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Forum: On The Road... 09-27-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,261
Posted By normandgrace
Your most recent post asked about full service...

Your most recent post asked about full service campgrounds, but none of the posters mentioned Elkmont, which is believe is electric only, but is in the park. I think the cades cove campgrounds will...
Forum: On The Road... 07-05-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,646
Posted By normandgrace
I always have said that kids and dogs love me,...

I always have said that kids and dogs love me, but women dont have much use for me.
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 05-05-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,249
Posted By normandgrace
My 2005 has power gear leveling. I changed out my...

My 2005 has power gear leveling. I changed out my coach batteries one year and left the power switch on to the coach and chassis and I believe this is what fried out my main board. I have also...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 04-29-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,577
Posted By normandgrace
The roof cap joint is terrible. Get the flex seal...

The roof cap joint is terrible. Get the flex seal tape and follow the instructions to apply it and this will solve the roof cap joint. Above the window, the arched metal piece also has its issues. ...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 07-26-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,529
Posted By normandgrace
On my 2005 land yacht, the red toggle on the...

On my 2005 land yacht, the red toggle on the driver's side door is for the heater on the drivers side view mirror.
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 03-29-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,485
Posted By normandgrace
I drilled out the rivet, put in new downspout and...

I drilled out the rivet, put in new downspout and cauked the hole and put new rivet in and all has been good for 8 years. I did not paint mine, but now that I am retired, i would paint the new ones...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 03-29-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,774
Posted By normandgrace
Mine was worse than that. I had used a scrub...

Mine was worse than that. I had used a scrub brush to clean love bugs and destroyed mine
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 03-29-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,774
Posted By normandgrace
Even with the pressure cleaner, it was tedious,...

Even with the pressure cleaner, it was tedious, but I tried the razor, scraper, heat gun method and gave up on that after about 5 minutes. No damage to clear coat from pressure cleaner
Forum: On The Road... 02-09-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,502
Posted By normandgrace
In my development, boats and rv's and work trucks...

In my development, boats and rv's and work trucks are not allowed. I always kept it off site, except when preparing to travel and I would then bring it and park in front of house for up to 48 hours...
Forum: On The Road... 02-09-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 744
Posted By normandgrace
The issue with I-75 is having to go thru Atlanta....

The issue with I-75 is having to go thru Atlanta. Since you leave from there, problem solved. It is 3 lanes all the way to the turnpike, and then it is 2 lanes till Orlando. I-95 is 3 lanes from...
Forum: On The Road... 02-09-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,737
Posted By normandgrace
We currently have an older terrier and a younger...

We currently have an older terrier and a younger moorkie. They both adore the rv and the travel. The older dog spends most of his time in his cage in bed, as this is where he is most comfortable, ...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 01-28-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,774
Posted By normandgrace
If you are still struggling with this, I removed...

If you are still struggling with this, I removed mine with a pressure cleaner and then used goo gone to remove any residue. It was tedious, but It worked and I did not scratch the paint finish. I...
Forum: On The Road... 01-25-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,853
Posted By normandgrace
Matth57, as Jerrod had said, jetty park in cape...

Matth57, as Jerrod had said, jetty park in cape Canaveral is pretty good, plus there are a couple of very nice county parks 8n Brevard county. In Titusville, right on the river is ?hammocks park, ...
Forum: On The Road... 01-25-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,855
Posted By normandgrace
Tennessee State parks are fine, as were the...

Tennessee State parks are fine, as were the Alabama ones. Being from Florida, we have some great state parks, especially campgrounds. Georgia State parks are very good. All are better than s....
Forum: On The Road... 01-25-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,855
Posted By normandgrace
It has already been said, but big yes to...

It has already been said, but big yes to cloudland canyon in n.w.georgia, and Desoto state park in n.e. Alabama. Fall creek falls state park in east Central Tennessee, and there are a couple of small...
Forum: On The Road... 01-25-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,994
Posted By normandgrace
My wife and I were in that area in late October...

My wife and I were in that area in late October last year. We spent 2 nights at gouldings in monument valley. We took an 8 hour tour with native guide into the back sections of the valley. Climbed on...
Forum: On The Road... 01-25-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,496
Posted By normandgrace
Mollysdad gave great advice. Walk the old 7 mile...

Mollysdad gave great advice. Walk the old 7 mile bridge out to pigeon key, or bicycle to it. Do the glass bottom boat at pennekamp. If you can afford it, go to the dry tortugas. Great boat ride,...
Forum: On The Road... 09-16-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,443
Posted By normandgrace
it is Saturday morning in south Florida....

it is Saturday morning in south Florida. electricity is back on, no lines at gas stations, grocery stores are in stock. don't let the people who don't live here scare you. come on down! call the...
Forum: On The Road... 09-16-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,403
Posted By normandgrace
we in Florida will bounce back quickly from Irma....

we in Florida will bounce back quickly from Irma. we know how to deal with hurricanes. thank God for Miami Dade building code! so many old buildings, old code, old trailers in the keys, that this was...
Forum: Our Community 09-10-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 13,884
Posted By normandgrace
it is just before 10 a.m. and Irma has just made...

it is just before 10 a.m. and Irma has just made landfall in cudjoe key. we are in Pembroke pines and power has been out since around 6:30. I knew I should have made coffee before we lost power. the...
Forum: Our Community 09-08-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 13,884
Posted By normandgrace
just retired last week, and glad that I did....

just retired last week, and glad that I did. couldn't handle another storm still working in retail on miami beach. way too much stress. we live in west Pembroke pines. our house was built post Andrew...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 06-27-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,485
Posted By normandgrace
mine are like this. drill out the existing rivet,...

mine are like this. drill out the existing rivet, install the plastic drip gutters and caulk the hole and put in a new rivet. easy and no leaks on mine. very solid and easy to do
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 04-19-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,397
Posted By normandgrace
Plus, I have the same motor in your first pdf

Plus, I have the same motor in your first pdf
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 04-19-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,397
Posted By normandgrace
My window on my 2005 landyacht gets stuck in the...

My window on my 2005 landyacht gets stuck in the up position due to the hot weather in south Florida. I have taken the door apart, removed the metal protection and taken out the motor thinking it was...
Forum: On The Road... 03-28-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,967
Posted By normandgrace
if ypu plan to use your airstream, make...

if ypu plan to use your airstream, make reservations early. campgrounds fill up fast. Bahia honda is spectacular as is curry hammock in marathon. if you are retired military, you can camp in key West...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 02-13-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,558
Posted By normandgrace
Lester, I had new tires installed last year and...

Lester, I had new tires installed last year and the tire changers cranked down my winch with a power wrench. Unfortunately, they went the wrong way, and broke the crank. The dealer looked to have it...
Forum: On The Road... 01-02-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By normandgrace
There is another county park in southern Brevard,...

There is another county park in southern Brevard, that I think is called long point park. It is on the beach side and is on the river just north of Sebastian Inlet. It tends to be a little less known...
Forum: On The Road... 01-01-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By normandgrace
Try Brevard County Manatee Hammock campground. It...

Try Brevard County Manatee Hammock campground. It is right on the Indian River and is just south of Titusville. It was a surprisingly nice campground, and was quiet while we stayed there. You will be...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 09-11-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,006
Posted By normandgrace
Shu has it right. Curbside front compartment...

Shu has it right. Curbside front compartment behind entry door. Top of the compartment in the far end. Save a ton of money and look for parts on eBay or Amazon. Just replaced my keypad and saves $300...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 09-12-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By normandgrace
landyacht generator battery

My 2005 has 2 coach batteries, and 1 chassis battery under the front hood. If my coach batteries are dead, then my generator will not start. Either charge or replace your coach batteries, or start...
Forum: On The Road... 08-29-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,626
Posted By normandgrace
florida trip

As a south Florida resident, I have been unable to get camping reservations in the keys for the last 7 years, too many snowbirds in the winter and way too hot in the summer. Private campgrounds are...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 08-03-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,794
Posted By normandgrace
The entire assembly is held in place by its size...

The entire assembly is held in place by its size and is wedged in above the cabinets above front windshield and then the plastic divider. The two side assemblies give support on the sides and there s...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 08-03-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,794
Posted By normandgrace
Each ceiling panel is made of 1/8" Luan and there...

Each ceiling panel is made of 1/8" Luan and there is then the ceiling headliner glued to it. The headliner is part foam padding and then the vinyl. The entire piece is held in place by the 1-2"wide...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 08-03-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By normandgrace
Snickers, check your workhorse manual for the...

Snickers, check your workhorse manual for the correct sequence to turn the light off. Download manual if needed as each model year is probably different if changes were made to the chassis. Good luck!
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 07-29-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 962
Posted By normandgrace
fuel filler hose

dave, yes i havr replaced the fuel filler hose on my 2005 landyacht. i needed to replace mine because it was cracked and old due to south florida climate, plus it was rubbing on part of the frame. it...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 11-09-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,434
Posted By normandgrace
I am in agreement with the post about checking...

I am in agreement with the post about checking where the front cap joins the top cap. This is very vulnerable to leaks and water runs down inside the wall and it may appear it is coming from...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 11-07-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,476
Posted By normandgrace
I used my 2700psi pressure cleaner to remove the...

I used my 2700psi pressure cleaner to remove the plastic outer layer, then, once all plastic removed I cleaned the glue with petroleum distillate and it cleaned ip beautifully. Took me most of the...
Forum: On The Road... 06-29-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,219
Posted By normandgrace
My wife and I have been to some wonderful places...

My wife and I have been to some wonderful places in the area you are going to. We did not have our rv at this time, but it is where we caughg the bug. We found little bighorn battlefield fascinating...
Forum: On The Road... 06-29-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 969
Posted By normandgrace
My wife and stayed at 4 mile state park in new...

My wife and stayed at 4 mile state park in new york. Huge sites, many overlooking lake ontario. Very inexpensive. Then had free o arkingvat the falls with our toad. I liked the campground. It was...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 10-12-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 15,530
Posted By normandgrace
Thumbs up a big thank you

thanks for the video and all the instructions. this is exactly what i am experiencing and have stripped the shower down to this point and was afraid to pull too hard on the cartridge. i will be off...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 03-07-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,501
Posted By normandgrace
negative. i did this and the irs came back and...

negative. i did this and the irs came back and wanted the back taxes owed. you can only deduct it if you tie the loan to your home mortgage according to the irs and my accountant. i had a simple...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 03-07-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By normandgrace
fuel leak resolved

after many bruised and torn knuckles, i have repaired this fuel hose myself. the repair entailed removing some sheet metal from the access area to where the fuel hose ran, and also getting underneath...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 03-02-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By normandgrace
the fuel entry point is on the streetside, and...

the fuel entry point is on the streetside, and above my dump station port. the area of the hose is behind sheet metal which essestially protects the fuel hose. I just have concerns about removing the...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 02-28-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By normandgrace
Fuel leak

I recently went o fuel my 2005 airstream 33' land yacht motorhome, and while i was fueling, i was leaking fuel from underneath. I was unable to continue to fuel due to this leak. Upon examination, I...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 12-09-2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,466
Posted By normandgrace
toad

i have a 2005 33' l/y and i tow a 2004 scion x/b. i have only towed it a few times, and i did not even know it was there it towed so effortlessly. my longest trip was from south florida to st...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 07-17-2006, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,607
Posted By normandgrace
Smile road trip

my wife and i just took our first road trip in our 33" land yacht at the end of june. we did 2 weeks and 3600 miles. as we headed north from miami, we hit a lot of cross wind in cocoa beach area. we...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 06-30-2006, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,449
Posted By normandgrace
repairs to l/y 26

if the string is broken, you can rethread it through the button at the bottom and retie it. if the button itself is broken, you can buy a generic replacement button from camping world so that it will...
Forum: General Motorhome Topics 05-23-2006, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,436
Posted By normandgrace
land yacht

my wife and i spent 1.5 yrs looking for what we felt would be the best match for what we wanted. we found it in a land yacht. we were originally sold on the 30', but saw a 33' that was perfect in...
Forum: Land Yacht/Legacy Motorhomes 05-09-2006, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,496
Posted By normandgrace
congrats

congratulations on your purchase. i just bought my 33 land yacht in january. my wife and i have only made a couple of weekend trips so far. retirement is still many years away for us. we are planning...
Forum: WBCCI Forum 03-16-2006, 05:25 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,168
Posted By normandgrace
does this mean that because i am under 50, and i...

does this mean that because i am under 50, and i have a land yacht motorhome (fiberglass) that i am unwelcome at rally's if i decide to join the club? i bought because of the quality, plus i knew...
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