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Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-15-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 514
Posted By CWSWine
I did get rid of it and didn't use it but a few...

I did get rid of it and didn't use it but a few times.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-15-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 51,186
Posted By CWSWine
Now the question is will work and all years with...

Now the question is will work and all years with the wobble problems or just 2021 model year?
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-14-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 469
Posted By CWSWine
This is just my opinion and nothing else. I will...

This is just my opinion and nothing else. I will not install a baseplate that doesn’t have cross bar again. I have seen ones without cross bar broke frames weld and radiator supports welds on Jeep...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-14-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,842
Posted By CWSWine
At RV show I went the Blue Ox booth and was told...

At RV show I went the Blue Ox booth and was told 5 years but I have owned mine for only 3 years. The guy at the both said someone sold you old stock or used tow bar and you take with him. I told...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-14-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 514
Posted By CWSWine
The problem I had with Invisbrake is every time...

The problem I had with Invisbrake is every time my engine brake came on my tails light come and the Invisbrake would apply brakes on the toad. On rolling hills the Invisbrake would apply brakes...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-14-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By CWSWine
This is what I have been using and works great. ...

This is what I have been using and works great.

DeoxIT 5% Spray Contact Cleaner, 5 oz.


Cleans, protects, lubricates, and improves conductivity
Reduces...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-13-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 51,186
Posted By CWSWine
All I know at this time is it's in the 2021 Grand...

All I know at this time is it's in the 2021 Grand Cherokee Owners Manual and don't have any more information then that. I have Wrangler that we tow now since the last wobble we got was so bad that...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-13-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 660
Posted By CWSWine
We have a 2020 Rubicon and came it at 5160 but we...

We have a 2020 Rubicon and came it at 5160 but we had 305 pound golf cart loaded in the back of the Jeep. That was a CAT scale weight.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-12-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By CWSWine
Like I said on the other forum I replace the...

Like I said on the other forum I replace the entire front bumper on 2020 Wrangler Rubicon with after market bumper from Rock Hard and I also have the advance safety group with adaptive cruise. There...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-12-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 19,755
Posted By CWSWine
I have talk to three accident attorneys, one I...

I have talk to three accident attorneys, one I paid for the advice and two are customers of mine. This is what I learned, if you over weight and the attorney says lets fight it in civil court "RUN"...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-12-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 51,186
Posted By CWSWine
Here is a interesting development with the GRAND...

Here is a interesting development with the GRAND Cherokee. This harness is listed in the 2021 Grand Cherokee manual on page 160 and link to manual listed below. Now will it fit the other Grand...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-12-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 19,755
Posted By CWSWine
I had a long talk with a weight master at a scale...

I had a long talk with a weight master at a scale in Kansas and Texas. You not going to get over weight ticket in Kansas with a RV unless you are over your tire ratings (tires have DOT rating) or...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-11-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 19,755
Posted By CWSWine
I just check the 2021 Ford Towing guides and they...

I just check the 2021 Ford Towing guides and they changed the wording and maybe is's little clearer now. Here is a quote directly from the towing guides.
"Note

"Calculated with SAE J2807®...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-11-2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 19,755
Posted By CWSWine
This statement is not binding in court of law ...

This statement is not binding in court of law

"must not cause vehicle weights to exceed the rear GAWR (Gross Axle Weight Rating) or GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating). These ratings can be found...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-11-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,185
Posted By CWSWine
As I see it's Risk -V- Reward and we decided the...

As I see it's Risk -V- Reward and we decided the Risk wasn't worth the Reward. We instead went to the Rio Grand Valley where we feel we can manage the risk better. Maybe next year.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-11-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 19,755
Posted By CWSWine
If you been told the statement below that in tow...

If you been told the statement below that in tow guides and the user manual are has no legal standings I would get a different attorney. Manufacture specs and warning do have standings and that's...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-11-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 19,755
Posted By CWSWine
By Bob Raybuck
 Director of Technical Services
...

By Bob Raybuck

Director of Technical Services

NTEA


Often, GVWR and gross vehicle weight (GVW) are thought to be the same, but they are not. A truck’s GVWR is the maximum weight rating...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-11-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 19,755
Posted By CWSWine
I contacted GMC Commercial Sales and ask about...

I contacted GMC Commercial Sales and ask about exceeding GVWR and loaded to GAWR and they sent me this link and this is the GMC official position. I quote:

“You may not give much thought about...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-31-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,299
Posted By CWSWine
My 2017 Ventana LE doesn't. have all those fancy...

My 2017 Ventana LE doesn't. have all those fancy panels and that is one reason we purchased it. If you have one of these panels shown below and the yellow or red light don't go out after dumping...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-31-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By CWSWine
I have owned two 2017 Class As and they both came...

I have owned two 2017 Class As and they both came with two 12 volt AGM as chassis batteries and 6 or 8 6-volt wet cell batteries as house batteries.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-30-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 561
Posted By CWSWine
i have a 2017 Grand Cherokee and 2020 Wrangler...

i have a 2017 Grand Cherokee and 2020 Wrangler Rubicon. I quite towing the Grand Cherokee after violent death wobble while towing. I had three events total while towing and the last one was the by...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-29-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By CWSWine
If you have a Basic subscription and are paying...

If you have a Basic subscription and are paying $7.99 a month, that means you can only watch Netflix on one screen.
If you have a Standard subscription and are paying...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-27-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 548
Posted By CWSWine
My 2017 GC says put the transmission in park and...

My 2017 GC says put the transmission in park and put the transfer case in neutral.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-26-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,874
Posted By CWSWine
My plan I use between 400 and 600 a month and...

My plan I use between 400 and 600 a month and have used as much 1000 GB and I have had the plan for two years this month. I have been in areas that the service wasn't good enough to stream and...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-25-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,874
Posted By CWSWine
We are preparing for 3 month trip starting Jan...

We are preparing for 3 month trip starting Jan 2021 and loading up my Plex server with movies for the trip. So far in Dec 2020 I have used 845 GB on my Version (grandfather unlimited plan) without a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-24-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By CWSWine
I will go out and check my settings this weekend....

I will go out and check my settings this weekend. I thought I might have a week battery that was drawing down the rest and keeping in Float Charge".
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-24-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By CWSWine
Batteries Always on Float Charge.

We have a Ventana LE with 6ea 6 volt wet cell batteries. They show "Float Change" after being plug into 50 amp service for 60 days while being stored and not used. I have never seen the batteries...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-23-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 831
Posted By CWSWine
Here some suggestions. Is asphalt...

Here some suggestions.


Is asphalt asinine? To some, absolutely. It looks good, sure enough, but the trouble is the oil that’s in asphalt can damage tires. And if you’re in an area that tends...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-23-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,263
Posted By CWSWine
Reading these post it would seem that the...

Reading these post it would seem that the insurance company that issues these extended warranties are losing money hand over fist. I bet that the majority of people don't come close to exceeding the...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-21-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By CWSWine
I had the same problem on an older unit and after...

I had the same problem on an older unit and after several tries I turned the unit into a brick. I call Wifi Ranger to order a new unit to replace my 5 year only one and they said just send it in and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-20-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,562
Posted By CWSWine
I don't know what it does but stop our 5th wheel...

I don't know what it does but stop our 5th wheel from popping. Lippert recommends as a fix.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-19-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,149
Posted By CWSWine
To dry our coach we use one these instead of the...

To dry our coach we use one these instead of the one that Newmar recommends. I had a Spotless but junked it due to the expense of the filters. I have been using one for about 5 years and works...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-19-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,149
Posted By CWSWine
I got this from Newmar

I got this from Newmar
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-17-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,562
Posted By CWSWine
https://myrvworks.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/A...

https://myrvworks.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Adding-Anti-Stiction-Fluid-to-LCI-Hydraulic-Systems_20130813105107.pdf
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-15-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,562
Posted By CWSWine
When we had our 5er we had popping and it was...

When we had our 5er we had popping and it was quite loud and didn't seem to affect leveling. Below is what I did and fix the problem.


...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-13-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By CWSWine
I use Ring in the house to let me know if power...

I use Ring in the house to let me know if power goes off. It has a built in battery and has a cell connecting (at not additional cost) that well notify me. I need this to insure we don't lose power...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-29-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,289
Posted By CWSWine
I had a Fleetwood and the manual says to level...

I had a Fleetwood and the manual says to level then extend slides but the Newmar says to extend slides then level. Just depends on your manufacture.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 11-24-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,931
Posted By CWSWine
By Bob Raybuck
Director of Technical...

By Bob Raybuck
Director of Technical Services
NTEA
Often, GVWR and gross vehicle weight (GVW) are thought to be the same, but they are not. A truck’s GVWR is the maximum weight rating established...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 11-24-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,931
Posted By CWSWine
https://rvacademy.com/my-class/matching-trucks-to-...

https://rvacademy.com/my-class/matching-trucks-to-trailers/matching-trucks-to-trailers
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-24-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By CWSWine
I would get my toad ready to tow and throw the...

I would get my toad ready to tow and throw the tow bar in the back and head out. I hate traveling when the coach is my only means of transportation.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-24-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By CWSWine
I also have a 2017 with 29,000 miles on it and...

I also have a 2017 with 29,000 miles on it and my air cleaner meter is shows about 2/3 so we are having changed during this years service.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-23-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,125
Posted By CWSWine
I have a JL and used the Rockhard Aluminum...

I have a JL and used the Rockhard Aluminum bumper that only weighs in 30 pounds.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-22-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,289
Posted By CWSWine
Like I said - you need to call customer support...

Like I said - you need to call customer support and explain to the techs on the floor and tech services that are they are putting out is incorrect and you are right.


Like I said above...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-22-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,289
Posted By CWSWine
Since that is a new model I would call Newmar. ...

Since that is a new model I would call Newmar. There should be a tag in your window with a phone number and persons name to call for tech support. I have called the number twice and they have...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-22-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,289
Posted By CWSWine
I guess you will have to take that up with Newmar...

I guess you will have to take that up with Newmar because I have been told by two different techs at Newmar the information I gave above. Matter a fact the tech said that if they do get out...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-22-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,289
Posted By CWSWine
When I asked why at the factory I was told two...

When I asked why at the factory I was told two reasons. First one being the slide is installed and adjusted for proper operation when the coach is on air bags and not jacks. Two that the coach will...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-22-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,557
Posted By CWSWine
450RV here also. I use for the coach and for the...

450RV here also. I use for the coach and for the jeep when I go off road. I have 31" tires and run them at 18 PSI on trail and 37 off trail. After airing down for the trail it takes around 2...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-22-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By CWSWine
You can watch the screen that comes with the...

You can watch the screen that comes with the Patriot II and set the Patriot does not brake during light braking and engine braking but during heavy braking it will activate.


My brake lights come...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-22-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,289
Posted By CWSWine
@tqqest...

@tqqest (https://www.irv2.com/forums/members/tqqest-61872.html)


I have stayed overnight in places were I can not put the jacks down nor do I have air leveling and just put out the full wall...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-21-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,289
Posted By CWSWine
Here is what Newmar says and verified that in May...

Here is what Newmar says and verified that in May when were at the factory.
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