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RE: Spare tire on the roof?

My tire weighs 100+ lbs. and I would not try to get it on my roof or get it down. It was heavy enough when I carried it in one of my storage bays.If I decided to take a tire with me I would put it in one of my storage bays where is covered and out of the sun.
Nomadac 02/17/17 11:11pm General RVing Issues
RE: Curbside or Streetside Kitchen?

Our kitchen is on the driver's side with the couch behind the drivers seat. We have tile in the kitchen area and carpet in front of the couch. Our table and chairs are on the curbside, our Fridge is towards the rear, with our J Lounge behind the co-pilots seat. Our two windows are very large on the curbside giving us a good view or our site vs.looking at our neighbors site. Our previous TT had the same floor plan with with kitchen on drivers side and booth on the curbside. This is our preference in floor plans.
Nomadac 02/17/17 10:53pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Dicor Self Leveling or Eternabond Tape

I did my roof with eternabond tape about 5 years ago and have never had any problems since then. I ran the strips the entire length without piecing it. Proper cleaning the roof as directed and it will not come loose. I used a small wallpaper roller to remove any bubbles and seal the edges.Be careful before you put it down as you will not be able to lift it up once it sticks.
Nomadac 02/09/17 11:15pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Suburban as a tow vehicle

I have a 2001 Chevy Suburban 2500 2wd 8.1L with original hitch and never had any problems with it period. I towed a 33' Avion that weighed 7600# it is a great tow vehicle.
Nomadac 02/09/17 11:07pm Tow Vehicles
RE: CROWN CR-220 6 VOLT 220 AH GC2 DEEP CYC Battery

I used Interstate Batteries in the past and got 3 years and 8 months out them then tried Duracell from Sam's Club and they are 2 years and 4 months and loosing their charge while in storage. Everything is shut of at my Circuit boxes and the main switch at the door and they still are going down to 12.0-12.2 volts. I have located a source for the Crown CR220-6 volt batteries and will try them, based on the good report from Earnest. I maintain the water monthly and when stored for the Winter in my VersaTube shelter I run my generator monthly as recommended by Onan,
Nomadac 02/06/17 11:26am Class A Motorhomes
RE: 2.5in to 2in Receiver Reducer

A hitch that has a 2.5" receiver is usually a Class V hitch, which is what I have on my Class A Motor home which has a larger weight capacity than a Class IV.
Nomadac 02/05/17 02:40pm Towing
CROWN CR-220 6 VOLT 220 AH GC2 DEEP CYC Battery

House Battery Question. Has anyone used a CROWN CR-220 CR 220 6 VOLT 220 AH GC2 DEEP CYCLE WET Flooded BATTERY? I read an article that said Rated Best RV Deep Cycle Battery and Can Last More Than 5-6 Years With Regular Maintenance and Care made in Fremont,OH. USA.
Nomadac 02/05/17 02:11pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: rear air bag suspenson

Your air bags may have weather cracks and leaking. I had to replace both of my rear air bags, plus the coating on the metal drum peeled off and caused it to leak.
Nomadac 01/30/17 10:07pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Where to park your Tow Dolly?

Adding a hitch to your towed vehicle can be a big help jockeying your dolly around when you need to. X2 I had a hitch on our RAV4 and after unloading the RAV4 would connect the dolly and my wife would tow it to the campsite and park it behind the MH. Worked great for us.
Nomadac 01/21/17 10:23pm Dinghy Towing
RE: Oil Change

Oil and filters once a year.
Nomadac 01/18/17 10:54pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: I test drove my first motorhome today - Noisy

I have a 38' Travel Supreme on a Spartan Chassis with a Cummins 350 HP and do not notice any noise going down the Interstate. We listen to the radio and have regular conversations. If it is windy we may hear some of the wind flowing by but not what I would call noisy. I have been in more cars with more noise while driving.
Nomadac 12/10/16 11:00pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Riverside RV Park, Seiverville, Tn

I have stayed there several years now and never noticed or heard the quarry across the road. I doubt they work at night.
Nomadac 10/27/16 11:00pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: 6 Months RV Trip - Trailer tow van behind RV or buy Dinghy?

I have towed my enclosed 20' car trailer and have not had a problem at any of the R V parks I have stayed at. I do recommend getting a RV Campground Book so you can review the CG you might be interested in staying. An open car trailer either 18 or 20' would surfice based on the length of your van. Another consideration is the towing capacity of the MH you buy. MOST 40' DP's have 10K towing rating. Some CG's have pull through sites that are long enough so you do not need to disconnect the trailer. Being new to driving a MH and towing a trailer you will need to become educated with using a car trailer,loadin and securing the vehicle and general driving the combined unit if you have no previous experience with either.
Nomadac 09/16/16 06:37pm Beginning RVing
RE: Ohio state home game

I attended a game years ago with several people from the Pontiac Dealer in Columbus. They had a motorhome that was parked right outside the stadium. It started to rain hard after half time so several of us went to motorhome and watched the rest of the game onTV in the MH. I don't know if they had a special permit or not.
Nomadac 09/12/16 04:11pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Eternabond Tape on Roof Length-Wise Seam

My Cougar EDPM roof is in good shape with no leaks. To help keep it that way I am planning on getting some 6" Eternabond tape for some preventative medicine. Why 6" vs 4" tape? I used 2" over my seams on my Class A MH.
Nomadac 09/04/16 12:48pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: cummins/onan genset issues - FIXED

I have a Onan 2003 8K diesel gen in my 2003 MH with 675 hrs. and no problems. I do all recommended maintenance and run it monthly as required. Mine has been very dependable.
Nomadac 06/13/16 02:07pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Rear A/C

I own a 2001 Chevy Suburban 2500 with rear air and have not had any problems with the rear air my only problem currently is with a sensor that is sporadic and causes the compressor to shut off when it gets hot outside. We have not been able to find which one it is with the tester.
Nomadac 06/06/16 11:53am Tow Vehicles
RE: Replacement tires

I had Michelin 275/80R/22.5 tires on my 2003 MH that I replaced with 30,202 mileage that were 8+ years based on date of MFG. They had very slight cracking on two at the bead and being approaching 9 years old were due for replacement. Tire wear was never a problem and ride and handling was great. I replaced them with the same Michelin XZA3 tire and now have 54,000 mileage on the MH with no problems and still satisfied with their performance and would buy the same again. I check and maintain the tire pressure and they do not show any abnormal wear for 24,000 miles since installed. I believe you get what you pay for. If other brands are so good why do Mfg. not use them when they build the MH, as they would cost less?
Nomadac 05/23/16 11:13pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: tow dolly towing of 2015 colorado

Neither Tow Dolly Mfg'S or Car Makers recommend towing a vehicle backwards on a Dolly.
Nomadac 05/23/16 10:46pm Dinghy Towing
RE: Airless tires

I doubt they would have the weight carrying capacity for a tow vehicle.
Nomadac 05/23/16 10:43pm Tow Vehicles
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