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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-15-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By mcarden75
Thank you. Even though it is below freezing...

Thank you. Even though it is below freezing outside I will have fun looking for it [emoji1]
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-15-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By mcarden75
Thank you. I will take a look there. I...

Thank you. I will take a look there. I winterized already but after thinking about the cold I started thinking is there anything I missed? Lol
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-15-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By mcarden75
1997 Newmar Dutchstar Class A Outside Shower

I know this might be a weird question but does anyone know if this RV has an outside shower somewhere?
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-06-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By mcarden75
That was my next look. I had the same problem...

That was my next look. I had the same problem with the bounder and replaced the gaskets at the bend.

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Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-06-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By mcarden75
I'm going to certainly take a look. Thank you. ...

I'm going to certainly take a look. Thank you.

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Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-06-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By mcarden75
At first that is what I was thinking. Sent...

At first that is what I was thinking.

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Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-03-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By mcarden75
Here is an example of what the exhaust looks like...

Here is an example of what the exhaust looks like throughout the entire system.209458

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Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-03-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By mcarden75
I'll get the picture shortly. Thank you for the...

I'll get the picture shortly. Thank you for the heads up to help this weird situation [emoji4]

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Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-03-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By mcarden75
Sorry I should have added that info. This is a...

Sorry I should have added that info. This is a 97' Ford chassis with a 7.4L gas engine.

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Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-02-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By mcarden75
Good afternoon. I have a weird question about a Dutch Star exhaust system.

My Dutch Star exhaust seems to be just sitting in each other with a 1 inch gap between pipes instead of welded or bolted together. Is this normal? My rv sounds like it has an exhaust leak and I'm...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-19-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By mcarden75
Actually I had no idea where to look. I sent an...

Actually I had no idea where to look. I sent an email out and the gentleman responded with this..
Hi michael,

Do you have kick down jacks or straight down jacks.

The lack down sensor on kick...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-19-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By mcarden75
Correct. All 4 jacks go down but it's just the...

Correct. All 4 jacks go down but it's just the front right led doesn't show me its down.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-19-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By mcarden75
That's no fun lol.

That's no fun lol.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-19-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By mcarden75
I'm thinking the sensor as well. I purchased a...

I'm thinking the sensor as well. I purchased a new module finding out the same issue exists. When I drop all 4 jacks every red led turns on except for the front right side. If I knew where the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-19-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By mcarden75
HWH Joystick leveling jack

Good morning. I have a weird situation with my front passenger side jack. All the sensors are registering the jacks being down except for the front right Jack. I'm trying to figure out how to test...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-21-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 897
Posted By mcarden75
Thank you. I'll call or email. I'm doing a lot...

Thank you. I'll call or email. I'm doing a lot of repairs and I have to say, I'm happy with the results.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-21-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 897
Posted By mcarden75
Maybe I'll just keep with what I have. For me...

Maybe I'll just keep with what I have. For me I'm very disabled with multiple damaged spinal discs so this type of work is a little harder for me lol.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-20-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 897
Posted By mcarden75
The one that I have is this one. If you notice...

The one that I have is this one. If you notice the front right led is off but the Jack is down. Do you think it could be the magnet sensor or just the led?203636
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-20-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 897
Posted By mcarden75
Thank you. My leveling jacks work but I was...

Thank you. My leveling jacks work but I was thinking if I can auto level that would be awesome. Being a manual is OK but hey a push of a button would be cool. The only thing is the right front led...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-20-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 897
Posted By mcarden75
HWH manual leveling jacks

Is there a way to just replace the hwh leveler control board to an automatic control board or is there more to it? I have a manual one but I found a used eBay auto leveler control box I was thinking...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-17-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,614
Posted By mcarden75
I actually use RVShare. Outdoorsy has awesome 1...

I actually use RVShare. Outdoorsy has awesome 1 million dollar insurance but not enough customers. RVShare has a larger renter base. On a good month I will make about 3,000. Only thing is private...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-16-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By mcarden75
That would be the hardest as well. Right now I...

That would be the hardest as well. Right now I have the stone looking lenoleum and it's not pretty. Mine is a 1997 Dutch Star and I know it can look beautiful. When I bought it, it wasn't the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-16-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,655
Posted By mcarden75
I don't know if this is a good idea but I've read...

I don't know if this is a good idea but I've read about water separator chemical and an octane booster. Honestly if it was me, I would empty the old and recycle it. Being 2.5 years have you run...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-16-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By mcarden75
Can I hire you? You did a great job and that's...

Can I hire you? You did a great job and that's the color I want.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-14-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By mcarden75
Thank you. I've been learning this the hard way....

Thank you. I've been learning this the hard way. Unfortunately my hair has been getting greyer as the voltmeter is being used lol.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-14-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,614
Posted By mcarden75
Exactly. What I do is rent the camper around 90...

Exactly. What I do is rent the camper around 90 a night and charge $100 for delivery. A lot of people likes that idea because we set where up and we give a full tour. This way the renter...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-14-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,614
Posted By mcarden75
I've been renting out campers for over a year. ...

I've been renting out campers for over a year. Sometimes the money is helpful in paying for your camper. I just came back from picking up 2 campers today. The renter was super nice and took care...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-14-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By mcarden75
Foam interlocking flooring

Has anyone installed foam interlocking flooring in there RV? I'm looking into replacing the flooring in 4 campers and trying to find durable flooring that's not going to cost a couple thousand to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-11-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,614
Posted By mcarden75
I've witnessed this first hand and cost me a...

I've witnessed this first hand and cost me a little I've a thousand on repairs.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-11-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,614
Posted By mcarden75
The biggest problem regarding to renting out your...

The biggest problem regarding to renting out your camper of any class is quicker deterioration of constant mishandling. Big companies have the ability for expensive maintenance. When you are...
Forum: RV Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 05-11-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By mcarden75
What I found is Google has a separate app for...

What I found is Google has a separate app for historical drives. It's really cool but limited.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-11-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By mcarden75
One thing I forgot to mention that transfer boxes...

One thing I forgot to mention that transfer boxes have the delay. If it doesn't click on in a few minutes replace the transfer box.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-11-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By mcarden75
One thing I learned is if you are plugged in with...

One thing I learned is if you are plugged in with the bounder don't start up the generator or you will burn the transfer box. My guess is the same that happened to me so I replaced and learned my...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-11-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,855
Posted By mcarden75
There aren't any adjustment. If there is a...

There aren't any adjustment. If there is a pooled water, just close and reopen your slide. Mainly they are there for debris and not water protection. I have one on our 5th wheel and loving it.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-11-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,614
Posted By mcarden75
That's one thing I learned after these rentals. ...

That's one thing I learned after these rentals. People don't care if it's not there's and some people don't even care if it's there's. It's sad but true.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-11-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,614
Posted By mcarden75
I've been renting our 4 campers through RVShare...

I've been renting our 4 campers through RVShare and about 80% of the time I've had good experiences. There's always that 20% that will trash and stain your camper. With my RV, one person drove with...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-11-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By mcarden75
I think my Dutch Star was pissed off at me. I...

I think my Dutch Star was pissed off at me. I turned the dial on the light and it finally worked. Maybe because it wasn't used for about a year it wasnt happy lol.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-11-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,570
Posted By mcarden75
I wasn't really thinking of disconnecting the...

I wasn't really thinking of disconnecting the converter but the outlet has two outlets. One is being used for the converter and I have one left. Honestly I was thinking of taking my 6 gallon...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-10-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,570
Posted By mcarden75
That's actually the outlet connected to my...

That's actually the outlet connected to my converter. Do you think that is a good option for the on demand system?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-10-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By mcarden75
I'm going to do a voltage test tonight on the...

I'm going to do a voltage test tonight on the switch. Maybe the whole problem is the switch after all.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-10-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,570
Posted By mcarden75
I'm going to save up for an on demand. The nice...

I'm going to save up for an on demand. The nice this is, I have a 120v in the back compartment of the water heater. Thank you for your help and inspiration.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-10-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,570
Posted By mcarden75
Great info. Thank you on that. I've always...

Great info. Thank you on that. I've always loved these forums because of all the help out there. Sometime I've been thinking to stay with the bounder but the Dutch Star is much nicer with the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-09-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,570
Posted By mcarden75
Currently my water heater is a 6 gallon suburban....

Currently my water heater is a 6 gallon suburban. What surprised me is a class a with gas only water heater when my 5th wheel has both lol. I've been thinking about the on demand and found one for...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-09-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By mcarden75
Maybe my switch or fuse it blown. I tried that...

Maybe my switch or fuse it blown. I tried that and still no power to the light wires.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-09-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,570
Posted By mcarden75
Ate they quite expensive or difficult to replace?

Ate they quite expensive or difficult to replace?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-09-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,570
Posted By mcarden75
Do you think I can find the duel anode/heatng...

Do you think I can find the duel anode/heatng elements on Amazon or the manufacturer website by itself. That sounds like a great option.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-09-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,570
Posted By mcarden75
Well my coach is a 1997 Newman Dutch Star but the...

Well my coach is a 1997 Newman Dutch Star but the hot water tank is propane only. In my bounder had the same hot rod conversion and my cougar had a duel hot water which I would love to have.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-09-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,570
Posted By mcarden75
Very true. I'll save my money and replace the...

Very true. I'll save my money and replace the whole water heater system. Thanks for the help.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-08-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By mcarden75
I'll try that. Do you have to have the key in...

I'll try that. Do you have to have the key in and turned to accessory or start the engine?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-08-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,570
Posted By mcarden75
Hot rod suburban water heater conversion kit

I was thinking about installing a conversion kit but at the same time the purpose of an anode rod. Has anyone been able to find away to kill 2 birds with one stone?
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