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Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-11-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By mlo166
...uhmm, I think we scared him off! Strange...

...uhmm, I think we scared him off! Strange indeed!
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-10-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By mlo166
Gas Water Heater Adjustment?

Wow! Good work - both old-biscuit and DikEva!!! Updated: and 330!
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-10-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,140
Posted By mlo166
...these rigs are VERY popular with anglers who...

...these rigs are VERY popular with anglers who want to travel with fishin buddies to remote places. And, the last time I went trout fishin, it costs me about $800 a pound for my trout meal that...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 02-10-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,940
Posted By mlo166
Coach House Forum

I own a 2005 CH 231xl SD. In answering your questions: 1. You can use the slide or not on this model. It slides out about 12" or so and I have never heard of any problems with the mechanisms in our...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-10-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,309
Posted By mlo166
Class C 19' motorhome? Probably gonna be not...

Class C 19' motorhome? Probably gonna be not less than 24' length RV if you are going to rent a class C. You can rent a "juicy" for two people (look that one up! It's a small car with a tent on...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-10-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,776
Posted By mlo166
Two of my friends both purchased a Leprechaun and...

Two of my friends both purchased a Leprechaun and Both were very happy with it. One had the Chevy tranny and the other had the E-450 chassis. I personally have owned a Coach House 23' Platinum many...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-10-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By mlo166
This is strange

The igniter and your led bulb are on the same 12v circuit! Actually, everything operating on 12volts is on the same circuit! (edited) But, The igniter will momentarily "suck" amps out of the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-04-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 24,068
Posted By mlo166
Motorhomes always need customizing for your comfort requirements

Having owned motohomes, downsizing is a good thing for traveling; but, for camping extended periods, maybe not.

From what I've seen, the Ford E-450 chassis seems to be prolific among the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-11-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,920
Posted By mlo166
From an experienced RV'r:

All of the above excellent advice should be considered. However, you should understand that changing a tire is not a big problem with the correct tools and jack. However, you should consider the...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-10-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By mlo166
Hanging a 32" TV under a cabinet

Unless you modify and beef-up the tv support assembly, then expect it to fail when your unit is in transit. Translation: your tv will eventually rattle out of the wall and crash. It is better to...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-19-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 16,226
Posted By mlo166
IF you are DELIVERING an RV for a person or...

IF you are DELIVERING an RV for a person or dealer, then you must possess a commercial license for the weight and class of RV (i.e. Class A over 18,000 lbs WILL required a commercial license for that...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-12-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,507
Posted By mlo166
chassis work at dealer

I do have an e450 chassis rv. First time driving it was disappointing. The handling was tiresome after only 50 miles. Realigned and reset caster. Added aftermarket spring-loaded steering...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-12-2017, 10:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,091
Posted By mlo166
Seafoam was designed to treat metal fuel tanks. ...

Seafoam was designed to treat metal fuel tanks. Metal fuel tanks collect moisture the tank walls when fuel level is low. Using sea foam will dissolve the moisture in with the fuel so that it gets...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-12-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By mlo166
Tracking down parasitic draw on an F-350

As a former propane dealer, it is very important that all safety systems work as designed on your rv. Disconnecting something to save something elsewhere is foolish. The manufacturer probably had a...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 11-11-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,717
Posted By mlo166
I have always suggested renting a small RV and...

I have always suggested renting a small RV and keep a "must have" list during the trip. After taking a rental unit for nearly a month, we (spouse, dawg, and me) finally realized exactly what we...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-24-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,194
Posted By mlo166
Use a 30 amp or higher rated extension cord......

Use a 30 amp or higher rated extension cord... loss is negligible up to about 100 feet because you are using alternating current through it. Your a/c compressor will load under a lower voltage and...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-24-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,072
Posted By mlo166
...was scanning across the comments on the...

...was scanning across the comments on the fueling problem and I am convinced it is clearly a vent tube situation during a fill-up fueling. Vent tube is either sagging with fuel in it or it has...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-30-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,757
Posted By mlo166
DogNPonyShow: Good post! We rented from Cruise...

DogNPonyShow: Good post! We rented from Cruise America and were completely satisfied on all points... and, later we were about to purchase it but then the company moved before we knew it. I knew...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-29-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,387
Posted By mlo166
hello roundabout2 or anyone else wanting to know...

hello roundabout2 or anyone else wanting to know about Coach House units. We have a 2005 CH 23' just for the two of us. On a Ford E450 chassis with a V10 engine makes for a great round-robin drive...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-24-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,757
Posted By mlo166
Up North: I have rented units and was very...

Up North: I have rented units and was very pleased with the units (24')... Generally the chassis mechanicals and tires will be in good repair (they have to be or else bad for business). BUT......
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 10-19-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 37,304
Posted By mlo166
Hello wincrasher and others: Winnebago used a...

Hello wincrasher and others: Winnebago used a Renault and later VW chassis for their 1984 and later LeSharos and then Rialtas. Both were front drive but underpowered (100 hp engines but 19 mpg). I...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-19-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,277
Posted By mlo166
Hello Seb1899: We have traveled many times (8+)...

Hello Seb1899: We have traveled many times (8+) on different units from Atlanta area to Los Angeles round-robin, and now twice on our recently purchased 23' E450 chassis Coach House Platinum. Same...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-19-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,167
Posted By mlo166
Notice here that you are looking at a unit...

Notice here that you are looking at a unit similar to my Coach House Platinum, i.e. same chassis and same fiberglass cabin. The Four Rivers is nice... we bought ours for traveling round-robin...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-14-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,949
Posted By mlo166
We have a 2005 e450 chassis with about 24' 12,000...

We have a 2005 e450 chassis with about 24' 12,000 lbs total weight (i.e. a coach house platinum 232). It is very tall and wide. Driving the thing home (4 hours) from the dealer was an horrific...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-19-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,751
Posted By mlo166
oops! I see where you already got one.......

oops! I see where you already got one.... Congradulations! Tell us all about it!
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-19-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,751
Posted By mlo166
speaking from experience: Rent the type of rv...

speaking from experience: Rent the type of rv you think you might want to purchase. Example: years ago, we rented a 27'er and couldn't take it into restaurant parking lots, etc. - only Walmart!...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-19-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,635
Posted By mlo166
just got your post and question. we have two...

just got your post and question. we have two rv's for two different purposes. one 22' rv is for traveling to someone's house at the destination. in that one, a type 29 battery does fine in the...
Forum: New Member Check-In 09-18-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 948
Posted By mlo166
you will find the experts hang out here when you...

you will find the experts hang out here when you have an issue with your rv. We gots techies, mechanix, judges, lawyers, doctors, ... but all are kids at heart with their rv's ! Keep us posted on...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-06-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By mlo166
Dear TCHB: You did goode! I have a 23' on a...

Dear TCHB: You did goode! I have a 23' on a e-450 chassis and love it! You probably already have the steer-safe kit on it... if not, consider it for safety purposes and warble when braking...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-05-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,652
Posted By mlo166
Dear CoachmanJay: Okay... I correct my last post...

Dear CoachmanJay: Okay... I correct my last post - I stated we have a 232, but it is really a 2005 231 XL SD on a E-450 gas chassis. So, it appears we have the same model. After reading your post,...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-04-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,652
Posted By mlo166
Well... there you go you future prospective Coach...

Well... there you go you future prospective Coach House owners... one has been traded for an upgrade. I bet that 232 doesn't last long on the tarmack! Please share with us other happy-campers how...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-03-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,985
Posted By mlo166
I agree with Ray.... shocks control wheel...

I agree with Ray.... shocks control wheel rebound. When traveling on rough roads (which is mostly in southwest interstates) we lower air pressures on tires and suspension bags for smoother rides but...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,652
Posted By mlo166
to traveler3500: the excellently built coach...

to traveler3500:
the excellently built coach house platinum models come in two sizes but with many interior configurations. wife and me are very comfortable on the road with our 23' on the powerful...
Forum: Southeast Region 06-14-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,881
Posted By mlo166
?coastal traveling...

from New Orleans, you will probably do I-10 for a while... but, 98 is a good route along the beach into Florida. Your first stop should consider Port St.Joe, and visit or stay at Cape San Blas (a...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 05-28-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,082
Posted By mlo166
to pgustaf249: Wifie & I have a 2005 CH 231xl sd...

to pgustaf249: Wifie & I have a 2005 CH 231xl sd and yes, the sofa-2-bed will do fine without using the slideout while one is drivin. Also, u can use the dinette table area as a single bed while...
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