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Forum: iRV2 Owners Registry 03-11-2020, 08:09 PM
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Posted By Roscott
Chinook :: 2004 Chinook Concourse

Chinook :: 2004 Chinook Concourse (2020-03-12 02:09:26)
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-09-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By Roscott
UPDATE: After some extremely intensive 'Googling'...

UPDATE: After some extremely intensive 'Googling' and online detective work, I was able to answer my own question. For those interested, this is a 'rubber shear spring'. It is part of the Morryde RL...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-09-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By Roscott
2004 Chinook Rear Sway Bar Bushing??

Hoping someone might be able to help. Noticed this the other day...it appears to be a very large bushing, mounted between two plates...one of which the rear sway bar is attached to. I removed it...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-05-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,497
Posted By Roscott
Here is my solution for the same issue. ...

Here is my solution for the same issue.

https://www.irv2.com/forums/f103/well-i-went-and-did-it-288541.html
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-24-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,621
Posted By Roscott
Doug, I saw that on the Evans website after I...

Doug, I saw that on the Evans website after I ordered the new drier. DAJO also mentioned the expansion valve...thanks guys. It is not very expensive, so I'll order and replace that as well, before...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-20-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,621
Posted By Roscott
Good advice! I think I'll do that as well.

Good advice! I think I'll do that as well.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-20-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,621
Posted By Roscott
Thanks for the input Spk64....no, did not lose...

Thanks for the input Spk64....no, did not lose freon. The switch has a schrader valve to prevent loss. Also plan to have 1, 2 & 3 performed. I'm not sure there are leaks as I jumped to the conclusion...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-20-2016, 06:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,621
Posted By Roscott
UPDATE:

OK, I've replaced the binary switch (bottom yellow arrow) and the temp control switch (top yellow arrow). All voltages are correct and the clutch is engaging, however there is still no cooling. I'm...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 07-16-2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,773
Posted By Roscott
The work was done under cover...not necessarily...

The work was done under cover...not necessarily inside, but under a metal roof attached to the back of the building with a half wall opposite the building. It was long enough to cover the entire rig,...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 07-15-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,773
Posted By Roscott
I had a similar problem, including clear coat...

I had a similar problem, including clear coat peeling. Earlier this spring, instead of having it repainted, I had color-matched spray on liner applied. My Dad did this to his coach about 4 years ago...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-09-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,621
Posted By Roscott
Thanks DAJO. I reached out to Charlie, at Spartan...

Thanks DAJO. I reached out to Charlie, at Spartan support, and apparently my particular chassis was not shipped with that switch.

I've ordered a new switch for the front. As soon as it comes in...
Forum: Just Conversation 07-08-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 23,893
Posted By Roscott
All the best to you both!

All the best to you both!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-08-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,621
Posted By Roscott
For those who might find this information useful....

For those who might find this information useful. The pressure switch I am in need of is called a binary switch (per Evans). It is for diesel (Evans asked me diesel or gas before giving me a part #)....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-06-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,621
Posted By Roscott
Yep, thought of that, broke out in a cold sweat,...

Yep, thought of that, broke out in a cold sweat, then went back to crossing my fingers! :D
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-06-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,621
Posted By Roscott
Chris, you make a good point and I'm well aware...

Chris, you make a good point and I'm well aware the option of going to the pros is waiting in the wings. I just like trying some things myself first. Worst case, I make it worse (this may be one of...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 07-06-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,336
Posted By Roscott
I've played along to those calls as well. Have...

I've played along to those calls as well. Have them describe to me what I should be seeing instead of me telling them. I let them tell me what to do next...all the while going 'uh huh, got it ,...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-06-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,841
Posted By Roscott
Thanks Skip. Vinyl flooring. Standing up well to...

Thanks Skip. Vinyl flooring. Standing up well to the rollers so far. I put pieces of the same vinyl down for each roller before I bring the slide in.

It was painted about 7 years ago by the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-06-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,621
Posted By Roscott
Thanks 007, I'm going to need those. It turns out...

Thanks 007, I'm going to need those. It turns out that once I got the system back up to pressure, the switch started leaking again. Also, I could not get the temp coming out of the vents below 70...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-05-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,724
Posted By Roscott
https://www.irv2.com/forums/f22/8-1l-filter-cross-r...

https://www.irv2.com/forums/f22/8-1l-filter-cross-reference-help-12050.html

Check post #3 and see if that answers your part # questions
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-05-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,621
Posted By Roscott
Update to the update: Thank you all for your...

Update to the update: Thank you all for your input it has been very valuable. I replaced the fuses and, as expected, power returned to the unit. I verified I had 12v where needed. I then jumped the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-05-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,621
Posted By Roscott
Update: not fixed, however, I did find the fuses...

Update: not fixed, however, I did find the fuses I blew when I shorted 12v to ground from the high pressure switch. In the fuse cabinet in the front end with the generator, bottom console, there were...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-04-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,621
Posted By Roscott
Well, now I've gone and done it. I wasn't able to...

Well, now I've gone and done it. I wasn't able to get a reading per your instructions Siggy. But, I can't guarantee I used the meter correctly or that it was working properly. I was using some fancy...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-04-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,621
Posted By Roscott
Sorry Siggy, poor wording. I did measure 12v from...

Sorry Siggy, poor wording. I did measure 12v from each terminal to ground, not across.

The lower valve (high pressure?) had 12v on the terminal on the left (coming from low pressure switch) and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-04-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,621
Posted By Roscott
OK, I went to the auto parts store and got a...

OK, I went to the auto parts store and got a recharge kit with a gauge. When I connected it, it was over in the red. I got it back below spec and then gave it a 'boost' to get back into the green...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-03-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,621
Posted By Roscott
Thanks Snipe, I'll try jumping the leads tomorrow...

Thanks Snipe, I'll try jumping the leads tomorrow when I get a chance. I thought I had an AC gauge from one of the car recharges, but not the case. Will buy one tomorrow to check freon level as well....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-03-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,621
Posted By Roscott
Thanks Skip! If I'm low on refrigerant (I can...

Thanks Skip! If I'm low on refrigerant (I can check that, not sure why I didn't think of it), doesn't the compressor need to be running in order to fill?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-03-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,621
Posted By Roscott
Dash AC kaput!

Need some help trying to figure out where to start looking in to this. Dash AC does not blow cold air. I've searched the forum and did the troubleshooting related to the heater hose/valve issue...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-03-2016, 08:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,132
Posted By Roscott
I rarely use it myself. I can lock and unlock by...

I rarely use it myself. I can lock and unlock by hand as well.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-01-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,132
Posted By Roscott
x2 I have one in my rig for...

x2 I have one in my rig for engaging/disengaging the slide lock bars
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-01-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,841
Posted By Roscott
Hi Bucky...welcome to the forum. Nice looking...

Hi Bucky...welcome to the forum. Nice looking rig! I have a 1999 3858 that I purchased a little over 2 years ago (I was/am new to DP as well). It was well maintained and is mechanically solid. We've...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-27-2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,847
Posted By Roscott
https://www.irv2.com/forums/f103/backup-camera-repl...

https://www.irv2.com/forums/f103/backup-camera-replacement-282798.html

Scroll down to post #5 in the link above. This is what I did. Correction on the price, it was about $120. Since the camera...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-27-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By Roscott
Thanks all. This has been very helpful. I'll...

Thanks all. This has been very helpful. I'll check everything out in a couple days...as soon as I get the chance.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-27-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By Roscott
99 DS air tank

Can someone tell me if there is a petcock valve on the tank (like your home compressor) or perhaps a cable attached to it that you pull to allow draining the water from the air tank (as a repair shop...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-01-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,169
Posted By Roscott
x2 Had the same problem in my driver's side...

x2

Had the same problem in my driver's side window. Had the window removed and resealed ($60) a few weeks ago. Have had no issues with leaks during all the heavy storms in north east Texas the...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 05-16-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,685
Posted By Roscott
I just replaced a Norcold 1095 that had the fan...

I just replaced a Norcold 1095 that had the fan (it was about 8 years old) with a new Norcold 841 that did not have the fan. I asked the tech why one had it (the 1095) and the other did not and he...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-15-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,680
Posted By Roscott
I added Lola to the dash........take that, Don!!...

I added Lola to the dash........take that, Don!! :cool:

Not sure why she's sideways.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-27-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,121
Posted By Roscott
It took about 2 weeks to complete. The reason for...

It took about 2 weeks to complete. The reason for the length of time is the paint was not carried at any of the local stores and had to be ordered (I think both colors were from a discontinued GM...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-27-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,121
Posted By Roscott
The bumper was not removed. Everything was taped...

The bumper was not removed. Everything was taped and covered, with the exception of the top of the bumper of course. The spray material, number of layers and texture determine the thickness. I chose...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-27-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,121
Posted By Roscott
I had it done at a local shop in Athens, tx. I...

I had it done at a local shop in Athens, tx. I checked with 4 shops. 2 in Tyler and 2 in Athens. All prices were comparable. All had some experience doing RVs. In fact, one guy was spraying an entire...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-26-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,121
Posted By Roscott
Well, I went and did it...

Some of you may think I'm nuts, but after battling peeling clear coat along my roofline (from front to back) for over a year, I made the decision to have it sanded off and recovered with spray on...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-15-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By Roscott
Thanks for the input guys, that's a big help!

Thanks for the input guys, that's a big help!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-15-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 919
Posted By Roscott
I was tired of looking at the b&w camera which...

I was tired of looking at the b&w camera which happens to be mounted in a terrible spot to the left and below the steering wheel. Instead of replacement, I bought a color wifi hd rearview camera and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-15-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By Roscott
Dash Gauge Removal

Can anyone tell me how to remove the gauges from the dash (Stewart Warner)?
I'm hoping that black bezel unscrews and they can come out the front. I've tried to turn them a bit, but they're pretty...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-15-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,463
Posted By Roscott
That's exactly what happened to mine....

That's exactly what happened to mine. Fortunately, I'm not the one who paid for the paint job...I purchased about 4 years afterwards (but do have the receipts for it). The dark paint, as described in...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-01-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,463
Posted By Roscott
My rig was painted about 6 years ago by a shop in...

My rig was painted about 6 years ago by a shop in Arizona (Apache Junction area). Cost was just over $22K. There are no decals, all striping is paint (5 colors + clear coat). All badging was removed...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-01-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By Roscott
Did you replace it yourself? Is it easy enough to...

Did you replace it yourself? Is it easy enough to remove the fridge...assuming you have help to lift it out?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-01-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By Roscott
Thanks CB. Also thanks to Noserider for the link....

Thanks CB. Also thanks to Noserider for the link. I'm looking at new fridges based on the conversation with the tech who came out to troubleshoot the problem. He said there is only a couple hundred...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-01-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By Roscott
There's no room without major modifications and...

There's no room without major modifications and since we're not full timing, I think the cost vs. benefit is not in our favor right now.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-01-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By Roscott
Thanks Bill, they do seem to have the best prices...

Thanks Bill, they do seem to have the best prices I've seen so far. I'm only a few hours away so can drive down if necessary.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-29-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By Roscott
Best place to buy a fridge?

Fridge sprung an ammonia leak and apparently the cost difference between a new fridge or replacing the cooling unit is negligeable. Anyone have advice on where to look for best prices? I'm currently...
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