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Forum: Travel | Camping Spots | Roads and Routes 12-08-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,160
Posted By Phil Saran
We came across I-40 from California beginning of...

We came across I-40 from California beginning of December 2019
headed back home to Colorado.

I had to winterize the 5th wheel before we left and stayed in hotels
going across Arizona/New...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 11-21-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,225
Posted By Phil Saran
I had this happen to a left side slide out cover...

I had this happen to a left side slide out cover on a MH we owned
before switching to a 5th wheel.

The wind (about 35-40 MPH) ripped the awning cover out and
in the process broke the springs...
Forum: Class C and Super C Motorhomes 11-20-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,356
Posted By Phil Saran
To the original poster: Go to google and look...

To the original poster:
Go to google and look for RV salvage. There might be one in your area
and if so you can buy a good used steel wheel to fit. Then buy a tire to
fit and you will have...
Forum: Travel | Camping Spots | Roads and Routes 11-03-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By Phil Saran
Try Google (https://www.google.com) put in what...

Try Google (https://www.google.com) put in what you are looking for and the info
will show up on the screen.
Forum: DRV Luxury Suites 11-03-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,269
Posted By Phil Saran
You said it is a 2015? You have owned it since...

You said it is a 2015? You have owned it since new?

Have you had a dealer/rv shop inspect the roof at least once a
year and have documentation of that inspection?

If not I think you will be...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 10-21-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,633
Posted By Phil Saran
Quick question for the OP, MH has only 2500 miles...

Quick question for the OP, MH has only 2500 miles on it?

How many hours on the on board generator?

Did they truly only drive it 2500 miles or did they not drive it
very much but camped and...
Forum: Thor Motorhome General Discussions 10-21-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,928
Posted By Phil Saran
What has not been mentioned is that on the...

What has not been mentioned is that on the outside of the water heater
(at least on most) is there is a on/off switch on the bottom of the water
heater for the electric and if you are going to...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 09-20-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,014
Posted By Phil Saran
I have a old Army duffel bag that I store my...

I have a old Army duffel bag that I store my patio rug in.
I keep it in the bed of my truck (I have a 5th wheel).
Forum: Towing | Hitches and Toads 09-03-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By Phil Saran
I live in Colorado, I have a EZ-pass for our toll...

I live in Colorado, I have a EZ-pass for our toll roads. I drive a truck
towing a 5th wheel. All I had to do is add the license number of the
5th wheel to my account.
Forum: Thor Motorhome General Discussions 07-16-2020, 02:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,267
Posted By Phil Saran
Nobody answered your question about where to take...

Nobody answered your question about where to take your diesel Sprinter other
than the dealer.

Contact a diesel repair shop and talk to them about repair and service on your rig.

If it is...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 07-16-2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By Phil Saran
Not mentioned, but if you’re RV does not have a...

Not mentioned, but if you’re RV does not have a ladder on the back the roof is not ment to be walked on.
Forum: Introduce Yourself | Say Hello 04-15-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 996
Posted By Phil Saran
After you do your looking at RV's, you may also...

After you do your looking at RV's, you may also want to look at
4x4 diesel trucks and either a 5th wheel trailer or travel trailer.

I've owned 2 motorhomes, 3 travel trailers and 1 5th wheel...
Forum: Motorhome Tech Topics 04-15-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 913
Posted By Phil Saran
Just as a side note to help not mixing up the...

Just as a side note to help not mixing up the terminal, I used magic
markers and did the positive terminal in red and the negative in
black.
Forum: Towing | Hitches and Toads 04-04-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,296
Posted By Phil Saran
When I had my Thor Hurricane and towed a vehicle...

When I had my Thor Hurricane and towed a vehicle I always used the
Tow/Haul button.

I now (past 1-1/2 years) I tow a 34 foot Keystone Cougar 5th wheel
and tow with a Dodge Ram 3500 4x4 diesel...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 03-21-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,171
Posted By Phil Saran
Really hard to tell. I only kept my 2015 Thor...

Really hard to tell. I only kept my 2015 Thor Hurricane 34E with V10
for 3 years and 15K miles.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussion Zone 03-21-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,792
Posted By Phil Saran
Update, the Feds came in and conviscated all his...

Update, the Feds came in and conviscated all his wares.
Forum: Motorhome Tech Topics 03-14-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,828
Posted By Phil Saran
Yes you can contact customer relations (at least...

Yes you can contact customer relations (at least at Keystone) by email and they will
provide the paint codes and you can ask about the paint company they use who will
sell you touch up paint or...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 03-14-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,736
Posted By Phil Saran
As stated the latter is not a great mount for...

As stated the latter is not a great mount for bikes.

But then on a travel trailer the rear bumper is a poor choice for
a bolt on trailer hitch also. It is just thin wall square tubing with...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 02-27-2020, 12:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,014
Posted By Phil Saran
Your motorhome is pretty much like the Thor...

Your motorhome is pretty much like the Thor Hurricane 34E we
had from 2015 to 2018 gas motor and a tow rate of 5,000 pounds.

It got 6 to 7 mpg towing a 4000 pound Dodge Dakota truck.

If you...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 12-22-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,659
Posted By Phil Saran
Another option for the OP is to book a Alaska...

Another option for the OP is to book a Alaska Cruise, fly to Seattle
and take a 7 day cruse on a ship.

No driving needed.
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 12-22-2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,933
Posted By Phil Saran
Back in the early 1970's I lived near Palm...

Back in the early 1970's I lived near Palm Springs after I got out of the Army.
You guys have not mentioned the blowing sand that sand blasts your paint and
chrome.

Back in 2016 had a Class A MH...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 12-14-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,785
Posted By Phil Saran
When I had my Thor Hurricane 34E MH Class A gas,...

When I had my Thor Hurricane 34E MH Class A gas, I took it to the Ford Big Rig
dealer for oil changes and some warranty work.

Many dealers are not set up for something that is 11 or 12 feet tall....
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 11-27-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,389
Posted By Phil Saran
I have a 5th wheel not a MH, but ours came with...

I have a 5th wheel not a MH, but ours came with electric jacks front and back
still a lot of wiggle. So I added 4 screw jacks to the frame, 2 midway between
the front jack and front tires and the...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 11-16-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,647
Posted By Phil Saran
I have and would recommend a 6 gallon pancake air...

I have and would recommend a 6 gallon pancake air compressor.

New available at Lowes or Home Depot. About $160.
Used on Craigslist about $60 to $80.

But I also have a 35 gallon Craftsman air...
Forum: Travel | Camping Spots | Roads and Routes 10-23-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By Phil Saran
Just be aware that if you are hauling a car...

Just be aware that if you are hauling a car trailer behind your MH, if your too
long you will be paying for 2 spaces since many campgrounds are short on space.
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