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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 10-12-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,141
Posted By HClews
We pull our 27FB with a 2017 Dodge Durango. ...

We pull our 27FB with a 2017 Dodge Durango. We've now logged close to 10,000 miles - Florida to Nova Scotia - also the Blue Ridge Parkway and west over the Rocky Mountains up to 10,000 feet. (We're...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-19-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,835
Posted By HClews
The posted GVWR of our 2017 Durango is 7,100 lbs....

The posted GVWR of our 2017 Durango is 7,100 lbs. Curb weight is is 5,133, leaving us a payload 1,967 lb. Tow capacity is 7,400 lbs, max hitch weight is 740 lbs.
Our Airstream 27FB has a "base...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 05-17-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,835
Posted By HClews
Dan, Hard to imagine that a Hemi-equipped...

Dan,

Hard to imagine that a Hemi-equipped Ram pickup wouldn't tow a 25-RB with aplomb.

We pull our 27-FB with a 2017 Durango R/T with the 5.7L Hemi. 10,000+ miles over the past two years,...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 02-23-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,306
Posted By HClews
Very complete reply from GM Airstream... But...

Very complete reply from GM Airstream... But keeping it simple, we make a practice of turning OFF the converter whenever we're connected to shore power for extended periods. We've discovered we can...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 09-12-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,225
Posted By HClews
We too, tow with a Dodge Durango, a 2017 R/T. We...

We too, tow with a Dodge Durango, a 2017 R/T. We couldn't find any mirrors specifically made for this vehicle. Originally we tried the CIPA Universal Clamp On Mirrors which clamp on to the existing...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 06-26-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,306
Posted By HClews
As I wrote (Post #23...

As I wrote (Post #23 (http://www.airforums.com/forums/f37/battery-drain-can-it-be-stopped-161488-2.html#post2115625)) on the Battery Drain topic, we have successfully stopped drain during unplugged...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 06-21-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,926
Posted By HClews
Yes, it fits easily. (See photos.) But it would...

Yes, it fits easily. (See photos.) But it would require a tie-down, and it blocks battery and storage compartment access. This might be a good place for a gasoline generator, but since ours is...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 06-16-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,713
Posted By HClews
We have experienced the same issues with our 2017...

We have experienced the same issues with our 2017 International 27FB. Our trailer sat on the dealer's lot for nearly a year and (I'm guessing) was either disconnected or plugged in in the "run" mode...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 06-08-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,926
Posted By HClews
Yes, I emailed them before placing my order and...

Yes, I emailed them before placing my order and received this reply:

"Hi, yes all units shipped are now automatically upgraded to the EU2200 version. We just havenít updated the pictures and...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 06-07-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 53,055
Posted By HClews
Sorry about those giant photos! I now see...

Sorry about those giant photos! I now see there's a way to add "Thumbnails" by downloading the jpeg files. Still getting the hang of this...

Henry
(I see I've graduated from a Newby to 1-Rivet...
Forum: Generators & Solar Power 06-07-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,926
Posted By HClews
Smile EU 2200i

Just bought an EU 2200i propane-converted generator from GenConnex. It came with a hose for direct connection to our low-pressure port, and a 30-A "bonding plug" allowing our 30-A RV cord to plug...
Forum: Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 06-06-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 53,055
Posted By HClews
Yet another successful EasyStart installation -...

Yet another successful EasyStart installation - on our 2017 Int'l 27FB w Penguin II 15K.
I used Micro-Air's directions for this exact unit and it went smoothly - although not that easy for a 73-yo...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-21-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 19,938
Posted By HClews
The GVWR posted on the door of our Durango is...

The GVWR posted on the door of our Durango is 7100 lb.
As for mileage, we get about 22 mpg w/o trailer and about 12 mpg with our 27FB in tow.

Henry Clews
2017 Signature 27FB - #6267
2017...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-20-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 19,938
Posted By HClews
Hello GypsyDad, Our Durango has a tow rating of...

Hello GypsyDad,
Our Durango has a tow rating of 7,400 lb. Our 27FB weighs 5,870 empty and is rated up to 7,600 lb loaded - so we're not too far off. The Dodge Ram pick-up with the same engine and...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 04-19-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 19,938
Posted By HClews
We're very happy with our 2017 Dodge Durango,...

We're very happy with our 2017 Dodge Durango, turns out to be an excellent TV for our 27FB. When we're not towing, the Durango is a much better all-around "car" than a big, tall pick-up -...
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