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Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-15-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1
American Coach: 2011 American coach
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Posted By EMPIRE231
2011 American coach

So I am considering a 2011 American coach American revolution with a full wall slide, cummins 450..... what are some known issues / problems with these that I should be aware of? Thanks.
Forum: Cummins Engines 11-15-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By EMPIRE231
2011 Cummins 450

Hello, I am looking at a 2011 coach with the cummins 450 w/ under 30k Miles. Is there anything I should be aware of when looking at these? were there any major recalls or service issues related to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-09-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,934
Posted By EMPIRE231
also great info! thank you for that.... If I go...

also great info! thank you for that.... If I go dutch star, I am definitely looking for those same model years 2015-2017, due to wanting the girard integrated awnings. I believe 2016+ is also when...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-09-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,934
Posted By EMPIRE231
Great info here, thank you for that! Is there a...

Great info here, thank you for that! Is there a certain year, that most bugs were figured out on most models? when was silver leaf standard?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-24-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,934
Posted By EMPIRE231
another question... do frameless windows have the...

another question... do frameless windows have the same fogging problem as framed windows? I have already went down that road with 2k + in repairs on my discovery. Wondering if the Newmar frameless...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-24-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,934
Posted By EMPIRE231
Thank you for the feedback... I'm assuming E-plex...

Thank you for the feedback... I'm assuming E-plex is some sort of central control unit for the older models.... are these known to fail or have problems.... or are they just obsolete to where if you...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-23-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,934
Posted By EMPIRE231
Doing my research on Newmars

So I am in the market for a new to us motorhome. Got rid of our 2007 fleetwood discovery last week (treated us great)... and I have always liked the Newmars. I wanted to find out what I should be...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-24-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By EMPIRE231
Found it.... this gear had worked itself off the...

Found it.... this gear had worked itself off the track.

will get it set back in place tonight, and hopefully problem is solved.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-19-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By EMPIRE231
Slide going out / in sideways

I have a 2007 fleetwood discovery w/ 3 slides. My passenger side main slide came out sideways on me this last trip. I was able to go in/out & push a few times to get it all the way out... then did...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 02-07-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By EMPIRE231
So I did a bunch of searching online, and am...

So I did a bunch of searching online, and am pretty sure I found the right filter. I didn't want to take the old one out without having the replacement handy... and there were no visible part...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-30-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 645
Posted By EMPIRE231
Nice ride... interior looks great.

Nice ride... interior looks great.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-28-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By EMPIRE231
2007 Fleetwood Discovery Air Filter

Does anyone know the part # for replacement air filter? I haven't had the chance to take mine out yet, but wanted to order a replacement.

Also, any recommended brands? I heard AFE made a...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 01-03-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,072
Posted By EMPIRE231
reporting back... The 350 re-rate was worth...

reporting back...

The 350 re-rate was worth the $500. It definitely feels better on the small to medium grades. It feels great again on the flats as well. Keep in mind this is all with towing a...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 12-23-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,072
Posted By EMPIRE231
Okay so I made it in today. They said they were...

Okay so I made it in today. They said they were not able to do the 360/925 rerate for me, but I did do the 350 rate. It could be the placebo effect, but I want to say it did feel a bit more peppy...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 12-12-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,072
Posted By EMPIRE231
I contacted my local CAT dealer, and they said...

I contacted my local CAT dealer, and they said $500 for the re-flash. and from doing some more digging online, it looks like there was a 360HP and 925lb/torque option for the C7.

I will most...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 12-10-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,072
Posted By EMPIRE231
Thank you for that! I am definitely interested in...

Thank you for that! I am definitely interested in the torque curve being improved.
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 12-09-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,072
Posted By EMPIRE231
bump! any update to this? did you have it done? ...

bump! any update to this? did you have it done?

I have a 2007 330HP C7, and am considering this re-flash. Also, does anyone have a link to the different torque curve comparisons?
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-26-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,437
Posted By EMPIRE231
I appreciate the feedback... This is exactly the...

I appreciate the feedback... This is exactly the way I feel.... I can do it, I have the space and time.... but is it worth my time.

The one reason I am leaning towards the DIY route is for the "if...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-23-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,437
Posted By EMPIRE231
Fogged dual pane DIY

Okay, so I am going to try the DIY approach, and fix these myself. My entire motor-home needs to be redone (24 panes). I have gotten quotes from $2650-4k...and I just can't get myself to bite at...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-17-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,793
Posted By EMPIRE231
so just to be clear, doing the DIY method would...

so just to be clear, doing the DIY method would run about $100 in materials for a dinette sized window (2 panes) ?? or would that cover 2 dinette sized windows?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-12-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,793
Posted By EMPIRE231
For those of you who have gone the DIY method......

For those of you who have gone the DIY method... how much money in materials are we talking about? I am having the fog issues in most of my windows... 18-20 (panes).... I am looking at 2k+ to have a...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-10-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By EMPIRE231
I just spoke with auto glass boss. They said...

I just spoke with auto glass boss. They said they will service the socal area... $120 a pane. If I do 14 or more $110 a pane.

They said the price is pretty much the same as the rally?


That...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-03-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By EMPIRE231
thank you for the feedback

thank you for the feedback
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-03-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By EMPIRE231
Indio is not too far at all... about 1.5hrs Are...

Indio is not too far at all... about 1.5hrs
Are their prices much better? I'm assuming they do all the work on site?
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-02-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By EMPIRE231
Fogged dual panes in So California

can anyone recommend someone in the socal area that fixes fogged dual pane windows?

I'm being quoted 200-225 a pane. Best deal was around 170 a pane if I did 11... that was $1850... and doesn't...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-06-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By EMPIRE231
bolts were definitely loose. Tightened them...

bolts were definitely loose. Tightened them down, also did the front unit at the same time.

Just had 1.5 days of rain, and not a drop inside :thumb:
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-30-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By EMPIRE231
Thanks for the feedback guys... definitely going...

Thanks for the feedback guys... definitely going to try those things this weekend.

I can see how both can be a problem... because we desert camp... which equals bumpy roads that will rattle stuff...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-29-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By EMPIRE231
Rain coming through roof air

I have some water coming through my 2nd roof air. It is leaking through the foam filter / grill area inside. I plan on pulling the cover off the roof to inspect it once it stops raining (through a...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-25-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By EMPIRE231
UPDATE

So I finally got around to fixing these. Wen't to home depot to just buy replacements, and they were around $80+ each for a similar style. The factory installed faucets were nice moen fixtures......
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-31-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By EMPIRE231
yes

yes
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-30-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By EMPIRE231
yep!

yep!
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-30-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By EMPIRE231
I'm thinking the buildup is in the actual faucet...

I'm thinking the buildup is in the actual faucet fixture... not the pex lines.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-29-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By EMPIRE231
both cold and hot water flowing freely from the...

both cold and hot water flowing freely from the kitchen sink and the shower. I'm pretty sure it is just build up in the smaller faucets (bedroom and bathroom). it is the same on hookups or of the...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-28-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By EMPIRE231
Clogged faucets

So the bedroom sink and bathroom sink (faucets, not drains) in my 2007 discovery are clogged up. Guessing calcium build up from low use. I unscrewed the caps, so it is not that causing the...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-08-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By EMPIRE231
My discovery is set up like this (pretty sure...

My discovery is set up like this (pretty sure most fleetwoods) seems to cool the bedroom just as well as the rest of the coach. They did them like this to reduce the AC noise in the bedroom.

but...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-23-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,654
Views: 483,099
Posted By EMPIRE231
:angel:

:angel:
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-20-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,864
Posted By EMPIRE231
Thanks guys! it definitely has you worried...

Thanks guys!

it definitely has you worried when you are turning the thing over for 30 seconds at a time, dozens of times and not even a hicup.... that is a lot of time sitting there doing the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-19-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,864
Posted By EMPIRE231
Success! The primer pump worked. Never have...

Success! The primer pump worked.

Never have I been so damn happy to hear that sound, and smell the diesel exhaust lol

Took about 40 minutes to install, that was with a handful of trips from...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-19-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,864
Posted By EMPIRE231
To those that have the primer pump... are these...

To those that have the primer pump... are these just supposed to be hand tight? or wrench tight... the new one I have in the box from CAT seems impossible to break loose with my hand.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-19-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,864
Posted By EMPIRE231
definitely on the wishing end right now. That's...

definitely on the wishing end right now. That's what I get for following instructions lol :facepalm:
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-19-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,864
Posted By EMPIRE231
@ FIRE UP thanks for the info... really...

@ FIRE UP

thanks for the info... really hoping I don't have to go through all of that.

I tried the "having the wife pressurize the tank" as I loosened the filter... and nothing ever came out. ...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-18-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,864
Posted By EMPIRE231
Pretty dang sure I have air in the fuel lines. ...

Pretty dang sure I have air in the fuel lines.

I went ahead and replaced the secondary CAT filter that is on the motor and it was only about 1/4 full of fuel when I pulled it off. I prefilled the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-18-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,864
Posted By EMPIRE231
Fuel/water separator issue?

okay not sure what problem I have on my hands here. I decided to do some excessive maintenance and replace my fuel filters way before they should be replaced... and here is where I'm at.

This...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-26-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2,274
Views: 1,417,976
Posted By EMPIRE231
looking good... is the one under the awning...

looking good... is the one under the awning attached to side of the motorhome, or to the actual awning. also...how did you tap into power? did you have to drill?

I added LED lights underneath the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-13-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,253
Posted By EMPIRE231
We use it a lot. we do a lot of desert...

We use it a lot. we do a lot of desert camping... kids love to do an outdoor movie. I use it when I'm outside running the bbq.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-22-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,964
Posted By EMPIRE231
Does anyone know if I can replace just the gear,...

Does anyone know if I can replace just the gear, or if the whole motor system needs to be replaced?

Something must be off in the adjustment, because the other slides seem to stop and the motor...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-05-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,274
Views: 1,417,976
Posted By EMPIRE231
Yes, I attached an additional slide out system...

Yes, I attached an additional slide out system (drawer slides) and an additional swivel, to allow the TV to articulate enough to be able to maneuver in and out. With the factory slide out system...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-01-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2,274
Views: 1,417,976
Posted By EMPIRE231
not sure if the pics showed up in the 1st post

not sure if the pics showed up in the 1st post
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-29-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2,274
Views: 1,417,976
Posted By EMPIRE231
Finally got around to doing this. Ditched the old...

Finally got around to doing this. Ditched the old boat anchor TV and tucked a 32" LED in there. It took a bit of work to make it work and function with the existing slide out system. Had to mount...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-16-2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 915
Posted By EMPIRE231
If you look at the drawing from fleetwood, it...

If you look at the drawing from fleetwood, it shows the filter is plumbed in after the water pump.
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