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Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-24-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By NYBobbo
when in doubt, contact the manufacturer HWH. I've...

when in doubt, contact the manufacturer HWH. I've found them to be helpful.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 04-02-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By NYBobbo
further info on aluminum rims can be found if you...

further info on aluminum rims can be found if you search:


benefits of aluminum wheels over steel


might be a good to look at if you're considering a new purchase and are looking at upgrading...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-28-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,564
Posted By NYBobbo
The one thing that is missing from the discussion...

The one thing that is missing from the discussion is "how will you use what you choose"?


TT give you a lot of real estate (living area) for a reasonable price. Assuming you have a truck to pull...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-20-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,968
Posted By NYBobbo
HWH - factory installed day after purchase of my...

HWH - factory installed day after purchase of my View. Had a few issues over the past 5 yrs that HWH fixed at no charge. Works great and is automatic, nothing like setting up camp in the rain with...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-20-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,429
Posted By NYBobbo
the level mate pro is nice when looking for a...

the level mate pro is nice when looking for a level spot in a parking lot. just turn it on and drive around till you find the best spot. There is always a price to pay for convenience.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-20-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By NYBobbo
I've been to letchworth and stayed in the park...

I've been to letchworth and stayed in the park campgrounds. I used a small motorcycle to get around the park. Some of the walks involve many steps but the views are nice.


Enjoy your trip.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-20-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,807
Posted By NYBobbo
my Mach 5 died in 5 years :( replaced it this...

my Mach 5 died in 5 years :( replaced it this past summer. The dealer had a stack of dead units sitting out back. Mine sprung a leak somewhere and the coolant leaked out. Apparently they do go bad...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-22-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By NYBobbo
you don't specify what brand of jacks you have. ...

you don't specify what brand of jacks you have.


If it's HWH there should be dump valves near the tank to manually release the fluid back to the tank. The springs on the shafts are what retract...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-19-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,480
Posted By NYBobbo
Check to see what the warranty is on the tires....

Check to see what the warranty is on the tires. They will often pro-rate the wear for a new set if they are still covered.


Yes, I believe you are correct, wear in the center of the tire usually...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 06-07-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,124
Posted By NYBobbo
After some searching around and getting advice...

After some searching around and getting advice from others, including tech from the company that now owns the ALCOA truck/rim division.


What worked the easiest for me if first use plain car wash...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-28-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By NYBobbo
Good questions.... Dealers want to make a...

Good questions....


Dealers want to make a profit on every sale/purchase, the older the rig is the less the selling price and therefore less profit. Yes they would love to sell you an extended...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-18-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By NYBobbo
I picked up a small compressor at wally world,...

I picked up a small compressor at wally world, coil hose and adapters for around $75.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-07-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By NYBobbo
Consider getting a pad space with executive suite...

Consider getting a pad space with executive suite - the extra space (basically a studio apartment) with full kitchen, bath, washer dryer. with either the rv's you'd have additional space.


A...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-09-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,538
Posted By NYBobbo
LOL you guys expect to help a 24 year old who...

LOL you guys expect to help a 24 year old who purchased a 33 year old rv expecting to go on a road trip "within a few weeks"...... who's pulling who's leg
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-14-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By NYBobbo
mine is right next to my record player and tape...

mine is right next to my record player and tape deck
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-13-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,395
Posted By NYBobbo
as far as factory warranty it's 1 year, some...

as far as factory warranty it's 1 year, some items are covered longer a bit longer by supplier warranty.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-13-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,395
Posted By NYBobbo
not that many issues for a rig that has been...

not that many issues for a rig that has been sitting for 3-4 years. The money you saved buying used should more than cover the repairs.


Yes, factory slide repair is the best- my experience at...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-30-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,652
Posted By NYBobbo
Winnebago like many other vehicle manufacturers...

Winnebago like many other vehicle manufacturers charge EVERY dealer the same for delivery. They average the price for them all to keep the cost the same just to prevent lower cost for closer dealers.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-09-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By NYBobbo
there are specialized slide lubricant sprays...

there are specialized slide lubricant sprays available on the market... the right tool for the right job
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-09-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 29,957
Posted By NYBobbo
if your "significant other" wants to stay - just...

if your "significant other" wants to stay - just go -- you both get most of what you want except being together


I've found there is nothing worse than someone being a prisoner of what you want.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 06-05-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,501
Posted By NYBobbo
I wish the Winnebago part was made in Germany-...

I wish the Winnebago part was made in Germany- perhaps it would have been built better!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-04-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,264
Posted By NYBobbo
When I first saw the title of this thread I...

When I first saw the title of this thread I thought to myself... "wow they are restricting the age of the people who stay" lol.... anyway


It's not the age that I have an issue with (and most...
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Member Forum Concerns 06-02-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,177
Posted By NYBobbo
the old story, nothing is private if you write it...

the old story, nothing is private if you write it down.... welcome to the internet of everyone's stuff
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-21-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,004
Posted By NYBobbo
sorry for the delay, I just saw your post.......

sorry for the delay, I just saw your post.... quick internet search came up with:


https://www.arprv.com/purchase.php


it's also listed on ebay for various prices.. make sure it's the correct...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-21-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By NYBobbo
you might be able to remove the cable from behind...

you might be able to remove the cable from behind the panel and leave the inside panel with the water hook ups and valves where they are. Some jobs will cost you money to have done at a dealer - and...
Forum: Boondocking 05-17-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By NYBobbo
I use the app "sleep stream" on my iphone. They...

I use the app "sleep stream" on my iphone. They probably have an android version also.



The free version works well enough.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-14-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,384
Posted By NYBobbo
you can search here and on the sprinter forum for...

you can search here and on the sprinter forum for in depth discussions, arguments to all of the features on the sprinter builds.


I'm happy with my:


Diesel gen w/over 360 hrs in 3 years and...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-14-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,621
Posted By NYBobbo
PS.... a tire minder system would be probably a...

PS.... a tire minder system would be probably a better spend than new tires to replace tires that have less then 10k and under 5 years old.


tire minder has saved me several times
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-14-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,621
Posted By NYBobbo
the tires sold in the US are governed by our...

the tires sold in the US are governed by our rules and regs. The rating on them are as good as any other tire. Stay within the limits as you would any other tire. Most likely if you're that close to...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-14-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,855
Posted By NYBobbo
FWIW - Camping World is now a publicly traded...

FWIW - Camping World is now a publicly traded corporation listed under the symbol- CWH


you too can be part owner... lol
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-12-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,855
Posted By NYBobbo
The idea to purchase something now for later use,...

The idea to purchase something now for later use, seems to me, to be a less than perfect plan.


There will always be used RV's for sale. There is never such a thing as buy today or you'll never...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-10-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,004
Posted By NYBobbo
I added the ARP control with both the added fans...

I added the ARP control with both the added fans on the outside back coils and one smaller fan inside the fridge. The ARP controls the fans and also prevents the absorption fridge from overheating...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 11-16-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,705
Posted By NYBobbo
the MB dealer I called was down by McAllen, TX.

the MB dealer I called was down by McAllen, TX.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 11-13-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,705
Posted By NYBobbo
My local (NY) MB quoted me $650 and MB in south...

My local (NY) MB quoted me $650 and MB in south TX where I head to in 6 weeks quoted me $470. I'll probably have the work done in TX but I'm just wondering is there anything special that a local...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 10-23-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,104
Posted By NYBobbo
LOL looks like the beginning of a "Home...

LOL looks like the beginning of a "Home Adviser" comercial!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-19-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 49,248
Posted By NYBobbo
I understand that at times there is a problem...

I understand that at times there is a problem finding overnight stays.. but



Since we all pay taxes to pay for the rest stops, everyone has the right to use them. Perhaps trucking companies...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 10-10-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,459
Posted By NYBobbo
thanks....

thanks....
Forum: Boondocking 10-08-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,165
Posted By NYBobbo
Your coach probably has some items that today are...

Your coach probably has some items that today are not considered dry camp friendly. There is a good chance you have halogen lights, if so you can change them out to LED.


For heavy electric...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 10-08-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,459
Posted By NYBobbo
The material used by Winnebago is crap, it's faux...

The material used by Winnebago is crap, it's faux leather. I had them replace the trim on the dining area trim in the first year. It's showing wear through again in the corners, the driver and...
Forum: Vintage RV's 09-23-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By NYBobbo
It might be easier to see find out what was there...

It might be easier to see find out what was there originally. There should be some kind of fuel line in the area, either propane or diesel.


Looks like that switch and box needs replacing also.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-22-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,724
Posted By NYBobbo
Yes, you should expect them to arrange for a helo...

Yes, you should expect them to arrange for a helo if needed, it's in their contract. The issue is they never called travel assist. Even if they denied it at the time it would give reason enough to...
Forum: Just Conversation 09-09-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,508
Posted By NYBobbo
perhaps it's simple.... they really don't want...

perhaps it's simple.... they really don't want pets or extra people around.


I personally don't want to be next to someone with 10 people having a party, or the neighbor that has a pet barking...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-05-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,322
Posted By NYBobbo
I've found "happy camper" to work well in the...

I've found "happy camper" to work well in the tank for both odor and breaking down solids.


In addition I have "shark fin" vent toppers, they rotate with wind and pull the odors out.


The...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 09-04-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,240
Posted By NYBobbo
first i've heard of...keep us posted

first i've heard of...keep us posted
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 09-04-2018, 04:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,034
Posted By NYBobbo
Yup, if I have less than 1/2 tank I add fuel...

Yup, if I have less than 1/2 tank I add fuel before camping. At 1/2 tank I can run the gen for 12 hrs and still be above 1/4 tank.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 09-02-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,869
Posted By NYBobbo
I've been using one of these ...

I've been using one of these



https://www.amazon.com/Coleman-Fold-Go-Portable-Grill/dp/B001RTY0JA/ref=sr_1_66?s=lawn-garden&ie=UTF8&qid=1535905554&sr=1-66&keywords=coleman+roadtrip+grill

...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-29-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,868
Posted By NYBobbo
I chose the sprinter(diesel) based RV because of...

I chose the sprinter(diesel) based RV because of the leg room... I found the v10 to have less leg room.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-28-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,064
Posted By NYBobbo
I'd rather go to a facility that will take care...

I'd rather go to a facility that will take care of me then home....could die by the time you get home :) makes sense to me
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 08-27-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,823
Posted By NYBobbo
I have the ALCOA rims and have the Michelin tires...

I have the ALCOA rims and have the Michelin tires on now... much better ride.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-23-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By NYBobbo
Years ago I had to have a 5th wheel moved about...

Years ago I had to have a 5th wheel moved about the same distance to a scrap yard... just ask around at any local rv places and see if you can find someone with the right pickup and offer a hundred...
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