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RE: Ram 2500 only carries 2300 lbs.

I think you are reading it wrong, front still lower than rear, but if rear sags 2” then head lights points op higher and blinds oncoming drivers.
Slownsy 02/26/21 04:15pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Light Japanese Trucks used as Tow Vehicles here

Robert I was referring to what most use for a caravan or FW here in Australia, I know that some are using semis but not many. Frank.
Slownsy 02/23/21 04:30pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Why is 5th wheel standard vs Gooseneck?

Ever wondered why they are called FWs and not goosenecks.
Slownsy 02/22/21 06:08pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Light Japanese Trucks used as Tow Vehicles here

The main problem here in Australia is that the F Trucks etcetera has to be converted here at a cost of $40000 on top of transportation and duty, makes them $150000+ and can only go by manufacturers ratings, so 250 only about 1000kg my F350 1560kg payload where the small trucks like Iveco Canter etcetera are 2-3000kg payload and half the price. Frank.
Slownsy 02/22/21 05:21am Tow Vehicles
RE: DC-DC Charging ?

BFL13 according to Renogys manual you wil have to instal 6-4 Wire from truck to FW as distance 20-30’ Frank.
Slownsy 02/20/21 04:56pm Tech Issues
RE: Do you regret getting rid of your RV cornices?

From what I read he is talking about curtain pelmets over top and sides. Frank.
Slownsy 02/05/21 05:21pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Powering a electric winch

Thanks PastorCharlie. But my setup is a mobile which in a cradle for using on front or in rear tow bar, A Sherpa Stead rated at 17500l lbit only weighs in at a bout 60-70lb and will live in toolbox in rear of truck until I may have to use, I also have snatch blocks sand boards etc, the boards will be first go to , the the winch if this is not sufficient, as we travel alone and sometimes in som remote places, and has been bogged from time to time in sand or slippery mud, rather fit which on rear if best way to get out. Frank.
Slownsy 02/04/21 05:07pm Tech Issues
RE: Powering a electric winch

Thanks Josh yes I know that Mex knows his stuff with electric, and he suggested to upgrade the negative cables and run 00 to the rear, and that is what I intend to do and also run a oo cable between the positives with a 300A fuse at each battery before cutout switch to winch. Frank.
Slownsy 02/04/21 06:56am Tech Issues
RE: Powering a electric winch

I am setting op winch so can be used front and rear. Has been advised to use 00 cable to run to rear of truck, so either I run to cables +and- or I use chassis to run from rear to front and only run + to rear and short cable from chassis, I have also been told to upgrade. the - to chassis of both batteries, I also planned on connecting the 2 + together with a oo cable, only plan on connecting winch to one battery true the 500A breaker supplied with the winch. By the way my truck is a 2015 Frank.
Slownsy 01/26/21 03:37am Tech Issues
RE: Powering a electric winch

Getting ready to do the wiring as hoping to have winch next week. My Ford workshop recommended that I only run the 02 active to rear and use chassis as ground , while also adding larger ground from each battery to chassis, what do you think. Thanks Frank.
Slownsy 01/25/21 04:19pm Tech Issues
RE: Towing capacity vs max cargo weight rating

No it says combined, that means weight of passengers and and anything else added to vehicle.
Slownsy 01/16/21 04:41pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Front bumper 2015 removal F350

Thanks all done and dusted Frank.
Slownsy 01/09/21 02:30pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Front bumper 2015 removal F350

Ok thanks, I got it ready to com off. Thanks Frank.
Slownsy 01/06/21 07:35pm Tow Vehicles
Front bumper 2015 removal F350

This topic has been moved to another forum. You can read it here: 30188194
Slownsy 01/06/21 04:07pm Tech Issues
Front bumper 2015 removal F350

Want to remove for installing front hitch, any tips appreciated, obviously has to remove wires from lights and lower air dam rubber flap to radiator and I se a side bracket on each side any other fasteners ? Thanks Frank.
Slownsy 01/06/21 04:07pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Powering a electric winch

Ok did a bit of research re op grating wire on som older F trucks, not really clued on electric, when said to op grade earth what exactly should be done, heavier cable from batteries to frame ? Or batteries to alternator? Or both. What size cable, I read that people use one size smaller than positive? Why. If running 2/0 to winch I am also considering running a extra 2/0 cable between batteries positives, god idea or not, and also do I want to include fuses on cable, if so what size considering the load could be op to 430A and I think cable rating about 500A? Thanks Frank.
Slownsy 12/29/20 04:07pm Tech Issues
RE: Powering a electric winch

Thanks Mex. Frank.
Slownsy 12/23/20 02:57pm Tech Issues
RE: Powering a electric winch

Actually rated as max 430 A 17000 lbs winch Sherpa Stead not rated continuous. Thanks for the comment regards op grading earth cable Frank.
Slownsy 12/22/20 04:08pm Tech Issues
RE: Powering a electric winch

Ok thanks to you all and a merry Christmas. Frank.
Slownsy 12/18/20 07:41pm Tech Issues
Powering a electric winch

My 2015 F350 diesel comes with 2 batteries, not sure how they are connected, so to connect winch to only 1 or run cable to both? Max draw about 400A.What says the gurus. Frank.
Slownsy 12/18/20 04:06pm Tech Issues
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