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Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 05-26-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By Coffie Drink
The Wayfarer is heavy. My View G is also heavy...

The Wayfarer is heavy. My View G is also heavy due to adding HWH levelers, Travler Sat dish.
I did Fox. Heavy sumo in the rear, Hellwig Sway bar, the front got the light Sumo. Alinement at a...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-20-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,150
Posted By Coffie Drink
I have a WGO View G. I use a hanging work light...

I have a WGO View G. I use a hanging work light metal cage. It has a 75 watt bulb. I place it in my wet bay and use foam covers to cover the water and power hose,cable. I camped in Grand Junction...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 11-05-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By Coffie Drink
I did three nights in Grand Junction two weeks...

I did three nights in Grand Junction two weeks ago. Temps down to 10. 6 inches snow. Tank heaters on but frozen valve kept me from dumping until I drove to warmer Utah.
I was in a campground with...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 09-14-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By Coffie Drink
Call your dealer. Second remember you disconnect...

Call your dealer. Second remember you disconnect your coach battery when not using. The connection is near the gas peddle. If you have a charger on the coach then you donít need to do this. The house...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 09-08-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By Coffie Drink
Thanks for your spec.

Thanks for your spec.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 09-06-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By Coffie Drink
Do you have a copy of the specs?

Do you have a copy of the specs?
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-04-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By Coffie Drink
In north central WA, Sun Lakes is a good area. It...

In north central WA, Sun Lakes is a good area. It has a small lake, is near a number of lakes, I have stayed there many times. The resort side has rental boats, small golf course, restaurant.
There...
Forum: Renegade Motorhome Owner's Forum 09-01-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 53,358
Posted By Coffie Drink
I had the problem with my 15 WGO View. I took it...

I had the problem with my 15 WGO View. I took it to the Mercedes dealer, they told me that they would charge me if itís a Winnebago issue. They fixed it and did not charge me. I would fix it as itís...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 08-13-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,257
Posted By Coffie Drink
I have 50 hours on my 3600 Cummings Onan. I...

I have 50 hours on my 3600 Cummings Onan. I change the Oil with 10 40 Pennzoil synthetic Platinum. I do it one a Year. I did it yesterday. Itís in a 15 View.
I agree running the gas or Diesel every...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-27-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,022
Posted By Coffie Drink
When you have your gear on it and water, get it...

When you have your gear on it and water, get it weighed.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-21-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By Coffie Drink
I would weigh your coach. There is room for stuff...

I would weigh your coach. There is room for stuff but the OCCC is not very large. I wish you safe travels. I have a VG and love it. I did have to spend a lot of time and money to get it right.
My...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-16-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 33,977
Posted By Coffie Drink
My 15 VG has the 3 way. I had a 12 fuse go and a...

My 15 VG has the 3 way. I had a 12 fuse go and a 120 vac go a year later. I carry fuses but donít need them yet. My thermal switch did not work and this was an issue, but I replaced it and the little...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-11-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By Coffie Drink
If you look at the front and see the fog light,...

If you look at the front and see the fog light, it has the upgraded features. Larger screen, sat radio, Mercedes nav, and more.
The options include Li batteries, front seats same as chassis...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-08-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By Coffie Drink
I have a 15 VG. The new chassis has a number of...

I have a 15 VG. The new chassis has a number of upgrades, what is not changed is the Chassis, need Fox Shocks, sway bar, and Sumos. You will also need Borg valves for the tires and TPMS. I like the...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-12-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,252
Posted By Coffie Drink
We spent 3 months in our Winnebago VG. Rear...

We spent 3 months in our Winnebago VG. Rear queen. The first time found it no problem. Rented a car when we got to AZ. Used a big RV resort and did not move it. Did the same trip this year. No...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-11-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,326
Posted By Coffie Drink
I use a Hughes Autoformer. Surge Protector and...

I use a Hughes Autoformer. Surge Protector and Voltage boost. Your electric equipment can fail with low AC voltage. Your Air Conditioner needs at least 110 vac The Autoformer boost the voltage 10%...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 03-02-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,693
Posted By Coffie Drink
I stayed at Almond Tree. I had to move my rv due...

I stayed at Almond Tree. I had to move my rv due to bad power. No ground in many plugs. The place is a dump.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 02-28-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,940
Posted By Coffie Drink
Mercedes recommend service is 2 years from start...

Mercedes recommend service is 2 years from start or 20 k miles. Then 1 year 20 k. You have a service reminder that comes on, use that. The brakes need a flush at 2 years, fuel filter is 20 k miles ....
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 02-21-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,107
Posted By Coffie Drink
I have Fox shocks from Agile Off-road. This will...

I have Fox shocks from Agile Off-road. This will be big help for your rock and roll. I believe you have Sumo.
I have all. I found the hellwig help with trucks passing and Corning. It well add to...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 02-11-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,099
Posted By Coffie Drink
I ran over a tire tread that damaged my View. My...

I ran over a tire tread that damaged my View. My TPMS went off but I knew one right rear tire had air. I was able to get to a safe spot to access the damage and get a flat tow truck. The Borg valves...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-23-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By Coffie Drink
I have ordered a new power cable. I replace the...

I have ordered a new power cable. I replace the plug a few years ago. It looked good in April . I will ohm the circuit.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-23-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,752
Posted By Coffie Drink
The Winnebago View has a electrical box in the...

The Winnebago View has a electrical box in the service bay. There the 10 awg solid connects to the power cord a multi strand via Wire Nuts (stock) or in my case WAGO connectors.
I had in April 2019...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-20-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,752
Posted By Coffie Drink
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-20-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By Coffie Drink
Over heat in service box

In April I opened my service box 30 amp 120 vac. My 15 View had melted wire screw black melted to white.
I hate wire nuts so I used WAGO connectors. I used the 30 amp 10 wire units.

Yesterday I...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-20-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,752
Posted By Coffie Drink
Melted wire nut View

I opened the junction box on my 15 Winnebago G. The white and black wire nuts were melted. I hate wire nuts so I used a WAGO 30 amp connector. This was in April.

Now I Have smelling melted wire...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 12-13-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,611
Posted By Coffie Drink
You can bolt on products without voiding...

You can bolt on products without voiding warranty. If you weld something it will void warranty.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 11-16-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,611
Posted By Coffie Drink
I installed the lighter ones first. After two...

I installed the lighter ones first. After two years I wanted the rear to stay higher with the weight of my at close to the limit. The install was not hard on both. It on the heavy was helped when I...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 11-15-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,611
Posted By Coffie Drink
Lift the rear. Block it. Take off the bump stops,...

Lift the rear. Block it. Take off the bump stops, slide the sumo in. On mine I replaced with the heavy rear sprinter sumo and I had to use a large screwdriver to increase the slot size. I then used a...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 11-15-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By Coffie Drink
Seattle to Casa Grande AZ

I have driven the I5 to to CA 210 to I 10. I do like the road to Gila Bend from 10 To 8 bypassing Phoenix. My question is have the pavement on 5 improved in SO cal.?
If you have driven on 59 from...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 11-10-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,950
Posted By Coffie Drink
If you buy it. Get it serviced. Two year or 20 k...

If you buy it. Get it serviced. Two year or 20 k miles. You are at the second year. Service A at a Mercedes dealer. The 2015 through 2019 are the same. WGO made changes through out this period. I...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 10-16-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,329
Posted By Coffie Drink
Please get it weighed. Tell the dealer you want...

Please get it weighed. Tell the dealer you want to weigh it. Do it with a full tankage. Keep in mind two people will be riding. Winnebago does the best job with OCCC. My 15 G Winnebago has 960 some...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-07-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,919
Posted By Coffie Drink
The Wayfair is heavy vs. Winnebago View. The need...

The Wayfair is heavy vs. Winnebago View. The need to carry water will put your Wayfair over GVWR. Tiffin needs to use the Mercedes 4500. There is a trade off of weight vs heavy wood that Tiffin...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-24-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,698
Posted By Coffie Drink
Winnebago may IMHO drop DP and Class A gas. They...

Winnebago may IMHO drop DP and Class A gas. They are pushing Sprinters with the current View at near 170k with FBP. The F53 will need an upgrade due to a new Ford V8 and transmision. Will they sell...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 09-23-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,771
Posted By Coffie Drink
The 4500 GVWR is 12,125 towing is 7,500 on the...

The 4500 GVWR is 12,125 towing is 7,500 on the cab chassis.
The speed limit was moved up to the same as the 3500.
Someone needs to get Trent Tiffin a spec sheet. The Tiffin Wayfarer has so little...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-21-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 70,689
Posted By Coffie Drink
There is little upside to owners of Tiffin....

There is little upside to owners of Tiffin. Winnebago has killed many DP in the last two years, the line has the Forza, the Horizon was killed when WGO left OR .
So no WGO DP.
Class A were...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-21-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,698
Posted By Coffie Drink
Donít buy a DP from Winnebago, I would not buy...

Donít buy a DP from Winnebago, I would not buy any class A from Winnebago. Winnebago has moved away from a range of DP. Newmar has a range of DP, A, and SuperC. Winnebago will kill the Forza , the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-21-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,284
Posted By Coffie Drink
Last month I saw a 20 Tiffin RW with a tow dolly....

Last month I saw a 20 Tiffin RW with a tow dolly. I bought a dolly for my 15 View G. After I weighed it, I sold the dolly as they add 500 plus to the chassis. Please weight your Sprinter and know...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-04-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,834
Posted By Coffie Drink
The first thing to consider is OCCC. Some have...

The first thing to consider is OCCC. Some have 1200. Some have 660. Keep Iím mind you and your passengers weight, then water, food, stuff. Winnebago builds using light cabinets so they may be the...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 08-03-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,989
Posted By Coffie Drink
Debut Full Wall Slide +Rear Bath

The 20 D View has 1100 lbs OCCC. The difference between the View and Tiffin is 418 lbs. if you fill the water tanks with the Tiffin you could be at the max with nothing. The Tiffin is a poor design...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-03-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,284
Posted By Coffie Drink
If anyone is shopping the 2020 Winnebago ViewD...

If anyone is shopping the 2020 Winnebago ViewD that is similar to the Tiffin Wayfair in the video, has 1100 OCCC.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-02-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,284
Posted By Coffie Drink
Mark, I am glad you like your Wayfarer. The...

Mark, I am glad you like your Wayfarer. The additions of Sumo and Hellwig are good, I had the 1000 lb Sumos and replaced mine with the 1500 and it helps. The Fox shocks by Agile Off road are another...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-01-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,284
Posted By Coffie Drink
Before you buy a Sprinter based coach, get it...

Before you buy a Sprinter based coach, get it weighed. The Sprinter 3500 is 11,030 GVWR. I would expect many manufacturers of Sprinters are low on OCCC from marginal, Winnebago to Tiffin insane. I am...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 08-01-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By Coffie Drink
The 19 Sprinters have the 7 speed, the older...

The 19 Sprinters have the 7 speed, the older Sprinters have the 5 speed, exception was the 4 cylinder had a 7 speed. Winnebago offered the 4 in 15 maybe 16 but it was dropped.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-31-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,284
Posted By Coffie Drink
I agree with you as to your wants, please call...

I agree with you as to your wants, please call Tiffin and ask them to use the 4500 Sprinter Chassis, you will not only get what you want, but get what you need.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-31-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,284
Posted By Coffie Drink
I am not a fan of WGO. I took my 15 View G and...

I am not a fan of WGO. I took my 15 View G and weighed it . I had HWH levelers and with two of us, lightly loaded, full water, food for a weekend, ext. I was 200 lbs over max. Mine has a 900 lbs...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-31-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,284
Posted By Coffie Drink
Tiffin has failed in their design for Sprinter...

Tiffin has failed in their design for Sprinter coaches. The water tank is too large, the diesel gen is heavier than the Propane. Adding levelers adds weight. Anyone who buys this will have a issue if...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 07-29-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,616
Posted By Coffie Drink
My 15 G is near the max. Hellwig, Fox Shocks,...

My 15 G is near the max. Hellwig, Fox Shocks, Sumo front and rear, and alinement. I did this over three years. My G has HWH Levelers and a Travler SAT dish. My last fix was replacing the Sumo with...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-20-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By Coffie Drink
While you are asking, why not us the 4500...

While you are asking, why not us the 4500 Chassis? Early there was a thought it has a top speed limit of 65, the units in the US do not have that limit. The cost is about 1 ,000 list. I think having...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-30-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 25,293
Posted By Coffie Drink
Please check out the 2020 View on the WGO site....

Please check out the 2020 View on the WGO site. Mercedes is shipping the 20 chassis. Best upgrade is the 7 speed transmissions, yes MB nav and many goodies are included. The View D is quite nice. I...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-29-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 25,293
Posted By Coffie Drink
I have 20 k miles on my G. I did my upgrades over...

I have 20 k miles on my G. I did my upgrades over time, Sumo, Alinement, Helwig, Fox. I read many threads on View suspension. I had many high wind miles with side wind, so strong it blew the...
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