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Forum: Doors & Locks 08-01-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 21,390
Posted By kry226
I'm currently having the spinning bolt issue as...

I'm currently having the spinning bolt issue as well and for the life of me, I cannot fathom why AS would use Phillips bolt heads. They strip out before you can apply adequate torque. I'm not...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 11-30-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By kry226
Ground it was! Much obliged for the assist,...

Ground it was! Much obliged for the assist, dznf0g. I took a bit of steel wool to clean off the frame where the tanks sit and gave each a good twist into their base and all is good in my OCD...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 11-30-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By kry226
Yes, but I set the tanks down on the ground to...

Yes, but I set the tanks down on the ground to troubleshoot as I was getting nowhere when it was all assembled in towing configuration.
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 11-30-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By kry226
Propane tanks no longer register on Micropulse

2010 Classic 30, I removed one of my propane tanks to take it in for refill. When I plugged it back up, neither tank registered at all on the Micropulse. All was working well prior to the refill.
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Forum: Tires 10-05-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,800
Posted By kry226
Those are great tires. I had a set on my flatbed...

Those are great tires. I had a set on my flatbed trailer for many years.
Forum: Tires 10-05-2016, 01:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,800
Posted By kry226
Voted, and thanks to Phoenix for putting this...

Voted, and thanks to Phoenix for putting this poll together. I've been running 16" E-Rated LT Michelin tires since 2011. I run 5 tires and wheels with a 5-tire rotation.

I voted for Michelin...
Forum: Wheels, Hubs & Bearings 02-06-2016, 02:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,298
Posted By kry226
I don't believe that was me as I don't remember...

I don't believe that was me as I don't remember ever mentioning this here on AirForums, but I have had issues with some of the clear coat finish flaking off my Sendel wheels, as well as what I...
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 01-28-2016, 04:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,866
Posted By kry226
Had this happen to us during the "Polar Vortex"...

Had this happen to us during the "Polar Vortex" from a couple of years ago, except our valves were frozen shut with full tanks. Low temperatures got down to near zero every night for about two...
Forum: Fresh Water Systems 11-24-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,125
Posted By kry226
I know i am late to this and the problem may...

I know i am late to this and the problem may already be cured, but check all the screens/aerators at the inlet and inside faucets for sediment. At our property where we camp, the co-op water lines...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-14-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,644
Posted By kry226
Too much truck? Nonsense. :D

Too much truck? Nonsense. :D
Forum: Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 10-02-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 970
Posted By kry226
A little late to the question, but we tow ours...

A little late to the question, but we tow ours winterized all the time. Never an issue.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 10-02-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,158
Posted By kry226
Big fan here too.

Big fan here too.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-02-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,794
Posted By kry226
Another Stanedyne user here. But my truck is...

Another Stanedyne user here. But my truck is right at 12 years old with 175k and I am the original owner. Not a single fuel related issue. But I don't think that if I stopped using it my truck...
Forum: General Repair Forum 09-03-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,961
Posted By kry226
We purchased our Classic from Colonial and have...

We purchased our Classic from Colonial and have had several warranty items repaired and even our street side panel replaced under an insurance claim after a young buck decided side swipe us on a...
Forum: Audio, Video & TV 08-15-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,080
Posted By kry226
I know I'm late on this, but if you haven't...

I know I'm late on this, but if you haven't figured it out yet, switch to CDC 2.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 08-05-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,660
Posted By kry226
Dan, you can get the Aisin in a 3500 SRW all day...

Dan, you can get the Aisin in a 3500 SRW all day long.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 08-04-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,660
Posted By kry226
Dan, with 35" tires and towing, I strongly...

Dan, with 35" tires and towing, I strongly suggest you reconsider the diesel. While I haven't done the math exactly, 35s and 4.10 gears puts you back down to a 3.70-ish ratio.

ETA: new final...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-31-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,660
Posted By kry226
My truck weighs over 7,000 lbs and I couldn't...

My truck weighs over 7,000 lbs and I couldn't imagine towing my trailer with less truck. Not only that, at 10k gross, most half tons are either insufficient, or are right at their towing capacity...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-31-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,660
Posted By kry226
Dan, another advantage of the diesel, especially...

Dan, another advantage of the diesel, especially towing, and especially in the mountains is the exhaust brake. You only get some engine braking with the 6.4.

By the way, have a lookie here: New...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 07-30-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,660
Posted By kry226
I am a Cummins guy and have perpetually...

I am a Cummins guy and have perpetually researched them in the various Cummins forums since about 2002, and have owned one for going on 12 years. And since the release of the 6.4 Hemi, I think I've...
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 07-20-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,594
Posted By kry226
When my Jordan finally kicks the bucket, it will...

When my Jordan finally kicks the bucket, it will probably be Direclink for me.
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-24-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,538
Posted By kry226
Not needed for my ProPride/30 Classic. But that...

Not needed for my ProPride/30 Classic. But that extension has come in handy a couple of other times.
Forum: Tires 06-22-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,488
Posted By kry226
Yes, I know. I was just establishing a more...

Yes, I know. I was just establishing a more "relative" term for Mr. Switz. :cool:
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 06-22-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,004
Posted By kry226
Do a search, sir. If I recall correctly, I think...

Do a search, sir. If I recall correctly, I think the general consensus is that spray foam will eventually disintegrate due to the vibrations from road use. You should be able to find some other...
Forum: Tires 06-21-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,488
Posted By kry226
Maybe the new specification should be "Ambient". ...

Maybe the new specification should be "Ambient". :D
Forum: Tires 06-21-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,488
Posted By kry226
Ours stay at 75 psi cold.

Ours stay at 75 psi cold.
Forum: Tires 06-21-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,517
Posted By kry226
You're not. But I also do not think...

You're not. But I also do not think aforementioned criteria is the best judge of tire quality.

I had the Michelins. All five were recalled and immediately replaced with the MS2s.

Haven't lost...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 06-20-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,088
Posted By kry226
I use the trailer's stabilizer jack wrench on my...

I use the trailer's stabilizer jack wrench on my ProPride WD jacks and it works well as I count by turns, and not necessarily inches, which enables me to get where I want without measuring with a...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 06-20-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,105
Posted By kry226
Despite my running 285/75-17E tires, I never run...

Despite my running 285/75-17E tires, I never run less than 70 psi in the fronts, even empty as the front axle weight is always over 4k. Even when towing and with a full truck bed, the weight on the...
Forum: Full-Timing, Winter Living & Workamping 06-20-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,004
Posted By kry226
We (wife and two kids, 5 & 8 years old) had to...

We (wife and two kids, 5 & 8 years old) had to full time for about two and a half months in Maryland from December 2013 to February 2014 during the "Polar Vortex". Actually, there were several...
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 05-24-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,359
Posted By kry226
Thanks for the info, gents. Much obliged. ...

Thanks for the info, gents. Much obliged.

But again, we're only doing this when solar is installed, yes? Otherwise there seems to be little chance of overcharging with only the TV power.
Forum: Batteries, Univolts, Converters & Inverters 05-24-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,359
Posted By kry226
How do you do this? Just cut the line (where?),...

How do you do this? Just cut the line (where?), or possibly install an inline switch?

Don't think I'd ever want a permanent disconnection as there's always a chance one may need some charging...
Forum: Other Clubs 05-11-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 52,663
Posted By kry226
Welcome to the club!

Welcome to the club!
Forum: 2006 - 2010 Classic (all lengths) 11-21-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,037
Posted By kry226
Great idea. I have actually tried this on other...

Great idea. I have actually tried this on other things for reinforcement, but not with these brakets. Definitely keep us posted.
Forum: Brakes & Brake Controllers 10-09-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,405
Posted By kry226
I also have had brake wiring issues so badly that...

I also have had brake wiring issues so badly that I lost all braking during a trip. Luckily I was in a parking lot at the time. I make a habit of carrying tools when I travel and had butt connectors...
Forum: 2006 - 2010 Classic (all lengths) 10-04-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,321
Posted By kry226
I've got a section (thankfully inside the bedroom...

I've got a section (thankfully inside the bedroom wardrobe) that has pulled out and for the life of me I cannot get that sucker back in its groove. :bb:
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 09-06-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 53,410
Posted By kry226
There are lots of options discussed here. ...

There are lots of options discussed here. However, not every aspect has been explored. And in full disclosure, I am a Cummins guy through and through.

I'm not a nanny, but it bears mentioning...
Forum: Bumpers & Bumper Storage 09-06-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,157
Posted By kry226
Don't have any cracking myself yet, but I do have...

Don't have any cracking myself yet, but I do have one of the large rivets beginning to back itself out by about 1/4". It still has great tension and I cannot pull or twist the rivet by hand, but I...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-10-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 13,340
Posted By kry226
Absolutely correct, which is also why you may see...

Absolutely correct, which is also why you may see the standard shift transmission become extinct in the not-so-distant future.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-10-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 13,340
Posted By kry226
Sir, can you qualify your statement? Sources? ...

Sir, can you qualify your statement? Sources? If so, please do. Thanks. :)
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-10-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 13,340
Posted By kry226
All transmissions will have problems under load...

All transmissions will have problems under load at some point. Their very life relies on consumable materials (clutch wear, fluid, etc.). For every Dodge tranny issue you find, I can find you one...
Forum: Hitches, Couplers & Balls 05-27-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 379,750
Posted By kry226
I always set the Rotochoks before un hitching. ...

I always set the Rotochoks before un hitching. Even in some awkward angles/situations, the trailer stays put.
Forum: Exterior Storage Compartments & Access Doors 05-14-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,166
Posted By kry226
Well, having not taken the original door/furnace...

Well, having not taken the original door/furnace cover off, I really do not understand where a gasket would be, nor was I expecting that a replacement gasket would be required for a simple cover...
Forum: Exterior Storage Compartments & Access Doors 05-12-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,166
Posted By kry226
Bringing this back up to the top. I am about to...

Bringing this back up to the top. I am about to upfit our trailer with the SS and want to know more about the furnace gasket. Does the gasket come with? If not, where does a man get one?
Forum: Winter Living 02-09-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,753
Posted By kry226
One of my best friends lives in SC Kansas near...

One of my best friends lives in SC Kansas near Burden.

We are actually headed to Leavenworth. We've lived there before and know all about the winters. I already have my snow shovel badge with...
Forum: Winter Living 02-09-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,753
Posted By kry226
My family too has had to spend the majority of...

My family too has had to spend the majority of the winter (at least the cold part!) since just after Christmas in our Airstream. Saying that winter living in an AS is a chore is putting it very...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 01-24-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 915
Posted By kry226
Agreed. I think the single most important thing...

Agreed. I think the single most important thing to be prepared for is being able to change the fuel filter, on the side of the road of need be.

I always carry an extra with me.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-22-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,795
Posted By kry226
I have had the Nitto Dura Grapplers for about 20k...

I have had the Nitto Dura Grapplers for about 20k (LT285/75/17E) now and I have been extremely impressed with them. I ran Toyo HTs on the wife's 4Runner (P265/65/17) and got 70k out of them. Nitto...
Forum: Tires 01-20-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,652
Posted By kry226
Doesn't make sense that they would cheap out on...

Doesn't make sense that they would cheap out on that. My shop had the paperwork and it stated free replacement without any other catches that I am aware. Got new high pressure valve stems, etc. I...
Forum: Tires 01-20-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,652
Posted By kry226
Just made good on the recall with five brand new...

Just made good on the recall with five brand new MS2s. Production date December of 2013. Great shop took care of me, no charge replacement including road force balancing. One happy camper.
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