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Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-13-2022, 03:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,060
Posted By BroDan
Update: We stayed at the Flamingo Loop in...

Update:

We stayed at the Flamingo Loop in the Everglades National Park. Verizon cell service here is non-existant and it disappears less than half way between Long Pine and Flamingo.
Having been...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-27-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By BroDan
DSD we will be carrying some spares as well. I...

DSD we will be carrying some spares as well. I have a couple of sets of chuck covers, a spare toad jumper airline, as well as breakaway pins.

I like the idea of spare 1/4 inch airline as well as...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-27-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By BroDan
I think the installer was concerned that the...

I think the installer was concerned that the facia or bodywork thinned out towards the center and went outward with the coach chuck.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-27-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By BroDan
I wasn't thinking about moving the coach chuck...

I wasn't thinking about moving the coach chuck right of center to match the toad chuck. Probably about center or a bit left of center for the coach chuck location.

I'd go after the whole line...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-27-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By BroDan
I'm not so much worried about the stretching out...

I'm not so much worried about the stretching out of the coiled line as I am worried about the angle the coiled line is subjected to at the chucks on both ends. It is quite sharp, probably 45 to 50...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-27-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By BroDan
Air Brake Line Extension

We have an Air Force One air chuck going to the toad that is 2 feet left of center, and the car chuck is 1 foot right of center. That's a bit much IMHO and I am wondering if anyone has relocated an...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-24-2021, 06:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,073
Posted By BroDan
We had one in the new '19 Red that we had...

We had one in the new '19 Red that we had replaced as part of the purchase. Because I am 6'4" and 220, when walking around I noticed a slight flex in the floor. The fix was to jam a plastic shim in...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-17-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,017
Posted By BroDan
I am thinking that might be the battery parallel...

I am thinking that might be the battery parallel solenoid that is controlled by the switch at the driver's seat. Have someone use the switch a few times while you are listening to the solenoid.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-19-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,601
Posted By BroDan
Make sure the battery charger input current...

Make sure the battery charger input current limits are set correctly. Normally we should always make sure the input to the charger has the "breaker limit" or what ever they call it adjusted to the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-19-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,948
Posted By BroDan
Take this recall seriously. We also had a low air...

Take this recall seriously. We also had a low air pressure alarm go off once. I suspect the PDM has issues related to the compressor relay power as well.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-18-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,948
Posted By BroDan
I spoke with Freightliner and was told it should...

I spoke with Freightliner and was told it should come in even though the PDM was replaced. "This is a whole new recall" is what the man said.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-15-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,948
Posted By BroDan
One of the folks at Lazy Days told me it was some...

One of the folks at Lazy Days told me it was some kind of processor. I sincerely doubt it is anything that complicated. I believe it is nothing more than a circuit board that has bulk current coming...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-13-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,264
Posted By BroDan
I thought most of the issue was due to diesel...

I thought most of the issue was due to diesel foaming up the tank fill tube. The tanks fill fine if I leave the handle on the slow setting. In Florida they still allow the handle latches so you can...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-11-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,948
Posted By BroDan
Yes, this is FL856A-J, the PDM recall. Yes, I had...

Yes, this is FL856A-J, the PDM recall. Yes, I had the PDM replaced last year. Now I have to call freightliner and see what the deal is.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-09-2021, 06:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,948
Posted By BroDan
I have a recall letter in my goodsam mailbox but...

I have a recall letter in my goodsam mailbox but it is saturday so I won't know what it is until next week.
We just had the 20K mile service done, there was no mention of it. We had the PDM...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-07-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,847
Posted By BroDan
BTW has anyone ever found reasonably priced floor...

BTW has anyone ever found reasonably priced floor jacks that support enough weight?
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-07-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,847
Posted By BroDan
I thought using the jacks was a serious no - no...

I thought using the jacks was a serious no - no when it comes to working under the RV.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-07-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,060
Posted By BroDan
I would have dropped the cable down closer to the...

I would have dropped the cable down closer to the dinette but it would have been exposed, and the power drop would also have to be customized. The provided indoor antenna and cable are fine and work...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-06-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,060
Posted By BroDan
We have a the Tiffin 33AA and the supplied...

We have a the Tiffin 33AA and the supplied external antenna cable was not going to work for us because it was too short.
I mounted the external antenna on the rear ladder up to the roof and drilled...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-05-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,847
Posted By BroDan
No. We have a 33AA as well and had Freightliner...

No. We have a 33AA as well and had Freightliner install it. We are very happy with the results. The installation was part of a check up we did when we bought the RV new at Tampa. Shortly after the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-28-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,802
Posted By BroDan
The one thing about LD that set me back on my...

The one thing about LD that set me back on my heels was that even though we are in the crown club, when they took the RV to the service bay, no one installed plastic covers over the driver seat, and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-23-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,017
Posted By BroDan
The PDM is simple enough to replace IMHO. If I...

The PDM is simple enough to replace IMHO. If I was out of warranty I'd merely buy the part and replace it myself. Open the main battery switch and swap it in. I have no idea if it is related to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-11-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,434
Posted By BroDan
Ok I spoke with an Allison Rep and did some...

Ok I spoke with an Allison Rep and did some experimenting. The tech was unsure of what they could do, but he was local and pointed to by the corporate site. Since they were Detroit/Allison he was a...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-07-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,096
Posted By BroDan
We checked the computer vs fill up/odometer and...

We checked the computer vs fill up/odometer and found it most reasonable. The computer did not include the genny but a little fudging brought it together nicely.

We have the 360/3000 combo in our...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-03-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,434
Posted By BroDan
Now that is interesting! Thanks for posting! ...

Now that is interesting! Thanks for posting!

I was just on the phone with Cummins and we went over some details regarding the engine which is a B6.7 360 RV HP 2600 Governed.

The rep took the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-03-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,434
Posted By BroDan
It's a possibility. We are pretty much out of the...

It's a possibility. We are pretty much out of the mountains at this point but there is always room to try things out.

Getting in touch with Cummins is indeed appropriate.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-03-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,434
Posted By BroDan
WRT Physics, Indeed. That is how I have...

WRT Physics, Indeed.

That is how I have managed things by down shifting (without the exhaust brake) at this point. I guess my point is the exhaust brake is a bit more aggressive than I am...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-03-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,434
Posted By BroDan
Engine Braking Cummins/Allison

Our '19 RV has the 360hp cummins and a 3000 allison gearbox. If I use the exhaust brake the rev's can peak at up to 3000 RPM which I feel is a high number since data I have on the frame build has a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-05-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,017
Posted By BroDan
Yes. I would like to see the printed circuit...

Yes. I would like to see the printed circuit side. I believe what is happening is various foils on the other side are opening up. They could have visible signs of stress. When ours was failing I did...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-05-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,017
Posted By BroDan
Any chance you still have it and provide a photo...

Any chance you still have it and provide a photo of both sides of the board?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-23-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,017
Posted By BroDan
Since the PDM swap on ours we have not had any...

Since the PDM swap on ours we have not had any issues. Normally the issues were obvious at the beginning of the day. At the end of the drive all was normal. I think heat had a positive effect in our...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-19-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,017
Posted By BroDan
I have never opened one up but my money says this...

I have never opened one up but my money says this is not much beyond a printed circuit board that takes bulk power input, provides sites for fuses and outbound connectors to the cables that take...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-10-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,198
Posted By BroDan
The RF-Mogul is the way to go IMHO. HD on all of...

The RF-Mogul is the way to go IMHO. HD on all of the channels without having to hit "up/down" or wait for the dish to point. Why in motion is so important it became a default installation is beyond...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-30-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,198
Posted By BroDan
Wonder of wonders, the APP started cooperating...

Wonder of wonders, the APP started cooperating again. I no longer see the error pop up that I illustrated in the opening post.
But moving forward we are ditching the "In Motion" as the general...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-21-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,198
Posted By BroDan
Sadly we cannot use the webpage to update the...

Sadly we cannot use the webpage to update the local channels by plugging in a zipcode like their agents can. What an oversight. At this point if the local channels reach the area I am in, I leave it...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-20-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,198
Posted By BroDan
That is my gripe. The APP no longer works, and I...

That is my gripe. The APP no longer works, and I believe there are some others in this thread that have also experienced this issue.

I wonder if it is related to Android updates. There have been...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-17-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,017
Posted By BroDan
I don't know what you are driving but keep an eye...

I don't know what you are driving but keep an eye on your air pressure if you have air brakes.

I would be in Freightliner's face over this.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-13-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,198
Posted By BroDan
Thanks for the tip on the RF Mogul! Having the...

Thanks for the tip on the RF Mogul! Having the opportunity to use both arcs, or change between DirecTV and Dish is a bonus. I have been thinking about the Travlr but they say it can only go to...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-12-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,198
Posted By BroDan
Indeed we frequently use the OTA option as there...

Indeed we frequently use the OTA option as there are a couple of channels like DABL that the S.O. enjoys and they are not available on DISH. At least we have not seen them there. However there are...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-12-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,198
Posted By BroDan
I just logged into the app. As soon as I click on...

I just logged into the app. As soon as I click on "Manage Locals" it crashes. I can review the current local channels but it seems there is nothing I can do about them.
Tomorrow we move again to...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-10-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,198
Posted By BroDan
I used to get the code after the channel changes...

I used to get the code after the channel changes but now it happens earlier before I get to see what the new channels will be.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-10-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,198
Posted By BroDan
No home receiver. We are not pay as you go. I...

No home receiver. We are not pay as you go. I have rebooted the phone, and done the basic debug of clearing cache etc. on the APP. The agent I spoke with today indicated they have an issue.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-10-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,198
Posted By BroDan
Dish Network, Here we Go Again!

We have been moving around in the state of Florida quite a bit. The last several times without exception, the services link, to manage local channels fails without an error code, try again later.
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-04-2021, 06:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,017
Posted By BroDan
I am convinced there is a serious issue...

I am convinced there is a serious issue associated with this. We drove the RV with the defective module a few times. It seemed that the problem with the signals was present at the outset of the daily...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-16-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,393
Posted By BroDan
I have not seen anything that competes with what...

I have not seen anything that competes with what I cobbled together using the mirror and aft cams supplied by Tiffin.
Good Luck.

I am surprised it has taken Tiffin so long to come up with a...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-26-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By BroDan
Notice the cable that starts at the lower right...

Notice the cable that starts at the lower right and angles up into the cabinet. That is the cable for the interior antenna. It will leave the cabinet at the lower right through the door and go where...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-26-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By BroDan
Here are a couple of more photos that illustrate...

Here are a couple of more photos that illustrate the mounting of the antenna as well as the amplifier.
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Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-20-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By BroDan
Here are a few photos. I'll post one of the amp...

Here are a few photos. I'll post one of the amp and antenna later when I get back to the RV. What we see is the aft closet vent where I drilled up through the roof, the cabinet the amp was installed...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-20-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By BroDan
Sorry about the tardiness. I have completed the...

Sorry about the tardiness. I have completed the installation but have yet to get a real world test in the boonies with it.
I installed a Weboost Drive kit into our 2019 Allegro Red 33AA. It was...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-27-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By BroDan
Yesterday I was able to bore through the foam...

Yesterday I was able to bore through the foam from the speaker to the cabinet, and from the speaker to the AC duct. I have a custom cable made up of LMR-240 ordered to run the length of the RV in the...
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