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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-21-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,304
Posted By YZF571
Every time I get the fever for a nicer, newer...

Every time I get the fever for a nicer, newer unit the price starts me thinking...... What will a newer RV do or give me that I don't have in my old paid for Pace Arrow. Well the answer (to me) is...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-24-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,471
Posted By YZF571
Hey Russellcrew, not to be a jackass but in sub...

Hey Russellcrew, not to be a jackass but in sub 30 degree temps sleeping in the toy hauler portion will likely be the least of your concerns. Frankly that unit will not likely be functional with...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-15-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,129
Posted By YZF571
Last Christmas my wife bought me a new 32" flat...

Last Christmas my wife bought me a new 32" flat screen to replace the old heavy traditional T.V. in my 1996 Pace Arrow. Since I retired in Sep, a few weeks ago I finally got around to doing the job....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-09-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,245
Posted By YZF571
Like many have eluded to one simply can not tell...

Like many have eluded to one simply can not tell much based off of reviews. Many times some one will ding a CG in a review based off of how their neighbors acted which has nothing to do with the CG...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-08-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,053
Posted By YZF571
I bought used when I wanted to test the waters....

I bought used when I wanted to test the waters. Leased/rented a few times answered some of my questions, researched, kept my eyes open and ended up with a 1996 Pace Arrow with 12400 miles on it. Paid...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-07-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 883
Posted By YZF571
Television Remodel

Last Christmas my wife bought me a new 32" flat screen to replace the old heavy traditional T.V. in my 1996 Pace Arrow. Since I retired in Sep, a few weeks ago I finally got around to doing the job....
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-25-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,839
Posted By YZF571
All things in moderation....... Those "WooHoo"...

All things in moderation.......
Those "WooHoo" nights are never planned (for me/us) but always (almost) happen.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-18-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,343
Posted By YZF571
I would think (having spent 28 years in the...

I would think (having spent 28 years in the military) that it would have been ideal for me as the problems it would solve out weigh the problems it could create. However if I were to factor in the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-05-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,045
Posted By YZF571
mnwade, I too live in Ok. (Yukon) I use my class...

mnwade, I too live in Ok. (Yukon) I use my class A year round. I do get nervous when the temp gets like 18, or 22 or whatever. I employ a previously mentioned combination of basement heat, heat...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-03-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Posted By YZF571
Hello, just wanted to pass on that I had got the...

Hello, just wanted to pass on that I had got the old motorhome on the road over the weekend. Traveling East on Friday, then West on Monday, both times with a pretty stout (20+MPH) wind out of the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,174
Posted By YZF571
I had an experience similar to that of...

I had an experience similar to that of @UnusualSuspect except by the time the dealer was finished with the cat and mouse game I had purchased elsewhere. In my case I get the feeling I was dealing...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-25-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Posted By YZF571
Thanks for the response gents. For sure I...

Thanks for the response gents. For sure I appreciate it. TeJay, mine has a cap, a bushing, the "rod", then a lower bushing, followed by a 9/16 threaded end with just one nut, no washer. Same type set...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-25-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Posted By YZF571
How tight?

Over the weekend I installed new trac-bar bushings front and rear in my 1996 F-53 chassis. The old ones were all but nonexsistent, I tried to post a photo but was not able to. Seriously they were...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-22-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 878
Posted By YZF571
It seems as though the Diesels get quieter and...

It seems as though the Diesels get quieter and quieter each year. Or maybe they have a better handle on the insulation?
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-21-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,993
Posted By YZF571
Bamaman, and Wingnut both make excellent points....

Bamaman, and Wingnut both make excellent points. Just an FYI here, I have an onboard 5000 series Onan that is awesome, at about 3/4 a gallon of fuel an hour, I don't like using it unless I need to...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-19-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,870
Posted By YZF571
Yeah NeilV, that is the plan. I am almost...

Yeah NeilV, that is the plan. I am almost certain that there has never been a service or a check for that matter. Arch, I am thinking it is time to pick up an IR gun, looks like they can be had for...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-18-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,870
Posted By YZF571
What does everything look like? Is it all dark,...

What does everything look like? Is it all dark, black or burned looking? Was the gear oil evil smelling? If so, that's low lube or heat from towing. I have had a rear axle temp gauge on my towing rig...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-18-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,870
Posted By YZF571
Well I got into that rear end over the weekend...

Well I got into that rear end over the weekend and here is what I found. The oil level was right up where it should have been, that is to say I could touch it with my pinky finger at about a quarter...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-18-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By YZF571
Sorry Stan, how ridiculous is that. A while back...

Sorry Stan, how ridiculous is that. A while back a friend of mine had 8500.00 damage to his unit. The only items taken as I recalled were a couple of baseball caps and some change. It was all...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-14-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,870
Posted By YZF571
Thanks to all that advised, much appreciated, I...

Thanks to all that advised, much appreciated, I will get to the bottom of this this weekend, I hope!
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-13-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,870
Posted By YZF571
Rear axle lube

So, I am going to be servicing my rear differential this coming weekend, the research I have conducted steers me to a 75W40 lube. While looking for it I find that this now seems to be refered to as...
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-01-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,152
Posted By YZF571
DoctorJohn, I seriously feel for you and have had...

DoctorJohn, I seriously feel for you and have had like situations in a completely different way. I based my actions on the actions of the facility (RUSH Trucks OKC, Ok.). In short, the "approach...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-24-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,337
Posted By YZF571
Sky Boss, in Army aviation we called it get...

Sky Boss, in Army aviation we called it get homeitis. Never got in to much of a hurry to get there, usually had to have a cranking spare to ensure we made mission. That was just never to much of a...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-23-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,086
Posted By YZF571
I have a 1996 Pace Arrow, 34' with an F-53/460. ...

I have a 1996 Pace Arrow, 34' with an F-53/460. I don't mind saying I bought it (12250.00 as I recall) with 12400 miles on it a couple years back, put new tires on it (although the factory michelins...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-23-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,065
Posted By YZF571
Although a tad off topic. I use a Champion...

Although a tad off topic. I use a Champion (1400) sold at Tractor Supply, for running everything on my rig except the A/C or microwave. 200.00 39.00 for an additionla 2 year free replacement (comes...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 07-17-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 938
Posted By YZF571
It's all good from OKC all the way through to...

It's all good from OKC all the way through to Alburquerque too, lots of new. I remember when it was pretty shoddy though, there was more construction than not. There is a narrow strech on the West...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-08-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,254
Posted By YZF571
As crazy as it sounds, to me it's like you know...

As crazy as it sounds, to me it's like you know you want a newer coach, yet you know it makes no fininacial sense what-so-ever. If you present unit is worth 22K, and 10K would bring it up to the...
Forum: Boondocking 05-30-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,017
Posted By YZF571
For what it's worth, well first of all I bought...

For what it's worth, well first of all I bought down knowing what I was going to be doing with mine. I mostly race moto out of mine, and have excellent adventures out of it. That is to say I get...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-29-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,567
Posted By YZF571
Best I can tell everyone agrees that many things...

Best I can tell everyone agrees that many things influence the mileage. Lobstah has come to the same conclusion as I have, a 500 mile trip is 250.00 I may do better or worse here and there but that...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-15-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,391
Posted By YZF571
This coming from a guy who as a kid would drink...

This coming from a guy who as a kid would drink creek water next to his dog, (water back then in Northern Minnesota was a lot cleaner than it is now), this was followed by 28 years in the Military...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-12-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,832
Posted By YZF571
I too have a 1996 Pace Arrow, with the same...

I too have a 1996 Pace Arrow, with the same switch. There is a gen start switch, a light switch and the switch that operates the radio in house or chassis mode as I recall the radio switch is the...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-11-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By YZF571
Just my luck!

After having just replaced the house batteries in my 1996 Pace Arrow (460), that very same day I stopped at the grocery store for provisions on my way out of town and my unit just barely cranked when...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-08-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,339
Posted By YZF571
No catagory for me, race (Moto-Cross) out of it...

No catagory for me, race (Moto-Cross) out of it probably 2 weekends a month, even through the winter (34' gasser) try to do at least 2 vacations out of the area a year too. That is in addition to...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-01-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,691
Posted By YZF571
To the OP, I found an online estimate program...

To the OP,
I found an online estimate program of sorts. I just googled until I found it, as I recall it had estimates for all sorts of applications, chairs, sofa's, ottamen, etc.
How Much Fabric...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-01-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,797
Posted By YZF571
Hey kjh101, Just got back from that area, spent...

Hey kjh101,
Just got back from that area, spent 3 nights in Moab, stayed at a Park 2 nights (not my idea) 48.00 per night, dry camped one night just off the slick rock trail 12.00 We didn't take my...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-01-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By YZF571
Thank you gents for the info. I guess all that...

Thank you gents for the info. I guess all that is left to do is buy the batts and reconfigure. Much appreciated.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-30-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By YZF571
Converter/Charger

So I have been researching this for quite some time. I am about to purchase two 6 volt T 105 Trojan batteries to replace my two 12 volt house batteries. My motor home is a 1996 Pace Arrow. My...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-28-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,561
Posted By YZF571
Pay Attention, the stakes are high, and there are...

Pay Attention, the stakes are high, and there are no do overs. Like others, we too live in what is often discribed or referred to as tornado alley (Yukon Oklahoma) I have seen the same places...
Forum: Just Conversation 04-17-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By YZF571
Mountain Bike Festival

Any of you guys out there attending the Fruita Mtn Bike Fest. We are leaving OKC tomorrow afternoon with the ultimate destination of Fruita Co. This will be via Palo Duro Canyon, Santa Fe, Durango,...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-14-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,657
Posted By YZF571
To the OP, Any issues with the Generator which...

To the OP,
Any issues with the Generator which runs off of the same fuel supply. Although if there were not that would not be conclusive as the pick up for the Gen is not at the bottom of the tank,...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 04-14-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,779
Posted By YZF571
From a different point of view. I rented several...

From a different point of view. I rented several before owning one, and although I hate to say it as, well it hurts a little bit. I had no business being in control of a coach I knew nothing about,...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-18-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,129
Posted By YZF571
Out of curiosity, how big of an effect did it...

Out of curiosity, how big of an effect did it have on the ride. I have this (Fnt, and rear) on my to do list. Just wondering if I should bump it to my "must do" list as that list gets attention...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-18-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,187
Posted By YZF571
I had never owned a Moho before, thought I knew...

I had never owned a Moho before, thought I knew what I wanted -vs- didn't want based on leasing/renting experiences. Looked at a few, eliminated many based on conversations with the owners and vibes...
Forum: Just Conversation 02-28-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,313
Posted By YZF571
So, like a few others have said, I too am late to...

So, like a few others have said, I too am late to the party but......
I take my bikes with me when/where ever I go. Typically I have a 6'X12" trailer I pull with all my Moto equip/gear. In that...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-17-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,922
Posted By YZF571
Hello, I have rented several, I think for 5...

Hello,
I have rented several, I think for 5 years on our annual trips. We always drove to Co. and rented there because our trips were unique to mountain biking, rafting and climbing in Co. We...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-14-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,905
Posted By YZF571
This is a pretty good thread (if that's what they...

This is a pretty good thread (if that's what they call them). I guess I truly am the odd amn out here. I am poor, have always been poor, and am guessing I will always be poor. I have a Class A...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-14-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,458
Posted By YZF571
Living in Oklahoma I find there are only two...

Living in Oklahoma I find there are only two types of RV'ers. Those of u that have had this happen to them, and those of you who will have it happen. I buy 100 packs of zip ties at Harbor Freight...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-14-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By YZF571
Gav, I am by no means an expert on such things,...

Gav,
I am by no means an expert on such things, however. I cannot imagine it being cost effective to lease in the aforementioned senario. Of course selling off a vehicle at the end of such an...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-30-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,335
Posted By YZF571
Hi, I didn't read all of the posts so forgive if...

Hi, I didn't read all of the posts so forgive if this is repeated info. I rented several years before I bought a used Class A. One thing to be ware of is that most companies, or individuals (I have...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-10-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,911
Posted By YZF571
Wish I had an awesome story like most folks here...

Wish I had an awesome story like most folks here do, but for me it was 100% pure selfishness. All of the have to's kept getting in the way of me having a good time, check in by, check out by, sorry...
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