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Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 06-14-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,622
Posted By tjerrard
Just drive into a pump that you can fit your rig....

Just drive into a pump that you can fit your rig. Some states/provinces, maybe all, require turning off the propane but some RVers don't.
Be careful pulling away, you don't want to side swipe a pump...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 06-10-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 415,904
Posted By tjerrard
Had the tranny serviced and fluid changed also...

Had the tranny serviced and fluid changed also the brakes serviced, checked. adjusted.
All good.

Tom
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 06-10-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 33,301
Posted By tjerrard
I asked some questions and then talked to my...

I asked some questions and then talked to my dealer. The dealer said that the FWT is designed to carry a full load, 188lbs for me, so we departed last week on a 4 day trip with the tank full. Trip in...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 06-10-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,544
Posted By tjerrard
We are generally pleased with our trailer....

We are generally pleased with our trailer. Several minor warranty issues that have been dealt with by in a positive and successful manner by our dealer. A couple of those issues I consider as QC and...
Forum: Campfire Chat 06-03-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9,973
Views: 1,035,790
Posted By tjerrard
Figured out where and how to hang the fishin' rod...

Figured out where and how to hang the fishin' rod in the trailer. Tomorrows project to get done.
Forum: Tech Talk 06-02-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,603
Posted By tjerrard
Thank you everyone for your input. Tom

Thank you everyone for your input.

Tom
Forum: Campfire Chat 06-01-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 79,285
Views: 3,261,116
Posted By tjerrard
Texas Stars

Texas Stars
Forum: Tech Talk 06-01-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,603
Posted By tjerrard
Thanks for the answers so far. With a full tank I...

Thanks for the answers so far. With a full tank I would have 188lbs added to the weight just ahead of the axle.

I am just not sure of the screws and metal flange that hold the tank on the trailer!...
Forum: Tech Talk 06-01-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,603
Posted By tjerrard
Fresh Water Tank Full for Travel

Anyone fill their fresh water tank and then head out on the road? Will the tank brackets hold the weight?

Any thoughts are appreciated.

Tom
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 05-28-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,762
Posted By tjerrard
I had the same question with some research I...

I had the same question with some research I found out that my Jayco had a Carefree manufactured awning. There manual states that luke warm water and soap is all that is needed to clean the awning....
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 09-05-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,834
Posted By tjerrard
Skyron We have a 2012 Skylark FBV towed by a...

Skyron
We have a 2012 Skylark FBV towed by a 2013 Ford Explorer. Without a WDH we had about the same drop on the back of the TV and had sway with heavy or light tongue wt. Just put the Reese 66151...
Forum: Jayco Lite/Ultra Lite Travel Trailers 09-05-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,233
Posted By tjerrard
Regarding #3 - my trailer manual says not...

Regarding #3 - my trailer manual says not authorized and there is a warning sticker on the trailer tongue - check your trailer manual or look for a warning sticker on your trailer
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 09-05-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,249
Posted By tjerrard
"Summer" has just started. We do our camping...

"Summer" has just started. We do our camping Sep/Oct
Forum: Jayco Lite/Ultra Lite Travel Trailers 09-05-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,764
Posted By tjerrard
Just had our Skylark in for a temporary fix to a...

Just had our Skylark in for a temporary fix to a leaking sunlight over the shower and to install a Reese WD 66151 hitch. A permanent fix to the leak will happen when the new sunlight comes in,this is...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 09-05-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,852
Posted By tjerrard
Where does the fresh water fill hose go? Did you...

Where does the fresh water fill hose go? Did you trace it? Maybe the installers got the pipes mixed up?
Forum: Tech Talk 09-03-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,412
Posted By tjerrard
Funny, was at the dealer this morning to discuss...

Funny, was at the dealer this morning to discuss my problem and while waiting he took a call from a fellow RVer who was having this problem. The dealer suggested cleaning off the rubber and...
Forum: Jayco Maintenance and Repair 09-02-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,847
Posted By tjerrard
Would positioning the trailer on blocks, like you...

Would positioning the trailer on blocks, like you were leveling the trailer from side to side but in this case just raising it, at the campsite give you enough height?
Forum: Jayco Lite/Ultra Lite Travel Trailers 09-02-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,764
Posted By tjerrard
We have a 2012 Skylark just bought it brand new...

We have a 2012 Skylark just bought it brand new in July 2013. It is a higher priced unit and seems to be very well build and styled. I can see, however, that it would not be a good fit for a very...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 08-27-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,663
Posted By tjerrard
Does Tweety's ship to Canada?

Does Tweety's ship to Canada?
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 08-26-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By tjerrard
Did another weigh and with shifting cargo to the...

Did another weigh and with shifting cargo to the front of the TT I have a tongue wt of 380 with a TT GVW of 3480 which is 11%. Looks OK, now I'll have to take a trip and see how it tows in this...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 08-25-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By tjerrard
Rustic Eagle & Flyrotor Thank you both. ...

Rustic Eagle & Flyrotor
Thank you both.

Yes you did understand my question. (so you know I miss measured my TV ball height it is actual 19.5ins not 22ins). I'll stay with the draw bar as is. Yes...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 08-24-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By tjerrard
Draw Bar Height No WDH

My draw bar with 2in ball on it, attached to the TV, has top of ball to ground height of 22ins. My TT, a Skylark GVWR 3500, specs say the Hitch Ball Height is 17ins. When I attach the fully loaded...
Forum: Tech Talk 08-24-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 920
Posted By tjerrard
OK Thank You

OK Thank You
Forum: Tech Talk 08-24-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 920
Posted By tjerrard
Hitch Ball Height

My Skylark specs say the Hitch Ball Height is 17ins. I assume that height is measured from the ground to the top of the ball. Am I correct in this?

Thanks
Tom
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 08-17-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,288
Posted By tjerrard
In Ontario, Canada at the Provincial Parks a...

In Ontario, Canada at the Provincial Parks a guide I found on the internet says to dump dishwater in the vault toilets, not that I have actually seen anyone do it!
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