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RE: Raising my 5th wheel

By placing axles under springs you gain debt off axles and springs normally around 5-6” Frank
Slownsy 04/08/20 05:36pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Honda EU220i Generator Availability

Not everyone shops at the $ store some like quality and back up
Slownsy 03/12/20 05:00pm General RVing Issues
RE: Best way to bring shine back to fiberglass body.

I have read about peaple using floor polish, but also about it flaking off so probably not a great idea, I would not think that as it is a indoor product that it has much in the way of UV protection. I personally also use Polly Products as made for fibre glass boats. Frank
Slownsy 03/01/20 04:24pm Tech Issues
RE: Difference between Yamaha & Honda Inverters

I don’t think that most peaple here are taking there sticks and bricks on holidays but whatever takes your fancy. Frank.
Slownsy 02/14/20 04:19pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: F450 tires. I should have done this years ago.

Obviously don’t pull a FW with that configurations, but nice look.
Slownsy 02/13/20 04:30pm Tow Vehicles
RE: How does GCVWR affect stopping if you have trailer brakes?

And that is why all trailers over 4500kg has to have approved air brakes in Australia so when things go wrong those brakes pulls you op. Frank.
Slownsy 02/02/20 12:54am Towing
RE: I expect a 10 cent price increase in diesel

Oz also know as Australia ???? Frank
Slownsy 01/03/20 03:16pm General RVing Issues
RE: I expect a 10 cent price increase in diesel

You poor guys in OZ we pay $1.44 per liter of diesel. If you’re president and your economy is so great what are you complaining about. Frank.
Slownsy 12/30/19 04:18pm General RVing Issues
RE: TrailAir Pinbox Observation

If it isn’t pulling on the truck what is propelling in forward has it got its own engine? Frank
Slownsy 12/14/19 03:35pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Auto leveling airbag system??? How important is this?

Something has to carry the truck whether air or steel springs, I added air bags to a older truck 2006 and it did make it stiffer in the rear with only the minimum 10lb pressure in them. Frank
Slownsy 12/01/19 03:31pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: jack pads

We use 3x8” pressure treated pine 12-14” long great for leveling also on sloping sites as we mainly camp of sites. Frank.
Slownsy 11/30/19 04:28pm General RVing Issues
RE: Alternator

Yes I intended to run a heavy cable to rear for charging FW, I know that the is a orange wire with 40A fuse from factory but as plugs and som of harness have been changed when right hand conversion was don. 6gage wire is often used for this here in Australia but wondering about fuse for use near alternator. Frank
Slownsy 11/13/19 04:23pm Tech Issues
Alternator

2015 6.7 Lariet do anybody know how many Amps the heavy duty alternator is, and how many Amps it can supply continues. Frank
Slownsy 11/13/19 04:09am Tech Issues
RE: sealed, vacuum bonded roof repair

You need to supply more info regard the rv what brand etc have never heard of a vacuum sealed roof, walls yes, I find it hard to believe any repair facility replaced rubber membrane whiteout repair to structure and roof plywood, maybe some pictures of what you are referring to. Where you are located may also be good. Frank
Slownsy 09/21/19 04:04pm General RVing Issues
RE: How long is too long to be extended

In Oz many shortens the length of insert in tow bar as the longer the length from ball to center of rear axle the greater the lift of front of vehicle making steering light. We have many crashes where trailer sway overturned both Vehicle and trailer., not a good idea. I have seen mathematical formulas for how much weight is removed but don’t know where to find at the moment. Frank
Slownsy 09/19/19 04:47pm Towing
RE: What is unusual/ wrong with these Pickup Trucks?

Ford stopped importing the F250 in 2006 it had the 7.3 international harvester engine an was build in Brazil I believe with the right hand stirring wheel, not sure about F150.. we had a F100 with the 4.1l inline 6 and later a 2006 F250 with the 7.3 still very popular hear in OZ. Since then had aF150 with the 5.4 gas, a F250 6.2 gas , and now a 2015 6,7 diesel. Frank.
Slownsy 08/28/19 04:38pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Australian making up for lack of 5th Wheelers in Australia

No more than 3.7m from center of axles to rear is the rule.
Slownsy 08/26/19 04:03pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Australian making up for lack of 5th Wheelers in Australia

It may have a door on other side as well, but it looks to be a bit to long on the rear over hang but hard to be sure. Frank.
Slownsy 08/24/19 04:13pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Crash in Australia (tongue weight). Video.

When I say experience I mean double the cost $ 150000-175000. And yes the vehicles here tow better until they fall over. Frank
Slownsy 08/08/19 03:55pm Towing
RE: Crash in Australia (tongue weight). Video.

Yes way to many accidents like that here in Oz, it is recommend to have about 10% on the ball here but some imported vans as low as 5%. Many vans op to 3.5t most vehicles vill allow weight distribution hitch but not all. Many people starting to go for the American pick ups but very expensive hear . Frank
Slownsy 08/07/19 03:33pm Towing
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