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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-18-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,990
Posted By Monkey21144
Loctite

I use loctite blue (they have it in a glue stick type dispenser) when I put my tpms sensors on any wheel.

I also have my rig parked next to my house, so I check the tires regularly using a variant...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-19-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By Monkey21144
I'll give that a look for sure, thanks

I'll give that a look for sure, thanks
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-19-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,303
Posted By Monkey21144
Georgia Wal Marts don't allow parking overnight

Georgia Wal Marts don't allow parking overnight
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-18-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,303
Posted By Monkey21144
Cracker Barrel parking

So, called ahead and verified that parking was kosher.

Got here and this major league douche nozzle in a Winnebago is taking up 3 (THREE) RV spaces. 2 others are taking up the remaining spaces...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-18-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By Monkey21144
2018 Baystar 3414. I think with the Peltier...

2018 Baystar 3414.

I think with the Peltier cooler and everything else I overloaded an auto reset breaker.

Need to segment this stuff. I want core systems isolated from that kind of thing. ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-18-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By Monkey21144
Dashboard 12vdc lost then recovered

Whilst driving on 95 south, shortly after turning on the overhead fans, all 12vdc on the dash dropped out. No camera, radio, dashboard AC.

I started shutting off unneeded items, overhead fans...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-15-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Monkey21144
Fixed

That wasn't horrendous. Just used 5/4 boards to support the weight and kept enough room to get my arms under the sofa. Spring loaded is the bomb. Put in a new roller.

I'll be telling my son to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-11-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Monkey21144
I'll check there now. going to see if I can...

I'll check there now. going to see if I can elevate the slide the way I've seen mentioned online. If I can get under the area I can make the repair.

Anyone know why they don't use a bolt to keep...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-11-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Monkey21144
Slide out roller fell off

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1d1cR-PRTKerIBq5NbMcdiKpSTBFCX0m6/view?usp=sharing

So, heard a light pop and when I pulled in my driver's side slide out, the roller came from under the sofa.
...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-08-2021, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By Monkey21144
Wow, thanks for that. Very well documented. ...

Wow, thanks for that. Very well documented.

On an old car I did something similar, connecting to the battery with a fuse and driving the new horns with a relay. My car was easily the loudest on...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-07-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By Monkey21144
Air Horns on a BayStar

has anyone installed air horns (or preferably decent musical air horns) on their BayStar? How difficult was it? The DW wants me to upgrade the horns it came with (Ford Truck horns don't get the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-05-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,027
Posted By Monkey21144
I commented on one of their videos. Looks like a...

I commented on one of their videos. Looks like a lot of it is PDI issues and walk-thru problems.

What I did tell them was if you're not handy, maybe the RV life isn't for you. I've had minor...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-14-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By Monkey21144
Just say NO to one AC

We have a BS 3414 with 2 AC units. I didn't want to go with just one because when the AC in my trailer died my engineering mind went to "next time it'll have 2".

When we camped in Atlantic City...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-28-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,464
Posted By Monkey21144
While I'm sure their Newmar experience was less...

While I'm sure their Newmar experience was less than stellar, are they truly getting upset with Newmar about an airbrake issue? That should have been a call to Freightliner from the beginning.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-27-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By Monkey21144
Walmart in Georgia does not allow overnight...

Walmart in Georgia does not allow overnight parking. Found out that Cracker Barrel does. I get dinner or breakfast there to thank them for their hospitality.

What hocks my bacon is that "rest...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-21-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,565
Posted By Monkey21144
Unmounted here. I put it in the toad (Toyota...

Unmounted here. I put it in the toad (Toyota Prius) and put it under the coach at the campsite.

It's covered with a tire cover to keep the tire from messing up the toad interior.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-14-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,763
Posted By Monkey21144
Just a thought, but if that wire is getting warm...

Just a thought, but if that wire is getting warm at all it might be worth your time to jump up to the next size wire to make sure you've got headroom for the current.

My gasser hydraulics (nothing...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-06-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 330
Posted By Monkey21144
Reversing Contactor Failure

Of course on the first trip out this year the leveling jacks didn't descend. I've asked newmar about the problem the first year I owned it (issue had been intermittent) and they suggested returning...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-26-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 952
Posted By Monkey21144
We put the firestick on our HDMI systems up...

We put the firestick on our HDMI systems up front. That way we don't need to do much other than pull from a new WiFi source to get set up. I pull the stick from the Master bedroom at home when we...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 06-26-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 46,119
Posted By Monkey21144
Roll

Watched the video. Neat stuff. One note, that newer chassis is putting all the weight dead center from what they show. That's not going to give you an accurate roll performance.

I know we all...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-25-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Monkey21144
If I do repair instead of replace, I'll probably...

If I do repair instead of replace, I'll probably have to make a new exit for the drain. Where the break is takes out much of what I can attach to on the tank. The question is, what's the labor to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-25-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Monkey21144
DIY

I know I'm in for a bit of a hassle. What I don't want is to have to tear the coach apart to make the repair. I can see a way where there's no need to pull walls apart, which is one of the reasons...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-25-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Monkey21144
Rear Kitchen grey tank issue

So, while winterizing last year I came across a problem with my rear kitchen grey tank. The 3" pipe that hangs down for the kitchen had broken off the flange of the tank. The pipe didn't look any...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-11-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,103
Posted By Monkey21144
Another vote for Liberty CG

We went once the first year we had our rig. It's great for the location alone. We go into the city in the morning and may get back by midnight. We take an UBER to the nearby PATH station and it...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-19-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 869
Posted By Monkey21144
Use your amp meter

A water heater element takes a lot of current. If you have a current meter in that same area you will see a high demand amp jump when you activate the electric element. Do this when the tank is...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-02-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 778
Views: 102,784
Posted By Monkey21144
My concern about a fire suppression system is...

My concern about a fire suppression system is maintenance. You don't want it to go off when you don't need it. You absolutely want it to go off when it is needed. In our building we have...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-10-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 778
Views: 102,784
Posted By Monkey21144
I'll add my wishlist item... A current...

I'll add my wishlist item...

A current sensor on the slides that will stop and alert a user if it goes over a threshold. "Hey user, there may be something blocking my path, please check before...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-08-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,036
Posted By Monkey21144
Baystar 3414. I've done the east coast run up to...

Baystar 3414. I've done the east coast run up to Niagara Falls and west to Ohio. Tow a prius on a tow dolly. Certainly manageable. The uphill is easy, the downhill....a little disconcerting until...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-07-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By Monkey21144
Checked with Newmar. The only thing those screws...

Checked with Newmar. The only thing those screws hold in place is the angle bracket trim work. They expect those that broke were overtorqued and that's why they broke. Sounds like my drilling...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-07-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By Monkey21144
but the screws broke off. The remainder are...

but the screws broke off. The remainder are still in the holes, but tight, so I can't remove them without significant damage to the surrounding material.

From what it felt like drilling into the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-06-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By Monkey21144
photo showing here - gotta caulk the original...

photo showing here - gotta caulk the original screw holes
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-05-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By Monkey21144
dag nabbit, how do I post photos?

dag nabbit, how do I post photos?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-05-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By Monkey21144
Broken Screw Fix

On my 2018 Newmar Baystar the Living area slideout had 2 screws on the bottom of the slide that broke off inside. Installing a bigger screw (as my Newmar service guy suggested) was not viable as the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-01-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,411
Posted By Monkey21144
Death Wobble

Okay, trying to get actual useful data here...

I'm currently using a Tow Dolly to put my Toyota Prius behind us on our trips. Works fairly well, but it's a 2013 and I will likely be passing it...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-12-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,615
Posted By Monkey21144
The storage lighting circuit! BRILLIANT! ...

The storage lighting circuit!

BRILLIANT!

That was the biggest pain I was having!

Now I can use that, and a raspberry pi with radio stick, to get the placement just right.

Thanks everybody.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-12-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,615
Posted By Monkey21144
Where do I put the TPMS repeater??

2018 Baystar 3414 with rear kitchen.

About to install TST TPMS sensors on my dolly and toad. Readings from the coach tires have been pretty decent, but the repeater needed to be installed at some...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-26-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,158
Posted By Monkey21144
I've only bought one RV from Beckley's in...

I've only bought one RV from Beckley's in Thurmont Maryland, but I do recommend them.

I was looking at RV One for the unit, but didn't like their replies to questions about service. When I asked...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-26-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,356
Posted By Monkey21144
Cheap Handling Fix

Okay, I'm new to the class A rv ownership thing.

But I've driven a fair share of box trucks on a ford chassis.

I'm not dissatisfied with the ride of my 2018 Newmar 3414 Baystar. But being an...
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