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RE: Andersen and 6'4" Ram

Looks like we can end this discussion regarding this specific truck. It has been sold. Mine is also sold so I think I'll be waiting till the spring to replace it. Not going to Florida this winter, so no need for a truck till then. S
spud1957 09/17/20 08:41am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Considering a '17 3500 Ram

Looks like we can end this discussion regarding this specific truck. It has been sold. Mine is also sold so I think I'll be waiting till the spring to replace it. Not going to Florida this winter, so no need for a truck till then. S
spud1957 09/17/20 08:40am Tow Vehicles
RE: Considering a '17 3500 Ram

Thanks all. Curious about fuel mileage pulling 10k at 65mph. 10-12 mpg US? Forgot to add it's SRW. We get close to that with our 2016 3500 DRW pulling about 13,000# at 65 mph. does this truck have the options you are looking for? Yes. It has the 5th wheel prep which is nice to have also. I'm on the fence when to buy. Mine will be sold this week based on the interest. Five waiting to come see it. The reason used trucks are getting big prices right now is the reason I should wait till the spring. Supply and demand. Truck will be sitting all winter so I'm thinking I should be in no hurry to get a replacement. Decisions!!!
spud1957 09/14/20 08:52am Tow Vehicles
Andersen and 6'4" Ram

Looking at a Ram. Can anyone comment that has an Andersen hitch with the 6' box? What kind of clearance are you getting between the cab and tailgate. What's the orientation of the pin adapter? Thanks
spud1957 09/14/20 06:03am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Considering a '17 3500 Ram

Thanks all. Curious about fuel mileage pulling 10k at 65mph. 10-12 mpg US? Forgot to add it's SRW.
spud1957 09/13/20 06:48pm Tow Vehicles
Considering a '17 3500 Ram

As the title says, looking for comments from the Ram owners. Has the HO with Aisin. Mega cab with Laramie trim. 55,000 miles. Any thoughts, comments? Does it have heat/AC vents under the front seats for the rear passengers? Weird question but important one for us. Thanks S
spud1957 09/12/20 08:27am Tow Vehicles
RE: Out of Country medical insurance - Covid-19

In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, have any Canadians on here talked to their insurance company about getting coverage for the 2020/21 season? Currently Medipac and Bluecross have statements on their websites that excludes Covid from being covered. If that's the case in September I guess we won't be going. Based on the way things are going down there we're not going to gamble.
spud1957 06/07/20 01:54pm Snowbirds
RE: New Heavy Chevy!

Very nice! Luv it. How many miles on it? Is that yours?
spud1957 05/20/20 02:38am Tow Vehicles
RE: Snowbirding 2020/21

What I am wondering about is all of our Canadian friends. As it stands now, Canadians cannot get out of country medical insurance. Unless that changes, I doubt you will see many of us. We may have to get reacquainted with Canadian winters. That is not the case. Medipac, for example, will still allow new travel coverage BUT will not cover Covid19 illness or illness/symptoms similiar to COVID. This information is stated on their website.
spud1957 05/15/20 12:19pm Snowbirds
RE: Running refrigerator on house battery, How long?

Lets not make this more complicated for the poster than it has to be. YES you can run your 12V fridge overnight on battery. I've had the trailer sitting for 2 days with the fridge on and no major drain on the battery. Assuming you aren't running any other major 12V appliances during this time and you have a fully charged and healthy battery. I've been doing this for years. I go to the storage lot 24 hours before we pack the fridge. ZERO issues. Guess I should clarify my post. I run the fridge on propane which uses minimal 12V. :?
spud1957 04/30/20 09:16am Tech Issues
RE: Running refrigerator on house battery, How long?

Lets not make this more complicated for the poster than it has to be. YES you can run your 12V fridge overnight on battery. I've had the trailer sitting for 2 days with the fridge on and no major drain on the battery. Assuming you aren't running any other major 12V appliances during this time and you have a fully charged and healthy battery. I've been doing this for years. I go to the storage lot 24 hours before we pack the fridge. ZERO issues.
spud1957 04/29/20 07:38am Tech Issues
RE: Quality used Class A's

2016 Ford gets you the newer six speed trans. I wouldn’t go any older if possible. Fleetwood 35K is a 1.5 bath, W/D and couch across from tv and fireplace. Holiday Rambler and Tiffin has the same layout. All have resi fridges, etc. The 16-18 Fleetwood’s had an XL package that gave you chrome mirrors and luggage latches, cord reel, king bed and led under lights (cool). These will put you in the 36 to 38 foot range if you want the W/D and extra 1/2 bath. Newmar and Tiffin should both be considered. The 35K is 35’. The 35k is 36'3". Never assume model number represents exact length.
spud1957 04/20/20 07:44am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Extended warranty. What are your thoughts

If I owned a Ford diesel, I would have an extended warranty.
spud1957 04/09/20 01:35pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Which Roadside Assistance to select this year

I have towing on my RV and Tow vehicle thru my auto insurance. Towing coverage is dirt cheap, truly don't understand buying GoodSam, AAA etc??? Why? Because most insurance companies don't have the option of purchasing Roadside Assistance. :h
spud1957 04/09/20 01:31pm General RVing Issues
RE: Curt Echo Wireless Trailer Brake Controller???

In an emergency situation and you need to manually activate the trailer brakes, grabbing my cell phone and waking it up to activate the brakes would be a deal "braker" for me. S
spud1957 03/03/20 06:29pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: 2017 F350 6.7. Inspection?

I'm quite sure Carfax doesn't report regular maintenance.
spud1957 02/16/20 05:45am Tow Vehicles
RE: 2020 Ford 7.3L Ike Gauntlet

I see this as my only option for my next tow vehicle IF I want to stay with Ford. Just can't see myself buying a Ford 6.7. I would always be wondering when the fuel pump is going to grenade. Neighbour here at our park in Largo had his 2016 die last week. The fuel pump took out the fuel system. 30,000 miles on the truck!! THERE WAS NO WATER IN THE FUEL AND WARRANTY IS COVERING IT. IF I go diesel it will probably be a 2017+ GM. S
spud1957 02/03/20 03:43pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Auto slider or manual

spud1957 Pullrite and B&W do not have auto sliders for the 2020 chvey YET. They are working on it, but no timeline. He does not have the hitch pucks as stated in his other closed thread.
spud1957 01/18/20 04:00pm Towing
RE: Auto slider or manual

You mentioned in your other post Demco is the only one. Not true. Pullrite has auto slider hitches as well.
spud1957 01/18/20 09:47am Towing
RE: Route to Florida

This year from New Brunswick; I95>I495>I90>I87(toll)>I84>I81>I66>VA15>I95>FLORIDA Not a fan of I84 thru Hartford to Newburgh. Prefer I 90 thru Mass and I87 along the Hudson. $20 toll but worth it to me.
spud1957 12/10/19 09:17am Roads and Routes
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