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Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-23-2019, 07:42 PM
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Posted By hardybob
Paddy, sounds like you get your money's worth. I...

Paddy, sounds like you get your money's worth. I used to autocross years ago with two datsun 510s and then a miata. Loved that miata. Then ran the racetracks club events with porsche and bmw with...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-23-2019, 06:19 PM
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Posted By hardybob
How long to keep rv

We bought our first motorhome, 1993 pace arrow, when it was 4 years old. Kept it for 9 years. Drove about 70 k miles. Bought our second motorhome, 2006 roadtrek 210, when it was 4 years old. kept...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 05-24-2019, 12:31 AM
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Posted By hardybob
Crash b versus a

I agree with you. We can't worry about every possible thing that can happen to us while trying to have a good time. I had a roadtrek class b for 9 years. Now i have a 28 foot class a fleetwood. ...
Forum: Trading Post | Classifieds 03-31-2019, 06:25 PM
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Posted By hardybob
Tow dolly for sale

Cloverfel, where are you located in north carolina? I may have a friend interested. Bob
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-07-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,251
Posted By hardybob
We repaired ours the same way. I looked a long...

We repaired ours the same way. I looked a long time for stainless steel sliders but they are all 3/4 inch thick instead of 1/2 inch. If used, they would require the box be rebuilt 1/2 inch narrower.
Forum: The Manufacturers & Models 12-31-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,338
Posted By hardybob
Yep, the abusers are going to kill our ability to...

Yep, the abusers are going to kill our ability to use walmart and other generous retailers for boondocking while getting from point a to b. I also see people "camping" in lots on every trip. Some...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 12-31-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,602
Posted By hardybob
Lithium swap

In northern arkansas, so good bit of freezing, but we are fair weather travelers so avoid the summers in the south and winters in the north. Trojan says their lithium is ok for freezing weather,...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 12-30-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,602
Posted By hardybob
Lithium swap anyone?

My 210 roadtrek has 2 6v trojan t-105s that are about 8 years old now and still hanging in there. I have 250 watts solar and boondock frequently. All LED lighting. Have been trolling lately about...
Forum: The Manufacturers & Models 12-30-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,338
Posted By hardybob
The 210 is 2 feet longer and 8 inches wider (+/-)...

The 210 is 2 feet longer and 8 inches wider (+/-) than the 190 and IMO much more liveable for full timing. We love ours and would not trade for any other models we have seen. Sprinters are so...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 12-30-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,701
Posted By hardybob
Not sure what chassis you have, but my 06...

Not sure what chassis you have, but my 06 roadtrek 210 now has almost 140,000 miles on it and good as new. It has the chevy 6.0 liter engine. I would drive it anywhere. It has been well...
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 12-30-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,298
Posted By hardybob
Valvegod, looks like a nice job with many...

Valvegod, looks like a nice job with many improvements over stock. I have considered this a hundred times over the last 8 years. Are you able to say whether all parts are over the counter and...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 12-09-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,186
Posted By hardybob
What class b are using lithium

My dilemna is that my trojan t-105s are now 8.5 years old and going strong. I am looking for future replacement to lithiums but not sure i will ever be able to justify them at $1200 or more each. ...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 12-04-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,186
Posted By hardybob
A lot of Roadtreks have lithium. Also underhood...

A lot of Roadtreks have lithium. Also underhood engine generator, alde heating, etc.
Forum: Practice your forum skills here 12-02-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,343
Posted By hardybob
We have had the tiretraker system for over 8...

We have had the tiretraker system for over 8 years now and love it. About $289 for 4 wheels. We added 4 more sensors for our smart car we tow sometimes. Only thing we have had to do was change the...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 11-29-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,129
Posted By hardybob
Nice writeup. Thanks for sharing.

Nice writeup. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Places & Routes 10-11-2018, 05:54 PM
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Views: 1,393
Posted By hardybob
2 full days yellowstone october

4 wheel drive and chains.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 10-11-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,022
Posted By hardybob
210P

We have owned our 2006 roadtrek 210p for 8.5 years. Owned a class a for 9 years before that. Loved it for what it was, a way to get from point a to point b towing a jeep to use to get around. But...
Forum: B+ General Discussion 08-31-2018, 02:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,278
Posted By hardybob
If you will sell at a reasonable price, i have a...

If you will sell at a reasonable price, i have a friend looking for a well maintained, and in good working condition, 210. I have a 2006 210 and he wants a 2006 or 2007. Where are you located? If...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 08-02-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,180
Posted By hardybob
We have a 2006 210 and tow a 2000 lb smart behind...

We have a 2006 210 and tow a 2000 lb smart behind us with no problems. You should be able to tow up to 6,000 lbs, BUT roadtrek does not put tranny coolers on the conversion so we added one to help...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-04-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,588
Posted By hardybob
I can't stress how important it is to keep the...

I can't stress how important it is to keep the slides well greased several times a year, especially if you have wet cell batteries. I do and i still have problems opening sometimes. Replaced my...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-04-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,517
Posted By hardybob
I put a ladder up against the side all the time,...

I put a ladder up against the side all the time, but try not to put it at any more angle than needed. I put a towel over the top of the ladder to keep any abrasion down. I try to stay atleast a few...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-04-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,029
Posted By hardybob
We did have have coolant and tranny temps when...

We did have have coolant and tranny temps when driving in the mountains whether we towed or not. I added a tranny cooler, new fan clutch, new radiator, and since i had 120,000 miles on it, did some...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-04-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,029
Posted By hardybob
Towing with continental kit

We tow a smart car, and the normal roadmaster all terrain bar has enough clearance for whatever car is being towed. I think others would also. Do not think you would need an extension.
Forum: Tweaks, Mods & Projects 06-18-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,799
Posted By hardybob
Very nice. What grille is that?

Very nice. What grille is that?
Forum: Places & Routes 03-27-2012, 10:27 PM
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Views: 11,497
Posted By hardybob
Re: 2012 - Where to go and what to do this year?

markopolo, i'm with you on this one (canadian maritimes, maine, etc). but we're going from arkansas to niagara falls on 7/30, then to NB, NS, NF, PEI, Maine, then down the east coast all the way to...
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