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Ram outsells Chevrolet.

:) Hi, I read somewhere that Ram outsold Chevrolet half tons and GM is pissed. Is this fiction, or why haven't I seen any posts about this?
ROBERTSUNRUS 04/21/19 11:06pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Hitch extension

:) Hi, My hitch came with a 12" shank and it worked great with my Navigator; But it was too short for my F-150 to lower my tail gate. A 16" shank would be great, but I could not find a good match. I bought an 18" shank and had a hole drilled in it 2"s back making it fit as a 16" shank. No difference in handling what-so-ever.
ROBERTSUNRUS 04/14/19 10:15pm Travel Trailers
RE: 2010 Lincoln Navigator Tow Package Questions

:) Hi, the only thing that I can add is that my 2000 Navigator has the factory tow package with rear air bags only. Two rear air bags for two wheel drive. And the four wheel drive models had four air bags.
ROBERTSUNRUS 04/03/19 11:12pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Any airstream owners ?

:) Hi, since September of 2004 and still have it.
ROBERTSUNRUS 03/31/19 11:43pm Travel Trailers
RE: Time so sell.........

:) Hi, a few decades back, I never had any experience with towing either. But I did have experience with Divorce. :R
ROBERTSUNRUS 03/31/19 11:39pm General RVing Issues
RE: What length sewer hose?

:) Hi, I bought the Dominator sewer hose kit with two 10' hoses. While driveway camping at a friends house, I needed 45' of hose. So I bought three more 10' hoses. At 95% of the camp grounds, all I need is one 10' hose. I like the Dominator hoses because they collapse down to 3' each.
ROBERTSUNRUS 03/22/19 11:20pm Beginning RVing
RE: Tell me about your seat cushion you can't travel without!

:) Hi, through out the years, I have tried several seat cushions and the one that works the best for me is the one sold at Costco.
ROBERTSUNRUS 03/04/19 12:35am General RVing Issues
RE: Can't bring TT home because of neighbors parking in street?

:) Hi, I live in an HOA now, but don't have a problem with my trailer. My previous house was not an HOA, but a very narrow street with many cars parked on the street. Friday was street sweeper day / parking ticket day. We planned to leave and return on Fridays if possible.
ROBERTSUNRUS 02/26/19 11:40pm General RVing Issues
RE: Rear view camera for trailer

Just finished reading all the posts here as I am considering a camera for the rear on my TT. I want something on constantly for traffic viewing as well. Obviously a wired system is more reliable and probably less expensive but I have one question...how would one go about running a wire the length of a travel trailer? I'm sure under the unit is the easiest place but how difficult would it be to get it down through the rear wall, or would you just use small wire clips and surface mount the wire down the back on the unit then seal them real well. Sorry if this is hijacking the thread. :) Hi, I ran flexible conduit under my trailer originally for my generator inlet; I ran my camera line through the same conduit.
ROBERTSUNRUS 02/19/19 01:01am General RVing Issues
RE: Ram and Chevy MPG Test Part 2

:) Hi, I didn't watch this video yet, but I will. I read somewhere that the Chevy gets it's best gas mileage at 48 MPH. Who drives their truck at 48 MPH?
ROBERTSUNRUS 02/18/19 10:10pm Tow Vehicles
RE: What do you folks think of aluminum sided trailers?

:) Hi, I like my aluminum sided trailer. :B
ROBERTSUNRUS 02/17/19 01:46am Travel Trailers
RE: Rear view camera for trailer

:) Hi, my camera came with the long extension cord. I mounted my sensor in front of my trailer for a better signal and it has not failed me. My experience could be different than yours because I have the BC-20 camera, not the BC-30. The lag that you are talking about is highly exaggerated or yours was defective. (my cell phone is marketed as a phone, but it can still be used as a camera) :S
ROBERTSUNRUS 02/14/19 01:47am General RVing Issues
RE: Skin Cancers

:) Hi, I might have missed it, but for me, my first basal cell showed up after my 65th birthday. The first one was on my nose and they cut a crater out of it. It was done with Mohs and they got it all the first time. The next one was on my temple and they had to do it twice. The third one was on the center of my back; Even though they removed a lot, this one also took two times to get it all. Several smaller ones were frozen. These should not be ignored.
ROBERTSUNRUS 02/13/19 11:40pm RVing with Disabilities and General Health Issues
RE: Rear view camera for trailer

Looking at rear view camera wired or wireless? Looking at a 9" or 7" screen with one camera. Any brand suggestions as well? :) Hi, I use a Garmin RV 760 GPS with a wireless back up camera for my trailer. They have newer versions now. X2I like the idea of a GPS and camera and will check them out. If you want it for backing up go the Garmin route. If you want it for observation behind your trailer while on the road don't. Garmin's setup does not have the refresh you need while moving at speed. The car you see on your trailers bumper on the monitor, may have already moved to the left and be beside your trailer at the time. :) Hi, this is not my experience. The picture is not free flowing / smooth, but very close. When I can see the entire front of the big rig in my camera, I have completely passed it.
ROBERTSUNRUS 02/12/19 10:39pm General RVing Issues
RE: Yamaha ef2400ishc generator

Who's successfully running their 13,500 a/c units with no startup issues and if any other appliances are running at the same time This would be without the addition of a micro-air start-up kit installed :) Hi, my Yamaha 2400is ran my 11,000 BTU air conditioner, my refrigerator, my converter, and a small TV at a slightly high altitude. I recently installed a Micro-Air, but haven't used it this way yet.
ROBERTSUNRUS 02/12/19 03:57pm Tech Issues
RE: Rear view camera for trailer

I bought an observation camera for my fifth wheel trailer. It allows the driver to see what is happening behind them when driving as opposed to the back up camera which is only on when the vehicle is in reverse. It cost about $50 more. Furrion makes the most popular cameras, as do Voyager. :) Hi, I mounted my wireless sensor on the front of my trailer for a better signal; Because of this, it was easier to connect my camera to my Battery Tender connection at my batteries. Point being, once I plug my camera in, it is on all of the time. Not just with certain lights turned on. And because it is part of my Garmin GPS, I can toggle back and forth from map to camera as I wish.
ROBERTSUNRUS 02/11/19 11:48pm General RVing Issues
RE: Reese Dual cam vs Equalizer

:) Hi, I towed the same trailer with the same hitch with the same tow vehicle for over ten years. And about two more years with a new tow vehicle. I have the Equal-I-zer brand hitch. (4 point) In this time I have never replaced a single part of this hitch. No problems and very easy to use. I have friends who have to Dual Cam and they work great. Not as easy as the Equal-I-zer to use. All of the Dual Cam users told me that it's a real pain to get the Cams centered correctly. And if done wrong, they break the Cam adjusters.
ROBERTSUNRUS 02/11/19 11:39pm Towing
RE: Rear view camera for trailer

Looking at rear view camera wired or wireless? Looking at a 9" or 7" screen with one camera. Any brand suggestions as well? :) Hi, I use a Garmin RV 760 GPS with a wireless back up camera for my trailer. They have newer versions now.
ROBERTSUNRUS 02/11/19 12:45am General RVing Issues
RE: XL vs LT tires?

LOL :S :h The OP has a 2018 F150. 3 different wheel sizes available on an 18 F150. Depending on package if it came OEM with P275-65-18 44 max psi or LT275-65-18 80 max psi they're still mounted on the same wheels. Ford is not using one wheel for this tire, and another for that tire, nor is GM, Ram, or anyone else unless you get into something special, like the Raptor. The OP has not cobbled his 2018 truck together from some pile of 1970's parts he found out behind the barn, or has he? :) Hi, just like some people think that "RV" means motorhome, others think that "LT" means 80 lbs. Please double check your information Ralph. My F-150 came with LT 275/65R18 C tires from Ford which max out at 50 lbs. cold pressure.
ROBERTSUNRUS 02/08/19 11:52pm Towing
RE: But the salesman TOLD me it could!

:) Hi, I was looking for a new F-150 to replace my Navigator as a tow vehicle. Note: Navigator payload is 1600 lbs. and it's tow rating is 8,900 lbs. At a local Ford dealer I drove through their lot and didn't see any F-150's with towing mirrors; That was a bad sign to me. I went into their show room, took a few pictures of a nice restored Ford 9-N tractor, and got a bag of free popcorn. Salesman asked me if I was interested in buying a new vehicle or was I just there to take pictures of the tractor and eat the free popcorn. I told him that I was looking for an F-150 to tow my trailer, but I didn't see any with towing mirrors so they didn't have what I needed / wanted in stock. Salesman asked me what my trailer weighed and I told him it was 6,300 lbs. His response was that there wasn't an F-150 on the lot that couldn't tow 7,200 lbs. And my response to him was that there is no reason for me to buy a new truck that has a lower payload and tow rating than my Lincoln. I bought my truck at a different dealer.
ROBERTSUNRUS 02/07/19 12:06am Tow Vehicles
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