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Forum: Maintenance and Repair 11-09-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By Miramar Owner
I've camped for up to a week at a time with night...

I've camped for up to a week at a time with night time temperatures in the mid 20's in my Miramar. . How I do it is I go ahead and winterize the lines and empty the fresh water tank.

I use gallon...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 08-22-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By Miramar Owner
I didn't even ask....being a nephew, he didn't...

I didn't even ask....being a nephew, he didn't charge labor and I bought the new carb from Amazon for $62 and it came with a shutoff.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 08-22-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By Miramar Owner
Generator

I want to make everyone aware of an ongoing problem I've had with my 5500 watt generator. From time to time it would either not start or die while operating. It's been like that since we purchased...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 06-14-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,904
Posted By Miramar Owner
We always pull a toad and keep a complete set of...

We always pull a toad and keep a complete set of RV keys in there. My wife and I always carry a set of toad keys. We also keep a complete set of RV keys inside the RV and I only carry the RV door...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 06-04-2020, 12:46 AM
Replies: 45
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Views: 1,835
Posted By Miramar Owner
I have an external unit. After seeing a photo of...

I have an external unit. After seeing a photo of one installed in the coach that took a hit and burnt up part of the coach... I agree, the further away the better. I also camp in some small county...
Forum: Travel | Camping Spots | Roads and Routes 02-10-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,779
Posted By Miramar Owner
I can't recommend an App but I can explain how I...

I can't recommend an App but I can explain how I handle it. I always look for double dtack five in pumps and go to the far right. If I pull in and find I can't get to the pump I need a simply swing...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 12-03-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,204
Posted By Miramar Owner
That's what I did on my Miramar... Just the...

That's what I did on my Miramar... Just the Safe-T-Plus. I'm happy with the handling now especially on uneven surfaces and cross winds.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 11-12-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,052
Posted By Miramar Owner
I have a Miramar which is very similar to the...

I have a Miramar which is very similar to the Challenger. My house batteries wouldn't allow me to boondock more than a day without starting the generator to recharge. After a year I removed the 2-6...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 10-15-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By Miramar Owner
In case you're interested, my awning is a lateral...

In case you're interested, my awning is a lateral arm awning which allows a lot of upward movement, theoretically without damage. Evidently, a gust of wind must of lifted it so high that it caused...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 10-15-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By Miramar Owner
I fixed the loose awning rail. The screws...

I fixed the loose awning rail. The screws actually rusted and broke off so I was unable to use the same hole. I drilled new holes and used slightly larger stainless steel screws and applied marine...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 10-15-2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By Miramar Owner
You are correct about it holding down the roofing...

You are correct about it holding down the roofing material but it also has the track for the awning. I left the awning out one day while away and when I came back it had retracted. I think it...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 10-14-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By Miramar Owner
Awning rail coming off

I have a 2016 Miramar and I recently discovered the mounting rail that holds the awning and the roof material in place, is coming loose at one end. I removed the tiny screws that hold the rail in...
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 09-24-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,488
Posted By Miramar Owner
I'm highly suspect of anyone getting much over 8...

I'm highly suspect of anyone getting much over 8 mpg with the V10, especially while towing. I average 8 on my Miramar with over 12,000 miles. Only one I've ever heard geting in the teens has been a...
Forum: Thor RV Lifestyle 08-19-2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,120
Posted By Miramar Owner
My Miramar may be different, but the vent pipe...

My Miramar may be different, but the vent pipe was actally inside the outer pipe you show in the picture. The sealant between the 2 pipes was missing allowing odors to sometimes get into the cavity...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 08-17-2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,889
Posted By Miramar Owner
Did you check the breakers on the generator...

Did you check the breakers on the generator itself. I'm not sure what model RV or size of your generator, but the 5500 has 2 breakers on the generator. If one of them is flipped you will lose power...
Forum: Thor RV Lifestyle 08-13-2019, 04:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By Miramar Owner
That's what I do. I connected the HDMI cable to...

That's what I do. I connected the HDMI cable to the TV and left it there. When I want to have a movie night outside I just connect the DVD player to the cable, plug it in and I'm good to go.
Forum: Thor RV Lifestyle 08-10-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,120
Posted By Miramar Owner
No I didn't think of it at the time. But if you...

No I didn't think of it at the time. But if you can imagine one PVC pipe inside the other, that's what it looks like. I only noticed it on rare occasions and first thought I had a toilet gasket...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 08-04-2019, 01:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,599
Posted By Miramar Owner
I agree. I don't do it often but I have even...

I agree. I don't do it often but I have even raised the rear off the ground after chocking the front wheels, briefly while in my driveway. I did it to open the slide while accessing a cupboard that...
Forum: Thor RV Lifestyle 08-01-2019, 02:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,120
Posted By Miramar Owner
I found my issue was simple to fix...difficult to...

I found my issue was simple to fix...difficult to find. It was suggested by Thor customer service to get on the roof, remove the vent cap and check the space between the vent pipe and the outer tube...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 07-29-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By Miramar Owner
I have had that happen on my Miramar. If you go...

I have had that happen on my Miramar. If you go to your 12 volt fuse box (mine is at the foot of my bed) and after opening the panel, gently press all of the blade type fuses. I found a couple were...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 07-28-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,165
Posted By Miramar Owner
I second mouth balls. I get 2 bags in a box and...

I second mouth balls. I get 2 bags in a box and throw a bag in each bin that has access into the coach. I also put a couple in the engine compartment and the battery bay. And don't forget the...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 07-27-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,599
Posted By Miramar Owner
Your question is how level should it be? It...

Your question is how level should it be? It depends on how long you want the little motors to work. Anything but level puts an undo strain on the motors. The slides will likely work but it definitely...
Forum: Towing | Hitches and Toads 07-19-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,713
Posted By Miramar Owner
That's what I tow behind my Miramar. I don't...

That's what I tow behind my Miramar. I don't know if is just due to the size of the Miramar compared to the Axis, but it doesn't affect the handling at all. I can tell it's back there when taking...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 07-19-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By Miramar Owner
As mentioned, velcro works for me. I stapled a...

As mentioned, velcro works for me. I stapled a small piece to each side...one on the bathroom wall and the other on the door...then I place a strip of velcro around the doors. This keeps them snug...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 07-09-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,830
Posted By Miramar Owner
Good luck at that. I have owned a total of 6...

Good luck at that. I have owned a total of 6 campers (3 motorhomes) all of them used except for the last purchase. Every one had problems requiring minor to major repairs. As example, a class C...
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