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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-04-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,290
Posted By nehog
IMHO... 1. You were not supervising him...

IMHO...

1. You were not supervising him directly... And,
2. You don't know exactly what happened... And,
3. I don't think a buffer alone would cause a windshield to break...

I would say...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-04-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,865
Posted By nehog
What, can't use JB Weld on it? :dance: Those...

What, can't use JB Weld on it? :dance:

Those who are saying get an engine rebuilt (for more 'power') make sure the rebuilder knows you want torque (as much as possible) over high end horsepower....
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-31-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,311
Posted By nehog
A lot of cell towers are seriously overloaded now...

A lot of cell towers are seriously overloaded now with work at home, and students usage. Our performance on AT&T and Sprint both have dropped significantly in the last six-seven months.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-31-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,639
Posted By nehog
Our Ambassador is about 42 ft long, bumper to...

Our Ambassador is about 42 ft long, bumper to bumper.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-20-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,395
Posted By nehog
06 HR Ambassador, no def, not much in the way of...

06 HR Ambassador, no def, not much in the way of emissions stuff really. Totally happy not having to deal with DEF, or other stuff.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-29-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,336
Posted By nehog
First you do the order that the manufacturer...

First you do the order that the manufacturer specified. Some are level then slides, others (like ours) it is slides then level...

Second, I never bother leveling when storing the coach. But if...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-21-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,548
Posted By nehog
First crimps are cold. There is not sufficient...

First crimps are cold. There is not sufficient heat to 'fuse' wires, just pressure. But to get that pressure you need a proper crimp tool--which few really have. I have many (joys of owning a company...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-19-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,548
Posted By nehog
I'm an EE, and have a lot of experience and...

I'm an EE, and have a lot of experience and training. The short answer is that a proper crimp is just as good as soldering. Soldering done properly is just as good as a proper crimp. In short either...
Forum: Cummins Engines 11-16-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By nehog
Let's close this one out... One of my codes was...

Let's close this one out... One of my codes was the temp sensor was not sending a reliable signal. The other seems to be transmission related, and the third may be related to brakes/abs/traction...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-12-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,502
Posted By nehog
We have a built-in one, and love it. The phone...

We have a built-in one, and love it. The phone app, Bluetooth connectivity all make these things great. (Yes, a higher end motor-home...)
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-10-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By nehog
06 HR Ambassador Turn Signal Flasher

Quick question, anyone know where the turn signal flasher is on a 06 Holiday Rambler? I'm making a modification and need to rewire the flasher to be on the other side of the turn signal switch (and...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-08-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,158
Posted By nehog
I have three: my SixGo, a Rand McNally, and Waze...

I have three: my SixGo, a Rand McNally, and Waze on my phone all running at the same time. Each does something different (SixGo navigates, Rand does custom POIs statistics and fuel management, Waze...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-08-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,158
Posted By nehog
I got a SixGo 9" truck GPS on Amazon for about...

I got a SixGo 9" truck GPS on Amazon for about $75. Absolutely the best GPS I've had. Easier to use, reliable and well featured. I bought it with the thought that if it wasn't good, I'd just toss it....
Forum: Cummins Engines 11-08-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By nehog
Oh, yes, I did... First thing. Didn't get much...

Oh, yes, I did... First thing. Didn't get much that I could use.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-06-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 16,240
Posted By nehog
My first question is that are they selling the...

My first question is that are they selling the (beta) service to those of us who RV? I just signed up to get the beta (not been accepted, yet) but is there an issue with that? I do have my permanent...
Forum: iRV2 Owners Registry 11-04-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 319
Posted By nehog
Dora :: 2006 Holiday Rambler Ambassador

Dora :: 2006 Holiday Rambler Ambassador (2017-05-29 23:57:50)
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-04-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 27,617
Posted By nehog
Wish I'd realized you needed electrical...

Wish I'd realized you needed electrical help--that's my field. Sadly we're headed south right now but feel free to PM or email me with questions. Perhaps next summer I can stop by again and see your...
Forum: Cummins Engines 11-04-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By nehog
ScanGuage error codes to Cummins' numbers?

Anyone have the way to convert the error codes that the Scanguage gives to what Cummins publishes? I've got three codes to look up, non directly map to the Cummins numbers!

Background: when...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-26-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,130
Posted By nehog
Interestingly the filters (Fleetguard) all tell...

Interestingly the filters (Fleetguard) all tell you to pre-fill the filter on the instructions on the side. Always fill from the outside, (the inlet side) so that no unflitered fuel is allowed into...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-04-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,995
Posted By nehog
Yes! We blew a tire on our dolly and with the...

Yes! We blew a tire on our dolly and with the toad I was able to drive the car to a nearby tire place for a replacement (two actually, I did both...) Having a car when something breaks is vital.
...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-30-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 220,217
Posted By nehog
None of the big-rig pumps print receipts--at...

None of the big-rig pumps print receipts--at least none I've gone to.



I take a picture of the pump if I can't see it from my driver's seat (so I can enter it into my GPS's fuel log) and then...
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-29-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 15,200
Posted By nehog
ISC, I don't know about the ISB. But... Any...

ISC, I don't know about the ISB.

But... Any electronically controlled (computerized) fuel injection system monitors boost, RPM, load, throttle position, and temperatures (coolant, and IAT) and...
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-26-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 15,200
Posted By nehog
For an electronically controlled injection system...

For an electronically controlled injection system (later ISCs, etc.) a chip/tuner is the only option since the computer controls the fuel. The computer does look at boost, and does increase fuel some...
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-25-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 15,200
Posted By nehog
The bigger issue with EGT is when you tweak the...

The bigger issue with EGT is when you tweak the fuel in addition to additional boost. Without adding more fuel you're less likely to hit maximum EGTs.

That said, I can hit 30 PSI of boost with...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-20-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,353
Posted By nehog
Unless you have that in writing, part of the...

Unless you have that in writing, part of the sales contract, what they say means absolutely nothing legally. That said, they really fell down on the job there!

You could try going after them in...
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-14-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 15,200
Posted By nehog
Having it floored means nothing for boost, the...

Having it floored means nothing for boost, the important factor is engine RPMs. You need to be in the power band (about 2000 RPM...) to have good boost, just flooring it with low RPMs won't generate...
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-25-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 15,200
Posted By nehog
That's understandable. I've done these in the...

That's understandable. I've done these in the past, and my suggestion is to carefully drill until you are very close to breaking through. Remove the drill and flush the hold and surrounding area with...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-16-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,040
Posted By nehog
Love our hydraulic full wall slide. REally feels...

Love our hydraulic full wall slide. REally feels like it opens things up nicely.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-16-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,782
Posted By nehog
Just for the record, unless written by a good...

Just for the record, unless written by a good lawyer, waivers of responsibility are usually impossible to enforce. You sign, you get hurt, your child, spouse, parent, etc., then could sue as they are...
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-15-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 15,200
Posted By nehog
I may still have my old compressor wheel, and...

I may still have my old compressor wheel, and will check and take a picture. Feel free to remind me if I forget. (Old CRS problem! :D)
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-12-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 15,200
Posted By nehog
Not TR4 or Boe, but when I put the valve in the...

Not TR4 or Boe, but when I put the valve in the wastgate line, my boost went from about 24 PSI to about 29-30. The performance difference is very noticeable and I did no other modifications to the...
Forum: Cummins Engines 06-29-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 15,200
Posted By nehog
Before our trip back to NH from Mississippi, I...

Before our trip back to NH from Mississippi, I modified by wastegate line to the actuator. I added a simple 1/4" ball valve. I can now completely disable the wastegate allowing maximum boost.

The...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-28-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,088
Posted By nehog
what they are saying is that they have many tires...

what they are saying is that they have many tires and if they checked a date for you, there is no way to ensure that the tire you ended up buying would be the one they checked the dates on! I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-28-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,973
Posted By nehog
I've been using Nu Finish for years and not only...

I've been using Nu Finish for years and not only is Nathan's comment great, it also lasts longer than any other polish I've used.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-28-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 16,003
Posted By nehog
Always do so... Get return flashes most of the...

Always do so... Get return flashes most of the times. Day time flashes are sometimes not noticed due to glare but that's life. Also when they pass, sometimes I look over and wave too.
Forum: Just Conversation 05-17-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,624
Posted By nehog
I already told my grand-kids that to get any of...

I already told my grand-kids that to get any of our money, first they have to kill off their parents! :dance: And the kids know when we both die, it gets split evenly between them.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-01-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By nehog
I have a shrinking ray but it's too big to mail...

I have a shrinking ray but it's too big to mail to you...

In my case (2006 Ambassador) I was able to reach in and stick the sensors onto the tanks.
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 04-23-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,991
Posted By nehog
About 150,000 miles and still running good. We...

About 150,000 miles and still running good. We replaced the glow plugs, and controller last summer (a bad plug fried the controller...) but other than routine maintenance that is all it needs.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-12-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 653
Posted By nehog
Answer: Slide screen open a few inches and...

Answer:

Slide screen open a few inches and push up on the top of the frame, and pull the lower part of the frame out. Can't believe it was that easy, either. Q: am I getting too old?
Forum: Cummins Engines 03-12-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 15,200
Posted By nehog
The original turbo on my ISC had the wastegate...

The original turbo on my ISC had the wastegate rusted open, so that I essentially didn't have a waste gate. I was able to get about 28 PSI which seemed to be fine. Once that turbo self-destructed the...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 03-12-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 19,347
Posted By nehog
Aw, what the heck. I'm a Vietnam vet,...

Aw, what the heck.

I'm a Vietnam vet, served in SEA in the AF. I'm 200% disabled (two 100% disabilities) and I do not wear a veteran hat unless it is to a veteran's event which is very rare. I...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-11-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 220,217
Posted By nehog
Doesn't that program have a PIN code, and if so...

Doesn't that program have a PIN code, and if so how did they get that too?

As another side: GS now has one fewer members, I won't be a member anymore. I looked back on it and realized I got a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-07-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 988
Posted By nehog
Uh, you want to make sure your various air lines...

Uh, you want to make sure your various air lines are properly connected. Your air should not be hitting 150 PSI. Normal compressor shut-off is 130-135 PSI. I suspect you may be hearing the over...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-07-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 220,217
Posted By nehog
Went to cancel my GS membership over this BS, and...

Went to cancel my GS membership over this BS, and found that it had already expired last year and I'd never renewed it! Good thing I'm a member of FMCA!

As for



That's utter BS. TSD...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-28-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,122
Posted By nehog
Just a quick thought but you may want to get an...

Just a quick thought but you may want to get an electric fuel pressure gauge. On some trucks I've owned we've diagnosed problems by monitoring the fuel pressure and we would see it dropped then the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-27-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,335
Posted By nehog
I guess that answers why I could not update my RM...

I guess that answers why I could not update my RM GPS! However, it is not the end of the world for me. Someday I'll get a Garmin but I always use both my RM and Waze on my phone at the same time. I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-25-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,345
Posted By nehog
Sheesh! A 4-5 minute idle is more than...

Sheesh! A 4-5 minute idle is more than sufficient, and in fact more than that is actually detrimental to the engine, IMHO.

But I too have seen rigs do just that: idle 30+ minutes before departing.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-24-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,189
Posted By nehog
Our bathtub is full height, with enclosure to the...

Our bathtub is full height, with enclosure to the celiling.


Our toilets are home height. They could easily be raise too, just add a spacer.

Mine does, most class-A coaches do.


Mine...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-24-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,345
Posted By nehog
For me, that engine filling the air tanks is my...

For me, that engine filling the air tanks is my signal that the engine is warmed up enough to go. Takes a couple of minutes typically, and usually I'm outside getting all ready to leave. I hear the...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-24-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,657
Posted By nehog
I'd use a shackle instead of those carabiners....

I'd use a shackle instead of those carabiners. They (the carabiners) are not rated for that type of load... They also make quick disconnect shackles that are very fast to install and remove...
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