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RE: Flying J Ripoff

Pilot in my area is always the same or lower than other stations. I use the charge card and has always been less than anyone else in the area!!!
past-MIdirector 07/27/14 01:23pm Good Sam Club
RE: Slide outs. Any typical construction drawings out there

Unless you have access to a forklift or overhead crane leave it to a shop equipped to handle that kind of work. You'll find the slide needs to be removed to replace the support wood. I watch a shop put a small slide back in after repairs and it was a forklift and 3 men to get it lined up, guided in and secured.
past-MIdirector 07/27/14 07:42am General RVing Issues
RE: No Power to refridgerator

If it's a Norcold it's the over temperature light. Need to take it in and have it inspected by a dealer.
past-MIdirector 07/27/14 07:37am Class A Motorhomes
RE: What tire mfg. is best at sidewall crack prevention?

The best way to prevent tire from cracking is to cover them when ever your going to be parked for extend time!
past-MIdirector 07/27/14 07:32am Class C Motorhomes
RE: Any downside to a domestic refrigerator?

Only real draw back from being 25 in the Appliance repair business is getting service. In most cases it will cost double to triple what you would pay for a service repair in a stick and brick home. Mainly because of access. Live span on most home refrigerator has drop from an average 18 years with 3 service calls back in the 90s to 7-8 years today with 2 service calls. Another myth is the house refrigerator does not need to be level to operate, read the manual that comes with a household fridge. They do need to be as level as possible for proper operation since defrost water goes into a small pan under the unit. The biggest problem is refrigerators today use mostly circuit boards and this is the most common and one of the most expensive items other than the compressor to fail. Either one will fail prematurely from low voltage. The use of a household refrigerator is an owner decision since there are advantage to both types used in the RV industry.
past-MIdirector 07/27/14 07:27am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Does Campingworld scew customers that don't buy?

Sorry but your claims make you look foolish when you make your first 4 complains on the forum the same day all about Camping World and Goodyears tires!!! You only need one to get peoples attention at Camping World Headquaters.
past-MIdirector 07/26/14 07:44am Camping World RV Sales
RE: Does Campingworld scew customers that don't buy?

Camping World in Belleville Michigan does appointments all the time. Right now they are booked up at least 2-3 weeks in advance. They tell the customers that they can wait for there appointment date or leave the rig and if an opening comes up they will work it in. They also try to work in those emergencies that happen to people on the road. I've seen them go out of there way to help RVers. On the Collision side it's usually a drop it off cause the insurance company has to look at and then give the Okay for repairs, parts order with sometimes months for parts to be received, and then work can start. It doesn't matter if you're a Good Sam member or not everyone is treated the same!!!!!!!
past-MIdirector 07/26/14 07:29am Camping World RV Sales
RE: Camping world lying? Outrageous response Las vegas

You didn't say what was wrong with the tires that they need to be replaced under warranty. It's not the first time I've heard that a manufacture wants the tires for inspection before replacing. I agree with that not just Camping World but all service centers should give you an appointment time for the warranty work but then again if they have to order parts it may end up sitting there for a while.
past-MIdirector 07/25/14 09:14pm Camping World RV Sales
RE: For what it's worth...Flying J and Pilot

Old news. There not the first or will be the last!! Government needs money so they find a way to fine anyone for anything!
past-MIdirector 07/14/14 04:38pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Power Cord/Extension Cord Melted Together

Cut the ends off and replace them which is a lot cheaper than new cords. If you haven't pick up a voltage meter. They melted from either low voltage, or bad connection but my bets on low voltage.
past-MIdirector 07/14/14 04:35pm Travel Trailers
Camping World Toledo, Ohio

The new Camping World store next to Bass Pro store opened on Saturday to a large crowd for those of you who have been asking.
past-MIdirector 07/14/14 04:32pm General RVing Issues
RE: Tire Inflation Guide

Need to look at the load range on the replacement tires. Most RV replacement tires are one or two load ranges high with a higher max. pressure then what was originally put on. I was taught many moons ago that to be safe air tires to 10% of what the max. pressure is on the tire. This has worked for 40 years now.
past-MIdirector 07/13/14 08:44am Tow Vehicles
RE: Troubling pattern w/Pilot/Flying J

Only had a couple of problems a few years back with the charge card when they first can out. Use it all the time since all the station around SE MI are within a couple cents of each other with the discount works for us. Gas buddy is useless unless you want to drive all over town to a station I wouldn't attempt to drive my RV into.
past-MIdirector 07/13/14 08:30am Good Sam Club
RE: Water heater repair worth sharing

The problem is if you can do it with the right parts and safely it can be worth it. Gas valves are not only a safely device but also controls pressure. Using non stand parts can endanger you, your family and others. If you can not repair to factory spec. then replace the item for every ones safety. Saving a few dollars is not worth the cost of a hospital visit or bill from a fire department.
past-MIdirector 07/10/14 07:35pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Totaled my rig

Sorry for the accident! Sounds like you were driving in windy conditions. I've made it a habit to stay put if cross wind gusts over 30 MPH are expected. Maybe the truckers was going that speed because he knew the winds were gusting. Remember just because it says 70MPH does not mean you should drive that fast if unsafe conditions dictate otherwise. The Mackinaw Bridge is a good example of cross wind driving with days that trucks and RV are escorted across at under 25MPH because of high cross winds or even not allowed until the winds die down.
past-MIdirector 07/10/14 07:49am Travel Trailers
RE: Quality Vendor to Purchase Motor Home Tires

Those are old tires since Goodyears are now all load range G in that size. They sound like original and if one goes it's time to replace them all. You should be running load range G all the way around.
past-MIdirector 07/08/14 08:31am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Fixing a REALLY old American Apliance (Suburban) water heater

From a 25 year Appliance tech. either convert to all electric with a Hot Rod kit or replace the water heater. Bypassing/eliminating a gas solenoid is a fire or possible explosion waiting to happen since the two solenoids are a safety design!!!! Water heaters start a about $450. Your burner tube is just about rust out and bypassing the gas valve is an accident waiting to happen.
past-MIdirector 07/06/14 06:58am Tech Issues
RE: purchasing new tires

Have the tires inspected by a qualified tire dealer after 6 years and at least once a year thereafter. If tires are good they can go 10-11 years. I'll be changing my back 11 year old Goodyears next month which are still good but tread depth is getting down.
past-MIdirector 07/05/14 01:05pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Thor AXIS or VEGAS ruv

Not impressed with Thor quality control. They have come along way but standards are not as high as the other MH manufactures. Thor has bought up several manufactures but done little to improve quality.
past-MIdirector 07/05/14 08:18am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Outside fiberglass ripped off

Inspect it real close for water intrusion around the area where in ripped off. A lot of time water will seep in cause the wood to swell and pull away along seams.
past-MIdirector 07/04/14 07:43pm General RVing Issues
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