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Forum: Towing | Hitches and Toads 09-02-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 881
Posted By Drkevr
Tow vehicle and I pass

We use the toll system through Illinois and Indiana. We ordered an I pass transponder and linked to the RV then put the transponder out of our towed vehicle in a faraway bag (got from Amazon) so the...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 09-02-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,818
Posted By Drkevr
EZ Pass

A Farraday bag from Amazon is a good investment. We use the Illinois tollway often and simply got an extra transponder. The transponder is linked to the vehicle and determines the axles that go...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 07-30-2020, 03:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By Drkevr
Thanks Bob, I figured as much. We are hoping...

Thanks Bob, I figured as much. We are hoping this will help us keep windows open more when it rains and keep some of the sun off and still let some Air in on those more sunny days.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 07-29-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By Drkevr
Installing window awnings

Look for the group expertise again. I have ordered window awning for the drivers side windows on my FE 26HE. Any recommendations on the best sealant to put on the screws when I install?
Forum: Introduce Yourself | Say Hello 07-23-2020, 03:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,113
Posted By Drkevr
Welcome. We have a 2017 FE26HE and just retired...

Welcome. We have a 2017 FE26HE and just retired this January. Spent most of June on the road and leaving in August for Northwest. Enjoy the miles.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 07-23-2020, 03:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,679
Posted By Drkevr
I agree the LevelMatePRO is a great investment. ...

I agree the LevelMatePRO is a great investment. Has made set up level almost a no brainier combined with Anderson Levelers to drive on
Forum: Thor Motorhome General Discussions 07-23-2020, 02:40 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,404
Posted By Drkevr
Yeah it doesn’t look too safe. We solved the...

Yeah it doesn’t look too safe. We solved the driveway problem and made ramps with 2x12s then fastened then permanently together. Before we start the fridge we roll onto the ramp and load.
Forum: Introduce Yourself | Say Hello 07-14-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 985
Posted By Drkevr
Yeah the extra valve for the black tank got us...

Yeah the extra valve for the black tank got us too. 😁. Welcome to the forum, there are great folks here with as lot of knowledge for we newbies.
Forum: Travel | Camping Spots | Roads and Routes 07-10-2020, 03:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,154
Posted By Drkevr
We found we can drive faster but 55 -60 seems to...

We found we can drive faster but 55 -60 seems to be the sweet spot from a mpg perspective. Also pulling our trailer with the car Loaded it is a much more comfortable drive when I am 60 and below.
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 05-28-2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,340
Posted By Drkevr
Thanks. I did find some extenders on Amazon at...

Thanks. I did find some extenders on Amazon at the recommendation of a local Freightliner shop that will be in Saturday. We head out in 2 weeks for a 3 week loop to check out the RV.
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 05-27-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,340
Posted By Drkevr
Yes they are hubcaps, but I have a question for...

Yes they are hubcaps, but I have a question for you. I can install the front and outside dual monitors but how does anyone reach in to install the inside dual, long extender?
Forum: Thor Motorhome General Discussions 05-27-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,087
Posted By Drkevr
I fastened the standard booster to my house...

I fastened the standard booster to my house battery have a freedom elite 26HE and mounted just behind my rear tires on the chassis. We haul an 18 foot trailer for our car and the TPMS monitors it...
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 05-24-2020, 04:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,764
Posted By Drkevr
Thanks, was able to order an AIMS 2000 watt with...

Thanks, was able to order an AIMS 2000 watt with remote. Should be in by Tuesday so I can wire in next week.
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 05-21-2020, 04:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,764
Posted By Drkevr
Thanks that is really helpful. I was concerned...

Thanks that is really helpful. I was concerned about needing an ATS and how to write in
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 05-19-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,764
Posted By Drkevr
As always the plethora of information is great. ...

As always the plethora of information is great. Thanks for the great insight folks. Hope to get things in place this week as our parks are opening up in June and we are heading out for a couple of...
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 05-19-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,764
Posted By Drkevr
Has anyone hardwire in an inverter?

Our 2017 freedom elite 26HE only has a converter charger and we would like to also be able to do some dry camping without always having to run the generator. I doubled up my house batteries to now...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 05-19-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By Drkevr
Adding an inverter to my freedom elite 26HE

I am looking to simply add an inverter for now then upgrade the converter charge when we do solar in another year. Has anyone else done this? I can only do so much in upgrades on retired income...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 03-08-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By Drkevr
Replacing dining booth cushions

As we are starting to make our RV more ours, we have noted the previous owners obviously had preferred spots to sit at the dining table and they left their “mark” so to speak with the cushions. Has...
Forum: Class C and Super C Motorhomes 03-08-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 17,685
Posted By Drkevr
I am looking to double up with 2 house batteries...

I am looking to double up with 2 house batteries instead of just the one for my Freedom Elite 26HE. I am looking at moving to a “31” size battery. What has anyone here done with regard to replacing...
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 03-05-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By Drkevr
If you flush with the valves in winter mode you...

If you flush with the valves in winter mode you eliminate pushing antifreeze to the hot water heater. It is an. Extra step but keeps the water heater from having antifreeze settling.
Forum: Introduce Yourself | Say Hello 02-05-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By Drkevr
Welcome, we got our Freedom Elite 26HE in October...

Welcome, we got our Freedom Elite 26HE in October then early snows came. Ready to venture out as we are now retired and have the ability to make our “weekend” trips Monday-Friday. Good luck. Great...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 01-02-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By Drkevr
Furnace fan on

I just went out to move my RV and found the furnace fan on. I can’t seem to find a switch or breaker to shut it off, only auto position which is making no difference. I am connected to shore power...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 12-23-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By Drkevr
Thanks. Good point. I just want to have...

Thanks. Good point. I just want to have something that is reliable. Amazing where we try to use bargains in areas that are sometimes more critical.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 12-23-2019, 03:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By Drkevr
What kind did you get. I am interested in giving...

What kind did you get. I am interested in giving my a Christmas present.
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 12-14-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,971
Posted By Drkevr
HE????

Welcome. We too have a Freedom Elite 26HE, 2017 we bought this fall. Looking forward to weather so we can break it in.
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