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Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 03-22-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 37,635
Posted By David K
Got my letter from the COE referencing my camping...

Got my letter from the COE referencing my camping reservations on Lake Lanier -- Atlanta, GA area.

"Reservation Cancellation - Location Closure


Hi David,

We're sending you this message...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 02-20-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,165
Posted By David K
From looking at Spartan's latest published...

From looking at Spartan's latest published Financials, the majority of its business is in vehicle frames under trucks like UPS, the US Postal Service, Amazon Prime, just to name a few. The motor...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-16-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,980
Posted By David K
I carry a ladder that folds down to about a 4"...

I carry a ladder that folds down to about a 4" square and is 6 foot high --- used it many times for various reasons over the years -- bought from CW when we got the MH in 2006.
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-22-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,689
Posted By David K
I have tried to upload a picture of the...

I have tried to upload a picture of the compartment (first outside compartment on the driver's side of the coach up front) but, I have not been able to do so. The fuse for the brake lights will be...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-22-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,689
Posted By David K
The fuses for the brake light will be in the...

The fuses for the brake light will be in the compartment that is forward of the driver on the driver's side of the coach -- first compartment on that side. It will have fuses like you have in your...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-21-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,689
Posted By David K
After reading your post again, you may be saying...

After reading your post again, you may be saying that the brake lights on the MH are not working. Forward of the driver side front wheel, you will find a compartment where a lot of fuses are...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-21-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,689
Posted By David K
From your question, I am thinking that you are...

From your question, I am thinking that you are referring to the turn signals and brake lights on the tow dolly. I had some problems with getting brake lights to work on my Ford Edge (I tow it 4 down...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-15-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,799
Posted By David K
I have a progressive hard wired one --- you say...

I have a progressive hard wired one --- you say you are a 7 on scale of 10 for doing "stuff" --- I would say that this is one that you can tackle. After acquiring the necessary wiring (big box...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-05-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,071
Posted By David K
Your's may be in the same spot as mine was ----...

Your's may be in the same spot as mine was ---- behind the foot rest that you can put your left foot on. I had to remove the footrest and behold ---- there it was attached to the "firewall". You...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-31-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 16,718
Posted By David K
It was interesting that this discussion was on...

It was interesting that this discussion was on the forum -- today in my emails, I received an email that advertised camping trailers, motor homes, etc going on sale in a "pre-auction" sale ------...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-27-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,749
Posted By David K
Do some searching on line --- there are several...

Do some searching on line --- there are several of them for sale up there (new) --- both 2020 and 2019 models with the price range from $145,000.00 to $170,000.00
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-23-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By David K
I would try JB Weld if you can access the...

I would try JB Weld if you can access the leaking area ----- it is an epoxy and dries very quickly. Make sure the area that you apply it to is dry when applying ---- mix up the amount you need,...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-23-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By David K
Have not done it but, the type of unit in the...

Have not done it but, the type of unit in the coach is like the ones you find in some hotel/motel units and sometimes in rest/nursing homes. You might check around and see if anyone close by works...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 09-08-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 28,891
Posted By David K
What you are describing was probably a Victor...

What you are describing was probably a Victor "comptometer" --- had a sliding bar across the top and in the little windows, the gears would turn and the numbers would go round as the sliding bar...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-29-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 19,368
Posted By David K
Just a thought --- I tow a Ford Edge and had...

Just a thought --- I tow a Ford Edge and had problems with the battery being discharged -- I installed a direct line from my coach house batteries to the car and same results. I then put a diode in...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-29-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,572
Posted By David K
If it is a residential refrigerator, then a...

If it is a residential refrigerator, then a little off level will not affect it -- if it is a MH refrigerator (electric/gas) then being just a little off level WILL affect it. If the coach is not...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-28-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 21,819
Posted By David K
I built 4 ramps very similar to what you built...

I built 4 ramps very similar to what you built (used 2x12 lumber staggered like you did). That way I can raise either the front end (using 2 ramps) or the rear using all 4 ramps under the duals in...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-13-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,684
Posted By David K
I have installed a charge line (as many have said...

I have installed a charge line (as many have said above) with a diode in place to prevent any charge from the battery going back to the RV battery and draining the towed battery. In addition, I have...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-21-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 18,346
Posted By David K
I fully endorse all the comments made here ---...

I fully endorse all the comments made here --- especially the ones about NEVER talk to someone when hooking up and if someone comes up make sure you go back to the start and start over ---- from some...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-28-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,326
Posted By David K
The large red wire is for lights, turn signals,...

The large red wire is for lights, turn signals, and brake lights. The coiled red wire is the break away cable. The black wire runs light on the motor home dash and is lit when the brakes are...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-24-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By David K
You did not post what leveling system you have...

You did not post what leveling system you have but, if it is HWH, you may have some weak springs on the jack (s) that are causing the problem. A rough bump will cause the jack to momentarily go down...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-24-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,464
Posted By David K
I bought a replacement from Trimark and then...

I bought a replacement from Trimark and then bought the replacement wiring harness directly from Winnebago. Been several years but, as I recall, the replacement from Trimark was about $100.00 and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-24-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,502
Posted By David K
I do my changes at home -- have the space and...

I do my changes at home -- have the space and place where I can get to the front end easily for the generator and the back for the engine changes. For getting the filters off, I bought what is...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-03-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,984
Posted By David K
One my way to the Cummins shop for a starting...

One my way to the Cummins shop for a starting problem to be analyzed, the serpentine belt shredded ---- that puts a stop on until a new belt can be put on. The belt showed no signs of wear (I try to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-27-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,574
Posted By David K
Instead of carrying a compressor, I tapped into...

Instead of carrying a compressor, I tapped into the air system on my diesel pusher and created a port where I can plug in an air hose. I used the service port which is up front on my coach right...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-13-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,055
Posted By David K
I carry bikes on a 2" receiver mounted bike rack...

I carry bikes on a 2" receiver mounted bike rack on my Ford Edge --- have for many thousand miles with no problems.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-13-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 21,789
Posted By David K
I installed a 30 amp at the house for my 50 amp...

I installed a 30 amp at the house for my 50 amp coach ---- I plug in a 30 to 50 amp converter cord so my RV 50 amp cord will plug into the house line. In my case, I keep the RV plugged in all the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-03-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,238
Posted By David K
Winter heating

I use two oil filled heaters -- keeps the coach very toasty ---- powered by electricity. I use a trouble light in water compartment to maintain heat in there using a electric controller that has an...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-29-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,775
Posted By David K
Tow vehicle

I have been towing a Ford Edge 4 down now for 5 years --- no problems. Automatic tranny with 3.6 engine. At start of tow, run engine and shift through gears for about 5 minutes and then put in...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-25-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,647
Posted By David K
Heat in the winter

I keep my motor home warmed during the Winter months when I store it. I use the electric oil filled radiators --- you can control how much heat they put out and I also use two small electric fans to...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-11-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 13,763
Posted By David K
Yes

Yes
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-29-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,958
Posted By David K
Don't prefill ISC fuel filters

After installing the filter(s), turn the ignition key to the "on" position but, do not attempt to start --- you can hear the fuel lift pump working if you are at the back of the motor home. When it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-27-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,096
Posted By David K
I park my RV on plywood cut to size and replace...

I park my RV on plywood cut to size and replace it when it deteriorates --- I also keep my tires covered to protect from the sun's rays --- by doing this, the tires that I trade in still look like...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-27-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,357
Posted By David K
Usually at a COE park, the hosts will ask you to...

Usually at a COE park, the hosts will ask you to initial the back of the check in card which states the "No Alcohol" policy. Common sense prevails -- they don't want rude and loud people in the park...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-16-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 944
Posted By David K
Don't know if this will help you or not but here...

Don't know if this will help you or not but here is a video about setting up the generator auto start ----- www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9YlkK_R_Zo
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-16-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,278
Posted By David K
I have had a hard wired SurgeGuard 50 amp since...

I have had a hard wired SurgeGuard 50 amp since 2007 -- no problems with it during that time and it has saved me 4 times that I am aware of.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-16-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By David K
Also, make sure that in addition to the above...

Also, make sure that in addition to the above suggestions, that you do not have anything in front of the return --- that will cause the air flow to drop and for the a/c to not work correctly.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-16-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By David K
When you go over, take a measurement of the...

When you go over, take a measurement of the opening --- all the power vents tend to be 14 1/4 by 14 1/4. Hope you find that "unknown" switch -- that would be "sweet".
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-16-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 765
Posted By David K
I would try to lubricate the shaft -- as...

I would try to lubricate the shaft -- as mentioned above (HWH recommends WD40) and then wipe it down with a clean cloth. If mine get lazy at times, I lubricate them like this and they seem to...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-16-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,742
Posted By David K
Winnebago Industries

If you look at the key indicators for Winnebago Ind., you will find that the company is in a very liquid position. Total assets are almost double the liabilities. The company has also been buying...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-16-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,405
Posted By David K
Bought on line

I bought mine on line from Ebay -- the cost was very reasonable. I use the plastic ones as that is what came on my 2002. Have lost a couple over the years and when I bought them I got 6 so I do...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-16-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By David K
Good shop South of Atlanta Airport

If you are near Atlanta, I would highly recommend Cummins South. The shop manager is Bill and he has a great crew. They are located just South of the Atlanta Airport on Georgia hwy 85. Not hard to...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-12-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,703
Posted By David K
Hardwired

I have a SurgeGuard 50 amp -- hardwired. When I installed it, I mounted it in the compartment where the 50 amp shoreline comes in. For the install, I put a connection that matched my shore line...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-15-2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,415
Posted By David K
I had a similar problem with my coach --- it...

I had a similar problem with my coach --- it ended up that the driver's side mirror had lost its seal and water was coming in through the broke seal where the mirror was attached to the outside body....
Forum: Carolina Campers 09-20-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,234
Posted By David K
Thanks for confirming that the low bridge is on...

Thanks for confirming that the low bridge is on Memorial Drive -- that is where I thought it might be. If someone is coming to the rally from the South on the by pass (Hwy 285), go on past the exit...
Forum: Carolina Campers 09-20-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,234
Posted By David K
I am not aware of a low clearance bridge unless...

I am not aware of a low clearance bridge unless it is on Memorial Drive off of HWY 285 by pass -- I would make a suggestion for coming to the campground if you are coming via I20 from MB area. Come...
Forum: Carolina Campers 07-28-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,234
Posted By David K
Good morning all ------ Karen and I will be...

Good morning all ------ Karen and I will be joining ya'll for this weekend -- we are both looking forward to a great time with what we both know is a great group of people. We will be on site 20a. ...
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-19-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,236
Posted By David K
I have a 350 ISC also. I have two filters, both...

I have a 350 ISC also. I have two filters, both Fleetguard. The first is a 10 micron filter/water separator and the second is a 10 micron. I have experienced problems before with the second filter...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-26-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 838
Posted By David K
If the deadbolt key "hole" is above the normal...

If the deadbolt key "hole" is above the normal key for the door; ie, stacked ---- then the lock comes from Tri-Mark and they should be able to help you on both of them. All of the keys on my 2002...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-24-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,294
Posted By David K
I finally had a chance to try the Acetone and...

I finally had a chance to try the Acetone and microfiber towel cleaning on the lens. I saturated the towel in the area that I was going to "swipe" the lens with and then very quickly but firmly...
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