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Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-04-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,686
Posted By TDiGuy
When I towed my bug on my demco i kept it in gear...

When I towed my bug on my demco i kept it in gear so if it fell off it would not go far...
The autosteer on mine made it tow great.. be sure to tighten the straps after about a mile then again...
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 03-04-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,443
Posted By TDiGuy
I use blackstone Labs to test my oil. I drove...

I use blackstone Labs to test my oil. I drove only 500 miles in 3 years... I run my engine for 20 min every week... report said oil was fine... I have a sample cup here for the trans but have not...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-04-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,496
Posted By TDiGuy
Hi Gerald, In my closet in the bedroom is a...

Hi Gerald,
In my closet in the bedroom is a pannel that is screwed into the back of the closet.
when I removed it to look for a spot to bring down my wires for a solar pannel,
I saw the back of...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-13-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By TDiGuy
DpDave, email me your number and if i get up...

DpDave,
email me your number and if i get up there i will call you...
jeff
Forum: Just Conversation 02-13-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By TDiGuy
"why does my wife's '10 Mustang GT with a V8 in...

"why does my wife's '10 Mustang GT with a V8 in it get better gas mileage (https://www.irv2.com/forums/#) than either of my vw's. I am highly upset about this......and as far as my '89 cabby goes,...
Forum: Vintage RV's 02-12-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,412
Posted By TDiGuy
Try NAPA... Good luck

Try NAPA...
Good luck
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-12-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,565
Posted By TDiGuy
My 99 beaver had a brake recall on the bosch...

My 99 beaver had a brake recall on the bosch brakes... basicly the pads will stick to the mounts and not release due to rust... I found out after a short drive... my brakes got so hot that it melted...
Forum: Just Conversation 02-12-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By TDiGuy
way cool video.... I have had lots of vw too.. 80...

way cool video.... I have had lots of vw too.. 80 rabbit, 86 westfalia,86 quantrum syncro, 99 tdi bug, 03 tdi jetta and still have a 06 tdi dsg jetta...

If you ever get the chance go to Bowling...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-12-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,118
Posted By TDiGuy
Most hams have good answers... lol... k9jtg...

Most hams have good answers... lol... k9jtg here...

I had to use 5 gal... fill to 4gal of course... one winter.. that 20pounder would last about 3 to 5 days if it never got above freezing and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-12-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,909
Posted By TDiGuy
rainx antifog on the inside and regular rainx on...

rainx antifog on the inside and regular rainx on the outside...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-12-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,742
Posted By TDiGuy
Its not the price of oil.... its the falling...

Its not the price of oil.... its the falling dollar value due to the government printing money causing inflation... Print money... dollar worth less... price is pegged to the dollar so it cost more...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 02-12-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,236
Posted By TDiGuy
Ralph, First thing to do is make sure you have...

Ralph,
First thing to do is make sure you have gas.... i turn on the stove and let it run for a minute or two after installing a full tank... If that is not it.. you might want to reset your propane...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-12-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By TDiGuy
Hi dave, It looks like I may go up there......

Hi dave,
It looks like I may go up there... its about a 4 hr drive...
What is it that you are looking for?
jeff
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-12-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,209
Posted By TDiGuy
Hi Jmr12 Mine is located in the compartment...

Hi Jmr12
Mine is located in the compartment where the shoreline power cord is. It should be near the powercord... I would be very surprised if you did not have one.. I found out that the outlet...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-12-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,260
Posted By TDiGuy
Alora Danin, I was reading the Indy Star...

Alora Danin,
I was reading the Indy Star Auction section and noticed that 52 5th wheels are being auctioned off on Feb 21st from Carriage Inc in Millerburg in 46543 at 9am... 14 are finished and 38...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-12-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12,814
Views: 1,821,957
Posted By TDiGuy
A Jug of RV antifreeze to flush the toilet. I...

A Jug of RV antifreeze to flush the toilet. I have winterized the water so this is how I flush... got to 11' last night... Previous purchase of 2 infrared heaters were only supplemented by propane...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-26-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,181
Posted By TDiGuy
I was looking at putting a diesel in my zr2...

I was looking at putting a diesel in my zr2 pickup... decided not to because the trans are very different.. a gas engine likes to turn 3 to 5 k rpms... a diesel likes to turn 1.5 to 3 k rpms... shift...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-26-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,336
Posted By TDiGuy
I have had problems in the last few days... My...

I have had problems in the last few days... My solution was found when i check my level.... My rv had settled and I raised the jacks and tipped the rv away from the door and my leak went away... I...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-19-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,989
Posted By TDiGuy
Check around... I was ready to drive 20 miles...

Check around... I was ready to drive 20 miles each way to get the interstate batteries.
I decided to look in the yellow pages and found 3 deals in my town at little repair shops... one quoted me...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 01-19-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,697
Posted By TDiGuy
I used goof off to remove the residue that was...

I used goof off to remove the residue that was left when I removed some decals..
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-14-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,028
Posted By TDiGuy
yokohoma... made in america

In buying tires for my cars I go to tirerack.com. Under spec. it list country of origin. I have been buying Yokohoma because they are made in america...
I am shocked how many of the "American"...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-14-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,797
Posted By TDiGuy
CRTs are very deep where LCD and LEDs are very...

CRTs are very deep where LCD and LEDs are very thin...
hope that helps...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-14-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,797
Posted By TDiGuy
CRT or LCD or LED

Hi,
First we need to know what you have... a flatscreen means crt(tube) that is flatfront not rounded... Lcd means liquid crystal Display and Led means Light emmitting diode... CRTs last really...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-05-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,669
Posted By TDiGuy
if it has sat for a long time it could be gum in...

if it has sat for a long time it could be gum in the carb... YOu might want to try some carb cleaner before you spring for a new pump... I have bought a couple of low pressure electric pumps from...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 01-05-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,182
Posted By TDiGuy
another way to winterize it to blow out the...

another way to winterize it to blow out the water... just replace the garden hose with a connecter that has an air valve. you can get one at a hardware store or campingworld.
Add air and open the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-03-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,718
Posted By TDiGuy
I winter camp here in Indiana. Last night it got...

I winter camp here in Indiana. Last night it got to 14'... I use a little 6" square ceramic heater I got at walmart in the basement. Its rated 1500watts but on high uses only 788wats per...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-03-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,210
Posted By TDiGuy
my heat ducts run thru the basement. I would...

my heat ducts run thru the basement. I would think yours do to... Should be alright
on propane heat.
Weather Forecast Winter Haven, FL | Winter Haven Weather | Wunderground...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-03-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,075
Posted By TDiGuy
Thanks Dunner... I learn something every time I...

Thanks Dunner... I learn something every time I log in... I was just wondering about the 6" 2x4...
Forum: Just Conversation 01-03-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,744
Posted By TDiGuy
The road for me is a straight shot north for 40...

The road for me is a straight shot north for 40 minutes to Lucas oil... No Luck for the Polians as they were fired today... Payton says Bill will be missed... Go Colts...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-03-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,301
Posted By TDiGuy
my spring mounted radio antenna is the highest...

my spring mounted radio antenna is the highest thing on my roof... It is my tree branch finder... Here in Indiana we have trees. One block from my spot is the first. Then there are tree tunnels in...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-03-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,075
Posted By TDiGuy
Hi and welcome... How about some more info......

Hi and welcome... How about some more info... What year, make , and size, picture?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-29-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,951
Posted By TDiGuy
you said:"We have purchased, remodeled rented and...

you said:"We have purchased, remodeled rented and lived in quite a few stick homes"

If you still have the ablity, Strength, health and find joy in fixing things, why by new?
New is for people who...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-29-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,821
Posted By TDiGuy
manchester tank priced right.

My tank was about that size... 20 gal... I needed one with the fill valve on the end.
I contacted Manchester via RV Surplus to get the exact right one.
RV Surplus was very helpfull... I paid...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-24-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,192
Posted By TDiGuy
I just bought a 50amp RV outside box at Lowes... ...

I just bought a 50amp RV outside box at Lowes... Got the disconnect there too... You should have an expert install it...
336muffin... go to camping world or visit online or someplace like that and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-24-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,530
Posted By TDiGuy
Things I thought were needed for me were.. big...

Things I thought were needed for me were.. big water tank..100gal..big black and grey water tanks. solar panel.. (dry camping)...Cat diesel... L shaped kitchen(more counter space) and a free standing...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-24-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,821
Posted By TDiGuy
Hi, You should checkout this link to rv tanks. ...

Hi,
You should checkout this link to rv tanks.
RV Surplus (https://www.rvsurplus.net/catalog/display.php?category_id=200)
I bet they have just what you need...
later
jeff
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-24-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By TDiGuy
Hi, It might just be dirt on the pistons.... I...

Hi,
It might just be dirt on the pistons.... I have been chatting with others about this. If you have a
manual you should check it. Mine said to clean them with WD40. Another said use only...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-24-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,643
Posted By TDiGuy
Hi Pinebear, You might want to check with...

Hi Pinebear,
You might want to check with uhaul... They use to use Demcos... I got mine 5 years ago..
My research found that they are the top of the line. I have only seen surge brakes. The...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-20-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,020
Posted By TDiGuy
If it is too cold to work on, you might try...

If it is too cold to work on, you might try hitting the aux power button and running the engine for an hour or so to charge up... Might get you to morning so your batteries dont freeze... just a...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-20-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,845
Posted By TDiGuy
One way to tell is that the left hand thread nuts...

One way to tell is that the left hand thread nuts have a big L on them... wrecked my wheel trim before I learn that.... found the original supplier and they were not to pricey...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-20-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,202
Posted By TDiGuy
My tank in in the engine bay and says Dexron on...

My tank in in the engine bay and says Dexron on it. I have springs on my jacks.
A side note. When reading my manual for my jacks I saw where you are suppose to use wd40 on the outside of them. My...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-20-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,845
Posted By TDiGuy
DON'T FORGET THAT THE LEFT SIDE IS LEFT HAND...

DON'T FORGET THAT THE LEFT SIDE IS LEFT HAND THREAD.
I use a 3/4" craftsman breaker bar and a 4'pipe...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-20-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,585
Posted By TDiGuy
The problem is the draw down... I found that my...

The problem is the draw down... I found that my Engine bat was powering my cd changer and the radio all the time... My battery would run down in about 4 days... I found a rocker switch near the cd...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 12-20-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,448
Posted By TDiGuy
Traps are better if you can check it every day......

Traps are better if you can check it every day... I had a trap in the garage with just a leg in it... he chewed it off to escape... seen it with the glue strips too... I went to decon in the garage...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-20-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 840
Posted By TDiGuy
what griff said... I once flipped the battery...

what griff said... I once flipped the battery kill switch by the front door on accident... no heat or fridge... battery on they both worked.. even though I
was plugged into shore power...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-18-2011, 11:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,466
Posted By TDiGuy
I use the red and black felt washer on the post...

I use the red and black felt washer on the post and the red spray and vasalene... over kill but I did not want to do it again anytime soon...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 12-18-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,980
Posted By TDiGuy
if you don't have a dehumidifer... crack up the...

if you don't have a dehumidifer... crack up the heat and turn on the a/c...
don.t ask me how I know either... lol
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-18-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 840
Posted By TDiGuy
You might check your gas detector.... mine was...

You might check your gas detector.... mine was turned off and that shut off the gas.
flipped the switch and had gas heat...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 12-18-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,448
Posted By TDiGuy
I just read something on another post that said...

I just read something on another post that said that auto antifreeze works too.
I believe it works as I had a leak in my kubota and found dead mice...
It is also suppose to be good for stopping...
Forum: New Member Check-In 12-11-2011, 02:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By TDiGuy
I see your point... Lots of cool state parks in...

I see your point... Lots of cool state parks in Indiana that have a 30' limit... It is
hard to find a place to park the 36' bus I have now but I do like the extra space.
My 35' fith wheel that I...
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