RV News RVBusiness 2021 Top 10 RVs of the Year, plus 56 additional debuts and must-see units → ×
RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > Search Forums
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Showing results 1 to 24 of 24
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Carnac
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-08-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,039
Posted By Carnac
I find that Gray water is usually the most...

I find that Gray water is usually the most limiting.

Unless you are full boon docking with no hook-ups. We usually at least have fresh water and electric. Black water tank lasts a while until...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-03-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,736
Posted By Carnac
I would not worry too much about the difference...

I would not worry too much about the difference in remaining engine life/costs between a 40k mile engine vs. 80k mile engine - I would take the lower mileage engine MH if both were the same year,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-17-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,004
Posted By Carnac
I have Snap-Pads on my 2015 30' Class A Thor...

I have Snap-Pads on my 2015 30' Class A Thor Hurricane.

I think they are great - easy to install and now I don't have to crawl around the MH each time I'm going to lower the auto-levelers.
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-26-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By Carnac
I added a Safe-T-Plus to my 2015 Thor 27K, Ford...

I added a Safe-T-Plus to my 2015 Thor 27K, Ford F53 and V10.

I had to make several adjustments after installation (expected) to get neutral steering.

Made no difference in ride (would not...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-12-2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By Carnac
If you don't see leaking hydraulic fluid (or not...

If you don't see leaking hydraulic fluid (or not much) - you might have some luck lubricating the exposed cylinder part of the jack.

I use some silicone spray lube - spray on the cylinder - then...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-24-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By Carnac
A Class A with air suspension (usually a diesel...

A Class A with air suspension (usually a diesel pusher) should be a better ride than your Class C. But that is a usually a big jump in size and price.

A Class A on a Ford F53 chassis and V-10...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-24-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By Carnac
The term "steering dampener" and "steering...

The term "steering dampener" and "steering stabilizer" are terms used pretty much interchangeably by people and manufactures.

There are two types of steering augmentation -

1) those that...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-24-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By Carnac
You should take a look at "Safe-t-plus" steering...

You should take a look at "Safe-t-plus" steering stabilizers.

You can google their site (Safe-t-plus) and see detailed information.

They are sized by chassis GVW and type. You can e-mail...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-22-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,086
Posted By Carnac
5 Star Tuning - not impressed

I have a 2015 30' Thor Hurricane with Ford F53 chassis (Triton V10). The chassis is 2014. We purchased used a year ago with 5,000 miles.

Added 5 Star tuning after owning for about 9 months (had...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-24-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,096
Posted By Carnac
From my research (I have a 2015 F53 Ford chassis,...

From my research (I have a 2015 F53 Ford chassis, 30' MH).


Do the CHF (alignment, weigh - adjust tire pressures accordingly)


1) Add a steering stabilizer (Safe-T-Plus or RoadMaster) (about...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-24-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Carnac
Separate from the A/C operating issues, I would...

Separate from the A/C operating issues, I would be concerned with any rodent urine and/or feces. In the Southwest, rodent urine can contain the Hantavirus.


There are long cable borescopes on...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-01-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Carnac
If you open a faucet on the hot water side and...

If you open a faucet on the hot water side and get a steady stream of water (it will be cold since your hot water heater is off), then you should be able to start the hot water heater (LP or...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-10-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,666
Posted By Carnac
10 year old brake fluid can be pretty dark and...

10 year old brake fluid can be pretty dark and look a lot like oil, but it would probably be thinner (more like water) vs. diff/axle oil (black and thick).

Just don't want to jump on the pulling...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-09-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By Carnac
According to the on-line owner's manual: "8....

According to the on-line owner's manual:

"8. There are no diagnostics for the battery voltage."

Since you say everything else is working, the panel must be getting power. So, you may need a new...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-09-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,666
Posted By Carnac
Are you sure it is oil and not brake fluid?...

Are you sure it is oil and not brake fluid? Either way, the truck repair shop should be able to locate the problem and fix.

Jim
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 03-12-2020, 12:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 779
Posted By Carnac
As all of the above have said. One more thing to...

As all of the above have said. One more thing to point out - there is only one cooling circuit (not separate freezer and refrigerator cooling).

So the good news is that your refrigerator/freezer...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 02-11-2020, 01:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By Carnac
Thanks - we are happy with it. My dad owned a RV...

Thanks - we are happy with it. My dad owned a RV business, so lots of experience with everything from tents to motorhomes, but this the first motorhome that my wife and I have owned.

Jim
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 02-09-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By Carnac
New to us 2015 Thor Hurricane 27K

We just purchased a 2015 Thor Hurricane 27K with under 6,000 miles on it.

Seems to be in basically un-used condition.

We thought keeping under 30' would be good for our use - might go bigger on...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-24-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Carnac
Thanks - that is how I was thinking it was...

Thanks - that is how I was thinking it was working.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-23-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Carnac
Battery Disconnect Question

I have a new to me 2015 Thor Hurricane 27K class A.

There is a battery "Use" and "Storage" switch at the entry door.

I can hear the relay operate when I operate the switch.

My question is:...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-10-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By Carnac
Lots of good suggestions. Especially to go easy...

Lots of good suggestions. Especially to go easy on purchases until you find what you need for your unit and type of camping.

The one suggestion that I take exception to is getting a 50 amp...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-28-2019, 01:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,770
Posted By Carnac
I like Longacre tire gages. Use a very accurate...

I like Longacre tire gages. Use a very accurate one for track days with my Corvette.

This one goes to 125 psi and is digital. Found on Amazon:

Longacre 50358 Digital Tire Gauge 0-125 PSI with...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-28-2019, 01:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By Carnac
Replacement Notice Decals

I've tried some searches and have not found the info that I am looking for.

Hope someone can help point me in the correct direction.

I just purchased a 2015 Class A 30' motor home with only...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-22-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By Carnac
Allstays Pro seems like it might be what you are...

Allstays Pro seems like it might be what you are looking for. It is a web based app. They also make phone and pad apps.

The Pro version is not free, but you can enter RV parameters to help routing...
Showing results 1 to 24 of 24

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:09 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.