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Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames Yesterday, 09:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 529
Posted By Mike134
Good point Chuck comparing them to those that...

Good point Chuck comparing them to those that change oil every 3000 miles.

I sometimes get frustrated reading forum "statements" because as we all know

"we are not experts but play one online"...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 08-07-2022, 07:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 529
Posted By Mike134
I went looking for bonified information on tire...

I went looking for bonified information on tire aging.

NOT ONE article had it at 5 years. That seems to be just the number keyboard warriors parroting what each other says. I guess you have 5...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 08-07-2022, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 529
Posted By Mike134
Why would you not do a 5 tire rotation? You just...

Why would you not do a 5 tire rotation? You just toss the spare tire away at some time in the future never having used it?

BTW 5 years may make YOU feel good, but you can go 7-8 years without...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 08-06-2022, 09:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 529
Posted By Mike134
Obviously, you don't put the miles on your camper...

Obviously, you don't put the miles on your camper that I do. If I kept my tires for 5 years no doubt, they'd be bald.
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 08-06-2022, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 529
Posted By Mike134
I'll disagree with you about swapping wheels. I...

I'll disagree with you about swapping wheels. I typically do 5-tire rotation every 5000 miles on the trailer. I do 5 tires to keep the spare from just aging out on the bumper.

The hubs/and...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 08-05-2022, 07:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 529
Posted By Mike134
Tough to answer. Depends how aggressive your...

Tough to answer.

Depends how aggressive your trailer brakes apply and how many miles are highway vs stop and go city driving. Best to just take a peek at them once a year and see how much lining...
Forum: Coachmen 08-02-2022, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By Mike134
My Dexter axle did the exact same thing. ...

My Dexter axle did the exact same thing.

Go to the Dexter web site and search for distributors near you. Then call dexter with your axle's serial number and ask if they would send you the build...
Forum: Rockwood 08-01-2022, 08:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,984
Posted By Mike134
But it makes a great glue

But it makes a great glue
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 08-01-2022, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By Mike134
I just found that exact quote too from google.

I just found that exact quote too from google.
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 08-01-2022, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By Mike134
most likely a pricing mistake and/or based on...

most likely a pricing mistake and/or based on demand
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-15-2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,361
Posted By Mike134
I can beat that Max tow here with Lariat trim...

I can beat that Max tow here with Lariat trim for some bling, and still have 1903 payload. Cutting 10" off from the cab (it's a supercab) helps save some weight.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-14-2022, 09:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,361
Posted By Mike134
These are always great popcorn eating threads. ...

These are always great popcorn eating threads. Love the armchair pros.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-12-2022, 07:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,327
Posted By Mike134
Any type of steel moving on steel gets lubed. ...

Any type of steel moving on steel gets lubed. Just my 2 cents.

Oh except the hitch sway bars, the manufacturer wants steel on steel so there is lots of friction. I can see the metal wearing away...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 07-11-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,605
Posted By Mike134
I toss it on the dash, never been challenged to...

I toss it on the dash, never been challenged to stick it on the windshield.
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 07-10-2022, 09:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,437
Posted By Mike134
sounds like you are zeroing in on your troubles. ...

sounds like you are zeroing in on your troubles.

Need a meter to measure the 12V output of the converter. Then troubleshoot why you are not getting 12V from it to the battery. You should see...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-08-2022, 11:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,361
Posted By Mike134
You'll LOVE the backup system. Makes backing up...

You'll LOVE the backup system. Makes backing up a short trailer (think snowmobile/utility) down a long driveway a piece of cake.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-06-2022, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,974
Posted By Mike134
You didn't mention what trim level of F150 you...

You didn't mention what trim level of F150 you have.

I have a '19 F150 Lariat which has a push button start. To get voltage here are the hoops needed.

Engine running, press brake pedal so the...
Forum: On the Road | Travel Chat 06-29-2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,486
Posted By Mike134
Last month we went from Maine to Illinois If...

Last month we went from Maine to Illinois If memory serves correctly Mass. and Ohio had manned toll booths Illinois does not, but you have 7 days to pay online, Indiana I don't recall.
You can...
Forum: Central USA 06-28-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 938
Posted By Mike134
355 to I80 is how I go when we travel east. we...

355 to I80 is how I go when we travel east. we plan our travels to hit 80 on Saturday morning early, worst times are Mon-Fri 6-9am and 1-6 pm Under construction again this year
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 06-28-2022, 11:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,711
Posted By Mike134
I'm guessing you don't make your living in the...

I'm guessing you don't make your living in the electrical field judging by your answer. Do a little putt zing around the house is your extent?
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 06-28-2022, 10:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,711
Posted By Mike134
Just an FYI an open ground while a safety issue...

Just an FYI an open ground while a safety issue would never cause any catastrophic damage to your stuff. For the equipment ground to come into use you would first need an insulation breakdown that...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 06-28-2022, 08:14 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,900
Posted By Mike134
I'm glad that somebody finally mentioned this. ...

I'm glad that somebody finally mentioned this. It's how it's done across the country. If others had taken the time to do their research, they would know this about their location.
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 06-27-2022, 08:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,711
Posted By Mike134
Just curious how many days a year do you camp?

Just curious how many days a year do you camp?
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 06-23-2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,711
Posted By Mike134
NAWWWW!!!!!

NAWWWW!!!!!
Forum: Tips and Tricks 06-22-2022, 05:28 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,900
Posted By Mike134
Like this?? ...

Like this??

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