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Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-27-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,494
Posted By Texas Bubba
This is a wonderful coach. No need for a tag axle...

This is a wonderful coach. No need for a tag axle and there are tons of these things running down the highway. You'll love the coach!!!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-27-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,659
Posted By Texas Bubba
You can get a 50 amp extension, similar to the 30...

You can get a 50 amp extension, similar to the 30 amp you already have. Would be much cheaper and safer that working with the 30 you have now. RV dealer or Camping World will have what you need....
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-27-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,243
Posted By Texas Bubba
We've had 4 Jeep toads. Two Wranglers, on...

We've had 4 Jeep toads. Two Wranglers, on Cherokee and one Grand C. All were/are great toads. The new Wranglers have much better ride/handling than past. 5 minute hookup and drive away. Make sure you...
Forum: Canada Region 08-01-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,551
Posted By Texas Bubba
If you don't have a weapon with you, why would...

If you don't have a weapon with you, why would you tell them you have a ccw???
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-13-2009, 04:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,546
Posted By Texas Bubba
I guess I'm missing something here. Are you...

I guess I'm missing something here. Are you saying that if you had more insurance on your rig they could not have taken it? Normally that only happens if you lose a suit concerning the rv and the...
Forum: iRV2.com International Rally 05-08-2009, 04:54 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 23,035
Posted By Texas Bubba
Looks to me like it states Arizona. Grand Canyon,...

Looks to me like it states Arizona. Grand Canyon, etc.:cool:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-27-2009, 06:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,546
Posted By Texas Bubba
Of course if you have a judgement against you the...

Of course if you have a judgement against you the courts can and will take anything of value you own if you can't pay. It's always been this way and doesn't matter if you have an rv or sticks and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-22-2009, 06:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,196
Posted By Texas Bubba
Seems like a good way to save money. Not closing...

Seems like a good way to save money. Not closing anything that has a campground. How else could they reduce the budget? A statewide across the board 20% cut affects everyone including the parks....
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 04-11-2009, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,056
Posted By Texas Bubba
Not exactly true. If it starts to overspeed on...

Not exactly true. If it starts to overspeed on the down hill, the ECM will upshift the transmission to reduce rpm. If you are in 5th or 6th gear and overspeed, your done for already!!:dance:
Forum: Just Conversation 04-03-2009, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,433
Posted By Texas Bubba
Talking Also the Snopes article says "this is not a...

Also the Snopes article says "this is not a widespread problem". Been going on for years and is mostly for moving stolen cars. The sky is falling!
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-01-2009, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,109
Posted By Texas Bubba
Well, New Orleans is not Cajun country for sure....

Well, New Orleans is not Cajun country for sure. But I second the recommendation for Lafayette. Spent two winters there and am still trying to take of the weight I gained. Truly "Gods Country".
Forum: Canada Region 02-25-2009, 02:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,869
Posted By Texas Bubba
If you believe that there are no "bad guys" in...

If you believe that there are no "bad guys" in Canada, I have some swampland I want to show you. Their crime issues are the same as ours. They just can't protect themselves like we can. I take a...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-15-2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,580
Posted By Texas Bubba
The cracking and turning brown around the edges...

The cracking and turning brown around the edges is only the beginning! My 01 is now brown all throughout and the cracking everywhere. Warranty is one year. Getting it off without destroying the paint...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-15-2009, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,679
Posted By Texas Bubba
So for the years that she is assigned to Mountain...

So for the years that she is assigned to Mountain Home, she is never going to drive in the winter? It snows there all winter long so you plan on asking her not to drive? I don't get it. It is...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-10-2008, 04:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,843
Posted By Texas Bubba
92 yesterday in the RGV.

92 yesterday in the RGV.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 09-17-2008, 01:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,503
Posted By Texas Bubba
Gary, you hit the nail on the head! I've got...

Gary, you hit the nail on the head! I've got nitrogen in the tires on several vehicles (it was free) and no significant difference from any of the others. No cooler, faster, better fuel milage or any...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-16-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,166
Posted By Texas Bubba
Was that the Supercenter on NorthWest Freeway....

Was that the Supercenter on NorthWest Freeway. I'm going to stop in and ask about him?????
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-12-2008, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,935
Posted By Texas Bubba
I'm stuggling to understand this one! You refer...

I'm stuggling to understand this one! You refer to your "pos" KVH dome, but appartently you never had a problem with it or you couldn't have wanted a refund. Then you say the contract says you can...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-09-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,714
Posted By Texas Bubba
Info above is right on the money. Rear panel...

Info above is right on the money. Rear panel access will let you turn water temps way up. Mine will run the diesel tank dry if I let it. Electric is marginal for anything other than washing your...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-07-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,712
Posted By Texas Bubba
And the 7 years I've had this coach, I've had no...

And the 7 years I've had this coach, I've had no corrosion and add a little water. Oh, and I don't use oil. I look at things very carefully when they are copies of an unattributed author that show up...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-07-2008, 01:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,712
Posted By Texas Bubba
This post is a word for word copy from several...

This post is a word for word copy from several other websites. None, including the original are attributed to anyone other than some mysterious engineer. All are questioned stronly regarding the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-05-2008, 01:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,739
Posted By Texas Bubba
I worked in a large campground two years ago and...

I worked in a large campground two years ago and this very topic came up. Both insurance companies said that since the owner had the option to accept or decline any outside assistance, the park was...
Forum: Excel Owner's Forum 05-19-2008, 11:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,430
Posted By Texas Bubba
snope.com was pretty clear that this was not a...

snope.com was pretty clear that this was not a big issue. The warning was for the National Association that deals with this. They are the ones that are refilling the tanks that you and I get at the...
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 05-16-2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,492
Posted By Texas Bubba
Yep, you can PM me for more info. Worked there.

Yep, you can PM me for more info. Worked there.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-11-2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,040
Posted By Texas Bubba
Dry weight on this truck is 4800 lbs. Don't know...

Dry weight on this truck is 4800 lbs. Don't know what it might be wet? What is the tow bar rated at?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-14-2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,534
Posted By Texas Bubba
You will notice that almost all negative posts on...

You will notice that almost all negative posts on this subject (go to the archives) will come from folks with smaller units. Those that drive the bigger ones will almost always be postive. I've been...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-14-2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,760
Posted By Texas Bubba
Strange that no one including the politicians...

Strange that no one including the politicians complain about all of the corporations that do this every day. And I'm sure they avoid millions of dollars not thousands. LLC are legal in every state in...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-12-2008, 01:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,520
Posted By Texas Bubba
Well, after mine broke and I installed a new one,...

Well, after mine broke and I installed a new one, I took the old one apart. Or, I should say, I tried to. These are sealed units and I couldn't get mine apart without breaking it. Also, remember...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-04-2007, 03:03 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 46,852
Posted By Texas Bubba
This burnt oil/rubber smell has been discussed...

This burnt oil/rubber smell has been discussed several times on several rv websites. I'm on my 5th Jeep product towing and all have had the same issue. It is from road grime (rubber/oil) that is...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-21-2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,877
Posted By Texas Bubba
Mine does it also. The ice maker is the culprit...

Mine does it also. The ice maker is the culprit on mine. When I shut it off, the cycling stops.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-12-2007, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,525
Posted By Texas Bubba
Isn't the RX300 pretty heavy?? I thought the...

Isn't the RX300 pretty heavy?? I thought the Bounder was limited to pulling 5000 lbs? And don't forget the brakes.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-11-2007, 03:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,298
Posted By Texas Bubba
Is that loaded weight? You have only 1300 lbs...

Is that loaded weight? You have only 1300 lbs left between current weight and gross?
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-11-2007, 03:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,034
Posted By Texas Bubba
San Marcos is a lot more like a suburb of San...

San Marcos is a lot more like a suburb of San Antonio than a part of the hill country. If that is where you want to be, there are a couple of pretty nice campgrounds right on the interstate North of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-11-2007, 02:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 16,355
Posted By Texas Bubba
Prevost was years behind the industry in even ...

Prevost was years behind the industry in even
allowing a single slide! They are concerned with sthe structural integrity of their body. The weight and build of these coaches is heavier and different...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-09-2007, 01:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,064
Posted By Texas Bubba
Over the past 10 years I've used Blue Beacon...

Over the past 10 years I've used Blue Beacon probably 100 times with good results. And then, they blew the paint of my front end with the pressure washer! Manager sent in a claim on my behalf with...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-12-2007, 01:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,445
Posted By Texas Bubba
He/she has a 99 Hurricane 29D according to the...

He/she has a 99 Hurricane 29D according to the messages posted earlier.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-09-2007, 03:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,367
Posted By Texas Bubba
It seems to me a "pay as you go" method is the...

It seems to me a "pay as you go" method is the only "fair" thing for everyone? If you adjust the rates up for everyone, and make the base charge reflect a cost for 2 adult and 2 children, then those...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-05-2007, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,012
Posted By Texas Bubba
I have four vehicles and they all have an arrow...

I have four vehicles and they all have an arrow on the fuel gauge.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-05-2007, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,468
Posted By Texas Bubba
Since about every campground I've ever been in...

Since about every campground I've ever been in (including the one I'm in now) prohibit there use. I don't use any. I carried one around for about the first three years I was a full timer, and never...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-27-2007, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,412
Posted By Texas Bubba
Sounds about the right price. No cheap way of...

Sounds about the right price. No cheap way of doing it.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-25-2007, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,197
Posted By Texas Bubba
They told me never to polish the wheels on mine...

They told me never to polish the wheels on mine as they are coated and not to remove the coating. I was told once you polish them and remove the coating, they have to be repolished every 6 months or...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 07-18-2007, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,098
Posted By Texas Bubba
9 will probably be shorter in miles, but some...

9 will probably be shorter in miles, but some pretty good pulls in the hills/mountains will really slow you down. Still some climbing on 4 but not as bad and I think you will make better time and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-24-2007, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,208
Posted By Texas Bubba
Two things here. First of all, forming a...

Two things here. First of all, forming a corporation in another state and registering a vehicle to it is completely legal and should be of no concern to your neighbors or local police. Second, the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-21-2007, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,389
Posted By Texas Bubba
New report in the provided link says minor...

New report in the provided link says minor injuries??
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-03-2007, 02:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,327
Posted By Texas Bubba
I've got an "07" Silverado that is two weeks old....

I've got an "07" Silverado that is two weeks old. Empty weight is 5400 lbs. With a full load of fuel , etc plus a 900 lb Gold Wing you are going to be pulling very heavy.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-03-2007, 02:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,833
Posted By Texas Bubba
Anyone notice this new poster never came back and...

Anyone notice this new poster never came back and answered any of the questions???
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-30-2007, 03:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,111
Posted By Texas Bubba
Sounds to me like this was a house installation....

Sounds to me like this was a house installation. I don't have an attic in my coach as is mentioned in this post.
In fact, if you call any of these outfits that advertise in the mags or Best Buy,...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-30-2007, 03:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,110
Posted By Texas Bubba
I guess I don't understand how the fact that...

I guess I don't understand how the fact that someone is towing a "04" means that it is still ok to do the same with and "07". If the manufacturer says that you cannot do it, would that not be the...
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 05-24-2007, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,577
Posted By Texas Bubba
Plus December is a little late to start...

Plus December is a little late to start workamping. Most of the workers I know start their time in late Oct or very early Nov. Dec is when the biggest influx of Winter Texans arrive. Good luck....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-14-2007, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,332
Posted By Texas Bubba
I didn't notice anything about anyone screwing CA...

I didn't notice anything about anyone screwing CA out of any tax. Also did not know that any corporation had to pay highway tax? I thought commercial trucks paid highway use tax, not every...
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