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Forum: Maintenance and Repair 01-19-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,464
Posted By Muggs
Time vs run hours/milage always been a question. ...

Time vs run hours/milage always been a question.

I live in florida (a swamp) moisture gets absorbed in oil so use/time based seems logical. I usually start everything we have once every two weeks...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 01-16-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,464
Posted By Muggs
We are in our 5th year. Our generator has 500...

We are in our 5th year. Our generator has 500 hours on it. The Champion on racecar trailer is likely over 5000 hours. Oil change interval is annual or 150 hours, bought it woth just under 200 hours....
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 12-23-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,457
Posted By Muggs
Another year and start of a new season/adventure....

Another year and start of a new season/adventure.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all!

Or if you should prefer: Happy Holidays!

Disclaimer: The above statement is an olive branch to...
Forum: Introduce Yourself | Say Hello 12-23-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By Muggs
Interesting? We are in 5th year with 24.1 and it...

Interesting? We are in 5th year with 24.1 and it seems to handle fine. We do have a reflex stabilizer in place of weak stock unit. Just returned from trip to Memphis from Florida towing open trailer...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 12-19-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,009
Posted By Muggs
We just put a set of the Nexxans on Vegas. They...

We just put a set of the Nexxans on Vegas. They seem fine on 50 mile ride home.

The oem Michelins just started showing minor cracks at 5 years, 9 months.

I like the idea of increased weight...
Forum: Introduce Yourself | Say Hello 12-14-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,028
Posted By Muggs
We have a 2016 24.1 and tow a drag car all over...

We have a 2016 24.1 and tow a drag car all over Southeast on open trailer. Going on 5 years and 34,000 miles and it has proven to be a solid unit. Small enough to go anywhere.

The 3 TVs does seem...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 12-07-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 894
Posted By Muggs
The only difference between that I have found is...

The only difference between that I have found is frame rail thickness. Not a big diff but larger on e450. Maybe spring rates?

What I do see in driving over 4 years, 34,000 miles is that weight...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 12-07-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 894
Posted By Muggs
My 2016 24.1 the yellow sticker said 3,299 lbs....

My 2016 24.1 the yellow sticker said 3,299 lbs. That is why we selected it over F-53 based and other e450 units. Some had 1200 OCC on sticker. Granted, not everyone needs extra capacity. We carry a...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 12-06-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 894
Posted By Muggs
For us the e350 based 24.1 would be to tight on...

For us the e350 based 24.1 would be to tight on weight. Fully loaded for track with spares and lots of water we have been very close to 19,000 combined. The trailer is at 5500, RV at 13,500.
...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 11-20-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,615
Posted By Muggs
Ethanol fuel is issue with any engine that sits....

Ethanol fuel is issue with any engine that sits. The single best defence both corrosion and fuel seperation is use. We are in Florida so our gas RV is at house plugged in. We are in 5th year and...
Forum: Thor Motorhome General Discussions 11-11-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 998
Posted By Muggs
We have a Vegas 24.1. We use it a lot. Just got...

We have a Vegas 24.1. We use it a lot. Just got back from 2.5 week/3800 mile trip towing drag car on trailer. Also had week atDisney campground with kids.

We are in 5th year with this. Between...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 11-07-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By Muggs
From experience. The 2007 Suburban, 145,000...

From experience.

The 2007 Suburban, 145,000 miles use Dino oil. Tried synthetic twice thinking longevity. Oil consumption went from quart every 2000+ miles to quart less than 1000. Sticking with...
Forum: Thor RV Lifestyle 11-06-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,681
Posted By Muggs
This thread will likely be frozen or deleted, so...

This thread will likely be frozen or deleted, so much for free speech.
Forum: Thor RV Lifestyle 11-06-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,681
Posted By Muggs
I do not like what I see happening. Then again, I...

I do not like what I see happening. Then again, I am old the current society trends and the errosion of right/wrong is giving me strong impression that future is not good.

Good time to be old....
Forum: Thor RV Lifestyle 11-04-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,681
Posted By Muggs
Well stated sir. I am all for term limits and...

Well stated sir. I am all for term limits and line item veto on bills. These officials need to be accountable to people.

I cannot make any winter precipitiation comments or I will get scolded but...
Forum: Thor RV Lifestyle 11-03-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,681
Posted By Muggs
Always read the deatails. Florida is notorious...

Always read the deatails. Florida is notorious for lumping stuff together on state/county amendments. Every time we vote, we have to research line items.

Due to local papers being anything but...
Forum: Thor RV Lifestyle 11-03-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,681
Posted By Muggs
Correct Mr Denman! We votedd by mail while...

Correct Mr Denman! We votedd by mail while traveling. We also voted to guarantee our grandkids retain all the oppertunities we had.

We are fortunate to live in the greatest counttry in modern...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 10-31-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By Muggs
Sad news, the best 007 ever. RIP.

Sad news, the best 007 ever. RIP.
Forum: Thor Motorhome General Discussions 10-31-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,269
Posted By Muggs
In our situation, diff between e-350 and e-450 is...

In our situation, diff between e-350 and e-450 is substantial. OCC was 1300 on e-350 based vegas 24.1. On the e-450 is 3299. Almost 2000 lbs.

GCVW is also different, e-350 at 18,500 and e-450 at...
Forum: Thor Motorhome General Discussions 10-29-2020, 01:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,269
Posted By Muggs
I just finished a 3300 mile trip in our 2016...

I just finished a 3300 mile trip in our 2016 Vegas 24.1 on the e450 chassis dragging a 5,500 lb open racecar trailer.

Ford did a great job with driveline. No issues with power or maintaining 6%...
Forum: Class C and Super C Motorhomes 10-20-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,339
Posted By Muggs
We just had to run back to central Florida, then...

We just had to run back to central Florida, then to Memphis TN, then back to NC. Dragging a 5,500 lb open racecar trailer actoss I40 with 6% grades has always made me hesitant. The e450 driveline...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 09-21-2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By Muggs
The only weekend experience was kids at Springs...

The only weekend experience was kids at Springs on Sat. Son said same focus on distancing as parks. You may be correct, weekends may not be as focused.

On Thursday at Epcot the lines for festival...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 09-21-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By Muggs
I guess perceptions differ. We were there Monday...

I guess perceptions differ. We were there Monday through Friday, mask usage was vitualy 100%. My son was asked to swap his n95 mask due to vents. Was no issue as we had plenty of spares.

Even at...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 09-20-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By Muggs
We are home after 6 days. The covid restrictions...

We are home after 6 days. The covid restrictions deem to be nothing more than amnoyance. We had a great time and will be going back. Trips need to be planned and less spontaneous, but the staff were...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 09-16-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By Muggs
Ours is 5 years old. It started having minor...

Ours is 5 years old. It started having minor issues last year. We were in NC in late fall snowstorm and it had ice buildup between layers. I will be changing it soon ahaed of winter series races. We...
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