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Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion Yesterday, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 772
Posted By LeisurePursuits
I run our GY Endurance at about 55 psi on our 10K...

I run our GY Endurance at about 55 psi on our 10K gvwr trailer. This is just a little over what the GY chart says. Used to run at 80 psi but saw rapid uneven tire wear. I use a TPMS that monitors...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 11-10-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,296
Posted By LeisurePursuits
My trailer has Goodyear Endurance tires that have...

My trailer has Goodyear Endurance tires that have max load rating at 80psi. I was getting uneven and rapid tire wear. Goodyear has a chart that says for my GVWR (10,000lbs) and two axles that I...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-26-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By LeisurePursuits
I installed a single din Android based car stereo...

I installed a single din Android based car stereo with a 10" screen. Also replace ceiling speakers with a couple cheap JBL speakers. Much better sound. There are lots of Android head units that...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-19-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By LeisurePursuits
I have upgraded the water pump to a higher PSI...

I have upgraded the water pump to a higher PSI and flow rate on every camper I have owned. I also add a good sized accumulator tank to the plumbing system so the pump only comes once for about 10-15...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-18-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 799
Posted By LeisurePursuits
I assume you are talking about amps for your 120v...

I assume you are talking about amps for your 120v appliances, right?


4000w / 120v AC = 33.33 AC amps (theoretical since breaker would trip at 30)


Remember: watts / voltage = amps
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-02-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 986
Posted By LeisurePursuits
It happened to me, sort of. Driving off the...

It happened to me, sort of. Driving off the dealer lot with a new trailer and I notice I had zero trailer brakes. Went back and they looked at it for an hour and finally said the they probably just...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 07-28-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By LeisurePursuits
That looks like a good one, too. Similar design...

That looks like a good one, too. Similar design in the way it mounts and covers the back of the bowl.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 07-27-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By LeisurePursuits
Looking for a new toilet seat? Found one!

If you have the Thetford Aqua-Magic Style II round toilet like I do and you're not happy with the seat, read on. The cheap thin plastic seat that Thetford supplies is terrible. It is flimsy and...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-17-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By LeisurePursuits
Working well now. I've never had a RV fridge do...

Working well now. I've never had a RV fridge do that before. I mean, I knew it was a possibility but it never happened to me. We've moved and now the RV is a little more off level while parked at...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-17-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By LeisurePursuits
Thanks for the reply. The fridge is a Norcold...

Thanks for the reply. The fridge is a Norcold N8XCL. I went ahead and leveled the camper. It took 3 blocks on the passenger side and I raised the tongue about 2 inches. Just now I unplugged the...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-17-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By LeisurePursuits
Norcold Fridge no AC first now no gas either

I have a Norcold fidge in my trailer. A couple days ago it quit working on AC power but continued to work on gas. The internal fuse was good but no power to the heating element. I have ordered a...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-21-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,983
Posted By LeisurePursuits
I installed the S&B 60 gallon tank on my 2019...

I installed the S&B 60 gallon tank on my 2019 F250. It worked awesome. I also modified the trucks computer settings so it knew the tank was 60 gallons. It was cool to see the miles to empty of...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 04-21-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,907
Posted By LeisurePursuits
YES. Very sage advice, unlike most of the other...

YES. Very sage advice, unlike most of the other responses in this thread. Inverters, GFCIs, totaled RV, whaaat?!?!

If you put an external charger on your batteries for a while such that your...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 01-18-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,791
Posted By LeisurePursuits
I just installed the camera on my trailer. I...

I just installed the camera on my trailer. I installed it up on top in the same place as the previous camera. The "invisible trailer" concept didn't really appeal to me. I haven't towed with it...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 01-13-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By LeisurePursuits
I used to use an Andersen but now use a more...

I used to use an Andersen but now use a more traditional WDH. IMO, with a heavier trailer, it just doesn't transfer enough weight to the front axle. Also, I was not comfortable with the crazy...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-13-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,865
Posted By LeisurePursuits
I had a 2016 Keystone Passport that was like...

I had a 2016 Keystone Passport that was like that. The rear wall was the only wall that was not laminated using styrofoam. It was always a little soft. Just the way it was designed. Always...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 01-13-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,949
Posted By LeisurePursuits
I had an Andersen WDH and wasn't very happy with...

I had an Andersen WDH and wasn't very happy with the performance on my approx 9000 lb trailer. I especially did not like the crazy stresses put on the coupler and trailer frame. I switched to a...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 01-12-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,793
Posted By LeisurePursuits
My neighbor has a 2019 F350 Lariat and my brother...

My neighbor has a 2019 F350 Lariat and my brother in law has a 2017 F250 Lariat. Both have had the death wobble. Neighbor got a larger steering stabilizer installed by the dealer to hopefully...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 01-12-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,793
Posted By LeisurePursuits
My 2020 AT4 3500 has electric mirrors. Sounds...

My 2020 AT4 3500 has electric mirrors. Sounds like that is an option to look for when shopping.


ETA: Oops, pretty much a dup of the post above.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 01-11-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,101
Posted By LeisurePursuits
No, that is not the correct generator. You want...

No, that is not the correct generator. You want to look for the phrase "Inverter Generator". Those are the more quiet ones.
...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 01-07-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 961
Posted By LeisurePursuits
I guess you might be right, but why cut the PVC...

I guess you might be right, but why cut the PVC and not complete the job by removing it and the valve from the inlet? I guess I shouldn't be surprised.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 01-07-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 961
Posted By LeisurePursuits
I have no idea why someone would put a valve on...

I have no idea why someone would put a valve on your tap water inlet. There should be a check valve so water can only travel into the trailer, not out. I suspect there is an issue with the check...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-05-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By LeisurePursuits
I just paid $661 for full coverage with $750...

I just paid $661 for full coverage with $750 deductible with Progressive through USAA. That is up about $160 from the year before. I shopped around and everything I found was similar in price. ...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 12-27-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,286
Posted By LeisurePursuits
The Victron smart shunt battery monitor will work...

The Victron smart shunt battery monitor will work completely independent from your inverter/charger. It uses bluetooth to talk to an app on your smart phone. Keep the inverter/charger as close as...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 12-27-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,168
Posted By LeisurePursuits
My F250 came with a 7 pin and a 5 pin trailer...

My F250 came with a 7 pin and a 5 pin trailer connector. With the camera/tpms kit you replace it with a 7 pin and special camera/tpms connector. You lose the 5 pin trailer connector. Since I took...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-21-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By LeisurePursuits
We had an 2011 Audi A3 diesel. Bought used,...

We had an 2011 Audi A3 diesel. Bought used, drove it for 3 years, then Audi had to buy it back and paid us almost exactly what we paid for it. Keeping it was not an option. Audi could not resell...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 12-21-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By LeisurePursuits
If the particle board is finished on the outside...

If the particle board is finished on the outside and you don't want to lose that, then perhaps line the inside with some 3/8 plywood. Use construction adhesive. Install some 1" x 4" 12 inch long...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-15-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,348
Posted By LeisurePursuits
Agreed. I have both, too. Pathway has a bigger...

Agreed. I have both, too. Pathway has a bigger reflector so it pulls in stations better. Problem with the Pathway is it is bulky and you can't mount it on your roof. I have the Tailgator mounted...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-15-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,348
Posted By LeisurePursuits
That would work. I went with the King Tailgator...

That would work. I went with the King Tailgator Pro so that I could see which direction the dish was pointing. Sometimes that helps to tell me if trees might be blocking my signal.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-15-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,608
Posted By LeisurePursuits
Sounds like cutting off your nose in spite of...

Sounds like cutting off your nose in spite of your face. :facepalm:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-15-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,348
Posted By LeisurePursuits
Looks like King Quest is compatible with DirecTV...

Looks like King Quest is compatible with DirecTV and is capable of HD. Only older receivers, though. Not H25/HR25. Not a lot of good reviews. Would work with HR24 which is what we used to have...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-15-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,348
Posted By LeisurePursuits
Bottom line is this. If you want a high...

Bottom line is this. If you want a high definition picture that uses a portable dish that will auto point to the satellites then the only game in town is Dish. If you commit to Dish in the RV then...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-14-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,348
Posted By LeisurePursuits
Just to be clear, are you talking DirecTV or...

Just to be clear, are you talking DirecTV or Dish? There are more options with Dish.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-14-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,348
Posted By LeisurePursuits
OP mentioned Wally. That means he is considering...

OP mentioned Wally. That means he is considering Dish.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 12-14-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,021
Posted By LeisurePursuits
I have the Winegard Pathway X2 and the King...

I have the Winegard Pathway X2 and the King Tailgator Pro. The King is kept on top using a mount that would allow me to disconnect and move it around. I've never bothered to do that because the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-14-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,348
Posted By LeisurePursuits
I switched from Directv to Dish about a year ago...

I switched from Directv to Dish about a year ago after being a long time Directv customer. After a bit of a learning curve I am fine with Dish now. For the camper I have a King Tailgator Pro on the...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 12-13-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,452
Posted By LeisurePursuits
:thumb: I had a couple that wouldn't take...

:thumb:

I had a couple that wouldn't take grease. The bolt was installed in the wrong orientation. I removed it and drilled out some dried up stuff from the grease passageway right at the hole...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-11-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,213
Posted By LeisurePursuits
Bought my GMC 3500 Duramax AT4 in late Sept. Had...

Bought my GMC 3500 Duramax AT4 in late Sept. Had to put $$$ down sight unseen as vehicle was in transit. Nothing similar on the lot, or any lot around Denver. Well, maybe a few black or white ones...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-10-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,699
Posted By LeisurePursuits
Maybe check out AMAC if you don't like the...

Maybe check out AMAC if you don't like the position that AARP has on issues. I'm not a member of either, yet.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-09-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By LeisurePursuits
The "ball thingy" is actually called a ball...

The "ball thingy" is actually called a ball mount. It fits into a square receiver tube. If you don't have the receiver then you will need to install a trailer hitch. That includes a receiver. It...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 12-02-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,340
Posted By LeisurePursuits
:blink:

:blink:
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 12-02-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,352
Posted By LeisurePursuits
On my 2019 24RKS the antenna was a Magnadyne...

On my 2019 24RKS the antenna was a Magnadyne omnidirectional antenna. It was terrible. I can see the broadcasting antenna from my house and it still did not bring in all the channels. I switched...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 10-26-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,168
Posted By LeisurePursuits
I'm sure you will have to replace the camera on...

I'm sure you will have to replace the camera on the trailer with a Ram camera and cable in order to use the Ram display screen.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-13-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 32,193
Posted By LeisurePursuits
Careful, there. I know of zero national forest...

Careful, there. I know of zero national forest campgrounds with electricity.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-08-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By LeisurePursuits
Great information above. Thanks!

Great information above. Thanks!
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-06-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,479
Posted By LeisurePursuits
I just traded in my 2019 F250. I'm going to miss...

I just traded in my 2019 F250. I'm going to miss that S&B 60 gallon tank.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-05-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By LeisurePursuits
WDH shanks interchangable?

I currently have a 2.5" Equalizer shank that I use with my 4 point Equalizer anti sway WDH. I just upgraded by truck to a 1 ton GMC and I think I would like to switch to a WDH only (no anti sway)...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 08-06-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,168
Posted By LeisurePursuits
We pull our 24RKS with a 2019 Ford F250 with...

We pull our 24RKS with a 2019 Ford F250 with trailer TPMS and camera. Our refrigerator is in the rear of the trailer. I can the cable down the fridge vent and then alongside the propane line under...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 06-26-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,689
Posted By LeisurePursuits
You rotate your trailer tires? I had never...

You rotate your trailer tires? I had never considered it.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 06-25-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,689
Posted By LeisurePursuits
I have what sounds like a similar system on my...

I have what sounds like a similar system on my F250. The trailer wheels have TPMS sensors installed just like the truck. Near the trailer axles is a wireless sensor to read the TPMS and then sends...
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