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Forum: RV Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 04-25-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,893
Posted By tomk52
Don't ask, Don't tell.:cool:

Don't ask, Don't tell.:cool:
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 01-04-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,567
Posted By tomk52
I've tack welded the sleeve to the receiver on...

I've tack welded the sleeve to the receiver on two trucks I've owned and never had an issue. I just slid the reducer into the receiver, installed the pin for alignment and tacked a 1/4" to 3/8" weld....
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-20-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By tomk52
How about connecting the inverter to the 5th...

How about connecting the inverter to the 5th wheel battery and running the TV to keep the charge up?
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-19-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By tomk52
I was thinking I would only use it with the...

I was thinking I would only use it with the engine running to keep the batteries charged.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-19-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By tomk52
Tow Vehicle Inverter

Does anyone use an Inverter attached to the tow vehicle to supply AC power while boondocking? I was thinking of using a 3K inverter running off the truck batteries in place of a generator. That would...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-13-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,894
Posted By tomk52
I will do everything I can to stay out of your...

I will do everything I can to stay out of your state. I wish your people would quit Californicating my state.:dance:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-04-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By tomk52
ITR has been good to work with. The first two...

ITR has been good to work with. The first two pumps were free to me under warranty. The third one cost me $300. I was able to replace all the pumps myself.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-03-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By tomk52
I've had to replace all three of my distribution...

I've had to replace all three of my distribution pumps. The new pumps have been modified and have a different revision number on them and are noisier than the old pumps. Maybe they needed to loosen...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-02-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 775
Posted By tomk52
I have been using he Hopper 3 with Joey since...

I have been using he Hopper 3 with Joey since last fall. I followed TechWriter's guidance (https://rvseniormoments.com/tech-docs/dish-tv-for-rvs/).

I upgraded my house to the Hopper 3 system...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-02-2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,505
Posted By tomk52
This storage technique was one recommended by the...

This storage technique was one recommended by the instructor Mike Cody at a Camp Freightliner class.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-01-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,505
Posted By tomk52
I have wooden blocks I slide under the jack pads...

I have wooden blocks I slide under the jack pads and then dump the air bags. The MH sits on the the blocks, not on extended jacks and it takes the weight off the tires.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-25-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,542
Posted By tomk52
Don, I've been following you since before we...

Don, I've been following you since before we bought our 2014 DS. We just finished a 5500 mile trip and averaged 6.66 mpg. I drove 65 mph at 1800 rpm in economy mode as recommended by the Camp...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-29-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,467
Posted By tomk52
How about running a jumper wire from the good...

How about running a jumper wire from the good speaker switch to the bad speaker switch?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-26-2016, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,411
Posted By tomk52
Went out to test systems and prep for our trip...

Went out to test systems and prep for our trip south after the 1st of the year and I have no zone 2 heat. Opened up the distribution box and the zone 2 pump has quit working. That's the only pump of...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-26-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,411
Posted By tomk52
I had the water temp. variation problem and the...

I had the water temp. variation problem and the forward heaters would not heat up last year. I called the manufacture and they patiently walked me through some troubleshooting steps. I had two bad...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-06-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,288
Posted By tomk52
Thanks for your feedback guys.

Thanks for your feedback guys.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-05-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,288
Posted By tomk52
[QUOTE=CJBROWN;3194699]I am wiring mine direct to...

[QUOTE=CJBROWN;3194699]I am wiring mine direct to the battery. There are some convenient terminals on the + side. Add a ground wire for it to the - side. Run a pair of 16ga back to the foot well for...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-04-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,288
Posted By tomk52
I need to rig up a 2016 Sierra which is similar...

I need to rig up a 2016 Sierra which is similar to rigging the Canyon for towing. How are you guys powering your toad braking system once you disconnect the battery?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-10-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By tomk52
Mine was replaced at around 5k miles.

Mine was replaced at around 5k miles.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-05-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By tomk52
Just an update on my wiper issue. After further...

Just an update on my wiper issue. After further trouble shooting (checking fuses and loose connections) and calls to Freightliner and Newmar it looks like I burned the electronics in the motor when I...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-03-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By tomk52
Thanks for the replies. I'll check the...

Thanks for the replies. I'll check the connections when things warm up this morning. That could explain the buttons on the smart wheel not working properly but not the drivers side wiper blade not...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-02-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By tomk52
Windshield Wipers Inop

I turned my wipers on to clear some snow and ice the other day. When I turned them off, the driver side wiper did not park in the park position. After the weather warmed up and things thawed out, I...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-27-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,288
Posted By tomk52
This happened to my DS last January. At first it...

This happened to my DS last January. At first it effected just the cruise control and I would pull the brake peddle up with my foot when it happened. Then it started effecting my engine brake. ...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-18-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,210
Posted By tomk52
If you don't have enough hump, call the 1-800 #...

If you don't have enough hump, call the 1-800 # on the unit and they probably have a stop that will bolt to your floor for the unit to push against. They gave me one for my Envoy when I upgraded to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-30-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,404
Posted By tomk52
I too have a four slide coach. This has happened...

I too have a four slide coach. This has happened to my LF slide about five times since January. Usually happens on a cold Sunday morning when we are getting ready to leave the camp ground. Each...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-05-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4,401
Views: 1,428,998
Posted By tomk52
I'm in spot 20. Will be here until probably...

I'm in spot 20. Will be here until probably Wednesday.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-04-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4,401
Views: 1,428,998
Posted By tomk52
Sorry Sinjineer, I couldn't fine your unit at the...

Sorry Sinjineer, I couldn't fine your unit at the Service Center either. It must be in one of the buildings. I'll keep an eye out for it.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-03-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4,401
Views: 1,428,998
Posted By tomk52
Sinjineer, I'm here waiting for a part. They are...

Sinjineer, I'm here waiting for a part. They are closed for Good Friday, but I'll take a look around to see if your unit is sitting outside. I don't know what the London Air colors are. I'll have...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-14-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By tomk52
:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-27-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,125
Posted By tomk52
Thanks guys. I'm sure it's just temporary, but...

Thanks guys. I'm sure it's just temporary, but it's frustrating as hell!!:banghead: I'll take a deep breath now and bend over.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-26-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,125
Posted By tomk52
Traveler SK-1000 Dish to Directv

Since Dish has dropped Fox News, I have a question. Is it possible to modify a Dish Winegard Traveler SK-1000 so I can switch to DIRECTV?
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-18-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 83,391
Posted By tomk52
majfrizz; How did you handle the battery...

majfrizz; How did you handle the battery disconnect issue? I was thinking of adding a hot wire from the coach to the canyon to charge the battery. Are you disconnecting the battery when you tow?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-12-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,258
Posted By tomk52
The DW likes the True Induction, but be careful...

The DW likes the True Induction, but be careful when opening the cabinet above the stove. The DW opened the cabinet after we got setup our maiden voyage and a glass pepper shaker fell out and hit...
Forum: RV Events & Gatherings 12-10-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,116
Posted By tomk52
It looks like Eagle View is full the week of the...

It looks like Eagle View is full the week of the show.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-06-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By tomk52
PDR John wins the cuppie doll. The fade was...

PDR John wins the cuppie doll. The fade was maxed to the forward speakers. Set it to even and now I can hear the bedroom speakers.

Thanks John:bow:
Forum: RV Events & Gatherings 12-06-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,116
Posted By tomk52
The Auction starts the week before Quartzsite. ...

The Auction starts the week before Quartzsite. We are going to hit it on our way to Quartzsite.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-05-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By tomk52
Can you hear Sirius Radio through the bedroom speakers?

I can't get the Sirius radio to play through the bedroom speakers. All the other dash radio functions play through the bedroom speakers. The dealer couldn't tell my why? Is this the way it works in...
Forum: RV Events & Gatherings 12-02-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,116
Posted By tomk52
Al, that looks like a good spot. Right behind...

Al, that looks like a good spot. Right behind Costco, my wife's favorite tourist destination.
Forum: RV Events & Gatherings 12-02-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,116
Posted By tomk52
Tom, I didn't see where they have RV parking on...

Tom, I didn't see where they have RV parking on site. Is it dry camping or hookups?
Forum: RV Events & Gatherings 12-02-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,116
Posted By tomk52
Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale

Anyone attending Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale this year? Scottsdale 2015 Preview - Barrett-Jackson Auction Company - World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-09-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,148
Posted By tomk52
Don, I played with the Auto setting on our last...

Don, I played with the Auto setting on our last trip. The manual states the Auto setting gives the HP priority when heat is needed. Supposedly if the outside temp is too cold for the HP, the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-08-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,148
Posted By tomk52
Don, I have the same issue with the hot water in...

Don, I have the same issue with the hot water in the shower. I've heard if the water coming into the MH is too cold it will have trouble keeping up the temp, but I didn't' want to get out of the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-08-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,148
Posted By tomk52
Got it! Thanks Andy. I'll test it out.

Got it! Thanks Andy. I'll test it out.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-08-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,148
Posted By tomk52
So it doesn't actually read zone 4 on the inside...

So it doesn't actually read zone 4 on the inside thermostat, it just operates off the zone 4 thermostat located in the wet bay when either zone 1 or 2 is set to furnace?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-08-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,148
Posted By tomk52
I only have a zone 1 & 2.

I only have a zone 1 & 2.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-08-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,148
Posted By tomk52
Heat in Water Compartment

Which zone activates the heat register in the basement water compartment?
Forum: Vintage RV's 09-17-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,147
Posted By tomk52
Thanks Harley. That looks like what I need.

Thanks Harley. That looks like what I need.
Forum: Vintage RV's 09-16-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,147
Posted By tomk52
Restoring a 1968 Cardinal Deluxe Trailer

I've started a restore of my old trailer that has a lot of water damage. I'm having trouble finding a good source for the 1/8" birch interior paneling. Some have used luwan underlayment, but it...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-02-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4,401
Views: 1,428,998
Posted By tomk52
Thanks, Capt. Bill. As of yesterday I was told...

Thanks, Capt. Bill. As of yesterday I was told it's still in the Chicago area getting an axle replaced due to some kind of a brake problem the transport driver had. I guess I should be thankful, I...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-30-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4,401
Views: 1,428,998
Posted By tomk52
Maybe Michelle can tell you were our coach is. It...

Maybe Michelle can tell you were our coach is. It had a brake problem while being transported to the dealer and last I heard it was at a Freightliner shop in Chicago. We are hoping to hear something...
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