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Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-26-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,516
Posted By RVGuy1966
I use all the usual items but also fill my tires...

I use all the usual items but also fill my tires more to get the spongy out then release the extra air before leaving camp. It does help
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-26-2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,832
Posted By RVGuy1966
I personally have never thought about this. I...

I personally have never thought about this. I just go to my local dealer and swap out tanks if in a park they pick it up, fill it and bring it back to me. Have yet to have an issue but this concerns...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-22-2016, 11:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,606
Posted By RVGuy1966
Its funny, We have had ours for about 3 years and...

Its funny, We have had ours for about 3 years and still smell that when we open it up for the spring. Not so much now as when we first bought it but still enough to make you open the windows for the...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-18-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,186
Posted By RVGuy1966
I thought going to Disney was fun but most of you...

I thought going to Disney was fun but most of you have me beat. I am officially jealous....
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-18-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 844
Posted By RVGuy1966
Unless the metal is protected from the elements...

Unless the metal is protected from the elements it would probably rust. If you were to install the mount inside an outside storage bay that had enough room you could put a swivel mount or slide out...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-15-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,254
Posted By RVGuy1966
What a loaded question for me, since I bought my...

What a loaded question for me, since I bought my 2013 Z1 27 footer for cash and I have to say it was the single biggest cash purchase I ever made which we saved a long long time for and may never be...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-15-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,186
Posted By RVGuy1966
Dream trip

A few years ago the DW and I had planned to take a year off and go across country from nj to ca and back as we had the money and the time and the new TT and TV but of course as all things are some...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-14-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,376
Posted By RVGuy1966
Wasn't saying he did anything wrong. Just that I...

Wasn't saying he did anything wrong. Just that I hadn't heard of it before....
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-14-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 894
Posted By RVGuy1966
Sounds like they nested in your TT. Could be a...

Sounds like they nested in your TT. Could be a big problem if their in the walls.....
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-14-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 906
Views: 226,231
Posted By RVGuy1966
DW and I are in our early 50 and have been...

DW and I are in our early 50 and have been pulling a 28 footer for about 3 years when we bought it brand new. Been to Florida a few times at Disney and usually glamp around our area though I really...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-14-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 906
Views: 226,231
Posted By RVGuy1966
Anyone have the crossroads z1 28 ft?

Anyone have the crossroads z1 28 ft?
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-12-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,959
Posted By RVGuy1966
Sorry I haven't been around as work has me...

Sorry I haven't been around as work has me overwhelmed but I wanted to answer back to some who asked why I even brought this up.

After bleaching the tank a few times and then trying the water form...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-12-2016, 07:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,376
Posted By RVGuy1966
Never heard of filling the water heater with pink...

Never heard of filling the water heater with pink before. I just pull the low drain plug and then the anode and let it drain. I bypass the water heater and blow out the lines before pulling the pink...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-12-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By RVGuy1966
I myself made that mistake among others as I am...

I myself made that mistake among others as I am sure others have. This is why a checklist becomes so important since most of us only use our mobile retreats during the warm season and not always...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-23-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By RVGuy1966
We are looking to stay on the Canada side, any...

We are looking to stay on the Canada side, any suggestions on full hook up?
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-22-2016, 05:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,972
Posted By RVGuy1966
Thats funny, I have used lug wrenches on my cars...

Thats funny, I have used lug wrenches on my cars for years and never lost a wheel. The idea that because I dont torque my lugs on my car is nonesense. I only saw a mechanic at a a garage use a torque...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-16-2016, 05:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,959
Posted By RVGuy1966
I appreciate the great responses, it looks like a...

I appreciate the great responses, it looks like a mixed bag of some do and some don't drink from the tank. I might drink the tank water if I had just cleaned it and I had no bottled water around. I...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-16-2016, 04:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,758
Posted By RVGuy1966
Last time my DW and I drove across I10 we had to...

Last time my DW and I drove across I10 we had to spend a half a day scraping those bugs off the whole car....
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-15-2016, 04:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,972
Posted By RVGuy1966
The manufacturer website should have that info, I...

The manufacturer website should have that info, I only torque my RV lugs but my cars and trucks I just tighten by hand with cross bar. I do torque all bolts on the RV hitch and wheels before every...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-15-2016, 04:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,007
Posted By RVGuy1966
Funny, my light does turn off but it has to time...

Funny, my light does turn off but it has to time out after a few minutes. I replaced the 12 volt light with a blue tinted led which now looks more like the newer models.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-15-2016, 04:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By RVGuy1966
I replaced one of mine because although I have...

I replaced one of mine because although I have two doors the recall only allowed one lock to be replaced and now after replacing it sometimes the whole cylinder just pulls out with the key...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-15-2016, 04:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,959
Posted By RVGuy1966
Campsite water and fresh tank

My wife and I have been RV camping for a few years now and even though the RV was bought new we have never used the fresh water tank to drink from nor have we ever drank campsite water. We only use...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-15-2016, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By RVGuy1966
Well this guy went out of his way to not help us...

Well this guy went out of his way to not help us or refund the money we lost to his rental that had a bad battery nor did he answer the several calls we made while on vacation to get the issue...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-11-2016, 04:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By RVGuy1966
If renting a Golf Cart in Florida

Stay away from Kenny's Tee Time rentals

My golf cart failed to work and Kenny's customer service never answered the phone the whole week I called. Once contacted after my trip was over he promised...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-08-2016, 05:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,921
Posted By RVGuy1966
This is why I have full coverage on it. Costs...

This is why I have full coverage on it. Costs extra but if it gets destroyed I get a new one.....
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-08-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,804
Posted By RVGuy1966
It took me a few times to get it right. I do the...

It took me a few times to get it right. I do the following and it only takes about 30 minutes

Drain fresh tank leave plug off
Remove anode and drain water heater
Blow out fresh tank lines...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-31-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,152
Posted By RVGuy1966
Sorry, been out of touch at work on a big...

Sorry, been out of touch at work on a big project. Crossroads sent me the instructions to adjust mine. The slide seems to be ok but the bottom is a bit out for my comfort. I have to turn some bolts...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-28-2016, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,152
Posted By RVGuy1966
Thanks, I saw a sticker that says thor so I will...

Thanks, I saw a sticker that says thor so I will check
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-28-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,485
Posted By RVGuy1966
This subject reminded me of when I was in florida...

This subject reminded me of when I was in florida at Dismey FW I saw an RV driving away with their TV antenna up. I tried yelling but they dis not hear me. I hope they didnt lose it down the road...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-20-2016, 11:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 421
Posted By RVGuy1966
Kennyd Tee Time Golf Rental in Florida

Went on vacation with my family From July 18 to the 26th. In that time I rented a cart #16 from this guy who provided a cart with a bad battery and steering that was way off center. He never answered...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-20-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,768
Posted By RVGuy1966
spent July 18 to 26 and it cost me about 800 for...

spent July 18 to 26 and it cost me about 800 for the site full hookup. The drive down from NJ was long and I got hit with a rather large amount on tolls..... the fuel cost was about 1000 both ways....
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-19-2016, 04:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,152
Posted By RVGuy1966
Slide out

Anyone know how to adjust the slide outs?
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-04-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,783
Posted By RVGuy1966
Wish I knew better cause U got nothing extra but...

Wish I knew better cause U got nothing extra but aggravation.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-30-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By RVGuy1966
I was on vacation and had used too much time...

I was on vacation and had used too much time dealing with it already. The service provider should understand I am on vacation and have limited time to enjoy my family. I should never in this...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-30-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By RVGuy1966
bad experience with golf cart rental.

well,

saved a lot of money for a long time and waited for the vacation time and finally got the TT and family and especially my little first grandchild who is only 2 and loves minnie mouse and...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-09-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,982
Posted By RVGuy1966
The armada has a tow cap of 9100 lbs and the TT...

The armada has a tow cap of 9100 lbs and the TT dry is 5873 which doesn't reach the total cap of 15,100 lbs even adding water, passengers and luggage plus fuel so we're good. Been using it for about...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-07-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,548
Posted By RVGuy1966
I would assume since no one can safely ride in...

I would assume since no one can safely ride in the TT while its in motion there really is not any need for cooling. I'm sure a smart handy person could use the storage in the rear of one to install a...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-06-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,982
Posted By RVGuy1966
Before I bought my TT I bought a truck that would...

Before I bought my TT I bought a truck that would pull it and also bought the hitch that would give me the best connection. I'm not trying to sound above anyone but for something that will affect my...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-05-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,235
Posted By RVGuy1966
I am looking to go to the Canada side of the...

I am looking to go to the Canada side of the falls and have yet to get my passport. Anyone just go thru getting theirs and what was the process and any challenges.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-05-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By RVGuy1966
Appreciate all the help. I go every couple of...

Appreciate all the help.
I go every couple of years so I am familiar with the traffic patterns. I usually leave around 11 pm from where I live and I get past the beltway just before rush hour...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-04-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By RVGuy1966
I saw a 5er go towards the tunnel as I turned off...

I saw a 5er go towards the tunnel as I turned off but I am not sure if they went thru or not. The last time I went over the key bridge it was really bumpy and potholed and I was hoping to avoid it.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-04-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,349
Posted By RVGuy1966
I learned the hard way but take breaks!!! Don't...

I learned the hard way but take breaks!!! Don't push yourself, 15 minutes of rest can get you another couple hours safe driving.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-29-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 800
Posted By RVGuy1966
I used a wire brush and electronics cleaner spray...

I used a wire brush and electronics cleaner spray and also used a jewelers screwdriver to straighten the pins. works fine now.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-29-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,146
Posted By RVGuy1966
Nissan Armada SE 4WD

Anyone pull with this truck and how heavy did you pull?

Also, how was your experience?
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-29-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,715
Posted By RVGuy1966
sounds like an elf is living in the walls....

sounds like an elf is living in the walls....
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-29-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By RVGuy1966
When I first started in the RV world I had a 125...

When I first started in the RV world I had a 125 lb tank that I filled up at home and took on the road. This was cumbersome and tended to leak so when needed I got about half a tire filled. I got...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-29-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,476
Posted By RVGuy1966
I learned a long time ago not to tell on myself...

I learned a long time ago not to tell on myself out here.....lol
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-29-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By RVGuy1966
2 weeks to go....

Leaving for Florida soon....

Any one have any tips, warnings or comments concerning the I95 corridor from Jersey to FLA?

I'm planning on going thru the tunnel in Maryland since the go around...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-24-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,851
Posted By RVGuy1966
I slightly scraped the slideout on my TT last...

I slightly scraped the slideout on my TT last year. I could have ignored the scrape but I took it in and let the insurance company pay and it cost over 8 grand! If you an patch it then I would and...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 06-20-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,355
Posted By RVGuy1966
I am going to Florida this month and plan on just...

I am going to Florida this month and plan on just going thru the tunnel....

Last time it took too long to go around
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