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Forum: Full-Timers 09-09-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 799
Posted By ponytl
Tools that fit your skill set

IF you have a diesel pusher with air brakes... make sure you have a connection to it and 100ft of air hose (i like the small lightweight neoprene hose) with the hose you need the tire air chuck (the...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-07-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,863
Posted By ponytl
florida

we have spent a lot of time in Fl over the last 2 years... zero concern about cv19, never saw a mask, went wherever we wanted enjoyed great food and weather, much depends on your comfort level......
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 09-07-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,447
Posted By ponytl
https://globalnews.ca/news/7959767/alberta-murry-h...

https://globalnews.ca/news/7959767/alberta-murry-hellekson-astrazeneca-serious-adverse-effect/?fbclid=IwAR1WXGn9-ldPnchbztufKRBRwqTe6wui2vHAQDGJJDb2LnuWn3FuzV4_P3E
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 09-07-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,447
Posted By ponytl
There are hundreds if not thousands of stories...

There are hundreds if not thousands of stories just like this mostly documented on facebook that one never sees on the "news" but there are 100s of cases where people like Kevin have what appears to...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 09-07-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,447
Posted By ponytl
When Hospitals by direction of the CDC do NOT...

When Hospitals by direction of the CDC do NOT count patients who enter their care as covid patients IF they have had Covid, or have had any of the covid shots, Then yes you get very high numbers of...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 09-07-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,447
Posted By ponytl
And you have complete faith in those numbers? ...

And you have complete faith in those numbers? there are thousands of people across the country who are suffering life altering /threating health issues after getting the shot or shots, You are so...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 09-06-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,447
Posted By ponytl
masks?

It amazes me that people trust the CDC when they have been wrong, mislead or lied repeatedly since the onslaught of CV19, maybe you noticed the massive crowds at sporting events all over the world on...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 09-06-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,447
Posted By ponytl
This is my response as of today... thank you for...

This is my response as of today... thank you for yours... it seems emotion has trumped logic for many of these folks... I refuse to live in fear...
It amazes me that people trust the CDC when they...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 09-06-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,447
Posted By ponytl
Report or REQUIRE hospitals to Report.... not...

Report or REQUIRE hospitals to Report.... not the same thing... It amazes me that people trust the CDC when they have been wrong, mislead or lied repeatedly since the onslaught of CV19, maybe you...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-06-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 559
Posted By ponytl
that is in no way true on a fuel injected...

that is in no way true on a fuel injected diesel... where does one get these facts?
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-05-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,910
Posted By ponytl
for your budget you could get a quality 20yo...

for your budget you could get a quality 20yo class a diesel pusher and be far better off, use yours for a toad... jmho
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 09-03-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,447
Posted By ponytl
you can have an opinion but not your own facts

Far more anti-vaxers are dying these days than people taking the vaccine and dying, which is about 0

That sir Is NOT true... 100% false and you can NOT nor can anyone else prove one life has been...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 09-03-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,447
Posted By ponytl
Currently over 700K unvaccinated and accounting for the VAST majority of cases .

Currently over 700K unvaccinated and accounting for the VAST majority of cases .

You know, that is because according to CDC guidelines they do NOT count the Vaccinated... which if you keeping...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-03-2021, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 473
Posted By ponytl
i did not have an issue with the tunnel did it a...

i did not have an issue with the tunnel did it a month or so ago... 40dp wtoad
not near as much fun as on my harley... love the sound of the tunnel
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-02-2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,439
Posted By ponytl
wow... let insert the drama

wow... let insert the drama
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-02-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,439
Posted By ponytl
IF what you think is so... there would be no...

IF what you think is so... there would be no aftermarket parts for any engine, what the oem does is what is best for them, their warranty program, and to be appealing to the broadest range of uses....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-31-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,141
Posted By ponytl
Do you still travel to Mazatlan? I have looked...

Do you still travel to Mazatlan? I have looked at it but would love to make the trip with someone who knew the lay of the land.... thanks in advance for anything you can share...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 07-30-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,576
Posted By ponytl
drill and tap and you are gold... i have been...

drill and tap and you are gold... i have been building engines for 40 plus years and brass fittings into steel are common even in marine use... i have never seen a galvanic reaction brass to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-29-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 766
Posted By ponytl
Model Year would not be my major concern, ...

Model Year would not be my major concern, budget is key, and needs... if you are in a gas now HIGH HP and pulling power I assume are not top of the list so under 400hp should do, There are deals...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-29-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,127
Posted By ponytl
I never understand some responses what is unsafe...

I never understand some responses what is unsafe for you is normal for others... what you should say it "i don't feel comfortable with my skill set, age, ect doing 500 miles a day ... for many it...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 07-28-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,458
Posted By ponytl
the real shame is

The real shame is Me and millions like me no longer trust the CDC, or the media, and all those who post who "think" they know ... where in fact... all they can do is repeat the information...
Forum: New Member Check-In 06-22-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By ponytl
congrats, looks like a nice coach, get a...

congrats, looks like a nice coach, get a 70-125cc scooter if you are comfortable on one or at least a bike... there are some great values in non slides if you look long enough the american series...
Forum: RV Events & Gatherings 06-22-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By ponytl
It's been a few years but we were always in the...

It's been a few years but we were always in the drivers compound, but we'd go out at nite and visit on the golf cart. I did not know there was a "quite time" in the infield? all night long "sweet...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-22-2021, 06:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,185
Posted By ponytl
No it is not "money well spent" you have 3 wear...

No it is not "money well spent" you have 3 wear parts on an engine driven refrigeration (ac) system, the drive belt (yes replace it every few years it's cheap) you have the compressor clutch (could...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-22-2021, 06:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,185
Posted By ponytl
I have been servicing HVAC units for over 40...

I have been servicing HVAC units for over 40 years, and I can name 2 trusted AC techs, so the idea you have talked to one is pretty amazing, many oem manufacturers install a sealer at time of...
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-16-2021, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,075
Posted By ponytl
I remember seeig a bus like that was local it was...

I remember seeig a bus like that was local it was a "bloodmobile" had "lifeblood" on the sides same roofline ect... good luck on the glass search
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-15-2021, 01:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,185
Posted By ponytl
they make a sealer (advance auto parts has it) ...

they make a sealer (advance auto parts has it) but first check the Shrader valves for leaking, sometimes thats all it is... but the sealer has worked for me several times, I assume your system is...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-14-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By ponytl
you can see from the pic how much i cut off the...

you can see from the pic how much i cut off the original box 3 min with a 4" cut off wheel... I also cut off the L bottom and reused it, made the back solid... the top is still open tried to reuse...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-14-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By ponytl
more pics

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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-14-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By ponytl
2001 Newmar 4095 Flat mount TV flip down

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see how this works.. The box is now 6" shallower and 14" tall had t make a filler piece behind and top... total cost about $50 for the mount hinge & slide
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-14-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By ponytl
finally got my TV flat fold down mount built and...

finally got my TV flat fold down mount built and installed... don't try to do this alone... but it worked out... and i think it looks pretty nice, I used what i had and built it from a few...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-14-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By ponytl
propane is used worldwide as a refrigerant, ...

propane is used worldwide as a refrigerant, folks who worry and it being flammable with 12oz in a refrigerator are the same ones who stand over a 20lb cylinder with a fire on top of it... it is...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-10-2021, 06:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,652
Posted By ponytl
I use to paint my dump trucks with the same big...

I use to paint my dump trucks with the same big airless paint sprayer we painted buildings with, used an industrial enamel for harsh chemical environments (thinned) did them in the early evening...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-09-2021, 05:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,652
Posted By ponytl
I think the first thing i'd do is find out what...

I think the first thing i'd do is find out what the original paint was from Newmar, always nice to know what you are going over and is it ok to go over it with what you have planned? I would almost...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-07-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By ponytl
there are many screws.. I think 8-10 going up...

there are many screws.. I think 8-10 going up into the ceiling, and about the same # into each side into the adjoining cabinets without a good light hard to find them all... the last 2 i found were...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-07-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By ponytl
I will post pictures ... waiting on a couple...

I will post pictures ... waiting on a couple parts to confirm my measurements before i weld (you could use pop rivets or use self drilling screws). so far the only tools needed screw driver, 4"...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-06-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By ponytl
2001 4095 Mountain Aire TV & Android upgrades

This spartan chassis 2001 4095 Mountain Aire is new to me, 70k miles, for the most part well cared for 1 owner, I have removed the front center TV mount and in the process of shorting it to 14 1/2"...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-06-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By ponytl
I think it is 1" I just had to repair on the...

I think it is 1" I just had to repair on the side of the road the pressure line on my 2001 spartan 4095, it had rubbed/wore a hole in the line just forward to the trans where it makes the bend...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-05-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 51,830
Posted By ponytl
old thread I happened on...

I have also towed backwards (RWD small truck) that the steering locked straight, with zero issues, Having set up and designed race car suspensions and understanding the geometry involved... those...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-02-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By ponytl
look for or ask for "reusable" high pressure...

look for or ask for "reusable" high pressure fitting also called "field applied" sometimes it might work out where you get one reusable fitting for your existing hose... then get a small whip hose...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-31-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,330
Posted By ponytl
I saw it was a years old post... but since I had...

I saw it was a years old post... but since I had an issue with the 3/4" 2wire hyd hose back by the transmission on the exact same coach this past week.. it had rubbed a hole in the line where it was...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-30-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,330
Posted By ponytl
a few days ago I was on the side of the road...

a few days ago I was on the side of the road with the 3/4" 2 wire high pressure line about 4ft from the pump even with the transmission... it had rubbed against the frame on my spartan chassis 4095...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-30-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,330
Posted By ponytl
What you needed was a "field applied" or ...

What you needed was a "field applied" or "reuseable" high pressure fitting from parker Hannifin, you did not need the fitting press and all the extra work and money, a field applied fitting is...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-28-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By ponytl
Hydraulic power steering hose 40ft long repair Newmar

New here... Just did this on the side of the road 2001 4095 Mountain Air spartan chassis, did it on the way home from it's purchase... There is a 40ft+ 3/4" double wire high pressure line from...
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