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Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 02-27-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,049
Posted By Garbageman
Highway 101 is closed just North of Brookings,...

Highway 101 is closed just North of Brookings, OR.


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Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-09-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,304
Posted By Garbageman
I had the same issue on my 2006 Holiday Rambler. ...

I had the same issue on my 2006 Holiday Rambler. I was told to take it to Rick Mackin in Eugene, he use to work in the paint department at Monaco in Junction City.
I took it to Rick who stripped...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-15-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By Garbageman
I have a 2006 Endeavor and had the same issue. I...

I have a 2006 Endeavor and had the same issue. I adjusted the two door catch studs and solved the problem.
Forum: Just Conversation 03-20-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,703
Posted By Garbageman
That was fun

That was fun
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-05-2016, 05:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,553
Posted By Garbageman
We have had cabinet changes done by Davis...

We have had cabinet changes done by Davis Cabinets and we highly recommend them. They were able to match the stain exactly to the existing cabinets as well as counter top. They do top quality work....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-27-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,554
Posted By Garbageman
I know from your last post you are putting the...

I know from your last post you are putting the couch back in the motorhome. I have one question concerning the desk, is it free standing or did you have it built in (attached to the walls)? That...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-02-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,116
Posted By Garbageman
I have not had any dealings with Johnson RV but...

I have not had any dealings with Johnson RV but don't be pushed into anything that makes you uncomfortable.

As far as the motorhome I agree with what as already been said. I would also inspect...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-29-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,482
Posted By Garbageman
I have now traveled two days towing my 2015...

I have now traveled two days towing my 2015 Acadia Denali and am happy to report no issues at all. I did not have the headlights or running light come on and my battery wasn't drained at the end of...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-24-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,482
Posted By Garbageman
I have used Demco base plates in both vehicles. ...

I have used Demco base plates in both vehicles. I liked the easy of installation compared to Blue Ox or Roadmaster. I also use a Demco tow bar also

Paul
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-23-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,482
Posted By Garbageman
I use to tow a 2010 Enclave and had no issues. I...

I use to tow a 2010 Enclave and had no issues. I know tow a 2015 Acadia Denali. I have only towed once and had no issues with it. I always follow the procedure in the owners manual. I had read...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-15-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,187
Posted By Garbageman
I have a 40' motorhome and during race season tow...

I have a 40' motorhome and during race season tow an enclosed trailer which puts me at 70' total length. I use Google Earth to get a birds eye view of a campground I am planning on stopping at for...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-06-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By Garbageman
You are welcome Luc. I really don't have...

You are welcome Luc.

I really don't have any specific advise on the Endeavor. I bought mine two years ago and still learning. This is my 3rd motorhome so I am use to the basic functions. I...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-06-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,184
Posted By Garbageman
Northwest RV Supply would be my choice

Northwest RV Supply would be my choice
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-04-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By Garbageman
In my 2006 Endeavor PDQ the pump is in the...

In my 2006 Endeavor PDQ the pump is in the roadside bay where your water and sewer connections are (wet bay). When you are looking inside on the left hand side below the hose reel is an open cavity....
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-04-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By Garbageman
It is located on the left side of the wet bay. ...

It is located on the left side of the wet bay. It is towards the rear of the bay.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-01-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By Garbageman
I assume you have the Aladdin system since you...

I assume you have the Aladdin system since you mention specific temperatures.
I also own an '06 Endeavor and on the flat my engine temps are 184 to 187. Climbing mountains it increases to over...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-14-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,482
Posted By Garbageman
I replaced my 275/80 22.5 Goodyears last year...

I replaced my 275/80 22.5 Goodyears last year with 295/75 22.5 M154 Toyos. I have about 6000 miles on these tires and have not had any issues. I did not measure the clearance between the dual tires...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-13-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,600
Posted By Garbageman
I have the same motorhome as you and I could not...

I have the same motorhome as you and I could not find the wiring for a brake controller. I looked every where I was advised to look and nothing. I gave up and since I hadn't bought a controller yet...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-13-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By Garbageman
On my 06 Endeavor there is an inline fuse behind...

On my 06 Endeavor there is an inline fuse behind the radio.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-09-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 24,869
Posted By Garbageman
I race all over the Northwest and Northern Calif....

I race all over the Northwest and Northern Calif. but Woodburn Dragstrip is my home track. It is a '62 Chevy Impala SS with a 409 backed by a 4spd.



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Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-04-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,421
Posted By Garbageman
Thanks Von. That beeping about drove me crazy on...

Thanks Von. That beeping about drove me crazy on my trip from the Oregon Coast to Kansas and back last September.

Paul
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-28-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,421
Posted By Garbageman
Mike, I would take it to a Cummins service center...

Mike, I would take it to a Cummins service center and have a chat with them. They may be able to test your gauge or install a better one that is more accurate.

I am planning on cleaning the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-28-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,421
Posted By Garbageman
It stays within the normal range but always seems...

It stays within the normal range but always seems to sit at the higher side. It doesn't seem to move very much once the engine is at operating temperature.

Paul
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-28-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,421
Posted By Garbageman
I also have an '06 HR Endeavor and I have a...

I also have an '06 HR Endeavor and I have a beeping that I have finally figured out this last Fall.

The beep starts out very faint then gets louder the more miles I drove. All my gauges were...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-13-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,345
Posted By Garbageman
Rusty Years, I have the same motorhome as you...

Rusty Years, I have the same motorhome as you and had the same issue with the RCA. I replaced the RCA with a Samsung HT-F5500W Blue Ray Home Entertainment System. I bought this because it does...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-31-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,331
Posted By Garbageman
US Army 1974-1995, Nike Hercules Missiles,...

US Army 1974-1995, Nike Hercules Missiles, Finance and Recruiter. Retired 1SG
Fort's Carson, Ord , Knox, Bliss and Lewis. Overseas in Germany, Korea
and recruited in Up state New York.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-14-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,891
Posted By Garbageman
You are actually not too far apart. The deal...

You are actually not too far apart. The deal with the numbers is to get the difference to the lowest denominator. In the scenario they offered you they are giving you 172,883 for your coach. ...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-09-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,158
Posted By Garbageman
I had an issue on my '06 Endeavor that nothing...

I had an issue on my '06 Endeavor that nothing really seemed to work right for video signals. I bought the MH used and the entertainment system had some upgrades. When I was looking behind the...
Forum: Vintage RV's 12-07-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,722
Posted By Garbageman
It sounds like you are looking at a gas motorhome...

It sounds like you are looking at a gas motorhome from comments you have made but I would also look a diesel motorhomes.

For a well built motorhome in your price range I recommend Beaver or...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-06-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,155
Posted By Garbageman
I did this in my '06 Endeavor last winter. The...

I did this in my '06 Endeavor last winter. The one thing to, which you are, is planning. I measured the cabinet space I had available for the components that I was replacing/adding. I ran into...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-11-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,609
Posted By Garbageman
Endeavor Fog lights

I received the pair of fog lights for my '06 HR Endeavor that I ordered through Terminal Supply. The fog lights are made by HDI which is the OEM for Holiday Rambler.

The fog lights are exact,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-07-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,757
Posted By Garbageman
You have gotten a lot of good replies. We have a...

You have gotten a lot of good replies. We have a 40ft with 4 slides which has a ton of room compared to our previous 36ft with 2 slides. Floor plan is going to make a huge difference between...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-22-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,609
Posted By Garbageman
FYI

Have doing some investigating I found that the fog lights are different between Monaco and Holiday Rambler within the same production years (2005-2007) that I have been looking for.

My 2006...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-17-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,609
Posted By Garbageman
deSanford, thanks for the answer. I will call...

deSanford, thanks for the answer. I will call the Coburg shop to see if they have some for my '06.

Paul
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-17-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,609
Posted By Garbageman
I also have a fog light with a cracked lens and I...

I also have a fog light with a cracked lens and I have been looking for a replacement. HDI (Hamsar Diversco Inc.) is the manufacture of the OEM fog lights but they no longer make that particular...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-07-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,907
Posted By Garbageman
I had a Hawkins HMC that had the CAT 3208. The...

I had a Hawkins HMC that had the CAT 3208. The Onan generator had been an LP fueled unit but the previous owner had converted it to run on gasoline. He was a national drag racer and found it more...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-31-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,214
Posted By Garbageman
According to the Monaco Diplomat 2005 Brochure it...

According to the Monaco Diplomat 2005 Brochure it has the Cummins 400hp ISL engine with the Allison 3000 6spd. This is plenty of power.

Paul
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-30-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,214
Posted By Garbageman
We purchased a 2006 Holiday Rambler Endeavor...

We purchased a 2006 Holiday Rambler Endeavor (same as a Monaco Diplomat) last October and we are very pleased with it.

Our Endeavor is very nice on the inside but I have found a couple of...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-17-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,858
Posted By Garbageman
Attila, Glad they could get you what you needed. ...

Attila, Glad they could get you what you needed. They are very nice and helpful. :thumb:

Paul
Forum: Just Conversation 06-05-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,607
Posted By Garbageman
WOW, I didn't know how wide spread this is. Here...

WOW, I didn't know how wide spread this is. Here is the west there isn't an issue. I think State DOT's are cutting some fine lines in there interpretation of Federal law, which all States have...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-05-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,858
Posted By Garbageman
Call Northwest RV Supply in Eugene, OR...

Call Northwest RV Supply in Eugene, OR https://www.nwrvsuply.com

They have a lot of NOS parts from Monaco.

Paul
Forum: Just Conversation 06-05-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,607
Posted By Garbageman
State DOT regulations regarding towing

I am a drag racer and tow my race car in an enclosed trailer behind my motorhome and have done so for years. I have never encountered any issues here in the Northwest or Northern California...
Forum: Northwest Region 05-31-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,750
Posted By Garbageman
Depending on which way you are going west from...

Depending on which way you are going west from Sisters I would recommend the following two.

If heading west from Sisters to Salem and then north to Portland I would recommend Pheasant Ridge RV...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-11-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,167
Posted By Garbageman
It looks like a great coach. I would give these...

It looks like a great coach. I would give these guys a call and ask them for some advice/questions RV & Travel Trailers For Sale Phoenix & Sacramento | Used RVs & Motorhomes Seattle | RV Repair &...
Forum: Just Conversation 04-04-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 18,176
Posted By Garbageman
Here are our toys. Wife's '89 Mercedes...

Here are our toys.

Wife's '89 Mercedes 560SL.


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My 1962 Impala SS with dual quad 409...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-28-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,479
Posted By Garbageman
Doug, sorry for your difficulties. Take a...

Doug, sorry for your difficulties. Take a picture of your wet bay area where your tank releases area and post the picture here. Someone then can identify your valve/handle/cable setup and tell you...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-17-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By Garbageman
I also found that same wiring in my overhead...

I also found that same wiring in my overhead entertainment cabinet. They where not plugged into anything nor could I find anything to plug them into. I was replacing my RCA surround system and...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-06-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,320
Posted By Garbageman
Here is the desk that Davis built for us less the...

Here is the desk that Davis built for us less the hardware which they ordered to match.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-05-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,320
Posted By Garbageman
We have an '06 Endeavor 40' PDQ and we bought it...

We have an '06 Endeavor 40' PDQ and we bought it the previous owner had removed the couch on the street side and put a euro lounger in its place. We liked that. But we also wanted a computer desk...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-05-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,842
Posted By Garbageman
Thanks everyone. Don, thank you for...

Thanks everyone.
Don, thank you for explaining what you had to do to light the handle. That is more effort than what I want to do. If it was only a matter of connecting a prewired socket and...
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