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Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-15-2016, 09:36 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 93,747
Posted By Bobs911
Pull drawer out as far as it will go. Look in the...

Pull drawer out as far as it will go. Look in the center of the slide/glide for a small black plastic lever, pull it up on one side and down on the other. Pull the drawer on out while releasing the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-18-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,902
Posted By Bobs911
The factory Napa batteries are Marine batteries....

The factory Napa batteries are Marine batteries. About 160 total amps. Not suited for dry camping. In 30 degree weather on long January nights, the batteries were nearly flat by 4AM with the furnace...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-18-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By Bobs911
I'm using the gray hose with the blue slip on...

I'm using the gray hose with the blue slip on ends. Had to trim about 8" off but it fits in the factory "hose box". I've got away from all the redundancy I used to carry in my big diesel pusher. I...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-03-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 93,747
Posted By Bobs911
We took a 7,500 mile trip in March and never took...

We took a 7,500 mile trip in March and never took the cap off the DEF tank. It took about 2 boxes to top off. On our 2015 it's a 4.7 gal tank. MB says 1720 mpg on DEF.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-22-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 93,747
Posted By Bobs911
DMA. I'm concerned how they managed that. New...

DMA. I'm concerned how they managed that. New tanks have OPD and it shouldn't be possible to overfill, even if they don't crack the bleed. If you consistently get liquid from the bleed vent before...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-18-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,199
Posted By Bobs911
Regarding your 80% panel output. Full output is...

Regarding your 80% panel output. Full output is achieved when the sun angle is 90 degrees to your panel. Check it again on June 21. (or tilt). I chose to install about 30% more panel output than I...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-18-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By Bobs911
Just my take after owning 6 or 7 different rigs...

Just my take after owning 6 or 7 different rigs over the last 35 years. We downsized from a 38' diesel pusher to the Navion V last year. We don't fulltime but do many trips a year up to a month at a...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-14-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,885
Posted By Bobs911
If you are an ELK, try Carmichael, or Woodbridge...

If you are an ELK, try Carmichael, or Woodbridge (Lodi).


Otherwise Cal-Expo is a good choice. Ask for the "slabs" Concrete & grass. Everything else is gravel.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-14-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Bobs911
Mine smelled for the first couple of trips too. I...

Mine smelled for the first couple of trips too. I doubt if it's anything to worry about.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-24-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,232
Posted By Bobs911
TV latch fell apart on the way home from the...

TV latch fell apart on the way home from the dealer. I stood the bad latch on end and whacked the pin with a center punch. We'll see what happens.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-24-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,788
Posted By Bobs911
Cycle the dual battery switch a you feel the...

Cycle the dual battery switch a you feel the solenoids under the passenger seat. You'll find it!
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-20-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,011
Posted By Bobs911
Thanks, Ken.

Thanks, Ken.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-18-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,011
Posted By Bobs911
Bo, I'm in the same situation. Dealer offered...

Bo,
I'm in the same situation. Dealer offered them to me at cost, $267 ea plus shipping and a 3 month wait to get them (for the $350/pair factory option). I plan to visit a local upholstery shop....
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-22-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3,301
Views: 1,110,712
Posted By Bobs911
Add

Can you move me here from the Monaco group?
Thanks
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-22-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By Bobs911
Made the change....

Made the jump to a Itasca 2016 Navion 24v yesterday. We loved the Monaco, but our travel style has changed. This forum has been invaluable in keeping our coach alive over the past 8 years. I have...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-07-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,911
Posted By Bobs911
I doubt if you leaked 2+ qts of gear oil. If you...

I doubt if you leaked 2+ qts of gear oil. If you did it would be a BIG mess, all over the place and stinky!
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-01-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,733
Posted By Bobs911
Here's the trailing arm that is NOT a problem....

Here's the trailing arm that is NOT a problem. 2001 Knight.


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Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-01-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By Bobs911
some help here 45' Bus & Motorhome Map...

some help here

45' Bus & Motorhome Map (https://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/traffops/engineering/bus-motorhome/45-bus-map.htm)
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-01-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By Bobs911
1) I would stay off HWY 1 from Monterey to San...

1) I would stay off HWY 1 from Monterey to San Simeon. Day trip it in the Ford from Morro Bay.
2) Hearst Castle is a must see.
3) I like Morro Dunes RV park
4) Elks Club Member? Eureka,...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-01-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By Bobs911
Sent you a PM

Sent you a PM
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-05-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,704
Posted By Bobs911
1. Signature 2. Executive 3. Dynasty 4....

1. Signature
2. Executive
3. Dynasty
4. Windsor
5. Camelot
6. Diplomat
7. Knight
8. Cayman
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-29-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,035
Posted By Bobs911
NVMike, I know everybody here means well,...

NVMike,
I know everybody here means well, but........ Monaco has a specific MONACO procedure for leveling your Monaco. Be careful with advise from other brand owners.

There, I said it....
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-17-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,676
Posted By Bobs911
That spray toward the engine won't make it past...

That spray toward the engine won't make it past the fan. By the time it gets through the radiator and CaC, it has no energy left. You engine will get much wetter just driving on a wet road. You're...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-07-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,716
Posted By Bobs911
I wintered in our 2001 Knight in 2010. We got 10'...

I wintered in our 2001 Knight in 2010. We got 10' of snow that year. Most nights into the teens, a few below zero nights. Lots of roof shoveling!

I had 50a service. I kept the inside comfortable...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-23-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By Bobs911
Monacoers has a great parts list resource for...

Monacoers has a great parts list resource for members.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-17-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,827
Posted By Bobs911
Responding to Vanwills statement....... " But...

Responding to Vanwills statement....... " But there are always those who will cite all kinds of reasons for not running max pressure, even though ALL the trucking companies do."

Here's their...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-29-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,935
Posted By Bobs911
Water in fuel? Any water in the bowl on the fuel...

Water in fuel? Any water in the bowl on the fuel filter?

Any black smoke? That could indicate turbo problems. Boost OK?
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-21-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,311
Posted By Bobs911
Yup, the tank is running at radiator pressure....

Yup, the tank is running at radiator pressure. Need to keep the system pressurized, it's not good for a diesel to run w/o a radiator cap. The little hose just under the cap is your overflow/relief...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-21-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,086
Posted By Bobs911
I carry a handful of those bolts with me. About...

I carry a handful of those bolts with me. About once a year one will snap, usually just as I start out with the slide.

I use grade 8's. The ones with 5 marks on the top. They are the strongest...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-18-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,841
Posted By Bobs911
If La Mesa sold you that unit without assuring...

If La Mesa sold you that unit without assuring that the trailing arm issue was resolved, I'd be really angry. This is a well known issue that has been going on for years. That's just criminal!!!
...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-07-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,596
Posted By Bobs911
A couple of things here. I was a certified...

A couple of things here. I was a certified propane dispenser trainer.

Propane is odorless. It is a chemical additive that makes it stink. (for your safety). When you are about empty the stink...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-06-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,596
Posted By Bobs911
Well, I'll throw out a couple of things to think...

Well, I'll throw out a couple of things to think about:


There is a propane detector inside near the floor which will stop the flow of propane when it sniffs gas, have you ever smelled gas? It...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-28-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By Bobs911
Well......... they are warning alarms. :facepalm:

Well......... they are warning alarms. :facepalm:
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-07-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,084
Posted By Bobs911
I spoke with RVA today. They are still there,...

I spoke with RVA today. They are still there, but there website is messed up. They said to unhook the springs, put the pad in place then reattach the springs. But those springs are pretty strong so...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 03-06-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By Bobs911
NO NOT TAKE YOUR MH ON 36 WEST FROM RED BLUFF. ...

NO NOT TAKE YOUR MH ON 36 WEST FROM RED BLUFF. It's a nice all day drive in a rugged car. One lane for miles.

299 is the preferred route, but be warned it is steep and twisty. There are 3...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-06-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,084
Posted By Bobs911
They look like my RVA jacks. If so here is some...

They look like my RVA jacks. If so here is some info https://www.serenitysys.com/beaver/archives/RVA%20Leveling%20owners%20manual.pdf

Looks like RVA is out of business. Try these guys....
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-06-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,084
Posted By Bobs911
I'm trying to think how to get under that jack....

I'm trying to think how to get under that jack. Maybe dump air and hold the button to retract that jack, then air up real quick and see if it lifts that jack off the ground. Then slip a floor jack...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-06-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,084
Posted By Bobs911
The bong is going off because the jack is...

The bong is going off because the jack is extended. When the jacks go down, fluid leaves the reservoir and the bong sounds. I wouldn't add fluid. The springs retract the jack, not the pump. Looks...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-16-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,065
Posted By Bobs911
And... You used to be able to call or email...

And... You used to be able to call or email Monaco with your coach number and they would send you the original build sheet and window sticker with options and list price. I hope that's still...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-16-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,065
Posted By Bobs911
Oh, by the way. Be careful about what "the dealer...

Oh, by the way. Be careful about what "the dealer told you". Especially on a used coach. I'm sure they're great folks but may lack knowledge on your product.

You will learn who your "experts"...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-16-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,065
Posted By Bobs911
Welcome to the forum, Stanley Here is your...

Welcome to the forum, Stanley
Here is your brochure for a 2002 Knight.
https://www.monacocoach.com/StaticFiles/monaco/brochures/2002/02Knight.pdf It says 75 gal.

Mine is 75gal and I too have a...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-11-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,151
Posted By Bobs911
Bill It takes low temps and duration to freeze...

Bill
It takes low temps and duration to freeze things up.

I wintered at our store one year where we had occasional below zero, highs in the 20's and a 25' snow fall. Came through with no damage...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-08-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,357
Posted By Bobs911
I watched the dealers at a Monaco Pre-Rally in...

I watched the dealers at a Monaco Pre-Rally in Salem a few years ago. They repositioned almost every rig on the lot with the slides out every day. They always had a spotter though.
Often I have...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-14-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,064
Posted By Bobs911
deSanford With the exception of VanNess and...

deSanford

With the exception of VanNess and Geary in downtown San Francisco (4 miles), which part of US 101 in CA has 45' motorhome restrictions?
45' Bus & Motorhome Map...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-20-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,896
Posted By Bobs911
Yup. Been keeping an eye on a small leak where...

Yup. Been keeping an eye on a small leak where the core meets the tank on my Radiator Specialties aluminum radiator for 4 years. I have the lowest pressure cap I could find, it's a 4 or a 7 as I...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-17-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,222
Posted By Bobs911
Very cheap switch? Good point....

Very cheap switch?


Good point. Everything else checked out ok. Switch looked like a POS. Bypassed it a year ago. No issues since. Still protected by a circuit breaker.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-17-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,222
Posted By Bobs911
Yea, I smelled mine. I was plugged into a long...

Yea, I smelled mine. I was plugged into a long extension cord @ 15amps for quite awhile. I figured that's what did it. I just bypassed the switch. Never used it anyway.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-17-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By Bobs911
I know you'll get a lot of suggestions here. ...

I know you'll get a lot of suggestions here.
First thing I would look at is checking to see if the clutch is actuated and the compressor pumping? One line from the compressor should be very hot...
Forum: RV Gourmet 06-16-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,536
Posted By Bobs911
Dutch Oven Pizza, Camp Cooking Recipes, Pizza...

Dutch Oven Pizza, Camp Cooking Recipes, Pizza Recipes, Dutch Oven Recipes, Camp Fire Cooking, Cast Iron Pan Recipes (https://whatscookingamerica.net/Information/DutchOven/Pizza/DutchOvenPizza.htm)
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 06-11-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,064
Posted By Bobs911
I can't speak to your actuator issues, but if you...

I can't speak to your actuator issues, but if you have Bosch 73mm calipers as many Workhorse and Monaco air/hyd chassis do, you need to search this forum to learn about the issues....
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