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Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 09-22-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,726
Posted By Bogieboy
I would assume there is a safety factor, that if...

I would assume there is a safety factor, that if you put 7001# on that axle pair they are not going to splinter out from undwr your trailer, but thats just me...LOL
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 09-21-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,726
Posted By Bogieboy
Because at least 10% of your weight should be on...

Because at least 10% of your weight should be on the tongue, so a 7500#trailer fully loaded would need at LEAST 750# on the tongue, leaving 6850# for the axles.
Forum: Cherokee 09-20-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 753
Posted By Bogieboy
If they are load range E tires, i would get a...

If they are load range E tires, i would get a tpms system and run them for 4-5 years max. I just replaced the powerking towmax tires that came on our (much heavier, 10k gross weight) trailer, as they...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 09-20-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,009
Posted By Bogieboy
Mods, can we close this thread, as it has...

Mods, can we close this thread, as it has entirely deviated away from the intent??? My trailer is not torsion axle, nor does that have anything to do with safe ways to support your trailer...
Forum: Welcome Mat 09-15-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 727
Posted By Bogieboy
Agreed on the lugnuts, as i have been in a...

Agreed on the lugnuts, as i have been in a situation where all of them came off, destroyed the lugs, shucked the tire and rim off into the ditch all whilst doing 65mph... and that at 3am too... found...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 09-15-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18,510
Views: 1,936,545
Posted By Bogieboy
Been gearing up for moving it south, monday got a...

Been gearing up for moving it south, monday got a full set (with spare) of Goodyears, today installed a back up cam, keyless RV lock, going to do the Hard wired Surge Guard next, then install the...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 09-14-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,009
Posted By Bogieboy
So, an update to the thread, the job was...

So, an update to the thread, the job was acomplished yesterday. I used 2 jackstands and a bottle jack, along with a few blocks of wood and a sheet of 3/4" plywood for jackstand stability on the...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 09-13-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,669
Posted By Bogieboy
I read into that post you quoted as having tread...

I read into that post you quoted as having tread seperation/delamination allowing the tread to balloon out away from the belting/carcass of the tire, which is a known and common defect of the castle...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 09-10-2021, 03:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,009
Posted By Bogieboy
I am not hesitant about this at all, i am a...

I am not hesitant about this at all, i am a mechanic, just not used to working on 10k# teailers in gravel, and dont want to damage our home...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 09-10-2021, 03:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,009
Posted By Bogieboy
Stupid answers for you...LOL we are going to be ...

Stupid answers for you...LOL we are going to be headed south foe the winter, and the tires on our rig are early 2016 powerking towmax. As for the not trusting the tire shop, you didnt meet the...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 09-09-2021, 06:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,009
Posted By Bogieboy
I wish we did but our crusader lite doesnt have...

I wish we did but our crusader lite doesnt have many of the options... no auto level, no wiring for a second ac, etc...

Im not entirely sure i would trust jackstands to not sink in tereibly while...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 09-08-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,009
Posted By Bogieboy
I found a set of GY, now how to get the trailer jacked up

So, after much searching i found a set of GY endurance tires for our rig, we are fulltiming in a campground right now and cant really/dont want to pull out and drag our home 35 min away to a tire...
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 09-08-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By Bogieboy
I know ours was made worse by a water intrusion...

I know ours was made worse by a water intrusion problem on the roof, the plywood was soaking up the water... we also had a roof mounted bike rack on that trailer...
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 09-08-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By Bogieboy
Oof... that systtem is the reason my parents got...

Oof... that systtem is the reason my parents got out of pop ups for good... once it malfunctions, there seems to be no getting it to work again.... least thats what the 3 dealers we brought it to...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 09-06-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,891
Posted By Bogieboy
I am a mechanic and 90% of my stuff is...

I am a mechanic and 90% of my stuff is pittsburgh... the open end wrenches and sockets from HF are better quality than my snap on sets... i have replaced 1/2 of my snap on impact socket sets 2x over,...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 09-05-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 752
Posted By Bogieboy
Sounds like the inverter is getting weak, or it...

Sounds like the inverter is getting weak, or it has an increased internal resistance causing the low volt alarm to trigger falsely?
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 09-03-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 752
Posted By Bogieboy
Where is this breaker, in the power distrobution...

Where is this breaker, in the power distrobution center or on the inverter? If on the inverter, it is probably on the 12v side, and if the microwave pulls 10a at 120v, the inverter will be pulling...
Forum: Georgetown 09-02-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,197
Posted By Bogieboy
Get a 3 jaw oil filter wrench for on a ratchet...

Get a 3 jaw oil filter wrench for on a ratchet from walmart, they are like $5, and work great for stubborn filters.
Forum: Jokes and Humor 08-31-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4,424
Views: 590,935
Posted By Bogieboy
I gave up a long time ago trying to explain that...

I gave up a long time ago trying to explain that to customers... make sure you have 2 lefts and 2 rights and let them figure out the rest... :trink39:
Forum: Off Topic 08-25-2021, 06:15 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,265
Posted By Bogieboy
Not being of sound mind is still a state of mind,...

Not being of sound mind is still a state of mind, so yeah... :trink39:
Forum: Off Topic 08-24-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,265
Posted By Bogieboy
Unhappy I know it is but one persons opinion, but, those...

I know it is but one persons opinion, but, those people vote.... and vote for like minded people...
Forum: Off Topic 08-24-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,265
Posted By Bogieboy
I learned theres people stupid enough to think a...

I learned theres people stupid enough to think a pickup truck is killing the environment, but the billions of tons of greenhouse gasses emmited by manufacturing in 3rd world countries is ok...
Forum: Rockwood 08-20-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,668
Posted By Bogieboy
Chuck, thats not always true... heres a shot of...

Chuck, thats not always true... heres a shot of the access panel for my Norcold 2 way... its plugged in, not hardwired...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 08-15-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,610
Posted By Bogieboy
Sory, in the hose or piping from the main city...

Sory, in the hose or piping from the main city connection to the kitchen faucet. My filter also smelled a bit green, so i replaced that as well... i mixed a "hot" chlorine solution of 1/2 cup to 10...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 08-15-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,610
Posted By Bogieboy
So i believe i have algae in the hose to the...

So i believe i have algae in the hose to the kitchen sink... just looked in the bottom of my keurig, and saw algae growing in it...
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