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Forum: Travel Trailers 03-18-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 827
Posted By wiredgeorge
Sold my F250 this past weekend and it had the 460...

Sold my F250 this past weekend and it had the 460 cubic inch displacement gas drinking machine. Don't brag on your V10 till you have owned a 460 aka 7.5L. The truck ran great and pulled my little...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-18-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By wiredgeorge
shawdog is throwing chum to the weight sharks......

shawdog is throwing chum to the weight sharks... hold on now, another "my truck ain't big enough thread". There should be a sticky in the tow vehicle section that says, "your 1/2 ton ain't gonna...
Forum: Technical Corner 03-18-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By wiredgeorge
The electric heating element looks like one of...

The electric heating element looks like one of those gizmos a person can stick into a cup of water to get it hot. The water heater element is a bit longer though... It WILL NOT heat the water as...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-16-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By wiredgeorge
The ol' F250 was sold today after a full day on...

The ol' F250 was sold today after a full day on the market. Sold it through my missus Facebook account (I don't have one). I did open an account on Letgo.com and there was quite a bit of interest...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 03-16-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By wiredgeorge
I weigh 260 and have walked all over the roof on...

I weigh 260 and have walked all over the roof on my 2002 Cougar 5ver.
Forum: Keystone Questions 03-14-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By wiredgeorge
Wait till you go camping and try it on every...

Wait till you go camping and try it on every camper at the park. If it opens someones door, the mystery is over.
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 03-13-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By wiredgeorge
Tabs are plastic. Do as John says; if you don't...

Tabs are plastic. Do as John says; if you don't have any, get one at a home fix up box store or hardware.
Forum: Fifth Wheels 03-13-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,026
Posted By wiredgeorge
The 6.4L diesel is widely recognized as one of...

The 6.4L diesel is widely recognized as one of the most problematic engines ever put together by Ford as it shares most all the issues of the 6.0L and parts are a bunch more expensive. This is why...
Forum: Toy Haulers 03-13-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 373
Posted By wiredgeorge
The appliances won't be on the GFI circuit which...

The appliances won't be on the GFI circuit which is normally 15A and only supports ONE circuit where the outlets supported by the GFI outlet are run in series. One goes, they all go. The microwave...
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! 03-12-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By wiredgeorge
It surely wasn't an attempt to set off another...

It surely wasn't an attempt to set off another debate on tires; I find most of them over my head and this guy spoke more at my level and I enjoyed the perspective. I can't say I know if he is on his...
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! 03-12-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By wiredgeorge
well written rv tire article

https://rvingwithmarkpolk.com/2012/11/08/trailer-towing-st-tires-vs-lt-tires/

Not trying to fire off another tire debate but this guys speaks more to my level than some of the other stuff I have...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-12-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By wiredgeorge
Can't swing a newer tow vehicle. Just bought the...

Can't swing a newer tow vehicle. Just bought the 97 Chevy C3500 with the funds I could afford. Only use it for towing and we generally don't go very far from home due to personal situation (mainly...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-11-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By wiredgeorge
Chevy C3500 DRW?

Currently have a 96 F250 crew cab with 7.5L automatic. It pulls my fairly small 5ver (27') pretty well but the stopping is another matter. Trailer brakes work fine but the rear brakes on my truck...
Forum: Travel Trailers 03-11-2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By wiredgeorge
Seems to me the flex may be a function of the...

Seems to me the flex may be a function of the weight of the person perceiving it and would likely feel flex in the center of the slide out rather than the wall edges. How sensitive a person is to...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 03-11-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By wiredgeorge
I have a Playmaker (similar to Tailgater) and a...

I have a Playmaker (similar to Tailgater) and a Wally. The dish only has one outlet and the wally only one tuner so only one TV can see the satellite the dish is pointed at. I usually set my sat...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 03-11-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By wiredgeorge
Do you have the power converter connected to the...

Do you have the power converter connected to the electrical supply through an EMS? If not, can't say the power you are connected to isn't the problem. If you are using an EMS, then, if I...
Forum: Travel Trailers 03-10-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By wiredgeorge
Go to Walmart.com and search for tires in your...

Go to Walmart.com and search for tires in your size. Bet they have the biggest and most bewildering amount of tires as anyone. Many go to Discount Tires or the like. Many feel comfortable on a...
Forum: Towing 03-09-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,082
Posted By wiredgeorge
Most folks feel that when speaking to an RV...

Most folks feel that when speaking to an RV salesman, that there is some expertise happening. Many RV sale persons are not RVers, don't understand towing or trucks and bingo, you guessed it, are...
Forum: Modifications and Upgrades 03-07-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 979
Posted By wiredgeorge
I looked at these issues for my Cougar 5ver and...

I looked at these issues for my Cougar 5ver and decided to put window tint on out windows. Cuts our 80 percent of the UV light and greatly helps with heating. The trailer is a bit darker during the...
Forum: Modifications and Upgrades 03-06-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,800
Posted By wiredgeorge
That thing you picture is a macerator pump. I...

That thing you picture is a macerator pump. I pump from my rv parking spot to a clean out that goes into my septic system. I also have an extra lid for my 1st tank that I epoxied a cleanout into...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-06-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,247
Posted By wiredgeorge
You wouldn't cringe if you owned a 7.5L gasser......

You wouldn't cringe if you owned a 7.5L gasser... probably just a weeeeee bit better on the 7.3L and the Ford guys on the Ford truck forum took offense at the use of the 7.3 engine size due its now...
Forum: Modifications and Upgrades 03-04-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By wiredgeorge
The really adept grandparent will swap the fold...

The really adept grandparent will swap the fold out couch for a recliner loveseat and pull out the booth dinette which turned into a bed (well for a midget) and replace it with a table. Our 5ver...
Forum: Full-timers & Snowbirds 03-04-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By wiredgeorge
OK... AT&T unlimited? You can use your hotspot...

OK... AT&T unlimited? You can use your hotspot unlimited with no throttling back? We were AT&T hotspot users and the BEST plan they had was 32 gigs of data. The account was in my wife's name and...
Forum: Full-timers & Snowbirds 03-04-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By wiredgeorge
I recall the ol' song, "if you've got the money,...

I recall the ol' song, "if you've got the money, I've got the internet" or something like that... there ARE mobile satellite internet solutions BUT... if you have to ask how much...
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Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 03-04-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 962
Posted By wiredgeorge
I believe you may have to measure the whole of...

I believe you may have to measure the whole of the board area to be replaced and then cut it into pieces to get the boards into the pass through. I would get all the wet stuff and old OSB out and...
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