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Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 04-30-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1,427
Views: 372,931
Posted By monarchman53
Thanks Tom for the response, I forgot to mention...

Thanks Tom for the response, I forgot to mention that when I did the change over to TranSynd I did the two change (drove about 100 miles in between) so I'm pretty sure it’s fairly pure. I went to the...
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 04-27-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1,427
Views: 372,931
Posted By monarchman53
Leaked tranny fluid

Last December I decided to start my motorhome (2004 Winnebago adventurer with Allison 1000) to run it for a while in sub freezing temps (around 27 degrees farenhieght) and as it was warming up I...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-25-2016, 05:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By monarchman53
Thanks Dan, when I have a little time I'll do a...

Thanks Dan, when I have a little time I'll do a little hunting. When I had everything apart a couple of years ago I followed the wire from the center channel speaker and it was connected to something...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-23-2016, 10:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By monarchman53
I thought the same thing. Maybe it's not...

I thought the same thing. Maybe it's not considered a headphone out (I've not tried headphones in it), all I know is that the sound comes out of it and into the system at one volume only.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-23-2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By monarchman53
Thanks again for all your help Chris. I saw the...

Thanks again for all your help Chris. I saw the amp on page 7 but I'm not sure what I was looking at. Back of dash? The text really wasn't clear as to location. I will try calling river park for that...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-20-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By monarchman53
Thanks again Chris, I'm not very sharp when it...

Thanks again Chris, I'm not very sharp when it comes to electronic stuff but I am learning. And thanks Grant for your input. According to the diagrams my power amp is in the overhead left of the tv...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-20-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By monarchman53
Thanks Chris, nice job on your new tv install!...

Thanks Chris, nice job on your new tv install! Connecting the system to the speaker output of the tv seems like a fairly simple solution, is the"walwart" a filter of sorts? Where do I get one and...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-20-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By monarchman53
Sound system

Hello, I have a 2004 Adventurer 35u with the 5.1 surround system and my dash unit crapped out. I have gotten rid of the original tank tv and replaced it with a Sony Bravia 32" led one that only has a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-03-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By monarchman53
Old exhaust system

I recently purchased a banks power pack for my 8.1 vortec and am going to install it in the spring. My question is what to do with my old exhaust parts. Seems a shame to just scrap it out so I'm...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-28-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,602
Posted By monarchman53
Thanks oemtech for the reply. I'll check with you...

Thanks oemtech for the reply. I'll check with you next season to see if you'll be up here again, I've already put our baby to bed for the winter.
Rod
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-24-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,602
Posted By monarchman53
I am considering having UP installed on my coach...

I am considering having UP installed on my coach and live in southeast MN. Where would I have to go to get it done?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-31-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,664
Posted By monarchman53
Hey Big Bro! I told you, you would get...

Hey Big Bro! I told you, you would get answers/opinions here. Thanks all you guys for all the advice and info in helping me and my brother find the right coach!!
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-17-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,019
Posted By monarchman53
Joe, Nice paint job! Love it ;-)

Joe, Nice paint job! Love it ;-)
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-01-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,080
Posted By monarchman53
Thanks Scott and Bryan, between your two posts I...

Thanks Scott and Bryan, between your two posts I think I have enough ammo to get started. :blush:
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-30-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,080
Posted By monarchman53
Thanks you guys for the responses so far, I am...

Thanks you guys for the responses so far, I am finding a lot of information on the the topic. What I am not finding is info on actually removing the beast. I know there is probably a metal band...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-29-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,588
Posted By monarchman53
I am about to do the deed my self and am...

I am about to do the deed my self and am wondering how difficult getting the old tv out was.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-28-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,080
Posted By monarchman53
Adventurer overhead TV replacement

I am curious as to how many adventurer owners have tackled the ominous task of replacing the the beast of a TV in the overhead cabinet. We are about to update ours and are a little intimated by the...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 05-30-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,358
Posted By monarchman53
We are living full time in our rig this summer so...

We are living full time in our rig this summer so our kids can live in our house while their new one is being built. We are about 120' from the toilet in our house so we are researching macerator...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-26-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,662
Posted By monarchman53
Our 2004 has 25,000 mi. This is our first...

Our 2004 has 25,000 mi. This is our first motorhome and we plan to fulltime in it. When I tell our rv friends that this is the only rig we'll probably own, the usual response is that we'll eventually...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-31-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,176
Posted By monarchman53
Rear Wall Meets Floor

I am curious if any other Adventurer owners have had the same problem I have. I have noticed daylight showing where the back wall in the bedroom meets the floor in my 35u. The wall is not attached to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-30-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,962
Posted By monarchman53
Our coach was on consignment at a dealership...

Our coach was on consignment at a dealership about 100 miles from where we live. I wasn't real thrilled with the dealership or the salesman, but I was with the coach and the price. Since we live...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-26-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,653
Posted By monarchman53
Woudn't that be a stitch if that fixed the...

Woudn't that be a stitch if that fixed the problem? I'll sure give it a shot (pun intended)!
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-25-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,653
Posted By monarchman53
I have found an online service manual for my unit...

I have found an online service manual for my unit (didn't come in my black bag) and found out that the "A" model does not have the reset button. I have looked everything over closely and can see...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-24-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,653
Posted By monarchman53
Hey Denny, Thanks for responding, I opened the...

Hey Denny, Thanks for responding, I opened the door on the unit itself and studied it for a while and can't seem to find a reset button. Do you remember the physical location of said fuse and button?...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-23-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,653
Posted By monarchman53
Basement Air Question

We were at GNR all week and ran our ac 24/7 as it was really hot. The system ran flawlessly. When we left the rally, we fired up the gen. and turned the air back on, still running fine. We stopped to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-19-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,670
Posted By monarchman53
I just got a quote to replace my original 235/80R...

I just got a quote to replace my original 235/80R 22.5 Michelin XRV's of $3695.00. Sounds like I could do better.
Rod
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-19-2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,962
Posted By monarchman53
I'm a Winnebago guy so I'm bias toward the brand....

I'm a Winnebago guy so I'm bias toward the brand. I'm also at GNR this week (Winnebago's Grand National Rally) and was talking yesterday with a guy that has an '03 Journey with that same drivetrain...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-18-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
GNR
Views: 709
Posted By monarchman53
I was a little nervous last week about the event...

I was a little nervous last week about the event when we had major thunderstorms sweep this area last week, but this week it's just HOT! I was asking the guy that parked us if he thought there would...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-18-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
GNR
Views: 709
Posted By monarchman53
GNR

Just curious as to how many from this forum are at GNR this week. This is our first time attending and so far we are impressed with how friendly everyone here is! About to head to our first seminar...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-15-2011, 03:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,280
Posted By monarchman53
Marvel's Mystery Oil

I was talking with a friend the other day who is a die hard user of MMO and suggested I use it in my motorhome in both the gas and oil. I've been using it in my lawnmower but not so sure about the...
Forum: New Member Check-In 06-30-2011, 04:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By monarchman53
Welcome cvik! Don't be afraid to ask questions...

Welcome cvik! Don't be afraid to ask questions about anything. We've had our rig about a year and a half (our first) and had a lot of them and never were disappointed from the folks on this forum....
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-24-2011, 04:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,776
Posted By monarchman53
[QUOTE=96 Wideglide;886929]I have the same awning...

[QUOTE=96 Wideglide;886929]I have the same awning and have had no trouble.
There was a thread on this forum recently talking about the importance of having the pull down / up strap fairly close to...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-23-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,776
Posted By monarchman53
Awning Adjustment

The last few times I've used my main awning, it hasn't been closing all the way. The main arms are supposed to fit over the stabilizer arms, but they are not "seating" over them correctly. I'm not...
Forum: Damon 06-06-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,392
Posted By monarchman53
Can you share with us what company makes this...

Can you share with us what company makes this unit? Also, how is it anchored to the ground? It doesn't look like concrete in the pic.
thanks,
Rod
Forum: Just Conversation 05-29-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,495
Posted By monarchman53
It all has to do with finances. Right now we are...

It all has to do with finances. Right now we are paying on two mortgages (house and moho). You are right about our mortality, the rig we bought was owned by a retired couple that waited too...
Forum: Just Conversation 05-28-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,495
Posted By monarchman53
This is an interesting thread to me. We bought...

This is an interesting thread to me. We bought our rig a little over a year ago and have dreamed of traveling and doing the whole "snowbird" bird thing eventually, but for now, have to be content...
Forum: Damon 05-27-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,392
Posted By monarchman53
Can I ask how much it cost? We're thinking of...

Can I ask how much it cost? We're thinking of doing something similar but I think what we had in mind was too expensive.
Rod
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 05-26-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1,427
Views: 372,931
Posted By monarchman53
So you're saying that if I drain it in the spring...

So you're saying that if I drain it in the spring I'll get most of the fluid in one shot? How big a deal is it to run say 20% Dex 3 with 80% synthetic for one season and then do a second change the...
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 05-26-2011, 04:29 AM
Replies: 1,427
Views: 372,931
Posted By monarchman53
My '03 Allison 1000 has 25000 miles on it and I...

My '03 Allison 1000 has 25000 miles on it and I would like to change it over to TranSynd. I keep hearing about "the two change change". I understand the principal but am not sure of the process. How...
Forum: Just Conversation 05-23-2011, 04:17 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,228
Posted By monarchman53
I agree with Billieg. I too am in the 40+ year...

I agree with Billieg. I too am in the 40+ year club and haven't missed a season yet. I've had two major accidents and am still riding. I ride much differently now than I did when I was younger, but...
Forum: New Member Check-In 05-21-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By monarchman53
I think that if you can find the color you like...

I think that if you can find the color you like that would be the way to go. Another thing to think of is what type of mechanism your slide has. Some have rollers, others have glides that are riveted...
Forum: New Member Check-In 05-20-2011, 03:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By monarchman53
Welcome! That sounds like a pretty cool rig to...

Welcome! That sounds like a pretty cool rig to work with and you have the right idea on how to personalize it to your liking. I know that there is nothing like real wood flooring but you might...
Forum: Just Conversation 05-17-2011, 03:42 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,228
Posted By monarchman53
1981 Gold Wing Interstate that we've owned for...

1981 Gold Wing Interstate that we've owned for over 20 years with no plans to give it up anytime soon!
Forum: Just Conversation 05-10-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,362
Posted By monarchman53
Ours had a floorplan we really liked, the...

Ours had a floorplan we really liked, the drivetrain and 22.5 wheel size I wanted, was way under book and had low miles. It was the end of a 2 1/2 year search for us!
Rod
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-07-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,153
Posted By monarchman53
I'm suprised no one has mentioned the benefits of...

I'm suprised no one has mentioned the benefits of Aerospace 303 used on tires. It offers great uv protection and makes the tires look great. Also it is the only product that is recognized by the tire...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-07-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,634
Posted By monarchman53
We debated the whole "diesel vs. gas" for a long...

We debated the whole "diesel vs. gas" for a long time before purchasing our rig. Our reality is that for the next 7 to 8 yrs. we probably won't put more than 3 to 4k miles a year until we retire so...
Forum: Just Conversation 05-06-2011, 03:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,516
Posted By monarchman53
We're in the same boat, with about 7 years of...

We're in the same boat, with about 7 years of working to pay all our debt off, I sometimes wonder if we'll ever make it! I have also questioned my sanity at times, but I keep telling myself someday...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-01-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By monarchman53
I'm not sure how much if any they changed the...

I'm not sure how much if any they changed the ladder from '04 to '07, but I don't have any problems negotiating mine. I do get on my knees on the roof first though, I never try to get on the ladder...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-14-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,488
Posted By monarchman53
I am reading all the threads on tires I can...

I am reading all the threads on tires I can because I need to replace the original Michelins on my rig. I haven't heard too much positive on the Goodyear G670's, but the tire dealer I was dealing...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-02-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 937
Posted By monarchman53
Cold Storage Damage

I was really bummed when I went out to our rig yesterday to discover a crack in our kitchen counter. We live in Minnesota and have had several spells of below zero temperatures, but I didn't realize...
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