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Forum: General Tech and Repair 06-25-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,707
Posted By Skyliner
I would cut two 4x4 sections of 3/4 inch plywood...

I would cut two 4x4 sections of 3/4 inch plywood and lay it on top of the roof so it does a better job distributing your weight then the thin play they have on top of the trusses.
Forum: General Community Discussions 06-25-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By Skyliner
That really sucks for you buddy. I never had...

That really sucks for you buddy. I never had much of an issue with trees where I live but did purchase a new roof when I hit a very large tree branch in San Antonio, TX a couple of years ago when I...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 06-25-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 979
Posted By Skyliner
Since your are limited in electrical...

Since your are limited in electrical troubleshooting, your best bet to save a fortune on labor and just run a new 4 gauge wire from the front to your main panel.

Factory wire is probably 8 to 10...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 06-25-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,002
Posted By Skyliner
Most folks have issues with their DPFs and not...

Most folks have issues with their DPFs and not DEF systems though I did have a DEF pump fail on me which I found from a local shop is fairly common.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 06-25-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,002
Posted By Skyliner
Not sure why they don't have as market as Ford...

Not sure why they don't have as market as Ford does which is surprising given Ford's diesel history with the 6.0 and 6.4 engines.

What is interesting is that that we have a lot of camper owners in...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 06-25-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,469
Posted By Skyliner
Fridge still uses 12 volts DC when on propane. ...

Fridge still uses 12 volts DC when on propane. Based on experiences long ago, I'd say 3-4 days is max. There are other parasitic loads on the battery when it is turned on too that must be taking...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 06-25-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,180
Posted By Skyliner
It is a very litigious society and that sticker...

It is a very litigious society and that sticker may mean the difference between keeping and losing your home. Have you seen the gene pool in today's jury pool? The gene pool is pretty shallow.
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Forum: Rockwood 06-25-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By Skyliner
A method you may wish to consider is to remove...

A method you may wish to consider is to remove the interior wall. Next, remove all insulation. In the square areas between framing, cut 1/2 inch or 3/4 inch plywood to fit into all of those square...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 06-25-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,180
Posted By Skyliner
What something lists for and what it sells for...

What something lists for and what it sells for are two different things. I was able to get better pricing on my F350 then a similarly optioned F250.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 06-25-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,002
Posted By Skyliner
I'll be in love again with my F350 when I reduce...

I'll be in love again with my F350 when I reduce my exhaust system weight. Have another diesel in the household that has lightweight exhaust system and it is like a new vehicle and wish I had done...
Forum: Forest River Lifestyle 06-25-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,067
Posted By Skyliner
Been helped a couple of times and did the same...

Been helped a couple of times and did the same for others over the years.

Most memorable was when wife and I were driving cross country in a 20 year old Nissan and the alternator failed and engine...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 06-25-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,262
Posted By Skyliner
I've been doing this to every camper I've owned...

I've been doing this to every camper I've owned for past 10+ years to improve charge performance.

Did you run 2 romex cables? One for converter and one for inverter to go to an autotransfer...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 06-25-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By Skyliner
Your furance draws so little current when...

Your furance draws so little current when heating? Mine is 2.5x more than yours but it is a 10 year old model.
Forum: Georgetown 06-25-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,342
Posted By Skyliner
Possibly, there are four popular PEX fitting...

Possibly, there are four popular PEX fitting types which include Crimp, Push-fit , Expansion, and Press.

There are two types of pex tubing, Pex A and Pex B but not sure what the differences are...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 06-25-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,002
Posted By Skyliner
Ford is already on the 3rd revision of their 6.7L...

Ford is already on the 3rd revision of their 6.7L engine to improve power and reliability. They have a lot riding on this engine.

I'd like to know why previous poster's 1st generation 6.7L failed...
Forum: Mercedes Benz Sprinter Chassis 06-24-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 446
Posted By Skyliner
Fuel/DEF fluid cost depends on how much your...

Fuel/DEF fluid cost depends on how much your drive.

Oil changes can be pricey about $125 if you do it yourself and use correct spec'd MB oil.

Your biggest issue and cost down the road will be...
Forum: Boondocking 06-24-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,618
Posted By Skyliner
I've only camped twice in campgrounds and all of...

I've only camped twice in campgrounds and all of my other camping has been in the back country with no hookups or designated sites.

Increased battery capacity should be your first upgrade. A...
Forum: Georgetown 06-24-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By Skyliner
Prodigy P2 or P3 are both excellent controllers...

Prodigy P2 or P3 are both excellent controllers and I own and use both.
Forum: General Community Discussions 06-24-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,271
Posted By Skyliner
Burr Handy Lift HD...

Burr Handy Lift HD (https://www.discovermymobility.com/store/scooter-lifts/burr/handy-lift-hd/index.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI6NT1yrbt2wIVkcDACh3IJQP-EAQYBSABEgJWovD_BwE)

It is built for scooters and...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 06-24-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,180
Posted By Skyliner
Thanks for feedback. Funny how in some states a...

Thanks for feedback. Funny how in some states a 1 ton is more expensive and then in other states a 1 ton is considered agricultural and has lower cost of registration and renewal.

I live in CO...
Forum: General Community Discussions 06-24-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By Skyliner
My FR Wildcat 27RL was legal to tow with my...

My FR Wildcat 27RL was legal to tow with my Ecoboost F150 with all of the towing bells and whistle options and 1 occupant in vehicle.

I sold it and upgraded to a 1 ton because I wanted more engine...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 06-24-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,180
Posted By Skyliner
Not trolling, just curious. I went from a F150...

Not trolling, just curious. I went from a F150 Platinum to a F350 Platinum to "be done with it".

I know that airbags do not increase payload capacity but there appear to be quite a bit of folks...
Forum: Mercedes Benz Sprinter Chassis 06-24-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,390
Posted By Skyliner
Many tribologists recommend an oil change every...

Many tribologists recommend an oil change every 12 months regardless of mileage and I follow this advice.

At 2 year mark, I would replace brake fluid (something I do on all vehicles), coolant, and...
Forum: Off Topic 06-24-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By Skyliner
Best Ford 6.7L Exhaust Weight Reduction Tune

It is time for me to reduce weight and improve reliability of my 2015 F350.

I'm looking for a tune that maintain stocks power/torque and has no issues with drive-ability. Don't need extra...
Forum: General Community Discussions 06-24-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By Skyliner
Silly question, it won't fit inside the camper? ...

Silly question, it won't fit inside the camper? My 5th wheel has a rear door, a deep slide opposite the door, and a pretty wide and tall sliding window. I'm pretty sure I could fit a 12 foot kayak...
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