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Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-16-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By aether_one
Any inertial braking system is "wireless". Check...

Any inertial braking system is "wireless". Check out Etrailer's list.
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 12-15-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By aether_one
Rescind acceptance of the RV.

Rescind acceptance of the RV.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-15-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By aether_one
GSTA is a separate paid program. FMCA includes...

GSTA is a separate paid program. FMCA includes Travel assist as part of the membership.

GSTA apparently has a strict "prior approval" policy which they will adhere to even if you were not...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-13-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By aether_one
You need to connect 12 VDC to it as well. It...

You need to connect 12 VDC to it as well. It uses that for control power. Without it, the AC heater will not turn on.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-13-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 233
Posted By aether_one
Other AC items that are working/not working when...

Other AC items that are working/not working when on generator vs on SP. I know you said you measured 120 VAC to the outlet the converter is plugged into when on SP, but if you did the converter...
Forum: Boondocking 12-09-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,160
Posted By aether_one
A 13 Amp-Hour battery at 12 VDC for $400 to power...

A 13 Amp-Hour battery at 12 VDC for $400 to power my BiPap for 1 actual night?

I don't think so, Tim.

And they count 4 hours as a "night".

For the same price I can get a 50 AH, 12 VDC...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-09-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 15,873
Posted By aether_one
What "new/updated reqs" would that be?

What "new/updated reqs" would that be?
Forum: Rexhall RV Owner's Forum 12-08-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By aether_one
Outlets don't work Humming when outlet breaker...

Outlets don't work
Humming when outlet breaker closed
Maybe a problem with an inverter and/or its transfer switch.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-08-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,841
Posted By aether_one
I put a bag of beads in both of my steer tires...

I put a bag of beads in both of my steer tires and it seemed to help, but not enough. So I tracked down and purchased a pair of Centramatic balancers and put those on. Helped even more. But some...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-08-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,401
Posted By aether_one
As a decades long TT puller through multiple...

As a decades long TT puller through multiple configurations of tow vehicles and trailers, these are the factors affecting sway from most to least effect IMHO:

Too little tongue weight
Too much...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-06-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 779
Posted By aether_one
Google "rescind acceptance" RV. Cases have been...

Google "rescind acceptance" RV. Cases have been won on federal warranty laws ( Magnuson–Moss Warranty Act ) as well but it takes years and lotsa court time to prevail.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-03-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 158
Posted By aether_one
You are correct - if the vehicle has the CVT...

You are correct - if the vehicle has the CVT transmission. But the manual transmission HR-V can be flat towed.

Back to our originally scheduled programming:

Yes, testing the lights can be done...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-02-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,996
Posted By aether_one
That's interesting. I went to the Thor site for...

That's interesting. I went to the Thor site for 2021 Hurricanes and it does list them all with the new 7.3 L "Triton" V-8. Someone needs to tell Thor the 7.3 L V-8 is not a Triton engine:
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-02-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,996
Posted By aether_one
So you got a 2021 on the old chassis with the...

So you got a 2021 on the old chassis with the Triton engine? I thought they had all transitioned to the new chassis with the 7.3 L Godzilla engine in 2021 models.
Forum: Renegade Motorhome Owner's Forum 12-01-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By aether_one
Maybe they were confused since there is no such...

Maybe they were confused since there is no such thing as a "wiring schematic".

There are schematic diagrams - that show how components are electrically connected; and wiring diagrams - which show...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 11-30-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By aether_one
https://www.irv2.com/forums/f64/dog-drives-rv-into...

https://www.irv2.com/forums/f64/dog-drives-rv-into-lake-426413.html
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-27-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,232
Posted By aether_one
But if I can't sit in my coach and be comfortable...

But if I can't sit in my coach and be comfortable with the A/C running because I can't insulate my windows, do you think that's OK?
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 11-27-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,428
Posted By aether_one
Where do you live that has "criteria" to get...

Where do you live that has "criteria" to get tested?

There are hundreds of free drive through testing sites in most states operated either by the States' Department of Health or by third party...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-26-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By aether_one
Are you saying the pump never comes on after you...

Are you saying the pump never comes on after you open a faucet and that the water stops coming out of the faucet?

Or that the pump does not come on as soon as you open a faucet (which is normal,...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-24-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 737
Posted By aether_one
My Colorado Checklist for those interested.

My Colorado Checklist for those interested.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-23-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By aether_one
Did you ask if Nissan recommends any vehicles for...

Did you ask if Nissan recommends any vehicles for flat towing?

The question is: Does Nissan endorse flat towing any of their vehicles.

If they tell you HOW to do it in the Owners Manual then...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 11-23-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,906
Posted By aether_one
So was your family the one documented US case of...

So was your family the one documented US case of reinfection? Or one of the other 4 documented cases world wide?

https://www.ajmc.com/view/first-case-of-covid-19-reinfection-detected-in-the-us
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-21-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,405
Posted By aether_one
Mine does on 2 TVs in most places.

Mine does on 2 TVs in most places.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-21-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 895
Posted By aether_one
You are not alone. One of my pet peeves. It's...

You are not alone. One of my pet peeves. It's pretty rude actually.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-21-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 737
Posted By aether_one
We have a 2020 Colorado we tow and installed a...

We have a 2020 Colorado we tow and installed a remote battery disconnect as well. Definitely use a checklist with this vehicle when setting up or disconnecting for towing. I have one as well with...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-16-2020, 01:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,314
Posted By aether_one
Go back and read the thread before posting...

Go back and read the thread before posting something absolutely wrong.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-12-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By aether_one
And to deny a warranty claim based on any...

And to deny a warranty claim based on any alteration to a vehicle, the manufacturer would have to PROVE the alteration caused the failure of the warrantied item. That's an easily researched and...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-11-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 857
Posted By aether_one
Wouldn't that depend on how much braking you do? ...

Wouldn't that depend on how much braking you do?

6 hours straight on the interstate uses much less power than 2 hours in stop-n-go traffic.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-09-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,314
Posted By aether_one
Sorry, no. Resistance in any wire is...

Sorry, no.

Resistance in any wire is determined by:
The length of the wire,
The cross-section of the wire
The wire material.

Putting wire in a coil does NOT change its resistance.

Now,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-06-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,702
Posted By aether_one
That's nothing but a voltmeter. Capacity is...

That's nothing but a voltmeter. Capacity is based on the voltage measurement; no current measuring capability.
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 11-05-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,097
Posted By aether_one
So if your mechanical disconnect is OPEN, how do...

So if your mechanical disconnect is OPEN, how do your batteries charge? You do know that in electrical circuits "OPEN" means disconnected - no current flow.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-05-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 447
Posted By aether_one
He did? Enlighten the classroom.

He did? Enlighten the classroom.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-04-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By aether_one
What model Outlook?

What model Outlook?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-02-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 821
Posted By aether_one
Yes, STANDARDS.

Yes, STANDARDS.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-30-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,954
Posted By aether_one
4WD has the front and rear drive shafts locked,...

4WD has the front and rear drive shafts locked, AWD does not.
4WD may have a locking rear differential and also a locking front differential, A limited slip differential on a 2WD truck is not the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-29-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By aether_one
It is likely a diaphragm pump - no impeller. ...

It is likely a diaphragm pump - no impeller.

On the suction side of the pump is a strainer, normally with a clear cover and screen. Many manufacturers leave all kinds of plastic shavings and...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-29-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,094
Posted By aether_one
Not reading the whole thread, similar to you not...

Not reading the whole thread, similar to you not reading the whole instructions about getting real time updates to use with your Garmin.

Are Garmins perfect? No, far from it, but your Garmin did...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-28-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,954
Posted By aether_one
Need to rename this thread: Ford sent an...

Need to rename this thread:

Ford sent an advertisement in the form of a fake check.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-28-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,954
Posted By aether_one
I bought a new Colorado Z71 Trail Runner for my...

I bought a new Colorado Z71 Trail Runner for my wife a couple of months ago. Got over $10k off a $45K truck without any special checks or deals. I suspect you could get at least that $12+K off a...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-25-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 316
Posted By aether_one
"5 gallon" pails? Do you mean 55 gallon...

"5 gallon" pails? Do you mean 55 gallon drums?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-25-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,155
Posted By aether_one
That article has so many fallicies: ...

That article has so many fallicies:






First - I can't tell for sure from the picture, but is that really a Trailblazer?
Second - If it is a Trailblazer it has a straight-6 in it, not a...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-25-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By aether_one
No, what are you calling "plug-n-play"? The...

No, what are you calling "plug-n-play"?

The wiring harness/connection to power the toad's rear lights is normally completely separate from the Toad's trailer connector.

Are you trying tp...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 10-23-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,545
Posted By aether_one
In what way?

In what way?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-21-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,226
Posted By aether_one
You all know that insurance rates are not by...

You all know that insurance rates are not by State but by zip code? The same vehicle insured in North rural Florida pays much less for insurance than if it was in Miami. So State-to-state...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-21-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,992
Posted By aether_one
My two cents: I have a 5 speed F53 V10...

My two cents:

I have a 5 speed F53 V10 chassis - the RESUME button cancels and resumes cruise control without changing he set speed, but that's not important here.

Otto is a great driver on...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-21-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,965
Posted By aether_one
Defined as "5G in cities across the nation". ...

Defined as "5G in cities across the nation". Could be they just have it in New York and LA to meet that definition. It does NOT mean 5G is everywhere across the nation. We don't even have 4G (or...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-21-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,444
Posted By aether_one
As we leap-frogged our way through bigger...

As we leap-frogged our way through bigger trailers and bigger tow vehicles through the years we had a combination of a Chevy Trailblazer pulling a 25' TT weighing about 5500 lbs using a WDH with the...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 10-20-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By aether_one
Ripple current on your DC buss is caused by your...

Ripple current on your DC buss is caused by your converter-charger.

The Generator creates a very large ripple voltage (about 340 volts peak-to-peak) at about 60 Hz when it is operating correctly. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-20-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By aether_one
No state requires a CDL to drive a private H. ...

No state requires a CDL to drive a private H.

Some states have special licensing requirements for private trailers and/or MHs over certain weight limits, but those are not CDLs (Commercial Drivers...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-19-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By aether_one
How many other devices are connected to the...

How many other devices are connected to the Mobley? Limit is 5.
Does the hopper see the Mobley SSID? If not maybe the Hopper is looking on the 5 GHz band but the Mobley only broadcasts on the 2.4...
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