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Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 10-30-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,734
Posted By jjcooler65
Not sure where you are getting your numbers from....

Not sure where you are getting your numbers from. My old tires had a max rating of 65, why would I put 70? I am a stickler for making sure my pressures are good. My old tires were less then a year...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 10-30-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,734
Posted By jjcooler65
Thanks for the concern

I appreciate that you are concerned with my wellbeing. I am here and read all the posts. Do you expect all posters to respond to all messages? Thank you all for responding with your opinions. BTW...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 10-21-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,734
Posted By jjcooler65
New tire air pressure

So after having a blowout on a six month old China bomb on my brand new trailer I decided to upgrade to the Goodyear endurance. My original tires had a maximum air pressure rating of 65 psi which...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 08-11-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,140
Posted By jjcooler65
RV 12 volt battery purpose

Just curious about the battery thatís wired into my RV. Is the only purpose for this if I am dry camping? I keep my trailer plugged into my house 24/7 at home, and Iím always at a campground with...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 07-18-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By jjcooler65
I have been using jjcooler65...

I have been using jjcooler65 (jjcooler65@gmail.com). I just remembered I also have an account under jjcooler, dont ask me why I registered twice???? If you can find it, that would be appreciated....
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 06-15-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By jjcooler65
Cargo Capacity and Towing...again

OK, I know this has been hashed out over and over. But the more I look into my capacities, the more I get frustrated. I traded my '04 Dodge Ram 1500 in for a '12 F-250 6.7 diesel. I was told, "Yeah,...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 06-15-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,897
Posted By jjcooler65
Very curious why you remove the WD from your...

Very curious why you remove the WD from your hitch. If I did that, I would be way over on my tongue weight capacity. I would be afraid that I would break something on my truck. Cant you get the same...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 11-05-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,052
Posted By jjcooler65
To delete or not

I am fairly new to the diesel truck circuit and have a question about deleting my emissions and if anybody else is running that way. I have a 2012 F250 6.7 L and from the research Iíve done it seems...
Forum: Prime Time 10-03-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,927
Posted By jjcooler65
Trailer legs

I just recently purchased Trailer Legs and my wiggle has been reduced to nearly zero. Also they take all the weight off the tires, which will extend the life.
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 09-20-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,939
Posted By jjcooler65
Castlerock tires are just plan DANGEROUS

Iím thinking if you get more than a couple thousand miles out of a Castlerock tire you are very very lucky. When my trailer was only a-year-old having put less than 1000 miles on my brand new tires I...
Forum: General Community Discussions 09-08-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By jjcooler65
CAT Scale Readings

I have seen much information on using readings from Cat scales that use 3 different reports. (First with TT hooked up with WDH on, then same with WDH off, then only TV) But I recently read a post...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 06-11-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,609
Posted By jjcooler65
I have not had any driving problems, although I...

I have not had any driving problems, although I do not drive over 55 with the TT, still a bit nervous towing. I am only trying to see if my present WD hitch is actually doing what itís supposed. In...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 06-11-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,609
Posted By jjcooler65
Thanks for the advice. I have already ordered a...

Thanks for the advice. I have already ordered a better hitch and I am presently no looking for a Ford F250 diesel. So if anybody is looking to sell one in the Orlando area, I am ready to buy.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 06-10-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,609
Posted By jjcooler65
The max towing cap for my truck is 8800 lbs, my...

The max towing cap for my truck is 8800 lbs, my trailer weighs in at 8300. My actual tongue weight is 1100, taken with a tongue weight scale.The truck is not overloaded as far as max weight on rear...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 06-10-2019, 03:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,609
Posted By jjcooler65
More info

To clarify, my WD hitch is a husky 30849 rated at 12,000 pound trailer with a 1200 pound tongue weight rating. It has the round spring bars. My trailer is a Rockwood 33 foot. I have started from...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 06-09-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,609
Posted By jjcooler65
Just FYI. My truck is 2004 2 wheel drive 5.7 quad...

Just FYI. My truck is 2004 2 wheel drive 5.7 quad cab. I believe the maximum trailer capacity is 8800 pounds. Also I need to clarify in my original post I stated that 40 pounds is being transferred...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 06-09-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,609
Posted By jjcooler65
Setting up a weight distribution hitch

I am fairly new to RVíing and have not had much experience towing my trailer. I am wondering if I have set up my hitch properly or maybe I need a higher rated one. My TV is Dodge Ram 1500 and my WD...
Forum: Forest River Owners Registry 05-04-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 65
Posted By jjcooler65
2017 Forest River Rockwood

2017 Forest River Rockwood (2019-05-04 07:23:46)
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 05-04-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,728
Posted By jjcooler65
Advice on new tires

I bought my first TT almost a year and a half ago. It is a 33' Rockwood Ultra-Lite. I have heard horror stories about the cheap Castle Rock tires that come from the factory. I have less then 500...
Forum: General Tech and Repair 10-29-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 491
Posted By jjcooler65
Tire questions

I am trying to determine why I had a blowout on one of my tires last night. I am wondering if Forest River uses cheap tires? My trailer is a little more than a year old and hasnt been pulled more...
Forum: General Community Discussions 10-23-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,406
Posted By jjcooler65
Trouble with LED lights and tank level sensors

Does anyone know how to remove the cover off these lights. I am having trouble with one and dont want to break the cover removing it. Also, after I empty my gray tank, it still has two lights lit. Is...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 10-21-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By jjcooler65
Pic of light

Hopefully this pic shows up
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 10-21-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By jjcooler65
Light fixtures

I am having a problem with one of these lights, does anybody know how to remove the cover?
Forum: FR3 10-17-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,060
Posted By jjcooler65
Cheapest and best privacy

I went to Camping World and bought these reflective covers for $8. They were having a special so I got buy one get one free. They hook on with enclosed Velcro, but I put a couple dabs of hot glue...
Forum: Rockwood 11-06-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By jjcooler65
Yes. I was draining my gray tank and wanted to...

Yes. I was draining my gray tank and wanted to fill it up with clean water to flush it again. So since I was outside I used the outdoor kitchen. But I noticed my lights were telling me the black...
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