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Forum: Jayco Toy Haulers 01-18-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,028
Posted By Mad Cow
Yeah, since 3/4 ton pickups can be had for a song...

Yeah, since 3/4 ton pickups can be had for a song compared to 1/2 tons and the SUV stuff, I believe in the more truck than required thing myself. Far more capability and a much better bang for the...
Forum: Campfire Chat 10-19-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,337
Posted By Mad Cow
Thanks so much for the wonderful guys and gals of...

Thanks so much for the wonderful guys and gals of the Greatest Generation that did their part. Those of us who have served also have never forgotten the price they paid. Sorry for your loss. Look...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 09-07-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,967
Posted By Mad Cow
Whenever i have done it, I just disconnect the...

Whenever i have done it, I just disconnect the converter from the AC panel and let it sit since DC from the batts usually runs thru it to the DC panel. I usually set up an inverter/charger to do the...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 09-07-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,967
Posted By Mad Cow
That is unless one has a inverter/charger. Then...

That is unless one has a inverter/charger. Then the device serves both functions and does auto switching. Something the manufacturers should use or at least have as an option.
Forum: Jayco Lite/Ultra Lite Travel Trailers 08-29-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,227
Posted By Mad Cow
Whenever you get tired of that Norcold absorption...

Whenever you get tired of that Norcold absorption fridge, replace it with a Norcold DC compressor version. Will be ready to rock in a couple of hours as opposed to a couple of days. Only uses about...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 08-29-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,166
Posted By Mad Cow
As a perspective, I did the bearings and seals on...

As a perspective, I did the bearings and seals on my trailer, and even taking my time and Ice Tea breaks, I had the job done in a couple of hours. I am not some certified mechanic. Just a hayseed...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 08-28-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,967
Posted By Mad Cow
I prefer to use Xantrex Inverter/Chargers. It is...

I prefer to use Xantrex Inverter/Chargers. It is a 3 phase full blown charger when shore power is plugged in. When shore power removed, it instantly reverts to inverter mode. Back and forth with no...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 08-28-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,601
Posted By Mad Cow
That is what it nice about the Blue Ox Swaypro. ...

That is what it nice about the Blue Ox Swaypro. No grease.
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 08-28-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,166
Posted By Mad Cow
Yep. Dexter or Lippert axles are industry wide. ...

Yep. Dexter or Lippert axles are industry wide. Cargo, dump, campers, etc. Any trailer shop can do the work.

Regarding the cost of a dealer doing it that has been tossed around in this...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 08-28-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,377
Posted By Mad Cow
Also, there are some great how to videos put out...

Also, there are some great how to videos put out on YT from RV Education 101 by Mark Polk. How to make a patch in a roof, how to clean and protect roof, how to replace trim, proper tools to carry in...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 08-28-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,377
Posted By Mad Cow
Unless I approved of all that, then they did it...

Unless I approved of all that, then they did it for free. There is no stipulation in the warranty that the dealer must be the one to do “annual” maintenance. If there were, Federal warranty...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 08-24-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,443
Posted By Mad Cow
That is actually safer in terms of 3 lane roads...

That is actually safer in terms of 3 lane roads for the truck to stay in the center lane. They are able to travel along and not interfere with traffic coming on or leaving. Folks can either pass...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 08-21-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,539
Posted By Mad Cow
I really don’t concern myself with what rebates...

I really don’t concern myself with what rebates are going on or who gets them. My focus is a minimum of 20% off of MSRP. Every vehicle I have purchased new in the last 30 years, a minimum of 20%...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 08-18-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,003
Posted By Mad Cow
Yeah, I was watching a video a couple of days ago...

Yeah, I was watching a video a couple of days ago where someone got a 2020 Chevy 2500HD with the new 6.6L L8T engine in it. 401 HP and 464 lb torque. It was comfortably pulling around 12K of...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 08-17-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,539
Posted By Mad Cow
As a side note, I recently saw a video where...

As a side note, I recently saw a video where someone had the new 2020 2500HD crew cab standard bed with the 6.6L gasser in it yanking around 12K of trailer and track loader around the high country in...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 08-16-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,003
Posted By Mad Cow
The fuel mileage may not be as pleasing as it...

The fuel mileage may not be as pleasing as it sounds. How short folk's memories are. Several years ago, fuel spiked to where diesel was kissing the $5 mark. I could get E85 fuel for at least half...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 08-15-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,003
Posted By Mad Cow
While the 1500 diesel looks interesting, one can...

While the 1500 diesel looks interesting, one can buy a 2500 gasser that outperforms it in every area, and I would be willing to bet, at a significantly lower initial price, and probably at a...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 08-15-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,010
Posted By Mad Cow
That is a good setup. If you really want to make...

That is a good setup. If you really want to make the most of it, try a set of Eco Flaps on it. I use Eco Flaps. They are substantially more aerodynamic while providing excellent protection. The...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 08-14-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,539
Posted By Mad Cow
Just think what the payload must be with the new...

Just think what the payload must be with the new 6.6 gasser. Will be close to 1.75 ton payload.
Forum: Jayco Mods 08-12-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By Mad Cow
There is an echo in the thread. Oh well,...

There is an echo in the thread. Oh well, repetition is a good teaching method
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 08-11-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,155
Posted By Mad Cow
Yep, many folks forget the mobile tech option.

Yep, many folks forget the mobile tech option.
Forum: Jayco Mods 08-10-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By Mad Cow
Yep, good job. I like taking it a step further...

Yep, good job. I like taking it a step further and using a Xantrex inverter / charger. Eliminates the converter. The Xantrex XC 2000 is a much better 3 phase charger and is user definable on amount...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 08-10-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,155
Posted By Mad Cow
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLZYvjPSiFc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLZYvjPSiFc
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 08-10-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,155
Posted By Mad Cow
Someone is paying for it in some way. ...

Someone is paying for it in some way. Warranties, insurance, etc is not free. If they are giving back all the money that someone pays for a warranty if they don't use it, there is no money around...
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 08-10-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,121
Posted By Mad Cow
Nothing should be a Federal Mandate. I am for...

Nothing should be a Federal Mandate. I am for leaving most everything up to the States. Oh, yeah.... I read that somewhere..... the 10th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
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