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Avoided near disaster. Need help,

DW heard a noise upon inspection my inner rear tire was chunking getting ready to blow. Need a place in Ohio on rt 80 near Youngstown where I can buy new tires.any help is appreciated.JKaz
kaz442 07/23/15 09:08pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Thinking about going from m MH to TT who makes quality units

Wow people thanks for the replies. Keep them coming. I now have some ideas and direction. My E-150 is set up with tow package, air bags,10,000# hitch,WDH,bilsteins all around and a brake controller. I have used it for years to tow a car trailer. I know I'm limited to max 26'-28'. Just don't know if many of the NW manufacturers units will make it to the east coast. A quick Craigslist search didn't turn up much. But shopping for the unit is half the fun right? Lol Thanks again JKaz
kaz442 07/04/15 05:16am Travel Trailers
Thinking about going from m MH to TT who makes quality units

DW and I are looking at selling our MH and getting a TT. Would have to be max in the 6000-7000 lbs range do to the fact we have a Ford E150 already set up for towing. My question is what manufacturers have the best quality? We would be looking at used. Do any have one piece front and rear caps? Instead of plastic angle holding corners together. Anyone with fiberglass or aluminum roofs? Or are they all rubber. Its just the wife and I does anyone have kingsize bed? I know layouts important but I'm trying to get a direction as to which brands I should steer towards. Any brands to steer away from? And why? Were not in any hurry just want to find the right TT. Thanks JKaz
kaz442 07/01/15 08:39pm Travel Trailers
RE: RV Caulk Reccomendations

I used the 3m 4000 for every side seam, marker light, trim and door on the outside of my MH. I like the fact its a caulk and an adhesive all in one. Most import is its UV protection. Been 4+ years and still holding up great. Its was designed for marine use bedding cleats and such. I used eternabond on my roof seems. No brainer do it once and be done with it. I also used eternabond double sided for my windows. Removed each window cleaned and applied eternabond double sided. Same 4+ years and no leaks. I only wanted to do these fixes once. Couldn't understand using something that has to be redone or touched up every few years. Good luck with tour project.
kaz442 05/31/15 08:40pm Hybrid Travel Trailers
RE: The Big Green Egg

For cold weather smoking I use a welding blanket on my smoker to help hold heat. Harbor freight has them cheap $25-30. JKaz
kaz442 04/05/15 09:12pm Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: N.J. Inspection

FYI Diesel powered vehicles over 10000 # are exempt from NJ state inspection.
kaz442 03/26/15 09:27pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Beware of older motorhomes with low mileage!

Car-part.com put in your info. Plenty of them out there. That body style started in 1992 and OBD-1 was until 1996ish so use those years. I did a quick search and came up with several in Flo. JKaz
kaz442 03/15/15 02:36am Class C Motorhomes
RE: How much should a pre-sale independent inspection cost?

I had one done about 4 years ago and it cost me $350. Money well spent is kept me from buying a headache. I used a Motorhome and RV collision center for the inspection. JKaz
kaz442 03/05/15 08:26pm General RVing Issues
RE: Anything stolen from locked compartments.

I replaced all my locks with thumb can locks. Nothing worth stealing except maybe an old tool box. Hated when I was camping and needed something out of one of the bays, had to find keys to unlock them. Couldn't leave them unlocked because the would flop open. So I just got rid of them. Would rather a thief take what the want then damage the door to the bay. JKaz
kaz442 02/26/15 09:42pm General RVing Issues
RE: Pulsating Brake pedal. HELP!

I have had new rotors be warped out of the box.Did a broke job on my van could feel the warped rotor when braking. Jacked up each wheel and spun tire slowly and could here the rotor scrape the brake pad every so often. Change only the one warped rotor and all was good.
kaz442 02/03/15 01:38am Tow Vehicles
RE: The Front Fell Off!

Reminds me of an Abbot and Costelo skit
kaz442 01/27/15 07:10am Tech Issues
RE: Good window sealant

I used double sided eterna bond tape. Pulled each window clean, tape and install. Took a few hours to do all. Did that 4 years ago and no leaks. I also like 3M 4000 UV for a caulk, adhesive and a sealant on anything else on the outside of an RV except windows.
kaz442 12/06/14 05:26am Tech Issues
RE: E350 ignition coils

i used to maintain a fleet of E350. I would get 500,000-600,000 miles out of them. Ford had problem with their COPs from 98-2004 I would change them all and be done with it. Changing plugs is not the horror story these guys a portraying. I never sprayed any lube done the hole. Never a problem. I would use compressed air to blow out the hole after the coil is removed. You would be surprised what dust and dirt comes out that you do not want to fall down into cylinder when plug is removed. Also magnetic spark plug socket that comes attached to a long extension is your best friend for doing plugs. Can be had at auto zone for $12 JKaz
kaz442 12/03/14 09:45pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: BEST PLACE TO CHECK FOR LEVEL

The best place to check for level is in the freezer. I agree the absorption refrigerator is the best place to check. That's the only reason I level. To make sure I don't hurt my fridge. Bullet level in freezer. JKaz
kaz442 11/10/14 04:31am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Scan tool for wasy to read Ford $06 misfore

Why not just change out the remaining oem COPs and be done with it. You can buy them for $30-40 each. Ford oem cop had a problem from 2000-2004. After that they were fine. I use to maintain a fleet of ford trucks and those years were the problem ones. I would get 500,000-600,000 miles out of them. JKaz
kaz442 10/26/14 08:09pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Itasca Spectrum (1982)

I would love to get 9 mpg. I get about 5 with mine as it is right now. Yep same story here. Best I ever got was 6.9!!! Wish it was better but hell its paid for. JKaz
kaz442 10/08/14 04:03am Class C Motorhomes
RE: Need help with furnace

Pilot light? This is a 2014? Really? My junk is an 1989 and has electric ignition on heater and hot water.
kaz442 10/06/14 03:45am General RVing Issues
RE: Broke down...again /: Some P-30 help needed.

Car-part.com
kaz442 09/30/14 03:48am Tech Issues
RE: Anything at all near Montville New Jersey?

Great divide I believe its in newton. 30-40 min away. Nice camp ground run right. I like in Parsippany run ght next door to montville. JKaz
kaz442 09/21/14 09:03pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Did you reinforce your frame extensions before towing?

http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/26354171/gotomsg/26354303.cfm#26354303 Here is how I did mine. Hope the link works. 7000 miles without a problem. JKaz
kaz442 09/19/14 09:31pm Class C Motorhomes
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