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Forum: General Community Discussions 07-29-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By RickandJanice
A couple more things to consider when choosing...

A couple more things to consider when choosing between DRV Mobile Suites and the Augusta Luxe frame is the structural reason for the frame construction. Although the Luxe uses an extremely strong...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repairs 07-24-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,344
Posted By RickandJanice
If you have spring suspension, there should be 3...

If you have spring suspension, there should be 3 holes in each shackle so you can adjust the spring height to help raise or lower the rig. Unless requested before production, DRV usually set the...
Forum: General Community Discussions 07-24-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,541
Posted By RickandJanice
When we toured the Agusta factory, they told us...

When we toured the Agusta factory, they told us they were currently using a "small private weld shop" to fabricate the frames. At this time they were sourcing another supplier with higher production...
Forum: General Community Discussions 07-22-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,541
Posted By RickandJanice
Just something to consider, DRV will also usually...

Just something to consider, DRV will also usually try to make changes if requested. The items you like better about the Luxe might be able to be incorporated on a Mobile Suite if you ask. However,...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 07-11-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,119
Posted By RickandJanice
Another DRV Mobile Suites fan here. We have had...

Another DRV Mobile Suites fan here. We have had minimal issues with ours. For the price, I think they are still one of the best built rigs for full time use and you will not find one better...
Forum: General Community Discussions 07-11-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,541
Posted By RickandJanice
We have toured the DRV (Mobile Suites) factory...

We have toured the DRV (Mobile Suites) factory several times since they began business and just got the opportunity to tour the Augusta factory this past spring. Augusta reminded us of DRV in their...
Forum: New Member Intros 07-10-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,773
Posted By RickandJanice
We have considered several types of extended...

We have considered several types of extended warranties over the years including Good Sam. Since I can do most of the repairs on our rigs, just cannot warrant the cost. Our 2006 Mobile Suites has...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 07-28-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,591
Posted By RickandJanice
Antenna booster is the power switch on the signal...

Antenna booster is the power switch on the signal splitter used in these units.
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 04-02-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,453
Posted By RickandJanice
Joe, good to hear you found it was a fluid level...

Joe, good to hear you found it was a fluid level issue. You might want to check all you connections and see if any are leaking. We have had our unit for 7 years and only had to add fluid between...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 03-23-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,415
Posted By RickandJanice
Gemstone, thank you for posting the Hehr Service...

Gemstone, thank you for posting the Hehr Service Manual. Good information to have!
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 02-05-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,636
Posted By RickandJanice
When we changed to Mor/Ryde I.S., we also decided...

When we changed to Mor/Ryde I.S., we also decided to keep our electric drum brakes due to the cost difference as well as maintenance. While at the Mor/Ryde shop, we were also told individually by...
Forum: Keystone 01-16-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,027
Posted By RickandJanice
Our Niece and husband have a Cougar 5th wheel...

Our Niece and husband have a Cougar 5th wheel about same size or next one down. Theirs rocked allot also, I think it is due to the lighter weight of these units. They added the JT Strong Arm cross...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 11-20-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,620
Posted By RickandJanice
Let me start by saying the I too have purchased...

Let me start by saying the I too have purchased 17.5" tires and aluminum wheels from trailertiresandwheels.com and am extremely happy with them and the service I received from the company. They also...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 09-23-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,662
Posted By RickandJanice
I'm another Mor/Ryde fan. We use the Mor/Ryde...

I'm another Mor/Ryde fan. We use the Mor/Ryde Pin Box with air bags on the truck. This was less cost than the TrailSaver Hitch and a More/Ryde Pin Box. I feel either would be a good match because...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 09-19-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,595
Posted By RickandJanice
We had this issue just after our unit was out of...

We had this issue just after our unit was out of warranty a few years ago. On our unit, I also found the outlets in the cabinet above the bed also quit working, and then the breaker in the box...
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 08-19-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,588
Posted By RickandJanice
Check the screens on the ends of the faucets and...

Check the screens on the ends of the faucets and in the shower heads. We were having a similar problem with presser continuing to drop, and I found "grains" of calcium in all of the screens. ...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 07-13-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,979
Posted By RickandJanice
Try Bontraeger RV Surplus in White Pigeon MI. ...

Try Bontraeger RV Surplus in White Pigeon MI. All new parts bought from dealer, warehouse and factory closeouts. They have a web site or call 866-483-7017.
Forum: Plumbing and Electrical 07-07-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,815
Posted By RickandJanice
We just had a 2nd A/C installed on our '06 at...

We just had a 2nd A/C installed on our '06 at Indiana Interstate RV Service. The new A/C's are completely different wiring than the old ones. Dometic has conversion "boxes" but they do not always...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repairs 06-01-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,328
Posted By RickandJanice
Glad to hear another good result from Lippert and...

Glad to hear another good result from Lippert and their Service Facility. When we had issues with front jacks right after Lippert purchased Level Up from TrailAir, Lippert also took good care of us....
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 03-21-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,935
Posted By RickandJanice
Bill, Solid king pin box we have has specs...

Bill,

Solid king pin box we have has specs the same as you have listed above:
Width 12"
6 bolts per side,
Spacing on bolt rows Horizontal 7 7/8" on center
Spacing on bolts Vertical 2" on...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 03-19-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,935
Posted By RickandJanice
Bill, we have a standard Lippert (1621)pin box...

Bill, we have a standard Lippert (1621)pin box from our unit you can have free of charge if you want it. Fits all of the Lippert made frames for DRV. Used less than 3 months before changing to a...
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 03-10-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,802
Posted By RickandJanice
We have towed two different small 5th wheels with...

We have towed two different small 5th wheels with a 1/2 ton. First one was a 22' Nomad with a 1/2 ton 1994 Ford that had the in line 6 Cly. engine. The second was a 25' Sunnybrook with a 1/2 ton...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 02-24-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,344
Posted By RickandJanice
You might see if you can look through the access...

You might see if you can look through the access door in the basement and see if you can see what the issue is. On our rig, the gray water valve is not very far inside this door and I can see the...
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 02-07-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,028
Posted By RickandJanice
Even if you find a hitch that will adjust down...

Even if you find a hitch that will adjust down far enough to level the 5th wheel when towing, please remember you will still need to maintain a 6" minimum clearance between the trailer and the bed...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 01-01-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,183
Posted By RickandJanice
Happy New Year!!! This is the year we hope to...

Happy New Year!!! This is the year we hope to sell the S&B join the full time RV group. We are ready as soon as we sell the S&B.
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