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RE: WHAT dinghy or toad is good to tow ???

Honda CRV. Up to 2014. Tow great, lots of ground clearance. Mine has two full pages in the manual on how to flat tow safely.
Ava 09/04/20 12:07am Dinghy Towing
RE: Turning A Toad

There is advise from manufacturers to try to limit turning the rig at a maximum angle when towing as this puts strain on the tow equipment. Sometimes unavoidable but try to make turns less sharp. As said above, you cannot back up without binding something so always plan ahead to avoid tight roads and use fuel stops that are easy to drive in and out.
Ava 08/29/20 04:40pm Dinghy Towing
RE: Need a device

My Roadmaster Invisibrake has a wire that connects to the cold side of the brake pedal. When the brake pedal activates, it turns on an LED on my motorhome dash but only if the pedal physically moves. I think you could wire a simple version of that as well.
Ava 08/22/20 07:42pm Tech Issues
RE: EMS/Surge Protection or.... TPMS???

I have both systems and , touch wood, I haven’t had any tire problems, but I found my PG surge unit has done its job a few times with electrical issues. When you can afford it get both.
Ava 08/18/20 05:30pm Tech Issues
RE: What sealer to use?

If you can remove a ceiling vent from the inside and see some of the roofing material folded in, an EPDM roof will be white and the backside will be black.
Ava 07/25/20 10:28pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: radio fuse

Om my rig the radio fuse is with the chassis fuses inside the battery compartment
Ava 07/19/20 11:32pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Synthetic Trans Fluid

As said above, the transynd can be easily tested to check for the quality and suggested life span of your current fluid.
Ava 07/10/20 07:47am Class A Motorhomes
RE: refer stopped working on gas

Look at the burner and see if there is a little pile of tiny metal bits pulled under the burner. They are rusty filings coming from the boiler tube above. If so, some of them can plug the burner up. Vacuum or blow out the burner tube and try to light again. This something I do a couple times a year when mine quits.
Ava 07/01/20 10:35pm Tech Issues
RE: Parasite control issues help

Here on Vancouver Island we don’t need heart worm medication unless we are travelling but Bravecto is what is recommended here for fleas and ticks and doesn’t upset the dogs
Ava 06/20/20 11:05am RV Pet Stop
RE: Atwood water heater burnt 110v wire

I recently helped a friend with their burnt wires feeding the water heater in a 2 year old trailer. As said above the connections were the problem. The wire connectors were very sloppy and shorted out and the ground wire screw was loose as well. Very poor workmanship.
Ava 06/14/20 11:37pm Tech Issues
RE: Brake working?

You can see if the brakes are operating by feeling them after towing and making few harder stops to feel how warm or hot or cool they are. They should be al least warm to touch.
Ava 06/13/20 06:14pm Tech Issues
RE: Battery disconnects above door

One turns on and off the chassis battery. The other turns on and off the house batteries. As soon as I park my rig, and extend my steps, I turn the chassis battery off so it has no draw on it and my engine will start.
Ava 06/03/20 11:25pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Drier sheets, magic Eraser and glass

Use 0000 fine steel wool. I use it all the time without harming the glass. Will clean anything off the glass.
Ava 05/30/20 09:01am Tow Vehicles
RE: 2019 Equinox Dead Batteries

The owners manual probably suggests to remove specific fuses when towing. There are disconnect switches available to make that easier
Ava 05/16/20 12:14pm Tech Issues
RE: If getting 'Service Temporarily Unavailable!'

On my iPad I just hit the arrow to go back and touch the post a second time and it usually comes up after getting the no service notice
Ava 05/14/20 10:37pm Forum Posting Help and Support
RE: Best 6-Pin Location in Fascia ??

I don’t have a Jeep but put it in a place where it is accessible when towing bars are in place or not.
Ava 04/13/20 07:08pm Dinghy Towing
RE: Plugged in or Trickle Charger

Use a slurry mix of baking soda and water to clean terminals. It will foam up and neutralize any acid. Then rinse off. Coat terminals with a commercial brand spray or just use Vaseline.
Ava 04/11/20 05:31pm Travel Trailers
RE: Best roof coating for aging rubber roofs

I haven’t used any products yet on mine but watch the Dicor web site for coating a rubber roof with their products. They look like it would do a good job. There are several companies and products out there that you would have to weigh for yourself.
Ava 04/02/20 11:04am Tech Issues
RE: Solar Charge Controller question

I have a basic pwt controller from amazon that works fine for me. I have two panels with 120 watts total, charging 2 6v batteries with no problems.
Ava 03/21/20 10:29am Travel Trailers
RE: Escape window falls out

I was going to try mine out to see how much trouble it would be but after reading these posts I think I will leave alone. It has been there for many many years..
Ava 01/11/20 09:42pm Class A Motorhomes
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