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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions Today, 08:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,383
Posted By brokenrule
I have the PWD and love the Bluetooth. It will...

I have the PWD and love the Bluetooth. It will notify when power is off - but you kinda know that if sitting inside watching TV... I've used it on 50A and 30A no problem. I also use the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions Yesterday, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By brokenrule
The noise is a lot less than my old Suncruiser...

The noise is a lot less than my old Suncruiser both engine and wind noise. Even going up hill it is good.

We had our heats sold on the 2011-2012 Suncruiser or Adventurer 32H because of the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-12-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,383
Posted By brokenrule
We use the Hughes Autoformer at all the dog shows...

We use the Hughes Autoformer at all the dog shows we attended because the voltage was low. It was right near the power source in nice weather. If it was raining, we ran a short cord to the MH, put...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-12-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By brokenrule
I would look at the manufacturer support; who is...

I would look at the manufacturer support; who is the better. That's a big calculation on how we bought our last two rigs. As the rigs age and you need parts - who will be there. I know Winnie now...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-12-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By brokenrule
From P32 to newer Ford chassis - wow!

We started out four years ago with a 20 years old MH without slides on a P32 chassis to see how we liked RV'ing for dog shows. Well, I hated it; wife loved it. I would dread driving it and being...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-12-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,871
Posted By brokenrule
https://netn2it.com/br2/br2.jpg Was my hole and...

https://netn2it.com/br2/br2.jpg
Was my hole and it did not deprecate in value like a MH. It is a wash between the two as far as cost/use on the bank account. The first MH was 20 years old when we...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-11-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,211
Posted By brokenrule
We went with our 32CA over the Newmar because of...

We went with our 32CA over the Newmar because of the extra windows on the passenger side. It was too dark in the Newmar for us. I donít know about basement storage, but I found the Tiffin made use...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-11-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,159
Posted By brokenrule
I agree. We upgraded from a 1996 Itasca...

I agree. We upgraded from a 1996 Itasca Suncruiser to a 2013 Open Road and I sure do miss the factory support Winnie provided. It was great to look up a switch on the drawing and get the part...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-21-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By brokenrule
I don't have 120V so I use a 15W Solar Battery...

I don't have 120V so I use a 15W Solar Battery Tender on the house and 10W on the engine. Both are in a south facing window and plugged into the cigarette lighters; one by the dinette and the other...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-12-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By brokenrule
We had an older itasca suncruiser and shopped for...

We had an older itasca suncruiser and shopped for two years for a 2011-2012 32H suncruiser. When one popped up they had a 2013 Allegro 32CA. I made the last minute change a got the Tiffin. It had...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 09-11-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,182
Posted By brokenrule
We do mostly dog shows and use a RTIC outside for...

We do mostly dog shows and use a RTIC outside for drinks. When it's in the upper 90's the ice will last about 3-4 days, however, the water that remains will stay about 38-40 degrees for another 3...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-16-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 959
Posted By brokenrule
1996 Itasca Suncruiser. Did the brakes...

1996 Itasca Suncruiser. Did the brakes "completely" and chassis A/C for $5K, changed the belts and all hoses for another $2K, New patio awning and added three window awnings for $2K so into half...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-15-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,109
Posted By brokenrule
No.

No.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-14-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,196
Posted By brokenrule
We use MagneShade and also insulated the inside...

We use MagneShade and also insulated the inside the front cap (behind the TV above the windshield) and that has made a HUGE deference in the heat build up - up front.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-14-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By brokenrule
I vote for the Winnie products. Built great,...

I vote for the Winnie products. Built great, support is great and getting parts even for our old one is still good. Also, they hold up great in a accident - mores in a roll over. Seen pictures of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-14-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,109
Posted By brokenrule
I was like you. When we were about to sign the...

I was like you. When we were about to sign the papers on our first (current) class A I told the dealer I would like to take it for a spin first. He forgot over the few days we never drove it. They...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-14-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 959
Posted By brokenrule
We've got an older rig and what we don't make in...

We've got an older rig and what we don't make in loan payments we make in repairs. We normally stay within our towing coverage. Normally it's two camping trips for every trip to the shop. It's...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-14-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 683
Posted By brokenrule
As someone that has owned 1960 and 1961 Chris...

As someone that has owned 1960 and 1961 Chris Craft Connies - I could sure go for that if I had the space. Love it.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-07-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,401
Posted By brokenrule
Thatís how I felt when I brought ours home. Turns...

Thatís how I felt when I brought ours home. Turns out the rear shocks were shot. Replacing them sure helped the wiggles.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,182
Posted By brokenrule
We've been shopping on and off for an upgrade and...

We've been shopping on and off for an upgrade and the things I look at most are water/holding tank size, cargo capacity and the quality build. I've found some "nice looking" rigs that have smaller...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,182
Posted By brokenrule
We've been shopping on and off for an upgrade and...

We've been shopping on and off for an upgrade and the things I look at most are water/holding tank size, cargo capacity and the quality build. I've found some "nice looking" rigs that have smaller...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,101
Posted By brokenrule
Well I'm one of those people that does not...

Well I'm one of those people that does not research the purchase because if I did I would not have bought the item(s).

Case in point is our previous boat, boat #3, had trailer boats for a spell...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By brokenrule
Did mine with a razor knife, light scores, little...

Did mine with a razor knife, light scores, little by little.
Watch your fingers!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By brokenrule
Had the same problem on mine after a complete...

Had the same problem on mine after a complete rebuild. Front left was hanging up. They replaced the proportioning valve and it fixed it.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 846
Posted By brokenrule
My 2 cents is Hughes. The fact you can replace...

My 2 cents is Hughes. The fact you can replace the surge modules individually instead of the entire devise is great so get an extra surge module that way you are not unprotected while waiting on the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-23-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By brokenrule
I was having problems with starting but not...

I was having problems with starting but not running after I let go of the switch. Problem was a dirty harness connector at the generator. Blew out the dirty, sprayed contact cleaner in it and bam...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-23-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,205
Posted By brokenrule
We got ours with new Samson OTR truck tires. ...

We got ours with new Samson OTR truck tires. Three years later the one front started to show sidewall cracking so I replaced the fronts with Sumitomo tires. HUGE improvement so next year I'll...
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-23-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By brokenrule
we used this under the dog house and it really...

we used this under the dog house and it really helped noise and heat: https://www.thermotec.com/products/sound-and-heat-barriers/suppressor-acoustical-and-heat-control-mat

Perhaps you can use it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-06-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,328
Posted By brokenrule
I served in local government as an elected...

I served in local government as an elected official so to say the explanation of the problem would be a long story is an understatement. However the key in these stories about RV is the lack of...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-29-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By brokenrule
Weíre in the same boat. Shopping for a 2011/2012...

Weíre in the same boat. Shopping for a 2011/2012 Suncruiser to replace ours... but having second thoughts as the old girl is doing the job just fine.
Forum: Vintage RV's 02-29-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By brokenrule
Follow up on the dash air. Had the work done. ...

Follow up on the dash air. Had the work done. Everything except the condenser was replaced. They donít make the condenser so the old one was tested first and found to be good. They also had to...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-24-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By brokenrule
More so than the P32? It's not like the P32 is...

More so than the P32? It's not like the P32 is great but feels like no springs when you hit a pot hole; don't feel all the cracks in the road.

My though with going to the 32H was the smallest rig...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-20-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 884
Posted By brokenrule
Both are going to break... the DP is going to...

Both are going to break... the DP is going to cost you more to repair. I had a chance to buy my friends 2008 38' Bounder DP really cheap but passed on it. The cost of tires, batteries and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-20-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 803
Posted By brokenrule
I'ld vote for a bad cell in one of the batteries....

I'ld vote for a bad cell in one of the batteries. Test each cell with a hydrometer to find the bad battery.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-20-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By brokenrule
I used this under the dog house with great...

I used this under the dog house with great results: https://www.thermotec.com/products/sound-and-heat-barriers/suppressor-acoustical-and-heat-control-mat
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-17-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By brokenrule
We do dog shows and the bunks would be awesome...

We do dog shows and the bunks would be awesome for the dog crates (have chihuahuas) and grooming supplies. That way we could have the dinette back! I showed the boss the 32K but she needs the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-17-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By brokenrule
As to "while getting loaded up or in front of...

As to "while getting loaded up or in front of relatives home . If so, what can we run as far as air, frig etc" question.

If your relatives have the clothes washer in the garage then run you cord...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-17-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,787
Posted By brokenrule
We went the older coach to try it out. Four...

We went the older coach to try it out. Four years into the experiment we still love the older rig. Most repairs are DIY and things that would be needed on most older rigs. However, we do have an...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-17-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By brokenrule
From what I have read parts are expensive and...

From what I have read parts are expensive and hard to find for the workhorse.

Winnies have a fiberglass roof and bounder has rubber which needs more maintenance and replacing. You should have...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-14-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,268
Posted By brokenrule
I removed my stains with a spray bottle...

I removed my stains with a spray bottle containing water and a little bit of bleach. It was a cloth type ceiling.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-12-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By brokenrule
on the suncruisers and adventurers they used...

on the suncruisers and adventurers they used schwintek starting 2013 on the full wall slide. don't recall the year when they changed the design.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-10-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By brokenrule
I've been looking at a 32H (with a full wall...

I've been looking at a 32H (with a full wall slide like the 35) for about a year. I would not get a full wall slide with a Schwintek as I have read too many problems with them. If you really love...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-10-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,477
Posted By brokenrule
Got our rig with new Samson (made in China) tires...

Got our rig with new Samson (made in China) tires on it. Three years later the front right started cracking so I replaced the fronts with Sumitumo tires made in Japan. Ride was much better and...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-07-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By brokenrule
"While not a 32h, we do own a 2012 Vista 32k. It...

"While not a 32h, we do own a 2012 Vista 32k. It is on the F53 Ford Chassis."

We want the full wall slide, bigger kitchen, drivers door and the heavier chassis with 22.5 tires. However, would...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-04-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 959
Posted By brokenrule
I second the suspect the torque converter is...

I second the suspect the torque converter is going in and out of lock up since it does it in 5th gear also.

Rebuilt trans does not always mean a new converter...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-25-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By brokenrule
Does the 32H have a spare tire?

Does the 32H have a spare tire?
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-22-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By brokenrule
We looked at a 2013 and I called the Winnie...

We looked at a 2013 and I called the Winnie service center in Oregon and the quoted twice that price to retro fit the full wall slide. Added to the fact they wanted $20K more for the 2013 we had to...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-22-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By brokenrule
We want the ford chassis and roof top air that...

We want the ford chassis and roof top air that came out in 2011 but don't want the newer slides that came out in 2013.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-20-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By brokenrule
2011-2012 32H what to look for when buying

Hello all,

We currently have a 1996 Suncruiser and know what to look for in a used rig - in general.

This year we are looking to purchase a 2011-2012 32H either an Adventurer or Suncruiser. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-10-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,525
Posted By brokenrule
While we were sitting in an Itasca class A at a...

While we were sitting in an Itasca class A at a show a couple came in and asked if we were buying it. They wanted it to replace the one the recently rolled over. It was sitting on the roof and they...
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