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Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 09-16-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,357
Posted By Trucker Kev
I had a similar situation loading a heavy...

I had a similar situation loading a heavy roll-off bin on my gooseneck trailer. I was using my wireless remote and standing on the passenger side of my trailer while I winched in up. It lightened up...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 07-27-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By Trucker Kev
Does Ed solder the tow command like he fixes the...

Does Ed solder the tow command like he fixes the ficm? I've had issues with mine so it would be good to know he does that.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 07-04-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,662
Posted By Trucker Kev
I make a living doing inspections on all types of...

I make a living doing inspections on all types of vehicles, mostly larger vehicles and commercial vehicles. Believe it or not, many "smaller" vehicles fall into the same regulations as big rigs. I...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 03-07-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 675
Posted By Trucker Kev
That's how I got my start, driving big trucks....

That's how I got my start, driving big trucks. Now I do inspections on vehicles, including post collision inspections. I once inspected a pickup/equipment trailer with electric brakes and rear ended...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 03-06-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 675
Posted By Trucker Kev
On the controller itself, there should be a...

On the controller itself, there should be a slider mechanism that you can slide with your hand. That applies the trailer brakes independent of the truck. In a suitable location, put your truck in...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 03-05-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By Trucker Kev
Only the center bolts are bolted to the bed. The...

Only the center bolts are bolted to the bed. The other 4 bolts (2 on each rail) go through the bed and are anchored to the frame.
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 03-04-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By Trucker Kev
The carriage bolts will go through the square...

The carriage bolts will go through the square hole in the center of each rail. It should also come with a stiffening plate about 1/2" thick that will go under your bed. Correct, it isn't going...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 03-04-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Trucker Kev
I had never seen one in person either. After a...

I had never seen one in person either. After a cracked frame on one of my trailers I started looking into options to smooth out the ride. There are lots of different products out there but I wanted...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 03-04-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By Trucker Kev
That looks identical to mine. Make sure you...

That looks identical to mine. Make sure you install the two extra bolts that should come with it. Also, I put two 5/8" shackles through the holes and left them there for the safety chains. It was a...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 03-03-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Trucker Kev
Mountain Master air ride hitch

I couldn't find too much recent info on these when I was doing my research, so I thought I'd share my experience with my recently acquired air ride hitch made by Mountain Master. Air Ride Hitch...
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 03-03-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By Trucker Kev
gooseneck

I have used one like this for about 4 years to pull a gooseneck roll off trailer that often gets loaded right up to the rating of the hitch. Never any issues at all. It is used pretty much daily...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 02-08-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,054
Posted By Trucker Kev
You just resurrected a three year old thread! ...

You just resurrected a three year old thread! Don't need to pull any relays. Look up "seatbelt minder" in the owners manual.
Forum: Towing, Trailers & 5th Wheels 11-06-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,058
Posted By Trucker Kev
pin box

this is the one I'll be getting when I have the $$$

ReeseŽ 94622 - 2-5/16" Gooseneck RV Coupler Goose Box...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 11-06-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,301
Posted By Trucker Kev
plug

It's most likely a dirty connection, but could also be a faulty trailer brake control. Mine recently did the same thing with saying the trailer was disconnected. It eventually gave me a TBC Fault...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 01-19-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By Trucker Kev
rv weight

Your best chance of getting weighed in CA would be by a Mobile Road Enforcement (MRE) Officer. Those are the "DOT" guys in the black and white pickups. You probably won't get stopped unless your...
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