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Old 01-29-2016, 05:55 PM   #221
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This is the generator I bought: 3100W Inverter Generator - Champion Power Equipment

You can get it on Amazon for under $1000 delivered. It runs the 15K AC unit without a problem. I love this generator! Just set it up, when you need it push the button. I will eventually mount it on the tongue above the batteries. What size you need depends on your needs. If you don't want to run AC, then you can get by with 2000watt to just keep the batteries charged. I also have a couple of the Champion 2000 watt inverter generators, they work great.
I boon-dock all the time, if you don't have a second battery get it, big difference over a single. And when you can, get the bigger batteries.
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Old 01-29-2016, 06:09 PM   #222
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Zuterbru x2. 4 are better and get a real charger. Converter / chargers are a poor excuse.
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Old 02-05-2016, 01:33 PM   #223
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I am looking into purchasing a 27rr in the next few months and am glad I cam across this thread as I do not see any thing else online with info about them. I will be towing with a 2013 Ram 1500 Crew Cab 5.7L.
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Old 02-05-2016, 10:38 PM   #224
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We absolutely love our 27RR. We have had it for a year. Pull it with a 1500 Silverado, 6.2L. I pulled it to Yellowstone, Smokies, Niagara Falls, and other weekend trips with ABSOLUTELY no problems. Never had sway, or felt insecure about the tow. I towed in severe cross winds and very strong head winds with no problems. I installed airbags to deal with the soft springs on Chevy and use a WDH. Enjoy, If you have questions, this is the place to get them answered.
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Old 02-06-2016, 12:04 AM   #225
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My big questions were :

Durability. How do you feel this rates durability wise? Will it survive a 7 and 4 year old being a 7 and 4 year old in it when we are to tired to yell at them ?

Rhoadzie answered my length and pull question. My 2013 Ram is rated for 10900lbs and this will give me plenty of lee way on weight even if I had it filled to its max gvwr which I don't plan to ever do.

How are the stock tires? Are they something I should budget to change from the start or can I wear them out with out worry?

Con. What do you dislike about it?
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Old 02-06-2016, 06:33 AM   #226
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I can't really say too much about the durability. We did take our grandkids on a two week trip out west. They were older than that. Realize you get what you pay for. This is not a "TOP TIER" TH. But, it is a great value. I am pretty handy and feel with even minor skills you can maintain and repair in issues. I have not had any of those this year.

You want to check your Pay Load, a yellow sticker inside your drivers side door will tell you that. Yes, you are way below the GCWR. My payload is #1787.

The tires are cheap. I did not replace them right away and will consider doing it this year. I am storing it inside (my father in law has a pole barn) which will help keep the tires and TH in better condition.

The bathroom is the biggest downfall. It is small compared to the 26rr. I would have gotten the 26rr but really liked the separate garage which has been wonderful. But, we thought we would just use campground showers. While we have done that. We have used the shower more and more and it is not bad. It is a big step up and step down out of the shower. The other downfall of this model is the bed. You can not walk around it. Not a big issue for my wife and I. We are pretty active still and don't really have a problem making the bed and getting in and out.

I plan on adding some additional storage shelves in the garage area, moving the TV to the bed area, changing the shower curtain to a shower door, adding a coat rack inside the garage access door, and several rugs to protect the floor. Besides those minor changes, I really can't think of anything else.

I did a lot of research before I pulled the plug. I am really a "geek" when it comes to researching a new purchase. I would just say that this TH is the best VALUE of all I researched and it has certainly lived up to everything I heard.
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Old 02-09-2016, 02:06 PM   #227
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anyone change tire size from factory 205/75R14C to at 15 inch load range D?
Wondering if I should go with a 205/75/15 or try a 192/75/15 to get closer to original size
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Old 02-09-2016, 02:10 PM   #228
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I will be changing my 26DBH to a larger tire in the 15" rim size, big thing is watch the fender rub. I lifted my trailer to get better clearance. Prior to the lift the wheels would rub the inner fender well.
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Old 02-09-2016, 02:17 PM   #229
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anyone change tire size from factory 205/75R14C to at 15 inch load range D?
Wondering if I should go with a 205/75/15 or try a 192/75/15 to get closer to original size
The 215's should work and get you a little extra breathing room....plus they will save your 20 revolutions per mile.
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Old 02-09-2016, 03:16 PM   #230
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The 215's should work and get you a little extra breathing room....plus they will save your 20 revolutions per mile.

215/75/15 would be much larger;
this much larger
Diameter inches (mm) 1.59 (40.4) 6.1%
Width inches (mm) ) 0.39 (10) 4.9%
Circum. inches (mm) 5 (126.92) 6.1%
Sidewall Height inches (mm) 0.3 (7.5) 4.9%
Revolutions per mile (km) -44.36 (-27.57) -5.7%

https://www.tacomaworld.com/tirecalc...5r14-215-75r15
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