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Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 07-27-2022, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By scubastevee
I never mentioned the spark plug blowout, I said...

I never mentioned the spark plug blowout, I said they seize. Good luck with your RV and enjoy your travels.
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 07-26-2022, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By scubastevee
Spark Plugs

Hi,

before getting this, find out the last time the spark plugs were changed. Ford had an issue with the spark plugs seizing; removing them can cause them to break and requires a shop to remove...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 06-25-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 25,221
Posted By scubastevee
Reality

https://youtu.be/Rp8Hspi4BC4
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 06-22-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,504
Posted By scubastevee
Class B Definition

Hi … sure, here you go:

Class B

https://gorving.com/compare-rvs/motorized-rvs/type-b-motorhome

Class C

https://gorving.com/compare-rvs/motorized-rvs/type-c-motorhome
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 06-22-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,504
Posted By scubastevee
Class C Definition

Actually, Winterbagoal is correct. The defining feature of a Class C - is the cut away chassis. This is why all those B+ models are considered as a marketing term only. And, by your definition, the...
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 06-21-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,504
Posted By scubastevee
Well, now that you know what type of RV it is,...

Well, now that you know what type of RV it is, based on its age, and in general terms …


Plastic will be brittle and subject to breaking
How many miles on the BT Cruiser?
What's been done to...
Forum: Canada Region 05-30-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,551
Posted By scubastevee
Hi, the reason is the volume of traffic surpasses...

Hi, the reason is the volume of traffic surpasses all in North America. At it's widest, the 401 has around 22 lanes, although, not the most, the issue is traffic in both directions - not something to...
Forum: iRV2 Owners Registry 05-29-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 725
Posted By scubastevee
2006 Aliner Scout

2006 Aliner Scout (2019-05-29 23:13:43)
Forum: iRV2 Owners Registry 05-29-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 510
Posted By scubastevee
2004 Great West Vans Supreme Classic

2004 Great West Vans Supreme Classic (2019-05-29 23:12:42)
Forum: iRV2 Owners Registry 05-29-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 747
Posted By scubastevee
2018 ALP Okanagan Tribute

2018 ALP Okanagan Tribute (2019-05-29 23:11:21)
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 05-29-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,936
Posted By scubastevee
Update #2 of the Okanagan

Hi,

here's a link for a YouTube video of the Okanagan Tribute:

https://youtu.be/2NPlBlFr3rI

Since receiving it, I found my batteries were only charging via solar, not when plugged into AC....
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Forum Concerns 05-29-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By scubastevee
Integrated Login

Hi,

I can login via the app with my username but not the IRV2.com web site. I don't know which email address I used. I have three addresses but none work.

Unable to access my CP via the app.
...
Forum: Test Your Changes 05-29-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By scubastevee
Testing

Blah blah blah.
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 04-14-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,936
Posted By scubastevee
Here is my Travel Blog that now includes the...

Here is my Travel Blog that now includes the Okanagan Tribute. I do include the Pros and Cons of this RV.

Https://stevestravels.home.blog/

Cheers,

Steve
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 04-03-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,936
Posted By scubastevee
Okanagan Tribute

Hi, after spending 4.5 months in my 2004 Great West Supreme Classic, I realized some of its design flaws and went on the hunt for another RV .

I was able to compare a 2018 Coachman Crossfit...
Forum: Just Conversation 03-21-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,364
Posted By scubastevee
Well ... my hobby used to be scuba diving....

Well ... my hobby used to be scuba diving. Stopped for health reasons. My main hobby now is composing music, recording it and posting on my YouTube videos. Photography and videography are my other...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 03-18-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 784
Posted By scubastevee
New 4x4 Class B RVs

Hi, found this site this morning.

https://storytelleroverland.com/MODE/#1551307211778-28ff420c-b78b

They are based in Alabama. Didn't see info on pricing or delivery times.
Forum: Boondocking 03-17-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,635
Posted By scubastevee
Yup ... but, I was just a kid at the time!

Yup ... but, I was just a kid at the time!
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-17-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,608
Posted By scubastevee
Carey On Vagabond, Hike'n RV are also good...

Carey On Vagabond, Hike'n RV are also good channels.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-17-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By scubastevee
Hi, what kind of information? By that...

Hi, what kind of information?

By that timeframe, there should be far fewer people staying there. Night time temps will be on the cool side so be prepared for it. All of the trails for day hiking...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-17-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,495
Posted By scubastevee
Hi, this temperature differential between the air...

Hi, this temperature differential between the air and water can cause fog banks along the TransCanada. At times, the fog is so thick you can't see what's on the highway and may have to wait until...
Forum: Boondocking 03-17-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,635
Posted By scubastevee
Hi, well, yes, this is a problem that has been...

Hi, well, yes, this is a problem that has been ongoing for generations. Where I am currently boondocking, I have cleaned out 2 sites (mostly broken glass) and my neighbour does a walk in the area...
Forum: Boondocking 03-17-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,519
Posted By scubastevee
This is very effective!!!

This is very effective!!!
Forum: Boondocking 03-17-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,633
Posted By scubastevee
Hi Dennis58, I am boondocking with 10G...

Hi Dennis58,

I am boondocking with 10G black, 15G grey and 20G fresh water tanks. Easy to do 2 weeks boondocking. With your tank sizes I could easily boondock for 4 weeks. For me, it's food and...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 03-10-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,201
Posted By scubastevee
Thanks for the link TriGlider. Despite the...

Thanks for the link TriGlider.

Despite the optimism from J. Hannemayer, time is running out for a new buyer to step up to the plate. I've never thought this scenario to be likely.

Bankruptcy...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-02-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,802
Posted By scubastevee
Engine braking!!

Engine braking!!
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-01-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,236
Posted By scubastevee
Hi, I was one of those RVers on that road, back...

Hi, I was one of those RVers on that road, back inJanuary. It is a maintenance road for a water pipe and each pumping station has a reasonably level pullout that a Class A can fit in to do this type...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 03-01-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,935
Posted By scubastevee
Hi, the FitRV on YouTube demonstrated that ice...

Hi, the FitRV on YouTube demonstrated that ice cubes sloshing around really don't do a thing. Sales people don't know b/c they don't RV ... they are too busy selling them.
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 02-17-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,201
Posted By scubastevee
Hi, the court document shows the following facts:...

Hi, the court document shows the following facts:

1. EHGNA is now owned by Corner Flag. Corner Flag was created to carve EHGNA out of the Thor deal.

2. Corner Flag loaned EHGNA millions to...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 01-30-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,201
Posted By scubastevee
I read this stoppage could be due to an ...

I read this stoppage could be due to an
inventory audit. Can't be counting parts while they are being installed. I used to work in a production line when the yearly inventory counts literally...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 01-26-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,334
Posted By scubastevee
And, now we know why things weren't of the best...

And, now we know why things weren't of the best quality that they could be. I read a report the employee's suggestions to improve quality fell on deaf ears in wake of the financial scandal, the Execs...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 01-21-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,201
Posted By scubastevee
I should add that Mike Wendland has the most and...

I should add that Mike Wendland has the most and best coverage on this fiasco. Google search will find his post.
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 01-21-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,201
Posted By scubastevee
One employee stated, on a different forum, that...

One employee stated, on a different forum, that they were told to move RVs off site b/c they were "sold" and shouldn't be part of the audit. i.e. hide them from the auditors
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 01-18-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,201
Posted By scubastevee
Here's the original link I read: ...

Here's the original link I read:
https://www.kitchenertoday.com/local-news/erwin-hymer-employees-afraid-for-their-jobs-1201034

TriGlider's link has more details and, if this is true, could be...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 01-18-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,201
Posted By scubastevee
Wow ... thanks for the link. I would imagine a...

Wow ... thanks for the link. I would imagine a lot of RV orders will be cancelled.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-18-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By scubastevee
I will be unsubscribing since my post is a...

I will be unsubscribing since my post is a warning to others only.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-18-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By scubastevee
Who knows ... this is why there are so many BBB...

Who knows ... this is why there are so many BBB complaints ... the company doesn't deal with anyone when there is an issue. They've lost major orders b/c of this.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-18-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By scubastevee
I am well past the timeframe that a CC would...

I am well past the timeframe that a CC would reimburse me.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-18-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By scubastevee
They are the manufacturers. Terrible company.

They are the manufacturers. Terrible company.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-17-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By scubastevee
LiFePO4 Smart Battery Warning

Hi,

I purchased 2 x 50AH drop in replacements of Lithium batteries from a company called Smart Batteries.

Buyer Beware!!!

I strongly recommend avoiding any purchases from Smart Batteries.
...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 01-17-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,188
Posted By scubastevee
Relion is the company. Useless auto complete!!

Relion is the company. Useless auto complete!!
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 01-17-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,188
Posted By scubastevee
[QUOTE=scubastevee;4594358]Hi, your comment about...

[QUOTE=scubastevee;4594358]Hi, your comment about not being able to charge to 100% is not necessarily true. I have a factory installed 2004 charger with a Charge Wizard. My new Life Blue LiFePO...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 01-17-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,188
Posted By scubastevee
Hi, your comment about not being able to charge...

Hi, your comment about not being able to charge to 100% is not necessarily true. I have a factory installed 2004 charger with a Charge Wizard. My new Life Blue LiFePO batteries have an excellent...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 01-17-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,201
Posted By scubastevee
Erwin Hymer in Canada

Hi,

terrible news about the Erwin Hymer company and their employees ...

https://www.kitchenertoday.com/local-news/erwin-hymer-employees-afraid-for-their-jobs-1201034

The least they can do is...
Forum: Boondocking 09-11-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 23,847
Posted By scubastevee
Hi, good idea but wouldn't work where I live ......

Hi, good idea but wouldn't work where I live ... Snow comes up too high.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-20-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,435
Posted By scubastevee
Too Close for Comfort Part 2

Hi,

same trip with my parents at Jasper they had a unique tent trailer that folded out into two different levels. Each level had a sleeping area. I was lying on the lower section, my feet...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-14-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,435
Posted By scubastevee
The first time I was up in that area, I was doing...

The first time I was up in that area, I was doing a day trip and checked out a campground on the shore of Kluane Lake due to Grizzly bear activity, they had the campground closed down for people...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-14-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,435
Posted By scubastevee
Another Bear Story

Hi, here's another one from the early '80s first trip out to the Canadian Rockies and pulled into a site in Jasper. We are all hungry and make our lunch upon arriving at the site. Within 30 minutes...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-12-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,435
Posted By scubastevee
Too Close for Comfort

Here's a too close for comfort story

I'm in northern BC, on the AlCan, beside a major river and, it's lunch time.

I find a spot off the highway and found a nice level spot for my RV to make...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-11-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,435
Posted By scubastevee
Bears, bears and more bears

Hi,

I'm interested in reading some bear stories! I'll start off ...

I was staying at a campground in central BC near Kamloops. The area is known for black bears and also free range cattle. The...
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