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Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-01-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,069
Posted By milepost50
I have the same vehicle in a Toyota Landcruiser....

I have the same vehicle in a Toyota Landcruiser. We tow it everywhere. Transmission in park, transfer case in neutral, key off but don't remove. We have a brake buddy that is plugged into the lighter...
Forum: Just Conversation 06-10-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 27,520
Posted By milepost50
I retired from work at 59 1/2, I started SS at...

I retired from work at 59 1/2, I started SS at 62. I wanted to enjoy life. Will never regret it. Would do it again the same way if I had to do it over.

Sent from my SM-G900V using iRV2 - RV Forum...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-31-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,661
Posted By milepost50
We tow a Toyota Landcruiser at 5,151 lbs with our...

We tow a Toyota Landcruiser at 5,151 lbs with our Diplomat and a 275 hp 5.9. We seem to do well. No problems, we just set back and enjoy the view.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-25-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,069
Posted By milepost50
We have towed our Land Cruiser thousands of...

We have towed our Land Cruiser thousands of trouble free miles. Put the transmission in park, the transfer case in nuetral, turn the key off, but do not remove it. The steering wheel lock is...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-11-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,641
Posted By milepost50
National General

I have had National General for a couple of years and highly recomend them. I had a wind storm take the roof of of my farm equipment shed sending a piece of the metal roof at my Monaco. It took out...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-21-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,486
Posted By milepost50
They are 13.5K units and can not be replaced with...

They are 13.5K units and can not be replaced with 15K units as there are not enough wires to the thermostat control. I know because I had to replace one of mine due to storm damage. A pair of Penguin...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-30-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By milepost50
Replacement Rollers

I replaced three of the rollers in my 1999 Monaco Dip. Mine were 9 1/2 x 1 5/8 inches and I bought them on Amazon.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-07-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,898
Posted By milepost50
Propane gauges are a lot like political campaign...

Propane gauges are a lot like political campaign speeches. There is very little you can believe. I bought a strip from a barbeque shap that sticks on the end of my tank that shows the propane level...
Forum: Cummins Engines 05-22-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By milepost50
One thing that has not been mentioned. ALWAYS...

One thing that has not been mentioned. ALWAYS apply a small amount of chassis lube or petrolium jelly to the gasket when installing the new filter so it can be removed easily the next change.

I...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-03-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,395
Posted By milepost50
You have to have your headlights on and turned to...

You have to have your headlights on and turned to Low beam for them to work.
I have a 1999 Diplomat and that is how they work from the factory.
Mike
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-28-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,110
Posted By milepost50
Use the key pad to check the fluid level. The...

Use the key pad to check the fluid level. The dipstick shouldn't even have a mark on it as it is worthless.
Your transmission is a MD3060 6 speed allison.
Mike
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-28-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,036
Posted By milepost50
My 1999 is on the wall just to the rear of the...

My 1999 is on the wall just to the rear of the drivers seat.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-27-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By milepost50
Sounds like the TPS, "throttle position sensor". ...

Sounds like the TPS, "throttle position sensor".
Before you buy one, unplug yours, apply a small amount of diaelectric compound to the connection and retry.
Dielectric compound can be purchased...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-27-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 982
Posted By milepost50
Amazon lists four different styles. I replaced...

Amazon lists four different styles. I replaced all of mine with units from amazon.
Mike
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-27-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By milepost50
The pedal mounts to the sensor. It is the unit...

The pedal mounts to the sensor. It is the unit you asked about with the wires pluged into it.
Mike
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-27-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,493
Posted By milepost50
Beaver Coach Sales & Service 62955 Boyd Acres...

Beaver Coach Sales & Service
62955 Boyd Acres Rd
Bend, OR 97701
(541) 322-2184

This is the Factory Monaco Repair Service

Mike
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-14-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,444
Posted By milepost50
The original product is called "Rainex" I have...

The original product is called "Rainex" I have used it since the 60s. Keeps bathroom mirrors from fogging also.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-14-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,767
Posted By milepost50
I carry; 3 gallons of motor oil, fuel filters,...

I carry; 3 gallons of motor oil, fuel filters, oil filter, set of belts, electrical connectors, fuses, test light, head light and tail light bulbs, set of triangle reflectors, and a fifty foot air...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-01-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,330
Posted By milepost50
Different coaches have different access to the...

Different coaches have different access to the rollers. My slide has four rollers.
One under the stove, wich is accessed by removing the bottom drawer under the stove. One under the sink, wich is...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-31-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,230
Posted By milepost50
I have a Monaco Diplomat 38A and dearly love it....

I have a Monaco Diplomat 38A and dearly love it. You said you removed the head banger TV. I removed the original tv and put up a flat screen, then turned the cabinet into storage for paper products...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-31-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,330
Posted By milepost50
If it is like mine the roller comes out the...

If it is like mine the roller comes out the bottom. Get under the coach, look behind the tire and there will be a plastic cover above your head. remove the cover to access the roller.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-30-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,330
Posted By milepost50
Rollers

If the plastic is comming off of the roller it has to be replaced.
I have no idea what the roller size is you need, I just replaced two of the rollers on my slide and purchased them from Amazon....
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-18-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 987
Posted By milepost50
Slide rollers

If it is the long slide on the drivers side like my 99 Diplomat it has four rollers. The rear one is under the bottom drawer under the stove. It removes easily by removing the drawer, remove the two...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-13-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,339
Posted By milepost50
Dim Lights

Before you replace them check that the ground wire is not rusted or corroded. If there is resistance at the ground then it won't matter what bulbs you put in, they will still be dim.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-12-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By milepost50
ECM Ground

The ECM recieves electrical current and maintains a current flow through the processor from input voltage to ground. If the ground is not maintained the voltage can build as it would in a capacitor...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-11-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By milepost50
ECM Failure

Common cause is power spike do to poor or intermittent ground.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-04-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By milepost50
Good Sam Insurance (auto and RV)

I just renewed mine for the second year.
I have checked all over for insurance and am very happy with them.
We had a wind storm last year that took the roof off of my shop and one sheet of roofing...
Forum: Vintage RV's 12-21-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,763
Posted By milepost50
Idle Drop

Does the carb have an electric idle solenoid that pushes against the throttle lever with an adjustment screw? These were a common idle adjustment.. If it does then it is adjusted too low. It should...
Forum: RV'ing On A Budget 12-19-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,565
Posted By milepost50
We went through Good Sam. Full coverage for our...

We went through Good Sam. Full coverage for our Dodge diesel, Toyota Landcruiser and Monaco Diplomat. $500.00 deductable and $1400.00 per year. Had a wind storm remove the roof from my shop and a...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-02-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By milepost50
My 99 Dip is in the front bay under the drivers...

My 99 Dip is in the front bay under the drivers seat.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-27-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By milepost50
Looking at the roller that is coming apart under...

Looking at the roller that is coming apart under the kitchen drawer, it looks as though it is round and the tabs are not bent over the bolt head. I am wondering if a person can replace the skin by...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-25-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By milepost50
1999 Diplomat slide rollers

I put out the slide on my Diplomat this morning to prep for a trip and found orange plastic on the floor. The plastic is the coating from the rear roller on the kitchen slide out. Does anyone know...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-05-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By milepost50
My 1999 Diplomat 38A has done the same thing a...

My 1999 Diplomat 38A has done the same thing a couple of times. If it is the same configuration as mine then there is a cup holder in front of the switches.
I removed the cup holder reached through...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-03-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 896
Posted By milepost50
Are you looking for the air compressor, the air...

Are you looking for the air compressor, the air conditioning compressor or the in dash vacuum pump?
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-03-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,439
Posted By milepost50
I have been a diesel mechanic for 50 years. That...

I have been a diesel mechanic for 50 years. That is the way exhaust brakes and Jake brakes are designed to work.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-19-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,840
Posted By milepost50
I bought mine from Amazon. There are two types...

I bought mine from Amazon. There are two types that I know of.
1. RV Designer T507 RV Motorhome Entry Lock with Deadbolt
2. NEW RECREATION PRO BLACK RV CAMPER TRAILER MOTORHOME PADDLE ENTRY DOOR...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-18-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,057
Posted By milepost50
I have a 2000 Dodge Ram 2500 4X4 6 speed. I put...

I have a 2000 Dodge Ram 2500 4X4 6 speed. I put an edge chip with three settings on my truck 7 years ago and have had no problems. The increase in torque and fuel mileage have been great. I pull a...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-17-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,089
Posted By milepost50
Same latches on my 99 Diplomat. I buy them from...

Same latches on my 99 Diplomat. I buy them from Amazon and carry spares.
AP Products 015-246219 RV Entrance Slam Lock. 28.86
Forum: Roadmaster Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-04-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,044
Posted By milepost50
Toyo tires are fantastic. I have them on my...

Toyo tires are fantastic. I have them on my Monaco Diplomat, my Toyota Land cruiser, and my Dodge diesel.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-10-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,281
Posted By milepost50
If you need a schematic call Monaco Warranty and...

If you need a schematic call Monaco Warranty and Technical Support at 877-466-6226. They will email you a full schematic free of charge. They are very friendly and a huge help.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-10-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,135
Posted By milepost50
Power Chip

I have a 1999 Monaco Diplomat with a Cummins ISB 275 hp engine. What would be the best Power Chip out there. Any suggestions would help. I would like to boost it to 330 hp.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-21-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By milepost50
There is a high tack spray made by 3M for doing...

There is a high tack spray made by 3M for doing exactly what you need done. You can find it at any parts house that carrys supplies for body shops.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-12-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,955
Views: 1,011,522
Posted By milepost50
Could you sign me up?

Could you sign me up?
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-07-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,936
Posted By milepost50
The coach is a Monaco Diplomat.

The coach is a Monaco Diplomat.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-07-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,936
Posted By milepost50
The tongue is at 48" now so an additional foot...

The tongue is at 48" now so an additional foot should make backing easier and hopefully turning safer. I am hauling a Toyota Landcruiser and it can only be trailered.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-07-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,936
Posted By milepost50
Trailer tongue length

I am new to this site and new to owning a motor home. I have a 38 foot diesel pusher and want to pull an 18' car trailer rather than 4 down. My question to anyone pulling a trailer behind their coach...
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