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Forum: XLR 06-11-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,245
Posted By northstar1960
don't forget the freeze sensor it may have feel...

don't forget the freeze sensor it may have feel out of place or is bad ?
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 05-20-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By northstar1960
steel wheels are cheap , 1200 miles on the tires...

steel wheels are cheap , 1200 miles on the tires i would think 75 a piece would get them sold fast . if you want to wait awhile then go 125.
Forum: General Community Discussions 05-20-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,923
Posted By northstar1960
DynaBeads Tire Balancing Beads...

DynaBeads Tire Balancing Beads (https://innovativebalancing.com/)

I use the beads in my truck and motorcycle and balance the TT tires the old fashion way with lead weights . who ever said you don't...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 05-19-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By northstar1960
you should take those tires back to the dealer...

you should take those tires back to the dealer and show him the cracks . maybe get some money back on the new tires . also if the date on the old tires are over 2 yrs i would make a big stink with...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 05-19-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,062
Posted By northstar1960
pretty much same goes for lt tires . don't think...

pretty much same goes for lt tires . don't think you'll get 5 yrs as most the time your ready for new tire by then and if not i've seen plenty of lt tires with cracks and dry rot after less then 5...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 05-19-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,062
Posted By northstar1960
had the Hercules on 16,000 miles no issues what...

had the Hercules on 16,000 miles no issues what so ever . just got back to Colorado from Florida a few weeks ago . noticed slight wear on the edge of one tire no big deal . i needed to rotate them...
Forum: Western USA 05-19-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,031
Posted By northstar1960
get a national forest map . plenty of places in...

get a national forest map . plenty of places in colorado to camp , plenty of BLM and national forest Between Trinidad and Pubelo . just pull off and boon dock for free
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 05-18-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By northstar1960
LOL. did not know the fan charged the batteries ....

LOL. did not know the fan charged the batteries . :roflblack:
Forum: Jokes and Humor 05-18-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,482
Posted By northstar1960
How many errors can you spot

EDIT by Site Team: We are reposting a video that was in another thread. The amount of errors in the video being pointed out, started to actually hijack the conversation, so we are going to move...
Forum: Western USA 05-18-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,887
Posted By northstar1960
6" here at Hebgen lake . just 9 miles to west...

6" here at Hebgen lake . just 9 miles to west entrance . I've been de winterized for weeks no issues [never have winterized my unit since i got it ]. it's not cold enough , only hitting freezing at...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 05-17-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By northstar1960
X2 compressed air will never protect like glycol...

X2 compressed air will never protect like glycol and water . the good prestone rv anti freeze has no Ethel alcohol so won't dry out and helps keep seals fresh
Forum: Modifications and Updates 05-17-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,848
Posted By northstar1960
Not really ! if one 6 volt goes bad your done ....

Not really ! if one 6 volt goes bad your done . if you have 1-12volt and it goes bad your done . but if you have 2 -12 volt batts then your still cooking
you can get 185 amp hr 6 volt batteries but...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 05-17-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,848
Posted By northstar1960
you would not need a 50 amp protector for a 30...

you would not need a 50 amp protector for a 30 amp camper . even if there were only 50 amp hook ups you just need the 50 to 30 amp adapter and the 30 amp surge protector will work just the same
Forum: Boondocking 05-17-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 22,101
Posted By northstar1960
X2 on the champions . never any issues and the...

X2 on the champions . never any issues and the remote start is great starts up first time every time . same with the pull starts one pull and go for the most part i have had to pull twice once in a...
Forum: General Community Discussions 05-16-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,157
Posted By northstar1960
will be in West Yellowstone then . well i am now...

will be in West Yellowstone then . well i am now but still then may drive a bit south to get the total experience
Forum: Modifications and Updates 05-14-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,156
Posted By northstar1960
dometic now owns Attwood so you may expect some...

dometic now owns Attwood so you may expect some quality issus with attwoods now
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 05-14-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 157,958
Posted By northstar1960
That really doesn't look to bad . you want the TT...

That really doesn't look to bad . you want the TT a bit lower in the front at least an inch . how does it tow ? if you try to get perfectly level you may develop sway issues
Forum: Dynamax 05-12-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,253
Posted By northstar1960
psi doesn't change by restricting flow . don't...

psi doesn't change by restricting flow . don't see how one could call it a pressure regulator if it does not reduce pressure . even the cheap ones reduce incoming pressure .
Forum: General Community Discussions 05-12-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,357
Posted By northstar1960
I have yet to find a 10 ply E load rated 15" lt...

I have yet to find a 10 ply E load rated 15" lt tire . there are a couple companies now coming out with a 12 ply in 15 " Hercules is one of them
Forum: Rockwood 05-11-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,170
Posted By northstar1960
The Champion inverter style is very quite . the...

The Champion inverter style is very quite . the open frame model not as much . can't go wrong with the champion
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 05-10-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 972
Posted By northstar1960
Yes 1600# seems excessive . I would ? your method...

Yes 1600# seems excessive . I would ? your method . get a shur line tongue scale or go get weighed
Forum: Modifications and Updates 05-10-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,060
Posted By northstar1960
look up a Wilson brand they make many styles . i...

look up a Wilson brand they make many styles . i have one for my truck that i move to the rv when parked . i could not be online now with out it . works great for both rv and truck . go from 0 bars...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 05-10-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,113
Posted By northstar1960
you can run the ac full time and the electric...

you can run the ac full time and the electric water heater at the same time and even microwave some popcorn with 30 amp. I've done it for a couple winters in Florida with out issues I have the...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 05-04-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By northstar1960
I have verizon , I have used the plug in 4 g...

I have verizon , I have used the plug in 4 g modem for a decade with great results . just recently switched to the jet pack MIFI so now my phone and tablet can get service along with my lap top . no...
Forum: General Tech and Repair 05-04-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,249
Posted By northstar1960
will not effect operation what so ever . maybe if...

will not effect operation what so ever . maybe if you got stopped on a 10% grade for several hours but other then that it's a non issue .
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