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Forum: Tech Talk 03-29-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By nwminnesota
I bought a rear view safety brand. It works...

I bought a rear view safety brand. It works great. It is hard wire unit. I used it on my x23b and soon will be adding it to my 5th wheel when the weather gets warmer here in MN.
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 03-14-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 962
Posted By nwminnesota
I have Timbrens. I don't notice them while...

I have Timbrens. I don't notice them while being unloaded. The reason why I went with them is because the 2 people I know who have air bags said the air bags made the ride rough when not towing....
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 02-16-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,304
Posted By nwminnesota
I think they are a little spendy for what it is....

I think they are a little spendy for what it is. Also I wonder about them sinking in with the small surface area that touches the ground.
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 02-15-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By nwminnesota
I have Timbrens I yet to feel them when...

I have Timbrens I yet to feel them when unloaded. However mine sit 1.5" above the axle. Cheap easy and no maintenance and no risk of getting a leak.

2 friends of mine told me their air bags...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 02-15-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,681
Posted By nwminnesota
The age old question diesel or gas? Diesel ...

The age old question diesel or gas?

Diesel
More power
More power
Exhaust brake
More power
Smile on face
Fuel economy smile on face
Repair cost with no warranty no smile on face
Forum: Campfire Chat 02-08-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,277
Posted By nwminnesota
1984 chevy s10 4x4 4tec 1999 chevy 1500 regular...

1984 chevy s10 4x4 4tec
1999 chevy 1500 regular cab 6.5 box 4.8 v8
2005 f150 5.4l v8 crewcab 5.5 box
2014 2500HD crew cab 6.5 box 6.6 v8 Duramax
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 02-07-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,014
Posted By nwminnesota
X2,, wags999 is right. I don't think he is...

X2,, wags999 is right. I don't think he is trying to scare anyone. He is just telling you how it works. The cord that is plug in to the 50amp receptacle will be protected by the 50amp breaker that...
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 02-07-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,014
Posted By nwminnesota
Interesting read. Some false and true information...

Interesting read. Some false and true information above.

I am not 100% sure what the op was asking and what his electrician told him.

If you have a 30 amp circuit you can draw up to 30amps...
Forum: Campfire Chat 01-15-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By nwminnesota
When I was shopping for a car, I took my family...

When I was shopping for a car, I took my family to the dealer where the car was and had called ahead to let them know I was coming to take a look. Salesman meet me and showed me the car. The wife and...
Forum: Welcome Mat 11-30-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By nwminnesota
Enjoy it. I know you will unfortunately you'll...

Enjoy it. I know you will unfortunately you'll probably end up like the rest of us. Pop-up then Hybrid then TT then 5th wheel, and loving every minute. Enjoy the journey!
Forum: Welcome Mat 11-30-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By nwminnesota
Congratulations and enjoy. As far as the auto...

Congratulations and enjoy. As far as the auto leveling
Goes, from what I have read have the unit mostly level and then it will level the last inch or so. I have it on my new 5th wheel but I have...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 11-15-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,486
Posted By nwminnesota
Below is an emailed response from thule. I guess...

Below is an emailed response from thule. I guess I won't buy their rack. Good thing I asked the question about bike racks on thi forum. Now I will be looking for an RV rated bike rack.

...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 11-09-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,486
Posted By nwminnesota
I have a factory installed 2" receiver hitch. ...

I have a factory installed 2" receiver hitch. So nothing to the bumper
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 11-08-2017, 05:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,486
Posted By nwminnesota
I leaning towards the above rack however not sure...

I leaning towards the above rack however not sure how easy it will be to put women's bikes and kids bike on the rack. Seems like you have to put a adapter bar on the bikes to make it work. Went...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 11-07-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,486
Posted By nwminnesota
I find this interesting here is the reply from...

I find this interesting here is the reply from the manufacturer.

XTC4 is not a RV approved product
There is a pin and clip at the base of the rack to fold up when not in use

Any models that...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 11-07-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,486
Posted By nwminnesota
I have a 2" receiver hitch rated at 300lbs. This...

I have a 2" receiver hitch rated at 300lbs. This mounted to the frame and not the bumper. So keep this in mind it will NOT be bumper mounted.
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 11-07-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,486
Posted By nwminnesota
I emailed the manufacturer. We'll see what they...

I emailed the manufacturer. We'll see what they say.
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 11-06-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By nwminnesota
I put Timbrens on my truck. 30min install...

I put Timbrens on my truck. 30min install including set-up and clean-up. I herd from my buddy who has air bags and a guy at work that even with the air bags with minimal required air when empty...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 11-06-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,486
Posted By nwminnesota
https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B000GKN45C/ref=pd_a...

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B000GKN45C/ref=pd_aw_sim_sbs_468_3?ie=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=MBYYBATKVY5D197E9T7V&dpPl=1&dpID=71oNjlNelmL

Anyone use the one in the above link? I am tring to fiqure out...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 11-05-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,486
Posted By nwminnesota
Exactly that's why I asked the question I am...

Exactly that's why I asked the question I am learning to see what other people's experience is and if they have an opinion on if it needs to be RV rated or not. Also looking to see what people are...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 11-04-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,486
Posted By nwminnesota
"RV rated" why would it matter? I don't really...

"RV rated" why would it matter? I don't really think there would be a big difference....
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 11-04-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,585
Posted By nwminnesota
Questions I would ask myself are, What's my...

Questions I would ask myself are,
What's my budget to spend? (5er are really expensive)

Will I never travel far from home?
(If the answer no ask yourself why not? That's what there for to travel...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 11-03-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,486
Posted By nwminnesota
Bike Rack?

Hi guys,
What bike racks do you suggest?
I have a factory installed 2" receiver hitch to mount to. I would need it to hold 4 bikes (2 adult and 2 kids)
Thanks
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 10-23-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By nwminnesota
Where did you get it and what brand is it? Do...

Where did you get it and what brand is it?
Do you leave it up all year?
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 10-22-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 915
Posted By nwminnesota
larger 5th wheel and State parks

Hi guys,
I'm wondering how many of you guys camp at state parks?
We love camping at mn state parks. Now that I will be getting a 5th wheel that is just under 35' I am wondering if I will have...
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