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Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 08-21-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By Rwbrown3
You don’t worry about the 14 day quarantine if...

You don’t worry about the 14 day quarantine if you’re passing through Canada to Alaska. You can even randomly pick a campground address or any address. They’ll quiz you at the border on your self...
Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 08-02-2021, 11:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,729
Posted By Rwbrown3
I looked at the ferry this past summer just as an...

I looked at the ferry this past summer just as an alternative to driving the cost was over 10,000 dollars for my motor home and Jeep toad. Another drawback is pets have to kept in vehicle and they...
Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 08-02-2021, 01:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,729
Posted By Rwbrown3
I had a couple of reasons to travel through...

I had a couple of reasons to travel through Canada from Alaska. One being medical and the other business.
Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 07-30-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,729
Posted By Rwbrown3
I agree, very fortunate, I suppose, to have the...

I agree, very fortunate, I suppose, to have the time to travel around over the summer.
Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 07-28-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,729
Posted By Rwbrown3
Just returned to Alaska from lower 48

I drove our motor home down early in June not really a problem at the border. Clocked about 14000 miles this summer looping the US then back to Alaska. My trip down to Arizona took me 8 days. My wife...
Forum: Damon 06-08-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By Rwbrown3
I have the bedroom floor panel off and can see...

I have the bedroom floor panel off and can see the fuel filter. I was wondering how that was gonna come off. And if I have to prefill the filter before installing the new filter
Forum: Damon 06-07-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By Rwbrown3
Tuscany 4076 air filter

Yesterday I decided to tackle replacing the air filter. It took a little over an hour but next time Iím confident it will take about 30 mins, maybe less. I found a small access panel in power cord...
Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 05-31-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By Rwbrown3
Driving south from Alaska for the summer

It may be backwards I know but yesterday I crossed into the Yukon in my 2007 Damon Tuscany without any fanfare. Typical questions at the border with the biggest difference was that I was told to cone...
Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 05-09-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,283
Posted By Rwbrown3
travel from lower 48 to Alaska during covid

I live in Alaska and last summer traveled through Canada three times from June until August. I crossed in Alberta through Montana twice in one week and they remembered me the second time. I'd just...
Forum: Damon 04-30-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By Rwbrown3
Changing the power steering pump was easy as...

Changing the power steering pump was easy as could be. Less than thirty minutes. My suggestion is to take a bolt that will fit the return line hose or something to plug the hose to minimize fluid...
Forum: Damon 04-28-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Rwbrown3
I'm waiting on the new mixing valve to come in....

I'm waiting on the new mixing valve to come in. Will update when I replace it. Hopefully this weekend.
Forum: Damon 04-26-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Rwbrown3
Im in the process of updating all the faucets in...

Im in the process of updating all the faucets in the motor home. The showers (both inside and out) are turned off at the knobs. I doubt it is the pump too. With the pump on very cold water comes out...
Forum: Damon 04-25-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Rwbrown3
Hot water, yet no hot water help!

I'm de-winterizing the 2007 Damon Tuscany 4076. On board is a Atwood XT model 10 gallon hot water heater. This past winter I simply blew air through the water lines and did not add rv antifreeze....
Forum: Damon 04-08-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By Rwbrown3
I have a 2007 Damon Tuscany 4076 Iíd like to find...

I have a 2007 Damon Tuscany 4076 Iíd like to find a bra too?
Forum: Damon 04-04-2021, 03:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Rwbrown3
Im not too sure why I got two replies saying they...

Im not too sure why I got two replies saying they don’t know what rig I have. I can see that I typed 2007 Damon 4076. I’m not sure what others see. Nonetheless today I replaced the pump. The original...
Forum: Damon 04-01-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Rwbrown3
Power steering pump change

Tomorrow I’m going to tackle the power steering pump. Looking for advice on draining the power steering fluid from the reservoir. Also for those more mechanically inclined than I, I appreciate any...
Forum: Damon 03-22-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By Rwbrown3
Thanks so much for that!!! Iím going with that!...

Thanks so much for that!!! Iím going with that! Iíd rather work underneath the coach than through the floor anyway. At least the pump isnít that expensive . Iíll let you know how it goes in a few...
Forum: Damon 03-22-2021, 12:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By Rwbrown3
2007 Damon Tuscany 4076 cat C7. Thanks.

2007 Damon Tuscany 4076 cat C7. Thanks.
Forum: Damon 03-21-2021, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By Rwbrown3
Hard steering in cold weather power steering pump location

Well up here in Alaska it's still about 1 degree (actually got up to 25 or so today). Friday night I picked up my tuscany from the mechanic shop, they're waiting on new AC hoses. I noticed that the...
Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 01-31-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,362
Posted By Rwbrown3
Driving ALCAN

We drive the ALCAN every spring and summer. We usually leave at the end of May heading south from Alaska and drive back up in early August. I've driven it as late in the year as October and as early...
Forum: Damon 01-31-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By Rwbrown3
I just got off the phone with FTL and the fella I...

I just got off the phone with FTL and the fella I spoke with informed me that I had to call my local Freightliner dealer for part numbers or assistance. They've had a policy change apparently. He...
Forum: Damon 01-31-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By Rwbrown3
Wow, thanks for the tip about DTNA I'll...

Wow, thanks for the tip about DTNA I'll definitely give that a try. Also thanks for the picture it gives me something to start with for sure.
Forum: Damon 01-31-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By Rwbrown3
You are right!! We don't want the BOOM!! Too...

You are right!! We don't want the BOOM!! Too much ACME Wylie Coyote.
Forum: Damon 01-31-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By Rwbrown3
Hi, I am on a 2007 freightliner xc chassis and...

Hi, I am on a 2007 freightliner xc chassis and cat C4 engine. I was thinking maybe a sticky pressure valve but not sure where that is located.
Forum: Damon 01-30-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By Rwbrown3
Very Hard Steering at Idle/Stop

I am driving a 2007 Tuscany 4076 with about 40,000 miles on it. I've noticed since owning it that when I am at a stop (idle) the steering is very hard to turn either left or right, but as soon as the...
Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 01-30-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,596
Posted By Rwbrown3
I crossed the border 4 times last summer. I live...

I crossed the border 4 times last summer. I live in Alaska so heading north was easy. Heading south was the tricky part. I crossed into Yukon at Beaver Creek. Drs note in hand, cardiology appt. in...
Forum: Damon 01-22-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By Rwbrown3
Space at the back of the toilet is something I...

Space at the back of the toilet is something I haven't considered. My current toilet is a close fit already. I guess I'll wait til spring break, (I"m an elementary school teacher), to take it to a rv...
Forum: Damon 01-21-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By Rwbrown3
I'm going to try and follow the tips given in an...

I'm going to try and follow the tips given in an earlier post to see if the toilet I have will work a bit better. If not I'm considering a Dometic 320. I have yet to reach out to Dometic to see if...
Forum: Damon 01-20-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By Rwbrown3
Thanks Ron, makes sense that it would be there. I...

Thanks Ron, makes sense that it would be there. I just wanted to know where it is just in case...
Forum: Damon 01-18-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By Rwbrown3
Thanks!

The owners manual doesnít give me the model number but your chart did! The traveler lite it is porcelain. I will definitely try your tips with the olive oil and cleaning/ lubing the seal. The owners...
Forum: Damon 01-18-2021, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By Rwbrown3
Replacing toilet

I am considering replacing the toilet. The toilet doesnít seal very well and the small amount of water in the bowl drains out. Not sure how to fix this. Any suggestions for replacement? Iíve noticed...
Forum: Damon 01-18-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By Rwbrown3
2007 Tuscany 4076 water pump

Hi all, doing some preventative maintenance before spring gets here. Iím trying to locate the water pump. I have no clue where to look. Any clues? Thanks in advance. Come on 2021!
Forum: Damon 08-11-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Rwbrown3
Awesome!! Thanks. I called FTL today who referred...

Awesome!! Thanks. I called FTL today who referred me to Thor who told me to call Pro Air. Acme is out of business and so on and so on. I don't know the length of hoses that I need so I will have to...
Forum: Damon 08-10-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Rwbrown3
New Owner Florida to Alaska

So we just bought our "new" 2007 Damon Tuscany 4076 in Florida and drove it to Kenai Alaska, where it sits in storage til next spring. This is the first time we ever drove a motorhome and I have to...
Forum: New Member Check-In 08-06-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By Rwbrown3
Saying hello from Alaska

Hi all! My wife and I are teachers in Alaska and just bought our first motorhome. We flew to Tampa and bought a 2007 Damon Tuscany 4076 and drove it back to Alaska just this past week. I have been...
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