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Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-07-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By jabassmaster
Slide adjustment on 2006 Journey

My living room slide, when extended, is 1 inch longer in the rear than the front.

Does anyone have details on how to fix???

2006 Journey
HWH system
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-04-2021, 10:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 589
Posted By jabassmaster
After cleaning off old caulk and doing a good...

After cleaning off old caulk and doing a good cleaning around the caulk I would then place eternabond over every seam on roof. I have had my eternabond tape on fiberglass roof for 4 years and it...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-18-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By jabassmaster
Location of plug for engine heater

I have a 2006 journey, 350 hp cat, and although I have the engine heater switch on my control panel in RV, I can not find where the plug is to power the engine heater. Any help would be appreciated.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-14-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,580
Posted By jabassmaster
When we were looking for used RVs you could...

When we were looking for used RVs you could always tell those that drove while snowing...their undercarriage had rusting galore. .
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-08-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,094
Posted By jabassmaster
In Dec 2018, before heading down to Florida, I...

In Dec 2018, before heading down to Florida, I could not find a leak near my passenger chair next to door. Finally put eternabond tape over every seam on roof...problem solved.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-01-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By jabassmaster
Update: I ordered and today replaced my 5 amp...

Update: I ordered and today replaced my 5 amp TRIK-L-START wirh a new (now 10 amp) TRIK-L-START...and problem is solved.

Thanks to all for insights. We learn so much when there are many folks...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-27-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,708
Posted By jabassmaster
Wanted to clarify thst the Costco synthetic oil...

Wanted to clarify thst the Costco synthetic oil for $25.00 is for 10 quarts (two 5 quart containers)
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-26-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,708
Posted By jabassmaster
One if the reasons I switched my 350 hp cat to...

One if the reasons I switched my 350 hp cat to synthetic was that it helps the turbo to keep from coking.(stopping engine too soon prior to cool down).
I have been getting my shell Rotella T6) when...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-24-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By jabassmaster
Took chassis batteries down to 12.5v while house...

Took chassis batteries down to 12.5v while house batteries were reading 13.5v....no change.

I believe you are right....should work if trik-L-start us working "as designed". Believe it may time...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-24-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By jabassmaster
I changed out my dual solenoid (replaced with one...

I changed out my dual solenoid (replaced with one with silver comtacts) and replaced chassis batteries (12/09) with new ones (commercial 31c, 1140 CA at 32 deg ($110/ea at Samsclub).

On shore...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-24-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,708
Posted By jabassmaster
Check out costco for oil. They now carry...

Check out costco for oil. They now carry synthetic oil....two gals for in-store price of $25.00 (0-20, 5-30) and they now carry diesel 15-40 ...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-22-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 714
Posted By jabassmaster
wanted to provide update. Today I pulled my old...

wanted to provide update. Today I pulled my old chassis batteries and cleaned them up. I finally found the date of both these batteries and was shocked. I bought my 2006 Journey in May 2017. The...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-20-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 714
Posted By jabassmaster
Thanks for all your input. In the near term I am...

Thanks for all your input. In the near term I am going to place the deep cycle in parallel to my other battery and eventually will replace both!
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-20-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 714
Posted By jabassmaster
Pairing a deep cycle with a heavy duty starting battery

I know this is not an optimal solution, but has anyone put a deep cycle battery with a starting (chassis battery)
and had long term success. I replaced my 12v house batteries with 6v golf cart...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-15-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By jabassmaster
I was successful by getting under rv and finding...

I was successful by getting under rv and finding any opening and plugging them up. Then I placed a couple of solar lights (string of 200..72 ft long) around rv . I use the mode that puts the lights...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-12-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,041
Posted By jabassmaster
After seeing the class A rvs that were in visone...

After seeing the class A rvs that were in visone salvage in Ky, with many of them there due to refigerator fires, I decided to go the ARP route since I was planning a trip over the rockies and going...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-12-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By jabassmaster
Thanks. Added signature...

Thanks. Added signature...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-11-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By jabassmaster
Chassis batteries not charging

My 2006 winnebago Journey has stopped charging my chassis batteries, whether on shore or generator power.
It does get charged with motor running. Anyone had this problem and can direct me to...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-20-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 219,626
Posted By jabassmaster
Be aware

I began using my TSD fuel card on this trip and first couple of fills were right on with statements from these folks. I got sloppy and did not get a receipt for my last fill, and when I received my...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-14-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By jabassmaster
HWH 625 series leveler problem??

In checking my HWH levelers on my 2006 winnebago journey (36G) I noticed that when I retract them one of the levelers does not come back to straight up and down. The other three levelers seem o.k. ...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-31-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,055
Posted By jabassmaster
It might behoove you to immediately join FMCA and...

It might behoove you to immediately join FMCA and get a big discount on tires...and then have the tire company they show in your area send someone out with all tires and have them put on where er the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-30-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,349
Posted By jabassmaster
I recently had a similar problem that was caused...

I recently had a similar problem that was caused by water from my A/C drain. The drain hose was plugged and the water found other ways to drain and it came down on my wiring bundle going into my...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-18-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By jabassmaster
Tip: I took out my hydraulic motor and took it a...

Tip: I took out my hydraulic motor and took it a part. After 14 years the carbon brushes were about gone. This motor was the cause of my burned smell. It might be smart to check your motor. take...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-09-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By jabassmaster
Quick tip

I talked to paul and we are working my problem. I found the reason that water got Into my control box. My drain tube for my A/C stopped up and water was coming out of the a/c box wherever it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-06-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By jabassmaster
HWH 625 series leveling system problem

While stopped with engine running my leveling system started working on it's own and the right side extended fully and I had no control of system. after about 10 minutes the Jack's retracted. ...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-02-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 219,626
Posted By jabassmaster
TDS discount has been reduced?

I read a few weeks ago that the average savings has been cut back to about 16 cents a gal. Has anyone experienced a change in past few weeks??
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-05-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,578
Posted By jabassmaster
Believe it is important to exercise your...

Believe it is important to exercise your generator about ever 30 days with at least a half load on it. It is possible for the gen rotor to glaze over and not allow the brushes to have solid contact...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-08-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,504
Posted By jabassmaster
I had a cracked manifold on my old 454...

I had a cracked manifold on my old 454 engine....never made a noise but it made my engine run very hot!!!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-06-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,893
Posted By jabassmaster
When I was quoted $800 to change my antifreeze I...

When I was quoted $800 to change my antifreeze I said I will always be a DIY guy
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 02-04-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By jabassmaster
Avoid I-87..take I-88 out of Binghamton, NY...

Avoid I-87..take I-88 out of Binghamton, NY toward Albany
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 02-04-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By jabassmaster
Time of year to visit 5 National Parks in Utah

We are wanting to head from Virginia to Utah and are trying to figure if it is better to head out in mid May or wait until beginning of sept ....leaning toward Sept at this point....
Any thoughts...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 02-04-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By jabassmaster
Toll road cost In 2019 was $3.50 one way....

Toll road cost In 2019 was $3.50 one way....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-04-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,507
Posted By jabassmaster
Just walk in and ask to see it. Also check out...

Just walk in and ask to see it. Also check out rvtrader.com
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-30-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 21,157
Posted By jabassmaster
Per manual..every 3 years. Bought my 2006...

Per manual..every 3 years. Bought my 2006 Journey in May 2017. Replaced air filter dec 2019. Old filter had 2009 written on it!!! Filter was still fairly clean and had no apparent...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-19-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,619
Posted By jabassmaster
You only pay $7/mo for months you use it. Just...

You only pay $7/mo for months you use it. Just call them and tell them to suspend service for the months yo put your RV away.

Also Dish has (had?) a deal where if you sign for 2 years they will...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-15-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,619
Posted By jabassmaster
If you have dish at home you can add dish in your...

If you have dish at home you can add dish in your RV for just $7/ month and that is only for the months you use it
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-15-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By jabassmaster
I am not sure how to post pic. It is telling me...

I am not sure how to post pic. It is telling me to provide a URL??
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-13-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By jabassmaster
Damaged slideout frame

The bedroom drawer came off as wife was letting slideout
and it caused the lower left side of the frame to bend out about 4 inches. My seals appear to still be in place. Has anyone had this...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-22-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,196
Posted By jabassmaster
I bought a medium firm hybrid, which is somewhat...

I bought a medium firm hybrid, which is somewhat lighter than pure foam, and have slowly adjusted my back to the mattress
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-12-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,566
Posted By jabassmaster
Continential 22.5 inch HSR2 tires thru FMCA is...

Continential 22.5 inch HSR2 tires thru FMCA is $480/tire....then need to find local tire shop to balance and install.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-27-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,860
Posted By jabassmaster
I took your words "mid-entry" to mean $$$ level...

I took your words "mid-entry" to mean $$$ level when you buy:-)
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-27-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,860
Posted By jabassmaster
Easier to replace belts and clean radiator with...

Easier to replace belts and clean radiator with side radiator.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-27-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,860
Posted By jabassmaster
I prefer to buy a used DP.....but that's because...

I prefer to buy a used DP.....but that's because I am a DIY kind of guy....buying used you can move up from an entry level RV
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-26-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,938
Posted By jabassmaster
Good to know...when it goes in shop ..disconnect...

Good to know...when it goes in shop ..disconnect house batteries and just leave chassis batteries connected....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-24-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,938
Posted By jabassmaster
If you need RV parts, check out visine RV salvage...

If you need RV parts, check out visine RV salvage in kentucky..they have over 1400 motorhomes in whole or part as well as a large warehouse...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-19-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,555
Posted By jabassmaster
I can assure you I could not find a mobile tire...

I can assure you I could not find a mobile tire service around Binghamton, NY for $45......
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-17-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,618
Posted By jabassmaster
Where possible I do my own Preventive maintenace...

Where possible I do my own Preventive maintenace and with the help of members of IRV2.com I have managed to overcome a number of problems that would have cost so much more if done by other than me. ...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-17-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,555
Posted By jabassmaster
Lots of good info here. Thanks so much for...

Lots of good info here. Thanks so much for everyone's two cents!! My eyes have been opened about the need to be prepared for these tire problems....I had over 20,000 miles carefree and never even...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-17-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,555
Posted By jabassmaster
They offered to do just that...but I knew th as t...

They offered to do just that...but I knew th as t FMCA would give me a better break on a new tire, so I told them I would look locally (I actually thought I could get back on the road by just blowing...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-16-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By jabassmaster
dish versus direct

If you already have dish at home you can add dish on the road for an additional $7/mo and can suspend the service when you put RV up for winter....
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