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Forum: Toy Haulers Yesterday, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By JRTJH
This is one time when a picture is worth a...

This is one time when a picture is worth a thousand words.... There are many " black plastic elbow that appears to thread onto the back of the knob valve and has a barbed connection the PEX side...
Forum: Tow Vehicles Yesterday, 05:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By JRTJH
If you have access to the VIN (it should be...

If you have access to the VIN (it should be posted with the information about the F250) you can obtain a copy of the original window sticker at this website: ...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 05-22-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,127
Posted By JRTJH
So, your transmission "takes a crap" (you've got...

So, your transmission "takes a crap" (you've got a chip to alter the transmission shift points) and you take it in for warranty repair. What's Chrysler going to tell you????
Forum: Keystone Questions 05-22-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By JRTJH
If the aluminum joiner strip is damaged, has...

If the aluminum joiner strip is damaged, has stripped or loose screws or is physically bent/gapped, then yes you need to remove it and fix the underlying problems. If it is in good condition, the...
Forum: Keystone Questions 05-22-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By JRTJH
Is there any physical separation, damage or open...

Is there any physical separation, damage or open seams at the union strip? If so, that should be repaired before any sealing takes place. If there is no damage, no physical gap visible, then I'd...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 05-22-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,723
Posted By JRTJH
In some states the location of the ammo (in the...

In some states the location of the ammo (in the truck) is sufficient cause to search your trailer and possibly confiscate your weapon. Check the laws of states you're going to travel through, you...
Forum: Towing 05-22-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By JRTJH
Most electric brake controllers "ramp up" the...

Most electric brake controllers "ramp up" the power to the trailer brakes and then taper the power down as the rig slows. You may just have your trailer brake controller set too high ??? Try...
Forum: Modifications and Upgrades 05-22-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 409
Posted By JRTJH
Remember the old Dometic 3.5 cuft refrigerator...

Remember the old Dometic 3.5 cuft refrigerator with the "2" door on the outside where you had to use needle nose pliers to hold the kitchen match and insert it about 8" inside that little door to...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 05-22-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By JRTJH
The water line from the main trailer to the...

The water line from the main trailer to the refrigerator ice maker is pretty long. All of the air needs to be purged out of that line before the first water will get to the ice maker (to fill the...
Forum: Full-timers & Snowbirds 05-22-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By JRTJH
There are restrictions, they're located in the...

There are restrictions, they're located in the FAQ section of the website. Essentially, as to the type of unit, here's what they say:

"What type of RVs are allowed at Rancho California?
...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 05-22-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By JRTJH
Our fifth wheel electrical system is enclosed...

Our fifth wheel electrical system is enclosed inside the front compartment, but I do remember the problems with corrosion on all of our travel trailers that had exposed electrical components such as...
Forum: Modifications and Upgrades 05-22-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 409
Posted By JRTJH
Thirty years ago NO travel trailers had a propane...

Thirty years ago NO travel trailers had a propane hookup for a grill, only a handful of luxury trailers had gray tanks, most black tanks were 20 gallons or less, battery chargers were automotive...
Forum: Travel Trailers 05-22-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By JRTJH
Unhook and then level. There's no need to stay...

Unhook and then level. There's no need to stay hooked up, no need to add the extra weight of lifting the truck bed using the front gear (that aren't that big anyway) and in the event of an emergency...
Forum: Technical Corner 05-21-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By JRTJH
There are a couple of old threads (1-2 years ago)...

There are a couple of old threads (1-2 years ago) on the forum about Legend remote control availability. Seems nobody had found one from Legend and the aftermarket universal remotes will do most...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 05-21-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By JRTJH
Yes, many of us have installed a door in the...

Yes, many of us have installed a door in the aluminum skirting (it's not plastic) that runs along the bottom of our trailer.

Here's what I did. There are others that used a similar approach,...
Forum: General RV Issues 05-20-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By JRTJH
The east coast LHS series has an optional...

The east coast LHS series has an optional exterior shower in one of the "optional groups". I wonder if this trailer was built for the optional shower and the dealer opted not to install that...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 05-20-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By JRTJH
Chuck, You may well be "spot on" , and I've also...

Chuck, You may well be "spot on" , and I've also seen some "entry level trailers" that were not designed for cold weather camping built that way. Typically, Keystone's "mid level trailers" like the...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 05-20-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By JRTJH
It's going to be a "best guess" with any response...

It's going to be a "best guess" with any response you get. So, adding a "clear fitting" onto your sewer hose will allow you to visualize the tank contents as they are flowing out of the tank. Pull...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 05-19-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By JRTJH
Yours is the first complaint I've heard or seen...

Yours is the first complaint I've heard or seen about Trekwood. Maybe you should read the "next two sentences" in my response: "FILON should be available at any RV parts store or RV center. They...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 05-19-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By JRTJH
I think the forum ought to start getting a...

I think the forum ought to start getting a "kickback" from Trekwood, as often as we refer members to them for parts for their trailers.... Anyway, FILON is available at Trekwood at this link: ...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 05-19-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,812
Posted By JRTJH
In all fairness to Camping World ???? It...

In all fairness to Camping World ????

It sounds to me like they dropped the ball big time on this one. Not only did they not work on your trailer, they lost it in "their personnel shuffle" and...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 05-19-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,812
Posted By JRTJH
It sure sounds like the dealership's service...

It sure sounds like the dealership's service department didn't do a very good job of turning on the lights, walking around the trailer and looking (counting) the number of "lit lights"..... I'd...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 05-19-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By JRTJH
Wood rails ???? The typical kingpin...

Wood rails ???? The typical kingpin installation, for as long as I can remember, has been an integral part of the steel trailer frame/rail construction. I've never seen any kingpin installed on...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 05-19-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By JRTJH
A couple of observations: First, the...

A couple of observations:

First, the opposite tire on the same axle doesn't appear to be wearing, so it's not axle alignment, but wheel alignment. The axle will either need to be repaired or...
Forum: Classifieds | For Sale and Wanted 05-18-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,493
Posted By JRTJH
The OP reports his hitch has sold. Thread closed.

The OP reports his hitch has sold. Thread closed.
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