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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-20-2022, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13,208
Views: 1,924,125
Posted By Parafango
THese are at Amazon. I have some like this too. ...

THese are at Amazon. I have some like this too. Years ago, I used to just roll them up when the awing went up and not remove them from the groove.
Now, the new awning has a LED strip in it to I...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-20-2022, 04:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,643
Posted By Parafango
I traveled to the farthest point in Key West...

I traveled to the farthest point in Key West after stopping at Disney World Fort Wilderness. If you elect to stay there ( immaculate RV Park!) you will need a hose support and a hose donut if the...
Forum: Northwood Manufacturing Owners Forum 11-19-2022, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By Parafango
I agree with the squealing. When I called the...

I agree with the squealing. When I called the manufacturer about it, they suggested to run the fan in the opposite direction for several hours to try to remediate the squeal. Welp, that didn't work....
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 11-19-2022, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By Parafango
Get these. Get your axles aligned. I bought 4...

Get these. Get your axles aligned.
I bought 4 of these before my 7000+ mile trip over some really crappy roads between SW Idaho and Key West this past summer.
Then another 1200+ mile round trip to...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-19-2022, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 246
Posted By Parafango
PM Sent. BTW I wasn't able to find a way to...

PM Sent. BTW I wasn't able to find a way to attach a file to a PM, so I sent a link to the page.
Cheers!
Forum: Cummins Engines 11-19-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By Parafango
Granted this site is relegated to the Cummins and...

Granted this site is relegated to the Cummins and parts in the RAM trucks, however, depending on what you're looking for, they may be of some help.

Geno's Garage Link (https://www.genosgarage.com/)
Forum: Just Conversation 11-19-2022, 05:28 PM
Replies: 92,799
Views: 5,344,091
Posted By Parafango
The future will be different.... 381218

The future will be different....
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Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-19-2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 246
Posted By Parafango
I did a search on Ford E-350 which I think is...

I did a search on Ford E-350 which I think is your frame.
I found the manual and within the manual was this tip for jacking the front.
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It looks like you're close to the correct location....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-19-2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 21,846
Views: 1,659,979
Posted By Parafango
Guess what today is?? 381200

Guess what today is??
381200
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-19-2022, 12:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,643
Posted By Parafango
This was at the top of Haleakalā in Maui 381195...

This was at the top of Haleakalā in Maui
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You know multiple people had to have done this for a National Park to put up a sign.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-19-2022, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13,208
Views: 1,924,125
Posted By Parafango
add on toilet sprayer Honeywell 1114 portable...

add on toilet sprayer
Honeywell 1114 portable safe (for protection from fire and water, not theft)
morryde 3000 suspension kit.
in sink soap dispenser for bathroom
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-19-2022, 12:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,166
Posted By Parafango
I forgot to mention that My truck tank ( see sig)...

I forgot to mention that My truck tank ( see sig) only holds 50 gallons. That's why I haven't seen the higher pump price yet.

I'm going to look into the CFN card for RV's. They need you to have...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-19-2022, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 246
Posted By Parafango
I agree with Russ. I listened in headphones and...

I agree with Russ. I listened in headphones and that's what it sounds like to me.
if you're in a spot to jack one front wheel at a time, you could spin it to listen closer. Sometimes calipers don't...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-18-2022, 12:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,166
Posted By Parafango
I have the same setup, except I haven't seen $500...

I have the same setup, except I haven't seen $500 on the pump, $250 once but never $500. Maybe I will when fuel gets to $9.50/gallon. :thumb:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-18-2022, 12:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,166
Posted By Parafango
While I agree with you that there is a potential...

While I agree with you that there is a potential for personal information exposure, don't forget that you personal information is probably already in some database due to the Experian data breach of...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 11-18-2022, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By Parafango
If you haven't gone that way before, even though...

If you haven't gone that way before, even though the road isn't snow covered, there may be "black ice" where the road looks like it has a slight sheen, but is Very icy. Especially on the overpasses....
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-18-2022, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 134
Posted By Parafango
This is a long shot, but in previous RV's I've...

This is a long shot, but in previous RV's I've had, there was a vacuum breaker on the pressure sprayer water line to the tank. Maybe yours has one and it's gone bad.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 11-18-2022, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By Parafango
I didn't cover my previous 5th wheel, and wish I...

I didn't cover my previous 5th wheel, and wish I had. The winters here in SW Idaho can be cold, but the sun really took it's toll on the decals on the side facing more southerly.
I cover the most...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-18-2022, 11:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,555
Posted By Parafango
I'm in Caldwell, which is about 25 miles west of...

I'm in Caldwell, which is about 25 miles west of Boise. I sent you a PM with my phone number if you need to be taken somewhere for parts.
FB
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-18-2022, 11:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,166
Posted By Parafango
Aside from giving them your Social Security...

Aside from giving them your Social Security Number and bank account information... :blink:

I used the TSD card in my last cross country trip from SW Idaho to Key West, which was about 7500 miles...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-16-2022, 05:13 PM
Replies: 21,846
Views: 1,659,979
Posted By Parafango
I'm on the stairs to nowhere.

I posted a sign by the stairs, on the second floor of the building.
the sign said:
"stairs stuck between floors, please use elevator."

It was fun to watch.
after all, I'm not superstitious, I'm...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-16-2022, 05:05 PM
Replies: 92,799
Views: 5,344,091
Posted By Parafango
The worlds smallest pair of handcuffs :cool: ...

The worlds smallest pair of handcuffs
:cool:
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Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-16-2022, 01:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,254
Posted By Parafango
try this: Just to prove this works, start...

try this:
Just to prove this works, start notepad.
find some text, use ctrl c
find some other text, use ctrl c
if you like, find some other text, use ctrl c

then go to the notepad window and...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 11-16-2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By Parafango
I agree. Some vehicles don't have solid stems...

I agree. Some vehicles don't have solid stems which allows the cap sensor to whack up against the rim. I have the marks on the rim to show! When I replaced the tires, I replaced the stems with solid...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-16-2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,254
Posted By Parafango
re-use product keys to activate win 11

You probably already know this....
You can activate a Win 11 OS install with the product key from Win 10. I have also been successful with a key from Win 7. As far as liking it, it's OK, just more...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-16-2022, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By Parafango
I realize this is a huge pain in the butt to do...

I realize this is a huge pain in the butt to do because you have to reset passwords, SSID and other things, but have you tried the factory reset?
There is a small hole on the bottom of the unit,...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-16-2022, 01:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 435
Posted By Parafango
I've never seen that command use with those...

I've never seen that command use with those switches (<enter>).
I've done a search on the internet for their use but haven't found anything, what do they do?

from the start button, Choose run,...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-31-2022, 10:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 646
Posted By Parafango
IF your DAV, retired military of any branch,...

IF your DAV, retired military of any branch, consider Scott AFB Fam Camp. The sites are clean and well kept, BUT I don't know if they have sewer hookups, ours didn't. Cheap rates and there is a...
Forum: Northwood Manufacturing Owners Forum 10-31-2022, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,330
Posted By Parafango
Who is this directed to?

Who is this directed to?
Forum: Northwood Manufacturing Owners Forum 10-28-2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,330
Posted By Parafango
I completely agree on the slide topper. If you...

I completely agree on the slide topper. If you find a good one, let me know!

If you're considering adding the TorkLift Glowsteps to your rig, I created a video of the install of one set of the...
Forum: Northwood Manufacturing Owners Forum 10-28-2022, 12:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,330
Posted By Parafango
I have a 2017 AF25W and have modified a couple of...

I have a 2017 AF25W and have modified a couple of things:

Morryde 3000 suspension kit
Expansion tank under the seat by the pump (no pump running during night time bathroom visits!)
165W solar...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-27-2022, 11:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,307
Posted By Parafango
Update: Drove to the dealer to chat about the...

Update:
Drove to the dealer to chat about the hitch. The service manager mentioned that there were other folks with trucks that tow a lot, that are experiencing the same type of defect. He didn't...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-27-2022, 10:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By Parafango
Mt Camper has it right. I'm experiencing an oval...

Mt Camper has it right. I'm experiencing an oval hole in my 21 RAM receiver with the 2.5" to 2" adapter and the slightly angled pin. I only noticed the clunking when going over a rise in the road, or...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-27-2022, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By Parafango
After reading the length limitations on their...

After reading the length limitations on their website, I presume that I will be able to park my 29' trailer on the site, but then will need to park my 22' truck in the overflow lot. I won't be able...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-27-2022, 10:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 967
Posted By Parafango
I had unusual wear on the insides of the rear set...

I had unusual wear on the insides of the rear set of tires of a previous 5th wheel. I found a local shop that specialized in big trucks and semi-trailer suspension work. They showed me the before...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-18-2022, 09:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,307
Posted By Parafango
Yesterday, the new 2.5 shank and the straight pin...

Yesterday, the new 2.5 shank and the straight pin have arrived. Its actually a Blue OX shank but not at the cost I first saw. I tried to get it locally, but they were still real close to $250. I...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-13-2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,307
Posted By Parafango
I took my truck by the dealer to have a chat...

I took my truck by the dealer to have a chat about the issue.
Oddly, one of his first comment was to switch to a 5th wheel trailer.
An interesting response to say the least.


Ultimately,...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-12-2022, 09:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,307
Posted By Parafango
I do like the idea of the hitch clamp, however,...

I do like the idea of the hitch clamp, however, in the infinite wisdom of the designers of the hitch, they put huge "ears", or chain loops on the hitch, making the clearance between the bottom of the...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-12-2022, 07:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,307
Posted By Parafango
Thanks for the hints, tips and sharing your...

Thanks for the hints, tips and sharing your experiences, they have all been very informative.
I believe I have a path forward, albeit with some additional expenditures.

Nobody said RVing was...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-10-2022, 11:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,307
Posted By Parafango
Thanks for the link! Now that I've picked...

Thanks for the link!
Now that I've picked myself off the floor, seeing the Blue Ox price :eek: I'll be on the hunt for another brand of 2 1/2" shank. I admit that I'm not looking forward to...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-10-2022, 10:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,307
Posted By Parafango
While it's a good idea, it sort of defeats the...

While it's a good idea, it sort of defeats the purpose of being able to remove the hitch when I get to a campsite and would like to tour the area. The hitch sticks out another 1.5' from the back of...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-10-2022, 08:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,307
Posted By Parafango
Alrightythen, I'll end up with a straight pin...

Alrightythen,
I'll end up with a straight pin and a hitch clamp.
Thanks for the help!
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-10-2022, 07:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,307
Posted By Parafango
The deformation is consistent with the shape of...

The deformation is consistent with the shape of the slightly curved pin I've been using. There is some movement between the BlueOx stinger and the 2 " to 2.5" adapter that comes with the Class 5...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-10-2022, 04:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,307
Posted By Parafango
cheap metal on receiver or??

The images below are from a 2021 Ram 3500 with a factory installed class V hitch. According to the "Towing Basics" document put forth by FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles), a Class 5 hitch should be...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-30-2022, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,227
Posted By Parafango
I posted a similar question on another RV forum...

I posted a similar question on another RV forum and here is what was replied by the members there:
recap of what I've read in the replies:
(in no particular order of preference)
* Dryer sheets...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-26-2022, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 306
Posted By Parafango
While that is true, its the browser that will...

While that is true, its the browser that will accept or deny tracking cookies.
The combination of a Browser that blocks ads and tracking cookies and a search engine that is also attempting to filter...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-26-2022, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 306
Posted By Parafango
I agree, not using the google search engine does...

I agree, not using the google search engine does two things:
1. it provides non sponsored results
2. doesn't feed Bezos with my web analytics

I hadn't hear of Vivaldi, I'll have to investigate...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 09-25-2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By Parafango
I've had the TST system for about 2 years. At...

I've had the TST system for about 2 years.
At first, they were on floppy valve stems on the TT. While the sensors worked fine, I noticed wear spots on the wheel, so I changed to solid valve stems....
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-25-2022, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 306
Posted By Parafango
Arrow Do You have a favorite Browser?

I was using Opera for the past year or more and found it to be an easy to navigate browser with some good features, but the banks I use started to put up warnings about the browser I was using,...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-24-2022, 11:53 PM
Replies: 2
GPS
Views: 290
Posted By Parafango
I agree, the Garmin must have some sort of...

I agree, the Garmin must have some sort of kickback from vendors along the route, they sure take you out of the way sometimes to get between point A and B!
This last trip, I used two apps to keep me...
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