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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-26-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,977
Posted By Mark D
I have a bidet seat in ours. Years ago we...

I have a bidet seat in ours. Years ago we remodeled our bathroom and put in a Toto toilet auto flush and seat rise, it would predict our schedule and warm the seat. Anyone I know that has owned one...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-18-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 522
Posted By Mark D
I have a warranty that covers most items it's...

I have a warranty that covers most items it's called an exclusionary plan. US warranty also has a power train plan. Not sure of the coverage or cost difference between the two plans.

But they do...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-14-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By Mark D
I updated to Odyssey Extreme batteries. I have...

I updated to Odyssey Extreme batteries. I have only 2 chassis batteries for an ISX and interstates started it but every now and then I needed the house batteries to get it moving.

The Odyssey was...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-13-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By Mark D
I have different motors than you but I get mine...

I have different motors than you but I get mine from Bradd and Hall. May be worth a try.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-09-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By Mark D
Mine is newer, 2011 Eagle. I purchased mine...

Mine is newer, 2011 Eagle. I purchased mine directly from REV. It was about the same cost as the online sellers.

If you go to rev parts online and put in your build number and all parts available...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-18-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 830
Posted By Mark D
I have had good luck with Campers Inn.

I have had good luck with Campers Inn.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-04-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By Mark D
I changed mine a few years back on a 450D. It's...

I changed mine a few years back on a 450D. It's easy depending on access. I would recommend changing the other ones also. I changed one and less then a year later the stir pump went bad so I changed...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-29-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,226
Posted By Mark D
An option is to find a Marathon or Millennium...

An option is to find a Marathon or Millennium Prevost conversion that is used. A 4 slide bath and half may be found for 600 to 700k. Then have it redone by the factory with a typical cost of $250,000...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-22-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 79,205
Posted By Mark D
If you budget 20k you should be good. Mine had a...

If you budget 20k you should be good. Mine had a failure and it was in the mid 20's and that included new turbo, piston & liner, injector, new egr system plus all the other inspection and cleaning...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-09-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 693
Posted By Mark D
They are easy to install you cut the air line as...

They are easy to install you cut the air line as close to the bag as you can and push to connect. The rear is installed the same except one valve handles the drive and tag.

Call super steer to get...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-09-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 693
Posted By Mark D
I have them on my 2011 American Eagle. I was...

I have them on my 2011 American Eagle. I was battling getting pushed by the wind. I put them on and it helped. I did have a bad component on my front end that added slop. Once that was fixed it's...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-23-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By Mark D
Not sure about the switch. We have a multiplex...

Not sure about the switch. We have a multiplex type system so we have control pads here and there. Push a button and it does the rest.

Once you figure out how to adjust it's easygoing from there....
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-22-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By Mark D
There are typically adjustments to increase the...

There are typically adjustments to increase the up and down points. Here is a link that may help.

https://youtu.be/OmBvN41BfxI
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 09-19-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By Mark D
I was looking to update our silver leaf. Best...

I was looking to update our silver leaf. Best thing is to call them and tell them what you have and what you want to achieve.
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-09-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Mark D
We have a 45' 650 ISX and are 55,000 when driving...

We have a 45' 650 ISX and are 55,000 when driving including towed car. Our average is 5.7 mpg after 5 months of driving. I drive 67 in a 65 max and drive in CT, NY and Pa. So the hills, mountains...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-04-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By Mark D
We drive from CT south often. We take 84 to 81....

We drive from CT south often. We take 84 to 81. Depending on if we are going to SC or Florida. You can cut over to 95 just below DC on 17, over to Richmond on 64 ( that's the longest time wise I my...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-31-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 34,409
Posted By Mark D
When I retired I was a bit restless. I bought a...

When I retired I was a bit restless. I bought a company turned it around and sold it after 10 or so years. It was a situation where I was burnt out. Financially I am frugal and my wife and I were set...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-29-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By Mark D
I suggest you contact and or subscribe to...

I suggest you contact and or subscribe to askrvdebbie.com. she is an expect on American Coach. We have a 2011 Eagle and she has been a big help.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-13-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By Mark D
If you have a class A or Super C Jupiter Palm...

If you have a class A or Super C Jupiter Palm Beach Motorcoach Resort may have openings.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-07-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By Mark D
This is what I have used.. ...

This is what I have used..

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0002UHVHI?ref=ppx_pop_mob_ap_share
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-18-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By Mark D
If you mean that sound like air escaping. That is...

If you mean that sound like air escaping. That is your dryer. If it discharges often it may be due to an old or clogged air dryer filter.

Do you know the last time that was changed or serviced?
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-14-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 79,205
Posted By Mark D
Markofsjc That's a fair price, I had mine...

Markofsjc

That's a fair price, I had mine done a few years back but it failed so I needed a new turbo and #6 piston liner and Injector. I paid 25k. They did not need to replace the cams.

I had...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-18-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 941
Posted By Mark D
We use centramatics and also balance the wheels...

We use centramatics and also balance the wheels for $25. Very smooth.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-18-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By Mark D
That's an option that truckers would use to get...

That's an option that truckers would use to get cash. It's up to $200. Think of it as getting cash if you use a debit card at a store.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-18-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Mark D
I updated to a Kenwood DNX775RVS. We have a...

I updated to a Kenwood DNX775RVS. We have a separate camera monitor but I think there were inputs for a rear camera.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-30-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,838
Posted By Mark D
I coat our with a product from RV Tech. It smells...

I coat our with a product from RV Tech. It smells like a latex paint, but is clear. It stopped all the white streaks and is easy to apply.

You wash the roof and mop it on. I put two coats on in a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-10-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,011
Posted By Mark D
You didnt say what you wanted done so the 3k is...

You didnt say what you wanted done so the 3k is subjective.

I had an M2 completed on a Liberty chassis for $1,600. That was trans filter and fluid new fluid in the rear end along with engine oil,...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-29-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By Mark D
We travel south each winter from CT. I would say...

We travel south each winter from CT. I would say go 90 to 84 out to 81. Then cut down 77 to 95.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-03-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By Mark D
Thank you, that was what I was trying to...

Thank you, that was what I was trying to accomplish. Help with stiffness etc on long days.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-03-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By Mark D
Villa seats with massage

Our seats are from Villa and I am looking at updating the driver and passenger seats. I was wondering if anyone can comment on the massage function on their Villa seats.

Is it bladder type that...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-03-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,894
Posted By Mark D
My suggestion would be to look into Palm Beach...

My suggestion would be to look into Palm Beach Motorcoach resort in Jupiter. 100 sites, great club house friendly people. 3 miles from 95 and 10 to 15 minutes from the beach.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-03-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,940
Posted By Mark D
I have stayed at Bella Terra and it's a nice...

I have stayed at Bella Terra and it's a nice place and the people are great.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-03-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 845
Posted By Mark D
Not sure if you are open to other areas but we...

Not sure if you are open to other areas but we stayed at the palm beach Motorcoach resort.

We liked it so much we bought a site.

It's in Jupiter, 100 total sites. Owners are selling 49 of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-31-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,485
Posted By Mark D
We have owned a class a with propaine heater and...

We have owned a class a with propaine heater and an a class A that is all electric with a aquahot diesel.

We will always have an aquahot.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-31-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,700
Posted By Mark D
We purchased one for 9,500 ish on a 300k used...

We purchased one for 9,500 ish on a 300k used Coach. It was a 5 year 60k mile comprehensive plan. We bought it for piece of mind but needed it for dryer repair, new AC, several smaller items. But I...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-29-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,239
Posted By Mark D
We had a 39ft Fleetwood with the same engine and...

We had a 39ft Fleetwood with the same engine and towed a 5,500# SUV. Its adequate, but you will slow way down on hills.

We now have an ISX and its night and day. But if your only hang up is the...
Forum: Boondocking 01-07-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,002
Posted By Mark D
That is what we do after the last day of travel....

That is what we do after the last day of travel. We do have maserator toilets so everything is pretty broken down.

I do not think the small amount of chemicals that some add to the holding tank...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-31-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By Mark D
I had a hole drilled into my fresh water tank. 3M...

I had a hole drilled into my fresh water tank. 3M makes an epoxy for polyethylene.

What I did was tap the hole put a stainless screw into it then covered with the epoxy.

It's not cheap $50 for...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-31-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,586
Posted By Mark D
I just installed a kenwood dnx775rvs. Has the...

I just installed a kenwood dnx775rvs. Has the same navigation as the Garmin 7xx GPS.

Was easy to do, has Android auto and Apple play. As well as remote screen on a Android tablet.

So far so...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-12-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,502
Posted By Mark D
I have a 2014 5.7L Summit. You can do your own...

I have a 2014 5.7L Summit. You can do your own harness with a few relays. Very easy and it's is a direct link to the motorhome so zero battery drain.

This video shows the steps. I purchased 4...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-12-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,828
Posted By Mark D
I have been using them for 6 months or so. Our...

I have been using them for 6 months or so. Our trip south I saved $75.00 on one fill up alone.

I had the pilot card that saved $.09 per gallon. TSD works the same way, you use the card and then...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-11-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 983
Posted By Mark D
Our A/C American Eagle has electric. We will not...

Our A/C American Eagle has electric. We will not have another one without floor heat.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-05-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,502
Posted By Mark D
On our summit there is a setting that can be...

On our summit there is a setting that can be selected to activate entry and to leave it off. Ours is set to off so that we do not forget to air the bags up when towing.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-04-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,502
Posted By Mark D
We moved from a 2005 Range Rover to a 2014 GC...

We moved from a 2005 Range Rover to a 2014 GC Summit with a 5.7L. Both had air suspension, on the RR it's an open system meaning the air compressor pumps it up like normal airbags. The GC has a...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-04-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,928
Posted By Mark D
I would go with Interstate.

I would go with Interstate.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-26-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 14,142
Posted By Mark D
We live in CT and have an EZ pass we do travel to...

We live in CT and have an EZ pass we do travel to Florida and have a Sun Pass, EZ pass isnt accepted.

In Florida they do have toll by plate but I would say order a Sun Pass. They do charge a few...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-24-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 16,364
Posted By Mark D
Authenzo Mouse Rats Trap, Rats Mice Trap That...

Authenzo Mouse Rats Trap, Rats Mice Trap That Work Human Power Mouse Killer Mouse Catcher , Quick Effective Sanitary, Safe for Families and Pet , 6 Pack...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-23-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,198
Posted By Mark D
What do / did you use at home? Measure that up...

What do / did you use at home? Measure that up and see if you can fit it in?
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-23-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By Mark D
We have used blue ox on a Range Rover that we...

We have used blue ox on a Range Rover that we used as designed. The base plate didnt hang down at all and we had zero issues.

We now have a Jeep Grand Cherokee and the blue ox plate doesnt hang...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-22-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,156
Posted By Mark D
Our last motorhome was a Providence, great value....

Our last motorhome was a Providence, great value. I installed and airforce one. When we moved to an American Coach we installed the same thing.

It costs slightly more than the removable ones. It...
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