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Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-21-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By Grimesy
Level Locations

When I level my 2008 Sight Seer 26 foot motorhome, where is it suggested I put my level. I know I need to keep the fridge within parameters, but none of the other locations such as table, floor,...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-06-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,179
Posted By Grimesy
Been awhile since hearing this but owners have...

Been awhile since hearing this but owners have taken the dealer to small claims court for monthly payments while rig was in their possession. Seems fair to me.

Don G
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 06-03-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,875
Posted By Grimesy
Alignment

My 26 foot 2008 Winnebago Sightseer is mounted on a W16000 Workhorse chassis with new Goodyear tires with fronts set at 85 PSI the chassis has the 3 Ts suspension upgrade and solid front axle. ...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 05-27-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,875
Posted By Grimesy
alignment

Not sure what chassis I have will get the books out and read up. Although this is an older RV it is new to me. With my health issues I can't do a lot of the things I did before (sigh).

I had 3 Ts...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 05-26-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,875
Posted By Grimesy
Thanks for the answers I will make my next...

Thanks for the answers I will make my next project be the alignment and look into the trackbar. A lot of small motorhomes, like mine, flew by me in a hard wind yesterday so I know it can get better....
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 05-23-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,875
Posted By Grimesy
Alignment Question

I have a 2008 Winnebago 26 foot Sight Seer motorhome on a Workhorse chassis and have been told to have 5 degrees positive castor cranked in when I get a front end alignment. I have added some...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-22-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 593
Posted By Grimesy
Alignment Question

A suggestion was made that I should have the front end castor alignment with an additional 5 degrees positive setting on my 2008, 26 foot Sight Seer on a Workhorse chassis. Any comments pro or con,...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-13-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 701
Posted By Grimesy
Oil Change/Service

Will shortly be in Branson and will be due for an oil change/ service on my 2008 Sightseer, Workhorse. Any suggestions on where I can get this done?

Don G. WIT 70041
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-22-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By Grimesy
Bumper

Trying to come up with a bolt on bumper system for the front or my 2008 Sight Seer. Don't want some over sized off road type just a small nerf bar type to protect the fragile fiberglass front end. ...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-08-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By Grimesy
Thanks Steve a simple answer to a semi...

Thanks Steve a simple answer to a semi complicated problem.

Don G
Forum: Winnebago International Travelers Club (WIT) 02-06-2017, 04:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,490
Posted By Grimesy
Gnr 2017

It's 3:00AM and can't sleep so please put up with my rambling.

I have been to several rallys over the years but not recently health issues often times jump up and bite you.

The week prior to...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-06-2017, 03:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By Grimesy
Gas Filler Problem

On my new to me 2008 Winnebago 26P Sightseer I am having a problem filling with gas. Don't know if it is a California nozzle or specific to my rig. In some cases it is an on off situation and some...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-25-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,303
Posted By Grimesy
Was a life saver with the NOCOLD fridge fiasco.. ...

Was a life saver with the NOCOLD fridge fiasco..

Don G. WIT 70041
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-17-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By Grimesy
Factory Service

Seems to me driving to 3Ts,1-800-223-1779 a factory authorized repair facility in Lake Havasu City,AZ would be closer.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-17-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 645
Posted By Grimesy
The Reef Campground

Has anyone visited the Reef Campground in Puerto Penasco recently? I know there is an on again off again dredging project nearby but don't know the current status or if it affects the park. ...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-30-2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 477
Posted By Grimesy
Satellite Receiver Bracket

Trying to locate someone who has a plastic bracket (shelf) that fits under a cabinet at the front of their motorhome that holds the satellite receiver. I saw what I needed at a Winnebago dealer but...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-28-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By Grimesy
Remember a similar problem a long,long time ago...

Remember a similar problem a long,long time ago and as I recall it was some sheet metal near the wheels that was vibrating. Think I found it by taking a rubber mallet and thumping on everything.
...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-14-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By Grimesy
Caravan

I know I am a little off subject but for health reasons I have had to put the motorhome to bed for awhile but would like to visit Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont to brag about visiting all fifty...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-02-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By Grimesy
The fans are common and can be purchased just...

The fans are common and can be purchased just about anywhere where supplies are sold but have never seen any with a light kit. My fan is showing it's age so need to replace it. Camping Worlds is...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-13-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 804
Posted By Grimesy
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Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-13-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,146
Posted By Grimesy
I think CB's are still a must for formal...

I think CB's are still a must for formal caravans, but don't quote me. Used them for morning call outs and for assigning camp spots when arriving at the camp grounds. As said good to get an idea why...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-01-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,740
Posted By Grimesy
If you caravan with other RVers it becomes a...

If you caravan with other RVers it becomes a great means of contact. I believe, as said, that the caravan companies require them for messaging and call outs in the "Lets get on the road" mornings. ...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-03-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,933
Posted By Grimesy
Big investment but levelling jacks to me are...

Big investment but levelling jacks to me are worth the dough. It is a lot of wood to carry but in the past I took a 4X4, layed it crossways then layed a 2 by on it to make ramp. Drive up as far as...
Forum: Full-Timers 05-01-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By Grimesy
Often times doctors will sell/transfer their...

Often times doctors will sell/transfer their patient list to another physician. Might be worthwhile to give him a call and see what is suggested. Might also be worth while to contact a major...
Forum: Just Conversation 04-21-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,683
Posted By Grimesy
I will ask at the RV Park I am staying in or if I...

I will ask at the RV Park I am staying in or if I see someone with a good cut I will ask them where they had it done. My barber recently retired so I too am shopping.

Don G.
Forum: New Member Check-In 04-13-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,134
Posted By Grimesy
Think about joining WIT and hooking up with a...

Think about joining WIT and hooking up with a local chapter. California has several active clubs. Welcome!!!

Don G, WIT 70041
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 04-13-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,130
Posted By Grimesy
Liberty Harbor in Jersey City,NJ. In a conjested...

Liberty Harbor in Jersey City,NJ. In a conjested area, with a view of Lady Liberty. Walk to water taxi as it is right in the marina. Many of the caravans stop here so they can help you with tours,...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-13-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 614
Posted By Grimesy
Charleston,SC

Will be in Charleston about mid May and need some advice on where to stay and what to see. Will motel it rather than have my rig, getting up there in years so can't be too strenuous. Plan on taking a...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-27-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,495
Posted By Grimesy
I you are lucky enough to be an Elk, there are...

I you are lucky enough to be an Elk, there are several Elks Lodges in near area that have camping. As said the commute hours are brutal. Check out RV Park Reviews.com for ideas and comments.

Don...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-28-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 19,358
Posted By Grimesy
Mine says "CAMPNEZ" (Camping Easy) after years in...

Mine says "CAMPNEZ" (Camping Easy) after years in tents etc it was and has been a joy.

Don
Forum: Southeast Region 01-08-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,410
Posted By Grimesy
Spring in SC

If you are a member or have a friend who is one, get a tour book from AAA. All kinds of things to do and/or visit. If you get near Columbia,the state capitol, there are loads of info available. I...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-12-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,702
Posted By Grimesy
Bought an Instant Pot on Amazon. $119.99,no...

Bought an Instant Pot on Amazon. $119.99,no shipping. Thanks for the input and Merry Christmas to all of our forum members.

Don G, formerly of Santa Clara,CA now 20 miles down the road in Morgan...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-10-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,702
Posted By Grimesy
Electric Pressure Cooker

As a full timer, have been thinking that the pressure cooker advertised on TV might be a handy item to have. Any thoughts on the matter and/or brand preferences?

Don G. WIT 70041:sad:
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-25-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,847
Posted By Grimesy
I do agree with Jerichorick, do join the WIT...

I do agree with Jerichorick, do join the WIT Club, info will be in your suitcase full of stuff. Take the time to send in all of the warranty cards. As a WIT member you might enjoy joining a local...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-25-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,811
Posted By Grimesy
I stay at a park in N.California and my cost for...

I stay at a park in N.California and my cost for Oct. was $146.00. It was quite warm so used my air con. Will find my cost for Nov. on the first. Have only been here a short time so can't give you...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-10-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By Grimesy
Adding HD TV

Just got back on the forum as I sold my house and now consider myself homeless or full timer, you choose. Want to go H D. in my 2005 Itasca 40 AD but not too sure how involved it might be. Have the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-11-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,237
Posted By Grimesy
The Alska trip will be expensive so don't try and...

The Alska trip will be expensive so don't try and cut corners by missing primarily why you are there so by all means take a "Toad". I might also suggest one that has a little free board as some of...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 07-26-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,356
Posted By Grimesy
If I recall properly, although the tire may have...

If I recall properly, although the tire may have the same numbers the size of the tire varies by manufactuer. A one inch difference in size equals only a half inch so to me it would not be a problem....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-07-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,122
Posted By Grimesy
As with most politicians you can only tell if the...

As with most politicians you can only tell if the sales people are lying when their lips move. Had the same thing happen to me at a well known dealership in Oregon. Missed going to the Baloon...
Forum: Just Conversation 06-26-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,328
Posted By Grimesy
"Why don't we have this dicussion with the sales...

"Why don't we have this dicussion with the sales manager/owner !!!

Mostly car salesmen with a much larger product.

Don G
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-02-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By Grimesy
Could you be a little more descriptive, such as,...

Could you be a little more descriptive, such as, what is plugged into it or if it works etc. Could be it is there for outside TV, refer or the like. If it doesn't work might be a circuit problem....
Forum: Full-Timers 06-01-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,646
Posted By Grimesy
Travel with a light heart. Don G.

Travel with a light heart.

Don G.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-27-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,139
Posted By Grimesy
How about downtown Manhattan in a 40 footer...

How about downtown Manhattan in a 40 footer towing a car?Don G.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-26-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By Grimesy
First look for an inline fuse. Second start...

First look for an inline fuse. Second start tracing wires back to the source.

Don G.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 05-26-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,525
Posted By Grimesy
Oh how I know that feeling. Don G.

Oh how I know that feeling.

Don G.
Forum: New Member Check-In 05-21-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By Grimesy
Try and remember the "TRIP" and not the...

Try and remember the "TRIP" and not the destination is your goal.

Welcome and many happy miles.

Don G.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-15-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,976
Posted By Grimesy
There are many draws on your battery when you...

There are many draws on your battery when you put the ignition switch into acc. As stated you need to remove the fuse or better yet go to www.rv-partsplus.com (https://www.rv-partsplus.com) and get...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-11-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,779
Posted By Grimesy
I am a big fan of a two level DL. One level for...

I am a big fan of a two level DL. One level for surface roads and then another for highway driving. Would not help the nut cases but at least it would show a better level of skill.

Don G.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-10-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,987
Posted By Grimesy
Look into joining a local WIT chapter. Hanging...

Look into joining a local WIT chapter. Hanging out with like minded, knowledgeable people usually with a monthly campout.

Don G. WIT 70041
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-10-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,411
Posted By Grimesy
Possible solution might be to go where it doesn't...

Possible solution might be to go where it doesn't work and have repair service come to you. If Directv wants to keep you as a customer I would hope they would co operate.

Don G.
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