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Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-31-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,977
Posted By Loggenrock
UPDATE TIME! Back in July I had posed a question...

UPDATE TIME! Back in July I had posed a question here about supplemental brake systems in my 2021 Equinox, since I was having troubles with my NSA ReadyBrute system. I was believing the electric...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-04-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,977
Posted By Loggenrock
My 2021 does not record miles when towed. Base...

My 2021 does not record miles when towed. Base model, not sure that would make a difference... ST
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-27-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By Loggenrock
Thanks, Judge! will give that a look. ST

Thanks, Judge! will give that a look. ST
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-26-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By Loggenrock
Hi all! Looking for opinions on the Patriot 3...

Hi all! Looking for opinions on the Patriot 3 system. Currently flat tow a 2021 Equinox. Had set it up for my existing NSA Readybrute surge system, but not working well, guessing due to electric...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-25-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,977
Posted By Loggenrock
Howdy - what are you guys using for supplemental...

Howdy - what are you guys using for supplemental brake system? Been flat towing a manual Suby Forester for 50k miles, just upgraded to 2021 Equinox. Set it up for same NSA ReadyBrute surge brake,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-04-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 26,711
Posted By Loggenrock
My rig is a lot smaller, so I'm limited by space...

My rig is a lot smaller, so I'm limited by space more than many of you in my tool selection. But one thing I have recently discovered is powerful MAGNETS! Just go to Amazon or eBay and search...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 10-29-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By Loggenrock
No storage bumper on a Prism... I easily...

No storage bumper on a Prism...

I easily installed a sewer hose storage tube underneath - runs pretty much between the crank down stabilizers.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 10-18-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,368
Posted By Loggenrock
Awesome! Sad thing is, not a Mercedes issue, not...

Awesome! Sad thing is, not a Mercedes issue, not a Jayco issue, it's whoever made the original rims that is at fault. That's the problem with components from so many different vendors... tough to...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-13-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By Loggenrock
I believe on Dometic power awnings you need to...

I believe on Dometic power awnings you need to remove a screw in the front cap to free-wheel the motor.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 07-13-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,277
Posted By Loggenrock
2 chips so far - got the 1st one before we even...

2 chips so far - got the 1st one before we even spent a night in the rig! Grrr...... Both chips have been repaired, not in field of vision, so OK so far.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 07-12-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,961
Posted By Loggenrock
ScanGauge II in my Sprinter. Programmed for that...

ScanGauge II in my Sprinter. Programmed for that engine. could easily move it (physically) to another vehicle (came out of a Chevy-based Roadtrek), but you'd need to reprogram the whole thing for a...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 07-12-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,368
Posted By Loggenrock
35k miles on our Prism, no cab-over, no shimmy,...

35k miles on our Prism, no cab-over, no shimmy, OEM tires look like new. Did have front tires balanced when new - needed to go to truck dealer, not car tire shop. Got full alignment last year, also...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-12-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By Loggenrock
Blue Ox on my '09 Forester

Blue Ox on my '09 Forester
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-12-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,229
Posted By Loggenrock
Over 30k miles towing with ReadyBrute - no issues...

Over 30k miles towing with ReadyBrute - no issues - works well. I also use a bungee cord between toad brake pedal and drivers seat post just to quicken brake pedal return to "neutral" position. ...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-12-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By Loggenrock
Read Trip Advisor rating of the RRHOF... less...

Read Trip Advisor rating of the RRHOF... less than spectacular, and we had to agree. We used the Streetsboro KOA and took the toad in - parked inside the Science Museum garage next door - that part...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-12-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By Loggenrock
I mounted a 6" computer "muffin" fan just under...

I mounted a 6" computer "muffin" fan just under my fridge roof vent to draw air out. It's sole power is a 10W solar panel I velcro'd to the top of the AC unit. When the sun is out, the fan spins,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-05-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,227
Posted By Loggenrock
Do it right once! Get Borg/Tireman dually valve...

Do it right once! Get Borg/Tireman dually valve stems. Not extensions that can leak where they join the original valve stem (have that same issue on ambulances...). Made for the specific wheel you...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-04-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,060
Posted By Loggenrock
Jolly Roger in Marathon has a designated swim...

Jolly Roger in Marathon has a designated swim area.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-01-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,784
Posted By Loggenrock
Using an infant car seat in the front passenger...

Using an infant car seat in the front passenger seat, whether it fits or not, is not only bad advise, it is dangerous! Unless you have some way to deactivate the passenger airbag that I don't know...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-27-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By Loggenrock
Nice work! Never really seen a 3-D "printed"...

Nice work! Never really seen a 3-D "printed" anything before!
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 06-27-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By Loggenrock
4x4 Sprinters are only available on the 2500,...

4x4 Sprinters are only available on the 2500, non-dually, used on some B's, but no C's built on that chassis. Check out Sportmobile if that is what you are looking for...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 06-27-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,861
Posted By Loggenrock
You need to verify the towing capacities of...

You need to verify the towing capacities of different manufacturers on Sprinter chassis'. Many state a towing capacity of 5k, whereas our Coachmen has a 3500# capacity. GCVW for ANY Sprinter 3500 is...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 06-25-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,468
Posted By Loggenrock
We just replaced the frosted glass with a "Slim...

We just replaced the frosted glass with a "Slim shade" this spring - really glad we did - good tint, easy to see out, easy install. Can pull the shade for all but the last inch or 2 and can still...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-25-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,784
Posted By Loggenrock
You need to decide what is safe for you and your...

You need to decide what is safe for you and your family. There is a similar thread going in the Class C forum right now - https://www.irv2.com/forums/f87/child-seat-restraints-448706.html. As...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-25-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 834
Posted By Loggenrock
Joining FMCA gives you an additional ~$100...

Joining FMCA gives you an additional ~$100 benefit, that being FMCAssist. Good Sam charges about $100 to get this - not sure on Escapees. Think of it as "roadside assistance" for PEOPLE. Should...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 06-20-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,337
Posted By Loggenrock
Known, well-documented issue with in-dash...

Known, well-documented issue with in-dash Sprinter A/C. Best solution I have found is to leave the fan/blower set where you had it, turn OFF the A/C with the push button - you will feel an INCREASE...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-20-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By Loggenrock
The "trigger" for the dash light is just a...

The "trigger" for the dash light is just a switch. As stated above, simply making contact between the 2 contacts on the plastic connector at the rear of the coach should make the dash LED...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-20-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,028
Posted By Loggenrock
You didn't specify if the couch was side or...

You didn't specify if the couch was side or forward facing. NEVER secure a carseat, etc. in a side-facing configuration - they will only be effective in a front or rear facing placement. If you have...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 06-14-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1
Coachmen: 2017 Coachmen 20CB
Views: 370
Posted By Loggenrock
we just use regular queen size sets and tuck in...

we just use regular queen size sets and tuck in the extra... more economical!
Forum: Going Green 06-14-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,201
Posted By Loggenrock
I imagine those 4 batteries are the only ones on...

I imagine those 4 batteries are the only ones on the truck. The van-style vs pickup style ambulances(e series vs f series) usually moved the starting batteries out from under the hood to keep them...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 06-14-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,450
Posted By Loggenrock
1st investment should be in training, not gear......

1st investment should be in training, not gear... more knowledge you have, the less stuff you need. An adequate first aid kit is good, but one needs the knowledge on how to use it.
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 06-14-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,788
Posted By Loggenrock
Issue MAY be the hose between the 20# bottle and...

Issue MAY be the hose between the 20# bottle and the grill. Some apparently fail, with the inner lining of the hose collapsing. Same issue with Buddy Heaters. They strongly recommend the use of...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 06-14-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By Loggenrock
Ironically, we've needed the services of M/B in...

Ironically, we've needed the services of M/B in Easton (Columbus) this year and last. Found them to be VERY accommodating and good work servicing our Sprinter. Would certainly recommend them.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 06-14-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 364
Posted By Loggenrock
Hi from NH - yes, as long as you can get to Rte...

Hi from NH - yes, as long as you can get to Rte 101 headed west, that will get you to Keene, NH. Continue west on Rte 9, cross the Connecticut River into VT, you're there! Alternative is to get to...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 05-01-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,718
Posted By Loggenrock
I'd also recommend using some zip ties, either...

I'd also recommend using some zip ties, either plastic or stainless, to secure the wheel simulators to your wheels. Easy to do - I just thread the zip tie thru the slotted wheel behind and back thru...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-01-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By Loggenrock
YES on dump station! Haven't stayed there, but...

YES on dump station! Haven't stayed there, but as FMCA member you are welcome to use the dump station. Can't recall water fill - believe there was one right by the dump station when we used it...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-22-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,436
Posted By Loggenrock
That's what got me into FMCA years ago!!! I see...

That's what got me into FMCA years ago!!! I see a theme here.....
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-19-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 963
Posted By Loggenrock
Thanks, Russ! Any issues with bad weather...

Thanks, Russ! Any issues with bad weather there???
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-17-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By Loggenrock
If it has a gravity fill can you simply create a...

If it has a gravity fill can you simply create a siphon to drain the tank? I can't think of anything that would break down whatever is in the tank AND be safe for use in fresh water systems...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-16-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By Loggenrock
I'm back! Dug into the HWH the other day -...

I'm back! Dug into the HWH the other day - pulled out DSI electrode, cleaned it up a bit, cleaned a bit of scale from heater tube, made sure all wire connections were tight. Reassembled, turned it...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-14-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By Loggenrock
Atwood 6 gal DSI HWH "issue"

When I turn on the switch for the HWH, it fires for about 5 seconds, goes off. This repeats for 3 times. If I shut it off then turn it back on, this time it will remain lit.. Any thoughts as to what...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 04-14-2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Loggenrock
We had looked into it just for our "B" when it...

We had looked into it just for our "B" when it used to run - price to go was cost-prohibitive! And we were only 21' long! Cheaper to spend the extra day/fuel to drive thru New Brunswick.
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 04-11-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,637
Posted By Loggenrock
Actually, Halon (and equivalents) work by...

Actually, Halon (and equivalents) work by disrupting the chemical process of fire, which is actually just a rapid oxidation process, not by simply displacing oxygen like a CO2 extinguisher would. ...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 04-11-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,741
Posted By Loggenrock
Update - in case anyone else needs to know (no...

Update - in case anyone else needs to know (no one answered when I asked) - drivers side airbag replacement done Monday. Took less than an hour. I did NOT have to remove any of my...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 04-11-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By Loggenrock
A new chassis battery will cost less than 1 hour...

A new chassis battery will cost less than 1 hour of work at Mother Benz...!
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-11-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 963
Posted By Loggenrock
Vongreg - good to know! Will give 'em a call! ST

Vongreg - good to know! Will give 'em a call! ST
Forum: CB & Ham Radio 04-11-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,369
Posted By Loggenrock
I'm monitoring .52 whenever we're on the road. I...

I'm monitoring .52 whenever we're on the road. I have it posted on the rear of the rig along with my callsign - figure I travel slower than about everyone else out there so I'm always getting passed...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 04-04-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,637
Posted By Loggenrock
Tundra (foam) are water-based, hence can't store...

Tundra (foam) are water-based, hence can't store below freezing. I keep 1 within arm's reach of the galley, along with an el cheapo pizza pan to cover a grease fire in a fry pan. The numbers on an...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-04-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 831
Posted By Loggenrock
30k+ towing miles with ReadyBrute. Includes CO...

30k+ towing miles with ReadyBrute. Includes CO Rockies, WV hills, you get the idea. No issues. Toad brakes don't stay on during entire descents. Surge system activates toad brakes, toad "slows"...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-04-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 963
Posted By Loggenrock
Crater of Diamonds park suggestions?

Howdy! Planning on being in Murfreesboro, AR area in early May for a few days. Would like to visit Crater of Diamonds State Park (hoping to finance the trip west...:cool:). The CG right at the...
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