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Forum: Motorhome Tech Topics 04-24-2020, 01:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By mlhamm
Air suspension and leveling

We bought a 2013 40 ft Tuscany in June 2017. Been full timers for 2 years and I'm still learning about the rig. Saw the suspension air panel in the lower left of driver's area. Has a lever and 2...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 04-27-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,589
Posted By mlhamm
I'm with Gritzcarlton. TheViair is great. Connect...

I'm with Gritzcarlton. TheViair is great. Connect to the battery and you're ready to go!!!!
Forum: Towing | Hitches and Toads 04-24-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,284
Posted By mlhamm
My wife came up with this idea: After getting...

My wife came up with this idea: After getting everything hooked up, give the pins and the parts they connect together a good spray of WD-40. I didn't think it would make a difference. Boy, was I...
Forum: Towing | Hitches and Toads 04-24-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,859
Posted By mlhamm
We tow a 2018 Cherokee, the one that can be flat...

We tow a 2018 Cherokee, the one that can be flat towed. Had the wiring harness installed by the dealer. Biggest problem was trying to find the part. Dealer said it would be on back order with no...
Forum: Thor RV Lifestyle 04-24-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By mlhamm
Thanks for the help. We're parked on a...

Thanks for the help. We're parked on a north-south axis. Front of the rig faces north. The main windows face east so we don't get the sun thru them in the afternoon. The staff here at Destiny RV Park...
Forum: Thor RV Lifestyle 04-17-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By mlhamm
The Heat

I'm going to be spending the summer in Goodyear, Az (part of the Phoenix metro area) while receiving treatment. Any advice, hints, tips, tricks to cope with the heat?

Thanks
Forum: Thor RV Lifestyle 01-12-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,399
Posted By mlhamm
I bought the Viair 12v compressor plus another...

I bought the Viair 12v compressor plus another hose and chuck w/gauge. Doesn't take much space and works fine. Day before we leave I check the tires. They usually need a few pounds. Takes a few...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 11-21-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By mlhamm
Toilet Seat Repacement

Here's a different one:
Had to replace the seat on a Dometic 8700 series toilet. Took a bit of looking but I found one. It came with the screws and nuts to attach it to the toilet.

Now the...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 10-13-2018, 03:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,432
Posted By mlhamm
Thanks for the very quick responses. Looks like...

Thanks for the very quick responses. Looks like we'll be saving a few bucks!!!
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 10-13-2018, 02:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,432
Posted By mlhamm
Toilet Paper

My wife, who always pays attention to prices wants to know why one couldn't use septic tank compatible toilet paper in our motorhome instead of the RV specific toilet paper which is pretty expensive?...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 10-07-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By mlhamm
We have a traditional satellite antenna, so need...

We have a traditional satellite antenna, so need to be on level ground. May take a look at the portable dishes though. With a portable dish is it possible to watch one channel and record another?
...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 10-06-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By mlhamm
Satellite Tripod

I have my satellite dish on a tripod. The feet of the tripod legs have holes in them for stakes when its on grass or dirt. Little tough to use those stakes when its on a concrete pad, though. Does...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 09-12-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By mlhamm
Slideout Issue

Have a 2013 Tuscany we bought last year. We've been living in it since April as we are preparing for the full-time life style. Today the word "OUT" under the slide out controls started flashing red....
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 09-03-2018, 04:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By mlhamm
Portable Air Compressor

We have a 40 ft Thor Tuscany. Looking for a portable air compressor for inflating the tires. The on board compressor will only get the tires to about 100 to 110 psi and they should be at 120 psi....
Forum: Towing | Hitches and Toads 03-16-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,743
Posted By mlhamm
I asked the same question about 6 months ago and...

I asked the same question about 6 months ago and got lots of advice. We went with a 2018 Jeep Cherokee and love it. Biggest problem was finding the Mopar wiring kit that provides power to the...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 03-09-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,056
Posted By mlhamm
Thanks for the responses. We'll be full-timers...

Thanks for the responses. We'll be full-timers come this summer. One reply said they keep hoses, etc off the ground. How do you do that? Do you suspend them from something?

Thanks,
Lary
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 03-08-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,056
Posted By mlhamm
Pests

Wondering how others manage to keep pests out of their motorhome; such as ants, mice, cockroaches. Any and all advice appreciated.

Thanks,
Larry
Forum: Motorhome Tech Topics 02-23-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,901
Posted By mlhamm
Tire Pressure Monitor

Looking at tire pressure monitors. What do you use, if you use one and why did you go with that model?

Thanks
Forum: Modifications and Updates 02-23-2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By mlhamm
As for being at home; we'll be full time this...

As for being at home; we'll be full time this starting this summer. I don't plan to be on the roof that much, but I'd like to be able to get up there when necessary.

Regarding the detachable...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 02-23-2018, 02:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By mlhamm
Rear End Ladder

Own a 40 ft 2013 Thor Tuscany. The bottom rung of the ladder on the rear of our motorhome is almost 8 ft above the ground. The ladder stops there because if it was longer it would block the engine...
Forum: Thor RV Lifestyle 01-13-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,404
Posted By mlhamm
Thanks for the info. A couple of things: ...

Thanks for the info. A couple of things:

I'll be retiring in July, then we become full time RVers. Our plan is to use the Good Sam mail service which will give us residence address in Florida....
Forum: Thor RV Lifestyle 01-12-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,404
Posted By mlhamm
Firearms

We'll be hitting the road full time in July/August and I'm wondering about carrying a firearm for protection. I don't hunt and don't plan to, so the gun would be just for protection. Best case...
Forum: Towing | Hitches and Toads 01-12-2018, 05:08 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,328
Posted By mlhamm
What We Finally Bought

Well, since I started this thread asking what people tow and why I should let everyone know what we bought. Day after Thanksgiving my wife and I decided to go "looking" at Jeep Wranglers. We had been...
Forum: Towing | Hitches and Toads 10-29-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,328
Posted By mlhamm
What to tow?

We're starting to look for vehicle to tow behind our Thor Tuscany with all four wheels on the ground. Interested to know what you tow and why you picked it.

Thanks, Maureen and Larry
Forum: Thor RV Lifestyle 09-22-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,695
Posted By mlhamm
Thanks for all the good ideas; especially the...

Thanks for all the good ideas; especially the jello idea!!!!!!!

We had some of the same ideas but wanted to take advantage of your experience. At some point (soon I hope) we'll stop asking the...
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