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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-11-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Granite17
So I just had this same exact issue where one day...

So I just had this same exact issue where one day the TV worked and next it didnít. I spent hours trying to trouble shoot and finally found it was the cable running from the Wally to the tv. How I...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-03-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By Granite17
I feel your pain, certainly aggravating to have...

I feel your pain, certainly aggravating to have them butcher up a new vehicle. Always pays to investigate which set up is best for your vehicle and remember there are usually three choices.
Blue...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-28-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By Granite17
NIRVC Lewisville can do it for you. Texas RV...

NIRVC Lewisville can do it for you.
Texas RV Supply in San Antonio also does them. They are excellent and have one guy that only does base plate set upís.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-24-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,115
Posted By Granite17
I agree! Have the same unit, combine it with a...

I agree! Have the same unit, combine it with a Ryobi Foam Cannon and then your lambs wool pad and you have an easy wash job. I use McGuires Gold in the foam canon and really like the shine it...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-19-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,115
Posted By Granite17
Careful! At 3,000 psi you can literally strip...

Careful! At 3,000 psi you can literally strip paint off a car!
Best to keep it down under 1,800.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-18-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,115
Posted By Granite17
I use a small electric Ryobi pressure washer and...

I use a small electric Ryobi pressure washer and foam cannon works great. Bought at Home Depot.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-15-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,260
Posted By Granite17
Download the Pilot/Flying J app and the Loves...

Download the Pilot/Flying J app and the Loves app.
Easy to locate stations using the app. on your phone.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-12-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By Granite17
On our 2019 DS all bay doors lock when you hit...

On our 2019 DS all bay doors lock when you hit the remote. I have had them stick occasionally. Pull the plastic cover off and see if anything is loose or binding. I also regularly lube the...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-02-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,160
Posted By Granite17
Shouldnít be difficult, research exactly what you...

Shouldnít be difficult, research exactly what you want and shop a couple dealers for inventory/price. There is also a Jeep forum for technical help. December is a good time to buy, dealers want to...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-29-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 12,922
Posted By Granite17
Any regrets as to the weight of the Tahoe pulling...

Any regrets as to the weight of the Tahoe pulling with your DS? I currently pull a GMC Canyon, but seriously considering the Tahoe. The extra weight has me wondering however. Appreciate your...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-26-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,399
Posted By Granite17
I have a 2019 Newmar DS4018, Freightliner...

I have a 2019 Newmar DS4018, Freightliner chassis:
Is Cummins supplying the DEF Head on these coaches when assembled or is this a Freightliner
add on?
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-26-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 577
Posted By Granite17
We pull a 2019 GMC Canyon and you definitely DO...

We pull a 2019 GMC Canyon and you definitely DO NOT want to run through the gears when you stop for the night.
There is a very specific procedure to follow on taking the trans out of the neutral...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-25-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,958
Posted By Granite17
Thats brilliant! The older you get it not the...

Thats brilliant! The older you get it not the stepping off the ladder thatís a problem, itís getting off the roof to the ladder. This solves that problem. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-25-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By Granite17
Gotta ask, what does holding in the stop position...

Gotta ask, what does holding in the stop position do?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-23-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 37,596
Posted By Granite17
Delaminating of the windows is easy to spot ....

Delaminating of the windows is easy to spot . Open all windows and from the ground you will be able to see where the glass is separating. Just use your fingers to see if the two glass panels are...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-23-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,289
Posted By Granite17
The newer Dutch Starís do not have manual slide...

The newer Dutch Starís do not have manual slide locks. They automatically lock when you bring the slides in. Not sure what year this change came about. Ours is a 2019 DS4018 and slide outs...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-22-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,572
Posted By Granite17
Best of luck! Post pictures of the new coach!

Best of luck! Post pictures of the new coach!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-21-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,572
Posted By Granite17
37% off a new 2021 Newmar coach is not even...

37% off a new 2021 Newmar coach is not even reasonable offer to make!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-21-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,572
Posted By Granite17
Thats a fair price!

Thats a fair price!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-21-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,179
Posted By Granite17
Great suggestion!

Great suggestion!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-20-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 555
Posted By Granite17
I have a 2019 DS and hard wired directly to a...

I have a 2019 DS and hard wired directly to a chassis battery. When your TPMS unit is turned when your parked and not using, the draw from the booster unit is next to nill.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-20-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,480
Posted By Granite17
I would toss the new ones they sent you ! Your...

I would toss the new ones they sent you !
Your TPMS system should have alerted you immediately. If not, no reason to have them . I can only speak from using the Ezz tire system. I know if itís...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-18-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,399
Posted By Granite17
Thatís an interesting theory! About a year ago I...

Thatís an interesting theory! About a year ago I had a check engine light stay on after starting and called Freightliner. It was the same 1081 code and Freightliner explained that it meant ďwait to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-17-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,399
Posted By Granite17
Lets all hope it can be this easy! I always wait...

Lets all hope it can be this easy! I always wait to start till the light goes out, 20,000 miles in 18 months. Freightliner. So far so good!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-17-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,821
Posted By Granite17
Thanks for sharing this is a great article!

Thanks for sharing this is a great article!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-17-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,747
Posted By Granite17
This situation with DEF heads is like the...

This situation with DEF heads is like the pandemic! I see you have 2019 Mountain Aire, are all the DEF units the same? Dutch Star, Mountain Aire etc. or each a different model? Any words of...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-16-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Granite17
With a stubby Phillips screwdriver loosen the two...

With a stubby Phillips screwdriver loosen the two screw on the bracket on the bottom of the door. Itís the bracket that jumps the track. Once loose, you can easily move onto the track and retighten...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-15-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,821
Posted By Granite17
We have a 2019 Dutch Star 4018 450 Cummins and...

We have a 2019 Dutch Star 4018 450 Cummins and cruise about 67 pulling a GMC Canyon pick up. 20,000 miles on the coach and overall average is 6.8 mpg.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-14-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,775
Posted By Granite17
One dealership realizes the need to do a quality...

One dealership realizes the need to do a quality delivery and that is National Indoor RV Center.
We purchased a new Newmar from them and they assigned a knowledgeable person to handle your delivery...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-13-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 744
Posted By Granite17
307896 This is an easy fix to hold the doors...

307896
This is an easy fix to hold the doors from sliding while traveling.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-12-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 130
Posted By Granite17
Shoutout for Doggett Freightliner San Antonio:

Had a leaking rear seal on the drivers side tag that I needed addressed. NIRVC had flagged it when I was in for maintenance and suggested I take the coach to Freightliner since it was still under...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-10-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By Granite17
Comfort Drive - return to center fails

Comfort Drive wake up procedure:

Comfort drive is design to disconnect from the power steering system if there is any miscommunication between the two systems. If this occurs, there is a sequence...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-09-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By Granite17
I also use the traffic cones for backing into the...

I also use the traffic cones for backing into the garage and actually carry a cone in the back of my truck for backing into tight camping spots. I use it as a pivot point if itís a passenger side...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-30-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,776
Posted By Granite17
What type of cut off switch did you use and where...

What type of cut off switch did you use and where did you locate? If you have a picture, that would be great!
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-29-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 681
Posted By Granite17
The newer Avail bars will lock automatically as...

The newer Avail bars will lock automatically as you begin to drive off. No need to wiggle back and forth driving or have your wife run behind to insure they lock.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-28-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By Granite17
If you are going to be at Newmar, with out a...

If you are going to be at Newmar, with out a doubt have them replace windshield! Too many horror stories of windows leaking or popping loose from inexperienced places. This replacement is a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-27-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,572
Posted By Granite17
I believe in todayís market, you will probably be...

I believe in todayís market, you will probably be be more in the 26% to 27% off 2021 Dutch Stars.
All Newmar slot are sold to dealers as in the previous few years.
Your choices will be either...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-26-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,703
Posted By Granite17
I dramatically reduced my time and effort washing...

I dramatically reduced my time and effort washing with the bucket and pole pad method.
I bought a small electric Ryobi pressure washer from HD and a Ryobi foam cannon. Run a top quality wash...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-26-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,747
Posted By Granite17
I just heard that one as well today. I was at...

I just heard that one as well today.
I was at the Freightliner shop dropping my coach off and talking with the Foreman . I asked about the dreaded DEF failures and he also stated the problem with...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-26-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Granite17
Maintenance at NIRVC while full timing

We use NIRVC exclusively and they understand you need your coach. They will have you stay their campground (lot) will have 50amp and water. Dump stations onsite. Techís will pick up at 8:00am and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-25-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 22,160
Posted By Granite17
Tow Bar in question is an old style, newer...

Tow Bar in question is an old style,
newer Blue Ox Availís are constructed quite differently.
Here is a picture of a 2019 Avail.
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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-23-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,342
Posted By Granite17
A quick search of North Trail shows 2021ís in...

A quick search of North Trail shows 2021ís in stock for sale!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-23-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By Granite17
We have a 19í 4018 and two airs work well. If...

We have a 19í 4018 and two airs work well. If your forced to have the windshield face west, use a magna shade and your good.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-20-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 37,596
Posted By Granite17
Has the window design changed in the windows...

Has the window design changed in the windows Newmar switched out for you?

NIRVC Lewisville switched out
two of mine yesterday and they look identical! I hope the replacement widows have an...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-19-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,748
Posted By Granite17
Newmar replaced our door vinyl this past July....

Newmar replaced our door vinyl this past July. Original was cut too short and showing as so many others. Today I noticed that the new vinyl is bubbling up like they didnít use enough adhesive? ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-19-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By Granite17
Well, it may not be that easy! I wanted to...

Well, it may not be that easy!
I wanted to change the straight shower pipe that came out of the wall and replace with a goose neck to raise the shower head.
Wasnít that easy. Straight pipe...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-10-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By Granite17
I had the right turn signal today stop working...

I had the right turn signal today stop working and found that one of the blades inside the connector on the motorhome side had somehow bent completely down. After straightening with a small blade...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-05-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By Granite17
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Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-03-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 458
Posted By Granite17
Agree! They do a nice job and I really like the...

Agree! They do a nice job and I really like the fact they come to you. Their scheduling online is easy and their follow up terrific.
Have used them twice in the last 60 days.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-29-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,123
Posted By Granite17
I just copied the page from the owners manual,...

I just copied the page from the owners manual, trimmed it and keep it above the visor. I also use
3 slap sticks that go around the steering wheel as a final check.
1 says ď parking brake offĒ ...
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