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Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-28-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By 530ktm
Go to Lowe's and buy some new lights that work...

Go to Lowe's and buy some new lights that work correctly is what I would do. I am not sure what you are trying to do or with what parts.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-28-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,324
Posted By 530ktm
I use a bucket of warm water and my sponge to get...

I use a bucket of warm water and my sponge to get the bugs off the front at the end of almost every trip, unless it is a bug free trip. If no rain and just some dust, I will use my Wash Wax All mop...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-26-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 799
Posted By 530ktm
I would not be too concerned over this. Almost...

I would not be too concerned over this. Almost every coach that comes solar ready is not worth much as the wires they use, etc. is not rated for much more than a little worthless panel and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-26-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,274
Posted By 530ktm
I use my equipment as much as possible and do not...

I use my equipment as much as possible and do not worry about things like what you are concerned with. There are so many more things out there polluting much more and using much more fuel than my...
Forum: Boondocking 11-25-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 29,964
Posted By 530ktm
We used to go out to this area for many years,...

We used to go out to this area for many years, way before all the red stakes started to show up. My buddy, who was killed in a head on while riding Hoffman Road through the lakebed area, has his...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-23-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By 530ktm
Will it be indoors or outdoors? Will it be in...

Will it be indoors or outdoors? Will it be in freezing weather or not? It makes a big difference. You should have a full tank of fuel and I store mine for 3 or 4 months and never have used anything...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-21-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,950
Posted By 530ktm
Wow!!! :eek:

Wow!!! :eek:
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 11-21-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By 530ktm
Enjoy the new rig. People on here want pictures...

Enjoy the new rig. People on here want pictures though. :thumb:
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-19-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 960
Posted By 530ktm
Strange, all my vehicles, motorcycles, jeeps,...

Strange, all my vehicles, motorcycles, jeeps, pickups and my coach all read pretty much spot on. The one thing that is never accurate is the fuel mileage range and mpg I am getting. It is always very...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-19-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,692
Posted By 530ktm
If you enjoy being comfortable when it is hot...

If you enjoy being comfortable when it is hot outside then the simple answer is no. I have had 28 foot coaches with one a/c unit and it was bad. I have had a 34 foot coach with two a/c units and it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-15-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,017
Posted By 530ktm
This thread is years old and you may get better...

This thread is years old and you may get better results in the technical section. You need to give some more information also such as year, model and whatever else you can give. I have no clue what a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-14-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,199
Posted By 530ktm
His post is well over a year old so he may not...

His post is well over a year old so he may not even be looking at this thread any longer.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-14-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By 530ktm
Nice work. Sometimes you just have to get...

Nice work. Sometimes you just have to get creative to fix things that the factory is not capable of doing in the first place. We have all had something like this in our RV lives. :thumb:
Forum: Just Conversation 11-14-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By 530ktm
Is It Just Me?

We all know what a problem our roads have with people texting, using their phone or some other form of distraction while driving a vehicle yet I see plenty of ads on tv gloating about their new hands...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-14-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 660
Posted By 530ktm
This is what I do and it works. However, I do...

This is what I do and it works. However, I do wash off all the bugs at the end of the day on the road and those things can be a pain if it was a buggy day. I also can see several places where rocks,...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-13-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By 530ktm
Using the diesel burner will burn hotter than...

Using the diesel burner will burn hotter than electric. Is the tank level filled correctly or is the level too high when it is cold? The level in the tank will change drastically from cold to hot...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 11-13-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By 530ktm
Nice coach. What exactly is key hopping, Florida?

Nice coach. What exactly is key hopping, Florida?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-12-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,520
Posted By 530ktm
To me it all depends on speed. Most of the time...

To me it all depends on speed. Most of the time when being passed by a big rig they are going so fast that there is no need to signal them as they already have a large distance between us. If on a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-12-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 602
Posted By 530ktm
You should not have any problems doing so other...

You should not have any problems doing so other than using all the propane in your coach. Can't you just go out and buy a couple of smaller tanks and use those instead of going through the work of...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-10-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,737
Posted By 530ktm
This looks great. But what is a simple thing for...

This looks great. But what is a simple thing for you to make is not so simple for someone like me. Do you make these and sell them or is there somewhere these gadgets can be purchased? I would be...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-09-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By 530ktm
What lights? Front, rear? Taillights come from a...

What lights? Front, rear? Taillights come from a Chevy pick up.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-04-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,634
Posted By 530ktm
Truck stops may now be the same prices as smaller...

Truck stops may now be the same prices as smaller places but you don't have to put your CC in 3 times and stand at the pump for 15 minutes filling up. I will use the the high flow pumps any chance I...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-04-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By 530ktm
I find this to be true as well because they did...

I find this to be true as well because they did the same thing to me. I moved to Safeco because they had better rates than Progressive whom I had and then tried to rip me off the next year. I am now...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-03-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 475
Posted By 530ktm
I would use silicone spray instead of WD as this...

I would use silicone spray instead of WD as this is not really a very good lubricant.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-03-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By 530ktm
You must have a Tiffin or Newmar since this is...

You must have a Tiffin or Newmar since this is what they recommend. I use this same method and rinse with spot free water so no drying needed. I wash with slides in and when I clean the sides of the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-02-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,251
Posted By 530ktm
And fuel mileage must be great too but the...

And fuel mileage must be great too but the privacy factor is lacking. :laugh:
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 11-02-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By 530ktm
Nice, should be good to go, enjoy!

Nice, should be good to go, enjoy!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-01-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,723
Posted By 530ktm
Well I am still alive as well as countless others...

Well I am still alive as well as countless others who use these. They do not run continuously and you leave a window open a small amount for fresh air. If these are operating correctly they do not...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-31-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 18,068
Posted By 530ktm
This is certainly what we have been seeing...

This is certainly what we have been seeing everywhere we travel.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-31-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,723
Posted By 530ktm
Unless you have a really small garage I don't...

Unless you have a really small garage I don't think any heater like this is going to do much for heating, especially if it is cold. I use when needed a small diesel heater, 80,000BTU's and that heats...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-29-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 713
Posted By 530ktm
If the fresh water tank holds 100 gallons then...

If the fresh water tank holds 100 gallons then why make the combined capacity of black and gray exceed that by a large margin? Larger tanks take up space that can be used for other things.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-29-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By 530ktm
The part number that I have for the coolant...

The part number that I have for the coolant sensor is Q21-6030-004. It goes for around $90 from various sources. I am not sure what part number Rodney has given but maybe a cross reference many show....
Forum: Boondocking 10-27-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,010
Posted By 530ktm
Southern half of the state is a pretty big chunk...

Southern half of the state is a pretty big chunk of land. There is dry camping around Moab and some others around Kanab. Long distance between those places so perhaps more of a pinpoint area would be...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-27-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By 530ktm
Bend Sisters Garden RV Resort is a nice place. I...

Bend Sisters Garden RV Resort is a nice place. I do not know where Fork Sherman is that you speak of.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-26-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By 530ktm
Mine is waiting for the new sensor to come in. It...

Mine is waiting for the new sensor to come in. It threw a check engine code and we removed it and reset it and still no good and coolant was not even low. I was told not to drive coach too far, like...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-26-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By 530ktm
I once had the Sunbrella cover for my 30 foot...

I once had the Sunbrella cover for my 30 foot Adventurer and it was a good long lasting cover. However, it was a challenge to put on and take off and I can not even imagine what it would be like on a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-26-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By 530ktm
This is one expensive map! What makes it so over...

This is one expensive map! What makes it so over priced is my question?
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-25-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By 530ktm
Have you measured the door and the chair? It had...

Have you measured the door and the chair? It had to go in one way or another and sometimes on those recliners the back may be able to come off.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-16-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,815
Posted By 530ktm
Scary people out there just waiting to do...

Scary people out there just waiting to do something even dumber. And they vote and have children to carry on the tradition. :banghead:
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-15-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By 530ktm
I am very unfamiliar with toll roads as we never...

I am very unfamiliar with toll roads as we never drive on them or have any around us. We went to Corpus Christy last year to Gulf Waters and then headed up to Oklahoma going straight through Texas....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-15-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,892
Posted By 530ktm
Interesting thread. I too had two D batteries...

Interesting thread. I too had two D batteries leak while only being in the compartment for a few months. I always try and remove all batteries in my remotes at home and in the coach when not being...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-13-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By 530ktm
That should be a hydraulic slide. Have you...

That should be a hydraulic slide. Have you checked your oil at all? It is possible it is low and has to build up pressure to get things going. Or possibly the pump is not working to it's maximum...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-13-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 946
Posted By 530ktm
I use a bucket full of water and a bug style...

I use a bucket full of water and a bug style sponge, this works best for me. I will then follow up with Wash Wax All and it looks new again. All the others things just never made anything any easier.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-08-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,385
Posted By 530ktm
I have a 17 F150 with the large V-6 and 10 speed...

I have a 17 F150 with the large V-6 and 10 speed auto. I love it and as mentioned above it has power to spare and gets good mileage. I have pulled trailers loaded with gravel and it doesn't phase it....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-06-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By 530ktm
Mine has the window and we love it.

Mine has the window and we love it.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-06-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By 530ktm
Don't use ZEP. Others say it works great but I...

Don't use ZEP. Others say it works great but I tried it once on a roof and it was a failure. Looked great for a week and after that it was a peeling mess.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-06-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By 530ktm
And we wonder if he got it down. :popcorn:

And we wonder if he got it down. :popcorn:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-06-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,740
Posted By 530ktm
I once had what you have now and I can see why...

I once had what you have now and I can see why you don't like it. You will like a pusher and if you can find a quality older one ( Monaco, Beaver, Tiffin Bus, etc..) in the mid 2000's that has been...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-06-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By 530ktm
In all my coaches I feel no acceleration...

In all my coaches I feel no acceleration difference from a stop up to speed 1/2 or floored. It may hold the gear longer but you can do that shifting manually, which I do at times. When up to highway...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-01-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,400
Posted By 530ktm
I wanted less expense and something more durable...

I wanted less expense and something more durable so I made these. They have a bigger footprint and are very easy to slide into place and remove and they fit right into a plastic bin for storage. They...
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