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Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-28-2022, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 478
Posted By TRAKKER
Had a similar problem in an Alpine. Spa hose is...

Had a similar problem in an Alpine. Spa hose is just to stiff and the fittings would beak. Pool vacuum hose is very flexible and available in 3 foot lengths or longer. The trick is sealing it. ...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-14-2022, 10:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,161
Posted By TRAKKER
Progressive through FMCA.

Progressive through FMCA.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-14-2022, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By TRAKKER
There are brackets at the top. Remove the...

There are brackets at the top. Remove the vertical screws with a long-bladed phillips and the ones into the side of the valance. The weight is supported by the top brackets and you can just slide...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-01-2022, 12:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By TRAKKER
Elite Coach Works, Valencia, CA 661-775-8375

Elite Coach Works, Valencia, CA 661-775-8375
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-28-2022, 03:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,226
Posted By TRAKKER
I have and like the TireMinder i10. Although the...

I have and like the TireMinder i10. Although the display could be brighter. I had a different brand with identical looking sensors. TM said they would be a different frequency. Not so, they work...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-28-2022, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By TRAKKER
I believe the Winegard Connect is a Wi-Fi...

I believe the Winegard Connect is a Wi-Fi repeater. The antenna is on the roof and will pick up any Wi-Fi signal in the area. You use a computer or phone to sign on to the W/C and then select and...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-25-2022, 12:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,226
Posted By TRAKKER
I wire-tied the booster to some wire bundles...

I wire-tied the booster to some wire bundles hanging down under the rear of the coach. The batteries on my 36LA are in the last compartment. The clips fit on the flat section of the large battery...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-15-2022, 12:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By TRAKKER
There are only a couple of keys for those locks. ...

There are only a couple of keys for those locks. Note the number on the lock. Easy to get keys for them.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-24-2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,093
Posted By TRAKKER
I think this is a 3" PVC slip coupler although it...

I think this is a 3" PVC slip coupler although it measures 3 1/4 " ID. Still accepts most commuter cups.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-25-2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By TRAKKER
I expect your coach is like most coaches with a...

I expect your coach is like most coaches with a 12 VDC water pump feeding all appliances. Therefore the inverter is irrelevant. It provides 120 VAC mainly to selected outlets and the tv sets.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-22-2022, 12:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By TRAKKER
When I found out it would be about $3k, I put in...

When I found out it would be about $3k, I put in a Progressive claim. They arranged with Safelite to deliver the glass to a local installer who will come to my place and replace it.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-22-2022, 12:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By TRAKKER
My 2018 36LA had a similar but I think larger,...

My 2018 36LA had a similar but I think larger, piece of foam jammed in that rear cap space. I think it was sort of a sealer to keep stuff coming up between the cap and rear wall.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-23-2022, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By TRAKKER
That's what they do. As long as it flushes with...

That's what they do. As long as it flushes with a long flush, you are ok. Wife suspects low fresh water is the culprit, but I can't see that as a problem. Who knows?
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-17-2022, 12:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By TRAKKER
I am always afraid I will catch my foot on that...

I am always afraid I will catch my foot on that handle when applying the brake. Maybe that is what happened.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-20-2022, 04:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,759
Posted By TRAKKER
It pays to know the height of your rig over the...

It pays to know the height of your rig over the highest point, usually the air conditioners. Good idea to add 6 inches when reading the clearance on a bridge or canopy. Sometimes a road dips under...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-16-2022, 02:50 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,470
Posted By TRAKKER
My experiences with Garmin is that they put the...

My experiences with Garmin is that they put the stuff on sale that is not selling or has had a lot of returns. Check the reviews.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-05-2022, 05:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By TRAKKER
You may be able to get a circuit breaker to...

You may be able to get a circuit breaker to replace those fuses. Trailer lighting is susceptible to problems.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-15-2021, 12:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,283
Posted By TRAKKER
It helps to disconnect the seat belt near the...

It helps to disconnect the seat belt near the window.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-05-2021, 12:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By TRAKKER
If you call Irvine, they will send you new...

If you call Irvine, they will send you new brackets free. I increased the number of brackets for added strength. It is impossible to snap the shades into the brackets with the valence up. That is...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-09-2021, 12:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,166
Posted By TRAKKER
I have fueled my '18 36LA all over CA, AZ, CO,...

I have fueled my '18 36LA all over CA, AZ, CO, UT, and NV with no major problem. Just a little wiggling and pressure gets it in there and it stays. The door is a bigger hinderance.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-09-2021, 12:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By TRAKKER
My solar is connected directly to the house...

My solar is connected directly to the house batteries and keeps them charged. I have two panels. I turn off the inverter through its switch and everything else through the spyder. Not only does...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-05-2021, 12:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By TRAKKER
To kill the fridge, turn off the inverter.

To kill the fridge, turn off the inverter.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-29-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,071
Posted By TRAKKER
Although it was under warranty, the nearest Ford...

Although it was under warranty, the nearest Ford service center is about 50 miles away so I ate the bill. However when a rear axle seal went out, I took it in. Those guys did not properly tighten...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-29-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,071
Posted By TRAKKER
The bolt and nut was about $50. The labor was...

The bolt and nut was about $50. The labor was $140.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-26-2021, 12:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By TRAKKER
I got TripleVision parts from rvcams.com. Send a...

I got TripleVision parts from rvcams.com. Send a picture of the old part.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-23-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,614
Posted By TRAKKER
I am going to repeat what has been said already. ...

I am going to repeat what has been said already. You were following too closely. Period. Your rig weighs about ten times the average vehicle. That means ten times the energy to be absorbed by the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-16-2021, 01:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By TRAKKER
I had to cut away some of the plastic camera...

I had to cut away some of the plastic camera mount to access more set screws. There are Allen wrenches that allow a "wobble" which may work.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-10-2021, 01:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By TRAKKER
Mine has two set screws but one of them ends up...

Mine has two set screws but one of them ends up behind the camera bracket. I had to cut away the plastic to get at it.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-05-2021, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By TRAKKER
I responded on that forum.

I responded on that forum.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-04-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,217
Posted By TRAKKER
I am unhappy with the existing three camera...

I am unhappy with the existing three camera setup. The monitor is way out of my sight line while driving for one thing. The side cameras are mounted on the side mirrors and only have a backward...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-01-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By TRAKKER
4 Camera View

I am trying to install a wired Fookoo 4 camera viewing system. I chose the wired because wireless still need power to each camera and there are reception issues. However getting the four cables to...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-15-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,315
Posted By TRAKKER
That is an overly complex solution to a minor...

That is an overly complex solution to a minor problem. All that metal hanging down is very poor. You are using an adjustable ball mount but only need about a 2" rise. One piece is much better than...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-01-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,998
Posted By TRAKKER
If not mentioned, you must use a tire pressure...

If not mentioned, you must use a tire pressure monitor. I like the Tireminder because it displays all tire pressures at once. Otherwise the only notice of a tire failure will be someone driving...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-12-2021, 12:48 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,377
Posted By TRAKKER
Somebody mentioned oil pressure gauge. They are...

Somebody mentioned oil pressure gauge. They are all fakes. Never change. Same affect as an idiot light. If your oil pressure does not drop at idle, you know it is a fake.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-28-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By TRAKKER
It is probably a good thing. My rollers make a...

It is probably a good thing. My rollers make a significant mark on the floor.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-11-2021, 12:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By TRAKKER
Our 36LA has two sconces on the wall behind the...

Our 36LA has two sconces on the wall behind the couch and reading lights under the cabinet. All controlled by a switch on the wall labeled "sconces". All four lights have their own switches too.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-02-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By TRAKKER
Mine would not open either. I pulled on the...

Mine would not open either. I pulled on the frame until it came apart. Good riddance. I usually need to stick a hand or head out when I open the window anyway. I also had the switch replaced.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-21-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 18,414
Posted By TRAKKER
I start with an extra five or six feet of dump...

I start with an extra five or six feet of dump hose on the ground. I dump the black first, than holding the hose above the belt line, I open the grey valve. The grey water flows into the black tank...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-14-2020, 12:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,019
Posted By TRAKKER
MY 2018 36LA has a standard double DIN box but a...

MY 2018 36LA has a standard double DIN box but a weird connector. Tiffin could not provide an id but after some research I figured it out. I had to splice the new connector to the batch of wires in...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-30-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,688
Posted By TRAKKER
My 2018 36LA is on the 24k chassis. This...

My 2018 36LA is on the 24k chassis. This specifies a GVCW of 30,000 lbs and that is one critical limit. The other is the hitch rating. I had the hitch replaced with one of 10,000 lbs rating at a...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-22-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,323
Posted By TRAKKER
I made something similar but I keep the pressure...

I made something similar but I keep the pressure reducer at the standpipe end of the feed hose to protect it and have less in the wet bay.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-14-2020, 01:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By TRAKKER
It is the same way with maps, air pressure gauges...

It is the same way with maps, air pressure gauges and thermometers. If you have one, you have an answer. If you have two, you are lost.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-12-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,467
Posted By TRAKKER
Emphasis that outside ventilation is a must if...

Emphasis that outside ventilation is a must if using any combustion device inside at night. You do want to wake up in the morning. We use the Buddy heater like you but never at night. Extra...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-29-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By TRAKKER
No way to get in that box. We have also had...

No way to get in that box. We have also had intermittent red light on the Tecma. We are now convinced that is related to the leak. No sign of leak if we do not use Tecma. Normally you would get a...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-22-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,027
Posted By TRAKKER
Our 2018 36LA has the Winegard and find it...

Our 2018 36LA has the Winegard and find it useful. One advantage is that once you have all your devices signing on to the Winegard, you only have to sign on the Winegard to the local wi-fi and all...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-05-2020, 12:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By TRAKKER
I called Tiffin and the tech insisted the top of...

I called Tiffin and the tech insisted the top of the box was held on by clips and will just pop off. I have not tried yet but I believe it is like TexasProud says and I will have to butcher the top...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-20-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By TRAKKER
That lid is glued to the box. I could not get...

That lid is glued to the box. I could not get even a thin putty knife between the top and side. I got the knife between the side and floor but the box did not budge. The Tecma toilet can not be...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-13-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,131
Posted By TRAKKER
Thanks, very informative. The enclosure under...

Thanks, very informative. The enclosure under the vanity has an access panel but not big enough to change the element. It seems the entire back would come off (based on carpet seaming) but how? No...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-13-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By TRAKKER
36LA 2018 rear toilet water leak

The leak is at the floor from the box behind the toilet that has all the plumbing. How do I remove this box to examine the plumbing? It seems to be just wedged behind the Tecma but it doesn't budge.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-13-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,131
Posted By TRAKKER
How do you replace element? Any video?

How do you replace element? Any video?
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