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RE: Is there a difference in Diesel Fuel?

Diesel from any high volume station should be fine. Truck pumps with actual trucks using them is an even better sign.
haddy1 04/24/18 10:56am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Perdido Key, destin gulf shores

We have camped at Topsail in Destin and Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores. Both are beautiful! Topsail has a shuttle to the beach, but you can walk to the beach at both campgrounds. Both have a pool, but the pool at Gulf State Park is much larger. Both towns (Destin and Gulf Shores) have the usual tourist things to do...putt putt golf, go-carts. Gulf State Park has a zip line course that is a lot of fun, as well as an extensive system of bike paths. Of the two, we prefer Gulf State Park. The zip line is gone but it is still a very good park The zip line has been moved to the Wharf in Orange Beach. Just re-opened this weekend.
haddy1 03/13/18 11:29am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Roadside Service

If you are an FMCA member, they have a plan that covers your coach and toad for under $100 a year. Just renewed coachnet for $74 a year. Don't have to belong to anything covers all my family's cars. Sounds too good for the right coverage. Best price I've found for Plantium, was through Sharon Ball at PPL Motorhomes of Houston and is now over $100, but still, well worth it. Thing is, you're insuring yourself and spouse for whatever you're driving and whether or not, it belongs to you or someone else. Idk I've had it for years. Last year or so when I was reading on the forum how much they were charging I went on line to my account and renewed for six years for $446. Back when I signed up they wanted all our names and sent us all cards. My older boy lives in VT. and he used it up there. I'm gonna call when I get some time and make shure what I have. The last time I wanted to renew Coachnet wanted way too much money. I called and they told me that I was "grandfathered" and they could sell me a renewal for around $100 but it would only cover the coach.
haddy1 02/05/18 04:23pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Roadside Service

If you are an FMCA member, they have a plan that covers your coach and toad for under $100 a year.
haddy1 02/03/18 05:04pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: 2015 Freightliner low antifreeze sensor

Sensor is located in the radiator tank, not the recovery bottle. If you fill the bottle and it goes down anfter cool down, the radiator needs topped off and refill the bottle. If low since new, all the air wasn't purged when built. Not true. FL locates the sensor in the recovery tank, surge tank, or whatever else you want to call it. It is not located in the radiator.
haddy1 01/24/18 06:59pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: 2015 Freightliner low antifreeze sensor

If your chassis is a rear radiator, the sensor is in the forward facing part of the tank. It's a simple screw in part but it can be a real pain to access.
haddy1 01/23/18 08:43pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Does anyone know if you can limit Genie lines to less than 5

It appears that they now have SWM LNB's with built in multiswitch that support more than 8 tuners. One of those would be a better option than a legacy LNB and a SWM16. https://www.weaknees.com/cart/product.php?productid=61097
haddy1 10/24/17 10:14am Technology Corner
RE: 50 amp outlet

Hi, I wound stay away from GFCI, unless it is required by code. X2 GFCI outlets are known to have issues when connecting to RVs, even when they (the RV) are properly wired.
haddy1 10/18/17 11:35pm Tech Issues
RE: Question about insulation in front cap

I added denim insulation to my front cap. Much easier on the hands and nose than fiberglass.
haddy1 10/18/17 07:11pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: splendide washer replacement hoses

I need to replace my 2002 splendide combo washer supply hoses. the original hoses are 8' long and from what I read have a 20mm female 90 degree fitting to the machine and regular fitting to the water supply. Has anyone replaced their hoses and do they have to be 8' long. washing machine all use the same hoses buy a pair at lowes home depot etc and no they sure as heck don't need to be 8 ft long unless for some reason someone put the supply taps a long ways away you can buy steel braided 5 ft ones on amazon for 15$ each My 2003 Splendide used a hose that had metric threads on the washer end. US hoses would not fit that machine.
haddy1 10/08/17 11:25pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Warning light comes on while driving - Level jacks down!

First off, you need to make sure that you let the jacks complete their retract cycle. Don't turn them off just because the lights have gone out. If you turn them off, trapped fluid can expand causing the alarm to sound.
haddy1 10/05/17 08:29pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: RVshare mention bank denied loan - any recourse

Something doesn't sound quite right. What's motivating them to make up false stories? Most dealers will do and say almost anything to get a deal approved, not provide inaccurate information to kill the deal. If this was just a misunderstanding or miscommunication, insist that they contact BOA and tell them that this information was given in error and to restore the deal to the original approval status. If they won't, there's more to this story... I have been a long time (over 40 years) customer of BOA and continue to be one. Their online banking and widespread availability of branches is great. That being said, they are one of the last places that I would go for a loan. They have way too many "strange" rules when it comes to consumer loans.
haddy1 10/03/17 03:14pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Has Anyone ever been turned away for Length Restriction?

I own a lot at one of the so called "luxury resorts". Exceptions to the Class A only rule are never waived. Age and length restrictions may be waived on a case by case basis. The appearance of your coach will be the deciding factor, even if it does meet age and length requirements.
haddy1 09/29/17 01:16pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: how to get to long beach

Long Beach is probably the only place that I wouldn't go in the LAX area to see the beach. Orange County, or LA county north of Palos Verdes would be my choices.
haddy1 09/15/17 04:02pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: I-70 versus I-8- from KC to Cheyenne

I29, NB2, I80 would be my choice.
haddy1 08/17/17 12:31pm Roads and Routes
RE: Water pump replacement

I have the Revolution in my new TT. It's quiet and works "OK" but the water flow isn't completley smooth and the pressure isn't great. I'm used to my old Sensor 5.7 though, which will go on this trailer when my warranty is up. (I have the only good 5.7 they ever made) Just be aware that when that 5.7 fails, it may get VERY hot. Hot enough to cause a fire. I know this because it happened to me. The only "good" 5.7's were the very first ones. They lost their original electronics supplier and it was "downhill" from there.
haddy1 08/16/17 10:01am Tech Issues
RE: Water pump replacement

All of the variable speed pumps seem to have issues because of the electronics involved. The "Revolution" pumps are either off or on and vary the output with an internal bypass. IMO, that's a much more reliable system.
haddy1 08/16/17 09:57am Tech Issues
RE: Help with water pump

You may have an accumulator that has lost its air charge. It will be a round or oval tank with an air fitting, probably located near the pump.
haddy1 08/16/17 09:52am Travel Trailers
RE: what year did EGRS , DPF's, DEF etc..show up on DP's

The "serious" stuff started with the 2007 EPA and was changed again in 2010. Most everyone used DEF to meet the 2010 standards. Actually, the 2010 engines get better mileage because they can build them looser. My 2012 Phaeton gets better mileage than my 2003 DP got, even though it weighs about 7000 pounds more. Could you please tell us people that are not up on the current Diesels, what "build them looser" means? I got my information directly from Cummins, but it appears that there are several on this forum that know much more than the people who certified the engine. I'm certain that they can tell you "everything". What I can tell you is that my 2003 Cat got about 8mpg and my current coach frequently exceeds 9mpg. Those numbers are not conjecture, they are facts.
haddy1 08/11/17 11:58pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Great Tech. Service

As they say, "even a blind pig can occasionally find a truffle". Consider yourself one of the lucky ones. My personal experience with CW service has been anything but good.
haddy1 08/11/17 05:56pm Camping World Service and Installation
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