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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-20-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,107
Posted By Jinxtv
Wow, this is great advice. I bought it last year...

Wow, this is great advice. I bought it last year and am not that attached, but it would be easy to spend way more than I paid for it get some stuff worked on, getting new tires (the current ones look...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-20-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,107
Posted By Jinxtv
How can I increase the value/saleability of my older Class A?

I have a 1992 Bounder, class A (gas) that I full-time in and I would like to upgrade to a somewhat newer, class A diesel in about six months.

My Bounder has so much work that could be done on it,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-04-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By Jinxtv
FWIW, it's not a diesel.

FWIW, it's not a diesel.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-04-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By Jinxtv
F Jones Mobile Diesel Repair says he can't do it,...

F Jones Mobile Diesel Repair says he can't do it, either. :sad:

No idea what to do.
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 09-03-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By Jinxtv
Oh wow, I was going to book Emerald Cove Resort...

Oh wow, I was going to book Emerald Cove Resort in Earp second week of November...Quartzsite is only an hour north of there! I hope I can find you there in November!
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 09-03-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By Jinxtv
I'm in Tahoe, kind of near northern Nevada but...

I'm in Tahoe, kind of near northern Nevada but probably on the other side.

I will have to research Quartzsite. Does that require boondocking? That's not something I've tried to do yet and I do...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 09-03-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By Jinxtv
I haven't decided yet. I can go anywhere. :D I'm...

I haven't decided yet. I can go anywhere. :D I'm just looking for good weather!
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 09-03-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By Jinxtv
Where to find someone who can cut a cat door in the side of my steps?

Hi, so I am full-timing with 3 cats in my 34 foot '92 Bounder Class A and like most cat owners I want a place to put the litter pan that is good for both me and the cats.

I was thinking it would...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By Jinxtv
My understanding is that it's a P37 in the front...

My understanding is that it's a P37 in the front and Ford F450 in the back.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By Jinxtv
That's a good question. When I left Snowflower RV...

That's a good question. When I left Snowflower RV Resort, the very first thing I had to do to get out of the campsite was go up a really steep incline and then down a long, steep decline in the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By Jinxtv
Thanks, I think that must be the same as "F Jones...

Thanks, I think that must be the same as "F Jones Mobile Diesel Repair" on Google Maps. I can try and call or ride my ebike out there in the morning!

Otherwise, do you think it would make sense to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By Jinxtv
I haven't been able to find anyone mobile that...

I haven't been able to find anyone mobile that works on the vehicle part of it, only the "in house" part, and it seems like the few places in South Lake Tahoe feel it's too old for them to work on...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By Jinxtv
Transmission slipping and brakes seem soft, what to do in South Lake Tahoe

Hey! I drive a' 92 Bounder. I'm in California and recently came from Emigrant Gap to South Lake Tahoe, a route which had a lot of elevation changes and I found that suddenly my transmission seemed to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-23-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Jinxtv
Thank you. Just knowing that the seats SHOULD...

Thank you. Just knowing that the seats SHOULD rotate was very helpful and today when I got a chance I tried and was able to rotate the passenger's seat! The lever was one of two on the left side of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-21-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Jinxtv
Thanks for all the info. I will definitely check...

Thanks for all the info. I will definitely check out the blog since I have a whole list of issues!

How do I rotate the chair? Does this mean picking it up off the base to give it a turn or should...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-21-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Jinxtv
Question How to secure my spin bike?

Hi! I have a 1992 Bounder and just got a spin bike which I've put behind the passenger's seat. I have no idea what the best way might be to secure it while traveling. Any advice/suggestions??
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-06-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 933
Posted By Jinxtv
Thanks for the advice! As others pointed out,...

Thanks for the advice! As others pointed out, with a '92 Bounder I do have a ladder mounted on the back so I can clamber up to the roof if needed. I didn't think to mention that before.

I decided...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-28-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,649
Posted By Jinxtv
I had an experience, at the end of last year,...

I had an experience, at the end of last year, where my neighbors at an RV resort had parked their truck parallel to their spot at the end, sticking partially into the road. They were really close to...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-26-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,066
Posted By Jinxtv
I think you should apologize for threatening to...

I think you should apologize for threatening to break the lock. Not saying if it were to happen again and you couldn't get the key that you shouldn't actually break the lock. Of course if your loved...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-26-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 933
Posted By Jinxtv
I'm curious why it's important to have something...

I'm curious why it's important to have something a couple feet taller than the coach. I was thinking if the ladder was maybe 5 or 6 feet tall it would allow you to reach the top of the coach and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-26-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 933
Posted By Jinxtv
Question What type and height ladder do you recommend?

Which ladder should I get to take with me in/on my 1992 Fleetwood Bounder?

I was searching for some info on this but I was overwhelmed with irrelevant results, so sorry if this has been discussed...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-20-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
Oh, something I forgot to mention: the mechanics...

Oh, something I forgot to mention: the mechanics said I had a Ford F450 back end. At least that's what it came up as when they found a match for the broken yoke. Does that seem normal?

The...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-19-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
Yes, it's true. Thanks Mark. I got on the road...

Yes, it's true. Thanks Mark. I got on the road and made it to Santa Maria and then the next day to San Benito TT but I have no phone service here and Internet is not very good either, which is why I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-08-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
Thank you for coming out. Even just having...

Thank you for coming out. Even just having someone to talk to in person was nice. I feel a real sense of community here on these forums, but meeting a kind, helpful stranger in person I feel it even...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-08-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
Okay update...the part (yoke) came Saturday and...

Okay update...the part (yoke) came Saturday and my mechanic came out to install it this morning. They took the drive shaft last week to work on. The damaged yoke was harder to remove because a bolt...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-03-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
No, not in the six months the OP has had it,...

No, not in the six months the OP has had it, although it's 28 years old so probably at some point somebody greased it.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-03-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
Yeah, I was thinking about something like that,...

Yeah, I was thinking about something like that, or like buying them both on eBay BUT if one arrived and I got it installed then I would want to leave, not wait around for a second one to show up....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-03-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
Well, here is the latest update from my mechanic:...

Well, here is the latest update from my mechanic:

"Ok just got back from junk yard, looked at several yokes and they are all smaller than the one you need, your is 4.11 across the caps and has...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-02-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
from what you are saying, it sounds like maybe I...

from what you are saying, it sounds like maybe I should just let him go to the junkyard and do his job. I do not want to annoy the person fixing my rig that obviously knows more than I do and is the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-02-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
Okay, these links are very exciting. I want to...

Okay, these links are very exciting. I want to get back on the road asap, partly because a big heatwave is starting in this area. I gave my mechanic the links and he said:

"I'm going to the junk...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-02-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
It sounds like that actually is the part he's...

It sounds like that actually is the part he's looking for, but he says nobody has it.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-02-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
92 Bounder. Not sure about a specific model.

92 Bounder. Not sure about a specific model.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-02-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
I am now a little worried about how long it might...

I am now a little worried about how long it might take! The mechanic confirmed it's a workhorse chassis and said it may take "some time" to find the part. What happens if the part is discontinued? Do...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-01-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
Update: the mechanic came out to take a look and...

Update: the mechanic came out to take a look and he said the yoke broke & it may take a few (several or ???) days to get the part.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-01-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
I made it to Lancaster Elks last night about...

I made it to Lancaster Elks last night about 10pm, disturbing the whole neighborhood with the giant tow truck putting me down into a hookup spot.

Today I found a mobile deisel repair who said he...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-31-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
I am pretty sure it's a Chevy.

I am pretty sure it's a Chevy.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-31-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
Yes, I'm on Avenue S in Palmdale. I am not sure...

Yes, I'm on Avenue S in Palmdale. I am not sure how to PM on this site, maybe I am overlooking a little icon. I was going to stay at the Elks in either Palmdale or Lancaster. It's a weird time to be...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-31-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
I am thinking I will have them tow me to the...

I am thinking I will have them tow me to the Lancaster Elks, so I will hopefully have a place to plug in. It's actually in the same general area as the towing company, so if they have to tow me...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-31-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
...I don't have any chocks.

...I don't have any chocks.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-31-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
Yeah, Friday might be even worse. Maybe on a...

Yeah, Friday might be even worse. Maybe on a weekend with a Monday holiday!

Actually, they said they charge by the hour and so they would charge to tow me there and then charge separately to tow...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-31-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
:laugh: I am just getting a busy signal, and...

:laugh: I am just getting a busy signal, and tried several times.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-31-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
:blink: :eek:

:blink: :eek:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-31-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
Do you not see it because of the angle of the...

Do you not see it because of the angle of the picture? I could take more pics, although not thrilled to hear about ten more things that might need to be done!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-31-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
I have at least 3 hours before a tow truck comes...

I have at least 3 hours before a tow truck comes to figure out where they should take me. They offered to take me to their location and then tow me again tomorrow when I find a place that's open, but...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-31-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
Zerks! I'm just always learning new words.

Zerks! I'm just always learning new words.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-31-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
I think that was a fax machine.

I think that was a fax machine.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-31-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
I don't have an auto club, or a car. The...

I don't have an auto club, or a car.

The only tow place I managed to get on the phone wanted to know where I wanted it towed to. I don't think it's the same person who would be driving the tow...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-31-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
An excellent question. Definitely not in the last...

An excellent question. Definitely not in the last six months. Is that something one would normally do themselves or take in somewhere?


Also, I am a bit flummoxed about having it towed to a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-31-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
Well, this is an embarrassing question, but when...

Well, this is an embarrassing question, but when I drive it I have had vibration sort of off and on every time. Do you think that's why? I think this is the ninth time I've driven it since I got it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-31-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,714
Posted By Jinxtv
Easy fix, that is music to my ears. Because today...

Easy fix, that is music to my ears. Because today is Sunday, I am having a tough time finding anything open. Do you think if I find a place to tow me to an Elks Lodge (where I was headed) that I...
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