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RE: No Tire or TMPS at 70 MPH – Disaster Avoided

My buddie blew a tire on his fiver about a month ago on I26, he never knew he had a problem. He is a very experienced driver and pays close attention when towing, his 3500 dually didn't even flinch after the tire blew. Thanks to him I now have a new Tire Minder TPMS he got us both. You could blow a tire easy and never know it happened, these diesel trucks will drag them down to the hub same as rolling on a tire.
glazier 06/28/15 07:58am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Where do you carry/store large cooler?

I used a big cooler for years, always set it inside the camper at the door. We now use a Yeti Tundra 65, and set it in the basement. My Yeti would fit in front of my hitch until I put my bed cover (Retrax Pro) on, it lacks 2" to fit behind the hitch and close the tailgate.
glazier 05/17/15 06:15am Fifth-Wheels
RE: How do you wax the front cap of your Fifth Wheel?

Wash Wax All with their mop tool, and extending handle works great. Their site
glazier 05/13/15 07:14am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Washing a fifth wheel

We will be picking up our new fifth wheel in about 2 weeks and then hitting the road for another 2 to 3 weeks. Just wondering what and how to wash our new trailer? I've been looking at a foam gun that attaches to a power washer, looks like a pretty good system, or maybe just the old fashion 2 bucket system, just wondering what everyone uses. I have one, they are called a foam cannon or foam lance. I bought mine from Hotsy, I have a stationary unit of theirs. You can buy them online from Chemical Guys on Amazon. They do not spray at high pressure, no danger in destroying graphics or sealant with them. I love mine,,really produces thick foam on the surface. They will make any soap foam, you don't need special soap for them.
glazier 05/10/15 06:34pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: B&W Companion slider stuck installing

I had that problem once when I first bought mine. This is what I done to fix it forever. They are binding up when the post goes into your socket, the powder coat is just to thick to allow it to drop in. I sanded the hitch post that goes intro the socket with a DA and some 600 paper. After sanding off the powder coat, spray the post with slip plate (graphite spray paint) it will drop in easy and allow you to remove it as well.
glazier 04/24/15 07:37am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Unexlpained broken window

Tempered glass will break without impact blow, we have documents in our shop providing information on this. It is rare, but tempered will bust spontaneously. In the commercial glazing industry we contribute most of this to Nickel Sulfide In the glass.
glazier 04/14/15 06:26pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Truck Bed Cover

Another happy Retrax Pro customer.
glazier 03/13/15 06:55am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Grand Design 317RST

We love our 337, I would have looked at the 317 if it had been out when we bought ours. Grand Design does a good job after the sale. I will look at them when its time to buy another one.
glazier 03/12/15 08:55am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Aluminium 5er hitch?

I think that is a great idea, and a very nice hitch. Andersen is making a real name for themselves in the towing industry, I am beginning to get very interested in them.
glazier 02/12/15 08:50pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Moved From a Bunkhouse to a Rear Living - Thoughts

We love our floorplan, if I was looking to change it would be to a Toyhauler. I had bunkhouses before (nothing wrong with them), I just love my couch and entertainment center in this 337. My kids are the reason we bought what we have now, they like the big living room.
glazier 02/05/15 09:50am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Should we be considering other brands/models?

You owe it to yourself to look at other brands. We looked at Columbus, Crusader, and Jayco. In the end we decided on the Reflection, I have no remorse. I will buy another Grand Design when it's time to shop again in about 5 years.
glazier 12/24/14 07:46am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Grand Design Reflection 303

I replaced my Westlake tires before I made a trip. Who knows, those Westlakes might be OK. I have always replaced OEM tires on everything I own, not a big deal.
glazier 12/21/14 07:47am Fifth-Wheels
RE: RAM Dually Tires-New Tires

I have always run stock width on my dual wheel trucks for the reason you mentioned.
glazier 12/20/14 09:10pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Tires

I just put a set of NITTO EXO Grapplers on my 2500HD. I pulled the Hankook ATM's off and when my 3500HD gets here I will take the Michelin AT2's off that and will be traded back on the NITTO's I have on now. The ATMs will end up back on my 2500HD when it is traded in. Interestingly I made this deal about a month ago and did the deal with my tire guy on my take off Michelins. He now has a whole room full of take off Michelins which have come off of new or near new HD's. It appears no one is staying with the Michelin AT2, they are now only giving $100 per tire trade for the Michelins. I gave $300 plus my new take offs for the NITTO's. Maybe it is just this area, but no one is digging that AT2. The Hankook ATM is an excellent tire in my experience, decent traction and I was getting great wear out of the tires. I just needed something a little more aggressive. The NITTO EXO's have been excellent in snow and ice and mud so far. Hopefully they wear well, but the traction is certainly there. My tire size is 275/70/18. I don't think it's just your area, my dad is the only person I know who likes the AT2. I am looking very hard at the Terra Grappler G2 for my next set. I have been a Michelin customer for over 20 years, they don't have OEM sizes for my truck (MS2). maybe time for a change.
glazier 12/17/14 08:35am Tow Vehicles
RE: Tires

I have a good friend who ran the Terra Grappler on his 2500, he said they got loud after he put some miles on them. I like the new Terra Grappler G2, they look very impressive.
glazier 12/16/14 12:48pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Weight Police is in trouble now

The cost of the dolly must be very high, looks like it's well built. I bet it would handle good, I think it's a great idea.
glazier 12/15/14 09:17pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Z71 Package to tow with

No problem with the Z-71 ride at all, my truck was ordered without it because I liked the LTZ grill better when I bought it. Now I like the Z-71 grill, go figure. A couple of my good friends have the Z-71 package, it offers more than just the shocks. I have a little buyers remorse not getting the GMC Denali I said I was getting the day before ordering mine. If you can get what you like don't worry about the Z-71 package, ride is the same and you get some extra options with it.
glazier 12/15/14 02:00pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Ford, GM and Chrysler cash in on posh pickups

I bet at one time Rolls Royce has made something like a truck for some billionaire.
glazier 12/15/14 10:47am Tow Vehicles
RE: 50 amp fiver - 30 amp service

I think you will be OK, but it depends on your required loads as mentioned. The only time we have problems is while running the AC, and trying to use the microwave.
glazier 12/07/14 07:48pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: noisy hitch

The picture does show the workings of the B&W. One thing to note if the handle is where the picture shows it, and the jaws are wrapped around the pin ( you can see if you are around the pin) it will not open up. You must install the safety latch pin in the handle, but it ain't opening up. I had a Signature Series hitch in my previous truck (slider, and fixed before the slider) they are very nice hitches, the noise was with the rocking head when not towing on mine. I am certainly not bashing Reese, in fact I still own 2 Signature Series fixed position hitches, they are in storage at one of my shops. I do have them for sale, listed on another site. I believe the jaw system on the Elite and Signature Series is every bit as secure as my B&W, but I wouldn't give up my B&W for another brand. I don't believe you can buy a better functioning hitch than the B&W at any cost, they just work great.
glazier 12/06/14 08:16pm Fifth-Wheels
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