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Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 07-28-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By Easyrider
Thanks Bob, this makes me feel better about the...

Thanks Bob, this makes me feel better about the belt I bought.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 07-28-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By Easyrider
My Napa belt says it is 108.75". Item number is...

My Napa belt says it is 108.75". Item number is 25-061080.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 07-27-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By Easyrider
Serpentine Belt

I just purchased a new serpentine belt for our 2005 W20 with the 8.1L GM engine. Everything I have read says it needs a 108" belt. The Workhorse part number is W0000581. I couldn't find that item at...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-06-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 984
Posted By Easyrider
It's very hard to avoid an RV that's been in...

It's very hard to avoid an RV that's been in salt. Even the very most southern states get snowfalls and thus salt on the roads. We were in Tucson Arizona a couple weeks ago and they were getting...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-02-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,405
Posted By Easyrider
I agree this is the way we do it, my wife watches...

I agree this is the way we do it, my wife watches and tells me when I back up the car which side has latched or not latched. I then maneuver to make the other latch engage. If I'm hooking up by...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-02-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By Easyrider
We've used ours for 6 years now, only problem has...

We've used ours for 6 years now, only problem has been one of the plastic clips on the end of the pipe broke so I replaced both clips with metal ones. Our pipe is made up of 3 equal length pieces...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-30-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,732
Posted By Easyrider
I do, it's great for verifying when passing...

I do, it's great for verifying when passing vehicles that you have cleared the vehicle you want to pass and is safe to pull over into that lane again.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-30-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,388
Posted By Easyrider
From my limited experience, the Chevy Captiva was...

From my limited experience, the Chevy Captiva was a great toad. It was a 4 door, automatic transmission, comfortable and lighter vehicle.
We recently traded it for a 2019 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-30-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,908
Posted By Easyrider
When we boondock in hot weather we will run the...

When we boondock in hot weather we will run the generator and ACs up to when we go to sleep and then shut them all off. Our motorhome stays comfortable until the sun comes up at which time we start...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-30-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,280
Posted By Easyrider
Not for this original poster, but for many people...

Not for this original poster, but for many people the reason why is because they get "free" electricity.

I can see the benefit of having all of the electrical systems available to use without...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-12-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,849
Posted By Easyrider
We have our furnace checked and serviced every...

We have our furnace checked and serviced every year before taking off. Fill plastic bags with water and cover all sink and tub drains with them. Plastic wrap toilet bowls to prevent evaporation. Shut...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-17-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By Easyrider
We've used the NSA Readybrute Elite since 2013...

We've used the NSA Readybrute Elite since 2013 and are very happy with it. Easy to hook up and disconnect. Works very well and we haven't wished for anything else.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-13-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,881
Posted By Easyrider
Rent an ionizer to get rid of the smells. It may...

Rent an ionizer to get rid of the smells. It may not be air fresheners that you are smelling. The RV may have been used by smokers and the dealers try to clean up the smell as well as they can but...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-28-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,352
Posted By Easyrider
I agree with M4 being helpful and having a good...

I agree with M4 being helpful and having a good selection. Just google M4 to see their website.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-21-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,799
Posted By Easyrider
19.5" wheels and we carry a spare which we...

19.5" wheels and we carry a spare which we replaced with new tire when the others were replaced.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-17-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,181
Posted By Easyrider
We went with Coopers also and are very happy with...

We went with Coopers also and are very happy with them. $205.00 per tire mounted and balanced.
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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-13-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,570
Posted By Easyrider
We left Wisconsin in the middle of January and...

We left Wisconsin in the middle of January and drove 10 hours to get far enough south to not worry about freezing the first night. If properly motivated like we were, 10 hours is easy! [emoji1]
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-09-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,515
Posted By Easyrider
It's a no brainer. If your combined weight...

It's a no brainer. If your combined weight increases by adding a towed, but you don't increase braking power by adding a brake system for the towed, you will travel longer distances before coming to...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-24-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,699
Posted By Easyrider
We had frost on our toad Saturday morning! :eek:

We had frost on our toad Saturday morning! :eek:
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-24-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,699
Posted By Easyrider
We've been living in our RV since 01/15/19, and...

We've been living in our RV since 01/15/19, and are now currently in Yuma AZ with no problems so far, most of the country is below freezing but we've been able to tough it out here! :dance:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-20-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By Easyrider
I liked our Michelins, we never had a problem...

I liked our Michelins, we never had a problem with them and I ran with them for 11 years. Michelin recommends 10 years if you take care of them. When I replaced the Michelins they still looked good,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-15-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 907
Posted By Easyrider
Yes, welcome to the forum and grats for your new...

Yes, welcome to the forum and grats for your new RV! It's always fun and exciting to get new big boy toys!
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-14-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,952
Posted By Easyrider
In my opinion it's hard to find a renter of a RV...

In my opinion it's hard to find a renter of a RV or stick built house for that matter, that will respect and take care of the unit. I speak with the experience of my parents owning an apartment...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-13-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By Easyrider
Google "M4" for led lights, the site is easy to...

Google "M4" for led lights, the site is easy to use and gets good reviews.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-12-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By Easyrider
The 2 biggies in Yuma seem to be Roberts and...

The 2 biggies in Yuma seem to be Roberts and Benjamin's. We're currently in the foothills of Yuma and see these 2 businesses in the park we are at almost daily. I must say we tried a couple times to...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-04-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 498
Posted By Easyrider
2005 Itasca Sunrise Headlights

We have always been less than impressed with the headlights on our 2005 Itasca Sunrise. Has anyone found a brighter solution for these headlights? Do I have to replace the whole headlight or are...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-01-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,397
Posted By Easyrider
After you subtract the thickness of the walls,...

After you subtract the thickness of the walls, and subtract the thickness of the overhead doors and the track they are mounted in you lose more than 13 inches.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-14-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,428
Posted By Easyrider
I clicked on your basic search link and all I saw...

I clicked on your basic search link and all I saw looking at the first half dozen or so was 8 lug wheels. The op clearly states he's looking for 10 lug wheels.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-10-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,228
Posted By Easyrider
I'd wait and see what happens as far as what is...

I'd wait and see what happens as far as what is going on with the generator before I'd get too excited. Winnebago took good care of me with warranty issues when we bought our Itasca. Winnebago didn't...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-10-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,392
Posted By Easyrider
Concerning interior colors, cabinets, and...

Concerning interior colors, cabinets, and flooring. Remember all of these are easily changed with a little imagination, effort, and money. There are many YouTube videos showing how RVers remodeled...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-10-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By Easyrider
The common theme in the this thread is anything...

The common theme in the this thread is anything will sell well if it's priced right. Many people are unrealistic in the value of their used motorhome and try to get what they paid for it after using...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-06-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,724
Posted By Easyrider
I found a Craftsman Air Boss 1.2 gallon 135lb max...

I found a Craftsman Air Boss 1.2 gallon 135lb max pressure compressor at a local Ace on sale for less than $90.00. Works great and doesn't take up much space. It's also marketed under the Stanley...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-04-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By Easyrider
We use the Protect A Tow also and it does help...

We use the Protect A Tow also and it does help keep everything above it cleaner. We also spread our Protect A Tow out onto a table at our campsites to allow any rain we get to rinse off the mesh....
Forum: Vintage RV's 01-04-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,005
Posted By Easyrider
I wonder the RV was made on a White chassis or...

I wonder the RV was made on a White chassis or "bus" and you are seeing that name but the RV was actually marketed by a different entity but the name has disappeared off the RV?
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-03-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,853
Posted By Easyrider
We did the engine but not the transmission. We...

We did the engine but not the transmission. We have been happy with it, I estimate we saw a 1 mile per gallon improvement in mileage and definitely know it doesn't down shift as much on inclines as...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-03-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,052
Posted By Easyrider
I don't think your Corolla is 4 down towable...

I don't think your Corolla is 4 down towable unless it's with a manual transmission. The weight of the bikes and rack on the back of your car has no affect on the towing, you wont' even notice them. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-03-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,160
Posted By Easyrider
We run Coopers on all of our vehicles, and we...

We run Coopers on all of our vehicles, and we have been happy with them.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-24-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,161
Posted By Easyrider
If I didn't use our awning pole to adjust the...

If I didn't use our awning pole to adjust the wood pads we have, we wouldn't have any use for the awning pole that came with our motorhome even though it came with an electric awning. I always...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-24-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,377
Posted By Easyrider
We used to pull a motorcycle inside a trailer...

We used to pull a motorcycle inside a trailer with our motorhome. On the few occasions that we didn't have room for the motorcycle, trailer, and motorhome on our site (hard to believe but yes we did...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-24-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,572
Posted By Easyrider
I also made ours out of treated lumber. I used...

I also made ours out of treated lumber. I used treated 2x10s and also treated plywood. I cut enough plywood to put 1 layer on the bottom and 1 layer on the top. Screwed them on with cheap dry wall...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-21-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,383
Posted By Easyrider
I don't think your problem is being caused by the...

I don't think your problem is being caused by the toad or tow bar. It's caused by something with your motorhome. It may even be that you are just noticing things now that were always there because of...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-17-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,118
Posted By Easyrider
I couldn't agree more, I know a couple used car...

I couldn't agree more, I know a couple used car sales people and they tell me there is more money made in used vehicle sales than new and that the senior sales people all want to work used sales....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-12-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By Easyrider
It depends on how you manage the water. We have a...

It depends on how you manage the water. We have a 10 gallon water heater, and it's filled with all hot water when we start to shower. But as we shower the water heater is getting replenished with...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-10-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,487
Posted By Easyrider
2 cats is a great idea. When we only had 1 we...

2 cats is a great idea. When we only had 1 we noticed if we were gone for any length of time there were sighs of stress when we got back, mainly lots of hair he had chewed off. As soon as we got the...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 12-10-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By Easyrider
Rotors for $80 each sounds really low to me. I'm...

Rotors for $80 each sounds really low to me. I'm pretty sure we paid more than that for the rotors on our Chevy Captiva just a couple months ago.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-10-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,592
Posted By Easyrider
Really? You stand there and hold the handle until...

Really? You stand there and hold the handle until you've pumped up to 100 gallons or more into your RV? What is the latch on the handle that keeps the pump running when you let go for- if not for...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-10-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By Easyrider
I would drive it as it is for a while to decide...

I would drive it as it is for a while to decide if it even needs any improvement. Verify that the tire pressures, weight loading, and wheel alignment is correct before adding any new equipment.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-10-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By Easyrider
I just checked Nature's Head website and their...

I just checked Nature's Head website and their composting toilets have a 12volt fan so it should be relatively easy to get 12 volt power to it. I'm assuming most people that have done this run 12...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-06-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,909
Posted By Easyrider
I looked at the link and see it's for a 50' cord,...

I looked at the link and see it's for a 50' cord, which is pretty long to use inside a motorhome. I did a little search and Home Depot also has a 25' cord. I'd want it even shorter for inside, maybe...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-06-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,244
Posted By Easyrider
I'm assuming that double decker buses are pretty...

I'm assuming that double decker buses are pretty much used in major downtown metropolitan areas and are thus geared for stop and go travel. So I wonder just how fast you could travel and what kind of...
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