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RE: 5.4 is a screamer!!!

If you leave the trans in OD towing over 6000 lbs any distance your trans should be needing rebuilding shortly regardless of your axle ratio. And yes your mpgs will increase also. A friend of mine lost his tranny not realizing he should tow with OD off. I've been towing in O/D for years and no problems. Of course the 4.30's help in that department! Funny how some people give advice on something they have never tried for them selves. Yes you can drive with it in OD if you have a V10 but the 5.4 with a 3.55 will be shifting in and out of OD and your trans temps will be going thru the roof. And Yes I've tried it many times esp. with fuel over the $4 a gal years. :)
YamaDooed 05/04/15 01:17pm Tow Vehicles
RE: High Pressure Propane Hose

That hose connects to the regulated or low pressure side of the propane line on the trailer... You will also need to remove the regulator on the grill to make it function correctly...
YamaDooed 05/04/15 01:04pm Tech Issues
RE: 5.4 is a screamer!!!

If you leave the trans in OD towing over 6000 lbs any distance your trans should be needing rebuilding shortly regardless of your axle ratio. And yes your mpgs will increase also.
YamaDooed 05/02/15 08:41pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Zip Dee awning lights

I attached a bungie cord with a hook on each end of light strand and just hook it to each support arm. I'm not sure this would work with heavier light strands but mine is lightweight. For a heavier set of lights I would run a cable or rope to support lights from.
YamaDooed 04/27/15 07:29am Class A Motorhomes
RE: RainX Windshield Chip Repair

I've yet to see a home glass repair or even a professional repair that is decent. I advise everyone that if its anywhere close to the drivers view to replace the glass.
YamaDooed 04/24/15 05:11am Class A Motorhomes
RE: 50 amp service

Putting in a 50amp 240v outlet is easy peasy as is a 30amp 120v as is a 20amp 120v. Lotsa war stories shouldnt scare most from a simple project. Now the price of the wire is what scares me.
YamaDooed 04/22/15 04:44am Class A Motorhomes
RE: If you've got a rear bed slide - Jayco X213/X254 or others

I find most sites fit just the box size fine with the bed extended over the grass similar to what most popups do. We've had a few sites where we extend out over a hill which makes for a nice view as our Kodiak has a rear window to look out. Decision of squeezing in is mostly due to the availability of more desirable smaller scenic campsites vs larger more open to maneuver larger trailers into sites.
YamaDooed 04/16/15 06:57am Travel Trailers
Selling old toads

Has anybody had more luck or interested parties/$ in just listing toads in a classified labeling it as a completely setup toad or is it just easier selling them as a basic used vehicle without the towbar lights etc?
YamaDooed 04/15/15 08:30am Dinghy Towing
RE: Sanitize Fresh Tank & Bleach

The dollar store bleach will work well as long as its regular/ no scent and be sure to check the date codes to make sure its not old stock as no more than a year.
YamaDooed 04/15/15 08:20am General RVing Issues
RE: Sanitize Fresh Tank & Bleach

I do one cup of regular chlorox per 50 gallons once a season fill and purge all lines and let stand in lines and tank for 24 hours. Drain and flush once. Always try to do it a minimum of a week before first trip of season to let any residule bleach evaporate out.
YamaDooed 04/15/15 08:06am General RVing Issues
RE: Servel S819 not cooling from propane

There will be plenty of skilled RV mechanics at a Nascar race camping... Most will be happy to share some of their vast knowledge and years of experience in helping you troubleshoot your problem... Might cost you a few beers for the effort but I've seen some ingenious ideas on older customized RVs over the years...
YamaDooed 04/07/15 12:18pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Olive oil?

I always buy the large evoo from sams as its cheaper and I use it instead of the stick of butter or lard bucket we grew up with...It took me a lil while to get used to the difference in taste but now I prefer it.
YamaDooed 04/06/15 06:37am Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: Totally bummed with Electric Jack

I'm looking at getting a Barker, and I noticed they make a Tall one. Has anyone tried this taller one to solve the problem? I don't want to lose the LPG tank cover, and my tanks are already inched forwards a bit to clear my secure battery box... So much going on in that little triangle of space... Had same issue with the manual handle and with the Barker 24" there's no need to rotate the head and it clears the 30 lb propane cover iffen you need to manual crank it...
YamaDooed 03/30/15 07:43pm Travel Trailers
RE: Down to a decision, give your vote on electric tongue jacks

If you purchase a 24" the head is located higher up on pole and not even a factor in the tailgate opening radius...
YamaDooed 03/16/15 01:06pm Travel Trailers
RE: Favorite hamburger seasoning

Salt,pepper,onion powder,garlic powder,worcestershire sauce,italian seasoned bread crumbs, and one egg...
YamaDooed 03/16/15 12:23pm Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: No power on one leg.

Appears your 30-50 adapter doesnt have a jumper across the two hot terminals...
YamaDooed 03/11/15 04:56am Tech Issues
RE: Down to a decision, give your vote on electric tongue jacks

Always recommended a Barker 24" 3500 will not hit tailgate can insert backup crank and clear 30lb propane tanks able to level steep inclines without blocking tongue...
YamaDooed 03/08/15 09:21am Travel Trailers
RE: Power tongue jack?

I always recommend a Barker 3500 24"
YamaDooed 03/01/15 07:55pm Travel Trailers
RE: Installing New Batt in iphone 5?

Just as a FYI to extend battery life on my wifes phone I usually have to go in and close about 50 apps that are running...
YamaDooed 02/24/15 08:57am Technology Corner
RE: oil change on a class C rv with ford V10 engine

6qts of oil with a motocraft 820s filter... Specify this filter regardless of if you change the oil or someone changes it for you as it has the ADBV in it which will help keep the start up rumble to a minimum... If you have a tow package with oil cooler add another 1.5 qts to the shopping list...
YamaDooed 02/24/15 08:17am Class C Motorhomes
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