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Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-22-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,544
Views: 273,432
Posted By philand
JC refrigeration in S;hipshewann? Indiana makes...

JC refrigeration in S;hipshewann? Indiana makes converation for the Norcold 1200's They make propane/elec, 12v elec, or 120v. I just sold my Safari, but would do the 12vdc and solar/Lipo4, if I...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-21-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By philand
Sounds like you did a lot of work! and well. I...

Sounds like you did a lot of work! and well. I am hoping Monaco parts can come up with a replacement. I got a quote from a CO. in Hollister, CA for 1700$ or more!! I was unaware that Hollister did...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-21-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By philand
Lots of good ideas. I have tried Visone, Colw...

Lots of good ideas. I have tried Visone, Colw and AZ with no luck. Have a request in to REC but it may have gone into the "ether", as they seem to have trouble finding it! I think I will take the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-20-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By philand
Thanks, I have a friend who is an accomplished...

Thanks, I have a friend who is an accomplished RV/Autobody guy. He has been unable to find an exstrusion to match the bottom support and thinks the existing is too bad. May have to do something...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-20-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By philand
Safari water bay door

I managed to severly damage my water bay door on my 05 Safari Cheetah 38 PDQ. Have tried to find on with various salvage yards to no avail. Sent an inquiry to Monaco parts at REV and it apparently...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-21-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By philand
Basement door latch

On a '05 Safari Cheetah, I broke the latch on the water/util. door. These latches are die cast, pot metal and I can't seem to repair it, or find a replacement. I broke the pull handle. Anyone know...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-17-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,879
Posted By philand
Yes, but I liked the more imaginative responces...

Yes, but I liked the more imaginative responces better:)
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-26-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,482
Posted By philand
Edit amt. of check

Correction: chk. was 228.90, sorry if I caused "check envy".
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-25-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,774
Posted By philand
Power cord reel

I guess I agree wih this sentiment. I was looking at a Mor/ride, but they are only for "free" cables. Guess I will continue to "wadd" it up, vs. spending $750. Especially it would likely be $2000,...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-25-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,482
Posted By philand
Norcold Settlement

I received a check in the amt. of 280+. Supposedly 1 of 4. I replaced the board with a Dinosaur board, and it seems to be working OK. The problem with class action suits is that you have to pay...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 07-15-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,721
Posted By philand
Norcold Settlement

The website for the lawyers said they were starting to send initial checks in June. I attempted to call the 877 # they reference and all you get is a computer telling you some useless info. I have...
Forum: Roadmaster Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-05-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,988
Posted By philand
header tank topic

I have the 05 Safari Cheetah and noticed the plastic tank is "sagging" away from whatever the support is supposed to be. I appears that the mounting is to a composite board, that has slumped about...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-26-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By philand
I bought a couple of replacement caps from.,I...

I bought a couple of replacement caps from.,I think Raney. They were cheap but such thin material that the dented and bent when trying to get them on. I am looking for a better "baby moon" that...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-16-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,283
Posted By philand
Mr. T: I installed 2 10 amp. diodes, in parallel...

Mr. T: I installed 2 10 amp. diodes, in parallel in the charge line, to avoid back flow and powering the MH. I couldn't get a 20 amp diode in time. I'm not clear as to where you installed the diode...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-15-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,283
Posted By philand
I tow an '11 escape, FWD with Roadmaster gear and...

I tow an '11 escape, FWD with Roadmaster gear and shield. Have towed it a total of maybe 3K miles. Had ford do the trany level thing and not problems to date exceot dead battert. The battery thing...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 02-13-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,910
Posted By philand
On the resitance, I was looking for a dead short....

On the resitance, I was looking for a dead short. The resistance values I read may have not been exaxt since it was apparent that it was not shorted. I may have been premature in blaming the frig.,...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 02-12-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,910
Posted By philand
I checked the resistance of the heaters today and...

I checked the resistance of the heaters today and the resistance was about 68 ohms ea. Left the elements disconnected and ran refrig. on LP. Seemed to work normally. I reconnected the elements but...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 02-11-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,910
Posted By philand
Norcold tripping GFI

I have the infamous 1200LRIM and have replaced the board with the Dinosaur board. Had a tremendous rain storm in OK and the frig quit working. When I got back home, I reprogrammed the frig and all...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-29-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By philand
I found I have to give it a nudge inward to...

I found I have to give it a nudge inward to "unload" the latch, then it releases and rolls out.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-25-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,744
Posted By philand
Norcold class action

I am covered under the Norcold suit. I inquired re. settlement in early Dec. Got no response but an email saying they were still "qualifying" claimants. Nothing since. Of course, the lawyers get...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-29-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,714
Posted By philand
If you can hear the igniter "snapping", then it...

If you can hear the igniter "snapping", then it must be no gas. I know that one time I broken the solder in the igniter coil. Also remember to turn on the gas:flowers:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-29-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,960
Posted By philand
I am not going to spend anymore money on bandads...

I am not going to spend anymore money on bandads for this unit.

My original question was if anyone had heard anything from the lawyer of the class action suit? The lawyers were apparently awarded...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-26-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,960
Posted By philand
I replaced the main power board. The overtemp...

I replaced the main power board. The overtemp "recall" seems to be not working. I was able to reset it once, but doesn't seem to reset now.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-25-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,960
Posted By philand
Has anyone heard anything about their claim from...

Has anyone heard anything about their claim from this supposed settlement?? I sent an email to the "team", who supposedly was verifying claims etc., a month ago and and got a non-answer of, we're...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-18-2016, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,468
Posted By philand
My 38 PDQ has the C7 Cat. Twice I have lost fuel...

My 38 PDQ has the C7 Cat. Twice I have lost fuel prime, with about 1/4 tank and on a slight grade, seemed like maybe 5 degrees. I understand that there is a hand priming pump that can be installed...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-18-2016, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By philand
Wall Receptacles

The "push on" boxes are much more shallow. In my case, an old work box is too deep to fit. I was looking for a bezel mount a residential type box, but haven't found one yet. There is one installed...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-18-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By philand
Atwood furnace

I have an '05 Cheetah 38PDQ. The furnace seemed to be a little "weak" on the curb side and the one on the road side was not working. I found that the curb side had excess ducting and was...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-16-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,303
Posted By philand
Heating Ducts

I recently noticed that little heat was coming from one of the 20K heaters. On Safari O5, they used flexible uninsulated duct. I was able to see the ducting by removing a couple of drawers and...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-14-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,395
Posted By philand
We recently went through a horrendous frontal...

We recently went through a horrendous frontal with high wind and rain. After, noticed rain running in the frig. ext. box. For some reason,don't remember, I apparently plugged the refrig power into...
Forum: iRV2 Owners Registry 09-25-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,042
Posted By philand
Safari Cheetah 39 PDQ :: 2005 Safari Cheetah 39 PDQ

Safari Cheetah 39 PDQ :: 2005 Safari Cheetah 39 PDQ (2016-09-25 13:56:04)
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-25-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,035
Posted By philand
carefree eclipse awning

I also have an 05 eclipse that has stopped working. I have power at the power connector but no movement. The manual says that there is a pneumatic piston powering the extension? and to be cautious...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-19-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By philand
On my 05 Safari, the shade catches on the TV...

On my 05 Safari, the shade catches on the TV enclosure. Been going to "round over" the corner but haven't done so yet:sad:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-18-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,360
Posted By philand
Like was said before, the batterys are made by...

Like was said before, the batterys are made by Johnson Controls or one other. The last ones I bought were from Sam's Club and about $85 after returned old cores. I had also bought Costco when there...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-11-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 28,540
Posted By philand
Reply

I've been going to American Truck, on 201N. They seem to be competent on the mechanical stuff, chassis/engine etc. Why do you ask? Electronics, house, RV stuff, not so much.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-09-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,280
Posted By philand
A rational thought!!

A rational thought!!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-09-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 28,540
Posted By philand
Sounds great! I have no idea where a Speedco is....

Sounds great! I have no idea where a Speedco is. If I have to travel 2-300 miles to get to one, my $600 local truck shop doesn't sound too bad. PS. I'm in Mountain Home, AR
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-07-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 28,540
Posted By philand
I currently have both!!

Liked the real data vs. opinion. I have a V10 Damon Intruder and bought a Safari Cheeta with the Cat C7. I drove the Damon from Phoenix to AR towing an Escape and drove the Safari to TX and back. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-23-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,550
Posted By philand
My friend said that the HWH people in IA, had...

My friend said that the HWH people in IA, had told him to use ATF. I would be surprised that WD-40 would help, other than displacing water, since I had always heard it has no lubricity. Maybe...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-22-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,550
Posted By philand
I was told by a friend, that HWH told him to lube...

I was told by a friend, that HWH told him to lube the shafts with ATF. After setting on the jacks for several months, my rear jacks didn't retract completely. They eventually did and I exercised...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-08-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 34,256
Posted By philand
What do you expect for $100/hr?? The tech was...

What do you expect for $100/hr?? The tech was probably making minimum wage. Scary!!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-25-2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,615
Posted By philand
A friend had the 454 in a motorhome and it would...

A friend had the 454 in a motorhome and it would bend a pushrod anytime he loaded up the engine on a grade, typically. He became quite expert at changing out the pushrods!! I admit I'm a Ford man,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-24-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,615
Posted By philand
Is anyone concerned about the 8.1 engine? I...

Is anyone concerned about the 8.1 engine? I personally would not want one, since it appears to be an orphan. Chev. seemed to have a ton of problems with their larger gas engines.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-02-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By philand
That's a good link. I've used it for my Cheeta,...

That's a good link. I've used it for my Cheeta, 05, 38PDQ
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-11-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,481
Posted By philand
slide rubber lubricant

aerospace 303 protectant seems to work well.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-09-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,970
Posted By philand
We tow an 2011 Escape, 4 down. Apparently, the...

We tow an 2011 Escape, 4 down. Apparently, the 11 is the only Escape which is warranted for towing. The manual said it was towable, but, you had to take it to the dealer and he certified the fluid...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-26-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,386
Posted By philand
The manual for the Safari 05 Cheetah is on the...

The manual for the Safari 05 Cheetah is on the Allied Recreation Group website. The manual has a drawing of the MH plug on about pg. 47??. It shows a charge blade, or , aux. We don't have a Radio...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-25-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,386
Posted By philand
charge line

Thanks for the responses, everyone. wyorancher: what was the diode you used? As I remember, the slotsky was the preferred for power applications. I have seen some for up to 10 amp, but not...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-24-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,386
Posted By philand
Having difficulty getting info. on my problem?,...

Having difficulty getting info. on my problem?, so picked a recent post:angel: I installed 7blade receptacle on 4 wire Ford Escape. I wanted a charge line to toad battery, since anything over 4 hrs...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-24-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,868
Posted By philand
Talking 05 Safari Cheetah

I have a recent new to me Safari. It seems to have had a BIRD system which has been disable/dismantled . As another question:D were those installed on the positive side? I think I will just...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-24-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 681
Posted By philand
Angry Lived there.

Lived in Seattle area in the late 70's. Moved from So. Cal, thinking it would be a nice place for the kids to grow up:sad: Got robbed every year, I assume by the "progressive" types. They are one...
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