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Forum: Towing | Hitches and Toads 09-04-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By roadcouple
Thanks to all for the responses. I am that...

Thanks to all for the responses.

I am that guy who cracks the windows while in the parking lot, so made sense to do it while towing on paved roads.

Good idea in the fans, might be worth a look.
Forum: Towing | Hitches and Toads 09-03-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By roadcouple
Toad Ventilation

Does anybody besides me crack open a couple windows on their toad on those 90+ degree travel days?

We tow a black 2018 Ford Focus with black interior and use an inside shade for windshield and...
Forum: Towing | Hitches and Toads 06-06-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 772
Posted By roadcouple
Dave, I have read about the issues your...

Dave,
I have read about the issues your daughter has seen, like most vehicles today the engine is heavily computerized and it takes awhile for things to get "synced" again after low voltage is...
Forum: Towing | Hitches and Toads 06-06-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 772
Posted By roadcouple
Yep, 2L Focus. We checked Motorhome Magazine...

Yep, 2L Focus. We checked Motorhome Magazine Toad Guide and owners manuals before any test drives.
Forum: Towing | Hitches and Toads 06-06-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 772
Posted By roadcouple
According to the owners manual it is. We got...

According to the owners manual it is. We got conflicting reports from Ford techs, both yes and no, but are going with what the manual suggests.
Forum: Towing | Hitches and Toads 06-06-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 772
Posted By roadcouple
Start Ford Focus toad daily?

Taking off soon on our first trip towing a 2018 Ford Focus with our 2016 Vegas. As per the owners manual the negative battery cable needs to be disconnected (I plan to use a disconnect switch)...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 10-15-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By roadcouple
Where would I find the filter screen on the...

Where would I find the filter screen on the water pump and check for the air leaks? Do I remove the pump?
Thanks again.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 10-14-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By roadcouple
I just tried the redneck approach and blew...

I just tried the redneck approach and blew through a short length of hose and viola‘, problem solved!
Thanks fellas, you can just take the rest of the day off.

Steve
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 10-14-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By roadcouple
I do not see a vent line as Javelin suggests. ...

I do not see a vent line as Javelin suggests. Does the Vegas have one?
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 10-14-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By roadcouple
Removing city fill did not help, and yes the...

Removing city fill did not help, and yes the water pump is real slow as Javelin suggested.

Can't try to blow air until tomorrow but will post the results, I did not know about the plastic...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 10-14-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By roadcouple
Fresh water tank not draining Vegas

I have a 2016 Vegas 24.1, I opened low point drain for fresh water tank and getting just a slow trickle that slowed to a drip. Left overnight and still did not drain. I drained it last year and this...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 10-08-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By roadcouple
Thanks Country boy. I will check it out.

Thanks Country boy. I will check it out.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 09-18-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By roadcouple
Back in town and checked out the slide, the...

Back in town and checked out the slide, the weatherstrip is compressed and there are no gaps I can see.
The pie shaped molding is tight (makes sense with it closed) and no sign of cracks in the...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 09-15-2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By roadcouple
Great points on the molding. I am a great one for...

Great points on the molding. I am a great one for missing the simple things.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 09-15-2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By roadcouple
Thanks. I have the hand pump, kept it when I...

Thanks. I have the hand pump, kept it when I tried to get the battery fill kits earlier. The fill kits will sure beat the mirror approach I use now.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 09-14-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By roadcouple
If you use a saws all won't the panel just fall...

If you use a saws all won't the panel just fall thru when you replace it? Or did you go around the raised edges? Sorry but my phone is not displaying the senders. Thanks.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 09-14-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By roadcouple
Which Flow Rite product did you get? When I...

Which Flow Rite product did you get? When I described the battery the sales person said they did not have one compatible. She did not sound confident though.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 09-14-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By roadcouple
Yep, we hold the button 3-4 seconds each time...

Yep, we hold the button 3-4 seconds each time going out or in. Also we do not use the slide unless it is level.
Did check for something stuck behind the couch, Jamie which piece of trim are you...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 09-14-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By roadcouple
Slide maybe out of sync Vegas

I noticed that the slide does not return flush to the body on our 2016 Vegas like it used to, it is slightly on the body molding now. Maybe motors slightly out of sync? Hopefully I upload pic...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 09-14-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By roadcouple
Vegas desk cutout

Any tips on cutting out that passenger desk area on a 2016 Vegas so it will go back in neatly? I know I will have to do it eventually and as pointed out makes checking chassis battery possible.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 02-07-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,459
Posted By roadcouple
Thanks you both for the information, much...

Thanks you both for the information, much appreciated.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 02-07-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,459
Posted By roadcouple
Ted, It is a rubber ducky antenna, but...

Ted,

It is a rubber ducky antenna, but shorter than this one. I wonder if they are interchangeable.

Did you just unscrew from the base or have to dig out the caulk?
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 02-07-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,459
Posted By roadcouple
Radio antenna snapped on Vegas

Well, it took me a few tries to do it, but this Newbie finally hit enough trees to break the black antenna on the roof, front over driver in our 2016 Vegas.

It is OK for now with electrical tape...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 01-26-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By roadcouple
will do, thanks.

will do, thanks.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 01-26-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By roadcouple
Decal removal Vegas

The prior owner of our Vegas had applied decals of his destinations that we'd like to remove, most look to be sturdy vinyl-type material.

Any suggestions to get them off without damaging the...
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