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Forum: Class C 08-26-2022, 02:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,278
Posted By hossross
If rough ride is your complaint, that is caused...

If rough ride is your complaint, that is caused by spring rates mostly rear. This is why the air bags make a big change in ride. However you choose to lower spring rate, ie take out a...
Forum: Class B+ 08-23-2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By hossross
Yes, but first put in R while parked in a big...

Yes, but first put in R while parked in a big lot and go back and see which of the 4 sensors is triggered, you may have to disconnect 1 at a time to determine. Or it may be the controller. ...
Forum: Class C 08-23-2022, 10:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,278
Posted By hossross
Just so everyone has the same understanding. ...

Just so everyone has the same understanding. Springs hold the "load" up Shocks are dampers ie they only stop the bounce the faster the bounce the better they work. Shocks do nothing to stop...
Forum: Class C 07-16-2022, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,168
Posted By hossross
Good for you. I also repair most things in my...

Good for you. I also repair most things in my house and fleet. And running a 2002, 2004,2005,2006, & a 2218 vehicles I'm always having to diagnose something. Part of each decision is fix or...
Forum: Class C 07-03-2022, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 922
Posted By hossross
no power or no complete circuit? can check for...

no power or no complete circuit? can check for power by running a separate ground either external, or to anything metal onthe vehicle you always use an 110 V extension cord as a ground wire by...
Forum: Class B+ 07-03-2022, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By hossross
yes that is correct, mine probably weighed more...

yes that is correct, mine probably weighed more with 2 slides, but this gives you approximate rating
Forum: Class B+ 07-03-2022, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By hossross
I have sold my unit, but I did save a picture of...

I have sold my unit, but I did save a picture of the weight info this coach had 2 slides but the chassis is the same ( I think, mine was 2006) and again get the info off the platform hitch and...
Forum: Class B+ 07-03-2022, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By hossross
What are you trying to tow? I think your 500...

What are you trying to tow? I think your 500 lb trailer capacity is way off. There should be weight capacity info in one of the cabinets, have the owner send you a picture of that info and...
Forum: Class C 05-16-2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By hossross
I know the practice of the RV mfg. Not sure...

I know the practice of the RV mfg. Not sure what the DMV will do. Vehicle insurance for mine was off the chassis VIN and hence the title was that same year. You can ask DVM what the law is for...
Forum: Gulfstream General Discussions 05-06-2022, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,423
Posted By hossross
You can advertise it as a 2007 Gulf...

You can advertise it as a 2007 Gulf Stream.......... I assume you got the 2006 model year off the title. The powertrain and chassis are often 1 year older than the coach. Even if the rig was...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-06-2022, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,325
Posted By hossross
Thanks for the additional info Chuck, I'm big...

Thanks for the additional info Chuck, I'm big on adding inverters, but my experience is with the class C which usually has a lot less features and sophistication certainly than the premium rig you...
Forum: Class B+ 05-03-2022, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,816
Posted By hossross
I appreciate that usually higher price products...

I appreciate that usually higher price products are higher quality. However this is a US worker and management falsehood. Japan taught the automakers that quality is 2 parts, do the job...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-03-2022, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,325
Posted By hossross
I would only add that in addition to Chuck and...

I would only add that in addition to Chuck and Bike Dr being generous with the time to answer questions, better yet, you can depend on the information

My personal advise is because of the...
Forum: Gulfstream General Discussions 04-17-2022, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,006
Posted By hossross
Use the VIN on the vehicle windshield. this...

Use the VIN on the vehicle windshield. this will be the VIN of the chassis. The motor home can be called any year so don't use the coach serial number. The model year and engine is coded in...
Forum: Class C 04-17-2022, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,548
Posted By hossross
Thanks for the quick reply, and the additional...

Thanks for the quick reply, and the additional details. Very helpful to me.
Forum: Class C 04-17-2022, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,422
Posted By hossross
Thanks for the quick reply. I did find the...

Thanks for the quick reply. I did find the video and watched after I asked you the question, so I know your reference now. I did like your drilling jig. Almost all my trim screws were...
Forum: Class C 04-16-2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,359
Posted By hossross
Just an idea, but make sure you are getting full...

Just an idea, but make sure you are getting full 12 volts to the hydralic motor. If you plug into shore power or have the vehicle engine running see if they still blow the fuse.

If you can...
Forum: Class C 04-16-2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,699
Posted By hossross
I would buy a Harbor Freight INVERTER - GENERATOR...

I would buy a Harbor Freight INVERTER - GENERATOR if you need one soon. Get an electric start and I believe they even now have remote starts so if it fits in the compartment it would be superior to...
Forum: Class C 04-16-2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,422
Posted By hossross
Thanks for the information. I just posted a very...

Thanks for the information. I just posted a very similar repair that I did last year. I didn't find the GS video on posts, but figured it out for myself. I C -clamped my wooden posts to the slide...
Forum: Class C 04-16-2022, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,456
Posted By hossross
Wow, Sorry you got to pay for the warranty and...

Wow, Sorry you got to pay for the warranty and then pay for most all the repairs. My coach was used, I was too cheap to pay for a warranty anyway. My slide was slow, so I lubed all the...
Forum: Class C 04-16-2022, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,548
Posted By hossross
Are you spraying all this outside? Is any top...

Are you spraying all this outside? Is any top coat needed over the color coat you painted? I commend you for taking this on. Obviously you have above average painting skills, what did you...
Forum: Electrical 04-10-2022, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,016
Posted By hossross
it looks like the waste tank heater switch to...

it looks like the waste tank heater switch to energize the heating wrap to keep from freezing. So I guess you should see if it turns on the hot water heater, or the tank warmers. If the light...
Forum: Class A 04-10-2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,189
Posted By hossross
I know little about your coach, but some general...

I know little about your coach, but some general thoughts. 1st the chassis might be a 2002, can you find the federal cert sticker to see what the Vin and date of mfg of the Chassis is? Should...
Forum: Class A 04-10-2022, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,321
Posted By hossross
Slide issue

As I see in in the 2 pics showing the rack (long row of teeth) is you have a bearing support issue. The slide should be supported by rollers near the ends but what keeps the slide "level" is the...
Forum: Class A 04-03-2022, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,316
Posted By hossross
per Bike Dr question please clarify which A/C...

per Bike Dr question please clarify which A/C system you are asking about. If it is the vehicles dash system, when you say it quits working after a minute, does the fan stop blowing, or does the...
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