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Old 09-26-2015, 10:40 PM   #5041
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I install disc brakes on my Wolf Pack fifth wheel toy hauler.
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Old 09-26-2015, 10:52 PM   #5042
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I install disc brakes on my Wolf Pack fifth wheel toy hauler.
Come on, you don't just throw that out there with no pictures, part/kit #'s, impression of the performance, ect. . . . . . . .
Is it worth it? I know they're expensive but would you say the benefits out weight the costs?
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Old 09-26-2015, 11:21 PM   #5043
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Come on, you don't just throw that out there with no pictures, part/kit #'s, impression of the performance, ect. . . . . . . .
Is it worth it? I know they're expensive but would you say the benefits out weight the costs?
The kit for my 3 axle Wolf Pack cost a little over $2300. According to all the articles I have read and everyone I have talked to, they say it is a world of difference drums and discs. My unit has been hard to stop, and I hope this helps. When you are driving all over the US you run into a lot of people that like to cut you off when you leave room between you and the next guy, I want to be able to stop.
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The kit for my 3 axle Wolf Pack cost a little over $2300. According to all the articles I have read and everyone I have talked to, they say it is a world of difference drums and discs. My unit has been hard to stop, and I hope this helps. When you are driving all over the US you run into a lot of people that like to cut you off when you leave room between you and the next guy, I want to be able to stop.
Trying to be funny here(understand?).

I want to run over them!
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Old 09-27-2015, 10:47 AM   #5045
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The kit for my 3 axle Wolf Pack cost a little over $2300. According to all the articles I have read and everyone I have talked to, they say it is a world of difference drums and discs. My unit has been hard to stop, and I hope this helps. When you are driving all over the US you run into a lot of people that like to cut you off when you leave room between you and the next guy, I want to be able to stop.
Thanks for the response. Let us know your results.
As for the idiots of the world cutting me off while towing, this is why I'm looking at a Ranch hand Bull bumper.
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Old 09-27-2015, 11:26 AM   #5046
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Thanks for the response. Let us know your results.
As for the idiots of the world cutting me off while towing, this is why I'm looking at a Ranch hand Bull bumper.
I'm tempted to get the "snow"-plough prep-kit and a "snow"-plough for the F250 for the same reason
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Old 09-27-2015, 07:16 PM   #5047
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The Doctors say my knees are shot and I don't want to give up camping so we bought a Park Model home. That means selling the 2015 IKSS that we've only had a year, but I can no longer set it up without a lot of pain. Anyone looking for this particular camper can get a great deal on this one and I'm throwing in all my camping gear with it. I enjoyed spending a lot of time doing the mods I found on this forum and I'll sure miss it. You are a bunch of great people for all the help you've given me and I still can't get over how resourceful and helpful the people on this forum are. Thanks to every one of you for great advice, tips and your friendship.




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Old 09-27-2015, 08:01 PM   #5048
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Spray painted my Fence Post Sewer Storage mod, including the brackets, so that it's all ready for install tomorrow (weather permitting).
I tried to install the fence post sewer storage mod today (at the storage site), after painting it yesterday, but found that there's a gas line in the way, so I'll have to re-make the brackets deeper by 3/4 inch, in order to clear the gas line, and then bolt the fence post to the bracket also.
I've drilled the 5/16" holes for mounting (i'm using 5/16 hex bolts) etc, just need to remake the brackets before I can actually finish the install
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Old 09-27-2015, 08:28 PM   #5049
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Old 09-27-2015, 09:59 PM   #5050
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Old 09-27-2015, 10:05 PM   #5051
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I tried to install the fence post sewer storage mod today (at the storage site), after painting it yesterday, but found that there's a gas line in the way, so I'll have to re-make the brackets deeper by 3/4 inch, in order to clear the gas line, and then bolt the fence post to the bracket also.
I've drilled the 5/16" holes for mounting (i'm using 5/16 hex bolts) etc, just need to remake the brackets before I can actually finish the install
I too had the propane hard line in the way. What I used were 4 beam flange clamp conduit mounts from the hardware store. I also used fender washers to shim it to get the correct clearance. I did the same on my friends and it worked well again. Anytime you can avoid putting holes in the frame is a good thing.
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Old 09-27-2015, 11:08 PM   #5052
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Old 09-28-2015, 07:31 AM   #5053
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I too had the propane hard line in the way. What I used were 4 beam flange clamp conduit mounts from the hardware store. I also used fender washers to shim it to get the correct clearance. I did the same on my friends and it worked well again. Anytime you can avoid putting holes in the frame is a good thing.
Had never seen those before. I'm curious how you got space to clamp them around the frame. Did you have to cut away some of the trim or the under-belly "skin" ?

I've drilled the holes now anyway, and I'm sure they'll be fine. I think re-making the brackets will be sturdier than using a dozen or so fender washers as stand-offs, tho I guess using them as standoffs would be slightly easier (tho would require yet another trip to hardware store)
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Old 09-28-2015, 07:51 AM   #5054
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Finished installing the awning deflapper poles yesterday but didn't get to fit the actual deflappers on them. The TURBS powder coated poles look good. When the weather straightens up(stops raining off and on) I will mount the deflappers and may even use the deflapper poles to anchor the end sun screens. Pictures when weather permits. Thanks OC west for the idea of storing the poles along side of the awning arms. Kinda de-bunks "You can't teach old dogs new tricks."
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Old 09-28-2015, 05:02 PM   #5055
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Finished installing the awning deflapper poles yesterday but didn't get to fit the actual deflappers on them. The TURBS powder coated poles look good. When the weather straightens up(stops raining off and on) I will mount the deflappers and may even use the deflapper poles to anchor the end sun screens. Pictures when weather permits. Thanks OC west for the idea of storing the poles along side of the awning arms. Kinda de-bunks "You can't teach old dogs new tricks."
Meant to ask you two how you store your awning poles. I wasn't sure if they stayed attached to the awning, and folded up (like the ones did in my old popup, tho' they went inside the awning itself), or whether you detached and stored them in the 'basement'.
Interested how you attach them to the awning arms.
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Meant to ask you two how you store your awning poles. I wasn't sure if they stayed attached to the awning, and folded up (like the ones did in my old popup, tho' they went inside the awning itself), or whether you detached and stored them in the 'basement'.
Interested how you attach them to the awning arms.
OC makes brackets that attach to the awning arms by bolts and pop rivets, and hold the poles while in use and while travel'n, so the poles stay with the awning arms.
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Old 09-28-2015, 09:53 PM   #5059
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The kit for my 3 axle Wolf Pack cost a little over $2300. According to all the articles I have read and everyone I have talked to, they say it is a world of difference drums and discs. My unit has been hard to stop, and I hope this helps. When you are driving all over the US you run into a lot of people that like to cut you off when you leave room between you and the next guy, I want to be able to stop.
Which "WolfPack" has 3 axles?
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Made the new deeper brackets for my sewer fence post mod this morning, and spray painted them. Hoping to install them tomorrow morning
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