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RE: Is it just where I am that diesel and gas cost the same?

Close to home dsl is cheaper but in town its more than gas.
nevadanick 07/24/14 08:46pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Need Expert Suspension Advice

Just make sure the tires are rated for the load.
nevadanick 07/22/14 09:58pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Sway control?

I use sway control every time i tow, its called proper loading.
nevadanick 07/22/14 09:51pm Towing
RE: DEF Shelf Life!

I would like to see a proven case of bad DEF. Like i said mine had a problem the first week where it said poor quality DEF and it was the pump inside the tank. They replaced the tank and all is well. It never was poor quality DEF, thats just the msg that appears. In 70k mi mine has had several brands of DEF in it. In our Mercedes they said i could even get away with running distilled water if i was unable to get DEF but would have a check engine light but no limp mode.
nevadanick 07/20/14 07:56am Tow Vehicles
RE: DEF Shelf Life!

I have a 2011 GMC and the only DEF related problem i have had was when it was a week old. It has never had DEF from the dlr other than the first tank. Heat and sunlight are its enemy. Its so common place now that i am not sure you could even buy any that has been sitting long enough to go bad.
nevadanick 07/18/14 10:13pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Cost to register a 1 Ton truck Texas & other

He asked about Tx and other states. My 1ton in Nv registered for 21k pounds was over 600 and its a 2011. Was over $800
nevadanick 07/17/14 06:42pm Tow Vehicles
RE: stubborn genny

Sitting that long the carb is gummed up.
nevadanick 07/16/14 09:57pm Tech Issues
RE: BMW X5 35d as tow vehicle

No issues on my german car, only my American pickups. Time will tell.
nevadanick 07/15/14 04:21pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Sold the TT

Bought a 26 ft Sightseer. When we go from this the plan is around 36ft DP. I was pulling doubles before and there are places we want to go that we werent legal with the doubles. This way we can pull an enclosed trailer and take most of what we want to take.
nevadanick 07/14/14 06:06pm Travel Trailers
Sold the TT

08 KZ that has been one of the most trouble free of anything i have ever owned and hope it remains that way for the new owners. Bought a small MH to see if thats the route we want to take before dropping cash on a new or newer larger one.
nevadanick 07/14/14 06:37am Travel Trailers
RE: BMW X5 35d as tow vehicle

For the record my german suv has never had a problem as of yet and has 70k mi on it, but my 2010 Dodge PU that is now gone had to be towed out of my driveway twice and only had 26k mi on it.
nevadanick 07/13/14 02:59pm Tow Vehicles
RE: BMW X5 35d as tow vehicle

And how many miles would that be ?
nevadanick 07/13/14 06:56am Tow Vehicles
RE: BMW X5 35d as tow vehicle

We have a Mercedes GL350 with V6 dsl. I have never towed anything other than enclosed cargo trailer but it does it just fine but mpg does drop significantly when towing. It consistently gets 25+ mpg when not towing and i have got as high as 31. All this from a 7 passenger awd suv. I have never had to add DEF between oil changes. My only gripe with it is the service cost which is done every 10k mi.
nevadanick 07/12/14 06:44am Tow Vehicles
RE: Riding near Klamath California

Look on RiderPlanet.
nevadanick 07/12/14 06:36am Toy Haulers
RE: Anyone tow tandem?

I have been towing tandem bumper pulls for many years. You need to be diligent about the weight transfer on your tt when towing doubles as it will lessen the tongue weight. Other than alot of the misinformation on here like it being illegal in Ca (its legal there) it can be done and done safely. Instead of random sites that list towing laws you need to check with each state you plan to travel in. Be prepared to have people that have no clue to come up to you when stopped for gas etc and tell you its not legal or not safe. If you have other questions pm me and i will answer as best i can as these threads on here can get quite lengthy with lots of misinformation.
nevadanick 07/09/14 05:28am Travel Trailers
RE: Dry Camping Silver Creek Idaho

We were about a half mile past there along the creek last year. It was nice but i have never seen so much trash left behind in campfire rings in my life.
nevadanick 07/08/14 07:50pm Public Lands, Boondocking and Dry Camping
RE: Tire Dealers

Every vehicle and trailer i own goes to Les Schwab.
nevadanick 07/05/14 08:47pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Truck salesmen are idiots

When i lived in Prescott i went to the Ford dlr and asked what they would sell me a cc dsl 4x4 truck for and all i got was about $55k. I went to the Dodge dlr and asked and the salesman told me 53, xxx.xx. I had told the salesman at the Ford dlr that i cant write a check that says about 55k on it. Guess what i bought and it wasnt because it was less $$
nevadanick 06/27/14 09:05pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Ole school towing....

Drinking and driving is still common.
nevadanick 06/23/14 07:25pm Towing
RE: Atwood Stove Top Propane Fire

Mine caught fire like that and it was the line feeding the oven valve and it was cross threaded into the valve causing it to leak.
nevadanick 06/17/14 06:35pm Tech Issues
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