RV News RVBusiness 2021 Top 10 RVs of the Year, plus 56 additional debuts and must-see units → ×
RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > Search Forums
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Showing results 1 to 50 of 787
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: RM Art
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-14-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,996
Posted By RM Art
Happy that is! :dance::dance: :blink:

Happy that is! :dance::dance: :blink:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-14-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,996
Posted By RM Art
Not as expensive as some X's!!! LOL

Not as expensive as some X's!!! LOL
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-08-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,996
Posted By RM Art
True regarding boat gpm. With boat at .5 mpg and...

True regarding boat gpm. With boat at .5 mpg and RV at 8 +/- mpg that means your RV will go 16 times further per gallon than your boat.

Which breaks down to: 200 gallons [at $3 per gal = $600]...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-08-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,996
Posted By RM Art
With all the posts regarding... Boats being "a...

With all the posts regarding... Boats being "a hole in the water - into which one throws money" and/or RVs being "a divot in the road - into which one throws money". I add a conjecture.

"Hole in...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-07-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,996
Posted By RM Art
Well put! I own both. As the RV stores on our...

Well put! I own both. As the RV stores on our property its annual cost is below our tri cabin cruiser we berth under a marina's covered floating docks.

Over the decades I learned it is...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-03-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,155
Posted By RM Art
I only read the first page. Don't know if this...

I only read the first page. Don't know if this has been outlined.

"What bugs me is not the breakage $$ amount... but rather any untruth." And, I'd tell him exactly that in those words.
...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-01-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12,082
Views: 1,671,330
Posted By RM Art
Five mini "window lifts/dent pullers" [about 2.2"...

Five mini "window lifts/dent pullers" [about 2.2" diameter] - the ones with rubber suction cup that have two handles; one is fixed and one moves to create suction or let the suction off.

Use them...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-28-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,823
Posted By RM Art
Taint like yesteryear... When you could simply...

Taint like yesteryear... When you could simply knock their teeth out and reclaim your stolen property! Now we gotta be "politically correct" with how gently we treat the poor fragile thieves... or...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-28-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,823
Posted By RM Art
One of the first things I did [before using] was...

One of the first things I did [before using] was replace the old slinky with a top end new one! :thumb: :dance:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-27-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,823
Posted By RM Art
Ya can't make up that one!! Or... can ya?????

Ya can't make up that one!! Or... can ya?????
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-27-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,823
Posted By RM Art
Theft is not a new word. It's simply a numbers...

Theft is not a new word. It's simply a numbers game. Item in wrong place, at wrong time with wrong people present. Those three items need to line up... before theft happens. Not really to...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-27-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,823
Posted By RM Art
Stinky Slinkey attracts Stinky Person = Birds of...

Stinky Slinkey attracts Stinky Person = Birds of a feather stink together! :eek:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-25-2020, 02:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,880
Posted By RM Art
Only as an asside: My nature/energy is meat....

Only as an asside:

My nature/energy is meat. Needing to be consumed bi daily, daily or semi-weekly at the longest. Then, more meat on the table!

Merry Christmas To ALL !!!!! :dance:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-24-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,880
Posted By RM Art
I still have the oil can metal top puncture pour...

I still have the oil can metal top puncture pour spout, metal solid funnel and metal spiral/adjustable extension funnel.

Regarding age of oil - IMO any oil that stays in a well sealed container...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-24-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,400
Posted By RM Art
Mandy Sorry to hear the "load" became too...

Mandy

Sorry to hear the "load" became too heavy. Please do let the next owner in on this thread. They may be able to glean some helpful info... as well as continuing the thread for possibly even...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-21-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,400
Posted By RM Art
Lynn - Please forgive me! - I greatly abbreviated...

Lynn - Please forgive me! - I greatly abbreviated your post to spotlight what I'd missed in previous review of other posts on this thread [gotta admit I have not read every post].

Sooo... First...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-21-2020, 01:13 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,400
Posted By RM Art
Confusion?? What confusion??? Gasoline builds...

Confusion?? What confusion??? Gasoline builds up then explodes it assss off. Taint no confusion on that fact!

Now - The how, what, why and where that explosion happenstance therein occurs......
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-20-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,400
Posted By RM Art
Haven't read all posts. Hope I'm not repeating...

Haven't read all posts. Hope I'm not repeating an item.

I've got background in a similar circumstance. Went nuts trying to locate why the backfire would happen at different times. :nonono:
...
Forum: Vintage RV's 12-20-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6,158
Views: 952,885
Posted By RM Art
Udid... Good on ya! Thanks for the long "check...

Udid... Good on ya! Thanks for the long "check up" list.

That's great how you keep up on things!

Feb 2019 when we purchased an extremely well cared for 36K mile, 1996, 25' Tiffin Allegro...
Forum: Vintage RV's 12-20-2020, 01:07 AM
Replies: 6,158
Views: 952,885
Posted By RM Art
Best Luck!! Fellow RVer... :thumb:

Best Luck!! Fellow RVer... :thumb:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-08-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,891
Posted By RM Art
Don't forget to mention... Perfect condition,...

Don't forget to mention... Perfect condition, no-payments/with all pink slips in hand, top of the original line, great looking, well performing, ready to roll, fun to play with and seldom if ever...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-07-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,491
Posted By RM Art
Well Put! Thanks!!

Well Put! Thanks!!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-07-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,891
Posted By RM Art
Although [for my sanity regarding ease of...

Although [for my sanity regarding ease of understanding/use/repair/maintenance] nearly all mechanical play toys I own are purposefully in the age-realm of "old school" ... I recognize a potentially...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-06-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,891
Posted By RM Art
:thumb::thumb::thumb: KISS x 10!! We own -...

:thumb::thumb::thumb: KISS x 10!!

We own - and, with the following vehicles... have just general repair stuff:

1. - 1967 Buick Wildcat with 430 cid, 400 hp rebuilt orig engine [was factory 360...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-27-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 371,518
Posted By RM Art
I dig big farm type sinks! Good choice. Room ta...

I dig big farm type sinks! Good choice. Room ta work well. Elbow room... cried Danny Boone! - LOL
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-26-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,047
Posted By RM Art
Max pressure on our RV tires is 85 psi. I keep...

Max pressure on our RV tires is 85 psi. I keep em 80 to 85 psi at early morning ambient temperature of the area we are in. Although load and inflation tables have their place for discussion... the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-25-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,047
Posted By RM Art
So... what pressure do you run them at and what...

So... what pressure do you run them at and what is max pressure on your tire's sidewall?

You ever tried max pressure? Or, are you simply conjecturing that your Entegra "... would be bouncing...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-25-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,047
Posted By RM Art
From decades of heavy load carrying on flatbed...

From decades of heavy load carrying on flatbed trailers, in box trucks, in dump trucks, in 1 ton and 1.5 ton pickups, towing boat trailers... IMO - and, as I've done for 5 decades:

For heavy...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-18-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12,082
Views: 1,671,330
Posted By RM Art
Agreed I was taught red or green usually...

Agreed

I was taught red or green usually represented power, and, black was ground... in my electric shop class that is... 1964!

What ever happened to shop classes??

Oh I know!! They became...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-14-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,047
Posted By RM Art
I've mentioned my feelings/experiences in this...

I've mentioned my feelings/experiences in this thread regarding tire pressures and respectfully appreciate [as well as closely listen to] all other's feelings/experiences regarding how to establish...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-14-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,047
Posted By RM Art
Dear Mr. Tireman, "[Retired Design & Quality Tire...

Dear Mr. Tireman, "[Retired Design & Quality Tire Eng. 40+ years experience. You can listen to self appointed "Know it all" or someone that is recognized by the court as an actual "Expert"]".

I...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-13-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12,082
Views: 1,671,330
Posted By RM Art
Photo??

Photo??
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 11-12-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,962
Posted By RM Art
Please note that in promotions for many different...

Please note that in promotions for many different types of products the word "Polymer" [deemed/advertised to enhance that product] has become ubiquitous. Can't help but wonder what the rule of...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-11-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,047
Posted By RM Art
You mean the tire company that says it's...

You mean the tire company that says it's perfectly OK to have cracks in their tires' side walls? And, they give you a scale of crack depth in their tires before they feel it becomes unsafe. And,...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-11-2020, 12:37 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,047
Posted By RM Art
Important item I forgot to mention in post # 62 -...

Important item I forgot to mention in post # 62 - quoted above.

*** Be sure to already have the correct size and grade tire from a good manufacturer on your rig! *** :D
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-10-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,047
Posted By RM Art
IMO - Having correct tire pressure is simple. ...

IMO - Having correct tire pressure is simple.

Keep em to their max pressure rating. Check pressure early in morning.

Engineers that design tires take into account the heat or cool that occurs....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-10-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12,082
Views: 1,671,330
Posted By RM Art
U-Mom was an excellent artist! I blew that...

U-Mom was an excellent artist! I blew that painting way up... very well depicted. The car's features of age showed she could implant herself and her feelings into the end-years of inanimate...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-02-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,491
Posted By RM Art
Interesting. May I ask from whence that...

Interesting. May I ask from whence that knowledge stems. I see logic in its premise.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-01-2020, 12:03 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,491
Posted By RM Art
Soon as I see "notable" [in other words easily...

Soon as I see "notable" [in other words easily discerned with my eye and no magnifier used] cracks in tire sidewall and/or in the recesses between the tread... I change the tires for brand new ones -...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-30-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 20,710
Posted By RM Art
There's nothing wrong with big powerful diesel...

There's nothing wrong with big powerful diesel engine that a big wallet can't handle.

There's nothing wrong with a big powerful gas engine that either a big or for most parts even a rather small...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-29-2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,491
Posted By RM Art
Can't help but wonder...??? What is the...

Can't help but wonder...???

What is the annual number of RV "on the road" blowouts?

Anyone have access to stats on this??
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-29-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,491
Posted By RM Art
Thanks for the link... reviewed it's many...

Thanks for the link... reviewed it's many contents and saved it!

For the OP: Not to get into all that has happened in my life - all I can say to you, is - Change Your Tires!!

A few hundred...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-29-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12,082
Views: 1,671,330
Posted By RM Art
Looks nice in photos. Interesting 5 minute video...

Looks nice in photos. Interesting 5 minute video of 60 minute intricate installation procedure. Have you installed yours? If so, how did the finished product turn out?

...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-25-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,047
Posted By RM Art
Correct "RV Tire Pressure" is not rocket science....

Correct "RV Tire Pressure" is not rocket science. See post # 36.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-25-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,047
Posted By RM Art
IMO - On trucks and RV... considering you have...

IMO - On trucks and RV... considering you have correct tire size, correct carrying weight capacity per tire and from a good tire manufacturer:

Using a reliable pressure gauge. In the morning's...
Forum: Vintage RV's 10-24-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6,158
Views: 952,885
Posted By RM Art
Sorry - I meant TBI... not EFI! Basically we...

Sorry - I meant TBI... not EFI! Basically we have exact same engine. Both with rather low miles. Look forward to learn your Blackstone report.
Forum: Vintage RV's 10-24-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6,158
Views: 952,885
Posted By RM Art
Looking forward to learn your results from...

Looking forward to learn your results from Blackstone. Maybe I missed these stats... What year is your 454 and how many miles are on your 454? Also, is it carbed, EFI, or FI?

Back when: They put...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-14-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 12,082
Views: 1,671,330
Posted By RM Art
I plan to purchase [THIA by PROTENG] automatic...

I plan to purchase [THIA by PROTENG] automatic release fire extinguishers for my boat's enclosed twin screw engine compartment/room and for our baby RV - "Sweetie's" engine area!

The other...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-07-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 20,710
Posted By RM Art
I am so lucky... I do have plug wires and little...

I am so lucky... I do have plug wires and little to no computer "stuff" on all/any of my six classic/vintage-aged great running V8's [depending if they are from the 60's, 70's, 80's and even mid...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-04-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,030
Posted By RM Art
I've got eight great running engines: - Two...

I've got eight great running engines:

- Two 1977, 255 HP, 350 cid marine engines with QJ carbs

- One 1985, 325 HP 350 cid truck engine with QJ carb

- One 1989, 260 hp, 350 cid marine engine...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 787

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:21 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.