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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-04-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,226
Posted By TourNut
Looks like the situation will get a lot worse...

Looks like the situation will get a lot worse with all the young buyers mentioned in this article , because they have less quality to them than us older folks - they have no conscience to give a crap...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-25-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,082
Posted By TourNut
If you do decide you have a lemon and your state...

If you do decide you have a lemon and your state has no lemon law for RVs , you can then get ahold of a lemon law lawyer that does the Magnuson-Moss FEDERAL Lemon Law cases . I had to do that with a...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-08-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,993
Posted By TourNut
Do the fuel tanks still explode ? Does the...

Do the fuel tanks still explode ?

Does the "Maverick" emblem on the grille , still fall off ?
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-31-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,148
Posted By TourNut
In years past you could wait till ~ mid-August...

In years past you could wait till ~ mid-August and they are trying to sell this year's models because of next years models are about to arrive . At General RV , I used to see new ~ $112K Class Cs go...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-26-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By TourNut
1015 Hp ! : ...

1015 Hp ! : https://www.msn.com/en-us/autos/enthusiasts/listen-to-a-supercharged-7-3-liter-godzilla-v-8-make-over-1000-hp-on-stock-internals/ar-AAKpsDr?ocid=msedgntp
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-26-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By TourNut
Blimey ! :...

Blimey ! : https://www.msn.com/en-us/autos/enthusiasts/listen-to-a-supercharged-7-3-liter-godzilla-v-8-make-over-1000-hp-on-stock-internals/ar-AAKpsDr?ocid=msedgntp
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-20-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,784
Posted By TourNut
I occasionally look into Lichtsinn's website to...

I occasionally look into Lichtsinn's website to check on what they have new in Class Cs, but the last few months only shows same 3 little Cs , like they have NO INVENTORY of anything of the 31 size ?...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-18-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,008
Posted By TourNut
I THOUGHT my grilled weinies tasted crappy last...

I THOUGHT my grilled weinies tasted crappy last year !
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-22-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,149
Posted By TourNut
Looks like the same old cupholder assy. as the...

Looks like the same old cupholder assy. as the V-10 w/ the same clearance relationships to the seats !
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-14-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,991
Posted By TourNut
And there is nothing to stop Mercedes to accuse...

And there is nothing to stop Mercedes to accuse you of whatever they fabricate up so they don't honor their warranty . I went through that type of episode with a new BMW R1200RT motorcycle , (...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-12-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,991
Posted By TourNut
My friend went through this over 2-3 years ago ,...

My friend went through this over 2-3 years ago , Maybe Mercedes finally addressed their biodiesel problem in their engines.

But I'll bet he will have less overall hassle & expense with his Ford .
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-11-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,316
Posted By TourNut
I made one of these before winter hit , complete...

I made one of these before winter hit , complete with walk-up ramps . got 2 mice within days , definitely works . I put the bucket next to a stored car in another garage I own .

Also , 25 years...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-02-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,149
Posted By TourNut
Ford says the new gas V-8 is 25.5 " across the...

Ford says the new gas V-8 is 25.5 " across the valve covers . a www.JEGS.com guy tells me the V-10 is 30" width across the valve covers .
The new cover should reflect a similar change to the width...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-23-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,991
Posted By TourNut
A friend of mine ordered a Sprinter-based Class C...

A friend of mine ordered a Sprinter-based Class C but then backed out of the deal ( losing deposit money ) when his research found that Mercedes would void the warranty on the Sprinter engine if...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-01-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 34,221
Posted By TourNut
= more money for major Thor investor - soros !

= more money for major Thor investor - soros !
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-30-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 34,221
Posted By TourNut
Winnebago " Spirit " Class Cs too ( being pretty...

Winnebago " Spirit " Class Cs too ( being pretty much identical to the Minnie Winnies , which I don't understand WHY they have both ? Name difference issue for some people ? )
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-28-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 34,221
Posted By TourNut
Winnebago has it on theirs , they call it the...

Winnebago has it on theirs , they call it the "Premium 7.3 V-8 , 350 hp " - must include the goodies too .
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-23-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,632
Posted By TourNut
I rented a Cruise America large Forest River...

I rented a Cruise America large Forest River Forester in May 2019 . The night before we were to leave , I discovered all 3 of the outside access rear storage ( under the bed ) hatches could not lock...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-23-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,304
Posted By TourNut
Friend of mine ordered a Sprint based Class C but...

Friend of mine ordered a Sprint based Class C but backed out of the deal (losing some money ) after he researched & found out how screwed up the Mercedes diesel can get if he got stuck using...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-22-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,149
Posted By TourNut
What is the width of the old V-10 ? I don't have...

What is the width of the old V-10 ? I don't have one to measure .

New V-8 spec. says 25.5 for it
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-16-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,787
Posted By TourNut
I've narrowed it way down to 1 . Winnebago 31K -...

I've narrowed it way down to 1 . Winnebago 31K - Spirit or Minnie Winnie , waiting for the new more narrow inside engine cover to go along with the new V-8 . Inside layout has still made the most...
Forum: RV Industry Press 01-14-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,262
Posted By TourNut
7th page of list of companies , 14th down : THOR...

7th page of list of companies , 14th down : THOR !
https://www.anderson4theconstitution.com/CompaniesSorosOwns.pdf


Scroll all the down to the "T"s : THOR !...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-09-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,149
Posted By TourNut
Just add 2 simple metal plates to the floor &...

Just add 2 simple metal plates to the floor & different carpet cut & mats.
or
Maybe Ford already had adjusted the chassis "hole" for the new engine & new cover but just wanted to use up an excess...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-07-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,149
Posted By TourNut
The new E-450 Class C with the V-8 from a couple...

The new E-450 Class C with the V-8 from a couple brands I've seen still had the identical cover as the V-10 . When is the new cover going to be produced ?
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-02-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,290
Posted By TourNut
This has nothing to do with the electrics but...

This has nothing to do with the electrics but something you might want to check on ...: I rented a Cruise America RV in 2019 - the night before we were to leave on vacation I discovered I couldn't...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 12-31-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 73,418
Posted By TourNut
Or the driver's side with size 13 shoes like mine...

Or the driver's side with size 13 shoes like mine , I wanted more foot room in the "Cruise America" Forester E-450 rental unit we used in 2019 .
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 12-31-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 73,418
Posted By TourNut
General RV is starting to get in the larger...

General RV is starting to get in the larger Winnebago 31 series , Class C s
with the new gas 7.3 . ( 31H , 31K ) They are showing the same inside engine cover as the V-10 piece , despite the V-8...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 12-29-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,939
Posted By TourNut
Well I'm happier now , General RV has the larger...

Well I'm happier now , General RV has the larger Winnebago Class Cs now , 31H & 31K - the one I would want in the future , if I can ever decide to get a RV , that I've already saved up for ,...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-29-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,829
Posted By TourNut
Also interested on the important results of the...

Also interested on the important results of the new engine ( & heard enough about the plug wires for months - that will get resolved )
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-27-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,711
Posted By TourNut
You just never know ... We took in my 82 yr....

You just never know ...
We took in my 82 yr. old mother-in-law last March after she was afraid to live in the assisted living home she was in , because of COVID . About mid-summer I noticed her all...
Forum: Just Conversation 12-26-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 41,973
Posted By TourNut
Retired at 59 3/4 , from Product design on CAD...

Retired at 59 3/4 , from Product design on CAD systems . All I did was work to support everybody else's needs , no enjoyment for me , but paid off everything & saved up for RV , etc. when I retired ;...
Forum: RV Industry Press 12-26-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,262
Posted By TourNut
Even more money for chief investor , g. soros !

Even more money for chief investor , g. soros !
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 12-15-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,730
Posted By TourNut
Nice sleek design , lots of great reviews , I...

Nice sleek design , lots of great reviews , I saved a link for the future . ( need RV first ! )
BTW , Where are they made ?
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 12-15-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,730
Posted By TourNut
Found these , sleeker design & are cheaper , on...

Found these , sleeker design & are cheaper , on e-bay : ( made in India though so ???)

Intex 68305EP Challenger K1 Inflatable Kayak

Intex Challenger K2 Inflatable Kayak
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 12-13-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,730
Posted By TourNut
Thanks , these would definitely solve the...

Thanks , these would definitely solve the transportation hassles of a normal rigid kayak . I had a yellow rubber raft when I was a kid - it went bad due to it just being folded up in storage . I...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 12-12-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,730
Posted By TourNut
Class C Kayak hauling

If you have a 11 ' 0" high Class C , how many of you have carried a Kayak on top ? or is that a problem under America's bridges ?

( Kayak adds at least another foot ht. X 15' L )

--- or ---...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 12-11-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,394
Posted By TourNut
At 6'3" I won't tolerate these compromised...

At 6'3" I won't tolerate these compromised enclosed corner & fold-in-two beds of Thor , And will never give money to any Thor product , specifically soros .
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 12-11-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,939
Posted By TourNut
After 5 years of "research" , I'm wanting one of...

After 5 years of "research" , I'm wanting one of the class C , 31Ks with the new Ford 7.3 gas V-8 . but haven't heard from Winnebago anything about the new 31K yet or any of the 31s . Maybe that is a...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 12-05-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,474
Posted By TourNut
When I saw your low mudflaps , I understand your...

When I saw your low mudflaps , I understand your intent , as I have mudflaps on all my cars and MCs myself , but I was remembering following a GoldWing that had really a low flap : Once the guy had...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-05-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,107
Posted By TourNut
Cancelled the annual January RV show in Grand...

Cancelled the annual January RV show in Grand Rapids , Michigan
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-30-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,603
Posted By TourNut
Are you looking to have something to haul a MC or...

Are you looking to have something to haul a MC or small 4 wheeler ? Have you seen those platforms with 2 - 4 big caster wheels under them ? They have 2 trailer hitches attaching them to the RV . I...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-30-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,107
Posted By TourNut
For many years , I have been going to the big...

For many years , I have been going to the big indoor RV show in Grand Rapids Michigan every late January . Never bought anything because I never saw the model I was wanting , It seemed like they were...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-29-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 73,418
Posted By TourNut
How is the engine noise , room for your feet &...

How is the engine noise , room for your feet & gas mileage , & possibly compared to the V-10 ?
What length Class C ?
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 11-27-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 40,725
Posted By TourNut
Yep , a "Rudder Twin" ( with a wrist buster...

Yep , a "Rudder Twin" ( with a wrist buster flywheel & knob on top ! )
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 11-26-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 40,725
Posted By TourNut
What is scary is that I STILL USE a 1937 Western...

What is scary is that I STILL USE a 1937 Western Electric rotary dial phone in my garage . How many millions of "modern" phones have come and gone & my 83 year old phone still works ! Cell phones...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-24-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,474
Posted By TourNut
I still would add aluminum door screening behind...

I still would add aluminum door screening behind all the louvers . I have done that with all cars & motorcycles to protect radiators . Never a cooling problem but keeps most road grit & bugs out from...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-18-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By TourNut
Well I was disappointed , I wanted some timeframe...

Well I was disappointed , I wanted some timeframe updates when the larger Class Cs with the new 7.3 gas engine would be produced .
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-17-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,794
Posted By TourNut
Minnie Winnie & Spirit 31Ks have very large rear...

Minnie Winnie & Spirit 31Ks have very large rear storage - all the way across & under a Queen bed = 108.3 cu. ft.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-17-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By TourNut
New Product Rollout Nov. 18 , noon CST

F.Y.I. :

https://www.winnebago.com/theroadahead
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-07-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,326
Posted By TourNut
I also tend to notice rust , or not , on frames...

I also tend to notice rust , or not , on frames of NEW & barely used RVs ! Welds , underframe storages , suspension , etc. You might have to deal with a mess later that are all rusted together .

A...
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