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Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-26-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,750
Posted By Fastcar
I'm good with the final figure. One has to...

I'm good with the final figure.

One has to realize that you never get what you've invested or spent on one of these.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-26-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,750
Posted By Fastcar
It was a total.

It was a total.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-26-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,750
Posted By Fastcar
The rig was at Camping World in ST Augustine for...

The rig was at Camping World in ST Augustine for a month immediately after the fire. They were supposed to estimate damage and in doing so diagnose the systems and so on. They came up with a 1/2 a**...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-26-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,750
Posted By Fastcar
Update!!

After almost 2 months and a lot of conversations with Progressive the rig was a total.

Moved it from Camping World to a company that actually knew what they were doing, Millennium Luxury Coach's...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-05-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,750
Posted By Fastcar
I spoke to Progressive and they will take care of...

I spoke to Progressive and they will take care of the towing. Saves me from going around with FMCA.

Regards totaling it due to the wiring damage. Imo that is a very labor intensive repair to do...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-04-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,750
Posted By Fastcar
Here's the deal with FMCA. Keeping in mind...

Here's the deal with FMCA.

Keeping in mind that it is Sunday afternoon at 3PM on a real busy interstate ( I-95 in FL) with a ton of high speed traffic. My RV is barely into the breakdown lane...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-04-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,750
Posted By Fastcar
Electrical Fire

After putting 5,000 miles on our 2008 Destination through MT SD WY we returned to FL. Sunday afternoon on I-95 southbound just south of ST.Augustine I thought I smelled something, next everything...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 07-01-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 39,189
Posted By Fastcar
Okay That was a bust Try here, dieselboss.com....

Okay That was a bust Try here, dieselboss.com. For some reason I can't get the link to post
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 07-01-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 39,189
Posted By Fastcar
Try here GPS receiver - antenna. FM...

Try here GPS receiver - antenna. FM transmitter volume accessory. No-slide gel mat and bean bag GPS dash mounts. (https://www.dieselboss.com/mount_for_gps.htm) ...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-27-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,284
Posted By Fastcar
It all has to do with training.:laugh: The...

It all has to do with training.:laugh:

The deal is that she wants to participate. I drive, she navigates, finds fuel and campgrounds. I do the set up and break down, water, sewer, level, slides...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-24-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,284
Posted By Fastcar
We have about 4K miles on our RM7710 and it has...

We have about 4K miles on our RM7710 and it has been flawless. My DW has control of the unit and loves it. No problems with glare, she just turns, it away from the sun. We use a sand bag mount that...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 06-21-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,043
Posted By Fastcar
You are putting air into the tires not the...

You are putting air into the tires not the chassis.:) So after loading it for the road, take it to a scale, weigh all four corners then see what michelin say's regarding tire inflation pressure for...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-21-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,001
Posted By Fastcar
I left that area Tuesday morning and things were...

I left that area Tuesday morning and things were fine. Now in Hardin MT until Saturday, then heading for Cody. From there it depends on the smoke and heat. Was heading for Glacier on the east side...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-19-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,302
Posted By Fastcar
If I put out slides the jacks come down first.

If I put out slides the jacks come down first.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 06-17-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By Fastcar
You can rent a car at the airport in Cody. If you...

You can rent a car at the airport in Cody. If you come in through Ten Sleep you'll go by it.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-16-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,001
Posted By Fastcar
I've been in Custer, Hill City, Spearfish in the...

I've been in Custer, Hill City, Spearfish in the past two days and am currently in Sturgis. No smoke in this part of the Black Hills.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-06-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,527
Posted By Fastcar
I just went through this on my rig. Found that...

I just went through this on my rig. Found that the voltage was fine but after about 7 seconds the amps dropped off. Amps is what moves your slide.

You may find your batteries are ng. If so...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-05-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By Fastcar
I think I found my problem. Actually I know I...

I think I found my problem. Actually I know I have. My batteries tested okay for voltage. But the amps fell off in about 7 seconds. Enough to light the Cummins but not enough ooomph long enough for...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-03-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By Fastcar
Slide Motor??

2008 Destination. The full wall slide is just barely making it in. Had to use the boost switch today to pull it off. Connections are clean and solid, batteries are good. I'm thinking things are...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-01-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,577
Posted By Fastcar
I have one for the motorhome that includes the...

I have one for the motorhome that includes the toad. I deal with Delaware EZPass, have found them to be the best regarding info and phone response..
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-01-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,577
Posted By Fastcar
They can be mounted on the front bumper at the...

They can be mounted on the front bumper at the plate or on the windshield. So height doesn't matter as long as it is unobstructed.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-30-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By Fastcar
I-55N

Has anbody traveled north on I-55N from the jct of I-12 to St.Louis recently? If so would you please share road conditions, traffic, construction and the like.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-28-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 15,235
Posted By Fastcar
Some folks are just idiots! You think it's bad at...

Some folks are just idiots! You think it's bad at a campground, you should see them on a beach. At least your not barefoot in a campground.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-27-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By Fastcar
I raise the brightness level and it is fine. It...

I raise the brightness level and it is fine. It dims when on it's battery and has to be adjusted up when plugged in.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-26-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,509
Posted By Fastcar
If you are pulling a toad you can't backup, so a...

If you are pulling a toad you can't backup, so a pull through makes things a heck of a lot easier. Especially for a quick overnight. If for a few day's the toad is usually unhooked so it matters not.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-23-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,245
Posted By Fastcar
I'll be passing through N'ville from the south....

I'll be passing through N'ville from the south. Just looking for the most direct way to avoid the bs.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-23-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,245
Posted By Fastcar
Seems that closure will be every and all weekend...

Seems that closure will be every and all weekend through the summer.

Anybody know of a good drive around that keeps you off city streets?
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-21-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By Fastcar
Which way to FL

From Bryce Canyon I-70 or I-40? Doing this in July so was leaning toward the northern I-70 to avoid a bit of the heat. Mileage is +80 or so on I-70. That's according to MQ
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 05-21-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,803
Posted By Fastcar
I'm wondering how you managed to get the 3+1/2...

I'm wondering how you managed to get the 3+1/2 inch suction base of the RM7710 to adhere securely to the Nav Mat 2 which has a disc of 3"
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-17-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Posted By Fastcar
Headed to Glacier NP

Plan on being in the area mid June. Need advice regarding campgrounds on the east side.
Traveling in a class A 40' with toad so a little space would be nice.

Any info would be appreciated.
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 05-15-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,589
Posted By Fastcar
RM put out a large update that seemed to correct...

RM put out a large update that seemed to correct most problems. Enough so I bought one. There doesn't seem to be a visibility problem if you turn it up to it's brightest imo. I've had no complaints...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 05-14-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,803
Posted By Fastcar
That is something I gotta look into if the bean...

That is something I gotta look into if the bean bag isn't what I want.
Which silicon adhesive did you use? I'm a bit hesitant due to the mirror loosening up and the gps getting broken when it hits...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 05-14-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,803
Posted By Fastcar
Reading the info at the site, they don't...

Reading the info at the site, they don't reccomend Nav MAt due to the chance of it moving. They suggest the bean bag.
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 05-14-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,803
Posted By Fastcar
I think I found the cure to the problem. To make...

I think I found the cure to the problem. To make a glass overlay will cost better than $100. That was a bit steep imo.

So I wandered to Dieselboss online truckstop for semi truck drivers...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 05-13-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,803
Posted By Fastcar
Hmmmm...Now that would work, I think. Where you...

Hmmmm...Now that would work, I think. Where you going to get it though? The base on the RM has gotta be at least 3+1/2" in diameter. Probably larger than any disc. I was thinking of cutting a Lexan...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 05-13-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,803
Posted By Fastcar
RM 7710 Mount?

I've been trying to mount a RM 7710 in our 2008 Destination A. It would be ideal if the suction cup would hold on the passenger side ledge below the side window. The one that lifts up. But it...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-08-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,520
Posted By Fastcar
Rafter J has a few cars that they rent. The cars...

Rafter J has a few cars that they rent. The cars also have stickers on them that get you into everything you need a sticker for.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-07-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 752
Posted By Fastcar
Biloxi Casinos

Has anybody overnighted there in their RV? Going through the area with a 40+toad and was wondering which is the best of the bunch.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-07-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,749
Posted By Fastcar
Yup, this is the place to stay. Central location,...

Yup, this is the place to stay. Central location, great staff, spotless facilities.

Will be there again towards the end of June
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-24-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 31
GPS
Views: 3,864
Posted By Fastcar
Scroll down to Product Evaluations. There is a...

Scroll down to Product Evaluations. There is a large thread on the RM7710. Seems that they put out a update that took care of most issues.
I'm thinking of ordering one.
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 04-22-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 39,189
Posted By Fastcar
I've a question. Does the next exit tell you if...

I've a question. Does the next exit tell you if the fuel station at the exit is big enough to get in and out of with a toad. Or does it just indicate fuel is available?
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-11-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By Fastcar
Whats in the surf??

Whats in the surf??
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 04-06-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 21,200
Posted By Fastcar
FL does not use EZ Pass. Get it from Del....

FL does not use EZ Pass.

Get it from Del. nice folks no muss or fuss.

Here ya go E-ZPass Delaware - (https://www.ezpassde.com/)
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 04-06-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 39,189
Posted By Fastcar
That is good news!! I wonder how long it will...

That is good news!! I wonder how long it will take them to get the update into the pipeline. Or when will the new ones come with the updates.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-04-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,493
Posted By Fastcar
Seeing as we are playing with a object that has...

Seeing as we are playing with a object that has the arodynamics of a large sheet of plywood, I'd like to offer a few thoughts.
A airdam on the front may affect cooling if a FRED. A large, full body...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 03-28-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,812
Posted By Fastcar
I'm another Vietnam vet as well, 1966. Had a...

I'm another Vietnam vet as well, 1966. Had a bunch of trigger time and honestly haven't been the same person since. Also did a year in a hosp. getting put back together.

What blows my friggin'...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 03-27-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,714
Posted By Fastcar
I sorta think that this country learned something...

I sorta think that this country learned something as returning troops are welcomed home.

Sadly, that's all we ever wanted. So imo things have gotten better.

WELCOME HOME!!
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 03-13-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,454
Posted By Fastcar
I have to echo Craig. There is no way you'll get...

I have to echo Craig. There is no way you'll get that RV into the parking lot at Franklin Station. I worked for the railroad in that area, it just isn't going to happen.

Normandy Farms Family...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 03-08-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,407
Posted By Fastcar
Hmmmm.......... I should ask how many people are...

Hmmmm.......... I should ask how many people are useing the RM7710 in a class A with no glare problems?
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 03-07-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,407
Posted By Fastcar
Rm 7710

The RM 7710 has been out for some time, has anybody bought one recently and NOT had problems with glare?

I'm hoping that maybe RM had fixed the issue.
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