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Forum: Refrigerators 07-27-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,071
Posted By Norrie46
Fridge auxiliarie

Have a look at Titan model TTC-SC22. It clips onto the air inlet grating
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 07-01-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 963
Posted By Norrie46
Metal valve stem replacement

I need to change the stems to solid metal on my GYE tires. I am trying to source the correct stem. I have a 2014 FC 30 with 15 inch original wheels .
Is there a source in Canada
thanks
Forum: Windows & Screens 04-04-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,514
Posted By Norrie46
What Reflectix are you using. I went to their...

What Reflectix are you using. I went to their web site and there are lots of different measurements.
thanks
Norrie
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 12-11-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,386
Posted By Norrie46
Neverlube bearings have been around for a long...

Neverlube bearings have been around for a long time. When I was on the tools, I used them in an industrial setting about forty years back where machinery was running 24/7 for long periods. Never...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 11-12-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 867
Posted By Norrie46
Not receiving e mails about posts

Still not receiving e mails about posts Can someone in Admin deal with this. For some reason the e mails go to my wife's account.

Norrie
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 11-12-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,981
Posted By Norrie46
The toggle switch is starting to fail completely....

The toggle switch is starting to fail completely. If the jack is still covered by warranty contact Barker and they will send a new switch which can be replaced in about ten minutes. If not covered...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 11-07-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,773
Posted By Norrie46
Yeahh we are back in business

Yeahh we are back in business
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 10-05-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,773
Posted By Norrie46
Not receiving e mails about posts

For some reason I am not getting any e mail notices about posts to the forum. Can someone fix this
thanks
Norrie Macdonald
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 09-12-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,043
Posted By Norrie46
Just as a follow up to my previous post. Checked...

Just as a follow up to my previous post. Checked all the wire connections that I did not repair the last time. Gave them a good pull and sure enough all of the brake assembly wires broke and pulled...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 09-11-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,043
Posted By Norrie46
I had the same problem last July leaving BC to...

I had the same problem last July leaving BC to travel to Ontario. Did all the things you did except the voltage check. I had the truck checked and no problem there. Took the trailer to Can Am in...
Forum: Tires 09-02-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,665
Posted By Norrie46
Did you have a blowout or a tread or sidewall...

Did you have a blowout or a tread or sidewall puncture. I changed from GYMs to Endurance about 18 months back. The tires must have been just off the production line according to the date stamp. ...
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-07-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,289
Posted By Norrie46
My part numbers are off a bit. Go to Bend...

My part numbers are off a bit. Go to Bend Trailer in Oregon.
Forum: General Repair Forum 05-07-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,289
Posted By Norrie46
These side markers and rear lights are...

These side markers and rear lights are manufactured by Kaper 11. If you live in the US buy them from any trailer supply shop. If you live in Canada wait until you go to the US to buy them.
The...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-11-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,409
Posted By Norrie46
Forgot to say, FCA Canada are sending me a check...

Forgot to say, FCA Canada are sending me a check for my first pump failure in December 2016 which broke the serpentine belt and contaminated the coolant. The service cost $300. Pump was warranty. ...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-11-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,409
Posted By Norrie46
The pumps are in at the dealers. Mine was done...

The pumps are in at the dealers. Mine was done on Friday after reading this thread on Wednesday.
norrie
Forum: Base Camp 12-06-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,590
Posted By Norrie46
After two flat ruined new tires when entering...

After two flat ruined new tires when entering Florida on Nov I am getting to be an expert in changing tires. I use a 9 ton bottle jack from Walmart. Under it I use 3 pieces of 2x6 leveled to keep...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-03-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,409
Posted By Norrie46
I assumed the pump failure was a one off. The...

I assumed the pump failure was a one off. The dealer didn’t mention a recall. When I go for my next service check in Jan I will get the information.
I have a 2013
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-02-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,409
Posted By Norrie46
My water pump failed in November 2016 and...

My water pump failed in November 2016 and destroyed the serpentine belt. They replaced the pump. I was on the hook for the belt and a coolant flush and fill. I am on the road and don't know now if...
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 11-16-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,527
Posted By Norrie46
These stupid editing systems. I meant Lexan”.

These stupid editing systems. I meant Lexan”.
Forum: Sinks, Showers & Toilets 11-16-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,527
Posted By Norrie46
If it what I experienced the door is dropping due...

If it what I experienced the door is dropping due to the pathetic design. The door is hanging on a nylon plug that fits into the door frame extrusion. Eventually the door will continue to drop and...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 10-19-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,765
Posted By Norrie46
I would give the Cali brewers a big thumbs up. ...

I would give the Cali brewers a big thumbs up. Lagunitas is one of the best pale ales I have tasted and that includes Canada and Europe. Beer is getting better all over although I am having trouble...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 10-12-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,632
Posted By Norrie46
Thanks to all for your very useful replies ...

Thanks to all for your very useful replies
Norrie
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 10-11-2017, 03:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,632
Posted By Norrie46
Trailer brakes working intermittently

Our trailer brakes are not working all the time. We crossed Canada this Summer from West to East. When we started on Van Island I tried the brake module at the truck dashboard as it said no trailer...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 09-11-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,409
Posted By Norrie46
Go for size in the 30. Norrie

Go for size in the 30.

Norrie
Forum: Jacks, Stabilizers, Lifting and Leveling 08-27-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 19,329
Posted By Norrie46
Looks like it may still be under warranty. ...

Looks like it may still be under warranty. Happened to me last Winter and Barker sent a replacement head. Easy to install.
Norrie
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 07-05-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,388
Posted By Norrie46
Contact Atwood and return it to them. The head...

Contact Atwood and return it to them. The head should come off leaving the jack in the extended position. You can still use it with the hand crank. Just use a lot of blocks to reduce the extension...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-05-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,103
Posted By Norrie46
We have a Dodge Ram 2500 diesel and have been on...

We have a Dodge Ram 2500 diesel and have been on the road three years between Canada and the US with no problems.
Norrie
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 06-05-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,215
Posted By Norrie46
We had the same problem. These devices are...

We had the same problem. These devices are irreparable. Cost about US$65. Your problem is access. The connection on the inside is a pex union nut similar to what is on your water filter. Can be...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 05-20-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,423
Posted By Norrie46
I think the closest dealer with the best ( within...

I think the closest dealer with the best ( within reason) price is your best bet. If you consider Can Am in London Ontario, who are in my opinion a very good dealer, you may get a good deal paying...
Forum: 2016 - Current Classic (all lengths) 05-09-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,608
Posted By Norrie46
Sorry to hear about your door problem. I have...

Sorry to hear about your door problem. I have had the same issue as has a lot of other owners. You should still be covered by warranty so keep taking it back to the dealer for repair. Sad to say...
Forum: Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 05-07-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,327
Posted By Norrie46
We have the Conv/Microwave oven and use it all...

We have the Conv/Microwave oven and use it all the time especially on convection. We had the originally supplied Sharp removed ( it was a piece of garbage) and replaced with a Panasonic. My wife is...
Forum: On The Road... 03-26-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,061
Posted By Norrie46
Overnight in Kingman and go to Oatman without the...

Overnight in Kingman and go to Oatman without the trailer. Then continue on and circle back to Kingman on the highway. You will enjoy it a lot more. I saw some white knuckle motorhome drivers...
Forum: Networking 03-04-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,310
Posted By Norrie46
We use a monthly pay as you go with ATT. It is...

We use a monthly pay as you go with ATT. It is called Go Phone. Cost $50 US a month for 8 gigs if you set it up auto renew each month. ( we are here for 6 months). You will switch sim cards at the...
Forum: On The Road... 01-09-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,003
Posted By Norrie46
Costco, Costco and Costco whether in America or...

Costco, Costco and Costco whether in America or Canada
Forum: Dollars & Cents 01-05-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,847
Posted By Norrie46
It is only a two day drive from CanAm to New...

It is only a two day drive from CanAm to New Brunswick. Stop at Ottawa then on to New Brunswick. The experience will do you good. Our fist trip took us to Newfoundland from Ontario. We had never...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 12-20-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,578
Posted By Norrie46
If this is a new Airstream it has sealed bearings...

If this is a new Airstream it has sealed bearings which do not need servicing. The brakes are also self adjusting. Read the axle information in your owner brochure kit and it will explain what you...
Forum: Doors & Locks 12-20-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,491
Posted By Norrie46
Go online and search for a video on Airstream...

Go online and search for a video on Airstream Door adjustment. Maybe this will point to the problem. It explains how to adjust the door and hinges
Forum: 2009-2015 Flying Cloud 12-20-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,466
Posted By Norrie46
Exactly the same story as us. Don't have any...

Exactly the same story as us. Don't have any sweep now just squeegee or cloth wipe the door after shower. No leaks after six months of this.
Forum: Floor Finishes 12-20-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,979
Posted By Norrie46
Contact the tire maker and explain the problem...

Contact the tire maker and explain the problem and tell them the flooring material. It looks like the tires are leaching out the oils that are used in manufacturing.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-15-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 14,551
Posted By Norrie46
Buy the Michelins from Costco next Spring if you...

Buy the Michelins from Costco next Spring if you go to Canada. You will get a double savings if you time the $70 four tire discount with the Canadian dollar. This discount happens Spring and fall. ...
Forum: General Repair Forum 10-21-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,930
Posted By Norrie46
As said by another, make sure the valve is...

As said by another, make sure the valve is actually open. Close the water supply to the bowl, open the flush gate on the bowl and flash a light into the tank to confirm level. I have had no success...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 07-27-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,949
Posted By Norrie46
These devices never work accurately if at all. I...

These devices never work accurately if at all. I worked in the Water /Wastewater business all my life and the only reliable device is a simple dip stick.
I performed a volume check on our 30' FC...
Forum: Refrigerators 07-02-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 543
Posted By Norrie46
Chemical smell from fridge

Our Dometic fridge model DM 2862 has an increasing chemical smell coming from inside the cabinet. Can't smell it outside.
It is just over two years old in our 2014 Flying Cloud 30'.
Any...
Forum: Plumbing - Systems & Fixtures 02-12-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,333
Posted By Norrie46
Hard water

We are currently in Yuma and our neighbor at the park we are in, told us not to drink the water. We can buy water at the park 25cents/ gal. I assume the water is hard and we are here for a month so...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 12-13-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,270
Posted By Norrie46
This failure is similar to the ones that Can Am...

This failure is similar to the ones that Can Am London Ontario CA mentioned to me. That is why they were reinforcing this area where the load of the WD spring bars is concentrated.
If more forum...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 12-10-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,270
Posted By Norrie46
Thanks Ron. Excellent description of the...

Thanks Ron. Excellent description of the mechanics of the hitch. I detect a lot of experience and knowledge in these words.
I am inclined to think the dip in the road may have caused it but this...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 12-08-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,270
Posted By Norrie46
Thanks Jim Fowler for sharing your Hensley...

Thanks Jim Fowler for sharing your Hensley failure. I am sure there are a lot more out there that travelers have had repaired but never mentioned to anyone. Some people get a little self conscious...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 12-08-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,270
Posted By Norrie46
Ron I was thinking what you said about Pitch Axis...

Ron I was thinking what you said about Pitch Axis and am curious how the hitch controls the loads created when the axis of the trailer and truck change on this axis.
As you correctly asked in an...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 12-07-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,270
Posted By Norrie46
To Ron Graz. Ron the last ferry we were on was...

To Ron Graz. Ron the last ferry we were on was from Quadra Island back to Vancouver Island that was back in july. I was concerned about some of the ramp angles on the ferries but nothing severe has...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 12-07-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 23,270
Posted By Norrie46
Can Am has been modifying the Hensley for a...

Can Am has been modifying the Hensley for a while. They had a few failures in the Springbar bushing area so they welded the bar around that area. They asked Hensley to increase the thickness of the...
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