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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-17-2022, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By Sherpa Vern
Your lighting appears to be Hella lamps or...

Your lighting appears to be Hella lamps or similar. the link below is an instruction download from Hella for some 60mm lamps that are the same configuration as their 90mm lamps. The illustrations...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-05-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,042
Posted By Sherpa Vern
A small amount of valve grinding compound on the...

A small amount of valve grinding compound on the arm surface will keep the arm from slipping on the shaft when the nut is tightened.

This is also a solution to keeping a trailer ball from...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-08-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By Sherpa Vern
Frank & Son Windshield 928 446-6109 Yuma, AZ ...

Frank & Son Windshield
928 446-6109
Yuma, AZ

They came to my location and removed and resealed all of my windows last winter.

They also replaced a friends Monaco windshield and broken side...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-11-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By Sherpa Vern
I have fans in each upper corner of the...

I have fans in each upper corner of the windshield. I turn the driver side fan to blow across the windshield to the passenger side and turn the passenger side fan to the back of the motorhome.
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-11-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,959
Posted By Sherpa Vern
Post #28 is what I posted last December regarding...

Post #28 is what I posted last December regarding what I was told by Cummins a year earlier and what their recommendation was to deal with bio-diesel.
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-06-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,959
Posted By Sherpa Vern
For those of us with older engines that were not...

For those of us with older engines that were not built for bio diesel, it is well worth 8 cents per gallon to get #2 diesel at many of the TA or Petro locations, rather than the 20% bio diesel that...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-23-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By Sherpa Vern
Tickets are required in addition to your park...

Tickets are required in addition to your park pass. The tickets are free, but there is a $2 charge for processing.

Tickets are issued for only one day at a time, until the maximum number of...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-04-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 260,155
Posted By Sherpa Vern
So true. Sadly, rather than just do that, people...

So true. Sadly, rather than just do that, people feel compelled to spread misinformation about this program, rather than becoming informed from TSD, those who created and run this program.

I find...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-04-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 260,155
Posted By Sherpa Vern
The prices shown for Oregon fuel locations on the...

The prices shown for Oregon fuel locations on the TSD Open Roads app include $0.36 tax.

The same locations on the EFS app do not include the tax.

Today, the Petro location in Phoenix, OR shows...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-20-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,053
Posted By Sherpa Vern
I love to see that someone is familiar with...

I love to see that someone is familiar with Nipper, the RCA dog.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-18-2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 863
Posted By Sherpa Vern
The access to service or remove the pocket doors...

The access to service or remove the pocket doors in my previous Holiday Rambler was accomplished by removing one of the two small panels above the door opening. That will give you access to the door...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-13-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By Sherpa Vern
Yes it will, but without buying a new radio! ...

Yes it will, but without buying a new radio!

I had wanted to replace my original radio, but did not want a radio that was mounted at the level of my knee as the original one, nor did I want one...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-06-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,369
Posted By Sherpa Vern
Kingman TA is $2.42 today. That is nearly $1...

Kingman TA is $2.42 today. That is nearly $1 cheaper than anywhere in California.

It is Diesel #2 (5% bio) which is important to me, so I fill there when arriving in Arizona and will fill there...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 01-30-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,152
Posted By Sherpa Vern
I do have the rock shield and do not notice that...

I do have the rock shield and do not notice that there is any effect on the headlights. The replacement Hella 200 mm headlights are smaller than the original Bronco headlight assembly. Although the...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 01-29-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,152
Posted By Sherpa Vern
I will be there March 1st. After some rain in...

I will be there March 1st. After some rain in Parker today, I am looking forward to improvement over the next week or so. I think you might be warmer by a degree or two.

Bill
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 01-28-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,152
Posted By Sherpa Vern
From OBS Solutions, order the kit that they have...

From OBS Solutions, order the kit that they have for the early Bronco and Ford pickups; the same years and models from which our headlights were sourced by Country Coach.

This is a link to the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-26-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,983
Posted By Sherpa Vern
I purchased CoachNet and have had an excellent...

I purchased CoachNet and have had an excellent experience with their service. I was towed within 45 minutes of pushing the one button on their app, had a service writer waiting for me and my Jeep...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-24-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By Sherpa Vern
This was the solution that I used. It took about...

This was the solution that I used. It took about five seconds to unhook the end of the curtain and move it to the windshield pillar ahead of the door hinge. It's free, solves the issue and requires...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-07-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,124
Posted By Sherpa Vern
These images might help. ...

These images might help.
...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-01-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By Sherpa Vern
Folex. Available at Home Depot and other places....

Folex. Available at Home Depot and other places.

https://www.folexcompany.com/carpet-spot-remover/
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-25-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,495
Posted By Sherpa Vern
I am glad to read that I am not the only Jura...

I am glad to read that I am not the only Jura user. I enjoy a Jura Capresso Impressa S8 that I purchased in 2003 for the sum equal to that of a good used car.

I watched several family members...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 12-08-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By Sherpa Vern
You will not regret making this change. I...

You will not regret making this change.

I am tempted to label my headlight switch to read "Daylight".
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 12-06-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By Sherpa Vern
Just a couple of photos of what night looks like...

Just a couple of photos of what night looks like in lonely west Texas after my conversion.

Low beams: https://www.irv2.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=310504&stc=1&d=1607306378

High...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 12-06-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By Sherpa Vern
Post #31 in this link is what I did for...

Post #31 in this link is what I did for replacement headlights. I have since added LED to these headlights. I have source and price info for the kit, the headlights and the LED lamps that I used. ...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-02-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,115
Posted By Sherpa Vern
A phone call to Cummins last year to ask about...

A phone call to Cummins last year to ask about their recommendations for diesel fuel was answered as follows:

Engines manufactured in 2002 and later were designed for up to B7 bio fuel. Engines...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-07-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,197
Posted By Sherpa Vern
These Hella 200 mm rectangular headlights should...

These Hella 200 mm rectangular headlights should fit your Jeep Cherokee. They are are high quality Euro spec glass headlights with H4 halogen bulbs.
...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 11-02-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By Sherpa Vern
Although my water heater, and likely yours too,...

Although my water heater, and likely yours too, has a switch on the heater, it is located under the pantry, behind 4 drawers that need to be removed to access that switch. In this application, the...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-30-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,358
Posted By Sherpa Vern
My rock guard is original. It's height is 12"...

My rock guard is original. It's height is 12" and the top of the rock guard is mounted 2 3/4" below the flat steel plate that is directly behind and slightly lower than the hitch receiver. I am not...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-27-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,197
Posted By Sherpa Vern
This is a recent view down the road with LED...

This is a recent view down the road with LED lamps in Hella H4, 5” x 7” headlights.

The LED lamps are a great down the road improvement over the halogen bulbs, while still projecting a proper cut...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-26-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 260,155
Posted By Sherpa Vern
Both EFS and Open Roads use location services,...

Both EFS and Open Roads use location services, but can set to only be on while using the app.

I use Road Trip Planner to plan my routes. I now use Open Roads to seek out fuel stops along the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-23-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,197
Posted By Sherpa Vern
Sadly, DOT kept Americans tied to inferior...

Sadly, DOT kept Americans tied to inferior headlights until !984, not allowing anything but a sealed beam headlight, first introduced around 1936 and not allowing any headlights with a replaceable...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-19-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,470
Posted By Sherpa Vern
This oval valve is the valve to direct water to...

This oval valve is the valve to direct water to either the fresh water tank or to the coach water system.

https://www.irv2.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=305278&stc=1&d=1603135708

The...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-18-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,048
Posted By Sherpa Vern
I found a picture of the bay. The access panel...

I found a picture of the bay. The access panel is on the right, with the white hooks.

https://www.irv2.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=305145&stc=1&d=1603045359
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-18-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,048
Posted By Sherpa Vern
My intrigue is a 1999, but it's worth a look to...

My intrigue is a 1999, but it's worth a look to see if the filter is in the same location.

My water filter is located in the bay next to the wet bay. On the rearward side wall of that bay,...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-15-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 260,155
Posted By Sherpa Vern
Funny you should mention Rod Serling. I think I...

Funny you should mention Rod Serling. I think I may have been in one of his versions of the "The RV Zone" in June when I had a bee fly deep into my ear one morning, while doing a pre trip walk...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-14-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 260,155
Posted By Sherpa Vern
Imagine, if you will, stopping during your...

Imagine, if you will, stopping during your travels, to eat at a great, well known restaurant, that is available to and enjoyed by more than 250,000 people every day.

You have eaten there a few...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-09-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 935
Posted By Sherpa Vern
It looks like a tool sales truck, similar to what...

It looks like a tool sales truck, similar to what is used by a Snap-on dealer. Those are front engine diesels. It appears to also have a rollup door in the back and a lift gate.

The brake...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-06-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By Sherpa Vern
This link is to the Hella catalog listing of fog...

This link is to the Hella catalog listing of fog lights. They make several round fog lights that have a simple square plate that should be easy to adapt to your mounting plates. Hella is the OEM...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 09-27-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By Sherpa Vern
Post #31 in the thread that CountryFit sent is my...

Post #31 in the thread that CountryFit sent is my coach. The kit to install real glass headlights is available at the link below. No more polishing of headlights. I used Hella European headlights,...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 09-23-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By Sherpa Vern
CC# 18691 appears to be a Country Coach part...

CC# 18691 appears to be a Country Coach part number, not a matching number to the coach number, as are the numbers on cabinets and other custom built items specifically made for each coach.

I had...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-22-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By Sherpa Vern
I have purchased two used motorhomes in...

I have purchased two used motorhomes in California, one was a private party sale and the other through a dealer

On the private party sale, I took the clear California title, had a CHP officer fill...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-20-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 260,155
Posted By Sherpa Vern
I guess we may never know, nor will it matter. I...

I guess we may never know, nor will it matter. I missed the 12 cents vs 14 cents, but did correct the discounted price paid from $2.66 to $2.62 from the retail price stated as $2.78, less the 16...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-18-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 260,155
Posted By Sherpa Vern
My post was in response to OATMEAL, who had a...

My post was in response to OATMEAL, who had a question about how the TSD discount of $0.16 per gallon at Loves only resulted in a net discount of $0.14 per gallon.

The question was about the TSD...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-16-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 260,155
Posted By Sherpa Vern
I like that TSD has created their own app. ...

I like that TSD has created their own app.

In addition, I continue to like the old technology of using the Daily Rate sheets on the TSD web site. While trip planning, after I have selected the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-16-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,852
Posted By Sherpa Vern
The closest TA to Deer Lodge that I could see is...

The closest TA to Deer Lodge that I could see is in Missoula, MT. The TSD price today at the TA in Missoula is $2.169 pump price and $2.015 discount price.

As this post was started to see what...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-16-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By Sherpa Vern
This manual shows a closer picture to the OPs...

This manual shows a closer picture to the OPs generator.

https://www.manualslib.com/manual/60551/Generac-Power-Systems-9592-3.html?page=28#manual

In the exploded views, the oil fill/dipstick...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-16-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 260,155
Posted By Sherpa Vern
DandyDon posted that the retail price was $2.789...

DandyDon posted that the retail price was $2.789 and that he saved $18 plus some change.

The missing information was how many gallons DandyDon purchased, so I added 130 gallons to my calculations...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-14-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 13,365
Posted By Sherpa Vern
Please carefully re-read the following paragraph...

Please carefully re-read the following paragraph from my post.

"It is foolish, in my opinion, to make a post like this and then make follow up comments about how helpless you are in facilitating a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-11-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 13,365
Posted By Sherpa Vern
I would suggest that you and your wife view the...

I would suggest that you and your wife view the video in the attached link. The orange truck in the video is just a stand in for your coach on one of your wife's next driving experiences. Eleven...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 09-10-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Coachmen: Fuel lid key
Views: 602
Posted By Sherpa Vern
At the bottom of the frequency asked questions on...

At the bottom of the frequency asked questions on the link below, it explains how to get a key from Camlock.

https://www.camlock.com/resources/how
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