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Forum: Cummins Engines Yesterday, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 167
Posted By weighit
2 stage exhaust brake?

About to pick up a 2016 Tiffin Bus that has a 2 stage exhaust brake. Never had one before, so the question is, stage 1 or 2 is best for the motor when in use? My Tiffin now has just a exhaust brake...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-06-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By weighit
I just tracked down a squeak/rattle in my shades...

I just tracked down a squeak/rattle in my shades and found the support screws holding the shades were loose. Removed the shade, installed a slightly larger screw and reinstalled the shades, nice and...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-02-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By weighit
Personally, I would not buy one thing from the...

Personally, I would not buy one thing from the dealer, opting if there was something that I really wanted I'd buy from a company that specialized in that product. The mark up the dealer is going to...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-25-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By weighit
I wondered if the arm was repairable, mine has a...

I wondered if the arm was repairable, mine has a hard time keeping the entry door open with the slightest breeze. Have not looked to see how hard it is to replace, but if they charged you 3 hours I...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-24-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
Posted By weighit
How Exciting for you and your family, hope you...

How Exciting for you and your family, hope you have many miles of smiles in your new rig. Now start making a list of all the things you need to buy and pack for the trips, ours was a very long...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-23-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,046
Posted By weighit
If you slept in that state with the rv, yep it...

If you slept in that state with the rv, yep it counts as far as we think!!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-23-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,046
Posted By weighit
We counted if we were in the rv and we slept in...

We counted if we were in the rv and we slept in that state, not just drove through. Seem fair to us as a way to count states.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-23-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 784
Posted By weighit
When we were full time traveling and had the 1000...

When we were full time traveling and had the 1000 Trails membership we were allowed 2 weeks in then had to leave the system for 7.nights In the 7 years we traveled with the membership we used 1000 T...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-22-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 784
Posted By weighit
Since at the time I wanted to get rid of mine...

Since at the time I wanted to get rid of mine there was a $750 fee to the new owner as a transfer charge, plus the yearly maintenance fee that was just over $500 for us. I ended up giving mine away...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-20-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By weighit
GaryKK has it right, the round vents in the...

GaryKK has it right, the round vents in the ceiling on the drivers side in the coach pop off and pull down easily. There is a foam filter material that will come out and can be vacuumed or washed to...
Forum: New Member Check-In 12-18-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By weighit
This is the place to ask questions as the folks...

This is the place to ask questions as the folks here sure know Tiffin. I'm learning too and just from reading others questions and answers.
Great place to visit every day and spend some time.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-16-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By weighit
I would not dewinterize before you got somewhat...

I would not dewinterize before you got somewhat way south of Michigan. Your possiblly going to find it hard to find a open rv park in the cold climate. We know rvers who stay the first night in a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-10-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By weighit
As a guess, your going to be between 4 to 6...

As a guess, your going to be between 4 to 6 grand. I just paid 3 grand to do the two front seats, and just over $400 to redo the three cushions on the couch. The arms would need to have the entire...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-09-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By weighit
Hope you figured it out, but the black metal tab...

Hope you figured it out, but the black metal tab on my couch was missing the black cover so it was just a steel tab. It prevented the thing from opening, and it was on the right side of the couch...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-07-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 613
Posted By weighit
Congratulations on your new to you and your...

Congratulations on your new to you and your adventure, hope all goes well as you learn the "tricks" to have fun trips along your way. Yes a 110 adapter can get you some power but lke others have...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-05-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By weighit
The 3 couch cushions were peeling like your...

The 3 couch cushions were peeling like your describing, had new covers and foam inserted for $300 in Phoenix. The color was almost the same, but not enough difference to make a difference. Then a few...
Forum: Southwest Region 12-02-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By weighit
I find most rv parks are following the rules, as...

I find most rv parks are following the rules, as far as getting too close to folks there you should be OK, be vigilant and aware of things to help yourselves stay healthy. Traveling at that time...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 11-25-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By weighit
Also the sprayer for the toilet if you have one,...

Also the sprayer for the toilet if you have one, but otherwise your pretty much spot on.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-14-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,064
Posted By weighit
Great review and I too have the older air...

Great review and I too have the older air compressor like you had, mine is still operating, but getting one dedicated for the Motorhome might be a good idea. Thanks
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-13-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By weighit
On my Flexsteel chair the arm rest has to be...

On my Flexsteel chair the arm rest has to be pushed in towards the center of the seat at the rear most part of the arm rest. Once it is pushed in you rotate the arm rest upward and it will pop out of...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-12-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,594
Posted By weighit
I pulled my seats and left the power seat racks...

I pulled my seats and left the power seat racks in place. Just removed the seat from the metal mounts, 4 bolts each seat. Had to reinstall the power connectors once the seats were covered. That was...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-06-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,594
Posted By weighit
A few months ago I had both the front seats...

A few months ago I had both the front seats removed and taken to the airport trim shop where they tore apart the Flexsteel seats and replaced the foam and then made the new covers in airplane grade...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-27-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By weighit
>>Just a suggestion, you can use the trailer...

>>Just a suggestion, you can use the trailer brake controller wire that's bundled under the dash to run your line. The controller wiring should be in a bundle of three to four wires near the steering...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-27-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By weighit
I have the exact SMI system and went from a gas...

I have the exact SMI system and went from a gas motorhome to a Tiffin Red. I ran a power line from the towed car to the dash so i could see the brakes going on in the car, the system works perfectly....
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-15-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 173,810
Posted By weighit
WOW, what an improvement and looks first class....

WOW, what an improvement and looks first class. Well done..
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-08-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By weighit
I had a friend living in Michigan and found a...

I had a friend living in Michigan and found a motorhome near me in Arizona. I went and did the first look for him, took a lot of photos to send to him, much better than the seller had. Crawled in and...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-08-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By weighit
If your going to balance them, do all of them...

If your going to balance them, do all of them front and back.
Forum: Hobbies, Passions & Pastimes 09-27-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,043
Posted By weighit
I purchased my first Whites detector in 1988,...

I purchased my first Whites detector in 1988, found enough stuff that was worth something that moved up to a better Whites, then another and then to the DFX in 1994. Still have it and it works just...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-22-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By weighit
The Flexsteel covers split and failed on my rig....

The Flexsteel covers split and failed on my rig. Tiffin no longer had the ability to get us the replacement covers. I got prices from the local auto interior shops, they really were not excited about...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-12-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,505
Posted By weighit
Having owned a 34 ft Holiday Rambler Ford gas and...

Having owned a 34 ft Holiday Rambler Ford gas and this 34 ft Tiffin 34 ft RED there is no comparison in ride comfort, noise level and overall ease of driving the two different rigs. The gas was ok...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-11-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 636
Posted By weighit
The Dyson is pricy, but you seem to get a easy to...

The Dyson is pricy, but you seem to get a easy to use, powerful long lasting unit. I own 3 of them, and if they should ever fail, will buy another one.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-06-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By weighit
It is easy to use, can suck out of a bucket if...

It is easy to use, can suck out of a bucket if need be, or hook to a garden hose and draw from there. Has more pressure than you could ever get out of just a hose, easy to store in the basement of...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-28-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By weighit
I had a fellow in Florida install my set up and I...

I had a fellow in Florida install my set up and I use the Cadillac tail lights with no additional lighting being installed. Looks just like it was built, didn't want to have holes drilled or some...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-22-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By weighit
When I had a Ford drive train in the last two...

When I had a Ford drive train in the last two motorhomes the ign key was not coded, any key shop could make a replacement.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-20-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By weighit
Yes, one goes up, the other goes down to un-latch...

Yes, one goes up, the other goes down to un-latch the slide. Sometimes a tricky operation but it will work and come free.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-14-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,370
Posted By weighit
The two captains chairs are Flexsteel and the...

The two captains chairs are Flexsteel and the materials cracked and looked terrible. Tried to buy new covers from them directly but they had just shut down servicing RV parts. Called the Tiffin...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-06-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,164
Posted By weighit
WOW, very professional looking. Nice job.

WOW, very professional looking. Nice job.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-04-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 537
Posted By weighit
I don't have that tire presssure system, I have...

I don't have that tire presssure system, I have the TST and did install that booster under the hood of my Cadillac towed car. Very easy to install and works great. Rather than hunt for a power...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-03-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,872
Posted By weighit
I also use the TST system and installed the...

I also use the TST system and installed the repeater signal booster under the hood of the Cadillac SRX I tow. Seems to work well that way and is out of the elements and always has the 12 volt power...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-25-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By weighit
I had a 2007 Class C that had many different...

I had a 2007 Class C that had many different colors in vinal that had cracked and looked bad. I cleaned with wax and grease remover, twice, then used automotive spot putty with a rubber edged...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-20-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By weighit
I just copied this service center address and...

I just copied this service center address and phone number for when I'm ready for service. Thanks for letting us know.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-15-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By weighit
Make sure your tire pressures are what you...

Make sure your tire pressures are what you actually need to have, and not what someone just told you to run. Getting a 4 corner weigh would be one of the first things I would do. Good luck to you.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-09-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By weighit
I don't think I can make the arms lock by pulling...

I don't think I can make the arms lock by pulling the rods. I do know that when I hook up the car and move the motorhome less than a few inches the arms lock like they should. Have to depress the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-08-2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By weighit
looks like you did a very nice job and it has to...

looks like you did a very nice job and it has to help air flow. thanks for sharing.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-07-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By weighit
Yes, I tow a 2015 SRX front wheel drive and it...

Yes, I tow a 2015 SRX front wheel drive and it tows great. I use the Blue Ox bar system and the SMI Stay & Play braking system. We have towed for well over 18,000 miles and not one issue. Very easy...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-06-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By weighit
Had the couch cushions recovered in new slightly...

Had the couch cushions recovered in new slightly off color vinal, had them make arm covers too so that looks as good as it is going to look till we decide to replace it. Had the front seat covers...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-05-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By weighit
Right now you can't get help from Tiffin, as the...

Right now you can't get help from Tiffin, as the Flexsteel company that made the seats and coverings has gone out of business doing rv's. So covers premade are no longer availible. But when I talked...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-05-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,287
Posted By weighit
The way you side stepped the scale to get the...

The way you side stepped the scale to get the side weights is not going to give any accurate numbers. Had you pulled off the scale, then drove back on being maybe 6 inches or even 12 inches off from...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 06-28-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 996
Posted By weighit
My Cadillac SRX has the tire monitor system built...

My Cadillac SRX has the tire monitor system built into the tire, but i added the TST senders to monitor the tires when i'm in the motorhome. So actually the Cadillac has two systems reading...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 06-28-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 996
Posted By weighit
Thart was why I suggested switching out the...

Thart was why I suggested switching out the rubber stems for the steel ones, no flexing and the rubber cracking causing leaks. I have a set of senders on my tow car and they have been on there for 5...
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