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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-11-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,141
Posted By fatguy57
I installed my front sumo's myself, fairly easy....

I installed my front sumo's myself, fairly easy. The rears I took to a local RV repair shop who only charged me labor since I had the parts (less than $300). IMO using a Ford dealership is the very...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 02-09-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By fatguy57
TX173 is pretty good 2 lane road. From Jourdanton...

TX173 is pretty good 2 lane road. From Jourdanton down to Freer on TX16 is oil field traffic, not heavy but mostly what you will encounter. IMO Id go from Jourdanton to Pleasanton get on IH37 to US...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-12-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By fatguy57
Fuel Pump Noise

In my 2016 Coachmen Pursuit recently I have noticed a noise coming from the fuel tank area. I believe its the pump. the noise sounds like an air leak to me but maybe could be considered medium to...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 09-09-2020, 05:16 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 97,026
Posted By fatguy57
In San Antonio Tx at community college. In...

In San Antonio Tx at community college. In November I quit college and enlisted in the Navy.
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 08-29-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 97,026
Posted By fatguy57
In San Antonio, TX working a part time job as...

In San Antonio, TX working a part time job as drug store delivery driver. I enlisted in the Navy November 11, 1970.
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 07-18-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,332
Posted By fatguy57
LCI Lippert , but it also depends on which slide...

LCI Lippert , but it also depends on which slide out. If it has silver tracks on the side both top and botton, then its Lippeert with electrical motors. If you see no tracks look under the slide out...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 06-28-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,279
Posted By fatguy57
Going south thru Denver, how about I-270/36 to...

Going south thru Denver, how about I-270/36 to I-225 back to I-25. Is that a less congested way during the middle of the day.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-14-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,451
Posted By fatguy57
Yes, I would recommend them. I have seen quite a...

Yes, I would recommend them. I have seen quite a few 5'ers and MH's using them.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-26-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,553
Posted By fatguy57
Went to the San Antonio TX show earlier this...

Went to the San Antonio TX show earlier this month. We interested in a Tiffin Open Road but the dealer that had one already sold it before the show opened up. I think only 4 dealerships were there...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-14-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,723
Posted By fatguy57
Motorhome Specialist in Alvarado, Tx has A 2017...

Motorhome Specialist in Alvarado, Tx has A 2017 Tiffin Open Road 34PA for $109k it has 19k miles. Four slide outs. Washer and dryer.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-05-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 18,207
Posted By fatguy57
Just finished my 2016 33ft Coachmen Pursuit. I...

Just finished my 2016 33ft Coachmen Pursuit. I used Meguiars Flagship cleaner wax to address light oxidation on some parts with an orange Lake Country pad on a harbor Freight dual action polisher. i...
Forum: Test Your Changes 01-04-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By fatguy57
Test

Test
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 01-04-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,206
Posted By fatguy57
We have 2016 Pursuit 33BH. This is an entry level...

We have 2016 Pursuit 33BH. This is an entry level coach and therefore the build quality is no so great. The baggage doors are travel trailer quality, floor insulation is poor and the air conditioners...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-29-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,295
Posted By fatguy57
We considering the Bounder 35k or 35p. Would...

We considering the Bounder 35k or 35p. Would really like to know how loud are the A/C units inside when on. In our Coachmen Pursuit they sound like a tornado even thru the ducts.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-04-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By fatguy57
T handle is a wrench and will unscrew the two...

T handle is a wrench and will unscrew the two opposing lug nut covers.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-04-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,826
Posted By fatguy57
I got one at a truck stop. Works just fine.

I got one at a truck stop. Works just fine.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 159,874
Posted By fatguy57
I installed a Super Steer rear trac bar for F53...

I installed a Super Steer rear trac bar for F53 chassis. A bit of a challenge to get it lined up and torqued. Took me 3 hours vs the 1.5 normal install time. I also installed the Snap Pads on my LCI...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-19-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,372
Posted By fatguy57
Toad Charge by LSL Industries

Toad Charge by LSL Industries
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-19-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 159,874
Posted By fatguy57
I had to do a headlight restore on one of my...

I had to do a headlight restore on one of my headlights. The clear coat was peeling badly. I used the wet sanding with multiple grits followed by two types of Meguiars polish and coated with Meguiars...
Forum: Truck Conversions 07-08-2018, 04:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,739
Posted By fatguy57
I installed the Roadmaster RSSA which very...

I installed the Roadmaster RSSA which very similar and did not really notice a difference. It appears it is more of a safety feature for steer wheel blowouts. I have an F53 chassis and the steering...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-08-2018, 03:51 AM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 159,874
Posted By fatguy57
Replaced black and gray tank roof vents with...

Replaced black and gray tank roof vents with Lippert 360 Siphon vent covers. Did the front and rear CHF for F53 chassis.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 06-24-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,960
Posted By fatguy57
For those who installed the rear trac bar, what...

For those who installed the rear trac bar, what brand did you use? I am considering and looking at Blue Ox and Super Steer SS400.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-10-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 784
Posted By fatguy57
My LCI leveling system failed on a long trip. I...

My LCI leveling system failed on a long trip. I just got some 2x6 boards at a Home Depot and level my coach that way and used my slideouts no problem. As long as your coach is fairly level you can...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 06-05-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6,511
Views: 1,776,425
Posted By fatguy57
Okay, I just happened to read about this issue...

Okay, I just happened to read about this issue with the front CHF and front wheels coming off the ground when deploying the levelers. Does this apply to all F53 chassis, all years? I just did the CHF...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 06-02-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,389
Posted By fatguy57
How about the torque on the lug nuts when...

How about the torque on the lug nuts when reinstalling the rear wheels. Ive seen tire techs use 4 ft long torque wrenches to handle that 450 ft ib torque.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-02-2018, 01:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,684
Posted By fatguy57
I’ll be checking mine thanx for the heads up.

I’ll be checking mine thanx for the heads up.
Forum: Test Your Changes 05-28-2018, 04:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 305
Posted By fatguy57
Signature Test

how do i get my signature to appear in a post?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-26-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 159,874
Posted By fatguy57
I had a stalling issue with the bedroom slide out...

I had a stalling issue with the bedroom slide out during retraction. This is the Schwintec in wall system. Iron Horse RV in San Antonio TX figured out it just needed cleaning and lubrication on the...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 05-26-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 79,383
Posted By fatguy57
USN 22yrs, RTC Orlando, FL., NATTC Memphis, NAS...

USN 22yrs, RTC Orlando, FL., NATTC Memphis, NAS North Island, NAS Guam, NAS Norfolk, VA, NS Bremerton, WA. Western Pacific deployments on USS Ranger CV61, USS Constellation CV64, foward deployed on...
Forum: iRV2 Owners Registry 05-19-2018, 04:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 286
Posted By fatguy57
2016 Coachmen Pursuit 33BH

2016 Coachmen Pursuit 33BH (2018-05-19 10:41:13)
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-07-2018, 04:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,933
Posted By fatguy57
Fredricksburg in my opinion is more central to...

Fredricksburg in my opinion is more central to the Hill country. Especially for the motorcyclist. There are several RV parks there with a fairly new one on HWY 87 north just outside of FB. Lots of...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-06-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13,165
Views: 1,904,783
Posted By fatguy57
I replaced two OEM TV's (Seiki) with Samsung's...

I replaced two OEM TV's (Seiki) with Samsung's and added two sound bars so we could hear them over the loud air conditioning units.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-03-2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 13,165
Views: 1,904,783
Posted By fatguy57
Two Samsung TVs to replace the manufacture's...

Two Samsung TVs to replace the manufacture's cheap Seiki installs. Also a sound bar for each to hear better over the A/C units.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-27-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,998
Posted By fatguy57
I installed the JK electrical tow harness ($150)...

I installed the JK electrical tow harness ($150) from Cool Tech. Easy to install.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-27-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By fatguy57
Have to drill 2 holes on each side. I had to buy...

Have to drill 2 holes on each side. I had to buy 2 drill bits of the required size to get this done. Other than that the base plate is easy to install on Jeep Wrangler.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-27-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 964
Posted By fatguy57
I had an '09 CRV and tried the dolly, did not...

I had an '09 CRV and tried the dolly, did not like the hookup and then the storage of the dolly. Went to BlueOx tow bar and yes initial cost was high but I shopped the internet and got the best deals...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-20-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By fatguy57
We travel this route once a year to go to Nevada....

We travel this route once a year to go to Nevada. You have hills from Comfort to just past Sonora with a couple of semi steep grades. Past Ozona pretty much flat and can get windy. We usually stop...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-19-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,572
Posted By fatguy57
We tow a 2012 Jeep Wrangler Sport, no smells.

We tow a 2012 Jeep Wrangler Sport, no smells.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-02-2016, 08:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,165
Posted By fatguy57
I have Blue OX system, but I would suggest...

I have Blue OX system, but I would suggest looking into the Roadmaster All Terrain tow bar systems with their Freedom Latch system. You can unhook at any angle where as with the Blue Ox you need to...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 07-03-2016, 05:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 928
Posted By fatguy57
Travel easy roadside assistance

Has anyone ever received this free one year roadside assistance from FR or Coachmen after the purchase of a new RV. We purchased our 2016 Coachmen Pursuit in early April and have yet to receive...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 07-03-2016, 05:18 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 339,540
Posted By fatguy57
We purchased a 2016 Coachmen Pursuit MH on...

We purchased a 2016 Coachmen Pursuit MH on 4/6/2016. We have yet to receive anything on this one year roadside assistance administered by Coach Net. I have been on the Coachmen website and no...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-20-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,482
Posted By fatguy57
Fredricksburg or Kerrville

Fredricksburg or Kerrville
Forum: Vendor Spotlight (Deals, Announcements & More) 05-19-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,414
Views: 277,233
Posted By fatguy57
Which do you recommend for my dually's with...

Which do you recommend for my dually's with flexible metal extended valves. Flow thru or standard?
Forum: Vendor Spotlight (Deals, Announcements & More) 05-15-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 177,921
Posted By fatguy57
Ordered one Saturday, May14. Didnt know about...

Ordered one Saturday, May14. Didnt know about this group buy till now. Oh well. I hope it's worth the price of full admission.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-15-2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By fatguy57
The 2 A/C - 50amp coach has my vote.

The 2 A/C - 50amp coach has my vote.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-15-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 13,165
Views: 1,904,783
Posted By fatguy57
Roadmaster Reflex Steering Stabilizer and 5 Star...

Roadmaster Reflex Steering Stabilizer and 5 Star Tune.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 04-09-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,850
Posted By fatguy57
I'm looking at getting the same antenna. Is there...

I'm looking at getting the same antenna. Is there a lag time when changing channels especially if it has to move to another satellite?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-27-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,755
Posted By fatguy57
As a truck driver using BB, there is really not...

As a truck driver using BB, there is really not much brushing. Mostly just hi powered spraying. They stay on the ground so the roof will not be washed. They will use a brush on the wheels and other...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-22-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,870
Posted By fatguy57
We just dropped Allied via Farm and City. The...

We just dropped Allied via Farm and City. The rates kept creeping up too much. Just started with Progressive via USAA. Rates are better with lower deductibles.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-22-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,199
Posted By fatguy57
I'd go with Texas RV before Iron Horse. If you...

I'd go with Texas RV before Iron Horse. If you are on the west side of San Antonio out around Boerne try Lesters Automotive.
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