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Western Migration, Part 4, Sierra Nevada to the Pacific

After grabbing Starbucks and another Calistoga carwash, we pointed to the Sprinter west toward the Sierra Nevada and started the climb from 4,000 feet to the Donner pass at 7,500 feet.  This was somewhat anti-climactic for us, having previously crossed … Continue reading

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Western Migration, Part 2, Rockies to the Wasatch

When we last left you, we were at 14,110 feet on Pikes Peak. After our uneventful ride back down to 6,400 feet on the Cog Railway, we loaded up the land yacht and headed up to Interstate 70, taking pains … Continue reading

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Western Migration, Part 1, Dallas to the Front Range

Headed out of Dallas Monday morning, September 14.  As noted in an earlier post, I lost my DL and Debit card on the Guadalupe Trail in San Jose, so on the way out of town, had to pick up a … Continue reading

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Western Outpost, Xite Update, RnR Update, Misc.

We headed out West September 3 to establish the temporary outpost.  AA and SW each have a northern route to the SF Bay area, and a southern route.  The northern route goes from Dallas to Amarillo, north of ABQ over … Continue reading

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The Xite Post, Part One

This is the Xite post, part 1. If you scroll below, you will find my Xite vent. I had the coach in at Car Toys to try to see what we could do to improve the sound quality of the … Continue reading

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Warranty work all done (almost, maybe)

5 Minutes after I posted the Warranty Update yesterday, our service advisor called to say the coach is ready.  So we sat in traffic on Interstate 35 just South of Denton while they cleared an accident, hoping to get to … Continue reading

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Warranty Update

The coach is back at McClain’s for the completion of round 1 of the warranty work (replace Jensen TV and add missing shower ring).  While it is there, I am having the generator oil replaced (the early, break-in oil replacement … Continue reading

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Winnebago has QC, yes?

We are enjoying our 2016 ERA 70X, but continue to find small issues that need to be addressed.  For future purchasers of this coach, consider this a running list of things you should look for during your pre-delivery inspection. Photos … Continue reading

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Temporary Table

McClain’s was able to get the 70X in and out in 24 hours.  The cabinet behind the driver’s seat was installed, the shower drain fixed (something about a new rubber bladder being too rigid so as not to allow the water weight … Continue reading

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Shakedown Cruise. Dallas to Caprock Canyon State Park.

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