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Forum: General Repair Forum 08-15-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By carlose
Shocks for 2014 F350

Looking to upgrade shocks for 2014-F350, 6.7 diesel short bed. Recommendations other than OME.
Thanks :wally:
Forum: On The Road... 08-06-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,793
Posted By carlose
Lightbulb Fueling Diesel at Gas Stations

I have never had any issues at a regular gas station with diesel refueling. I use an Amx card which gives me a $100 sale per swipe. I pull a 30" FC with a F350, overall length, 53'. I just check the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-06-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 25,102
Posted By carlose
Oh, BTW, my email is :p

Oh, BTW, my email is :p
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-06-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 25,102
Posted By carlose
Help with 30' FC, F350 6.7 diesel, set up.

Hello, I live in Sandy, Or and would love some help on checking my set up. If you have time, I would love advise, I use an Anderson WD hitch.
Thanks, Carlos :wally:
Forum: Tow Vehicles 05-10-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,156
Posted By carlose
I have a 30 FC, have pulled it with a F250 6.4...

I have a 30 FC, have pulled it with a F250 6.4 diesel and now have a F350 6.7. When it comes to safety/control and torque you can't beat the diesel. The 6.7 gives me around 15/16 mpg pulling the FC,...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 04-05-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,616
Posted By carlose
My wife and I are in our 70's and we have a 2010...

My wife and I are in our 70's and we have a 2010 30' FC, we love the space and the FC has the 2 recliner option, which is no longer made. The recliners are great for a quick nap and watching the...
Forum: On The Road... 01-09-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,646
Posted By carlose
$1.99 per lb from APP in Oregon... :wally:

$1.99 per lb from APP in Oregon... :wally:
Forum: On The Road... 10-18-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,232
Posted By carlose
Tow Vehicle of choice

Ford diesel 6.7, depending on extra load in pick up, F250 or 350, had both and they have handled my 30' FC just fine. Just drove the 2017 F350, wow, want one, terrific upgrades to everything... :)
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 08-22-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,338
Posted By carlose
[QUOTE=Al and Missy;1838864]This is what the tank...

[QUOTE=Al and Missy;1838864]This is what the tank drain on both of my trailers looks like. It is higher on the side of the trailer than you might think and is behind the curbside front wheel.
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 08-21-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 419
Posted By carlose
Replacing lights on 2010 FC

Not sure how to access and replace lights, the fixture is spring loaded. Do I pull fixture the way out, or do I need to release the spring and how do I replace back in the ceiling? Want to install...
Forum: On The Road... 07-11-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,245
Posted By carlose
You were lucky, I forgot to turn the water pump...

You were lucky, I forgot to turn the water pump off. Somehow, with the road bounce the sink faucet arm turn on, the lid was on top of the sink. When I stopped for my 2 hr. break, I noticed water...
Forum: Doors & Locks 07-08-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,890
Posted By carlose
Checking sink leaks.

I found water under my trailer on the bathroom sink side. However, not all the time. I noticed it only occurred after after using water in the sink. Started checking joints under the sink, turned...
Forum: Tires 06-05-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,421
Posted By carlose
Smile After 6 years and 22k on my GYM tires, I replaced...

After 6 years and 22k on my GYM tires, I replaced them with Carlise's "E" rated tires. I checked the old tires and I saw zero issues or problems with the GYM's, almost bought them again...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 04-09-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 16,081
Posted By carlose
As stated by Monza, I love my F350 and the...

As stated by Monza, I love my F350 and the diesel. I had an F250(2008) and upgraded because I wanted the crewcab. The difference in ride and control was much better. The F250 should do you well with...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 03-27-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,893
Posted By carlose
I just had them installed on our 2010-30' FC,...

I just had them installed on our 2010-30' FC, bedroom only. They work great as they're intended for privacy during sleep and changing clothes. Otherwise, they're open. Kept the blinds that came with...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 11-05-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,827
Posted By carlose
Trailer disconnect waring

I have a 2014 F350 and a 2010. 30' FC, I have the same problem. I finally started to spray electrical contact spray on the both ends of the connections, before each trip and that solved the problem....
Forum: Photography 08-26-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,893
Posted By carlose
Travel Camera

A camera that does well and includes a very nice zoom,28 to 400 is the Leica V Lux, try it, you'll like it...:)
Forum: Photography 08-24-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,893
Posted By carlose
Camera for Travel

Hello, I an avid travel photographer and travel the SW/NW. I have the 5D Mk lll and several lenses for serious photos.
I bought the Canon 7D Mll with a 18/135 mm zoom(just for fun), and use a...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-21-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,342
Posted By carlose
F250 or F350

I have had both, a 2008 F250 and now have 2014 F350, both diesels. Had no problem with F250 sag. However, the F350/crewcap with 6.5" bed did handle the 30' FC better. I love the diesel. I mentioned...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-12-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,306
Posted By carlose
TV Diesel/Tires-Nav and computer

Love the Ford 6.7, as stated before. Nav is great, the 2014-F350 nav lacks elevation info. The computer is very accurate re. MPG, before I accepted the computers figures I checked by doing my own...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-12-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,306
Posted By carlose
Off Road TV-F250/350 and Tires

I had a 2008 F250/6.4 and now have a 2014 F350 6.7, crewcab.6.5' bed. Pulling a FC 30' with the 6.4, I could not get more than 10.5 mpg on level road. I just finished a 2800 mile road trip, Oregon to...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-04-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,747
Posted By carlose
Suburban vs Truck

Yes, Leer is the way to go... they have many options for set up... :)
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 07-02-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,042
Posted By carlose
New AS Check list

Make sure the breakers are identified as to what they control. My 2010 FC had no ID for any of the breakers.
Home or where ever you store the AS, if you have a single AC or dual AC, you need to...
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-29-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,164
Posted By carlose
Best Jack for lifting 30' FC.. to change tire

Can some one recommend a good jack that does not take up much space?
Thanks... :)
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 06-29-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,364
Posted By carlose
Okay, help... can't find the link on the forum...

Okay, help... can't find the link on the forum page. Where do I find "Small Space Living?"
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 06-29-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By carlose
New 30' Flying Cloud

Congrats... we have a 2010 and love it. We pull it with a 2014 F350, diesel. Had a 2008 F250,diesel and it was a great TV. However, I wanted to change to a crew cab and did so, last year... love the...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 06-27-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,628
Posted By carlose
Trailer Disconnet Message

I have had the same problem with a 2008 F250 and now have a 2014 F350. I spray both ends of the connectors with electrical contact spray, then I plug and unplug several times, as well as move it...
Forum: Furnaces, Heaters, Fireplaces & Air Conditioning 06-23-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,607
Posted By carlose
AC Problem

Well, if in fact the AC has not run in 10 plus yrs., the seals could be bad and refrigerant has leaked out. I would take the trailer in and have the AC checked out. As mentioned in another response,...
Forum: Windows, Doors, Locks & Vents 06-21-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 681
Posted By carlose
Rear Blind Replacement...

Anyone find a good replacement for the rear blinds over bed. Hate the blinds, always bend and get crushed when you put pillows against back of bed.
Thanks :mad:
Forum: General Repair Forum 06-08-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 527
Posted By carlose
Question Tire and Wheel Replacement

Have a 2010 30' FC, (Pull the FC with a 2014 F350 with 18" wheels)
Can someone explain the pro and cons of 15" vs 16" wheel and tires. I have over 20k on the original 15" set and am looking at new...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 06-03-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,344
Posted By carlose
MPG with 6.7 engine

I have a 2014 F350 (3.55 rear end) with same engine, I get 12.5 MPG, however, when in the Mtns, with a grade, I get around 9 MPG. On a level rd I get 13.5+, and w/o the trailer, I am getting 19.5. I...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 05-25-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,802
Posted By carlose

Well for all the reasons and points mentioned in this discussion, we started and stayed with a new 2010-30' Flying Cloud. Boy, we had to learn how to downsize real quick.
As all of you know,...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 04-28-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,109
Posted By carlose
Yes, you'll get all kinds of responses. I had a...

Yes, you'll get all kinds of responses. I had a 2008 F250 diesel 6.4 and it worked well. I traded it in for a 2014 F350 crew cap with the 6.7, holy crap, what a big difference. The new truck was...
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-28-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,072
Posted By carlose
Awning strap broke

Center Awning strap came off in my hand, any suggestions for repair and replacement?
Thanks, Carlos:sad:
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 03-30-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 146,453
Posted By carlose
Equal-i-zer Hitch

Thanks, for the thread. I own one and use it on a 30' Flying Cloud and pull it with a 08 F250. I was told by the Airstream dealer that if you do serious backing up that includes 90 degree turns the...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 08-07-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 988
Posted By carlose

Thanks to everyone that responded to my tongue jack problem. I've checked all your suggestions and they were very helpful... What I found out; the Barker Jack's have an idiosyncrasy of blowing fuses...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 08-04-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 988
Posted By carlose
Questions on my 2010 Flying Cloud 30'

2010 Flying Cloud, 30". Any idea as to why I keep burning out the electric switch that controls the electric tongue lift. It's been replaced 3 times on warranty, just ended warranty on July 29th. ...
Forum: Tires 02-05-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,192
Posted By carlose
Question Tire Replacement/Up grade...

Have a 30', 2010 Flying Cloud. Need advise on replacing tires, have 7000 miles on current tires, hit some serious potholes and ruts on last trip. Concerned with durability and safety with stock...
Forum: Electronics & Connectivity 10-09-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,304
Posted By carlose
Thermostat-Dual Heat Pumps

My 30' Flying Cloud has two AC/heat pumps. The book says I should be able to set which zone(s) to use, 1 or 2, or both. I have not been able to select zones, both come on regardless of what I set....
Forum: Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 09-16-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,964
Posted By carlose
Best way to protect the exterior finish?

Have a 2010 Flying Cloud, need info. on what's the best way to protect the exterior finish, wax or sealer and how to apply same? Please help... Thanks:angel:
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-06-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 698
Posted By carlose
Thinking of changing TV

Thinking of changing TV from a 2008 F250/6.4d to a 2012 2500 suburban. Towing a 30' Flying Cloud, need something that my wife will drive, F250 is to big for her. Any info on pros and cons re. the...
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