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03-23-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 864
Posted By Birdhunter1

The easiest way to check to make sure everything...

The easiest way to check to make sure everything is grounded properly is to back the truck up to your trailer and ONLY hook up the wiring, no chains, pins, balls etc.
If all of your lights work then...
03-18-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By Birdhunter1

With all the information you provided you might...

With all the information you provided you might need to do complete rebuild and install a supercharger on the new engine to keep things working properly.
02-20-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,869
Posted By Birdhunter1

My horse trailer without horses has a tongue...

My horse trailer without horses has a tongue weight in the 1100 lbs range, I have towed with and without a weight distribution hitch and while it does it fine both ways I much prefer the weight...
02-14-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By Birdhunter1

Take a can of spray paint and paint an index mark...

Take a can of spray paint and paint an index mark on the u joint in each steering knuckle. After you hear the sound again go look to see if the index marks have moved.
If it has moved then remove...
Replies: 22
Views: 2,419
Posted By Birdhunter1

I don't know what part of Indiana you are...

I don't know what part of Indiana you are traveling from but when you come through Illinois avoid I 57 south of Mt. Vernon, there is what seems a wreck a day that causes traffic backups for hours. ...
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By Birdhunter1

The trailer you describe is a bit smaller than my...

The trailer you describe is a bit smaller than my 3 horse slant load trailer, and your enclosed trailer is probably lighter than my horse trailer.
I pull mine with a '14 Model F 150 with the 3.5...
01-15-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,492
Posted By Birdhunter1

I've only had a few filters I could not get off...

I've only had a few filters I could not get off with this and they were on OLD equipment: ...
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By Birdhunter1

You could use a front axle and weld the steering...

You could use a front axle and weld the steering system so it won't pivot, but I've never seen anyone damage the rear axle on a trailer like these. Typically they get loaded the same way they would...
12-19-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By Birdhunter1

Same reason I ended up with mine, with two older...

Same reason I ended up with mine, with two older ones plus tractors, mowers and other equipment I walked in the house one night with keys to everything and started sorting them into piles on the...
12-19-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By Birdhunter1

You do not need that specialized spanner socket...

You do not need that specialized spanner socket for your Dana 44 anymore, they do make good paper weights nowadays.
12-19-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By Birdhunter1

If you do your own maintenance you can be happy...

If you do your own maintenance you can be happy in the fact you won't have to repack front wheel bearings anymore or deal with auto or manual locking hubs.
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By Birdhunter1

If you made it to Salem the rest of the trip is a...

If you made it to Salem the rest of the trip is a breeze, you can probably let it go back into overdrive now as there won't be many hills left on your journey.
I would venture into Indiana towards...
12-18-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,935
Posted By Birdhunter1

I remember seeing many F350 chassis cabs with a...

I remember seeing many F350 chassis cabs with a dual rear wheel setup with a 300 and a 4 speed.
Replies: 14
Views: 901
Posted By Birdhunter1

My horse trailer use to only have brakes on one...

My horse trailer use to only have brakes on one axle, when I added brakes to that axle I keep an extra hub (non brake), bearings, axle nut, retainer pin and cap in the back of tack storage area out...
Replies: 2
Views: 558
Posted By Birdhunter1

I used to have my boat unhooked completely from...

I used to have my boat unhooked completely from the trailer and I used a long dock line and tied it off in the bed. I would back in and hit the brakes hard, the boat would pop off floating, I would...
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