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Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-20-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
American Coach: American Coach paint codes
Views: 131
Posted By Meames1
Good luck, and please post back if you get the...

Good luck, and please post back if you get the paint codes crossed to new ones. I came up empty on the codes for my '99 Dream. My BIL works for PPG automotive paints and couldn't get them after quite...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-19-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 157
American Coach: Basement Rust Repair
Views: 20,243
Posted By Meames1
I used all 16 gauge tubing. The original tube was...

I used all 16 gauge tubing. The original tube was 18 gauge, but my supplier carried the 16 gauge and I think the added weight of the heavier tubing is negligible. Good Luck !
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-18-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
American Coach: 1995 American Eagle
Views: 330
Posted By Meames1
Nice. I really like the interior without all the...

Nice. I really like the interior without all the mirrors they put in like my '99. Your interior shot has confirmed I need to start removing mine this spring.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-17-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By Meames1
That's awesome, good work. RV manufacturers don't...

That's awesome, good work. RV manufacturers don't make any components, only source them as needed. As long as we can find the source or original car/truck they came from, there are significant...
Forum: Just Conversation 01-14-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By Meames1
My lord. Just ignore the thread for crying out...

My lord. Just ignore the thread for crying out loud.
Forum: Just Conversation 01-11-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By Meames1
The latest one, "If you printed out directions to...

The latest one, "If you printed out directions to get here, you're in the right place"....gulp. LOL
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-09-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 819
Posted By Meames1
I don't see how a smaller doghouse would be...

I don't see how a smaller doghouse would be possible to fit on an older one and give "more legroom". The older doghouse barely covered the hole in the floor / chassis. The new chassis must have a...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-08-2021, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By Meames1
How handy are you ? Many companies make universal...

How handy are you ? Many companies make universal power window kits. If mine were to go bad this would be the route I take. You can modify the height of the track, set stops etc, the 2-wire motor...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-02-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By Meames1
Got a picture? If it's like the earlier...

Got a picture? If it's like the earlier Fleetwood's I can tell you how. Need to see a pic.
Forum: Cummins Engines 12-25-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,546
Posted By Meames1
I'm not the poster you quoted, but... The...

I'm not the poster you quoted, but...
The Raptor pump is just an inline pump that doesn't use a return line. The Airdog "FPII 4G Fuel Air Separation System" uses a return line. The difference...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-23-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,339
Posted By Meames1
The repetitive post don't really bother me to a...

The repetitive post don't really bother me to a point, and I also find the search to be cumbersome. I just ignore stuff "I" think is frivolous, others may think it's a great topic.
The only thing on...
Forum: Cummins Engines 12-23-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,546
Posted By Meames1
Yes, installing a positive displacement pump will...

Yes, installing a positive displacement pump will do just fine for supplying constant fuel to the CAPS pump. The additional features are just that. I agree with TR4 , just install it after the...
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 12-22-2020, 04:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By Meames1
On mine it uses house batteries. But, different...

On mine it uses house batteries. But, different makes do it anyway they want. Some even have a separate battery just for the generator at or near the generator bay.
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 12-21-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By Meames1
The Magnum Auto Gen Start requires a separate...

The Magnum Auto Gen Start requires a separate module. All Magnum control panels have the function, but you need the AGS module...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-20-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Meames1
I can tell you this. On your coach it's basically...

I can tell you this. On your coach it's basically impossible to access the fuel lines without dropping the fuel tank, at least partially. Add to that the tank is 26" (approx.) tall and without a lift...
Forum: Cummins Engines 12-20-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,546
Posted By Meames1
My '99 8.3 CAPS has 111,000 miles on it. I don't...

My '99 8.3 CAPS has 111,000 miles on it. I don't have the history before I owned it. I installed an Airdog as a preventive measure as I have many friends in the performance diesel world (pulling...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-16-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By Meames1
Formerboater pretty much covers it. I too am a...

Formerboater pretty much covers it. I too am a big fan, but mine is also my first DP so, maybe biased. They are very nice coaches for the time frame and built very well. As Jake21 said, look closely...
Forum: Cummins Engines 12-15-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 558
Posted By Meames1
Interesting, I always thought that noise was the...

Interesting, I always thought that noise was the compressor. Never thought much more about it.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-28-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 646
Posted By Meames1
Yes, I have researched this also. The MSH3012M...

Yes, I have researched this also. The MSH3012M will hook up the same as the ME2012 you currently are running. The ARC-50 remote panel uses the same data cord as the RC-50 (assuming you have the RC-50...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-18-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,488
Posted By Meames1
Like said above....

Like said above. https://www.alumaklm.com/8200-tilt-executive-series-trailers
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-11-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By Meames1
Glad you clarified that, I was going to the...

Glad you clarified that, I was going to the google to research "frameless RV windows". I'm not nuts after all (well, at least in this regard). LOL.:whistling:
Forum: Vendor Spotlight (Deals, Announcements & More) 11-05-2020, 05:12 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,458
Posted By Meames1
Received the sample bottle of RV Diesel additive,...

Received the sample bottle of RV Diesel additive, Thank You. I've actually already used the Extreme Diesel additive in my coach. I've also used it in the past regularly including stiction eliminator...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-01-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,628
Posted By Meames1
Of course all these "wish lists" cost money that...

Of course all these "wish lists" cost money that hurts the bottom line.

But, here's mine:
1. Create an actual quality control department, operated separately from the build team. For an example...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-30-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,236
Posted By Meames1
I installed that same latch on a mini fridge we...

I installed that same latch on a mini fridge we installed in the old tube tv area in our front dash between the seats. Bought at Walmart in the baby-proofing section.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-28-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 977
Posted By Meames1
Old Forge Campground is open year round as they...

Old Forge Campground is open year round as they cater to the snowmobile crowd also. I would expect minimal amenities, possibly even no water due to freezing. Even so, they are an hour and a half from...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-26-2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,767
Posted By Meames1
A "regular" class C at it's highest capacity is...

A "regular" class C at it's highest capacity is only built on the E450 chassis. The max tow rating that I know of is 7,500 at max GCWR. Then you're pulling with an engine and transmission that is...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 10-21-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,209
Posted By Meames1
I've built, driven, and maintained race...

I've built, driven, and maintained race cars......of course Ignorance is Bliss. I never kept track of those and I don't do any different with the RV. I'm a build and fix type of guy. I'm sure I put...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-21-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,066
Posted By Meames1
So, a quick comment on the original story. Lack...

So, a quick comment on the original story. Lack of training, probably lack of pay, and unqualified personnel. Yet the airport management blames the Fed for not giving an exemption that all us have to...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-17-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Meames1
We've stayed several times at Alpine Lakes CG....

We've stayed several times at Alpine Lakes CG. Short drive to Saratoga.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-17-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 15,416
Posted By Meames1
The only thing I will add to what's already been...

The only thing I will add to what's already been covered. Not all "Weekend" campers are this way. My wife and I are only in our early fifties (as in, Still work!) and have been camping all of our 30...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-15-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,549
Posted By Meames1
Air dump valve, here's a video explaining it...

Air dump valve, here's a video explaining it (kind of a basic video, but you should get the idea). This is not your model RV obviously, but same idea.
Let the air out of the suspension and lower the...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-09-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By Meames1
Nice job. Now it looks like ours does. Too bad...

Nice job. Now it looks like ours does. Too bad you had to have it redone.
Forum: iRV2 Owners Registry 10-09-2020, 05:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 45
Posted By Meames1
Very nice. We have the same coach.

Very nice. We have the same coach.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-06-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By Meames1
Just to answer your first question, I would go...

Just to answer your first question, I would go with the class 5 shank hitch (2 1/2") and not use the adapter. One less piece to be loose and have movement. Plus if for some odd reason you lose the...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-06-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,140
Posted By Meames1
What I did out of an abundance of caution was to...

What I did out of an abundance of caution was to tie into the brake light circuit of my toad with a small but bright red LED and a 2 prong plug for easy disconnect, with about 6' of wire. I attach...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-05-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 898
Posted By Meames1
Nice, that's honestly better than I thought.

Nice, that's honestly better than I thought.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-03-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By Meames1
I would say yours is definitely low. My ISC 350...

I would say yours is definitely low. My ISC 350 gets 30lbs.
It looks like yours has the ISL, yes it's low.
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-03-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Meames1
Here ya go >>> Bilstein 24-186476. Not...

Here ya go >>> Bilstein 24-186476.


Not finding mine anywhere local, I bought off Amazon.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B009FU7FWW/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

You...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-20-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
American Coach: Slide Out Roof
Views: 248
Posted By Meames1
Was your main roof Fiberglass or membrane ? My...

Was your main roof Fiberglass or membrane ? My '99 Dream has an EPDM roof and fiberglass on top of slide, but a '99 Eagle has a full fiberglass roof. Not sure what they did on others years and or...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-20-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
American Coach: Slide Out Roof
Views: 248
Posted By Meames1
I use a step ladder and a brush with a pole....

I use a step ladder and a brush with a pole. Still not real easy, but there is 4-6" between the slide and topper. I also use spray wax with a pole and mop head working from each side. The first time...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-20-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By Meames1
This is copied and pasted from another post I...

This is copied and pasted from another post I replied to. Towed our 2014 over 10K miles this way.



You won't find this in the manual, but I can tell you how to do it without draining the...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-19-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
American Coach: Slide Out Roof
Views: 248
Posted By Meames1
The top of the slide is fiberglass, not EPDM like...

The top of the slide is fiberglass, not EPDM like the main roof. They get real dry and dirty because most people don't clean and wax up there. Especially due to the slide awning ( I Assume yours has...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-18-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By Meames1
Yeah, I really couldn't see the hack job on the...

Yeah, I really couldn't see the hack job on the lower bumper in your first picture. I understand your frustration. If it were only the grille piece I wouldn't worry, but I see it in your second pic.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-18-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By Meames1
Not really seeing the issue. Are you talking how...

Not really seeing the issue. Are you talking how much of the lower grille they cut out ? When I did my 2014 Explorer I spent a little more time only cutting what was needed, but that left some of the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-15-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 12,307
Posted By Meames1
My dream, a pre egr 500 ISM in my 40' 30,000 gvr...

My dream, a pre egr 500 ISM in my 40' 30,000 gvr single slide. :bow:
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-09-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,690
Posted By Meames1
I'll jump in. >>>...

I'll jump in. >>> https://www.rvchassisparts.com:8443/aparvchassis/runApp?id=5
Part #: 702894-01
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-08-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,690
Posted By Meames1
Nice! Coach looks clean underneath too.

Nice! Coach looks clean underneath too.
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-05-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,690
Posted By Meames1
Here is a thread when I did them, while not...

Here is a thread when I did them, while not really a step by step, but it pretty much shows everything. https://www.irv2.com/forums/f25/ifs1200-refresh-481075.html
Not really hard IMO, but...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-31-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,430
Posted By Meames1
Agreed with what a lot have said. Especially,...

Agreed with what a lot have said. Especially, NEVER buy on monthly payment..ever! The rest is really simple if you just look at the bottom line. If I am looking at a coach, a car, truck, home...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-26-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,534
Posted By Meames1
LOL. Only a pilot would reply to a 4 year old...

LOL. Only a pilot would reply to a 4 year old thread when a bolt size is listed wrong :dance::bow::laugh:
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