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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-18-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By donhoward49
steel wool

wow, never thought about that.. I did find one wire in the cord not tight. so I have all lights except running light. Still working on that but I dont drive at night anyway..
Thanks everyone
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-17-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By donhoward49
Up-date

Fixed it. I found one loose wire in the cord plug, I dont think it was ever tight. Plus I used the Contact cleaner then dielectric (SP) grease.

Thanks, Don
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-15-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By donhoward49
Dim Toad Lights

My towed lights are dim. I think its corrosion. I had ice built up in the MH plug a couple years ago, and the jeep plug catches all the crap on the front. I wonder what to use, vinegar, alcohol,...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-16-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,553
Posted By donhoward49
OK i gotta jump in, your toad is 6600LB.. what is...

OK i gotta jump in, your toad is 6600LB.. what is the max your coach is rated to tow..
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 12-11-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,570
Posted By donhoward49
we make the trip from Portland, I do have chains...

we make the trip from Portland, I do have chains but will not use them. We stop at Holiday RV in Phoenix Oregon, then make the pass the next morning. if snow is forecast I would stay another night.....
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 12-10-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By donhoward49
search or post on Ford Or Workhorse Chassis...

search or post on Ford Or Workhorse Chassis forum.. I have dune the workhorse but would not be much help on a Ford..
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 12-10-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,213
Posted By donhoward49
i would vote for Inverter??

i would vote for Inverter??
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-30-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,295
Posted By donhoward49
i dont think any manufactures are interested on...

i dont think any manufactures are interested on the flat tow able market, its a small market, and everyone wants different cars, special for them. I like the 4 wheel for drives on the beach, but i...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-30-2017, 06:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,295
Posted By donhoward49
electric vehicle

Anybody else watching all the electric vehicles and wondering if any will ever be flat tow-able?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-04-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By donhoward49
could be the fan motor?? check it out

could be the fan motor?? check it out
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-27-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,909
Posted By donhoward49
we removed our Jack knife, if you fold it out...

we removed our Jack knife, if you fold it out flat it goes out easy. Bought a used (craigs list) Lazy Boy love seat. $300 Love it.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-17-2017, 05:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,835
Posted By donhoward49
well, I might not do it then. I have plenty to do...

well, I might not do it then. I have plenty to do without making work. Thanks
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-16-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,835
Posted By donhoward49
I was thinking to change it? Do I need to??

I was thinking to change it? Do I need to??
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-16-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,835
Posted By donhoward49
good info, i am in process of changing the...

good info, i am in process of changing the Differential oil. I bought Lucas Brand 75-90 synthetic gear oil.. sounds like i can use the same in the front hubs when I get around to that..
Jeffery,...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 10-14-2017, 05:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By donhoward49
thanks everyone, great ideas

thanks everyone, great ideas
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 10-13-2017, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By donhoward49
Grand Canyon

we are spending January & February near Phoenix. We have never been to the Grand Canyon. Looking for ideas about the weather, do I take the M.H. or do we just take the car and Motel it a night or...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-26-2017, 05:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,419
Posted By donhoward49
you can see the nylon blocks if you pull down the...

you can see the nylon blocks if you pull down the slide seal on the bottom. I like Mothers Carnuba wax rubbed liberally on all sides of the box, I put it on with a cheep sponge mop then dont wipe it...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-20-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By donhoward49
we bought drapes at Ikia, turned them sideways...

we bought drapes at Ikia, turned them sideways and hemmed them. cheep and they work great.. I got the idea from IRV2.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-12-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,419
Posted By donhoward49
silicone spray helps, some like Mothers Carnuba...

silicone spray helps, some like Mothers Carnuba on the bottom and sides of the box. someone rubbed candle wax on the box. anything helps it.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-10-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,010
Posted By donhoward49
contact RVCAMS.Com Baton Rouge La. they can...

contact RVCAMS.Com Baton Rouge La. they can walk you through it, test it for you and give a price on a better replacement. 224 261 7815..
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,286
Posted By donhoward49
a couple years ago their was a very long post in...

a couple years ago their was a very long post in the Workhorse forum on proper greasing of Ujoints. basically you take all pressure off the joints, block the tires,, neutral/parking-break off. ...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-27-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,424
Posted By donhoward49
this is on my to-do list.. how much fluid will it...

this is on my to-do list.. how much fluid will it hold, did you use synthetic or regular..
thanks
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 08-13-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,028
Posted By donhoward49
I have used Mothers Carnuba Wax, but the candle...

I have used Mothers Carnuba Wax, but the candle wax sounds like a good idea..
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-27-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 936
Posted By donhoward49
I pour bleach into my hose first, then fill the...

I pour bleach into my hose first, then fill the tank. this sanitizes my hose..
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-13-2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,172
Posted By donhoward49
As already stated, disconnect switches at the...

As already stated, disconnect switches at the batteries. I dont have electric at my storage and my batteries would go down in 3 or 4 weeks, I installed two knife blade switches and now go 8 weeks...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 06-25-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,664
Posted By donhoward49
I am getting a bid this week to fix my two...

I am getting a bid this week to fix my two front/side windows. Getting where seeing the mirror is tough. Can anyone give me a cost on this??
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-20-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 20,995
Posted By donhoward49
Great the pictures posted, so they are odd...

Great the pictures posted, so they are odd looking spots. Best ideas. Recoat it??
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-20-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 20,995
Posted By donhoward49
I did Zep, 4 or 5 years ago, then reapplied one...

I did Zep, 4 or 5 years ago, then reapplied one coat last year,, I have been cleaning after a long winter and have some of looking spots. 165860165860f
Trying to attach the picture, see if it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-16-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 20,995
Posted By donhoward49
I just sent a private message, I can email you...

I just sent a private message, I can email you the instructions..
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-14-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 20,995
Posted By donhoward49
For an old rig that won't shine, Zep is a cure. I...

For an old rig that won't shine, Zep is a cure. I have it on for four years and like it.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-13-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By donhoward49
thanks,, just what I needed to know..

thanks,, just what I needed to know..
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-09-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By donhoward49
Kings Canyon, National park

we want to see the Sequoia (SP) trees.. Looking for ideas for RV parks, when to travel, ETC. 37 ft MH towing..

Thanks,
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 05-31-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By donhoward49
never thought about alignment! but what about...

never thought about alignment! but what about all the miles without it on?? maybe I should take it off more often.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 05-28-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By donhoward49
mine is a Roadmaster, that folds down. For two or...

mine is a Roadmaster, that folds down. For two or three days I leave it. for a week I remove it and store in in a basement door, (where my satellite stays).. I worry about hitting another car in a...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 05-28-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By donhoward49
you might try the Workhorse forum, search for...

you might try the Workhorse forum, search for anything from "old used Bear" he is very knowledgeable on this problem.
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 05-07-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,795
Posted By donhoward49
I saw guys in Phoenix using them outside. I would...

I saw guys in Phoenix using them outside. I would put a towel over it when not in use.
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 04-27-2017, 06:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,795
Posted By donhoward49
so, This will be our forth year using ours..(i...

so, This will be our forth year using ours..(i had to look at the old post to know that)
I bought the extended warranty, as I was sure it would not last,, but did not need it.
as with all cheep...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-07-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 925
Posted By donhoward49
we bought a Lazy Boy love seat, the back comes...

we bought a Lazy Boy love seat, the back comes off.. love it!
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-30-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,025
Posted By donhoward49
I used the same instructions to replace mine. Be...

I used the same instructions to replace mine. Be sure to realize how Heavy that old TV is. Two men to remove it. I bought a flat TV from Best Buy with speakers on the Front. we bought an extended...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-30-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By donhoward49
I use the grommets, then attach a bungee cord to...

I use the grommets, then attach a bungee cord to make it longer, then slip it over the TOP of the tire, it goes down half way, then hook both ends together. they have stayed on through high winds in...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-11-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By donhoward49
as stated ,they are for adding on something...

as stated ,they are for adding on something later. I added a 12 volt plug for my Garmin and used one of the aux switches for power.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-22-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,139
Posted By donhoward49
very interesting

I also am thinking new tires. current tires are toyo 245/75 22.5
i was just looking at the FMCA Michelin program and they do not list that size.. Now I wonder what it came with?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-08-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By donhoward49
Mine cracked around the screws, blew off and hit...

Mine cracked around the screws, blew off and hit a BMW grill. I went to Camping world.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 11-24-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,530
Posted By donhoward49
Pictures, Notes, who said what, Then find a...

Pictures, Notes, who said what, Then find a repair shop to fix the leaks. look at
RVSERVICEREVIEWS.COM.. for someone in your area.. Even if you never get anything form the dealer, you still need to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-12-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,505
Posted By donhoward49
I use an Adco, keeps it clean. They have a video...

I use an Adco, keeps it clean. They have a video on their web site on installing in. Still a PIA.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 10-04-2016, 06:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,733
Posted By donhoward49
Tropically, Please keep us posted on your...

Tropically, Please keep us posted on your progress. I had thought about using rollers. I did not know that National had changed to a roller.. Do you think that they can be installed by raising the...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-23-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,494
Posted By donhoward49
On my 2004 I had to install a grease cert on the...

On my 2004 I had to install a grease cert on the brake bell crank, they hang up, I believe they became factory installed the next year?? This is a tough DIY, but i did it, the bell crank was behind a...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-23-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 982
Posted By donhoward49
I bough mine at Camping World, they are slightly...

I bough mine at Camping World, they are slightly shorter, but they work.. Home Depot might also have them
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-14-2016, 07:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,001
Posted By donhoward49
Ah,, TRODE, you were asking about this two years...

Ah,, TRODE, you were asking about this two years ago on the National forum.. I know, we sometimes take a long time to decide. Part of that discussion was to take the steel bottom plate from the old...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2016, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 957
Posted By donhoward49
My adco has been through three rainy winters in...

My adco has been through three rainy winters in Oregon. going to use it again this year. The old timers say a tarp will trap in moisture and cause problems.
My opinion is worth what you paid for...
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