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Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 10-25-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Coachmen: Coachmen Clipper
Views: 1,047
Posted By nccamper
OK, over 500 miles and no issues on the 205-75/15...

OK, over 500 miles and no issues on the 205-75/15 inch tires without flipping the axle. I am very pleased having a much better tire on my trailer.
NC Camper
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-18-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By nccamper
Thanks for your help, we are going to start on it...

Thanks for your help, we are going to start on it today!
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-14-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By nccamper
1994 Fleetwood faucet repair help

I have a 1994 Fleetwood Coronado. I have a bathroom facet leaking and need to know how to take the facet apart?
Thanks
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 08-16-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Coachmen: Coachmen Clipper
Views: 1,047
Posted By nccamper
OK, I installed the ST205 75 15 tires on my...

OK, I installed the ST205 75 15 tires on my Clipper. I have towed it over 100 miles with no issues, That included 20 miles of gravel road with lots of pot holes. I checked the inter fender walls...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 06-05-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Coachmen: Coachmen Clipper
Views: 1,047
Posted By nccamper
I want to go to 15" because I already have 15"...

I want to go to 15" because I already have 15" wheels.
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 06-05-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Coachmen: Coachmen Clipper
Views: 1,047
Posted By nccamper
A32Deuce Did you go from 13" to 15" tires on a...

A32Deuce
Did you go from 13" to 15" tires on a clipper? If so, any regrets or issues.
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 06-05-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Coachmen: Coachmen Clipper
Views: 1,047
Posted By nccamper
Yes, I did the math and the ST205 75 15 tires are...

Yes, I did the math and the ST205 75 15 tires are 2.5 inches taller than the 13 inch tires.
The height will only increase half of that, 1.25 inches into the wheel weld. I just wanted to know what...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 06-05-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7
Coachmen: Coachmen Clipper
Views: 1,047
Posted By nccamper
Coachmen Clipper

I am thinking about upgrading to 15 inch tires on my 2017 Clipper FQ17. Who has changed their 13 inch clipper tires to 15 inch tires without flipping the springs? Any issues?
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 03-12-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,514
Posted By nccamper
North Carolina Camp Host needed

Spend the summer in the NC mountains. Mortimer Campground in the Pisgah National Forest needs Volunteers for this summer. There are just 17 sites in the cg. FHU site furnished.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-13-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,199
Posted By nccamper
There are plenty of cgs on the Parkway without...

There are plenty of cgs on the Parkway without hookups. Mt Pisgah and Julian Price have hot showers.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-11-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,486
Posted By nccamper
Most good GPS units have settings that will avoid...

Most good GPS units have settings that will avoid such incidents. You can set the types of roads you want to drive and you can even set avoidance's such as dirt roads etc. You can even go do it the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-05-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,583
Posted By nccamper
This is so helpful! Thank all of you for posting...

This is so helpful! Thank all of you for posting up with good information. We are retired, have the senior pass and been traveling 12 years. We travel 12 months a year. Most of our travels are...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-05-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,583
Posted By nccamper
In my research I have found that it really...

In my research I have found that it really depends on your travel habits such as how long you stay at a campground and what part of the country you travel. We usually just stay a week at a time at...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-05-2017, 06:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,583
Posted By nccamper
Camping memberships

I have been looking at several different memberships discount clubs etc. I have found it a little confusing? I would like to get some recommendations for a membership that is best for the...
Forum: Boondocking 01-16-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,464
Posted By nccamper
Wal-Mart and others can certainly spoil you ...

Wal-Mart and others can certainly spoil you

Sometime we travel as much as 30 days on a 5,000 mile trip across the US and back. We stay at campgrounds, Wal-Mart’s or a similar place, going and...
Forum: Boondocking 01-04-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,865
Posted By nccamper
Ray Eklund We had a 1979 Airstream Minuet 7.3...

Ray Eklund
We had a 1979 Airstream Minuet 7.3 (24 foot) which we also pulled all over the US. I don’t know how long you have owned an Airstream but if you do some research you will find that the...
Forum: Boondocking 01-04-2016, 05:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,865
Posted By nccamper
We love boondocking and getting away from the...

We love boondocking and getting away from the hookups. We have two RVs, a 30 foot Class A motorhome and a small 17 foot travel trailer. Both are equiped with solar panels. We have camped all over...
Forum: Carolina Campers 01-03-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,525
Posted By nccamper
Winter Camping

Anyone do any winter camping in western NC? It is tough finding a National Park or US Forest Service campground open here in the NC mountains during the winter months. We do make a few winter trips...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-03-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,364
Posted By nccamper
If you are still close to the selling dealer I...

If you are still close to the selling dealer I would have them tow the RV back to their dealership and set me up there until they got it repaired. If not I would be getting them to pay my rental...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-03-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,364
Posted By nccamper
wayno347, That is awful! I would hate to have...

wayno347,
That is awful! I would hate to have a new RV and that happen. You can call and have propane delivered. It will be a little highier priced but you can get it. If I were you and could...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-01-2016, 05:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,364
Posted By nccamper
Lynn, As I read your post I realize all the...

Lynn,
As I read your post I realize all the different things people look at when camping, traveling and RVing. I loved your post. I am the OP of this thread and heard a long time ago that owning...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-30-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,364
Posted By nccamper
Old Motorhome Vs New Motorhome

We were set up in a campground this past fall and we were surrounded by some of the newer motorhomes that I had been reading about. I was very interested in these new RVs because we do a lot of...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-29-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By nccamper
z3406, I am sure these tires are going to be...

z3406,
I am sure these tires are going to be new with recent mfg dates. This is a popular custom shop that sells high end restored vehicles to professional sport figures. These folks like me and...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-28-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By nccamper
My 30 foot P30 has a GVWR of only 14,000 pounds....

My 30 foot P30 has a GVWR of only 14,000 pounds. I would love to have these 10 ply tires on it. I think the 10 ply tires would ride a lot better than the old heavy stiff 12 ply tires on there now. I...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 12-24-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 886
Posted By nccamper
If it is one of the hard ones to replace I would...

If it is one of the hard ones to replace I would just go buy a bottle of liquid Bars Stop Leak. It works well and there is no harm to your engine. It is about $10.
NC Camper
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-24-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By nccamper
Tire question

Anyone running 10 ply tires on their P30 motorhome? I am shopping for tires and found a great deal on some 225 70 19.5 tires to replace my old 8R 19.5 tires. These new tires are 10 ply tires and I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-15-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,311
Posted By nccamper
These post have been very helpful! NC Camper

These post have been very helpful!
NC Camper
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-15-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,311
Posted By nccamper
19.5 tire options

It is time for some new tires on my RV and I am looking for options. I own a 1994 Fleetwood with the P30 chassis with 8R 19.5 tires. I have done some research and found information that the 225 70...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-02-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,788
Posted By nccamper
how does it compare in price to Mobil synthetic? ...

how does it compare in price to Mobil synthetic?

They are about the same price but I had a few mail in coupons and got $5 off each gallon of Rotella T-6.
NC Camper
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-30-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,788
Posted By nccamper
Rotella Oil

Does anyone use Rotella T-6 full synthetic 5W40 motor oil in their RV?

I have a 1994 Chevy 454 with 50K miles on it.
I use Rotella T-6 in everything I have and was getting ready to change oil in...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-28-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,625
Posted By nccamper
Thanks, lots of good info here. I did not...

Thanks, lots of good info here. I did not realize that an RV roof top Air Conditioner unit needed that much power to cool such a small space?

I think I will just try and stay in the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-18-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,625
Posted By nccamper
What size generator?

Need a larger generator for the TT that will at least run the microwave and sometimes the AC.

What size generator does it take?
NC Camper
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 04-05-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,293
Posted By nccamper
Here is Contact: Debbie Thomas...

Here is Contact: Debbie Thomas (dmthomas@fs.fed.us) 828-652-2144
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-03-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,117
Posted By nccamper
RV Roof material preference

I have been in a few small discussions about the different types of roofs used on RVs. I thought I would take the questions to the largest group of RVers. Which type of roof do you like, rubber,...
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 04-03-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,293
Posted By nccamper
North Carolina

Campground needs a host.
Small 15 site campground in Pisgah National Forest.
Full hookups provided

Here is the link
Volunteer.gov Search Results (https://www.volunteer.gov/results.cfm?ID=13952)
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-24-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,321
Posted By nccamper
it was a Genrac 1000 I have heard good...

it was a Genrac 1000

I have heard good things about the generac generators.
NCcamper
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-23-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,321
Posted By nccamper
I did not mention solar panels but I do have 160...

I did not mention solar panels but I do have 160 watt solar panel on my motorhome and a 120 watt on the travel trailer.
NCcamper
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-23-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,321
Posted By nccamper
My favorite Generator

I have four generators, a 5000 watt Generac home backup system, a 4000 watt Onan on my motorhome and a Kawasaki 1400 watt I use with my travel trailer. I also have an old 1985 or 86 model 600 watt...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 11-21-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4
Coachmen: We just bought it!
Views: 1,786
Posted By nccamper
We just bought it!

We just bought a used 2009 Coachmen 17 RD QB. It is like brand new!
We really like this trailer. Does anyone else have this same trailer? I assume there are some other model names for this same...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-02-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,635
Posted By nccamper
All the Federal campgrounds are closed due to...

All the Federal campgrounds are closed due to cost but the only thing they did was close and lock all the gates. All the utilities are still on at the parks including water, electric, telephones and...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-30-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,499
Posted By nccamper
converting from 8R19.5 tires to 225/70R19.5

Has anyone converted from 8R 19.5 to the newer popular 225/70R 19.5 tires? I am getting ready to buy new tires and was thinking about changing over to the 225/70R this time? Any comments would be...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-02-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,000
Posted By nccamper
You will love towing the lighter trailer! The...

You will love towing the lighter trailer! The weight distribution hitch will be optional. I have towed a 1800 pound trailer across the US without WD. I presently tow a 2800 pound R-Vision without...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-27-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 599
Posted By nccamper
We took the water heater cover off and took it to...

We took the water heater cover off and took it to lowe's and got a paint match and just touched up our pin stripe.

Check out the Redmax link on here:
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-15-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,075
Posted By nccamper
New 2013 Winnebago Vista 27 feet $69,999. ...

New 2013 Winnebago Vista 27 feet $69,999.
NCcamper
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-20-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,435
Posted By nccamper
Mine is either a 1/2 inch plug or a 3/4 inch. I...

Mine is either a 1/2 inch plug or a 3/4 inch.
I would think you could get one at the RV dealer.
They come in plastic and metal.
They do not have to be real tight.
Lots of people over-tighten them...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 12-20-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,745
Posted By nccamper
First thing I would do is work with the air...

First thing I would do is work with the air pressures in front tires.
You said you had the air pressure at 110 PSI.
Two questions need to be answered:

1-What does the lable in the unit say for...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-02-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,855
Posted By nccamper
Me and my wife both carry concealed weapons when...

Me and my wife both carry concealed weapons when RVing and not RVing.
We also carry extra ammo and prepared for anything.
We practice save RVing, being careful but, read the news.
NCcamper
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-26-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,085
Posted By nccamper
This is what I was looking to hear about. ...

This is what I was looking to hear about.
NCcamper
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-26-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,202
Posted By nccamper
I live in the forest and have power outages...

I live in the forest and have power outages often. I have a backup generator for my house already wired into the power box. I just turn off the main and start the generator and plug it in. The...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-26-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,085
Posted By nccamper
RV Drill

I been thinking about putting me one of the new small cordless drills on my gift list. I have seen them in stores and on some mechanic work bench. I was wondering if anyone has had one long enough...
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