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Forum: Palomino Yesterday, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By Jim34RL
I do not have your model or year of trailer. I do...

I do not have your model or year of trailer. I do have a central vacuum system on my trailer. I can access my central vacuum from the passenger side of the trailer storage area in front of the entry...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads Yesterday, 12:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,467
Posted By Jim34RL
Will I have to Quote Ford again on this. " 95 %...

Will I have to Quote Ford again on this. " 95 % of the Fords made in the last 20 years are still on the road today. The other 5% made it home"

Another way to increase your payload is to DE-BADGE...
Forum: Cherokee Yesterday, 12:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,594
Posted By Jim34RL
The above suggestions are great, but I never...

The above suggestions are great, but I never leave home without my VISA and MASTER CARD. I can always buy what I need on the road if I need too.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 11-21-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 780
Posted By Jim34RL
I have been driving since the mid-60's and I have...

I have been driving since the mid-60's and I have had three flat tires on all of the vehicles that I haven driven. One of my flats tires was from crossing a picket line to go to work for Cat.

...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 11-21-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 780
Posted By Jim34RL
How much fuel capacity are you looking for? Have...

How much fuel capacity are you looking for? Have you explored a replacement tank that will replace the factory tank? Or have you looked at a Titan tank that will replace the spare tire and give you...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 11-20-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,246
Posted By Jim34RL
Why? I have owned five different trailers...

Why?

I have owned five different trailers over the years since the 70's. I never have needed locking lug nuts on any of them. i do not believe there is much of a secondary market for stolen...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 11-20-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,144
Posted By Jim34RL
A different suggestion here is a 5th wheel that...

A different suggestion here is a 5th wheel that you might find to your liking. It is from Palomino a division of Forest River. The unit a River Ranch 5er new for 2021 and is all on one level similar...
Forum: Dynamax 11-16-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,995
Posted By Jim34RL
Hal, in my last sentence about the VGT I left out...

Hal, in my last sentence about the VGT I left out the following information. The sentence should have read: The changes are in RED.

The VGT exhaust brake which is relatively new, uses the turbo...
Forum: Dynamax 11-15-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,995
Posted By Jim34RL
The C-Brake by Jacobs is a true compression...

The C-Brake by Jacobs is a true compression engine brake that will last as long as the engine does. The VGT (variable geometry turbo) exhaust brake does work but some have had issues with them.

I...
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-15-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Jim34RL
Maybe the Garmin RV785 is a better unit. This has...

Maybe the Garmin RV785 is a better unit. This has never lead me down the incorrect road when towing my trailer. In fact one thing I have notice is that if I do not switch from the towing mode to the...
Forum: Cedar Creek 11-15-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,191
Posted By Jim34RL
I agree that mice can not enter the heating...

I agree that mice can not enter the heating system from the outside, but they can chew through the AL flexible tubing in the basement from the heater to the front bedroom heat duct. I also do not...
Forum: Dynamax 11-14-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,995
Posted By Jim34RL
Good luck and I believe you will like the DD8...

Good luck and I believe you will like the DD8 engine from what my friend has stated about the DD8.

Did you check to see if DD8 you have ordered will have the true engine brake on this engine?
Forum: Cedar Creek 11-14-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,191
Posted By Jim34RL
I have a 2016 34RL Cedar Creek. In my humble...

I have a 2016 34RL Cedar Creek. In my humble opinion you can' t close off the openings around the hydraulic rams. Especially around the front legs these openings are large!

What I have done in...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 11-13-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,467
Posted By Jim34RL
What Found On the Road Dead!!!

What Found On the Road Dead!!!
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 11-13-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By Jim34RL
Question what do you have for a RIG? Is this a TV...

Question what do you have for a RIG? Is this a TV (Pick-up truck or so) or is this a motor home?

For a pick-up truck. I inflate my air bags enough so, the truck is level. How I determine this was...
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-13-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,582
Posted By Jim34RL
I use both of the Wash Wax All products on my...

I use both of the Wash Wax All products on my trailer such as the standard formula and the degreaser formula. Here is a link to the Wash WAX all products and where to use their product on a RV.
...
Forum: Salem 11-13-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By Jim34RL
When my trailer is in the storage lot, I place a...

When my trailer is in the storage lot, I place a 2x8-6 feet long under each set of tires, regardless of surface. The tires are than covered with a wheel cover to help prevent the rubber from...
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-12-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Jim34RL
I use a Garmin RV 785 & traffic with life time...

I use a Garmin RV 785 & traffic with life time maps. I purchased this from Garmin to insure that I had lifetime maps.
The unit can be toggled between car and RV. In the RV mode is were you enter...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 11-11-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 879
Posted By Jim34RL
When we dump the black tank I tend to use the...

When we dump the black tank I tend to use the black tank flush port to help clean out the black tank and sensors. When we dump for the last time before going home, my wife will pour 5 to 6 buckets...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 11-10-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By Jim34RL
My Cedar Creek which is a rear living room is...

My Cedar Creek which is a rear living room is 13'-6" tall measured from the low profile A/C on the front of the 5er.

I have a Garmin RV GPS that is programed with the height, length and weight...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 11-10-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,827
Posted By Jim34RL
I have had both and they seem to last about a...

I have had both and they seem to last about a year to maybe two years at the most but that is all. Cheap insurance to buy a new rod every camping season for me, which I do now.
Forum: Dollars & Cents 11-10-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By Jim34RL
I have had State Farm for over 30 years. They...

I have had State Farm for over 30 years. They have/had insured all of my cars and home plus three 5er's. I have had some claims on my older 5ers and State Farm paid for everything except for the...
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-08-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By Jim34RL
I had this issue also with the RV lock. I decided...

I had this issue also with the RV lock. I decided I did no longer deal with an inferior chinse product.

I went an purchased a electronic lock made here in the US by Bauer Products. You can tell...
Forum: Off Topic 11-07-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,028
Posted By Jim34RL
Will I was brought up in an age that you only...

Will I was brought up in an age that you only purchase what you could afford, IE paid cash for everything. No cash on you than you do not need that item!

Today that is virtually impossible to do...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 11-07-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,217
Posted By Jim34RL
I found these on-line from Lee Valley hardware....

I found these on-line from Lee Valley hardware. They are a 110/120V power outlet cube with two USB ports in them.
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