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RE: Diesel Question...

I really, really enjoy towing with a diesel. Longer distances between fill ups, much better fuel economy, and effortless uphill runs. As Turtle said, do your homework. I spent a few months reading and asking questions at Powerstroke.org before I bought my Ford 6.0 last year. There are Duramax and Cummins forums, too. Good investment of time.
mbutts 10/22/14 07:43pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Where to buy dry lube with PTFE

I bought some at Lowe's a while back. Teflon Dry Lube
mbutts 10/21/14 01:49pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Anybody have a f350 crew cab with 20 inch wheels

My 2006 is 57.5" to the bed rails.
mbutts 10/20/14 03:42pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Yellowstone trip

Allow plenty of time for traveling within the park. It's ginormous in there. We stayed outside the park and kinda regretted it since it would take us about an hour to get to the park from Yellowstone's Edge campground.
mbutts 10/17/14 09:03am Travel Trailers
RE: Choosing between bunk house models

The biggest issue I found with bunkhouses were the width of the bunk. A 28 x 60 bunk is fine for really little kids, but for teenagers, he'll probably want something that's 32" or wider. Most manufacturers show the width of the bunks on their websites.
mbutts 10/17/14 08:51am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Winterizing...did I miss anything?

Did you leave the refrigerator doors open?
mbutts 10/12/14 08:00pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Dishwashers

I'm curious about this, too. Saw several units with drawer dishwashers (takes up about as much space as a pot drawer) the RV show last week.
mbutts 10/11/14 01:38pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: weight police/ please comment

Here's a link to the Ford Towing Guide for 2000. Not sure if it will make you feel any better, but at least you can see what the "official" limits of the truck are.
mbutts 10/07/14 12:27pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: F250 radio question

For this era radio, you'd need the adapter for that plugs into the back of the unit. Then a cable from the module to your iPod. You'll need to Google your year to find the module. Mine was about $100.
mbutts 10/01/14 11:27am Tow Vehicles
RE: Another Atwood Helium Refrigerator Question

I'm not sure from the photo, but those light gray latches look like the door blocks that slide over to hold the door ajar when you're storing your unit.
mbutts 09/30/14 07:58am Travel Trailers
RE: Town & Country's a Tow Vehicle Finally

We really liked towing with our T&C. Decent power, 17 MPG with the pop-up. Enjoy!
mbutts 09/29/14 09:35am Tow Vehicles
RE: Ultralights with four bunk beds

Since you already found the right trailer for you, try Googling "30dsqb" and you'll get a list of other dealers that carry that model. We bought our last two RVs out of state (one 9 hours away and the other 3 hours away).
mbutts 09/27/14 08:22pm Travel Trailers
RE: Caption this one....

Why weren't they using a Tundra?
mbutts 09/27/14 01:24pm Towing
RE: Best polish for gel cap and sides of 5th Wheel

I've had good luck with Rejex on the nosecone. Bugs come off easily without scrubbing. I put it on once a year.
mbutts 09/17/14 10:21am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Installation cost for a residential refrigerator.

OP, won't you need to have electrical work done, too, to have an inverter installed? Or were you not planning on using the fridge when on the road?
mbutts 09/17/14 08:41am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Renting & Insuring a Tow Vehicle

Perhaps contacting one of our larger insurance companies (Progressive, GEICO, Allstate, Ameriprise) would be a good place to start.
mbutts 09/16/14 09:41am Tow Vehicles
RE: How to fix a cracked fiberglass roof on a popup

$500 doesn't sound bad since Coleman/Fleetwood used to charge double that for the shipping of the warranty roofs. It might not have been the AR sun. My '99 Coleman had very stern warnings to NEVER cover it with a tarp or roof damage would occur.
mbutts 09/15/14 10:24am Tech Issues
RE: Will our Tundra tow this?

I would be a bit concerned with the length pushing you around too much.
mbutts 09/09/14 06:51pm Towing
RE: Can I walk on my TT roof?

Crossroads told me on the phone the same thing as Terryallan: you can go up for maintenance but don't invite 12 friends up there to hang out.
mbutts 09/05/14 07:42pm Travel Trailers
RE: 5er tailgate or not for better mpg?

If you're a fan of Mythbusters: Tailgate up or down
mbutts 08/28/14 08:23am Tow Vehicles
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