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Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-24-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,956
Posted By Coaster1
Get it writing from Ford and go for it! If the...

Get it writing from Ford and go for it! If the manual states it CS backs it up I would take that as a go. But like what you have heard, it dosen't sound right to me.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-23-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,282
Posted By Coaster1
Thought a lot about adding my thoughts to this...

Thought a lot about adding my thoughts to this discussion. After thinking about it I decided that whatever my thoughts, opinions, providing experience operating both types of vehicles, in the long...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-23-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By Coaster1
Every awning I have ever owned, patio or window...

Every awning I have ever owned, patio or window collected water. It hasn't hurt anything as I roll them out often. Before I started doing this, awning was always dirty the first couple of wraps from...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-19-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,536
Views: 210,811
Posted By Coaster1
69 shooting for 70, DW 55 and beautiful! We use a...

69 shooting for 70, DW 55 and beautiful! We use a dolly as the toads change with her mood...lol
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 07-19-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 802
Posted By Coaster1
Me too!

Me too!
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-19-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,356
Posted By Coaster1
Hanging another pump on that engine without...

Hanging another pump on that engine without changing the turbo is a waste of time. The stock turbos are small, by comparison to the HX35's that replaced them on later models.
A better choice in my...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-18-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,236
Posted By Coaster1
This once happened to me only to find out that I...

This once happened to me only to find out that I needed the camp's cable company's box.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-17-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,642
Posted By Coaster1
It appears to have steerable wheels, surge brakes...

It appears to have steerable wheels, surge brakes and adequate lighting, and good fenders. Can't tel much else but, if you like it buy it.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-17-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,663
Posted By Coaster1
Deanjeep, thank you for your prayers and kind...

Deanjeep, thank you for your prayers and kind thoughts. I am facing the inevitable with a brave face and taken all the steps necessary to make my passing as easy as possible for my wife. I hope I do...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 07-16-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,561
Posted By Coaster1
10 seconds is way too long, but you already know...

10 seconds is way too long, but you already know that. There is an electronic communication problem with the engine in that it is calling for fuel too late. When it does begin to accelerate, watch...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-16-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,663
Posted By Coaster1
^^Based on what you just posted, you will be fine...

^^Based on what you just posted, you will be fine in finding the coach you want. Bear in mind however, that it may required another 25K to modernize it. Still, try it you may like it is the best...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-16-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By Coaster1
Where in Florida?

Where in Florida?
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-16-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,177
Posted By Coaster1
I learned the hard way on a previous coach that...

I learned the hard way on a previous coach that the bay door where the jenny is located had to be closed or the unit would overheat and quit. Something about drawing in air from a central location....
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-16-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By Coaster1
1st, pay little attention to the advertised...

1st, pay little attention to the advertised weight of the 5er. Tell, don't ask the dealer to provide a certified unladen weight. Then figure, water, propane, food gear, toys and whatever and add...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-16-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,633
Posted By Coaster1
Long shot but, try resetting the CO'2 sensor near...

Long shot but, try resetting the CO'2 sensor near the floor. Turn it off, wait a bit then turn it on. Have wifey do it from inside while you listen for a click at or near the regulator on the propane...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-16-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,253
Posted By Coaster1
What mistake would you like me to confess to?...

What mistake would you like me to confess to? I've made most of them,,,,,,,,,,,,,,lol.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-16-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,148
Posted By Coaster1
I missed the part about them being your steer...

I missed the part about them being your steer tires, sorry.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-15-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,663
Posted By Coaster1
Deanjeep, when I was single had a job where I...

Deanjeep, when I was single had a job where I traveled the entire lower 48. I had no home but did have a new (barely used) 1992 Marathon built on a standard Prevost chassis. It had no slides but I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-15-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,258
Posted By Coaster1
There are several devices out there. Some work,...

There are several devices out there. Some work, some do not, some don't last. , If it were me, I would modify a trailer to haul both. Harley cross ways of course.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-15-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,926
Posted By Coaster1
If you change the oil now it will undergo the...

If you change the oil now it will undergo the same conditions as the oil that is currently in it. Condensation, fuel contamination if you run it for only short periods of time, etc. .

My opinion...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-15-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,148
Posted By Coaster1
^^^ I was going to suggest that depending on his...

^^^ I was going to suggest that depending on his answer. Great suggestion and worth a try. Can also us a piece of rope tied in a knot then use something to twist it.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-15-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,148
Posted By Coaster1
Broken bead inside or out?

Broken bead inside or out?
Forum: Just Conversation 07-13-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By Coaster1
^^^ Very profound statement, glad to have read it.

^^^ Very profound statement, glad to have read it.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-10-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By Coaster1
I went with AGMs because of the difficulty in...

I went with AGMs because of the difficulty in getting to them for watering. So far, its been worth it.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-10-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,928
Posted By Coaster1
I run a RDS 51 gal combo tank/toolbox. I like the...

I run a RDS 51 gal combo tank/toolbox. I like the size because it fits under my tonneau cover. it drains via gravitiy, controlled with a ball valve.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-07-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,650
Posted By Coaster1
^^^ You may be correct on the balnce issue, if so...

^^^ You may be correct on the balnce issue, if so my apologies.
Forum: Just Conversation 07-07-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,343
Posted By Coaster1
I quit on April 8th of this year after being...

I quit on April 8th of this year after being diagnosed with Esopophogeal Cancer. No pity please. I smoked cigarettes for forty years and quit cigarettes in favor of cigars over 10 years ago.
...
Forum: Just Conversation 07-07-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,225
Posted By Coaster1
Thanks Cliff. While I have been chastized in the...

Thanks Cliff. While I have been chastized in the past for my remarks, I just could not let that one slide.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-07-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,569
Posted By Coaster1
Sometimes there is an AOD fuse (small green fuse,...

Sometimes there is an AOD fuse (small green fuse, generlly on the bottom of the fuse block). This fuse is used trnsit and/or storage. While rare, it can sometimes fail.
Forum: Just Conversation 07-07-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,225
Posted By Coaster1
^ Great question but no real answer. Citations...

^ Great question but no real answer. Citations can not be issued on private property in the State in which I live. Therefore, it takes the owner to have the vehicle towed.
While a nice gesture i...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-07-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,650
Posted By Coaster1
Dynabeads do thier best to balance the tire....

Dynabeads do thier best to balance the tire. Sadly, they do not do much to balance the wheel, tire, rotor or drum assembly. Cents have enough weight and location to help or eliminate all of these...
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-06-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,356
Posted By Coaster1
Easy enough to check yourself. Remove the rubber...

Easy enough to check yourself. Remove the rubber boot on the inlet side of the turbo. See if the impeller will spin without resistance.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-06-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,977
Posted By Coaster1
^^^^^What he said! Road conditions, suspension...

^^^^^What he said! Road conditions, suspension components, wind, rain and other conditions all effect the way our rigs handle. Unless we are willing to continually change shocks, we must all deal...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 07-06-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,196
Posted By Coaster1
There is an engineering term referred to as...

There is an engineering term referred to as "Maximum Thermal Efficiency" Simply stated, when an engine is operating at or near the greatest temperature the engine can tolerate, the more efficient it...
Forum: Vintage RV's 07-06-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,424
Posted By Coaster1
Plug the holes, remove the air pump and hoses and...

Plug the holes, remove the air pump and hoses and don't degrease the engine. The dirtier the better come inspection time.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-06-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By Coaster1
We were typing at the same time..lol. Glad to be...

We were typing at the same time..lol. Glad to be of help, happy trails.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-06-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By Coaster1
I'll try. The shore power cord is sometimes wired...

I'll try. The shore power cord is sometimes wired directly to the power distribution box (Where the 12 volt fuses and coach breakers are located). As said, on some units in the area where the power...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-06-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By Coaster1
Your on the right track! Start the jenny, flip...

Your on the right track! Start the jenny, flip the breaker one way, enter the coach and turn on the AC. It will take a moment but, if the breaker is in the correct position the jenny will lose RPM...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-06-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,650
Posted By Coaster1
If you have the bucks, go the centramatic route....

If you have the bucks, go the centramatic route. They are lifetime with great customer support and lots of dealers throughout the country.

I ran them on my big trucks and my Prevost. Don't use...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-06-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By Coaster1
Regardless of model, it has been my experience...

Regardless of model, it has been my experience the there is always an external breaker located on the jenny itself. It mat not be on the side, mine are but I would bet they or it is there. The...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-06-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By Coaster1
Have you determined if the Jenny is really...

Have you determined if the Jenny is really generating power? Check the voltage on the output cables if you haven't. You mentioned breakers, as you may know, there are two on the side of the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-06-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By Coaster1
If you do not have the service records I would at...

If you do not have the service records I would at least change the engine oil and filter, check the air cleaner. Visual inspection of the trans, and rear end fluid should suffice. Coolant can be...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-05-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,880
Posted By Coaster1
Look into a Moenstone. It is a large single bowl...

Look into a Moenstone. It is a large single bowl sink big enough to handle large pots and pans. DW loved it.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-05-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,997
Posted By Coaster1
I've had my Cummins powered Ram 3500 dually since...

I've had my Cummins powered Ram 3500 dually since new in '97. With just a little over 105K on the clock I could not imagine ever pulling a large 5th wheel or gooseneck without it. I no longer have a...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-05-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,530
Posted By Coaster1
I bought a Watts based on suggestions here. Feel...

I bought a Watts based on suggestions here. Feel much more comfortable now with a steady 40 PSI.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-05-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12,088
Views: 1,672,779
Posted By Coaster1
HotRod electric water heater kit. Supposed to...

HotRod electric water heater kit. Supposed to save on propane use. Hope it works!
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-04-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,752
Posted By Coaster1
Silence is golden. My bedroom receiver doesn't...

Silence is golden. My bedroom receiver doesn't care when it travels in the coach.
Forum: Full-Timers 07-04-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,023
Posted By Coaster1
I have no real reason to have a CCW permit. My...

I have no real reason to have a CCW permit. My weapon is either in my auto or in my coach. Daylight hours in a rest area or truck stop I carry a tire thumper, (small bat). Nighttime in the same...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-04-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,704
Posted By Coaster1
I only have a propane powered Onan jenny. But, if...

I only have a propane powered Onan jenny. But, if I had an inverter I would use it over the jenny.
Forum: New Member Check-In 07-04-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 869
Posted By Coaster1
Welcome from Fairhope, drop by sometime!

Welcome from Fairhope, drop by sometime!
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