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Forum: General Community Discussions Yesterday, 07:07 PM
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Posted By wingnut60
Don't know what/who quoted you the trade-in value...

Don't know what/who quoted you the trade-in value and on what--but in Feb 17 I got $20k trade in from my 2005 Suites on a $90k used '15. $40k/2013 unit--Sounds like you haven't really gotten serious...
Forum: Fulltimer Forum 08-15-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,611
Posted By wingnut60
Deb, Don't get hung up on worrying about being...

Deb,
Don't get hung up on worrying about being stopped for overweight--never heard of it happening--'random highway stops', doesn't happen. You will have to be doing something...
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 08-14-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By wingnut60
Yes, TV is full of lawyer ads--ever seen a...

Yes, TV is full of lawyer ads--ever seen a factual, documented incident of overweight RVs getting the owner sued/criminally charged?
Or ins co denying coverage due to incident of over ratings?
Forum: New Member Intros 08-14-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By wingnut60
Welcome to the forum. Don't have any experience...

Welcome to the forum.
Don't have any experience with either floorplan, hopefully someone who has/had one will jump in.
Joe
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-13-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,306
Posted By wingnut60
TX trailer inspection is basically a joke, and as...

TX trailer inspection is basically a joke, and as mentioned, a money generator. Biggest hassle is getting the trailer to the shop to inspect it. Has been very easy to make friends with an oil change...
Forum: New Member Intros 08-12-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 93
Posted By wingnut60
Goodness, I need to make some new friends....

Goodness, I need to make some new friends....
Forum: New Member Intros 08-12-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 284
Posted By wingnut60
Interesting. No fifth wheels built over there?

Interesting. No fifth wheels built over there?
Forum: New Member Intros 08-12-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 284
Posted By wingnut60
Lot of work just to have a US-built fiver in the...

Lot of work just to have a US-built fiver in the UK. Is this a normal situation?
Forum: New Member Intros 08-12-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 284
Posted By wingnut60
How was it used for hire if the electrics weren’t...

How was it used for hire if the electrics weren’t up to UK specs?
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-11-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,847
Posted By wingnut60
Are we talking about commercial tires when used...

Are we talking about commercial tires when used on an RV?
Forum: New Member Intros 08-11-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 93
Posted By wingnut60
If you aren't up to the solar yourself, I highly...

If you aren't up to the solar yourself, I highly recommend AMSolar--they installed my system that allows me 5-6 days w/o gen use if plenty of sun, and have full use of coffeemaker/micro and TV/sat....
Forum: New Member Intros 08-11-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 284
Posted By wingnut60
Do I understand you bought a US trailer in the UK?

Do I understand you bought a US trailer in the UK?
Forum: New Member Intros 08-11-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 93
Posted By wingnut60
$6200 is not an unreasonable cost for an Onan...

$6200 is not an unreasonable cost for an Onan 5500 completely installed and wired; may be a little high if the unit is already gen prepped. IF the unit isn't prepped, be very careful that they do it...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-11-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,306
Posted By wingnut60
Glenn, Way back with my '05 Suites, got the...

Glenn,
Way back with my '05 Suites, got the same "no" from Morryde about the flanges on the plates--years later, and now on the '15, disaster has not yet struck because I cut them off.
Still don't...
Forum: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc 08-10-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By wingnut60
All I know of is the Giraffe, check it out at: ...

All I know of is the Giraffe, check it out at:

www.giraffeG4.com

No idea if it works in time to keep from hitting something.
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-10-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,847
Posted By wingnut60
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-10-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,847
Posted By wingnut60
Reply from GY on query as to warranty and I also...

Reply from GY on query as to warranty and I also asked about incidental damage:

Thank you for contacting our web site.

All Goodyear tires come with a six year limited warranty. During the...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-09-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 626
Posted By wingnut60
Take a look at some tire threads on IRV2.com ...

Take a look at some tire threads on IRV2.com lots of Sailun mentions there.
They are Chinese manufacture, but have many, many good reports and very few negatives. I got my 17.5s from...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-09-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,306
Posted By wingnut60
Good idea on the G8 parts. Early on in my...

Good idea on the G8 parts. Early on in my thoughts to cut th flanges, a welder told me the outer plates aren’t really needed. Hope that continues to work for you.
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-09-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,306
Posted By wingnut60
My weights: Front Axle----5460, 540 under ...

My weights:

Front Axle----5460, 540 under
Rear Alxe-----9120, 780 under
Gross----14580, 580 over before adding 55 gal tank--+420 more/less
Trailer----16000, dead on rating, wish I had more...
Forum: Plumbing and Electrical 08-09-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 223
Posted By wingnut60
May have made too much of a deal on the black...

May have made too much of a deal on the black tank--considerations are mainly HOW has it been used in the past? Was it hooked up to sewer/septic tank? Was it used seasonally or full time?
If water...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-09-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,847
Posted By wingnut60
I wonder about calling GY tech support: ...

I wonder about calling GY tech support:

"Say, my GY-114s are 6 years old--will you pay for any damages incurred from a blowout'?"

What do you think the answer would be?
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-09-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,306
Posted By wingnut60
Not sure how all this always comes down to the...

Not sure how all this always comes down to the weight ticket from Cummins--

From what I see, the truck axles have 15520 on them when towing; 14000 GVWR?
the trailer axles have 17440 on them; ...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-09-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 626
Posted By wingnut60
Glenn, I had Sailuns on both the old 450 and...

Glenn,
I had Sailuns on both the old 450 and the Suites when traded--'17 truck has Continentals as OEM and used '15 Suites has GY G-114s on it as OEM. Sorry for the confusion on previous units. ...
Forum: Plumbing and Electrical 08-09-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 223
Posted By wingnut60
Any stains on the white ceiling material? Sure...

Any stains on the white ceiling material? Sure sign of leaks. Any rust where you wouldn't expect it? Any marks on carpet/lineoleum? Move couch and look at areas where the legs were--if water got in,...
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