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Forum: iRV2 Owners Registry 12-20-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 498
Posted By 100Akers
Turtle :: 2019 Showhauler Freightliner Cascadia

Turtle :: 2019 Showhauler Freightliner Cascadia (2018-12-21 02:15:10)
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-23-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,480
Posted By 100Akers
Go for it, and have fun!

Go for it, and have fun!
Forum: Hobbies, Passions & Pastimes 02-22-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,737
Posted By 100Akers
Very interesting. Obviously need some more...

Very interesting. Obviously need some more research, but might see you in Quartzite next tear or two.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-21-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,480
Posted By 100Akers
We love our 96 Allegro Bay, but will be upgrading...

We love our 96 Allegro Bay, but will be upgrading to a Showhauler in November. So there will be one more for sale later this year. If you're thinking of buying PM me.
Forum: Hobbies, Passions & Pastimes 02-21-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,737
Posted By 100Akers
I fly an Archer off my own 1900' grass strip when...

I fly an Archer off my own 1900' grass strip when I'm home, and don't fly when gone. Built an Express, but never got comfortable bringing her home so went back to the Archer. Hadn't thought about...
Forum: Truck Conversions 11-19-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,342
Posted By 100Akers
I for one am excited over the possibilities...

I for one am excited over the possibilities presented by the Tesla Semi. So excited that I've placed my deposit. And hope to take it to Showhauler in a few years for them to do their magic. Crazy?...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-19-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 726
Posted By 100Akers
Don't know brand or anything, but the...

Don't know brand or anything, but the weatherstrip from eBay worked. It's a hair too big, so the door is hard to open and close, but the noise and draft have been eliminated. There are lots of...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-12-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,039
Posted By 100Akers
Garmin thinks that if you go 24 months without...

Garmin thinks that if you go 24 months without updating your database that your unit must be dead. That's one of their definitions of "Lifetime". The rest are spelled out in the fine print that none...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-07-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 726
Posted By 100Akers
So I searched on Warehouse Salvage and Atwood,...

So I searched on Warehouse Salvage and Atwood, and found something on eBay that looks like might work. Let y'all know in a week.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-06-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 726
Posted By 100Akers
Thanks, tderonne, I will.

Thanks, tderonne, I will.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-05-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 726
Posted By 100Akers
96 Allegro/Ford driver door weatherstrip

My weatherstrip is flat wore out. After 22 years, I wonder why? Anyone know where I can find replacement material?
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-04-2017, 12:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,080
Posted By 100Akers
Ok, folks, here goes. I am a Professional...

Ok, folks, here goes. I am a Professional Engineer and a AWS certified welder, and have spent the last 35 years fixing and reinforcing steel buildings.
A properly designed and executed weld will be...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-22-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,040
Posted By 100Akers
It's on my list for future trips when we get our...

It's on my list for future trips when we get our new Showhauler next July.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-06-2017, 04:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,947
Posted By 100Akers
We bought our 96 Allegro Bay 34' 3 years ago, and...

We bought our 96 Allegro Bay 34' 3 years ago, and love it! Been a few surprises, but it was intended as a starter to see if we wanted to continue in that direction, and as a project for me as I...
Forum: Truck Conversions 09-25-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,765
Posted By 100Akers
Looks like you had a lot of fun building that -...

Looks like you had a lot of fun building that - congratulations. If anyone 's interested in doing something similar, but smaller, I have a 96 GMC 3500 4WD diesel ambulance that's looking for a new...
Forum: Truck Conversions 09-14-2017, 03:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,721
Posted By 100Akers
New Showhauler vs. Renegade Classic?

I'm at Hershey this week, and have narrowed my search down to those two. They're both custom, so I can get the floor plan I want with either. Quality and service are more important than price. So I'm...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-12-2017, 01:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,373
Posted By 100Akers
I've got an Epson 330 with built-in wifi. Cheap,...

I've got an Epson 330 with built-in wifi. Cheap, good photo quality, wireless from anywhere in the coach. Love it.
Forum: Toy Haulers Discussion 09-08-2017, 04:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,989
Posted By 100Akers
There should be a few at the Hershey show next...

There should be a few at the Hershey show next week.
Forum: Just Conversation 08-31-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,534
Posted By 100Akers
If you can an old copy of AOPA's guide from a...

If you can an old copy of AOPA's guide from a pilot, many of the airports list "camping on field". They're aimed at pilots and tents, but I can't imagine they'd mind a road unit. That book lists...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-28-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,832
Posted By 100Akers
Turtle.

Turtle.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-26-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 27,337
Posted By 100Akers
For anyone that wants the space of an A, but...

For anyone that wants the space of an A, but doesn't like the difficult maintenance, scary view, no airbags, bus-like ride, etc - look seriously at a Super-C. There's more and more available now, on...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-21-2017, 05:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,124
Posted By 100Akers
We decided to upgrade our 96 Allegro Bay, so...

We decided to upgrade our 96 Allegro Bay, so started at our local Tiffin dealer, and liked what we saw. Read a lot here, went to our local Newmar dealer and once again liked what we saw. I've been a...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 08-13-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 30,669
Posted By 100Akers
Looking at their website they show a semi truck...

Looking at their website they show a semi truck and a fire truck with it. I've had 2 rear blowouts in my class A, the thought of a front keeps me awake sometimes. I think I'm sold on Tyron.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-09-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By 100Akers
Where?

Where?
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-09-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,133
Posted By 100Akers
My used MH came with a bunch of extras - such as...

My used MH came with a bunch of extras - such as a set of base plates. Anyone have any suggestions for how to determine what they fit? Anyone want them type unknown?
Forum: Toy Haulers Discussion 06-16-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,487
Posted By 100Akers
And my state of Tennessee is not in your list....

And my state of Tennessee is not in your list. Does that mean Tennessee doesn't recognize driver licenses from other states? Or that no other state recognizes a Tennessee driver license? The TSA does...
Forum: Toy Haulers Discussion 06-15-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,487
Posted By 100Akers
Thanks, Dtwallace. Common sense indicated that...

Thanks, Dtwallace. Common sense indicated that would be the case, but we all know better than to rely on that when dealing with public servants.
Forum: Toy Haulers Discussion 06-15-2017, 04:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,487
Posted By 100Akers
I live and base in TN, which has no special...

I live and base in TN, which has no special licensing requirements. Do I need anything fancy if I drive me big, heavy and long MH to .CA or TX?
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-11-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By 100Akers
Most obvious thing to check anytime something...

Most obvious thing to check anytime something electrical quits is the fuse (s). Also make sure your thermostat is set to "Heat" at a high enough temperature.
Forum: Hobbies, Passions & Pastimes 06-09-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 45,676
Posted By 100Akers
I live within the path of totally, Spring City,...

I live within the path of totally, Spring City, TN, so plan to stay home. We have room on the farm for LOTS of boondockers if anyone wants to drop in. I've only tried to photograph an eclipse once,...
Forum: Truck Conversions 06-08-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,797
Posted By 100Akers
Thanks, guys. Yes, the advantages of a Super C...

Thanks, guys. Yes, the advantages of a Super C are numerous. I haven't had the chance to sit in any yet (my local dealer thinks a Super C sits on a Ford 450, and he's sold one in recent memory). ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-07-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,023
Posted By 100Akers
I put a 2" hitch on my Subaru Forester and use...

I put a 2" hitch on my Subaru Forester and use the Northern Tool bike rack. Goes on sale periodically for $59, is strong and sturdy enough for 4 bikes, and can fold down to open the back hatch. $10...
Forum: Truck Conversions 06-07-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,797
Posted By 100Akers
Considering an upgrade to a Super C

We currently have a 21 year old 36' Class A that we absolutely love, but are considering upgrading. Super C's have several advantages, and I don't need to list them here as everyone reading this...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-21-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,567
Posted By 100Akers
Newmar has a couple of floor plans that could be...

Newmar has a couple of floor plans that could be modified to accommodate a tub, I'll contact them, thanks Mr_D. Any bath-and-a-half floor plan could be used Ė keep the half bath with toilet and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-19-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,567
Posted By 100Akers
Custom Class A gasser

We love our 21 year old Allegro Bay, but are thinking it might be time to renew. Armed with that thought and a blank piece of paper, we started making a list of everything we wish were different. ...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-26-2016, 04:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,841
Posted By 100Akers
Crossville, halfway between Nashville and...

Crossville, halfway between Nashville and Gatlinburg, has an excellent professional live theater: Cumberland County Playhouse. Shows are as good as anything on Broadway for 1/10th the price. If you...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-10-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,467
Posted By 100Akers
Starts and runs now, so thanks to all for the...

Starts and runs now, so thanks to all for the great suggestions. Never got a response from PowerParts, so didn't buy their carburetor. Got it to run on SeaFoam, but not gas, so that told me it HAD...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-10-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By 100Akers
Generator won't generate

Onan Marquis 7000, circa 1996. Finally got the engine to start and run, but putting a meter on the 110v output cables there is no voltage. Breakers both seem OK, but haven't taken the whole control...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-01-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,467
Posted By 100Akers
It runs fine when the solvent is sprayed into the...

It runs fine when the solvent is sprayed into the carburetor, does not run on solvent alone from the can. One of the first things I did was replace the fuel line, including proper worm gear clamps. ...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-01-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,467
Posted By 100Akers
TQ60 - My NAPA store says SeaFoam is the same as...

TQ60 - My NAPA store says SeaFoam is the same as ChemTool, and I've been trying it. Generator runs great as long as I keep spraying. Sticking the fuel line into the can it sucks it up just fine,...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-27-2016, 05:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,467
Posted By 100Akers
Thanks LookAtUSNow. Mine doesn't have a light...

Thanks LookAtUSNow. Mine doesn't have a light anywhere, so I guess the change happened between 96 and 01. I changed the plugs, gas tank is full and fuel pump delivers it to the carb, and batteries...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-25-2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,467
Posted By 100Akers
LookAtUSNow - Where should codes show up? ...

LookAtUSNow - Where should codes show up? There's no display unit anywhere around that I can see. Mine is an Onan, but gas not diesel, and back in 1996 things tended to be more mechanical and less...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-25-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,467
Posted By 100Akers
MtnTrek - That kit has a title of 146-0666, but...

MtnTrek - That kit has a title of 146-0666, but the description says it's for the 146-0633. What's the difference?

Fuel flow seems OK, I pumped about a pint of gas into a can at a much greater...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-24-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,467
Posted By 100Akers
Onan Marquis 7000 generator won't run

It's in a '96 Allegro Bay, and sat for 2 years. Cranks good, starts to fire, but won't run. Since it sat for so long with fuel in it I imagine the carburetor needs to be rebuilt. It's a Nikki...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-25-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,438
Posted By 100Akers
Love your yellow MH, Ray,In :D! I've spent...

Love your yellow MH, Ray,In :D!

I've spent a fair amount of time overseas recently (not in my Allegro:sad:), and every OTR bus there has forward mounted drop down mirrors viewed through the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-24-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,438
Posted By 100Akers
Thanks

Thanks to all - great information. In particular, thank you Theroc for the links. I've downloaded their catalogs, now have to go out and figure out exactly how and where to mount, and how long an...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-23-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,438
Posted By 100Akers
Forward mounted mirrors

My '96 Allegro has side mounted mirrors. The left side is OK, although a little too far to the side for easy viewing without turning my head. The right side is visible out the side window, and if...
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