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RE: Ford 7.3 Powerstroke Under Valve Cover Wiring Harness

I've got a 7.3 that I've had since new in '01 and the harness separated at 195k miles. Started a little misfire,, but a cheap fix with the Ford products. I still love the 7.3 at 211k miles.
nremtp143 01/11/15 12:04pm Tow Vehicles
RE: hitch mounted bike rack?

I too built my own pin box receiver and bought a rack for them Up and out of the way and I can watch them through the rear window. http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc390/golfmedik/P1040275.jpg http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc390/golfmedik/IMG_20120603_113309.jpg
nremtp143 01/05/15 05:54pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Yet Another Pin Box Bike Rack - Many Pictures

Very nicely done. I started out with just one level, but was too close for comfort to my toolbox and couldn't access my fire extinguisher. So I put on another level. I love this mod! http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc390/golfmedik/P1040275.jpg
nremtp143 12/01/14 07:12pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Bunkhouse with 6 point leveling.....

Forest River also makes the Sandpiper and Sierra in the 365SAQB. Bunks with the leveling system.
nremtp143 11/23/14 04:42pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: B&W head height?

I have mine set in the highest position. Works great in both trucks. The primary truck is the '13 F350 and it sits level. Love B&W hitches!
nremtp143 11/10/14 03:26pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Post your tow vehicle pics here

That should do it!! :B
nremtp143 10/30/14 03:46pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Air Bags or No Air Bags?

I have had airbags and onboard compressor on my last two duallies. I love being able to change the pressure on the fly when the roadways dictate. They take the jar out of bridge expansion joints and level out my ride. Some, but not all of the Big 3 trucks have what is known as "launch shudder" which is a vibration in the drive train, under load, when taking off from a stop. It is caused by the angle difference of the drive shaft to pinion. Like I said, some of the trucks have them. Some don't. Airbags are a great way of stopping that too. I won't tow heavy without them again. Like I said, mine is dually and I have a 3100 pound pin weight. So technically, I don't really need them, but they are fantastic in my opinion.
nremtp143 10/18/14 05:18am Tow Vehicles
RE: Air bags for ford f250

I've had airbags on my trucks since 2010(a '10 and '13) and it is a dually! The main reason I did it was to help with the 'launch shudder' that a lot of the new trucks have. All of the big 3 are known to have them. NO-not all of them, just some of them. However, the Firestones I put on helped a great deal not only with keeping the truck level, but taking the 'shock' out of rough roads. I have an on board air compressor so I can adjust on the fly. I won't tow heavy without airbags again.
nremtp143 10/05/14 09:43am Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Sewer Hose Storage

That's funny Dennis!!!! Old retired ones from the college that were being thrown away. Use them to slide under vehicles on the grass.
nremtp143 09/13/14 02:30pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: air bags hold up to cold weather?

Love my airbags and they functioned well here last year at 8* while towing my 16k 5th wheel around. Won't tow heavy without them again.
nremtp143 09/11/14 02:22am Tow Vehicles
RE: Thoughts on Firestone TRANSFORCE AT tires

The previous version of them were the Steeltex tires that came on every Ford Super Duty and Excursion from 99-08...Now though, it depends on what size you are looking for. The newer version of the tire is the Transforce AT and I've been running them for close to 120k miles on my Excursion and won't have any other tire. Love the wear and the ride from them. I've tried other tires like the BFG Rugged Trail's that comes on the newer trucks on the Ex, but didn't have favorable results as they are LT265/75/16 size. However the BFGs I just mentioned are doing well on my Ford SD in the size of LT245/75/17....They are both great wearing tires if properly aligned.
nremtp143 09/11/14 02:20am Tow Vehicles
RE: Sewer Hose Storage

I have these http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc390/golfmedik/Camper/IMG_20130621_202234_zps88bd421c.jpg http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc390/golfmedik/Camper/IMG_20130621_115148_zps539b6c2f.jpg AND these http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc390/golfmedik/Camper/IMG_20130407_160258_zps2f91ab73.jpg http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc390/golfmedik/Camper/IMG_20130407_153050_zps449dd6eb.jpg
nremtp143 09/11/14 02:12am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Two Sewer Outlets?

I have 2 dump connections and 5 tanks. We love camping so much that this is not even the slightest inconvenience. That (the 5 tanks) rates a WOW!.:B How many are grey - how many black?..:@ Capacities? ~ 2 black at 54 gallons each, 2 gray water(54) and 1 galley(36)(I consider it gray too;)) oh..plus the regular 54 gallon fresh water.
nremtp143 09/07/14 08:32am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Two Sewer Outlets?

I have 2 dump connections and 5 tanks. We love camping so much that this is not even the slightest inconvenience.
nremtp143 09/03/14 10:15am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Goodyear G614 tires wheel question

Should not be a problem. I have them on mine as well. Most Rvers have them on 6" rims and just don't know it.
nremtp143 09/03/14 10:12am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Bicycle carrier front of truck or pin box. (Updated W/pics)

The approach angle would be a concern to me. Happy camping!
nremtp143 08/28/14 02:27pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Where do your pets ride?

Two 70 pound Aussie/Heelers ride right in the truck with us. They are family, so they ride with the family.
nremtp143 08/26/14 02:15pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: 2013 3500 diesel pickuo

It is called "launch shudder" and all of the Big 3 trucks are prone to it. No, not everyone of them does it, but a lot of them do. Both of my two diesels have had it but it is easily remedied. If it is worse when loaded say, with the weight of a fifth wheel, then you have it. Most easily cured by adding air bags to the vehicle. I know, I know, that's the reason you bought a 350/3500 to begin with is to be able to tow whatever you wanted to! The shudder comes from changing the pinion/drive shaft angle of the rear end. It has been widely documented among all 3 manufacturers as I said. Another way to fix it is to shim the rear end, however that makes it worse when unloaded. I have Firestone Ride-Rites on my dually and an onboard compressor so I can adjust on the fly. Both of my trucks were cured by using the bags as the pinion angle doesn't change as much.
nremtp143 08/26/14 02:12pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Issues with 8.1 Vortex with Allison Transmission

I have a 2001 and love it. Not enough power to pull my big 5er on the interstates, but a very good dependable truck. Replaced a throttle position sensor(pedal), O2 sensor and a Neutral Start Backup Switch like has already been stated. Good truck. 143,000 miles
nremtp143 08/25/14 02:34pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Your Rig

Is that LONG enough???:B Very nice looking rig!!!
nremtp143 08/23/14 01:02pm Fifth-Wheels
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