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Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-09-2018, 01:43 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,044
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Using the full ready brute system 10 years...

Using the full ready brute system 10 years now...I think I was one of the first, if not the first, to use both a turnbuckle and 2 LED's so that I can micro adjust the length of the cable and tell...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 11-18-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 930
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Sell TPMS on IRV2?

I have a Tire Pressure Monitoring System that I'd like to sell and wondered if there is a place here on IRV2 to post it?
Forum: Cummins Engines 06-13-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,889
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Update: Picked up the motorhome after they...

Update: Picked up the motorhome after they installed new Cummins/Fleetguard fuel filter and water separator. They started it many times all morning and we started it cold and warm multiple times,...
Forum: Cummins Engines 06-12-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,889
Posted By MoonchaserTX
They replaced the fuel filter and separator today...

They replaced the fuel filter and separator today and advise it starts up like it should. They are going to try it first thing in the morning and throughout the day Tuesday to ensure it is fixed.
...
Forum: Cummins Engines 06-12-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,889
Posted By MoonchaserTX
They are also going to pull be the diagnostic...

They are also going to pull be the diagnostic codes. Should I have that done before or after fuel filters are installed?
Forum: Cummins Engines 06-12-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,889
Posted By MoonchaserTX
You bet ... I'll update. So far it is sitting at...

You bet ... I'll update. So far it is sitting at the Howe TX freightliner/Cummins shop. They immediately diagnosed it as caused by the Wix fuel filters. Said on Cummins engines should only use...
Forum: Cummins Engines 06-11-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,889
Posted By MoonchaserTX
This thread is great and may be the solution to...

This thread is great and may be the solution to my problem also.

Please see my thread also in the Cummins forum section titled "2009 Cummins 340 ISB-front engine diesel Freightliner motorhome...
Forum: Cummins Engines 06-07-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,433
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Yes, had fuel and oil filters changed just before...

Yes, had fuel and oil filters changed just before this "wont start when warm" thing started.

Yes it has a "wait to start" light and now that it's warmer weather (~~80) it goes out as soon as all...
Forum: Cummins Engines 06-07-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,433
Posted By MoonchaserTX
2009 Cummins 340 ISB-front engine diesel Freightliner motorhome wont start when warm

Having a problem with the Cummins 340 ISB in our 2009 front engine diesel Freightliner chassis motorhome not starting when warm, and any advice is much appreciated on our problem or service shop!!
...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 06-04-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,880
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Bugs N All?

I am still getting 2 months worth of bugs off our front end and read an ad about "Bugs N All"...seemingly a miracle liquid according to the manufacturer...has anyone used that?

Also, I just tried...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 04-25-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,103
Posted By MoonchaserTX
We have the 9702-LP and, like the list above from...

We have the 9702-LP and, like the list above from mobil sat says, when I called King they confirmed that the 9702-LP model is not impacted by the changes and will support Directv. He also told me...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-24-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,245
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Dont know how to post a picture but here's a link...

Dont know how to post a picture but here's a link to the one I bought from Camping World before I realized Newmar parts has them: 3 1/2 Inch Plastic T Entry Door Holder - White - RV Designer E231 -...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-22-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4,489
Views: 1,475,234
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Any other Grand Star FREDs?

We're here in Camp Newmar in the FHU area...pretty full. Getting our work done next week. :thumb:

Any Front Engine Diesels here or coming in? We have a 3752 Grand Star FRED and would love to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-22-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,245
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Those plastic latches to hold the door open are...

Those plastic latches to hold the door open are available here at Newmar in multiple colors. They are only a couple bucks. Would that work on your coach?

Also...a funny (?) side note is that if...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-20-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,553
Posted By MoonchaserTX
One more thing, forgot to mention...if you didnt...

One more thing, forgot to mention...if you didnt already know it there is both a Freightliner and Cummins shop on the SE side of San Antonio. Had work done by both of them and was pleased with them...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-20-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,553
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Hey Bandit2014, did I understand correctly that...

Hey Bandit2014, did I understand correctly that this is going to be warranty work?
If so, sounds like you are headed down a good path. Another good motorhome repair shop (but I dont know if they do...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-05-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By MoonchaserTX
I'm not concerned about the speaker, I am...

I'm not concerned about the speaker, I am concerned if the roof is sagging roughly in the middle of the two opposing slides, about where the front A/C unit is.

Left side: (About 1-1/2")...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-01-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Thanks guys, I understand the bottom of the slide...

Thanks guys, I understand the bottom of the slide workings, the rollers, how the slide drops down the slant...etc etc...our kitchen, drivers side slide is straight, true and works great...my...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-31-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By MoonchaserTX
OK, my question is this: "On the drivers side...

OK, my question is this: "On the drivers side slide I assume you have about 1-1/4" clearance on each end of the slide between the top of the crown molding and the ceiling when the slide is in, but...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-31-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Anyone Have A Grand Star?

I would like to ask someone a question that owns a Newmar Grand Star. I have a 3752 FRED, but my question is more related to the roof and slides so I think any Grand Star owner could help with my...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-30-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 870
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Route? Northern CA Coast to Boulder

We are at Klamath CA on the Northern CA coast and will be driving to Boulder starting Friday, and need to do it in 6 days but want to see some things along the way if time allows. From reading...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-17-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,962
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Once again, all excellent advice...DW just looked...

Once again, all excellent advice...DW just looked up RV parks in Forks and found a Passport America for $17 when we will be there a month from now...sweet! We were going to go out to Forks before we...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-17-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,962
Posted By MoonchaserTX
We will be headed South from Port Townsend WA to...

We will be headed South from Port Townsend WA to see the redwoods in Northern CA and considering taking 101 all the way. I see the comments about Northbound being on the mountain side, so...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-01-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 13,664
Posted By MoonchaserTX
I've had so many problems with 8.1 on my...

I've had so many problems with 8.1 on my touchscreen HP laptop (main computer when we are on the road) that I'm just going to wait to hope updating to 10 solves my problems...which are that it comes...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-28-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,941
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Thanks SO much everyone! I am now relaxed and...

Thanks SO much everyone! I am now relaxed and might just be able to get fully packed by Monday still without needing to spend more hours on the gray tank...I think I will do the flush thing a few...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-28-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,941
Posted By MoonchaserTX
So, two things: 1) determine cause, and 2) clean...

So, two things: 1) determine cause, and 2) clean tank

1) determine cause,
OK, took your advice and captured some of the gray water with the flakes and "dots" of debris...they are not abrasive,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-28-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,941
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Good news I think, and a question. I had poured...

Good news I think, and a question. I had poured a cup of bleach (along with a gallon or so of water) in the kitchen sink last night into a pretty empty gray tank, and I just went out and flushed...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-28-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,941
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Totally agree that makes sense and I even checked...

Totally agree that makes sense and I even checked the flow out of the black tank and then closed the valve and it's good. Yes I do cap off the outflow pipe when not in use, but I know for a fact...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-28-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,941
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Why Is Our Gray Water BROWN?!

Our motorhome sat since Thanksgiving with what I thought was a pretty empty gray tank. Now I go to get ready for a 5-month trip and I use my clear Flush King (with a shut off sewer valve so it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-24-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,056
Posted By MoonchaserTX
We have a 2009 Newmar FRED on a Freightliner...

We have a 2009 Newmar FRED on a Freightliner chassis with a 340 Cummins ISB engine. Just had to put on a new turbocharger and since then I have noticed a different behavior in when that loud cooling...
Forum: Cummins Engines 04-21-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,139
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Update: Cummins advised that the turbo isn't...

Update: Cummins advised that the turbo isn't functioning and needs to be replaced, including the variable geometry component, so you guys that commented were right that it's a turbo problem. On the...
Forum: Cummins Engines 04-13-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,139
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Thanks for all the comments! Appy, Do you have...

Thanks for all the comments!
Appy, Do you have any recommendations for a make and model of a monitor I could use on my Cummins?


MnTom, Thanks for the video link, excellent...that gives me a...
Forum: Cummins Engines 04-09-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,139
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Check Eng Light-Codes-Fix?

Hope to get some wisdom here!

We have a 2009 Newmar Grand Star front engine diesel, Cummins ISB. Been getting check engine light when using exhaust/engine brake, on long grades..etc. Home now...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-08-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,086
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Which Tire On Steer Axle?

Cooper is going to give me a credit for the 2 front tires that wore unevenly. I have the option of applying that credit to a pair of newer Cooper 272 tires for no extra money (they say it's a better...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-31-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,657
Posted By MoonchaserTX
We use clothespins clipped to each corner spout...

We use clothespins clipped to each corner spout so that the water from each corner doesn't run down the side of the MH as much.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-19-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,468
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Our Grand Star also has the full length air tubes...

Our Grand Star also has the full length air tubes for both the forced air and the return air on both heat pumps. I wish it had vents that could be closed so as to reduce noise...meaning (for...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-19-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,168
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Success and report of method....couldn't get into...

Success and report of method....couldn't get into town to get any of the suggested products, so .I tried plain old Windex with a VERY soft cloth and rubbed it wet, then that left a film and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-18-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,168
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Blue Painters Tape Residue (removal?)

OK, color me stupid..:banghead:. I was trying to locate the studs on our Grand Star (Full body paint) to mount a new credenza I built and I applied blue painters tape on the outside of the motorhome...
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 06-29-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,062
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Coming home from a recent trip I was easing off...

Coming home from a recent trip I was easing off the pedal when climbing hills (we do live in Hill Country Texas!) so as to stay in 6'th down to 50 or so (as an experiment for fuel savings) and the...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 06-19-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,553
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Great information, thanks! I will record speed...

Great information, thanks! I will record speed and tach settings...good idea
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 06-19-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,553
Posted By MoonchaserTX
5'th at 60 or 6'th at 70..best fuel mileage?

I am getting our Cummins ISB/Allison 21XX 6-speed combination figured out from a "when does it shift" perspective, but am now realizing the tremendous power consumption of the cooling fan (this is a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-09-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By MoonchaserTX
I found out that even though I now have a S/S...

I found out that even though I now have a S/S tank, the RV service shop used Rhogard to top off the system, not the less expensive Camco because the extended warranty company would not pay to flush...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-04-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Sorry for not getting back with you sooner on the...

Sorry for not getting back with you sooner on the price for the S/S tank...I seem to have misplaced the receipt...I'll let you know the price when I locate the receipt!

Also, you can call Gary at...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-31-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By MoonchaserTX
007, Thanks for the info! Yes, we've been on...

007,
Thanks for the info! Yes, we've been on the phone with Gary to get the right fittings to run from the new style tank to the older PT unit. I sure hope it all works! My understanding is that I...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-30-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,911
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Notice that it appears the mounts are a good 5'...

Notice that it appears the mounts are a good 5' apart..likely inline with (or maybe even attached to) the mounting brackets for the bumper and not just a pair of u-bolts around the center of the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-30-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Precision Temp Tank Retro-Fit

Has anyone had to switch from the older aluminum "radiator" tank to the current Stainless Steel one? We went in to fix the blower motor because it went out (that's fixed) but then the tank/radiator...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-20-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,923
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Thanks again for the added comments! I agree I...

Thanks again for the added comments! I agree I need to get the coach weighed once fully loaded and setting off for our trip.

I just got off the phone with a VERY knowledgeable tech support person...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-19-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,923
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Thanks again for the comments!! OK, I dont know...

Thanks again for the comments!!
OK, I dont know where I got 26,000, but here is the corrected GVWR plus the axle ratings:

GVWR: 27,000
GAWR Front: 10,000
GAWR Rear: 17,000

Here are the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-18-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,923
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Once again, IRV2 members provide great info,...

Once again, IRV2 members provide great info, thanks all!

Steer/Trailer tires? When I bought the tires I saw that these tires are shown as non steer tires so I called Cooper at the time and they...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-17-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,923
Posted By MoonchaserTX
Skip426...my apologies, I tried to put a "table"...

Skip426...my apologies, I tried to put a "table" into the thread and it didnt work so I was saving and resaving until I got it to work in text form, plus I added the GVWR and dual tire limits...how's...
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