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Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 08-18-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 21,322
Posted By f5moab
No. I am no longer on this forum. Not sure why I...

No. I am no longer on this forum. Not sure why I received an email. I asked that my account to be closed.
Forum: General Community Discussions 06-22-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By f5moab
Delete user id

If a moderator can, please completely delete my ID and all the posts I have posted. I will not longer be coming to this forum. Since I only have a popup I will spend my time on a popup only forum...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 06-22-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,842
Posted By f5moab
Never heard does not mean it does NOT happen! ...

Never heard does not mean it does NOT happen!

I actually never heard of a 12 or 6 volt battery completely going either a year ago; however, when I moved to ID the guy down the road with a Lance...
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 06-21-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,427
Posted By f5moab
The very thin black wire on the positive cable is...

The very thin black wire on the positive cable is for my Trimetric meter and has a 1 or 2 amp fuse inline. It is not designed for a large amp load.

The white wire on the negative cable goes to the...
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 06-20-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,427
Posted By f5moab
When I had the electric motor it had a red and...

When I had the electric motor it had a red and black wire. Red went to a 40 amp circuit breaker that was attached directly to the battery positive, the black wire was attached to the battery...
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 06-20-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By f5moab
Don't use one. Trailer is a 2012 model purchased...

Don't use one. Trailer is a 2012 model purchased in 2011, and for a few years it was in Moab UT so snow was not a big problem, just sunlight, UV and high temps. In the fall of '14 moved to Idaho,...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 06-20-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,574
Posted By f5moab
No holes in either of my boxes and there never...

No holes in either of my boxes and there never will be.

Since I take mine off-road on very nasty roads, I have had the electrolyte splash out of the batteries into the case. That is why when I'm...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 06-20-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,842
Posted By f5moab
If using two 6-volt batteries wired in series,...

If using two 6-volt batteries wired in series, understand, that if one fails you will have only 6-volts; thus no power to the trailer. And even if the likelihood of one failing is low, it can and...
Forum: Canada 06-20-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,422
Posted By f5moab
If there are dogs (and probably cats too???),...

If there are dogs (and probably cats too???), make sure to have a Rabies vac paper for all......
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 06-20-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By f5moab
I would handle it the same way as a person would...

I would handle it the same way as a person would if it was not a toad. I had a soft top Rubi Wrangler back in 2003-2004, and just never locked the doors since a knife would get someone inside.

I...
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 06-19-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 21,322
Posted By f5moab
:D:D :trink39:

:D:D
:trink39:
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 06-19-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 21,322
Posted By f5moab
Photobucket has a habit of deleting photos. ...

Photobucket has a habit of deleting photos.

If you get under the trailer, at each corner you will see a curved metal conduit that conduit needs to be pulled back and 30W motor oil needs to be...
Forum: Boondocking 06-16-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,940
Posted By f5moab
New GM PUs have all wiring connected to the rear...

New GM PUs have all wiring connected to the rear trailer plug. Also, for full voltage to the trailer, drive in either Tow Haul Mode or with your headlamps On. In those two conditions the computer...
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 06-12-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By f5moab
What size tires might help. The sticker on my ...

What size tires might help.
The sticker on my 228BH which is a larger and heavier trailer recommended 65 psi for a 175x80x13 tire.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 06-10-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,073
Posted By f5moab
I do it all the time. Granted it is a single axle...

I do it all the time. Granted it is a single axle lifted popup, but it has a tongue weight that exceeds 525 lbs (sometimes as high as 550 lbs). And crosswinds are a way of towing life out here in ID,...
Forum: General Community Discussions 06-08-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By f5moab
I got a replacement for mine a few months ago at...

I got a replacement for mine a few months ago at the Pocatello BLM Field office. At first they said they could not replace it, so I called the USGS which handles the passes and they called the BLM...
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 06-05-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By f5moab
I had that problem and found out that some of the...

I had that problem and found out that some of the bolts on one side were not tightened as much as they should have been.
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 06-04-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By f5moab
Spray dry lube on the lift arms helps. Make sure...

Spray dry lube on the lift arms helps. Make sure not to get the lube on the softside; I use a piece of cardboard.
Or follow the info on the last page of this thread where it talks about adding oil...
Forum: General Community Discussions 06-03-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,733
Posted By f5moab
Switch for ceiling 12 volt circuits can be under...

Switch for ceiling 12 volt circuits can be under the galley for non HW trailers, and there might also be another switch for water pump control. My popup has two, both are used to prevent power to the...
Forum: General Community Discussions 06-03-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,733
Posted By f5moab
What is the actual amp hour of the battery; I...

What is the actual amp hour of the battery; I cannot read it from the photo (looks like 80)?
What were you powering with the battery? Fridge (on DC), lights only, heater, etc.?
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 06-03-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By f5moab
Mine had a circuit breaker on the powerwinch...

Mine had a circuit breaker on the powerwinch battery positive cable right at the battery.
I would jump around that circuit breaker and see if the roof will raise; ONLY A SLIGHT AMOUNT ,FOR A SECOND...
Forum: General Community Discussions 06-03-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,132
Posted By f5moab
I've put Zaino finish over my flagstaff decals...

I've put Zaino finish over my flagstaff decals for four years and never had a problem, I have also used waxes and Zaino over car and truck decals for more years than I can add up this early in the...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 06-02-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,707
Posted By f5moab
Ironic, they show the cable connected to the...

Ironic, they show the cable connected to the receiver. Which brings a question....

How many have ever seen a factory hitch on a new vehicle ever fall off or actually pulled off? I'm sure there are...
Forum: General Community Discussions 06-02-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,624
Posted By f5moab
What would be the odds of seeing it on "here?"...

What would be the odds of seeing it on "here?" :trink39: Are all VIBE owners in the USA on here?
Forum: General Community Discussions 05-31-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,913
Posted By f5moab
Cool. Now that I know FOTL is owned by Buffett, I...

Cool. Now that I know FOTL is owned by Buffett, I will enjoy placing my whitey tighties over my rump showing how I feel about Buffett.:roflblack:
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