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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-18-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,038
Posted By hoakken
The show makes for a great drinking game. For...

The show makes for a great drinking game. For example a recent show had a couple that said oh wow to everything she saw.If I had been drinking I would have been drunk 10 minutes into the show!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-15-2020, 01:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 960
Posted By hoakken
Direct tv needs an analog box for your Rv...

Direct tv needs an analog box for your Rv (according to dtv) This is the old school boxes they didnít take when they updated the house. Works great for me.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-13-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 960
Posted By hoakken
I have direct tv in both my house and Rv. I had...

I have direct tv in both my house and Rv. I had the old analog box left when the house was updated. Cost for that unit is only $7.00 per month. Antenna is an old dish and antenna on a tripod. I put...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-11-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,128
Posted By hoakken
We also use the roaster shown with great results.

We also use the roaster shown with great results.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-11-2020, 11:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By hoakken
On my 2007 Gulfstream Iíve replaced the motor...

On my 2007 Gulfstream Iíve replaced the motor with gearbox about 6 years ago and recently replaced both motor assembly and module.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-30-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By hoakken
Picture please

Picture please
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-29-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By hoakken
Spare ripped the square tube bumper off my fiver...

Spare ripped the square tube bumper off my fiver and dragged tire and wheel down the freeway. Not pretty but at least it didnít come completely off and hit a car.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-28-2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By hoakken
Mine started acting crazy recently and I replaced...

Mine started acting crazy recently and I replaced motor/gearbox and control module .Kwikee parts are reasonable online. I spent less than $200 for all.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-27-2020, 03:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By hoakken
Try automotive upholstery supply or upholstery...

Try automotive upholstery supply or upholstery shop. If itís what I believe itís the same material used on automotive headliners. In the past I had a pretty good extra income doing headliners.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-25-2020, 02:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,653
Posted By hoakken
Toe wear. Feathered wear is the dead giveaway.

Toe wear. Feathered wear is the dead giveaway.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-21-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By hoakken
Easiest way to tell is to use a dvom and check...

Easiest way to tell is to use a dvom and check for continuity from the wires to chassis ground. If continuity is read the wires are ground.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-20-2020, 12:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By hoakken
I had the same issue with my Conquest of the leak...

I had the same issue with my Conquest of the leak under the shower. I found the drain was not tightened at all. Pull the shower surround and there will be able to access the drain.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-20-2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By hoakken
I had the same issue with my Conquest of the leak...

I had the same issue with my Conquest of the leak under the shower. I found the drain was not tightened at all. Pull the shower surround and there will be able to access the drain.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-07-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,153
Posted By hoakken
I found a short dual head chuck at Harbor Freight...

I found a short dual head chuck at Harbor Freight that solved the problem of hitting the rim.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-03-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By hoakken
Sealing trim on cab over bunk

I am about to reseal one side ( other side done) and need to know if dicor needs to be used on top oh butyl tape. I used both on the other side and was a huge mess I would not like to repeat if...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-01-2020, 01:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 901
Posted By hoakken
Talking I have a simple answer when asked about mpg. I...

I have a simple answer when asked about mpg. I just say it will burn all I put in it!
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-27-2020, 01:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By hoakken
Thanks to all for the help. I found the right...

Thanks to all for the help. I found the right ones with these dimensions on E-Trailer.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-27-2020, 01:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By hoakken
Having done the same thing on a towable I owned...

Having done the same thing on a towable I owned my recommendation is to go with the good stuff like Armstrong so you only have to do it once having found this out the hard way.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-26-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By hoakken
Stehl dolly grease seals ?

I recently purchased a 2009 stehl tow dolly and have run into an issue when packing bearings. The old seals have no part number and the common ones that fit 3500 pound axles are too small. I’m hoping...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-24-2020, 02:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By hoakken
Turn signal switch can give this problem. Itís...

Turn signal switch can give this problem. Itís the only place both brakes and running lamps are common
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-07-2020, 01:09 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,654
Posted By hoakken
Atlantic City casinos last time I was there...

Atlantic City casinos last time I was there wouldnít allow rv parking even if you were there to gamble and leave.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-05-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By hoakken
I would suspect ground issues. Loss of a good...

I would suspect ground issues. Loss of a good ground will cause devices to ground through other devices on the circuit causing all sorts of strange operation. This can be tested with a volt drop test...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-26-2020, 12:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,156
Posted By hoakken
My daughter bought a class a gasser from them...

My daughter bought a class a gasser from them and was more than happy how the sale was handled and some minor issues were handled the same day. I’m looking to trade my c for an a and they are...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-23-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By hoakken
I have decided to go with the tough tops fabric....

I have decided to go with the tough tops fabric. I have found no negative reviews on the web with the only 4 star of five was about limited colors. I’ll be a few weeks away on install but I will make...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-23-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By hoakken
Mine does that when cables need to be cleaned...

Mine does that when cables need to be cleaned and/or tightened.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-22-2020, 01:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By hoakken
What Awning Fabric ?

I have decided my awning fabric has made it’s last trip. What I am trying to find is opinions about what’s the best fabric. Every website says theirs is the best and somebody really is superior. I’m...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-20-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 928
Posted By hoakken
Tank selectors were problematic.

Tank selectors were problematic.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-08-2020, 12:28 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 36,564
Posted By hoakken
My big summer trip is to The Sturgis motorcycle...

My big summer trip is to The Sturgis motorcycle rally, happens the first week of August . RV sites are made a year in advance. We have chosen not to attend this year because an event with 500,00 to...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-30-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 15,744
Posted By hoakken
Hopefully at least until itís paid for !

Hopefully at least until itís paid for !
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-26-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By hoakken
Is this it? I used rustoleum pain, used trim...

Is this it? I used rustoleum pain, used trim rings from a hubcap place$10 each, lug nut covers on clearance from CW but easy to find online. I would also get the tool to remove them-less than $20
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-18-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,234
Posted By hoakken
Use of higher than specified viscosity can result...

Use of higher than specified viscosity can result in inadequate lubrication of components. Clearances in a modern engine measure in ten-thousandths as opposed to older engines with clearances in the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-25-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By hoakken
Best Rubber Roof Repair ?

My EPDM roof must have a big section cut out to repair water damage (leak around ac that only showed up recently, must have leaked for some time). I am looking for suggestions as to what liquid roof...
Forum: Just Conversation 03-10-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,820
Posted By hoakken
I keep mine for at least several hundred thousand...

I keep mine for at least several hundred thousand miles.I have the advantage of spending my entire career as both a tech and an automotive instructor. I just want to point out the hourly rate goes...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-10-2020, 01:50 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,180
Posted By hoakken
Be sure to check the base plate for wear in the...

Be sure to check the base plate for wear in the throttle shaft bore..Makes a rough idle and makes it difficult to adjust the mixture.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-06-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By hoakken
On my domestic awning repair instructions was 13...

On my domestic awning repair instructions was 13 turns.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-03-2020, 01:28 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,489
Posted By hoakken
When someone asks me how much gas my mh uses they...

When someone asks me how much gas my mh uses they are told ďAs much as I put in it.Ē
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-26-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,928
Posted By hoakken
I had an old tt with the fridge on the fill side...

I had an old tt with the fridge on the fill side of the Truck and it became a habit.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-25-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,928
Posted By hoakken
I only turn mine off before pulling up to a gas...

I only turn mine off before pulling up to a gas pump.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-24-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By hoakken
The breaker will not prevent it from running,...

The breaker will not prevent it from running, only stops power out to mh.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-17-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,644
Posted By hoakken
I gave up on that completely and unhook and...

I gave up on that completely and unhook and muscle it around. Whole lot less stress and my neighbors kids donít learn any more colorful language.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 02-15-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,896
Posted By hoakken
Just because the specs say you can doesnít mean...

Just because the specs say you can doesnít mean you should. My daughter had an F150 that had plenty of capacity by the specs but was scary to pull their trailer at any speed over 40. One long trip...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-11-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By hoakken
Found the kit at Oreilley auto parts. Master Pro...

Found the kit at Oreilley auto parts. Master Pro GT-7 has seal and both inner and outer bearings For $ 22. Listed as a kit for 3500 pound trailer axles. Just the seal we believe it to be was $12....
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-09-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By hoakken
The older ones have conventional bearings.

The older ones have conventional bearings.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-09-2020, 01:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By hoakken
I have measured them in the past- the outside...

I have measured them in the past- the outside diameter of the axle and the inside of the hub but my loaned out vernier caliper canít seem to find its way home., thus hoping someone knew a seal part...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-08-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By hoakken
Stehl dolly axle seals

I recently purchased a used stehl dolly with surge brakes. I am servicing the bearings and need only the axle seals. Stehl sells the bearings and seals as a kit and I donít need bearings. If anyone...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-23-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,624
Posted By hoakken
It may have been suggested but I replaced my...

It may have been suggested but I replaced my propane regulator and not only got my furnace working with the added result of the fridge cooling faster and colder. Cheap thing to try. ...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-13-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,202
Posted By hoakken
And the Pontiac Aztec has been replaced as the...

And the Pontiac Aztec has been replaced as the ugliest vehicle ever made.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 12-05-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By hoakken
I used a custom cabinet shop when I needed to...

I used a custom cabinet shop when I needed to replace a dinette table. It was much better quality than the original for a fair price. It was a perfect match and best of all custom did not mean...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-22-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By hoakken
I replaced mine with an Airtex purchased on...

I replaced mine with an Airtex purchased on Amazon after low hour oem failed a second time. The airtex has almost 300 hours with no problem. This is one of the few time I wouldnít recommend anything...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-22-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By hoakken
I replaced mine with Airtex purchased on...

I replaced mine with Airtex purchased on Amazon.I would be leery of no name replacements available online.Name brand is worth the extra few dollars.
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