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Forum: Cummins Engines 06-18-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By Jag73e
Has a jake brake, no exhaust brake. Up why on...

Has a jake brake, no exhaust brake. Up why on restart within 1 or 2 minutes does problem disappear?
Forum: Cummins Engines 06-18-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By Jag73e
Starting issue 8.3 ISC

Have a unique starting problem. Engine is 2007 8.3 ISC with 30,000 miles on a Freightliner M2 truck conversion RV.
Recently after starting the rpmís would not exceed 1500 rpm even with accelerator...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-11-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 15,602
Posted By Jag73e
I tow a 2014 Honda CRV. Easy set up, lots of...

I tow a 2014 Honda CRV. Easy set up, lots of room, totally reliable, my 1st choice after I sold the wrangler
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-02-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,258
Posted By Jag73e
If I judge the construction lanes too narrow and...

If I judge the construction lanes too narrow and unsafe for an 18 wheeler to safely pass me I’ll simply straddle the center line, turn on flashers, and keep my speed up so I’m not impeding traffic. ...
Forum: Foretravel Owner's Forum 12-08-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,430
Posted By Jag73e
Depreciation can be managed by buying used and...

Depreciation can be managed by buying used and keeping for a long time even on high end motorhome. I purchased a 4 yr old Country Coach Intrigue in 2001, kept it 16 years, traveled the entire US and...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-26-2019, 04:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,788
Posted By Jag73e
I talked with a tire engineer at Toyo prior to...

I talked with a tire engineer at Toyo prior to replacing my Super C tires. I run 295/75/22.5 and he strongly recommend H rated as he felt that the poor condition of so many of the highways warranted...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-17-2019, 02:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,877
Posted By Jag73e
I also use a collapsible ladder. I throw a...

I also use a collapsible ladder. I throw a medium duty rope over the top and tie it off it a wheel on the other side. Then tie a loop about 18 inches in from the roof edge. The rope and hand loop...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-10-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,346
Posted By Jag73e
I got the saw blades page

I got the saw blades page
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-10-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By Jag73e
I just used Rustolum marine topside paint and...

I just used Rustolum marine topside paint and waited 48 hrs between first and second coats, then 48 hrs after second coat. This in 90 degree & high humidity on the gulf coast. Was well dried by...
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-06-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,493
Posted By Jag73e
My independent shop did my pusher ISC for around...

My independent shop did my pusher ISC for around $1600 a few years ago. I avoid Cummins and their 155 labor rate. Independent is $85/hr.
Forum: Hobbies, Passions & Pastimes 07-27-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,425
Posted By Jag73e
Iíve had an 11í Achellies for the past 12 yrs and...

Iíve had an 11í Achellies for the past 12 yrs and offer the following suggestions:
1. Get one with the high pressure inflatable floor - much easier
2. Buy a specialized inflatable pump, it pumps...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-13-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,399
Posted By Jag73e
I have commercial air ride seats in my Super C...

I have commercial air ride seats in my Super C and can confirm they really make the hard shocks much more comfortable. They are air pressure adjustable for a persons weight and comfort preference. ...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-01-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 256,617
Posted By Jag73e
Following

Following
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-13-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,669
Posted By Jag73e
I had a 40í Country Coach for 15 yrs and now have...

I had a 40í Country Coach for 15 yrs and now have a 35í Super C on a Freightliner M2 chassis. The super C is easier to drive, tracks straighter, less buffeting from big trucks passing, and a heck of...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-28-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,484
Posted By Jag73e
I run 3 group 31 AGMs in my super C, plenty of...

I run 3 group 31 AGMs in my super C, plenty of capacity for 8k gen starting, all other electrical needs except a/c and microwave. I would think thatís plenty. Iíve even boondocked for a few days...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-13-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By Jag73e
Iím in Alabama and use National General thru an...

Iím in Alabama and use National General thru an independent agent. Works great, saves me a good deal of money. I insure for BI & PD and comp in storage, then add collision when I travel. Donít...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 05-07-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By Jag73e
I tend to buy selectively quality cars, boats and...

I tend to buy selectively quality cars, boats and RVs which are somewhat timeless. I had the Intrigue for 17 yrs, my Wrangler for 16 yrs, my Century boat for 20 yrs and I still have my 1973 XKE...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-07-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,508
Posted By Jag73e
Lot of advice and theories, hereís mine. The OP...

Lot of advice and theories, hereís mine. The OP mentioned tight construction zones, when it gets really hairy with really narrow concrete barriers, etc, just turn on your flashers and ride the...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 05-06-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By Jag73e
Itís sorta sad

Sad to see your old Intrigue who you owned, loved and traveled the US with for 17 years being resold 2 years later. Hope it finds a new forever home.
Forum: Truck Conversions 04-25-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,537
Posted By Jag73e
My 08 M2 with HWH jacks automatically dumps rear...

My 08 M2 with HWH jacks automatically dumps rear bags when auto leveling. Thought all were set up that way.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-25-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,348
Posted By Jag73e
Suggest you look at a Mar Cell alarm device. ...

Suggest you look at a Mar Cell alarm device. Alerts you by cell, text and/or email for high tempture and power outages. Inexpensive, reliable, and a must have for us. Much easier than continually...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-24-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,370
Posted By Jag73e
Mine works as a plug-in to my iPhone. Inexpensive...

Mine works as a plug-in to my iPhone. Inexpensive and very handy when you need to peer in inaccessible places. Excellent resolution
Forum: Cummins Engines 04-20-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,119
Posted By Jag73e
Seized tensioner happened to me. 125 mile tow in...

Seized tensioner happened to me. 125 mile tow in middle of Utah. Thank goodness for CoachNet.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 04-16-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,120
Posted By Jag73e
I only use my macerator, only need to empty the...

I only use my macerator, only need to empty the tanks every 3 or 4 days and only takes around 8 minutes to empty both tanks. First the black, then leaving the black valve open I open the grey. On my...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-13-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,199
Posted By Jag73e
I have an 08 Dynaquest 34XL and itís a terrific...

I have an 08 Dynaquest 34XL and itís a terrific unit. Very well built, high quality components, no problems, everything works as designed. I think all pre 2011 Dynaquests are keepers (date Forest...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-13-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,428
Posted By Jag73e
Fire Up. The roof is in great shape, only reason...

Fire Up. The roof is in great shape, only reason for white paint is to reduce the interior heat buildup when parked in full sun. The dark brown simply absorbes too much heat, think I can improve...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-13-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,428
Posted By Jag73e
Mike. Thanks, it is striking, gets lot of...

Mike. Thanks, it is striking, gets lot of attention in campgrounds, previously had. 40í Intrigue and wanted to downsize, its 34í. Hereís a link to a brochure...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-13-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,428
Posted By Jag73e
Scott. Itís a full body paint job

Scott. Itís a full body paint job
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-12-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,428
Posted By Jag73e
Repainting fiberglass roof

I have a dark brown painted and clear coated fiberglass roof which I want to repaint white to improve cooling in the hot sun. My choices seem to be Bus Coat, Dicor fiberglass roof coating, Rustoleum...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-03-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,010
Posted By Jag73e
Flyer. Maybe you should have taken the drive in...

Flyer. Maybe you should have taken the drive in a higher quality unit. In mine, I can carry on a normal conversation at 65mph. Of course itís noisier than a DP, but a lot safer too and easier to...
Forum: Cummins Engines 02-10-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By Jag73e
Or, you can call Scan gauge customer service and...

Or, you can call Scan gauge customer service and they will decode it or you. Especially handy when your on the road without internet service to log into Cummins
Forum: Cummins Engines 02-04-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 52,654
Posted By Jag73e
Oh crap! You did not need that. Assume thatís a...

Oh crap! You did not need that. Assume thatís a Cummins shop price? Wonder what a really good independent shop who has done this before would charge? (If there is one around).
I hate to suggest...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-29-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,264
Posted By Jag73e
In addition to doing all or most of the other...

In addition to doing all or most of the other replyís, we always notify the police giving them our departure and arrival dates. They kindly do a drive by daily and have our contact numbers in an...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 12-31-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 13,420
Posted By Jag73e
I just tested mine with kill a watt. Supplied...

I just tested mine with kill a watt. Supplied voltage is 125v. Both are Pelonis about3 yrs old and used occasionally during fall, winter and spring camping.:bow:

Unit #1 at 1/2 setting showed...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 12-17-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 13,420
Posted By Jag73e
And the alternative is?

And the alternative is?
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-16-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,930
Posted By Jag73e
I carried an unmounted 22.5 spare (in hard to...

I carried an unmounted 22.5 spare (in hard to find size) in a roof rack covered with a sunbrella cover. Easy to access, used it once in 15 yrs. donít carry one now on the new rig as tire size 295...
Forum: Cummins Engines 12-13-2018, 03:03 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 103,138
Posted By Jag73e
08 Navigator. I second the request that you...

08 Navigator. I second the request that you continue to post your progress . While I donít have your engine model, I have an old V12 Jaguar XKE which I have faithfully tended to for the past 40+...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 11-05-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Jag73e
Absent an individual corner wheel weight I was...

Absent an individual corner wheel weight I was advised to use 60% of the axle weight to account for uneven side to side loading ó very common to see skewed weight distribution.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-23-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,611
Posted By Jag73e
We will be at Ho Humm for Thanksgiving - 3rd...

We will be at Ho Humm for Thanksgiving - 3rd year. They called us a couple of days ago to confirm our resv and said they will be open, with elec, water and sewer. No cable, WiFi unknown. Working...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-18-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,526
Posted By Jag73e
I hope u have a multimeter to check battery...

I hope u have a multimeter to check battery voltages, can also determine what batteries are charging on shore power and by engine alternator. Look at a battery state of charge chart, your 12 volt...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-25-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,927
Posted By Jag73e
the pass is 11,000 ft so with a gas rig you will...

the pass is 11,000 ft so with a gas rig you will lose a lot of power. The way down will tax your brakes. Iíd recommend you drive the car over and down the pass, itís a big load behind a gas rig. ...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-28-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,273
Posted By Jag73e
We took our 40í and found a site without problem....

We took our 40í and found a site without problem. I think we called the park first and they recommended one that was easy access. As I recall, some loops are very tight, and some sites unsuitable...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-02-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,860
Posted By Jag73e
I carried an unmounted 22.5 spare for many years....

I carried an unmounted 22.5 spare for many years. No room underneath, and unwilling to give up valuable bay storage. Mounted a sturdy rack with side rails on the roof, tied down with straps,...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 03-27-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By Jag73e
The fuse panel was under the passenger side dash....

The fuse panel was under the passenger side dash. I did this many years ago and forget the exact details but recall it was simple to do. Be sure to buy a toggle with a cover to prevent accidental...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 03-26-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By Jag73e
I simply installed a dashboard on/off toggle...

I simply installed a dashboard on/off toggle switch (with cover) on the wire leading to the 7.5 amp fuse, then I could "lock" the suspension either fully raised, or lowered, or if a ride height valve...
Forum: Cummins Engines 02-23-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,041
Posted By Jag73e
I just ordered 20 gal of cc36077 the OAT coolant...

I just ordered 20 gal of cc36077 the OAT coolant at a 30% off at Cummings dealer sale price is net $9.16 gallon. Smoking deal!!!
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-26-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,392
Posted By Jag73e
Well our reasons may be considerably different...

Well our reasons may be considerably different than others. We downsized from a 40' Country Coach Intrigue which we owned and loved for 17 years, to a Dynamax 34xl a photo of which is attached. ...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-04-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,736
Posted By Jag73e
Better photo

Better photo
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-04-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,736
Posted By Jag73e
Our 34xl is a 2008 also pre FR purchase, also pre...

Our 34xl is a 2008 also pre FR purchase, also pre DEF diesel. Our interior slightly different than yours, this is not our color scheme, but same layout. Single LR slide with couch.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-03-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,736
Posted By Jag73e
Dave, yours is a twin to our 34xl. Same color...

Dave, yours is a twin to our 34xl. Same color scheme. Now that you mention it, it is just like driving a Tonka toy, much more fun than our old pusher.
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