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Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-11-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By BradS
We love the floor heaters

I also note some COLD spots while most of the floor is warm. I'd assumed the heater just isn't under the entire floor. Near the dash and in the way back near the bedroom closet (in front of AV...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-23-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By BradS
2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk

My wife and I replaced our old toad with the Jeep. I installed the base plate from Blue Ox myself. Not that difficult. If I remember I had to buy one new socket to make the job easier. I installed...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-21-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By BradS
2017 different filter

Hi Gary,
I have a 2017 Bus and use an 11x18 filter #094973007. Same number that you reference. But the link is for a 13.5x15. Here is my filter.

...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-21-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By BradS
We choose the 2017

Floor plan is very important. Will you be living in it, or just just staying for a few days? My wife has a much better vision than I do. We looked at the RED, Phaeton and Bus. She didn't like the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-14-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By BradS
Not sure your reasons

If you are just adding functions (like remote and backup camera) then all the advice is spot on. If you are trying to improve your audio quality also, consider upgrading your speakers at the same...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-14-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By BradS
Good advice from everyone

Welcome back to RVing. One thing I've noted is parks fill up more quickly. Some places require a booking a year in advance. Reservations are a must to assure you can go where you want and KNOW...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-14-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By BradS
I had a 2013 Fleetwood Excursion prior to my...

I had a 2013 Fleetwood Excursion prior to my Tiffin. I replaced all the halogen ceiling lights with LEDs. There was about 30. Halogen runs too hot to suit me and LEDs use way less power. I used...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-14-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By BradS
My 2017 Bus

On my bus, the electric block heater plugs into a socket in the engine bay near the chassis batteries. The dash switch just turns the outlet ON/OFF. I had to plug in my block heater for it to work.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-25-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 869
Posted By BradS
Thank you... I have the MS-2812

Thank you so much for clarifying this. I'm not sure where I read about this feature, but I didn't want the inverter running while I was plugged in.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-24-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 869
Posted By BradS
I'm not an expert, but ...

We frequently call the Magnum unit the "inverter". This is somewhat confusing since it contains both an inverter and a charger.

So I really don't know for sure, but I believe that if your shore...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-16-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,122
Posted By BradS
I have a 2017 Tiffin Bus. I knew about getting...

I have a 2017 Tiffin Bus. I knew about getting hot water while driving, but can someone be specific how to get coach space heat while driving? My thermostats have 2 heat settings, Gas Heat or Elec...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-09-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By BradS
Just bought the Hughes PWD50-EPO power WatchDog

I just bought the PWD50-EPO. I choose it since it monitored for low and high voltage with automatic disconnect and had a user replaceable surge module. The Blue Tooth phone interface was just an ...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-09-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,557
Posted By BradS
Panel lights button works differently

After the new color panel was installed the "Panel Lights" button worked as follows:
1. If panel lights were already ON, then a quick push would turn off all panels including the color display.
2....
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-08-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,557
Posted By BradS
Update after install

I completed the upgrade replacing the old monochrome display with the new color touch screen. It was pretty easy. The hardest part was unplugging the old panel. It takes 3 hands. One to hold...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-27-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By BradS
How do you know so much?

Dan, I checked inside the air return next to the sensor and sure enough, I found the wires, the 2 crimped butt connectors, and the top of the sensor. It's stuck in the hole with putty. I plan to...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-26-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By BradS
Thermostat has wrong temperature

I'm having a similar problem, where my front and mid AC/Heat pump thermostats read way too different sometimes. The thermostats are side by side in a front cabinet, so it's easy to see the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-19-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By BradS
New TV cable

Even though your desire is to install a replacement COAX, this may help.


I had a problem on our first trip, when my coach was new. The TV over the fireplace stopped working. On my rig the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-19-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By BradS
Not good for diesels

I read somewhere that this emergency operation does not correctly inflate the air bags and is not recommended for diesel vehicles. I always use the recommended procedure and a checklist to get ready...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-18-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,306
Posted By BradS
Local channels with DirecTV

Thanks for your response. I'm guessing this would get me the local channels where I'm currently located, and not my home local news. I've spoken with DirecTV and they said it's physically...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-14-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,306
Posted By BradS
Local channels with DirecTV

I have DirecTV at home and have installed an old DVR in my RV to share my service. At home I get local (ABC, NBC, CBS, etc), but DirecTV has changed to (or narrowed) the satellite "SPOT" signal for...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-25-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By BradS
Not too usuful for filling tires

I suspected a similar issue when we bought our new Tiffin. For me, when the tank pressure is low, I can insert my standard male fitting on my hose and everything works fine. At full tank pressure,...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-17-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,139
Posted By BradS
Good question on Spyder Controller

I think your answer is YES. I'd like to know all about the controller, what it does, how it works, what I can change and how to access/change it.

Here are things Iím guessing that the Spyder...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-15-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,139
Posted By BradS
Spyder web not too much help

The only information I find for a 2017 Bus is a diagram showing the connections to the unit. Not too useful on what it does. Am I missing something?
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-14-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,139
Posted By BradS
Spyder

Thanks for you post. I was hoping for something like this. My RV uses the Spyder system. There is a lot with that that, and nobody understands it, or their just not saying.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-14-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,139
Posted By BradS
Gen Harness Plug

Thanks for your reply. I got this same message from Tiffin. I checked the plug and it seemed sealed and dry. I live in a dry climate (but it does rain sometimes).

Since it is a diesel...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-14-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,139
Posted By BradS
Current sensor readings

I guess I need to check those items when I find the gen running. I checked now (using the TECH menu) and it indicated TS COLD temp and battery was 13.7 (charging). I have these options turned off...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-14-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,139
Posted By BradS
Remote AGS Status

Here is my Magnum Inverter Remote Control showing the AGS status as OFF
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-14-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,139
Posted By BradS
Here is my AGS... right where you said. Note it...

Here is my AGS... right where you said. Note it is ready, but the status is not lit.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-13-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,139
Posted By BradS
Gen starts with AGS OFF

Ever since my MH was new (about 2 years) there has been occasions where I find my generator running without being manually started (like AGS has kicked in). I researched the AGS and confirmed that...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-05-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By BradS
Lt Dan... The information on the 2017's is very...

Lt Dan... The information on the 2017's is very weak (I have a bus, but most look the same). The manual is nothing but a schematic of the connections. Am I missing something here?
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-05-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By BradS
I have a 2017

Sorry that I don't know about the 2008, but on mine ... when the MPG is being displayed, I hold the left button until the reset happens. After that it takes a sort time to begin displaying the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-29-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,329
Posted By BradS
My 2017 is the same

I also have a step in front of the closet
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-24-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,329
Posted By BradS
A very quiet ride

We upgraded to the Tiffin 37AP and I love the handling and drive. Best driving RV I've owned. It's a very heavy coach, 36,600 pounds loaded (I think due to tile floors), so not overly affected by...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-17-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By BradS
A/B switch on Bus

I have a 2017 Allegro Bus 37AP. I have found the tripod connection in the wet bay (next to the cable connection), but haven't found any A/B switch. It seemed like a royal PITA to unconnect the roof...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-11-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By BradS
Thank you

Thanks to all for posting replies.

How disappointing that the government requires a TPMS, but can't standardize on a communication protocol. Ten sensors it will be ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-10-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By BradS
TPMS and Jeep toad

I have been researching TPMS add ons for my RV. I pull a 2015 Jeep Cherokee that has its own TPMS. It shows the pressure of all 4 tires and programs itself. Is there a system that can read the 4...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-10-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By BradS
RTV

Most tanks are Polypropylene so many glues will not adhere. I'd think RTV would work the best.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-10-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By BradS
Air level

I have begun to use only the AIR system to level at the camp site. This is especially nice on one-nighters when we are en-route and leaving the next morning, but works fine for longer stays. If...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-10-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By BradS
New RV had same problem

Hi, this was the first problem I had after picking up my new RV. Service dept wanted a week or more to fix this, so I said just get me the part under warranty. The brass check valved they supplied...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-21-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By BradS
Wife prefers the 2017

I purchased a new 2017 37AP after the 2018s had come out. We were looking for a more comfortable RV that we could use for full timing. Wife looked at the 2017 (gloss cabinets) first. Then we...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-21-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,528
Posted By BradS
Mixed on in-dash GPS

I like the convenience of an in-dash unit, but the map update is a royal PITA. Any GPS without free map updates costs way too much. I prefer Garmin (I've owned them for years). They generally do...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-13-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By BradS
Level coach

You probably already thought about this, but making sure the RV is level will affect the tank readings considerably.

Driving through the mountains I like to have less than full fresh water and...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-29-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By BradS
Weight at scales

In Oregon (where logging trucks abound) they have drive through free scales. Good for front/back axles, but not corners. I ran my 2017 Allegro Bus through and got these weights:

Front = 13,900...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-24-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By BradS
Engine heat shield

I too had this problem with my 37AP Bus. The heat shield was just a poorly cut piece of sheet metal and stapled up into the foam insulation under the bedroom closet. This was a problem just waiting...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-14-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,701
Posted By BradS
Basement tray slide

I also have an all electric and it has been good for us (but we do mostly RV parks with hookups). Batteries are good for about 24 hours without using the generator.


The one item I was...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-12-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By BradS
Removing glass ceiling light covers

I replaced every ceiling light in my prior Fleetwood Excursion with LED bulbs. They were halogen bulbs before. Most of the glass covers just unscrewed. Two would only move about 1/4 inch, then...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-12-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By BradS
Sanitize RV water system

1. Level RV
2. Drain all water from tank using drain valve, open all facets (hot and cold)
(outside shower, kitchen sink, 2 bath sinks, 2 head shower, toilet)
(washer and dishwasher)...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-12-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By BradS
Keep a close eye on ...

The standard batteries will "gas" when being charged which will corrode the terminals and metal brackets. The AGM are sealed and will keep your battery compartment pristine. Just keep an eye on the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-12-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By BradS
If tile, then get heat

Our bus came with heated floors and they are very nice with the tile floors. In parks without 50a service (where we can't use them) the floor is like ice.


My prior 2 coaches didn't have heated...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-04-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By BradS
Thanks for posting your solution

Thanks for posting your solution
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