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Old 09-20-2015, 12:08 AM   #5601
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Four new shocks installed last week. And a fuel pump being replaced next week (wait'n for parts). Argh.

Ain't these things a major money pit? But it has to be worth it, right!
Worth it? Nope!
I just sold our money pit DP and bought a new diesel truck and 5th wheel.
Got tired of constantly shelling out dough. Every repair starts at $1,000.
It's ALWAYS something. It's not if its going to cost you...its when!
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Old 09-20-2015, 12:39 AM   #5602
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Old 09-21-2015, 12:28 PM   #5603
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Worth it? Nope!
I just sold our money pit DP and bought a new diesel truck and 5th wheel.
Got tired of constantly shelling out dough. Every repair starts at $1,000.
It's ALWAYS something. It's not if its going to cost you...its when!
It will happen with your truck and 5th wheel too. It's called maintenance. Any equipment will require it down the road. Especially trailer wheels and tires! Buying a new rig will only delay it. False security! New rigs sometimes are lemons too, right from the start. Shelling out money is just part of the deal, new or old.
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Old 09-21-2015, 03:23 PM   #5604
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Four new shocks installed last week. And a fuel pump being replaced next week (wait'n for parts). Argh.

Ain't these things a major money pit? But it has to be worth it, right!
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Worth it? Nope!
I just sold our money pit DP and bought a new diesel truck and 5th wheel.
Got tired of constantly shelling out dough. Every repair starts at $1,000.
It's ALWAYS something. It's not if its going to cost you...its when!
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It will happen with your truck and 5th wheel too. It's called maintenance. Any equipment will require it down the road. Especially trailer wheels and tires! Buying a new rig will only delay it. False security! New rigs sometimes are lemons too, right from the start. Shelling out money is just part of the deal, new or old.
You can't keep everybody happy! Yes they are money pits.
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Old 09-21-2015, 04:12 PM   #5606
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Purchased and installed "Glowshift" fuel pressure gauge and "Glowshift" turbo boost gauge.
Very professional kit. Easy instructions to follow. Also very professional tech support.

Purchased the fuel pressure gauge to monitor fuel pressure to the Bosch VP44 injector pump after having "dead pedal" trouble. Turbo boost gauge to see the turbo action.
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Old 09-21-2015, 05:19 PM   #5608
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Centramatic Wheel Balancers

Just got back from a short weekend trip and this was the first time to drive my coach on the highway with the Centramatic wheel balancers installed. WOW, what a difference in how smooth it glides down the road. I thought it drove great before other than a small tire vibration around 65mph. This took care of that and made such a difference in the feel of the wheel. Like I said, I thought it drove fine before, but it has a much better feel to it now. Randy
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DW bought one of those collapsible trash cans for our recycle stuff.

Got a lot of miles on my 07 tacoma, I have a DC trip coming next month so I have to start putting in more money than usual for maintenance on my truck.

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(3) 10'-0" pieces of 1" PVC
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Constructed a support for my slide-out cover so it will bow up instead of down.
No glue, so it will pull apart for travel storage
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