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Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 04-27-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,571
Posted By Ela1948
I was talking 60’s thru the 80’s cars and trucks....

I was talking 60’s thru the 80’s cars and trucks. We have a farm and a farm shop. We checked for bearing play when we replaced brakes on the front. It was rare that we ever repacked a front bearing....
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 04-27-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,571
Posted By Ela1948
The issue is operator error!! To much grease is...

The issue is operator error!! To much grease is pumped in and the grease is forced out past the seal. It seems like a great idea to be able to grease the bearings without drum removal. But in...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 03-12-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,438
Posted By Ela1948
There is nothing wrong with installing another...

There is nothing wrong with installing another battery. The problem is that your batteries need to be the same age and size. If you add a new battery to an older one, your older battery will pull...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 01-01-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,497
Posted By Ela1948
How many miles have you towed in the last two...

How many miles have you towed in the last two years?? If not many miles were driven, it’s a good chance you have a bent axle. I had a similar issue on our fifth wheel. We had the axle replaced...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 12-23-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,970
Posted By Ela1948
X2

X2
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 12-14-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,113
Posted By Ela1948
We are headed for Homosassa, Florida after...

We are headed for Homosassa, Florida after Christmas. Then on to Big Bend, Texas for a couple weeks. Should be thinking spring when we return!!
Forum: Campgrounds and Attractions 12-04-2017, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,343
Posted By Ela1948
Chisos basin is the only place that you canít...

Chisos basin is the only place that you canít take a fairly large RV. Everything else has some larger sites.
Forum: Campgrounds and Attractions 12-04-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,343
Posted By Ela1948
Stillwell’s does have full hookups! We used it a...

Stillwell’s does have full hookups! We used it a couple years ago when everything in the park is full. You will find that it is a long commute if you stay out of the park! It’s a lot of driving in...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 11-14-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,639
Posted By Ela1948
Interesting question!! My brother has the ram...

Interesting question!! My brother has the ram box for the same reason you do. If there is an issue, it would be bed wall height. I will do a little measuring tomorrow on his truck's wall height...
Forum: Tech Talk 11-07-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,193
Posted By Ela1948
I think Harris batteries are a store label that...

I think Harris batteries are a store label that are Superlex batteries made in Russelville, Kentucky. I have used multiple Superlex batteries for several years and found them to be good batteries. ...
Forum: News and Blogs 10-15-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,864
Posted By Ela1948
I have a fifth wheel that that has a fixed...

I have a fifth wheel that that has a fixed battery compartment in the side of the camper. It will allow for two group 31's after I did some minor modifications. [eliminating the sliding tray] I...
Forum: News and Blogs 10-14-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,864
Posted By Ela1948
Because of space limitation, I could only...

Because of space limitation, I could only consider direct replacement lithium batteries. They would have to conform to the same space as my group 31 batteries now use. Therefore I think it would...
Forum: News and Blogs 10-13-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,864
Posted By Ela1948
I have been looking hard at lithium for some...

I have been looking hard at lithium for some time. My biggest hang up is that it requires different a converter on the rv and a different solar controller that is used on lead acid.
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 10-13-2017, 06:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,128
Posted By Ela1948
Iím with you on this. I had a 10 gal suburban in...

Iím with you on this. I had a 10 gal suburban in a previous unit and a 6 gal Atwood at present. We never run out of hot water now and did on accession with the suburban. Learning to mix the hot and...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 09-18-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,244
Posted By Ela1948
Obviously it depends on there back log. We were...

Obviously it depends on there back log. We were 3 weeks getting it back after it left the dealer in 2012.
Forum: Jayco Pop Up Campers 09-18-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,467
Posted By Ela1948
Amazon has a Renogy starter kit complete with 2-...

Amazon has a Renogy starter kit complete with 2- 100 watt solar panels with a PWM controller that is large enough to expand into 400 watts if needed. All connectors and cables are included. I...
Forum: Jayco Pop Up Campers 09-15-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,148
Posted By Ela1948
Use one all the time. Mine is a Phillips that is...

Use one all the time. Mine is a Phillips that is a 12 volt system. If yours only has only 120 AC capabilities, you could use a small inverter off of your 12 volt system. They don't draw a lot of...
Forum: Boondocking 09-15-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,617
Posted By Ela1948
We have a 31.5 RLTS. A 34.5' fifth wheel. Has...

We have a 31.5 RLTS. A 34.5' fifth wheel. Has very good tank sizes. 75 fresh and 2- 35 gal. grey tanks with a 30 gal black tank. I wish it was a little smaller because of some of the national and...
Forum: Campfire Chat 09-08-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,022
Posted By Ela1948
Saw the gentle giant in concert 2 years ago in...

Saw the gentle giant in concert 2 years ago in Lancaster, Pa.. Played to a packed house!! Brought tears to my eyes that he could still move people as well as he did 50 years ago. I am truly heart...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 09-08-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,244
Posted By Ela1948
We have a 2011 jayco fifth wheel that had a crack...

We have a 2011 jayco fifth wheel that had a crack near the front bedroom slide. It was obviously an issue that Jayco had seen before because they sent out a "how to" memo that was 6 pages long if...
Forum: Jayco Maintenance and Repair 09-05-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,840
Posted By Ela1948
There is a post on YouTube about taking...

There is a post on YouTube about taking eternabond off with a heat gun. Hope I don't need to do it.
Forum: Jayco Maintenance and Repair 09-05-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,840
Posted By Ela1948
I have wrapped eternabond over the rain gutter...

I have wrapped eternabond over the rain gutter and has worked just fine. Like it was previously said, preparation is the key!! Use the primer, it makes the tape even tackier?
Forum: Jayco Pop Up Campers 09-02-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,114
Posted By Ela1948
Demand is always driven by the consumer!!! ...

Demand is always driven by the consumer!!! Dealers are not going to carry a product that doesn't move!
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 08-26-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 966
Posted By Ela1948
In most cases a couple pounds under max pressure...

In most cases a couple pounds under max pressure is just fine!! The weight of your rig determines how much air pressure should be in your tires. I upgraded my tires to E grade so that I could run...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 08-26-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,084
Posted By Ela1948
I use the Anderson hitch which is also...

I use the Anderson hitch which is also stationary. In spite of what you hear, it is very possible to have contact with the cab on a stationary hitch of any make with a 6 or 6.5 bed. I took out a...
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