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Forum: Travel Trailers Yesterday, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By JRTJH
Here's a couple of "generalities" to consider and...

Here's a couple of "generalities" to consider and then we'll apply them to your specific situation.

Generally a trailer tongue weight should be 10-15% of the total trailer weight.
Generally, a...
Forum: Fifth Wheels Yesterday, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 65
Posted By JRTJH
There are rubber seals on the INSIDE fascia that...

There are rubber seals on the INSIDE fascia that seal against the trailer sidewall. If they are "essentially even top and bottom" then the slide is in the proper position. If there's a gap at the...
Forum: Travel Trailers Yesterday, 02:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 272
Posted By JRTJH
Your trailer is in warranty. If it's a trailer...

Your trailer is in warranty. If it's a trailer wiring problem, Keystone (not you) should be paying for the repair. If it's the battery, if (questionable at this point) you can get the dealer or...
Forum: Travel Trailers Yesterday, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 272
Posted By JRTJH
Two golf cart batteries (GC2) at Sams will cost...

Two golf cart batteries (GC2) at Sams will cost you $89 each with a $15 core charge (in Michigan). Costco is about $97 each battery.

WalMart has GP 24 "Marine/RV" batteries (probably what your...
Forum: Travel Trailers Yesterday, 02:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 272
Posted By JRTJH
You may find that it's less hassle to just buy a...

You may find that it's less hassle to just buy a new battery or use this opportunity to upgrade to a dual golf cart battery system (if you're planning to do much camping without hookups).

As...
Forum: Travel Trailers Yesterday, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 272
Posted By JRTJH
OP, You're dealing with a 2019 Passport,...

OP,

You're dealing with a 2019 Passport, purchased this spring (3 or 4 months ago) ???

The battery issue is "squarely in the dealer's area of responsibility"... Why fight it, just haul the...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance Yesterday, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By JRTJH
I'm guessing those are Lippert axles? They look...

I'm guessing those are Lippert axles? They look like 3" tubes with 10" brake hubs? If so, they're rated at 3500 pounds. All that information should be on a sticker located in the center of each...
Forum: Fifth Wheels Yesterday, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 71
Posted By JRTJH
It sounds like the floor is "bowing" when the...

It sounds like the floor is "bowing" when the slide comes in, pulling the dinette seat back away from the slide wall????? The slide floor may be broken, rotted (water leaks) or catching on a...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance Yesterday, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By JRTJH
Good Luck !!! Don't twist too hard, you may...

Good Luck !!! Don't twist too hard, you may find that it's held in place with only 2 or 3 screws through the 1/8" luan ceiling panel !!! Of course, then you'll have it off the ceiling and it'll...
Forum: Travel Trailers Yesterday, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 272
Posted By JRTJH
Most maintenance free batteries are not "truly...

Most maintenance free batteries are not "truly maintenance free"...

Most have either "hidden cell caps" or an aluminized foil tape over the cell caps which must be either pried off the cells or...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance Yesterday, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By JRTJH
My guess is that the entire fixture (chrome and...

My guess is that the entire fixture (chrome and glass/plastic) turn. Have you tried to push up (toward the ceiling) while turning the chrome part of the light fixture? It may have "locking tabs"...
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! Yesterday, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 357
Posted By JRTJH
We bought a new Mountaineer in 1999. It had...

We bought a new Mountaineer in 1999. It had Firestone tires on it. Once the recall was expanded to include ALL Explorer vehicles and ALL tires, we got a check from Ford for around $350. The...
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! Yesterday, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 357
Posted By JRTJH
Your experience is much the same as mine has been...

Your experience is much the same as mine has been with regard to Michelin's longevity. I've had Michelin tires on my truck and the DW's SUV/car since 1993 with excellent results and I have no...
Forum: Technical Corner Yesterday, 07:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,550
Posted By JRTJH
Amperage is the "working load that produces heat"...

Amperage is the "working load that produces heat" part of electrical items.

As voltage (the pressure in the hose) goes down, the current (volume in the hose) must go up to maintain the amount of...
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! Yesterday, 07:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 357
Posted By JRTJH
Steve, Thanks for the endorsement. I hope I...

Steve,

Thanks for the endorsement. I hope I get the same good service on mine as you've had on yours.
Forum: Tow Vehicles Yesterday, 06:39 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 20,641
Posted By JRTJH
We lived in Denver during the early 70's and my...

We lived in Denver during the early 70's and my DW worked in the EXXON TBA warehouse (Tires, Batteries and Accessories). During the "Denver gas crisis" in July 1971, there were lines literally...
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! Yesterday, 06:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 357
Posted By JRTJH
I bought mine from WalMart.com. My tires are...

I bought mine from WalMart.com. My tires are 275/70R18 LRE. The WalMart website has the incorrect photo on that tire. They show the Sailun HLT tread pattern (not the AT4-S tread pattern). Tires...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 08-18-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By JRTJH
We had one in a motorhome that would do that. ...

We had one in a motorhome that would do that. The problem was that the fuel line was located too close to the exhaust system. When the generator was first started and on relatively cool days, never...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 08-18-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,516
Posted By JRTJH
While you're checking and have the back side of...

While you're checking and have the back side of the 7 pin connector apart, that's a great time to fill that cavity with di-electric grease to prevent future corrosion and moisture problems.....
Forum: Technical Corner 08-18-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By JRTJH
If it was working and now isn't, I'd first look...

If it was working and now isn't, I'd first look for mechanical damage. Maybe someone walking behind your trailer tripped over the cable and pulled an end loose within the connector? You are sure...
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! 08-18-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By JRTJH
According to the 2007 Outback brochure, all the...

According to the 2007 Outback brochure, all the tire sizes listed are 14" tires, so I'd suspect that your tires are an "upgrade in wheel size and tire size". Since they are bias ply tires...
Forum: Keystone Questions 08-18-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By JRTJH
Ours were sticky too. I removed the screen so my...

Ours were sticky too. I removed the screen so my DW could get her fingers under the window bottom as I squeezed the locking levers and pulled up on the top of the window. Once open, I sprayed...
Forum: Keystone Questions 08-18-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 74
Posted By JRTJH
I installed mine (14' slide) almost 5 years ago...

I installed mine (14' slide) almost 5 years ago with Sikaflex and 1" Roberts square drive screws. There's no backing strip and no sign of the awning rail separating from the trailer sidewall.

The...
Forum: Keystone Questions 08-18-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By JRTJH
A tall ladder laid against the trailer sidewall...

A tall ladder laid against the trailer sidewall and a 1" sheet of rigid foam insulation board laid on the roof (to support your "rotund belly") as you lean across the foam board to access the roof...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 08-18-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,426
Posted By JRTJH
Here are the "very light" (half ton towable)...

Here are the "very light" (half ton towable) models produced by Keystone:

Springdale: 253FWRE FIFTH WHEEL
Shipping Weight 8615 lbs.
Carrying Capacity 1685 lbs.
Hitch 1500 lbs.

Laredo: ...
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