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Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-22-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,401
Posted By bearaboo
You E450 is operating under “severe” conditions....

You E450 is operating under “severe” conditions. It is not just an
Econoline 450. I change all fluids every 30000 miles.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-04-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 797
Posted By bearaboo
I just replaced my rubber glazing bead seals. I...

I just replaced my rubber glazing bead seals. I cleaned the edges of the glass and put a small bead of DAP Dynaflex Ultra around the edge of the glass. I then put the new bead seal in. I got a sample...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-27-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By bearaboo
Here is another possibility. Just by chance I...

Here is another possibility. Just by chance I asked a neighbor who used to sell RV’s. He thinks it was a fleet sale, but it also could be a “demo” unit. He said large RV dealerships, Lazydays,...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-26-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By bearaboo
Here is a link to the Ford VIN decoder. Put the...

Here is a link to the Ford VIN decoder. Put the VIN number in and it will give you the info on your cut away chassis.

https://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/vindecoder.php
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-26-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By bearaboo
2013 Jamboree MSRP from Fleetwood VS NADA

It could be missing a generator, ducted air conditioning, day/night shades, glass shower door, ceramic toilet, tv’s, etc. Don’t forget that the $76000 is a list price. If you discount it say 30%, you...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-25-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By bearaboo
2013 Jamboree MSRP from Fleetwood VS NADA

This looks like it was outfitted for a rental, Apollo Motorhome Holidays. It is probably stripped down and offered at a fleet price to the rental company.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-14-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By bearaboo
Do an internet search for the problem and you...

Do an internet search for the problem and you will find an easy solution that involves simply bypassing the original check valve. There are several you tube videos that show you how to do it.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-01-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,838
Posted By bearaboo
I have Firestone Transforce with 60000 miles on...

I have Firestone Transforce with 60000 miles on them and they still have more than 2/32 tread. Never had any problems. That being said, Hankooks are excellent tires and I would not hesitate putting...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-20-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By bearaboo
I drilled some small drain holes thru the inside...

I drilled some small drain holes thru the inside skylight frame. If you remove the inner skylight you will see that it is like a trough that will collect condensation. This can leak into the roof....
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-20-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,582
Posted By bearaboo
Looks like it was an electrical fire. Not related...

Looks like it was an electrical fire. Not related to the heating elements. If everything else is good on the fridge, I would look into replacing the circuit board and the black electrical box. I...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-30-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,778
Posted By bearaboo
There should be a rubber washer inside the fill...

There should be a rubber washer inside the fill valve. Many times it gets lost during propane refills. No washer, no propane delivery.
Can’t tell from picture, but looks like it is missing.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-23-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,276
Posted By bearaboo
Check local garages or light duty truck shops....

Check local garages or light duty truck shops. Changing the oil and filter is easy. You don’t need a lift, doesn’t need to be inside a bay. Just crawl under the unit. I bring my own oil and...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-01-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,409
Posted By bearaboo
X2 on the engine running and the parking brake...

X2 on the engine running and the parking brake set.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-18-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,113
Posted By bearaboo
Here is a link I found to some of the requests to...

Here is a link I found to some of the requests to GEOS. Many of them look like road service calls.

https://www.geosresponse.com/sar-flash-reports.html
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-17-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,113
Posted By bearaboo
I also purchased a Garmin inReach Mini for the...

I also purchased a Garmin inReach Mini for the same reason. What I was able to find out is if you use the SOS button, you will get a choice of 2 emergencies. One is for serious trouble and the other...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-06-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By bearaboo
Not sure where you located but here is a fellow...

Not sure where you located but here is a fellow selling a used generator

https://albany.craigslist.org/rvs/d/galway-generator/6928157004.html
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-28-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By bearaboo
I just gave up on it too and live with it. At...

I just gave up on it too and live with it. At least the generator fires up, runs good and produces electricity.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-24-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By bearaboo
Take off the outside cover on the fridge. You...

Take off the outside cover on the fridge. You will see a black box with wires going into it. Carefully unscrew the box. You will find a 5 amp fuse inside and a regular cylindrical fuse. Check the 5...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-24-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By bearaboo
Generac quietpac 7500 gas. Starting up generating problem

I find the same situation on my Generac 40 Quietpac. Apparently you have to hold the start button in longer than you would expect to activate the “exciter”. I even replaced the switch and had the...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-19-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 636
Posted By bearaboo
They have grown into a large company, but the...

They have grown into a large company, but the Strollo brothers still are family based. I too had a good experience.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-19-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By bearaboo
Do a google search of the problem and you will...

Do a google search of the problem and you will find a very inexpensive solution to the problem. You basically bypass the original Ford vacuum chamber. Ford will charge big bucks to do this, since...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-20-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By bearaboo
Many Coleman’s have 2 capacitors, one for the...

Many Coleman’s have 2 capacitors, one for the compressor and one for the fan. Google Coleman fan capacitor.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-04-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,181
Posted By bearaboo
Obsolete generac generator voltage regulator

Try https://apelectric.com., https://www.generatormagic.com, https://anyrvparts.com
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-27-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,572
Posted By bearaboo
Here is a trip I did last fall. I had fellow RV...

Here is a trip I did last fall. I had fellow RV travelers from California who wanted to see the fall colors. The fall foliage can be tricky to predict. A week one way or another can make a big...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-21-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,236
Posted By bearaboo
With a unit sitting idle for that length of time,...

With a unit sitting idle for that length of time, I would change the brake fluid.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-06-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,471
Posted By bearaboo
whats your thoughts of towing a 2013 Honda CRV exl

We tow a 2013 EXL AWD. Never had a bit of trouble. 63000 miles on odometer and at least another 30000 of towing. I use and RVI Brake 2 and installed a battery charge line from the motor home to the...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-06-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By bearaboo
Alaska Discovery RV Tours is one of the best....

Alaska Discovery RV Tours is one of the best. Spike Fortier has been doing the trips for more than 20 years. I little pricey, but all RV tours are. It was the trip of a lifetime. There is no way my...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 02-01-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,508
Posted By bearaboo
429 also has tolls

429 also has tolls
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-31-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,336
Posted By bearaboo
The problem could be any of the issues mentioned...

The problem could be any of the issues mentioned above. It also could be the fuel hose from the motor home fuel tank to the generator. If rubber, over time they decompose filling the line, fuel pump...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 01-31-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,508
Posted By bearaboo
Forget I-4. Take 417 at Sanford right to Disney.

Forget I-4. Take 417 at Sanford right to Disney.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-31-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,189
Posted By bearaboo
Look into a Trojan Group 27 Deep Cycle AGM. A lot...

Look into a Trojan Group 27 Deep Cycle AGM. A lot less money. I have a PD charge wizard and have had great service from the battery.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-12-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,626
Posted By bearaboo
Looks like the plug for a brake controller. I...

Looks like the plug for a brake controller. I think they are standard on cut away chassis..
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-21-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,260
Posted By bearaboo
X2 on the Vornado heaters. Read the reviews about...

X2 on the Vornado heaters. Read the reviews about these heaters on Amazon.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-22-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,362
Posted By bearaboo
I have 2. A fifth wheel stored in Florida, which...

I have 2. A fifth wheel stored in Florida, which I use in the winter and a C which we travel in.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-22-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,176
Posted By bearaboo
My 30 ft. Class C has been “leaning” a little bit...

My 30 ft. Class C has been “leaning” a little bit for 12 years. No problems in that time with having it aligned, nor tire wear. Drives fine and straight.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-18-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 957
Posted By bearaboo
Take off the brown wire attached to the plastic...

Take off the brown wire attached to the plastic shield and connect it directly where the plastic shield wire was connected. If water heater works then you need a new plastic shielded fuse. Go to...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-09-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,083
Posted By bearaboo
I have NY Motorhome EZ-Pass that I have used for...

I have NY Motorhome EZ-Pass that I have used for years all across US with no problems. Sometimes with toad, sometimes without. I go thru the express lanes, no problems. Florida is the exception, but...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-10-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,652
Posted By bearaboo
Thanks Tom17. I remember that being the case with...

Thanks Tom17. I remember that being the case with the start button.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-10-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,652
Posted By bearaboo
I agree with saddlesore, you need to find someone...

I agree with saddlesore, you need to find someone who works on Generac RV generators. Here is a link to the diagnostic manual for your model generator. There are very specific steps to diagnosing the...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-24-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,443
Posted By bearaboo
Allstays Camp and RV app

Allstays Camp and RV app
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-17-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,881
Posted By bearaboo
You should hear a click when you press the batt...

You should hear a click when you press the batt boost button. You should also hear that click a few seconds after the engine starts. If you do not hear the click, it is probably a dead battery...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-08-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,781
Posted By bearaboo
Get a magnet and move it around the gauge. They...

Get a magnet and move it around the gauge. They sometimes stick and the magnet frees it up.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-28-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,244
Posted By bearaboo
The Onan's are LP gas generators, while the...

The Onan's are LP gas generators, while the Guardian is probably gasoline.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-06-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,991
Posted By bearaboo
Think you are reading way to much into this...

Think you are reading way to much into this recall. This type of recall is very common with modern computer controlled engines.
As far as mileage goes, I doubt you will see any significant...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-15-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,640
Posted By bearaboo
Look for a shop that services trucks. Not big...

Look for a shop that services trucks. Not big diesels, but service trucks. Sometimes tire shops also service trucks. The E450 is the basis for a great many vehicles from ambulances to delivery...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-12-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By bearaboo
Highly recommend a Trojan Deep Cycle Group 27...

Highly recommend a Trojan Deep Cycle Group 27 AGM. Is expensive but will outlast anything else. It is a beast when it comes to power. With a multistage converter it will last a long time.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-18-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,388
Posted By bearaboo
You can tow it backwards on a dolly, but it can...

You can tow it backwards on a dolly, but it can be really squirrelly. Unless you can lock the front wheels perfectly straight, you will get sideways movement. If you have a dolly with a pivoting pan,...
Forum: Boondocking 04-17-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,335
Posted By bearaboo
There is a Flying J at Carlisle, PA.

There is a Flying J at Carlisle, PA.
Forum: Boondocking 04-17-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,923
Posted By bearaboo
Either the Delaware Agricultural Museum or the...

Either the Delaware Agricultural Museum or the State University are great places to camp. Right across from the track. The Ag Museum is great. You can use the indoor facilities, toilets, they have...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-17-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By bearaboo
Speed charge?

Had similar issues with my 2006 Four Winds 5000. After trying to conserve as much as possible I decided upgrade the components. Changed out bulbs to LED. Replaced Parallax 7300 with Progressive...
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