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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-16-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By JHSJMS
Thanks for quick reply! Are those some type of...

Thanks for quick reply! Are those some type of clips used to mount it?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-16-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By JHSJMS
Norcold circulating fan

I read a post (that I cannot find now) for installing a Arctic F12 fan to the fins for improved cooling and reduced frost buildup. Looking for best way to mount it. Also, I assume it should be...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-28-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,473
Posted By JHSJMS
Wow, I wish I had learned about Space Coast...

Wow, I wish I had learned about Space Coast Playing last year. I was in that area and looking for replating of my bases. Somehow I did not find that company. When I got home to Maine, I took the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-28-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By JHSJMS
I have access to the back side when gen door is...

I have access to the back side when gen door is open. I drilled the holes completely thru and used stainless bolts with large flat washers and lock nuts on the inside. Was easy fix for me.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-15-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By JHSJMS
I also own a Cheetah. Same year, same color. It...

I also own a Cheetah. Same year, same color. It looks identical to the pics you posted. I just purchased new sealed beam LED headlights. Will install them soon. I also buffed out the running light...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-04-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By JHSJMS
There is a alarm for your leveling stabilizers....

There is a alarm for your leveling stabilizers. If your fluid is low it will sense that a stabilizer is down. If fluid is low, the alarm will be intermittent when the coach leans from side to side....
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-04-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By JHSJMS
Mine has a bedroom radio switch. It actually...

Mine has a bedroom radio switch. It actually turns on/off the dash radio. There are only speakers in the bedrm from dash radio. The switch is bedside next to overhead reading light switch. It will...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-13-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By JHSJMS
I had a very similar problem with my Cat 330....

I had a very similar problem with my Cat 330. Turned out to be algie had developed in the fuel tank due to extended storage in a warm climate. I changed fuel filter and separator filter and added a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-22-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By JHSJMS
I also have a Safari. I am currently looking into...

I also have a Safari. I am currently looking into removing the carpet ( except in the slides) and the ceramic tile to install new vinyl plank. They have very nice stuff out there. Much of it used in...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 09-22-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,237
Posted By JHSJMS
My shore power/inverter charger does not charge...

My shore power/inverter charger does not charge the chassis batteries ( learned that the hard way). I installed a little unit that trickle charges off house batteries when they are charging. The unit...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-11-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,688
Posted By JHSJMS
Wayne and his team removed my shield in Fort...

Wayne and his team removed my shield in Fort Myers in March. They did a fantastic job. Very professional great people. Glad I had him do the work. He is very busy and hard to get scheduled. I was in...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-19-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,688
Posted By JHSJMS
Wayne called me back. It took a long while to...

Wayne called me back. It took a long while to reach him. Looks like I will have him remove our 3M shield. It's $950 to remove it. Ours is real bad. Can't stand looking at it any longer. Thanks for...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-17-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,688
Posted By JHSJMS
Ugly Shield in FL

Does anyone know if Ugly Shield in Fort Myers is still in business? I have been calling, leaving messages and posting on their online site. No one answers or replys.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-08-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 318,931
Posted By JHSJMS
In the end you may be just as happy with the...

In the end you may be just as happy with the Shepard rebuild. Although I swapped to a TRW and have noticed a more stable stearing, my Shepard was not as bad as many who have posted. Maybe I was just...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-31-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 318,931
Posted By JHSJMS
My Safari is a Cheetah 40' pusher. The...

My Safari is a Cheetah 40' pusher. The configuration is likely much different than yours. With mine, I was lucky to not have to modify for fit up. The tech advisor at Weller was great to assist with...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-30-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 318,931
Posted By JHSJMS
AF Nomad, I was in the same situation 2 yrs ago....

AF Nomad, I was in the same situation 2 yrs ago. I had all the same questions. I purchased a rebuild kit for my M80 but ended up returning it based on lots of input. I went with a TRW. Very happy I...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-07-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By JHSJMS
Wow, great information here. I have been chasing...

Wow, great information here. I have been chasing water on the floor under driver window for a while.
I removed and re-sealed the window. No luck.
I had the Seal Tech pressure test done. They found...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-30-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,190
Posted By JHSJMS
Agree proper torque and recheck is critical. You...

Agree proper torque and recheck is critical. You should be able to tell if the arms are from Source. Look at their online pictures and compare to yours. They are different than OEM including Monaco...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-27-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By JHSJMS
That's what I do. I keep them linked but...

That's what I do. I keep them linked but disconnected from the coach. I ensure the water level is good and keep a trickle charger (battery minder) on them.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-27-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 318,931
Posted By JHSJMS
TRW OR Sheppard

I have owned my 04 Safari Cheetah for 5 years. It has about 50K on it. I have driven it for over half of the miles. It has a Sheppard M100PNM34 steering box. Although I do "work" the steering wheel a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-26-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,097
Posted By JHSJMS
I also need to replace the fabric on my slides....

I also need to replace the fabric on my slides. They are Carefree SOKII toppers. They have been great but fabric is worn out. There sure are a lot of online companies who sell them. Trying to figure...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-26-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,190
Posted By JHSJMS
Hi, I also have a Safari Cheetah and had the...

Hi, I also have a Safari Cheetah and had the Trailing arms replaced. If you are located anywhere near Florida I would recommend Josam Truck Alignment in Orlando. They are the best in the business....
Forum: Roadmaster Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-19-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,362
Posted By JHSJMS
Did you ever locate the schematic for air. I am...

Did you ever locate the schematic for air. I am also searching for my 04 Cheetah 40SRT
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-08-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By JHSJMS
Class A service center in Nashville

Looking for advice to locate a good class A service center in Nashville TN. My MH has developed a shimmy in the front end. Additionally, when on a downhill slope and stopping, I am getting a clunk...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-31-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By JHSJMS
Levelers slightly retracting in use

I have PowerGear levelers on my class A. It is the three post design (one in front, two in back. There are times, after I get leveled, when the jacks will retract a very small amount, about 1/8" at a...
Forum: Roadmaster Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-03-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,664
Posted By JHSJMS
RR4R chassis torque spec for shocks

I am replacing my shocks on a Roadmaster RR4R chassis and am trying to locate the torque spec for both front and rear. The OEM bolts are 3/4" grade 8. A standard fastener torque chart for this size...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-28-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,979
Posted By JHSJMS
I purchased a very nice side view camera on eBay...

I purchased a very nice side view camera on eBay for $20. It has a metal housing with Crome finish. I mounted it to the bottom of my passenger mirror and run the wire through the arm just like the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-24-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,583
Posted By JHSJMS
The trailing arms were replaced by Monaco back in...

The trailing arms were replaced by Monaco back in 05. Unfortunately, at that time, they were replacing them with basically the same design. I have had them inspected and do not show any stress...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-23-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,583
Posted By JHSJMS
Changing shocks on a Roadmaster rr4r chassis

I just ordered new Bilsteins for my 04 Safari Cheetah. I am changing both front and rear. Any good advice for performing this work on a roadmaster rr4r chassis?
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-10-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 49,339
Posted By JHSJMS
I tow a 05 Jeep Liberty. It is a great vehicle at...

I tow a 05 Jeep Liberty. It is a great vehicle at 4000lbs. The 4WD manual transfer case enables you to put it into neutral, nothing else to do. Unfortunately they no longer make this Jeep. The new...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-15-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By JHSJMS
I found the problem. The 12v plug on the EMS...

I found the problem. The 12v plug on the EMS board was getting intermittent power. When I unplugged it to check voltage it was good but must be because I put strain on the wire.
The other end is...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-14-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By JHSJMS
With a little more troubleshooting this is what I...

With a little more troubleshooting this is what I know.
All 110 items that are controlled by the EMS ( AC's, Water htr, Washer) do not work. All other 110 works.
Transfer switch appears to work...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-13-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,604
Posted By JHSJMS
I carry a unmounted spare 22.5 It is a 10yr date...

I carry a unmounted spare 22.5 It is a 10yr date code but in perfect shape. I recently had a major blow out on a rear tire while on Interstate 95. Very scary experience. Tire blew the wheel well...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-12-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By JHSJMS
Not able to isolate the EMS. It is hard wired...

Not able to isolate the EMS. It is hard wired within the breaker box.
I will check all other 110 outlets and appliances.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-12-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By JHSJMS
No EMS or 110

My MH has the Intellitec 50 amp Smart Energy Management System. All worked fine while on a trip a short time ago. Now, sitting in my driveway, I noticed that the EMS display panel was not lit up. I...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-06-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,507
Posted By JHSJMS
I purchased it last fall in Florida, drove it...

I purchased it last fall in Florida, drove it home to Maine and put it in storage with a full tank. On my way home I did experience a short time where it did feel like loss of power but it cleared up...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-06-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,507
Posted By JHSJMS
Algae in the diesel fuel

Since my first post I was able to change my filters by pinching the fuel lines with crimp clamps ( no damage to lines). When I took the water separator filter off I found a large amount of what I...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-02-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,507
Posted By JHSJMS
Changing the fuel filters

I have a new to me 2004 Safari Cheetah built by Monaco. It has a 330 Cat. I am changing the fuel filters for the first time. As directed in the manual, I began to drain the cup on the bottom of the...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-24-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,700
Posted By JHSJMS
Jeep

I may have found what appears to be a good option. A 06 Jeep Liberty diesel 4X4. It only weights 4600 lbs. Anyone know of problems with the diesel, they only made them a couple years.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-24-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,519
Posted By JHSJMS
Thanks for the feedback. It definintly was...

Thanks for the feedback. It definintly was running in the ceiling and on many occaisions when I tapped on the ceiling it made a buzzing sound. After panicking that my wiring will be chewed up I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-17-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,519
Posted By JHSJMS
Mice in the ceiling, maybe?

I had to store my MH outside with cover this winter in Maine. I used moth balls, bounce softener and mouse deterrent from Tractor Supply all over inside and around the chassis to keep mice away. Sure...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-15-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,700
Posted By JHSJMS
Best used dingy under 10K

We are looking for a 4X4 that weighs 4500lbs or less. Looking for suggestions on the best used vehicles under $10K.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-04-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,119
Posted By JHSJMS
Is it dangerous to run the refer on LP while on...

Is it dangerous to run the refer on LP while on route?
Forum: Roadmaster Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-04-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,055
Posted By JHSJMS
Northeast garage for trailing arms

I have a Roadmaster RR4R chassis and am having my trailing arms replaced with ones made by Source Engineering. Does anyone know of a good repair facility in southern Maine or New Hampshire for this...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-14-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,154
Posted By JHSJMS
High idle feature

I own a 04 Safari Cheetah (Monaco) 40SRT. I currently have it in cold storage and run the engine every 3 weeks. The owners manual says to use the high idle feature to get the temperature up. It does...
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