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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-14-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,668
Posted By rccrafters69
I fought this on our 41 foot freightliner unit....

I fought this on our 41 foot freightliner unit. Multiple trips locally for alignment and finally 2 trips to freightliner service. On the 2nd visit the techs finally said they sometimes have to put...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-05-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By rccrafters69
Get on line and google scratch removal. Big thing...

Get on line and google scratch removal. Big thing is to determine if the scratch went thru the clear coat. If not, you can sand it out and then buff with rubbing compound. There are detailed...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-14-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By rccrafters69
Axxera avm211 nav question

I just had my original Axxera unit replaced on my 16 Tuscany with the new one with navigation. Question is when in navigation how do you get out of it back to the home screen. There is no home screen...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-28-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,131
Posted By rccrafters69
I have it and it works. I put a foot pedal switch...

I have it and it works. I put a foot pedal switch in parallel with the trucenter button to make it easier to use. That being said, they stopped selling it about a year ago.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-08-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By rccrafters69
that's a nice unit but I need a 10" wide one to...

that's a nice unit but I need a 10" wide one to fit the hole in the dash.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-07-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By rccrafters69
Axxera radio/camera quit

our 2016 tuscany has a 10" Axxera radio/camera. It quit on the way to get freightliner service. Fuses ok, screen off, static in the speakers. tried resets etc. It is an avm 10bh which is an obsolete...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-27-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By rccrafters69
Battery Watering System

Been searching for a watering system for my 4 6 volt interstate batteries in in my motorhome. I want to have all 4 batteries filled from one source not 2 fillers. Anyone make this system. Google has...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-27-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,436
Posted By rccrafters69
I use cruise all the time. For some reason my...

I use cruise all the time. For some reason my unit (isbxt 360 hp)accelerates better in cruise than I can manually.Also maintains speed better. I drive at 62 mph it's sweet spot and get 8.5 to 9 mph....
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-08-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,837
Posted By rccrafters69
Bought the Good Year Endurance. Thx.

Bought the Good Year Endurance. Thx.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-07-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,837
Posted By rccrafters69
Trailer Tire Advice

My car "American Hauler" aluminum car carrier trailer had a flat tire and it is shot. The tire is a Jaxxon st225/75r15 8pr. The trailer is rated at 10,000 lb. What is a good tire to replace it? Where...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-21-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By rccrafters69
Thor has the part in stock. $140. That is very...

Thor has the part in stock. $140. That is very expensive for a simple part.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-16-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By rccrafters69
Need to replace air intake cover

Anyone know there to get one of these covers for the air intake on our 2016 Thor Tuscany 40bx xte?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-18-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,285
Posted By rccrafters69
Had same issue on my full wall slide. I have...

Had same issue on my full wall slide. I have another trip to factory service in April to redo the work done last Sept.

My issue was etherbond tape coming up and sticking the slide on top as seals...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-04-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,403
Posted By rccrafters69
Did you try a carbide drill bit?

Did you try a carbide drill bit?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-14-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,579
Posted By rccrafters69
our motorhome is 41 feet and 262" wheelbase. We...

our motorhome is 41 feet and 262" wheelbase. We have a double wide driveway in a development. I am able to angle the motorhome and back in without going off the concrete but it is tight. Given you...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-11-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 20
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Views: 2,196
Posted By rccrafters69
MSHAPPYCAMPERS you are a senior member and...

MSHAPPYCAMPERS you are a senior member and supporter on this forum. Your opening comment is disappointing. The whole bash Thor comments are getting old. You set the tone.Yes they sell many rv's and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-21-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,027
Posted By rccrafters69
With the issues you have I would take it up to...

With the issues you have I would take it up to the Thor Factory facility in Wakarusa Indiana. I wouldn't trust a dealer to fix the slide properly. I'm going up in April to have my full wall slide...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-22-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,158
Posted By rccrafters69
I had my front tires rebalanced after a cracked...

I had my front tires rebalanced after a cracked front tire was replaced at the Good Year commercial tire store. They had a dynamic spin balancer that also had a device that loaded the tire to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-21-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,805
Posted By rccrafters69
I almost bought a leftover year end unit but it...

I almost bought a leftover year end unit but it had similar rust that the dealer said was surface. It even had some around the storage door frames. Glad I didn't get it but instead bought one that...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-30-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,772
Posted By rccrafters69
CNN Money article

Article outlining large sales of rv's last quarter.

RVs are booming right now - Nov. 30, 2017 (https://money.cnn.com/2017/11/30/investing/rvs-trailers-motorhomes-airstream-winnebago/index.html)
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-23-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,329
Posted By rccrafters69
Owned a 2011 Daybreak and now a 2016 Tuscany xte...

Owned a 2011 Daybreak and now a 2016 Tuscany xte both new. The Tuscany is much higher priced and bought based upon my experience with the inexpensive Daybreak.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-19-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,027
Posted By rccrafters69
ray,in

Can you post pictures of the installation of the locks on the engine doors?
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 11-16-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,993
Posted By rccrafters69
We have a 2016 Tuscany 40bxxte that we purchased...

We have a 2016 Tuscany 40bxxte that we purchased after we had a 2011 Daybreak. We loved the Daybreak but wanted more room for our grandaughter. One of the reasons we bought the Tuscany was Thor...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-16-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By rccrafters69
furnaces

Why don't you call Thor tech line for help. They are there 24 hrs a day. They walked me thru my furnace issues . I used them on our 16 Tuscany when we had issues and they walked me through it and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-11-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By rccrafters69
We are in the Cleveland area. We store our...

We are in the Cleveland area. We store our motorhome inside a climate controlled facility in Avon Ohio north of Cleveland. Ours is there year around but seasonal storage is available. The place is GK...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-08-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,027
Posted By rccrafters69
Look at this thread from 2 months ago. ...

Look at this thread from 2 months ago.

https://www.irv2.com/forums/f258/locking-rear-engine-compartment-doors-grills-358721.html
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-04-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 955
Posted By rccrafters69
Had similar issue on my 2011 Daybreak with full...

Had similar issue on my 2011 Daybreak with full body paint. I did a fix to adhere it to the body rather than pull the trim and fix the popped screw. I'm not recommending that to you. I would consider...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-03-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,536
Views: 210,677
Posted By rccrafters69
70 and 66 in our second motorhome a 2016 Tuscany...

70 and 66 in our second motorhome a 2016 Tuscany 40 bx xte (bunkhouse for granddaughter) towing a trailer with either a 2016 SRX, 2014 Camaro SS, or a 1998 Corvette.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-02-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 517
Posted By rccrafters69
Great customer service

I use an IOGEAR wireless HDMI unit to transmit my Dish signal to my bedroom tv in my motorhome. After 4 years the transmitter power supply broke. I contacted IOGEAR and tried to buy one but they are...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-01-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,778
Posted By rccrafters69
That shot was when we were racing Hot Street....

That shot was when we were racing Hot Street. Rick Moroso was the class champion. Tough going! Since then we added some more motor but haven't had the opportunity get it out and shake it down. Now...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-31-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,778
Posted By rccrafters69
Who wants electrics when you can have old...

Who wants electrics when you can have old fashioned power?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-30-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,237
Posted By rccrafters69
Dropped off R Martha at GK Polishing where we...

Dropped off R Martha at GK Polishing where we store it. It gets its yearly wax job then they put it to sleep until April. Heated garage space so no need to winterize. We'll go visit it in the winter.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-29-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,778
Posted By rccrafters69
Interesting. I saw a Newell at a campground we...

Interesting. I saw a Newell at a campground we were in and for fun looked at their website. They advertise 0-60 in 28 seconds. I had to try it and with our car on the trailer we did it in a little...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-06-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 20,568
Posted By rccrafters69
Does the Aria have Swintek slide actuators? We...

Does the Aria have Swintek slide actuators? We have a 16 Tuscany xte that has hydraulic slides. The Aria replaced the xte at a little lower price point in 17.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-02-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 20,568
Posted By rccrafters69
What are Sonic's credentials? What does he drive?...

What are Sonic's credentials? What does he drive? No credentials on on the list.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-30-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 20,568
Posted By rccrafters69
Interesting smart ass terse comments! Not...

Interesting smart ass terse comments! Not everyone can afford a $400,000 motorhome!

Any entry level unit will have cost compromises that unfortunately result in quality issues. No excuse for that...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-30-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 21,875
Posted By rccrafters69
41' 2016 Tuscany

We have a 41' Tuscany bxxte with 360 hp. isb xt and consistently get a little over 9 mpg towing a 6000 lb. trailer. We always drive around 58-60 mph with cruise on even in areas like the Pa....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-29-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 20,568
Posted By rccrafters69
Nice coach not perfect but none are

I owned a 2011 Thor Daybreak and had a few issues which were not handled well by Camping World. I went back to Thor service and they made all the corrections in a professional manner. It took...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-19-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,324
Posted By rccrafters69
Got mine from Harbor Freight.

Got mine from Harbor Freight.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-16-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,206
Posted By rccrafters69
been there fixed it

I chased that issue on our 41 foot non tag chassis. After much work chasing the issue, a second trip to Gafney and a Freightliner tech helping it was solved. The solution is more caster on right side...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-15-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,175
Posted By rccrafters69
hit the retract button and listen if you hear a...

hit the retract button and listen if you hear a little click.It is not very loud. If so motor has power. We have had that issue. Keep on playing with the button and hope it starts. If not, prod it by...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-10-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,185
Posted By rccrafters69
Interesting comments. We have had two trailers we...

Interesting comments. We have had two trailers we owned broken into while in outside storage in the last 20 years. Both times we lost items and there was damage done just to be nasty. We currently...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-09-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,185
Posted By rccrafters69
I agree with all the posts to a degree, but if...

I agree with all the posts to a degree, but if every other compartment has a locking mechanism whether it is good or not, why doesn't the engine compartment have one. Gas motorhomes do. Just doesn't...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-09-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,185
Posted By rccrafters69
Locking rear engine compartment doors/grills

Its probably something that I shouldn't worry about but I do. The rear grills on our rear radiator diesel which provide access to our oil,water, and transmission fills are easily accessed and open to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-08-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,861
Posted By rccrafters69
We don't have property to build a garage for our...

We don't have property to build a garage for our unit so we rent space at a storage site. It is heated and they maintain you unit when parked. They also will wash, wax, and clean if you can't get it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-05-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,416
Posted By rccrafters69
just received a check for $361 with no...

just received a check for $361 with no explanation how they came up with that amount.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-04-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By rccrafters69
Air conditioners are warrantied 2 years. My rear...

Air conditioners are warrantied 2 years. My rear one just broke. New one on order. Take it back to the dealer.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-31-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,416
Posted By rccrafters69
Still waiting on mine. Sent a punch up letter to...

Still waiting on mine. Sent a punch up letter to their warranty customer service dept.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-29-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By rccrafters69
Can you post the manufacturer of the foot petal...

Can you post the manufacturer of the foot petal and model?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-28-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By rccrafters69
I installed one and it made big improvement. Even...

I installed one and it made big improvement. Even the wife commented it feels better as she sat in the passenger seat. I like the foot switch idea. What is the box to the left of the switch?
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