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  1. Good morning Herman Members of the Forum. What percent of the membership total use this forum ? How many users can be on at one time ? Tim the Mailman F405095
  2. I have been following this area of Member Statistics Total Members after the list of active topics. We ended the 2019 year at 72333 members. It appears we started the year at some where about 66700 members. What does the number represent 5633 mean? Please explain Member Statistics Total Members; Thank You Tim the Mailman😇
  3. FIVE "I need a trickle charger that will bring my toad back up to a full charge after a day of driving." I believe the answer to this subject, Is after towing behind Motor Home above says we have a dead battery. Well, does that mean we have no brakes in the towed at this time? If so we have a real safety concern. We need to look at a charge line from the Motor Home to the towed battery. Have it install by a tech . Next Make sure to read the manual of the towed car or truck. The problem might be a fuse not remove. You have to address the position of the key in the towed to not be in assy mode, just unlock wheel steering . Have the Battery check in the towed. For defects. I have had this problem and after doing this above mention clues, I am safety FIRST. Tim the Mailman
  4. First unplug the Sat receiver about 5 minutes. plug back in to ac line receiver power up receiver and press in the red button above your card ' Cold restart push in power button on HD Traveller direct dish make sure you can see clearance to the SW in the open go make a cup of coffee it will turn on after all the refresch has run its course. Tim the Mailman
  5. Check the DOT and inquire about a RECALL around this time. Tim the mailman
  6. Just a short comment . We are a Gas motor home, BUT I believe gas and DP would have these same concerns. Question how to maintain the Fuel additives etc. Since the chassis battery's need to be maintain with a charger of some kind. As I believe the coach ? does not keep them charge up in them when plug to AC. Just my two cents Tim the Mailman
  7. Please need a engineer to come down to a layman understanding, how it effects and how it all works. Ok lets start with the Firestone Air bags on the rear springs.So you see that the motor home is leaning on the right side . You add more air to the air bags (on the right side) and level the rig .In the process you have changed the wheel alignment of the front end. Now , you get the 4 corner weights. time for checking tire pressures. BUT ! !Lets go back to the Air Bag. SHOULD THE AIR BAGS HAVE THE SAME PRESSURES . LEFT AND RIGHT.? And if not, does this put a twist on the frame ?It would think weight needs to be move around , by hand: to level out the coach.Than maybe move weight from the rear to the front by increasing the pressures in the air bags? DO THEY HAVE TO WORK IN PAIRS? Would this be the right thing to do before a wheel alignment? Okay , what do others do ? Tim the Mailman Winnebago Class C 3 slides 2014 32 ft long. Cambria
  8. Keep it simple check fluid level. Than start looking for leaks, than the device controller . Phone the company customer service . I had a problem with another brand it was fix with a part replacement , phone call away zero charged. Tim the mailman
  9. Well, lets get down to basic's . What kind of motor oil are you using? The only oil to use in the Ford V-10 is 5 W 20. The oil returns in the engine are small, which is the reason for 5 W 20. Hope there is no restriction in the engine. Check to make sure you check what kind of oil filter to use. I have a Ford V -10 in my motor home. The dip stick is really in a bad spot first to find it than making sure it is seated. Without measuring it, I believe a yard long. I Use the Ford 5 W 20 oil, stays very clean even with 5000 miles on it. I change mine between 3000 - 5000 miles. I think WE need get the basic out of the way, why is the oil not returning to the pan, use of weight of oil. The V-10 Ford requires oil changes on a schedule. Tim the Mailman N8AHK
  10. Thanks for reading. Have already taken 1-70 Ohio to Iowa in the past. I will not subject my Motor Home to that road again. Has anyone used 1-40 to go east-west from Nashville Tenn to Albuquerque NM . Any status info we all should be known before we set up a trip to used 1-40. Detours, road concerns etc. Tim the Mailman Winnebago Class C 32 ft Tow car HHR Chevy 2011.
  11. In the world of GPS today, I am curious what is the best GPS to buy? Features a way to import the trip to the device. Maybe we should address software and Hardware. Tim the Mailman
  12. Some times you have to make sure to hold the in button in at the time it seats so the motors re time. Check for items under the Topper , outside. Tim the Mailman
  13. I am looking for some one who tow this vehicle . I remember issue's concerning Jeep's. My rig is a Winnebago Cambria 30 J 2014 V-10 Ford. I can not find info concerning fuse's that have to removed while pulling. Maybe you do not have to concern this. I need a Elmer. Maybe one concern what hitch to use Tim the Mailman
  14. I was wondering could some one cover a topic travel trailers ,5th wheel, bus , semi's and semi trailers, and anything recreational W H A T IS T I R E LIFE FOR THEM? I have never seen this covered HUM ! Tim the mailman
  15. Just a little update With research the Winegard Trav'ler dish sk1000 or directv swm-3 can be interchange on the top end with kits to change with either system. BUT use the main unit on the roof. So, I have a SD G3 on the roof at this time. BUT with the providers playing with SD or HD at this time you the customer has to be able to change with them. So I believe the Winegard Trav'ler is the best option for installing one time to the roof, or upgrading the hardware on the fly. This is the reason for thinking out loud. The problem is finding a clear 44" by 34" clear Flat spot in roof area on the class C to install the system. I have a Class C Winnebago 32 ft Itasca Cambria 30J, with the sky light close by on the roof, this is going to be interesting to say the least. Thanks for all the reads. Is there any Class C units out there that run this setup? Tim the mailman Retired 40 years carrier
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