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Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-17-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Posted By pacevette
I had a few extra minutes so I decided to go out...

I had a few extra minutes so I decided to go out a take a look. I had 2 problems. First, the strainer basket that connects to the pump was loose. I took it off to make sure the gasket and threads...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-17-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Posted By pacevette
I am going to tackle it this week sometime. Not...

I am going to tackle it this week sometime. Not sure if I will have to take the pump out or not.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-17-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Posted By pacevette
Here is the part that is loose. It looks like...

Here is the part that is loose. It looks like tape is present on there but can't tell for sure. Not sure if I can tighten it without taking it out.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-16-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Posted By pacevette
I will tomorrow. I was going to tonight but I...

I will tomorrow. I was going to tonight but I couldn't get a good picture.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-16-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Posted By pacevette
I found it! Have a bad water line connection on...

I found it! Have a bad water line connection on the pump itself. Is it recommended to use plumbers tape on the fitting?
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-16-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Posted By pacevette
I am going to inspect the lines once again. I do...

I am going to inspect the lines once again. I do not have a valve from city water to potable water. I did clean the screens. Pump strainer will have to wait til I get some time later this week. I...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-15-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Posted By pacevette
The kitchen sink is the worst. When the faucet is...

The kitchen sink is the worst. When the faucet is turned on, you can hear the pump priming then blows a force of water out. It is very inconsistent. Water does flow out just not in a uniform matter.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-15-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Posted By pacevette
Developing Waterpump issues.....

Starting last year we were developing an extremely loud water pump. Fast forward to this weekend, I find the pipes are rattling against the structure. I used heat wrap and it did stop the rattling....
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-19-2016, 05:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,313
Posted By pacevette
No. There is not any pressure when I remove the...

No. There is not any pressure when I remove the cap but it is full right to the lip of the reservoir. I am very confused on what would cause this. We have owned this coach for 5 years and never have...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-16-2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,313
Posted By pacevette
Thank you! I will definitely give that a try.

Thank you! I will definitely give that a try.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-14-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,313
Posted By pacevette
Well it's been a week since I cleaned the caps...

Well it's been a week since I cleaned the caps and moved it around in case I had clipper hanging up. I live in ohio. It's been only highs in the 70's earlier in the week. Guess what?! I have more...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-06-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,313
Posted By pacevette
[QUOTE=twinboat;3242368]If this occured after...

[QUOTE=twinboat;3242368]If this occured after driving, then some moisture in your fluid could have boiled and expanded. Then it may have pushed out the cap while parked.

I agree with that...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-06-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,313
Posted By pacevette
I have had no brake work of any kind done. And I...

I have had no brake work of any kind done. And I have not added ANY brake fluid since we have owned it.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-06-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,313
Posted By pacevette
So I did some checking around this morning. I...

So I did some checking around this morning. I talked to an RV tech with over 30 years experience and this is what he told me. Follow me here....he has witnessed this before especially with an...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-05-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,313
Posted By pacevette
The pedal is fine. I have not had any brake work...

The pedal is fine. I have not had any brake work done and have not added any fluid. This is a mystery.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-05-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,313
Posted By pacevette
Brake fluid dripping from reservoir cap

This is a new one for me as I have never seen or heard of this. 2008 Damon Challenger on a Ford chassis. Triton V-10. This all started about a month ago. We had extremely hot weather and I noticed...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-13-2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By pacevette
We live about an hour west of Cleveland....

We live about an hour west of Cleveland. Campgrounds in the Cleveland area are scarce for the most part. Not sure how much time you have but Cedar point is about 45 min west of Cleveland. The largest...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-13-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By pacevette
Lincoln's Birthplace Hodgenville KY

Has anyone been here? Can we take the MH there or do we need to park it and take the toad? If so, where is the best area to park the MH? We are traveling from ohio.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-10-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,495
Posted By pacevette
I had the same problem on my 2008 Damon...

I had the same problem on my 2008 Damon Challenger. But in our case we had water entering from the top of the storage Bay. I had everything resealed but still had the same problem. The guy that does...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-07-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By pacevette
Thank you. That is what I was trying to find out.

Thank you. That is what I was trying to find out.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-07-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By pacevette
I can not figure out how to post a pic. All I am...

I can not figure out how to post a pic. All I am saying is that there is a small hole between the studs. I was just wondering if that was a pilot/guide hole to line both wheels up.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-07-2016, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By pacevette
Question on rear dual wheels

Maybe I am overthinking this but here it goes. I had new tires installed this past Thursday. Yesterday I pulled the covers off because I wanted to get my air pressures set. When I pulled the rear...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-03-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,228
Posted By pacevette
I am unfamiliar with bead balancing as I have...

I am unfamiliar with bead balancing as I have never used them. I agree with the spin balance. As someone posted you may have an out of round tire or rim. Something you would never catch with beads. I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-03-2016, 12:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,228
Posted By pacevette
I have steel wheels if that makes a difference.

I have steel wheels if that makes a difference.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-02-2016, 11:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,228
Posted By pacevette
Spin balance or bead balance

I am getting new tires put on this week and I was told they can balance them either way. Which would be the preferred method? They are 19.5" tires .
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-22-2016, 11:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,563
Posted By pacevette
Thank you all for the recommendations! I will...

Thank you all for the recommendations! I will keep trying reserve America but I don't want to wait too long because I don't want to be without a CG. This place looks beautiful and we can not wa it to...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-22-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,563
Posted By pacevette
Destin Florida recommendations

We have our site booked at topsail SP in June for 4 days. I recently found out we will have a couple extra days to go down early if we want. Topsail is full but we can get in Destin RV resort for 2...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-01-2016, 12:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,609
Posted By pacevette
Thank you for the help so far! It looks like I...

Thank you for the help so far! It looks like I may just go with the hankook and save myself $500 since both tires are very close in comparison.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-31-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,609
Posted By pacevette
Hankook AH11 vs. Toyo M143

The time has come to put new shoes on our 2008 Damon Challenger. I do not want to start a tire war so I will keep it simple with my 2 choices. Hankook AH11 and Toyo M143. 245/70/19.5. I can not find...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-30-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By pacevette
Thank you all for you input. We will research...

Thank you all for you input. We will research these parks.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-29-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By pacevette
Henderson SP or Topsail SP

We are in the planning stages of next years vacation already due to the fact Florida SP's book 11 month in advance. We are debating on Henderson or topsail SP. We have never been to either one and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-29-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By pacevette
It.was definitely the weep holes. I took the...

It.was definitely the weep holes. I took the seals off and I here was all kinds of junk down there.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-27-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By pacevette
Plugged weep holes

On our travels we were hit pretty hard with storms in South Dakota. When we getting ready for travel we noticed the right front wall was full of water. I used a razor blade to relieve the pressure....
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-26-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By pacevette
Is 39 a good road? 2 or 4 lane?

Is 39 a good road? 2 or 4 lane?
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-26-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By pacevette
I am allowing a little over 2 days for travel...

I am allowing a little over 2 days for travel time. Its been along time since I have driven through Chicago. It wasn't fun back then and I'm sure it isn't any better now. I will check into the routes...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-25-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By pacevette
Ohio to South Dakota

We will be headed out to South Dakota in a couple of weeks. I have a choice of 2 routes. Northern route of 90 west...through Chicago. Or I can take 80 west to 380 to 35 to 90. I have never traveled...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-12-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By pacevette
steering stabalizer

After seeing all of the RV news on social media this morning I have been contemplating some kind of steer safe system. I looked at the safe t plus system. I have never had one on any RV's we have...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-24-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,714
Posted By pacevette
Ok, I have the RV weighed today. 6720 lbs on...

Ok, I have the RV weighed today.
6720 lbs on the front axle.
13020 on the rear.
total weight was 19740

The fuel tank,water,tank and propane were all full. I'm guessing 600 lbs would be...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-20-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,714
Posted By pacevette
Thank you. There is a CAT scale about 15 miles...

Thank you. There is a CAT scale about 15 miles from my house. Hoping to get this done in the next few days. As far as the rear axle goes, do I dive the weight by 2 or 4?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-20-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,714
Posted By pacevette
After my post Im guessing that weight is the...

After my post Im guessing that weight is the maximum allowed per axel.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-20-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,714
Posted By pacevette
Help me understand my tire pressures

We have a 2008 38' damon challenger 376. I have not yet had it weighed. But according to the label inside the cabinet it states 14,500 on the rear and 7500 on the front. I looked on Goodyear's...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-11-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By pacevette
After reading my own post, I see how unsafe it...

After reading my own post, I see how unsafe it really sounds. And your right...why chance it? My neighbor has had many section repairs done....but only on semis and dump trucks.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-11-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By pacevette
spare tire question/opinions

I had a flat last year on a fairly new tire. Unfortunately, it is cut where the side wall meets the tread. The only way to save this tire is to have what they call a section repair done. This would...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-07-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 953
Posted By pacevette
We travel to St. Augustine frequently. 38' MH...

We travel to St. Augustine frequently. 38' MH with toad. From northern Ohio, we take I 77 All the way to 26 then down 95. The mountains are not a problem. Granted we do not get above 40 on several...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-07-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,619
Posted By pacevette
After being caught in a tornado in a state park,...

After being caught in a tornado in a state park, we always ask about shelters and evacuation plans. IMO, this is something that is overlooked by many. When the tornado was headed our direction I told...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-09-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,871
Posted By pacevette
I guess I am worried that hitch will drag once...

I guess I am worried that hitch will drag once the car is up on the dolly.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-09-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By pacevette
Savannah Ga on the 4th of July

We will be spending the 4th in Savannah this year .I was wondering what some recommendations are during all the festivities. We will also be visiting HH as well. It seems that there is quite a bit...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-07-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,850
Posted By pacevette
We traveled the outer banks 2 years ago. We have...

We traveled the outer banks 2 years ago. We have friends that have a beach house in Emerald isle. So we worked our way north via the ferry systems. Make sure you take the time to enjoy Ocracoke. Very...
Forum: Damon 03-19-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,603
Posted By pacevette
Do I need to put the resistors in a water tight...

Do I need to put the resistors in a water tight area? I thought about doing this on my tow dolly as well.
Forum: Damon 03-19-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,603
Posted By pacevette
Yep. I have the same ones.

Yep. I have the same ones.
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