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Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-23-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,230
Posted By Flick
Ready Brute, highly recommend!

Ready Brute, highly recommend!
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-22-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By Flick
Thanks for taking the time to respond. I...

Thanks for taking the time to respond. I appreciate it. I'll check it tomorrow.
I am fortunate to have time. We are in Florida for the winter and the RV wont be moving until late April unless...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-19-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By Flick
They were just greased before I left for Florida...

They were just greased before I left for Florida from Ohio. Heard a "clunk" sound when I left the mechanic parking lot and noticed the noise but it seemed to go away, heard it again when I was in...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-19-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By Flick
Binding in front wheel

Experience a hum/rubbing noise in front passenger side wheel. Only seems to occur at slow speeds and sometimes feels like in in slowing the coach down. Almost like something is out of around -...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-28-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,792
Posted By Flick
The open stacker business Built Rite trailers was...

The open stacker business Built Rite trailers was sold and is now Sport Trailers Inc. Sport Trailers Inc. | Open-Body Stacker Trailers (https://www.sporttrailersinc.com) Sport Trailers Inc. |...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-26-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 569
Posted By Flick
No power to 7 pin for trailer electric brakes

I've posted this in the Sparton forum but thought maybe someone might help here too. I'm trying to install a Prodigy wireless brake controller. There is no power to the electric brake 7 pin. The pin...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-26-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 897
Posted By Flick
7 pin no power to trailer brakes

I'm trying to install a Prodigy wireless brake controller. There is no power to the electric brake 7 pin. The pin is in the 5 o'clock position. Blue wire runs to it. I'm having trouble tracing...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-04-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,135
Posted By Flick
I 've bought 2 motor homes, 2 boats, a Harley and...

I 've bought 2 motor homes, 2 boats, a Harley and a Suburban on EBay. Not for the faint of heart. You need to do your homework, actually talk to the seller and inspect if possible. I bought all of...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-19-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,476
Posted By Flick
Thanks for all the replies. I'll change the fuel...

Thanks for all the replies. I'll change the fuel filters 1st.
Jim J.- pretty sure mine isn't turbo charged, at least there is no booster gauge. My understanding is Cummings started that later in...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-18-2016, 05:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,476
Posted By Flick
ISC 350hp losing power on grades

I have a 2003 Dutch Star, Spartan chassis Cummings ISC 350hp. Last trip it appears to be losing power on grades. Speeds decrease to 40 mph. Although some may say this is expected, I've not seen...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-20-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,499
Posted By Flick
Are the classes specific to new chassis? I have...

Are the classes specific to new chassis? I have a new to me 2003 Dutch Star with a Spartan chassis and would love to attend.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-20-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,930
Posted By Flick
Here is the fluid film site check it out: ...

Here is the fluid film site check it out: https://www.fluid-film.com/
I used it on my last motor home. If you are never going to drive in road salt I probably wouldn't use it as it will always be...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-16-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,930
Posted By Flick
2X fluid film. I buy it on eBay. Under my truck...

2X fluid film. I buy it on eBay. Under my truck with it too.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-13-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,614
Posted By Flick
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-12-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,614
Posted By Flick
I'd pay $600 in a heart-beat. There are no Rhino...

I'd pay $600 in a heart-beat. There are no Rhino Liner dealers in Ohio that will color match. There are some Line X dealers. I talked to one on the phone that's about 1/2 hour from me. He will...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-13-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,162
Posted By Flick
Problem solved, missed a ground wire when...

Problem solved, missed a ground wire when reconnecting all the negative wires to battery terminals. Glad its fixed. Sorry it took me so long to see it,
Oh well, on to Key West!!
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-12-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,162
Posted By Flick
Air gauge problem

I have a new to me 2003 Newmar Dutch Star Cumming 350hp and Spartan Mountainmaster chassis. All was well when I put it in indoor storage in November. Went today to pick it up for as we are heading...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-02-2016, 05:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,699
Posted By Flick
There are some posts on this forum regarding...

There are some posts on this forum regarding this. It's called triple towing.
In same states it legal others not. Total length allowed is also a state regulation. I have tripled towed. I have a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-29-2016, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 528
Posted By Flick
Looking for new sofa bed

Anyone purchase from SHop4Seats.com? Prices seems pretty reasonable. But I would like to see some reviews about quality. Looking for a sofa bed and don't want to pay $2-3K. I definitely want the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-25-2016, 05:36 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 65,729
Posted By Flick
Pepper2 Where on Lake Erie were you camping?

Pepper2
Where on Lake Erie were you camping?
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-20-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,007
Posted By Flick
Lower Keys

Heading to lower keys mid March. I always stayed at Boyd's but they're booked. Blue Water Key.com said their waiting list was too long to even put my name on it. The .net put me on their waiting...
Forum: Test Your Changes 11-20-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 403
Posted By Flick
test

test
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-20-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By Flick
Winter Storage

Ok I going to ask this question a little differently: I live in Ohio and own a 2003 Dutch Star with an Cummings ISC. I will be storing it indoors in a unheated storage unit. I will not be starting...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-18-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By Flick
I would definitely be leaving the door open, I...

I would definitely be leaving the door open, I planned on running it under load for about an hour. But my choices would be to sit in my truck in freezing weather or Leaving and coming back in ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-18-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By Flick
Sharing storage with neighbor do space is...

Sharing storage with neighbor do space is limited, if I back in there would be enough space to open the door but the battery tray would not pull all the way out if I needed access.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-18-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By Flick
Winter Storage

I will be storing my 2003 Dutch Star Cummins ISC 350 hp in a unheated storage unit. I do not plan on running the engine during storage but would like to run the generator once a month under load....
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-18-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By Flick
Winter Storage

I will be storing my 2003 Dutch Star Cummins ISC 350 hp in a unheated storage unit. I do not plan on running the engine during storage but would like to run the generator once a month under load. ...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-04-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By Flick
Thanks for all the comments. The plastic...

Thanks for all the comments. The plastic overflow is bone dry, the pressurized tank is full. Since a don't have good records, other than proof of oil changes and filter changes in both engine and...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-02-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By Flick
Lightbulb Coolant

Just bought a 2003 Newmar Dutch Star with a Cummings ISC 350hp. I owned a gasser before this. I noticed there is no sign of coolant in the overflow reservoir when the engine is cold. Should I add...
Forum: Southeast Region 09-29-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,526
Posted By Flick
Storage in Florida

Looking for some covered or indoor storage for a 41" motorhome. Prefer the Rt 95 corridor South Georgia or Florida close to Jacksonville or St. Augustine area. Anyone know of any?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-27-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,147
Posted By Flick
Update: Gave up and called in the electrician...

Update: Gave up and called in the electrician (family, just cost beer). I was right it was the bathroom GFI that failed. Problem was I reversed the grounds when I put a new one in, so neither went...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-26-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,147
Posted By Flick
Checked the inverter breaker no luck there. ...

Checked the inverter breaker no luck there. There is a block heater switch but no breaker. The outlets in the storage area with a slide, the one for the outdoor TV and the bathroom GFI are without...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-26-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,147
Posted By Flick
All other GFI's reset fine. To the best of my...

All other GFI's reset fine. To the best of my knowledge all fuses are for 12v system.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-26-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,147
Posted By Flick
No power to basement outlets

I just purchased a 2003 Dutch Star. I was using a steamer plug into a basement outlet and thought I tripped a breaker. The panel is in the bedroom. No breakers tripped. Manual says basement outlet...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-11-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,876
Posted By Flick
onan diesel generator hours

Considering an 2001 Winnebago Ultimate Advantage with a little over 40,000 miles but the generator has 836 hours. My concern are the generator hours as the seem a little high. Whats the normal...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-13-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,080
Posted By Flick
I torqued to 145 once I got home (19.5 wheels). ...

I torqued to 145 once I got home (19.5 wheels). All I had was lug wrench on trip. Sound like a job for my mechanic. Time is a problem but so is my limited abilities.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-13-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By Flick
No DRLs' , no blue light for brights

No DRLs' , no blue light for brights
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-13-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By Flick
No headlights

I have a 2002 Winnebago Brave on a Ford F53 chassis. My head lights wont work on high or low beam. All other running light work fine. Checked fuses.(visual and swapped out). Could both headlights...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-13-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,080
Posted By Flick
Broken wheel stub

I have a 2002 Winnebago Brave on a 2001 Ford F53 chassis. On a recent trip lugs nuts on driver side front wheel became loose and broke a stud. The break was clean and I was able to put a new lug nut...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-13-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,822
Posted By Flick
Not being able to run generator during winter storage

I've always stored my motor home outdoors. I run the generator under load (gas) every month for at least a 1/2 hour. I have an opportunity to store indoors in a heated building at a reasonable...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-06-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6,392
Views: 1,703,451
Posted By Flick
An update. Did the CHF before I left for Key...

An update. Did the CHF before I left for Key West. Pretty cold out but I got it done in a few hours. The test was a 2,600 + round trip to KW. The handling difference was amazing. Thanks to the...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-15-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6,392
Views: 1,703,451
Posted By Flick
Did the CHF this afternoon both front and rear. ...

Did the CHF this afternoon both front and rear. Went pretty well. Weather wasn't to bad either got up to 42! Glad I didn't pay the Ford garage $200+.
Thanks for all the encouragement to DYI.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-11-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6,392
Views: 1,703,451
Posted By Flick
Thanks for the info. If I run out of time. I'll...

Thanks for the info. If I run out of time. I'll give them a call.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-11-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6,392
Views: 1,703,451
Posted By Flick
Thanks for the info. If I run out of time. I'll...

Thanks for the info. If I run out of time. I'll give them a call.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-11-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6,392
Views: 1,703,451
Posted By Flick
I live in the Akron area. Thanks for the offer. ...

I live in the Akron area. Thanks for the offer. I called the local Ford Dealer. They have never made the adjustment on a MH but seemed willing to do it for $240 2hrs labor. I've decided to put...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-09-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6,392
Views: 1,703,451
Posted By Flick
unfortunately my MH is stored outdoors and only...

unfortunately my MH is stored outdoors and only one weekend before we leave. Tomorrow and Tuesday look good but I have to work, more snow coming Wednesday. I read most of the posts and am confident ...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-09-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6,392
Views: 1,703,451
Posted By Flick
Anyone know what a Ford garage charges to do the...

Anyone know what a Ford garage charges to do the CHF? I'm heading to Key West from Ohio. Running out of time waiting for some decent weather to a D.I.Y. I'd have to do it outside. I have a...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-07-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,510
Posted By Flick
Order 4 this morning at $109 and free shipping. ...

Order 4 this morning at $109 and free shipping. Just got an email canceling my order. Said they couldn't supply them. Disappointing, cant beat that price.:sad:
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-19-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By Flick
They do have a fence storage lot. Larger then...

They do have a fence storage lot. Larger then you'd think.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-19-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By Flick
Update: Boyd's finally got back to me. Since I'm...

Update: Boyd's finally got back to me. Since I'm staying 9 nights and also renting a dock they will gladly launch and retrieve my boat at no extra charge. Should, after what you pay to stay there...
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