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Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 06-11-2022, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By Duramaxsky
It sounds like the converter is bad or connected...

It sounds like the converter is bad or connected wrong. Or a fuse. Does it work again if you disconnect shore power?
Forum: Jayco Hybrids 06-11-2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By Duramaxsky
I did iton mine and it's been fine for many...

I did iton mine and it's been fine for many years. No increased tire wear. It didn't change the axles at all so why would the tires wear faster? I had to change the steps to 3 step from 2 step...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 06-11-2022, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By Duramaxsky
You need to install an automatic transfer switch...

You need to install an automatic transfer switch to do it right.
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 06-06-2022, 07:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,130
Posted By Duramaxsky
If you have 2 good batteries and an inverter it...

If you have 2 good batteries and an inverter it will run the fridge for 7 hours no problem. They don't draw much when they are already cold.
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 06-05-2022, 09:33 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,130
Posted By Duramaxsky
I don't think it is really that unsafe but to...

I don't think it is really that unsafe but to each their own. But we travel in winter in cold and snowy places. If it's much below freezing I leave the heat on. My ducts and pipes are in the...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 05-30-2022, 09:26 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,130
Posted By Duramaxsky
I travel with it on or run the fridge on my...

I travel with it on or run the fridge on my inverter. I have #4 wire from the truck battery to a plug by the light plug and then to the trailer batteries. The truck keeps them charged. The gas is on...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 04-18-2022, 05:12 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,606
Posted By Duramaxsky
I didn't base that on websites. Utah has no truck...

I didn't base that on websites. Utah has no truck speed limit. Idaho has signs that post that info. Oregon state website is unclear. I was called into the port of entry scale for a paperwork check. I...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 04-16-2022, 09:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,606
Posted By Duramaxsky
Utah is 80 for everyone where posted. Idaho is 80...

Utah is 80 for everyone where posted. Idaho is 80 where posted unless over 26,000 pounds or 5 or more axles. Oregon is as posted for non commercial vehicles.
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 04-09-2022, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By Duramaxsky
Call Crutchfeilds and talk to one of their...

Call Crutchfeilds and talk to one of their advisors. They know what works and what you need to install it. Their prices are reasonable and they have excellent tech support.
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 04-05-2022, 01:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,807
Posted By Duramaxsky
No they are Double Position Single Terminal...

No they are Double Position Single Terminal switches. They feed from the breaker being bypassed on one side and the inverter on the other. The center post goes to the load. The inverter has a 20 amp...
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 04-03-2022, 04:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,807
Posted By Duramaxsky
I installed 3 DPST toggle switches in the side of...

I installed 3 DPST toggle switches in the side of my electric panel. I can turn on one or all 3. That way no matter what my converter, water heater 110 element, and AC are never connected to the...
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 04-03-2022, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By Duramaxsky
Most of the time no parts except the glass are...

Most of the time no parts except the glass are available. You have to buy a complete mirror. There are aftermarket replacements for some.
Forum: Welcome Mat 03-14-2022, 05:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By Duramaxsky
Welcome from Washington. Please take it easy and...

Welcome from Washington. Please take it easy and get used to that rig. My trailer is about that size. I have a new 1500 and it's really not enough truck for that. It's fine power wise with the 6.2....
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 03-13-2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,422
Posted By Duramaxsky
I don't like motels. You know they are filthy....

I don't like motels. You know they are filthy. You have to pack all your stuff in and out every stop on a long trip. I can stop at a rest area or truck stop anywhere for the night. Also reduces the...
Forum: Jayco Maintenance and Repair 03-06-2022, 10:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,045
Posted By Duramaxsky
The older ones must be better. I have had my 2001...

The older ones must be better. I have had my 2001 Quest since it was new. Almost nothing has broken. It gets taken on several 3000 plus miles trips a year. The newer ones sure are nicer but ours has...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 02-04-2022, 11:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,599
Posted By Duramaxsky
So pay them more than the manufacturer pays you...

So pay them more than the manufacturer pays you to do the work? That will work.
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 12-04-2021, 11:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,197
Posted By Duramaxsky
I installed the one I got from Amazon today. I...

I installed the one I got from Amazon today. I like it a lot. It came with 2 remotes. It works good. 774737747477475
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 11-27-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,714
Posted By Duramaxsky
The biggest problem is if you use one of the...

The biggest problem is if you use one of the septic safe deodorizers the soap in the grey water will cause it not to work. And hot water going into the tank will make it worse. Really make the tank...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 11-27-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By Duramaxsky
Tilt deck trailers are the way to go. No ramps...

Tilt deck trailers are the way to go. No ramps just drive right on. I love mine. It will carry a pickup or a car. I also haul my tractor on it. Mine has a fold down left fender so the car door will...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 11-27-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,197
Posted By Duramaxsky
Amazon has the same one with 2 remotes for $147....

Amazon has the same one with 2 remotes for $147. I will get it tomorrow.
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 11-07-2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,219
Posted By Duramaxsky
In Washington don't go into the northbound scale...

In Washington don't go into the northbound scale at Nisqually. It has signs saying trucks and authorized vehicles only. It's because cars use it to bypass traffic backups when it's closed. It's a...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 07-19-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,848
Posted By Duramaxsky
And if road debris hits the cord the cheap...

And if road debris hits the cord the cheap plastic cover breaks off as it pulls out. Happened to me. A chunk of snow fell off the truck and did it. So no brakes in the snow. It was dark so between...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 07-16-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,848
Posted By Duramaxsky
Wrong it's based on what it can tow. You can have...

Wrong it's based on what it can tow. You can have the same GCWR on a 3/4 ton and a 1ton. It is all about gear ratios and power. But the 1 ton has bigger brakes. As it must stop more weight without a...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 07-16-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,848
Posted By Duramaxsky
No it does not. The tow ratings only allow 3000...

No it does not. The tow ratings only allow 3000 pounds for no brake trailers as after that the law requires them. An F250 will not stop 20,000 pounds without trailer brakes.
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 07-16-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,848
Posted By Duramaxsky
I see pickups overloaded all the time. To where...

I see pickups overloaded all the time. To where they are not safe to drive. But they don't seem to break Axel's. But I would not want to own any heavy 5th wheel. Because sometimes electric brakes...
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