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Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 02-26-2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,160
Posted By vanlieremead
My Story

Wow, I’ve had several folks write asking for info. I’m an engineer so excuse me in advance for too much detail. I’ve uploaded detail communication from the repair shop (RWC) that shows how the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 02-25-2022, 01:15 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,160
Posted By vanlieremead
Pics

A bit more info for you.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 02-25-2022, 08:13 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,160
Posted By vanlieremead
RWC: https://www.rwcgroup.com They deal with...

RWC: https://www.rwcgroup.com
They deal with the International Chassis. You may have the Freightliner?
My engine is a Cummins 6.7 with an Allison 3000 transmission. The software patch was...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 02-23-2022, 10:30 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,160
Posted By vanlieremead
No cost. RWC did it when I pulled the rig in and...

No cost. RWC did it when I pulled the rig in and it was shown as failed. We pushed Cummins to develop it. Iím sure International paid. Iím on bypass until a new one is available. No time limit.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 02-22-2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,160
Posted By vanlieremead
Iíve had the Cummins ECU software update...

Iíve had the Cummins ECU software update installed. Works great.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-20-2022, 08:11 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 31,495
Posted By vanlieremead
Mainly for braking distance. Thatís a lot of...

Mainly for braking distance. Thatís a lot of weight going down the road.

Iíve become quite comfortable with towing the ST. The disconnect on the positive I installed works beautifully and is...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-14-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,573
Posted By vanlieremead
Use this. Problem solved. ...

Use this. Problem solved.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00006LVEU/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-11-2021, 06:15 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 31,495
Posted By vanlieremead
Used existing wiring with a diode. Yes an...

Used existing wiring with a diode. Yes an installer.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-14-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,496
Posted By vanlieremead
Definitely! If I stand still more than 10...

Definitely! If I stand still more than 10 minutes in a hot day with the engine running, the exhaust side gets hot and alarms.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 08-24-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,974
Posted By vanlieremead
Does Entegra have a supply of DEF heads? My...

Does Entegra have a supply of DEF heads? My codes come a go too, twice so far. I just fill up on each fuel and hope for the best.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 08-24-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,617
Posted By vanlieremead
App Doesnít Have Trip Function

I added my card and still cannot find a trip function. I donít think it exists. Thatís a step back when trying to plan a trip. Luckily, I also use RV Trip Wizard and kind of merge the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 08-17-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,855
Posted By vanlieremead
The root cause of all of this is that the Cummins...

The root cause of all of this is that the Cummins ECU software is DEFECTIVE allowing a faulty DEF sensor to derate and essentially disable the engine.

This is VERY similar to a certain airplaneís...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-10-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 31,495
Posted By vanlieremead
Register mileage

Mine does but not sure yet on the mileage. It seems off but checking on the next run.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-10-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 31,495
Posted By vanlieremead
2021 Ford Edge ST Flat Tow

Hi team,

I recognize that this is an old thread but Iíd like to report in and ask a few questions.

1. The 2.7l is still flat towable. One must follow the instruction manual verbatim otherwise...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-23-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,786
Posted By vanlieremead
I would chose a class C that has the best...

I would chose a class C that has the best selections for options. You didn't mention budget, whether you are pulling anything, how much stuff you want to drag around. Also, some Cs feel like...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-06-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,264
Posted By vanlieremead
Has the makings...

I went with the 2021 Ghost 33DS. Itís built on an International chassis with a Cummings 6.7.

My title summarizes my thoughts. It is a well thought out machine with an excellent foundation. By...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-04-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,425
Posted By vanlieremead
I didnít k ow I could turn on. Itís electric...

I didnít k ow I could turn on. Itís electric power and gas to my water heater at the same time. I always did one or the other.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-04-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,497
Posted By vanlieremead
Best advice, service where you buy. Many service...

Best advice, service where you buy. Many service centers won’t service what they don’t sell. Stay away from that outfit in Alvarado.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-04-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,902
Posted By vanlieremead
Wow. I run at the rated cold per the tires. I...

Wow. I run at the rated cold per the tires. I think that is what you are suppose to do. For me, that is 115 psi on 255/70-R22.5s.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-04-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By vanlieremead
I wish I could attach my manual. I could send it

I wish I could attach my manual. I could send it
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-04-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,353
Posted By vanlieremead
A few points: 1. Speed is the square of...

A few points:

1. Speed is the square of power and power is the square of fuel consumption. Faster you go, the worse the mileage.

2. I’ve found 1700-1800 rpm a good travel “speed” for my coach....
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-30-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By vanlieremead
Smile Thanks!

Mike

Thanks for the detailed response. Iíve decided to go with Dish switching out my DTV at home in a few weeks. The. Iíll add the receiver for the rig.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-28-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By vanlieremead
What type of antenna do you have? Iíve both...

What type of antenna do you have? Iíve both researched this and spoken directly with Wineguard.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-28-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By vanlieremead
Satellite TV Rumination.

Tired of these by now? Ugh.

So the wife wants satellite TV for the RV. My 30GB hot spot isnít enough for both Fox and Netflix. I run out. So I went to investigate.

I have Direct TV at home. ...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-28-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 762
Posted By vanlieremead
Straight south of AZ, Gila Bend. Fabulous place....

Straight south of AZ, Gila Bend. Fabulous place.
The issue was on multiple pedestals. I walked up and down talking to everyone and the issue was everywhere. The guy next to me bypassed his EMS. ...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-28-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 762
Posted By vanlieremead
Agree and neither did I. The bedroom ac is on...

Agree and neither did I. The bedroom ac is on line 1. The main is on line 2. Both draw between 10 and 15 amps. I trip at 102 and 132.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-28-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By vanlieremead
Air Conditioning Ruminations

Iíd figure Iíd continue my ďruminationĒ series given that there are some really smart people on this website.

I havenít been motor homing very long and I like to hypothesize how things should work...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-28-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 762
Posted By vanlieremead
At the time, the park was less than half full...

At the time, the park was less than half full with everyone bunched up on the beach side. I donít know how the trunks inside are subdivided or even if they are. But we were really battling ... 102...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-28-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 762
Posted By vanlieremead
Hi, yes, there were significant differences...

Hi, yes, there were significant differences between L1 and L2. Perhaps as much 15 volts. For example, on the high side in the evening, if an AC was running on the particular circuit, the load might...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-28-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 762
Posted By vanlieremead
Hi, yes, Mexico, a.k.a. Puerto Penasco. The park...

Hi, yes, Mexico, a.k.a. Puerto Penasco. The park is right on the beach.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-26-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By vanlieremead
Agree on no WD 40. Itís is ok for wire...

Agree on no WD 40. Itís is ok for wire insulation preservation but not contacts or exposed circuits.

However, to test your theory, you can hit the board (and whatever else) with a hair dryer. ...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-26-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 762
Posted By vanlieremead
I plan to be back at Thanksgiving. Iíll mention...

I plan to be back at Thanksgiving. Iíll mention the neutral. The guy ne t to me (I donít know whether to believe him) said that the park was low and the changed the tap on the transformer.

The...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-26-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 762
Posted By vanlieremead
Hi, I have nothing specifically against the...

Hi, I have nothing specifically against the generator but we are parked in an RV park only feet from the next guy. In fact there may be a prohibition overnight.

When we boondock, we run it in the...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-25-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 762
Posted By vanlieremead
Yes, Rocky Point, Mexico. Playa Bonita. Just...

Yes, Rocky Point, Mexico. Playa Bonita. Just beautiful.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-25-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 762
Posted By vanlieremead
Voltage Fluctuation Rumination

Posting an open conversation here for opinions. Was recently at Rocky Point at an RV park. I have a 50 amp hookup up with an EMS. We were tripping on both low and high voltage. During the day, I...
Forum: iRV2 Owners Registry 09-01-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 413
Posted By vanlieremead
Ghost :: 2021 Nexus Ghost

Ghost :: 2021 Nexus Ghost (2020-09-01 20:46:11)
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 09-01-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By vanlieremead
Nexus Ghost

Yes, I would like to fully document my beautiful RV here but with the ďfindingsĒ as well. I would like to ask the moderator if we could start a ďNexusĒ group as shown in the little picture I...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-31-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By vanlieremead
Bad battery.

Bad battery.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-31-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,340
Posted By vanlieremead
My New Ghost

I also now have a Ghost 33í. I guess I should have asked you about yours before buying mine. I drove it back from Texas to Arizona a few days ago. It is very comfortable to drive. Sometimes it...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-31-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,170
Posted By vanlieremead
33í Ghost

I have a Cummings 360HP WITH 800 foot pounds of torque. Plenty of power to go up hills. I set the cruise at 60 and did about 63 turning 1,850 rpm. On a trip from Texas to Arizona, my mileage was...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 08-31-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By vanlieremead
Whatís Not to Like?

Iíve officially entered retirement and with that Milly and I are hitting the road. Weíve always loved to travel and now we are blessed with the opportunity to go by RV. Iíve immensely enjoyed...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-17-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,641
Posted By vanlieremead
Any issue with finding a place for the trailer...

Any issue with finding a place for the trailer and the car? The trailer has rear supports so that the car can be driven off without being attached but either way I understand itís better to dump the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-17-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,641
Posted By vanlieremead
Shall We Take Our Car?

This may be a personal preference question so impossible to answer .. but here goes:

We will soon have a 33í Super C diesel. For those with such an RV, does it make sense to pull the car behind? ...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-17-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By vanlieremead
Allstays Relevant?

All

New to the forum and to RVing. We hope to get our 33DS Ghost soon. Iíve been doing a bunch of research especially on this site (and the thread for newbies). But Iím looking for good apps to...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 08-08-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By vanlieremead
Hi, Iím also getting one of these. What was the...

Hi, Iím also getting one of these. What was the fix?
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