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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-21-2022, 05:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,307
Posted By TANDD
Happy to report 15/40 T4 is available here in...

Happy to report 15/40 T4 is available here in Washington at the ROLLBACK price of $13.97 gal.! Just bought 7 gallons for my upcoming change.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-11-2022, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By TANDD
Contact Encore Resorts. They have several in that...

Contact Encore Resorts. They have several in that area and found me a spot when everything was "full" precovid when the parks were actually quite full.
Nice area. A couple nights at Lost Dutchman is...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-08-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,486
Posted By TANDD
I Second Radiator Supply House in Oregon. They...

I Second Radiator Supply House in Oregon. They have most Monaco brand original prints and will make you a bullet proof and repairable copper core/steel tank unit to original specs. Made me a new...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-12-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 830
Posted By TANDD
I replaced my Michelins with Firestone FS561's....

I replaced my Michelins with Firestone FS561's. 18 ply LRJ. the recommended PSI st my weight is lower so I actually get a SOFTER ride with more plys..... or so it seems over the first 2000 or so...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-25-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By TANDD
Thats probably where I will start, checking each...

Thats probably where I will start, checking each cell's gravity. I can do that in place; these L16's are a bugger to remove and install.
THX TANDD
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-24-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By TANDD
Thanks Folks. Propane fridge, invertor off. I...

Thanks Folks.
Propane fridge, invertor off. I try to never go below 12V discharge. I have a watering system and only used a couple cups worth on all four batteries including filling the pump bulb...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-23-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By TANDD
Batteries going dead....WHY?

Background.... updated to 4 Trojan L16s 2 years ago. Have enjoyed plenty of battery juice since including all normal on trip with boondocking in May. Coach parked plugged in since. Checked water...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-06-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By TANDD
Increasing TOAD weight?

Looking at a 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee upgrade from a 2008 Ford Edge. Curb weight increase of about 800lbs.. With the ISC 330 in a heavy bus, will the extra tow weight be a big deal? Hills? Or not so...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-27-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By TANDD
Contact Radiator Supply House in Sweethome...

Contact Radiator Supply House in Sweethome Oregon. They can make you a new one and ship it to you, I has them make me a radiator and CAC both from their Monaco blueprints. Very happy.
TANDD
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-14-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,406
Posted By TANDD
Yes, RHS. They made me a radiator and new CAC...

Yes, RHS. They made me a radiator and new CAC from drawings for a perfect fit. Ship anywhere. Call them up, they can probably help
TANDD
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-30-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,951
Posted By TANDD
I have FS561 275 70 22.5 in load range J. get rig...

I have FS561 275 70 22.5 in load range J. get rig weighed and look up the Firestone recommended pressure; it will be less than you are running. My front are at 95 and ride better than Mich I took off.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-10-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By TANDD
Radiator Supply House in Sweet Home Oregon has...

Radiator Supply House in Sweet Home Oregon has the original prints from most Monaco/HR brands. They made me a copper core/steel tank unit that fit right in. Also made me a CAC. Ship anywhere. I did...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 04-08-2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By TANDD
A3 "shortcut" on 395 near Susanville

Can any of you fellow travelers tell me the current condition of that road? I have a recollection from probably 6 years ago that I didn't like that road for some reason, don't recall why only " I'll...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 04-04-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,298
Posted By TANDD
I agree with most above. Been 2 years but the 99...

I agree with most above. Been 2 years but the 99 improvements are helping that route with much more to do. I recall the worst is around Merced.
But the very worst was not either one for snowbirds...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-03-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By TANDD
Thanks folks! apparently a common key in the...

Thanks folks! apparently a common key in the industry.
TANDD
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-02-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By TANDD
A/C condensor door key?

Where can I get a barrel key to open that door? Didn't get one when I bought coach. Need to change desiccant filter cartridge.
TANDD
Forum: Roadmaster Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-29-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By TANDD
Front wheel bearings service

where can I find proper bearing adjustment info for my HR? Need a bearing repack and want to have info for mechanic up front. also..... seal numbers?
THX TANDD
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 03-20-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By TANDD
And Hell to you too! HA HA! lots of miles for 1...

And Hell to you too! HA HA! lots of miles for 1 day in the bus. Fuel not an issue.
Have done 395 before and yes that is a beautiful drive but maybe not in mid April over the 8100 ' pass etc.. Thanks...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-20-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,121
Posted By TANDD
Check out Firestone FS561.. Just replaced...

Check out Firestone FS561.. Just replaced Michelin 275 70 22.5 with same size 18 ply load J all position tire. Couldn't use any wider or less capacity/load range.
Bought from a truck tire dealer GSR...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 03-20-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By TANDD
Reno to Las Vegas and back mid April to mid May.

Best route lloks like 95. any issues? weather concerns etc.? how about boondocking/parking on the way? TANDD
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-13-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By TANDD
There should be a valve in the back accessed from...

There should be a valve in the back accessed from outside lower cover. turn off the water supply there.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-08-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By TANDD
We have the Onan 6500 propane gen. Cant comment...

We have the Onan 6500 propane gen. Cant comment on the install but the issues I have......... noisy due to being air cooled and not economical due to not being "smart". When boondocking we tend to...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-09-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By TANDD
I had a shower head explode due to high water...

I had a shower head explode due to high water pressure/surge from park. Had one of the small pressure reg units that had apparently failed. Bought an adjustable with gauge unit so I know what PSI I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-09-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,837
Posted By TANDD
Just FYI.... My coach does NOT charge chassis...

Just FYI.... My coach does NOT charge chassis batts off inverter/charger only house batts. does charge off alternator as well as charging house batts. I use a batt maintainer when coach is sitting...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-08-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,573
Posted By TANDD
First I have heard of 330/3:30. since I retired I...

First I have heard of 330/3:30. since I retired I like the 2-2-2. 200 miles.....arrive by 2:00 o'clock and stay at least 2 days. yes we stretch the drive at times but you animals that drive 12 a day...
Forum: Roadmaster Motorhome Chassis Forum 12-13-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,084
Posted By TANDD
I installed a stay awhile type unit on my...

I installed a stay awhile type unit on my Endeavor both to have the option to add an external tank but also to add 3 hoses to feed accessories. 2 on curb side for BBQ and stove or fire pit and one on...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-19-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,140
Posted By TANDD
Yes, that is it. I did the same mod. Had to move...

Yes, that is it. I did the same mod. Had to move a couple things higher on the walls and get a couple of cables made but an easy job following this example. the fill system is key due to height. ...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-18-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,140
Posted By TANDD
Search "doubled my house power" in this forum....

Search "doubled my house power" in this forum. involves tall Trojan L16 batteries. great upgrade; I did it to my Endeavor. TANDD
Forum: Roadmaster Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-12-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,134
Posted By TANDD
I installed the Source fan a couple of years ago...

I installed the Source fan a couple of years ago on my 330ISC and will say it gives at least some of the improvements they say. Noise is biggest, power gain may not be as dramatic as claimed but you...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-29-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By TANDD
Pulling to the Left

Looking for suggestions for what are probable causes and solutions for a pull to the left. not strong but not straight down the road either. I do have a Safe T Steer that may be failing (leaking...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-23-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By TANDD
Radiator Supply House in Sweet Home Ore. can fix...

Radiator Supply House in Sweet Home Ore. can fix you up. they have all Monaco brand prints and can make anything. made me a copper core steel tank radiator and a new alum CAC. ship anywhere.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-17-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By TANDD
Firestone 561 22.5 tires

What experience do you folks have with these tires? need to replace 275 70 R22.5 tires on my HR.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-08-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By TANDD
Thanks to all for your insight! I think I will...

Thanks to all for your insight! I think I will stay away from Les this time. More research upcoming. TANDD
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-04-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By TANDD
Tires in Eugene Oregon area

What is the best place to buy tires in that area? maybe even a Les Schwab? I like their service and they are everywhere at least in the west. I am looking for knowledge in replacements for my aged...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-31-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,179
Posted By TANDD
Thats the problem I am running into. Toyo M154...

Thats the problem I am running into. Toyo M154 265 75 R22.5 is rated below my GVWR . I really DONT want MICHELIN again. I am having trouble finding alternatives. I may just ask an expert at a EV...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-31-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,179
Posted By TANDD
Yes, M144 vs. M154. does regional ride better...

Yes, M144 vs. M154. does regional ride better than long haul?
What size did you put on and how is clearance at rear tire to inner of fender when coach is aired down? I am not seeing the info I need...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-30-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,179
Posted By TANDD
Toyo tires

Help me out, please.
what is the difference between M144 and M145 tires?
I currently have Michelin 275/70/22.5 XRV ENERGY; what Toyo size is closest?
265/75/22.5?
I don't want any wider for...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-27-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By TANDD
I replaced mine with a JC unit 4 years ago. The...

I replaced mine with a JC unit 4 years ago. The only thing that I apparently did not get right is it seems that I didn't get perfect contact in the freezer section because the fridge at 28 has the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-16-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By TANDD
Radiator Supply House in Sweet Home Oregon will...

Radiator Supply House in Sweet Home Oregon will build you a copper/steel unit for about $1600. I don't believe they do install. note... when I replaced mine I had my CAC tested and it leaked...
Forum: Northwest Region 05-10-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,103
Posted By TANDD
That "raised driving position" is a safety factor...

That "raised driving position" is a safety factor as in you see much farther out in front of yoy, over lesser vehicles etc.. seeing whats coming up sooner is a good thing. and just seeing the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-15-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By TANDD
Yeah, thanks. I think I have most of it figured...

Yeah, thanks. I think I have most of it figured out; thanks to RVGeeks' ututbe on the install. I will get the 4 way T and figure out what additional fittings are needed to fit my coach.
THANKS...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-14-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By TANDD
Thanks to both . I still have a bit of...

Thanks to both .
I still have a bit of confusion. I get that a tee before regulator supplies "high" pressure; but what is coming out of a 20lb. tank? All the hoses, quick disconnects etc. say for...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-08-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By TANDD
Extend A Stay install

Hi All, We have a 2002 Endeavor that has the propane tank installed side to side with a small access door in the adjacent basement compartment. It looks like the piece can, with a lot of...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-28-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 432
Posted By TANDD
Radiator Supply House in Oregon can hook you up...

Radiator Supply House in Oregon can hook you up and they ship anywhere. they made me a radiator and cac for my HR Endeavor.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-06-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,276
Posted By TANDD
4500 claims 14 hours on 5 gallons propane. I get...

4500 claims 14 hours on 5 gallons propane. I get about a gallon an hour on the 6500 so even if exaggerated the 4500 will be at least twice as efficient as the Onan. Tank is 35 gal..
THX TB
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-05-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,276
Posted By TANDD
Wow! that deserves some consideration! Brilliant!...

Wow! that deserves some consideration! Brilliant! and exactly the kind of creative feedback I was looking for!

All those that suggest a smaller unit do not gat that I want to run an AC too. also,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-05-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,276
Posted By TANDD
My surge protector also had delay start so should...

My surge protector also had delay start so should be fine..... I hope. Thanks for that consideration!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-04-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,276
Posted By TANDD
I thought of the slide but don't want to leave...

I thought of the slide but don't want to leave bay door open for extended periods. and thanks for NOT suggesting a smaller unit. the 4500 is propane powered, will easily run AC and has remote...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-04-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,276
Posted By TANDD
Generator handling?

I have an onboard propane Onan 6500 gen.:sad:Way too loud and sucks too much propane when most run time is to charge house bank. Solution: bought a 4500 watt portable. New problem..... how to load /...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-21-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By TANDD
Convert it to PROPANE. run off your big tank.

Convert it to PROPANE. run off your big tank.
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