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Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum Yesterday, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 67
Posted By Cousin Ed
Try unscrewing the air admittance valve. If it's...

Try unscrewing the air admittance valve. If it's not working the sink will drain right away. If it does drain you might have a clogged pipe.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-28-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,324
Posted By Cousin Ed
We use Blue Beacon Truck Wash when necessary. ...

We use Blue Beacon Truck Wash when necessary. Entegras have a nice paint job and we haven't discovered any issues from BB. They are quite reasonable and do a good job in just a few minutes. The...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-14-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,533
Posted By Cousin Ed
I forgot to include; if snow is a possibility I...

I forgot to include; if snow is a possibility I go: I/195 t0 I/95 to the TZ Bridge to I/287 to I/78 to I/81 to US 17 (near Winchester VA) to I/95. It's always flatter and warmer.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-14-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,533
Posted By Cousin Ed
If the weather is good : I/495 t0 I/90 to I/84 to...

If the weather is good : I/495 t0 I/90 to I/84 to I/81 to I/77 to I/26 to I/95 in SC. Been using this route for more than 30 years and it works for us.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 11-12-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By Cousin Ed
EZ-Pass is free from Massachusetts, you just keep...

EZ-Pass is free from Massachusetts, you just keep a balance on your account. Some others might fit you better but you have to research.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-12-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,602
Posted By Cousin Ed
All above gave you good advise. When I was in...

All above gave you good advise. When I was in Army truck driving school, I was taught "Go down the hill in the same gear you went up." Good advise I used 50 years later and when in doubt I use a...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-11-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By Cousin Ed
Atlantic Oaks is the place to stay for the Outer...

Atlantic Oaks is the place to stay for the Outer Cape. It's in Eastham about 46 miles from the "Bridge" (use both lanes going onto or off the Cape) There is a very high granite curb. If you camp a...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 11-08-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By Cousin Ed
Here on Cape Cod there are hiking and biking...

Here on Cape Cod there are hiking and biking trails, and a lot of "Pilgrim" stuff. If you are on the East coast you have to do a Whale Watch from Provincetown on the end of the Cape. In NY & CT...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-07-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 564
Posted By Cousin Ed
Tom Sawyer is right on the river with great views...

Tom Sawyer is right on the river with great views and towboats and barges are always going by. It's just a short drive to Memphis and worth it!
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-25-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,482
Posted By Cousin Ed
Slide incident

We were in Cabela's campground, Sidney, NE, put the slides out at "Ride Height" and stayed the night. Next day back to ride height; brought the slides in. All came in fine except the front DS...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 10-25-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,381
Posted By Cousin Ed
We just left Newport, OR on Monday and are now in...

We just left Newport, OR on Monday and are now in West Memphis, AK for a couple of days. I/84 to I/86 to I/80 to I/29 in Omaha, NE no problems. BUT... the day before we got to WY they had a small...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-25-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By Cousin Ed
We live on Cape Cod where it is about 1 1/2 miles...

We live on Cape Cod where it is about 1 1/2 miles wide (Cape Cod Bay to the West and the Atlantic to the East). The coach stays there uncovered and it also spends a month at Pacific Shores...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-16-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By Cousin Ed
Changing from 2011 Sierra to 2022 (limited) Silverado

My Sierra just needed to have the transfer case in neutral but the Silverado says to disconnect the negative battery cable. I think the GMs have been like this since the 2014 model. The 2022...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-13-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By Cousin Ed
A friend of mine painted the whole roof with a...

A friend of mine painted the whole roof with a two part epoxy with great results. I think he posted about on a Tiffin Facebook page.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-11-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By Cousin Ed
Slade our 80# GSD wears a harness which is...

Slade our 80# GSD wears a harness which is attached to a seatbelt. It's just long enough for him not to reach the dash in a sudden stop. He just lays between the seats, but can stand and look out.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-10-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,151
Posted By Cousin Ed
Next week I will be in Oregon for 6 weeks. Anyone...

Next week I will be in Oregon for 6 weeks. Anyone know if you can use the TSD card at the truck pumps in your RV? OR has PUC diesel prices for OTR truckers that really don't apply to RVers.

John,...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-09-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By Cousin Ed
If the Flex is AWD it might not be Dolly Towable...

If the Flex is AWD it might not be Dolly Towable only flat tow. You need to check on that!
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-06-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By Cousin Ed
Thanks, all sound workable, except that cleaning...

Thanks, all sound workable, except that cleaning lady deal; I know that one will NEVER work in this RV!!!!
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-06-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By Cousin Ed
Is there a trick to getting the window screens back in?

My title sort of covers it all. When I take the screens out to clean the windows they are a bunch of Bears to put back in. Sometimes I take hours and they still don't line up properly.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 10-03-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By Cousin Ed
We avoid I/95 like the plague! I/81 to I/77 to...

We avoid I/95 like the plague! I/81 to I/77 to I/26 to I/95 near Charleston, SC. VA has some climbs and descents, but nothing scary. Just before the NC border is a long steep descent; just start...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-03-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,009
Posted By Cousin Ed
We had gassers for 10 years; maybe the best thing...

We had gassers for 10 years; maybe the best thing about moving to a DP is fueling. I used to plan on 45 minutes to get gas; now it's 15 minutes at a truck stop.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-01-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By Cousin Ed
On a factory tour, we were told that everything...

On a factory tour, we were told that everything in a Winnebago can go through the door.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-26-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By Cousin Ed
The transmission is OK; the transfer case must...

The transmission is OK; the transfer case must have a neutral position!
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-12-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By Cousin Ed
26, 287 is a good route; yesterday did it to W....

26, 287 is a good route; yesterday did it to W. Yellowstone. The day before was Cheyenne to Riverton. Nice drive.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-05-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By Cousin Ed
At the Tampa show I spent a lot of time and the...

At the Tampa show I spent a lot of time and the Spartan booth; learning about my new chassis. They said DO NOT use the engine brake too much; the brakes are good for about 200,000 miles and need to...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-29-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 791
Posted By Cousin Ed
Remove microwave round glass pan when convection...

Remove microwave round glass pan when convection cooking.

Never heard of that! Why?
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 08-24-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By Cousin Ed
Where is the fuse for the engine cover? '17 Aspire

I get no reaction to the switch. The lifts were replaced a couple of years ago and usually work fine. I replaced the switch (a pain) nto too long ago. So I have two choices fuse or a connector....
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-17-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By Cousin Ed
I know I'm from Cape Cod but I have used that...

I know I'm from Cape Cod but I have used that road many times. I have driven it in gas and diesel class As. You have to pay attention, there are lots of turns & ups & downs but nothing scary. I...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-16-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By Cousin Ed
We try to get to Yellowstone every year around...

We try to get to Yellowstone every year around September 10-15. There are plenty of people but less that when schools are out. This year I would think it should be a smaller crowd without...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-16-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By Cousin Ed
This coach doesn't blow back but our Journey did...

This coach doesn't blow back but our Journey did as you describe. I loosened (not opened) the right tank cap and it relieved some of the problem, not all. Listen for the flow and slow it down.......
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-13-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By Cousin Ed
We have done 16/20 into Cody with both gassers...

We have done 16/20 into Cody with both gassers and diesels and it's a nice ride. I/90 to 191 is also a nice ride with less hills and curves. 16 is sort of neat with all the hairpins on the way down...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-10-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By Cousin Ed
Watch the weather; don't drive in the snow and...

Watch the weather; don't drive in the snow and get to I/10 asap!!!!
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-10-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Cousin Ed
We had a 2005 Winnebago with the W22 Chassis with...

We had a 2005 Winnebago with the W22 Chassis with which we towed a Colorado Crew across the USA 6 times and made winter trips to FL with a golf cart in the bed of the truck. We were close to our...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-07-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By Cousin Ed
I've been towing a Sierra crew for 10 years and a...

I've been towing a Sierra crew for 10 years and a Colorado before that, without any problems. A pickup is just too handy not to have.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-07-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By Cousin Ed
I/95 to I/495 to I/90 (Mass Pike toll about $3)...

I/95 to I/495 to I/90 (Mass Pike toll about $3) to I/84 (East bound only toll on Newburg-Beacon Bridge about $10) to I/81 to I/77 to I/26 to I/95.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-05-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By Cousin Ed
An auto parts store (NAPA etc.) will have...

An auto parts store (NAPA etc.) will have replacements.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-27-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By Cousin Ed
Bridgestone tires

It's getting to be "tire time" for our Aspire, 315/80/22.5 Front & 295/80/22.5 Rears. I'm waiting for the FMCA quote but, locally Michelins are $8950+ and Bridgestone are $4900 plus valve stems. ...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 07-27-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By Cousin Ed
Everything said above; but it's really a great...

Everything said above; but it's really a great ride. The speed limit is low so you can enjoy the sights and animals as you drive.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-26-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By Cousin Ed
Have somebody sit in the toad and try it at...

Have somebody sit in the toad and try it at parking lot speed. We have been using the Brake Buddy for 20 years, with one repair.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-25-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By Cousin Ed
My Sierra 1500 Crew weighs 5400 pounds.

My Sierra 1500 Crew weighs 5400 pounds.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-22-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By Cousin Ed
If one is on and you flip the other it will turn...

If one is on and you flip the other it will turn the pump off. It's just so you have control at either location.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-21-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,087
Posted By Cousin Ed
Lake Magic, Tropical Palms, Kissimmee KOA are all...

Lake Magic, Tropical Palms, Kissimmee KOA are all decent, but you won't care for their prices either. Ft. Wilderness is expensive but there is nothing comparable to it. We have been cutting back the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-19-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By Cousin Ed
I wanted to change to a larger front tire. ...

I wanted to change to a larger front tire. Entegra didn't know and had me call Spartan who knew right away that I couldn't. Call Spartan.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-18-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By Cousin Ed
I currently carry my cart in our Sierra Crew,...

I currently carry my cart in our Sierra Crew, before that I used a Colorado Crew and I know my cart (Club Car Precedent) will fit in a Gladiator bed. I made a 3/4" plywood "bed floor" which is...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-18-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 586
Posted By Cousin Ed
Maybe it's too simple but Winnie's want the...

Maybe it's too simple but Winnie's want the engine running when moving the slides.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-13-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 811
Posted By Cousin Ed
My thoughts are, if someone wants your gas, they...

My thoughts are, if someone wants your gas, they are going to get it. Thieves have punched holes in tanks because it was easier than getting the locked cap off.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-09-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,030
Posted By Cousin Ed
As a retired NYSP Trooper, no. Police can not...

As a retired NYSP Trooper, no. Police can not enforce another state's laws.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 07-08-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By Cousin Ed
Never did it with a trailer but have a few times...

Never did it with a trailer but have a few times with both gas and diesel motor homes. There are lots of twists and turns and ups and downs but it really is a nice ride.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-07-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Cousin Ed
We have been towing with gassers and DPs for 20+...

We have been towing with gassers and DPs for 20+ years and over 200,000 miles, with no added protection. We have not experienced any damage to our toads.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 07-05-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By Cousin Ed
I always find I have to drive through Vegas at...

I always find I have to drive through Vegas at rush hour and it's a pain after driving all day but it's just a matter of finding a good truck driver to follow and it's over in a half hour.
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