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Forum: Solera 08-21-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 70,411
Posted By Marionap
Figured out my chassis year (duh), went back to...

Figured out my chassis year (duh), went back to Amazon and found they were out of stock, so ordered from another of the vendors listed at Frugal Mechanic, and it will ship right away. Thank you all!
Forum: Solera 08-21-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 70,411
Posted By Marionap
Sorry for what may seem a dumb question. I need...

Sorry for what may seem a dumb question. I need one of these for my 2013 S....but does it matter what year the chassis actually is? I went to Amazon to order the Hellwig 7254, and was asked about...
Forum: Solera 08-14-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,932
Posted By Marionap
I've seen four in Oregon, all driving. Saw one...

I've seen four in Oregon, all driving. Saw one last week at Lolo Pass in MT, parked so I could ask how they liked if. It was a rental from Portland, so now wondering if all the ones I saw here are...
Forum: Solera 07-25-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,996
Posted By Marionap
Perfect advice. Thank you. When it's time for a...

Perfect advice. Thank you. When it's time for a new camper, I will sell the Solera outright by myself....which, I have found from selling cars instead of trading them, is not hard, and always...
Forum: Solera 07-25-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,996
Posted By Marionap
I worried that buying online would make difficult...

I worried that buying online would make difficult getting warranty work done here in my local area (65K population), which has one dealership authorized to do FR warranty work. What I have found is...
Forum: Solera 07-23-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,996
Posted By Marionap
Yup, the 24S.

Yup, the 24S.
Forum: Solera 07-23-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,106
Posted By Marionap
One night on that horrible mattress was enough. ...

One night on that horrible mattress was enough. Bought a full size 4" foam cover from Costco. Very easy to cut to size with a kitchen knife when the air temp was near freezing. Then added a...
Forum: Solera 07-23-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,996
Posted By Marionap
Ordered my 2013 in November 2012 from RV Direct. ...

Ordered my 2013 in November 2012 from RV Direct. Paid $68K, which was $63K base with options including entertainment center, leveling jacks, fantastic fan, etc. Local dealers offered MSRPs of $107K...
Forum: Solera 06-18-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,937
Posted By Marionap
Thanks all. I knew the steps were in the manual,...

Thanks all. I knew the steps were in the manual, but they left me with questions. Taking the filter out now seems to be my sticking point. Thanks again!
Forum: Solera 06-08-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,937
Posted By Marionap
Thank you all so much! Dave, I will try to get...

Thank you all so much! Dave, I will try to get brave and remove the filter....I do have the wrench. I think I read that chlorine ruins the charcoal in the filter so that is probably important to...
Forum: Solera 06-08-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,937
Posted By Marionap
Debbie...thanks! At least I know if I don't...

Debbie...thanks! At least I know if I don't sanitize it won't be the end of the world. I probably asked too many questions for anyone to want to take the time to respond. Can't say I blame them.
Forum: Solera 06-07-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,937
Posted By Marionap
Sanitizing water system in 2013 Solera

I know this has been discussed many places, but each item seems to leave me with questions. Maybe someone can give me the definitive answers to some of mine:

When my brand new 2013 Solera was...
Forum: Solera 05-22-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By Marionap
Oh! This is all great. Adding the pink stuff is...

Oh! This is all great. Adding the pink stuff is about as easy as it gets...sheesh. I live in central Oregon, where, at our altitude, we're usually past freezing temps, but will have periodic...
Forum: Solera 05-21-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By Marionap
This is great...thank you. I just checked, and...

This is great...thank you. I just checked, and you are right, the plug is 20 amps. I have never winterized or de winterized so am not sure how to add the pink correctly. It seems too complicated...
Forum: Solera 05-21-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By Marionap
Haha! Seems to me the advice is worth more than...

Haha! Seems to me the advice is worth more than the cost! I think I will sleep in it, open the space where the pipes run to the water heater and use the furnace to keep the fresh water tank and...
Forum: Solera 05-21-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By Marionap
A few freezing hours each night

If the Solera is plugged into the 15amp plug outside my garage, can I run both the furnace and the arctic pack without blowing everything up? I don't need the generator do I? We have a couple of...
Forum: Solera 05-21-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,485
Posted By Marionap
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Solera 05-21-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,485
Posted By Marionap
I checked out the high-end motor sports website...

I checked out the high-end motor sports website and the sunshades appear to be for cars. Which ones did you order from there that fit so well?
Forum: Solera 04-13-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,697
Posted By Marionap
Sorry, Superman!

Sorry, Superman!
Forum: Solera 04-13-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,907
Posted By Marionap
BClemens

Met the real live person here today in Bend, Oregon at an RV show. What a kick! He is bright, and friendly and patient, knows a lot and really is interested in our questions and feedback. And now...
Forum: Solera 04-13-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,697
Posted By Marionap
Met bclemens today in Bend, OR at an RV show...

Met bclemens today in Bend, OR at an RV show here....and together we sniffed the small enclosed compartments noted in this thread on two new Soleras. Both had it. Decided it was in fact the gray...
Forum: Solera 04-12-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,697
Posted By Marionap
For what it's worth, I stopped by an RV show here...

For what it's worth, I stopped by an RV show here in Bend, Oregon, and checked out a couple of new Soleras they had on display. BOTH of them had the strong fume smell in the same compartment...
Forum: Solera 04-09-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,697
Posted By Marionap
What do you mean "ABS?" If it's the plastic...

What do you mean "ABS?" If it's the plastic lining in the compartment, it's gray.

That one compartment is the only one with the smell. Not even a whiff of it anywhere else. It's very strong. ...
Forum: Solera 04-09-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,697
Posted By Marionap
Worrisome odor

2013 Solera S - the first storage compartment to the left of the house door has a very strong odor of solvent. It's not diesel or propane. It clears out when driving, but seems to "fill up" when...
Forum: Solera 04-05-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,442
Posted By Marionap
OK....so I just turned 64, but who's counting,...

OK....so I just turned 64, but who's counting, still pretty hardy but hands that have weakened some...apparently. Off to Lowes to get the gloves, the Danco lube in case the water doesn't work, a...
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