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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 03-21-2018, 11:02 AM
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Posted By arff2108
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 03-21-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,713
Posted By arff2108
Thank you sir.

Thank you sir.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 03-20-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,713
Posted By arff2108
Fifth wheel hitch

Can you still open/use the Rambox on dodge trucks with a fifth wheel hooked up? Also does a hard foldable tonneau cover work with a fifth wheel hitch?
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 01-11-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,951
Posted By arff2108
The new F150 diesel is the one that Jag/Land...

The new F150 diesel is the one that Jag/Land Rover have been using the last few years. I知 sure some changes will be made for truck applications.
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 12-05-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By arff2108
I found a whole kit from e-trailer for $80 that...

I found a whole kit from e-trailer for $80 that includes two sets of different size shackles, bolts and bushings for a tandem axle. Camping world wanted $104 for a set of basic nylon bushings only.
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 12-05-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By arff2108
Thanks. I was looking at the never fail bushing...

Thanks. I was looking at the never fail bushing kit with new shackles and bolts. Since I am replacing and up rating the leaf springs due to one of them breaking I figured I would replace everything...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 12-05-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By arff2108
Leaf spring bushings

What痴 the best way to remove old nylon bushing and install new bushing on a tandem axle leaf spring suspension ?
Forum: Salem 11-06-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,928
Posted By arff2108
What year is yours? Mine is a 2013.

What year is yours? Mine is a 2013.
Forum: Salem 11-06-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,673
Posted By arff2108
I致e not had axle problems (although I will...

I致e not had axle problems (although I will recheck) but have had one of my leaf springs break and the three other sets are flattened. From what I understand if the axle is undersized then the...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 10-24-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,719
Posted By arff2108
No I have Al-KO axles. 154901

No I have Al-KO axles. 154901
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 10-24-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,504
Posted By arff2108
Thanks I知 a novice so I figured I was missing...

Thanks I知 a novice so I figured I was missing something. The hitch weight on my trailer is 760# according to paperwork. The numbers still work just barely. Trailer has never been close to...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 10-24-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,504
Posted By arff2108
Axles/leaf springs

Why would Forest river put only 3500 lb. axle/springs on a 2013 Salem 27RKSS with a dry weight of 6366 lbs.and cargo capacity not to exceed 1316 lbs. for a total of 7682 lbs. I realized this After...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 10-23-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,719
Posted By arff2108
When you measure, is it straight across or do you...

When you measure, is it straight across or do you measure following the contour of the spring?
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 10-23-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,719
Posted By arff2108
Still trying to confirm but I think 3500# which...

Still trying to confirm but I think 3500# which is under rated for the trailer. The placard says it is a 6300# trailer with a 1300# cargo capacity for a total of 7600#
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 10-23-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,719
Posted By arff2108
Unfortunately I知 afraid to move the trailer...

Unfortunately I知 afraid to move the trailer because of the broken set of leaf springs and the other three are flattened leaving the trailer almost sitting on the tires. It has already damaged the...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 10-23-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,719
Posted By arff2108
Do I measure from the outside,inside or center of...

Do I measure from the outside,inside or center of the eye? Also one set is broken(missing section) and the other three sets are flattened or in a S shape now so I知 not sure how accurate the...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 10-23-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,719
Posted By arff2108
Leaf springs

I have a 2013 Salem 27rkss that needs new upgraded leaf springs. Where do I start? I知 in Northern California, Sacramento area.
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 10-23-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,316
Posted By arff2108
27rkss leaf springs

I was unloading my trailer after a trip this weekend and noticed a broken leaf spring on the front axle on the right side. After climbing under and inspecting this, I discovered the other three leaf...
Forum: Salem 01-04-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,093
Posted By arff2108
Tank capacity and power tongue jack

I have a 2013 Salem 27rkss. I have/know the capacities of my black/grey and fresh water tanks. In the last three years I have not been able to find the capacity of the separate galley tank. Any...
Forum: Salem 08-30-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By arff2108
converter

This morning I plugged in the trailer and noticed that the lights on the microwave were not lit as if it had no power. I opened the door and the inside light came on and turntable started turning...
Forum: General Community Discussions 03-11-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,600
Posted By arff2108
RV security

Hi all, I've been absent for awhile but now have a question about dead bolts.
It seems we will be staying in the trailor for a few months while we are between houses. Does anyone have ideas for a...
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 07-30-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,639
Posted By arff2108
trap

That box does not look insulated at all! What is to keep it from freezing in the winter?
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 07-28-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,639
Posted By arff2108
mystery box

A plastic box loosely mouted to the underside of cheap plywood doesn't seem sturdy enough for batteries. Especially with the bounce/vibration while traveling down the road.
Forum: Welcome Mat 07-28-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By arff2108
rear kitchen

Quite the contrary ours is very bright with a total of 6 windows one of which is a large picture window. I can see the appeal of the rear window for the views though. So far only one of our trips...
Forum: Welcome Mat 07-28-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By arff2108
We like the rear kitchen because you don't have...

We like the rear kitchen because you don't have to worry about traffic while you are trying to cook, etc... ours has the stove/cooktop next to the pantry and the sink where your cooktop is. This...
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