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RE: Truck towing capacity

Banjoguy, sent you a private message.
brirene 06/30/16 07:52pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Truck towing capacity

Welcome to the forum! To give you some perspective, I have the same truck, with 4x4. My fifth wheel weighs around 11.5k with a pin of around 2200 pounds. She may have gained a bit, add I haven't weighed her in a couple of years. Safe to say it's more when tanks are full, which isn't often. Truck tows it easily, with very little squat. Assuming your truck is in good shape (you have a monitor to know what's going on in the engine, right?), you should have no problems going anything less than that, as you've indicated. You've even got some cushion if you go heavier.
brirene 06/30/16 06:30pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Emerals Ash Borer

And yet there are still folks, some right here on this forum, who think nothing of, and defend, moving firewood from anywhere to anywhere.
brirene 06/28/16 05:50pm Around the Campfire
RE: What are you reading?

The Monkey Wrench Gang, Edward Abbey.
brirene 06/28/16 05:43pm RV Lifestyle
RE: zeb vs UV

^^^^LOL...Then don't use it, folks. Several posts on this thread to the contrary. Guess you didn't see those?
brirene 06/27/16 08:46am Tech Issues
RE: 2006 ford F-350 lariet dually crew cab

No DEF on the 6.0, and not as much emissions modifications as later years. Go to powerstroke.org and do a lot of research before you consider it. At that mileage and vintage I'd be more concerned about the lack of use. These engines don't like to sit. Could cause several problems. I think the price is actually a bit high as well. That one may well be available for a while. That said, if you can get it for less and figure 2-4k for bulletproofing, you could have a good vehicle. Do your homework, or keep looking, imo.
brirene 06/24/16 09:36pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Is this a proper way to hang my flag for the 4th of July?

Don't see anything, so I'd say no. Edit: Whoops. Me, not you. Looks good to me.
brirene 06/24/16 09:20pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Ford F350 crewcab

These engines aren't very fussy, but I would follow the manual, severe service table. Also change all fluids as suggested. As long as your changing the coolant, I would go with ec1 rated. Think the oe was green, which is probably ok too. Wouldn't use the gold. Congratulations! Get ready to have some towing fun!
brirene 06/24/16 07:44pm Tech Issues
RE: zeb vs UV

Zep/Red Max Pro looks great after you put it on but reportedly will yellow after a few years and is difficult to remove. Mine didn't, and wasn't. After several years of not doing the refresher coat as suggested, I decided to strip what was left from the front cap and do again. Old stuff came off with the BK Friend, 4 new costs have it looking great again. After stripping the old off, the original cap color was identical to the side with the old Zep (actually Red Max Pro). I was surprised it hadn't yellowed at all. Was actually easier than I had anticipated.
brirene 06/24/16 07:12pm Tech Issues
RE: Tires Again

I've been running Carlisle Radial Trail RH for over a year with no problems. Relatively new design that's gotten overwhelmingly favorable reviews, here and on other sites. Do a search. I think Discount Tires label them HD instead of RH. Carlisles are pretty much available anywhere.
brirene 06/23/16 08:07pm General RVing Issues
RE: Indianapolis to Elkhart Lake Wisconsin...

I've taken the 100 mile 'short cut' for years to miss Chicago. 74 to 39 north to Beloit, 43 thru Milwaukee up to US 57, State 23 over to State 67 north to Elkhart Lake. Much less stressful. I dunno...seems like a loooong ways to go to miss 15 miles of traffic, but that's just me. Good luck with whatever you decide!
brirene 06/22/16 08:43am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Indianapolis to Elkhart Lake Wisconsin...

Don't be overly concerned about the 65 to 80 route. Major improvements with additional lanes made a few years ago. I go through there several times a year and rarely even have to slow down. Beyond the unforeseen accident or construction, traffic moves very well. Time it for midday, then take 80 to 355 (toll) or further west to 39.
brirene 06/21/16 09:02pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: 4th July Trip

Congratulations! Sounds like a great trip. Happy trails!
brirene 06/21/16 06:18pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Trailer brakes sucks

What's your TV? Integrated braking? What are you expecting? Integrated braking is much smoother than the old brake controllers.
brirene 06/17/16 08:12pm Tech Issues
RE: My friend calls me crazy!

Tell your friend not to buy a camper arnd have a nice day. This. He'll never understand.
brirene 06/17/16 12:07pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Dry camping

This has been a must entertaining thread. I've laughed my dairy-ere off!
brirene 06/16/16 09:19am Travel Trailers
RE: TR: east Arizona mountains, valleys, rivers, etc ---

Thanks for posting this excellent tr. That's an area I hope to explore in a year or two.
brirene 06/15/16 02:06pm Truck Campers
RE: What are you reading?

Next up: The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America's National Parks by Terry Tempest Williams.
brirene 06/15/16 01:43pm RV Lifestyle
RE: Can we stop....

...but when someone that is new to RVing and probably this message board asks about leveling their camper and someone jokingly suggests get the shovel out without clarifying, the new RVer may take his suggestion as a viable solution. Which was, I think, the op's point. :)
brirene 06/15/16 01:37pm Beginning RVing
RE: Dry camping

They meet not appreciate you being there...want you to moooove...sorry...
brirene 06/14/16 09:10pm Travel Trailers
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