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676  Main Forum / Tips and Tricks / Re: Service Manuals and Troubleshooting Guides on: May 13, 2013, 02:45:55 pm
Just under the helpful count it says "Mark helpful". Just click one time on that.
677  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Do I need two Air Conditioners? on: May 08, 2013, 07:36:38 am
The problem we found here in Maryland was that the sun's heat is already inside the vehicle by the time the shades are trying to reflect it back outside. I have not seen this type of shade in years. It may work in a cooler area but not so well here. The outside shades that Amanda sold are black and they seem to keep the heat on the outside of our PC. Amanda sold them to me for $400. Ordering them direct might be cheaper. I have tried the white cover that Camping World sells and it did a nice job of keeping the heat out but it glowed a nice off white at night if there are any outside lights. I use the black shades.

Ron, any shade will work if you keep your car in the garage. 
678  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Squeaks on: May 04, 2013, 07:44:39 am
Hi Ron,

    I have seen clear/white plastic vinyl bumpers in Home Depot next to the felt ones. They seem like they would not be effected by the rain like felt might be. I have used them inside my PC to stop cabinet doors from hitting walls and the toilet, but have not used them outside yet.

679  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Vvvvvvvvvvibration Noise on: May 04, 2013, 07:40:34 am
So what happened? What was the problem and was it fixed?
 pulling hair out
680  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Vvvvvvvvvvibration Noise on: May 03, 2013, 08:11:45 am
If you can get to the Indiana dealer, do it. They are much more accustom to dealing with motorhomes than most of the dealer here in Maryland. I think the closes dealer that will work on motorhomes to where you live is in Frederick. The ford dealer in Mt. Airy worked on my 2350 and said they might be able to work on my 2552 but they have not seen it yet. Besides their parking lot is so packed with cars that it scars me to drive into the dealer lot. Not all Ford dealers will work on motorhomes, even our little PCs.
681  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Picking up our 2552 on Wednesday on: May 01, 2013, 07:07:32 am
The "BIG DAY" is finaly here for Holly and John. Have fun and enjoy your new PC.
 Celebrate Celebrate Celebrate and for you John  Cheers Cheers Cheers


682  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Picking up our 2552 on Wednesday on: May 01, 2013, 07:01:00 am
Camping World sells a lock that clamps around the outlet plug of the surge protector.  I thought about getting one because I had thoughts of someone stealing mine.  Then I realized the thief could simply cut the power cord or unplug the surge protector and take everything.  I decided to just relax and enjoy the campsite/area.

Why cut a good cord when all you have to do is unplug both ends?  Cry sad rolling on the floor LOL
683  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Picking up our 2552 on Wednesday on: April 29, 2013, 02:46:27 pm
The best story I have was down at Myrtle Beach where the coolers left out overnight seem to make their way down to the beach. The kids seem to think it is party time in the evenings and they need something to drink. The security goes to the beach the first thing in the morning and anyone missing a cooler goes to them to claim it. Kids will be kids.

A friend of mine had a fifth wheel with 30 amp service and I had a class A with 50 amp service. He bought a bigger fifth wheel with 50 amp service and I down sized to the PC with 30 amp. I had always kept the 50 amp protector in the electric compartment out of the weather and sight. I asked him to swap with me and he was more than happy to. After his first trip he showed me a 50 amp protector that was well weathered looking, all cracked and split at the seems. Our guess is that someone ran over their protector and saw his nice shiny one. A quick swap must have been in order. So I can understand Holly's concern about her new protector.
684  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Introduce Yourself! on: April 23, 2013, 07:48:54 am
    Having owned both a 2350 and now the 2552, we agree with Sue about the storage and the bathroom. One thing that was a problem in our 2350, and I don't know if it is in all the 2350's, was that the toilet was higher than a normal toilet. It was so high that my wife (5'7") had problems sitting on it and touching the floor.

    We bought the 2350 over the 2551 because of the smaller size and the mobility it provided and the 2551 did not have a chair to sit in and watch the main TV. When Phoenix came out with the modified 2551 which they named 2552 we went with it. It gave me the euro chair and my wife got an pantry. The added foot in the living area was a bonus in making it feel much larger inside. When driving or parking it I can not tell the difference between the 2551 and the 2552. I guess to some people the foot does make a difference as Phoenix still makes and sells both models. By the way, the 2551 and 2552 are the best driving and riding models that Phoenix makes according to Kermit. After having driven both I have to agree with him as far as the 2350 and the 2552 go.

    After owning the 2552 for over a year I have final ordered the Bilstein HD shocks for it because I prefer the sports car like handling they provide. Fed-ex will deliver them this tomorrow and after I have them installed and a test drive I will report on them. I have not really felt that the HD shocks are required, it is just something I like doing, and it might help a little.
685  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Ignition beeping on sprinter on: April 22, 2013, 02:12:24 pm
Have you tried calling the factory yet? Kermit might know what it is or how to find out what it is.
686  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: New PC 3100 last week! on: April 20, 2013, 06:59:42 pm
Congratulations and here is hoping you have many miles of trouble free fun.
687  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: switch above the mirror ajustment, Is this for heated mirrors. on: April 17, 2013, 05:02:38 pm
Yes, red showing means it is on. It is used to clear the fog off. Takes a few minutes.
688  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: PC 2350 with a dinette? on: April 16, 2013, 11:27:30 am
Ditto what Sue and Judi said.
689  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Shake down trip on: April 10, 2013, 02:12:46 pm
I do the same as Ron, but I only use 2-3 cups of bleach. To remove any bleach smell you can add a half of a box of baking soda to the frist rinse. I have heard some people use white wine after bleaching the tank, but have never tried it myself.
690  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Changing of the Guard on: April 10, 2013, 07:49:25 am
Farewell Stuart and the best in your new path of life. I always thought that you gave us a fair deal and was very happy working with you.
We are sad to see you go.Cry


                            Welcome   Welcome   Welcome

A hardy welcome to you Earl Robbins. We look forward to having you as part of our happy little band. I hope you get on this forum and tell us more about yourself. As the Herman's Hermits song went "you have a lovely daughter".
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