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Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-13-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,000
Posted By beckeda
First long trip with the Koni's on my 2020...

First long trip with the Koni's on my 2020 Aspire. Really a nice improvement. Frustrating that Spartan can't figure this out. Would probably be less than a $200 decision at the factory. But...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-10-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By beckeda
Agree. I don't think you can go wrong with NIRVC...

Agree. I don't think you can go wrong with NIRVC on either sales or service.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-12-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,436
Posted By beckeda
Todd, Glad to hear everything worked out. I...

Todd,

Glad to hear everything worked out. I believe there was a model change for the Versa between '19 and '20 so I imagine there would have been some differences from what I experienced. I...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-24-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By beckeda
I am having NIRVC Lewisville install them on my...

I am having NIRVC Lewisville install them on my 2020 Aspire 42DEQ in the next couple days. Looking forward taking it for a spin afterwards. I will give an update as soon as I can.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-21-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,216
Posted By beckeda
50 amp RV plug for Home

Wanting to add a 50 amp RV service to my house. Install on the outside of garage wall.

Any thoughts on this? what plug to purchase? should add 30 amp too?

Primary use would be to bring MH...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-10-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 900
Posted By beckeda
Thanks...I will take a look

Thanks...I will take a look
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-09-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 900
Posted By beckeda
New Aspire front shock upgrade?

My 2020 Aspire has the 46mm Bilstein shocks. I see that the Anthem uses a 60 mm Bilstein. Any Aspire owners upgrade to the 60's? I notice a harshness on expansion joints as well as a bouncing on...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 08-24-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By beckeda
It sits no more than 30 days before I take it out...

It sits no more than 30 days before I take it out on a trip. At about 4,000 miles now. First time this has happened.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 08-24-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By beckeda
Is it normal for the air to go low after driving...

Is it normal for the air to go low after driving extended period? I will look for the button....but is this something I should just get used to....or a problem that needs to be addressed?
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 08-24-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By beckeda
Motor start issue

I have a new 2020 Aspire. On my return home today, I stopped at rest area and upon attempting to restart the motor, there was nothing. Nothing on the screen....no noise....just blank/dead.
...
Forum: New Member Check-In 08-16-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By beckeda
Good luck to you! I just turned 1 year as a...

Good luck to you! I just turned 1 year as a member of this forum and owner of a class A motorhome. This was our first experience with RVing. I have learned alot in this one year but still have a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-16-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,241
Posted By beckeda
Good luck to you. I had a 2020 Newmar Baystar...

Good luck to you. I had a 2020 Newmar Baystar Sport on the 20.5K chassis. The Newmar part was fantastic. The Ford part was unbearable for me. I put sumo shocks on front and rear, stearing...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-06-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By beckeda
That was probably the best section of I-49, but...

That was probably the best section of I-49, but compared to I-20 in Texas I thought it was rough. The connecting loop from I-20 to I-49 (forget the name) was bumpy and rough as well I thought.
...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-05-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By beckeda
Biloxi to Dallas route - avoid I-49

I recently drove from Dallas to Biloxi. I-20 out of Dallas to Shreveport area was very nice ride. However, I-49, almost the entire way, to Lafayette, LA was very bumpy and rough. Most of I-10 from...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 08-03-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 862
Posted By beckeda
TV service question

I recently purchased 2020 Aspire. It came with a Winegard Travíler Direct TV slimline (model SK-SWM3). I had no plans to use this initially. But cable tv and internet tv at the RV parks has not...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 07-29-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,364
Posted By beckeda
I was only considering Newmar and Entegra. They...

I was only considering Newmar and Entegra. They seemed pretty close in quality and reputation. Ultimately, the pricing on the Entegra sealed the deal for us.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 07-29-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By beckeda
Andy, Thanks for sharing. I wish you all...

Andy,

Thanks for sharing. I wish you all the best.

My wife and I are mid 50's and just recently got into the RV lifestyle. We are always looking for an opportunity to get on the road but my...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 07-23-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 618
Posted By beckeda
2020 Aspire DEQ windnoise

Just got my rig back from my dealer after 4 weeks of warranty repairs. My biggest complaint was the windnoise coming from the entry door. They sprayed some foam around the entry steps and said that...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-01-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By beckeda
Update: I fixed it it. It was a loose wire...

Update: I fixed it it. It was a loose wire connector at the tail light.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-01-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By beckeda
Toad Running light - passenger side not working

I recently installed, DIY, a lighting kit on my 2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. I tested it out after install by connecting the plugs from my Ram 1500 to the Jeep (I did not have my motorhome...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-30-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By beckeda
Yes...I was at full ride height

Yes...I was at full ride height
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-30-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By beckeda
Thank you. Dave

Thank you. Dave
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-30-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By beckeda
Tow bar - drop hitch height

I just recently purchased a new Entegra Aspire and a new Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. I transferred my 1 year old BlueOx Alpha 2 towbar over to the new Aspire. I also transferred my 6" drop hitch over...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-04-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By beckeda
2020 Aspire Maiden Voyage Update

Well, just returned from our first trip in the Aspire. First time driving a diesel. Well, as these things go, the day started out rough...both wife and I were on edge because to be honest...we were...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-02-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,277
Posted By beckeda
Determined that the middle AC units is not...

Determined that the middle AC units is not functioning. Just turned off the front and rear units to test to see if there would be any fan noise or air flow. There was not.

Well, I am...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-02-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By beckeda
Thanks. Yeah, I have the air pressure pretty...

Thanks. Yeah, I have the air pressure pretty well as a memorized procedure. Today, I was reading the owners manual and it mentions not engaging the jacks unless the front tires are pointing...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-02-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By beckeda
Thanks. I store my rig an NIRVC in Dallas. I...

Thanks. I store my rig an NIRVC in Dallas. I will get that done before my next trip.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-02-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By beckeda
Thank you. Not towing on this first trip. ...

Thank you. Not towing on this first trip. Thought I would take a variable out of the equation.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-02-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,277
Posted By beckeda
Balancing A/C system

Any thoughts on how to set the front, middle and rear AC temps for best performance.

We are in Kerrville, TX. Its about 82 F right now.

I noticed that the front AC unit has run almost all...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-31-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By beckeda
Maiden Voyage - 2020 Aspire 42DEQ

Our first trip tommorow in the new rig. First time driving a diesel. Took 4 trips in our 28 foot gasser during the last 12 months.

Took delivery about 2 weeks ago. Can't remember a dang thing...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-20-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 858
Posted By beckeda
Awesome advice guys. I appreciate it. Thank you.

Awesome advice guys. I appreciate it. Thank you.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-20-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 858
Posted By beckeda
Newbie to Diesel (DEF)

just purchased a new Entegra Aspire. How do most of you that drive diesels fill your DEF? Do you buy DEF from Walmart and store it in the storage bays or do you purchase it at the pump.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-18-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,909
Posted By beckeda
2020 Entegra Aspire 42DEQ

2020 Entegra Aspire 42DEQ
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-14-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By beckeda
Okay...its fixed now. There is a fuse box in one...

Okay...its fixed now. There is a fuse box in one of the bays on the passenger side. Requires removing a carpeted panel. The fuse is actually #19 but it was marked as #20. Tech had to call Entegra...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-12-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By beckeda
Power front shades not working - taking delivery

I am taking delivery of an Aspire 42DEQ. Techs have gone home for the night. I took the rig out for a spin. After returning, I had the leveler jacks going down and then I pressed the driver side...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-11-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,909
Posted By beckeda
I just traded out of a new 2020 Baystar Sport...

I just traded out of a new 2020 Baystar Sport 2813. The Newmar part is good and very reliable. The Ford Chassis, even after installing front sumo springs, rear sumo springs, rear trac bar, front...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-11-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By beckeda
Butte64:Thanks, I will keep that in mind. I...

Butte64:Thanks, I will keep that in mind. I usually drive with the deadbolt engage.

Overall, how has your experience been with your Aspire 42DEQ?
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-11-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By beckeda
New to Entegra - 2020 Aspire 42DEQ

I am still somewhat new to the rv lifestyle. Moving up from a 2020 Newmar Baystar Sport 2813 to the 2020 Entegra Aspire 42DEQ. Obviously more room and luxury. Most important to me is the ride...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-25-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,314
Posted By beckeda
Dallas to Angel Fire, NM - Enough Power?

Not sure if this is the right place to post this. I have a new Baystar Sport 2813 on the F-53 V10 chassis. I have maybe 3,000 miles on the rig and its my first rv of any kind. Was considering...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-01-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,956
Posted By beckeda
I think the steering stabilizer has made a huge...

I think the steering stabilizer has made a huge positive difference. I would not want to drive my rig without it. Takes alot of the "freeplay" out the steering and gives me much better control.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-01-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,956
Posted By beckeda
I have a 2020 BSS 2813. The Newmar part is good....

I have a 2020 BSS 2813. The Newmar part is good. The Ford part....eh. I've done the CHF front, steering stabilizer, front sumo springs, rear sway bar. I did these myself. Not horribly difficult...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-02-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By beckeda
Are you saying I can take my 30 amp motorhome...

Are you saying I can take my 30 amp motorhome plug and use a 20 amp adapter and then plug that to my outside of house outlet?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-02-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By beckeda
Newbie Question

Taking our maiden voyage tommorow for 10 days. I am sure this has been addressed elsewhere and so I appologize in advance...I have a difficult time with the search feature on this site.

I have my...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-31-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,436
Posted By beckeda
Charge line arrived yesterday (Friday). Hope to...

Charge line arrived yesterday (Friday). Hope to install this weekend. 2813...we have not yet taken it out. Probably some time in September. This is our first rv of any kind.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-26-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,436
Posted By beckeda
Spoke to tech at eTrailer. She said all 7 pins...

Spoke to tech at eTrailer. She said all 7 pins today have the battery charge line built into the plug. I will test my with voltage meter.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-26-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,436
Posted By beckeda
I believe so. But I don’t know for sure. I will...

I believe so. But I don’t know for sure. I will find out soon
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-25-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,436
Posted By beckeda
2019 Nissan Versa DIY towbar/baseplate set up

I am substantially complete with the install of the baseplate, towbar, electrical lines, brake, etc. for my Nissan Versa. I am posting this detail in case another member tries to do this DIY. My...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-15-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By beckeda
Hey....maybe that's it. I am new to driving the...

Hey....maybe that's it. I am new to driving the rig and I noticed switching from brake to gas was a little awkward...so maybe I am hitting both pedals.

I will have this top of mine next time I...
Forum: New Member Check-In 08-13-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By beckeda
Congrats. I am new too. I purchased a Newmar...

Congrats. I am new too. I purchased a Newmar Baystar new a couple weeks ago. Just purchased my toad car and baseplate/towbar. Looking forward to getting on the road. I live in North Dallas...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-13-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,436
Posted By beckeda
Install BlueOx baseplate on 2019 Nissan Versa

Ordered my kit and should have it by the weekend. Anybody out there performed this install on a Versa?

Thereís a video on a 2014 Versa with a Roadmaster. Would imagine it would be very similar....
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