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Old 03-25-2015, 08:57 PM   #61
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And our 29HFS is waiting for us in Ohio. Two more weeks before we can get there! Patience is NOT my virtue!
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Old 03-25-2015, 09:04 PM   #62
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Oh ya besides the Fuel Tank that was mentioned the spare tire is under garage to. Thanks R3Jones I forgot about that one.

Hey I'm not sure if anyone has researched the best tvs to use in a RV, but I have. If your going to use sat or cable it really doesn't matter. If your going to use antenna the Toshiba, Samsung, and LG have the strongest built in Tuner to receive over the air signals.
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Old 03-25-2015, 09:06 PM   #63
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I know I'll be adding a lot more insulation underneath , and on all water lines . needs to be able to handle a few below freezing nights .
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Old 03-25-2015, 09:40 PM   #64
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congrats on the new rig and safe travels back home!
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Old 03-26-2015, 01:08 AM   #65
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Thanks everybody for all the great input and safe travels - hopefully all your deliveries go as smooth as mine and we all can get out and PLAY HARDER😛😛

More to come made it Sioux Falls, North Dakota tonight

As I stated earlier my dads ecoboost is not being fuel efficient at all - like under 6mph 😮😮😯😶 did some research and taking to dealer in morning for a CPU flash - hopefully this gets the ecoboost back on track - the trucks has power to spare no issue there, no codes, but 4.9 to 6 MPH something ain't right ........

Hopefully a quick flash and on our way to Montana


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Old 03-26-2015, 09:05 AM   #66
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Play Harder,
Sorry to hear about the poor MPG but hopefully the ford dealer trip will correct it.

Thanks for heads up on the garage floor and lack of insulation. I'm going to reach out to my dealer to see if anything can be done for my build. I don't have the fuel cell but the spare tire is back there.

How has the Andersen hitch been working since your final adjustment? Have you hit any "cross winds" and if so, how did the Andersen respond?

Thank you for all your info sharing....
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Old 03-26-2015, 09:09 AM   #67
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I like you and many others in this forum have experienced "the road trip" to RVW, your posts bring back many of the same memories. Watch out for raccoons on the shoulders, antelopes in the ditches in Wyoming and Montana. If you stop for a night in Des Moines, book into Griff's, for 35$ beats Wally World by far. Be safe and keep it coming!!
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Old 03-26-2015, 09:15 AM   #68
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Thanks everybody for all the great input and safe travels - hopefully all your deliveries go as smooth as mine and we all can get out and PLAY HARDER
More to come made it Sioux Falls, North Dakota tonight

As I stated earlier my dads ecoboost is not being fuel efficient at all - like under 6mph did some research and taking to dealer in morning for a CPU flash - hopefully this gets the ecoboost back on track - the trucks has power to spare no issue there, no codes, but 4.9 to 6 MPH something ain't right ........

Hopefully a quick flash and on our way to Montana


Get out and Play Harder

How fast are you towing and are you experiencing head winds? Head winds will REALLY suck the ole petrol.

My old Chevy 5.3L got about 9 mpg average in 6K miles, pulling 7000# TH with a loaded truck and scoot; I tried to stay right around 62MPH, but would let her have her head on down hills to get a running start, which seemed to help.

Cruise control no help at all. Out 29HFS THs are heavier and slightly bigger (taller) that my old one.

I saw a very unusual high of 11 MPG (tail wind) a abnormal low of 8 MPG, all averages. If you're looking at "instant MPG", fo-get-about-it!

I hope the reflash will help. Play(ing) Harder comes at a cost, but worth every penny! How funny would it be if your truck gets better economy than your Dad's.

Say hi to Dad from me, Clint
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Scoop on ecoboost Ford F-150 w max tow package 12k rated -- expect to get around 5-6 MPG direct from ford dealership no codes found service looked it up in data base and that's what to expect when towing 8k plus - So ford advertises how great their ecoboost truck tows and how you get this incredible gas Milage --- what a bunch of BS - yeah it can do it but not at the same time!👿

Another observation

Ford truck did not charge my TH battery when in motion yesterday so battery almost dead last night - so check that when picking up

Should of brought my Chevy -Chevy Gods are laughing at me right now😳😁

#2 it was 27degrees last night - the gas heater will not come even close to heating this TH - will be contact acting FR about that especially w extreme winter package --- I know some have stated heater was weak but this is unacceptable -

They are plenty of bigger heaters 30,35,40 btu heaters out same brand that will fit in location no problem - will be working on this issue

Yes I can get Electric heaters but I'm not always plugged in and running generator all night is not an option at some places..

An the adventure moves on to hopefully Montana tonight


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The fuse (and sometimes the relay) for the charge line is not installed from the factory on many F150s. It is often in a bag in the glove compartment with instructions on where to install under the hood. If it's not, $2 at NAPA and you're good to go and your charge line will be hot.
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