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RE: Towing Travel Trailers

I tow about the same size trailer with my F350 and I have no issue with sway,I do feel the push when being passed by large trucks.It is more of a suck then push feel,that is called the bow wave effect,and you will always feel that to some degree. With a proper sized truck and a properly set up w/d hitch you will have no problems. For that size trailer I recommend at least a 250/2500 and up series truck.
hondapro 06/14/20 05:44am Travel Trailers
RE: Hooked it up

Looks great,can't wait to hear how it pulls. (I am sure it will be awesome)
hondapro 05/10/20 05:29am Tow Vehicles
RE: New Truck 4x4 or 4x2 ??

4wd LOW RANGE is nice for placing RV on high blocks or backing up steep grade. It takes a lot of stress off the trans. Just DON'T be turning on solid ground as it can cause damage of the front axle if the tires can't sip. My 98 RAM I added a 4 low axle disconnect that allowed the rear tires to be in low range, that was NICE!!! That is one thing about my old F-250 It did not have the auto locking hubs only manual. If I needed low range all I needed to do was put the lever into the 4 low position,had low range without the axle bind.
hondapro 04/29/20 05:23am Fifth-Wheels
RE: New Truck 4x4 or 4x2 ??

If you don't need it get the 4x2. I will say that my truck can get stuck on wet grass in 2wd. Where I live you will have a hard time finding a 2wd truck on any dealer lots,and if you was trying to sell one you would have a real hard time selling it.
hondapro 04/27/20 05:22am Fifth-Wheels
RE: sticky slides

Do not put any oil based product on your rubber slide seals, it can destroy your seals. As DRSmart I also use 303 it works great. Spray silicone will also work.
hondapro 04/23/20 05:57am Travel Trailers
RE: Just curious......

9-11 while towing
hondapro 04/17/20 04:54am Travel Trailers
RE: Anyone have a favorite RV wax ???

Collinite marine fleetwax
hondapro 04/12/20 05:06am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Slide - In or Out

As long as the trailer is set up and leveled there is no harm done in leaving the slides out. Unless there is a chance of getting snow or ice build up on them.
hondapro 04/11/20 05:22am Travel Trailers
RE: Lighting suggestions for rv building

Thanks everyone for all the ideas,I appreciate it.
hondapro 04/03/20 04:49am General RVing Issues
Lighting suggestions for rv building

Hi guys I had a rv storage pole building built that is 40x16 and wall height is 15 feet. It has 3 sides closed to the ground. I want to install some lights inside so it is not so dark in there when tring to back in. I am unsure of the type of lighting that would work the best for me,I don't plan on working in there just need some lighting for when backing in and when I need to get into the rv. Thanks for the help.
hondapro 04/01/20 06:32am General RVing Issues
RE: Just bought my first travel trailer

If you go with the diesel skip the 2500 and go with the 3500 the diesel engine is heaver than the gas engine. So the 2500 with the diesel will have a low payload capacity
hondapro 04/01/20 04:26am Travel Trailers
RE: Spring Shakedown Trip cancelled

I had my last weekend trip in April trip canceled,it was supposed to be our first trip of the season. I hope our mid May trip does not get canceled. I am ready to get going it has been a long winter
hondapro 03/31/20 04:22am Travel Trailers
RE: Just bought my first travel trailer

I would also suggest at least a 250/2500. If you are going with a Ford and buying new get a F-350 SRW they are only a thousand of so more than the F-250. I had a 14 F-250 with the 6.2 gas motor pulling the trailer in my signature and now my 16 F-350 with the 6.7 Diesel. The 6.2 is a great engine and pulled the trailer ok, but the diesel pulls it much better. I will not go back to a gas engine.
hondapro 03/31/20 04:17am Travel Trailers
RE: Gas prices

Gas prices near me today are 2.35 unleaded Diesel is 2.90. Pennsylvania has the highest gas tax and the worst roads in the country, figure that one out.
hondapro 03/22/20 05:26am General RVing Issues
RE: New Camper problems

Add me to the list,bad battery
hondapro 03/22/20 05:16am General RVing Issues
RE: Water damage under shower.

How long ago did you buy it? Is it still under warranty? If so I would start by contacting the dealer where you bought it. Also you need to get the water dried up asap.
hondapro 03/22/20 04:52am Travel Trailers
RE: Don't come to PA

Pa state parks are closed for 14 days effective 3/14/20 also if you have camping reservations in April 2020 they are allowing people to transfer or cancel there reservation with no penalty if you want
hondapro 03/21/20 06:02am General RVing Issues
RE: New Mexico State Parks Suspend Overnight Camping

PA state parks have canceled all planed activities until the end of April.but at this time camping remains open.
hondapro 03/14/20 05:19am General RVing Issues
RE: Montana vs. Arctic Fox vs. Grand Design

We are also considering moving to a 5th wheel soon. At the last rv show in Hershey,Pa we compared the Grand Design Solitude and the Montana and also the Reflection and the Cougar. All were the rear living floor plan. We liked both Grand Design units alot more than the Montana or Cougar. We thought the fit and finish was better and they just seemed to be put together better.
hondapro 03/01/20 04:46am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Xchocks question

Throw the cheep plastic chocks in the nearest garbage can, get 4 of the hard rubber chocks from harbor freight. Set the chocks properly,I set the rear chocks and slightly back into them then I set the front chocks put the truck into neutral and let it set into the front chocks the put the x chock in.
hondapro 02/29/20 05:37am Travel Trailers
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