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Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-25-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,295
Posted By kfalls
Thanks for the replys

Thanks for the replys. I ended up having a recommended repair man come check it out. He knew right where to look. Said he had run into it before. There is a VIM module which can be located in...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-24-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,295
Posted By kfalls
SIMBA won't run except with battery boost

I have a 2004 Safari Simba (36DBD) with the Workhorse Chassis and the 8.1L Engine. It was in storage while I had a knee replacement and connected to 110V shore power to keep the batteries charged. ...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-04-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,323
Posted By kfalls
One thing my wife and I found was that...

One thing my wife and I found was that walkie-talkies really simplify things. Also I think many fail to note that many backup cameras have a microphone that allows the driver to hear someone talking...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-12-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 831
Posted By kfalls
Surviving the winter

We're thinking of visiting family in NV for the winter in our 2004 Safari Simba. (Lake Tahoe / Carson City Area). I've done it before in our previous Sea Breeze 5th wheel and done just fine. I know...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-11-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,158
Posted By kfalls
Thanks for checking. I had a fan blowing into...

Thanks for checking. I had a fan blowing into area below fridge fro inside all night and the inside appears to have dried out and all appears solid. Outside with the drain hose in the collection...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-10-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,158
Posted By kfalls
The refrigerator does not go to the floor. There...

The refrigerator does not go to the floor. There is about 18" under fridge and fridge sits on a cabinet shelf over heater/vent space below. I think actual floor looks okay.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-10-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,158
Posted By kfalls
Water leak around refrigerator

Today I discovered water leaking out from under the cabinetry under our Norcold fridge. I think I have traced the source. When I took off the exterior cover behind the fridge outside I saw water in...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-27-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,409
Posted By kfalls
I would think if it is not too late, notify the...

I would think if it is not too late, notify the insurance company that the repair is unacceptable and they should withhold payment. Get the adjuster involved. If payment is withheld to the dealer,...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-16-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,615
Posted By kfalls
Thanks for the reply. Can't wait until we make it...

Thanks for the reply. Can't wait until we make it to Anacortes. Keep us posted of your favorite places. It really is great to hear from people who have been there and seem to appreciate the kind of...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-15-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,615
Posted By kfalls
We have stayed at 7 Feathers also and share your...

We have stayed at 7 Feathers also and share your sentiments. Wish there were more like it. Next month we are thinking of going to Anacortes ourselves. Where did you stay? We are thinking of Pioneer...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 08-07-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,151
Posted By kfalls
Very nice! I owned a Sea Breeze 5th wheel for...

Very nice! I owned a Sea Breeze 5th wheel for years. Overall, I was very happy with the quality! Hope yours will bring you as much satisfaction!
Forum: Just Conversation 08-07-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,018
Posted By kfalls
My wife always has said pickle juice helps her ...

My wife always has said pickle juice helps her she drinks a small classic dill pickle juice and it helps.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-29-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,944
Posted By kfalls
I wouldn't drive 1000 miles to see it without a...

I wouldn't drive 1000 miles to see it without a VIN and having already checked the CarFax.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-22-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,096
Posted By kfalls
NE Oregon

We've been looking for a new area to explore and thought we check out NE Oregon. Reserved a spot in Joseph, OR and figure well explore the Hell's Canyon area. Has anyone else on here been to this...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-22-2011, 12:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,052
Posted By kfalls
It is out a bit, but I liked Santee Lakes...

It is out a bit, but I liked Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve. At least it was nice a few years ago.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-18-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,605
Posted By kfalls
Sorry about the confusion on the hitch rating....

Sorry about the confusion on the hitch rating. The motorhome brochure says 4000 lb hitch. I dug further and found the manual says 5000 lbs AND better still the plate on the hitch says 5000 lbs.
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-17-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,151
Posted By kfalls
Well I replied thinking you were the original...

Well I replied thinking you were the original post and realized you were not after I posted my reply. Now I cannot figure out how to delete the post. Please consider this a deletion! :)
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-15-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,605
Posted By kfalls
Gary you are right. I think I will be able to...

Gary you are right. I think I will be able to adjust the load to get close to the 4600 + lbs I need. Safari also used a hitch rated at 4000 lbs that I can change to 5000+. I have had good feedback...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-15-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,151
Posted By kfalls
On my 2004 Simba it is the CB radio. Connection...

On my 2004 Simba it is the CB radio. Connection was under dash to the right of steering wheel.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-15-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,605
Posted By kfalls
All good responses. A) very true about...

All good responses.

A) very true about sales pitches

B) good point about GCVR. I think I can adjust combined weight

C) It is a gasser. Safari Simba with 8.1 and 5 speed Allison. Seems well...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-15-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,605
Posted By kfalls
Towing an Overweight Toad

I have motorhome rated to tow 4000 lbs. I have a vehicle I'd like to use as a toad that weighs 4600 lbs. I have always believed in "respecting" ratings on products assuming that the mfg knows best. I...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-30-2011, 02:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,741
Posted By kfalls
We use this also (AT&T has the same thing but...

We use this also (AT&T has the same thing but Verizon was giving the cards away awhile ago with a 2 yr contract that was cheaper than AT&T). It too allows up to 5 simultaneous connections. We have...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-20-2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 5,870
Views: 562,554
Posted By kfalls
Let's remember this is supposed to be a family...

Let's remember this is supposed to be a family site! Oh wait- Walmart is a family store! How about warnings before posting links like this for those who have just eaten or have weak stomachs? After...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-05-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,184
Posted By kfalls
I believe there has always been the thought among...

I believe there has always been the thought among many RVers that using propane appliances while driving is not high on the "safe to do" list. Many do but? One problem with leaving it operating is...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-10-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,628
Posted By kfalls
Wink I second you! Our favorite spot too. Nice sites,...

I second you! Our favorite spot too. Nice sites, laundry everything. Large campground facing the ocean on one side and the bay on the other. Either side is a great view. Florence, North Bend, and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-06-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,601
Posted By kfalls
I use a program on my iPhone called "RV Check"....

I use a program on my iPhone called "RV Check". It was either free or $.99. It has basic checklists already loaded which can be edited. You can create numerous checklists i.e. Arriving, Departing,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-03-2011, 12:54 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 68,452
Posted By kfalls
Advise i once heard: when calling 911, remember...

Advise i once heard: when calling 911, remember when seconds count, police are only minutes away.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-25-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,394
Posted By kfalls
I tend to agree with you David. Mine are approx....

I tend to agree with you David. Mine are approx. 7 years old and not a crack on them. They have held up extremely well as have Michelin products on my other vehicles. I am interested in this thread...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-24-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,394
Posted By kfalls
No you are not alone! Made in the USA is a big...

No you are not alone! Made in the USA is a big factor in my choice. Local dealers also are on the A list. I believe in supporting my brother!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-23-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,394
Posted By kfalls
I'd like to hear input on 235/80R 22.5 also. I am...

I'd like to hear input on 235/80R 22.5 also. I am due for new tires too. So far Micheln seems to be the only candidate.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-13-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,316
Posted By kfalls
Darwin Award

Last night we pulled into an RV park and while going through the usual setup routine, I decided to put some water in the fresh water tank since we had emptied it. On our coach you simply move a lever...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-08-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,418
Posted By kfalls
I like the blue top. It is good looking and is...

I like the blue top. It is good looking and is "unique". I like unique (if it looks good). The other looks very nice too, but looks more like a "standard" scheme. Can't go wrong with either though....
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-05-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,061
Posted By kfalls
Well I guess I answered my own question. I went...

Well I guess I answered my own question. I went to Norcold's website and I see that they have expanded the recall to include models made through 2010. I checked mine, and the serial number falls...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-05-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,061
Posted By kfalls
I noted Wagonaster's reply above who indicated he...

I noted Wagonaster's reply above who indicated he has a 2004 Meridian. What years are we talking about for this issue? I was reading a flyer at the RV park I am staying and it indicated units built...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-09-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,271
Posted By kfalls
I would normally agree, but someone engaging in...

I would normally agree, but someone engaging in the destructive behavior just described needs to be stopped. How would you feel if your mother got one of those coaches? Ignoring it is kind of like...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-09-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,271
Posted By kfalls
Hopefully someone will see this thread and be...

Hopefully someone will see this thread and be able to track them down and have them arrested and make pay restitution.
Forum: Hobbies, Passions & Pastimes 01-08-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 130,673
Posted By kfalls
You are right Ron, that is Crater Lake in the...

You are right Ron, that is Crater Lake in the last photo. Taken on Labor Day a few years ago - It was the first snow of the winter. We were camping and weather was beautiful. Woke up the next...
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Member Forum Concerns 01-06-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,766
Posted By kfalls
Congrats to those in producing this app for...

Congrats to those in producing this app for iPhones and iPads. It has great features and works great.
Forum: Hobbies, Passions & Pastimes 01-05-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 130,673
Posted By kfalls
Glad to run into this photography forum. I just...

Glad to run into this photography forum. I just joined and will enjoy viewing and sharing. Here are a couple of my favorites:
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-05-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,175
Posted By kfalls
Thank you very much! You obviously know what you...

Thank you very much! You obviously know what you are talking about and now my curiosity has been satisfied? :)
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-05-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,175
Posted By kfalls
Thanks Frantz - I just sent them an e-mail. I...

Thanks Frantz - I just sent them an e-mail. I have heard good things on this forum about them
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-05-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,175
Posted By kfalls
Add'l Info to original post

Forgive me for not being very clear in my original post. The dealer I purchased from is NOT a Workhorse dealer - they sent me to the Workhorse repair facility here in the Portland area. I have been...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-05-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,175
Posted By kfalls
Question Dealer Responsibility re: Brake Recall

I purchased a motorhome several months ago that is effected by the Workhorse recall for the brake issue. I was aware at the time that it was coming and that I would have to have it done. I am still...
Forum: New Member Check-In 01-05-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By kfalls
New Member from Oregon

My wife and I are from the Portland area of Oregon and look forward to being part of this excellent forum that has been a great source of information to us over the last few months as we purchased...
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