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Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-18-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,073
Posted By Avalondanes
I wash mine 4-5 times a year and wax spring and...

I wash mine 4-5 times a year and wax spring and fall. Do not have a problem with clear coat so far.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-30-2010, 06:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,962
Posted By Avalondanes
We use the Virgin mobile MiFi hotspot. It is the...

We use the Virgin mobile MiFi hotspot. It is the same as the Verizon MiFi except you get unlimited access for $40 per month, no contract. Runs on Sprint 3g network and roams on Verizon 3g. Just got...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 09-26-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,561
Posted By Avalondanes
I installed the Aero 5050XL on my C9 last year. I...

I installed the Aero 5050XL on my C9 last year. I have seen MPG up .5 mpg and power up slightly on flat land, more on steep grades (5-7 % grades, seat of pants feel). I feel it was worth the money...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-16-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 873
Posted By Avalondanes
Charlotte,NC to Warwick, Ri.

Anyone travel up I-77 to I-81 and know the bestway to cross over to Warwick,Ri with out going through NY city with a class A?

Richard
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-14-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,499
Posted By Avalondanes
Steve, The issue with the steps may not have...

Steve,
The issue with the steps may not have shown itself at the dealer PDI, things do happen. Pulling the pin and fasten it up was so you could travel as you were too far from them to bring it back...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 06-10-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,931
Posted By Avalondanes
Silvester !! That is great ! Richard

Silvester !! That is great !

Richard
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 05-28-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,086
Posted By Avalondanes
Markpj23, Post the info, I have a C9 engine,...

Markpj23,
Post the info, I have a C9 engine, but did not get the news letter. I would like to see the info on my engine.

Richard
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-10-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,966
Posted By Avalondanes
I take it that you are hooked up to "city water...

I take it that you are hooked up to "city water connection". What I would do is put 4 oz of clorox in the holding tank through the gravity fill, add some water and run that through the system and all...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 05-01-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,357
Posted By Avalondanes
You wire a normal 240V 50A double pole breaker...

You wire a normal 240V 50A double pole breaker recepticle.

Richard
Forum: Renegade Motorhome Owner's Forum 04-01-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,543
Posted By Avalondanes
I show Danes, Swissie, and Pointers mostly. A few...

I show Danes, Swissie, and Pointers mostly. A few others now and then.
Forum: Renegade Motorhome Owner's Forum 04-01-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,543
Posted By Avalondanes
Nice Rig !! What breeds do you show? Richard

Nice Rig !! What breeds do you show?

Richard
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-29-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,193
Posted By Avalondanes
Crooks !!! Richard

Crooks !!!

Richard
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 03-26-2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,527
Posted By Avalondanes
Good one Mike !! Richard

Good one Mike !!

Richard
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-23-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,869
Posted By Avalondanes
Sounds like maybe the slack adjusters. How many...

Sounds like maybe the slack adjusters. How many miles on rig? Which chassis?


Richard
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 03-23-2010, 06:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 21,499
Posted By Avalondanes
Gripper, Sullivans has that latch, now made by...

Gripper,
Sullivans has that latch, now made by atwood, exact same latch. I just got one for under $40. Try their e-bay listing or call them.

Richard
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 03-21-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,681
Posted By Avalondanes
RCtime, Most Cat dealers will hook up to your...

RCtime,
Most Cat dealers will hook up to your ECM and give you a print out for free, it tells you all the existing paramenters and any codes, hours, etc. They will tell you how many updates there...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-18-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,687
Posted By Avalondanes
Billsmax, The Salisbury location is new, have...

Billsmax,
The Salisbury location is new, have not had any work done there. The Winston-Salem (Rural Hall) location is where I go for the less expensive LP they have on promo for RV's only ($.99 per...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 03-14-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,198
Posted By Avalondanes
The "solar" panel only charges the engine...

The "solar" panel only charges the engine battery, trickle charge if battery is good. It will not bring up a bad battery. If your battery is dead after 1-2 days you need to have them load tested.
...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-25-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,751
Posted By Avalondanes
Number 2. I would like more room, so I have been...

Number 2. I would like more room, so I have been looking. I can say the '10 and '11's do not do it for me so far. I have seen some '08 or '09's that are still "new" that I may want, if the price is...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-25-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,875
Posted By Avalondanes
Go with the Spartan. I will not buy any DP with...

Go with the Spartan. I will not buy any DP with out a Spartan under it. The chassis is the best as far as I can tell, no twist, flex, handling is great on highway. I sometimes have to turn around or...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 02-07-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,790
Posted By Avalondanes
I am on my 3rd Fleetwood. The first 2 were gas...

I am on my 3rd Fleetwood. The first 2 were gas coaches. The one I have now is a Revolution. I have been happy with all my Fleetwood coaches. I had a Gulfstream and a Coachman before and had problems...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 02-04-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,740
Posted By Avalondanes
Congratulations on your new coach. Looks great,...

Congratulations on your new coach. Looks great, have fun!

Richard
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-27-2010, 05:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,037
Posted By Avalondanes
I agree with AZ, you should find a hyd. shop....

I agree with AZ, you should find a hyd. shop. They can match up the seals, and if need be re -chrome the shafts. This is a lot cheaper that any RV shop or total replacement. I work with hyd. cyls....
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-25-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,180
Posted By Avalondanes
Try Sullivan RV. Their website is...

Try Sullivan RV. Their website is www.rvpartstore.com (https://www.rvpartstore.com)
I have bought a lot of Fleetwood parts from them over the years, they are also on e-bay.

Richard
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 01-24-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,572
Posted By Avalondanes
Your mileage may vary with weight/length of...

Your mileage may vary with weight/length of motorhome and how you drive/average speed, mountains,flatland, etc.
More info about your RV would help.

Richard
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-24-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,716
Posted By Avalondanes
Hey Jim, Since you only "watch" tv for the...

Hey Jim,
Since you only "watch" tv for the audio I have a great Toshiba tube 27" tv that has a green tint to everything I will trade you for your oldest LCD, since they only last about 2 years....
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 01-24-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,146
Posted By Avalondanes
MFortie, Unplug the harness from the genset to...

MFortie,
Unplug the harness from the genset to remotes. Start the genset with the start switch on the genset. Try and use the same switch to stop the genset. The breakers will not stop the genset...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-24-2010, 07:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,716
Posted By Avalondanes
My old Rv, a 2005 Pace Arrow had a 27" CRT in...

My old Rv, a 2005 Pace Arrow had a 27" CRT in front overhead. I removed the front trim and measured the box. A LG 32" LCD with bottom speakers would fit.I cut some 1/2" plywood to make a spacer, used...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-13-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,136
Posted By Avalondanes
You do know that American Coach is all Spartan...

You do know that American Coach is all Spartan chassis, and Fleetwood just dumped FL for Spartan chassis under all their DP's starting with 2010?

Richard
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-12-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,094
Posted By Avalondanes
I went on Sunday, very slow. Lots of TT's, a few...

I went on Sunday, very slow. Lots of TT's, a few class A's. Some deals were there if you wanted a new 08 or 09.

Richard
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-12-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,088
Posted By Avalondanes
As posted, do not by-pass the mixing valve. You...

As posted, do not by-pass the mixing valve. You will have water that is way too hot. The mixing valve has a red or black plastic "knob" on it. In the center is a allen head screw, remove the screw...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-05-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 42,923
Posted By Avalondanes
Johnw, If you raised the coach, that means...

Johnw,
If you raised the coach, that means that the fuse is not blown, you have power to the control board. You can try the ways others have posted, release the park brake etc. The solenoids should...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-04-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 42,923
Posted By Avalondanes
Try this...

Try this link:https://www.powergearus.com/documents/PG_Service_Manual.pdf
They still have tech info on there web site.

Richard
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-03-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 42,923
Posted By Avalondanes
Need more info. What jacks do you have, HWH,Power...

Need more info. What jacks do you have, HWH,Power Gear....hyd or electric?

Richard
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 12-16-2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,410
Posted By Avalondanes
Congrats on the new to you rig. The 4 slides...

Congrats on the new to you rig. The 4 slides really makes a differance. We moved up from a 2005 Pace Arrow 37C 3 slide. What a change, 2 couches and ample room.

Richard
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-14-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,042
Posted By Avalondanes
Directdrive, mine is silver and black, no paint...

Directdrive, mine is silver and black, no paint issues. I wax 2 times a year and wash every 3 months or so. I do have a aftermarket muffler, maybe more power.....mileage went up .3 to .5 per gal. I...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-14-2009, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,042
Posted By Avalondanes
Directdrive, I have a '06 Revolution with a '05...

Directdrive,
I have a '06 Revolution with a '05 Cat C9 400 hp engine. It is the 4 slide "L" floorplan. We love it ! The Spartan chassis is great, no twist or flex. Ride is better than most dp's . It...
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 12-12-2009, 07:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,970
Posted By Avalondanes
I don't know about Vegas, but around here 5gal is...

I don't know about Vegas, but around here 5gal is 20 qts.......just saying

Richard
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-07-2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,560
Posted By Avalondanes
BobRay, Another thing to look at, I have seen...

BobRay,
Another thing to look at, I have seen this several times, the support tube that is at the outermost front passenger side. You can see it from the passenger wheel well if you turn the wheels...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 10-27-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,570
Posted By Avalondanes
Quickrick, Are you sure the 2005 Revolution has...

Quickrick,
Are you sure the 2005 Revolution has a c7 engine? It should have a C9 350 or 400 hp with 1100 torque.

Richard
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-26-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,018
Posted By Avalondanes
Ninos, There will not be a problem with parts...

Ninos,
There will not be a problem with parts for Cat engines. They will still be in off road equipment (dump trucks, loaders, etc) They just elected to not spend the money to keep up with EPA...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-24-2009, 10:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,776
Posted By Avalondanes
I sold my 2005 Pace Arrow last year for $98,000...

I sold my 2005 Pace Arrow last year for $98,000 with just over 57,000 mi. I do not think $65,000 is a bad deal. IMHO, the 37C is the best floor plan, with a WH chassis and 8.1 L Vortec. I did not...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-24-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,053
Posted By Avalondanes
I shop CW for things that they carry in stock,...

I shop CW for things that they carry in stock, small items like Tp, holding tank chems, bulbs, etc. Items that will have to be ordered I use the Net as I usually get a better deal ( another frugal...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 10-20-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 235,637
Posted By Avalondanes
mom2mastiffs, Thank you, yes we breed and show...

mom2mastiffs,
Thank you, yes we breed and show Danes and Pointers. We put hunting titles on our Pointers also. Our WB at nats also got one leg of her JH at the national.

Richard
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 10-03-2009, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,572
Posted By Avalondanes
I think the back up alarm is triggered by a...

I think the back up alarm is triggered by a pressure switch on the tranny. Possible that the switch is becoming defective and is triggered by a lower pressure. Will it work in reverse and come on in...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 10-01-2009, 05:47 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 235,637
Posted By Avalondanes
Here are some pictures from American Pointer...

Here are some pictures from American Pointer Nationals at Purina Farms. Thanks MM for the tips
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 09-29-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 235,637
Posted By Avalondanes
MM, I will post some pictures after I find the...

MM, I will post some pictures after I find the camera, had to pack up the rig in the rain on Sat. after Breed. It should only take a week to get the show pics ( I hope )

We won the Futurity with...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 09-28-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 235,637
Posted By Avalondanes
Just got home from Purina Farms in Gray...

Just got home from Purina Farms in Gray Summit,MO. Last week was the American Pointer Nationals. We were lucky enough to have the Best in Futurity winner, Breeder of Best in Futurity, Best...
Forum: New Member Check-In 09-18-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By Avalondanes
ChuckandBarb, My last 2 coaches came from Tom...

ChuckandBarb,
My last 2 coaches came from Tom Johnson. The Concord store just opened back up the service center, it had been moved up to Marion at the main store when the sales market went south. I...
Forum: New Member Check-In 09-18-2009, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By Avalondanes
Welcome to IRV2. I am sure you will find lots...

Welcome to IRV2.
I am sure you will find lots of info here. You may want to add the make/mod of coach, toad, and any other info to your sig line so people that read your post can have more info to...
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