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Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-02-2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By Stump Jumper
Thanks for all of the replies. Based on what I...

Thanks for all of the replies. Based on what I have read on here, I am going to run a line from the toad battery to the RVi unit also. I usually run the toad for a few minutes each time that we...
Forum: Cummins Engines 03-23-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By Stump Jumper
Does anyone know what year Cummins began...

Does anyone know what year Cummins began replacing the ISL cooler with the ISX style?
Forum: Cummins Engines 03-23-2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By Stump Jumper
Thanks. Will check it tonight! Keeping fingers...

Thanks. Will check it tonight! Keeping fingers crossed that mine is the updated version. Have been reading about the problems with the original ISL style.
Forum: Cummins Engines 03-22-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By Stump Jumper
2019 8.9 ISL updated EGR cooler?

Hello all,

How can I tell if my 2019 8.9 ISL has the updated ISX EGR cooler that I have been reading about? Thanks in advance.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-22-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By Stump Jumper
As long as there is the space to keep it...

As long as there is the space to keep it converted, there is no problem. We do it all the time. As someone else mentioned, the lack of seat belt is the only concern.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-22-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By Stump Jumper
Thanks for the replies. Will check about a power...

Thanks for the replies. Will check about a power port in back but still may wire direct to the battery and mount the cigarette lighter socket under the dash just so everything is in one place.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-22-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By Stump Jumper
Good point about the RVi not having internal...

Good point about the RVi not having internal power in the event of a breakaway. It sounds like my best option is to wire the dedicated cigarette socket to the Acadia battery and then wire a charger...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-22-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,075
Posted By Stump Jumper
To the original poster, thank you for your...

To the original poster, thank you for your service and thank you for having the courage to get involved and stand up for that lady!
Forum: Renegade Motorhome Owner's Forum 03-21-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By Stump Jumper
Sounds like a good idea. I wouldn't be surprised...

Sounds like a good idea. I wouldn't be surprised if the dealer doesn't have any idea either, though. Since the unit only has 700 miles, it almost seems like it had to have come from the factory...
Forum: Renegade Motorhome Owner's Forum 03-21-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By Stump Jumper
Brand new motorhome or did you buy it used?

Brand new motorhome or did you buy it used?
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-21-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By Stump Jumper
RVi 2 and 2011 GMC Acadia

I will be flat towing a 2011 GMC Acadia behind our coach using an RVi 2 brake controller. The RVi requires battery power via a cigarette lighter socket but the Acadia requires a main fuse to be...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-18-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By Stump Jumper
$1145/yr for our 2019 XL 40D with Erie. They are...

$1145/yr for our 2019 XL 40D with Erie. They are a regional carrier in the Eastern US and their prices are tough to beat with auto and home bundling. They only sell through independent agents.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-17-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 833
Posted By Stump Jumper
Latest update. I put a floor jack under the back...

Latest update. I put a floor jack under the back of the generator where it is not sitting on the 2 rollers and just pumped it up enough to simulate the generator sitting on the rear rollers. This...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-27-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 833
Posted By Stump Jumper
The crazy thing is, it slides in/out just fine.

The crazy thing is, it slides in/out just fine.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-27-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 833
Posted By Stump Jumper
It is strange. The back two never make contact...

It is strange. The back two never make contact with the rails, ever. When the generator slide if fully retracted, it looks like there is about 1/16" or 1/8" space between the roller and the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-27-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 833
Posted By Stump Jumper
I thought so too. It looks like it is only built...

I thought so too. It looks like it is only built to rest on all 4 slides when the generator is almost fully retracted. The rollers that I am referring to are located under the generator.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-27-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 833
Posted By Stump Jumper
Had a chance to work on it today. Seems to work...

Had a chance to work on it today. Seems to work fine with no vibration when it is extended but has a lot of vibration when it is retracted inside the motorhome. Had my Son extend and retract it...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-26-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 885
Posted By Stump Jumper
According to Roadmaster Towing Systems, you can.

According to Roadmaster Towing Systems, you can.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-26-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By Stump Jumper
I have good luck on Craigslist and Facebook...

I have good luck on Craigslist and Facebook Marketplace.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-26-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 833
Posted By Stump Jumper
No smoke and it powered everything up fine. ...

No smoke and it powered everything up fine. Seems to run fine, just feels like a metal on metal vibration like a motor mount. Didn't know if this was a known issue with these?
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-26-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 833
Posted By Stump Jumper
Onan 10,000 bad vibration

Started up the generator yesterday in 34 degree weather in order to give it some excercise. Noticed a very bad vibration. It almost seems like a motor mount has gone bad. 2019 model with 209 hours...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-18-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,140
Posted By Stump Jumper
cenfl: You can certainly leave the...

cenfl:

You can certainly leave the exhaust brake on 100% of the time, but the point is, you may not want to. If you are on a stretch of road where you want to let off the go pedal...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-15-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,140
Posted By Stump Jumper
I think that the OP's question revolved more...

I think that the OP's question revolved more around if it is ok to turn the exhaust brake on and off without damaging something. My area SW Pennsylvania has a variety of terrain. One minute you...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-14-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,715
Posted By Stump Jumper
Spoke to azpete on the phone. What a great guy! ...

Spoke to azpete on the phone. What a great guy! Turns out that there was a loose fuse in the control panel located in the rear compartment where the hydraulics are mounted. Thanks again to all...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-30-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By Stump Jumper
Insurance is designed to cover situations that...

Insurance is designed to cover situations that are "sudden and accidental". Any leakage that has occurred over a period of time will not be covered unless it can be tied to some specific incident...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-14-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,715
Posted By Stump Jumper
Scott, No I do not. I am self...

Scott,

No I do not. I am self employed and work 60+ hours during the week as well as volunteering on the weekends. I have not had the chance to get the manuals out of my motorhome as it is...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-13-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,715
Posted By Stump Jumper
This is the same control panel that is on my...

This is the same control panel that is on my unit. The "Store" light will light up but the "Level" light will not.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-12-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,715
Posted By Stump Jumper
HWH "Level" light will not come on.

I recently had to replace the solenoid on one of my rear hydraulic jacks. After I replaced the solenoid, I tested the system and leveled the coach with no problems. Retracted the jacks and took a...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-20-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By Stump Jumper
$80 out the door for the hose with fittings. ...

$80 out the door for the hose with fittings. Thanks again!
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-20-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By Stump Jumper
Thanks for all of the replies. I checked with...

Thanks for all of the replies. I checked with the local hydraulic hose shop and they said they have the fittings and the hose. Should be a good bit cheaper than what I was quoted by Freightliner.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-19-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By Stump Jumper
Thank you. I need actual sizes on the fittings...

Thank you. I need actual sizes on the fittings since there seem to be different sizes out there. I didn't know if the sizes are standardized for a connection to a condenser and/or the dryer.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-18-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By Stump Jumper
2004 Mandalay chassis A/C hose fittings.

I need to replace the 8' a/c hose that runs from the bottom of my condenser to the dryer mounted on the passenger side firewall. The hose is a Goodyear 5/8" hose and it has a 90 fitting on the end...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 06-10-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,225
Posted By Stump Jumper
Thanks for the help as always!

Thanks for the help as always!
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 06-09-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,225
Posted By Stump Jumper
Neway or ZF independent front suspension?

2004 Mandalay 38B on a Freightliner chassis. I am thinking about putting Koni shocks on it and the Koni website lists different part numbers for Neway and ZF independent front suspensions. How can...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-20-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,393
Posted By Stump Jumper
Also, don't forget to check around the marker...

Also, don't forget to check around the marker lights along the roofline. Those have been known to leak as well.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-20-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,393
Posted By Stump Jumper
I inspect all of our seams yearly and repair with...

I inspect all of our seams yearly and repair with Dicor self-leveling in the caulking tube. It works well. In your situation, unless you can see an obvious crack in the seams, it is hard to tell...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-20-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,967
Posted By Stump Jumper
Again, thanks for all of the information. This...

Again, thanks for all of the information. This site is great! I plan on sitting down with the gang this weekend to determine how much daily driving they are willing to put up with and whether we...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-19-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,967
Posted By Stump Jumper
Unfortunately 2 weeks is the max that I can do...

Unfortunately 2 weeks is the max that I can do because of work. Again, thanks for all of the ideas and comments. Keep it up.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-19-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,967
Posted By Stump Jumper
Thank you, exactly the type of information that I...

Thank you, exactly the type of information that I am looking for. I haven't sat down to plot out the trip yet, so maybe I need to rethink how many destinations we can hit. Keep the info coming.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-19-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,967
Posted By Stump Jumper
2 week Western US trip in late June.

Hello All! Planning a 2 week trip from Southwestern Pennsylvania to the West in the MH in late June. Asked the wife and 2 kids what one thing each of them would want to see and got Yellowstone,...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 11-02-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By Stump Jumper
Thanks for the reply. The Berkshires do seem to...

Thanks for the reply. The Berkshires do seem to be well built and have nice layouts. Have a great day!
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 10-18-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By Stump Jumper
2010 Forest River Berkshire M-390BH

Hello All,
Looking at a 2010 Forest River Berkshire M-390BH, because it is a little newer than my current rig and my wife likes the idea of bunk beds for our crew. I am not very familiar with...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-09-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,462
Posted By Stump Jumper
Not arguing with anyone, but I have used silicone...

Not arguing with anyone, but I have used silicone spray or motorcycle chain lube on every motorhome that we have owned and never had a problem. I agree with the last poster, don't overthink it.:D
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-09-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,080
Posted By Stump Jumper
I have checked mine cold and after travel and it...

I have checked mine cold and after travel and it is surprising how much the pressure varies just due to heat.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-09-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,554
Posted By Stump Jumper
$513 per year with Erie Insurance for our 2004...

$513 per year with Erie Insurance for our 2004 Mandalay M/H with $1500 comp and collision deductibles. However, we are not full-timers.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 06-18-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,753
Posted By Stump Jumper
It does have it's own v belt and is mounted on...

It does have it's own v belt and is mounted on the passenger side rear of the Cummins. I contacted Freightliner and think I may have found the correct part number. Based on what they told me, the...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 06-17-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,753
Posted By Stump Jumper
International Compenents Engineering AC Compressor Replacement

Hello all. The AC compressor on my 2004 Mandalay with an 8.3 Cummins has locked up. It was manufactured by International Components Engineering, model # 2521545. I can't find any information on...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-30-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,162
Posted By Stump Jumper
Ours has a fiberglass roof. As long as you keep...

Ours has a fiberglass roof. As long as you keep the joints caulked with a self leveling roof sealer you shouldn't have any problems. This is no different than any other coach and it needs to be...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-28-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,162
Posted By Stump Jumper
We have owned our Mandalay for almost 3 years and...

We have owned our Mandalay for almost 3 years and have found it to be a very nice coach. Seems to be well built and has many nice features. Ours is a 350 Cummins. I would agree with others that...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-24-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,102
Posted By Stump Jumper
Hmm... Interesting! Maybe we should refer back...

Hmm... Interesting! Maybe we should refer back to the earlier posts about too much iron in the diet :D
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