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RE: Windshield sunscreen?

Find an Auto wrecker , look for a junked Fan Clutch ! There are some very powerful magnets installed in those that could be used for the intended purpose!
robatthelake 08/30/15 11:45am Class A Motorhomes
RE: inside engine access

Or Google opening locks with a ball point pen top! Apparently this is supposed to be doable ,I have not tried it!
robatthelake 08/30/15 11:42am Class A Motorhomes
RE: master cylinder

Time to take it for a visit to a proper Brake Repair Shop! Remember the old saying if it won't stop ,don't start it!
robatthelake 08/30/15 09:59am Tech Issues
RE: from the frying pan....

The Exchange Rate certainly Sucks right now but I wonder in the long run what this really means! With Oil prices in the toilet and Living in a Country with an Oil based Economy We really need to be careful when making financial decisions !
robatthelake 08/26/15 10:02pm General RVing Issues
RE: Adding generator switch on dash

If You already have an inside Start/Stop switch it is only necessary to run parallel wires to an identical switch located wherever You want it! You can also purchase a Remote start Switch and wiring harness from an Onan Dealer, assuming that one is available for that model!
robatthelake 08/10/15 02:21pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: San Felipe or Puerto Penasco?

Either choice is a good place to start! Neither is particularly dangerous, but common sense should always prevail whenever travelling to a foreign Country. We have been to both places and cannot place either one over the other! We had Fun in Both!
robatthelake 08/10/15 02:17pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Boondocking in Mexico

Sounds like You have thought this plan out ! Your choice of Vehicles is good and practical! I think that taking them into Belize is Not a Good Idea though!
robatthelake 08/10/15 02:13pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Peso hits all time low

We stay at a park that quotes only in Pesos! Yes the exchange rate sucks right now ,but in the long run Our Economy will be better for it! The U.S. dollar is so greatly inflated that Exports from the U.S. Will suffer! Get ready for more cheap Imports from abroad to kick the American manufacturing industry in the Teeth!
robatthelake 08/01/15 08:28pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Wi-Fi hot spot

Do any of You remember when Radio Shack was just a Single Store that had a Catalog Department!? When I was about 12 or 13 I Would order things like Diodes and Simple printed circuit boards to build radios etc. They may just be returning to their Roots!
robatthelake 08/01/15 01:28pm Technology Corner
RE: You can no longer get an on line permit in canada?

You must use Internet Explorer In order to connect properly to the Banjercito Web Site , You can't get in with other Web Browsers! I have tried and failed several times before remembering this!
robatthelake 08/01/15 12:40pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Marcus? Camping World? GSRA? -- um.... disappointed....

I'm not complaining about them either ,however it does seem to Me that they are sending out too many Solicitations for renewal of Services ,well before they should! Save the Postage Marcus!
robatthelake 08/01/15 09:38am General RVing Issues
RE: Best RV Washing/Waxing Detergent?

I have struggled for Years trying different Washes and Wax products to try to bring back the shine on Our 98 Dutch Star! They all worked reasonably well but each time the job becomes harder on the Old Bones and Weakening Muscles, and the results were disappointing! Then a New Car Wash opened in the Small City that We live in on Vancouver Island . They had a Seniors Week deal going that offered a Free Wash of Your Choice ,so We took Our Car through and we're delighted with the results. A week or two later I had taken the Motorhome to the City Sani Dump and had to drive right by the New Wash place ,so on a whim I decided to run the Motorhome through the Do It Yourself Wand Wash Bay! I don't have any idea what the Pressure was ,nor what Soap they Use. but the results were beyond My expectations and the $20 that I spent were worth every penny! I'm not advertising or trying to promote any particular Auto Washing place ,but I can tell You that I won't be buying any more Do it Yourself Wash Products in the future! One caution... Don't wear Crocs ...The floor was slippery and the Pressure was pretty strong! I'm not exactly a Flyweight ,but that sucker pushed Me across the floor like one of those things that they attach to the Jet Skis! LOL!
robatthelake 08/01/15 09:34am General RVing Issues
RE: Looking for No-Tell motel

If memory serves correct there are several Motel/Hotels along 57 near the Airport! Sorry I Cant be more specific as We are still using Our Coach to get around! In any event the No Tell Motels don't require reservations!
robatthelake 08/01/15 09:15am RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Motorhome weighed today. - Need input

The Public scale operated by the Dept of Highways near Parksville ,BC has enough room along side to weigh the Left side Front and rear ,independently. Then we drive around and reweigh the entire Coach. It's simple to subtract the left from the total to come up with the independent weights. We only go there when the Scale is closed to commercial traffic. The scale is actually turned on 24/7! I'm pretty sure that Most ,Government run scales are set up the same way!
robatthelake 07/30/15 02:04pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Mounting TV on side of RV

You could stick the mount on using Shoe Goo to back up the Four mounting screws (Use Toggle Bolts or Expansion fasteners such as Well Nuts!)
robatthelake 07/21/15 09:29pm Tech Issues
RE: West Coast Vancouver Island

That'll be Sprout Lake, Paulj! :) Avast Matey, You need to develop a Scottish Accent ,because it is Sproat Lake! Not Sprout! I live on Stirling Arm which sometimes gets misspelled as Sterling! In any event it is one of the Cleanest Lakes to be found on this Planet and definitely the best place to Camp while Visiting Tofino or Ucluelet! Pronounced Toe Feen Oh. And You Clue Let!
robatthelake 07/20/15 10:21pm RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: Speed Limits in Canada

You also do realize that Trucks and Motorhomes are expected to drive a wee bit slower than those four wheelers! Stick to 90 ~100 Kmph ,just to be safe! That's a pretty boring Highway so stay awake and go even slower when it rains!
robatthelake 07/16/15 10:10pm RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: Saturn wags behind motorhome

When this happens !check Your Mirrors,Stop,Back up a couple of Feet. Then pull ahead slowly! As long as the Rigs are Straight the problem should go away! Happens mostly with Short wheelbase Toads being pulled Round tight turns that change directions ,such as in Gas Stations and Shopping Centers!
robatthelake 07/16/15 08:14pm Dinghy Towing
RE: A little video

I Love that! Oh and I love Mexico as well! Please don't go there if You are a Grump! We don't need any unwilling help to enjoy Mexico!
robatthelake 07/16/15 08:08pm RVing in Mexico and South America
RE: Canadian Travel Health Insurance and Pre existing Conditions

Although We have used and will likely continue to use The Policy issued by Manulife through Canadian Snow Birds ,We are certainly very wary of All Health Insurance Companies! There is an expression that We often use when dealing with them ! They are only in it for the Money! This applies to several other businesses such as Used Cars and Real Estate......Buyer Beware!
robatthelake 07/06/15 11:51pm RVing in Mexico and South America
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