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Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 06-26-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,391
Posted By 8Birds
gctexas, I agree with some of the forgoing and...

gctexas, I agree with some of the forgoing and disagree some comments. I found a bulk battery supplier back 4-5 years ago who shipped a palette of four Lifeline sealed batteries. I engaged a...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 04-12-2020, 01:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By 8Birds
Mr Stewart, you’re right about why recessed...

Mr Stewart, you’re right about why recessed panels are normally dry fit, but in your case you have few options. Consider this fix.

Remove the door. Go to a hobby shop and get a bottle of THIN CA,...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 08-08-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By 8Birds
Tracy, you'll need to aim your lights. If your...

Tracy, you'll need to aim your lights. If your lights are like mine, there are 1-2 small bubble levelers in each light. Move your coach to a place that's truly level and facing a wall. You'll quickly...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 08-08-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By 8Birds
Mantique, I replaced my front TV with a TCL smart...

Mantique, I replaced my front TV with a TCL smart TV last year. Perfect fit. See my older post about this.
There is no way for the TV to connect to the home theatre and most of the older...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 07-16-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,915
Posted By 8Birds
Re: HWH

I'm happy that some of you found satisfaction with HWH. I certainly did not. The very idea that there is no HWH independent electronics service contractor in the US ought to tell all that HWH is far...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 07-14-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,915
Posted By 8Birds
Chris, this may come as a bit of a...

Chris, this may come as a bit of a disappointment. HWH is in it for the money and isn't customer friendly. One front slide on my '05 CC wouldn't retract and I was forced to replace THE ENTIRE...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-15-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By 8Birds
Thanks Ray. Called GS and they said their new...

Thanks Ray. Called GS and they said their new trip planner would be up in 24-48 hrs. Hope you're wrong about your dates, but I'm never surprised at what GS says or does.

As to the campgrounds,...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-14-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By 8Birds
Exclamation Next winter in Florida... ?

Ahoy Fulltimers. 8Birds here.

Want to get a jump on finding a place to scout for next winter as we return to the Smokeys from Tampa.

Looking for a place to perch in a good, friendly, RV park...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 12-23-2018, 03:05 AM
Replies: 5
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Views: 650
Posted By 8Birds
On my 05 Allure 470, the Wabco's located in left...

On my 05 Allure 470, the Wabco's located in left front stg bay and marked “Wabco.” Go to their website and you'll see instructions how to press a lever to observe and count the light blinks on the...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-04-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By 8Birds
OK Folks. The dust has settled on my AV redo,...

OK Folks. The dust has settled on my AV redo, here’s what I've done for a grand.
▪️INTERNET...New Arris modem above steps next to awning cabinet. Next, 3TB Apple airport (had), same cab. In...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 09-27-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By 8Birds
TVs OK. Added AppleTV to both, so I have smart...

TVs OK. Added AppleTV to both, so I have smart TVs for $300. Am down to a switcher, 2 Dish boxes, 1 Apple TV box, digital TV box & DVR player, Pepwave WiFi extender in rack. Have modem and 3TB Apple...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 09-25-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By 8Birds
HELP>AV System redo...a good idea or not?

Hi Country Coachers. I have a problem and am reaching out to my universe for help.

My '05 CC Allure 470 has had so many people working behind the component rack that few things work. The area...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 02-10-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,298
Posted By 8Birds
Hello W...wintering in OR. Have what you have...

Hello W...wintering in OR. Have what you have almost exactly. Running heating most of the time. Use the electric only cycle during day when temps are in 40s, 50s and 75° maintained inside. Use diesel...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 02-10-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,298
Posted By 8Birds
Agree with smlranger. In Low 40s high 30s we get...

Agree with smlranger. In Low 40s high 30s we get along fine using the H-H electric only. We use the diesel boiler for low temps. The coach stays comfortable inside with few cold spots. Bays stay...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 02-10-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,051
Posted By 8Birds
Radiator and charge air cooler replacement

Hi Gang. Up in Junction City getting some work done at Kevin Waite’s shop. Kevin says that I should consider replacing the radiator and charge air cooler. It's a mater of time.

My radiator, charge...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 12-11-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By 8Birds
For PTO

Go to Cummins (assuming this is your diesel). Ask the SM to have the mechanic show you how to check the PTO annually. This is an easy check, 20 mins MOL. Alternatively, get the PTO checked with your...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-07-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By 8Birds
Here's Some Good News

In April I ordered 2 Optima 34, 800 cca start batteries from Amazon. This week at least one battery failed and drags the bank down. I checked around for Optima help since they're 5-year batteries,...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 12-05-2017, 04:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By 8Birds
Second Josams in Orlando. Stay far, far away from...

Second Josams in Orlando. Stay far, far away from Fountain RV in Lakeland.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 09-20-2017, 04:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By 8Birds
[B]Low Water Pressure....[/B]

Thanks for the help & ideas. Tested WP at hose Bibb...82 psi by pressure meter. Replaced the hose/pressure reducer fitting w/OEM rated at 70 psi...little change in pressure. Took off o/s taste/odor...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 09-16-2017, 02:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By 8Birds
Low water pressure always

Full time a '05 CC Allure 470 w/ same low WP in both house and public water modes. K sink spray barely functions. Same with shower. Owned bus 2 yrs and its getting worse...slowly. Found no W filter...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 05-26-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 876
Posted By 8Birds
Slide-outs Won't Extend

Hope this helps someone out there.

My slide-outs woundln't extend. The ready lights were not lighted. Found that the "excessive slope" light on the leveling system was on which locks out the...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 05-08-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,306
Posted By 8Birds
WHat tires to buy??

Just replaced old Michelins with 295/80/R22.5 Toyo M144s. Like the ride, love the price. Used glass beads for balance.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 05-08-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By 8Birds
Dash a/c filter-dier location?

HELP. Trying to hit the road by May 13th. Have a CC Allure 470. Replacing dash-air A/C compressor and need to change receiver-filter-drier … but can't find the little mother(s) anywhere. Looked...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 04-24-2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 782
Posted By 8Birds
Allure 470 Chassis A/C compressor

Good info for 2005+ Allure 470's follows. The clutch on my OEM Omega 20-46333-HP compressor failed. An identical new compressor costs $162.82 from Virtual-AC...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 04-22-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 962
Posted By 8Birds
A few warts.....

Thanks 37driver for the wonderful answers. The home switch turned on the front speakers. What a great thing this is! Hope the filter is where yours is, looking for it this pm. Pls send me a private...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 04-12-2016, 04:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 962
Posted By 8Birds
A few small warts...

Following my failed Beaver-battery fiasco purchase that aired here, we are wrapping out arms around an '05 CC Allure 470 Siskiyou Summit with 89,000 miles of experience. Upon close inspection we have...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 04-08-2016, 02:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,213
Posted By 8Birds
Yes, new Country Coach have it, but server is...

Yes, new Country Coach have it, but server is down for a while.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 04-05-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,213
Posted By 8Birds
Build Sheet

Where would I find a build sheet for my 2005 Allure 470 Siskiyou Summit, #31177?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-02-2016, 02:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,063
Posted By 8Birds
Hello, Dean, just wrapping my arms around a...

Hello, Dean, just wrapping my arms around a new/old CC Allure 470, #31177. Just got it in NC, on way to FL discovered the chassis A/C compressor is history. Would a chassis shop (like Cummins) do...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-23-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,131
Posted By 8Birds
House batteries wired wrong

This is an update my last post.

Summarizing the events: Agreed to but a 2002 Beaver 42 from seller Al Thompson in GA. Paid a $1,000 deposit, arranged financing, excited and ready to close....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-10-2016, 12:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,670
Posted By 8Birds
CLOSING THIS THREAD Thanks, folks, for your...

CLOSING THIS THREAD

Thanks, folks, for your thoughtful posts. In closing out this sad event I'd like to add a few comments.

First and foremost, I'm thankful for the seller's forthrightness in...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-08-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,670
Posted By 8Birds
Thanks, guys. There were 6-12v bats in series....

Thanks, guys. There were 6-12v bats in series. Doesn't that make 72v? There are solenoids, relays, inline fuses and more tha are my worry, not to mention the bus jockeys along the road with hands out...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-08-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,670
Posted By 8Birds
12v HOUSE BATTERIES WIRED WRONG

Help please, guys. Buying a 2002 Beaver 42. Owner to deliver March 18-20. Owner called today saying that he installed and switched on 6 new 12v batteries (instead of 6v deep cycle batteries) that...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-26-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,821
Posted By 8Birds
Country Coach PTO-Hydraulic pump failure

Hey Folks. Newcomer here. Investigating purchase of 2005 CC Allure 470 4-slide 400 Cummins 41,000 mi. During due diligence stumbled on the PTO mess about which there seems to be a lot of hoorah and...
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