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RE: Need repair shop near Las Vegas

We had work done at the CAT dealer. We were very pleased with the service. They even gave us a list of dog friendly hotels to stay the night.
BUB1988 05/17/20 06:28pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Need a MH inspector in the Tampa area

We have had the opportunity to use Drew as well with no complaints.
BUB1988 04/20/20 09:23am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Size ristrictions at state/federal parks

We have a 39' RV and never had an issue at any of the Parks. That is not to say you need to do you homework to be sure you can fit. As others have said most of these parks were built many, many years ago before large camping units. Some parks may only list a few 40' sites and is why you need to research the parks. I would also agree most of the times the issue isn't the size of the site but the narrow roads and trees. We also have not had any issue with our toad, which we flat tow. If you dolly that could be an issue.
BUB1988 04/20/20 08:59am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Planning a trip Yellowstone, Mt Rushmore, Deadwood Etc.

For an easy to use planner we use RVparky. You can plan your stops and then each stop shoes you the camping opportunities, reviews, ratings, and cost. You can also add in your vehicle for average fuel mileage. So you get an idea of total miles your trip is and fuel cost estimate.
BUB1988 02/19/20 11:24am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Advice on Campgrounds

Cages Bend outside of Nashville is an awesome campground on the Cumberland River. They accept the Senior park pass making it really inexpensive. I think we paid $21.00 per night FHU on the water.
BUB1988 02/19/20 11:20am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Solar while the RV is in Storage

So while we had our RV in storage we kept it on solar to keep the batteries charged. We have 4 - 12 V batteries, 2 coach and 2 chassis. The solar panel was only 100W and we never had an issue. We live in Florida and it never was in storage for over 6 -8 weeks at time.
BUB1988 01/04/20 03:17pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Couch to recliners

We swapped out sofa bed for two recliners. The only thing we had to do was remove the back of the sofa to get it out if the door. Make sure you measure for wall clearance with the new setup. We bought our recliners from Hudson Furniture.
BUB1988 08/26/19 03:23pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Coach net vs FMCA road side assist

Wed have FMCA's Roadside Rescue and had the unfortunate experience in using them twice. The only reason I say unfortunate because we broke down twice:(. Both times they made sure we were safe and called once they found a tech or wrecker. The also called to make sure that the services arrived when they said they would. They then called back on a follow-up to ensure all went well. Safe Ride is what most roadside assistance network uses. The big difference is what each plan covers. FMCA roadside rescue does cover any vehicle we own. For 75 bucks a year it is well worth the money it costs. We purchased roadside rescue after attending a FMCA seminar in Perry. You do have to have a current FMCA membership, which also has other benefits.
BUB1988 08/22/19 07:48pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: What is the hierarchy of Gulfstreams?

We have a 2003 YellowStone and are very happy with the coach. It has a CAT330HP with allison transmission. Very well built, solid structure and wood cabinets. We just replaced the original roof top A/C's and all other appliances are original. We have had the coach about 6 1/2 years. We would definently look at Gulf Streams again of we were in the market.
BUB1988 08/17/19 07:28pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Dometic roof top ac unit

The cost of repairing could be as expensive as replacing with a new one. We replaced both roof A/C's with 15K units for $1200 including new thermostats.
BUB1988 07/27/19 09:18pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Winnebago vs Tiffin

Tiffin has changed their repair policy recently. They don't do much repair if out of warranty any longer. We travel with a group of Tiffin owners and they don't much like the change.
BUB1988 07/27/19 09:15pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Motorcycle carrier for a diesel pusher

Depending on your axle capacity you may want to look at Tandum Tow's. We have looked at the lifts, but our bike and lift will put us about 1800# overweight on the rear axle. We have a 39' DP on a freightliner chassis.
BUB1988 07/27/19 09:10pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: CAT 3126B

When I change the fuel filter I put a 1" nipple on the fuel filter and then pre-fill the filter with clean diesel. The nipple is there to keep the diesel out of the center of the filter. So far has worked for the last 4 filter changes.
BUB1988 06/29/19 10:46pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Water system woes.

I would check the tank sizes for all of your tanks. We have a 03 Class 'A' and my wife and I can go about 12 days before we need to dump? Depending on the fresh water tank size you may be okay with a full tank.
BUB1988 06/29/19 10:42pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Serpentine belt

I replaced both belts on my 2003 Gulf Stream DP with a CAT 330HP with rear radiator. Takes a 1/2 ratchet to pull down to pull off the serpentine belt. It takes if I remember right a 1/2 socket to loosen the water pump vbelt. It took me probably 2 hours which included running down to the freightliner dealer for the belts. I suspect a repair shop would charge 1.5 - 2 hrs.
BUB1988 06/21/19 09:42pm Class A Motorhomes
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