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RE: Bearings and bad decisions......

I carry a complete hub assembly ready to install grease packed wrapped up in plastic . never had it out. me too
TxGearhead 08/23/19 07:36pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Rails vs pucks vs gooseneck mount

If I had it to do over I would go straight to the Goosebox. Get the OEM prep for the gooseneck ball hole.
TxGearhead 08/21/19 06:23pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Louisiana to Hershey, Pa. Which Route????

Hills should be no issue. Just remember when you stop in Winchester to stow your firearms in the camper before crossing into Maryland. Oh the irony.
TxGearhead 08/21/19 06:12pm Roads and Routes
RE: Tie downs for Ram 3500 Duelly

Torklift told me to just drill another hole in the extensions 1 inch farther back. No problem. I did.
TxGearhead 08/21/19 06:03pm Truck Campers
RE: Looking to upgrade (more room)

Yep I've got about 3/4" clearance loading my Bigfoot. I believe I would call Bigfoot and see when they are going to start building one with a slide. Supposedly in the works.
TxGearhead 08/21/19 06:00pm Truck Campers
RE: Southeast Texas to the Smoky Mountains

Shady Pines Rv Park on Hwy 67 just west of Texarkana is usually our first stop. Tom Sawyers is good. After that it depends on how fast you want to get there.
TxGearhead 08/13/19 03:40pm Roads and Routes
RE: I-40 West of Memphis

Last time I was on it it was pouring rain. Someone spun out in the median, troopers blocked the left lane. I slowed down and turned on my flashers. 18 wheeler apparently didn't see what was happening and almost ran over the trooper. Be careful in the rain. Road was good though.
TxGearhead 08/11/19 07:37am Roads and Routes
RE: campground in Gulfport mississippi

Hollywood Casino in Bay St Louis or Cajun RV park in Gulfport. I second Hollywood. I don't have any experience with Cajun. ^^Same here. It's been awhile since we stayed at Hollywood. Only issue I remember was some of the back-ins were on the wrong side...what I call a blind back-up, can't see anything.
TxGearhead 08/04/19 06:29pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: I10 Fl. to Ca.

^^^Actually driving across the I-10 Lake Charles bridge is no issue. The problem is that many people think it is about to fall in the river, based on engineering reports. If you have to drive through Houston at rush hour use loop 610 or Beltway 8 (toll).
TxGearhead 08/01/19 06:12am Roads and Routes
RE: front cap oxidation

Try 3m Marine Restorer and Wax with a random orbit buffer with a cutting pad of wool or foam.
TxGearhead 07/30/19 09:24am Class C Motorhomes
RE: insurance questions

Where did the OP or anyone else get the idea that insurance on a truck provided ANY coverage for a camper? That would not be true for most insurance policies. You need a separate, additional policy.....Period. I got that idea from my State Farm agent. We all don't live in New York.
TxGearhead 07/30/19 07:49am Truck Campers
RE: I10 Fl. to Ca.

You will hit some rough roads at Sulphur Louisiana (whoop de doos) and Orange Texas (construction). Also the I-10 high bridge over the Calcasieu River at Lake Charles Louisiana is rated as one of the worst bridges in the US. Some companies require employees to use loop 210.
TxGearhead 07/28/19 09:01pm Roads and Routes
RE: Grand Design purchase

Maybe Holiday World in Alvarado. You might get a decent price, but their service is terrible, at least in Houston. Look on their website. Hwhrv.com
TxGearhead 07/22/19 08:15pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Questions and Opinions on Rigs

I would do a 3.73 if you go RAM, with the Aisin transmission. Look at the 1st gear ratios on the transmissions. I heard or read the Aisin has a low 1st gear. On the road you can always drop it down a gear if needed.
TxGearhead 07/21/19 04:51pm Truck Campers
RE: Clingmans Dome and Cades Cove Smoky Mountains

I have used Elkmont with my cabover. The Little River trail going upstream would be great for the kids. Easy walking, wide trail. If you do the Cades Cove road they close it a couple mornings a wweek for bicycles only. Ask about it. Also if you get bummed out on the Cades Cove Road there is a shortcut to exit the loop, or actually just make it shorter. We like Elvira's Cafe and Hillbillies Cafe in Wear Valley. Gatlinburg is a mess.
TxGearhead 07/14/19 07:03pm Roads and Routes
RE: need new tires

I had Firestone OEM on a new 1975 Olds Cutlass Salon. Two blow outs on the Atchafalaya Swamp bridge on I-10. No more Firestones. I think that is when they went broke and Bridgestone bought them. I never had the new Goodyear Endurance, but my Maxxis were great and currently everything (boat, 5th, utility trailer) has the new Carlisle. No issues.
TxGearhead 07/14/19 06:30pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Fall trip to Kentucky

Drive at least some of the Bluegrass Parkway. The horse farms are beautiful. I would also do a tour of a couple distilleries. Makers Mark and Woodford Reserve. Beautiful grounds, interesting distilling process, and I think Woodford has a lunch available. Woodford also had a tasting room that had examples of different stages of the process.
TxGearhead 07/08/19 06:12am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Bigfoot fiberglass shell

You have to look far and wide. I drove from Houston to Maryland for mine. But...I am seriously considering selling it. If you're interested PM me.
TxGearhead 07/07/19 07:37pm Truck Campers
RE: Induction cooktop amps?

Thanks for the info. I usually cook outside whenever possible, but looks like the Honda's would be OK if required.
TxGearhead 07/07/19 12:06pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: directtv from home to rv?

It's 5 hours away. I'll see if I can get that young salesman to climb up there and get me a better description.
TxGearhead 07/06/19 07:00pm Technology Corner
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