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Forum: Fifth Wheel & Gooseneck RV Towing 02-05-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By RV_Tech
I have heard the waste cap thing for decades, but...

I have heard the waste cap thing for decades, but never known a person to be stopped for it. I suspect it is an urban legend like most of what we are told about RVs. Run a search of the Internet and...
Forum: Fifth Wheel & Gooseneck RV Towing 02-04-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By RV_Tech
Backing up in the campground

I know some of you are really great at backing fifth wheels. I am not. I am about average. Sometimes I look great, sometimes I look not so great. But, what my wife and I have started doing which is...
Forum: Conventional (Bumper Pull) Towing; Travel Trailers, Pop-ups & Slide-in Campers 02-04-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By RV_Tech
Yes but - there are things that are well known...

Yes but - there are things that are well known problems and impossible (or nearly so) to change after purchase. In terms of problems, axles don't come up on the radar screen for most owners.

So...
Forum: Toy Hauler Towing; Fifth Wheel & Bumper Pull 02-04-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By RV_Tech
Whoa, try warm milk next time! :) Steve

Whoa, try warm milk next time! :)

Steve
Forum: Conventional (Bumper Pull) Towing; Travel Trailers, Pop-ups & Slide-in Campers 02-03-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By RV_Tech
Generally speaking, manufacturers design for the...

Generally speaking, manufacturers design for the hitched configuration, although that was not always so. Nothing about that will change until folks stop shopping price and start shopping quality....
Forum: Conventional (Bumper Pull) Towing; Travel Trailers, Pop-ups & Slide-in Campers 02-03-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By RV_Tech
You really have to weigh it to know if there is a...

You really have to weigh it to know if there is a problem i.e. what does it actually weigh and what percentage of that weight is actually transferred to the hitch.

The term ultralite does not...
Forum: Fifth Wheel & Gooseneck RV Towing 02-02-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By RV_Tech
Half-ton towables vary in terms of bedroom...

Half-ton towables vary in terms of bedroom ceiling height and the height of the bed. Unfortunately the weight saving tricks are usually too subtle for the average buyer to recognize. Check out floor...
Forum: Fifth Wheel & Gooseneck RV Towing 02-01-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By RV_Tech
Choosing what features to buy is always a...

Choosing what features to buy is always a trade-off as no one model is likely to have everything you want. :)

Steve
Forum: Fifth Wheel & Gooseneck RV Towing 02-01-2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By RV_Tech
I don't think you will find it to be an issue. I...

I don't think you will find it to be an issue. I had to drop the hitch height with our Reese, but still have plenty of clearance and we also are level.

We went through the same thing as we...
Forum: Other; Brakes, Electrical, Hitches, Weight Distribution & CDL Discussion 01-31-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By RV_Tech
Are you testing the pedal with the truck moving...

Are you testing the pedal with the truck moving or static? You will have nothing off the pedal until you are moving more than 5 mph. You can not test a controller using an accelerometer until you are...
Forum: Other; Brakes, Electrical, Hitches, Weight Distribution & CDL Discussion 01-31-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 254
Posted By RV_Tech
Given the size of the trailer, I think it will...

Given the size of the trailer, I think it will want to move your truck around, though your truck will have no trouble towing it. I do think a WDH will improve your towing experience.

Given the...
Forum: Other; Brakes, Electrical, Hitches, Weight Distribution & CDL Discussion 01-31-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 254
Posted By RV_Tech
What would be the argument against using one? ...

What would be the argument against using one?

Steve
Forum: Conventional (Bumper Pull) Towing; Travel Trailers, Pop-ups & Slide-in Campers 01-28-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 546
Posted By RV_Tech
I use cruise control while towing in the same...

I use cruise control while towing in the same situations I do when not towing.
Forum: Toy Hauler Towing; Fifth Wheel & Bumper Pull 01-26-2016, 04:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By RV_Tech
Every time I try to find a short-cut to solve a...

Every time I try to find a short-cut to solve a problem, it ends up taking me longer and costing me more. :)

Steve
Forum: Fifth Wheel & Gooseneck RV Towing 01-22-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By RV_Tech
Yes, I agree it seems implausible. I was standing...

Yes, I agree it seems implausible. I was standing right there when the tank was filled. Nothing out of the ordinary and I used the same guys I have used for years. It is easy to see the damaged...
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