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Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 07-07-2022, 02:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,329
Posted By jimmoore13
Swap? No. Unwarranted effort and expense. ...

Swap? No. Unwarranted effort and expense.
Replace? Maybe. If you break your plastic toilet, then replace it, but be wary of weight. The difference may seem insignificant until you hit a CAT...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 06-30-2022, 02:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,443
Posted By jimmoore13
I'll consider myself and my salesperson bagged...

I'll consider myself and my salesperson bagged on. WDH is all a matter of tongue weight and other payload...and the leverage the tongue exerts to lift the front tires off the ground. I travel the...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 06-30-2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,443
Posted By jimmoore13
Always replace all four, or you'll have an...

Always replace all four, or you'll have an imbalance in wheel damping movement that may cause other handling problem. Flacid shocks up front with nicely snubbed shocks at the rear is a recipe for an...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 06-30-2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,443
Posted By jimmoore13
Relative to Ford and Chevy, yes. They are known...

Relative to Ford and Chevy, yes. They are known for their cushy ride, while the other two have more brittle rides. Obviously, this didn't stop me from buying a RAM, but it is what it is.

I had a...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 06-29-2022, 03:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,448
Posted By jimmoore13
If you have shore power, run the fridge on 120...

If you have shore power, run the fridge on 120 volts. If you don't, run it on propane.

The difference in temps you are seeing are likely related to the "power" output of the electric heater vs....
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 06-29-2022, 03:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,157
Posted By jimmoore13
I have a 500 watt inverter that will easily run a...

I have a 500 watt inverter that will easily run a CPAP...
Forum: Jayco Class A Motorhomes 06-29-2022, 03:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,077
Posted By jimmoore13
You asked about the tote. I have the 15 gallon...

You asked about the tote. I have the 15 gallon version. It works very well, and your TV can tow it using the bumper hitch. It will work particularly well with grey water.

Black water can be...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 06-29-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,443
Posted By jimmoore13
X-2. RAM tends to tune its suspensions for a...

X-2.

RAM tends to tune its suspensions for a cushy ride...especially on the 1500 series. With any load, they can be wallowing pigs. I have a 1500.

Springs provide lift and prevent sag. ...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 06-26-2022, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By jimmoore13
Learned something. Thanks. Question to the...

Learned something. Thanks.

Question to the OP. Since your rig is a bit older, are your lights incandescent or LED? I'm assuming incandescent, but I'm eager to know.

Observation. Good to...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 06-23-2022, 01:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,971
Posted By jimmoore13
If there's hot (as you say), and some are not...

If there's hot (as you say), and some are not hot, they are cold. And note the quotes. A lay description of what you said, and under the circumstances, in no way problematic. Go pick a fight with...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 06-23-2022, 09:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,019
Posted By jimmoore13
Good to know. My comment is based on the fact...

Good to know.
My comment is based on the fact that a mobile RV repair company came to fix/replace a broken main leaf spring. His battery impact wrench handled everything except one shackle bolt. ...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 06-22-2022, 08:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,971
Posted By jimmoore13
Lots of typos...sorry.

Lots of typos...sorry.
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 06-22-2022, 06:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,019
Posted By jimmoore13
I have Porter Cable drills, oscillating saw, etc....

I have Porter Cable drills, oscillating saw, etc. As others said, pick a brand so you can collect batteries that run everything.
Porter Cable is DeWalt lite. They work well and hold up. I have...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 06-22-2022, 05:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,971
Posted By jimmoore13
My forehead meathod of logic says: If you can...

My forehead meathod of logic says:
If you can adapt the RV cord with a 15 amp connector and you have power, there's nothing wrong with the RV power system - including the cord.

If you can measure...
Forum: Tech Talk 06-22-2022, 05:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,908
Posted By jimmoore13
If I'm repeating others, so be it. Your...

If I'm repeating others, so be it. Your microwave is toast. I recently replaced mine because it was doing the same thing while being fed by a 3000 watt generator.

This is what I...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 06-15-2022, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,518
Posted By jimmoore13
Great Info!!

Great Info!!
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 06-13-2022, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By jimmoore13
Guess this should not come as a surprise. In the...

Guess this should not come as a surprise. In the photo, note the rust through and through the break...and rust on the edge of the break (dangling). This spring has been in the process of breaking...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 06-13-2022, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By jimmoore13
Guess this should not come as a surprise. In the...

Guess this should not come as a surprise. In the photo, note the rust through and through the break...and rust on the edge of the break (dangling). This spring has been in the process of breaking...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 06-13-2022, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By jimmoore13
Spoke with Norco tech who helped me with spring...

Spoke with Norco tech who helped me with spring hangers.
I must withdraw the Norco complaint and point to Dexter...the manufacturer of the axle and spring assembly.

Norco tech steered me to where...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 06-13-2022, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By jimmoore13
SPRING Ahead GRIPE

2020 Jayco Jay Feather X213, built on Norco BAL chassis.

2 years ago, the rear spring hangers ripped off the frame. Norco did cover a mobile welder who made the repair and then I threw in...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 06-13-2022, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,518
Posted By jimmoore13
I'll echo others. Sumo springs, especially...

I'll echo others.

Sumo springs, especially when installed to engage immediately on an unladen truck, are doing exactly what they should do. They have substantially increased the spring rate right...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 06-09-2022, 02:10 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,130
Posted By jimmoore13
Understood. We are in CO in the...

Understood. We are in CO in the mountains...nothing is level. I rely on the jostling mentioned in the article to assist with steeper grades. No problems since 2014.

But, I understand your...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 06-09-2022, 11:03 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,130
Posted By jimmoore13
Some relief for your concerns. Read your shared...

Some relief for your concerns. Read your shared article more thoroughly.
https://lifeonroute.com/why-your-rv-fridge-needs-to-be-level/

"... if your trailer is 22 feet long, one end would be...
Forum: Jayco Class A Motorhomes 06-08-2022, 04:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,606
Posted By jimmoore13
Curious. Did you actually being the brain...

Curious. Did you actually being the brain surgeon...or are we to infer that? :p:rolleyes:;):):facepalm:
Or can you identify the brain surgeon in question??? :eek:
Forum: Tech Talk 06-08-2022, 04:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,520
Posted By jimmoore13
We're camping 4 days or more out of every...

We're camping 4 days or more out of every 7...boondocking. The RV only comes home to be serviced once every two weeks. A long way of saying that I can't afford to dump 6 gallons of water per...
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