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Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 01-30-2021, 01:00 PM
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Views: 414
Posted By mark103
Navion 24D Mattress upgrade

I went ahead and took the stock mattress off and pulled out the foam (easy job). I cut away the thin 1 inch blue stock soft gel and added a 2 inch gel top in the mattress case (hard job) with the...
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 02-17-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 81
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Views: 107,263
Posted By mark103
We had a 2010 Caribbean 35A. Layout was good and...

We had a 2010 Caribbean 35A. Layout was good and it was built with standard quality components. That's pretty much where it ended. Every time I would work on a repair or modification, it seems I...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 12-24-2019, 04:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,416
Posted By mark103
UPDATE: We just drove through some of the...

UPDATE: We just drove through some of the nastiest weather / wind to date with these upgrades. Driving rain and 30+ mph head winds, cross winds, you name it. I could not be happier with these mods. ...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 11-16-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,899
Posted By mark103
We use those shades all the time, so we certainly...

We use those shades all the time, so we certainly would miss them on the newer model...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 11-10-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,416
Posted By mark103
It was really easy for me to do since I have...

It was really easy for me to do since I have leveling jacks and used those to lift the coach.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 11-10-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,416
Posted By mark103
Yes, this upgrade definitely helps. I think the...

Yes, this upgrade definitely helps. I think the combination of the heavier Helwig bar and the rear Sumo's make the difference. Accelerating on a curved interstate on ramp not a problem now where...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 11-10-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,416
Posted By mark103
Navion Suspension Upgrades

I have been reading many posts about upgrading suspension components on the MB 3500 Sprinter chassis. Most of these include upgrading to a Helwig sway bar and Sumo Springs (front and back). ...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 11-09-2019, 04:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,980
Posted By mark103
you can install yourself, but a bigger job for...

you can install yourself, but a bigger job for sure. I had a shop about an hour away so opted for that. I have had it on for a year now and no complaints. Works much better the the Lippert we had...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-25-2019, 04:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By mark103
The 2" gel topper did the trick for us. Night...

The 2" gel topper did the trick for us. Night and day difference
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-25-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By mark103
Thanks for the info Warren! I agree, the 24D is...

Thanks for the info Warren! I agree, the 24D is just right for the me and the wife at this point. Best part is she can drive it and feel comfortable. The 40ft DP was a different story...:thumb:
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-23-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By mark103
Just curious - saw you had a Tiffin Breeze in...

Just curious - saw you had a Tiffin Breeze in your signature. How did you like it?
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 09-24-2019, 03:06 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,612
Posted By mark103
I had this problem the first day I picked up my...

I had this problem the first day I picked up my 2019 Navion and got it up to highway speed. 65mph and the shimmy appeared. Turned around and drove it right back... after 1/2 day with service dept &...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 07-17-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,612
Posted By mark103
Glad you discovered the cause (I had a feeling...

Glad you discovered the cause (I had a feeling since we had the exact problem). :thumb: Good luck with Jayco!
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-15-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By mark103
since the mattress is split near the pillows,...

since the mattress is split near the pillows, will need to be custom I think. Topper can only be 2" thick max and still allow murhpy bed to go up
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-15-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By mark103
24D mattress

6 months onto our 2019 Navion 24D. So far, love it. My only complaint would have to be the mattress on the Murphy bed. A little to board like for my taste. Anyone have any upgrade solution or...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 07-14-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,545
Posted By mark103
Crabb E, The tire tech showed me my out of...

Crabb E,
The tire tech showed me my out of round rims... jacked up the front and spun the tires. Did not need much rotation since it looked like an egg spinning around - definitely not 'true'... My...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 07-13-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,612
Posted By mark103
I had this problem the first day I picked up my...

I had this problem the first day I picked up my 2019 Navion and got it up to highway speed. 65mph and the shimmy appeared. Turned around and drove it right back... after 1/2 day with service dept &...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 07-13-2019, 05:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,980
Posted By mark103
Went with the Bigfoot system for our Navion 24D. ...

Went with the Bigfoot system for our Navion 24D. No chassis mods and only 180 lbs total. Definitely worth it IMO
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 07-13-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,044
Posted By mark103
+1 on this cover! Best money I have spent (so...

+1 on this cover! Best money I have spent (so far...) on the Navion.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 07-13-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,212
Posted By mark103
Went from a diesel pusher to a Navion 24D 6...

Went from a diesel pusher to a Navion 24D 6 months ago. One of the things I REALLY like about the coach is the compressor fridge. Do not have to worry about being perfectly level - very quiet...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 04-23-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,952
Posted By mark103
We just downsized to a Navion 24D as well. The...

We just downsized to a Navion 24D as well. The layout was the best for us coming from a 38 foot class A DP. Also, as mentioned, the counter space and storage was the best we saw. Loading it up...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 12-29-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,591
Posted By mark103
Scrubbed mine down with a brush and cleaner and...

Scrubbed mine down with a brush and cleaner and then hit it with 303. Looks like almost new. No more white steaks.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-29-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,910
Posted By mark103
If you have a Freightliner DP you may want to...

If you have a Freightliner DP you may want to replace the coolant reservoir if it 10+ years old. As they age and are exposed to UV they tend to crack and split as I discovered the hard way.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-28-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,729
Posted By mark103
Absolutely love them! I park at home on concrete...

Absolutely love them! I park at home on concrete - prevents rust stains plus less blocks to tote around. Would definitely purchase again.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 12-27-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 469,939
Posted By mark103
What service did Ocala FL do for you? I'm...

What service did Ocala FL do for you? I'm thinking of going there for my 30k mile + some other things... only other two that are close to me are Orlando (traffic..) and Jacksonville(again...
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