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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-02-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By glemo81540
Door control magnet sourcing

Believe I have a problem with the electrified side of the magnet system that pulls in the steps when the door closes with the engine running. The electrified magnet is located on the lower door frame...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-06-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By glemo81540
Spokane to Great Falls Options

In about two weeks will be traveling Spokane WA to Great Falls MT. Semis the only early option is Spokane to Missoula is I90 with plenty of mountain climbing.
However out of Missoula seems to be two...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 04-22-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 976
Posted By glemo81540
101 vs I 5 north from San Fransisco

After SF will be heading to Portland OR. It's either 101 along the coast or 5 through the center of the state. Any comments about the pros and cons of the alternatives. Traveling in a 40 ft MH with...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 04-15-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By glemo81540
San Diego to San Louis Obispo CA

Need to figure best way to travel this route.Looks like a Friday departure. Considering I 15 out of SD until going west on I 210 at Rialto Ca then picking I 5
North for a short distance until 126...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-23-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,821
Posted By glemo81540
Temp solution to upper ball joint deterioration

Read that some have tried extending the life of the upper ball joints by wrapping in a rubber pad and using cable ties to hold in place. Has anyone out there tried this, with what type of rubber pad...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-08-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By glemo81540
Spartan boots

Does the problem return with the "fix" or is there a new solution. My lowers look Ok-can you just repair the uppers. Thanks for your response!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-08-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By glemo81540
Upper "ball joints " on a 08 KSDP

During "oil change/lube" tech pointed out the deteriorated condition of what I'll call upper ball joints on the front wheels. There doesn't seem to be any lube points for this joint(unless I missed...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-08-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,503
Posted By glemo81540
Tripod Stand for a Tailgater Satellie Antenna

Looking at the Tailgater and the associated tripod stand. Worried about wind impact on the tripod. Anchors will hold the legs to the ground but does the "tabs and slots" provide sufficient stability...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 02-23-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 886
Posted By glemo81540
TracVision R5SL

Have a 08 Newmar with a TracVision R5SL antenna. Haven't used in a couple of years. Is the R5SL still technologically sufficient to handle all Dish satellites? Other issues? Also considering self...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 02-22-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By glemo81540
Travler Portable Satellite

Have an 08 Newmar Kountry Star with a TracVision R5SL fixed roof satellite antenna. I use Dish for satellite and want more flexibility on positioning my MH and still get reception-alas considering...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-11-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By glemo81540
Safeco MH insurance

Anybody have experience with Safeco-pro or con. Thanks!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-29-2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 928
Posted By glemo81540
General Natl Insurance

Thinking of using GN for my collision, etc. insrance. Obtained quote thru Good Sam. For those who use GN do you have any opinion, particularly on their 30 day storage program to reduce certain...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-07-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By glemo81540
Tile thinset recommendation

Have 08 KSDP with six widely dispersed cracked tiles. Have the replacement tiles and grout but what to use as a thinset is proving to be an issue. Newmar uses Mapei Granirapid
but it only comes in...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-25-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,506
Posted By glemo81540
Falcon 2 Problem-play in "Stinger"

Have a 39' DP using a Falcon 2 for towing. Noted a looseness in what Roadmaster terms the stinger (the male shaft that fits into the female component on the motorhome). Although the side to side play...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-10-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,054
Posted By glemo81540
Impact of light tint 3M & similar on double pane side windows

For those using 3M light tint film, have you used it on gas filled side windows and has it had s negative impact on the gas?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-16-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By glemo81540
Radiator Cap

Have a 08 KSDP. Want to pull a coolant sample for testing. Having a difficult time getting the cap off. Is their a secret method or just a matter of sufficient strength. A tech in the past told me...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-21-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,418
Posted By glemo81540
Window cleaning

I obtained mine at a janitorial supply company-check the yellow pages if there is one in your area. Good luck
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-02-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By glemo81540
RV Insurance to consider

Based on your recent experience who would you get a quote from in reevaluating your RV coverage. Looking to balance cost vs quality of the company. Thanks!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-23-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 496
Posted By glemo81540
Removing border wallpaper from bathroom

Have 08 KSDP. Made major interior changes-new carpeting,valances,bed coverings,etc. Wife feels border is now wrong color and searching for the "right" replacement. In the meantime, I need to remove...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-06-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,308
Posted By glemo81540
I have a 08 KSDP also The previous posts all give...

I have a 08 KSDP also The previous posts all give good advice In addition to the store/use switch on the panel above the passenger seat,there is an on/off switch on the lower side of the engine (just...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-30-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,061
Posted By glemo81540
Dash lower draw keeps sliding out

A small but irritating problem The lower dash draw on my 08 KSDP slides out everyktime I accelerate. Can't figure out how to completely remove to examine or repair/fix Any ideas? Thanks!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-26-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By glemo81540
Water heater problem

Have an 08 KSDP w/Suburban water heater. Produces great hot water on propane mode but only warm water on electric mode. Any thoughts what the problem is and how to cure the problem. Thanks!
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 06-03-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,169
Posted By glemo81540
Route from Winchester,VA to Elkins,WV

Will be touring Shenandoah Valley/West VA this summer. Have a 400DP. Maps indicate Winchester to Elkins pass over some very mountainous area. A book I have of mountainous routes on the East Coast...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-30-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By glemo81540
Help iding item found in a/c fuse compatment

Have a 3916 08 KSDP. Opened a/c fuse compartment(located just forward of the battery compartment) and found the cover to the fuse group directly across from the compartment door on the compartment...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-30-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By glemo81540
Help iding item found in a/c fuse compartment

Have a 3916 08 KSDP. Opened a/c fuse compartment(located just forward of battery compartment). On the compartment floor was the cover to the group of fuses located directly across from the door which...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-08-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 513
Posted By glemo81540
Remounting spring activated shade

Have a 08 KSDP. Had to take down valances above driver/passenger seats for redecorating which involved taking down shades. When reinstalling shade discovered shade will no longer retract-lost spring...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 04-24-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By glemo81540
Send an email to kvh manufacturer (research via...

Send an email to kvh manufacturer (research via the Internet) and they'll respond-at least they did for me. You' ll need to give them the serial #. # can be obtained from the unit's records, the kvh...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 04-20-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,486
Posted By glemo81540
Had the same issue. Try going thru the Technology...

Had the same issue. Try going thru the Technology forum for treads on kvhs. Kvh customer service is terrible unless you buy their annual service plan (even then I'm not sure how good it is). Likely...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-13-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,112
Posted By glemo81540
Agree with positive Honda CRV comment!

Agree with positive Honda CRV comment!
Forum: Cummins Engines 04-10-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,315
Posted By glemo81540
ISL from 350 to 400

Cummins Customer Service is who told me recalibration is possible!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-10-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,148
Posted By glemo81540
Disassembling Valance Above Driver/Passenger Seats

Have a 08 KSDP and doing some redecorating. Having difficulty figuring out how to remove shade and sunscreen from inside the driver and passenger valances so I can then take down the valances. If...
Forum: Cummins Engines 04-10-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,315
Posted By glemo81540
Should have stated the engine is an ISL.

Should have stated the engine is an ISL.
Forum: Cummins Engines 04-09-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,315
Posted By glemo81540
Recalibrating a 08 Cummins 350DP to 400

Understand a 350 can be recalibrated to a 400. Has anyone out there had this done and what performance (MPG, power, torque, etc.) have you noticed. Thanks!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-11-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,933
Posted By glemo81540
Have an 08 KSDP. Need four keys as noted above!

Have an 08 KSDP. Need four keys as noted above!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-18-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 594
Posted By glemo81540
Voyager Side Cameras Problems

Two out of three times after engine startup or so, my Voyager properly displays my side views on the dash monitor when I engage my blinkers. But the other one time the monitor does not change to the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-12-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By glemo81540
Be careful when moving from 30+ to 28. Some "J"...

Be careful when moving from 30+ to 28. Some "J" hook 30+ have are wider and 28s may not work. Do not ask how I know!
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-11-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By glemo81540
Cool KVH-R5 Reception w/Dish

Have a KVH-R5 mobile satellite receiver. I use Dish Pay As You Go which I'm told by Dish should allow me to receive 110,119 & 129 based on my package. Also been told that since I don't have a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-11-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By glemo81540
Storage Cpmpatment Door Replacement

Badly dinged the door to my water/tank access door on an 08 Kountry Star DP. Pricing for a replacement at dealership seemed pricey. Assuming no cheaper if I order Newmar direct. On the off chance of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-11-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 886
Posted By glemo81540
I replaced my 7 year old 13.5 with a 15 Very...

I replaced my 7 year old 13.5 with a 15 Very satisfied w/result However not sure how much of the improvement was a poor performing 13 vs more powerful 15 If you have to replace 13 then the minimal...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-11-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,164
Posted By glemo81540
I10 thru Louisiana is a rough ride Otherwise I...

I10 thru Louisiana is a rough ride Otherwise I remember it as a pleasant drive For myself I try to limit driving time per day to 6 hours MH driving with the proper attention can be tiring Tired...
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 07-20-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,427
Views: 373,701
Posted By glemo81540
Tom and others Have an 08 Kountry Star DP...

Tom and others
Have an 08 Kountry Star DP w/3000 w/I believe is a 4th gen controls. When I put my unit into storage I disconnect my house/chassis batteries. Two questions:
1. Does disconnecting...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-14-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 877
Posted By glemo81540
Crystalline 90

Has anyone recently used 3M Crystalline 90 on their front window. Apparently it meets legal requirements and the front window is one pane so possibility of damaging to two pane gas filled doesn't...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-10-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,738
Posted By glemo81540
Should tinting be on the inside or exterior of...

Should tinting be on the inside or exterior of the glass. Have been told that applying on the interior could destroy the insulating gas on dual layered glass.
Forum: Cummins Engines 06-26-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,229
Posted By glemo81540
ECM Updates

Have a 08 Cummins ISL. Someone mentioned to me that every couple of years I should have an ECM update at an appropriate location to update for the newest changes Cummins has learned to improve...
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 06-24-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,427
Views: 373,701
Posted By glemo81540
Action based on transynd analysis

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Tom and others
Have a 08 DP with a 3000 Allison with 28k miles. Below is Polaris transynd analysis. A few questions:
1.Am I analyzing the right things?
2.Does Polaris recommendation seem...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-24-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By glemo81540
Replacing carpet around steering column

The carpet around my DP steering column and under brake/accelerator pedals is looking rather shabby. Wound like to replace with a rubber type surface that looks good, will hold up and is easy to...
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Member Forum Concerns 06-24-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By glemo81540
Posting photo with message

How do you post a photo with a message.Thanks!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-27-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,231
Posted By glemo81540
A further question. Should you weigh with or...

A further question. Should you weigh with or without toad attached or will either give the same result?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-14-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,523
Posted By glemo81540
I've been told by several mechanics that putting...

I've been told by several mechanics that putting out/pulling in slides when out of level can cause slide misalignment. Further to correct misalignment problems mechanics will purposely mislevel a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-14-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,859
Posted By glemo81540
I believe a 6 volt battery in series can be...

I believe a 6 volt battery in series can be checked w/o disconnecting by checking across the pos/ neg poles. I remember checking both connected and unconnected and had the same reading. Has anyone...
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