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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-16-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By Sunny1
Last year I purchased Sumitomo ST719 tires for my...

Last year I purchased Sumitomo ST719 tires for my rv. I went to the tire place looking at getting Firestone FS560 tires, and they priced the Firestoneís for me and then also suggested I consider the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-13-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,053
Posted By Sunny1
Iíll second what was said above about Sumitomo...

Iíll second what was said above about Sumitomo tires. Last summer I was leaning towards the Firestone tires you are considering because I really wanted to purchase a USA Made tire. The dealer...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-16-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,011
Posted By Sunny1
Not trying to be a smart Alec here, but if youíve...

Not trying to be a smart Alec here, but if youíve been to anger management in the past and youíre exhibiting this type of behavior and posting about it then itís pretty evident to everyone itís just...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-08-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By Sunny1
What is causing the streaks on my windshield?

When I start seeing streaks on my windshield I know itís time to clean the top of the cab above the windshield up where the cab lights are.

Give it a good washing, and if itís oxidized Iíll use a...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-05-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By Sunny1
While not quite in the Denver area, but just an...

While not quite in the Denver area, but just an hours drive to the North is Fort Collins KOA lakeside. I donít know what a monthly rate there would be, but weíve stayed there and really enjoyed...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-31-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,772
Posted By Sunny1
I apologize for the way I worded that Ďfinancial...

I apologize for the way I worded that Ďfinancial Hardshipí comment. I can see where you might take offense. I went back later to change it because I felt it was not appropriate, but it was too late...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-31-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,772
Posted By Sunny1
When you shop around for other roadside service...

When you shop around for other roadside service policies you may find FMCA is still a good deal.

The medical assist program info is fairly easy to find on their website, and if youíre not able to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-29-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,494
Posted By Sunny1
Last month I replaced my tires and was wanting to...

Last month I replaced my tires and was wanting to find a Made in USA tire that didnít seem like I was spending a small fortune. I was leaning towards Firestone FS 560 (I think thatís what they...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-26-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,213
Posted By Sunny1
+1 for pampered chef. When my wife first...

+1 for pampered chef. When my wife first purchased a few pampered chef stones I was skeptical, but now Iím so glad she did as it makes a big difference on the heat distribution and even cooking. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-25-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By Sunny1
Fleetwood Discovery 42A is a model with a rear...

Fleetwood Discovery 42A is a model with a rear bunk room. I donít know the range of years it was available, but hereís a 2011 listed in RV Trader.
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-06-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,830
Posted By Sunny1
I canít ever recall talking to someone who wished...

I canít ever recall talking to someone who wished they had purchased a smaller RV. Itís always ďWe kind of wish we had something a bit larger for more spaceĒ.

If you find a good used Tiffin...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-24-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,088
Posted By Sunny1
Front steer tire blowout analysis

Say What???? Isnít the axle connected to the motorhome, which would mean that by default so is the tire and wheel?

Several folks have offered up explanations and terms for what you are looking...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-23-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,534
Posted By Sunny1
I purchased 6 Sumitomo ST 719 tires for my...

I purchased 6 Sumitomo ST 719 tires for my motorhome a few weeks ago. Mine are 225/70R19.5 G rated. I purchased them at a commercial truck tire dealership, and he said heís been installing them on...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-21-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 879
Posted By Sunny1
Has toilet paper been discussed this week?

We donít full time, but have been RVíing for 20+ years and have always used ĎSeptic Safeí TP. Have never had any issues. I just make sure that after dumping the black tank I put several gallons of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-18-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,088
Posted By Sunny1
How about ĎDragí as a substitute if you donít...

How about ĎDragí as a substitute if you donít like the word ĎPullí?

Itís baffling to me that you say no such thing exists. If it doesnít exist than the motorhome in the video, and any motorhome...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-18-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,781
Posted By Sunny1
Re-Painting Tiffin Allegro

If your roof is an EPDM then you donít ĎPaintí that type of roof with the same paint you are using on the fiberglass sides of your RV.

You would bring it back to looking like new with an EPDM...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-14-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By Sunny1
When youíre in Cascade Locks Iíd highly recommend...

When youíre in Cascade Locks Iíd highly recommend a visit to Hood River, OR. Itís only a 20 min drive from Cascade Locks. Have lunch outdoors on the waterfront while watching all the Windsurfers...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-13-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,487
Posted By Sunny1
I think the lesson learned here is to verify the...

I think the lesson learned here is to verify the tire dates on any vehicle you are purchasing, and if purchasing tires make sure you are clear that you wonít accept any tires older than in my case I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-08-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,602
Posted By Sunny1
While having the tires replaced last week on our...

While having the tires replaced last week on our 98 Pace Arrow Vision (67,000 miles) they flushed/replaced the brake fluid for $95 (price seemed very reasonable to me)and said the brake pads still...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-07-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,536
Posted By Sunny1
I think most people (myself included, and I just...

I think most people (myself included, and I just recently became a member) is to show you support an organization that supports the rv community. Yes, it does advertise for the organization, and the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-07-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By Sunny1
I was just looking at water hoses and am going to...

I was just looking at water hoses and am going to order this one - based on the reviews it seems like a winner.
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-01-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,059
Posted By Sunny1
Samson to Sumitomo tires

I dropped my RV off at the tire shop this morning. They are putting Sumitomo tires (ST-718) on it, and replacing all the valve stems with stainless steel that will make it easier to service them.
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,102
Posted By Sunny1
The rest of the story: Thank you for all the...

The rest of the story:

Thank you for all the replies. Lots of great information and rivet education provided.

I went to Loweís and purchased a Pop Rivet Kit, and while I was there purchased...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-27-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,781
Posted By Sunny1
It sounds like youíve done a lot of research and...

It sounds like youíve done a lot of research and are going down the right path.

I do agree with others that your 120 grit sandpaper choice is too aggressive.

Make sure your compressor has a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-22-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 779
Posted By Sunny1
We tow a toad, but in my travels for work Iíve...

We tow a toad, but in my travels for work Iíve occasionally needed a car and have used Turo.com. Think of it as VRBO except you are renting someoneís personal vehicle. Iíve used it several times and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-20-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By Sunny1
How much fuel is in the gas tank? The generator...

How much fuel is in the gas tank? The generator wonít run if the gas tank level gets below 1/4 tank.

Donít get discouraged. We have a 98 Pace Arrow Vision and feel itís a very well built...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-18-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,102
Posted By Sunny1
Need help - How do I remove this type of exterior screw.

Thanks everyone for all the help and info today.

Tomorrow Iím making a trip to Loweís to get a Pop Rivet tool and rivets. Will make the hole in my bracket to fit 3/16 since I did enlarge the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-18-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,102
Posted By Sunny1
The rivets are original to the motorhome. I was...

The rivets are original to the motorhome. I was kind of curious so I called the original owner - my Dad - and he said he never replaced any of that stuff. The rivets are on the bracket the t...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-18-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,102
Posted By Sunny1
Thank you all! This site is fantastic. Six...

Thank you all! This site is fantastic. Six replies within just a few minutes.

Iím going to grab my drill and go to work.

Out of curiosity, is there a reason theyíd use pop rivets instead of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-18-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,102
Posted By Sunny1
Need help - How do I remove this type of exterior screw.

I needed to remove this T style door holder. The bottom screws were the Phillips type that came out using a regular screw driver, but of course any time I do something on my motorhome it can never...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-10-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,704
Posted By Sunny1
Heís most likely referring to the FamCamp at...

Heís most likely referring to the FamCamp at Tyndall AFB in Panama City, FL.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-04-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 65,988
Posted By Sunny1
Itís been fun following your project. Iím...

Itís been fun following your project. Iím looking forward to seeing the end result. Quite the transformation!

Iím sure Iím not the only one who noticed, but it is just mind blowing to me seeing...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-29-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,868
Posted By Sunny1
I searched online and it looks like the cost of...

I searched online and it looks like the cost of membership is $8500. At least that is what someone is asking trying to sell their share.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-22-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,339
Posted By Sunny1
Best roadside assistance

Iíve had Good Sam for several years. I was stranded in Colorado a few years ago, and had no complaints with the Good Sam response, or the tow company that showed up.

I had paid for a multi year...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-21-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,648
Posted By Sunny1
Great job to both of you! What type of paint...

Great job to both of you!

What type of paint did you use?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-16-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,037
Posted By Sunny1
Iím not aware of any app with gas station...

Iím not aware of any app with gas station layouts. My wife types in the address of a gas station on google maps and looks at the street view/satellite to get an idea if itís easy in/out.

Hereís a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-11-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By Sunny1
Another option is once you figure out the tire...

Another option is once you figure out the tire brand that you want you can look at prices online at simpletire.com or tiresdirect.com and they will send them directly to you or an installer. I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-10-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,933
Posted By Sunny1
Which years to avoid that have ISX Cummins's

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchResults;jsessionid=184jZkvSjVbJfBP36WGCnNL8vYxn1gpnyVxphf8YNQhXJ3w3Fc11!-9940292?searchType=PROD&prodType=E&targetCategory=A&searchCriteria.model=ISL+CM850&c...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-09-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,716
Posted By Sunny1
Is there a new, mid entry diesel pusher with Allison 3000 transmission?

The 2019 Nexus EvoQue 37E is a mid entry (if youíre referring to the location of the entry door being in the midsection rather than the front) diesel with Allison 3000 transmission.

I think there...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-08-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 18,974
Posted By Sunny1
Second day with the new dash cam...

In Tennessee you could be given a ticket for $500 and up to 30 days in jail if you donít. Itís called the ĎMove Over Lawí.

It used to apply only to Police, Emergency responders, and Roadside...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-06-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By Sunny1
I canít think of anything to leave running on the...

I canít think of anything to leave running on the house systems while youíre driving it home. You can check all that stuff out when you get it home.

Iíd suggest focusing your attention on checking...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-01-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,184
Posted By Sunny1
Thatís some great info. Thanks Tireman9!

Thatís some great info. Thanks Tireman9!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-01-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,377
Posted By Sunny1
On the bottom of my IPhone screen is a small ĎNew...

On the bottom of my IPhone screen is a small ĎNew Topicí icon to click on and start a new thread.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-31-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,184
Posted By Sunny1
My hangup has been that I started out wanting to...

My hangup has been that I started out wanting to purchase affordable/economical American made tires. The immediate problem there is putting affordable and American made in one sentence!!! Thatís...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-31-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,263
Posted By Sunny1
Heck, who needs a tool kit - just make sure...

Heck, who needs a tool kit - just make sure youíre parked next to Mr_D, rarebear, or HJLowell ... lol
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-30-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,184
Posted By Sunny1
Thank you Tireman9 and Scooter750. I called...

Thank you Tireman9 and Scooter750.

I called the tire place (they do commercial truck tires) last week to order the Sumitomo tires, but I then asked him about Firestone FS561 tires, and then he...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-30-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,700
Posted By Sunny1
Air Compressor Question

https://m.harborfreight.com/oilwater-separator-68246.html?utm_referrer=direct%2Fnot%20provided

My sons and I did a project this past winter where we sprayed Bedliner material on an older vehicle...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-29-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,184
Posted By Sunny1
Tireman9, A year or so ago I thought I read...

Tireman9,
A year or so ago I thought I read something you posted explaining the tire Tier levels, and what each one meant. I searched on your blog site and couldnít find it. Iíve researched some...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-18-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,184
Posted By Sunny1
Thank you for all the information and insight. I...

Thank you for all the information and insight. I think Iím going to order the Sumitomo tires in the 14 Ply.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-17-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,184
Posted By Sunny1
Rich, Oh my goodness. Iím going to blame my...

Rich,
Oh my goodness. Iím going to blame my gauge vs ply snafu on having worked outside the whole day pruning and weeding. It was a nice sunny day, and Iím thinking the sun must have fried my...
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