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Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 08-22-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,971
Posted By hboy
I don't think that is unreasonable. In my area I...

I don't think that is unreasonable. In my area I pay $40 per hub to repack bearings. If you shop around, I would recommend shopping for a good referral on the quality of the work.

Like others...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 08-01-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,257
Posted By hboy
Hate to say, but others are right. Checking the...

Hate to say, but others are right. Checking the bearings is a good maintenance thing that can save you from being stranded on the road side. fortunately you were not stranded. If you tow 500 miles...
Forum: Jayco Lite/Ultra Lite Travel Trailers 08-01-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,433
Posted By hboy
I've not towned with your set up, but like you...

I've not towned with your set up, but like you said, I don't think this is a brand issue. I like to tow about 65mph. On the highway I get passed constantly. There will always be a jerk somewhere,...
Forum: Jayco Pop Up Campers 08-01-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,670
Posted By hboy
I would try the cheap options first. Get some...

I would try the cheap options first. Get some boards to lay in the road for the rear tires of the van to drive over. This could give you a couple inches of elevation that could make the difference. ...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 07-31-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,284
Posted By hboy
I see lots of 3/4 ton trucks pulling this type of...

I see lots of 3/4 ton trucks pulling this type of load. Yes it's over weight. Yes the truck can handle it. I would say if you are going to be traveling across the country, or have an annual trip 3...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 07-31-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,112
Posted By hboy
Good info. I love hearing from a pro! We all have...

Good info. I love hearing from a pro! We all have our opinions, but sometimes it's not based on science or facts.

Question if you have time: I have a friend in the tire sales business who says,...
Forum: Jayco Toy Haulers 07-31-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,107
Posted By hboy
I have read of patio sagging due to rotting wood....

I have read of patio sagging due to rotting wood. Then the industry started using Challenger ramps which have no wood. Whatever you are looking at you probably want to make sure that it's a ramp...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 07-30-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 976
Posted By hboy
Squeaking brakes are so common. I notice with the...

Squeaking brakes are so common. I notice with the 2500 and 3500 trucks the brake squeaks seem to be more common than the half ton trucks. I've had both and fought squeaky brakes for years on and...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 07-30-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,724
Posted By hboy
I have done the solid rubber heavy duty wheel...

I have done the solid rubber heavy duty wheel chocks 4'' x 8'' off amazon. They have a strong rubber odor. Don't bring em in the garage. I left them outside on the trailer wheels. I've had them...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 07-30-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,826
Posted By hboy
Common issue across other brands of RV's too. I...

Common issue across other brands of RV's too. I would recommend doing more research on how to maintain the RV black tank. You tube videos, etc. I have had 3 RV's and will share what I do.

I...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 07-29-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,624
Posted By hboy
I think each different style of RV has it's own...

I think each different style of RV has it's own pros/cons. Plus some people worry more than others.. If you pulled trailers for years, you may already be comfortable towing. Otherwise, a few short...
Forum: Welcome Mat 07-18-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 511
Posted By hboy
Welcome. Fellow okie!!

Welcome. Fellow okie!!
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 07-18-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By hboy
I wouldn't do it. By design it's engineered to...

I wouldn't do it. By design it's engineered to hold weight. I don't let my kids jump around the slide room, or in the camper period. If you use a support brace, then something happens to the auto...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 07-18-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,907
Posted By hboy
x2 on the 16 oz tub. If you are doing by hand,...

x2 on the 16 oz tub. If you are doing by hand, you wont use one tube per hub. If you want to fill the hub full of grease using the zerk, then you will pack each bearing, then fill the hub which...
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 06-19-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,715
Posted By hboy
Depending on the awning, I'm with the NO group. ...

Depending on the awning, I'm with the NO group. I think the older awnings with the posts that would stake to the ground are okay. But the electric awning with the scissor arms and shock just seem...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 06-07-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By hboy
I would use levelers without unhooking as well. ...

I would use levelers without unhooking as well. Of course not if the slope is too extreme. I would probably disconnect the light plug from the tow vehicle before plugging into shore power. I'm no...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 05-17-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,309
Posted By hboy
I tow at about 16-17,000 loaded and lock out of...

I tow at about 16-17,000 loaded and lock out of 6th gear as well. I like 65mph towing and I'm around 2,000 RPM's too. I'd like to go to 6th gear on flat land have have done it in the past. I did...
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 05-17-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By hboy
After pulling the drain plug you can also open...

After pulling the drain plug you can also open the presure releif valve (tab) toward the top of the water heater. This pulls air into the tank letting the water pour out faster instead of glugging...
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 05-17-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,552
Posted By hboy
Do what you want. If you have good city water,...

Do what you want. If you have good city water, normally you will probably want to connect to city water and use the city water valve on the trailer. You can put water in the fresh tank, but when...
Forum: Jayco Toy Haulers 05-16-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,810
Posted By hboy
I think your options are to confront the owner,...

I think your options are to confront the owner, or pull out and go somewhere else. Call Jayco and ask them if they have a recommendation?

I've shared this video in the past. Not that I like it,...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 05-16-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,167
Posted By hboy
Could you, yes. I would have no problem towing...

Could you, yes. I would have no problem towing without the weight distribution set up on that trailer. As you can tell the towing is night and day between the half ton and 1 ton. If the trailer is...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 05-15-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,299
Posted By hboy
Congrats. I would say do as much research as you...

Congrats. I would say do as much research as you can before picking and negotiating. I agree with DocBorwn, the floor plan depends on how your going to use it. Fortunately with the floors plans,...
Forum: Jayco Toy Haulers 05-03-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,206
Posted By hboy
I have seen the Momentum, Seismic, and Fuzion. ...

I have seen the Momentum, Seismic, and Fuzion. I've owned trailers from Jayco and Heartland. I currently have a Heartland Road Warrior Toy Hauler. Cyclone has a 4270, Road Warrior has a 4275, both...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 01-25-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By hboy
I purchased airbags from AirLift. They have a...

I purchased airbags from AirLift. They have a couple options. I have not installed the air compressor. I don't haul every day and find it easy to add and remove air quickly manually.

Airbags...
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 12-20-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By hboy
I keep all the breaker in the camper on. I keep...

I keep all the breaker in the camper on. I keep the breaker at home turned off. After I plug both ends of the power cord in, then I turn on the breaker in the house. I always try to plug the...
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