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RE: DIY LifePo4 Battery Build

Source?
Darryl&Rita 04/20/21 12:21pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Are damage deposits at parks customary?

Wouldn't want to camp in a mobile home park. Extended stay parks use different rules than weekend parks.
Darryl&Rita 04/12/21 09:19am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: RV Rebuild Website - Online soon - Input?

Pulls up fine on Android phone. The device determines the page layout, not something you need to set. Have fun.
Darryl&Rita 03/05/21 11:51am Tech Issues
RE: Travelling from Nevada to Alaska in the Middle of Winter

We'll keep an eye peeled as you go past Grande Prairie. Safe travels.
Darryl&Rita 02/17/21 08:56am RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: What Did I Do to Break My Generators???

Pull out the spark plugs on both machines. You hydro-locked them with oil. Pull the recoil cord to get as much as possible out. Replace the plugs, start them up. Expect lots of smoke, as the oil burns off. Expect to replace the plugs with new ones, after the smoke quits.
Darryl&Rita 02/12/21 04:19pm Tech Issues
RE: Travelling from Nevada to Alaska in the Middle of Winter

Don't be in too big of a rush. It's -42* C an hour from Mile Zero, Alaska Highway, and most of Alberta is experiencing very similar temps. I'd expect cold well south of the border, so be ready for it.
Darryl&Rita 02/07/21 10:12am RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: Citation Supreme Truck Camper

Citation's were heavy, comparatively, for the size, but they were well built. Keep on top of the seals around the windows and doors, the lights, and especially the roof hatches. Keep an eye on the roof, they tended to say a bit, over time.
Darryl&Rita 02/04/21 10:28am Truck Campers
RE: Travelling from Nevada to Alaska in the Middle of Winter

****! Something else to buy. Man! I was asking about this on the silveradosierra.com forums and they were saying that if I was towing I wouldn't need it, but I feel like you guys have more experience. Any suggestions where I can get one that doesn't involve sticking buttons to the grille? Get a piece of cardboard, sized to cover the rad. Slip it in between the rad and the grille when you notice your heater not keeping the cab warm. Keep an eye on the engine temps, and the exterior temps. Remove as needed.
Darryl&Rita 01/27/21 09:09pm RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: Travelling from Nevada to Alaska in the Middle of Winter

So what do they do if you don't make it in time?? Turn you around and send you back to see if you make better time on the return trip? LOL You get a nice piece of yellow paper, with the charges listed as well as the court date. At the end of the court case, done over video link, you'll be told what the fines amount to. You may also be informed that you are no longer admissible for reentry to Canada. Chuckle, chuckle, indeed.
Darryl&Rita 01/20/21 12:01pm RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: New Border Regulations

It won't affect anyone who shipped their vehicles, they only flew to get around the land crossing restrictions. They will be allowed to drive back, unless the rules morph yet again. This newest development is probably 3 months late. The real question is when the ruling elite will get their heads wrapped around the rules they're implementing. https://www.cbc.ca/amp/1.5856551 While hiding behind fake Twitter posts, to appear at home: https://amp.theguardian.com/world/2020/dec/30/canada-finance-minister-caribbean-vacation-covid-travel-warnings Alberta doesn't want Ontario to feel left out: https://www.cbc.ca/amp/1.5859031
Darryl&Rita 01/01/21 10:03am Snowbirds
RE: New project - 2016 AF 1140

Nice! A friend of ours has the turbo 4, and really likes it. I was suspicious at first, thinking back to small turbo engines of the past and how "peacky" their power production could be, but his just crawls over everything. The rig is more capable than we were brave. Have fun with it.
Darryl&Rita 12/22/20 11:10am Truck Campers
RE: New project - 2016 AF 1140

Jealous of the JLUR. What driveline did you get?
Darryl&Rita 12/21/20 05:05pm Truck Campers
RE: popping and stopping on landing gear?

No grease zerks on the legs, pull off the top covers and have a look. I'm betting you're a prime candidate for hydraulic jack upgrade. Your leg gears and screws are likely worn to failure, but at the minimum are crying for lube. The gearbox will need a good looking at, and grease replacement, too. New shear bolts to finish the list.
Darryl&Rita 12/21/20 10:37am Tech Issues
RE: Another article on Snowbirds, or the lack thereof

I read where some Canadians are hiring truck drivers that can cross the border for work to transport their RV to a nearby location in the U.S. and then they fly to the U.SWe know two full-timer couples who have done exactly this. I have some sympathy for them as they would not have a place to live in Canada in the winter. No sympathy for those who have a Canadian S&B and fly south anyway. We're not going south this winter for the first time in many years. No sympathy from us either. We were "houseless" for 7 years. Covid closed the borders, we priced out BC, the border jumping RV delivery service, and buying real estate. We bought a townhouse for the winter, which may get flipped in the spring, rented, or saved for next winter. The Alberta government has been on the news saying their vaccination target is 10% by the end of March. I won't hold my breath until our turn comes.
Darryl&Rita 12/18/20 04:09pm Snowbirds
RE: Generator Quit Running

13 degrees? Froze up the propane tanks. I know they aren't really frozen, but you know what I mean.
Darryl&Rita 12/05/20 01:14pm General RVing Issues
RE: Supporting camper with cinder blocks??

Cinder blocks are for supporting Camaros in the weeds, not anything of value.
Darryl&Rita 12/01/20 06:28pm Truck Campers
RE: B.C. man drives stranded American family 1700 km to Alaska

Already covered here
Darryl&Rita 11/29/20 08:31pm RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: Cummins ISB 5.9 Cranks but no fire-ECM power.

I've had new OEM crank position sensors fail right out of the box. Try to diagnose that on the side of the road. I now carry a proven spare.
Darryl&Rita 11/29/20 07:54pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Long Road trip

If I wished I was driving a motorhome, I'd be working on getting a motorhome.
Darryl&Rita 11/26/20 05:37pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Replacing 1972 16.5 Inch Rims Advice

Late model Ford's went to a metric bolt pattern with the Super Duty, in 1999. GM switched in 2011. Ram still uses the old 8x6.5 pattern. When we swapped to newer rims on our old F 350 SRW, I used a set of wrecking yard rims from an OBS F 350 PowerStroke. I think they were 6.5 wide.
Darryl&Rita 11/23/20 08:03pm Tow Vehicles
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