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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-10-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 26,958
Posted By Bill1374
My Florida dealer has a storage lot behind the...

My Florida dealer has a storage lot behind the business, gulf coast north of Florida' at $30 a month. pay for the year and the 12th month is free/ Only downer is he has a waiting list and to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-07-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,132
Posted By Bill1374
Barry, before I sold my motorhome, I carried my...

Barry, before I sold my motorhome, I carried my Harleys on the back. It was a rear radiator Phaeton and used an Overbilt lift. I did not have any overheat problem but did get a lot of "road dust" on...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-05-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,652
Posted By Bill1374
Try the convection oven before you decide to get...

Try the convection oven before you decide to get rid of it. After I learned to cook with it, I really liked it. Having sold the MH, it's one of the things I miss.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-04-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,630
Posted By Bill1374
I had an Overbilt installed on my Phaeton....

I had an Overbilt installed on my Phaeton. Carreid either my Fatboy or Streetglide with no problem. It's also set up to tow a car behind. Was very happy with it.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-28-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 24,950
Posted By Bill1374
If you do the NY EZPass, you will need two...

If you do the NY EZPass, you will need two transponders. 1 will be for the RV alone and another for the RV with a toad behind.
I have gone to a trailer now and have 3, one for the truck alone, one...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-30-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,237
Posted By Bill1374
I have on Overbilt lift on my Phaeton and have...

I have on Overbilt lift on my Phaeton and have carried both my Street Glide and my Fatboy with out a problem. Plus I'm towing my SRX behind that. I have found that it's easier to load the bike if you...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-23-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,383
Posted By Bill1374
I have left the water heater on as a snowbird but...

I have left the water heater on as a snowbird but this year, I'm not certain. My witer park has indicated that we will be on metered electric now. I will have to see what electric cost is and make a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-29-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,194
Posted By Bill1374
Could be an Overbilt motorcycle lift. You may...

Could be an Overbilt motorcycle lift. You may find a power cord from the batteries to the back of the coach. Uses the two outer receivers for the lift and the center onewhen you drop the carrier off...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-13-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,978
Posted By Bill1374
I'm 75 and 3 years out. Did an annual psa on...

I'm 75 and 3 years out. Did an annual psa on Friday and expect the results to be 0.10 as the last three have been. I elected for directed beam radiation which was 34 days of radiation therapy. My...
Forum: Toy Haulers Discussion 04-29-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,320
Posted By Bill1374
Looked at K-Zs in Florida this winter. I think...

Looked at K-Zs in Florida this winter. I think Sportsman series with full front queen, reasonable size bath, cabinets/kitchen along side I the back with a folding couch and table. Set up for a single...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-22-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 16,429
Posted By Bill1374
I'm with Slaterdoc on this one. Spent 28 years in...

I'm with Slaterdoc on this one. Spent 28 years in the field and my spidey senses say this is not right. My guess too is a grow operation. Definitely a case of see/say here.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-01-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Bill1374
Not a good plan. I have an Overbilt carrier on...

Not a good plan. I have an Overbilt carrier on mine for my Harley, It requires that the original hitch be removed, new plates welded onto the frame, and a new 3 receiver carrier installed. The...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-19-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By Bill1374
I'm in Florida now, north of Tampa a bit. Last...

I'm in Florida now, north of Tampa a bit. Last two nights have been in the mid 20s and it looks like tonight is headed that way too. weather reports say "well below average". When there is only a...
Forum: Toy Haulers Discussion 01-15-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,879
Posted By Bill1374
Neighbor here has the bikerbar for his classic....

Neighbor here has the bikerbar for his classic. Loves it. No problems from upper Michigan to Florida and back.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-23-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,246
Posted By Bill1374
I have had coachnet since 2004 with usually good...

I have had coachnet since 2004 with usually good results. Had a couple of service events with very good results and one not so good. Coachnet itself has been very good but the problem I had was the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-21-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By Bill1374
Likely you have 2 furnaces, the vent you hear is...

Likely you have 2 furnaces, the vent you hear is the exhaust for the front furnace. The floor grates will be behind the seats and in the dash. The thermostat will be on a wall nearby. And yes, the...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-17-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,262
Posted By Bill1374
I used the Rampage lift when I had the tt. It...

I used the Rampage lift when I had the tt. It works great but I don't believe it will clear a ladder rack when you load as the bike goes up before it tips over to level.
I've switched to a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-05-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,452
Posted By Bill1374
I have a ladder on the coach for roof access. I...

I have a ladder on the coach for roof access. I do carry a standard 6 foot aluminum step ladder in the side compartment. It slides in nicely on top of my chairs and mat.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-24-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By Bill1374
Very likely that the pivot point on the steps...

Very likely that the pivot point on the steps have a bit of rust. Best results I have had was to remove the motor arm, hit all the pivot joints with either Kroil or PB Blaster. Manually move the...
Forum: RV Gourmet 08-18-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,412
Posted By Bill1374
strange how the wonderful aroma can cover a...

strange how the wonderful aroma can cover a wholesection of a campground in seconds.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-15-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,996
Posted By Bill1374
Don't use the windshield brush to wash the diesel...

Don't use the windshield brush to wash the diesel off. Theoil will get on the brush and raise havoc with the next guy that does his windshield.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-21-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By Bill1374
I don't understand it but mine has done it since...

I don't understand it but mine has done it since I have owned it. Must be that the computer treats the genny the same as the engine.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-06-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By Bill1374
That's what I have Coach Net for. Couldn't see...

That's what I have Coach Net for. Couldn't see buying a tire that is likely to age out before it got put to the ground.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-29-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By Bill1374
My 98 Dutch Star had the kitchen in a slide and...

My 98 Dutch Star had the kitchen in a slide and it never caused me a problem. I would keep track of the condition of the lines to the kitchen though.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-12-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,551
Posted By Bill1374
My diesel mechanic does not think much of the max...

My diesel mechanic does not think much of the max force engines.


Newmar and Tiffin both make good coaches.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-27-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,570
Posted By Bill1374
I'll be at Crystal River and thinking of a day...

I'll be at Crystal River and thinking of a day trip down.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-25-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By Bill1374
I.ve used Black's Tire for repairs before but not...

I.ve used Black's Tire for repairs before but not new tires. Was treated very well. They are on 17 just above Briarcliff.


I have used Blacks in Waterboro SC for new tires several years ago after...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-29-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 907
Posted By Bill1374
Second the Overbilt. Very good unit and easy to...

Second the Overbilt. Very good unit and easy to load up.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-17-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,446
Posted By Bill1374
I started with the Rampage lift in the back of my...

I started with the Rampage lift in the back of my truck which worked vey well with a travel trailer. Tried a toy hauler and was very unhappy with the living area but moving the bike was great. Went...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-28-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,611
Posted By Bill1374
Have a Rampage that I used in my truck and was...

Have a Rampage that I used in my truck and was very happy with the way it worked. I would still be using it but decided I wanted a comfortable car to ride in. I went with the Overbilt lift as the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-05-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,536
Views: 217,319
Posted By Bill1374
I'll be 74 in a couple of weeks. Running the 40...

I'll be 74 in a couple of weeks. Running the 40 foot Phaeton with an Overbilt lift on the back for my Harley Street Glide with the Caddy SRX tagging along.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-04-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,556
Posted By Bill1374
Try a body shop supply house. They can cross...

Try a body shop supply house. They can cross reference paint codes and get you the right color. As a last resort, they will have tooling to do a color match for you.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-03-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By Bill1374
If I remember right, the key for my 98 Dutch Star...

If I remember right, the key for my 98 Dutch Star was the infamous 751. And Afubar is right, the doors are tight so a bit of pressure against the bottom helps.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-16-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,371
Posted By Bill1374
Yep. On the way home from Florida this year. Lost...

Yep. On the way home from Florida this year. Lost the alternator in Brunswick Ga. and had a coachnet tow to Blackshear Ga. Good driver did a nice job, Service facility did OK and I was on the road a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-13-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,647
Posted By Bill1374
I bought mine last year, traded at a dealer. No...

I bought mine last year, traded at a dealer. No problems that weren't related to a 10 year old mh that had been used. Had to replace the water valve as it was leaking by and filling the fresh tank....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-13-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,903
Posted By Bill1374
I have the Overbilt electric lift on my Tiffin...

I have the Overbilt electric lift on my Tiffin and am quite happy with it. It went to Florida last year with a Road King and came home with a Street Glide. It handles the weight easily and no problem...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-10-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Posted By Bill1374
Call him and ask him to make the transfer at his...

Call him and ask him to make the transfer at his bank making sure that the bank will give you a lien release when you make the transfer. Not aproblem as long as you have that release I hand.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-10-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,334
Posted By Bill1374
I use a glass percolator that I got from my...

I use a glass percolator that I got from my mother which makes the thing over 60 years old, probably more than that. Makes great coffee but you must accept the fact that there will be grounds in the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-10-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By Bill1374
It will be one of two things, either the water...

It will be one of two things, either the water pump check valve of the water control valve. I had to replace both this winter as they were leaking and allowing the fresh water tank to fill and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-10-2016, 06:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,964
Posted By Bill1374
I've had several different grills but like the...

I've had several different grills but like the Weber the best. Currently using the small Q which does quite nicely for me.
Forum: Toy Haulers Discussion 04-28-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,225
Posted By Bill1374
Sounds like some heavy vehicles going in the...

Sounds like some heavy vehicles going in the garage. Make sure to check the weight capacity of the rig and the weight limit of the ramp.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-28-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By Bill1374
sounds like you've got some sealing to do. First,...

sounds like you've got some sealing to do. First, check all the penetrations on the roof, vents pipes and all. You will likely need to redo all with Dicor self leveling sealant. Next, on the windows,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-26-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 928
Posted By Bill1374
The Cats are no different. My 3126 gets 7.5 with...

The Cats are no different. My 3126 gets 7.5 with the Harley Streetglide on the Overbilt lift and the CAddy behind. The same as you, I generally travel just under 65 mph.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-26-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,281
Posted By Bill1374
Walking in the door to a light maple interior...

Walking in the door to a light maple interior which brightens the whole coach. Secondary find was the large shower with actual room to turn around.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-17-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By Bill1374
I'm very lucky. My daughters live nearby and the...

I'm very lucky. My daughters live nearby and the oldest volunteered to be the mail person. Each Friday she will gather my mail and send it to me c/o general delivery via a flat rate envelope of box...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-11-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,397
Posted By Bill1374
My 04 Phaeton has treated me very well as to be...

My 04 Phaeton has treated me very well as to be expected for a coach of that age. I did have to replace the water control valve as it leaked enough to fill the fresh water tank to overflow. After a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-05-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By Bill1374
Donaldson also makes good mufflers in many...

Donaldson also makes good mufflers in many different configuratioons.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-28-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,653
Posted By Bill1374
I'm running the Overbilt lift for my Road King...

I'm running the Overbilt lift for my Road King with excellent results. The manufacturer is located not to far from my home so I had the installation done there. Very neat and professional...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-24-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,998
Posted By Bill1374
Check for the drain hose extending outside the...

Check for the drain hose extending outside the compartment.
Second thought is that water line to the icemaker has frozen and split.
Good luck.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-21-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By Bill1374
Planning on it. I'm snowbirding on the gulf coast...

Planning on it. I'm snowbirding on the gulf coast till March, then over to Crescent City for the week and then meander my way north.
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