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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-31-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 111,607
Posted By Scottybdivin
Don't get to close to those Cholla cactus. That...

Don't get to close to those Cholla cactus. That stuff is wicked.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-29-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,868
Posted By Scottybdivin
I finally broke down and bought the Viair 450P...

I finally broke down and bought the Viair 450P RV. It is very impressive. Feels solidly built and runs very quiet. Probably could have purchased 2+ pancakes for the price.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-27-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 368
Posted By Scottybdivin
So that answers a question I had. The LED...

So that answers a question I had. The LED fixtures do not have replaceable bulbs? You have to replace the entire fixture?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-26-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 368
Posted By Scottybdivin
312442 In the house battery compartment you...

312442

In the house battery compartment you will find a single wire that only connects to the 6V side of the house bank that is created by 2 or 3 extra jumpers, depending on how many batteries you...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-26-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 368
Posted By Scottybdivin
Nice and clean. Where did you buy your fixtures?...

Nice and clean. Where did you buy your fixtures? I replaced all the halogen bulbs with LED's in mine about 5 years ago. Probably not as good but it seems to work. Many of my switches were wired with...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-26-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2,900
Views: 1,053,430
Posted By Scottybdivin
That's a great looking rig. Looking forward to...

That's a great looking rig. Looking forward to more photos.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-28-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 212,523
Posted By Scottybdivin
Matterhorn Peak, between Ouray and Lake City?

Matterhorn Peak, between Ouray and Lake City?
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-19-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,868
Posted By Scottybdivin
Good to know about the coiled hoses. I don't...

Good to know about the coiled hoses. I don't think it would matter the size of the hose. Pressure is pressure. You would just have to adapt on each end if you want to keep the Viair components.

I...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-16-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 212,523
Posted By Scottybdivin
Looks like the Rio Grande but it's not at Santa...

Looks like the Rio Grande but it's not at Santa Elena.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-09-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 111,607
Posted By Scottybdivin
Maverick Ranch. Good place to stay for BBNP and...

Maverick Ranch. Good place to stay for BBNP and BBRSP.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-09-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 212,523
Posted By Scottybdivin
I was late to the game but I knew this one. I...

I was late to the game but I knew this one. I have been there many times going back to the 60's. Lajitas was just a trading post w/o the resort and no State Park back then.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-06-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3,242
Views: 1,120,911
Posted By Scottybdivin
Looks like the Vineyards in Grapevine.

Looks like the Vineyards in Grapevine.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-15-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 111,607
Posted By Scottybdivin
Torrey, UT

Torrey, UT
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-13-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 111,607
Posted By Scottybdivin
Kodachrome Basin SP; Canonville, UT

Kodachrome Basin SP; Canonville, UT
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-12-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 212,523
Posted By Scottybdivin
Just to follow-up Rarebears post. This is me and...

Just to follow-up Rarebears post. This is me and my BIL just goofing off. This is called "The Great Unconformity". It can be seen at many locations throughout the Grand Canyon. There is about 1.2...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 08-01-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3,242
Views: 1,120,911
Posted By Scottybdivin
Very cool experience.

Very cool experience.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-26-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2,900
Views: 1,053,430
Posted By Scottybdivin
Looks a lot like Patrick's Point near Trinidad....

Looks a lot like Patrick's Point near Trinidad. We have friends further north in Arcata that we plan to visit. May check out your beaches as well.
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 07-14-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,307
Views: 323,810
Posted By Scottybdivin
It sounds like your transmission is not shifting...

It sounds like your transmission is not shifting to 6th gear at 63 with Econo off. My Mountain Aire shifts to 6th at about 60-61 with Econo off. With it on it shifts to 6th gear at around 56. That's...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-09-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 212,523
Posted By Scottybdivin
Obviously faulting has occurred. I'm guessing it...

Obviously faulting has occurred. I'm guessing it is an Unconformity, sedimentary rock on top or metamorphic rock with millions or billions of years missing in between.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-07-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,691
Posted By Scottybdivin
I have to give a shoutout to M&G Engineering. Due...

I have to give a shoutout to M&G Engineering. Due to Covid 19 my trip passing through Athens, TX was postponed until early June. When I got there, I expected a few guys would do the install. Instead,...
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 05-08-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,307
Views: 323,810
Posted By Scottybdivin
Mine has ranged from 0.67 - 0.69 over 5 years

Mine has ranged from 0.67 - 0.69 over 5 years
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 05-04-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,307
Views: 323,810
Posted By Scottybdivin
OK good deal. I wasn't planning to drain the...

OK good deal. I wasn't planning to drain the whole thing. You say it is OK to catch and reuse the oil that comes out through the filter openings?
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 05-02-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,307
Views: 323,810
Posted By Scottybdivin
I am going to change the filters in my 4000 this...

I am going to change the filters in my 4000 this year. The fluid was in it when we purchased the MH 5 years ago, but I have had JG test it every year. My sample reports last year said "continue to...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-30-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By Scottybdivin
Thanks. His truck does have an integrated brake...

Thanks. His truck does have an integrated brake controller.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-30-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By Scottybdivin
:laugh::eek: That's kind of what I was thinking....

:laugh::eek: That's kind of what I was thinking. My last 3 trucks have claimed to have it, but I never really experienced what it was supposed to do.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-29-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By Scottybdivin
Surprising to say that the RV rental place will...

Surprising to say that the RV rental place will rent a WDH to him. His truck has trailer sway control. Since I never towed anything with the truck while we had it, I'm not sure how effective that...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-29-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By Scottybdivin
Thanks for the confirmation. I'll have him check...

Thanks for the confirmation. I'll have him check with the rental place before he buys one. The truck has a 11,100 towing capacity and about 1700 lb payload. It is the heavier 2014 (pre aluminum)...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-28-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By Scottybdivin
WDH For Towing a Rental TT

I need some help from the TT folks on here. My brother in law is renting a 29' @ 7565 GVWR TT for a month to accompany us out west. He is towing with a F150 3.5 EB with Max Tow pkg. He is well within...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-16-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 212,523
Posted By Scottybdivin
I didn't expect anybody would know. It is at...

I didn't expect anybody would know. It is at Wildhorse Pass Motorsport Complex (Formerly Firebird Raceway) in Chandler, AZ. That is Firebird Lake in the foreground with the Off Road Truck course...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-15-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 212,523
Posted By Scottybdivin
This one will be difficult unless you have been...

This one will be difficult unless you have been there. The only clue is in the 2nd photo
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-04-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,194
Posted By Scottybdivin
My tank has a tee with a pipe extending about 1/2...

My tank has a tee with a pipe extending about 1/2 way to the bottom going through the partition wall. Any solids would have to come up and through the pipe to get into the 2nd compartment. Lastly, I...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-03-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2,900
Views: 1,053,430
Posted By Scottybdivin
I heard on the radio here today that somewhere...

I heard on the radio here today that somewhere near Tallahassee they were telling everyone to stay one medium size alligator length away from each other. :cool:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-03-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2,900
Views: 1,053,430
Posted By Scottybdivin
That sure puts it in perspective. This thread has...

That sure puts it in perspective. This thread has sure slowed down. If my projects were to shut down, I was thinking of hitting the road and isolating ourselves out west somewhere. The problem is, we...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-31-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,194
Posted By Scottybdivin
You should never leave the black tank open or you...

You should never leave the black tank open or you will suffer the wrath of the black pyramid. The gray is OK.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-29-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,194
Posted By Scottybdivin
I ran a separate line from my septic for my...

I ran a separate line from my septic for my granny to dump her Class C while she was visiting. This was 25 years ago and owning an RV wasn't even on my radar. Guess where I built our RV carport 18...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-20-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2,900
Views: 1,053,430
Posted By Scottybdivin
Looks like a great BUGOUT location. :thumb:

Looks like a great BUGOUT location. :thumb:
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 03-20-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 22,147
Posted By Scottybdivin
So sorry to hear this. Over a year in the...

So sorry to hear this. Over a year in the planning? This makes my 2013 cancellation to the Big 5 in UT, due the government shutdown, pale in comparison. I was still able to travel and hit several...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-25-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2,900
Views: 1,053,430
Posted By Scottybdivin
Maybe they are trying to get further out of the...

Maybe they are trying to get further out of the flood plane. It has been underwater twice in the last few years.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-23-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2,900
Views: 1,053,430
Posted By Scottybdivin
I love that place. We stayed there two...

I love that place. We stayed there two consecutive nights in two different RV's. 12/25/2014, our last night in our 5th wheel we were trading, then 12/26/2014, our 1st night in our new to us Mountain...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-23-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By Scottybdivin
I would check out this topic...

I would check out this topic (https://www.irv2.com/forums/f125/former-allison-transmission-fluids-engineer-89293.html) and ask Tom Johnson. He was a fluids engineer for Allison and he usually...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-17-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2,900
Views: 1,053,430
Posted By Scottybdivin
:thumb: I assume you get to stay until Monday...

:thumb: I assume you get to stay until Monday when they have to finish the race?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-08-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 737
Posted By Scottybdivin
Correct me if I'm wrong, but aren't your 300Ah...

Correct me if I'm wrong, but aren't your 300Ah Lifelines still 6V? If so you have 1200 Ah at 12V. Still that's a nice upgrade. I wanted to use them but I didn't have the headroom to accommodate them....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-08-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,831
Posted By Scottybdivin
We towed our 2014 for 30K mi. Had a few times...

We towed our 2014 for 30K mi. Had a few times when it didn't shift. Sometimes it was op error and sometimes it was the truck may have been in a bind. I do like the idea of taking a photo in case...
Forum: Toy Haulers Discussion 02-04-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 462
Sticky: Rig Pictures
Views: 582,775
Posted By Scottybdivin
:thumb::thumb: We miss our patio. The dogs miss...

:thumb::thumb: We miss our patio. The dogs miss it too.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-02-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By Scottybdivin
That's a tough call. I would run the max tire...

That's a tough call. I would run the max tire pressure on the front axle until you get your weights. The front axle tends to be closer to max weight. The rear axles on your tag RV should have plenty...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-02-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By Scottybdivin
I picked up on that too. Guess they could afford...

I picked up on that too. Guess they could afford anything they want.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-29-2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By Scottybdivin
Yes. I have bought parts direct from them. In...

Yes. I have bought parts direct from them. In fact, that's how I came upon those parts diagrams.

You can replace the whole assembly too Kwikee Series 42...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-28-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 24,295
Posted By Scottybdivin
You're right. an ISM would like to see 7, but...

You're right. an ISM would like to see 7, but only under the best circumstances. :eek:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-27-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By Scottybdivin
Kwikee Series 42. I have the same steps and they...

Kwikee Series 42. I have the same steps and they are a PITA to clean and lubricate. It was recommended to me and I have been using an aircraft lubricant called Boeshield T-9, with marginal results. ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-26-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By Scottybdivin
Congratulations on your new to you Newmar. 4369...

Congratulations on your new to you Newmar. 4369 is my favorite floor plan and we came very near to buying a new 2015.
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