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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-31-2021, 06:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,627
Posted By teamnash-rv
Thanks everyone for your quick responses and...

Thanks everyone for your quick responses and thoughts. I think we are going to pursue finding a local body shop to repair.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-30-2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,627
Posted By teamnash-rv
Damaged basement door estimate

My front left basement door got damaged. Functionally the door is fine. It's cosmetic damage. Repair estimate from local Newmar dealers is $6800. Much higher than I expected. Should I expect it to be...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-14-2021, 05:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 822
Posted By teamnash-rv
Good idea. I found that the wiper arm bolts were...

Good idea. I found that the wiper arm bolts were way under torqued. I torqued them to 70 ft lbs. They worked fine yesterday in the rain. If I have further problems I'll try the copper stranded wire...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-13-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 822
Posted By teamnash-rv
Yes - They are backordered also until July 7th....

Yes - They are backordered also until July 7th. We are on a callback list.

As I mentioned they are 1/3 the cost of Newmar so we'll be purchasing from Diesel Equipment.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-11-2021, 05:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 822
Posted By teamnash-rv
Newmar parts thought they had them in stock but...

Newmar parts thought they had them in stock but when our order did not show up we called back to find the wiper arm is back ordered until July.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-03-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 822
Posted By teamnash-rv
Driver's side wiper arm slipping

The driver's side wiper arm is slipping. I have tightened the bolt as much as I can. Does any have a recommendation for fixing - another washer or ???

Driving through a rainstorm today I had to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-02-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,036
Posted By teamnash-rv
My understanding is GFCI devices trigger at...

My understanding is GFCI devices trigger at current leakages above 5 milliamps and GFCI's can cause problem for RVers that have switching type Power Converters in their RV's. These switching type...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-01-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 45,574
Posted By teamnash-rv
Thanks everyone for your responses on the VHB...

Thanks everyone for your responses on the VHB tape. I'll plan to use the VHB method for mounting the panels.

Did you mount the combiner box using VHB tape w/ Dicor as opposed to using screws? The...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-01-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 45,574
Posted By teamnash-rv
Interesting that you did not drill into your roof...

Interesting that you did not drill into your roof to mount the solar panels. I am curious after roughly 3 years would you use same method to attach the panels to the roof? Have you encountered any...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-11-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,423
Posted By teamnash-rv
This looks to be a great solution. Can you...

This looks to be a great solution. Can you provide more details on where you got the SS bracket?

Is what was installed something similar to the Wheel Masters Airless 4-Hose Inflation Kit - 16" to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-31-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,423
Posted By teamnash-rv
Found it here ...

Found it here

https://www.shinyrv.com/product/valve-stem-extension-stabilizer-for-22-5-freightliner-proprietary-wheel-stylized-2/
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-31-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,423
Posted By teamnash-rv
I searched for grommet valve stem stabilizer...

I searched for
grommet
valve stem stabilizer

with no success.

Do you by chance have a better search term to use or a link??

thanks
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-31-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,423
Posted By teamnash-rv
The valve stems are metal. There is a rubber...

The valve stems are metal. There is a rubber grommet that holds the inner tire valve stem in place where is passes through the outer rim so you can access. It's the rubber grommet I am looking for.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-31-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,423
Posted By teamnash-rv
Rubber valve stem stabilizer

Can someone recommend where I can purchase new rubber valve stem stabilizers. These rubber grommets hold the valve stem from the inner rim in place on the outer rim. The current rubber valve stem...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-21-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 638
Posted By teamnash-rv
Here's a video describing installation. Looking...

Here's a video describing installation. Looking at the video it takes someone with nimble hands to install. I also searched but could not find part numbers. Please share if you find.
...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-14-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,922
Posted By teamnash-rv
rtspense, Nice installation. What material...

rtspense,

Nice installation. What material did you use to enclose your battery compartment?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-13-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,922
Posted By teamnash-rv
When I upgrade to Lithium I plan to use the...

When I upgrade to Lithium I plan to use the existing battery compartment. I plan to close it off and add a limited amount of insulation. Likely I'll use a LifeBlue battery that has a low temp rating...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-28-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By teamnash-rv
I replaced the bedroom and full slide topper...

I replaced the bedroom and full slide topper using Tough Top Awnings (https://www.toughtopawnings.com/)

The replacement topper material from Tough Top Awnings to me is a better material than the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-24-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 802
Views: 86,443
Posted By teamnash-rv
I have the Pepwave MAX BR1 MK2. I have not...

I have the Pepwave MAX BR1 MK2. I have not noticed the router losing signal on a regular daily pattern.

What I have noticed is the router losing signal say once every couple of days and then it's...
Forum: Going Green 09-23-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,746
Posted By teamnash-rv
Using existing battery area for Lithium batteries

I am investigating changing from lead acid to Lithium batteries.

I would like to use the existing battery bank area but to support the Lithium batteries I would need to enclose the battery bank...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-23-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 28,083
Posted By teamnash-rv
We are the 2nd owner. Newmar replaced driver,...

We are the 2nd owner. Newmar replaced driver, passenger and couch at no cost to us. We were shocked and pleasantly surprised that Newmar agreed to replace. Our furniture was in pretty bad shape....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-23-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By teamnash-rv
Slide Topper

Carefree of Colorado sent me the service manual which I've attached. Hopefully your model is contained in the manual. Mine is the SOKIII model. If not then I would reach out to Carefree to request...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-19-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,793
Posted By teamnash-rv
We are very happy with our 2016 Ventana 3436. We...

We are very happy with our 2016 Ventana 3436. We are the 2nd owner on the coach. When we purchased the coach had upholstery issues that has been well documented. I was shocked when Newmar agreed to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-19-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By teamnash-rv
Ventana slide topper replacement

Folks,

I replaced the bedroom slide topper using the methods described by RVgeeks. Here's the video.video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iF5IhGQuQm0&t=181s)

Worked great for replacing the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-31-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 940
Posted By teamnash-rv
Fantastic. Thanks for describing functions in...

Fantastic. Thanks for describing functions in human terms!!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-24-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By teamnash-rv
Ok - problem solved. I did not seen the lower...

Ok - problem solved. I did not seen the lower "Low Point Drain" because of the stuff in the wet bay. Thanks everyone. Now, I am embarrassed.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/W9rBhJ3Bu4k8s24ZA
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-24-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By teamnash-rv
I should have stated but I have tried opening...

I should have stated but I have tried opening faucets and the city fill line. This has not helped.

Water only drains when I turn on the water pump.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-24-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By teamnash-rv
Low point drains controlled by water pump?

When I open the low point drain on our coach it does not drain unless I have the water pump turned on. Is this what I should expect? I would think with opening the hot and cold low point drains I...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-26-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,771
Posted By teamnash-rv
We have NG

We are using NG for our RV insurance. We are only insuring the RV with NG, not our other vehicles or house.

We have filed a claim on a window chip (a small item). They have been very responsive...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-02-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By teamnash-rv
Awesome - this worked. I was able to reset the...

Awesome - this worked. I was able to reset the display monitor. I am now showing 1 gray and 1 black tank.

Thanks, thanks!!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-01-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By teamnash-rv
https://photos.app.goo.gl/2ivrLh4kxn17DyyT7 ...

https://photos.app.goo.gl/2ivrLh4kxn17DyyT7

Ok - I was able to attach an image of the tank monitor showing the levels.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-01-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By teamnash-rv
Ventana 2 gray and 2 black tanks?

The status board shows the following

https://photos.app.goo.gl/thaeD5pBp3LxWRpe9

Hmm - not sure the picture is showing - but the status board shows Gray 1 and Gray 2 and then Black 1 and Black...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-26-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By teamnash-rv
Ventana driver side mirror adjustment

Folks,

I'd like to adjust the driver's side mirror to pivot the entire mirror aware from the side of the coach. I thought by loosening the bolt via the access hole from underneath the housing...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-12-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By teamnash-rv
Following. I am curious what you end up doing as...

Following. I am curious what you end up doing as I'd like to do same for our coach.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-26-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,309
Posted By teamnash-rv
Here's a youtube video worth watching. ...

Here's a youtube video worth watching.

Montana License Plate Scam (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebDF-C7GJec)

You'll have to decide for yourself whether to pursue Montana licensing. I...
Forum: iRV2 Owners Registry 02-12-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 339
Posted By teamnash-rv
2020 Newmar Ventana

2020 Newmar Ventana (2020-02-12 13:18:55)
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-04-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 86,443
Posted By teamnash-rv
With the Pepwave MAX configured w/ the cellular...

With the Pepwave MAX configured w/ the cellular and Wifi WAN having same priority (see photo)

https://photos.app.goo.gl/wbzWdTNeYSVhHdyb6

I get 32.5M download and 17M upload. Looks to me like...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-04-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 86,443
Posted By teamnash-rv
With my Pepwave MAX - with the Wifi over WAN...

With my Pepwave MAX - with the Wifi over WAN prioritized (see picture)

https://photos.app.goo.gl/hPfBNgfSFU6yhTG67


I get the same Wifi transfer rates when bypassing the pepwave i.e I don't...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-30-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By teamnash-rv
Another option would be to locate NRVIA inspector...

Another option would be to locate NRVIA inspector (https://nrvia.org/locate/)

You want a Level 2 inspector

Rich
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-28-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 603
Posted By teamnash-rv
Ventana width w/ slides out

Folks,

I am curious what is the width of a Ventana w/ slides out? I suspect this is the same for other models.

Thanks,
Rich
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-28-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 802
Views: 86,443
Posted By teamnash-rv
According to folks at MobileMustHave...

According to folks at MobileMustHave (https://www.mobilemusthave.com/ATT-Unlimited-Data-Referral-Program-8000-First-Month-120-thereafter-_p_25.html) the eBay plans are (I am quoting MobileMustHave...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-12-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 775
Posted By teamnash-rv
Thanks for noting that Newmar and Freightliner...

Thanks for noting that Newmar and Freightliner have major maintenance milestones at 15K and 30K. Can someone point me to what work needs to be done at these major milestones?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-12-2020, 04:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 775
Posted By teamnash-rv
Thanks everyone. We have walked away from this...

Thanks everyone. We have walked away from this dealer.

Thanks for the recommendations to hire an independent inspector - which we will do.

Rich
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-11-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 775
Posted By teamnash-rv
Used 2014 Ventana inspection by dealer

Folks,

We are investigating a purchase of a used 2014 34' Ventana. Dealer stated they do a complete inspection of the RV at the cost of $4000. This would be a cost that we would need to cover. He...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-22-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 42,591
Posted By teamnash-rv
We are about to order a Baystar. I am considering...

We are about to order a Baystar. I am considering not including the XITE and then adding GPS / radio after.

Can I assume the wires are in the dash such that I can connect up my aftermarket units?
Forum: Cummins Engines 05-13-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,038
Posted By teamnash-rv
+2 ...

+2 ...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-21-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 791
Posted By teamnash-rv
Thanks for your recommendations. I do need to...

Thanks for your recommendations. I do need to talk to several local builders to educate myself on what needs to done to formulate a plan.

rich
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-20-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 791
Posted By teamnash-rv
Garage extension - additional info

Thanks everyone for your responses.

Since I have a hip roof I think extending will be a little more complicated.

Here are a couple of images.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/NxDGSkdRBE3bv67V6
...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-20-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 791
Posted By teamnash-rv
Garage extension

Folks,

We are looking to extend the length on our garage from 32 to 37 or 40'. I'd like input on the process we should use to extend the garage? Architect followed by structural engineer to come...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 01-01-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,415
Posted By teamnash-rv
Thanks for sharing. Glad to see you are blogging...

Thanks for sharing. Glad to see you are blogging about all your travels.
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