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Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 09-19-2021, 03:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 945
Posted By vroom_vroom
Another Schaefer fan! Crazy how good there...

Another Schaefer fan! Crazy how good there products are and most have no idea they exist.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 09-17-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,202
Posted By vroom_vroom
My 3500 srw is far from a cement truck. The long...

My 3500 srw is far from a cement truck. The long wheelbase and stupid amounts of power make it fun to drive for a truck and it rides rather nice. Gets 24 highway @70 and ends up being our road trip...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 09-16-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,057
Posted By vroom_vroom
Just under 50lbs, no worse than the wd hitch that...

Just under 50lbs, no worse than the wd hitch that we had on our 1/2 ton.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 09-16-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By vroom_vroom
I donít know any pets store that is going to rent...

I donít know any pets store that is going to rent you a 3/4 torque wrench. That seems to be what gets a lot of people or the just tighten it and hope for the best then you end up with loose bolts.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 09-11-2021, 03:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,057
Posted By vroom_vroom
Bought a new towing accessory! Canít wait to get...

Bought a new towing accessory! Canít wait to get some road time with it. Air ride, yea please!

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Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-09-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By vroom_vroom
The trail hd is a nice tire. Itís what I normally...

The trail hd is a nice tire. Itís what I normally run on our trailers but they didnít have one tall enough. The high speed rating makes them nice!
Forum: Southwest Region 09-05-2021, 02:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By vroom_vroom
That was my point. Take my registration and...

That was my point. Take my registration and multiply it by 20. Itís a big number.
Forum: Southwest Region 09-04-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By vroom_vroom
Las Vegas owners, what are you paying for registration?

Late to the party but still. Whatís your msrp? My Winnie drop was 24k new in Ď18 and it is 320 to renew it this year while my Ď19 3500 is 850. You can drop it by about 100 bucks not being in Clark...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 09-02-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,086
Posted By vroom_vroom
Just picked up a 19 Silverado 3500. Trucks are...

Just picked up a 19 Silverado 3500. Trucks are not cheap and like you said a pile of cash. Look around and be willing to travel. I bought a plane ticket to get it back n the right deal. They are out...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-25-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By vroom_vroom
The bullet proof is a nice looking hitch. Have...

The bullet proof is a nice looking hitch. Have been looking at them but ultimately went with a shocker hitch.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-21-2021, 03:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,106
Posted By vroom_vroom
They all fit in there just take the adapter ring...

They all fit in there just take the adapter ring off and it fits right in.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-16-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,106
Posted By vroom_vroom
I have there expandable one on our camper fits...

I have there expandable one on our camper fits the rhino hose no problem
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-16-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 860
Posted By vroom_vroom
Have had slop on some hitches before. Weld a...

Have had slop on some hitches before. Weld a couple beads down the top and side then file fit. Just costs an hour of your time
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-05-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By vroom_vroom
Is it a 2 speed transfer case? If not things will...

Is it a 2 speed transfer case? If not things will go boomÖÖÖÖ. The two speeds have the ďautoĒ
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-05-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,184
Posted By vroom_vroom
Pretty sure thatís an old gmc. Most had a 455...

Pretty sure thatís an old gmc. Most had a 455 olds. Lots of low end torque.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-05-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By vroom_vroom
Anyone with a new Sierra hd?

Bullet proof hitches makes a nice adjustable hitch with a sway control ball on it. Iím leaning that route and sell my equalizer. Big winds are not uncommon out here 30mph with crazy gusts. Iíll shut...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-05-2021, 03:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By vroom_vroom
well this is promising to hear! i highly doubt my...

well this is promising to hear! i highly doubt my equalizer could even be set up with enough load to make the anti sway operational. figure its time to look into a new hitch set up and sell the one i...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-03-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By vroom_vroom
Anyone with a new Sierra hd?

So I ordered a new 3500 for pulling our camper (eventually a 5er) but for now itís a 20ft Winnie drop single axle. For my previous 1/2 ton I have a equalizer but weight distribution on that small of...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-18-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By vroom_vroom
I have resurrected many, many motors that have...

I have resurrected many, many motors that have been dormant. Whenís the last time they started it? Unless itís been many many years no need to pull the plugs.(just did it with one that havenít move...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-12-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 790
Posted By vroom_vroom
Have yet to purchase a 5th wheel but when we do...

Have yet to purchase a 5th wheel but when we do it will come home with a goose box on it! If you actually use your truck as a truck itís a no brainer. Pull the ball and you have empty bed again, no...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-11-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,033
Posted By vroom_vroom
So whatís the point of this, fire control or...

So whatís the point of this, fire control or cooling?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-01-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,168
Posted By vroom_vroom
Hair nation [emoji1591] love my grandfathered...

Hair nation [emoji1591] love my grandfathered radio!
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 05-28-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By vroom_vroom
Where is your hot water heater? Seems like they...

Where is your hot water heater? Seems like they tend to be close by on the winnies. Iím sure itís not an end all but still.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 05-28-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,106
Posted By vroom_vroom
We have a couple routes we run like that. Traffic...

We have a couple routes we run like that. Traffic gets stressful so we depart at 1-2am and are there first thing in the am. I love the night trip.
Forum: Pop Up, Tent Trailer and Teardrop Topics 04-29-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,149
Posted By vroom_vroom
Itís all about the break in with small engines. ...

Itís all about the break in with small engines.

https://youtu.be/wMw42b9if0o
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-29-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By vroom_vroom
Itís going to be hard to beat that top kick....

Itís going to be hard to beat that top kick. There is a reason they still get stupid money for them.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-06-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,905
Posted By vroom_vroom
2011 1500 GMC Sierra towing rating

That lml with the allison will be a good truck if the check engine light issue is nothing big and resolved for you.

Iíd spend the $$ and get a screened Ďnoid for the cp4 pump on it. It keeps the...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-06-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,905
Posted By vroom_vroom
2011 1500 GMC Sierra towing rating

Iíll take a stab and say my location has a lot to do with it. 100+ all summer that dinky trans cooler becomes next to worthless. I know multiple out here that have had the same issues and we are not...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-04-2021, 10:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,905
Posted By vroom_vroom
Also the trans coolers are a joke on the gmt900...

Also the trans coolers are a joke on the gmt900 trucks. If you end up with one go bigger ASAP before you cook it.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-04-2021, 10:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,905
Posted By vroom_vroom
My Ď11 Sierra has the most payload/towing...

My Ď11 Sierra has the most payload/towing capacity you can get in it and zero chance Iíd drop a 5er on it. Like none. Nada.

Even with the modded 6.2/3.73 Iíd hate to pull up any decent grade with...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 02-15-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By vroom_vroom
Weight distribution choice query

Decent ones go well beyond, let alone lt tires. No one brought tires into this..........



Fwiw I had a husky ts and the trunnions ate up the hitch head making it worse than nothing. It wanted...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-14-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,062
Posted By vroom_vroom
Bearing grease always floating around the garage....

Bearing grease always floating around the garage. Just slap it on the ball and good to go [emoji1787][emoji2357] I usually spray down the trailer hitch with brake cleaner 1-2 times a year and grease...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-07-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By vroom_vroom
Did you take the sink out of the shower yet? Itís...

Did you take the sink out of the shower yet? Itís amazing how much room it frees up. It make the shower usable and you have a sink as soon as you open the door.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 02-07-2021, 02:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,644
Posted By vroom_vroom
Trailer backing practice/tips?

Iíll never forget the time I wanted to borrow a trailer from my uncles shop. They made me drive the perimeter of the shop for 20 min. In reverse. I have been able to back anything since. Find a...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-06-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By vroom_vroom
Same set up with the progressive and a volt...

Same set up with the progressive and a volt meter. The progressive is nice found out I can prevent under 1/2 of the voltage spike on my ac by starting the fans first then kicking on the compressor....
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-06-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By vroom_vroom
Domestic powered awning quit working after extending it

Thatís what mine did when it died. New motors are 60 bucks on Amazon. Nothing special. Sometimes you can get lucky and hold the power button and have someone try and turn the awning reel and it will...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 02-05-2021, 01:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 988
Posted By vroom_vroom
I will say Iím a Ford hater but I locked out the...

I will say Iím a Ford hater but I locked out the phasers and tuned a 05 5.4 and it made a surprising amount of low end torque. Not for the faint of heart however.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 02-05-2021, 01:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 988
Posted By vroom_vroom
Love my 6.2 Sierra and they are about that...

Love my 6.2 Sierra and they are about that Ď10-Ď13 you can find them in that price range just hard to find. Good dd manners and loves towing my camper thatís the same weight. I know Iíll rock the...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 02-02-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,451
Posted By vroom_vroom
Tru cool 40k. Itís a lot of overkill. I had to...

Tru cool 40k. Itís a lot of overkill. I had to add the thermostat due to it always wanting to run cold until it brakes 100 out here. Used all hard line and the oem push connections turned out very...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 02-01-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,451
Posted By vroom_vroom
Canít complain too much. Our camper is just over...

Canít complain too much. Our camper is just over 4k and my 6.2 Sierra is rated stupidly high for a 1/2 ton. What I will say has sucked is cooling in hot climates. We routinely run back and fourth...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 01-20-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,433
Posted By vroom_vroom
Nice! He is a cool dude. Been doing it a very...

Nice! He is a cool dude. Been doing it a very long time. The shift points towing are indefinitely better and makes all the difference.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 01-19-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,433
Posted By vroom_vroom
How much weight do you tow with your GAS truck?

Look up a diablew tune. Best money I spent on the truck. He creates a custom tune that is uploaded via the Diablo tool. Itís light years better than the garbage tunes on the tool. I still get the...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 01-13-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By vroom_vroom
Anyone swap xl to lt tires?

Looking for anyone that did a same size swap from a xl to an lt tire on there truck?
I have a nexen all terrain xl tire and I am thinking of going to a lt. The weight difference is 9 lbs a tire for...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-18-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,346
Posted By vroom_vroom
Put a truetrack in it and drove the hell out of...

Put a truetrack in it and drove the hell out of it!
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-30-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By vroom_vroom
Did you replace the thermistor with an oem? Tried...

Did you replace the thermistor with an oem? Tried an aftermarket and the snip the tip with garbage results. This is after a multi fan setup behind the fridge with progressive on temps. They make a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-24-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,128
Posted By vroom_vroom
We have a we bath, mostly because the trailer hit...

We have a we bath, mostly because the trailer hit every mark we where looking for. After a year on it I get the appeal of a dry bath. Canít say I would ďwantĒ a wet bath but if the rest of it works...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-22-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,376
Posted By vroom_vroom
Iím running the wireless prodigy and no real...

Iím running the wireless prodigy and no real complaints. Itís nice having the remote as well if you want the button and it shows your braking voltage. It came with the trailer and itís a better...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-13-2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,099
Posted By vroom_vroom
This guy is the best bang for the buck without...

This guy is the best bang for the buck without spending big $$$

Master Lock 377KA Trailer Hitch... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B001HATY36?ref=ppx_pop_mob_ap_share
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 09-27-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By vroom_vroom
Had issues with my husky. The trunnions ate into...

Had issues with my husky. The trunnions ate into the hitch head. They gave no explanation but sent all new parts........

Changed to the equalizer and itís a much better hitch. More than I wanted...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-19-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,092
Posted By vroom_vroom
My 6.2 motor heats up to 225-230 on long grades...

My 6.2 motor heats up to 225-230 on long grades with the max tow/3.73s just put in a bigger aftermarket radiator because of it.....
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