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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 01-15-2017, 05:34 PM
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Posted By Kyfan
Well I was just getting ready to post this. I...

Well I was just getting ready to post this. I want to thank everyone for their help and advice. I also just bought the 2016 F250 6.7L diesel last night. It was certified (for what that's worth) and...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 01-14-2017, 09:54 AM
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Views: 3,871
Posted By Kyfan
Thanks, Well explained. I figured it was just an...

Thanks, Well explained. I figured it was just an buyer choice option. Either will work for me. I've had Chevy gas 4x4 trucks with dash switches that worked well, but didn't know the reputation of...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 01-14-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,871
Posted By Kyfan
I've owned several trucks over the years and have...

I've owned several trucks over the years and have always leaned toward Chevy over Ford. Seems like they had better steering and handling, but I've been test driving both and don't see much difference...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 01-13-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,871
Posted By Kyfan
4 wheel drive operation on 2016 F250

I looked at a couple 4x4 F250 Diesels today. One had the 4 wheel shifter in the floorboard, the other had a rotating selector switch on the dash. Anyone know why there are 2 different methods on...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 01-13-2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,871
Posted By Kyfan
Great tips, I didn't know you could buy it like...

Great tips, I didn't know you could buy it like that.
Thanks
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 01-13-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,871
Posted By Kyfan
I will research this, I appreciate the info.

I will research this, I appreciate the info.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 01-13-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,871
Posted By Kyfan
Just what I was looking for, appreciate it.

Just what I was looking for, appreciate it.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 01-13-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,871
Posted By Kyfan
Good info, I don't mind paying for the service...

Good info, I don't mind paying for the service and supplies, just didn't want to get into something that's more trouble and cost than it's worth.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 01-13-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,871
Posted By Kyfan
Sounds reasonable, thanks for the info.

Sounds reasonable, thanks for the info.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 01-12-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,871
Posted By Kyfan
Thanks for the info, I hope you continue to have...

Thanks for the info, I hope you continue to have good luck with the truck. The mileage seems consistent with what the other guys are saying. Sounds good.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 01-12-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,871
Posted By Kyfan
I usually do my own oil changes on the gas...

I usually do my own oil changes on the gas vehicles I've owned, but know very little about diesel. The mileage sound great for what it is. I wasn't getting that good a mileage on my class c gas rv.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 01-12-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,871
Posted By Kyfan
Great info, thanks. When you say higher...

Great info, thanks. When you say higher maintenance costs, do you mean the labor cost are higher for oil changes etc. or do the oil and filters cost more? I know the quantities may be larger.
How...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 01-12-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,871
Posted By Kyfan
Looking at a 2016 Ford 250 6.7 liter diesel

Looking at a used 2016 Ford 250 crew cab 4x4, 6.7 Liter diesel with 20k miles. Are there any known problems with this truck or engine? Dependability? Recurring maintenance problems? I haven't owned a...
Forum: General Community Discussions 12-31-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 878
Posted By Kyfan
Depreciation question

For full time RV living, assume you had no preference but was going to buy with cash either a new 3/4 ton gas truck and 5th wheel or travel trailer, or Class A and small tow car, (Fiat 500 or...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 11-07-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 21,001
Posted By Kyfan
I used some short pan head bolts and caulked them...

I used some short pan head bolts and caulked them in to plug the holes. I had planned to put the dinette back in when I sell the RV. I didn't find the bolts very difficult to remove if you don't...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 11-07-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 744
Posted By Kyfan
Good luck and enjoy Branson. Let us know how the...

Good luck and enjoy Branson. Let us know how the trip goes.
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 11-05-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 21,001
Posted By Kyfan
I did something similar on our 2251SLE. The 2...

I did something similar on our 2251SLE. The 2 seat belt bolts on the wall side are accessed inside the long bin next to the generator on mine. The other two bolts are under the frame just inside the...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 11-05-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 744
Posted By Kyfan
We also have the 2014 2251 SLE. From what I find,...

We also have the 2014 2251 SLE. From what I find, the Schwintek slide can be moved manually by removing the motors temporarily. One on each side. Check it out here:...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 10-27-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Posted By Kyfan
We only had a few specific things we wanted to do...

We only had a few specific things we wanted to do and see, starting with San Antonio. We just took a look each night at where and which direction and route we'd like to take the next day.
I used...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 10-27-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Posted By Kyfan
Had a good trip!

We just returned from a month long 5100 mile trip from South Florida to Arizona (Grand Canyon) and return. Took the southern route I-10 through San Antonio, then up through New Mexico to Arizona, and...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 10-15-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By Kyfan
Flagstaff to Phoenix

We are just leaving the south rim of the Grand Canyon and heading for Flagstaff. I would like anyones advice on route I 17 south? I don't see much of an alternate route. I've read diferent opinions...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 10-06-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By Kyfan
Thanks guys for the suggestions. We have decided...

Thanks guys for the suggestions. We have decided on the route through Lubbock. We have been on all interstate highways and want to try the state highways for a while. I've made a list of suggested...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 10-04-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By Kyfan
Best route San Antonio to Alburquerque

We started in S. Florida, and are currently in San Antonio. We have decided to head up to Alburquerque and not knowing anything about this part of Texas, what do you think of the routes, camping...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 09-26-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,152
Posted By Kyfan
As far as I know there aren't any free updates...

As far as I know there aren't any free updates from Jensen except for a short time when you first buy the unit. I haven't tried to find any free updates for a while though. I find the Garmin I have...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 07-25-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,318
Posted By Kyfan
I can see that is a good alternative for you...

I can see that is a good alternative for you needing internet for work. I'm not sure it would be worth it for us just for video streaming, but after we've been on the road a while, we may change our...
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