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Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 08-14-2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,547
Posted By SkyBound
I have one of the more capable half tons out...

I have one of the more capable half tons out there, above and beyond both of your options listed. I pull a 5,500lb empty, 7,000lb loaded trailer. I've ran this set up for 8 seasons. It pulls and...
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 08-11-2022, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,137
Posted By SkyBound
Someone told me that if you spray your license...

Someone told me that if you spray your license plates with PAM cooking spray, the cameras can't read it. Not sure if it's true or not, but might be worth a try LOL.
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 06-18-2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,007
Posted By SkyBound
I think this might be true for newer F150s...

I think this might be true for newer F150s (2015+) but I know when I bought my truck, adding the Max Tow package increased the GVWR by 500lbs. Regular F150s were 7200lbs for the long wheelbase and...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 06-18-2022, 08:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,757
Posted By SkyBound
RV dealerships are useless, in my opinion. Are...

RV dealerships are useless, in my opinion. Are there likely one or two good ones out there? Probably, but I have yet to deal with one. Their salespeople don't know anything about what they're...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 06-18-2022, 07:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,110
Posted By SkyBound
Edited. Thanks for pointing out my error!

Edited. Thanks for pointing out my error!
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 06-18-2022, 06:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,110
Posted By SkyBound
UPDATE: Well I solved the problem! This...

UPDATE:

Well I solved the problem! This seemed much more complicated than it actually was, however the symptoms of the problem were misleading.... I ended up having three unrelated failures all at...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 06-16-2022, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,084
Posted By SkyBound
Bathroom vent stays fully open (covered by...

Bathroom vent stays fully open (covered by MaxAir2) all summer long. Only time I would ever consider closing it is if I was going to tow down a super dusty road or something like that. During winter...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 06-12-2022, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,110
Posted By SkyBound
I had a chance to do some more troubleshooting...

I had a chance to do some more troubleshooting and I still haven't fixed it yet. Here's where I'm at:

-Truck is 100% not the problem, verified on other trailer
-Cleaned all contacts in the 7 pin...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 06-07-2022, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,110
Posted By SkyBound
Thanks for the reply. I plugged the truck into a...

Thanks for the reply. I plugged the truck into a different trailer and it was OK, so it's definitely my Jayco having the issue. I'll try cleaning up the 7-pin plug on the trailer again and put some...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 06-07-2022, 07:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,110
Posted By SkyBound
No Turn Signals or Brake Lights on Trailer

Hey all, been a while since I've posted here but I've come across a small issue that I haven't been able to figure out myself. Just got back from our first trip and everything worked great except for...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 05-25-2022, 07:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 956
Posted By SkyBound
Diesel is $9/gal in most parts of Canada right...

Diesel is $9/gal in most parts of Canada right now, and half of our earned pay is taken by the Federal Government as income tax. So really, I have to earn $18 to buy a gallon of diesel. Sucks to say...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 12-21-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,768
Posted By SkyBound
"The HT rating by the manufacturer should be...

"The HT rating by the manufacturer should be removed."

100% agree. It's shameful that manufacturers stretch the truth in unrealistic ways just to trick people that don't know any better into...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 11-27-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,832
Posted By SkyBound
Love the long box crew cabs. I'll get one next...

Love the long box crew cabs. I'll get one next for sure. Every time I see a nice Super Duty with the 6.5 box, I think maybe I could go for that and be happy, but then I see a nice Super Duty with the...
Forum: Tech Talk 11-21-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,815
Posted By SkyBound
Whether it's so common that they don't question...

Whether it's so common that they don't question it or not, I cannot say. I like to think that they are just excellent at customer service and stand behind their product. They have been great to deal...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 11-14-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,394
Posted By SkyBound
Little trucks are like little dogs..... just.......

Little trucks are like little dogs..... just.... why....?
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 11-14-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,482
Posted By SkyBound
Just to add to this, I run 91 octane all summer...

Just to add to this, I run 91 octane all summer long for the towing season, and then switch back to 87 for the winter. I thought I was done towing so back to a full tank of 87 I went, and then had a...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 10-13-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,482
Posted By SkyBound
1.) Slow down 2.) Lock out gears that cause...

1.) Slow down
2.) Lock out gears that cause RPMs less than 1700-1800
3.) Run premium high octane fuel
4.) Use tow/haul
5.) Cruise control is your friend
6.) Slow down

*Profile drag is...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 10-13-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By SkyBound
I have 5100s all around on my current F150, but...

I have 5100s all around on my current F150, but it has a 2.5in lift and that's what those shocks are for. My previous F150 was not lifted, and I put 4600s all around on it. I think they are valved...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 10-03-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,643
Posted By SkyBound
That is one hell of a truck! The big gas tank is...

That is one hell of a truck! The big gas tank is awesome. Hope it treats you well.
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 10-03-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,073
Posted By SkyBound
Take this opportunity to upgrade to a heavier...

Take this opportunity to upgrade to a heavier duty axle. The ones they put on from the factory are often barely adequate for the weight of the trailer. I upgraded both of mine when one bent and have...
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 09-28-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,426
Posted By SkyBound
SeaFoam is a stabilizer as well, so you could...

SeaFoam is a stabilizer as well, so you could just add it at beginning and end of season and do without the Stabil.
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 09-10-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,871
Posted By SkyBound
It is for all of these reasons mentioned, and...

It is for all of these reasons mentioned, and more, that I am considering selling the trailer and buying a boat, some nice coolers and a good tent. You don't find this kind of stupidity in the back...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 09-09-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,670
Posted By SkyBound
I find it way easier to monitor my DC electrical...

I find it way easier to monitor my DC electrical levels than my propane levels. One quick glance at my digital DC voltmeter and I can see exactly where the battery is at. Propane is more of a guess...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 09-09-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,364
Posted By SkyBound
That's easy to get rid of!

That's easy to get rid of!
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 09-07-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 938
Posted By SkyBound
I would never buy a trailer or RV with anything...

I would never buy a trailer or RV with anything less than 1500lbs for family use. I currently have 2,000lbs available in my trailer and as per the CAT scales we have used up 1300-1400lb ready to camp...
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