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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions Yesterday, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Tampa super rv show 2021

Arrived Tuesday, and we are set up at the Newmar Rally Compound. Have 114 coaches this year, so about 50% less.
BUT: Based on the crowds, the parking lots, & Vendor areas, not a huge reduction from...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum Yesterday, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2,899
Views: 1,052,892
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Tampa Super RV Show/ Newmar Rally! Attendance is...

Tampa Super RV Show/ Newmar Rally! Attendance is down this year, but still about 114 coaches. Got here Tuesday, leaving tomorrow! It has been fun to see all the various "RV's", accessories....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-13-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,656
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Here at the Tampa Show/ Newmar RV Rally;...

Here at the Tampa Show/ Newmar RV Rally; yesterday afternoon's comments from Newmar, was "CLASS A" market share has increased again this year!
Cannot remember what percentage was stated (getting old...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-13-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Jabber Jaw
"OP" states it is a 2016....model 3911, so that...

"OP" states it is a 2016....model 3911, so that should make it a Canyon Star, on a Ford F-53 chassis, & V-10

I believe they are speaking of the vertical molding that connects the front cap to the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-03-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,503
Posted By Jabber Jaw
These are the factory installed "theater seats"...

These are the factory installed "theater seats" in my 2020 Canyon Star! Very comfortable & power recline too! Console with "USB" plugs & a 110 volt plug as well!
Believe it or not, they came from...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-01-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Tom, so glad to hear about "Newserv"! There may...

Tom, so glad to hear about "Newserv"! There may come a need for him here in St. Augustine, in the future!

Hope all is well with you & Gloria!

Come visit!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-21-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 14,763
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Wow, the Tiffin owners were talking about the...

Wow, the Tiffin owners were talking about the "Newbago" & "WinniMar" after the Winnebago acquisition........
So is it going to be a "Thorffin", or a "Tiffhor"!!:rofl: Just kidding folks!

My...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-21-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,005
Posted By Jabber Jaw
That is exactly what Newmar said when I did FPU...

That is exactly what Newmar said when I did FPU on my 2020 Canyon Star. And it is also stated in the BASF brochure included in your "Newmar Black Bag"! After 90 days, I did the complete coach with...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-21-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By Jabber Jaw
I believe internal operational changes will occur...

I believe internal operational changes will occur in both situations, but I believe that both Newmar & Tiffin will continue to flourish in the "Class A RV Industry"!

What say you?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-16-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 853
Posted By Jabber Jaw
RV Lew I bought all of the products from...

RV Lew

I bought all of the products from Ultra RV. They are very price competitive, fast shipping, & are helpful answering questions. Jon Brazel(owner) is a top notch guy. Link below
...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-15-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 853
Posted By Jabber Jaw
When picking up my 2020 Canyon Star from Newmar,...

When picking up my 2020 Canyon Star from Newmar, October 2019, I added the following:

Saf-T-Plus steering stabilizer, helps keep the front end from "wandering", & gives you better steering...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-15-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By Jabber Jaw
KONI's all around. Most any brand brand or...

KONI's all around.
Most any brand brand or model. These will help!
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-10-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By Jabber Jaw
As a suggestion, leave the front SUMO springs on....

As a suggestion, leave the front SUMO springs on.
Add a Saf-T-Plus steering stabilizer, & add KONI front shocks.

With the Liquid Springs, and the above additions, you should have a great ride!
...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-08-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,190
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Sent you a "PM"!! Hope it answers some of your...

Sent you a "PM"!! Hope it answers some of your questions!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-01-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 12,116
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Mahlon Miller passed away last year! Matt...

Mahlon Miller passed away last year!

Matt Miller is the President of Newmar, & has been for a number of years!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-22-2020, 04:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,564
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Not sure where you are in Virginia, but RV...

Not sure where you are in Virginia, but RV Services of Va., located in Ashland Va., on US Rt. 1, about 4 miles from Ashland Exit on I-95, provide great service. 804-798-1433 is their number. I'm...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-14-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,646
Posted By Jabber Jaw
We have registered for the 2021 RV Super Show/...

We have registered for the 2021 RV Super Show/ Newmar Rally, as well.
Being a "glass half full" guy; I'm thinking they will have it; a lesser turnout, but still should be fun!:dance:
We are taking...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-14-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By Jabber Jaw
https://www.amazon.com/Bostitch-BTFP02012-Gallon-O...

https://www.amazon.com/Bostitch-BTFP02012-Gallon-Oil-Free-Compressor/dp/B00UHNM1R0/ref=sr_1_5?crid=3C3MUAQH0F3Q3&dchild=1&keywords=bostitch+pancake+compressor&qid=1600096364&sprefix=bostitchpancake+co...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-25-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,248
Posted By Jabber Jaw
I have a 2020 Newmar Canyon Star with the V-10! ...

I have a 2020 Newmar Canyon Star with the V-10!
After getting it home from the factory, I pulled the "dog house" cover, & after a couple measurements , ordered the , I think it was, 22"x30"...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-21-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,578
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Replace the Bilsteins with KONI shocks! A world...

Replace the Bilsteins with KONI shocks! A world of difference!
And you'll be glad you did!
Correct tire pressures can make a big difference in ride & handling!
Get chassis weighed & use tire chart...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-21-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,703
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Have the Florida "E-Pass"! Registered for it...

Have the Florida "E-Pass"!
Registered for it online, & they sent one for the coach & one for each vehicle.
When towing, we keep the vehicle pass in the foil zip-loc bag they sent with the passes....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-20-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 25,484
Posted By Jabber Jaw
FYI: All Newmar coaches come down the same...

FYI: All Newmar coaches come down the same assembly line & are constructed the same way! From the Bay Star Sport to the King Aire, & everything in between! There are some differences in chassis'....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-12-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,260
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Ordered my 2020 Canyon Star last July. The...

Ordered my 2020 Canyon Star last July. The off-line date was September 14th (the day of the merger announcement), & did the "CPU" the week of October 10th. The reason for the longer delay was the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-04-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4,401
Views: 1,429,129
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Arrived Sunday afternoon about 5:00pm. 48 of 52...

Arrived Sunday afternoon about 5:00pm. 48 of 52 spots were occupied!

This evening there are about 28-30 coached here. The Newmar Techs are servicing them & getting them out of here.

Appears our...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-25-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,393
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Could you share how you did the installation? I...

Could you share how you did the installation?
I really like the way it illuminates!
One question though. Does it create any glare?

Thanks for your post!
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-25-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,493
Posted By Jabber Jaw
My coach is a 2020 model, & has the larger front...

My coach is a 2020 model, & has the larger front sway bar. Not sure if the rear is larger or not.
And I did not do the "CHF", based on the recommendation of the Ford Dealer which did the other...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-24-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,493
Posted By Jabber Jaw
As an FYI: I have a 2020 Newmar Canyon Star 3710...

As an FYI: I have a 2020 Newmar Canyon Star 3710 on a 26,000 GVW F-53 chassis. I made the following additions with fantastic results!
1) Saf-T-Plus steering stabilizer
2) Ultra-Trac rear trac bar...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-19-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,162
Posted By Jabber Jaw
glen_423..... Please help me understand WHY the...

glen_423.....
Please help me understand WHY the Ultra-Trac rear track bar works so well.
I have installed one on a 2004 Workhorse "W-22" chassis which was under my 2004 Mountain Aire 3778; & the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-18-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,162
Posted By Jabber Jaw
I think you are on the right track! There...

I think you are on the right track!

There are several things that could be done, which would improve handling & ride. These are all things I have done to my 2020 Canyon Star. Each item will make a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-16-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,313
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Look at either a Bay Star 3609, or a Canyon Star...

Look at either a Bay Star 3609, or a Canyon Star 3710......bath & 1/2, king bed, nice layout! 38' in length! Also Canyon Star has a model 3513, that is real nice!
We have a 2020 Canyon Star 3710...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 07-06-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,201
Posted By Jabber Jaw
KONI shocks are a definite help!SUMO front...

KONI shocks are a definite help!SUMO front springs will help!Proper tire pressures should help! And last but not least, the fellow that bought my '04Newmar Mountain Aire installed "air bags" on each...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-30-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,262
Posted By Jabber Jaw
"DONSKIMAN"...... FYI....You can get a...

"DONSKIMAN"......

FYI....You can get a Newmar Canyon Star 3710 with a "drop down" bunk over the drivers compartment. I believe you would have to find a 2019 or 2020!

I have a 2020 Newmar Canyon...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-29-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Our front shade on our 2020 Canyon Star stopped...

Our front shade on our 2020 Canyon Star stopped working, suspected to be a bad motor.
In order to use it, we slid the guide out of the slot, on each side, then the wife & I rolled it up until out of...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-26-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,059
Posted By Jabber Jaw
WOW!! Thanks for sharing the information, as well...

WOW!! Thanks for sharing the information, as well as how you fixed it.
I'm going to check the hood on my 2020 Canyon Star & make sure it is attached properly, & hopefully not find the situation that...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-11-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,347
Posted By Jabber Jaw
I have a 2020 Newmar Canyon Star 3710 (38')...

I have a 2020 Newmar Canyon Star 3710 (38') coach, on a 26,000GVW Ford F-53 chassis.
I'll suggest three things that I did to mine, before ever leaving Indiana to go home to Virginia; & it made all...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-11-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,824
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Have a 2020 Canyon Star 3710. Did "CPU" at Newmar...

Have a 2020 Canyon Star 3710. Did "CPU" at Newmar last October.

Had a hot water heater fitting issue, but was quickly fixed by Newmar techs at the Tampa Super RV Show/Newmar Rally. And one bay...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-11-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Should probably be able to get between 30%-35%,...

Should probably be able to get between 30%-35%, since it's basically 2 model years old!

Good Luck!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-01-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 866
Posted By Jabber Jaw
These four things will make a big difference: ...

These four things will make a big difference:

1) Saf-T-Plus steering stabilizer
2) Ultra-Trac rear track bar
3) Koni shocks (change all 4)
4) Proper tire inflation (based on the weight of your...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-31-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By Jabber Jaw
2019 F-53 Front Axle

Have a 2020 Coach on a 2019 F-53 26,000 GVWR chassis. I have a question about the front axle bearings.
Are they "oil bath" with something like Stemco seals; or are they grease packed lubricant...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-28-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Also, a major consideration is the DOT code (date...

Also, a major consideration is the DOT code (date code) on the tires, & look for sidewall cracking, an indication of needed tire replacement, $2500-$3000 depending on brand & size.
Another thing to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-28-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Chuck, I too am from Virginia, & also own a...

Chuck, I too am from Virginia, & also own a Newmar Coach, my 2nd one.
Regards advice, and if real serious about the Ventana; I would suggest getting an outside inspector to perform a vehicle...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-28-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By Jabber Jaw
QUESTION: Re: Comprehensive Insurance Claim

Been a long time since I filed a "Comp" claim. If filed, my question is; "As a result, will it increase your renewal Insurance premium?

My new 2020 Newmar Canyon Star was vandalized while parked....
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-10-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,372
Posted By Jabber Jaw
" X2 " what he said!:thumb:

" X2 " what he said!:thumb:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-10-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By Jabber Jaw
! And I believe this is now a "Federal...

!


And I believe this is now a "Federal Law"!
It's sure worth the current owner checking into & find out the actual "regulation"!
Spent 40 years in the auto industry, & an "incomplete vehicle"...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-10-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Did Newmar give you any type option for another...

Did Newmar give you any type option for another brand "Euro-Booth", or just cancel it!? That's a shame! Euro-booth is a nice option!

You have an "off-line" date yet?

Good Luck!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-03-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,305
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Don't remove it. Set it (centered) and it will...

Don't remove it. Set it (centered) and it will provide a great assist to driving, & a lot less stress on you!
Add a rear-track bar, & you will see the sway go away, & wind from big trucks won't push...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-03-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,200
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Check Wholesale Warranties in California! Had...

Check Wholesale Warranties in California!
Had one on my 2004 Mountain Aire, never used it, got about 80% refund.
That said, a couple of the RV Service shops in the area say Wholesale Warranties are...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-02-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,347
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Have a 2020 Newmar Canyon Star on a 26,000 GVWR...

Have a 2020 Newmar Canyon Star on a 26,000 GVWR F-53 chassis.
After a 165 mile test drive at the factory, I had the following installed & the changes significantly improved the ride, handling, sway,...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-28-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,256
Posted By Jabber Jaw
[Mod Edit] I do know the new 2021 King Aire...

[Mod Edit]

I do know the new 2021 King Aire has a number of new things to set it apart from the rest of the line; and a new price tag of $1,300,000!:dance:
Good Luck & Good Hunting for your new...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-27-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 34
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Views: 2,291
Posted By Jabber Jaw
Same for us! I'm 73, wife 67. We bought a new...

Same for us! I'm 73, wife 67. We bought a new 2020 Newmar Canyon Star to explore this beautiful country!
We love the coach, we love the trips, & we love the fact that we are "free to roam", so to...
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