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Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-17-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By Gormleys
Another option you might consider is getting an...

Another option you might consider is getting an Over the Air adapter for $30 at https://www.airtv.net/products/ and dropping the channels from Dish to save the $10 per month. With Dish dropping and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-11-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
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Views: 513
Posted By Gormleys
The EPA required tighter emissions in 2010. DEF...

The EPA required tighter emissions in 2010. DEF is an "after treatment" that converts harmful emissions without largely impacting performance. It was adopted as the preferred method to meet the...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-03-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By Gormleys
Dish OTA with Hopper and Joeys

Does anyone use the USB adapter for Over the Air channels on a Dish satellite Hopper with Joeys in their MH? If you do, does the Joey see the local channels? Will the Hopper record and pause them? ...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-23-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By Gormleys
Call the Winnebago Customer service line and give...

Call the Winnebago Customer service line and give them your VIN. They should be able to tell you the paint colors and even sell you touch up bottles.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-19-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By Gormleys
Yesterday, Nov. 18, Winnebago had their new model...

Yesterday, Nov. 18, Winnebago had their new model launch that introduced the redesigned Journey. As released, it has three floor plans, 34N, 36K and 40P. Based on the Freightliner XC Chassis, all...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-16-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By Gormleys
Hi Mitch! Welcome to the forum! ...

Hi Mitch!

Welcome to the forum!

Colorado does require chains driving over the mountains in any direction from September through April. That said, I have never heard of anyone being stopped and...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-05-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By Gormleys
To avoid the "death wobble," you will also need...

To avoid the "death wobble," you will also need to have a special "wiring harness" installed for all Trailhawks built before 2018. It provides power to the steering but drains your battery quickly. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-24-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By Gormleys
Welcome to the forum! I personally have...

Welcome to the forum!

I personally have never seen a Mallard MH and hope to meet you on the road someday. As noted, search through the various iRV2 forums and review what is covered in each. You...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-18-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 978
Posted By Gormleys
We just changed our toad to a 2020 Cherokee...

We just changed our toad to a 2020 Cherokee Trailhawk and absolutely love it. It flat tows very easily. As noted, the 2018s and earlier require a special wiring harness to keep the "death wobble"...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-10-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By Gormleys
First off, welcome to Irv2! Here you will find...

First off, welcome to Irv2! Here you will find answers to questions that you didn't even know you had!

In my opinion, it sounds like the power from the campground may not have been a full 50...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-10-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By Gormleys
We have used our Class A pretty much every...

We have used our Class A pretty much every winter. Yes, most camp sites up north that are opened have water available. Buy a heated hose to access and make sure your bays are heated if you choose...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-24-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,441
Posted By Gormleys
We have use the Tow Car Shield from...

We have use the Tow Car Shield from www.RVandOffroad.com for seven years with no scratches or dings due to rocks from the MH. Due to our rear exhaust, most other solutions won't work. It does...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-24-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By Gormleys
If you are using the 6-wire or 7-wire (not the...

If you are using the 6-wire or 7-wire (not the 4-wire) Cable from the MH to the toad, you can add a charger kit to keep the batteries topped off while driving. Roadmaster offers a couple of...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-24-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By Gormleys
We are just now installing the Roadmaster...

We are just now installing the Roadmaster Baseplates and direct wiring for lights and battery charger in our 2020 Cherokee Trailhawk. We have a Raodmaster all terrain tow bar. We are getting the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-24-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By Gormleys
The Tow-Car Shield is still being manufactured at...

The Tow-Car Shield is still being manufactured at https://rvandoffroad.com/shop/ols/products/tow-car-shield.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-21-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,517
Posted By Gormleys
A lot of times, removing the battery cable is to...

A lot of times, removing the battery cable is to keep the battery from discharging. You might consider installing Battery Charging Diode like the Roadmaster RM-156-25 kit. That will keep the...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-21-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By Gormleys
I'm looking for the same for a Jeep Cherokee...

I'm looking for the same for a Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk. I am having the dealer quote the installation, but am afraid that they will come in high. I know Boulder RV does this, both in Boulder and in...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-19-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By Gormleys
Question Forza Toad Protector?

What is anyone out there using to protect their towed from rocks and such behind a Forza? Our current towed is being retired and I am looking for a new solution. I had a Tow-Car Cover for it but I...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-19-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By Gormleys
If you can't locate one on your own, I'd give the...

If you can't locate one on your own, I'd give the Winnie Customer Support line a call. They can tell you what you need and may be able to sell you some.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-19-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By Gormleys
Are you using a TPMS on the valve stem? If so,...

Are you using a TPMS on the valve stem? If so, you may need to go to metal stems as they add quite a bit of weight and thus momentum when driving that can damage rubber stems.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-19-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 104
Posted By Gormleys
Moving a Brake Buddy Stealth to a new Toad?

Well, the time has come to start looking for a new toad. Has anyone taken a Brake Buddy Stealth built-in supplemental braking system out of one car and put it into another? Is it worth the effort? ...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-19-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By Gormleys
We ran the Brake Buddy Stealth in an MKZ hybrid...

We ran the Brake Buddy Stealth in an MKZ hybrid (the Lincoln version) for seven years and loved it.
Forum: Just Conversation 09-06-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By Gormleys
CA Mammoth Pool Reservoir Fire

Our thoughts and prayers are with the thousand campers trapped by the fire near Mammoth Pool California. Over 160 were rescued by the National Guard using helicopters over night leaving their...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-05-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,936
Posted By Gormleys
As noted, Colorado has a new law that requires...

As noted, Colorado has a new law that requires MH's to carry chains from mid-September through mid-April else a very hefty fine. Sunday the high in Denver is expected to push 100F. Monday (Labor...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-10-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 686
Posted By Gormleys
MJ6599 - Winnebago switched from the Lippert...

MJ6599 -

Winnebago switched from the Lippert to a different slide mechanism during the 2015 model year. As noted in earlier posts, the Lippert has many known issues. If WBGO support can't help,...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-06-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By Gormleys
It is fun to watch the different tire...

It is fun to watch the different tire temperatures driving down the road. Usually the sunny side is 7-10 degrees warmer than the shady side. Load also plays into pressure and thus temperature. So...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-29-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By Gormleys
We just bought one of those 15' ladders that...

We just bought one of those 15' ladders that stack like Russian dolls. It is light weight, steady and I can use it around the house as well as in the MH. It is also easier to setup on either side...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-20-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By Gormleys
Curtis - I have no idea what fan is...

Curtis -

I have no idea what fan is installed in your coach. However, I have upgraded and replaced three fans in different coaches so far. It is a pretty simple process as they are all 12v power...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-18-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,833
Posted By Gormleys
Very sad.

Very sad.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-14-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By Gormleys
Diesel Fuel Filter Cracked

Driving on I-70 with the few other vehicles (besides trucks) on the road, my Winnie Forza pusher suddenly lost all power and the Check Engine light came on. Pulling over to the side of the highway,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-10-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By Gormleys
First off, welcome to the forum and thank you for...

First off, welcome to the forum and thank you for your service!

We have a '15 Forza 34T. Which model do you have? Like the other poster noted, a picture may help. Also check out the Winnebago...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-14-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By Gormleys
You might try Fleetwood: ...

You might try Fleetwood:

https://www.fleetwoodrv.com/for-owners/service-maintenance/parts
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-29-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,206
Posted By Gormleys
And it always depends upon how cold it gets. You...

And it always depends upon how cold it gets. You still may need to put something between the chassis and the ground to help insulate. When it dropped below zero here in Colorado couple of weeks...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-20-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By Gormleys
I wish we were on the road and able to stop in. ...

I wish we were on the road and able to stop in. Unluckily, this year, my folks have moved in so we are stuck here in Colorado.

Enjoy your time there!
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-20-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,787
Posted By Gormleys
Well, we have had our Forza 34T for almost five...

Well, we have had our Forza 34T for almost five years now and have loved every bit of it. The air ride and drivability of the diesel sure make it a joy to travel in. We often take our two grandkids...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-19-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By Gormleys
Mark - Welcome to the Forum! Thanks for...

Mark -

Welcome to the Forum! Thanks for your detailed description of your problem and your resolution. If you get a chance, update your signature with your motorhome type and age. That helps us...
Forum: Cummins Engines 11-09-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,399
Posted By Gormleys
I took it to another shop and they reset the ODB...

I took it to another shop and they reset the ODB code. I have only drove it about 15 miles since and the code has not reappeared. As I am storing the MH for the winter (well at least until...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-02-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,611
Posted By Gormleys
We also have the Wally and Tailgator. We have...

We also have the Wally and Tailgator. We have the removable mount on the roof. When we have an obstructed view for it, I simply remove it from the mount and use a 50ft cable to place it where it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-01-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By Gormleys
The bad news is we had 5" of snow here in the...

The bad news is we had 5" of snow here in the Denver area on Sunday then 6" more on Tuesday. Highs in upper 20s and lows pushing 0. If you didn't winterize here already, its too late.

The good...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-01-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By Gormleys
Pretty Fancy! I especially like the polished...

Pretty Fancy! I especially like the polished wheels that now match the flap bling!
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-29-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,880
Posted By Gormleys
Thanks for the detailed instructions and update...

Thanks for the detailed instructions and update on the replacement Resistor part number. I was quoted $1100 to replace this $11 part by a place who said it would take them six hours to perform...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-26-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By Gormleys
First off, welcome to the forum! As you note,...

First off, welcome to the forum! As you note, here you will find lots of answers and discussions for all of your questions. Sorry to learn about the soon to be ex, but going on the road for a...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-22-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,399
Posted By Gormleys
Check Engine Light if oil fill cap loose?

I had the oil changed on my 2015 ISB 340hp 6.7L engine and the shop forgot to tighten the oil fill cap. Fifty or sixty miles later, the dreaded "Check Engine" light comes on. I buy a 9-pin...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-21-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,862
Posted By Gormleys
Take a look at the Winnebago Forza 34T. It is a...

Take a look at the Winnebago Forza 34T. It is a mid-coach door. We have one and love it!
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-21-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,880
Posted By Gormleys
Turns out that it also has a Relay. NAPA had a...

Turns out that it also has a Relay. NAPA had a replacement for under $20 P/N AR272. I got the Resistor through Lichtsinn cheaper than it was offered through Winne parts direct. Now I have an extra...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-19-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,880
Posted By Gormleys
I replaced my A/C Dash Fan Resistor following the...

I replaced my A/C Dash Fan Resistor following the instructions on the other thread (though I cut a 1 3/4" hole through the metal instead of drilling out the five rivets). Unluckily, the Resistor...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-02-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 932
Posted By Gormleys
Don't forget about insurance. Check with your...

Don't forget about insurance. Check with your insurance agent now to see how your coverage works for a rental and if you buy. Also licensing. In some states, you can get by on a 60-day temp tag,...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-09-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By Gormleys
Sorry about your leaking problem. One way to...

Sorry about your leaking problem. One way to find it might be at night to have someone shine a bright light around the seals (probably on a ladder) while you look for any "light leakage" in a dark...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-31-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By Gormleys
First off, welcome to iRV-2! Here you will find...

First off, welcome to iRV-2! Here you will find lots of answers to questions you didn't even know you had!

There are mountains and then there are MOUNTAINS. Here in Colorado, folks can go...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-31-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By Gormleys
Sounds like you may be living up to your...

Sounds like you may be living up to your nickname, Hotdog2!
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