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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-15-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 717
Posted By Pusherman
Winnebago has and does make smaller DP's. In the...

Winnebago has and does make smaller DP's. In the early 2000's it made a 32' DP in Journey and Meridian clothes. Today the smallest Winnebago DP is 34'.

I have a 2007 34' Journey and love it. ...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-09-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By Pusherman
Do not paint it. Use Instagone. This stuff...

Do not paint it. Use Instagone. This stuff works.

https://www.motorhome.com/motorhomes/motorhome-gear/ceiling-fabric-care/
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-07-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,391
Posted By Pusherman
:iagree: Perfectly legal. To make it worth the...

:iagree: Perfectly legal. To make it worth the dealer's while throw them $1K for their trouble. You brought the buyer in. It would have to be an 'as-is' sale as the dealer has no responsibility...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-04-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,288
Posted By Pusherman
There is a reason why belts break. Chances are...

There is a reason why belts break. Chances are you have a problem with a frozen alternator or an a/c clutch assembly, etc. Chances are if you just replace the belt it will break again unless the...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 12-17-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 301,365
Posted By Pusherman
Mike, So sorry to hear of your loss. Roxy...

Mike,

So sorry to hear of your loss. Roxy was a sweet girl. She liked Bessie the first time they met I believe in Perry many years ago. Celebrate her life knowing now she is home with her...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 12-15-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,363
Posted By Pusherman
We are so close why chance it? The first...

We are so close why chance it? The first Covid-19 vaccines are being shot into arms as we speak. This will be a dark memory within 2021 if we all stand our ground and resist gathering. Me, I'm...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 12-02-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,184
Posted By Pusherman
No we are not. But if there was an offer to pay...

No we are not. But if there was an offer to pay $20 (or something) to each person to get a vaccine, it might incent more people to get the vaccine. Cheap solution to eradicate a pandemic quickly....
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 12-02-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,184
Posted By Pusherman
I already have (maybe). I am in one of the...

I already have (maybe). I am in one of the Covid-19 Vaccine blind trials. Second shot in about 2 weeks.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-12-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 857
Posted By Pusherman
When I owned my RV shop a customer put a valve on...

When I owned my RV shop a customer put a valve on his overflow tube to preclude just what you described. Unfortunately he forgot to open the valve when filling the tank. The tank expanded causing...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-16-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By Pusherman
I agree with increasing the tire pressure back to...

I agree with increasing the tire pressure back to the +10 psi and seeing if it was the tire pressure drop or the Reflex. Over inflated tires have a HUGE impact on wander.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-29-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By Pusherman
07 Journey Kwikee 1-step to 2-step conversion

Hi all --

I have a '07 Journey with the single Kwikee powered step. Problem is it's quite a step down to the ground from the single step. Anyone convert to the 2-step Kwikee on a Journey? The...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-15-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 767
Posted By Pusherman
My original start batteries in my Freightliner...

My original start batteries in my Freightliner chassis were about 11 years old when I replaced them 2 years ago with the same OEM brand, Alliance. I think I put in 2-1000 CCA Alliance batteries for...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-12-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,350
Posted By Pusherman
Winnebago Forza is under 12' and is a DP.

Winnebago Forza is under 12' and is a DP.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-09-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,216
Posted By Pusherman
You have answered your own questions. In New...

You have answered your own questions. In New York state where I live there is daily communication on the status of Covid-19.

https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home

NYS is leading with data and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-07-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By Pusherman
Bradd and Hall in Elkhart, IN. ...

Bradd and Hall in Elkhart, IN.
https://www.braddandhall.com/ProductCart/pc/home.asp
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-05-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 15,744
Posted By Pusherman
Purchased mine new in October 2006. I ordered it...

Purchased mine new in October 2006. I ordered it from the factory as I wanted to keep it forever. It now has 51K mi and has been paid off for a very long time. Still looks brand new. I plan on...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-29-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 871
Posted By Pusherman
A fair way to approach this is to offer to...

A fair way to approach this is to offer to buy/provide new batteries to the dealership and then ask them to install them for free. Being in the business for 8 years I would have accepted this offer...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 04-18-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 12,967
Posted By Pusherman
:iagree: Well said. Politics has divided...

:iagree:

Well said. Politics has divided this country and it's response to Covid-19. It's time for all of us to come together to fight this pandemic. If we work together we can beat Covid-19. ...
Forum: iRV2 Member Memorial 04-12-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,460
Posted By Pusherman
We met Coleen and Mike at an FMCA rally in Perry...

We met Coleen and Mike at an FMCA rally in Perry Ga with our 'gang' here on irv2.com in the early 2000's. Since then we have been to a couple more FMCA rallys and at least 2 irv2 rallys which Mike...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-17-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,233
Posted By Pusherman
Hmm. It's possible that the heat pump did not...

Hmm. It's possible that the heat pump did not fire due to the outside ambient temperature being below 40F. Coach heat pumps don't like colder temps. In my coach if it's below 40F the heat pump...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-10-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,233
Posted By Pusherman
I am guessing it is working exactly as it was...

I am guessing it is working exactly as it was designed. If the differential for what you have the thermostat is set at is greater than about 4 degrees from room ambient, the gas furnace will always...
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Member Forum Concerns 01-26-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By Pusherman
How to Get Rid of Ad Choices

I just fired up a new computer and now (when not logged into irV2) I get a ton of ads from Ad Choice.

I remember this was a problem prior, and I did something to get rid of them as recommended on...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-11-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 817
Posted By Pusherman
Hi Don, As you know I had a conflict this...

Hi Don,

As you know I had a conflict this past fall due to a standing conflict. I do not have this conflict going forward and will try to log in more frequently.

I think the holidays is a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-02-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,268
Posted By Pusherman
I would not hesitate for a minute if this coach...

I would not hesitate for a minute if this coach is what you want. You should assume the following investment of $2000-$3000 for maintenance which the prior owner may or may not have done. Since you...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-30-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,935
Posted By Pusherman
Hey Scott, Sorry to hear about your woe's. ...

Hey Scott,

Sorry to hear about your woe's. My 2007 Journey 34H with the 350 CAT C7 NEVER let me down like that! I would suggest considering upgrading your HP from 330HP to 350HP, and you will...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-16-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By Pusherman
It is the front cap below the windshield. It is...

It is the front cap below the windshield. It is one piece and can be removed or hinged up from the top fasteners. I have seen the latter done (on my prior coach, a 2000 Journey).

There is no...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-13-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By Pusherman
Hi FleetMan -- Yep, you are spot-on. The...

Hi FleetMan --

Yep, you are spot-on. The actual #'s tell the real story. So as you describe your weights, you are legal to tow 9K lbs. as your coach actual weight is at the 24K lbs. weight.
...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-11-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By Pusherman
Hi Fleetman -- Your coach with your...

Hi Fleetman --

Your coach with your engine/transmission setup is rated GCWR 33,000 lbs less GVWR 27,910 lbs = 5,090 lbs towing capacity.

The 34H with the CAT C7 and 3000 Allison is rated GCWR...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-04-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 933
Posted By Pusherman
Hi Ron-- Here's my published weights: ...

Hi Ron--

Here's my published weights: GCWR-GVWR=Tow Weight
37,910 - 27,910 = 10,000 lbs

I have weighed my coach. The weight sheet is up in the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-04-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 933
Posted By Pusherman
The answer is in your post. It is GCWR-GVWR =...

The answer is in your post. It is GCWR-GVWR = 33,000-29,410 = 3,590 lbs.

Yes, you can play the numbers of lightening up the coach, but the answer is about 3,500 lbs. Not much more.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-20-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,160
Posted By Pusherman
Hydrogen Peroxide works just as good. Not sure...

Hydrogen Peroxide works just as good. Not sure of the mix ratio, but you can google it.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-04-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By Pusherman
Sure. The purpose of auto-idle is to raise the...

Sure. The purpose of auto-idle is to raise the rpm's of the engine to generate more voltage to charge your batteries. The fact it is doing it frequently suggests you have a battery problem.

Yes,...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-15-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By Pusherman
The front cap of the motorhome needs to be either...

The front cap of the motorhome needs to be either removed or tilted up to give you access to the heater core from the outside of the coach.

The worst part of this is taking the wiper arms off...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-02-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,517
Posted By Pusherman
Nope. Cummins added EGR in model year 2007...

Nope. Cummins added EGR in model year 2007 engines. Read the attachment you posted.
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 02-23-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 995
Posted By Pusherman
Onan generators are quite reliable. I would guess...

Onan generators are quite reliable. I would guess somewhere around 2K-3K hrs is a good life expectancy for the generator without major overhaul (being in the RV repair business in the past).
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 01-29-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,713
Posted By Pusherman
Run the psi recommended by the placard, as they...

Run the psi recommended by the placard, as they take into consideration the appropriate weights of the coach. A maximum psi will only result in a rough ride and poor handling characteristics. Long...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 01-21-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 780
Posted By Pusherman
A good 'deal' would be 25% off MSRP. If you are...

A good 'deal' would be 25% off MSRP. If you are close to this number, which you are, try for some accessory items thrown in to the deal, such as an extended service contract, or other neat items you...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 01-19-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,282
Posted By Pusherman
I'm guessing it's your (integrated)...

I'm guessing it's your (integrated) inverter/converter/charger doing it's job.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 01-02-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,428
Posted By Pusherman
I am sure the LEO who writes your citation will...

I am sure the LEO who writes your citation will be happy to cite the statute in violation accordingly.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 01-02-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,428
Posted By Pusherman
:iagree: Licensed pilots (I am one) are...

:iagree:

Licensed pilots (I am one) are required to do a weight and balance every time they fly. No air-weigh stations up there, just the potential 'splat' which may occur when returning to...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 12-29-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,232
Posted By Pusherman
Mean1255, you will be fine. Freezing over...

Mean1255, you will be fine.

Freezing over night does little damage if the daytime temps rise again above freezing.

Your suggestion of bringing the slide in is prudent. To be on the safe side...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-29-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,428
Posted By Pusherman
Wundertaker, obviously you are not paying...

Wundertaker, obviously you are not paying attention :whistling:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-29-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 844
Posted By Pusherman
There are lots of Class A motorhomes these days...

There are lots of Class A motorhomes these days with bunk beds plus the rear master.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-28-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,428
Posted By Pusherman
:iagree: In reading the NYS MV Laws,...

:iagree:

In reading the NYS MV Laws, almost exactly the same language is used as above from PA, stating ...cannot exceed ... or the gross combination weight rating...

I think it's also pretty...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-27-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,530
Posted By Pusherman
:iagree: What Isaac-1 said! On a 50A...

:iagree:

What Isaac-1 said!

On a 50A coach with a generator under 10K (Onan 7500 or 8000 watt) the 2 legs are jumpered from the generator into the transfer switch to feed both legs of the...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-22-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,428
Posted By Pusherman
The DOT, which is a federal agency, specifies...

The DOT, which is a federal agency, specifies the definitions of GVWR and GCWR. If one is proven to be in excess of any of these ratings, then you have in fact violated the law.

Whether at an...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-22-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,428
Posted By Pusherman
Yep. Sure is ILLEGAL. If you get involved in an...

Yep. Sure is ILLEGAL. If you get involved in an accident, any good lawyer will have your a** in a sling and sue you. All you need to know.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-20-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By Pusherman
The photo on your 'missing' side is hard to see...

The photo on your 'missing' side is hard to see that a trim piece is missing. My bet is that you need your caulking replaced.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-12-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By Pusherman
Pictures please! I'm looking to do the same...

Pictures please! I'm looking to do the same upgrade on my 07 Journey.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-07-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Pusherman
I'm a believer in the KISS principle. I do not...

I'm a believer in the KISS principle. I do not know of any reason that a camera goes 'foggy' other than there is dirt on the lens. Possibly condensation on the lens. I'm sure this could be...
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