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Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-30-2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By mttop
Ours is a 2003

Big Bertha is a 2003 and if we do not lock both locks, She squeaks like crazy. I make sure both locks are engaged AND the plastic slide is closed …took care of our noisy door
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-14-2022, 02:04 PM
Replies: 36
Bounder: Poor Headlights
Views: 2,540
Posted By mttop
Flyer 15015 We use Meguires too but I need...

Flyer 15015

We use Meguires too but I need to see which one…Mac is the one who does all the detail work…

Thanks for the help
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-14-2022, 01:59 PM
Replies: 36
Bounder: Poor Headlights
Views: 2,540
Posted By mttop
Rooster Thank you…we will try that. I...

Rooster

Thank you…we will try that.

I am also going to contact M4 about LED’s…I have been slowly changing the interior bulbs and they have always been very helpful
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-14-2022, 10:15 AM
Replies: 36
Bounder: Poor Headlights
Views: 2,540
Posted By mttop
Thumbs up This is a good string…obviously lots of us have...

This is a good string…obviously lots of us have the same problem….

The lenses on our ‘03 Bounder 35R are very yellowed, we have cleaned them with various products and they appear better but still...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-13-2022, 11:45 PM
Replies: 36
Bounder: Poor Headlights
Views: 2,540
Posted By mttop
Rooster… I actually meant to inquire about...

Rooster…

I actually meant to inquire about LED’s and mistakenly said halogen
…:whistling:

…but reading all the responses…I need to do some homework.

Bernie
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-13-2022, 10:40 AM
Replies: 36
Bounder: Poor Headlights
Views: 2,540
Posted By mttop
Lightbulb Halogen bulbs

Flyer…

I am interested in information about Halogen bulbs.

On one of our trips, we were on a county road in North Dakota and without any ambient light, the headlights were almost useless. ...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-08-2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
American Coach: 1993 American Eagle
Views: 219
Posted By mttop
Beautiful coach…she shows lots of TLC….:thumb:

Beautiful coach…she shows lots of TLC….:thumb:
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-03-2022, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Pace Arrow: Headlights
Views: 572
Posted By mttop
LED bulbs

Where did you find the information for what LED bulbs replaced your originals?

Our Bounder is a 2003 35R and I think the headlights are Cadillac… but the lenses on our rig are cloudy, so I’m not...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-01-2022, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By mttop
Satellite TV

I am sure there are many opinions regarding this subject … just my 2cents worth.:whistling:

We wanted to be able to use the Direct TV service we had in our home and so we invested in a DirecTV...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-19-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,283
Posted By mttop
Welcome to IRV2! There are really...

Welcome to IRV2!

There are really knowledgeable folks on this site and I’m sure you are going to find the help you need.

Good luck with your Coach.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-28-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
American Coach: 1997 American Dream
Views: 441
Posted By mttop
Welcome… There are many folks on this site...

Welcome…

There are many folks on this site with years of experience…

Have fun ….
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-02-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,178
Posted By mttop
Reading this post is making me wonder about my...

Reading this post is making me wonder about my headlight lenses…

Can the lenses on the headlights be replaced like the tail light lenses…without replacing the entire housing?

My headlights are...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-18-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
American Coach: Windshield curtain
Views: 700
Posted By mttop
As several people have said, it is pretty easy to...

As several people have said, it is pretty easy to find clips. I bought drapes at Home Depot that were on sale and just cut off the extra length. I used some of what I cut off to make “cafe” style...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-14-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,168
Posted By mttop
What US1 said…

What US1 said…
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-31-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By mttop
What do we have…

Thanks for the responses from “Fatsurf…Rooster…and RV-Writer”

You guys covered everything and then some…:dance::dance:

We live in Colorado and are not full-timers …so we would not be trying...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-26-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By mttop
Red face What do we have…

I hate to admit this, but we’ve had our Bounder since 2014 and have never “dry camped”…other than a couple evenings in a Walmart parking lot or rest area.

We have a 4 door Dometic fridge that runs...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-23-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 327,719
Posted By mttop
Mods/Upgrades to our 2003 Dynasty

I’m with Papa Jim…but I’m havin’ a beer …;)
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-21-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,268
Posted By mttop
Thank you!! If you were towing a car, would...

Thank you!!

If you were towing a car, would that weight show up under “Trailer”? Just wondering…
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-19-2021, 11:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,268
Posted By mttop
Yep…I looked it up after I sent that… Wish...

Yep…I looked it up after I sent that…

Wish us luck!
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-19-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,268
Posted By mttop
Thinking about Towing

NLOVNIT

Thanks for that. I took a look at the spec sheet on the wall behind the drivers seat. It did not have CCC info. Just GVWR with a breakdown of front and rear axel weights. The sheet in...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-18-2021, 02:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,268
Posted By mttop
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-15-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,268
Posted By mttop
Thinking about Towing

Thanks for the replies gentlemen.

I’m going to check into the weigh stations, would a truck stop also have scales?
I don’t mind paying if it gives me information.

I am already thinking of...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-14-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,268
Posted By mttop
Thanks…I see our model towing, but will have to...

Thanks…I see our model towing, but will have to pay more attention to what they are towing. Our gasser is a lot smaller and less MH than your rig…:bow:
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-14-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,268
Posted By mttop
Thinking about Towing

I have been on this forum for several years and generally, just lurk and learn, or try to…:cool:

We have a 2003 Bounder 35R. GVWR: 22K. GCVR: 26K
So in theory, I have 4,000 pounds that I can...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-15-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By mttop
We replaced the flooring in our ‘O3...

We replaced the flooring in our ‘O3 Bounder...more accurately, we had a great shop do the work. Since we have a gasser, we wanted to keep the cab area carpeted for the engine noise, and opted to...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-03-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 327,719
Posted By mttop
I agree with “src”...although I am usually at a...

I agree with “src”...although I am usually at a complete loss as to how and what you do, I read it all...hoping that some day, I could learn something...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 03-01-2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By mttop
That looks great!!!

That looks great!!!
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-21-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Discovery: Slide out issue
Views: 1,618
Posted By mttop
Our 2003 Bounder requires the engine running and...

Our 2003 Bounder requires the engine running and parking brake set...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-02-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22
Pace Arrow: What is in this tank?
Views: 1,515
Posted By mttop
Amen...and thanks to Twinboat and JBDiscovery for...

Amen...and thanks to Twinboat and JBDiscovery for their comments!

That kind of rude answer could deter some from asking a question and questions are what this forum are all about.:banghead:
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-27-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,108
Posted By mttop
Hmmmm.... I gave up a couple years ago, so I...

Hmmmm....

I gave up a couple years ago, so I can’t remember if we did all of this...maybe I will have to print this out...(can I print this response??) and try it when the snow clears.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-26-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,108
Posted By mttop
In our 03 Bounder 35R, the driver seat does not...

In our 03 Bounder 35R, the driver seat does not rotate all the way, as the passenger seat does. I tried every which way and asked another two people, more familiar with the subject to try...nada.......
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-08-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By mttop
Just curious... Can you change to the...

Just curious...

Can you change to the “flo-rite” fill system on any wet batteries
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-18-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By mttop
Welcome....there are a lot of folks here with...

Welcome....there are a lot of folks here with lots of knowledge ...myself, not included...and I have learned a lot by mostly just “lurking”...

Enjoy your new rig

Bernie
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-02-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 785
Posted By mttop
How big is this piece? I have the same issue...

How big is this piece? I have the same issue with our 2003 Bounder.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-23-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1
Bounder: Winterizing
Views: 193
Posted By mttop
Winterizing

I think this is probably a dumb question...but here goes...

What with Covid 19 this year, we did not use “Big Bertha”... instead, we did some work around the house and to the Coach, thinking we...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-23-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 922
Posted By mttop
OK...gonna look up the Bucket Trap. ...

OK...gonna look up the Bucket Trap.

Yesterday, I placed a trap on the dash (there were little turds) with nice fresh peanut butter. I also placed a bait trap at each tire, with a rock on top (no...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-21-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 922
Posted By mttop
What’s a better mouse trap?

:)Wow...Great Responses!! Thank you All!!

astrnmrtom: I read all the posts from each of your links. I think our field mouse issue might also include Ground Squirrels (they look like...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-20-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 922
Posted By mttop
What’s “a better mouse trap”

We park our ‘03 Bounder 35R on our property.

When she sits for any extended period of time, we always find signs of small “visitors” in the coach. It’s not a herd of them and we are not sure if...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-16-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By mttop
We have a 2003 Bounder 35R Gasser and the Driver...

We have a 2003 Bounder 35R Gasser and the Driver side captain chair does not unlock. The passenger does but not the Drivers side. If the 32VS is a Diesel, maybe it does...?��
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-30-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By mttop
Skip426, JohnRR and kenandterry, Thanks so...

Skip426, JohnRR and kenandterry,

Thanks so much for your help. I think we are getting closer.

First: all outside lights are working correctly...even the one I looked right past:angel:

I...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-30-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By mttop
...damn, I think I thought that was a...

...damn, I think I thought that was a reflector...:whistling:


I’m on my way out the door to check and also look at the wire again.

Thanks to both of you
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-29-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By mttop
That’s what I thought...when I started to go out...

That’s what I thought...when I started to go out after the sun went down...there was a congregation of Elk, just laying around the coach:cool:...will try again this afternoon...

On the inside of...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-28-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By mttop
Anyone know what this is...

Thanks for your reply.

I will go out a little later to see what is not on...

The step well on the Bounder is well back from the front of the coach but I will check that too...

Bernie
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-28-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By mttop
Anyone know what this is...

We have a 2003 Bounder 35R.

At the end of our last trip last summer, we discovered that we had been dragging this wire. It is hanging down from under the right front corner of the coach.

I...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-16-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By mttop
Regarding Directv: Directv can only be used...

Regarding Directv:

Directv can only be used with a DirecTV satellite/system...

We already had DirecTV at home, so were able to use an older receiver that we had after a normal bi-annual...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-09-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By mttop
You might consider wire baskets instead of...

You might consider wire baskets instead of regular drawers. They weigh a lot less and since you have a closet door, they would not show.

There are different types...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-16-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By mttop
Wiper blades for 2003

2003 Bounder 35R

I read a few old posts regarding replacement of the wiper blades, so I bought some 26” blades and when I compared the whole mechanism with the old ones...(and they look pretty...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-30-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By mttop
I hope someone answers this...we have the same...

I hope someone answers this...we have the same shower and I hate it....

I am 5’1” and the drop to the floor is not comfortable...maybe 20 years ago...but not at 71 yrs old...:eek:
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-19-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 929
Posted By mttop
We have DirecTV at home and as one other person...

We have DirecTV at home and as one other person posted, have an existing bill to pay with quite a bit of programming. Unless you are going to cancel your current Directv at home...it is just another...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 03-23-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Bounder: New Shower stall
Views: 606
Posted By mttop
New Shower stall

Hi All...

We have a 2003 Bounder 35R and have replaced flooring, couch, changed the dinnette for a table and two chairs, made some changes in the closets and replaced the awning.

Now I would...
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