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Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-17-2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,254
Posted By lifguardct
I bought a Curt A25, What height holes do you...

I bought a Curt A25, What height holes do you use? It looks low to me and we have no trailer to hitch up to yet?
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-12-2022, 08:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,254
Posted By lifguardct
The Curt looks good, I was looking at the C16049...

The Curt looks good, I was looking at the C16049 Q25
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-12-2022, 02:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,254
Posted By lifguardct
The video on the Trailer Saver website is very...

The video on the Trailer Saver website is very impressive. They are at least twice the price and very heavy to remove but they look like they work fantastic.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-11-2022, 07:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,254
Posted By lifguardct
Did you stay with the original pin box or some...

Did you stay with the original pin box or some upgraded (air) type?
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-11-2022, 06:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,254
Posted By lifguardct
Wow, I had never heard of the trailersaver, the...

Wow, I had never heard of the trailersaver, the video looks like it works great. I never did find a price for the BD5 for Ram pucks. With a GenY or goosebox is it harder to line up than the...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-10-2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,254
Posted By lifguardct
First time fifth wheel owners, hitch questions

We are first timers, looked at class A rigs for a while but decided to go this route. We just bought a long bed Ram 3500 DRW Cummins H.O. Aisin. Love the truck and now shopping for the camper....
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-10-2022, 09:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,468
Posted By lifguardct
Is the goosebox more difficult to line up than a...

Is the goosebox more difficult to line up than a regular (B&W type) hitch?
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-09-2022, 09:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,173
Posted By lifguardct
We are in the market now and have narrowed it to...

We are in the market now and have narrowed it to Vanleigh and Grand Design. We seem to hear "less" horror stories on them, does that sound accurate?
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-17-2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,351
Posted By lifguardct
Looking at one now, 2021 6.7 10 speed 4:10 gear....

Looking at one now, 2021 6.7 10 speed 4:10 gear. Are you happy with it?
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-21-2022, 10:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,351
Posted By lifguardct
Thanks, good info.

Thanks, good info.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-21-2022, 05:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,351
Posted By lifguardct
Ford and GM 10-speed vs Ram/Aisin

0n the newer F350's with the 10 speed automatic, is it an Allison like the GMC?

Does the Ford or GMC 10 speed get much better MPG?

How do they compare to the Ram with the HO 6.7 and Aisin?
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-07-2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,747
Posted By lifguardct
We are going to look at a 2020 37BA right now. Is...

We are going to look at a 2020 37BA right now. Is it a fiberglass roof?
Forum: Cummins Engines 04-30-2022, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By lifguardct
Cummins question 2011 and 2013

We are looking at two coaches to purchase. First is a 2011 Phaeton 40' 360 ISC with DEF, other is a 2013 Fleetwood Discovery 40X 380 (ISC I think) with DEF. Both have 50,000 miles and seem to be well...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-09-2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,190
Posted By lifguardct
18000 Pound GVW 5th wheel, what truck? Also Ram transfer case ??

We are new to this, looking at a 41' fiver, 18k gvw. Is a dually a must or will a SRW 3500 handle it?

Also, off topic. Why do some Ram 3500 have a push button transfer case and some have a shift...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-05-2022, 04:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,633
Posted By lifguardct
Thanks for all the info. We would prefer the ISB...

Thanks for all the info. We would prefer the ISB 360/3000 or even a 380 or 400/3000 combo but now it sounds like the 340/2500 would be acceptable. I just wondered because Tiffin went to more of the...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-03-2022, 07:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,769
Posted By lifguardct
What kind of roof is on a 2017 Heartland Landmark...

What kind of roof is on a 2017 Heartland Landmark 365 Charleston? Does this model have any issues in general?

Thanks
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-03-2022, 11:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,633
Posted By lifguardct
Are the 2500 transmissions much smaller or weaker...

Are the 2500 transmissions much smaller or weaker than the 3000? Has anyone had issues with them? it seems most RED's prior to around 2017 are 340/2500's. How about fuel mileage with the ISB RED at...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-29-2022, 03:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By lifguardct
Thank you for all the info, exactly what we...

Thank you for all the info, exactly what we needed. We looked at one this weekend, it had a few issues so we passed on it but still looking.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-26-2022, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By lifguardct
Do you know which type of slide mechanism was...

Do you know which type of slide mechanism was used on the 2011 and 2012 42QD? That seems the be the model we keep going back to. This will be our first coach so we are new at this, lol...

Are you...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-25-2022, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By lifguardct
We are looking at 2011 to 2014 42QD and 40U models. any problems?

We are looking at several 2011 to 2014 42QD and 40U models, are there any unusual problems on these models, roof, or ???

Thanks
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-15-2021, 05:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 971
Posted By lifguardct
Thanks everyone for the help. I just found a low...

Thanks everyone for the help. I just found a low mile 2015 Overland that we are going to check out.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-09-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 971
Posted By lifguardct
I'm looking at 2014 to 2020 used.

I'm looking at 2014 to 2020 used.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-09-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 971
Posted By lifguardct
What years Grand Cherokee have the wobble issue?

I am looking at Cherokees and Grand Cherokees for a toad. I know about the 2014-2018 Cherokee harness needed and the 2019 up is good to go as is. But I'm not sure about the years of the Grand...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-07-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By lifguardct
yes it is branded. It was wrecked when new,...

yes it is branded. It was wrecked when new, auctioned and repaired about 4 years ago. Been on the road since.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-07-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By lifguardct
Looking at a Rebuilt late model class-A, Insurance question

We are considering a rebuilt pusher and when I call I am finding limited insurance options for full coverage. Any recommendations? The hard part is finding comp and collision coverage. I am a...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-21-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,024
Posted By lifguardct
Thanks for the response.

Thanks for the response.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-20-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,024
Posted By lifguardct
Are you happy with it? We are looking at a 19...

Are you happy with it? We are looking at a 19 Limited with AD2 and a 19 Trailhawk Elite. I think I like the Limited better, it seems to have more options as well. Are there any options that cause...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-03-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,702
Posted By lifguardct
Are there any other Kia, Hyundai model with the...

Are there any other Kia, Hyundai model with the DCT that can be towed?
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-27-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By lifguardct
Did they all develop cracks or only some of them?...

Did they all develop cracks or only some of them?

Thanks for all the responses.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-27-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,294
Posted By lifguardct
Looking at a 2013 Knight Maxxforce-10

We are looking at a 2013 Knight 40DFT with a Maxxforce-10. Love the coach but don't know about the Maxxforce... What do owners of them have to say about the Maxxforce???

What transmission are...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-21-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By lifguardct
Thanks for the response. I didn't realize that...

Thanks for the response. I didn't realize that there was a recall on these. So the picture shows rivets covered by Dicor or sealant is the recall fix? Do it actually correct the problem and hold up?...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-20-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By lifguardct
Roof Band Cracks? on a 2008 Phaeton

I am looking at a 2008 Phaeton to purchase. I read about slide floor, wet bay floor and Roof Band Cracks?? What do I need to look for on the Roof Band Cracks?
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-15-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By lifguardct
2008 WINNEBAGO ADVENTURER 38T, Problems? MPG?

Looking at a 2008 WINNEBAGO ADVENTURER 38T 50000 miles. Found this info online but was wondering what if any problems they have and a rough idea of the MPG we could expect???

Workhorse Chassis...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-03-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,702
Posted By lifguardct
Hows it going so far, any problems towing? Did...

Hows it going so far, any problems towing? Did Kia give any speed or distance limits? I also wonder about the Seltos with DCT...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-04-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,211
Posted By lifguardct
thanks for the info on the Envisions, very...

thanks for the info on the Envisions, very helpful.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-03-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,211
Posted By lifguardct
Is your car FWD or AWD? Is anyone towing an AWD...

Is your car FWD or AWD? Is anyone towing an AWD Envision? The manual that I saw wasn't clear on flat towing AWD... We really like the car and that there are no speed or distance limits.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-05-2021, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By lifguardct
None yet, thinking about finding a 4 down toad...

None yet, thinking about finding a 4 down toad...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-30-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By lifguardct
Just using a tape measure on the floor it is 77...

Just using a tape measure on the floor it is 77 or 78 inches out to out of the front tires. The body is a little wider yet...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-28-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By lifguardct
Looking for Dolly options for a 2014 Odyssey (very wide)

Anyone have any experience with dolly towing an late model Odyssey? Or know if a Master Tow 80THD or another dolly with built in ramps will work for a 2014 Honda Odyssey? The front wheels are about...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-17-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By lifguardct
New toad questions Cherokee Trailhawk

We have never had a toad before and are looking at a 2019 Cherokee Trailhawk. It already has what looks like Blue Ox base plates, a light plug and break away connection.

Where would I look to see...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-12-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,465
Posted By lifguardct
Anyone know if a Master Tow 80THD or another...

Anyone know if a Master Tow 80THD or another dolly with built in ramps will work with a 2014 Honda Odyssey? The front wheels are about 77"-78" wide overall.

what about a Stehl Tow Model ST80TD??
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-30-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 70,930
Posted By lifguardct
Did you say you replaced the engine but it was...

Did you say you replaced the engine but it was still running? What engine was it?
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 12-29-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,765
Posted By lifguardct
How is it for power in the mountains? ...

How is it for power in the mountains?

Thanks for the all the help and info everyone.
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 12-24-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,765
Posted By lifguardct
2003 Dutch Star 330 Cat??? Which engine is it?

I am looking at a 2003 Dutch Star on a November 2002 Freightliner Chassis with a 330 Cat. Would that be a C7 or 3126? Can the VIN number tell me?? Is one better than the other???
Thanks
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-19-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 70,930
Posted By lifguardct
Is the later ISC (High Pressure Common Rail) a...

Is the later ISC (High Pressure Common Rail) a better system and if so what year did it change? i looked at a 2002 Monaco isc 330 and a 2008 Newmar 330 also.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-19-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 70,930
Posted By lifguardct
Frank, I feel for you man. This has been...

Frank,
I feel for you man. This has been painful to watch. DW and I are looking at our first rig now, mostly mid 2000's DP's and I am a little scared now. Is gas really the way to go? How about...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-19-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 35,541
Posted By lifguardct
I have joked for years that we need to switch...

I have joked for years that we need to switch from a 2000 SF house and 650 SF garage to the other way around... Here are some floor plan ideas.

https://www.lakeweirliving.com/floorplans/
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-19-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 35,541
Posted By lifguardct
Great idea, I like it...

Great idea, I like it...
Forum: Cummins Engines 06-18-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By lifguardct
can you tell which it is by looking or do you...

can you tell which it is by looking or do you have to check by serial number?
Forum: Cummins Engines 06-12-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By lifguardct
Yup, post 1, lol. Thanks for the welcome and all...

Yup, post 1, lol. Thanks for the welcome and all of the info, I'm sure I'll have lots of questions.
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