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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-16-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By RMFUN
This may be what I do if what I am hoping to do...

This may be what I do if what I am hoping to do doesn't work out.


Thanks
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-16-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By RMFUN
He was visiting family in GA and was having...

He was visiting family in GA and was having issues with his rv. He looked at mine and said he wanted it, but had to take his rv back to Brownville, TX. He got home and wired me the full amount. :)
...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-16-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By RMFUN
I am going to buy a piece of big C channel and...

I am going to buy a piece of big C channel and make a bracket so it will work. I agree about the cable and will look at doing a backup support bracket.


Thanks
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-16-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By RMFUN
I did better than get a great deposit, he has...

I did better than get a great deposit, he has already paid everything in full :)

The tire is 39" tall and there is a compartment setup for that big. Even the factory tow hitch mount is curved to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-16-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By RMFUN
Anyone have a spare on a 2005 era WH ?

I am adding a spare tire and wheel for the buyer of my coach. My coach did not come with a spare, but the space, lift and rod are installed. The piece on the end of the cable that goes through the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-29-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,032
Posted By RMFUN
The Heim joint on mine was VERY loose and made it...

The Heim joint on mine was VERY loose and made it act like it was much longer. When I tightened it, the steps didnt work right. I disconnected the joint and ran the gear out by opening the door, then...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-29-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,032
Posted By RMFUN
THANK YOU !, This is what I needed. I looked and...

THANK YOU !, This is what I needed. I looked and didnt see these docs. Got it fixed today and it works great.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-28-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,032
Posted By RMFUN
Coach Step problems after new shoulder bolt

The shoulder bolt broke on my triple Coach Steps. I removed the steps and the broken bolt and replaced the shoulder bolt
with a new one. Did not know how to index the fan gear to the motor teeth, so...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 07-28-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,046
Posted By RMFUN
Thanks to everyone for replies and info. I have...

Thanks to everyone for replies and info. I have calls in to find a used rim at the places mentioned.


Russ
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 07-28-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,046
Posted By RMFUN
Yes, that is what I was asking. I figured you...

Yes, that is what I was asking. I figured you could use a different size on the front, but not mixed on one side of the rear.


Thanks
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 07-26-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,046
Posted By RMFUN
Good info, Thanks. Can the 235 and 245 be...

Good info, Thanks. Can the 235 and 245 be interchanged, even on the dual rear axle?
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 07-26-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,046
Posted By RMFUN
My coach did not come with one, but it does have...

My coach did not come with one, but it does have the area and the hardware underneath to install one. The buyer wanted one and asked me to get one for him at his expense. I will discuss it with him...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 07-26-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,046
Posted By RMFUN
Sorry, I did not give more info. I agree with...

Sorry, I did not give more info. I agree with what most people say, and I did not have a spare ( or tire).


I have sold my RV to an out of state buyer that has seen and driven my coach.
He...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 07-25-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,046
Posted By RMFUN
2005 w22 Steel wheel

My Newmar has 235/80r 22.5 Mich XRV tires on steel wheels.


I am looking to get a spare and they seem
hard to find ? Any ideas of where to get one, used is fine.


Thanks!
Russ
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-19-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,306
Posted By RMFUN
I had this issue with my Newmar Kountry star....

I had this issue with my Newmar Kountry star. When on shore power, the
batteries would not charge. I got lots of ideas and help, but it ending up being my error.

I have a "use/store" switch on...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-17-2017, 12:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,551
Posted By RMFUN
Easy install :) I have been monitoring mine and...

Easy install :) I have been monitoring mine and it seems to work great.

Russ
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-28-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,763
Posted By RMFUN
I am sorry for my late reply, I see you found...

I am sorry for my late reply, I see you found one.

The link is Memory Foam Mattress, Pillow, Bed, Tempur-Pedic. (https://dynastymattress.ecrater.com/)

Our Mattress seems like it would be...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-27-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,551
Posted By RMFUN
I just got it today, just plugs into the dual...

I just got it today, just plugs into the dual voltage jack with a foot long section of phone line.

Ordered it here and got it 2 days later.

IOTA IQ4 Smart Charger for DLS Series | eBay...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-26-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,551
Posted By RMFUN
Called IOTA tech and they said IQ4 module will...

Called IOTA tech and they said IQ4 module will work just fine.

Unplugged the RV and waited a day to check the batteries, today
they checked out fully charged, so problem solved.

Thanks,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-23-2017, 10:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,551
Posted By RMFUN
IOTA Product Specifications...

IOTA Product Specifications (https://www.iotaengineering.com/iq.htm)

Looks like much better control of the charging process. Easy to install, just plugs into your existing converter.

Russ
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-23-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,551
Posted By RMFUN
I have 2 6volt Golf Cart batteries in series. ...

I have 2 6volt Golf Cart batteries in series.

Russ
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-23-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,551
Posted By RMFUN
The Bird and solenoids are under the hood, high...

The Bird and solenoids are under the hood, high on the firewall. Looks
like they would be a pain to work on. Have you considered The IOTA IQ4
smart charger upgrade for your converter? ($17 shipped)...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-23-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,551
Posted By RMFUN
Well, I found the problem and it was a mistake on...

Well, I found the problem and it was a mistake on my part. I got many
links and pdf files from you guys and I really appreciate it. Thanks !

When I cleaned up the RV, I switched the Intellitec...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-22-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,567
Posted By RMFUN
Nevermind, I found in another post it is under...

Nevermind, I found in another post it is under the hood by the firewall.


Thanks!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-22-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,567
Posted By RMFUN
I may be having a similar issue as the original...

I may be having a similar issue as the original poster.

Where would I find the BIRD and Solenoid on a gas KS?

Thanks,
Russ
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-22-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,551
Posted By RMFUN
Nothing in the bay except for the ATS and...

Nothing in the bay except for the ATS and converter.

Russ
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-22-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,551
Posted By RMFUN
Thanks for the manuals... now if I can just find...

Thanks for the manuals... now if I can just find where Newmar put the
solenoid.:)

Russ
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-22-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,551
Posted By RMFUN
I checked everything and did not see any loose...

I checked everything and did not see any loose wires. I even removed
the batteries so I could see better and take some photos. I am not sure what the green connector is ??? I do not have a cut off...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-22-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,551
Posted By RMFUN
I replaced them and yes I took pics and was very...

I replaced them and yes I took pics and was very careful. I am going out
today and will check everything over again.

What is a BIRD ?

Thanks
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-22-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,763
Posted By RMFUN
I put this in our new to us RV and it is Great,...

I put this in our new to us RV and it is Great, as good as out Tempurpedic
IMHO. Great price and I paid about $30 less direct from the company and
that included free shipping and 2 gel memory...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-21-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,551
Posted By RMFUN
I use the use/ store switch in the monitor, but I...

I use the use/ store switch in the monitor, but I will look around and
see if I see another switch in the battery compartment.

Thanks
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-21-2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,551
Posted By RMFUN
Battery charging issue, what to check next?

I replaced both coach batteries and the chassis battery 2 months ago.
I run my gen every month to exercise it.

Coach is plugged in and batteries are still not charging.

Chassis read 12.2 and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-18-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,496
Posted By RMFUN
X2 USAA is a GREAT company to work with. ...

X2

USAA is a GREAT company to work with.

Russ
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-22-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By RMFUN
Now I know what those corroded parts in the next...

Now I know what those corroded parts in the next storage bay are :D
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-21-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By RMFUN
Got me thinking, I just replaced my coach...

Got me thinking, I just replaced my coach batteries last week and
I didnt have any hold down straps :sad: I thought the batts would be too
heavy to bounce around......I guess I need to figure out...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-10-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,169
Posted By RMFUN
I considered this when I bought mine. I think you...

I considered this when I bought mine. I think you have other costs when
you use the FI Onan. You need to have addition fuel return line and a separate high fuel pump and wiring installed. This...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-07-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,169
Posted By RMFUN
I was worried more about the gas, not the...

I was worried more about the gas, not the winding. I just spent 4K replacing a Generac with 90 hours because it sat too long.
I will exercise mine every month ;)

I did use Stabil on all the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-07-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,169
Posted By RMFUN
Thanks everyone, I guess its 2 heaters and pizza...

Thanks everyone, I guess its 2 heaters and pizza tomorrow:D
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-07-2017, 12:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,169
Posted By RMFUN
Exercising the generator in winter ??

I have a new Onan in my Newmar and I follow the manual and exercise it
every month for an hour under load.

In the summer, it is easy, just turn on both A/C and let it run.

What do you do in...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-08-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By RMFUN
Found the drain valves in plan sight in the back...

Found the drain valves in plan sight in the back of my water bay.
Not labeled, but I should have seen them earlier.


"007" Thanks for the advise to also check the batteries, they needed
a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-07-2016, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By RMFUN
I do not have any lines labeled. I will look...

I do not have any lines labeled. I will look again tomorrow
and look under the panels and in the nooks and crannys:)

Thanks!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-07-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By RMFUN
Thanks, I will look again tomorrow for the drains.

Thanks, I will look again tomorrow for the drains.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-07-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By RMFUN
I decided to bring the coach back to GA, so I can...

I decided to bring the coach back to GA, so I can fix it and use my space
and tools. I bought new fuel filter, plugs and wires and will be doing this shortly. After I finish, I will update the post...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-07-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By RMFUN
Winterizing questions

2005 Kountry Star 3302

I winterized my coach today and have a couple of questions that I couldn't
find the answer in the manual or online.

1)The manual said to drain both low point drains,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-01-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,054
Posted By RMFUN
My listed weights were done on a CAT scale, very...

My listed weights were done on a CAT scale, very nice for $11.
In this case, I could not weight each side of the same axles.

Russ
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-31-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,054
Posted By RMFUN
I had the same questions before my trip 2 weeks...

I had the same questions before my trip 2 weeks ago.

I have a 2005 Newmar Kountry Star on a W22, rated at 22,000lbs
I have new Michelin XRV 235/80-22.5 tires. The coach sticker said
to set the...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-28-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,085
Posted By RMFUN
When I bought the spark plugs ( a/c 44-101) at...

When I bought the spark plugs ( a/c 44-101) at Car quest, their computer
showed to gap them to .045. It showed the factory plugs were .060.

When I looked into this, posters on the LS forums...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-26-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,085
Posted By RMFUN
Couldn't find the correct filter here locally, so...

Couldn't find the correct filter here locally, so I will order it and install later.

Just curious if anyone checked codes with this issue? A local shop loaned
me his Matco scanner and it showed...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-26-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,085
Posted By RMFUN
I got some Magnum wires and plugs to install and...

I got some Magnum wires and plugs to install and will get the
new fuel filter and adapter if I can find one here in FL. I hope to
get this done before I leave back to GA on Saturday. I will update...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-20-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,085
Posted By RMFUN
Thanks for all the replies, I guess I will order...

Thanks for all the replies, I guess I will order plugs and Magnum wires
tomorrow and get then installed.

My issues seemed to only be in the 2-3k range in low gears. At highways
speeds it seems...
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