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Forum: Northeast Region 06-08-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,358
Posted By Captain Bud
Ruthie's Passing

It is with heavy heart that I have to state the passing away of my best friend and loving wife Ruthie. I know she cherished all the RV friends that she made throughout the years. She was my girl for...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-28-2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,440
Posted By Captain Bud
A few years ago I purchased a wall mounted shop...

A few years ago I purchased a wall mounted shop vac from Loews. I installed it in my starboard side-mid ships cargo bay. I installed a 110V switched outlet in the bay and mounted the intake port for...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-25-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,848
Posted By Captain Bud
Thanks Max, I owe you one...Bud;)

Thanks Max, I owe you one...Bud;)
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-25-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,848
Posted By Captain Bud
Mike, this whole thing is/was a disaster from the...

Mike, this whole thing is/was a disaster from the get-go and I am getting tired of fighting wind mills. I have fixed my MH to obtain a degree of reliability that I can feel comfortable with and not...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-25-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,848
Posted By Captain Bud
Mike, This is my original question, I made a...

Mike, This is my original question, I made a legitimate observation on all the posts and your stating that the price was out the door. If you felt this post was derogatory to you, I have been...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-25-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,848
Posted By Captain Bud
Thank you AzBound for your outstanding advice, I...

Thank you AzBound for your outstanding advice, I would have never thought about calling Work Horse. I am also amazed that you have that much insight in what I believe or not...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-25-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,848
Posted By Captain Bud
C'mon Mike, I'm not attacking you, I am trying to...

C'mon Mike, I'm not attacking you, I am trying to ascertain if this is the policy of Workhorse or the individual Select service centers. This is your statement. You also told me to call Larry's to ...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-25-2010, 05:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,848
Posted By Captain Bud
I'm sorry Mike, but that doesn't answer my...

I'm sorry Mike, but that doesn't answer my question at all. You originally stated in your posts that the $1499 was out the door price. Now there are different prices being stated for the package i.e....
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-24-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,848
Posted By Captain Bud
Mike, where does it say the $1495 covers the tax?...

Mike, where does it say the $1495 covers the tax? I had mine done and the usual sales tax was applied. As I read all these after fix posts, it is amazing the lack of uniformity in the dealers...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-21-2010, 04:59 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,260
Posted By Captain Bud
I had the recall completed this week and had the...

I had the recall completed this week and had the complete package done with an LOF for $1700+. Am I happy? Yes, I'm glad it's over with. Am I happy with Workhorse? No, I think this whole situation...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-04-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,993
Posted By Captain Bud
I just completed a 700 mile trip and had "0"...

I just completed a 700 mile trip and had "0" problems or symptoms, I did have my brake fluid replaced prior to going. I am scheduled for the recall on October 18th., and plan on getting the complete...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 09-20-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,896
Posted By Captain Bud
Well I guess that Gerbers is the location, that's...

Well I guess that Gerbers is the location, that's where I have my appointment. I plan to have the rotors replaced and anything that's required. Cost be damned. I want to drive and feel safe....
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 09-20-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,896
Posted By Captain Bud
Mike, I have my letter in hand and as I mentioned...

Mike, I have my letter in hand and as I mentioned in a previous post on this thread I have an appointment to have it accomplished on Oct. 18th, I was just wondering if this is the only "select"...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 09-20-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,896
Posted By Captain Bud
I am bringing up this post again, to find out if...

I am bringing up this post again, to find out if there is a list of SELECT WH ctrs. I tried calling WH, and spoke to no one except answering machines that led me nowhere..
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 09-09-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,896
Posted By Captain Bud
Mike, I am not sure what they will do for this...

Mike, I am not sure what they will do for this price, perhaps they will do more than the 90%, whatever that is. They are advertising that the parts list at $2500. and can be had for $1599. I assume...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 09-09-2010, 05:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,896
Posted By Captain Bud
Yesterday AM I had my brake fluid R & R'd and...

Yesterday AM I had my brake fluid R & R'd and spent the PM calling ALL the Workhorse centers in NJ of which there are 6 the first 5 replied with ??. The 6 th one is set to go, even to the point of...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 09-08-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,896
Posted By Captain Bud
"Select WH Service Centers"

Is there a list of the Select WH Service Centers that will be involved in the package pricing? I called two WH service centers in NJ and got a " I don't know what you're talking about". Where are the...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-31-2010, 05:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,837
Posted By Captain Bud
I have been quiet for awhile, but I must vent on...

I have been quiet for awhile, but I must vent on this post. Does anyone realize that tomorrow will be Sept. 1, 2010 and a poster is asking what to do if he has a brake failure? This whole DEBACLE...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 07-29-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,422
Posted By Captain Bud
I've decided at this time of my life to stop ...

I've decided at this time of my life to stop being Don Quixote.:banghead:
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 07-29-2010, 04:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,422
Posted By Captain Bud
Ruth and I hope to be there the beginning of...

Ruth and I hope to be there the beginning of January..
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 05-09-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,698
Posted By Captain Bud
It seems that everything I post is a personal...

It seems that everything I post is a personal attack, no longer will I post or commrnt on this situation.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 05-08-2010, 05:39 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,698
Posted By Captain Bud
Then I have to really apologize if you are no...

Then I have to really apologize if you are no longer the Chief Ambassador. Perhaps I missed a post where things changed.:o
Believe me when I say, I'm not shooting at the messengers, it's just that...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 05-07-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,698
Posted By Captain Bud
Gee, I'm sorry, I thought that there were...

Gee, I'm sorry, I thought that there were multiple Ambassadors and you were the head Guru.:confused:
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 05-06-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,698
Posted By Captain Bud
Mike, you have helped me more than anyone I know...

Mike, you have helped me more than anyone I know in the RV world. I don't want to shoot the messenger, however the frustration factor keeps growing day by day. After this is over and done you and I...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 05-06-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,698
Posted By Captain Bud
Thank you Ed, the respite will be very much...

Thank you Ed, the respite will be very much appreciated....:dance:
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 05-06-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,698
Posted By Captain Bud
LOL! These replies are beginning to sound like...

LOL! These replies are beginning to sound like "good cop"/bad cop." Now Ed how could anyone suspect a WH ambassador of being biased? Now Mike, we all know that when this recall is being executed that...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 05-06-2010, 05:51 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,698
Posted By Captain Bud
I have posted this on another site and wanted to...

I have posted this on another site and wanted to share it with other Workhorse owners.
I think it would be a good idea that when and if the recall ever takes place that Workhorse (as a good will...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 05-01-2010, 06:11 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 24,716
Posted By Captain Bud
Nice Job OEMTECH, you have taken a proactive...

Nice Job OEMTECH, you have taken a proactive stance regarding this problem and it is refreshing to see positive steps being taken. Your presentation was an intelligent answer to this problem and...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 04-30-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 24,716
Posted By Captain Bud
So, the fault lies with the owner for not using...

So, the fault lies with the owner for not using his MH enough.
This means that if I go to Florida which is a humid climate and decide to stay at a CG for an extended length of time, let's say more...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-26-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,489
Posted By Captain Bud
I am not attacking the messengers, I am attacking...

I am not attacking the messengers, I am attacking the so-called "news" from WH. I don't want to be told that I'm going to feel great about my unit once it is fixed. If this info that is being put out...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-25-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,489
Posted By Captain Bud
So for the lack of any information I have to plan...

So for the lack of any information I have to plan my travels around the small bits of information that are being sent from WH. Let us all know what is going on and let us get on with our lives. If I...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-25-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,489
Posted By Captain Bud
I know you are not in the policy making position...

I know you are not in the policy making position with Workhorse, but you are representing WH on this site. Please don't expect me to believe that WH has handled this problem in a proper manner from...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-24-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,489
Posted By Captain Bud
Maybe the last sentence should be painted on all...

Maybe the last sentence should be painted on all RVs with a workhorse chassis. C'mon Mike this is not answering our concerns, I want to know when I can be assured that my brakes are in first class...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-19-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,754
Posted By Captain Bud
CoastieSCPO: I can't agree more with your feeling...

CoastieSCPO: I can't agree more with your feeling of "apprehension" regarding your trip. We lived thru it for 3 months. Good Luck and enjoy the race...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-19-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,140
Posted By Captain Bud
Replaced mine with a soap dispenser, we never...

Replaced mine with a soap dispenser, we never drink CG water, filtered or not...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-17-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,160
Posted By Captain Bud
Florida trip

With this recall situation in back of my mind, my dw and I made our annual sojurn to Florida. My ABS light came on and went out many times, during the trip, but no lockups. We traveled down 17 with...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 03-15-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,422
Posted By Captain Bud
We completed our 8th trip to Florida with a safe...

We completed our 8th trip to Florida with a safe return to NJ. A great trip was marred however by the passing of my dear friend Howie. Met with Joe on the return trip and had one final Happy Hour in...
Forum: Northeast Region 03-15-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By Captain Bud
Safe Return

We completed our 8th winter trip to Florida, had a lot of good times visiting with some IRV2 and military friends. Another 3000 miles put on the odometer and enjoyed it all....:dance:
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 02-12-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,422
Posted By Captain Bud
I have found sites readily available, about a...

I have found sites readily available, about a week or two in advance. All the MILCAMPS have their own unique reservation system. I don't like to be restricted with ressies, so do it on the fly with...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 02-12-2010, 08:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,422
Posted By Captain Bud
Sitiing here in Southern Oaks south of Ocala, we...

Sitiing here in Southern Oaks south of Ocala, we will depart here on the 21st and go to Southernaire CG near Tampa for about 10 days we may stop by the Hammock on the way North to make sure everyone...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 02-12-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,422
Posted By Captain Bud
Sitiing here in Southern Oaks south of Ocala, we...

Sitiing here in Southern Oaks south of Ocala, we will depart here on the 21st and go to Southernaire CG near Tampa for about 10 days we may stop be the Hammock on the way North to make sure everyone...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-19-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,396
Posted By Captain Bud
Thanks for the offer Mike, I hope I don't have to...

Thanks for the offer Mike, I hope I don't have to call you on it. Please don't think I'm hitting on you personally, it is just the frustration factor that rises as time goes by. My impression is that...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 01-17-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,422
Posted By Captain Bud
John, I'm sitting on B7 with my anchor out..

John, I'm sitting on B7 with my anchor out..
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-17-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,396
Posted By Captain Bud
Never said that the people who build these units...

Never said that the people who build these units aren't nice people, I do believe however that the decisions made by WH management left a little to be desired. I'm presently on the road, with this...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-16-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,396
Posted By Captain Bud
Now the only villain in this whole debacle is...

Now the only villain in this whole debacle is Bosch...

Who selected Bosch as the supplier of the brakes?

How many years has this been going on?

Why 2 recall notifications, it was...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-15-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,396
Posted By Captain Bud
Based on the track record so far, I would not bet...

Based on the track record so far, I would not bet the ranch on the accuracy of that time projection. Let us look at this realistically, 200,000 units in 6 months or 30,000 + per month or 1,000 per...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-12-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,396
Posted By Captain Bud
Sitting at the Sub Base in Ga., discussing this...

Sitting at the Sub Base in Ga., discussing this brake fiasco with fellow Workhorse owners. I traveled over 100 miles down here with this probem in back of my mind, and it's not fun. My ABS light came...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 01-08-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,422
Posted By Captain Bud
Kings Bay Georgia

:dance:Sitting here at the Kings Bay Sub base enjoying some warm weather finally, and reuniting with old friends.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 12-22-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,330
Posted By Captain Bud
When is all this speculation going to cease and...

When is all this speculation going to cease and some concrete information be forthcoming?
Where does Bosch stand regarding the completion of the manufacturing of parts?
Will there be enough of the...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 12-19-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,419
Posted By Captain Bud
Can we assume that as we sit before our computers...

Can we assume that as we sit before our computers venting our frustrations that Bosch is, as we type, manufacturing Calipers and other brake parts, based on orders from Workhorse and other chassis...
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