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361  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Euro Chair - sliding assistance needed on: May 13, 2013, 08:16:12 pm
 Thank you, I will track it down.
362  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Euro Chair - sliding assistance needed on: May 13, 2013, 07:44:44 pm
Where did you buy the Delrin, how did you attach it and how many and how long are the strips? We figure you have to have enough strips to keep it stable. From what I found on the web, it sounds like Delrin is almost industrial strength Teflon - smooth and slick.
363  Main Forum / General Discussion / Euro Chair - sliding assistance needed on: May 13, 2013, 02:58:28 pm
Has anyone put felt pads or something else on the bottom of the euro chair? Ours is very difficult to move and the bare metal base makes a scraping noise that tells me it isn't good for the chair or the vinyl floor. I'm looking at little round stick on felt pads - possibly stuck on with a bit of gorilla glue to assist the adhesive they already have on there.

I know the pads will make it more likely that the chair will wander while driving if we forget to clamp it down but we figure one sliding chair incident should reinforce our memory for future trips. John likes having the chair dead center in front of the TV so we'll be dragging it out and back a lot. (He's such a happy man in his new castle with his new throne - the euro chair, not that other one in the back of the coach.)
364  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Awning Recall on: May 13, 2013, 11:34:32 am
We are sincerely hoping we aren't in the recall but timing is right for us to be one of the unlucky ones. We are waiting for the wind to die down enough to open the awning and find the numbers. We drove up to her nap spot this weekend but the gusts were wicked and we figured it would be best to wait. We rented a storage space with about 4' between rigs on either side. We REALLY hope our awning doesn't open up and smack the guy next door. Besides the cost, we'd probably get evicted.
365  Main Forum / Tips and Tricks / Re: Service Manuals and Troubleshooting Guides on: May 13, 2013, 11:27:50 am
 ThumbsUp Awesome! Thank you - now that we know the secrets, nothing will ever break right? (That's how it SHOULD work). As soon as I figure out how to do it, I'm giving you a helpful.

H
366  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Glassed electronics next to drive shaft? on: May 10, 2013, 09:03:15 pm
No clue on electronics but factory advised us to spray the tracks of the screen and bathroom door with silicone spray.
367  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Do I need two Air Conditioners? on: May 07, 2013, 05:32:08 pm

- buy one of those expensive shade thingys that you place outside over the windshield.  We don't own one of those.

I believe the expensive shade thingys mentioned by Ron are the MagneShades sold at magneshade.com. When Amanda worked at Phoenix, she sold them to PC owners but she has moved on so they recommend you order direct from the manufacturer. I haven't ordered yet so I don't know the price. Besides blocking the sun, they give you a little privacy during the day with the ability to see out BUT it is like one way glass. Whichever side has more light is visible. If you are in at night with lights on, you want to close your privacy curtains as now they can see in but you can't see out very well.
368  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Vvvvvvvvvvibration Noise on: May 04, 2013, 08:00:15 am
We finally made it out of Indiana! We spent yesterday at the Ford dealer in Mishawaka or something. At first they said it sounded like something was loose in the bell housing - not the transmission itself but a loose screw or bolt or metal plate. So their transmission guy took it for a ride and said no, he thinks it is outside the housing and sounds like possibly a bolt or something loose between the heat shield and engine or just a loose shield altogether. Once it gets to a certain RPM (cruising speed) it gets going.  They could not get us in for service until next Thursday so the final diagnosis was they believe it to be safe to drive but it will be annoying as hell (their words).

So we just finished our first leg of the return trip and are stuck finding someone closer to home to work on it. John is driving for now and seemed moderately sane after 5 hours of engine song so we are somewhat good to go.

Signing off: STILL 2 Frazzled but now with a couple of screws loose.

P.S. We LOVE our PC!
369  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Vvvvvvvvvvibration Noise on: May 03, 2013, 08:46:34 am
Sue and Tom, we are going with your suggestions and are waiting for Phoenix to open to make the call. We might roll out and sit on the doorstep again. We'll do whatever is needed but I hope they don't have to keep it for days. We've already become quite attached to it.
370  Main Forum / General Discussion / Vvvvvvvvvvibration Noise on: May 02, 2013, 06:41:01 pm
HELP!!!! As we left the factory yesterday we discovered the truck/cab had no AC. The guys had already gone for the day so we rolled back to the factory this morning and they were able to fix it. However, half way back to Shipshewana, right about the time we hit 50 mph,we started getting a vibrating noise from the lower dash area. We pushed, pulled and checked what we  would could, then called the factory... and headed back again. Bobby confirmed the problem, checked everything and pulled the engine cover console thing and finally decided it was probably the engine.The Ford rep they work with said we should take it to a dealer. It seems to run fine so we are hoping to wait until we get back to Maryland.

Has anyone had a similar problem? It starts vibrating a bit then gets louder then hits its stride and stays there. Turning the radio up does not cover the noise.
371  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Picking up our 2552 on Wednesday on: May 01, 2013, 08:45:00 pm
About the on-board hard-wired surge suppressor/power management system -Kermit said yes, they can install them after the build BUT it is much more difficult and they would have to get up under the coach to wire it in.
 
372  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Linoleum floor covering on step on: May 01, 2013, 08:35:26 pm
I recommend you contact Karen at the office. Kermit is doing his usual duties, some of what Stuart used to do, and getting Earl up to speed. I think Kermit will ultimately make the call but Karen can get your info in front of him. I've been on this forum and checking on Phoenix for a year now and believe they are customer oriented. They are short handed right now due to one admin and one sales person leaving with what sounds like very short notice but they are still working to take care of every  customer. We just picked up our cruiser today and they bent over backwards to take care of us.

373  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Picking up our 2552 on Wednesday on: May 01, 2013, 08:20:40 pm
Aaarg, Aimee, may we see them before they are published? I hate pictures but Earl was so nice I couldn't say no. John and I are sitting here in Shipshewana North Campground enjoying a beautiful evening with a beautiful new Phoenix Cruiser and toasting her with a bottle of Jack Daniels. Life is good

Well, NOT the whole bottle, just a toast. Age tends to bring lessons on moderation.

John is sitting here with his feet up, listening to some awesome bird song, watching the sunset, sipping JD and answering emails to the boss... which means we get paid for this! John said he is not sure he will be able to continue to work under these intolerable conditions.
374  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Picking up our 2552 on Wednesday on: May 01, 2013, 07:22:12 am
Keelhauler, you have the Progressive Industries internal hard wired electrical management system in you PC and took a power hit. Was it plug and play replacement like they advertise? What did it take for you to fix it?
375  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Picking up our 2552 on Wednesday on: May 01, 2013, 07:15:13 am
Thank you Tom for the we'll wishes and all the help. We are dawdling this morning. Kermit has an early appointment so we are waiting until he gets in at 10:30 or so. That way we get to meet and greet with both Kermit and Earl.
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