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RE: TFT Code for ScanGauge 2 ??

When I was having difficulty getting my Ford V-10 class C to read the trans temps after trying all the manual suggestions, I called Scan-Gage and they explained what I had missed. That made it work, so might want to just call them.
stripit 02/26/21 11:40am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Patching Coroplast

I had cut the bottom of my 5th at least 4 times when doing work up under the trailer for slide out motors, plumbing and some electrical. Went to the Lowe's and bought 2x1 6ft wood and cut it to lay on each side of the cut out overlapping the edge by 1 inch. Screwed that wood to the uncut coreplast kleaving the 1 inch over the hole. Put the coreplast up and screwed that to the wood. Was able to get back uop into the bottom by removing the screws when needed. Never had it fail and fall down.
stripit 02/17/21 08:10am General RVing Issues
RE: Tire valve Stems

All the truck tire shop did on my last big truck was replace the rubber gaskets used on the metal stems, not replacing the complete stem. That seems to me not a needed thing to do, but don't know for sure. I would ask why and maybe even ask other truck tire shops the reason for replacement.
stripit 02/02/21 08:45am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Residential Refrigerator Issue

Having had both, the rv and the residential, no way would I ever go back if I had to pull the rv one out. More useful room, better temp control and overall nicer appearance in our rig.
stripit 12/27/20 11:16am Class C Motorhomes
RE: Are Any Places To Stay Open Near Scottsdale Arizona?

We are sitting in Deserts Edge RV park (https://www.desertsedgerv.com/) on the I-17 & 101 expressway seems they have a few open sites. The manager lady said getting some cancellations and might have a few spots when they would normally be full.
stripit 12/26/20 02:15pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Merry Christmas to all from Uncle Bob!

There are many people like me that have read your posts for years and never replied nor commented. But I enjoy reading all you post and Thank You for being such a good source of entertainment, ideas and suggesstions. Merry Christmas to you too!
stripit 12/25/20 08:53am General RVing Issues
RE: When a sale is not a sale

Great outcome to your saga of rv selling. Wishing you all the best.
stripit 12/15/20 07:59am RV Lifestyle
RE: Shower Door

We removed the small entry sliding glass door in a Class C we had and tried the shower curtain for a while. Then found this company and bought the retractable shower door. WOW, easy to install, worked great and we were very pleased with the look and operation. Give this company a look sliding door
stripit 12/10/20 03:56pm Travel Trailers
RE: 5 Star Tune

I had a 2018 34 ft Holiday Rambler that I towed a 2015 Cadillac SRX with. I added the 5 Star tune and it made the V-10 "wake up" and seemed to acclerate and shift better. Never saw any fuel mileage increase, but liked driving the rig more so probably used the acclerator pedal more? Was going to sell the rig so removed the 5 Star and had forgot how dull it was without. Ended up selling to a relative so put the 5 Star back in and showed the new buyer the difference, he said LEAVE IT hooked up!! No comparrison in with and without.
stripit 12/10/20 03:51pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Removing old sealant from fiberglass roof

Plastic scraper with a hair dryer. Or, a heat gun on low. This is how I did it a couple of years ago. Was a slow process, but once you get started should not take more than 1 hour, at least that was how it went for me.
stripit 12/04/20 08:11am Class A Motorhomes
RE: How to clean water stains on ceiling fabric

I'm terribly sorry for posting here but I have a similar problem and I'm wondering if you managed to fix this problem Which problem? the loose a/c unit or the stained ceiling? yes to both, took the grill down from inside the rv and tightened the 4 lag screws holding the roof unit to the rv. That stopped the water leak when driving in the rain. Then as above stated, Folex and carpet cleaner with the carpet cleaner machine.
stripit 12/02/20 02:26pm Tech Issues
RE: Cleaning the carpet?

I have used Folex purchased at Home Depot, spray on a micro fiber and rub that on the dirty areas of the carpet. Really bad spot, spray directly on the spot, use a dry micro fiber cloth laid on the spot and use my foot with a shoe to pressure blot the area. Then vacuum, Folex worked really well on the ceiling areas where water leaked in at the a/c unit.
stripit 12/02/20 02:20pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Bought a 2000 Airstream Land Yacht

How exciting for you to find such a nice rig within your budget. Best of luck
stripit 11/30/20 07:46am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Broken Leaf Springs

I lived and traveled full time 8 years in a 36 ft 5th wheel and heard stories of others being stuck somewhere with a broken spring. I purchased 1 spring that was made for my trailer and carried it for 7 years, never needing it. But it was there if and when needed. I let it go when I sold the trailer and let the new owner know it was just there "in case" he ever needed it. Most folks were not able to move the trailer very far when they snapped their spring without doing damage to the tire or bottom covering. It didn't take up much room and was a cheap insurance to allow us to get back on the road quickly if need be.
stripit 11/27/20 08:46am General RVing Issues
RE: Is there any difference in DRIVING a gas class A vs diesel?

I recently switched from a gas Ford powered 34 ft MH to a rear diesel 34 ft and it is night and day different in quiet, comfort and handeling. I find the ride and braking so much better and seems to pull my towed car easier too. It did cost more to upgrade, but we did upgrade from the gas. You have to actually get behind the wheel of a diesel and try for yourself to see if it is what you desire. One drive for us sold us that quick.
stripit 11/20/20 03:08pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: I now hav e AC power in my driveway...

We came really close to probabluy being one of your neighbors a few years ago, liked Payson but decided on Prescott instead. Your set up is looking oh so nice. Congratualtions on getting it all together like you did.
stripit 11/17/20 02:58pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Looking at a couple of new (used) motorhome options. Advice?

Neighbor lady has this just listed yesterday I think? husband passed away and it has just been sitting. Not in bad shape at all. RV
stripit 11/04/20 03:21pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Gray tank cleaner

I used the Flush King to back flush the gray tank system. Always pulled things out of that tank without adding anything to the system. have a clear down spout to let me see what was coming out. Did it about 2-3 times a year.
stripit 10/27/20 01:40pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Teacher's Pet

So sorry to hear we lost a fellow traveler. He was always helpful in his posts and will be missed.
stripit 10/15/20 09:44am Class C Motorhomes
RE: Anyone utilize Camping World consignment?

I can not believe that they would put any effort into trying to sell your unit used when they have a whole lot of new units they can sell. DTANK'S idea is a good one and wish you the best in selling your rig.
stripit 10/10/20 02:46pm General RVing Issues
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