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RE: Maybe the party is over.

We don't buy new every other year or every 3 or 4 years, we buy when out unit becomes worn out. Our last unit went 16 years and bought a new one and never even looked at a lot, we knew exactly what we want and bought it. I pay zero attention to market trends but I will agree that in general, the RV industry turns out junk. Not all are, but most are.
SidecarFlip 01/28/20 11:40am General RVing Issues
RE: Just 13 threads

Don't fret, will pick up in the spring when all the newbies buy RV's and then have to ask inane questions.
SidecarFlip 01/28/20 11:33am General RVing Issues
RE: Get your Dometic Toldo - A real kick in the teeth.

Toledo is a town in Ohio,. it's on I-75 just south of the Michigan border. I would comment on the story but beyond one word "sad" what I'd have to say is not ... something I'd care to say in this forum. Akron is also a town in Ohio, just south. What does this have to do with the post's? Toledo is the 10th wonder of the world. The only hole above ground.
SidecarFlip 01/25/20 06:29pm Tech Issues
RE: F350 Super Duty vs 3500 Denali vs The Ike Pulling 30k lbs

Those clowns need a real job.
SidecarFlip 01/25/20 08:01am Tow Vehicles
RE: Get your Dometic Toldo - A real kick in the teeth.

I believe they are unionized.
SidecarFlip 01/24/20 10:17am Tech Issues
RE: The Verdic is in, New Ford 7.3 V-8 Gas mpg not so Great

Gives the Julio's on TFL something to do anyway.
SidecarFlip 01/22/20 10:08am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Lights

If this is a Forest River product, they got a bunch of LEDs that failed. If you contact the dealer, they would replace for free. In our fifth wheel, we had 8 out of 14 go out within about 2 months. We had another issue and when we took it to the dealer, they replaced them. A month after that, several other original lights went out. Again, I called the dealer and they just shipped us the remainder of the lights that replaced ALL the originals. Probably bulk purchased the cheapest SMD's they could find. I learned real fast that CREE is the best.
SidecarFlip 01/22/20 09:51am Tech Issues
RE: Lights

If it's not a CREE SMD, it's not worth beans.
SidecarFlip 01/22/20 09:43am Tech Issues
RE: Can we pull a TT with our ‘20 Suburban

Rent a motel. Cheaper in the long run and no dirty sheets to change either.
SidecarFlip 01/21/20 06:46am Travel Trailers
RE: lino cracked after cold spell

Time for a new unit.... It's had it at 10 years anyway.
SidecarFlip 01/21/20 06:42am Tech Issues
RE: No! I’m not top heavy.

Not my thing at all. Looks top heavy to me but then people for the most part don't care.
SidecarFlip 01/20/20 09:06am Towing
RE: What is the coldest temp you've started your Honda 2000 in?

I use my Champ around the farm for power and it sits in the unheated garage (ambient) all the time and makes no difference when really cold except a bit longer on the choke. I run 5-40 Rotella all the time. I suspect Honda to be the same. Might take an extra pull to get it going too.
SidecarFlip 01/19/20 12:34pm Tech Issues
RE: Camping Lights

Why we always camp primitive and no lights on our RV outside when parked. I have a nice LED flashlight if I need to see. Personally, I believe those with all the lights on are scared of the bogeyman.
SidecarFlip 01/19/20 12:28pm General RVing Issues
RE: Kirkland motor oil

Oil is oil is oil. Ignorance is bliss (so they say at least) until you have a lubrication related failure. Then you'll change your tune.... as your wallet gets emptied.
SidecarFlip 01/17/20 10:13am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Small flys/ gnats coming out of commode.

So long as they don't tickle your butt, I'd call it experience.
SidecarFlip 01/14/20 09:30am Fifth-Wheels
RE: GM to introduce electric Hummer

The old Hummer plant in Shreveport La. Is available again. It belongs to the state or local government. Hummer could probably save millions by not having to buy land and building a facility. That actually makes too much sense for GM (Government Motors)...lol The Hummer was known as a gas guzzler. Wonder if this reincarnation will become known as the 'Electric Meter Guzzler'?:R What makes sense is building them where they already announced, Detroit - Hamtramck. A lot closer to the 2 plus billion dollar battery plant they're building in Lordstown OH with partner LG. Some of you folks need to get off that Government Motors foolishness. Nothing like beating a dead horse to death for 12 years.....lol An onion has a thicker skin than you do..lol We own one (Suburban LTZ) and I still refer to them as Government Motors. Always will. Why not build them in Lordstown at the shuttered Cruze plant, that is even closer. Pole Town is a lot farther away.
SidecarFlip 01/13/20 05:28pm Tow Vehicles
RE: 1997 Headlights on Bounder

I know the halogen bulbs can be replaced But Can the headlight be disassembled to clean the inside of the lenses I've done the exterior clean and restore, with the mguires plastic polish and UV protection spray They are clear not yellow, but there are spots on the inside of the lenses Switch the Crest toothpaste and WD40. Cannot help on replacements.
SidecarFlip 01/13/20 05:20pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: GM to introduce electric Hummer

The old Hummer plant in Shreveport La. Is available again. It belongs to the state or local government. Hummer could probably save millions by not having to buy land and building a facility. That actually makes too much sense for GM (Government Motors)...lol The Hummer was known as a gas guzzler. Wonder if this reincarnation will become known as the 'Electric Meter Guzzler'?:R
SidecarFlip 01/13/20 11:31am Tow Vehicles
RE: 2018 RAM 2500 with Adventurer 910DB

IMO - NO! Dry weight of 3373 and that is without any options such as battery, AC, etc. Add water and necessities and you will be looking at a camper weighing over 4500# when ready for a trip. I wouldn't even try to carry that on my 3500 SRW. You will need to stay with a very light camper, preferably non-basement. First your diesel eats up a lot of payload. Second is you have coil springs which is a double strike because it has coil springs AND they are mounted inside the frame rails. Neither of which work well for carrying a high COG item like a truck camper. What would be a better thing to do is upgrade to a DRW 35000 and then get the 910DB if that is the camper you think suits you. Never understood why Fiat-Chrysler went to coils on the medium duty trucks for one and why on earth did they mount them INBOARD, inside the frame rails. Makes zero sense to me. If you desire a Cadillac ride, buy a caddy, not a truck. My other issue with coils is they have no inherent dampening like a leaf spring pack does so they are hell on shocks. Must be less expensive to manufacture is all I can think of.
SidecarFlip 01/13/20 09:13am Truck Campers
RE: Prepping RV for private sale

Rest assured, you will, plus your socks....lol Almost nothing has a steeper depreciation curve than a used RV except maybe a snowmobile. When we buy one (new) we really do careful research because we know it will be a long time owners Didn't get much but we got plenty of use out of it. Last one we had and sold, we had 14 years.
SidecarFlip 01/12/20 03:39pm Fifth-Wheels
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