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Forum: Just Conversation 05-06-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15,650
Views: 1,129,326
Posted By Wire Wrat
deep mud puddles

deep mud puddles
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 06-21-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 859
Views: 306,941
Posted By Wire Wrat
Your cat looks just like our "Miss Kitty" She...

Your cat looks just like our "Miss Kitty" She came up to my in-laws door, and they fed her on the back porch. eventually, they moved into our town. After mom and dad passed, Miss Kitty came to live...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-21-2016, 08:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,023
Posted By Wire Wrat
reply to Brian Glenn

it just has a picture of a "puff of air" The sales man used the term engine break. I did not know the difference between the two mentioned in the above posts. I guess Ford uses the transmission, and...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-13-2016, 11:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,023
Posted By Wire Wrat
My truck and trailer stomped the scales at 19,000...

My truck and trailer stomped the scales at 19,000 lbs. The f250 turbo diesel works with the cruse control and jake brake together. I set the cruse at 50, hit the jake button, and down the hill we...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-13-2016, 11:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,292
Posted By Wire Wrat
I'm 6' tall, and I had to sleep diagonally in our...

I'm 6' tall, and I had to sleep diagonally in our bed. I bought a queen mattress from one of those mattress outlets, took that measurement,, and enlarged the bed frame to fit the new mattress. Now...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-09-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,954
Posted By Wire Wrat
Yes it does mess up your clothes. I also wear eye...

Yes it does mess up your clothes. I also wear eye goggles, and an old throw away hat. We also add a healthy squirt of dawn dish soap
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-08-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,638
Posted By Wire Wrat
We went over to a mattress store. For a little...

We went over to a mattress store. For a little over three hundred dollars, we found a queen size mattress. I had to modify the original deck under the old mattress, but was well worth the time and...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-08-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,203
Posted By Wire Wrat
Bed lift

We replaced our mattress with a real queen size one. The problem was that it was too heavy to lift and access the under the bed storage. We bought a pair of lift struts and by trial and error found...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-26-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21,393
Views: 1,575,349
Posted By Wire Wrat
I don't think I have ever killed a thread before,...

I don't think I have ever killed a thread before, so seeing how long this one has endured, and all of the subjects it covered, I'm surprised the moderator has not killed it. Don't think I have the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-23-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 21,393
Views: 1,575,349
Posted By Wire Wrat
Is that close to Dothan? we will be attending the...

Is that close to Dothan? we will be attending the samboree over there on April 16th.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-16-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,874
Posted By Wire Wrat
I'm pulling a Coachmen 23' trailer with a 2011...

I'm pulling a Coachmen 23' trailer with a 2011 dbl cab. I have a Yamaha 3k generator mounted next to the cab, and a shell on the bed. usually carry two bicycles and folding chairs in the bed also. If...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 03-16-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,373
Posted By Wire Wrat
When hooking up to the water system, I use the...

When hooking up to the water system, I use the blue water filter Walmart sells I also put the pressure regulator on the input end of the water filter. all that is on the trailer side of the hose, so...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 03-09-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,799
Posted By Wire Wrat
I find 63 is the most fuel efficient speed. I...

I find 63 is the most fuel efficient speed. I never had a work vehicle with cruse control, so I have a habit of driving without it. I am not comfortable towing with the cruse control and I would...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-20-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,373
Posted By Wire Wrat
Monkey, There have been many times when I have...

Monkey, There have been many times when I have left the tow vehicle connected to the trailer. I did however do my best to level side to side and font to back. I did this using a bottle jack under the...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 09-30-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,874
Posted By Wire Wrat
Our 2011 double cab 5.7L with an Ari cap will get...

Our 2011 double cab 5.7L with an Ari cap will get 10 to 12 on the highway if kept at 60mph. We pull a 23' 8,000 lb trailer. I do not know what the Tung weight is, but we do have a little squat when...
Forum: New Member Check-In 04-28-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By Wire Wrat
Welcome to the group. Also here in N. W. Florida,...

Welcome to the group. Also here in N. W. Florida, the state parks stay booked up. Especially those along the Gulf of Mexico. Be sure to reserve your site over in this area several months in advance....
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 02-11-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,463
Posted By Wire Wrat
This is not related to the weight capacity, But I...

This is not related to the weight capacity, But I had my 2011 DC Tundra looked at by the Toyota representative. It seemed it had issues with the clear coat. My truck is "bright white" I was told that...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 10-02-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 859
Views: 306,941
Posted By Wire Wrat
End of the road.

47061[ATTACH]47061 We just had to do the "humane thing". After 15 years, we had to take our long haired chuachuah to the vet for his last and final visit.
Ren was brought into our lives from a...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-28-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,770
Posted By Wire Wrat
I bought a Forerunner in December of 2010, to...

I bought a Forerunner in December of 2010, to pull my coleman pop up. The forerunner did not have the weight or the horse power to satisfy my safety concerns. I traded it in for a 2011 Tundra six...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-28-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,717
Posted By Wire Wrat
I had a stabilizer jack fail on my unit. I got a...

I had a stabilizer jack fail on my unit. I got a replacement from Open
Road R.V. here in town. They sold me a Husky jack, that bolted on using the existing holes. 5 minute repair. I will eventually...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 04-25-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,589
Posted By Wire Wrat
Dave Tn is correct, I reserved a spot at...

Dave Tn is correct, I reserved a spot at Pensacola, Florida Fort Pickens. told them that I had a 23' travel trailer. I failed to mention that I was pulling it with a Toyota tundra. Total length of...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 04-25-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,778
Posted By Wire Wrat
If you have an android phone, put in the free app...

If you have an android phone, put in the free app called swiss army knife. It has a level, mirror, ruler, compass, calculator, timer, stop watch, unit converter, and a flashlight, if your phone has...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-25-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,171
Posted By Wire Wrat
We experienced a sewer problem in our sticks and ...

We experienced a sewer problem in our sticks and bricks home, and found out that with a little more digging, an additional pipe could be placed up to the point where our trailer is parked. Now if...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-19-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,229
Posted By Wire Wrat
While attending a funeral, in Pulaski, Tennessee,...

While attending a funeral, in Pulaski, Tennessee, we stumbled upon David Crockett state park. Beautiful site. We will return soon so we can stay when all of the amenities are open
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 01-13-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,624
Posted By Wire Wrat
I'm totally satisfied with mine. We have pulled...

I'm totally satisfied with mine. We have pulled it to north Alabama/Southern Tennessee, and Springfield Missouri from the northern panhandle of Florida. Like has been stated in the above posts, keep...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-01-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,229
Posted By Wire Wrat
My wife and I stumbled upon the little grand...

My wife and I stumbled upon the little grand canyon in Lumpkin Georgia, several decades ago. While you are in the area see if a place run by the college, is still open. It is call Westville. It is...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-31-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 17,789
Posted By Wire Wrat
I'm thinking that the spaces are getting...

I'm thinking that the spaces are getting narrower. My tundra parks within the lines, but both the right and left tires touch them. Sometimes they are over them. When I drive the church bus, It is a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-31-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 17,789
Posted By Wire Wrat
O gees! And I thought that was what the term...

O gees! And I thought that was what the term "fine china" meant. I guess I'll have to think on that a bit more.. Happy New Year any way
Forum: Just Conversation 12-27-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,461
Posted By Wire Wrat
My opinion of the world not coming to an end is...

My opinion of the world not coming to an end is due to the severe shortage of direct buried phone line, and a half gallon of dial tone. I do believe that the Mayans just ran out of rock. The...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-27-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Posted By Wire Wrat
Can you put them into an ice chest for the over...

Can you put them into an ice chest for the over night duration? you can bake a few potatoes and put them in around the can goods. Potatoes hold their heat, and will keep the inside of the ice chest...
Forum: New Member Check-In 12-26-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By Wire Wrat
Welcome to the forum. If you are interested in a...

Welcome to the forum. If you are interested in a used unit, I will suggest going east to Mary Esther. See Ken Pike at Open Road R.V. He will advise you of what you can have as options. Also he will...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-26-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,093
Posted By Wire Wrat
The only experience I have had was installing a...

The only experience I have had was installing a C. B. in a automobile and on our fire truck in the early 80's. I used the "hot" side (your red) of the cigarette lighter. Sort of spliced the radio...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-24-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,870
Posted By Wire Wrat
Sue Ann and I wish y'all a Merry Christmas and...

Sue Ann and I wish y'all a Merry Christmas and happy new year to all of you at IRV2. It has been a whirlwind year, and can not believe it is over already. Y'all be safe, and may Gods Blessings be...
Forum: New Member Check-In 12-11-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Wire Wrat
Welcome to the forum. If y'all get to venturing...

Welcome to the forum. If y'all get to venturing down to the gulf coast, look us up. You will find you have friends all over the country. OH yah, and GO BIG RED!!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-10-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 21,393
Views: 1,575,349
Posted By Wire Wrat
Dog patches living room

Speaking of Dog patches living room, Do any of y'all remember the Theme park DOG PATCH USA in Arkansas on US 65. I think it closed down some 30 years ago. But that place was a really fun place to go....
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-23-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 18,441
Posted By Wire Wrat
The Allure Product has several options for the...

The Allure Product has several options for the "feel". You can get it in a pattern that looks and feels like tile, different wood patterns, and even stone. In Fort Walton Beach, this product was used...
Forum: New Member Check-In 11-21-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By Wire Wrat
Show us pictures of what y'all did with the...

Show us pictures of what y'all did with the school bus. Do you have it converted into a motor home with bunks,galley,and head? Welcome to the forum and forgive us nosey folk.
Forum: iRV2.com International Rally 11-21-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 30,471
Posted By Wire Wrat
Oh My! I think we would have to find a bigger...

Oh My! I think we would have to find a bigger camp ground!!I can't think of anywhere near here that would be able to handle that kind of crowd. Topsail in Destin Florida would have a hard time with...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 11-21-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,145
Posted By Wire Wrat
Black Tank Sensors?

" I dumped it twice and it still reads 2/3 full, I dumped it this morning and partially filled with cleaner for the ride home hoping it would shake it loose but it didn't. Any advice?" end quote.....
Forum: iRV2.com International Rally 11-21-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 30,471
Posted By Wire Wrat
"Where is said frying pan?" Me thinks that...

"Where is said frying pan?" Me thinks that brings this discussion back full circle. I have only been here a little over a year, still a newbe by some standards. I have never attended any organized...
Forum: iRV2.com International Rally 11-20-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 30,471
Posted By Wire Wrat
Just a quick question....Just how many rigs would...

Just a quick question....Just how many rigs would some one expect to host if they wanted to jump into frying pan from the fire?
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 11-20-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,160
Posted By Wire Wrat
Go to your local RV supply store, and ask about...

Go to your local RV supply store, and ask about Slideout lube, and the Seal spray. I bet if you treat both, you will see quite a difference, and probably extend the life of the seal you have.
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-20-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 18,441
Posted By Wire Wrat
If you are going to replace the flooring, have a...

If you are going to replace the flooring, have a look at the Home Depot. They sell a product called Allure. It has a 50 year guarantee, and is super easy to put down. It has its own stickum, you peel...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 11-20-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,892
Posted By Wire Wrat
We had a microwave problem, When we put the food...

We had a microwave problem, When we put the food in and turned it on, it would shut off and all of the lights in the microwave went out. I tested the 110 socket it was plugged into, and had voltage....
Forum: Just Conversation 11-13-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 28,586
Posted By Wire Wrat
I'm sitting at home, patiently waiting for...

I'm sitting at home, patiently waiting for December 21. I know, it is the end of the world. It will also be the end of my 42 year carrier with the telephone company. Then,,,,,,, We, DW and I will...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-02-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,591
Posted By Wire Wrat
Its my opinion, Let me digress, and say I have...

Its my opinion, Let me digress, and say I have never driven an "A" ,,however, I feel that if there are two drivers in the vehicle, no matter what type, both should be comfortable behind the wheel. We...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 11-02-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,624
Posted By Wire Wrat
We pull our 2010 coachmen 23' with a 2011 tundra...

We pull our 2010 coachmen 23' with a 2011 tundra double cab. On the highway without the trailer at 60 miles an hour, I get 18-20 miles per gallon. With the trailer I pulled it 900 miles from north...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-24-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,415
Posted By Wire Wrat
"Church key to open a beer then pull tab can....

"Church key to open a beer then pull tab can. Man.. a two hole can sure went down smooth.." In the mid to late 60's, the pull tab actually came off with a curved bit of the aluminum top attached....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-08-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 21,393
Views: 1,575,349
Posted By Wire Wrat
"repaint the engine, clean, polish, and clear all...

"repaint the engine, clean, polish, and clear all the shiny parts, and put her back together."

I had a CX500. The engine was aluminum with some kind of clearcoat on it. After a few years it became...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-07-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5,870
Views: 565,773
Posted By Wire Wrat
There were comments about the Law Enforcement...

There were comments about the Law Enforcement Officers making you move your vehicle if you were sleeping. I thought it was against the law to drive drowsy. Can you be made to break the law? If you...
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