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Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 04-04-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,676
Posted By bvaughn4
Ultra, that is my suspicion I just wanted to be...

Ultra, that is my suspicion I just wanted to be sure there wasn't some dastardly reason it might be on I was overlooking.

bobfo, I will check for a switch on the pedal and see if that's fruitful....
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 04-04-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,676
Posted By bvaughn4
Ultra, that is my suspicion I just wanted to be...

Ultra, that is my suspicion I just wanted to be sure th re wasn't some dastardly reason it might be on I was overlooking.

bobfo, I will check for a switch on the pedal and see if that's fruitful....
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 04-02-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,676
Posted By bvaughn4
Yeah Billy, mine has a foot pedal on the far left...

Yeah Billy, mine has a foot pedal on the far left under the dash just like a lot of older cars had before handbrake levers became popular.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 04-01-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,676
Posted By bvaughn4
Thank you Roger

Thank you Roger
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-29-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,676
Posted By bvaughn4
Yeah Frank, I should have already before trying...

Yeah Frank, I should have already before trying to sell it!

Anyway UltraRVTech, here are the photos and VIN. The photo shows both the exclamation point for the foot operated brake engaged and the...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-28-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,676
Posted By bvaughn4
Will do tomorrow. And Vettenuts - there is a...

Will do tomorrow.

And Vettenuts - there is a separate light for when the foot brake is engaged. Seems like it's an exclamation point, have to verify that tomorrow as well.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-27-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,676
Posted By bvaughn4
Auto Park Light - Coach doesn't have auto park!

Hi guys,

I'm in the process of selling my 2003 Damon Daybreak 2960 so I can upgrade and the Auto Park light is on. I have done a good bit of research and also talked to oldusedbear, the resident...
Forum: Damon 03-18-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By bvaughn4
Sorry I misunderstood Bob, thought you meant a...

Sorry I misunderstood Bob, thought you meant a freezer in the basement. My fridge and microwave are both working off shore power. I know there's a GFI receptacle I'm missing somewhere. Sure seems...
Forum: Damon 03-18-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By bvaughn4
I checked in the TV plugs area overhead in the...

I checked in the TV plugs area overhead in the front and they have power. Unfortunately I don't have a refrigerator compartment in this unit. Looked in the bay where shore power comes in and next to...
Forum: Damon 03-18-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By bvaughn4
Another GFI location question

2003 Damon Daybreak 30'

I suddenly have no power over the sink and dinette area. Tested and switched off and on all breakers. Reset GFI in bathroom. Anyone know another location for a GFI...
Forum: Damon 01-05-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,037
Posted By bvaughn4
Thanks again for the reply. It's in storage for...

Thanks again for the reply. It's in storage for now, but I will look at it when it warms up a bit here. I got it functional, but it aggravated me not being able to figure out how it came off. Your...
Forum: Damon 01-05-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,037
Posted By bvaughn4
Thanks for your reply. It does have the full...

Thanks for your reply. It does have the full length hinge. I agree with the problem may be tough! I'm quite handy with the tools and repairs and didn't see any way to remove the hinge. Anyway, I...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-02-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,594
Posted By bvaughn4
I have DirecTV at home and simply take a DVR with...

I have DirecTV at home and simply take a DVR with us on trips. Got a DirecTV installer to set me up with a dish just like my house and to setup and give me an orientation on setting up myself at...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-02-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,213
Posted By bvaughn4
I appreciate all the reassuring comments as well!...

I appreciate all the reassuring comments as well! I'm dying to go out west and have wondered about my 8.1 and the Rockies towing a Wrangler. A little less apprehensive now.
Forum: Damon 09-13-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,037
Posted By bvaughn4
Storage. Bay Door Removal

The latch on my generator compartment has become detached due to over-tightening in the past. It's very wallowed out where the retaining screws go in. I'd like to repair it properly if I'm going to...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-22-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,678
Posted By bvaughn4
I have a 2003 Damon daybreak with the same issue....

I have a 2003 Damon daybreak with the same issue. I contacted Roger and he was kind enough to explain a few things. Enough to discover I didn't have Auto park installed on the coach! I have the foot...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-22-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 17,279
Posted By bvaughn4
I kept asking myself the same question as I was...

I kept asking myself the same question as I was contemplating purchasing a Class A. I figured it was huge and had plenty of braking to manage the RV and the toad. The laws for the states I planned to...
Forum: Damon 06-25-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,155
Posted By bvaughn4
Thanks Dennis, turns out it was a Coleman Mach...

Thanks Dennis, turns out it was a Coleman Mach rather than Carrier. It's looking like I may go with another Coleman Mach in the bedroom and utilize the ductwork keeping the existing unit as well. Not...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-24-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,638
Posted By bvaughn4
If you've never tried a Tempur-Pedic, do yourself...

If you've never tried a Tempur-Pedic, do yourself a favor and check it out. Have one at home but didn't want to spend that much again for motorhome, so went to Denver Mattress and checked out their...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-17-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,902
Posted By bvaughn4
What chassis do you have? Workhorse? Maybe these...

What chassis do you have? Workhorse? Maybe these guys have something that could help you. 1109-116 - Precision Frame & Alignment - Online Store...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-17-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,902
Posted By bvaughn4
How did it seem to drive with the broken sway...

How did it seem to drive with the broken sway bar? Rather than being stranded, unless it's all over the road, I think I'd be making my way toward destination with a Google search and some calls for a...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 06-11-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 33,750
Posted By bvaughn4
New carpet and laminate flooring New upholstery...

New carpet and laminate flooring
New upholstery
Kuerig
Memory foam mattress
Forum: Full-Timers 06-07-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,547
Posted By bvaughn4
I'm not full-timing, but I went thru the same...

I'm not full-timing, but I went thru the same decision as you. I had a Jeep GC and wanted to get a TT. Quickly saw there was nothing that my jeep could tow that would satisfy my size desires for...
Forum: New Member Check-In 06-05-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 518
Posted By bvaughn4
I just replaced all the flooring in our 2003...

I just replaced all the flooring in our 2003 Daybreak. Went back with carpet in cockpit and bedroom, but put laminate in dining/kitchen and bath. I will say as I was hauling the boxes in I realized...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-25-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,088
Posted By bvaughn4
I just added some to my Daybreak. We went to...

I just added some to my Daybreak. We went to Gatlinburg with our grandson and it was warm in coach. Dash air was warm so had to run gown and house air. Found a parts store and got the Pro A/C kit...
Forum: Damon 05-23-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,155
Posted By bvaughn4
New Roof Air Replacement Suggestions

I've noticed the original roof air on our 2003 Daybreak icing up and not cooling as well as it should. Giving some thought to either changing it out for a new unit or maybe adding a new unit in the...
Forum: Canada Region 05-20-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,660
Posted By bvaughn4
Ditto on the 1156 ebay specials. I changed all...

Ditto on the 1156 ebay specials. I changed all mine out and much brighter and cooler. Be sure to get the warmer colored ones unless you like the blue look.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-16-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,151
Posted By bvaughn4
Just came back from there yesterday. Stayed at...

Just came back from there yesterday. Stayed at Pine Mountain RV park in Pigeon Forge. Very convenient location and really nice park. I went up from Huntsville Hwy 72 to I24 to Chattanooga then I75/40...
Forum: Damon 05-12-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,967
Posted By bvaughn4
SOLVED IT! Thanks to all for your input and...

SOLVED IT!

Thanks to all for your input and to those who continued to push for a breaker. Got up this morning determined to trace every last wire in that system. Started again at the relay,...
Forum: Damon 05-11-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,967
Posted By bvaughn4
Unfortunately no owners manual. Have sent a...

Unfortunately no owners manual. Have sent a request to Thor for a copy of one. Will trace the wire from the solenoid to the panel.

Just so I understand the theory of the circuit - the disconnect...
Forum: Damon 05-11-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,967
Posted By bvaughn4
Bob, no when checking the voltage at the...

Bob, no when checking the voltage at the solenoid, I was disconnected from shore power and the gen was not running. With the Battery Disconnect switch by the door in the connected position I get...
Forum: Damon 05-11-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,967
Posted By bvaughn4
With switch in connect and shore power plugged in...

With switch in connect and shore power plugged in - yes, 12v at panel
With shore power unplugged and switch engaged - no voltage in panel
Forum: Damon 05-11-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,967
Posted By bvaughn4
Ok, Update - checked the terminals on the...

Ok, Update - checked the terminals on the solenoid with the Disconnect switch in "connected" position - have 12.6v on both large terminals. With switch in "disconnected" position, 12.6v on one side...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-10-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,144
Posted By bvaughn4
Dan, looking at your image again, I guess I see...

Dan, looking at your image again, I guess I see your camera in the dash. Kinda makes my suggestion moot unless you can alter the theory/placement somehow. Sorry to mislead you.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-10-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,144
Posted By bvaughn4
Dan, This assumes your backup camera is...

Dan,

This assumes your backup camera is mounted overhead like mine rather than in the dash. Sort of in a rear view mirror position. Picture a piece of plexiglas or acrylic 3"x 6" and 1/4 or 3/16"...
Forum: Damon 05-10-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,967
Posted By bvaughn4
Thank you again Joel, will give it a try tomorrow!

Thank you again Joel, will give it a try tomorrow!
Forum: Damon 05-10-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,967
Posted By bvaughn4
Thank you Joel, The click sounds similar to...

Thank you Joel,

The click sounds similar to what I remember from the fall when it was working. If I find the solenoid, do you know how I can check it to see if its working? I just bought this...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-10-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,144
Posted By bvaughn4
A quick fix for your temporary use might be what...

A quick fix for your temporary use might be what I'd did: took a piece of plexi 3/16" thick and 3"x6", heated it and bent the 6" side about 90'degrees. Mounted to existing backup camera mount and...
Forum: Damon 05-10-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,967
Posted By bvaughn4
No 12v power when shore power not connected

I noticed today that I had no power in the coach when shore power was disconnected. Looked at "disconnect" switch by door to be sure in "connected" position. Battery voltage on house batteries was...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-02-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,031
Posted By bvaughn4
Thanks all! I was hoping the drop hitch inverted...

Thanks all! I was hoping the drop hitch inverted would be a simple solution and it sounds like many of you are using one. I think 3" one will get me within the desired tolerances. I'll be sure to get...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-02-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,031
Posted By bvaughn4
Do you tow a lifted Wrangler?

Just got a Wrangler as a replacement toad and it's lifted about 3". I believe the recommended guideline for the height difference between the motorhome hitch height and the toad is appx 2". What are...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-21-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,781
Posted By bvaughn4
I just installed a Kenwood KDC-X597 CD with a...

I just installed a Kenwood KDC-X597 CD with a Sirius/XM SXV200V1 satellite tuner in my Wrangler toad. Got it from Crutchfield and they were unbelievably helpful with the wiring harness adapter and...
Forum: Just Conversation 03-12-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,427
Posted By bvaughn4
Excellent law and very much needed if enforced...

Excellent law and very much needed if enforced aggressively. Getting left lane cruisers back in the slow lane could improve efficiency of the highways as much as a new lane! Left lane cruisers...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 02-19-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 606
Posted By bvaughn4
Check out Apalichacola Fl about 40 mi east of...

Check out Apalichacola Fl about 40 mi east of Panama City on Hwy 98. Cool little oyster fishing village with some nice downtown shops. Ho-Hum RV park in Carabelle, Fl has some beautiful gulf side...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-18-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,541
Posted By bvaughn4
We put a full queen in our Daybreak replacing the...

We put a full queen in our Daybreak replacing the RV queen that was there. Gave up a few inches of passageway but able to use std size sheets and bedding. As long as you have room at foot of the bed...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-09-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,111
Posted By bvaughn4
We replaced the lousy original mattress in our...

We replaced the lousy original mattress in our Daybreak with a standard queen size memory foam mattress from Denver Mattress Co. It was as close as we could get to our home Tempur Pedic without...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-19-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,533
Posted By bvaughn4
Thanks for the replies! Will get to the research...

Thanks for the replies! Will get to the research of these.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-19-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,533
Posted By bvaughn4
Campground/RV park/Boondocking spot bucket list

Have seen many different bucket list items here on the forum, but this is a different sort of question. Planning to map out some future trips and like to hear about some places you are thankful you...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-16-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,217
Posted By bvaughn4
Try a Mac, probability of being attacked waaaay...

Try a Mac, probability of being attacked waaaay less.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-15-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,241
Posted By bvaughn4
Daughter and SIL stayed here recently and loved...

Daughter and SIL stayed here recently and loved it. A bit pricy compared to state parks. Fort Walton Beach Luxury RV Parks on Okaloosa Island - Destin West RV Resort...
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