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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 09-05-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,025
Posted By WolfWhistle
babock is correct. (1) The axles have a gross...

babock is correct. (1) The axles have a gross weight rating (1397KG x 2) which totals less than the GVWR because the difference is according FR to be vertical static load on the tongue. Notice that...
Forum: Cedar Creek 10-04-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,583
Posted By WolfWhistle
One time, just one time I would like to see a...

One time, just one time I would like to see a post that isn't highjacked. Or one where two people actually know what they are talking about. Thank you ScottB for the accurate information.
WW
Forum: General Community Discussions 09-10-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,003
Posted By WolfWhistle
Ford F250 E rated tires; door sticker shows TP as...

Ford F250 E rated tires; door sticker shows TP as 60F / 65R. Tires are 275/70R-18 LR-E, GY Wrangler Dura Tracs, the ones with Kevlar. Sidewalls show 80 psi max. Ford and Les Schwab will not add...
Forum: Wildwood 09-10-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,951
Posted By WolfWhistle
I've had something like this happen twice in my...

I've had something like this happen twice in my travels. The first was on the PDI portable EMS, which Progressive upgraded and repaired for $0. The next time it was my RV cable. Both times it was the...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 08-30-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,246
Posted By WolfWhistle
Old 35H guy here. The inaccuracy caused by...

Old 35H guy here. The inaccuracy caused by extensions, is that not all the force is twisting. Some is side force. The longer the "extension" the more twisting force is lost. Not much but some.
...
Forum: Propane Systems 08-27-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,088
Posted By WolfWhistle
Got that one as well. Works great with no...

Got that one as well. Works great with no guessing and no door open / closey. 8 - 10 hrs will do it assuming food is prechilled. Freezer cools first. Mine cools a bit faster on LPG.
WW
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 08-27-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,828
Posted By WolfWhistle
Only 5 pages in 6-1/2 hours on an engine topic....

Only 5 pages in 6-1/2 hours on an engine topic. You guys are SLIPPING ;)
Forum: Dynamax 08-23-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,179
Posted By WolfWhistle
Did you know a 12 hour clock that doesn't run is...

Did you know a 12 hour clock that doesn't run is absolutely perfect twice a day? And, its unlikely a running clock is every perfect?? Sorry, I digress.

Another thing... who has an air pressure...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 08-21-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,609
Posted By WolfWhistle
Everyone... almost... looks at amps for charging....

Everyone... almost... looks at amps for charging. Its really about volts first then amps. Your converter / charger although not perfect, is far better than most small / cheap chargers. The battery...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 08-16-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,748
Posted By WolfWhistle
Jim, check your numbers. If the SRM24 in...

Jim, check your numbers. If the SRM24 in question, has 140 RC (140 minutes at 25 amps before volts drop to 10.5), the Amp-hour is 58.33 (140/2.4)(@20hours). Two batteries in parallel gives us 116.66...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 07-31-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By WolfWhistle
When I lose trailer connection and maybe brakes,...

When I lose trailer connection and maybe brakes, it is usually the 7 pin from the trailer. I would first try cleaning both that and the trucks plug with contact cleaner.
WW
Forum: XLR 07-30-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,192
Posted By WolfWhistle
Typical of me, I kill with info. There are so...

Typical of me, I kill with info. There are so many variables and the typical question lack enough detail for a detailed answer, but this helps. Yes, start the journey with full batteries. Assuming...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 07-27-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 14,836
Posted By WolfWhistle
Wet batteries

Two things I would challenge. One is the idea of boiling batteries. 14.6 (was at 14.8) I charge at has never boiled a battery and I keep the voltage that high far longer than a 3 stage converter...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 07-22-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,047
Posted By WolfWhistle
These are induction motors. To understand how...

These are induction motors. To understand how they work and how a momentary increase in capacitance helps the start up process isn't simple. Simply put, in an inductive circuit the phase of voltage...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 07-22-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,681
Posted By WolfWhistle
DD, I wasn't being literal when I mentioned what...

DD, I wasn't being literal when I mentioned what to leave home to reduce weight and I see the GCVWR now and that you are under. But, you are going to remove what you need to make it work. Not sure...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 07-22-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,795
Posted By WolfWhistle
Go to one large Progressive converter 80 or even...

Go to one large Progressive converter 80 or even 90 amps... or another option is a nice inverter / charger like Magnum MS-2012 (100 amp charger) which lets you match whatever the battery maker...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 07-22-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,681
Posted By WolfWhistle
DieselDrax. You are a smart guy and know this...

DieselDrax. You are a smart guy and know this truck probably isn't really up to the task. You know nothing is going to increase payload (haven't seen GCVWR to know if under of over, even if I suspect...
Forum: XLR 07-22-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,192
Posted By WolfWhistle
Charge a battery from your TV? Here's the...

Charge a battery from your TV? Here's the issues... its two-fold. It is impractical. First is the length of the wire run and the nature or design of the TVs battery / charging system.

Ideally the...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 07-11-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,973
Posted By WolfWhistle
I would chase the + battery connection from the...

I would chase the + battery connection from the battery towards the power center. That cable will have a breaker between there and the power center... Mine has a 12v DC copper bus with several other...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 07-10-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 15,133
Posted By WolfWhistle
Yes. The downsizing / minimalist trend isn't...

Yes. The downsizing / minimalist trend isn't anything new. To be clear your trailer is more like 6300# as you go down the road or close to the actual GVWR, but this is a pretty light trailer. Unless...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 07-10-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By WolfWhistle
Looking at the product and wiring examples. I...

Looking at the product and wiring examples. I made a drawing. Loads and sources have to be passing thru the unit for it to show state of charge.

You look and decide if you think it will actually...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 07-08-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 21,738
Posted By WolfWhistle
This forum is going down the toilet

This forum is going down the toilet
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-08-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,563
Posted By WolfWhistle
B, what is your GCVWR? Is it safe to assume...

B, what is your GCVWR? Is it safe to assume 27,340# is over that?

What in your trailer can come out or be reduced? What things of what's left in it can be relocated from front to behind the...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 07-07-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,173
Posted By WolfWhistle
Oh. I have never heard of cold batteries being an...

Oh. I have never heard of cold batteries being an issue in a trailer before, although I know a cold battery is far less efficient. The tongue box needs to be vented, assuming wet batteries, which...
Forum: Cherokee 07-07-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 21,636
Posted By WolfWhistle
If you have some kind of loose insulation blanket...

If you have some kind of loose insulation blanket between floor and belly (canvas fabric?) and its widespread, You can't dry it out, of at least it would take days upon weeks... if you are in a dry...
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