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Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 03-10-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,093
Posted By RV2015
Road info #70 Las Cruces NM to Roswell NM and beyond

RV: Class C 2015 Minnie Winnie 33 Ft, gas V-10 pulling Jeep Wrangler.
Prior I received great info for our trip WI to AZ now headed home (couple of weeks) and looking at going from Apache Junction AZ...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 10-30-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 884
Posted By RV2015
Wow lots of good information and we appreciate...

Wow lots of good information and we appreciate all of it!
Being newbies we are thinking taking I-25 south from ABQ to Las Cruces then west to Tuscon then north on 79 thru Florence.
Probably a few...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 10-27-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 884
Posted By RV2015
WI to Apache Junction AZ

Winnebago Class C, 33' Minnie Winnie, pulling Jeep Wrangler.
We have had our rig @2years and have decided to try a few months in AZ.
Leaving end of November, Route planned, so far:
WI to St...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-18-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,995
Posted By RV2015
Response from Thetford: "Hello, I'm assuming...

Response from Thetford:
"Hello,
I'm assuming you are referring to the ProtectAll All Surface Care product. If so, it is safe to use on all types of automotive paints, fiberglass, clear coat, Gel...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-14-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,995
Posted By RV2015
I had not heard of Protect All, I have set...

I had not heard of Protect All, I have set manufacturer the specs on my RV, just to make sure about the vinyl graphics, etc. as I didn't see, on their website where they actually mentioned vinyl...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-13-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 75,399
Posted By RV2015
2015 Minnie Winnie, 33 ft in length. Stock V-10....

2015 Minnie Winnie, 33 ft in length. Stock V-10. 9mpg, pulling Jeep Wrangler 8 mpg
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-13-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,995
Posted By RV2015
Our RV is a 2015 Minnie Winnie which has...

Our RV is a 2015 Minnie Winnie which has graphics/gel coat/fiberglass roof. I was and still am extremely concerned with protecting the graphics and not damaging the gel coat. I am disappointed that...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 08-21-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 951
Posted By RV2015
New 2015 Minnie Winnie 31KP

Traded our Class A 1999 Dutchstar, our first MH, for a new 2015 Class C Minnie Winnie KP. The Class A is what we thought we wanted but after owning it a while realized we had made a newbie mistake,...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-21-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By RV2015
New 2015 Minnie Winnie 31KP

Downsized, for us a good move.
Just downsized from a 1999 38' Dutch Star to a 31KP. The Class A was our first MH and we found it did not really fit our intended use. That and never owning a diesel...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-13-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,544
Posted By RV2015
Before the new air dryer and new plumbing the...

Before the new air dryer and new plumbing the front air bags would leak down overnight and no air in either tank. Now after the repairs it took 3 1/2 days before the front airbags dropped @2". But...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-08-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,544
Posted By RV2015
update

Well got our coach back and the bill was, well lets just say double what I had expected. I am disappointed in the sellers song and dance and the maintenance records were pretty much bogus. But more...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-05-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,544
Posted By RV2015
update

Just an update our coach has been at the truck shop going on 8 days. Not that I blame them, they are a truck shop so the coach gets sidelined often. No big deal, glad they are working on it, but...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-25-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,544
Posted By RV2015
Thanks for the info on the exhaust tube as I had...

Thanks for the info on the exhaust tube as I had some questions as to what I was looking for now I know!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-24-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,544
Posted By RV2015
I sent an e-mail to Spartan to see if an air...

I sent an e-mail to Spartan to see if an air diagram was available. Within 2 hours I had diagrams for the air brakes and the air suspension and a couple of trouble shooting tips, the first being...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-24-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,544
Posted By RV2015
1999 DSDP another with front airbag leaking down

1999 Dutch Star Spartan Mountain Master Chassis. Front bags leak down over night. Air tanks both had @120 psi yesterday afternoon, this morning front of coach leaked down, both front airbags down....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-31-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By RV2015
1999 DSDP questions

I did search the various links but haven't come up with complete answers to the following. Or I am just using the wrong search criteria.

Coach is new to us and have most/all of the manuals but the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-30-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,812
Posted By RV2015
Saturday we picked up our "new/first" DSDP. @280...

Saturday we picked up our "new/first" DSDP. @280 miles home with a side wind most of the way so this newbie was chasing the coach a bit around the road but after the first 100 miles on I-35 got the...
Forum: New Member Check-In 03-25-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,086
Posted By RV2015
Thanks will do, plan on taking it into a truck...

Thanks will do, plan on taking it into a truck shop for some maintenance so I have a baseline to start with. I should be able to weigh axles and total weight then.

Vancouver, WA? We have good...
Forum: New Member Check-In 03-25-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,086
Posted By RV2015
The picture that started the buying process....

The picture that started the buying process. Coach still at sellers, while I transferred title, got plates and insurance. Probably a good thing as we got @3" of snow last night and now high winds. So...
Forum: Test Your Changes 03-25-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By RV2015
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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-25-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,713
Posted By RV2015
Just changed an Iowa title to a WI title. Neither...

Just changed an Iowa title to a WI title. Neither title states Newmar or Dutch Star or motorhome, both stated Spartan (the chassis) for vehicle description. I questioned the DMV and they said it is...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-24-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,812
Posted By RV2015
New to us: 1999 Newmar DPDS3862

Lots of members were instrumental in our newbie confidence to purchase our first MH. 1999 was a few years older then we had intended purchasing but this Dutch Star had obviously been taken care of....
Forum: New Member Check-In 03-24-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,086
Posted By RV2015
First Coach, 1999 Newmar Dutch Star DPDS3862

Been a member for a little while, asked a lot of question. Some, I am sure, were a bit odd...being a newbie and all. But most were very patient, answered my questions, made suggestions and gave me...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-24-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,051
Posted By RV2015
Well it happened..did my usual quick Craiglist...

Well it happened..did my usual quick Craiglist search and there it was. Phone call to owner, all sounded good, jumped in car for a 300 mile drive, through a snowstorm in MN to arrive in IA...all...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-21-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,051
Posted By RV2015
Well I wish I had positive news about the Windsor...

Well I wish I had positive news about the Windsor we just viewed...with all the help of this forum I had my questions and items to review in order....but once I saw the coach my heart sank, the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-20-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,051
Posted By RV2015
It is always darkest just before the train...

It is always darkest just before the train hits.....:blink:
Took a deep breath, plenty of equity in the homestead, opened a line of credit, now we consider ourselves our own bank...:eek:
Game back...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-19-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,051
Posted By RV2015
May have just got tripped up...found a local...

May have just got tripped up...found a local truck shop and RV shop that would handle any mechanical or coach problems, all is good with the world...but my local bank surprised me with no loans on...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-19-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,051
Posted By RV2015
Thanks Steve for that maintenance checklist, a...

Thanks Steve for that maintenance checklist, a bit intimating for a newbie but exactly what I needed. Now "maybe" I won't sound like a complete P-brain when I talk to the truck shop this afternoon....
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-19-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,051
Posted By RV2015
All good info to know and makes my inspection...

All good info to know and makes my inspection list longer which is good!
FYI: It is a private seller, 2nd owner, so one of my questions is if the original owner is available for contact.
I have...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-18-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,051
Posted By RV2015
Thanks for all the input, the more info the...

Thanks for all the input, the more info the better!
I did find out the Norcold (sp?) had been changed.
And the steering box is the TRW.
I got a quote for an inspection at @$1200 but will cross...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-18-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,051
Posted By RV2015
2000 Windsor Questions..Good buy or goodbye?

Newbie and I have been back and forth Class A, B+, C and after we finally wrote down on needs and expected use back to DP Class A.

Corresponding with the owner of a 2000 Monaco Windsor. 40' with 2...
Forum: Cummins Engines 03-12-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,078
Posted By RV2015
FYI: I did break down and go look at the 32T as...

FYI: I did break down and go look at the 32T as only 30 minutes away....used and abused. Even if mechanically sound the interior/exterior needs time and $$$, no way my wife would venture in and...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-01-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,052
Posted By RV2015
Nice coach but decided to go with a new or almost...

Nice coach but decided to go with a new or almost new V-10
Forum: Duramax Engine Forum 03-01-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,305
Posted By RV2015
Decided this coach just isn't for us, more...

Decided this coach just isn't for us, more comfortable with the V-10 power, just don't have the experience with diesel.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-01-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,307
Posted By RV2015
Down to 2 new 1 used, close to decision time

Newbie, first coach. After looking at DP, as my friends have them, decided too large and too expensive (used) for the first time out.
Looked at Class A gas coaches, price point much better (used or...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-28-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,052
Posted By RV2015
2007 Jayco 34SS Seneca

Newbie looking for first MH.
Found a 2007 Jayco 34SS Seneca with the 6.6 Duramax. I have posted a question about the engine in the Duramax forum.
So I am wondering about the coach itself, good,...
Forum: Duramax Engine Forum 02-28-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,305
Posted By RV2015
6.6 in 2007 Seneca

Found a 2007 Jayco 34SS 6.6 Duramax with @27,500 miles. Any big worries concerning this engine?
I see some posts regarding carrying fuel filters but nothing, so far, about dependability, longevity,...
Forum: Damon 02-21-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,128
Posted By RV2015
2006 Damon Astoria 3679 Questions

First of I am a newbie never owned a MH, gasser or DP. So I have more questions then my 5 year old grandson.
Currently corresponding with the owner of a 2006 Damon Astoria 3679 300hp/650tq Cummins...
Forum: Cummins Engines 02-21-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,108
Posted By RV2015
2006 isb 300 hp

Now looking at a 2006 Damon Astoria 3679 300hp/650tq Cummins, @25K miles.
I want to make sure on the wrist pin issue, was it just in the ISL motors?
This unit has the ISB engine.
Any other input...
Forum: Cummins Engines 02-17-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,078
Posted By RV2015
Again thanks to all the responded to my newbie...

Again thanks to all the responded to my newbie post.
Update to my 2001 Winnebago saga.
No Maintenance Records
No Owners Manuals
Owner very vague on history of ownership
And the final straw, the...
Forum: Cummins Engines 02-16-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,078
Posted By RV2015
WOW! For me, lots of good and needed information....

WOW! For me, lots of good and needed information. Feeling much better about the 68K on the 2001 Winnebago and the info about the lift pump and to install a low fuel pressure sensor is priceless....
Forum: Cummins Engines 02-15-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,078
Posted By RV2015
2001 Winnebago Journey Cummins 68K miles

Newbie looking at first MH. Found a 32 ft 2001 Winnebago Journey, Cummins powered with 68K miles. Being new at this I am a bit concerned as to engine life with this unit showing those miles. I...
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