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Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 11-12-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 978
Posted By jpf
my C came with levelers and the main advantage I...

my C came with levelers and the main advantage I find is that the coach does not bounce when you walk around. this becomes obvious when someone gets up for a tinkle in the middle of the night and you...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-18-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,317
Posted By jpf
also driver and passenger airbags on class Cs.

also driver and passenger airbags on class Cs.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-04-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,807
Posted By jpf
I have a gulfstream bt5291 of the same vintage...

I have a gulfstream bt5291 of the same vintage and I thought the same too. however it has been far more stable than shorter rvs I have driven. I'm pretty sure the rear springs are 'flat' out of the...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 06-23-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,746
Posted By jpf
what could be more welcoming than the dignity and...

what could be more welcoming than the dignity and compassion that has been shown by the inhabitants of charleston this last week?
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-22-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,514
Posted By jpf
if you have airbags fitted in the cab of your...

if you have airbags fitted in the cab of your class 'c' (one of the benefits over class 'a') then be very cautious of what effect moving the seats will have on airbag deployment.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-22-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,078
Posted By jpf
I got one of these - it was a drop in...

I got one of these - it was a drop in replacement:
Magnetek/Parallax 6300/7300 Upgrade Kit (https://www.bestconverter.com/MagnetekParallax-63007300-Upgrade-Kit_c_64.html)
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-22-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 877
Posted By jpf
I've got the year earlier model. there's...

I've got the year earlier model. there's practically no kitchen storage space and all 3 slides can leak. that one looks very nice.
I've had to take the kitchen sink out and reset it properly. the...
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 08-29-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,411
Posted By jpf
mine (5291b) is under the sink in the toilet...

mine (5291b) is under the sink in the toilet compartment. grey box, very obvious.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-30-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,988
Posted By jpf
when I picked up our new (to us) rv from CW...

when I picked up our new (to us) rv from CW columbia sc, the service manager had promised 8hrs preparation and some repairs. however they had cleaned nothing, repaired nothing, prepared nothing,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-30-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,837
Posted By jpf
cw inc. and their asinine good sam logo are the...

cw inc. and their asinine good sam logo are the spawn of satan.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-20-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By jpf
cats love to pee on them.

cats love to pee on them.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-08-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,850
Posted By jpf
I with the trash. If you could put a little...

I with the trash.
If you could put a little sign up at the gate saying something like 'no trash here', we won't be bothering you.
how's that?
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-29-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,072
Posted By jpf
mine goes off if the battery's flat.

mine goes off if the battery's flat.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-29-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,194
Posted By jpf
I'm not inclined to wave.

I'm not inclined to wave.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-17-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,217
Posted By jpf
wot e said, inc. the sound bar bit.

wot e said, inc. the sound bar bit.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-01-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 999
Posted By jpf
that's because life traveling in an RV is...

that's because life traveling in an RV is intimate, to say the least.
failing to even acknowledge that aspect of what you are suggesting is like avoiding 'that big elephant' in the room.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-27-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 847
Posted By jpf
you should expect 2.10v per cell so a...

you should expect 2.10v per cell so a disconnected 12v battery, having 6 cells should be 12.6V or 12.7V "quiescent" which would be say... the day after it was last charged and left disconnected.
if...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-18-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 733
Posted By jpf
(from searching the interwebs..) which...

(from searching the interwebs..)
which connection did you use? you should use rca l/r out from tv to rca l/r in, which might or might not be on the top right hand side of the touch audio 300i....
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 08-18-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,623
Posted By jpf
what about a sea eagle? not cheap though. ...

what about a sea eagle? not cheap though.
SeaEagle.com (https://www.seaeagle.com)
if you go with single hull, keep safety for all as a high priority.
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 08-18-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By jpf
yep, real nice, truck too.

yep, real nice, truck too.
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 08-14-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 853
Posted By jpf
I'm sure I read in the air bag instructions that...

I'm sure I read in the air bag instructions that you will have to support the springs or disconnect the air bags. your shocks sound like they're shot but the coach could also be overweight.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-13-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By jpf
(for others who read this) I believe both banks...

(for others who read this)
I believe both banks charging from the alternator isn't that common. I read somewhere that winnies do it so assumed itasca would also.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-12-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By jpf
run the engine well over idle (but not crazy)...

run the engine well over idle (but not crazy) with all lights, cab AC, accessories, etc on and check the voltage at the batteries.
you should be getting 13.8 volts minimum and closer to 14.5 as a...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-12-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By jpf
I don't know for sure but I doubt it. I would...

I don't know for sure but I doubt it. I would expect a significantly heavier gauge cable carrying voltage to an inverter. the first possibility which springs to mind is your tow connection but the...
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 08-12-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,052
Posted By jpf
heh, don't screw through to the other side!

heh, don't screw through to the other side!
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-12-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By jpf
unless this is under warranty, take it somewhere...

unless this is under warranty, take it somewhere else.
anyone that thinks a pair of 6 volts is a 'no no' is out of touch to put it mildly.
could be fuel pump/starvation for all we know.
plug the...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-12-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By jpf
I'm not aware of gulf stream providing any wiring...

I'm not aware of gulf stream providing any wiring diagrams. in fact, their operating manual appears to be generic.
all the parts they used are standard and easy enough to find/replace, though don't...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-10-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,910
Posted By jpf
camping world discount brings elevated prices...

camping world discount brings elevated prices down to ok.
the junk mail/email is unbearable.
the whole good sam man with halo thing makes me want to retch.
their support staff are pleasant enough....
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-07-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,700
Posted By jpf
levelers prevent the coach from bouncing around...

levelers prevent the coach from bouncing around on the suspension when people move around. this is often overlooked but it makes a huge difference especially for families at night time.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-07-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,221
Posted By jpf
go with the PD9260 but I'd find what you have...

go with the PD9260 but I'd find what you have already first.
mine's under the sink and I had to take the sink out to get to it.
do you have switches by the door? water heater, genny, battery disco...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-07-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,451
Posted By jpf
for your usage pattern, a class A makes the most...

for your usage pattern, a class A makes the most sense, emphasis on comfortable living space. I think your budget is good enough for your first MH. you probably won't get exactly what you want with...
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 08-06-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,086
Posted By jpf
might be more economical/make more sense for you...

might be more economical/make more sense for you to change the TV for a 12V model.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-06-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,974
Posted By jpf
put the spare on first and see how that goes.

put the spare on first and see how that goes.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-06-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,221
Posted By jpf
around 13.x volts when the converter is charging....

around 13.x volts when the converter is charging. one of your AC 110v fuses will be for the converter. the converter can be built into the coach fuse panel but can also be separate. depending on the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-05-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,780
Posted By jpf
sounds like you have castors on the back...

sounds like you have castors on the back already... they're supposed to touch the ground to help the coach over inclines, etc but it sounds like you were right to stop.
if you have rear water tanks,...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-01-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,620
Posted By jpf
black and red are hot and go to each arm. green...

black and red are hot and go to each arm.
green is ground and goes to top U.
white is neutral and goes to bottom.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-25-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,527
Posted By jpf
SC, USA with a Newmar DP. OK! KWIM?

SC, USA with a Newmar DP. OK! KWIM?
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-25-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,901
Posted By jpf
hope everything went well.

hope everything went well.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-25-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,282
Posted By jpf
I've never had any problem with truckers, was one...

I've never had any problem with truckers, was one myself for a while. I flash them in and they do the same for me. Of all the traffic on the road, truckers are the best because they tend to be...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-25-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,611
Posted By jpf
+3 for lastpass

+3 for lastpass
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-24-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,202
Posted By jpf
I'll chime in again. when I said net10 EULA...

I'll chime in again. when I said net10 EULA doesn't allow tethering ~ there's no physical restriction on how you use their service. I tether the laptop when at a campsite, the rest of the time I...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-24-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,901
Posted By jpf
it is highly advantageous for both of you to be...

it is highly advantageous for both of you to be extremely critical of everything you are shown. if there is any damage or anything that doesn't work or look right then this is the best chance you...
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 07-24-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,054
Posted By jpf
heh, good question. I don't have a confirmed...

heh, good question. I don't have a confirmed answer but I assume that because they are so close to the coach batteries (in mine anyway) that they isolate certain circuits that then go on to the 12V...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-23-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By jpf
sorry I was thinking of the cable storage box as...

sorry I was thinking of the cable storage box as 'the box'
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-23-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By jpf
I would not cut the cable there. find the ATS...

I would not cut the cable there.
find the ATS (automatic transfer switch) inside the coach and disconnect 'cable in' there, reattach 'cable in' to 'SP in' and 'SP out' to 'cable in' on the ATS.
...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-23-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,202
Posted By jpf
yes, precisely.

yes, precisely.
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 07-22-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,054
Posted By jpf
have you checked both the coach 12v distribution...

have you checked both the coach 12v distribution panel and the chassis fuse boxes?
switch your 12v main off before checking.
the burning smell is worrying.
Isn't your 4 switch panel held in place...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-21-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,202
Posted By jpf
I use net10, their service will run on AT&T or...

I use net10, their service will run on AT&T or T-Mobile networks depending on which sim card you get from them. A sim card is a tiny credit-card type thing which fits in the phone and has your phone#...
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 07-21-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,129
Posted By jpf
by and large such things don't exist. you...

by and large such things don't exist.
you should receive plenty of help within the relevant forum if you post there.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-21-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,596
Posted By jpf
if MH folks won't even try to work on their RVs...

if MH folks won't even try to work on their RVs then they're hardly likely to fill the forum(s) either.
I find the whole 'not mechanically savvy' or 'too rich' somewhat insulting.
we're help to...
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