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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-28-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 643
Posted By JMcG
Happy Birthday 007. If 007 can’t answer your...

Happy Birthday 007. If 007 can’t answer your questions about your Newmar, nobody can.

JMcG
2016 VTDP 3725
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-25-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By JMcG
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all. ...

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all. 2021 will be better, just keep the faith.
JMcG
2016 VTDP 3725
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-16-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By JMcG
Flyboy013, I think you might have something...

Flyboy013,
I think you might have something here. I will look at all the ones indicated in your google search and see if I can get the appropriate wiring from my toad to the rear of the coach....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-15-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By JMcG
Front Wiring Connection For Toad?

I have purchased a used 2017 Jeep Wrangler Sahara to use as my toad. It already has a blue ox base plate installed. I do not recognize the wiring connections that are located with the base plate. ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-12-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By JMcG
All, I got the switch out but it was pretty...

All,
I got the switch out but it was pretty tough. I removed the small switch section over by the 12V/cigarette lighter first just to see how everything came out. It was quick and easy with no...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-12-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By JMcG
Thanks Richard, good information. Thanks to...

Thanks Richard, good information. Thanks to everyone for the information they have provided.
JMcG
2016 VTDP 3725
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-11-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By JMcG
Thanks Tom that procedure sounds just what I...

Thanks Tom that procedure sounds just what I need. A good detailed plan. Itís late now, but will give it a try tomorrow. I will let you know if I was successful.
JMcG
2016 VTDP 3725
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-11-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,931
Posted By JMcG
Nbluesky, You are right, I forgot about that,...

Nbluesky,
You are right, I forgot about that, but a lot cheaper on the pocketbook as far as maintenance and upkeep.
JMcG
2016 VTDP 3725
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-11-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,931
Posted By JMcG
TriMoot, Not a Newmar, but from the pictures it...

TriMoot,
Not a Newmar, but from the pictures it looks pretty good. Also has your king bed.
2012 WINNEBAGO ADVENTURER 35P, 74,900 OBO. Located at Apollo Beach FL....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-11-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By JMcG
Ok, I understand the switches have to be removed...

Ok, I understand the switches have to be removed from the rear. The problem I have is that there is no access to the rear. None of the frames around the switches pop out. The only way I see is to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-11-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By JMcG
That is what I was thinking but wasnít sure. I...

That is what I was thinking but wasnít sure. I believe the screws that were under the rubber pad for the phone charger will have to be removed so the entire switch panel can be pulled for access to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-11-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,931
Posted By JMcG
Solo-RV-Guy, You are right, patience is the...

Solo-RV-Guy,
You are right, patience is the key. Not to say that an excellent bargain could become available immediately but always do your due diligence before purchasing anything. Impulse buying...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-11-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By JMcG
Shade Rocker Switch Removal

My shade rocker switch works but intermittently. I want to remove it for inspection and/or repair. I have tried prying it out with a small flat head screwdriver, but the small frame around the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-07-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,931
Posted By JMcG
TriMoot, Give this one a look. A little over...

TriMoot,
Give this one a look. A little over your price, but a nice looking coach.
https://www.rvt.com/Newmar-Dutch-Star-4023-2006-Fort-Myers-FL-ID9586286-UX101773

JMcG
2016 VTDP 3725
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-30-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,931
Posted By JMcG
TriMoot, I don’t think any of the folks on here...

TriMoot,
I don’t think any of the folks on here can give you a good solid answer on if you should pursue this rig or not unless they have seen it in person. I would say at the minimum go back and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-30-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,931
Posted By JMcG
TriMoot, When that amount of money is involved...

TriMoot,
When that amount of money is involved never feel bad about calling back to either ask for contingencies before you buy or just simply backing out of the offer. YES, drive it before you...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-29-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,931
Posted By JMcG
USMCRET, Great advice. TriMoot I would advise...

USMCRET,
Great advice. TriMoot I would advise to follow USMCRET’s advice
JMcG
2016 VTDP 3725
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-28-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,931
Posted By JMcG
TriMoot, I think what USMCRET is trying to say...

TriMoot,
I think what USMCRET is trying to say is the coach was “Road Hard & Put Up Wet”. Just a couple of things I noticed was the paint was coming off the front of the Coach and above the entrance...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-28-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,931
Posted By JMcG
Facebook RV

TriMoot,
I know pictures can be deceiving but the one on Facebook you are looking at seems to be the better coach. Yes it costs more, but you can figure around 4K for those 8 new tires in 2018. ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-10-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,018
Posted By JMcG
Zzotte, If nothing is actually broken and you...

Zzotte,
If nothing is actually broken and you just need a realignment of the slide, look at this video and see if it might help you.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scHiM7IjDAc

JMcG
2016...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-07-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By JMcG
Didn’t want to say it outright, some folks are...

Didn’t want to say it outright, some folks are pretty sensitive. I was wondering when someone would read between the lines.
JMcG
2016 VTDP 3725
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-07-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By JMcG
Diesel/Gas Prices

Love the low diesel and gas prices. Can travel across the country without breaking the bank. Us that are on a budget helps us a lot.

JMcG
2016 VTDP 3725
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-17-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By JMcG
If they are lead acid batteries there could be an...

If they are lead acid batteries there could be an internal short. Over time the batteries have build up on the plates and eventually develop a short across one or more of the plates.
JMcG
2016 VTDP...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-16-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By JMcG
Here is his information: ...

Here is his information:
https://www.irv2.com/forums/members/jhick120-198812.html

JMcG
2016 VTDP 3725
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-15-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,801
Posted By JMcG
Congratulations Donvidon. Enjoy it you will love...

Congratulations Donvidon. Enjoy it you will love it.
JMcG
2016 VTDP 3725
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-14-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By JMcG
N6WT, Had the exact same issue as you have...

N6WT,
Had the exact same issue as you have described. It turned out there was a pin hole in the sealant around one of the marker lights. Filled it in with silicone, and haven’t had a problem...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-12-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 760
Posted By JMcG
Jukenut, I think I would at least keep it...

Jukenut,
I think I would at least keep it plugged into 120v to keep all your charging circuits live. Batteries don’t like being discharged below 12V.
JMcG
2016 VTDP 3725
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-11-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By JMcG
We have a 2016 Ventana 3725 all electric and we...

We have a 2016 Ventana 3725 all electric and we love it. No real problems to speak of. Just recently found out the summer loop pump is bad, that is the one you need to furnish hot water to all your...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-10-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 82,883
Posted By JMcG
Looking good DavL. Looking forward to see the...

Looking good DavL. Looking forward to see the finished product and where the maiden voyage will take you. Hang in there DavL, a lot more patience than I could ever have with such a huge project....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-02-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By JMcG
Thanks to 10 Fan I have hot water. Donít know...

Thanks to 10 Fan I have hot water. Donít know what happened but running the summer loop pump for a couple of minutes in the test position cleared everything up. GREAT FORUM
JMcG
2016 VTDP 3725
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-02-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By JMcG
10 Fan, Ran the oasis summer loop pump in the...

10 Fan,
Ran the oasis summer loop pump in the test position for about a minute then returned it to the normal operation position. This did give me hot water for now. Hopefully it will continue to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-02-2020, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By JMcG
Thanks , I will give that a try this morning. I...

Thanks , I will give that a try this morning. I am hooked up to park water and have good pressure whether the faucet is in the hot position or the cold position. If I understand you right the oasis...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-01-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By JMcG
AC1/AC2 Fuse location 2016 VTDP 3725

Have no hot water. Oasis unit seems ok with no fault lights. AC1 and AC2 when selected, there are no green lights indicating they are receiving power. Earlier when they were turned on green...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-28-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 82,883
Posted By JMcG
Keep it up DavL, looking forward to seeing the...

Keep it up DavL, looking forward to seeing the end product. I think a novel on your adventures could be a best seller.
JMcG
2016 VTDP 3725
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-23-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By JMcG
Teamnash-rv, Thanks for posting the manual. ...

Teamnash-rv,
Thanks for posting the manual. Don’t need it right now but might in the future. Good to have for future reference.
JMcG
2016 VTDP 3725
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-18-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 82,883
Posted By JMcG
Looks great DavL, Hadn't heard from you in...

Looks great DavL,
Hadn't heard from you in awhile and thought maybe you had taken a vacation from your project. You are an inspiration to what you can do if you want to. As I have always said,...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-17-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By JMcG
Taratiffin, If you have one that has a power...

Taratiffin,
If you have one that has a power inserter, make sure that it did not get unplugged or the receptacle it is plugged into has power. This power inserter sends power over the coax to your...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-05-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 527
Posted By JMcG
Classic Country Music: Bobby Bare, Charlie Pride...

Classic Country Music: Bobby Bare, Charlie Pride and others of that era. Love classic country music.
JMcG
2016 VTDP 3725
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-28-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By JMcG
DBTulsa, Try NIRVC in Dallas. They have good...

DBTulsa,
Try NIRVC in Dallas. They have good customer service and carry both new and used Newmar coaches. Their prices should be competitive to other dealers, maybe even a little lower.
JMcG...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-25-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By JMcG
JMH, You are correct all four shocks are...

JMH,
You are correct all four shocks are Bilsteins. I had looked at them before and because the rear shocks were smaller diameter, I assumed they were OEM. In any case the ride is great, you made...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-25-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By JMcG
R.Wold, I only have the front shocks from...

R.Wold,
I only have the front shocks from Source Engineering, but the ride is great. Like you mine is not heavily loaded and I am pulling a little Jeep Wrangler. I am not able to compare the ride...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-24-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By JMcG
I own the coach previously owned by JMH. He...

I own the coach previously owned by JMH. He installed front custom Bilstein shocks, I believe from Source Engineering. I can attest to their ride and durability. These shocks are definitely the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-21-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By JMcG
Mderick25, No stupid questions on this forum. ...

Mderick25,
No stupid questions on this forum. RV,s are a complicated set of mechanical and electronic equipment. What may seem simple to one person is confusing to others. Unless you are some...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-18-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 926
Posted By JMcG
patgreenair, EXACTLY, the Rand McNally is not...

patgreenair,
EXACTLY, the Rand McNally is not user friendly. Garmin is the way to go.
JMcG
2016 VTDP 3725
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-03-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 127
Posted By JMcG
2001 Newmar Dutchstar 35ft

I just saw this ad in a local advertising forum. Looks like a great motorhome at a decent price. If anyone is looking for an early model Dutchstar check it out.
Disclaimer: I have no connection...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-02-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By JMcG
LK23 Have you ever pulled the drawers out and...

LK23
Have you ever pulled the drawers out and taken them off the slide completely to clean them or for any reason. I have found when you are putting the drawers back on the slide you have to keep...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-29-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,652
Posted By JMcG
Sorry, should have read a little closer. They...

Sorry, should have read a little closer. They don’t have casitas.
JMcG
2016 VTDP 3725
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-29-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,652
Posted By JMcG
LK23, Check out Parkview RV in Concan, Tx. Not...

LK23,
Check out Parkview RV in Concan, Tx. Not too far from Kerville.

JMcG
2016 VTDP 3725
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-23-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 82,883
Posted By JMcG
Had’t heard from you in awhile about your...

Had’t heard from you in awhile about your project. Hang in there davL.
JMcG
2016 VTDP 3725
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-22-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,629
Posted By JMcG
Capnqball, Thank you so much for that...

Capnqball,
Thank you so much for that information. A great forum and everyone is always willing to help.
JMcG
2016 VTDP 3725
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