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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-01-2021, 11:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 984
Posted By Beyond
Dennis, I don't know the exact size but the large...

Dennis, I don't know the exact size but the large wrench as R. Wold says for the slide is important. We have a 2007 Ventana and I'd suggest using tire pressure/temp monitors too. Much easier to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-16-2020, 12:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,310
Posted By Beyond
Depending on how long you'll be camping without...

Depending on how long you'll be camping without external power, you may want to keep your inverter off. We charge our phones from a 12v usb source and just turn on inverter if needed to charge our...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-15-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By Beyond
We had no idea what it was (found under the bed),...

We had no idea what it was (found under the bed), but have for years just done the front lock on the two slides. It has worked well for us and we can do them easily by hand (I usually wear gloves...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-06-2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By Beyond
We have 11,000 miles on 6 Sumitomo ST727 tires...

We have 11,000 miles on 6 Sumitomo ST727 tires (275 70R 22.5) and have been very happy with their performance. Depending on how many miles on the damaged tire, you might consider putting two new...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-02-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,997
Posted By Beyond
oops, that didn't work well. was using praying...

oops, that didn't work well. was using praying hands. You'll be in our prayers, praying for your full recovery.
Forum: Just Conversation 08-02-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,997
Posted By Beyond
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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-24-2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By Beyond
Highly recommend SD RV Center for paint work

For those of you in the greater San Diego area, I also recommend San Diego RV Center. I went there to have some scratches removed after seeing a 2006 DP they had refreshed. This was all prior to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-22-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By Beyond
Dash Air repair has held up

We had our Evans Tempco dash air repaired by RV Specialists, 8616 Miramar Pl, San Diego, CA. 858-455-9898. https://myrvspecialists.com

We took it to another place first. They couldn't find the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-19-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,000
Posted By Beyond
We've driven cross country and to Alaska with a...

We've driven cross country and to Alaska with a motorcycle on the back using a cruiser lift. The previous owner of our coach used the cruiser lift for his motorcycle while flat towing his car. ...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-30-2020, 03:23 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,710
Posted By Beyond
just a suggestion to check that your WD hitch is...

just a suggestion to check that your WD hitch is set up properly, it may need to have the ball height lowered. On our first toy box (being towed with F250) the hitch expert had it set wrong and we...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-08-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,458
Posted By Beyond
check quarantine rules

Before you try traveling in Alaska, be sure to check the quarantine rules. My brother returned to his home outside of Wasilla and has to stay in quarantine for 14 days before going out in public or...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-16-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,777
Posted By Beyond
Be sure the RV can handle a lift

Lots of threads on what RV can handle your HD on the lift. We've had excellent results with ours, although some critics say it is to short. Hydralift and CruiserLift suppliers could help with that...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-06-2020, 02:00 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,372
Posted By Beyond
towing the Traverse (well in our case an Acadia)

I've towed our 2016 GMC Acadia (same size as the Traverse) with a Blue Ox baseplate & Avail towbar and using Air force One brake for many thousands of miles without problem (we use switches instead...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-04-2020, 02:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,019
Posted By Beyond
Good Sam ERS not FMCA

I don't have FMCA, but I did call Good Sam once to come and loosen the lug nuts on the outside dually which lost air due to a bad valve stem. I thought that would be covered under their service...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-17-2019, 01:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,392
Posted By Beyond
We have a similar sized RV (just lots older than...

We have a similar sized RV (just lots older than yours) and have towed our GMC Acadia across the country three times. It is not quick to accelerate (as has been mentioned several times) but it runs...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-16-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,371
Posted By Beyond
check the lift pump

We have a different engine (ISB) but ours did similar, work intermittently and quit. Changed fuel filters with no change. Turned out to be a LIFT PUMP. I suggest to have your lift pump tested.
...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-01-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By Beyond
That is amazing we had a similar leak and it cost...

That is amazing we had a similar leak and it cost the shop minimum to have them tighten the valve stem and test it solved the leak, just under $50. Had a valve stem go bad at home & the mobile tire...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-01-2019, 01:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By Beyond
If it can be operated without the pedal assist...

If it can be operated without the pedal assist and meets the other criteria, it is a class 2. Class 2 electric bikes can still be used with the pedals. A class 1 (or 3) do not work on electric...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-01-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By Beyond
Calif didn't invent class 3, the Feds did

Class 2 has a throttle control that will operate whether pedaling or not. Class 1 and 3 only operate to assist while pedaling. Class 1 & 2 will cut out once 20 mph is reached. Class 3 doesn't cut...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-31-2019, 02:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By Beyond
Federal law, not California this time

Calif used to regulate all electric bikes, riders to have driver licenses & helmets and had the ability to restrict from some areas. The Federal Consumer Product Safety Act (15 USC 2051 et seq)...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-22-2019, 02:41 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,177
Posted By Beyond
Our rig is about the same size as yours. We went...

Our rig is about the same size as yours. We went the first 5 years with no "toad". We do carry a tandem bicycle and had longer trips we carried a motorcycle on a rear mounted lift. Sometimes we...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-22-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By Beyond
Your coach is much newer, but we experienced ball...

Your coach is much newer, but we experienced ball bearings come from the slide rollers. Replaced the rollers. Actually just did it for the 2nd time at about 82k miles.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-18-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,372
Posted By Beyond
Chevy says YES

I was at the county fair this weekend and Chevrolet had a large display of cars. I asked about 4-down towing and was brought over to a large poster with vehicle specs. It had a chart showing which...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-09-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,858
Posted By Beyond
Reserve CA site - bad news

I just had to agree. Was trying to find a site for October for 6 days. found one with hook ups for 3 days. Tried to put it in a cart so I could make sure I could get something we would fit in for...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-28-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 691
Posted By Beyond
On our T-stat we have three operational modes. ...

On our T-stat we have three operational modes. Cool • Heat [which is propane fueled furnace] • and Heat Pump
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-28-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By Beyond
Reset Procedure from Sue Noyes (R.I.P.)

LEVELEG TROUBLESHOOT SEQUENCE

**If the coach is in the error mode, start at step #7.
**Make sure the nut on the bottom of the suspect
Jack turns before starting procedure.

...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-27-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By Beyond
Attwood jacks electrical connectors

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I'm hoping the photo attached of the contents in our first compartment on the driver's side. In the upper right corner there are two block connectors. red arrow is pointing to them.

On...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-25-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By Beyond
On our RV we unplug the controller and then...

On our RV we unplug the controller and then reconnect to reset it. Controller in first (front) compartment on drivers side
Forum: Toy Haulers Discussion 05-10-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 17,931
Posted By Beyond
The no class B means a COMMERCIAL Class B. CA...

The no class B means a COMMERCIAL Class B. CA allows Non-commercial Class A drivers to drive a (non-commercial) Class B RV.

On the face of the license it just says the class as "A". Under the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-08-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 910
Posted By Beyond
I guess having an OLD coach is better for this. ...

I guess having an OLD coach is better for this. Our 2007 (Spartan Chassis) uses normal GM ignition key.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-08-2019, 01:55 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,487
Posted By Beyond
Skywatcher1, were you also towing? That idiot...

Skywatcher1, were you also towing? That idiot was really lucky the oncoming driver had some smarts and moved over. It looks like you were crowding the right side too. Thanks for sharing the video....
Forum: RV Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 05-02-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,976
Posted By Beyond
Yes, RV's that bypass the inspection point do get stopped

I've driven through the I-64 heading to Virginia Beach, VA many times and have stopped for the inspection. The pull off was well marked and cars were courteous letting us back in the lane after the...
Forum: Toy Haulers Discussion 05-01-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 17,931
Posted By Beyond
The speed limit for towing in California is very...

The speed limit for towing in California is very consistent. It is 55 mph regardless of the vehicle configuration. Even a motorcycle towing a small trailer has a legal limit of 55 mph. So no...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-22-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,338
Posted By Beyond
Have you considered just carrying the bikes...

Have you considered just carrying the bikes inside the pass through compartment? We ride a tandem & what drew us to purchasing a DP was to carry our bike inside. We could also fit two single bikes...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-19-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,043
Posted By Beyond
Ridemist, I used my Discover card one year for...

Ridemist, I used my Discover card one year for one of these specials and found Discover didn't "add" the total the same way I did. Later they called and asked why I stopped using their card. I told...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-16-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By Beyond
Fuses for what?

There are fuses in other positions as well. But if you think our 2007 would be similar to yours, I'd be happy to email photos. pm an email address though, I have difficulty attaching them to the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-08-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,043
Posted By Beyond
Not always the bank limiting card use

We generally have multiple cards handy if we don't go inside to make the purchase. At the pump it is usually the store/station policy that limits the dollar amount to prevent drive-offs. When going...
Forum: Toy Haulers Discussion 04-04-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 17,931
Posted By Beyond
Thumbs up David, I'm a bit south of you but have my...

David, I'm a bit south of you but have my non-comm Class A too, if you need a back up. I'll be camping at the Temecula KOA for the weekend (leaving Monday).
Wouldn't the El Cajon testing location...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 01-30-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,604
Posted By Beyond
I've bought our 2 & 4 6v batteries from these...

I've bought our 2 & 4 6v batteries from these folks: https://deepcyclebatterystore.com/#
they have great instructional videos which might help you out. We put in the Trojan 6v's with a watering...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-16-2019, 01:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,163
Posted By Beyond
to bad Newmar doesn't stock parts for the Atwood...

to bad Newmar doesn't stock parts for the Atwood electric jacks on our Newmar.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-08-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,372
Posted By Beyond
Glad we have an older Acadia (2016), the fuses...

Glad we have an older Acadia (2016), the fuses are on switches, one in the car and one outside (so we can lock/unlock doors with the key fob remote). Dealing with the shift lever boot sounds...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-18-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By Beyond
Inverter seems to drain the battery in just a few...

Inverter seems to drain the battery in just a few days on ours, or at least it gets to where we run the generator to charge them. The control is a bit confusing, we just keep pushing the buttons on...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-30-2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,775
Posted By Beyond
Our 2016 GMC Acadia is both our towed and daily...

Our 2016 GMC Acadia is both our towed and daily driver. It seats 7 in a pinch; seats fold to carry important things like our tandem bike. We've towed it coast to coast twice, plus lots of shorter...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-29-2018, 03:55 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,208
Posted By Beyond
similar size RV with different lift (similar weight bike)

I posted some photos a few years ago: https://www.irv2.com/forums/f278/carrying-the-harley-216233-2.html
Post #17 shows the Kawasaki road bike clean & #35 has some of it in Alaska & very dirty. ...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-28-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,852
Posted By Beyond
It is on the 2007 Ventana, a short DP (box is 33'...

It is on the 2007 Ventana, a short DP (box is 33' 10").
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-28-2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,208
Posted By Beyond
You might check out the CruiserLift.com website...

You might check out the CruiserLift.com website which has information to determine if your coach can handle their lift. I don't know if Hydralift has the same info available. Our 2007 33'10" long...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-27-2018, 01:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,852
Posted By Beyond
The previous owner of our coach carried a Harley...

The previous owner of our coach carried a Harley and towed a medium sized car 4-down with a CruiserLift (for close to 20k miles). We've used a CruiserLift for our motorcycle for probably 40k miles...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-29-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By Beyond
Hi carol The green light on ours means the...

Hi carol

The green light on ours means the inverter is on.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-03-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,200
Posted By Beyond
We bought our 3330 used in 2011 and plan on it...

We bought our 3330 used in 2011 and plan on it lasting us forever. We've averaged using it over 75 nights a year and it fits in the garage when home. Hopefully it lasts as long as we do. ...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-30-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,258
Posted By Beyond
Most dash airs are by Evans Tempcon. Check their...

Most dash airs are by Evans Tempcon. Check their website for a service center.
Evans Tempcon > Service Centers (https://www.evanstempcon.com/service_centers.php)
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