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Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 10-28-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,693
Posted By lewisra
I know I've gone in a couple of circles, but not...

I know I've gone in a couple of circles, but not looking to run any 110v at this point. Just recharge the trailer batteries.
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 10-28-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,693
Posted By lewisra
OK, now all my questions on that option. Could I...

OK, now all my questions on that option. Could I use a set of jumper cables on each TV battery(2) to trailer battery(2)? Would this be the most efficient method considering all the rambling thoughts...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 10-28-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,693
Posted By lewisra
Why? Just thinking about alternatives to a...

Why? Just thinking about alternatives to a generator to recharge trailer batteries. I have no idea about anything or if anything would work. Looking for a low cost alternative, since we won't be...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 10-28-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,693
Posted By lewisra
Don't have the truck yet, it will be a F250 build...

Don't have the truck yet, it will be a F250 build says 397amp alternator available w/7.3L.
Edit: that is dual alternators(240 plus 157), can't find output at idle.
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 10-28-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,693
Posted By lewisra
Thought is while boondocking, use the inverter...

Thought is while boondocking, use the inverter hooked to TV with 397amp alternator w/dual batteries idling and cord running to AC inlet on trailer to charge trailer batteries. Would it be more...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 10-28-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,693
Posted By lewisra
Yes, I left that little bit of info out of my...

Yes, I left that little bit of info out of my original post. My bad.
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 10-28-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,693
Posted By lewisra
Inverter instead of generator?

Ok, don't beat me up, just asking. Why can't I use a 2000w inverter that hooks to TV batteries to use when boondocking, assuming I'd never use A/C? I have a residential frig, dual batteries on my...
Forum: Eastern USA 10-28-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 768
Posted By lewisra
Foothills RV park is the hidden secret.

Foothills RV park is the hidden secret.
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 10-20-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By lewisra
My fuses for the remote are in a separate hidden...

My fuses for the remote are in a separate hidden fuse box. Not the main fuse box.
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 10-19-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By lewisra
Most likely a fuse. Fuse is in separate fuse box....

Most likely a fuse. Fuse is in separate fuse box. To find it walk around inside hitting the button on the remote, youíll hear the fuse box clicking. Mine was in the bath room closet.
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 10-17-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,970
Posted By lewisra
Hereís my dumb question. If I leave my TT plugged...

Hereís my dumb question. If I leave my TT plugged in all the time is that a problem for the batteries through the winter?
Forum: Berkshire 10-17-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,453
Posted By lewisra
Iíd unhook hose from both ends, turn the hot...

Iíd unhook hose from both ends, turn the hot water heater bypass on and blow out lines with air. Takes all of 10 minutes.
Forum: General Community Discussions 10-05-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,516
Posted By lewisra
Fat Dogs in Ogallala, next to the Conoco, had...

Fat Dogs in Ogallala, next to the Conoco, had "regular" on huge Red illuminated sign at a low price, $1,79. When you get to the pump it's for 85 Octane, 87 Octane was 40 cents more and labeled simply...
Forum: Georgetown 10-05-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,455
Posted By lewisra
Might want to check the F250 or F350 forums, I'm...

Might want to check the F250 or F350 forums, I'm sure there is many more discussions on the 7.3L engine.
Forum: General Community Discussions 09-28-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,308
Posted By lewisra
Eliminates getting most of the AF out in the...

Eliminates getting most of the AF out in the spring. I use just air, leaves just under a 1/2 tsp of water in toilet valve so i'm good there. Guess I've dodged the bullet with a drop or two in my...
Forum: Western USA 09-21-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,120
Posted By lewisra
When my kids were younger they loved the...

When my kids were younger they loved the jellystone parks. But Iíd check to see if they are having their normal load of activities for the kids with COVID.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 09-18-2020, 04:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,315
Posted By lewisra
I’ve had this happen a couple of times. It’s...

I’ve had this happen a couple of times. It’s caused by the second or third hanging chain link being 90 degrees to the side plates and it’s too wide and gets caught on the grey pivot “bolt”. If you...
Forum: Georgetown 09-16-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,347
Posted By lewisra
I installed our slim shade upside down. This way...

I installed our slim shade upside down. This way you can leave the gap at the top and still be able to see out the window without bending over.
Forum: Wildwood 09-16-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By lewisra
3? Specs say 48 gal total. sounds like 2x24, not...

3? Specs say 48 gal total. sounds like 2x24, not 3x16.
Forum: Western USA 09-16-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 972
Posted By lewisra
I'd suggest Grand Lake and not Estes Park. It's...

I'd suggest Grand Lake and not Estes Park. It's at the opposite side of RMNP. Very Little traffic and a day trip to Estes Park. Was just there in June. Winding River RV park. A mile or so from the...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 09-13-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 782
Posted By lewisra
What am I missing? I turn mine down to 0 and...

What am I missing? I turn mine down to 0 and leave the door shut. Never runs as far as I know.
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 09-08-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,336
Posted By lewisra
Living in Michigan, mine sits 6-8 months. Used to...

Living in Michigan, mine sits 6-8 months. Used to be on 2x10s now on cement. Been doing this for 30yrs nary a problem.
Forum: Vibe | V-Cross 09-01-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,037
Posted By lewisra
+1. Had to this with mine for OTA and cable TV,...

+1. Had to this with mine for OTA and cable TV, DVD worked through stereo.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 08-31-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,192
Posted By lewisra
Hmmm, my window sticker seems to dispute that. Or...

Hmmm, my window sticker seems to dispute that. Or maybe thatís not the Max Tow package.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 08-30-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,130
Posted By lewisra
Your Explorer does not have the factory installed...

Your Explorer does not have the factory installed tow package so your tow capacity is much less than the hitch that the dealer installed. You really need to check that out. Youíre also missing the...
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