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Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-31-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 175
Posted By sidewinder2
Returning Member w/Fuse 23a

Hi everyone,
We've just purchased a Fuse 23a and would appreciate any assistance in navigating to a Fuse User Group!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-20-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,516
Posted By sidewinder2
King Tailgater 2 vs. Winegard Pathway X1

I have narrowed down my choices to these two satellite dishes to roof mount on my rv. I'm only interested in hooking up one television to an existing DISH account and I'm a west coast resident...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-15-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,773
Posted By sidewinder2
We went from a 40 foot diesel to a 36 foot class...

We went from a 40 foot diesel to a 36 foot class A gas and recently went to a 24 foot class C on a Dodge Promaster chassis. We absolutely love it and there are no slides, no jacks and no tow...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-08-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 679
Views: 141,422
Posted By sidewinder2
Thanks to all of you for the photos and comments

What a pleasure that was! I sat here and looked at every posting on all 26 pages and was sorry to reach the last post from earlier this evening.

Thanks to all. It was a wonderful reminder of...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-28-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,199
Posted By sidewinder2
$32.50 per month, outside on asphalt, no...

$32.50 per month, outside on asphalt, no electric/water/dump, gated with a key code.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-24-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,674
Posted By sidewinder2
Peppermint oil is the answer! It prevents them...

Peppermint oil is the answer! It prevents them from using their sense of smell and therefore they cannot function. I have used it and it works everytime. Just apply 6-8 drops on a cotton ball and...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-08-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,030
Posted By sidewinder2
You might want to look at the Winnebago...

You might want to look at the Winnebago Trend/Itasca Viva and coaches like them. They have gone to a Dodge ProMaster chassis and the driveability is outstanding. The unit is 24 feet long, has no...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 06-13-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,358
Posted By sidewinder2
I use Michelin Tire Shine on my Michelins. It...

I use Michelin Tire Shine on my Michelins. It says it shines the tire, replenished components lost to cleaning and aging and is the only tire shine approved my Michelin.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-06-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,452
Posted By sidewinder2
We also do it methodically with DW handling the...

We also do it methodically with DW handling the inside of the coach and myself doing the outside. It usually takes less than an hour including the final "walkaround" and hooking up the toad.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 06-03-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,432
Posted By sidewinder2
I just bought one from a local rv dealer and I...

I just bought one from a local rv dealer and I know they are available online. I don't think Lowes or Home Depot would carry them.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-28-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,217
Posted By sidewinder2
I've had the TRC Surge Guard (hard wired) for...

I've had the TRC Surge Guard (hard wired) for four years and have been completely satisfied. I installed it myself.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-09-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,650
Posted By sidewinder2
I can't help you with the odor but I do endorse...

I can't help you with the odor but I do endorse the peppermint oil. I put 8-10 drops on a cotton ball and place about a dozen inside the coach, one in every bay and four of them in the engine...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-07-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 857
Posted By sidewinder2
We recently moved to Oregon from Southern...

We recently moved to Oregon from Southern California where we stored the coach inside. In Oregon, I had to store the coach outside so after a brief encounter with some mice leaving their calling...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-04-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,062
Posted By sidewinder2
We have a 2008 Dolphin and I fill at full...

We have a 2008 Dolphin and I fill at full throttle until I see water coming out the overflow at the rear of the coach.

Congradulations on your new coach.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-12-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,099
Posted By sidewinder2
If the jacks will not turn on at the main panel...

If the jacks will not turn on at the main panel left of the driver, I would recommend checking to see if your directionals/emergency flashers work. My directionals/emergency flashers blew a fuse and...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-13-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,602
Posted By sidewinder2
Is anyone aware of any RV Shows coming up in the...

Is anyone aware of any RV Shows coming up in the Northwest area?
Forum: Just Conversation 01-13-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,509
Posted By sidewinder2
I jumped up after seeing the evening news and...

I jumped up after seeing the evening news and checked our two computers. One didn't use Java and the other had version 6 which was not affected.

I have always said "I would rather be lucky that...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-09-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 929
Posted By sidewinder2
gajd33, Thanks for the heads up! I...

gajd33,

Thanks for the heads up!

I checked it out on the Apple Apps on my iPad and it's $99.00. I sure would appreciate any feedback from members that have downloaded it to an iPad.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-06-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,228
Posted By sidewinder2
Bought it new in February of 2009 and it now has...

Bought it new in February of 2009 and it now has 16,500 miles on it.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 12-19-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,203
Posted By sidewinder2
We bought a 2008 Dolphin from Giant RV in Corona...

We bought a 2008 Dolphin from Giant RV in Corona in February of 2009 and have not received any information from the court.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-03-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,334
Posted By sidewinder2
I tow a 2012 Honda CRV without Navigation and the...

I tow a 2012 Honda CRV without Navigation and the manual tells you which 7.5 amp fuse to pull. I bought a simple "add a circuit" at the auto parts store and put a switch in the circuit. I cut off the...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-01-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By sidewinder2
Wirelessenab, Thank you for the info. It's...

Wirelessenab,

Thank you for the info. It's only 30 miles from home.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-01-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By sidewinder2
Rick, Thanks for the recommendation of Cape...

Rick,
Thanks for the recommendation of Cape Blanco. It's not a bad drive from Roseburg either!

John,
I can't find Susan Creek on the map on Route 138. Is it before you get to Diamond Lake?
...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 12-01-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,282
Posted By sidewinder2
Both sets work on mine too!

Both sets work on mine too!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-01-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,242
Posted By sidewinder2
Craig, Your son is a wise young man! My...

Craig,

Your son is a wise young man! My neighbor gave me a case of Valvoline MAX LIFE motor oil which I have never used before but on my next oil change I'll be using Valvoline.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-01-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By sidewinder2
Favorite State Parks in Oregon

We have recently retired from Southern California to Roseburg Oregon and we're excited about exploring this beautiful state and the many state parks available for camping.

We would appreciate...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-22-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,749
Posted By sidewinder2
Problem fixed! Believe it or not.....it was the...

Problem fixed! Believe it or not.....it was the 15A fuse for the turn signals/back-up lights. I had blown the fuse but would have never believed the jacks were tied to it.

I'm a happy camper now...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-22-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,749
Posted By sidewinder2
Cliff, It's a hydraulic system and I unplugged...

Cliff,
It's a hydraulic system and I unplugged both harnesses to the controls today to possibly reset the controller and it did not work. Upon restoring the wiring, the blinking wait light began...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 10-21-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,339
Posted By sidewinder2
Richard, You are the best! I didn't even...

Richard,

You are the best! I didn't even think of that.

Thanks a million!:dance:

Sidewinder2
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 10-21-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,339
Posted By sidewinder2
Internal Fuse Block on Workhorse W22

I have a 2008 Dolphin on a W22 chassis and I have no directional signals. However, I have emergency flashers and all lights are working but when I put the vehicle in reverse, I have no back-up...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-21-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,749
Posted By sidewinder2
Thank you, bluepill. I'm going over to the coach...

Thank you, bluepill. I'm going over to the coach today to try and disconnect the control panel to see if that clears the problem.

Sidewinder2
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-19-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,749
Posted By sidewinder2
Wait light on Power Gear jacks keeps flashing

I have a 2008 Dolphin on a Workhorse W22 chassis with Power Gear manual leveling jacks. They have performed flawlessly for the last four years and now have decided to give me heartburn. The yellow...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-02-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 933
Posted By sidewinder2
Don, I see you have a Workhorse chassis....

Don,

I see you have a Workhorse chassis. Were you able to set it up to read the Allison transmission temperature?
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 07-01-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,784
Posted By sidewinder2
njs42..... Will you please post whether or...

njs42.....

Will you please post whether or not the codes your have for the ScanGauge work to give you the transmission temperature? There are literally hundreds of us waiting for that feature.
...
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 06-30-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,784
Posted By sidewinder2
njs42.....thank you for the information. I would...

njs42.....thank you for the information. I would like to duplicate your installation. :dance: Can you tell me which specific gauge you ordered and verify that the gauge came with the necessary...
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 06-26-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,784
Posted By sidewinder2
Allison Transmission Temperature Gauge

I have a 2008 Dolphin on a Workhorse W22 Chassis with an Allison 6 speed transmission. Since ScanGauge does not facilitate transmission temperature, is it possible that a threaded plug is available...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-04-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,899
Posted By sidewinder2
I moved the led light to the back lip of the hood...

I moved the led light to the back lip of the hood centered by the windshield wipers. It really makes it easy to see with the camera.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-30-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,793
Posted By sidewinder2
FORD changes towing info on 2012 Escape & Fusion

I picked up my June FMCA Magazine this morning and read with dismay that Ford had amended it's towing information on the 2012 Escape and Fusion. The FWD, AWD and 4WD models cannot be flat towed as...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-30-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,121
Posted By sidewinder2
Is the Bully Dog WatchDog helpful?

I am considering purchasing a Bully Dog Watchdog monitor and would appreciate any feedback from Workhorse owners who are presentlhy using it. It looks a little more professional that the Scan Gauge...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-29-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By sidewinder2
So, after checking iRV2 all day for some detailed...

So, after checking iRV2 all day for some detailed answers to the question of using the residential refrigerator while dry camping, it appears the answer is as simple as programing the AGS (Automatic...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-29-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By sidewinder2
It's a Stainless Steel Maytag with the double...

It's a Stainless Steel Maytag with the double french doors on top and a full drawer freezer on the bottom. It's a nice unit.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-29-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By sidewinder2
Thank you for the response az bound. It...

Thank you for the response az bound.

It sounds like it's a matter of programming the autostart system. I assume there is a way to set it up so it doesn't come on in the middle of the night or...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-29-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By sidewinder2
Winnebego Journey w/Residential Refrigerator

My friend has a new 2012 Journey 36M with the 110V only residential refrigerator including the six AGM batteries and the 2800 watt inverter.

We are going to the FMCA Northwest Rally in Coos Bay,...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 10-18-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,756
Posted By sidewinder2
I have a drain valve in the corner of the...

I have a drain valve in the corner of the electrical bay (last bay rear-driver's side) with a red handle.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-09-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,773
Posted By sidewinder2
I found the problem!:banghead: I took your...

I found the problem!:banghead:

I took your advice and pulled the manual out. There are two inline fuses but I didn't have to go that far. There is also a reset button on the front of the radio...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-09-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,158
Posted By sidewinder2
Let me also thank you for your service. We are so...

Let me also thank you for your service. We are so proud of the men and women in the military.

May God bless you one and all and your families that endure the hardship of their seperation during...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-04-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,773
Posted By sidewinder2
Thanks to everyone for their responses. I shall...

Thanks to everyone for their responses. I shall follow-up with each suggestion and post my results.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-03-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,773
Posted By sidewinder2
Where is the fuse?

I have a 2008 Dolphin with a Jensen VR185 radio. The radio is activated by a switch on the dash providing power from the house batteries. On my last trip, I turned on the switch, the switch lit up...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 09-16-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,267
Posted By sidewinder2
Wow, I have had my 2008 Dolphin on a W22 for...

Wow, I have had my 2008 Dolphin on a W22 for going on three years now and have not experienced it. Is it a glitch in the software or a programed experience? Does it do any damage ? (other than the...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-06-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,076
Posted By sidewinder2
The best set-up is to have the same service at...

The best set-up is to have the same service at your rv as you do at your home. This will allow you to add two receivers to your home account for your rv use. Do you have DirectTV or Dish service at...
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