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Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 12-05-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 59,947
Posted By jdwky
Have owned 4 motorhomes, in all of them, one of...

Have owned 4 motorhomes, in all of them, one of the bathroom sinks always drains into the black tank. This is to prevent the black tank from being too "thick", if you know what I mean. Perfectly...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 11-30-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 59,947
Posted By jdwky
Did you try changing the batteries? Mine just...

Did you try changing the batteries? Mine just died after owning the rig for 7 months. Unfortunately it reset my code so I have to dig up the manual and figure out how to re-program it.
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 08-29-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 59,947
Posted By jdwky
It's a different website, you'll need to register...

It's a different website, you'll need to register just like you did on here the first time.
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 07-13-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 59,947
Posted By jdwky
Will do, planning to tow with the jeep to...

Will do, planning to tow with the jeep to Oshkosh/Airventure next weekend! I'm confident in the Ram power. I've towed with the F53 chassis before and I do NOT miss a gasser.

Did first genset oil...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 07-12-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 59,947
Posted By jdwky
Talking Hi Tank- yes, several trips so far. Still love...

Hi Tank- yes, several trips so far. Still love the Ram diesel chassis. But still miss a fold up arm rest.

Love the quality of craftsmanship overall for the price, but hate hate hate the electric...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 05-22-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 59,947
Posted By jdwky
The engine brake is very effective, it has 2...

The engine brake is very effective, it has 2 settings as well. It's not super strong but its perfect for maintaining constant speed on downhills.
The MPG was with no tow. I haven't towed the jeep...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 05-22-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 59,947
Posted By jdwky
Have not had it weighed. Turn radius is so-so,...

Have not had it weighed.
Turn radius is so-so, nothing to write home about (but i'm coming from a DP with a better turn radius)
The power is awesome, very similar to the DP tag I had. I could...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 04-22-2016, 07:57 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 59,947
Posted By jdwky
Only driven 300 miles so far, but got 9.5mpg at...

Only driven 300 miles so far, but got 9.5mpg at average cruise speed of 70. Coming from a tag axle DP, I was concerned about how the handling would be. Have also owned gas class C and gas Class A,...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 04-19-2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 59,947
Posted By jdwky
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2017 Dynamax Isata 5
2013 Wrangler JKU toad
2006 Vans RV-9A
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 04-19-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 59,947
Posted By jdwky
124678 124679 124680 Love the armless...

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Love the armless awning with LED lights. The awning comes down to about a 6' height so it will actually block some afternoon sun, unlike any other awning I've had previously. ...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 04-19-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 59,947
Posted By jdwky
2017 Dynamax Isata 5 - wow!

Just picked up an Isata 5 36DS & am on the journey home. Wanted to start a thread on it since I can't find any other discussion on it whatsoever! I was nervous buying sight unseen, but did a lot of...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 04-16-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 84,063
Posted By jdwky
Thanks for the tip!! Never knew about the compass...

Thanks for the tip!! Never knew about the compass level app. Works great!


2012 Entegra Aspire
2013 Wrangler JKU toad
2006 Vans RV-9A
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-09-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 225,066
Posted By jdwky
Just noticed the pics uploaded in reverse...

Just noticed the pics uploaded in reverse chronological order...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-09-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 225,066
Posted By jdwky
I posted a while back the pics of my RV Barn. ...

I posted a while back the pics of my RV Barn. Since then, I've added an additional garage door on the rear side, so I can now pull-through. Last weekend, I pulled in and broke the edge of my...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 02-07-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,166
Posted By jdwky
We are very interested in the Dynamax, but it...

We are very interested in the Dynamax, but it would require a couple mods to suit us, can you PM me who your factory rep contact info? Thanks!
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 02-02-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,814
Posted By jdwky
We are looking to switch from a diesel pusher...

We are looking to switch from a diesel pusher with residential fridge to a Super C diesel with RV fridge. We boondock a lot and it's very annoying that 80% of my batteries get sucked up by the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-20-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By jdwky
I saw one of the 39E's being finished up when I...

I saw one of the 39E's being finished up when I toured the factory last summer. Looked sharp for its size but I wouldn't want a FWS no matter who made it.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-20-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 225,066
Posted By jdwky
So you're running a little behind schedule, eh?

So you're running a little behind schedule, eh?
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-24-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,020
Posted By jdwky
Thanks. It's an "RV" lifestyle :-D 2012...

Thanks. It's an "RV" lifestyle :-D


2012 Entegra Aspire
2013 Wrangler JKU toad
2006 Vans RV-9A
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-23-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,020
Posted By jdwky
Please post what you find out, I'm curious too.

Please post what you find out, I'm curious too.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-20-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,896
Posted By jdwky
If you think of it, please post a link here....

If you think of it, please post a link here. Thanks.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-20-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,896
Posted By jdwky
No, but I strongly suspect starting relay. Mine...

No, but I strongly suspect starting relay. Mine still works intermittently and haven't had time to replace relay. It seems like its a very difficult area to get to. If anybody else does it, or has...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-01-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,721
Posted By jdwky
I guess my thinking is different, I would be...

I guess my thinking is different, I would be looking for a sign, label, or manual that indicates NOT to use the Aquahot LP while driving. If anyone has seen that, please let me know! As far as I...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-30-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,721
Posted By jdwky
I leave both switches on 24/7. From what I've...

I leave both switches on 24/7. From what I've read on this forum, the LP portion only kicks on when needed, so you're not wasting LP needlessly. If electric is available (from genny or shorepower)...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-29-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,721
Posted By jdwky
Yes, you can use the Aquahot in transit,...

Yes, you can use the Aquahot in transit, including floor heat. I never shut my Aquahot off, its running 365 days a year. And if I want floor heat, we turn it on anytime :cool:
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-15-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,210
Posted By jdwky
Turns out it wasn't the drunks. Took a while to...

Turns out it wasn't the drunks. Took a while to figure it out and fix it, but it was a loose water line connection. The pex connection at the bottom of the faucet in the rear bathroom. No idea why...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-29-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,210
Posted By jdwky
We have no kids or grandkids, just drunk friends....

We have no kids or grandkids, just drunk friends. Crushed bottle seems highly doubtful but will certainly check, it was obviously a lot of liquid running down to cause such stains across the coach,...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-29-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,896
Posted By jdwky
OK I feel like I'm getting closer here as I...

OK I feel like I'm getting closer here as I highly suspect a relay as well. Unfortunately there is no one in my vicinity that could do the work, as the local Cummins-Onan shop did terrible, terrible...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-25-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,210
Posted By jdwky
Well there goes that theory, this is the opposite...

Well there goes that theory, this is the opposite corner... And I don't leave rear AC ever on when in the garage.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-25-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,210
Posted By jdwky
Yes, I'm bewildered. Washer and all inside...

Yes, I'm bewildered. Washer and all inside plumbing seem fine, unless something broke from within the bowels of the ship. I've used the coach in 2 different locations for 2 nights since this and...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-24-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,088
Posted By jdwky
Another Goodyear Duratrac vote here. Wonderful...

Another Goodyear Duratrac vote here. Wonderful on road AND off road. And look real tough too!!
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-24-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,896
Posted By jdwky
Its definitely not throwing a IAT code though.

Its definitely not throwing a IAT code though.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-24-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,896
Posted By jdwky
Would it throw some kind of IAT code if that was...

Would it throw some kind of IAT code if that was bad?
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-24-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,896
Posted By jdwky
If I hold Start down long enough it will throw...

If I hold Start down long enough it will throw the code that says "Unable to detect cranking", meaning it, as do I, can tell its not cranking :D
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-24-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,896
Posted By jdwky
I'm familiar with what you're talking about, but...

I'm familiar with what you're talking about, but this is not it. I've ran this genny in 100 degree weather and 20 degree weather, something is wrong now though. It shouldn't take 25 attempts to...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-24-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,896
Posted By jdwky
Thumbs down Generator doesn't want to start, need ideas

Now I'm having generator woes again. It is not wanting to start most of the time. I have the QD 10,000. You hold down the start button, light blinks normally, you can hear the pre-heat fast...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-24-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,210
Posted By jdwky
The trail starts just above the rear wheels, it...

The trail starts just above the rear wheels, it is not running off the roof down the side...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-24-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,210
Posted By jdwky
No, most do not have a drain. Most just run off...

No, most do not have a drain. Most just run off roof or into gutters on the side.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-24-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,210
Posted By jdwky
Rust like leak just popped up, what is this?

Had the coach in its garage for ~1 month, on jacks, with 2 ACs set at 82 degrees. Came to get it before last weekend and noticed a rusty trail coming off rear passenger side. See pics. Any ideas?? I...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-23-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,974
Posted By jdwky
215-225 smells right to me. (Just bought a used...

215-225 smells right to me. (Just bought a used 2012 a year ago and haggled seller for 2 weeks)


2012 Entegra Aspire
2013 Wrangler JKU toad
2006 Vans RV-9A
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-20-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,598
Posted By jdwky
I really want an Anthem but really like my manual...

I really want an Anthem but really like my manual shades on my Aspire!


2012 Entegra Aspire
2013 Wrangler JKU toad
2006 Vans RV-9A
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-20-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3,242
Views: 1,120,812
Posted By jdwky
Tailgating at UK, one RV away from my twin,...

Tailgating at UK, one RV away from my twin, RogerFrost
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2012 Entegra Aspire
2013 Wrangler JKU toad
2006 Vans RV-9A
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-17-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 225,066
Posted By jdwky
My 2 cents: Definitely go 14' tall door, for...

My 2 cents: Definitely go 14' tall door, for future value. I don't see how you can fit 2 RV's in there. You will want all the space to yourself. Mine is 30x48 and I wished it was much larger in...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 08-13-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 3,242
Views: 1,120,812
Posted By jdwky
How come everyone's slides are in? 2012...

How come everyone's slides are in?


2012 Entegra Aspire
2013 Wrangler JKU toad
2006 Vans RV-9A
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 08-08-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3,242
Views: 1,120,812
Posted By jdwky
Also at MotoGP!! #twins with Finally 102574 ...

Also at MotoGP!! #twins with Finally
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2012 Entegra Aspire
2013 Wrangler JKU toad
2006 Vans RV-9A
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 08-06-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,260
Posted By jdwky
I also have always stayed at Three Rivers when in...

I also have always stayed at Three Rivers when in Nashville, will try the Koa next time!


2012 Entegra Aspire
2013 Wrangler JKU toad
2006 Vans RV-9A
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 08-06-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,645
Posted By jdwky
Typically it's cheaper to buy them locally due to...

Typically it's cheaper to buy them locally due to the weight. Look on Dealer Locater on Lifelines website to find who carries them near you.


2012 Entegra Aspire
2013 Wrangler JKU toad
2006...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 08-04-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,722
Posted By jdwky
Maybe some of you haven't owned an RV by the...

Maybe some of you haven't owned an RV by the other manufacturers before. Our previous motorhomes quality didn't hold a candle to Entegra's. And they all had construction debris in hidden places. I...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 07-30-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,868
Posted By jdwky
I bought my Aspire sans warranty. I don't have...

I bought my Aspire sans warranty. I don't have time to get warranty service anyway. I will gladly take any of your anthems or cornerstones off your hand if you must live with a warranty!


2012...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 07-28-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,645
Posted By jdwky
I've had them around 6 months. I got the Trojan...

I've had them around 6 months. I got the Trojan L16H-AC. No problems with the weight, other than my lower back putting them in there! I put some wood blocks in the tray so they sit even with the...
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