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Forum: Technical Corner 09-21-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By busterbrown
For the little up charge there is, I would...

For the little up charge there is, I would consider a P3. I had one on my Yukon Denali and it did a wonderful job controlling my trailer, both at highway speeds and in stop and go traffic. Controls...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 09-21-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,500
Posted By busterbrown
The trailer was level. I wish that it was just...

The trailer was level. I wish that it was just the spring rate being different. But, unfortunately, the part number is the same, and I replaced both on the damaged (passenger) side. The driver...
Forum: Modifications and Upgrades 09-20-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By busterbrown
I second what Flybouy recommends. It's sturdy,...

I second what Flybouy recommends. It's sturdy, simple to erect, and easy to store. Used mine for 3 seasons now.
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 09-20-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,500
Posted By busterbrown
I'm not sure LCI is still supporting those Road...

I'm not sure LCI is still supporting those Road Armour equalizers. I only see the Equa-Flex product listed on their website. I can't find them anywhere else either.
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 09-20-2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,500
Posted By busterbrown
Can't. The fenders and wheel wells won't align...

Can't. The fenders and wheel wells won't align properly with axles closer together.
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 09-19-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,500
Posted By busterbrown
I seen this about Road Armor... ...

I seen this about Road Armor...

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RCONL-17V643-5642.pdf

Inferior product?
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 09-19-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,500
Posted By busterbrown
Should I upgrade the equalizer too?

My trailer is waiting to be up-fitted with new 5200 lb axles and leaf springs on Monday. The cost will be a little under for what I budgeted for. I've been thinking since I spoke with the shop...
Forum: Towing 09-17-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,543
Posted By busterbrown
It's the mini-me of tow-all... ...

It's the mini-me of tow-all...

http://www.towalltrailers.com/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umvtoGBE9SI
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 09-17-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,500
Posted By busterbrown
Dexter shipped me 2 new mono leaf springs last...

Dexter shipped me 2 new mono leaf springs last week. I installed both, then the next day, a second one broke.

Today, I dropped off the trailer at a frame, axle, and suspension shop. They're...
Forum: Modifications and Upgrades 09-16-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By busterbrown
This rubber mat worked well for my passthrough...

This rubber mat worked well for my passthrough storage. Very "grippy" and perfect for your application.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01M68FDY5/

Comes in different sizes too.
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 09-16-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,500
Posted By busterbrown
Update: I wasn't able to go to the storage yard...

Update: I wasn't able to go to the storage yard until this morning. I hooked up and drove very slowly home. Started my investigation underneath and noticed the driver's rear leaf spring broken at...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 09-15-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,500
Posted By busterbrown
The center bolts are tightened to 50 ft lbs as...

The center bolts are tightened to 50 ft lbs as with all the other wet bolts. I'll recheck and retorque if needed. I'll hitch up again and pull it around the storage yard. Lots of ruts in the...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 09-15-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,500
Posted By busterbrown
I do back in but the equalizers are always in a...

I do back in but the equalizers are always in a horizontal 'neutral' position. I looked at 4 other trailers near mine and all were appropriately aligned. I know this can't be right as both...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 09-15-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,500
Posted By busterbrown
This is what I'm seeing now...visuals help I...

This is what I'm seeing now...visuals help I guess.

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I'm headed back to the trailer now as it's killing me see another issue with my suspension. If anyone has any other ideas, i'm all...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 09-15-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,500
Posted By busterbrown
Looking at the orientation of the axle U-bolts in...

Looking at the orientation of the axle U-bolts in the 1st picture, the right side set (on the rear axle) is positioned about 10-15 degrees from vertical as opposed to the left side set (front axle). ...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 09-15-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,500
Posted By busterbrown
I assure you, these springs are all 30" long from...

I assure you, these springs are all 30" long from eye to eye. I'm not sure why the near side (driver's side) shackle angle is more extreme than the one on the far side (passenger side). I will...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 09-15-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,500
Posted By busterbrown
I asked that question to the Dexter rep I spoke...

I asked that question to the Dexter rep I spoke with. He told me that it's recommended to replace all the springs on the same side of the trailer at the same time. I replaced both passenger side...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 09-15-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,500
Posted By busterbrown
The shackles are still oriented in the same...

The shackles are still oriented in the same direction when I installed them. It's just that both equalizers are fully articulated in the "up" position (toward the front of the trailer). The pop I...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 09-15-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,500
Posted By busterbrown
Here's a picture of the equilizer and shackles...

Here's a picture of the equilizer and shackles after assembly. Both sides look identical as the equalizers are in a neutral position.
18556

18557
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 09-15-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,500
Posted By busterbrown
It's an illusion. The replacement mono leaf...

It's an illusion. The replacement mono leaf springs were the same length as the OEM factory. I took a test ride around the block yesterday and looked at the equalizer after. Everything was...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 09-15-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,500
Posted By busterbrown
Equalizer not equalizing..

After an install of replacement leaf springs and a Morryde wet bolt kit on my spread axle trailer, I was able to move the coach back to storage. I noticed this upon inspecting the new hardware after...
Forum: Modifications and Upgrades 09-14-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 46,780
Posted By busterbrown
MORryde Wet Bolt kit install

Two weeks ago while pulling into a campground, we we're flagged down by a fellow camper who let us know we we're dragging a broken leaf spring. I was able to get the broken spring off and welded...
Forum: Technical Corner 09-12-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By busterbrown
I ordered these...

I ordered these (https://tweetys.com/mopeka-024-5002-tank-halo.aspx?gclid=CjwKCAjw8uLcBRACEiwAaL6MSctnSfkZw2ezMkYSyr0FqDerPEKRU9oLqOf_sWlEck41IIWAkxrqYhoCCsQQAvD_BwE) at the start of the season and...
Forum: Modifications and Upgrades 09-11-2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By busterbrown
I did as it's this safe to transport bicycles and...

I did as it's this safe to transport bicycles and other light cargo.

http://www.keystoneforums.com/forums/showpost.php?p=205303&postcount=25

This is the one I used:
...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 09-10-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,419
Posted By busterbrown
We love this floor plan and this coach. Yes, it...

We love this floor plan and this coach. Yes, it will cost a few thousand dollars. But, a trade up at this point would cost even more, much more. The coach looks new after 3 seasons of use. It...
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