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RE: Four Six Volts with 300w of Solar?

Rain on this parade... It is NEVER a good idea to parallel connect any battery set, moreso high current flow sets. A single cell shorts can have an EXPLOSIVE result. Fuses.
Ductape 05/15/16 11:34am Tech Issues
RE: 2015/16 F150 owners, who previously owned 09 - 14 F150....

There are several different choices of springs in any given model.
Ductape 05/12/16 02:16pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Rear Lockers

Just don't buy one of those cheap options to replace the spiders with a locking kit. Not strong enough for heavy loads plus undesirable behavior on wet roads. Spend enough to get an oem or quality LS if you do this.
Ductape 05/12/16 08:01am Truck Campers
RE: I am at my wits end on trying to give meds

Just grind it and put in the food. The dog will eat. No treats and snacks, eating is not optional. The dog is training you.
Ductape 05/12/16 07:26am RV Pet Stop
RE: long dog leashes at campsite

Please look into training. Dogs don't have to chase everything that moves. I hate to walk my dogs past a site with a "chaser" tied out and wondering if the leash will hold them. Dogs can be trained, too often they are training us! :) Your dogwill be safer if it learns to control impulsiveness.
Ductape 05/12/16 07:20am RV Pet Stop
RE: Cummins Onan Generator oil

I use 5w-40 Rotella syn. Available everywhere.
Ductape 05/12/16 06:52am Tech Issues
RE: Super Dave

Best wishes for your recovery Dave.
Ductape 05/12/16 06:41am Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: Should I change tires on my Jeep toad?

We towed a JKU with 37's cross country several times. No unusual tire wear and mpg not noticeably changed. Do watch out for front wheel bearings and ball joints, whether towing or not. Large tires = accelerated wear.
Ductape 05/12/16 06:20am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Onan install... 5.5 or 6.5

It would help if you post the exact models... According to my manual, the 5.5 and 6.5 have the same engine, but with different gearing. The generator runs at 3600, but the engine runs 2400 for the one and 2800 for the other IIRC. If I were shopping fuel injection would be a bigger differentiator than 1 kW.
Ductape 05/02/16 04:15pm Tech Issues
RE: Electric brake effectiveness

All of mine would lock up. Including brand new parts I installed myself with zero miles. Check adjustment and for grease contamination. Good luck.
Ductape 04/26/16 08:58pm Towing
RE: Ford F-150 as a toad?

Anybody towing the new F-150 and have you had any problems with it? Yes, no. Mine is the crew.
Ductape 04/25/16 05:35pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: My insulation theory, take a look.

There are pourable expanding foams for marine flotation applications.
Ductape 04/24/16 09:01pm Tech Issues
RE: After oil change tapping noise

I would pull a valve cover myself, to check for sludge. Could be the engine's nasty and the syn broke some loose. How's it typically been driven? Long drives or short hops? Sometimes you can tell just by looking in the oil filler cap or PCV valve.
Ductape 04/24/16 06:08pm Tech Issues
RE: Any "Get Your Mail" Updates Anyone Knows About???

Think about domicile in a less expensive state if you haven't already considered that.
Ductape 04/24/16 05:28pm Full-time RVing
RE: Spare fuel tanks idea

I see no reason why not. If you really want to be creative, just put a gasoline filler cap onto the propane tanks and fill them. Pump in a little nitrogen and then you can easily dispense the fuel. ;)
Ductape 04/17/16 06:25am Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Change the oil in the differential?

I do in all my vehicles.
Ductape 04/16/16 05:04am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Diesel engines.

Just stick with the manual. Put. Down. Google. Or you'll drive yourself nuts with bogus conflicting advice. Good luck and enjoy the truck. Most people I know get around 150k on injectors.
Ductape 04/15/16 04:21pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Long Box vs Short Box and slip hitch for 5th wheel

My all time favorite fifth tow truck was a short bed quad cab with a Superglide. No worries and very maneuverable. Being able to make a u-turn on a city street or two lane country road was nice. And the short truck was great off road and easy to garage.
Ductape 04/15/16 04:15pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Remorse?

If it keeps you awake wondering if it's the right decision, then don't do it.
Ductape 04/15/16 09:13am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Would you drive in the snow?

I have and I'm sure I will again.
Ductape 04/14/16 07:12pm Class A Motorhomes
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