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Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-05-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,695
Posted By rvrat
Thanks for the answers all. Possible that we are...

Thanks for the answers all. Possible that we are looking for something that doesn't exist. The cold weather that we encounter is going South and North across Nevada to and from the Yuma area in the...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-03-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,695
Posted By rvrat
True Four Season Class C

Hello All,

Tried the search but can't find anything.
Are there any true four season class C motor homes?
We are thinking of downsizing for various reasons and have a need for a class C that...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-22-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By rvrat
Thanks all, Carefree Village is the place. Did...

Thanks all, Carefree Village is the place. Did not remember that being the name from when we saw it two years ago but, that's it.

Thanks again, Bob
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-21-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By rvrat
hello WINTERBAGOAL , Thanks for the info. Still...

hello WINTERBAGOAL , Thanks for the info. Still not sure the park we are looking for is listed. The park we seek is farther South than any of the ones listed.

Thanks again, Bob
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-20-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By rvrat
Yuma/foothills RV park

I can't remember the name of and have been unable to find on RV park reviews the RV park that is probably 3-4 yrs. old. The Park is located near the south edge of the foothills. Any help with the...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-23-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,572
Posted By rvrat
Hello all and thanks for the help in advance. I...

Hello all and thanks for the help in advance. I don't mean to hijack the thread but I am dealing with exactly the same issues. I have a new trailer with two group 24 golf cart batteries and also...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-30-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,479
Posted By rvrat
I called the Keystone factory about two weeks ago...

I called the Keystone factory about two weeks ago ( I have been busy) a short time later a nice fellow from customer service returned my call and spent a fair amount of time telling me in many nice...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-11-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,479
Posted By rvrat
edj, Thanks for the response I have not been...

edj, Thanks for the response I have not been able to find the MSRP on the Keystone web site, all it allows is to submit information to a local dealer for a price quote. I have looked at the models...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-10-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,479
Posted By rvrat
Cougar fifth wheel MSRP?

How can I find the actual MSRP for a 2011 Cougar 276RLS or 318SAB? These would be the Western edition. The dealer has these nice handy rounded of number like $38,995.00 that just don't seem right....
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-06-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 26,730
Posted By rvrat
Gary, Early on I shared your concerns about...

Gary,
Early on I shared your concerns about water getting in the vent to possibly damage something. I did this all about five years ago by moving from 1/4 inch spacers to 1/2 inch spacers to the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-05-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 26,730
Posted By rvrat
I improved the function of our Norcold 1201 LRIM...

I improved the function of our Norcold 1201 LRIM that has the vent through the roof by adding four 3/4 inch aluminum tubular spacers and longer screws in the four locations that attach the vent...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-15-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,841
Posted By rvrat
doc, One of the fog light lenses on our 02...

doc,
One of the fog light lenses on our 02 Journey got broken by a flying rock several years ago. I discovered that it is not possible to buy the lense seperate from the whole assembly. I ended up...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-12-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,202
Posted By rvrat
Freightliner S-cams?

Hello all, I think the S cams on the front brakes of our 02 Journey with the Freightliner chassis are rusted and sticky. I think from driving in the rain and snow (not on purpose) the right S cam...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 10-03-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,312
Posted By rvrat
Woodburner, Thanksk for the information, we have...

Woodburner, Thanksk for the information, we have cooled on the Everest that we were looking at and will look at others as time passes. I had not heard that Keystone has discontinued the Everest...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-29-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,312
Posted By rvrat
Thanks all for the input and the PM's, I have...

Thanks all for the input and the PM's, I have tried to answer the PM's but must be doing something wrong as it looks like I am unable to get the system to work. We have cooled on this fiver based on...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-28-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,312
Posted By rvrat
Keystone Everest information

We are looking at a new 2008 Keystone Everest model 305T fiver. We like the floor plan and how it is equipt and suspect that it has not sold because of the economy and the rather dark interior...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-16-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By rvrat
Thanks both of you very much for the help, this...

Thanks both of you very much for the help, this group of people are the best. I think I have all of the information I need the make the repair. Bob
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-15-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By rvrat
I need to replace my vacuum pump

Recently our vacuum pump for the chassis (02 Journey) HVAC system started to sound different than it once did and now it runs almost constantly. I checked the system for leaks as discussed in...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 01-19-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,887
Posted By rvrat
bdpreece, since there have been no responses I...

bdpreece, since there have been no responses I will give you my experience with the paint peeling off the engine oil pan. The oil pan in our 02 Journey started to peel and rust after it was about...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 10-13-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,094
Posted By rvrat
smlranger, We had the same problem when our 02...

smlranger, We had the same problem when our 02 Journey was new. The hard starting occured at high altitude and at cool temperatures. I took it back to Cat and complained, they said it was a known...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 12-16-2007, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,349
Posted By rvrat
Thanks all I guess I will leave it as is, it also...

Thanks all I guess I will leave it as is, it also seems that the air dryer cycles more often than it did earlier in its life.
Bob
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 12-15-2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,349
Posted By rvrat
Can anyone tell me what the normal maximum...

Can anyone tell me what the normal maximum chassis air pressure on the gauges should be going down the road? I think ours has creeped up over the years from about 120 psi to near 130 psi. I can't...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 12-15-2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,349
Posted By rvrat
Can anyone tell me what the normal maximum...

Can anyone tell me what the normal maximum chassis air pressure on the gauges should be going down the road? I think ours has creeped up over the years from about 120 psi to near 130 psi. I can't...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-10-2007, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,673
Posted By rvrat
Thanks for the help, I ended up at the local...

Thanks for the help, I ended up at the local Cummins/Onan dealer and purchased the OEM air filter as mentioned, using the part number on the generator plate. The new air filter has exactly the same...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-10-2007, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,673
Posted By rvrat
Hello, If someone would be so kind as to provide...

Hello, If someone would be so kind as to provide me with the NAPA Auto part number for the air filter (if there is such a thing) I would appreciate it greatly.
I have an 02 Onan quiet diesel model...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-10-2007, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,673
Posted By rvrat
Hello, If someone would be so kind as to provide...

Hello, If someone would be so kind as to provide me with the NAPA Auto part number for the air filter (if there is such a thing) I would appreciate it greatly.
I have an 02 Onan quiet diesel model...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-30-2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,486
Posted By rvrat
I have been able to remove ours for wheel and...

I have been able to remove ours for wheel and hubcap cleaning and polishing and the repair of a slow leak in the outside passenger side dual tire with the same strap wrench that I use to service the...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-30-2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,197
Posted By rvrat
Thanks for the information. I have decided to...

Thanks for the information. I have decided to use the 6026 and have purchased it based on the opinions of several of the local truck shops who say that if I don't have a problem at the mileage and...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-25-2007, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,197
Posted By rvrat
Hello, I will service our Midland air dryer on...

Hello,
I will service our Midland air dryer on our 02 Winni Journey for the second time soon. The first time I serviced it I used the service kit number DQ6026 at 22,000 miles about three years...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-25-2007, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,197
Posted By rvrat
Hello, I will service our Midland air dryer on...

Hello,
I will service our Midland air dryer on our 02 Winni Journey for the second time soon. The first time I serviced it I used the service kit number DQ6026 at 22,000 miles about three years...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-30-2007, 06:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,282
Posted By rvrat
rvcarpenter-smlranger Thanks for the help, I...

rvcarpenter-smlranger
Thanks for the help, I called the local NAPA parts and said that they do make hoses. I will ask about the protective coating that sounds like a good idea. Our rear balancing...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-29-2007, 08:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,282
Posted By rvrat
I have been putting off the replacement of our...

I have been putting off the replacement of our hose-hoses for a while, I will probably replace all of the hoses located in the area of the hot exhaust while under the MH soon as we now have some...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-29-2007, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 943
Posted By rvrat
If you decide to check with carefree confirm the...

If you decide to check with carefree confirm the address and location via the phone book or some other avenue. When we lived in Broomfield, Colorado both it and Carefree of Colorado were located...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-31-2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,279
Posted By rvrat
vicsryd, Thanks for the reply I suspect that...

vicsryd,
Thanks for the reply I suspect that you are correct as the mirror control button feels different than it did before. The only other thing that could have changed is when I unplugged the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-29-2007, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,279
Posted By rvrat
bump

bump
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-25-2007, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,279
Posted By rvrat
Hello all, Once again I thought I would tap...

Hello all,
Once again I thought I would tap into the vast knowledge on this forum.
Anyway the problem is that when I was backing our Journey out of the garage earlier today I tried to adjust the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-25-2007, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,279
Posted By rvrat
Hello all, Once again I thought I would tap...

Hello all,
Once again I thought I would tap into the vast knowledge on this forum.
Anyway the problem is that when I was backing our Journey out of the garage earlier today I tried to adjust the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-24-2007, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 920
Posted By rvrat
Thanks for the help, I will call the 800 number...

Thanks for the help, I will call the 800 number and see what happens. I don't think we have used the thing more than a dozen times in the five years since we bought the Journey new. Tried to use it...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-23-2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 920
Posted By rvrat
Once again our front door awning will not close...

Once again our front door awning will not close without the thermal protector where ever it is shutting down and keeping the awning from retracting. I had this problem about two years ago and was...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-23-2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 920
Posted By rvrat
Once again our front door awning will not close...

Once again our front door awning will not close without the thermal protector where ever it is shutting down and keeping the awning from retracting. I had this problem about two years ago and was...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-03-2007, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,689
Posted By rvrat
ISLAPP, Thanks for the reply and the...

ISLAPP,
Thanks for the reply and the information ours will be five years old next month. I will call tomorrow to see if I can also get a replacement unit.
Thanks again, Bob
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-02-2007, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,689
Posted By rvrat
Our Everpure faucet in the kitchen of our Journey...

Our Everpure faucet in the kitchen of our Journey has started to drip when the mood hits it.
Does anyone know if I can buy parts to rebuild- repair it? Can it be repaired? Do I need to install a...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-02-2007, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,689
Posted By rvrat
Our Everpure faucet in the kitchen of our Journey...

Our Everpure faucet in the kitchen of our Journey has started to drip when the mood hits it.
Does anyone know if I can buy parts to rebuild- repair it? Can it be repaired? Do I need to install a...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-30-2007, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,764
Posted By rvrat
fun time, The gal at Fridgette said that there...

fun time,
The gal at Fridgette said that there was a recent change in the core which leads me to believe that the change is current.
Also after more looking at the new core it seems that the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-30-2007, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,764
Posted By rvrat
Update on leaking Journey heater core, sorry...

Update on leaking Journey heater core,
sorry for the length--------
I disassembled the front lower cap and tilted it out as suggested last weekend--was not as big a job as I expected. After the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-22-2007, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,447
Posted By rvrat
smlranger, I have the box in my hand and the...

smlranger,
I have the box in my hand and the info is as follows,
KII
KAPERII
1A-V-9740
LAMP/FOG-CLEAR/ROUND-4.9"

of course made in China

Bob
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-22-2007, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,764
Posted By rvrat
smlranger, Thanks for your quick response, I...

smlranger,
Thanks for your quick response, I was of course hoping you could be more encouraging to my plan but the truth is the truth. I will dig into it this weekend and see how things progress. ...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-22-2007, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,764
Posted By rvrat
I know that this is not a new discussion, but I...

I know that this is not a new discussion, but I have carefully reviewed the many posts about this and have not been able to find the information I hoped for. Since we now have the dreaded leaking...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-22-2007, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,764
Posted By rvrat
I know that this is not a new discussion, but I...

I know that this is not a new discussion, but I have carefully reviewed the many posts about this and have not been able to find the information I hoped for. Since we now have the dreaded leaking...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-22-2007, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,447
Posted By rvrat
A couple of months ago I had to replace the left...

A couple of months ago I had to replace the left fog light assembly on our 02 Journey due to a broken lens caused by a flying rock. I tried very hard to find the OEM maker of the factory fog lites...
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