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Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-19-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,692
Posted By TTD
Congrats on the successful completion. As...

Congrats on the successful completion.

As for centering the clockspring, no worries there. As long as there are more available clockspring turns than steering wheel turns... You're good to go.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-18-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,692
Posted By TTD
Happy to offer further advice or directions, as...

Happy to offer further advice or directions, as needed. Been a couple years now since I did mine, but happy to be on the other side of the phone as you go through it.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-18-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,692
Posted By TTD
I am one of those that posted up my experience...

I am one of those that posted up my experience and I do not have a Monaco.

My logic was this is a Smartwheel / Clockspring issue... not a "Monaco" issue, per se.

While there may be slight...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-05-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 21,761
Posted By TTD
Nice. That's basically what I was about to...

Nice.

That's basically what I was about to buy after giving up on finding a used unit. Ours was already built - a Dutch Star with all kinds of special upgrades!

It was beautiful and I can...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-02-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By TTD
Excellent! Never saw that RVSERVICEREVIEWS......

Excellent! Never saw that RVSERVICEREVIEWS... will check it out.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-02-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By TTD
List of Good Repair Places

As I'm about to embark on a cross country trip, I thought I'd like to have a list of places that other people have had good experiences with.

Over the 2 years I've owned my coach and have been...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-02-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By TTD
Wow! Quite a list. What does reseal engine...

Wow! Quite a list.

What does reseal engine compartment mean? What symptom(s) do you have?
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-02-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By TTD
For me it was the second or third box from the...

For me it was the second or third box from the front. Just pop the covers and look at the labels... One will say HWH/Entry Steps
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 07-25-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By TTD
Slide Topper Replacement

Spent 6 hours with a helper yesterday and successfully replaced all 4 of my slide toppers. :D

What prompted the service was one of my toppers released from the coach rail, so rain water was...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 06-30-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By TTD
I don't think the PTO has anything to do with...

I don't think the PTO has anything to do with your steering noise, but you never know.

As for the question above, the only danger is if you have trouble getting the two pieces to separate (like I...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 06-30-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By TTD
My reset is in the right rear compartment - along...

My reset is in the right rear compartment - along with my Engine Batteries, Cutoff switches, etc.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 06-17-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 474
Posted By TTD
Yeah, went back and forth as it appears I could...

Yeah, went back and forth as it appears I could just restitch.

I'm just going to order 4 new toppers from Stone Vos though. The new ones should last me the rest of the time I own the coach and...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 06-17-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By TTD
I didn't like having to look down to get a look...

I didn't like having to look down to get a look at a single camera... so I opted to mount a new screen above - and I tied all 3 cameras into it (the top half is the rear camera... the bottom half is...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 06-17-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,789
Posted By TTD
There may be, but why? If it's convenience,...

There may be, but why? If it's convenience, there's a good chance you can walk into any truck transmission place and get the PTO stuff?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-13-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,072
Posted By TTD
Thanks! I travel to racetracks every 2 weeks in...

Thanks! I travel to racetracks every 2 weeks in the summer and I knew I didn't want to pull a trailer. This way is so nice and easy... especially if I have to back up to do a 3 point turn!
...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 06-13-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,102
Posted By TTD
Agreed... you would expect them to bleed the air....

Agreed... you would expect them to bleed the air.

In my case, after it was serviced I used the generator several times without a problem (mostly when driving so not sure if the jostling helped...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 06-13-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,789
Posted By TTD
There is no fluid... only grease. ...

There is no fluid... only grease.

Separate, grease, put back together.

When it's separated, feel the splines on both parts and determine if they've started to deteriorate. Maybe you'll get...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 06-13-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,102
Posted By TTD
I just had a similar problem on my ONAN 10k,...

I just had a similar problem on my ONAN 10k, after I had someone do a complete service including coolant change.

My unit would shut off and kick out an overheat code (generally after 10 to 15...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-12-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,072
Posted By TTD
I opted to weld some heavy duty attachment points...

I opted to weld some heavy duty attachment points directly to my frame. I can then slide in these platforms.

I can use one platform and bike if I'm towing a car... or if no car I can put in the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-12-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,073
Posted By TTD
I bought an 08 Country Coach last year... so far...

I bought an 08 Country Coach last year... so far very pleased with performance and build quality.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 06-12-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 474
Posted By TTD
For others with the Carefree toppers (and other...

For others with the Carefree toppers (and other stuff) from the 2007 or so timeframe.

This page has all the discontinued stuff.

Turns out I have the Summit model slide toppers with the LIFT...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 06-12-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,789
Posted By TTD
I replaced my PTO last year. It took an air tool...

I replaced my PTO last year. It took an air tool that looked like a mini jack hammer to separate it from the hydraulic pump.

My original plan was to just separate it a bit, inspect and lube......
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 06-12-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 474
Posted By TTD
Found a great video... these guys always do a...

Found a great video... these guys always do a good job on their vids.

https://youtu.be/iF5IhGQuQm0
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 06-12-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 474
Posted By TTD
Stone Voss is just the fabric, right? I was...

Stone Voss is just the fabric, right? I was looking for the name of the mechanism itself so I can google it, find vids, etc.

Turns out the answer is on the build sheet... CAREFREE.

TIP: I...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 06-12-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 474
Posted By TTD
Slide Topper brand name?

Anyone know what slide toppers CC was using in the 2008 timeframe?

I finally figured out a "drip" sound I was hearing laying in bed during rain... my slide topper partially separated from the...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 06-11-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By TTD
Mine was always warm... flipped the wires and all...

Mine was always warm... flipped the wires and all good now.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-11-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,692
Posted By TTD
Great job! It's always nice when a project goes...

Great job! It's always nice when a project goes smooth.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 05-15-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By TTD
Not sure if you read my whole post, but the...

Not sure if you read my whole post, but the generator seems to be working fine now - once I "burped" it, everything seems normal.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-12-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,692
Posted By TTD
I replaced mine in 30 minutes... Could do it...

I replaced mine in 30 minutes... Could do it again in 15. Definitely a DIY job.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 05-11-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By TTD
Generator Shuts down

Hey all... maybe this can help someone.

So I had my generator serviced this past winter and went to exercise it the other day.

First time I start it, and it runs about 10 to 15 min and shuts...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 05-02-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By TTD
I'll be sure to report back in November! That...

I'll be sure to report back in November! That would be great if they solve the problem and the "auto re level" feature starts working when I'm parked.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 05-01-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By TTD
Yeah, I'm definitely going to keep the...

Yeah, I'm definitely going to keep the appointment ... can't hurt and it gives me a reason to see Iowa. ;)

Wouldn't mind having them just look over all things HWH for piece of mind. I believe my...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 05-01-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By TTD
Looks like the POR 15 is great on a nice clean...

Looks like the POR 15 is great on a nice clean part... unpainted to start with? I didn't see a spray can version though... might be hard to get to all the parts under the coach, and behind stuff?
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 04-30-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By TTD
HWH doesn't touch airbags?

I just found out that services I was hoping HWH would perform... they do not. :confused:

My coach is 11 years old with just under 40,000 miles, so I was hoping to get a complete checkup done at...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 04-30-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By TTD
Welcome! (I joined January of 2018, so I'm new...

Welcome! (I joined January of 2018, so I'm new to it all too)
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 04-30-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By TTD
hmmm.... good stuff all. Guess I have to decide...

hmmm.... good stuff all. Guess I have to decide if I want the "scenic" route or not. ;)
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 04-28-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 274
Posted By TTD
Windfoil added to wipers?

So my wipers work great until roughly 50 mph, and then they seem to lift from the windshield.

I am thinking of attaching a flat piece of plastic or metal the length of the wipers to basically...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 04-28-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By TTD
I don't mind a few climbs, but in my head I'm...

I don't mind a few climbs, but in my head I'm picturing some crazy long steep hills if I'm trying to go over/through the main part of the Rockies?

My coach handles hills great, so I think I'll...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 04-28-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By TTD
You mean into California right? 10 does not go...

You mean into California right? 10 does not go near Vegas, right? I was hoping 40 was South enough, then head up 93 into Vegas?

The plan is to take 10 back to the East Coast next Spring.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 04-28-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By TTD
Does 40 go south of the big climbs?

Does 40 go south of the big climbs?
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 04-28-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By TTD
Iowa to Las Vegas route help

Hey all.

I'll be leaving Massachusetts heading to HWH headquarters in November this year, and then on to Las Vegas and then finally Southern California.

I'm a little concerned about the Rocky...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 04-28-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By TTD
I'm in Massachusetts. What type of work are you...

I'm in Massachusetts. What type of work are you looking for?

For Transmission work, I've been pleased with CAMEROTA. There's a place in Bangor, ME. https://www.camerota.com/

I'm currently...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 04-26-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By TTD
Rustoleum Rust Reformer or something like that.

Rustoleum Rust Reformer or something like that.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 04-26-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By TTD
I went with the VIAIR and am happy with it.

I went with the VIAIR and am happy with it.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 04-26-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By TTD
Rust correction / prevention

Ever since I bought my coach last year, the engine battery compartment has bugged me as there were numerous rust spots. I realize it was just surface rust, but it bothered me every time I opened it...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 04-26-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By TTD
HWH and Entry Steps tied together

I posted this on the FB groups, but thought I'd add it here in case anyone has a similar issue.

Mid trip, my HWH panel light went out... the TRAVEL MODE light is usually lit when I'm driving.

I...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 04-26-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,768
Posted By TTD
I agree raising or lowering ride height is...

I agree raising or lowering ride height is probably not good.

However, I am not so sure that the original shocks are necessarily the best to replace?

1 - maybe Country Coach wanted to meet...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-22-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By TTD
2008-2009 Country Coach Crane Prairie edition...

2008-2009 Country Coach Crane Prairie edition fits the bill... except the rear bathroom/closet area is a step up. I have one and am very pleased.

Can't post outside links, but easy enough to...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 04-18-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,199
Posted By TTD
and that is sticking down inside the fuel tank,...

and that is sticking down inside the fuel tank, right?
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 04-17-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By TTD
LOL... yeah, I agree that working in the full...

LOL... yeah, I agree that working in the full bath did make things easier.

Hopefully I won't have to deal with the Silverleaf issue. :eek:
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