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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-22-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,362
Posted By VACMAN
Lug_Nut, a real good way to post a lot of pics,:...

Lug_Nut, a real good way to post a lot of pics,: Go to www.photobucket.com (https://www.photobucket.com) At this site you can make an account (free) then upload pics..You can see how after you upload...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-27-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5,870
Views: 574,827
Posted By VACMAN
AMEN.................:thumb:

AMEN.................:thumb:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-25-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 955
Posted By VACMAN
?? on Radiator Fan

I was looking under the back of my coach with the engine running, and I noticed that the fan was not turning. i also noticed that the fan is not powered by a belt like on a car. It looks like it has...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-06-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5,870
Views: 574,827
Posted By VACMAN
Just a diffence of opinion..I personally love to...

Just a diffence of opinion..I personally love to read all WM post.. maybe I'm just weird. No joke I really do read every post I can. i quess I like to hear of different expieriences..:dance:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-23-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,244
Posted By VACMAN
power shade fuse blows

The fuse for my front power shades keeps blowing.. I can replace the fuse, and everyting works fine for a day or two. Then, no work, fuse blowen. I have even went to the next size up on the fuse, but...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-13-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,846
Posted By VACMAN
Air sound on acceleration

On the trip home today I noticed a sound like air escaping when I accelerate from a stop. All the air gauges are normal. I pulled off the road and walked along the side while the DW pushed on the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-03-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,826
Posted By VACMAN
Tommy,, after your reply, as I stated I checked...

Tommy,, after your reply, as I stated I checked mine, and you can plainly see where the (thread ring) is pressed into the fill tube. And with a blunt chisel you can work around this insert, and can...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-03-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,826
Posted By VACMAN
When I got home today with a hammer and a small...

When I got home today with a hammer and a small chisel I was able to move the thread sleeve down about 1/8". I will try this next time I go out to see if it makes the gasket tighter..VACMAN
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-03-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,826
Posted By VACMAN
Gary I don't doubt what you are saying, but if...

Gary I don't doubt what you are saying, but if this was the vent or overfow tube, why could I not get any air thru it even with the caps off ?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-03-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,826
Posted By VACMAN
TOMMY,,, This makes as much sense as anything I...

TOMMY,,, This makes as much sense as anything I have heard so far,, When I get home I will do this. I may be a couple of weeks til I can get it on the road to see if it works.. I will keep ya...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-02-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,826
Posted By VACMAN
Gary,, I crawled under the coach (tight fit) i...

Gary,, I crawled under the coach (tight fit) i could see a black tube coming down the side of the tank. I could not see where it went to, i tried to blw air,(by mouth) but could not get air to go...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-02-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,826
Posted By VACMAN
Just wondering, (THAT COULD BE DANGEROUS), Anyway...

Just wondering, (THAT COULD BE DANGEROUS), Anyway I have vent tubes that come from the tank and are connected to the fill neck just behind the cap. If I was to take the tube loose where it goes into...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-02-2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,826
Posted By VACMAN
I would try the unvented locking caps also, If I...

I would try the unvented locking caps also, If I knew for sure that my 425HP engine does not have to have the vent at the caps to run properly. Is my coach vented at 2 places? VACMAN :confused:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-31-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,826
Posted By VACMAN
I have had the leaking fuel caps from day 1. I...

I have had the leaking fuel caps from day 1. I called Newmar and they told me to take pictures of the cap and the inside opening of the fill tube. After sending the pictures, the only help they could...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-18-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,551
Posted By VACMAN
After reading the replies from my post, I guess I...

After reading the replies from my post, I guess I am ok. I was probably expecting too much. Sense we have not dry-camped very much I did not know what to expect. In the back of my mind I was thinking...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-17-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,551
Posted By VACMAN
Don't worry SX_RVing, you are not Hi-Jacking...

Don't worry SX_RVing, you are not Hi-Jacking anthing.. It is all about batteries. By the way in my upper post I stated I purchased OPTIMA ADMs..Well My finger was not working with my brain.. I...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-16-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,551
Posted By VACMAN
Let me start from the beginning. A while back I...

Let me start from the beginning. A while back I noticed that after being garaged and on shore power for a month, I could drive 20 miles to my local CG, and I would not have enough power to put the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-16-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,551
Posted By VACMAN
My batteries are new about one month. I have 3 12...

My batteries are new about one month. I have 3 12 volts. I quess when I turn off the tv at night I should not only turn off the tv, but get up and also turn off the inverter. Vacman
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-16-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,551
Posted By VACMAN
How Long should House charge hold?

I boondocked yesterday. Unplugged unit yesterday and took it out of garage.went a short distance and set up. Ran tv on the inverter from 2:00pm to 8:00 pm (about 6 hours) went bed. the only thing...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-05-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,707
Posted By VACMAN
I got a reply from MAGNUM MFG today Here is thier...

I got a reply from MAGNUM MFG today Here is thier answerer to what the diff is between Agm1 And Agm2 .......Contact battery manufacturer and ask what their suggestion would be, another words do they...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-03-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,707
Posted By VACMAN
Thanks wthomas1,, I think I will use AGM 2, for...

Thanks wthomas1,, I think I will use AGM 2, for now then contact MAGNUM mfg. next week,, Thanks VACMAN
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-02-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,707
Posted By VACMAN
Thanks but I don't think Chris would be much help...

Thanks but I don't think Chris would be much help now, because I replaced the batteries today. I removed the 4 6-volt interstates out and replaced them with 3 12-volt PC2150 ODYSSEY's. On my MAGNUM...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-02-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,707
Posted By VACMAN
AGM Battery setting on Power mgt system

I am getting ready to replace my National House batteries.. From what I read I am going to put in AGM batteries. my question: On my power Management system I can reset it for various batteries, What...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-29-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,021
Posted By VACMAN
GaryKD, That was good reading, and I have a...

GaryKD, That was good reading, and I have a better idea as to where to get a filter at. But it don't explain to me how it works...Does the filter (DRY) the mosture out, or capture the mosture like my...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-29-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,021
Posted By VACMAN
I presume the purpose of the DRIER FILTER is to...

I presume the purpose of the DRIER FILTER is to remove the mositure out of the system..So here is my question: what happens to the water once it gets in the drier filter? Is there a drain cord on...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-28-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,855
Posted By VACMAN
That is what I thought.. So,, if I buy 4, 6 volt...

That is what I thought.. So,, if I buy 4, 6 volt AGM batteries, and wire then in the same way I take the old one out, I should be good to go.. Right?
VACMAN
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-28-2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,855
Posted By VACMAN
I am confussed by the above post of Wa8yxm.. he...

I am confussed by the above post of Wa8yxm.. he states::: Remember.. There are no six volt batteries in RVs I was told that I have a 12 volt system on my house Batteries, but they are 4 six volt...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-28-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,855
Posted By VACMAN
Hi Gary,, We just got back from Floida,, We went...

Hi Gary,, We just got back from Floida,, We went down the last of Jan. On the way down after 8 hours we stopped for the night. And after just running th TV for only 1 hour the batteries were gone. I...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-27-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,855
Posted By VACMAN
New House Batteries, Gel ?

My house batteries have failed. I have over heard RVers state that it is wise to replace with Gel?.. So before I go to the battery man, help me to wise up. What should I tell him I want? price is not...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-25-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5,870
Views: 574,827
Posted By VACMAN
When we travel, there are times we also choose to...

When we travel, there are times we also choose to just go slow, stop when we feel like it at a campground. But by having a business that is hard to get away sometime is limited. If we have only 3 to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-11-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,204
Posted By VACMAN
I agree I would not buy a Freightliner.. I saw a...

I agree I would not buy a Freightliner.. I saw a few coaches I liked better than the DS I purchased, But my #1 want was to have the comfort drive that was only on the Spartan. Do you think the CD...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-29-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,856
Posted By VACMAN
Sure, GaryKD I remember you from Camp Newmar. I...

Sure, GaryKD I remember you from Camp Newmar. I guess I could have probably went to Spartan up the road and got my year end service for less than $1,600.00. Next time I will know better. No we will...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-29-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,856
Posted By VACMAN
This price of $1,600.00 was not for any extra...

This price of $1,600.00 was not for any extra work.. I told them I wanted to do the oil and filter changes that would put the unit up to date.. They handed me a sheet that had a list of things they...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-29-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,856
Posted By VACMAN
I was at camp Newmar in Oct to have some warranty...

I was at camp Newmar in Oct to have some warranty work done. I did not have but 8,000 miles on it, but time was closing in on 1 year old. So, I thought why not do the I year/ 15,000 miles service.....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-18-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
Posted By VACMAN
UPDATE::: The Oasis failed again. After getting...

UPDATE::: The Oasis failed again. After getting home I called Oasis Mfg. The tech ran me thru a couple of tests, and found out the compressor was not working. I am still under warranty, so they are...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-10-2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,214
Posted By VACMAN
They did a bad job of applying the 4" strip of...

They did a bad job of applying the 4" strip of wallpaper around my 1/2 bath.. Any ideas? would tile work for one row? Just wondering..VACMAN
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-07-2009, 08:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,441
Posted By VACMAN
If a person wants the CD in a used Newmar, I...

If a person wants the CD in a used Newmar, I think I am correct in saying they had the CD in the higher line coaches (mountian aire and above) in 2007. But they did not put it in the Dutch Star until...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-06-2009, 07:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,441
Posted By VACMAN
MACKDADDY,, Do yourself a favor. Don't take...

MACKDADDY,, Do yourself a favor. Don't take anyone's final word for it.. You must drive a NEWMAR with COMFORT DRIVE to test for yourself. I think it is the best thing since sliced bread. I have had a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-29-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,509
Posted By VACMAN
While we are on the subject, I have a question: A...

While we are on the subject, I have a question: A couple friends of mine that we run with says that they leave their PAC on all the time. I tell them that I only turn mine on when I need it. I give...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-28-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,141
Posted By VACMAN
Best point I have read on the suject.. Never...

Best point I have read on the suject.. Never thought about it like that, But you would just be laying yourself open..Very well put ..VACMAN
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-26-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,544
Posted By VACMAN
This probably won't help, but it is worth a try:...

This probably won't help, but it is worth a try: A friend of mine had the same problem. No one could figure it out. Then one day we were looking at it with the engine running, rear cover was open, my...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-23-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,141
Posted By VACMAN
Oh, I love that sound.. It makes me think I am a...

Oh, I love that sound.. It makes me think I am a heavy equipment operator.. MUst be from when I was a kid...VACMAN :laugh:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-22-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,337
Posted By VACMAN
Hi Steve, I hate to hear about your awning.. I...

Hi Steve, I hate to hear about your awning.. I would think that you are on track by using a curved needle. I would guess by you being a full timer, and your awning being exposed to the suns UV rays...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-20-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,029
Posted By VACMAN
My cable was also too short, and it finally...

My cable was also too short, and it finally pulled out of the clamped end. I soldered it back long enough to get back to Camp Newmar. (I had an appt set anyway) They replaced it and now I can pull...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-20-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,076
Posted By VACMAN
Thanks Gary,, I found the filter, Knob, and wire,...

Thanks Gary,, I found the filter, Knob, and wire, today.. By the way it was nice to meet you at camp NEWMAR...vacman :thumb:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-19-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,076
Posted By VACMAN
Fuel / Water Sepatator ?

On another site some were talking about draining the Diesel/Water separator (PRIMARY FUEL FILTER/WATER SEPARATOR) Me being new to Diesel, Do I have one of these on my coach ?, And if I do, where...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-19-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
Posted By VACMAN
I had the burner on..........Vacman

I had the burner on..........Vacman
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-19-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
Posted By VACMAN
Does the Oasis Have a Priority ?

This weekend it was a little nippy. The furnace was on and heating the coach. The DW was taking a shower and Stated she had no hot water. My question is: Does the Oasis have a priority? I know at...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-02-2009, 04:22 AM
Replies: 4,517
Views: 1,497,773
Posted By VACMAN
Well my 2 day appt turned into 5. As I had stated...

Well my 2 day appt turned into 5. As I had stated above, On tues the 29th I went home and told them to call me when it was done. I talked to them yesterday, (Thur) and they said it would be done...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-29-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4,517
Views: 1,497,773
Posted By VACMAN
I'm at camp Newmar, or should I say my coach is...

I'm at camp Newmar, or should I say my coach is there. We got there on Sunday the 27th for our 28th appt. that was set for 2 days. Well they worked on it Mon and Tues, morning. then told me parts...
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