Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

Popularly known as caravans, motorhomes, camper vans or RVs, recreational vehicles are designed to be a home away from home. They are bus-like vehicles that have the amenities found in a home such as bathroom, bed and television.

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Scooters and Mini-Bikes
Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

How do you make kick scooter?

You can buy parts from doggscooters or luckyscoot both are dot com sites.

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Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

How much does the average snowmobile weigh?

The average sled weighs about 500 pounds

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VW New Beetle
Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

Can a vw beetle be towed behind motor home?

Yes. You'd be better off to check with the dealership for the manufacturer's recommended way to do this.

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Insurance
Tickets Points and Auto Insurance Rates
Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

Will insurance increase on an owner's car if they received a ticket while driving a motor home with expired tags and no insurance?

More than likely not, those are both minor tickets, that insurance companies usually ignore when rating your policy. Driving uninsured is a very serious crime, and I would expect your insurance rates to go up if discovered.

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Auto Parts and Repairs
Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

What is the chassis on a 1972 Winnebago Motorhome?

It could Be Dodge, Chevy or Ford, The Dodge's are Identified by a D in the model ie. D-20, D-22, D-24 and the same for ford F-17 etc.

Now I do not know that much about the Chevy Chassis so I cannot help you there.

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Deeds and Ownership
Boats and Watercraft
Recreational Vehicles (RVs)
Traditional Economy

Can you legally barter land say for a boat or motor home?

Certainly. You will still have to by title fees and transfer taxes and the like, but there is nothing that says you can't sell a piece of property for a car or boat or even a piece of chocolate.

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Tractors and Farm Equipment
Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

How much does a semi truck frame weight?

IIRC, when I hauled loads of just three chassis from the Mexican border to Freightliner, the total shipping weight of just the three chassis was 16,000 lbs.

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Small Engines
Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

How can you stop a Polaris 500 snowmobile from overheating?

There are a few things that cause this. Not being sure of how long it takes before the engine overheats I will give you a few common causes. Thermostat not working properly (Mounted on top of engine where cooling hose hooks up) . Can be tested on a stove, need a pan, some water, a string, thermometer able to read over or at least 250 degrees. Open the thermostat insert an end of the string. Tie the other end of the string to the handle of the pan, as to keep the thermostat about half way up the side of the pan. Fill pan with water just pass the thermostat, and place on the stove. Bring water to a boil, before the water boils the thermostat should open and fall to the bottom of the pan, you should be checking the temp of the water with the thermometer, so you know the water temp when this happens, it should match, or be very close to the temp stamped on top of the thermostat. If water boils and thermostat does not open, get a new one. Another common cause is air in the system, there may be points in the system higher than the fill point, with today's rear suspension system this has become an issue. To fill this type sled with coolant you must raise the fill point. This can be done with a jack. or even a snowmobile trailer. With a tilt bed type, load sled, tie it down, brace the bed up, this will raise the fill point. With a ramp type, just run the sled up on the ramp. When using a trailer always have it hook up to a auto. A steep ditch , or hill will also work. Good luckCheck you **************check your water pump belt for wear/brakeage it is located behind the rewind assy, and make sure you are driving in powdered snow as driving on ice does not cool the engine because snow passes over the heat exchangers and cools the motor*************

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Grammar
English Spelling and Pronunciation
Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

What is the correct spelling of motorhome?

Most dictionaries only recognize the two-word form "motor home". However, most people who have anything to do with a "motorhome" spell it as one word, not two. This is an example of how new words are added to language.

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Cars & Vehicles
Jeep Liberty Sport
Chevy Aveo
Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

What are the best vehicles to pull behind a 30' motor home - and why?

It would be what you like to drive. I have allways said use a trailer to put the car on or in this way you can pull what ever you want plus you have the trailer for other things. if you pull a car you are putting miles on it with it on or in you are not putting miles on it. now with a trailer you can put a Gas grill and have a grill where ever you go.

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Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

Can you tow a 1997 Mercedes Benz SL500 behind a motor home without damaging it?

Not a good idea....period

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Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

Who manufacturers the mallard motor home?

Joh Deere puts the body on a Deere Chassis with a Ford Engine and Tranny

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Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

Where is the vin on a holiday rambler camper?

Looking at the front of the trailer, on the right side of the tonge frame rail under the gas. metal tag 1 1/2"x 5".

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Belts and Fluids
Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

What are the belt sizes on the 454 engine on a 1985 Pace Arrow motor home?

Depending if you have AC or not they will be different. Using gates(napa) brand belts on an AC equipped Motorhome the power steering to crank V- belt(cog nearest engine and first one on) is 7410. The V-Belt that goes to fan, AC, PS and crank is 7603(second belt that goes on). The third and final belt(w/ 1 air pump) is a V-ribbed serpentine like belt is part number 060557. This belt goes around fan, alt., air pump and crank. Hope this helps. They are exactly what I put on my 1987 Pace Arrow 454 Motorhome,. If you have 2 air pumps the last belt from air pump to power steering would be 7450. Greg

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Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

I am looking to haul new motor homes and campers for dealers?

Answer You will require at LEAST a 3/4 ton pickup. DIESEL engine for maximum pulling power. Possibly even a 4 wheel drive model if you have to deliver in muddy conditions. Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500 trucks with DIESEL Duramax is alright. You can also go with Ford f250-350 trucks with the power stroke engine. Dodge has the cummins diesel too.

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Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

What kind of motor home does Kathy bates have?

According to an interview in the attachment.

(http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2009/nov/15/talking-in-memphis-w/)

kathy Bates does drive a RV (motor home) but it does not state the model of it.

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Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

How can I repair RV roof leaks?

When a leak develops on your RV roof, the water may travel unnoticed in the area between the roof and the ceiling, dripping down into the walls and causing damage which may not be detected until you’ve got a very expensive problem on your hands. Inspecting the roof isn’t enough. You’ve got to go through the entire motorhome to see if there are any areas which show signs that water is getting in. Then you’ll be able to trace it back to the source and treat the roof with Liquid RV Roof to prevent further damage.

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Tractors and Farm Equipment
Golf
Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

What type oil does a Club Car golf cart use?

10W-30 about 1-1/4 qts

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Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

Have ford 460 eng 1997 class a motorhome no voltage to overdrive switch in steering column?

I have a 1996 class A with a 460 and the circuit for the OD switch ( in the end of the shift handle) comes thru the T-signal circuit. My problem was the wires pinched where it leaves the shift handle and steering column met and shorted out both OD switch and Turn signals. That could be a good place to start looking, you do not have to remove the steering wheel to work on it.

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Credit and Debit Cards
Credit
Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

If you are on Disability now and can no longer afford to make credit card bill payments if you file Ch 7 can they take things like your motorhome?

Perhaps. Property that can be included in bankruptcy is governed by the the filing, state and/or federal. Each state has specific exemptions amounts for real and personal property. An issue such as a motorhome would depend on what type exemption (if any) pertains to the vehicle. Sorry, but w/o knowing your resident state or type of BK you are considering, a more specific answer is not possible.

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Tractors and Farm Equipment
Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

How do you cut through a tractor tire?

try a sabre saw (saber) not sure the proper spelling

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Rules of the Road
Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

Can you sit in an RV while driving?

By law motorhomes must be equipped with seat belts, not only for the driver and front seat passenger, but also for the occupants as well. They are provided for passengers safety but whether the occupants choose to use them and remain seated while the vehicle is in motion is a matter that is pretty much un-enforceable.

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Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

How do you change front airbags on a 1996 bounder motorhome?

mine doesn't

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European Cars
Chevy Celebrity
Honda Civic LX
Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

What cars can be flat towed behind a motor home?

Manual Transmissions and Automatic Transmissions with hydraulic pumps that work when the wheels are spinning.

Can a Saturn VUE be towed behind an RV on all 4's and what do you have to do to hook it up?

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Pontiac Transport
Recreational Vehicles (RVs)

How do you fix a front wiper motor in your 1997 Transport that does not return to its home resting position need help with this 5 22 06?

The reason lies in an excessive lubrication of wiper motor pinion so that movable electrical points become disconnected from base upon the surface of pinion. You should take off the whole wiper system (I did that myself with no others help so you CAN do), take off the motor cover and electronic board. Underneath it you'll see the pinion. Remove the excessive lubrication and clean two electrical contacts and two tracks with cleaning rag. That's all about it.

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