's not the "go" that needs to be worried about, it's the "whoa" that really matters.
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 08-30-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By bob91yj
It's not necessary to fill the filter, but it...

It's not necessary to fill the filter, but it certainly doesn't hurt anything to do so. As others have said, make sure you get the magnet, sometimes it sticks to the filter, sometimes it sticks to...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-30-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By bob91yj
Agree or disagree with his politics, he was still...

Agree or disagree with his politics, he was still a great American.

Fair winds and following seas.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 08-28-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,977
Posted By bob91yj
Left lane is still supposed to be the "passing"...

Left lane is still supposed to be the "passing" lane, not the "fast" lane.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-27-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,565
Posted By bob91yj
I've not been to my local Camping World for any...

I've not been to my local Camping World for any service issues, but they have been good/knowledgeable for me when I've needed parts/accessories.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-27-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,392
Posted By bob91yj
We have been stationary full timers in our...

We have been stationary full timers in our Outback 330RL (made by Keystone) for over a year now with virtually no problems at all. While it is not a 5er, it is a big bumper dragger (37'10" overall)....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-22-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By bob91yj
I'm in the car business, we used to recommend...

I'm in the car business, we used to recommend Irish Spring soap as well, but I have seen chew marks on it time to time, so it doesn't always work. The current answer is peppermint oil. Get a few of...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-22-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,277
Posted By bob91yj
I'm a service advisor at a Chevy dealership...in...

I'm a service advisor at a Chevy dealership...in the service department we don't care (or even know) if the vehicle is leased, financed, or owned outright by the customer. I can see where an aux...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-22-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,372
Posted By bob91yj
Old school rule...you go down the hill in the...

Old school rule...you go down the hill in the same gear you went up it in.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-21-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By bob91yj
As long as it is the correct viscosity I wouldn't...

As long as it is the correct viscosity I wouldn't sweat it. The old synthetic/petroleum can't be mixed/switched is a myth. GM products now use Dexos branded oil, it is either a semi-synthetic or...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-20-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,410
Posted By bob91yj
My issue with using rat bait is you don't know...

My issue with using rat bait is you don't know where the rodent is going to lay down and die...if it's in your coach/trailer you'll probably have a general idea of where it went in a week or so!:cool:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-20-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,823
Posted By bob91yj
I'm a service advisor at an automotive dealership...

I'm a service advisor at an automotive dealership and I'll second the pulling the "attorney" card. As soon as a customer tells me they have an attorney, my business with them is done. I refer them...
Forum: Southwest Region 08-17-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,945
Posted By bob91yj
My wife and I are desert racers, we've been going...

My wife and I are desert racers, we've been going to Baja for over 14 years for the Baja 500 and Baja 1000. We usually make a couple of other trips south on our own for some R&R, devoid of cell...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-17-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,153
Posted By bob91yj
Thanks for your daughters service. Is...

Thanks for your daughters service.

Is renting a truck and towing it herself an option for her?
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 08-17-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By bob91yj
The wiring harness should be a twist lock to...

The wiring harness should be a twist lock to connect to the chassis harness, disconnect that and the harness/stand will feed through the transmission case as the channel plate is lowered. There will...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 08-17-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By bob91yj
I was down in the hole on the USS Independence...

I was down in the hole on the USS Independence (CV-62) for 7.5 years back in the 80's. I got the steam to the cats to launch your birds and ran the jet blast deflector cooling water pumps. Not sure...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-16-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,195
Posted By bob91yj
I did a load of laundry years ago, somehow I...

I did a load of laundry years ago, somehow I managed to turn all of our white clothes pink...I was banned from the washer/dryer after that.

Since then I put my dirty clothes in the hamper and they...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-16-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By bob91yj
My guess would be to keep fish from spitting the...

My guess would be to keep fish from spitting the hook and ending up on the ice under the trailer.
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 08-16-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By bob91yj
I've had my dogs (Boxers) over 13,000' (Imogene...

I've had my dogs (Boxers) over 13,000' (Imogene Pass near Telluride, CO). We live at sea level (San Diego). We were camped outside of Silverton at approx 10,000' for a few days before we went over...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-15-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,813
Posted By bob91yj
^^^^I just saw that article as well regarding the...

^^^^I just saw that article as well regarding the cards and letters sent to the trailer owners that had the flat tire.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-05-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,183
Posted By bob91yj
Too much stress (and I HATE that word) trying to...

Too much stress (and I HATE that word) trying to meet an itinerary like that IMO. You'll have a much better time if you have at least one recovery day between each travel day.

Another thing to...
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 08-05-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,954
Posted By bob91yj
^^^^There is a fluid temperature sensor in the...

^^^^There is a fluid temperature sensor in the channel plate (bottom of the transmission/sump) that your Scan Gauge probably picks up. That temperature should not go above 250*.
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 08-05-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,375
Posted By bob91yj
IMO they use the weight restriction rather than...

IMO they use the weight restriction rather than the breed restriction because you can't argue with a weight scale, 40 pounds is 40 pounds. Stops the arguments about whether your dog is part, or...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-05-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By bob91yj
^^^^True statement, transmissions have designed...

^^^^True statement, transmissions have designed operating temperatures, radiator header tank cooler keeps transmission at the correct operating temperature whether warming the fluid up or cooling it...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-04-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By bob91yj
I just asked a similar question. My thread was...

I just asked a similar question. My thread was here...

https://www.irv2.com/forums/f59/any-lawyer-types-here-403738.html

Long story short, the park owner paid to have the tree removed, damage...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-04-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By bob91yj
I bought the trailer, then researched it! Do...

I bought the trailer, then researched it! Do your research on the specific model you want.

In the end, I got lucky and we are happy with the trailer we bought. We are stationary full timers and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-04-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,470
Posted By bob91yj
My old timer mentor once told me that if you meet...

My old timer mentor once told me that if you meet 100 jack holes per day...maybe it's not the people you're meeting!

On a more serious note, it's the same in Baja, in the middle of no where in a...
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