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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-25-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 18,519
Posted By bbeane
We have been full timing 5 years, havenít looked...

We have been full timing 5 years, havenít looked back. We do stay west the rockey mountains for the most part. We boondock and live off of solar ( 2 nights in a CG in 4 Months). Just like the piece...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-12-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By bbeane
Thanks JX that's who I'm talking about using. ...

Thanks JX that's who I'm talking about using.
Thanks for the input.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-12-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By bbeane
Bill, I could do it but we are full time and do...

Bill, I could do it but we are full time and do move around. Trying to get everything shipped at the same time, working on the mh in an rv park can be a problem.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-11-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By bbeane
Under 2500 panels, install, midnite classic...

Under 2500 panels, install, midnite classic controller with temp compensation.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-11-2016, 11:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By bbeane
Solar

It is Slab City Solar
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-11-2016, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By bbeane
Solar

Has anyone had solar installed by Mike at Slap City Solar? I'm looking at an 840 watt system that is very reasonably priced.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-16-2016, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By bbeane
Olancha CA to Bend OR along Hwy 395

We are leaving Florida end of March heading to CA Hwy 395 via Death Valley to Olancha then north to Bend OR. We are traveling in a Foretravel 40' motorhome with toad. First question, looking for...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-31-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 683
Posted By bbeane
Injector pump

Anyone know a good diesel shop near Huntsville alabama? I have a CAPS fuel pump leaking. I'm thinking I need to get the pump off and sent to a fuel injection shop for repair.
Forum: Foretravel Owner's Forum 12-04-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,083
Posted By bbeane
They are built like a tank

They are built like a tank
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-07-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,155
Posted By bbeane
Josam Frame and Alignment in Orlando is as good...

Josam Frame and Alignment in Orlando is as good as there is.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-04-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,914
Posted By bbeane
Some folk have good credit, some folk have been...

Some folk have good credit, some folk have been very lucky, others have worked hard and saved for what they want. Most of us working folks can't wrap our arms around how people can afford "that kind...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-11-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,142
Posted By bbeane
You can do it you will use all 3 positions to get...

You can do it you will use all 3 positions to get at it. Some times you can gain access through the fender wells as well.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-11-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,431
Posted By bbeane
Most likely some lights got left on, it would not...

Most likely some lights got left on, it would not take much to kill them in 4 days. Most service folks don't pay much attention to turning of lights. As other have said all you can do is charge then...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-11-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,954
Posted By bbeane
Might likely be mice or rats. I have tree rats...

Might likely be mice or rats. I have tree rats that come on the porch and eat out of my hand they never pay any attention to the M/H, other than if I'm under it working on it they will worry you to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-09-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,043
Posted By bbeane
Compairing diesel to gas is for the engine alone...

Compairing diesel to gas is for the engine alone is only a small part of it, like others said most folk will not drive enough to ware eather one out. A couple of other things to consider with gas vs...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-27-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,483
Posted By bbeane
As Don said, there is no "easy way" a few days...

As Don said, there is no "easy way" a few days with a heat gun, plastic razor blades, some sort of adheasive remover, and some cool ones if you are so inclined.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-25-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,763
Posted By bbeane
My block heater is not on an inverter outlet, it...

My block heater is not on an inverter outlet, it is only powered by shore or generator.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-24-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,763
Posted By bbeane
I turn mine on before I go to bed if it's below...

I turn mine on before I go to bed if it's below 40 and I'm leaving in the morning, makes the old Cummins happier and easier ion the batteries and starter.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-24-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,387
Posted By bbeane
Remove and clean the terminals and posts replace...

Remove and clean the terminals and posts replace and tighten all connections as a start. The only way to really check your batterys is a load test. Although as others have said bulged or hot batterys...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-24-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,766
Posted By bbeane
That may work, however in most motorhomes your...

That may work, however in most motorhomes your propane heater should heat your wet bays/tank area. In real cold conditions I put a 60W light bulb in in both of the wet bays. The real problem is your...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-19-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,909
Posted By bbeane
I use an M&G, had it on an 06 Wrangler, and now...

I use an M&G, had it on an 06 Wrangler, and now on a 2012 Wrangler. Never had a any issues once it is installed, the unit only has one moving part. Just plug it in and go works great.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-27-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 13,878
Posted By bbeane
Bought our foretravel almost 9 years ago, other...

Bought our foretravel almost 9 years ago, other than normal up keep no problems, same with the other 3 used M/Hs. Shop wisely find a we'll cared for used unit and enjoy it
Forum: Foretravel Owner's Forum 11-27-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,543
Posted By bbeane
In 2002 Foretravel went to seamless end caps,...

In 2002 Foretravel went to seamless end caps, there were some problems with the early ones, most have been repaired by Foretravel. It is a repairable problem however it is costly, inspect the areas...
Forum: Foretravel Owner's Forum 11-27-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,632
Posted By bbeane
Foretravel uses the same system (HWH) for...

Foretravel uses the same system (HWH) for leveling as did CC 4" side to side and 4" front to rear is about all you can get. I carry some short 2X8"s with me to help make up the diff, if necessary.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-14-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,754
Posted By bbeane
I wash mine by hand (with a brush), the...

I wash mine by hand (with a brush), the commercial truck washes all use high pressure water to rinse with, and to help remove bugs on the front. It,s JMHO but no high pressure water on my M/H tends...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 08-13-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By bbeane
Thanks for the replies

Thanks for the replies
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 08-13-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By bbeane
Yes it is an Intrigue, thank for the phone #

Yes it is an Intrigue, thank for the phone #
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 08-11-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By bbeane
2005 42 Ovation

I have found an 05 42' Ovation 3 slides 525 Cat that has caught my interest. Aside for the usual inspection items (Everything works as it should, battery and tire age, delamation/checking) is there...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-19-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,878
Posted By bbeane
Awhile back I had a coach with HWH jacks that...

Awhile back I had a coach with HWH jacks that where sticking, pulled one and took it to a couple of Hyd shops I deal with. They can't be rebuilt at the local level(If memory serves me corectly the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-15-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,464
Posted By bbeane
You should be able to find a nice older D/P for...

You should be able to find a nice older D/P for that kind of $$. But Diesel Motorhomes are complicated machines, when you are looking at 9-10 + year old coaches they are not going to be problem free,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-03-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,343
Posted By bbeane
Sciguy6, the NADA and Kelly guides you see for...

Sciguy6, the NADA and Kelly guides you see for free online are "consumer guides". The ones the dealers and banks use are a pay for service and have way more data that is compiled from auction and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-08-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,288
Posted By bbeane
No need to replace the whole dryer. If you have...

No need to replace the whole dryer. If you have most basic tool set they are very easy to rebuild for around $100.00 or less(the kits come with instructions) for all the parts, Removing the unit from...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 02-06-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By bbeane
Atwood W/H parts

Anyone have a good source for Atwood w/h parts (controls).
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-01-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,171
Posted By bbeane
That would take care of the battery problem until...

That would take care of the battery problem until replacement time,OUCH.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-24-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 973
Posted By bbeane
Looking for a new to me coach

I have been looking at 04-06 Windsors or Dynastys, are there any special problems I need to look for? So far I have looked at severial that look good. Thanks
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-17-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,169
Posted By bbeane
2012 Wrangler unlimited. I installed the 3rd...

2012 Wrangler unlimited. I installed the 3rd bulbs in the tail lights and ran the harness to the front of the jeep took about 2 hours, no connection to the jeep wireing at all, M&G air brake for the...
Forum: Just Conversation 01-16-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,680
Posted By bbeane
We buy the national park pass every year in...

We buy the national park pass every year in support of our wonderful parks weather we use it or not, money well spent IMHO.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-15-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,021
Posted By bbeane
With that budget, there is any number of good...

With that budget, there is any number of good used 4 or 5 year old coaches out there. First find the floor plan that meets you personal needs. you did not say how long of a MH 35-40', do you have any...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-13-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,282
Posted By bbeane
Along with what others have said about damage to...

Along with what others have said about damage to the drain fields, depending on the elevation of your clean out if you have more volume going in than the system can handle it may end up in your...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-13-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,087
Posted By bbeane
I have had 5 motor homes and none of them have...

I have had 5 motor homes and none of them have had a decent dash AC. Sounds like yours may be doing ok.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-13-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,282
Posted By bbeane
On you home septic tank system I would be careful...

On you home septic tank system I would be careful dumping large amounts of water at one time they are not designed for that. 10-15 gallons at a time may be ok, but if you roll in with the black and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-13-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,959
Posted By bbeane
Sounds like much to do over nothing. Have you...

Sounds like much to do over nothing. Have you asked for a manager to explain why they do this? Or simply purchase your propane else where. JMHO but I'll bet if your pressure relief valve let go on...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-11-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,578
Posted By bbeane
If you are not confident doing a through...

If you are not confident doing a through inspection both mechaincal and the house pay an independant inspector, could be the best $$ you ever spent. As far a what kind of problems you might have who...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-04-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,875
Posted By bbeane
Not a diffrent charging system, A diffrent...

Not a diffrent charging system, A diffrent charging Rate (bulk, aborsorb,and float voltages) Lead acid, AGM, and GEL are all diffrent charge rates. Most good RV battery chargers are 3 stage, and are...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-03-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,875
Posted By bbeane
AGM's for me, I have 3 8D lifeline house...

AGM's for me, I have 3 8D lifeline house batteries that are going strong after 8 years, along with AGM starting battery's. With that said you have to have a charging system that is compatable with...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-19-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,199
Posted By bbeane
Lots of good tires out there priced way less than...

Lots of good tires out there priced way less than Michelin, General, Kelly, Hercules, Dunlop, Toyo, Cooper, Othsu(Japan) just put 6 on mounted bal.out the door $2700.00, the list goes on. Make sure...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-17-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,663
Posted By bbeane
Glad you seemed to have found your problem. As to...

Glad you seemed to have found your problem. As to increasing your inverter size you may run into wire size issues with the larger inverter. Both with the cables from the battery bank as well as the...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 12-12-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 699
Posted By bbeane
2005 Intrigue

Looking at a 40' 2005 Intrigue 4 sld, 525 cat. Don't know much about CC, is there any problem areas I need to pay close attention to during my inspection. Seems like I read somewhere about radiator...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-30-2012, 04:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 974
Posted By bbeane
Just drive it keep the oil changed and and don't...

Just drive it keep the oil changed and and don't let it run hot, it will likey run a long while. Keep your $$ in your pocket until it breaks. Same for the transmission. Happy camping. :thumb:
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-30-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,835
Posted By bbeane
I guess it all depends on if the wood backing...

I guess it all depends on if the wood backing under the delaminated area is still in good shape, otherwise there is nothing for the glue to hold on to.
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