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RE: BIG TT - thoughts please

we tow a 9800 pound TT with a F250 and a Hensley Arrow...would not want to tow that big of a TT without either a hensley or Propride... Same here, a TT this large really needs to be towed with a PP or HA. It was night and day from a well setup Reese DC.
alexleblanc 02/22/15 06:59pm Travel Trailers
RE: Interior of Our Coaches

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v162/WillieNunez/Shreve-Bossier-ToledoBend-Living-20.jpg width=640 http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v162/WillieNunez/OurDSDPOne129.jpg width=640 http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v162/WillieNunez/OurDSDPOne042.jpg width=640 http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v162/WillieNunez/OurDSDPOne044.jpg width=640 that's a fantastic setup, my wife and I would certainly enjoy something similar!
alexleblanc 02/13/15 07:15am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Sedona area boondocking

I have nothing to add other than the fact that I spent the last 10 days there, got back yesterday. Ton's of stuff to do, see and eat out there. Amazing place to Vacation - if you like Wine, the Page Springs Winery is absolutely fantastic. a few pictures of our trip: Sedona from the Airport road: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v391/tuned20v/2015-02-02091816_zps3e636092.jpg Tlaquepaque, we stayed at the resort right behind it, Los Abrigados: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v391/tuned20v/2015-02-02152122_zps6e74398c.jpg Broken Arrow Jeep Tour: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v391/tuned20v/2015-02-05101133_zps329dfb93.jpg Slide Rock Park: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v391/tuned20v/2015-02-05124622_zps19abd22b.jpg Alex
alexleblanc 02/11/15 01:01pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Has anyone heard of coating undercarriage?

I come from several automotive restoration projects over the years, I'd suggest using some POR15 product - clean it, converts it and coat it. I've done this with several things over the years and it works. www.por15.com
alexleblanc 01/29/15 03:50pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Ford 6.4 or 6.7?

I've not owned a 6.4 but I can say that my 6.7 has been great up to date - I've towed around 12000km's with it, the truck has over 40000km's overall now and I've not had a single issue. Highway FE is around 18-21 depending on speed and around 11-12 while towing. Mine has the 3.31 gears and really works well hauling my TT in the hills and barely turns over 1600rpm on flats - stays in 6th most the time.
alexleblanc 01/26/15 10:57am Tow Vehicles
RE: Canadian Coaches

why go out of your wany to buy a Canadian coach? heck, i'm Canadian and will only be looking stateside for mine.
alexleblanc 01/16/15 06:53am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Any one under 55 own a class A?

I'm 30 right now and planning on a class A in less than 4 years (saving up for a sizeable downpayment right now). should be in one before 35 for sure.
alexleblanc 12/26/14 05:56am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Towing 2014 jeep rubicon x

i'd want to say you have some alignment issues with the Jeep, that's not a typical situation fro what I've read over the years.
alexleblanc 12/05/14 07:39am Dinghy Towing
RE: I Love my RAM 2500 CTD... but... i'm a bit annoyed...

one of my customers has had several issues with his 2014 6.7 as well, quite similar to yours. I'm sure there will be an engineered fix from Ram soon if so many owners are having issues.
alexleblanc 12/04/14 05:35am Tow Vehicles
RE: Aftermarket Exhaust for Ford 6.7L ??

it's funny, I find that my 6.7 is the perfect amount of loud - you still know its a diesel but its not annoying to others pulling in late or early out of campgrounds.
alexleblanc 12/04/14 05:32am Tow Vehicles
RE: Just purchased 1st TT...Jayco 29REKS

Speaking from experience of towing with an F150 Ecoboost for 20,000 km's (17,000 km's with a 7000lb TT and 3,000km's with a nearly 10,000lb TT)with a very well setup Reese Dual Cam, your pushing the limits of that truck. Even if you adjust everything and get rid of any potential for sway that truck will be too soft for that heavy of a TT. Consider an upgrade to a 3/4 ton. The Ecoboost has enough pulling power for this load, the truck platform is simply too soft and limited with this size of trailer. Your taller and heavier tires don't help this situation either. I went from this: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v391/tuned20v/photo_zps59b9b5ed.jpg to this and it's night and day. Added the Propride 3P this summer and its even better now! http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v391/tuned20v/IMG_1312_zps42ff0b5d.jpg
alexleblanc 10/10/14 06:55am Travel Trailers
RE: Shine job and hit the road again... ;)

great looking rig, mama looks good too!
alexleblanc 10/08/14 06:17am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Fleetwood Bounder reviews

I've been quietly looking at Gas class A's, the bounder being one of them, I think by reading this thread it may have moved up a few notches in my head.
alexleblanc 09/24/14 12:02pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Crazy or Doable?

IMHO That is waaayyyy too long of a trailer for the tow vehicle. The tail wagging the dog comes to mind. My thoughts as well. That's why I have and F250 now instead of my previous beloved F150 EB max tow.
alexleblanc 09/23/14 06:29pm Towing
RE: Suburban Tow Vehicle - mud flaps width

I'm running road tammers which you can adjust quite a bit, very happy with them, seems to keep most of the road muck off the trailer. Now those pesky bugs on the other hand! http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v391/tuned20v/IMG_1297_zps92194101.jpg
alexleblanc 09/13/14 04:58am Travel Trailers
RE: Another wat er damaged floor - 2006 Aerolite Cub BH23

I'd have a talk with your insurance, they might write it off based on the rotten floor.
alexleblanc 09/03/14 06:35am Travel Trailers
RE: Another wat er damaged floor - 2006 Aerolite Cub BH23

I feel for you, I had the exact same model Cub back in 2008, our was a 2000 model year. Needless to say the floor was exactly like yours, I fixed it the best I could and still had nothing but rot and mould issues with it. The floor actually collapsed on one side and we got 2500.00 on trade in towards our new at the time Dutchmen 295BHGS. I will never own a Hybrid again, as they seem to be plagued with leaking issues. Alex our POS: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v391/tuned20v/Vacations2008545-1.jpg
alexleblanc 09/02/14 08:01am Travel Trailers
RE: How young were you when you bought your first DP?

30 now but DW and I have been planning and we should be buying our first used coach in about 5 years.
alexleblanc 08/18/14 06:43am Class A Motorhomes
RE: 06 Ram Sold-Now What??

i'm somewhat bias to Ford because my local dealer is great and I've had good luck with them but honestly you can't really go wrong with any of the three you listed as long as the specs meet your needs. Drive them all and make a decision on which one feels best. I know everytime I pull a mountain pass with my trailer in tow I get an ear to ear smile hearing that 6.7 make quick work of the hill. I'd think the others aren't too much different.
alexleblanc 08/15/14 06:01am Tow Vehicles
RE: 3.5 Ecoboost vs. 3.0 EcoDiesel MPG Tow comparison

I have a buddy with an ecoboost F150. The lack of any type of engine braking is about his only complaint. this was my only complaint about the EB, very little engine braking - the 6.7 sure is a treat going down hill's now.
alexleblanc 08/13/14 12:36pm Tow Vehicles
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