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RE: This is just what we need

Great for attracting 2 million moths and other insects which in turn draw in the bats. :) Put it in front of the neighbors camper! HA!
ZINGERLITE 05/17/19 10:24am General RVing Issues
RE: Broken/ leaking exhaust manifold bolts

X3 here on the easy out. If you go there once, that will be the first time and last on what to do next after the easy out snaps :h Machinist friends ive known always say that the best thing to do with an easy-out kit it throw it in the trash.
ZINGERLITE 05/14/19 01:01pm General RVing Issues
RE: Broken/ leaking exhaust manifold bolts

I just used a couple clamps on my half ton with a 5.3. Can't speak for how they'll hold up over time but my exhaust leak is fixed. It seems like a halfass fix but it works and i don't need to take the head off.
ZINGERLITE 05/14/19 06:19am General RVing Issues
RE: So what's the deal with weight stations?

Living in michigan i've never seen one open! ha!
ZINGERLITE 05/08/19 12:42pm Beginning RVing
RE: Best top coat/wax for RV's

Since this is a new RV, I would recommend Meguiar's M6332 Flagship Premium Marine Wax. It's a simple application like any other wax but has a high shine, excellent water repelling attributes, long wearing and one of the highest UV protection levels. It would be like combining Meguiar's G18216 Ultimate Liquid Wax with Meguiar's 56 Pure RV Fiberglass Wax together. But, you can also use just the Ultimate or RV Pure wax alone and get fantastic results. I just find the added superior UV protection worth the extra $2. Im an advocate of flagship on all of my toys. My boats have always looked amazing. Same with my snowmobiles. It gives it that wet shiny finish.
ZINGERLITE 05/01/19 08:08am General RVing Issues
RE: Anyone know how rear air bags work

Generally speaking, with airbags, if there is only ONE air fitting to feed both bags, when you go around curves, and the motor home leans, it will force air from one of the bags over to the other side. A lot of people feel it's better that each bag has it's own separate air line. In addition to preventing this, it allows you to put more air into one side or the other to adjust for side-to-side weight differences. BTW, is there air in them now? How much? Is your motor home level? That's the best way. I've got a slammed project truck with air ride suspension and each bag has separate valves for this exact reason.
ZINGERLITE 04/23/19 07:55am General RVing Issues
RE: Coleman lantern

My Grandpa gave my his old lantern and stove this last fall. I'm pretty excited about it still. Camping smells and sounds that i never want to disappear!
ZINGERLITE 04/16/19 11:09am General RVing Issues
RE: What's your stick(est) wicket?

Every time i park my camper at home. Its like training lol. 6" from the gutter on the garage and about 3" from the neighbors privacy fence. I can handle anything! lol On another note, my gutter is alittle smashed at the end. Wonder how that happened?!?!
ZINGERLITE 04/12/19 10:55am General RVing Issues
RE: What's the one thing that you have but hardly EVER use?

Fresh water hoses! but i know if i take them out ill need then! I try to go through the camper before every trip. If its just local i don't bring a lot. If were headed out for a week ill bring everything and the kitchen sink.
ZINGERLITE 04/12/19 05:43am General RVing Issues
RE: Low point drain line caps nightmare

I went and bought plastic valves from the plumbing section at lowes and screwed them onto the 3/4" fittings where the caps go. No more need for caps. Just turn the valves.
ZINGERLITE 04/08/19 12:55pm Travel Trailers
RE: HEY! Where's the manual?

Manuals have been replaced with PDF's. Go to the website of the appliance you need the manual for and it shouldn't be too hard to find.
ZINGERLITE 04/04/19 06:08am Travel Trailers
RE: Stocking/Furnishing a New Camper

i would keep a list and continually go through removing things you thought you'd need but you never use.
ZINGERLITE 03/26/19 07:53am Travel Trailers
RE: Where is your spot in your RV ?

outside by the fire pit.
ZINGERLITE 03/19/19 08:17am General RVing Issues
RE: Travel Trailer Buying/Financing Questions

I should have stated that I’m not interested in anything David Ramsey would say. Yes I could save money and go camping 5-10 years from now. My goal however, is to get out camping with my daughter while she’s young and get her interested in the outdoors. I’ve looked at used, but I’ve got enough used junk laying around that I have to work on all the time. I don’t want to be fixing things when I’m trying to take a relaxing trip. I’ve looked at rates from my credit union and will possibly use them. I have an 800+ credit score. My car will be paid off soon and I have plenty of money to make the payments. I agree with the junk laying around comment. we financed and bought new because i want vacation to be vacation. eliminate the chance of the "everything i own is junk" anger moments lol. I want to relax. not stress over things that are broken.
ZINGERLITE 03/15/19 11:20am Travel Trailers
RE: Another "Can I Tow This" question.....

I have a Ram 5.7 two wheel drive so a bit more capacity and use the Andersen hitch but it is an older trailer which is heavier. I have never had a problem with towing in more than at least 10,000 miles of towing. Go for it. Back when I was first interested people towed 30' Airstreams with 1962 Oldsmobiles. Not that that was optimum but it was normal. FWIW. Tim Not normal on an RV board, especially this one. You need a 1 ton diesel dually to pull a 4×8 landscaping trailer hauling 2 sheets of styrofoam. I agree with the post about 30' air streams and 62 olds. Half tons and trailer hitches have come a long way. You can do more with less truck in 2019. most people drive their tow vehicle daily. you don't want to park a 1 ton dually at the office on a daily basis.
ZINGERLITE 03/14/19 05:38am Travel Trailers
RE: Best camping Hack and/or Fad

Both my white fuel Coleman stove and Ashflash lantern. I'm still using them. ;) Mike My grandpa just gave me his old stove and lantern. Its finally like "camping" again. the hum of the lantern and the food has a slight taste of white gas. ahhh the memories!
ZINGERLITE 03/04/19 06:16pm General RVing Issues
RE: new to the TT world

i was waiting until we got to the camp ground to fill my first few trips. we got set up one friday night, camper leveled, plugged in, unhitched and as i was putting the awning out the wife says "did you fill the water tank?" had to break down and go fill up. Now i realize that the extra small fraction of an MPG isn't worth feeling like a dumb*ss lol. filling the water tank is now part of my procedure the night before we leave.
ZINGERLITE 02/24/19 06:59am Travel Trailers
RE: Driving your RV alone

We used to have a motor home and now we have a trailer. When we camp locally i love getting there and setting up by myself. On the long trips it usually starts a fight with my better half. I've got my own routine/set up procedure id rather do by myself. plus you get the extra hour or so to yourself before everyone shows up. its nice to have everything set up for when the rest of the group arrives. The worst is with a group full of old timers. You end up with too many people giving orders. Not enough people working lol.
ZINGERLITE 02/07/19 10:37am General RVing Issues
RE: New to Trailer camping, what are some must haves, and wants

Make a couple shake down runs at a near by camp ground. You can either run to the store or head back home to grab something. After a couple of trips you'll have a good idea of what you want. I end up tailoring my camper to the trip now. If were leaving for a week or so i brink everything and the kitchen sink. if its a quick weekend up north where we wont be doing much hanging out at the camper then i pack light. Clothes, coffee provisions and maybe breakfast stuff. Might even want to toss a pack of hotdogs and smore stuff in the fridge. on long trips i pack everything. I even go through my tool box in the garage. bring things i don't need. Some trips are for relaxing at the camp ground and some trips with the camper were just using it as a hotel room on wheels. think about your trip as your packing. Grab things from the house. If you keep finding yourself saying "ah ****, that pot is in the camper" buy another next time you go out. If you find yourself constantly annoyed by something you never use and its always in the way at the camp sited then take it out. Alot of items i thought id need get tossed.
ZINGERLITE 02/02/19 08:39pm Travel Trailers
RE: New Truck Lets You See Through Your Trailer

How long before someone with that system changes lanes on top of a car since it looks like they don’t have a trailer? Maybe the lane change warning system will respond. If your car still has side and rear view mirrors i don't think thats an issues.
ZINGERLITE 01/24/19 10:20am Travel Trailers
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