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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-02-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,055
Posted By HMCSW
We lived near that location. A favorite for...

We lived near that location. A favorite for motorcycles and Porsche. great way to get to Bellingham.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-02-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,795
Posted By HMCSW
should be no problem. You can always just do a...

should be no problem. You can always just do a splash and go if you get nervous.
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 11-23-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By HMCSW
Welcome to the Pacific NorthWET... Cold, rust,...

Welcome to the Pacific NorthWET... Cold, rust, wet. Nothing really to do. Maybe ride the brake when first pulling out to get the surface clean and warm. Other than that hearing protection for you and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-18-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,642
Posted By HMCSW
I unplug but I have to pull the MC out of the...

I unplug but I have to pull the MC out of the garage. Would imagine you can do what ever you like since the technology will decide what to do.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-26-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,834
Posted By HMCSW
TA in Aurora and in Troutdale it is about 60...

TA in Aurora and in Troutdale it is about 60 cents a gallon discount. We use theTroutdale all the time. Exit 17 on I84
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-26-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,834
Posted By HMCSW
It has been good for us in the Northwest where we...

It has been good for us in the Northwest where we have very high prices. Right now $3.49 is everywhere. We paid $3.02 a gallon earlier this week.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-12-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,705
Posted By HMCSW
without a doubt at least for us. We live in...

without a doubt at least for us. We live in Washington, lots of 5% 6% grades on freeways and we tow a 6,000 SUV. Also use real truck stop pumps. If you get a diesel pusher the ride is comfortable and...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 09-07-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By HMCSW
We got the Aria because our toad is 6,000 pounds....

We got the Aria because our toad is 6,000 pounds. The only reason we did not get the Palazzo. Same here little things but we expected to have them. In researching before buying I found that:...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-05-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,134
Posted By HMCSW
Ours is a 2021. We take our to Frieghtliner...

Ours is a 2021. We take our to Frieghtliner Oasis. Our oil changes are the same time the recommended service 6k, 15, and so on. We stick with it as we know we will be selling it in a few years and...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-05-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,985
Posted By HMCSW
new tires at 7,800 miles??

new tires at 7,800 miles??
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-05-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,278
Posted By HMCSW
Wow, don't worry. J You do not need a hazmat...

Wow, don't worry. J You do not need a hazmat suit. E-coli does not just float around in the air. You actually need to physically place some turd in your mouth. Just wear gloves and wash your hands...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-05-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,854
Posted By HMCSW
Are you sure? According to the attached PDF you...

Are you sure? According to the attached PDF you have 10K towing capacity. I would expect you have at least a 7,00 pound hitch. How ever do not exceed the hitch and tongue weight limits. Let us know...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-29-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,249
Posted By HMCSW
100 gallon 10.6mpg: 9mpg with toad

100 gallon 10.6mpg: 9mpg with toad
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-12-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,992
Posted By HMCSW
Try shops that put wraps on and off cars. Plenty...

Try shops that put wraps on and off cars. Plenty around now a days. Have friends that wrapped their track cars to save the paint. Have it pulled off when selling. Might find a place that will tell...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 08-03-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By HMCSW
If you like it make an offer contingent upon...

If you like it make an offer contingent upon passing a Pre purchase inspection by a service you pick. 1: Look for maintenance records 2: warranty work 3: oil analysis of motor, tranny and generator. ...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 07-13-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By HMCSW
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)24000 Gross...

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)24000
Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR)30000
Here are the specs from Thor. If you watch the weight you will be able to tow it. Curb weight for the Colorado is...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-03-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,246
Posted By HMCSW
Wow: We have been out a lot in the Northwest....

Wow: We have been out a lot in the Northwest. Weekends for the last couple months are packed week days just us retired folks.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-03-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,132
Posted By HMCSW
Sorry if this a stupid question: what happens...

Sorry if this a stupid question: what happens when the code is appears? Does the DEF continue to flow? Thanks,
Forum: Just Conversation 05-28-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,737
Posted By HMCSW
It will never get better in Washington. They...

It will never get better in Washington. They squander the gas tax revenue and will keep adding taxes in any way they can. Sell the Prius and buy a less expensive high milage car.
Forum: Just Conversation 05-27-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,737
Posted By HMCSW
It is going to become a national tax as well....

It is going to become a national tax as well. Federal government knows EV pays nothing to use the roads. It is coming
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-27-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,191
Posted By HMCSW
Do you care how it looks? If not you could easily...

Do you care how it looks? If not you could easily use Speed Tape. Basically same that car racers use for damage. Super duty duct tape.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-27-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,527
Posted By HMCSW
Great news: neutral is good thing: saw a video...

Great news: neutral is good thing: saw a video from a Florida mechanic that had a Jeep brought in after RV owner did not have transfer case in neutral. There was no bottom end of motor left and no...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-27-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,527
Posted By HMCSW
let us know you findings.... I have BrakeMaster...

let us know you findings.... I have BrakeMaster as well and looking to buy an E Jeep. Currently have Escalade. Hopefully just need to disconnect battery.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-22-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,818
Posted By HMCSW
We will be going from Portland Or to Upstate New...

We will be going from Portland Or to Upstate New York this fall: will take our time through the Mountain time zone. We will go 13-15 hours a day to get past Illinois.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-20-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,818
Posted By HMCSW
Iowa- corn on the left: corn on the right: corn...

Iowa- corn on the left: corn on the right: corn on both sides
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-20-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,818
Posted By HMCSW
If your F150 is a 4x4 you should be able to flat...

If your F150 is a 4x4 you should be able to flat tow without issue( provided your RV has enough power. Ours has 10,000 towing with the RV at GW. The f150 is easy to pull.. And we live in Washington...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-20-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,818
Posted By HMCSW
What matters is what you like, period. We have...

What matters is what you like, period. We have driven 15 hours to get to our daughters place in California. We have also spent 2 overnights to visit but had time to take it slow and go a different...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-20-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 17,069
Posted By HMCSW
We came from boating and a survey is always part...

We came from boating and a survey is always part of the purchase. We spent $2000 for our last survey after putting an offer of a 40 foot Meridian. That survey discovered "wet stringers" and we...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-20-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 17,069
Posted By HMCSW
Airstream ( even tho it is a Thor company):...

Airstream ( even tho it is a Thor company): Renegade: both $$$. We have a 2021 Thor Aria and no complaints. A couple minor items that the dealers took care of.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-18-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,684
Posted By HMCSW
Plenty of gas out here in Washington and Oregon. ...

Plenty of gas out here in Washington and Oregon. Prices have been going up but not because of the pipeline and not as much as back east. As of Sunday 80% of DC gas stations had no gas.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-17-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,684
Posted By HMCSW
Cost are up but have been going up since January-...

Cost are up but have been going up since January- plenty of supply. TDS would be helpful.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-17-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,684
Posted By HMCSW
$2.46 in Troutdale with TDS card.

$2.46 in Troutdale with TDS card.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-11-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 22,328
Posted By HMCSW
No way you want a RV dealer to work on the...

No way you want a RV dealer to work on the drivetrain.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-11-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 22,328
Posted By HMCSW
Interesting as Cummins builds the engines I would...

Interesting as Cummins builds the engines I would expect it to come from Cummins or Frieghtliner.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 05-10-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,470
Posted By HMCSW
welcome back: we are in Washougal.

welcome back: we are in Washougal.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 05-10-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,470
Posted By HMCSW
welcome back: we live in Washougal

welcome back: we live in Washougal
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-10-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 256,182
Posted By HMCSW
TDS is the company EFS is the card: both the...

TDS is the company EFS is the card: both the same. It is awesome when it can be used and there is no downside. Iy cost nothing to have it in your wallet. We have used it twice and saved 60 cents a...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 05-09-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,470
Posted By HMCSW
If in a car 8-13 hours depending on destination:...

If in a car 8-13 hours depending on destination: we live in Portland and a daughter in Santa Clarita Ca. Many times we have done it in one day. In the RV we splits it into 2 nights depending on what...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-04-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 22,328
Posted By HMCSW
No kidding:

No kidding:
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-03-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 22,328
Posted By HMCSW
Thor told us the same thing: Go to any RV service...

Thor told us the same thing: Go to any RV service shop we like and they cover.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-03-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 22,328
Posted By HMCSW
Thor owns Airstream as well and I have never...

Thor owns Airstream as well and I have never heard anything negative about Airstream. My guess is Thor having close to 70% market share there will always be many people with an issue. We have a 2021...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-02-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 22,328
Posted By HMCSW
Pretty sure this was built prior to Thor take...

Pretty sure this was built prior to Thor take overall
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-02-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 22,328
Posted By HMCSW
It is about 2,600 miles to deliver the coach....

It is about 2,600 miles to deliver the coach. From Al the most direct route. If they drove to Ca then up 3,000 easy.
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 04-18-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By HMCSW
2021 Aria Water tank over flow

When hooked up to city water source twice we have had the water tank fill and then have water coming out of the small black overflow hose.

We did have the valve turned to the correct position. ANY...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-18-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 15,144
Posted By HMCSW
Maintenance record- well cared for Floor plan...

Maintenance record- well cared for
Floor plan you like.
One that has actually been used- lot rot is real.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-18-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,267
Posted By HMCSW
Out here in the northwest I have yet to stay at a...

Out here in the northwest I have yet to stay at a park that well let you use a generator unless the park looses power.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-18-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 256,182
Posted By HMCSW
It is awesome! It is legit. By letting us...

It is awesome! It is legit. By letting us access it also lowers the negotiated fuel cost for their trucking company. I saved 60 cents a gallon off posted price last week.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-24-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,135
Posted By HMCSW
Contact Roadmaster in Vancouver Wa for a...

Contact Roadmaster in Vancouver Wa for a reseller. I am fortunately near them and they actually do installs. A great company!! Find the shop that does the most work. Like doctors you don't want a...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-16-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 861
Posted By HMCSW
does anybody go through GoodSam?

does anybody go through GoodSam?
Forum: MDT Conversions 02-16-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,229
Posted By HMCSW
we are going to look a a well cared for Dynamax...

we are going to look a a well cared for Dynamax Force 35 this week. It has 46,000 miles and has been stored indoors. The seller said that although some issues when new zero problems in the last 3...
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