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RE: SoCal Rally April 10-12, 2015

Vince maybe stumpy is a better nickname for Mikee! :B Sorry to hear about the cancelation but on the good side congratulations on the promotion.
tahiti16 02/25/15 04:34pm Rallies, Shows and Gatherings
RE: How to Dolly Tow Unlockable Sterring Wheel Car

Leave a key in the ignation and turned to the first position. Check to make sure the radio and all accessories are off. What does that have to do with dolly towing a car that does not have locking steering? The question was " How to Dolly Tow Unlockable Sterring Wheel Car" To me that indicated he was asking how to tow it when he could NOT keep the steering wheel unlocked (with key removed). The question did not say "does not have a locking steering wheel". The steering wheel needs to be unlocked on most tow dollies. With may ACME EZ tow it is specified to tow that way. In order to do so, I leave a spare key turned to the first position, all accessories turned off and lock the door with another key. There lies the problem the question is, the car does NOT have a locking steering wheel and with a dolly that pivots, wheels or table, how do you keep the steering still.
tahiti16 02/10/15 05:56pm Dinghy Towing
RE: Toad debris protector

So what is the best price anyone has found on the Protect-A-Tow?
tahiti16 02/10/15 05:49pm Dinghy Towing
RE: How to Dolly Tow Unlockable Sterring Wheel Car

With a dolly either the dolly steers, through wheels turning or deck pivoting, or the steering of the car turns. NEVER both, so either secure the steering wheel or the dolly from turning.
tahiti16 02/05/15 03:28pm Dinghy Towing
RE: SoCal Rally April 10-12, 2015

Well glad I didn't answer earlier because we got home and found out we have a wedding this weekend! This will the first time we have missed one of these, Anaheim, since we found the RV.net group back in 08! :(
tahiti16 02/05/15 03:16pm Rallies, Shows and Gatherings
RE: Coffee Grinder?

We got one of theserecently and love it. You can adjust the grind and how much. We have both a Bunn drip coffee maker and an espresso machine. With this unit I can grind the coarseness I need and the amount for both systems. :B We got ours with points from something!
tahiti16 01/15/15 10:43pm General RVing Issues
RE: RV Resorts vs Campgrounds

$30 more a night X2! Wow, $60 a night!!! That's some resort.:B At $60 here in So. Cal. that is a state campground with power!:(
tahiti16 01/15/15 10:14pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: RV Resorts vs Campgrounds

$30-$50 a night!!! :B :B Unfortunately many times more true than not, call it a resort and charge more.
tahiti16 01/15/15 10:12pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: slide out in slide out

Before they went under, I think National RV was the first to offer a "slide-in-slide" feature. I don't recall which of their several brands had it though. Yes National created it and Monaco bought the rights out of bankruptcy. At first people were asking why but it gave more flexibility in usage. You could retain the ability to move around in the coach with the slides in but get the advantage of deeper slides when parked. When parked in a narrow spot only slide out to the first section.
tahiti16 01/15/15 09:30pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: 72 days 9 hours 21 minutes...

Well hope it isn't hotter in the spring! 83 Monday new record, 81 tue tied record and "only" 75 today. However by Friday high is supposed to be 58-64! Crazy weather.
tahiti16 01/07/15 09:36pm General RVing Issues
RE: Yosemite National Park

Yosemite Lakes a Thousand Trails park is 5 miles outside the north west gate on 120. You will be able to stay 14 nights if you buy a zone pass, right now I think $525 a year. We stayed there for 2 weeks when we bought the membership, as any where else we checked wanted $325-400 for 1 week. The zone will allow you to use any park in your zone up to 2 weeks at a time and then have to be out of system for 1 week. You can go park to park if you don't stay more than 4 nights in any one place. BTW no matter how close to the park you get it is a long drive into the valley. We put over 500 miles on the car just into the park over the 2 weeks and speed limits are low inside the park along with the time of year you mention there are a lot of cars in there.
tahiti16 01/06/15 10:36pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Cancel my Membership

Biggest problem with these success and failure posts for GS and Coachnet and even AAA. They do not own any tow companies they contract with them to provide the service. You will find that you get the same company in a given area no matter which service you have and if there are only 1 or 2 that provide service in that area then the clubs are stuck with them and their poor service. Would anyone on here rather they tell you no reliable tow service in the area your on your own!
tahiti16 01/06/15 09:59pm Good Sam Roadside Assistance
RE: Los Angeles to Monterey, CA

Since I don't see where in So. Cal. you are leaving from hard to be exact on the route. But 210 to 5 to 126 to 101 is definitely more scenic and generally more relaxing. It is not without hills, Gaviota pass leading into Buelton and north of SLO you have Cuesta grade. With the 5th wheel you are limited to 55, legally so even the higher speed limit on 5 north of the 99 split won't help you. BTW you could also take the 210 to 118 to 23 to 101, but don't do it on Friday evening or during any rush hour.
tahiti16 01/05/15 10:10pm Roads and Routes
RE: eastern sierra 395 overnight needed

Oops duplicate.
tahiti16 01/05/15 08:00pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: eastern sierra 395 overnight needed

We have stayed in one of the Brown's lots at Christmas time, not much open and you register and leave check/cash in envelope you drop. Have also stayed at Boulder creek either is fine for overnight. Used to travel through going to in-laws that lived in Elko and then when son was stationed at Mountain Home ID>
tahiti16 01/05/15 08:00pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: renting out your RV

We did it with a previous rig but it was bought with that intent and allowed us to have a unit when we needed it without the huge cost for most of the year. Now we use it to much to even think about renting this one out.
tahiti16 01/05/15 06:47pm General RVing Issues
RE: Typical Fuel Mileage You Get With Your Gas or Diesel Class A

On a side note, how do you tow your BMW? I didn't think it could be towed with a dolly or four down since it is rear wheel drive. Our 323 is a 5 speed stick, I tow it on a dolly because it was going to be stupid expensive have a baseplate custom made for it. Put in neutral release the brake and go. Don't forget to release the brake! DAMHIK!! :S
tahiti16 01/05/15 06:26pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Taking Kayaks

You should be able to carry on the fit at least with some creativity if not stock rack. Here is our BMW 323i convertible with our kayak a Malibu two person. https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7481/16165533126_ebf15c772c_m.jpg
tahiti16 01/03/15 10:01pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Typical Fuel Mileage You Get With Your Gas or Diesel Class A

One to keep in mind is most of us with class A's tow a more economical vehicle that we do all our exploring and touristy things in. So while my 22K Dolphin averages around 7 the bmw I tow averages 22 exploring. What does your dually get when running naked? For most of us we spend more miles exploring than moving the house, avg. obviously some days the mileage is all house moving.
tahiti16 01/03/15 09:53pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: palm springs CA area

TT Palm Springs is pretty full this year, we will be there last 2 weeks in Jan. We have also stayed at Caliente Hot Springs and really enjoyed it. BTW CHS takes passport to help keep costs down.
tahiti16 12/31/14 12:56am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
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