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Forum: Tow Vehicles Yesterday, 07:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,332
Posted By sourdough
Gary, I guess I just don't know what to say. Did...

Gary, I guess I just don't know what to say. Did your wife talk to the guy that has owned multiple RVs, tow vehicles, dealt with most anything you encounter with an RV, OR that pimply faced kid...
Forum: Campfire Chatter Yesterday, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 641
Posted By sourdough
So many don't realize that there are only a very...

So many don't realize that there are only a very FEW national carriers. Those like Tracfone and their ilk piggyback and ride those carriers generally sacrificing range/service for price and...
Forum: Tow Vehicles Yesterday, 03:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,332
Posted By sourdough
My concern with the above and your statements is...

My concern with the above and your statements is that you are using brochure numbers, including specs on the trailer, for guidance despite the highlighted statements above.

KimNTerry gave you...
Forum: Travel Trailers Yesterday, 12:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,164
Posted By sourdough
Guess some threads/topics are like a fine...

Guess some threads/topics are like a fine wine....they just age well over the years.....and years and......:D
Forum: Tow Vehicles Yesterday, 11:50 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,332
Posted By sourdough
Cougar "1/2 ton" fifth wheels are generally not...

Cougar "1/2 ton" fifth wheels are generally not "1/2 ton truck" towable safely. What Cougar 1/2 ton do you own? Nothing is indicated on your profile or signature.
Forum: Fifth Wheels 07-29-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 597
Posted By sourdough
^^^^Agree 100%. Unless you've pulled the...

^^^^Agree 100%. Unless you've pulled the coroplast, inspected and reinforced the tank supports there is NO way I'm going cross country with a full tank of anything. Would I be the "lucky" guy that...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 07-29-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,459
Posted By sourdough
As Marshall noted, your statement is a generality...

As Marshall noted, your statement is a generality that isn't true. Note the highlights above "a one ton" (A emphasized) diesel compared to "a 3/4 gas" (A emphasized again) is and will be incorrect. ...
Forum: New Member Check in! 07-29-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By sourdough
Thanks for the explanation.

Thanks for the explanation.
Forum: New Member Check in! 07-29-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By sourdough
"Not going to waist any time asking questions...

"Not going to waist any time asking questions regarding MX"??


Welcome to the forum! Can you expound on the statement bolded above? I don't think I know what "MX" is.
Forum: Toy Haulers 07-29-2021, 07:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 934
Posted By sourdough
No, I would not tow that trailer with that truck...

No, I would not tow that trailer with that truck either.

Isn't it strange "as time marches on" how we go from invincible, to bulletproof to "regular human"? Maybe it's just all the piece parts...
Forum: Keystone Questions 07-29-2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 565
Posted By sourdough
Just looking at the pics from the dealer it's...

Just looking at the pics from the dealer it's hard to tell what was going on with that trailer other than that couch REALLY got some hard use and that's one thing "pleather" doesn't like. What...
Forum: Campgrounds & Destinations 07-29-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By sourdough
Been a while since we were there but used to go...

Been a while since we were there but used to go fairly often. We loved the place and the atmosphere but have heard some are put off by it. Of course we always loved cooking over an open fire and...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-28-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By sourdough
To further confuse the issue; what is the...

To further confuse the issue; what is the intended purpose of the vehicle (towing I assume), what weight for the RV (or future RVs) etc. Amenities you would like; cruise, AC, 4x4, CC, long bed or...
Forum: Keystone Questions 07-28-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 565
Posted By sourdough
Who is selling this to you? Who has the history?...

Who is selling this to you? Who has the history? Can someone provide that to you or are you just buying this "blind" and hoping?
Forum: Toy Haulers 07-28-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 934
Posted By sourdough
Max trailer ratings for trucks is worthless and...

Max trailer ratings for trucks is worthless and meaningless. Scales are the ticket. Truck gvw of 10k is a plus but that was new; 18 years later, if not pristine and new throughout, that could be...
Forum: Toy Haulers 07-28-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 934
Posted By sourdough
I tried to touch on this indirectly in one of my...

I tried to touch on this indirectly in one of my previous posts. Empty tongue weight is 1710. OP is traveling ready to camp, with everything located in front of the axles and nothing in the back;...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-28-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,332
Posted By sourdough
The question wasn't directed at me but the...

The question wasn't directed at me but the "Aisin" is the top end transmission offered with the Ram diesels.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-28-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,332
Posted By sourdough
Gary that is a great restoration but.......maybe...

Gary that is a great restoration but.......maybe you need something a little less involved to keep you "busy"?? :lol::lol: That's way more than I want to mess with but I know a guy that has done...
Forum: Toy Haulers 07-28-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 934
Posted By sourdough
That hasn't been my experience. You can have a...

That hasn't been my experience. You can have a jolt when either accelerating or decelerating but because you let off the go pedal doesn't cause "bucking". With a TT it has always been due to...
Forum: Towing 07-28-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 540
Posted By sourdough
If referring to the clamp I linked to, probably...

If referring to the clamp I linked to, probably overthinking it. The clamp is very robust and I used mine over thousands and thousands of miles without the slightest issue (except it was tight). ...
Forum: Toy Haulers 07-28-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 934
Posted By sourdough
I'll throw another thing out; I've never...

I'll throw another thing out;

I've never used, seen or heard of anyone using the Weigh Safe hitch. Looking at pictures and videos of it the Weigh Safe looks to me like it would be the worst kind...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-28-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,332
Posted By sourdough
The biggest thing the Japanese trucks have going...

The biggest thing the Japanese trucks have going for them is the "perception" that their quality and longevity are better than the big 3. That was true several years ago but the Big 3 have advanced...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 07-28-2021, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By sourdough
Jeff if they aren't overloaded (have you tried a...

Jeff if they aren't overloaded (have you tried a scale yet?) then maybe there was a bad lot of tires or something. That is a phenomenal failure rate to me. I am assuming you have replaced all the...
Forum: Prospective Owners' Questions 07-27-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By sourdough
Always get it in writing....always. I do "blind...

Always get it in writing....always. I do "blind appraisals" on vehicles and RVs, always telling them that I'm being taken to the cleaners for what I figure is their low bid (blind) and tell them to...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 07-27-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,322
Posted By sourdough
Whoops! Missed the lack of repair....jumping...

Whoops! Missed the lack of repair....jumping forward with that same positivity attitude!!
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