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RE: toilet seal

Recently had the same problem with mine. Thetford Aqua Magic II. Had to turn off water, disconnect lines, remove toilet from floor flange. Flip toilet upside down, separate toilet in the middle and replace seal. Reverse steps. If you get the seal kit, also replace the floor seal at the same time. Depends on the model. On my Dometic with the China bowl, you just hold the pedal down to move the ball over and reach in and pull the seal out of the groove. Takes about 20 seconds if you're very slow. Other models might require some disassembly. Why did you have to remove it from the flange? I thought you could separate it while still bolted down. And I watched one video where no disassembly was required to replace the seal.
mbopp 10/13/20 07:30am Tech Issues
RE: Converter charger upgrade

I know PD is the big favorite but I have an IOTA-55 deck mount converter to suppliment the factory WFCO. It's mounted in the pass through and feeds dual 6V batteries. The WFCO is turned off at its breaker and is only used as an AC - DC distribution center.
mbopp 10/11/20 08:36am Tech Issues
RE: Anyone towing a TT with new Silverado 1500, 3.0L diesel?

Curious as to what the payload is on a 3.0.
mbopp 09/26/20 07:43am Travel Trailers
RE: Servicing Wheel Bearings

The older cars had serviceable wheel bearings same as a trailer. I used to repack mine at 30K intervals.
mbopp 09/25/20 08:19am Tech Issues
RE: What axle do I have?

5 lug 3500 6 lug 5200-6000 8 lug 7000-8000 Ballpark way to know. 4400# axles are 6-bolt
mbopp 09/25/20 08:16am General RVing Issues
RE: To Upgrade TV or Not

Switching to "E" rated tires on my F150 took out the squishy - squirmy feeling.
mbopp 09/21/20 07:56am Towing

I do not know what the difference is between Ford's standard and max tow package; but my choice would be max tow with 3:55, especially with that engine. I had a F150 with the standard tow package - get the max tow package.
mbopp 09/17/20 07:48am Travel Trailers
RE: slide out seal lube

+1 for 303. I use it on anything rubber.
mbopp 08/31/20 08:01am Travel Trailers
RE: How often and how to clean black tank

I also have the luxury of being able to dump at home. I'll empty the tank at the campground. When I get home I have a clear elbow and will let the on-board flush run until the water is clear. Then I'll use my home-made toilet wand and keep rinsing until the water runs clear again and the sensor reads Empty. It's surprising how much more "stuff" comes out using the toilet wand after the tank rinser.
mbopp 08/28/20 08:35am Beginning RVing
RE: Water refill when dry camping

I picked up a 20 gallon potable water tank off Craigslist. It's strapped down in the truck bed on a 14" tall stand I made. I fill it at a spigot and it gravity feeds into the trailer's tank.
mbopp 08/27/20 07:28am General RVing Issues
RE: Removing pine pitch

Rubbing alcohol
mbopp 08/27/20 07:24am Travel Trailers
RE: Can I use 20 amp service

I ran a dedicated 20A line from the house breaker box to my garage. It'll run my AC with minimal voltage drop.
mbopp 08/25/20 07:42am Tech Issues
RE: Wet and dry bulb comfort measurements

I used to work in an airflow lab. We had a battery powered wet-dry bulb psychrometer to measure humidity.
mbopp 08/23/20 08:17am Tech Issues
RE: Opinion on model of TT

ford truck guy..I have actually been to a lot of previous shows and hope to see one the year if the big C settles down. I'm still leaning towards a trailer that's a couple of years old..Let the previous owner deal with the depreciation and repairs hopefully. lynnmor..IT's the 3.5 EcoBoost, with trailer package bringing it to 12700 lbs. And Deb and Ed..Thanks for the link I will have a look. Cheers Al Ah, yes. But the limiting factors on a 1/2-ton are payload and rear axle rating. Both of these can be found on the driver side door pillar. I had a F150 with the 3.5EB. When it was time for a new truck by the time I added all the heavy tow options to the F150 I made the jump to the F250.
mbopp 08/08/20 07:31am Travel Trailers
RE: New TT bargaining...

X2 barter till it hurts, they can knock off 25/30 % in the blink of a eye. only deal on out the door price. when your happy buy. Pre-COVID that was true. Now the entire world has decided that the RV is the perfect socially-distanced vacation, dealer inventory is at an all time low and factories can't keep up. I see that RV.usa has this model listed with an MSRP of $28k, so that's one data point. There are dealers on the web that have these in stock, and there is always somebody willing to give you a lower price. The question is how much time/effort/travel are you willing to invest chasing a lower price? Also keep in mind that many RV dealers will only do warranty work on units that they sell. Unlike automotive brands, RV manufacturers won't force a dealer to provide warranty work on a unit just because they sell that brand, they allow a dealer to only perform warranty work work on the units sold at that dealership. There were a few online "virtual" dealers with no overhead that were undercutting local dealers on price, so the manufacturers allowed this as a way for the local dealers to "fight back". And add in the fact the factories were shut down for a few months.
mbopp 08/08/20 07:27am Travel Trailers
RE: Thinking of New Aluminum Sided Travel Trailer

My brother had an aluminum sided trailer that the siding developed corrosion perforations. No sure, but I heard the Grand Design Transcend line of trailers use a plastic siding instead of aluminum.
mbopp 08/05/20 08:51am Travel Trailers
RE: RV Sales Push

I think there will be a lot of used RV’s on the market next year. I suspect a lot of these buyers are buying them on a bit of a whim. On a normal cycle a lot of owners realize that RVing is not as idealistic as the videos purport and sell them after one or two seasons. I have the same opinion.
mbopp 08/03/20 08:56am General RVing Issues
RE: Grand Design 2018 Imagine 2500RLS

Great! Not many people get their rigs weighed. "I never weighed it but I know I'm under" and "Tows great" are the answers I see. Have you weighed it without the WD bars connected? Curious to see how much weight transfer you have. Edit - there are several active Facebook pages for Grand Designs and Imagines. There are also a few owners groups:
mbopp 08/03/20 08:49am Travel Trailers
RE: Up sized my W.D. Bars

I see trunnion hitches fairly often in Facebook Marketplace.
mbopp 08/01/20 08:07am Towing
RE: Shifting An Automatic when towing.

Towing with my F250 6.2, I use tow-haul but lock out 6th gear because it hunts too much.
mbopp 08/01/20 08:06am Towing
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