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Posted: 10/21/19 03:43pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I understand it all too well, did same damage to our truck a year ago, just done in a different way. I now understand what people mean when they say that owning an rv can be really expensive!

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My daughter's boyfriend did something similar to that to my truck. I kicked his a$$ and told him he was an idiot..... and he still wants to marry my daughter.[emoticon]


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I do things like that when I'm stressed and/or get in a hurry.


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Posted: 10/30/19 06:17am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

never fear it can happen to any of us.
heck i have seen the aftermath of when a commercial seat warmer has done this to a big rig and trailer.
if i had the cash i would modify my pu bed to never let this happen. ju$t need lot$ of ca$h.


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I don't understand why the truck manufacturers are going with such large wheels and tires. I have 16" on my good 'ole truck and when I started looking for new trucks, the wheels range from 17" to 20" for 2500HD trucks. That 3" can really through you off with your bed rail to trailer spacing. Hard to find new trucks with smaller wheels.


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Posted: 10/30/19 11:48am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Todays brakes are larger diameter requiring larger diameter wheels. I think 17" is the smallest diameter wheel that will work on 1/2 ton...3/4 ton....one ton trucks.


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OOPS! I have been close enough not to be able to get a spark plug feeler guage between trailer & bed rail but never damaged anything. Good reason to keep the 2006 low truck.


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