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Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-14-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,197
Posted By Poppy01
Olaf. Our granddaughters named her that because...

Olaf. Our granddaughters named her that because its mostly white, like Olaf in Frozen movie. Who can argue with that logic!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-16-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By Poppy01
I'm in the process of redesigning my wet bay to...

I'm in the process of redesigning my wet bay to use motorized ball valves to replace the manual ones. The 1/2" valves are about $30 each and they include an indicator circuit to indicate open and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-17-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By Poppy01
I have a '94 KSDP. The 120v should be on a...

I have a '94 KSDP. The 120v should be on a breaker on the electrical panel. The 12v fuse should be on the fuse panel below the 120v fuse panel. The same fuse should power the a/c and furnace. If the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-17-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By Poppy01
We had similar problem with windshield...

We had similar problem with windshield glass/gasket. Installer said that gaskets get soft with age. Recommended replacing the gasket. Apparently the winshield and gasket provide lateral support to...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-10-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,256
Posted By Poppy01
Mine will also come down quickly. If I have the...

Mine will also come down quickly. If I have the front very high, I lower the front by bumping the manual control to get the front down a bit, then store.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-10-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By Poppy01
The OP stated that the engine was turning. All he...

The OP stated that the engine was turning. All he had to do turn the switch back to run and it started back up. Pretty common with diesels. All the ignitions switch does is open or close the fuel...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-10-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By Poppy01
Fyi...this study is more than 13 years old...

Fyi...this study is more than 13 years old...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-10-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By Poppy01
Why would you loose PS? As long as the engine is...

Why would you loose PS? As long as the engine is turning, the hydraulic pump is turning, providing power steering assist.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-07-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,443
Posted By Poppy01
We've used a Demco Sentry with our equinox for...

We've used a Demco Sentry with our equinox for several years. I drilled a few 1" holes along the bottom of the center panel for extra air flow. No issues yet with Rick damage or overheating. 300127
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-07-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,148
Posted By Poppy01
Not all wheels use just the outside nuts to hold...

Not all wheels use just the outside nuts to hold the inner wheel. Many use a stud with integral nut to hold the inner wheel. This way you can run the inner wheel on a block to change the outer one.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-01-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By Poppy01
I just added a cell antenna. I mounted the...

I just added a cell antenna. I mounted the antenna on the TV antenna. I used the washer/dryer vent pipe to run the cable inside. A 1/2" hole in the pipe, inside the coach and filled it with caulk....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-19-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,760
Posted By Poppy01
Here's the problem with your reasoning...as soon...

Here's the problem with your reasoning...as soon as you raise the coach off the stops (air bags deflated) you are carrying the wight of the coach minus the axles. Whether you raise the coach 2" or...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-10-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By Poppy01
+1. I've used POR-15 on a lot of things in the...

+1. I've used POR-15 on a lot of things in the past. Works great!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-07-2020, 01:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By Poppy01
We had the gasket replaced on our 1994 Newmar....

We had the gasket replaced on our 1994 Newmar. It's a 2 piece windshield, but they pulled them and reinstalled the original glass. Worked out great.

There is a company in OR that advertises OEM...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-28-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By Poppy01
Its probably mounted near the front (mine is on...

Its probably mounted near the front (mine is on the driver side near the genny. You should be able to follow the brake line forward from the connector in the back.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-26-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By Poppy01
Probably the converter keeping the house...

Probably the converter keeping the house batteries topped off.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-22-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By Poppy01
Try opening a window. You may be creating a low...

Try opening a window. You may be creating a low pressure situation. If that helps, check the seal on the toilet, air admittance valve or a dry trap in one of the sinks or shower.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-21-2020, 12:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By Poppy01
When I've had issues with a stuck jack, I'd go...

When I've had issues with a stuck jack, I'd go through this sequence:

- Hit store button and wait a few minutes.
- start up and allow air suspension to inflate,
- place blocks under stuck jack...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-17-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By Poppy01
Maintenance records and tire date codes are easy...

Maintenance records and tire date codes are easy to check. Before settling on a price and agree to purchase, get a professional chassis and house inspection.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-07-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 941
Posted By Poppy01
We decided to take out a heloc to finance our rv....

We decided to take out a heloc to finance our rv. Fewer questions.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-07-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By Poppy01
We bought ours in FL from a private party and...

We bought ours in FL from a private party and drove back to WA. The registration was current, so we drove back on FL plates. As long as you have a bill of sale, and the registration is current, you...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-03-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,016
Posted By Poppy01
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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-26-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By Poppy01
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Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-17-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 888
Posted By Poppy01
Ours too has a pilot light. It stays turned off.

Ours too has a pilot light. It stays turned off.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-14-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 888
Posted By Poppy01
Check for a pilot light. Some use pizo electric...

Check for a pilot light. Some use pizo electric spark and some still use a pilot light. Check under the stove top for a small valve that controls the pilot. We turned ours off and just use a lighter...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-12-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,553
Posted By Poppy01
Just a 12v line. I added a relay to disconnect...

Just a 12v line. I added a relay to disconnect when coach ignition is shut off.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-12-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By Poppy01
Check the owners manual. It will tell you which...

Check the owners manual. It will tell you which models can be flat towed. Motorhome Magazine issues a towing guide every year. It is pretty well researched.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-12-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By Poppy01
I wouldn't call a dealer. Most dealers don't...

I wouldn't call a dealer. Most dealers don't understand what is required. If you call 3 dealers, you'll get 3 answers. Read the owners manual. It has the manufacturers recommendations for flat...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-03-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,553
Posted By Poppy01
We have push button start on our 2018. No issues...

We have push button start on our 2018. No issues whatever with the push button. Follow the directions in the owners manual (only difference is that you push the button with foot off the brake to go...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-31-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Poppy01
Take one to either Napa or a truck parts store....

Take one to either Napa or a truck parts store. They should be able to match it up.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-28-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Poppy01
Find a local reduilder that uses only [emoji631]...

Find a local reduilder that uses only [emoji631] or European made replacement parts. Some of the commercial rebuilds use cheap Chinese parts.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-04-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By Poppy01
We use the demco shield . I haven't had any...

We use the demco shield . I haven't had any issues, but I did drill several 2" holes along the bottom to allow more air flow, just in case.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-01-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 14,389
Posted By Poppy01
Wrong! They accomplish the same thing...using the...

Wrong! They accomplish the same thing...using the engine back pressure to slow the vehicle. That is where similarity ends. Jake brake disables a number of exhaust valves depending on the level you...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-29-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 14,389
Posted By Poppy01
This article refers to the use of a Jake Brake,...

This article refers to the use of a Jake Brake, not an exhaust brake. Using an exhaust brake used the same amount on fuel as coasting. My accelerator on my coach has just enough 'play' that I can...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-18-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By Poppy01
If you can't raise them prying up with 2x4, it's...

If you can't raise them prying up with 2x4, it's probably the shuttle valve. You can crack it ioen to release pressure, but you'll lose hydro fluid.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-13-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,914
Posted By Poppy01
I use mine at home. Surges/brownouts happen too...

I use mine at home. Surges/brownouts happen too often. I see it like insurance. I never need it until something bad happens. Then, I'm glad I have it.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-12-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By Poppy01
Check for a second "salesman switch". I have one...

Check for a second "salesman switch". I have one at the door and one on the dash. I've had occasions when one was tripped and it wouldn't reenergize. I had to use the dash switch to reenergize.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-20-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,405
Posted By Poppy01
We use fire sticks. You can load several...

We use fire sticks. You can load several streaming apps. We use Pluto and Amazon. Many more are available.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-19-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 742
Posted By Poppy01
The best way to figure out which is gas and which...

The best way to figure out which is gas and which is electrical is to flip one switch on. If the led comes on, then goes off after a few seconds, it's the gas switch. If it stays on, flip the other...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-07-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 19,156
Posted By Poppy01
Just use an auto transformer to make up the...

Just use an auto transformer to make up the difference.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-04-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,866
Posted By Poppy01
Beware of "extended warranties". They are only as...

Beware of "extended warranties". They are only as good as the company behind them and the ability to get service. Our friends bought a new Jayco 2 years ago with an extended warranty and they are...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-15-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,100
Posted By Poppy01
Fyi, most Atwood water heaters have separate and...

Fyi, most Atwood water heaters have separate and independent 120v and gas controls. 120v side SHOULD be on a separate circuit, but someone could have replaced a gas-only with a gas/electric and just...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-04-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By Poppy01
Look under the kitchen sink. That's where mine is...

Look under the kitchen sink. That's where mine is on my 1994 KSDP.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-04-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By Poppy01
We have a 25 YO pusher. I have a pretty sensitive...

We have a 25 YO pusher. I have a pretty sensitive nose, so I detect odors before most. Only had a diesel smell when we had a cracked exhaust pipe. Fixed it and problem solved. Generator does smoke...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-22-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,777
Posted By Poppy01
The charge has nothing to do with extending...

The charge has nothing to do with extending credit. It the fee the processor charges the merchant to process (route) the transaction to your bank and credit the merchant's bank account.

The...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-08-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,034
Posted By Poppy01
Most of the time, limits for purchasing at the...

Most of the time, limits for purchasing at the pump are limited by the origination processor. This is most likely not BofA. Usually it's in the neighborhood or $100. Fraud alerts are set at the card...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 04-05-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 19,302
Posted By Poppy01
I served during the Vietnam Era. I'm 60%...

I served during the Vietnam Era. I'm 60% disabled. I got a letter from the VA saying that Vietnam Era vets may have been exposed to AO indirectly by handling equipment that was in country and not...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-02-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By Poppy01
It could be a loose connection or short...

It could be a loose connection or short triggering the slide to operate. I know on mine, it is a momentary close switch in a cabinet above the door. A loose wire on the switch could cause it to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-27-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By Poppy01
Yep, seriously? I was learning in a modern...

Yep, seriously? I was learning in a modern airliner.... I doubt that old 172 I was flying had gauges even close that of a modern airliner. If they were off by a quarter of a tank, the A&P might look...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-26-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By Poppy01
I consider the fuel gauge as an indicator of...

I consider the fuel gauge as an indicator of approximate fuel remaining. We start looking for fuel at around 600mi or so. The old mechanical gauges aren't all that accurate.

While in pilot...
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