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241  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Why PC? on: April 16, 2014, 12:41:36 pm
Not much more i can add for the above mentioned comments reflect my feelings 100%.  Having owned several  (7) other RV's from big to small and all from the "big boys" (Monaco in particular) none of them came close to the  PC's for quality of construction.  With both of my PC's I have had next to nothing in regards to issues and trust me I had many issues with other brands.  Having the Ford chassis is a huge plus.  As I am sure you are well aware many RV's can look very nice on the outside but structual make up leaves alot to desire, just check out PC's marine plywood floor vs's strand board in many.  best of luck.
242  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Where can I rent a Phoenix Cruiser on: March 31, 2014, 10:09:26 am
If anyone was to rent their unit out the vehicle's insurance status would have to be changed to reflect that the  unit was a rental unit (increase in premiums of course).  if and accident occured while someone was renting without the designated insurance change  claims could and most likely would be denied.  The vehicle's warranty and perhaps even the catagory of plates would need to reflect the fact the unit was being rented out.  A lot of risk at stake that I would not want to take on. 
243  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Transmission Clunk when shifting between Reverse and Park on: March 28, 2014, 09:39:06 am

Having had three (3) E-450's (including my current) I have to say they all had/have "clunks" when shifting out of park.  It is a very robust transmission and my  dealer has told me it is a normal sound.  If your transmission has not had its fluid changed i would do that but otherwise I would not worry at all  about the sound and just drive it.   Ron
244  Main Forum / General Discussion / new vehicle on: March 27, 2014, 12:32:31 pm
I just took delivery of my new 2014 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk and i have to tell you it is one super vehicle (at least so far!).   I have owned 7 Jeep products and this one is by far the best, I honestly think it drives as well as my wife's 2014 Grand Cherokee and I am having to fight her off since she likes the smaller size of the Cherokee.  It is lower to the ground compared to my Liberty CRD and therefore I should not have to utilize the hitch riser off the PC.  New Roadmanster base plate is being delivered next week so I will see how hard that is to get on.  The Cherokee is about 500 lbs lighter than the Liberty so it should tow great.  The 3.2 V-6 with the new 9 speed transmission is one snappy package.   If you have not seen this vehicle you owe it to yourself to check it out.   It is going to be a huge winner for Jeep i will bet.  The Trailhawk comes standard with the two speed transfer all other models you will have to upgrade to get the neutral lock out for all four towing.  Thanks
245  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Cracked shower pan on 2350 on: March 27, 2014, 09:48:18 am
My 1012 3100 had some pan cracks as well, they were hair line and did not go over the edge and down into the pan.  I used some epoxy filler/glue and filled/sanded and painted the lip and so far they have not shown up  again.  i did call Kermit and he said that my approach was a  good fix and to watch it and see if they spread and if so PC would address further.  It is not the best set up to say the leaset.  best of luck, Ron
246  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Decisions Decisions on: March 08, 2014, 02:52:00 pm
NHwander.....come down to Exeter and see the 3100.  We love the space and layout much more compared to the 2551.  In FL right now and this 70 degree stuff sure beats what we bad I can only spend 5 days here.  Thanks
247  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Awning Support on: February 07, 2014, 11:06:22 am
The Domectic support comes with a small aluminum palte that can be utilized to spread the pressure out some if center does not land directly on one of the studs.  I have yet to put it on yet, wiaiting for warmer weather.  You are suppose to place in center, touching the awaining and then raise it 1/4" before screwing it in with the two supplied cap screws.   My awning is really not sagging to much but I can see how it could start to sag over time.   ths.
248  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Awning Support on: January 27, 2014, 03:05:06 pm
Carol is right on the ball for sure!  The price that she quoted me for my 2012 was considerably more compared to Campers World and the link above.  I can not believe there is any difference between  CW's and the one she secured but I guess one will find out.   thanks
249  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Starting the genset on: December 26, 2013, 09:51:28 am
i would have some concern cranking the starter more than 30 seconds at a time, might over heat the starter.  i give mine a rest every 20 or so seconds to let heat disperse.   Thanks
250  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: MICHELIN TIRE RECALL on: December 18, 2013, 03:02:58 pm
Skipper and did each luck must have the new LTXMS-2's that all of the rest of us will get ultimately,  I guess! That  explains the 009X code for a new series.  Sounds like you have a great trip planned there Skipper!  Be careful out there.
251  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: MICHELIN TIRE RECALL on: December 17, 2013, 01:42:08 pm
Michelin will just require all of the code numbers on the side wall, there was no registering the tires, they know everything there is to know about every tire from the numbers!
252  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: MICHELIN TIRE RECALL on: December 16, 2013, 02:29:47 pm
Get ready for "somewhat" of a run around!   Called my local Michelin dealer and he said in a recall situation it is the repsonsibility of the selling agent (dealer) to honor the recall order.  If he had sold me the tires he would do the entire recall change over completely free of charge.  Since most of us got the Michelins as OEM it really is Fords responsibility to do the replacement.  In my case I sometimes get a little push back that the coach is to big for the local Ford bays, in that case the local Michelin dealer may be able to help but he/she would have to get permission from Michelin to do the work.  In a recall situation the work that is done is paid for  by the manafacturer but evidently at a rate far under the going retail rate. My Ford dealer said I would have to make and appointment and they would pull the tire codes (will not take my word) and order the tires from Michelin.  This work  will be done at no charge to me.  In each case I had to educate the servcie managers to the recall since they had not heard anythingoffcially from either Ford or Michelin. 
253  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: MICHELIN TIRE RECALL on: December 16, 2013, 12:48:14 pm
2Frazzeled....That 009X does not look right at all...should be four digit and should only be no more than one (1) zero since the first two digits represent the week of production and the second two are the last two digits of the year.  0-52 for weeks and obviously 10-12 for the years.   I would be very surprised if yours were not part of the recall since the DOT sequence number is the same as the recalled units.  Michelin is a superb company and do not have any doubt that this will not cost us a cent at  the end of the day.   Thanks
254  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Tow a Grand Cherokee with a PC 2350 (Ford)? on: December 09, 2013, 10:40:34 am
For the record....Yahoo Auto lists the curb weight of the 2006 Jeep Liberty Sport 4X4 (gas) with AT at 4,011 lbs, (unlaiden) and the CRD Sport (diesel) at 4,144 lbs (unlaiden).  Load both up with fuel, etc and you would push 4500 lbs for sure. 
255  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Tow a Grand Cherokee with a PC 2350 (Ford)? on: December 08, 2013, 02:27:26 pm
The 2006 jeep Liberty CRD (diesel) is at least 300 lbs heavier comapred to the gas V-6.   The V M Moturi I-4 is heavy and mid 2005 Jeep strated puting a much larger transmission in the CRD's becuase the torque was to much for the stock transmission so therefore the extra weight compared to ges version.  it was my understanding the gas vehicles were around 4000 with the CRD's tipping the scales at 4300.  I guess I am the exception....I tow alot but just do not enjoy doing it. 
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