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RE: New Tires - too many options

I will need to replace my tires too, I am looking at the Michelin Defenders. Recommended by a friend who is a retired diesel mechanic and also has them on his truck. The have a great rating on the Tire Rack website. JMHO 2015 350 Dually, CC, Long Bed
rav 10/30/19 11:35am Tow Vehicles
RE: Last Post, DW has died

Very sorry for your loss.
rav 10/27/19 05:00am General RVing Issues
RE: how do you keep sewer tank clear

never use chemicals. I drain the tank, use the built in flush, close valve and let fill up for about 8 to minutes (yes I use a timer) then dump, flush and then add about 5 gallons to the tank. We do have a water softener so that helps keep the tank "slick", sometimes I will put some laundry detergent in the tank.
rav 10/19/19 05:05am General RVing Issues
RE: Backup camera

We have the Furion on our camper, so far it is working fine. 41' fifth wheel
rav 10/10/19 04:37am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Installing a drain valve

We have an outdoor sink that I would connect to with a hose, this year I wanted to add hot and cold water lines to the sink and get rid of the hose. I drilled 2 holes in the floor (after triple checking the area!!) cut the lines added the fittings using a pex tool and pex fittings. Didn't take but an hour to do, so I think you can and should add the low point drains. It is a good idea to be able to drain down the pressurized lines when the temp drops. JMHO
rav 10/04/19 10:26am Tech Issues
RE: mixing NLGI2 grease with multi purpose grease

thanks
rav 10/01/19 02:01pm Towing
RE: mixing NLGI2 grease with multi purpose grease

looks like I will be getting some white lithium grease. LOL What a typo! PS what is the best way to clean the grease off the bushings?
rav 10/01/19 05:40am Towing
RE: mixing NLGI2 grease with multi purpose grease

keep me posted, it's not a big deal to clean and relube. would not be the first time a manufacturer had wrong info.
rav 09/28/19 01:02pm Towing
RE: mixing NLGI2 grease with multi purpose grease

https://www.bwtrailerhitches.com/sites/default/files/documents/2019%20Companion%20Owners%20Manual%20WEB.pdf page 24
rav 09/28/19 04:30am Towing
RE: mixing NLGI2 grease with multi purpose grease

I used the grease on the rubber mount, per the instructions I got with the hitch, other than that I did exactly as you suggested.
rav 09/27/19 05:00am Towing
RE: mixing NLGI2 grease with multi purpose grease

It’s just fine. Bottom line is you understand there is a Zerk!!! Thank you- LOL sometimes you just need to read the manual.
rav 09/25/19 04:22am Towing
mixing NLGI2 grease with multi purpose grease

I need to lube the zerk on my B&W companion hitch and have NLGI2 grease in the gun, can I mix NLGI2 grease with multi purpose grease? Thanks
rav 09/24/19 10:40am Towing
RE: So Dakota Domicile

This is who we use (recommended by a friend who also full times) very happy with the service and Bruce the owner is very knowledgeable about all the requirements and is easy to talk to. Call him and ask your question, lots of mis info out there They will also take care of getting your registrations so you don't have to. http://myhomeaddressinc.com/ PS let me know if you decide to use him as we get a referral!!
rav 09/23/19 01:07pm Full-time RVing
RE: Slide Out Making Banging Sound

The phone number I use is 574-312-6112. It's the service department number. A secretary will answer, she'll tranfer you to the service department case write up person. The case write up person will create a case number and then someone else will set up a schedule date for thr repairs. thank you!
rav 09/20/19 10:39am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Slide Out Making Banging Sound

I'm going through something similar. My slide is moved in and out with a hydraulic cylinder. When I first got the loud noise when closing the slide, I found I had sheared 4 teeth off the pinion gear which drives the rack attached to the slide. Had it fixed once but they never really got it right. Loud noise continued. It happened again, slide was not closing completely on one end, stuck out 2-1/2 inches. Had another tech look at and fix. Pinion gear still intact, no teeth sheared. Made the adjustment to the pinion and rack so slide would close. Now it has done it again, slide sticks out 2-1/2 inches. So called Lippert and discussed with their tech guy. Long story short, the pinion gear is jumping out of the rack, which is why there is a loud noise. What is happening is the tube the rack slides through has bulged out and allows the rack and pinion to disengage for a few teeth. So now I have an appointment set with Lippert to fix the problem. They will fix the tube and add reinforcement so it does not bulge out again. They’ve had other customers with the same problem so they are well aware of the problem. The suggested fix makes sense to me. Perhaps you have the same problem??? same issue as yours- do you have a contact number for Lippert and maybe someone to talk to about it. thanks
rav 09/20/19 05:21am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Best wax for lazy people?

I use the Aero Cosmetics system, I can do the entire camper in about 3 hours.
rav 09/07/19 06:19am General RVing Issues
RE: inside light decreasing cover for ceiling vent

x2
rav 09/04/19 02:32pm Tech Issues
RE: Sometime we win...National Forests and Wildlife Refuge

AWESOME!
rav 09/04/19 02:25pm Public Lands, Boondocking and Dry Camping
RE: Heading to Maine-Need Suggestions

I would definitely suggest some time in Acadia and Bar Harbor, we have been here all season and still love it. Stop at Fort Knox State Park for the day and see the fort and go up in the observation tower. Lots to see in Camden and Rockport, just take a long walk around town. We did a nice walk a few weeks back around Belfast, you need to see if the shipyard is doing a tour, unfortunately we missed it. check out McCLoons Lobster Shack in South Thomaston with stop on the way in at the bookstore. we went on a lobster boat tour in ST George, that was fun day seeing how they pull in the traps and getting some history as we toured along the coast There is so much to do!! enjoy tour trip
rav 09/04/19 10:16am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Recommend a sealant or caulk

I have used Geocel and one recommended by the factory called Manus bond 75-am, I was really impressed with both products. I purchased both from Amazon. I always use Dicor on the roof.
rav 08/22/19 02:55pm General RVing Issues
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