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Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-14-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,521
Posted By riverat
I had a similar issue with sewage smell while...

I had a similar issue with sewage smell while travelling and found it to be the p-trap for my washer/dryer combo which we had removed was dry and thus allowing the smell to enter the coach. Capped...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-11-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,419
Posted By riverat
We have a 2005 34XB from Tiffin and it works well...

We have a 2005 34XB from Tiffin and it works well for us although I did have to add the rear stabilizer bar and front koni's. The rig is on a Workhorse chassis which I prefer with the 8.1L GM and I...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-25-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,223
Posted By riverat
That is what I use with the exception of the...

That is what I use with the exception of the springs I used stainless steel safety wire and wire twist pliers to attach the screens, the springs tend to fail and you lose your screen.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-18-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 877
Posted By riverat
I'm interested if you still have the controller.

I'm interested if you still have the controller.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-16-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,229
Posted By riverat
Is the 34QFA a front engine? I thought they were...

Is the 34QFA a front engine? I thought they were pushers.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-14-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,229
Posted By riverat
I could be wrong but I don't think the "fred"...

I could be wrong but I don't think the "fred" motorhomes have air ride or air brakes.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 07-01-2019, 03:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By riverat
I just recently installed the rear tracbar on my...

I just recently installed the rear tracbar on my 2005 w22 chassis and it was fairly strait forward with clear directions. Like you I watched every video I could find and I think it helped. Good luck....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-30-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By riverat
We did the same went to Lowes picked out an...

We did the same went to Lowes picked out an adjustable head we liked and replaced the hose and head assy.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-30-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 917
Posted By riverat
Our oem Sharp convection microwave crapped out...

Our oem Sharp convection microwave crapped out and we replaced it with a Frigidaire from Lowes for almost half price and got 1/2 cu. ft. more cooking area.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-30-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,388
Posted By riverat
We just purchased a Garmin 770 with a backup...

We just purchased a Garmin 770 with a backup camera and like it so far.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-30-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 15,797
Posted By riverat
I am a fill in camp host at a state park...

I am a fill in camp host at a state park campground in North Alabama and their policy on alcohol is "No alcohol in public" which I interpret to mean no beer cans or bottles showing.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-30-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 882
Posted By riverat
You can check out RVCAMS.COM they have most...

You can check out RVCAMS.COM they have most replacement camera systems.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-23-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By riverat
Just a suggestion but I would find the low oil...

Just a suggestion but I would find the low oil sensor and unplug it sometimes the sensors go bad. Good luck
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-13-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,200
Posted By riverat
I agree with the Lowes tiles they look great and...

I agree with the Lowes tiles they look great and allow a little flex that the rv is bound to have and their lighter.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-16-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,451
Posted By riverat
If you do decide to down size you may want to...

If you do decide to down size you may want to take a look at an R-Pod their small, pull easily but have everything you need except a generator(if you boondock) and have a one piece roof. Good luck in...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-12-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,738
Posted By riverat
This exact thing happened to us we tried...

This exact thing happened to us we tried everything and come to find out it was the washer drain, when we sold our w/d we capped the drain pipe so no more worries about the trap being dry. Good luck
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-26-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,766
Posted By riverat
Reminds me of a funny tale where a guy installed...

Reminds me of a funny tale where a guy installed a wireless camera went on a trip and loved it. Then the funniest thing happened he was traveling down the road and looked at his monitor to check his...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 02-16-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,188
Posted By riverat
It not to bad once you get used to it I try to...

It not to bad once you get used to it I try to cut it off if I see a long or steep hill coming up because I don't want the rpms to drop too low on a pull and it helps hold back in a descent. Works...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 02-16-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By riverat
Mine was actually taped to the top of the...

Mine was actually taped to the top of the steering column. I now have my scan guage II plugged in.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-05-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,137
Posted By riverat
I have the 2005 workhorse chassis and had a front...

I have the 2005 workhorse chassis and had a front seal leaking, replaced the seal and new lube no more problem. As for the gauges, I have a Scanguage II and its great. My water temp runs about 196*...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-25-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,427
Posted By riverat
I agree I have the Flojet Maserator pump and it...

I agree I have the Flojet Maserator pump and it is no problem to pump directly into the toilet if necessary. On a side note if you have access to a bathroom outside your camper your black and grey...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-21-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,163
Posted By riverat
[QUOTE=grindstone01;4598740]Can you explain the...

[QUOTE=grindstone01;4598740]Can you explain the glue benefit? Did you use the snap together planks which should hold the panels tight to each other on all 4 sides? Did you leave a gap along the walls...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-20-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,163
Posted By riverat
We did ours ourselves and it wasn't too bad, as...

We did ours ourselves and it wasn't too bad, as for the staples we used a 4" angle grinder and just ground them off flush it made the job easier. I vote for the luxury vinyl plank as well but I wish...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-26-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By riverat
I own a 2005 Tiffin Allegro Bay on a Workhorse...

I own a 2005 Tiffin Allegro Bay on a Workhorse chassis and am very pleased, I cannot help with a comparison as I have never owned the equivalent Ford chassis but I do like the 8.1 and Allison...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-26-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,907
Posted By riverat
Just make sure if you get a filter with carbon...

Just make sure if you get a filter with carbon you do like MS Happycamper and put it under the sink only. Having a charcoal filter inline for the whole system removes the chlorine that keeps things...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-24-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,937
Posted By riverat
I had a 16x40 built and wish I had built a little...

I had a 16x40 built and wish I had built a little wider because if my slides were on the opposite sides I don't think I could get around the slides.216274

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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-17-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13,168
Views: 1,905,516
Posted By riverat
New surge guard 34950 wish I had purchased one...

New surge guard 34950 wish I had purchased one before my convection oven/microwave and tv got fried,:facepalm:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-17-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,210
Posted By riverat
We too looked at all options and first bought a...

We too looked at all options and first bought a 28' class c which was a little small for both of us but we could of made it work. Instead we sold it and bought a used class a gas from an original...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-14-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By riverat
I bought the very same mh with the same generator...

I bought the very same mh with the same generator used been sitting and had to remove and clean the carb with carb cleaner, works great now just need to run on a regular basis
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-29-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,662
Posted By riverat
I think you are going to have trouble getting a...

I think you are going to have trouble getting a "new" 2005 anything.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-29-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By riverat
Update

I found out after calling Tiffin that I had a faulty solenoid. I replaced the solenoid and now things work as they are supposed to. As for things working when they should not I remembered that I had...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-19-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By riverat
Key Switch Problem?

For some reason couple of weeks ago some of my 12v acc. would not work when I turned on the ignition switch. Examples are power mirrors, shades, drivers door window, and dash air fan. I have checked...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-19-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By riverat
Maybe check the hot water heater bypass valve to...

Maybe check the hot water heater bypass valve to see if it is full open.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-19-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,207
Posted By riverat
If it is a copper line and I assume it is just go...

If it is a copper line and I assume it is just go to a home improvement store or a propane company and buy a coupling, then cut the bad place out and reattach with the coupling. :thumb:
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 04-22-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,128
Posted By riverat
Sorry I took so long to update this post. The...

Sorry I took so long to update this post. The problem was the converter box that converts the chassis 6 wire to a 4 wire system, the converter box had gone bad and was not sending the brake light...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-08-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,823
Posted By riverat
This is for my collision and comprehensive...

This is for my collision and comprehensive insurance.
I will be going back with Progressive have dealt with them for years I was just trying to save a few bucks.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-07-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,823
Posted By riverat
Good Sams cancelled insurance

Well it happened for the third time this year today, I received a letter in the mail from National General cancelling my rv insurance for non payment. My current policy is paid in full until...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-07-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,678
Posted By riverat
I know its not Texas but I have a class a cdl in...

I know its not Texas but I have a class a cdl in Alabama and would definitely take the gooseneck trailer if you have to do the ally dock, also check and make sure about the trailer you take the test...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-20-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,213
Posted By riverat
That is why I installed a small safe in my mh for...

That is why I installed a small safe in my mh for items that I don't want to walk off. Good luck in your search.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-20-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,527
Posted By riverat
I'm thinking you may have flipped the lever to...

I'm thinking you may have flipped the lever to the middle position instead of all the way to the lock position, had this happen to me once. Try flipping the lever back to the retract position and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-20-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,801
Posted By riverat
We have a local group that gets together at least...

We have a local group that gets together at least every 3 months or so and go on a trip together. We got back form Pigeon Forge TN Monday and went to Branson Mo. on the last trip. We tend to enjoy...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-20-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,566
Posted By riverat
Just had our local glass company start on mine....

Just had our local glass company start on mine. They said windows must be safety glass and what they do is remove the windows and take them apart, trace a pattern on paper and send it to a glass...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-09-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,072
Posted By riverat
The lights are actually red led tail lights that...

The lights are actually red led tail lights that I picked up at a cheap tool store, they came with the mounting bracket and rubber housing and do snap into place, so I just screwed them to the rail...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-09-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 850
Posted By riverat
I think the op is talking about the canister...

I think the op is talking about the canister inside the outer plastic housing and yes you can replace the cartridge with a regular filter that is open or don't have the plastic around it.
I...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-09-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,072
Posted By riverat
Here are a few pics of my setup. 191722 ...

Here are a few pics of my setup. 191722

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191724 Sorry about the sideways pics don't know how to fix this. I probably have less than 100.00 in all and I can haul a cooler or wood or...
Forum: Just Conversation 02-07-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,923
Posted By riverat
A good deal waits for no man. I'm usually the 2nd...

A good deal waits for no man. I'm usually the 2nd guy pulling in the drive. :thumb:
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-07-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,072
Posted By riverat
I use a ATV cargo rack fitted with led brake,...

I use a ATV cargo rack fitted with led brake, tail and stop lights, I run the extension wire thru the back hatch out the passenger door under the hood and hook up to my MH. The rack I use is actually...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-06-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By riverat
If all else fails and you have to get them...

If all else fails and you have to get them retracted, there should be a place on or near the top to place a socket or wrench to manually retract the leg. I have the Atwood Level legs and there is one...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-06-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,161
Posted By riverat
X2 until you decide what you want no need taking...

X2 until you decide what you want no need taking the hit on a new unit. I personally have never owned new. Good luck
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-05-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,273
Posted By riverat
We bought a 10 yr old MH and yes we have replaced...

We bought a 10 yr old MH and yes we have replaced and repaired a few things, nothing major so far except the convection microwave and we shopped around and got a good deal on one at Lowes. We got a...
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