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Forum: Texas Boomers 07-19-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By Red Wolf
Brett - Yes, it's an F53 chassis Allegro.

Brett -

Yes, it's an F53 chassis Allegro.
Forum: Texas Boomers 07-18-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By Red Wolf
Austin area - Brake work

Hi all -

Anyone have any good recommendations for a reliable mechanic to inspect/maintain brakes on a Class A in the north Austin area?

-Mike
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-17-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 406,419
Posted By Red Wolf
How much does that system cost, Coldforged?

How much does that system cost, Coldforged?
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-17-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By Red Wolf
Turns out the battery died. My guess is itís...

Turns out the battery died. My guess is itís five years old, and the miserable uS-84/60 coming out of Lubbock to Santa Rosa NM cause a cell or two to die.

Had it tested at Holbrook Oíriellyís. ...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-17-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By Red Wolf
Itís only been installed for a year, so I donít...

Itís only been installed for a year, so I donít think itís binding from corrosion, but thatís a good idea to keep looking at that. Maybe shoot some WD40 into the cable guide once or twice a year.
...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-17-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By Red Wolf
Yes, keys were out and stowed in the MH.

Yes, keys were out and stowed in the MH.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-16-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By Red Wolf
Thatís what I thought. There is no auxiliary...

Thatís what I thought. There is no auxiliary breaking - itís pneumatic from the ReadyBrute pulling the brake via cable.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-16-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By Red Wolf
Dead Jeep battery - Readybrute

Iíve searched for other ďMy Jeepís battery is dead after towingĒ, but didnít find my issue.

Iíve got a ReadyBrute, 2016 Jeep JK Wranger, and associated wiring kit. Iíve pulled the Jeep on short...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-07-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 841
Posted By Red Wolf
Ultra Leather - bah. Dealer we bought the rig...

Ultra Leather - bah. Dealer we bought the rig from last June had the drivers chair completely redone. It's nice. Passenger seat was deteriorating quickly, so I called around to ask about...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-05-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 841
Posted By Red Wolf
Hey, Harley. Sorry for the delay, only now...

Hey, Harley. Sorry for the delay, only now seeing this!

I completely replaced the TripleVision system. I ordered upgraded color cameras and an LCD display from Tiffin, but found the two side...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-05-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By Red Wolf
Strapping down a replacement chair

So I replaced the worn out swivel rocker from my Allegro, which sat just behind the cockpit passenger seat. This thing had a base ring that was held down at four points by wood screws.

The new...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-04-2021, 10:52 PM
Replies: 12,716
Views: 1,781,881
Posted By Red Wolf
So did I. My 20+ year old half horsepower unit...

So did I. My 20+ year old half horsepower unit can barely reach 95 lbs any longer.

Also bought a chair to replace the worn out swivel chair.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-28-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12,716
Views: 1,781,881
Posted By Red Wolf
A new 40" TV for the front of the RV, and a...

A new 40" TV for the front of the RV, and a movable mount to pull it out and angle it towards the couch. Mount latches closed for travel.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-23-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By Red Wolf
Thank you for the suggestions, gents. ...

Thank you for the suggestions, gents.

RGriff - what model is that Best Furniture chair?
Rkesselus - same question to you - what model Lazy Boy did you use?
Fred42 - unfortunately I like...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-22-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By Red Wolf
Chair recommendation

Hey all -

I need some advice. My 2011 Allegro came with a 360 rocker chair that's directly behind the front passenger seat, and next to the stairs down. There's not a lot of room there.

This...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-07-2021, 06:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,832
Posted By Red Wolf
2011 Oper Road BA, and mine has sloppy steering. ...

2011 Oper Road BA, and mine has sloppy steering. Once the weather gets a bit better, I will be looking for the steering box and adjusting if the set screw is there. Watched a video on YouTube from...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-22-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,323
Posted By Red Wolf
I mounted mine in the rear closet using the...

I mounted mine in the rear closet using the closet light power.
Forum: Vintage RV's 01-16-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6,411
Views: 1,008,011
Posted By Red Wolf
Finally got around to replacing the house battery...

Finally got around to replacing the house battery disconnect solenoid that wouldn't reconnect. Works great, now. Nice to have the power come back on without a lot of switch flipping trying to get...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-09-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By Red Wolf
Ditto on the installers, but....they've been in...

Ditto on the installers, but....they've been in business for more than a decade, even if they're in a hole-in-the-wall shop. (shrug). They have a lifetime warranty on their work - if it leaks,...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-08-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By Red Wolf
Hey Wrascal! Sorry to hear your new-to-you RV...

Hey Wrascal! Sorry to hear your new-to-you RV has some issues.

Our rig would whistle loudly when we got to 62 MPH. These forums suggested it was a leaky windshield seal, and upon inspection,...
Forum: Vintage RV's 01-04-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6,411
Views: 1,008,011
Posted By Red Wolf
I had the window replaced today! We were...

I had the window replaced today! We were getting air leaks at the bottom of the glass, causing Big Al to whistle as he sped down the highway. Took it in to a dealer/insurance recommended place...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-24-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6,411
Views: 1,008,011
Posted By Red Wolf
Noticed our bathroom vanity/medicine cabinet was...

Noticed our bathroom vanity/medicine cabinet was coming loose on the top screws - every one of them was semi-striped from 9 years of bouncing around. Lower down they were still tight. I bought...
Forum: RV Gourmet 11-24-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,002
Posted By Red Wolf
I used our big 14" wide Lodge DO twice this past...

I used our big 14" wide Lodge DO twice this past weekend - pizza the first night, and enchiladas the second.

I noticed afterwards my seasoning is not doing so well, and I'm seeing rust, so I...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-09-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12,716
Views: 1,781,881
Posted By Red Wolf
Your mom's painting looks great there, Spdracr!

Your mom's painting looks great there, Spdracr!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-09-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12,716
Views: 1,781,881
Posted By Red Wolf
Hey, RM Art! It turned out ok. The brown...

Hey, RM Art! It turned out ok. The brown portions of the wrap I was able to pull together, but the black portions weren't as stretchy. I actually snapped the line at one point - pulled it with...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-03-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,406
Posted By Red Wolf
More beta tester results from ArsTechnica...

More beta tester results from ArsTechnica (https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/11/spacex-starlink-beta-tester-takes-user-terminal-into-forest-gets-120mbps/)

Musk says "thousands"...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-01-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 12,716
Views: 1,781,881
Posted By Red Wolf
I wasted $750 getting the DW’s passenger seat...

I wasted $750 getting the DW’s passenger seat recovered. At least, that’s what I wanted. Dropped the seat off, four days later it was ready. Looked great in the pics. The arms and seat cushion...
Forum: Full-Timers 10-31-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,978
Posted By Red Wolf
Glad you made it! (Pretty sure I see my...

Glad you made it!

(Pretty sure I see my MIL flying in the clouds back behind you...)
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-30-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,301
Posted By Red Wolf
Mom and Dad always stayed at Winterhaven Resort...

Mom and Dad always stayed at Winterhaven Resort in Brownsville, TX when they were full timing. Granted, that was now 10 years ago, so it may have changed since then.
...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-30-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12,716
Views: 1,781,881
Posted By Red Wolf
Thank you, RM. I installed something similar on...

Thank you, RM. I installed something similar on my '02 Ram, and loved it.

I haven't received mine yet - it's shipped! USPS says it should arrive Monday.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-28-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12,716
Views: 1,781,881
Posted By Red Wolf
Ordered a new Wheelskins two-one leather wrap...

Ordered a new Wheelskins two-one leather wrap (recommended here on IRV2 by many) for the steering wheel - got tired of it getting tacky after an hour or three.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-28-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,406
Posted By Red Wolf
Given that I'm paying Verizon $180/mo for phones...

Given that I'm paying Verizon $180/mo for phones and "unlimited" data plans that are really 15GB per phone for hotspots, I think $100 for 50mbps speeds as a ground floor, plus no data cap, is a win....
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-27-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,809
Posted By Red Wolf
On my diesel Ram 2500, and on my Allegro, it's...

On my diesel Ram 2500, and on my Allegro, it's the TOW/HAUL button. On the Ram, it was a button on the dash. On the Allegro, it's a button at the end of the gear shift lever.
Forum: Full-Timers 10-25-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,978
Posted By Red Wolf
Be careful on I-10 once you get past Beaumont. ...

Be careful on I-10 once you get past Beaumont. Itís a brutal road from there through Louisiana. Bad asphalt in Texas, then bad concrete through Louisiana. The joints are jarring.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-23-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
Posted By Red Wolf
Late to the chair spin party, but thanks! On...

Late to the chair spin party, but thanks! On the fourth trip, was finally able to spin the drivers seat around on our 32BA. Passenger seat is blocked by the square bobble-chair mounted behind it....
Forum: New Member Check-In 10-22-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By Red Wolf
Welcome to you, you dear wife, and her bird. ...

Welcome to you, you dear wife, and her bird. :cool:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-22-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,519
Posted By Red Wolf
That is a good neighbor! Iím lucky just to have...

That is a good neighbor! Iím lucky just to have one watch my chickens and feed the koi when we are gone! :)
Forum: RV Gourmet 10-19-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,002
Posted By Red Wolf
This came out fairly well, but a little drier...

This came out fairly well, but a little drier than I like a meat pie to be. I may try adding a small can of Spicy V-8 next time to add a bit more moisture. I made a half recipe and it was still...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-19-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By Red Wolf
JLTurner - thank you for the CSL sealant info. ...

JLTurner - thank you for the CSL sealant info. Dicor works, it’s the industry standard, but it starts cracking here in Texas within 4 months. I’ve been climbing on the roof for 16 years now to...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 10-19-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,376
Posted By Red Wolf
Monahans Sandhills SP was at 50% occupancy last...

Monahans Sandhills SP was at 50% occupancy last month. Reservations had every other campsite closed.

I’ve been booking COE parks since May, as the slots are generally further apart. Last...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-19-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,294
Posted By Red Wolf
Peachtree RV Park in Stonewall, which is a few...

Peachtree RV Park in Stonewall, which is a few miles east of F’burg. Good park to use as a base for winery tours, too. :cool:
Forum: Vintage RV's 10-19-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6,411
Views: 1,008,011
Posted By Red Wolf
My forward AC is like that - buzzy when running. ...

My forward AC is like that - buzzy when running. I couldnít find any looseness in the bolts/screws holding anything down, but the black cylinder seems to be a bit loose- the rubber pads are pretty...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-19-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 959
Posted By Red Wolf
They both work the same. The external one...

They both work the same. The external one weighs a bit and could possible pull the plug out of the socket (happened to me once in 11 years). Supposedly someone could steal it, too, but that never...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-19-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12,716
Views: 1,781,881
Posted By Red Wolf
Mine cost about that as well. Instead of...

Mine cost about that as well. Instead of trenching, I mounted the conduit along the wall about 6Ē above the ground, from the front side of the garage back about 25 feet to a secondary fuse box that...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-19-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,519
Posted By Red Wolf
In nearly 60 years of camping, I can only think...

In nearly 60 years of camping, I can only think of maybe 10 instances of rudeness that stick out...and none of it recent. Most folks we share parks with are pleasant, and observe quiet hours. On...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-18-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By Red Wolf
National Park Service - campground design

Saw an article this morning on RVTravel.com regarding the National Park Service revising their campground design guide - the NPS is requesting feedback from campers and RVers.
...
Forum: RV Gourmet 10-17-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,002
Posted By Red Wolf
Our camping partners moved away to AZ. Sheís the...

Our camping partners moved away to AZ. Sheís the one who bought me my first DO for my birthday 20+ years ago.

Blueberry dump cake for us. :) Made one just last month on the Big Bend trip.
Forum: RV Gourmet 10-17-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,002
Posted By Red Wolf
Texas Parks and Wildlife just put up a video on...

Texas Parks and Wildlife just put up a video on DO cooking.

https://tpwd.texas.gov/newsmedia/utts/dutch-oven-cooking/?utm_campaign=getaways&utm_medium=email&utm_source=oct20-2
Forum: Full-Timers 10-16-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,978
Posted By Red Wolf
Melbourne Beach? I’m from Indialantic right up...

Melbourne Beach? I’m from Indialantic right up the street. :-) Still have family in the area. (say hi to my mother in law if she flies by on her broom). :D

I was thinking, “They have motorhome...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-16-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12,716
Views: 1,781,881
Posted By Red Wolf
That looks great, Harry. Redoing our console...

That looks great, Harry. Redoing our console pillar is going to be a winter project for me. Iíll unscrew it from the doghouse and dash and remove the padded lower and add a drawer like you did.
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