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Old 04-27-2015, 09:30 PM   #241
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Installed the master bed overhead reading light (except for filling in the screw holes). This one will be much better than the stock light. The wife can read without me grumbling about a spot light shining in my eyes. I was initially confused... I assumed the black wire would connect to the black wire... Nope.
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Nice job, i like that light. The wiring can be confusing, white is usually always neutral, if there's a red its always hot.

The tongue jack is the same tool used to lower the scissor jacks.
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Old 04-27-2015, 09:38 PM   #242
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I know this should probably be in the tow forum but I was specifically interested in the 288BHS angle.

I'm getting new tires for the new to me truck. It currently has Michelin LT A/S tires. I want Cooper Zeon LTZ. LT=LT more or less but I was considering increasing the load rating. Tire guy says it's a waste of money and I don't need it for my camper. I'd hate the ride when not towing.

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I have the at3 coopers. You would prolly get less bounce while towing with a load range e tire but ya it would ride rougher i would think, less sidewall flex. Its a light camper, LT tires should be fine.
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Old 04-27-2015, 09:54 PM   #243
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I have the at3 coopers. You would prolly get less bounce while towing with a load range e tire but ya it would ride rougher i would think, less sidewall flex. Its a light camper, LT tires should be fine.

I think he's referring to his TV.?
I honestly think he might be right. I have P tires and, while I can feel them "roll" a little, I have no concerns with towing. I plan to get the LT's once my stock tires are worn, but I'm thinking you shouldn't need to go beyond those. And... How many days a year do you tow? 20 or so? So have a less comfortable ride the other 345 days to get a little bit better tow? I agree... Not worth it.


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I second KDH on tires comment. A 'P' rated tire works just fine.
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Old 04-27-2015, 10:19 PM   #245
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New toilet pic. Porcelain bowl and higher seat than stock toilet. Highly recommended. Happy wife is a happy man, lol.
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Used 'Sharkbite' connections you can find at Home Depot. Came out real nice.
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Started installing the Vortex 3-speed fan today. It's a 1-person job... But a 4-hands needed job as well. Someone to hold the fan while wiring it up. Had to abandon the project until the wifey is around to help out. Will provide a few pics once it's complete. Ready to install a MaxAir Vent Cover soon too.


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How did the fan come out? Gonna pull the trigger once I here from you, lol!
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How did the fan come out? Gonna pull the trigger once I here from you, lol!

Going to attempt it tomorrow with a step ladder. Wife is traveling, so I'm on my own if I want it finished pre-trip.


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I think he's referring to his TV.?
I was talking about that too lol
I would def go Lt tires but load range e is not needed. I didnt know stock some of these trucks are coming with p rated tires!
I need Lt c rating for all the wood i collect year round!

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Very nice! I never even thought about changing a bowl out! Didnt know they made somthing like it.
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Y'all are awesome. Thanks for the continued education and ideas!


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