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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-17-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,025
Posted By lynnmor
With no power to keep the battery charged, if it...

With no power to keep the battery charged, if it is charged, that is plain dumb.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 04-11-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By lynnmor
I installed and reinstalled several times. The...

I installed and reinstalled several times. The TV towers were OK, but the satellites only showed for milliseconds on first time use and then quit showing entirely on subsequent attempts. I notice...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 04-11-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By lynnmor
Over the winter, I went to use the Wally after a...

Over the winter, I went to use the Wally after a long period on non-use, and had to reauthorize it to get it to work. Last week I went to fire it up after some time of non-use again and got the...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 04-11-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By lynnmor
I had Al-Ko axles that had brake drums that were...

I had Al-Ko axles that had brake drums that were extremely out of balance. In addition, the brake magnets wore deep grooves into the armature face.

I replaced with Dexter parts and found that the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-10-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,576
Posted By lynnmor
I donít know what you drive but some trucks do a...

I donít know what you drive but some trucks do a good job of selecting the proper gear. The only input might be the driver using more accelerator or brake and then the truck follows thru changing...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-10-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,268
Posted By lynnmor
It's a way of selling a Ford Expedition for a lot...

It's a way of selling a Ford Expedition for a lot more money.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 04-10-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,014
Posted By lynnmor
Yes! They do a poor job of preventing...

Yes!

They do a poor job of preventing rolling and only a marginal job of stabilizing the trailer. Remember that the trailer is still setting on rubber donuts and flexible springs.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-10-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,576
Posted By lynnmor
You need to understand the chart showing your...

You need to understand the chart showing your horsepower. You will have the most power to climb the mountain at the peak horsepower and that is always at a higher RPM than peak torque. Of course I...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-09-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By lynnmor
I believe they make a short handle like Camco...

I believe they make a short handle like Camco 42197. Can you disassemble and cut the pipe ends shorter? I doubt that there is a stud other than inline with the original handle.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-09-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By lynnmor
You may have very cheap stainless steel with...

You may have very cheap stainless steel with impurities in it. The real fix is to replace with a quality sink, if available.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-08-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 790
Posted By lynnmor
Leaking oil filter on In an QD 8000

I donít know if your Onan has a separate piece to mount the filter, but I do have experience with Onan engines on tractors. The filter mounts arenít machined where the bolt against the block and the...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-08-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,928
Posted By lynnmor
Of course all the ideas and suggestions have no...

Of course all the ideas and suggestions have no merit when using cheap, junk Chinese bearings and grease that separates. I have had those cheap incorrectly manufactured bearings fail in 8,000 miles....
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-08-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,625
Posted By lynnmor
Many TT's now have 50amp cords. If you can do...

Many TT's now have 50amp cords. If you can do with less power, 30 amp cords can be used on anything.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-08-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,301
Posted By lynnmor
Ram had some issues with their controllers some...

Ram had some issues with their controllers some years ago but that should no longer be a problem. As suggested, test the brakes with another tow vehicle. Of course you should do electrical testing...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 04-08-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By lynnmor
In PA, brakes would have had to be inspected...

In PA, brakes would have had to be inspected every year, three years is too long between inspections.

Aftermarket brake controllers can only give a best guess on how much braking to apply.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 04-08-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By lynnmor
Factory controllers greatly reduce braking at...

Factory controllers greatly reduce braking at slow speeds to prevent the jerking. All popular aftermarket controllers have no way of determining speed.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-08-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 816
Posted By lynnmor
That would be my suggestion. Make a block square...

That would be my suggestion. Make a block square about the same thickness as the mattress and pull it up and push the mattress back during the day. A cover made from sheet material would dress it...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-07-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 798
Posted By lynnmor
If you are talking about the brake controller,...

If you are talking about the brake controller, your dealer is an idiot. The instructions are in the owners manual.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-05-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,435
Posted By lynnmor
KA-BOOM! Do not connect to this in any way. ...

KA-BOOM!

Do not connect to this in any way.

If you have only three wires from the panel to that outlet, you need a total install of the RV outlet and forget the dryer wiring.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 04-05-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By lynnmor
If I am correct and it is just the wipers, many...

If I am correct and it is just the wipers, many have gaps. Not a good thing but par for the course.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-05-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,654
Posted By lynnmor
Even those new springs can be a problem. Look at...

Even those new springs can be a problem. Look at the end of the center ply where it contacts the main ply. That is a stress point for the main ply and is where two of mine snapped. Take a photo of...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 04-05-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,861
Posted By lynnmor
Put a real topper on the truck and then get...

Put a real topper on the truck and then get folding bikes.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-05-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By lynnmor
Since we don't know what type of switch you have,...

Since we don't know what type of switch you have, nor the system schematics, we can only guess.

I have had two of those cheap red key type switches fail in the first season. They collect water...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-04-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By lynnmor
Pine Grove Campground is to the west near...

Pine Grove Campground is to the west near Greenwood. Large sites, probably not busy. Not fancy, but is easy in and out.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 04-04-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By lynnmor
You are overthinking this. Follow the signs, you...

You are overthinking this. Follow the signs, you will find a place to park. Visit and leave. There few people interested in history anymore, so I doubt that other visitors will crowd you out.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 04-03-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By lynnmor
Drove right around the loop pulling a travel...

Drove right around the loop pulling a travel trailer, no problem.
Forum: Just Conversation 04-03-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,153
Posted By lynnmor
Amazon wants $142.79 to install and probably adds...

Amazon wants $142.79 to install and probably adds tax as well.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 04-02-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,526
Posted By lynnmor
Why not install a steel plate and stick the...

Why not install a steel plate and stick the magnetic antenna to it?
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-01-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,654
Posted By lynnmor
You might find a spring at a farm supply store or...

You might find a spring at a farm supply store or any kind of trailer dealer. They are nothing special, think out of the box and call sources other than RV stealers.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-30-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,770
Posted By lynnmor
This thread, as usual, has morphed into the "me...

This thread, as usual, has morphed into the "me first" nonsense.

Just for the record, I have been riding motorcycles for well over a half century and understand that idiots can and will cause any...
Forum: Just Conversation 03-29-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,560
Posted By lynnmor
I used one motel room for two nights last year...

I used one motel room for two nights last year and used Expedia to book it. Since then the emails offering all kinds of discounts have been almost daily. While annoying, I didn't try to block the...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 03-28-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By lynnmor
There is always a voltage drop when a load is put...

There is always a voltage drop when a load is put on a circuit. With a cord that is too small, the drop will be unacceptable. You should be OK with the new cord, but don't overlook the wiring...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 03-28-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By lynnmor
Connect the voltmeter to the starter and see if...

Connect the voltmeter to the starter and see if voltage drops to near zero when attempting to start. If it does, look for a bad connection.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-28-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,770
Posted By lynnmor
Once again: Originally Posted by lynnmor...

Once again:

Originally Posted by lynnmor https://www.irv2.com/forums/images/irv2/buttons/viewpost.gif (https://www.irv2.com/forums/f59/divert-fresh-water-drain-382374-post4087666.html#post4087666) ...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-28-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,296
Posted By lynnmor
It is obvious how the system works and, I for...

It is obvious how the system works and, I for one, chose to stay away from that design. Defending marginal products is what others do.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-27-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,296
Posted By lynnmor
Hopefully you would have working brakes on the...

Hopefully you would have working brakes on the trailer.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-26-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,158
Posted By lynnmor
In post #1 you said " perfect road trip" now...

In post #1 you said " perfect road trip" now this. :confused:
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 03-25-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By lynnmor
Any chance that it is still frozen? It takes a...

Any chance that it is still frozen? It takes a long time to thaw and don't assume that a dealer poured enough anti-freeze down the drains to do any good. My bet is that they didn't even consider...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 03-25-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By lynnmor
Measure to the spring hangers on the frame. I...

Measure to the spring hangers on the frame. I have had springs with 1/4" difference. Be sure that the trailer is level and that you had pulled it forward for some distance before checking. You...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 03-25-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,222
Posted By lynnmor
The only source for a "good" trailer on the east...

The only source for a "good" trailer on the east side of the Mississippi is: https://www.kellyrvinc.com/

Fortunately for you, they are in PA.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-25-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,239
Posted By lynnmor
What do you think is going to keep the hydrant...

What do you think is going to keep the hydrant from freezing? Remove the hose!
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 03-24-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,297
Posted By lynnmor
If you check into replacing the gears, around my...

If you check into replacing the gears, around my area that can be done for WAY LESS than the $4000 to $5000 quotes above.
Forum: Just Conversation 03-24-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,529
Posted By lynnmor
Getting back to the pedestrian, perhaps she may...

Getting back to the pedestrian, perhaps she may have been a resident of one of the northeast or northwest states at one time. Since in my area, pedestrians wait by the side of the road till traffic...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-24-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By lynnmor
Home centers have adhesive for that purpose. ...

Home centers have adhesive for that purpose. Before making that wall permanently attached, be sure that you can access plumbing and wiring. Consider using just a few spots of attachment so that any...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-24-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By lynnmor
I was able to simply put a drawer pull over the...

I was able to simply put a drawer pull over the switch. Now you need to sort of reach around it to touch the switch.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 03-24-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,842
Posted By lynnmor
A bit of 2 cycle oil would be cheaper and likely...

A bit of 2 cycle oil would be cheaper and likely less harmful to the spark plug.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 03-23-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,266
Posted By lynnmor
$24 with coupon. They look the same, work the...

$24 with coupon. They look the same, work the same way and are made in the same country. https://www.harborfreight.com/trailer-sway-control-kit-96462.html

I never had this type of control make...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 03-22-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,266
Posted By lynnmor
The RV haulers use only a hitch ball, drop it on...

The RV haulers use only a hitch ball, drop it on there and go.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-21-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,239
Posted By lynnmor
Family members arrived, from AL coast to my place...

Family members arrived, from AL coast to my place in PA, last night. What is this cold thing you are worried about?
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 03-21-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By lynnmor
Any US numbered highway and all interstates will...

Any US numbered highway and all interstates will pose no problem. Everyone, but one, knew exactly what you meant by "Glacier."

Just do your research, you will find tons of points of interest on...
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