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Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 05-09-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,318
Posted By rad_jr
My 2015 is full at 6 quarts with a filter. If...

My 2015 is full at 6 quarts with a filter. If there's a question between 6 and 7, I'd fill it with 6 quarts, start it up and let it run for a little bit. Shut it off and (after about 30 seconds)...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 03-23-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By rad_jr
Not sure whether the caster angle is adjustable...

Not sure whether the caster angle is adjustable on your truck, but adding/removing leveling blocks will affect the caster, which can cause control issues...this will be exacerbated if the rear sags...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 03-02-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,784
Posted By rad_jr
I've had Ranchos on two Jeeps and an F250. Liked...

I've had Ranchos on two Jeeps and an F250. Liked them well enough, but went with Bilsteins on the current Jeep because the Ranchos always rusted and looked like crap so quickly. These were the...
Forum: General Tech and Repair 02-15-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 981
Posted By rad_jr
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: General Tech and Repair 02-15-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 981
Posted By rad_jr
RamblerGuy...I also have a 3100 and have been...

RamblerGuy...I also have a 3100 and have been thinking about replacing the factory shocks with Bilsteins. Did you notice a big difference? Was it worth doing?
Forum: General Tech and Repair 02-14-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 981
Posted By rad_jr
Hey, Eregi- Not sure how you're searching...

Hey, Eregi-

Not sure how you're searching the Bilstein website. If I plug in 1994 E350 base (assuming you're on a ford chassis), it comes back with choices for long wheelbase RV or short...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 02-06-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,352
Posted By rad_jr
I've had a few 4 door Wranglers...they weigh in...

I've had a few 4 door Wranglers...they weigh in right around 4,000 lbs...super easy to tow, and you won't even know it's there. If you plan to modify it, just keep an eye on the angle of your tow...
Forum: General Community Discussions 01-11-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,243
Posted By rad_jr
My dad tows a long bed F350 behind his bus...he...

My dad tows a long bed F350 behind his bus...he has one of these lifts in the back of the pickup for his trike and loves it...makes loading and unloading very easy. A few things to be aware of:
...
Forum: Propane Systems 09-08-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,794
Posted By rad_jr
Propane regulator vent

A few months back I had to replace the propane regulator on my Sunseeker because there was a constant slight flow of gas coming from the "vent" port at the bottom of the regulator.

After replacing...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 06-24-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,722
Posted By rad_jr
Last season I replaced all 6 with Michelin...

Last season I replaced all 6 with Michelin Defender LTX, which replaced the old LTX and am very happy. On my last rig, I used Firestone Transforce HT's which were fantastic...probably safe to assume...
Forum: Eastern USA 05-22-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,632
Posted By rad_jr
We travel to the Outer Banks from NJ every year...

We travel to the Outer Banks from NJ every year for Thanksgiving and use the CBBT. When you pull in to pay the toll, they'll ask you if your propane tanks are off. There's an area just past the...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 05-21-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,457
Posted By rad_jr
My first inclination was to call the local shop...

My first inclination was to call the local shop that has done work for me in the past, but thought (given the scope of the job) I should find out if the factory had any recommendations.

The guys...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 04-23-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,457
Posted By rad_jr
No problem. I looked at the pics that you...

No problem. I looked at the pics that you posted...you were able to move that shaft up and down because the metal cover was off. There's a brass bushing built into that cover that keeps everything...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 04-22-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,457
Posted By rad_jr
OK...sorry for the radio silence...just got back...

OK...sorry for the radio silence...just got back on Saturday night.

When we got to the campground, I tried to extend the slide...hit the button and the motor spun, but nothing moved, so I tried...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 04-08-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,457
Posted By rad_jr
The plan it to leave it until we get to where...

The plan it to leave it until we get to where were going and cross my fingers! I've never used the safety braces before, but thinking it's a good idea for this trip. Since I don't really know...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 04-07-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,457
Posted By rad_jr
OK...so I was able to get the slide to come...

OK...so I was able to get the slide to come in...not sure how. I was messing with the button...motor spins and something "ticks", like the clicking at the end of the run, but not as loud.

Anyway,...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 04-07-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By rad_jr
Front clearance light not working

Having a rough day with the motorhome today!

Noticed the front clearance light are not coming on. Rear lights and all other marker lights are working properly.

I've verified that the bulbs in...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 04-07-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,457
Posted By rad_jr
Hard to get a good pic, but my setup sounds...

Hard to get a good pic, but my setup sounds slightly different. My slide has 2 gears. In the pic I posted, the hollow shaft that goes off to the right goes to the gear toward the front of the...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 04-07-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,457
Posted By rad_jr
Yes...motor makes noise, but the slide doesn't...

Yes...motor makes noise, but the slide doesn't move. Looking at the manual crank...it spins when the motor is turning. When I try to turn it with a wrench, it just spins.
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 04-07-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,457
Posted By rad_jr
Slide not working...leaving for Spring Break on Friday

I posted this in the "slide outs" section of Tech and Repair. Meant to put it here, now I can't figure out how to remove the other post...I apologize for the duplication.

I have a 2015 Sunseeker...
Forum: Slide Outs 04-07-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By rad_jr
Can't help with your adjustment issues, but...

Can't help with your adjustment issues, but assuming your 2011 3100SS is the same as my 2015, you have a Lippert above the floor dual rail slide. Lippert has a bunch of videos online....
Forum: Slide Outs 04-07-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By rad_jr
Lippert slide not working...leaving for Soring Break Friday!

I have a 2015 Sunseeker 3100SS with a Lippert above floor dual rail slide. Never had an issue with it. Started getting ready for our spring break trip...extended the slide this morning, and when it...
Forum: Eastern USA 02-23-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,078
Posted By rad_jr
If you plan on driving on the beach, you'll need...

If you plan on driving on the beach, you'll need a beach buggy permit. Way easier to get it online than trying to go to one of the offices over a holiday weekend...definitely do that in advance. ...
Forum: Pets 02-20-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,901
Posted By rad_jr
Many years ago (before everyone had a cell...

Many years ago (before everyone had a cell phone), while camping in Myrtle Beach (full hookup site, A/C on), there was a power glitch while we were gone for the day, and the surge tripped the breaker...
Forum: Propane Systems 01-12-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,024
Posted By rad_jr
I had the same problem...alarm going off...

I had the same problem...alarm going off constantly when my Sunseeker was in my driveway, plugged in, and would stop when I opened the door to check it out. Propane turned off, no smell, etc. ...
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