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Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 07-21-2017, 05:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,130
Posted By great white
Down Pro: trailer is stable, harder to steal...

Down

Pro: trailer is stable, harder to steal
Con: another way for mice and bugs to climb

Up

Pro: opposite of cons for down, little quicker to pull away when you want to use it.
Con:...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-18-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By great white
https://www.google.ca/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&ur...

https://www.google.ca/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.fleet.ford.ca/resources/ford/general/pdf/towingguides/2011%2520RV%2520and%2520Trailer%2520Towing%2520Guide.pdf&ved=0ahUKEwiV_vm84JLVAhUH...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-16-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,508
Posted By great white
https://rs731.pbsrc.com/albums/ww316/mugwump_photos...

https://rs731.pbsrc.com/albums/ww316/mugwump_photos/smileys/wallbash.gif~c200
https://rs731.pbsrc.com/albums/ww316/mugwump_photos/smileys/wallbash.gif
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-16-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,508
Posted By great white
Just because you didn't see it or few RCMP...

Just because you didn't see it or few RCMP doesn't mean they aren't out there and aren't doing it. That's like saying Saturn doesn't exist because you've never seen it.

:rolleyes:

Canada is a...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-16-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,508
Posted By great white
To play devils advocate here, I have. British...

To play devils advocate here, I have. British Columbia, Canada enforces overweight RV's. At least they did for a friend of mine.

I've had to drive off the island with my 3/4 ton to retrieve his...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-16-2017, 04:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 962
Posted By great white
Everything you need for an informed decision is...

Everything you need for an informed decision is here:

https://www.fleet.ford.com/truckbbas/topics/2012/12_FLRVTT_gde.pdf

Looks like all the 2012 F250 supercabs are rated right around 12,000...
Forum: Exterior Maintenance | Roofs, Sealing, Covers & Vents 07-15-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,623
Posted By great white
Another vote for Maxxair II here....:)

Another vote for Maxxair II here....:)
Forum: General Community Discussions 07-15-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,622
Posted By great white
Maxxair II covers here, all roof vents open year...

Maxxair II covers here, all roof vents open year round.....
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-15-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,508
Posted By great white
Id it were me, I'd just let it go. No sense...

Id it were me, I'd just let it go.

No sense trying to change the mind of folks that have made their decision to tow over rating and are happy with it.

Without knowing what the OEM is limiting...
Forum: Flagstaff 07-13-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,281
Posted By great white
You MIGHT be able to do it with lockpic for sync:...

You MIGHT be able to do it with lockpic for sync: https://www.coastaletech.com/synclockpick.htm

You'd have to read up on it as I only have an awareness of lockpick since I've never used it. But if...
Forum: Flagstaff 07-13-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,281
Posted By great white
45 seconds to flip a couple bits in the asbuilt...

45 seconds to flip a couple bits in the asbuilt files and I have secure idle, no horn honk and reprogrammed panic alarm and the truck works the way I want it to. Ford dealers can do the same thing...
Forum: Flagstaff 07-13-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,281
Posted By great white
Not by editing the truck's asbuilt files. ...

Not by editing the truck's asbuilt files.

You would have to cut into the video feed line from the OEM camera to Sync 3 and install a switch to physically flip back and forth between the two. Guy...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 07-13-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,407
Posted By great white
That's just proof that you don't have to stop a...

That's just proof that you don't have to stop a thief, you just have to make your (insert name of what you want to keep here) more of a hassle to get than someone else's.

If they have to fool...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 07-13-2017, 05:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,407
Posted By great white
Can't see that fortress gas lock product being...

Can't see that fortress gas lock product being much good at anything other than keeping honest people honest.

Bolt Sutter would make short work of the all thread rod between the two cylinders that...
Forum: Seasonal, Long-term and Work Camping 07-12-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,449
Posted By great white
most places around here are away from city water...

most places around here are away from city water and on well water.

So it's important to ask if the water is potable or not.

Arsenic is a big thing in well water this part of the country.
...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-12-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,073
Posted By great white
Yep. Every time I drop the hammer, it never...

Yep. Every time I drop the hammer, it never ceases to amaze me that something this big, can move this fast with "only" 3.5 liters.

How can a full boat crew cab truck right off the showroom floor...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-12-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,437
Posted By great white
Meh, whatever you say friend. I'm done. ...

Meh, whatever you say friend. I'm done.

:signhavefun:
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-12-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,437
Posted By great white
So, I will give you the assumption that is is a...

So, I will give you the assumption that is is a 3rd class lever. It's not perfect math, but it will do for this example since that is as close as it's going to get without getting needlessly complex:...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-12-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,437
Posted By great white
No worries. I didn't notice it when I posted, but...

No worries. I didn't notice it when I posted, but I double "negative-ed" in my post (doesn't not) which actually says the opposite of what I was trying to say.

LOL!

I are good at the...
Forum: General Community Discussions 07-12-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 14,554
Posted By great white
unhuh. :cool: Don't let web forums fool...

unhuh.

:cool:

Don't let web forums fool you, they draw people who feel they've been wronged and want to vent, looking for help or want company in their misery. It's the same on nearly every web...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-12-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,437
Posted By great white
I can't believe people are still throwing this...

I can't believe people are still throwing this old myth around.

A WDH does NOT distribute weight back to the trailer. It distributes a portion of the weight on the tow vehicle rear axle to the...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-12-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,073
Posted By great white
LOL! that one way to go and definitely a "back to...

LOL! that one way to go and definitely a "back to basics" theme!

:)

But all that info is really just making sure you know what you're buying before you plunk down your cold hard cash (or...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-12-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,073
Posted By great white
The 5.0 Coyote is fine engine and tows just...

The 5.0 Coyote is fine engine and tows just fine. The EB and 5.0 are very close in power, at least the 3.5 is. 2.7 is a little further behind on the numbers sheet. The Coyote and 3.5 EB are even...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 07-12-2017, 04:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,407
Posted By great white
Leave the box empty but throw a chain and lock on...

Leave the box empty but throw a chain and lock on it. Just ferry your battery back and forth with you for a while.

If nothing happens to your chain, they might have moved on to a different...
Forum: Flagstaff 07-12-2017, 03:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,281
Posted By great white
https://www.crossed-flag-pins.com/animated-flag-gi...

https://www.crossed-flag-pins.com/animated-flag-gif/gifs/Nova-Scotia_240-animated-flag-gifs.gif

:)

Look into forscan and the website I mentioned. It's really as easy as just changing a few...
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