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Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-17-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,468
Posted By flynnwalter
Craig Several years ago we had lightning kill...

Craig
Several years ago we had lightning kill our jacks (which were down in standing water), step motor, and other items located beneath the coach. When I headed for service I discovered there were...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-20-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,870
Posted By flynnwalter
Ultra Others told you how it turns on, but I...

Ultra
Others told you how it turns on, but I don't think Eureka sells the "switch" part separately. We, too, had a Eureka and it crapped out quickly. Got a replacement under warranty and got tired...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-16-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,282
Posted By flynnwalter
CaymanPilot As for the cost for new covers,...

CaymanPilot
As for the cost for new covers, below is a reply from Flexsteel's Lisa Bauer:
We don’t sell much real leather. We sell the most Ultra Leather, which is the highest quality product we...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-31-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,282
Posted By flynnwalter
Steve & Niki Several years ago we had the same...

Steve & Niki
Several years ago we had the same problem. I called Flexsteel, we were out of warranty (we bought new at Camping World after bankruptcy, so we just had a one year warranty from CW...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-13-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,373
Posted By flynnwalter
Mike and Barbara If, after you have eliminated...

Mike and Barbara
If, after you have eliminated all the kinks and filters, and still have weak flow, suggest you look here:RV Water Filter Store: Standard Filter Canisters for Whole RV...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-10-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 36,368
Posted By flynnwalter
Ron Lucky for me, I have a good buddy who is...

Ron
Lucky for me, I have a good buddy who is very knowledgeable, and who owns a tractor trailer repair shop. He estimated there would be no problems with clearance with either the steering wheels or...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-10-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 36,368
Posted By flynnwalter
Ron As Chad mentioned, we have changed our OEM...

Ron
As Chad mentioned, we have changed our OEM Goodyear 255's up two tire sizes to Bridgestone Ecopia 295/75's. The reason is simple--we got a four corner weighing and determined our passenger rear...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-08-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 36,368
Posted By flynnwalter
Chad For whatever reason, we have no...

Chad
For whatever reason, we have no unreasonable wander in our 38 footer--knocking on wood (my head). But your detailed sharing via this thread and other places I have observed is surely a good...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-15-2016, 06:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,457
Posted By flynnwalter
Hugh Thanks for the info on the 'comfort air...

Hugh
Thanks for the info on the 'comfort air ride valves'. If Josams would do your installation of Source equipment, then it would be a one stop deal along with the best alignment and a four corner...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-14-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,457
Posted By flynnwalter
Hugmongous Unless you remove the shackles, any...

Hugmongous
Unless you remove the shackles, any cracks cannot be seen...
Peace of mind is certainly worth just about everything to me. I think about how I would feel if, God forbid, someone was...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-10-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,457
Posted By flynnwalter
Hugh & Deb The RR4R chassis is 'unique'. The...

Hugh & Deb
The RR4R chassis is 'unique'. The comments from folks owning non RR4R coaches simply do not apply to our situation. It is a lot more serious than shocks, it is a safety issue. Contact...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-09-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,457
Posted By flynnwalter
Hugh & Deb You have received good info about...

Hugh & Deb
You have received good info about the RR4R problem. The good news is that it (porpoising and very bad ride) can be fixed. Bad news is it takes money. You will need to replace the trailing...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-03-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 36,368
Posted By flynnwalter
Chad Thanks so much for including us & keeping...

Chad
Thanks so much for including us & keeping us in the loop. We are very interested in your sway bar installation. Busy now, but may look seriously at one later. Thanks again.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-03-2016, 06:08 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 36,368
Posted By flynnwalter
Well, Chad forgot my email address: ...

Well, Chad forgot my email address:
flynnwalter@gmail.com
Look forward to pics and appreciate you sharing.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-03-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 36,368
Posted By flynnwalter
Chad Thanks, I am all ears (and eyes) to get...

Chad
Thanks, I am all ears (and eyes) to get pics forwarded from you.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-09-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 36,368
Posted By flynnwalter
jerryjoe55 Who are you asking?

jerryjoe55
Who are you asking?
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-08-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 36,368
Posted By flynnwalter
Hurk-- All tires on the same axle must carry...

Hurk--
All tires on the same axle must carry same psi. So the heavy side is what all tires on that axle must be aired up for according to your tires' chart. I probably could lower the air on the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-08-2016, 06:08 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 36,368
Posted By flynnwalter
Hurk I just looked up the weight of the heavier...

Hurk
I just looked up the weight of the heavier side duals on the OEM Goodyear (and later Bridgestone) tire chart and used the same inflation psi for all four dual tires. Repeated the same for front...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-07-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 36,368
Posted By flynnwalter
Hurk, et al Don't forget the rr4r is famous for...

Hurk, et al
Don't forget the rr4r is famous for poor weight distribution (ours is 2700 lbs heavier passenger rear than driver's) so w/o a four corner weighing an axle weight could leave one side...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-02-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 36,368
Posted By flynnwalter
Chad Thanks for starting this thread. As you...

Chad
Thanks for starting this thread. As you may recall we have made all the chassis improvements from Source Engineering as well as going 'up' in tire size (actually 2 sizes to 295/75) We are...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-20-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,544
Posted By flynnwalter
Popcorn Our bay heater worked once and then...

Popcorn
Our bay heater worked once and then pooped out. Fought for and got another one under warranty and it did the same thing. Apparently there is a fuse that could be bought from Radio Shack that...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-19-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,091
Posted By flynnwalter
Cathy Good luck--still learning and it will be...

Cathy
Good luck--still learning and it will be six years this December--you have lots more 'frills' than our Cayman. I must set wood boards underneath driver's side front and rear to tilt rear slide...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-18-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,833
Posted By flynnwalter
Jim Times 2 what xydial wrote. Unless you are...

Jim
Times 2 what xydial wrote. Unless you are getting an unbelievable deal, suggest looking higher up on the Monaco food chain, as only Cayman/Neptune have this chassis. As stated, it can be made...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-14-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 977
Posted By flynnwalter
Rocky, et al Call Monaco and have your coach...

Rocky, et al
Call Monaco and have your coach number or last 6 of VIN at hand. They can help you and not many owners of bankrupt coach companies have this luxury available.
Monaco Coach...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-12-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,196
Posted By flynnwalter
Rexhall M&G does work. A couple caveats: only...

Rexhall
M&G does work. A couple caveats: only lasts me 2-3 months, and you must be careful to avoid drips over the side as they will leave a trail you can see. No matter how tempting, don't put M&G...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-05-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,001
Posted By flynnwalter
rider fan Look into joining...

rider fan
Look into joining monacoers@yahoogroups.com and ask them your question--lots of really helpful folks who have been there, done that. While I do not have stats handy for you, I can advise...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-05-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,954
Posted By flynnwalter
Carolee Times two what Steve O. mentioned....

Carolee
Times two what Steve O. mentioned. You'd better educate yourself about the RR4R Chassis on which the Caymans sit. It is not up to par with the rest of the Monaco lineup. Call these folks:...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-01-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By flynnwalter
Rocky We have enough room to store an axe in...

Rocky
We have enough room to store an axe in ours. I put the axe back after using it and was not very careful about slamming the door. The handle pushed against the inverter and 'reset' the breaker....
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-19-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By flynnwalter
niceguy Look here:Smart Light 1000 - Starlights...

niceguy
Look here:Smart Light 1000 - Starlights Inc (https://www.mcssl.com/store/jason.weaver/smart-light-1000)
Our porchlight melted some of the plastic lens, so looked for LED (cooler) and found...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-12-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,124
Posted By flynnwalter
JW Asking folks where your fuses are when there...

JW
Asking folks where your fuses are when there are so many variations even within the exact same year and model coach is fraught with confusion. Go here:
Monaco Coach (https://www.monacocoach.com) ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-18-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,646
Posted By flynnwalter
Dewey Thanks, you are correct. I should have...

Dewey
Thanks, you are correct. I should have typed that coaches cannot go down in the front the tiny bit dumping the air allows without going down in the rear as well. So if you must back into a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-18-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,646
Posted By flynnwalter
Dewat, Triker, et al The OP mentioned the type...

Dewat, Triker, et al
The OP mentioned the type of camping he does and its those types of campgrounds I find that often have sites made years ago and not very level side to side or worse, front to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-16-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,240
Posted By flynnwalter
grthigpen It really depends upon your tolerance...

grthigpen
It really depends upon your tolerance for pain and hoops. Warranty companies fold up all the time, and those that stay in business often refuse to pay lots of things you probably thought...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-16-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By flynnwalter
RossB You got good advice about weight...

RossB
You got good advice about weight capabilities of 75 versus 80 tires. 80 is bigger and carries more weight. I dislike Michelin, so I feel your pain. Do check with Allison, but I went up two...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-16-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,646
Posted By flynnwalter
PJL We like to camp as you apparently do...

PJL
We like to camp as you apparently do (state, federal, coe parks), and there are compromises in store for you no matter what. Remember that a 5th wheel is much more maneuverable than a motorhome...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-16-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By flynnwalter
Vetterod Times 2 on Stone Vos Stone Vos Inc...

Vetterod
Times 2 on Stone Vos Stone Vos Inc (https://www.stonevos.com)
Chris Throgmartin is one of the 'good guys' and won't steer you wrong.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-16-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,466
Posted By flynnwalter
f6ber If this chassis has 4 airbags and 4...

f6ber
If this chassis has 4 airbags and 4 shocks then it probably has the dread RR4R chassis with the trailing arms prone to cracks/breaking. If so, then you will need to replace the trailing arms...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-13-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,629
Posted By flynnwalter
Gary Used bleach once on previous coach....

Gary
Used bleach once on previous coach. Despite being very careful not to let any of the mix go over the sides, it did. Washed coach with soap and water but those drips still showed years later the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-25-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,690
Posted By flynnwalter
Harry Bought some PB Blaster silicone for...

Harry
Bought some PB Blaster silicone for another purpose and found it sprayed out about like wasp spray. Shop Blaster 11-oz Silicone Lube at Lowes.com...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-25-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,603
Posted By flynnwalter
Broadrun I had never heard of Dynabeads until a...

Broadrun
I had never heard of Dynabeads until a few years ago when the subject came up on the Monacoers blog. A number of those Monacoers were true believers, so I asked my buddy here in town who...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-24-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,603
Posted By flynnwalter
Broadrun I have read of some having that...

Broadrun
I have read of some having that problem, but only when using another brand referred to as 'Equal', and it may be due to Equal beads being too small. Wheel weights just balance the wheels...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-23-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 821
Posted By flynnwalter
HUGHP I started looking to replace all 6 OEM...

HUGHP
I started looking to replace all 6 OEM Goodyears after 5 yrs (from the earliest DOT date code) with less than 16k miles on them--made me want to cry. They looked great on the outside. Don't...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-22-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,603
Posted By flynnwalter
Broadrun Suggest Dynabeads: DynaBeads Tire...

Broadrun
Suggest Dynabeads:
DynaBeads Tire Balancing Beads (https://www.innovativebalancing.com)
Many Monacoers swear by them, as do I, and lots of OTR big trucks/trailers have used them for years....
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-20-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By flynnwalter
RWeigant Hard to beat bleach/chlorine. Maybe...

RWeigant
Hard to beat bleach/chlorine. Maybe spray some OdoBan OdoBanĀ® - Odor Eliminator - Home (https://www.odoban.com)
Pretty good stuff that kills viruses and bacteria.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-20-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,259
Posted By flynnwalter
Kst8catfan Yup, combination of several...

Kst8catfan
Yup, combination of several things--tilt wheel, tilt chair more upright, slide chair fwd, or backward depending upon how you look at it, and it will swivel the 180.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-20-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By flynnwalter
Tony2 Did you have a Progressive Industries...

Tony2
Did you have a Progressive Industries Surge Protector? If so, what type of error did it display?
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-19-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,603
Posted By flynnwalter
Rob Perhaps a different story (other than mine...

Rob
Perhaps a different story (other than mine previously posted here) will help show the real problem is the nut behind the wheel. We camp at the same mountain top park each August and meet several...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-18-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By flynnwalter
Hurk Is it Lippert? Lippert Components the...

Hurk
Is it Lippert? Lippert Components the leading OEM and Aftermarket RV Parts and Accessory Supplier (https://lci1.com)
The techs really do try, but have your smartphone ready to snap pics for...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-18-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By flynnwalter
Mike Call Monaco, give them your coach # (ours...

Mike
Call Monaco, give them your coach # (ours is outside just to the left of the door) and the tech will give you the location (bay, etc) as well as the fuse number. There are a LOT of fuses. And a...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-18-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,603
Posted By flynnwalter
Broadrun I am with Joe (MSHappyCampers) about...

Broadrun
I am with Joe (MSHappyCampers) about not caring what Michelin says. Michelin had real problems with zipper rip sidewall blowouts back more than a decade ago and I had one and won't let that...
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