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Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 12-15-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By mhbell
wondering if covered

I am wondering if the op's tanks are covered or if the pigtails are exposed to the elements. Hot and cold weather. Good advice to go to a propane or gas company and have a set made. I just replaced...
Forum: iRV2 Owners Registry 11-30-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 351
Posted By mhbell
Money Trap :: 1995 Layton travel trailer by skyline Limited

Money Trap :: 1995 Layton travel trailer by skyline Limited (2020-11-30 20:19:36)
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 11-30-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,011
Posted By mhbell
$100 per axle

In my Home town at a RV Dealers it is $100 per axle.
Mel
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-22-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 65,964
Posted By mhbell
Used them many times

I've used them many times for body, paint, and mechanical repairs. Less than 1/3rd the cost in the USA. very pleased with their work.

Mel
:)
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-20-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,590
Posted By mhbell
One of the only Blowouts I've had was a michelin...

One of the only Blowouts I've had was a michelin that was 8 years old. Probably underinflated.
mel
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-08-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By mhbell
I have to disagree

I am sorry, but I have to disagree with you on that. On another motor home that I had, I use to start the generator just to exercise it ever couple of weeks while hooked to shore power. It finally...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-06-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,367
Posted By mhbell
Thumbs up Had steer safe on 4 rigs

I've had a Steer Safe on 4 class A Gas rigs. would not be without it. Had one of them installed 2 years ago at the factory in Demming NM while passing through. They also did Bilstein shocks while we...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-29-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 19,281
Posted By mhbell
I did the same on my 2017 trailhawk and also...

I did the same on my 2017 trailhawk and also installed the flat tow kit.
Mel
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-22-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 22,054
Posted By mhbell
Waiting to see what solves the problem

Could it be the injectors are all gummed up and need to be cleaned? He has 40 lbs of fuel pressure. I wonder if that is at the rails?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-18-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,990
Posted By mhbell
Thumbs up X2 another reason is they make it harder to get...

X2
another reason is they make it harder to get your deposit back if you don't like the deal. They try to wear you down and pack the price with extras. It only takes a reputable dealer less than 5...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-02-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,451
Posted By mhbell
I bought 4 new Sailun Tires from Walmart and the...

I bought 4 new Sailun Tires from Walmart and the date code on them was 2 months old. Great buy and the price was cheaper than anywhere else. Would probably be the same for Toyo. My tires were...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-28-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,744
Posted By mhbell
Thumbs up I bought mine a couple of years ago on amazon for...

I bought mine a couple of years ago on amazon for $22 and shipped free with prime.
Mel
:angel:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-28-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,744
Posted By mhbell
Use a pedistal

In another motor home that I had I used a 4 inch high pedistal purchased on amazon to raise my thetford toilet 4 inches. Worked great.
Mel
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-18-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,162
Posted By mhbell
Are your Sailumn 16 ply or 14 ply? Mel

Are your Sailumn 16 ply or 14 ply?
Mel
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-17-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,162
Posted By mhbell
That is what I've done. I could probably go with...

That is what I've done. I could probably go with 85 Lbs psi on the rear duals as that axle only weighs 12650 Lbs The front axle will need to stay at 90 Lbs psi because of weight. the placard inside...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-16-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,162
Posted By mhbell
I have balancing beads in the rear duals and...

I have balancing beads in the rear duals and dually valves so I can install my TPMS. I found a Tire inflation table on the Inet for 16 ply tires in my size and will use it. Here is the table that I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-16-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,162
Posted By mhbell
Sailun Tire Pressure table

mhbell
Sailun Tire inflation tables
I just installed a set of 6 Sailun tires on my four winds Infinity. I can't find a load or inflation table that will tell me what to air the tires up other than...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-16-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,319
Posted By mhbell
Sailun Tire inflation tables

I just installed a set of 6 Sailun tires on my four winds Infinity. I can't find a load or inflation table that will tell me what to air the tires up other than the max psi pressure. The Mtr HM mfgr...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-16-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By mhbell
vapor lock

I have had 2 F-53 chassis with the 460 engine. Both had the same problem with vapor lock on a hot day even with a new fuel pump. I would let the engine cool down a bit and she would start up and go...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-04-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 75,304
Posted By mhbell
2017 Jeep TrailHawk

2017 Jeep Cherokee Trail Hawk
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-24-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,474
Posted By mhbell
Need a bit more info. Is the cruse control...

Need a bit more info. Is the cruse control working? How about the RPM gauge is it working? if both are working then that means the speedometer is getting a signal and the stepper motor is Probably...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-02-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,474
Posted By mhbell
I have the F-53 Chassis and my Speedometer was...

I have the F-53 Chassis and my Speedometer was not working after Jump starting a dead chassis battery. It caused a sudden surge knocking out the Speedometer stepper motor. All other instruments were...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-23-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By mhbell
Speedometer Quit After Jump Start

I was told that if you Jump start your motor home using the aux start switch that if you don't press the aux start switch first before turning on the key that the sudden surge will cause the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-21-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,255
Posted By mhbell
I really can't see an advantage to having a spare...

I really can't see an advantage to having a spare or extra generator. If your RV already has one there should be no need for a second one. I have one that I bought for a 5th wheel and when I traded...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-11-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By mhbell
Thats what I did and it is working great, :dance:

Thats what I did and it is working great, :dance:
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-08-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,954
Posted By mhbell
That is what I did. Thanks for confirming that...

That is what I did. Thanks for confirming that the led will work. hooked up that way.
Mel
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-07-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By mhbell
Question Want Indicator Light for Flat Towing

I have a 2017 TrailHawk with the flat tow harness installed. Instead of having to pull a fuse when not towing or having to install a fuse when flat towing. I cut the wire to the EPS just ahead of the...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-07-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,954
Posted By mhbell
Want indicator light when in tow mode

I want to install a light on the dash when I am in Tow mode for the EPS. I cut the wire ahead of the fuse and installed a aircraft safety switch 12 volt 20 amp so I just throw a switch on the dash...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-24-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By mhbell
Question Flat Tow my 2017 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk

What else do I need? Here is what I have so far.
I am going to flat tow my 2017 Cherokee Trailhawk behind my motor home. I have installed the Blue OX base plates and a Hopkins wiring harness for the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-17-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,032
Posted By mhbell
Same in Utah

It is the same in Utah
Mel
:)
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-17-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,444
Posted By mhbell
Just My Expereince

I broke 3 windshields on 36 foot motor homes. 2 of them on a 1998 Tropical and one on a 1995 Dolphin. A jack got stuck in the down position and a factory rep kept extending it until it was fully...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-14-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By mhbell
Speedometer

are the instrument cluster the same for a f53 2004 chassis?
Mel
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-14-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By mhbell
Speedometer itself

OK I thought that the speedometer had a separate signal from a sensor, but using logic if the cruise is working which is governed by speed and the odometer is counting the miles then what you say...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-13-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By mhbell
Parking brake and speedometer not working

2004 F-53 chassis four winds infinity motor home. On a 900 mile trip the speedometer stopped working, The odometer and cruse work fine and transmission appears to shifts OK. but speedometer does not...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 10-16-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,480
Posted By mhbell
It might work if not to thick. I would still have...

It might work if not to thick. I would still have to cut out the opening for the meter. Don't know if a dremil would cut it or not.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 10-16-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,480
Posted By mhbell
Thank you for the info. Yes I have the same...

Thank you for the info. Yes I have the same meter. and it is as I suspected. was hoping to find a face plate without having to cut out the opening. Guess I will find a piece of flat metal and cut the...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 10-15-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,480
Posted By mhbell
I bought one from Amazon and it is a panel mount...

I bought one from Amazon and it is a panel mount one. Where or how did you get a face plate to mount it? My meter looks the same as yours, but I have no face plate so I can mount it. No problem...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-07-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,828
Posted By mhbell
Got ours at a rv show

We bought our present 5th wheel at a RV show. It was a trade in that was traded in at the show for a bigger unit. It was not even cleaned up. The owners traded it in an hour earlier and I got to talk...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-27-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,782
Posted By mhbell
Both of the trailers you mention should be well...

Both of the trailers you mention should be well built. I have owned a Jayco Designer several tears ago. Never had a problem with it until I got wrecked. Our sun has a new Grand design that he bought...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-05-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,592
Posted By mhbell
X2 :whistling:

X2
:whistling:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-05-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,521
Posted By mhbell
I have owned 6 Class a Motor Homes over the years...

I have owned 6 Class a Motor Homes over the years from 19 foot to 40 foot. The best one for us was a 38 foot Tropical (National RV) Most comfortable and the best we ever owned. Never had a problem...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-14-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By mhbell
I am aware of the weight of extra deep cycle...

I am aware of the weight of extra deep cycle batteries. This is why I always weigh any trailer travel or 5th wheel also motor homes fully loaded truck and trailer. I have a 2011 Ford F250 Super duty...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-14-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,072
Posted By mhbell
We down sized from a 32 ft older class a to a 28...

We down sized from a 32 ft older class a to a 28 ft travel trailer. Big mistake to cramped and crowded even for 2 people for stays longer than a week. OK for camping 2 or 3 days. Just traded for a 28...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-13-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By mhbell
Question Solar Panel on my 5th wheel

My 2016 Keystone 277RLSWE that we just purchased has a Solar Panel on the roof and 4 6 volt house batteries. It has a meter in the Entertainment center with a Digital Led meter with a on off switch...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-13-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,666
Posted By mhbell
On another forum I was told that the Disconnect...

On another forum I was told that the Disconnect switch does not disconnect the Auto Levelers and one other thing Which they did not say what it was. So it appears that a new disconnect switch to...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-12-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,666
Posted By mhbell
Exclamation Just purchased a 2016 keystone Cougar 5th wheel

We just Purchased a 2016 Keystone Cougar 277RLSWE 5th wheel It has a solar panel and 4 house batteries. Table and 4 chairs instead of a dinette. I will be doing the Walk Thru this coming Thursday. I...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 01-13-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 966
Posted By mhbell
Bought a Yamaha Clone

Am Sorry to say that the Yamaha deal for $689 was a scam and PayPal and my Credit card company refunded my money. I ended up getting a iPower SUA2000i Yamaha Clone. The yamaha parts will interchange...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 01-12-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,157
Posted By mhbell
Exclamation What we bought

We Bought a 2017 Forest River EVO T2360 TT, and we Love the Floor PLan. There are things that I wish FR would have added or done a little bit better, but all in all we are happy with it. This is the...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 01-06-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,318
Posted By mhbell
Generator was a Scam

Unfortunately The Generator that I bought at such a great price was a Scam. I did get my money back from paypal and bought a Inverter Generator from Sam's Club. It is a ipower SUA2000i Yamaha Clone....
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 12-18-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,318
Posted By mhbell
Bit the bullet problem solved

The Problem is solved I bit the Bullet and got a NEW YAMAHA EF2000ISV2 Inverter Generator for my 2017 EVO T2360 TT. I think I got a good deal from a company in Washington State. $689 and free...
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