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Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 01-27-2022, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By WhippetTaxi
We purchased a low mileage 2013 Palazzo 33.2 from...

We purchased a low mileage 2013 Palazzo 33.2 from Camping World and had nothing but problems with it, mainly due to the large slide out. The 2-track Swintek system with all the weight of the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-26-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By WhippetTaxi
I know things are different now than last year,...

I know things are different now than last year, but we ordered a new 2021 Open Road 32SA (on the 24k chassis) in late October 2020 and it showed up at our local dealer in mid-March 2021. So, between...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-03-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By WhippetTaxi
Check the cabinet behind the bedroom TV. I have...

Check the cabinet behind the bedroom TV. I have a switch similar to the above in that compartment.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-03-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By WhippetTaxi
in my 2021 Tiffin 32SA, the Wifi Ranger module is...

in my 2021 Tiffin 32SA, the Wifi Ranger module is mounted in that cabinet (above the dash on the passenger side). Not sure if that is what you are referring to as an antenna booster, but it is an...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-27-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 35,387
Posted By WhippetTaxi
This is a follow up to my comments made this...

This is a follow up to my comments made this morning (post #169) while at the Ford truck center. I was in getting an alignment and got a chance to visit with the service manager about the recall...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-27-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 35,387
Posted By WhippetTaxi
I am at my local heavy duty Ford truck service...

I am at my local heavy duty Ford truck service center. They said the Ford parts are not available and wonít set up an appointment until they (or customers) receive notification that the parts are...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-21-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By WhippetTaxi
Mine is a newer model of the 32SA, but the exit...

Mine is a newer model of the 32SA, but the exit of the exhaust is just ahead of the rear wheel over the wet bay. I would quickly find a competent muffler shop and get them to redo the tailpipe. You...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-18-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By WhippetTaxi
We had purchased a used motorhome from CW and it...

We had purchased a used motorhome from CW and it had chronic issues due to neglected maintenance and maybe just bad luck. During the year and a half that we owned it, it spent the majority of that...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-17-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By WhippetTaxi
The short response is yes, I have had a very...

The short response is yes, I have had a very recent experience with the CW consignment services and I would advise that you NOT deal with CW and certainly avoid their consignment services. I will...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-16-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 35,387
Posted By WhippetTaxi
My 2021 Tiffin that was delivered in March was...

My 2021 Tiffin that was delivered in March was built in February and sits atop a 2020 Ford chassis. I have no idea how long a chassis typically takes to get to the coach manufacturers, but I suspect...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-16-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By WhippetTaxi
This bill is part of the ongoing battle between...

This bill is part of the ongoing battle between the Republican leadership in the Senate and the City of Austin in reference to the cityís failure to restrict homeless individuals from camping near...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-15-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 35,387
Posted By WhippetTaxi
My chassis is one of the ones affected by the...

My chassis is one of the ones affected by the recall. I got it into a local Ford truck center today and they checked the rear axle fluid and reported that the fluid level was correct.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-13-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,052
Posted By WhippetTaxi
For a Wrangler? All terrain or even mud terrain...

For a Wrangler? All terrain or even mud terrain tires for sure.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-08-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,991
Posted By WhippetTaxi
24K

24K
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-07-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,257
Posted By WhippetTaxi
Having owned a V10 powered F53 chassis (2017...

Having owned a V10 powered F53 chassis (2017 Winnebago Vista) and now a new 24K chassis with the V8, I definitely prefer the V8 (although I have only owned it for a few weeks). The handling is...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-07-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,991
Posted By WhippetTaxi
Just as a follow up to the thread, we did take...

Just as a follow up to the thread, we did take delivery of this new 32SA in late March. I'm very happy with the options we got (and didn't get). I took it to a CAT scale a few days after we got it...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-05-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 879
Posted By WhippetTaxi
https://www.irv2.com/forums/f23/ford-f-53-recall-2...

https://www.irv2.com/forums/f23/ford-f-53-recall-21s17-march-24-2021-inadequate-rear-axle-oil-fill-volume-530797.html

Just ran across this recall news for certain F53 chassis motorhomes. If your...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-05-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 35,387
Posted By WhippetTaxi
I just ran the VIN on my 2-week old Tiffin 32SA...

I just ran the VIN on my 2-week old Tiffin 32SA and it is showing an unrepaired recall for the rear axle fluid. Now the challenge will be finding a Ford dealer that can actually work on a heavy duty...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-01-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 879
Posted By WhippetTaxi
We picked up our new 2021 Open Road 32SA last...

We picked up our new 2021 Open Road 32SA last week at a local dealer. I didn't have any problem signing the paperwork up front, as I planned to stay overnight in their RV park and get any issues...
Forum: Just Conversation 02-11-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,709
Posted By WhippetTaxi
Sorry, I thought the original assignment was...

Sorry, I thought the original assignment was simply to answer the question, "Which of these sentences is correct?" I was trying to stay on task without providing a basic grammar lesson!
Forum: Just Conversation 02-11-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,709
Posted By WhippetTaxi
Correct sentence is #2.

Correct sentence is #2.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-19-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By WhippetTaxi
We are also expecting to take delivery of a new...

We are also expecting to take delivery of a new 2021 Open Road Allegro in March. Our dealer has a limited number of RV sites on their adjacent property and they invite new owners to experience a...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-19-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By WhippetTaxi
Rear camera was one of the issues she mentioned...

Rear camera was one of the issues she mentioned above. That’s why I thought it might be as simple as the switch.

Edit: I misunderstood. On my motorhome (different brand), the rear and side...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-19-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By WhippetTaxi
I had the same symptoms the first time I drove my...

I had the same symptoms the first time I drove my Palazzo. Batteries were fine, I just discovered the switch that turns on the coach batteries was switched off. In my case, it was just...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-19-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By WhippetTaxi
You can watch a virtual factory tour on the...

You can watch a virtual factory tour on the Tiffin website. It might give you a general idea of how the front and end caps plus the sides are assembled, although the materials on the new ones are...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-19-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By WhippetTaxi
I had an older Holiday Rambler Aluma-lite trailer...

I had an older Holiday Rambler Aluma-lite trailer and the water pump was located under the bed. The bed had hinges and a strut arrangement to lift it off its base for storage and access.
Forum: New Member Check-In 12-19-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By WhippetTaxi
Welcome! If you haven't already discovered some...

Welcome! If you haven't already discovered some of the sub-forums, go to Owners Forums > Tiffin Motorhomes for good resources on the Tiffin brand and its various motorhomes.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-11-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,682
Posted By WhippetTaxi
We have only stayed once at a KOA (near...

We have only stayed once at a KOA (near Fredericksburg in the Texas wine country). It was probably the worst camping venue ever, mainly due to so many rules, regulations, and oversight by the...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 12-03-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By WhippetTaxi
That is one of the few problems that I have not...

That is one of the few problems that I have not had with my Palazzo. I'd suggest calling Freightliner's toll-free help line (should be on a sticker on the driver's side panel of the coach). They've...
Forum: Boondocking 11-30-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,659
Posted By WhippetTaxi
Very clever!

Very clever!
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-30-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,358
Posted By WhippetTaxi
I googled "windshield tearoffs" to see what...

I googled "windshield tearoffs" to see what companies produce the tearoff strips like they use on IMSA and NASCAR race cars. I found a company Racing Optics plus several others that sell those. I...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-30-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,687
Posted By WhippetTaxi
I already know the weight of my Rubicon (see post...

I already know the weight of my Rubicon (see post #1 in this thread and your reply #2). What I don't know yet is the total combined weight once we get the RV and get things ready for the road. I'd...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-30-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,687
Posted By WhippetTaxi
I don't know our true traveling weight, but will...

I don't know our true traveling weight, but will check it closely once we get the new RV next spring. I talked briefly to the local hitch experts in Austin, but they really need to look at the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-30-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,687
Posted By WhippetTaxi
I know it's not an issue for your Seneca, but do...

I know it's not an issue for your Seneca, but do you know how much your Gladiator weighs? Is it a Rubicon or another model?
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-30-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,687
Posted By WhippetTaxi
We ended up ordering the Open Road (gas) 32SA...

We ended up ordering the Open Road (gas) 32SA with the hope that the 7.3L engine will be somewhat of an improvement over the V10 that we had in an earlier F53 chassis. Unfortunately, the RED is a...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-21-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,665
Posted By WhippetTaxi
Last time we went to Big Bend, we stayed in an RV...

Last time we went to Big Bend, we stayed in an RV park about 10 miles away from the park entrance. It was fairly convenient to the National park, but we had to drive for hours and hours to get...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 11-14-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 930
Posted By WhippetTaxi
The original Jensen radio and camera unit in my...

The original Jensen radio and camera unit in my 2013 Palazzo abruptly failed earlier this year. I found the wire removal tool in the collection of instructions and appliance info. I pulled it...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-13-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By WhippetTaxi
You didnít indicate which model MINI S you have...

You didnít indicate which model MINI S you have (coupe, Countryman, other?), so this may not apply, but we were planning to add tow plates to our 2015 Countryman Cooper S and the installation shop...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 11-13-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,904
Posted By WhippetTaxi
If youíre set on getting a large breed that...

If youíre set on getting a large breed that travels well, sleeps a lot, and doesnít shed or smell, consider getting a Greyhound (either from a reputable breeder or a retired racer).
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 11-12-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By WhippetTaxi
I had a similar situation on my Palazzo bathroom...

I had a similar situation on my Palazzo bathroom door. I had to pull it up to get it to latch and I also noticed that the metal towel racks were coming loose from their retaining holes in the door...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-11-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,687
Posted By WhippetTaxi
That was one of the first things we considered. ...

That was one of the first things we considered. Our dealer contacted Tiffin directly and was told they can only install the 5k hitch at the factory.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-07-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,251
Posted By WhippetTaxi
I went by there last month and found the same...

I went by there last month and found the same thing. They did have a lot of motorhomes waiting on service (which was doing a brisk business), but very few unsold units in the main lot areas. They...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 11-06-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By WhippetTaxi
Good idea. See post #4 above.

Good idea. See post #4 above.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-05-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,991
Posted By WhippetTaxi
This has been a helpful discussion on these...

This has been a helpful discussion on these option choices. As mentioned earlier, we did decide to skip the vacuum and we ordered the computer desk work station dining area. The one selection that...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-04-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By WhippetTaxi
I placed an order through a dealer last week and...

I placed an order through a dealer last week and they estimated around late February or early March. So, around four months for delivery.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-02-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,687
Posted By WhippetTaxi
I looked at a new Super C diesel in Alvarado last...

I looked at a new Super C diesel in Alvarado last month and loved the chassis, but didnít care for the coach design or amenities. The towing capabilities are very good as Iím sure you know. Every...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-01-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,333
Posted By WhippetTaxi
I have no idea who this new OP is, but I canít...

I have no idea who this new OP is, but I canít help but think this thread is just a late April foolís joke to provoke some reactions. It was unsolicited and just way too detailed for a first post in...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-01-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,055
Posted By WhippetTaxi
Now that we recently decided to part with our DP...

Now that we recently decided to part with our DP and have ordered a gas powered Tiffin 32 SA, I agree with the OP's conclusions but for slightly different reasons. I love the torque and the quiet...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-31-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,396
Posted By WhippetTaxi
I bent one of my pads by trying to level the RV...

I bent one of my pads by trying to level the RV on some soft grass and mud. I managed to remove the attachment bolt and the pad without issues, but I couldn't make any progress with a sledge hammer. ...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-31-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,996
Posted By WhippetTaxi
How about an option for an electronic brake...

How about an option for an electronic brake controller for owners who may want to tow a trailer with elec brakes.
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