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RE: Mattress upgrade

Best thing I ever did was have a custom bed made by Verlo... Ordered the one I wanted in the size I needed and picked up in a week...
YamaDooed 10/14/16 07:22am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Tailgate to jack clearance

For my tailgate to clear I added the Barker 24" it will give you more clearance by moving the jack head out of the radius swing of the tailgate end zone... This will work only if your tailgate is hitting on the jack handle not the stem of the jack...
YamaDooed 07/15/16 12:06pm Towing
RE: Differential fluid thoughts/recommendations...

I'm getting ready to put a new larger differential cover onto my TV differential WHY? You think you know more than the engineers who designed and built your truck? leave it alone and follow the manufacturers requirements regarding type of fluids and change intervals. It's not doing less than or worse than as engineered, it's doing more for the life of the drive axle. More oil for cooling, longer change interval, temp probe port, magnet, drain plug. What's wrong with more? Running below designed temps is not always a better thing... In order for the aftermarket cover manu's to claim that its better they would have to do as much testing as the OEM and I'd be willing to bet they don't have the funding or manpower to do that...
YamaDooed 04/28/16 06:38am Tow Vehicles
RE: Removing tires

So I take my 5500lb trailer and drive one 3500lb axle up on ramps and take 2 tires off rated at 1820lbs each is the safest???
YamaDooed 04/27/16 01:23pm Travel Trailers
RE: Switch from 30 lb. to 20 lb.propane tanks?

If you don't run the heat much in the camper I'd say for most the 20lb tanks are fine... I ran the numbers quickly and a short fill 20lb exchange cylinder x2 gives you a whole 7 gals... Where a normal 30lb refilled cylinder gives you 13.6 gals so about half the volume is about what you get... Why bother converting to gallons? 2 x 15 lb short fills is exactly equal to 1 x 30 lb large cylinder properly filled. (The pound capacities are net capacities, and already take into account the needed headspace. A 20 pound cylinder would hold about 25 pounds if improperly filled to the very tippy-top...and vent some of it the moment it got at all warmer.) I always convert to gal as a habit b'cuz no one charges me per pound only $ per gallon :)...
YamaDooed 04/27/16 10:07am General RVing Issues
RE: Switch from 30 lb. to 20 lb.propane tanks?

If you don't run the heat much in the camper I'd say for most the 20lb tanks are fine... I ran the numbers quickly and a short fill 20lb exchange cylinder x2 gives you a whole 7 gals... Where a normal 30lb refilled cylinder gives you 13.6 gals so about half the volume is about what you get... :h When my 30# tank is empty it will take 7.1 gallons for a total capacity of 14.2. Sorry my Manchester cylinders only hold 6.8 gal...
YamaDooed 04/27/16 06:53am General RVing Issues
RE: 0-20 Weight Oil

I switch to synthetic and a quality filter and bump my oil change to once a year or 10,000 miles whichever is first...I spend less time and the cost is less than buying 2 dino oil changes...
YamaDooed 04/27/16 06:46am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Removing tires

I put the jack under the axle pivot and then put jack stands under axles to do one side at a time...
YamaDooed 04/27/16 06:18am Travel Trailers
RE: Switch from 30 lb. to 20 lb.propane tanks?

If you don't run the heat much in the camper I'd say for most the 20lb tanks are fine... I ran the numbers quickly and a short fill 20lb exchange cylinder x2 gives you a whole 7 gals... Where a normal 30lb refilled cylinder gives you 13.6 gals so about half the volume is about what you get...
YamaDooed 04/27/16 06:14am General RVing Issues
RE: Upgrading to an electric tongue jack

I would size a Barker VIP 3500 with the 24" stroke for your setup...
YamaDooed 12/09/15 07:03am Travel Trailers
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