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Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-27-2010, 05:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,648
Posted By WCVonderburg
Thanks to everyone - I no longer have a battery...

Thanks to everyone - I no longer have a battery issue. After 7 great years, we sold our Tiffin Allegro. Now we're in the market for a much smaller coach - probably a Class B. Happy trails, y'all!
...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-20-2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,648
Posted By WCVonderburg
Thanks, everyone. Good advice. Fortunately, we...

Thanks, everyone. Good advice. Fortunately, we have a gasser, so no start-up issues. Pluggin' it in now . . . what we really need to do is go somewhere and drive the beast.:laugh:
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-19-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,648
Posted By WCVonderburg
Stored Class A - Keep plugged in or not?

We store our coach beside our house. I have two new Interstate 6 v deep-cycles for my house batteries. I watch the battery fluid level carefully. Do I leave the coach plugged in to keep charge up? Or...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 12-17-2009, 06:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 24,888
Posted By WCVonderburg
We don't tow at all, not really interested in...

We don't tow at all, not really interested in doing so and one of the main reasons we want to downsize to something we can unhook, drive to town and park in a normal parking lot. We usually travel...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-04-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,725
Posted By WCVonderburg
Thanks everyone

To all of you, especially Andy at Winegard, thanks!:thumb:

The pictures really helped. I'll pull it all apart and start over.

Bill
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-04-2009, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,725
Posted By WCVonderburg
Winegard/Zenith DT901/RCA DirectTV receiver mess

Issue: We have the older, 2003 Winegard TV/VCR/powered antenna box, a Zenith DT901 digital converter box and an RCA DirectTV receiver.

As suggested by Winegard and their faxed hand-drawn...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-22-2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 24,888
Posted By WCVonderburg
Thanks to all!

Why? Pretty simple, really. We want to downsize and the current market, with closeout discounts is in the $75-95K range for gas and diesel. Some manufacturers offer a B+/C with either gas (usually...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 11-21-2009, 06:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,667
Posted By WCVonderburg
Our Tiffin Allegro, 2003 8.1 Workhorse, with no...

Our Tiffin Allegro, 2003 8.1 Workhorse, with no toad averages 8.5 mpg most of the time. We have no add-ons, all original equipment. I keep 92-95 pounds in all Michelin tires. I drive 60 (or 65 if...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-19-2009, 06:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 24,888
Posted By WCVonderburg
Ford V10 vs. Mercedes V6 diesel

Correct. Considering a Sprinter chassis vs. Ford F450. I'm under the impression that the new Ford V10 has more power and more torque. I've read in forums that the Sprinter narrower chassis and...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-18-2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 24,888
Posted By WCVonderburg
Ford V10 vs. Mercedes V6 diesel

Assuming we are comparing the same brand Class C or B+ coaches, e.g. Winnebago or Phoenix Cruiser or other, who wins the power, towing, mpg and handling race? I've read conflicting stories and want...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-29-2009, 05:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 27,835
Posted By WCVonderburg
Question Phoenix aftersale service

We are looking at a downsize to a Phoenix 2551 and have been impressed by the comments in the forum, but I am concerned about service after the sale. we have been spoiled by being so close to Tiffin...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-22-2009, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,739
Posted By WCVonderburg
Recommendation?

LOL :laugh: This was a recommendation? BTW, Dueling Banjos were heard in North Georgia, not Alabama. Now, Sweet Home Alabama is another story - that'll keep you all night. Don't forget the Jack...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 09-03-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,553
Posted By WCVonderburg
Aftermarket vents to increase engine cooling

Has anyone tried to use the WH vents to increase engine cooling? We have never seen a major increase in our temp gauge, but at times in warm weather the cooling fans howl after every hill (we drive...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-03-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,849
Posted By WCVonderburg
No problems here

We use the web site frequently for Corps of Engineers parks in Alabama and have had very few problems. Sometimes there are software snags, but my wife has her senior pass and the half-price off the...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-03-2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 660
Posted By WCVonderburg
Amen! Great area!

This is a wonderful, quiet area with many fun things to do and see, shops, antiques, flea markets and great food. Still small town and quaint section of Georgia, not at all like Pigeon Forge or...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-03-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,739
Posted By WCVonderburg
Nice spot - even if not exactly halfway

Hi Bdaball!

This is the major metropolitan stop between Memphis and Destin. Try either the Good Sam Campground...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 09-02-2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,575
Posted By WCVonderburg
10-4 DriVer

Thanks. I've spoken to some very nice folks in the Union City, IN management office recently and one with Navistar. Yes, it's taking time, but I feel confident WH is doing all they can.
...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 09-02-2009, 06:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,575
Posted By WCVonderburg
And then, and then

In but a few more months the campaign will launch and everyone will be made whole all 47,000 of us.[/QUOTE]

And then, all 47,000 of us will race headlong into whatever certified WH repair shop we...
Forum: New Member Check-In 08-31-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By WCVonderburg
Thanks, Mike & Amy. Always good to have a...

Thanks, Mike & Amy.

Always good to have a contact who is an RV master. We appreciate your note.

Best,

Bill & Shirl
Forum: New Member Check-In 08-31-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By WCVonderburg
Thanks, Jim. We appreciate your note. Now...

Thanks, Jim.

We appreciate your note. Now all I have to do is retire next year (Shirl already is) and we're be ready for some of those nice, long trips.

Best,

Bill
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-30-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,704
Posted By WCVonderburg
Zip Dees great for curved side wall trailers

Janshark,

We had a '76 Avion 21-ft classic aluminum trailer and like the Airstreams, require a curved side arm. To the best of my knowledge, only Zip Dee makes the curved side supports. Ours was...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-30-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,658
Posted By WCVonderburg
Tiffin's post-sale service is excellent

As long as ol' Bob Tiffin is alive, the Tiffin service will be unmatched. He has lived up to every promise and one of the few major manufacturers still in business. Recently, he reimbursed me for...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-30-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,575
Posted By WCVonderburg
Thanks, Mike. your perspective is appreciated. ...

Thanks, Mike. your perspective is appreciated.

Bill
Forum: New Member Check-In 08-30-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By WCVonderburg
Hi y'all from Bill & Shirl

We're happy to be part of the iRV2 family!

We went Class A with our '03 Tiffin Allegro, but owned and enjoyed a beautiful 21 ft Avion classic trailer, a tiny Scamp pop-up and before that tents. ...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-30-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,575
Posted By WCVonderburg
Smile No worries, dude

Sorry to sound touchy, George.

We're just very frustrated. However, good news. My one local dealer said he has new Bosch parts and is certain he can get us back on the road safely. He said...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-29-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,575
Posted By WCVonderburg
Depends on where you live

Thanks DriVer and George Z,

What I said are the results of statements by at least three Workhorse recall service reps, RV owners in this area (Birmingham, AL), and a near-by GM Commercial trick...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-28-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,253
Posted By WCVonderburg
Some "answer" to brake issue

See my response today to J Stemler (https://www.irv2.com/forums/members/j+stemler-20390.html) to his "Brake Issue" question to the Forum.

WC
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-28-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,575
Posted By WCVonderburg
Angry Same problem - parts unavailable until fall

I have exactly the same problem, as do many Workhorse chassis owner for 2001-2003 models. I have been on the phone for >20 hours over the last month trying to get answers. Here's the bottom line. ...
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