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RE: Ram 2500 Towing Help!

As long as you stay in the midwest...no Rocky mountains to climb, you should be ok. Is the 8500 lbs dry weight? Load the trailer with everything you will need, BBQ grill, tools, chairs, water in tank, clothes, food.. then take it to a weigh scale...that will give you a real weight.
JoeGood988 12/30/16 05:09pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Best Alaska Travel Guide??

You might think the Milepost web site would be better but consider getting an internet signal when traveling. Signals are very scarce, especially in Canada & remote areas of Alaska. Nothing beats having a book to follow on your lap when traveling.
JoeGood988 12/26/16 09:15am RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: Black tank back up....

Biggest mistake people make is never enough water in the black tank. There should be 2/3 water and 1/3 waste. Look how much water is used in a house when you flush...a tank full. You should let at least 2-3 gallons of water into the tank every time. Sometimes I dump a bag of ice cubes down the toilet before I leave a campsite....add lots of water and let the ice cubes bounce around and help break down waste build up...ice cubes melt and then easy to dump
JoeGood988 12/23/16 10:19am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Black tank valve sticking

You have a handle attached to a rod that is fastened to a plate that slides back and forth over the opening.....The flat housing that the plate slides in and out of, drill a small hole in the middle of the flat plastic plate, screw in a grease jerk so when it starts sticking, shoot a little grease and it slides smoothly....
JoeGood988 11/06/16 05:33am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Towing a boat

Also, check with your insurance carrier to see if they will cover a triple tow situation and what they require...they may not cover anything if an accident
JoeGood988 10/23/16 11:46am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Branson to oklahoma city

Just take hwy 65 north to Springfield, get on the Interstate and head West right into OK...smooth, easy and no stress
JoeGood988 10/22/16 06:21am Roads and Routes
RE: dump valve sticking

Your handle slides in and out of a square plastic piece...drill a small hole in the middle of the square housing...screw in a grease zerk so you can shoot grease into the housing....work it back and forth and if it starts sticking again, shoot some more grease
JoeGood988 10/08/16 05:51pm Travel Trailers
RE: towing a small boat behind travel trailer

Dbl tow is allowed in some states but only behind a motorhome or fifth wheel...never a travel trailer. First call should be to your insurance company to see if they will cover pulling behind a travel trailer.
JoeGood988 09/21/16 05:21pm RV Lifestyle
RE: Toilet into black tank...not sure this looks right?

Had a friend who had same problem...Jayco Motorhome..toilet to black tank was not lined up..the lips was letting paper and other stuff pile up as he had to constantly spray the lip to get "stuff" to go down into tank The factory & dealership fixed the problem but took several months to get resolved.
JoeGood988 08/30/16 03:09pm Tech Issues
RE: Whats a Reasonable Offer??

If a trailer is $50,000...the cost is about 1/2 ($25,000) So when they knock off $5,000....drop in bucket....Cut the price in half, add $5,000 - $10,000 for profit for dealer.
JoeGood988 08/16/16 03:15pm Travel Trailers
RE: Towing capacity

JUst because a sticker says the weight is 7500 lbs...isn't so. You need to take it someplace and have it weighed (especially with everything you normally take with you) You can easily add 1500-2000 lbs to a dry weight figure. There are grades in the Rockies that can really take a toll on going up as well as going back down. Never be marginal on tow capacity, go bigger so you can take on the mountain grades with ease or easier.
JoeGood988 08/14/16 09:55am Fifth-Wheels
RE: CG Custer, SD

If you are going to be there soon, you may not find anything as the Stirgis Rally is going on for the next two weeks...everything sold out
JoeGood988 08/10/16 04:42am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Thinking about going full time

We winter in Casa Grande....full time for 11 years....can give lots of insight
JoeGood988 08/05/16 05:19am Full-time RVing
RE: Brand new to rv

I don't know where you heard about a max of 20-22' for rv's. I would say the average length is 32-36'....with a max of 45'. We have a 36' and have had no problems in over 25 years of camping. I would say state parks have the smallest campsites but other than that many sites are 36-50 feet in length (full hookup or water/elec) Motorhomes, toy haulers, fifth wheels & travel trailers almost all average 24'- 40'...relax and enjoy camping.
JoeGood988 08/04/16 06:49pm Beginning RVing
RE: Anyone replace an AC unit themselves?

I used an extension ladder..one person on the roof pulling up with a rope, I was behind pushing and making sure it was centered on ladder. A little awkward but worked fine...threw the old one off the roof.
JoeGood988 08/03/16 02:31pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Durmax LLY Losing prime

Same thing happened last Monday...started then died....no fuel coming through....priming only worked short time...Took it to Chevy dealer and fuel filter housing was bad....something with the primer ball and something else in the filter assembly...anyway...works fine now
JoeGood988 06/26/16 05:23pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Pulling Two Trailers

Call your insurance agent and see if they insure pulling two trailers...most do not...Both trailers must have electric brakes also along with sway control for each trailer...Not worth the liability
JoeGood988 06/05/16 06:03pm Travel Trailers
RE: Chainsaw ?

Not too many places allow people to cut trees or gather firewood. Many campgrounds do not...State Parks or National Parks don't either. If you travel much, you can't transport firewood from one state to another. If you're just a weekend camper....buy it from various places like walmart, Grocery stores,etc
JoeGood988 05/29/16 05:29pm RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: Four little dogs...

We are in a park, Casa Grande, AZ....two dogs max..they will send you elsewhere if more....Then the KOA in Apache Junction charges $5 per dog per night...also 2 dog max....so there are dog unfriendly places around
JoeGood988 04/10/16 03:05pm Beginning RVing
RE: Home domicile and insurance for full timing

It's not Florida, it's the insurance companies. Major insurance companies will not insure your RV if you no longer own a home. It's attached to your homeowners policy...State Farm, American Family etc. So now you have to go with a company who deal in RV's only. Florida, Texas and South Dakota are great states to claim as a home state for full timing
JoeGood988 04/06/16 05:54am General RVing Issues
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