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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum Today, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Heat pump question

Have a 2020 Canyon star 3710! 15K heat pumps.

Got home Monday, from a week at the Tampa RV Super Show/Newmar Rally!
Everyone was hooked up to 30 Amp for the week. Temperatures cooled down, so we...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions Yesterday, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By Jabber Jaw
"Dyna Mat" makes two great products which I...

"Dyna Mat" makes two great products which I installed in the dog house of my 2020 Newmar Canyon Star!
I installed the "sound deadening" pad first, then the "heat reflecting" insulator pad to it! To...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-24-2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 586
Posted By Jabber Jaw
I have a TST 507 system for my Canyon Star (38')....

I have a TST 507 system for my Canyon Star (38').
It is the 10 sensor system, and is so good, I do not have to use the repeater for the toad. Matter of fact, it will monitor the toad while it is...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 01-23-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Thank you your help! Great information, ...

Thank you your help! Great information, especially for someone going for the first time
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 01-22-2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By Jabber Jaw
This was a fantastic article! Great reading, and ...

This was a fantastic article! Great reading, and very informative!

The trip of a lifetime, , for an old codger like me!

Thank you,

Allan
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 01-22-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Thank you so much for the great, detailed...

Thank you so much for the great, detailed information!:thumb:

I will definitely follow your advice, and check more closely, as the time to leave approaches. This will be mid June, leaving Florida ...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 01-22-2022, 08:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Yellowstone West Entrance to Yellowstone Lake

What's the road like, going East from Yellowstone West Entrance, Grizzly RV Park, to the Grand Loop Rd, then Southeast to Yellowstone Lake (Grant Village Campground)??
Driving a 38' Newmar Canyon...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-20-2022, 07:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 366
Posted By Jabber Jaw
My 2020 Canyon Star has no cracks or gaps in the...

My 2020 Canyon Star has no cracks or gaps in the flooring.

I would look under, around, and behind walls & floors, for water intrusion!
That would be my speculation. Could have been simple like a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-12-2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,381
Posted By Jabber Jaw
@BigMC Installation of Liquid Spring...

@BigMC

Installation of Liquid Spring suspension will NOT add to your GVWR!

What does occur is a reduction of CCW....meaning how much you can carry.
The reason is the Liquid Spring suspension...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-11-2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By Jabber Jaw
If you ordered a 2022 motorhome-have price increases affected you??

WOW!

There have been numerous price increases for 2022! Unbelievably, never seen before!

If you ordered a 2022 from any manufacturer, how has this affected you?

Increase? No Increase? The...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-10-2022, 08:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,381
Posted By Jabber Jaw
"Just curious, why would air brakes work any...

"Just curious, why would air brakes work any different than hydraulic brakes? The actual brakes are the same for both. Just the method of applying pressure are different. What am I missing?"


I...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-08-2022, 09:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,017
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Depending on the model coach, some magnets mount...

Depending on the model coach, some magnets mount inside the windshield (mine do) and some mount outside. Side windows tend to have outside magnets, which enable coverage of the entire window area....
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-07-2022, 03:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,530
Posted By Jabber Jaw
That may be true...... But if so, one still...

That may be true......

But if so, one still has an appointment & doesn't have to waste time sitting in a line "waiting"!

And yes, Newmar's can be dropped off & picked up when completed!

A...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-07-2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Hi, let me say this; any Canyon Star on a 26,000...

Hi, let me say this; any Canyon Star on a 26,000 GVW chassis will significantly benefit from "Liquid Spring" suspension! Toy Hauler, or not!

My Canyon star is a model 3710 (38'), 26,000 GVWR and...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-06-2022, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By Jabber Jaw
2019 Ford F-53 chassis, 26,000 GVWR Koni...

2019 Ford F-53 chassis, 26,000 GVWR

Koni shock front: 8805-1018

Koni shock rear: 8805-1019

These part numbers are Brazel's Ultra RV, at a price of $170.00 each.

Think they have "free...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-06-2022, 11:15 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,420
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Freightliner just announced an $11,000 chassis...

Freightliner just announced an $11,000 chassis price increase.
Ford announced a $1,000 increase on "gas" chassis.
Spartan also announce a significant increase; don't remember the amount.
None of...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-06-2022, 10:51 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,501
Posted By Jabber Jaw
I wonder if any of the manufacturers realize that...

I wonder if any of the manufacturers realize that for every "price increase", that there is a segment of folks taken out of the marketplace?

If this keeps up, the "Motorhome" industry is in for...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-06-2022, 10:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,952
Posted By Jabber Jaw
There is a community out Rt.16 from St. Augustine...

There is a community out Rt.16 from St. Augustine (NW) Fl., called "Arbor Mill" that has quite a few homes with "RV Garages". However, none seemed "For Sale".
Just an FYI, for those that may be...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-05-2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,604
Posted By Jabber Jaw
I believe the difference in the 24,000 GVWR...

I believe the difference in the 24,000 GVWR chassis versus the 26,000 GVWR chassis is in the front suspension.
The 24K has a 7,000# front axle, while the 26K has a 9,000# front axle.
Both have a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-03-2022, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Important items: 4 corner weight, & total...

Important items:

4 corner weight, & total weight of the Coach.
Proper tire pressures from the Michelin Tire Pressure chart.
There are suspension improvements: Koni Shocks for ride comfort....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-03-2022, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Headlamp upgrade for 2020 Canyon Star

Help! Has anyone upgraded the headlights on a 2019 or 2020 Canyon Star?
I got the numbers off the lens assembly, but cannot seem to find anything to match up!

Any links or part numbers would be...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-31-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Happy new year 2022

HAPPY NEW YEAR to all of my fellow NEWMAR MEMBERS!

Wishing you a great 2022, full of fun & wonderful travels!:dance:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-25-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,356
Posted By Jabber Jaw
"FPU" is worth the time & money too! Whether your...

"FPU" is worth the time & money too! Whether your 1st or 5th Newmar!

The "QC" time spent getting it ready, almost eliminates issues after "Delivery". They all will have one or two things that...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-24-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Merry Christmas to the Newmar family

MERRY CHRISTMAS to all of the Newmar family!

With all of the challenges we have faced this year; hopefully, each of you has a very Merry Christmas!

Happy New Year as well; and let's hope that...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-23-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,419
Posted By Jabber Jaw
2021 Canyon Star 3927 specs: Dry Weight ...

2021 Canyon Star 3927 specs:
Dry Weight
26,100 lbs.

Payload Capacity
3,900 lbs.

Towing Capacity
6,000 lbs.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-20-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,419
Posted By Jabber Jaw
My Canyon Star is a model "3710", & has the...

My Canyon Star is a model "3710", & has the fireplace below the TV, & we really enjoy it! The ambience is great, & also when cool outside, enjoy the "heat output" from it!

Not sure about it being...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-17-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,698
Posted By Jabber Jaw
A "Saf-T-Plus" steering stabilizer will make a...

A "Saf-T-Plus" steering stabilizer will make a difference with regards to steering input. It will help any gas coach!

Proper tire pressures will make a difference in drivability & ride as well!
...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-14-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,381
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Hans; I'm sure the "LS" installation will...

Hans;

I'm sure the "LS" installation will help your ride, drive, & handling situation substantially!

Best of Luck, & I hope you will enjoy your "LS" suspension as much as I enjoy mine!

Allan
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-13-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,590
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Saf=T-Plus makes a real difference in steering! A...

Saf=T-Plus makes a real difference in steering! A great add-on!

Koni shocks, in most applications will help the damping (up/down) movement and improve overall ride.

And if a gas coach, the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-13-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,381
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Rev Roy...... Yes, I had front & rear...

Rev Roy......

Yes, I had front & rear installed! And it is fantastic.

Contact Wayne Wells at Liquid Spring. He's VP of Sales, a great guy, And can answer your questions!

Also, visit the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-12-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,268
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Check GEICO! I left USAA after 53 years, due to...

Check GEICO! I left USAA after 53 years, due to their excessive rates, which I thought could not be beaten, until I started shopping!

My policy is "Replacement Value", and after 5 years, an...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-11-2021, 04:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,381
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Liquid spring installation- a whole new world

Let me start by saying I know most in this group are the proud owners of Newmar "Diesel" Coaches! Yet, some of choose not to go that route, I being one of them.
So, being a proud owner of a Newmar...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 12-09-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 721
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Regards PRICE: I had my installation done at...

Regards PRICE:

I had my installation done at "JOSAM Equipment" in Orlando, Fl. They are excellent, & highly recommended by Wayne Wells of Liquid Spring. Their work was efficient & excellent.
...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 12-07-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 721
Posted By Jabber Jaw
I just picked up my coach today, after having...

I just picked up my coach today, after having "Liquid Spring" suspension installed, Front & Rear!

When I picked up the coach new; I did "FPU" at Newmar. Test drove it "box stock", & was quite...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-05-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,305
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Did you have "Liquid Spring" suspension installed...

Did you have "Liquid Spring" suspension installed in the front & rear; or just the rear?
How do you like the ride, handling, & the crossing of bridge transitions and/or expansion joints?
Having...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-02-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,632
Posted By Jabber Jaw
TFell.....Exactly.....But what a "healthy" 4 link...

TFell.....Exactly.....But what a "healthy" 4 link it is! You ought to see the size of the "trailing arms"! HUGE!

I'm sure looking forward to driving the Coach after the installation is complete!
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-02-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,632
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Shadow 5501..... How long have you had your...

Shadow 5501.....

How long have you had your coach back, and did the front installation make a big change to these bad bridge transitions? My biggest hope is that transitions are "softened"! I know...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-30-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,632
Posted By Jabber Jaw
My answer to your question, is that not everyone...

My answer to your question, is that not everyone wants a diesel coach!

Also, most entry to mid-level diesels, though they have air bag suspension, still have SOLID FRONT AXLES! And though, the air...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-30-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,632
Posted By Jabber Jaw
I had front Sumo springs added to mine. Due to...

I had front Sumo springs added to mine. Due to the "cellular" composition of the Sumo's; they allow for more "compression", than do the factory "bump stops", thus giving you a bit better ride. This...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-30-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,632
Posted By Jabber Jaw
In my case it was about 30-45 days. They have to...

In my case it was about 30-45 days. They have to order whichever system you are having installed, rear, front, or both, & that takes about 3 weeks to get ordered, shipped, & delivered to Josam.
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-29-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,632
Posted By Jabber Jaw
I just dropped off my Newmar Canyon Star,...

I just dropped off my Newmar Canyon Star, 26,000GVWR, 2019 Ford F-53 chassis at JoSam Equipment in Orlando to have front & rear "Liquid Spring" suspension installed!

When I picked up my coach at...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-29-2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,120
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Short answer! NO!! Go for it, buy the Coach, if...

Short answer! NO!!
Go for it, buy the Coach, if you like the floor plan!
Then "hit the road", have fun, & make many memories!:thumb:

That V-10 Ford V-8 will go anywhere you want it to go!
...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-25-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,716
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Ugly thing has been on RV Trader for months! ...

Ugly thing has been on RV Trader for months!

They can't give it away!

I wonder why?;)
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-18-2021, 06:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,526
Posted By Jabber Jaw
I think this is an incorrect statement! ...

I think this is an incorrect statement!

WHY? Because when brand new, a Ford Dealer installed Koni shocks, an Ultra-Trac rear track bar, Sumo front springs, & a Saf-T-Plus steering stabilizer....
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-18-2021, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Thank you.....I have watched the video! ...

Thank you.....I have watched the video!

Looking forward to installation on my Coach!
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-16-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Tiffin owners: Liquid spring question

How many Tiffin owners have added "Liquid Spring" suspension?

Did you add it to an existing Coach?

Did you order it "New" from Tiffin?

Front & Rear? Or Rear only?

What have been your...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-15-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,425
Posted By Jabber Jaw
The "rear end" recall is a FORD chassis issue!...

The "rear end" recall is a FORD chassis issue! That is not Newmar's fault!
All manufacturer's that build a new "GAS" coach, have to purchase the chassis from FORD! ALL the RV manufacturer's had this...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-15-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 562
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Saf-T-Plus steering stabilizer is probably the...

Saf-T-Plus steering stabilizer is probably the single best item that can be installed to help the steering input/ steering correction in an RV!

By reducing the "front end wander", due to over...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-15-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,851
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Brian Hazelton's background was in construction,...

Brian Hazelton's background was in construction, & engines!

He was hired by BRIGGS & STRATTON!

He had NO RV background prior to Winnebago!

Seems like a "smart move" on both sides of the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-12-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,006
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Very interesting! Is this now standard on...

Very interesting!
Is this now standard on "Tiffin", or an option?
Available from other manufacturers?

If it works as they say, it could be revolutionary for the RV market, as well as making our...
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