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General newb questions - Advice?

Hello all! I just created an account, but I'm excited about my new (used) camper and I plan on becoming a regular on this forum while I learn. It's a 1994 Viking 10ft truck bed popup camper. At this moment, I'm feeling over my head with some things...

Ram 6.7 fuel filters

Time for a change and have used OEM filters in the past. I know that Fleetguard makes Mopar, but has anyone ever tried a non-OEM brand. I'm not talking a cheap Amazon knockoff, but something like Baldwin or Wix?There is a backorder on Fleetguard and ...

Need new tires

I need new tires for my 3/4 ton Silverado (see my signature). Looking for recommendations for both towing and for general use. LT 245 75/R17E. I am usually towing approx. 7000-9000 lbs.With diesel fuel approaching $6/gallon in my area I won’t be to...

jamesu by Explorer
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Running a/c off generator while towing

Hello, new to forum, have had camper for 6 months, 4 trips in it. From south Louisiana, it's hot! Was wondering if anybody runs ac off generator while towing to location? Any help or info would be appreciated! Thanks!

Chevy 3.0 first tow.

After 500 easy miles I hooked her up and hit the mountains. There's a handful of 6 and 7% grades and it was around 100 degrees out. But I have to first mention the empty mileage doing 55 mph this thing got crazy good mileage. 38.9 mpg on a 52 mile t...

LITEPHIL by Explorer
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How long has your AC run ?

I have a Mach 3+ AC, original to my 2012 TT, and its still running.Its hard to complain about something that aint broke, but here I am.I'm leaving on a 6 week trip at the end of the month to the southern US where I will be relying heavily on my AC. A...

OBX-GL by Explorer
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Hello from a new member and a question

Hello all. I am a new member and I am starting to research getting something larger than our A-liner. We love it but 3 kids, two adults and a dog is a bit crowded. I have been looking without much success for a TT that is under 30' (prefer 25' or ...

Newbie Ques for hitch selection

Hi All,Newbie to the forum and newbie to RVing.Following is my future rig. Have bought the tow vehicle and have zeroed-in on the trailer but not yet purchased.Tow vehicle is 2012 Acura MDX with 110k miles with newly installed OEM tow package. Vehicle...

iamandy by Explorer
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Patching Trailer Cover

I have an Adco "AquaShed" cloth cover on our trailer. It is coming apart where it goes over the roof mount air conditioner. I have a large piece I saved from a former cover (same material). I was thinking of gluing a section on the underside of the c...

oldcat1 by Explorer
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Caulk used at factory

Anybody know what type of caulk is typically used from the Northwood factory to seal window and vertical seams on an Arctic Fox of 2014 vintage? Just wondering how meticulous I need to be in removing existing caulk before recaulking.Thanks,Dave

Whangler by Explorer II
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Black Tank Odors

I dump and backwash my black tank weekly. I run backwash cycles of 5 minuites with the dump valve closed to allow clean water levels to rise during the backwash.After having clear water coming from the tank from two consecutive flushes, I'll close th...

jpmyers by Explorer
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Reverse polarity

I hooked up my battery backwards on my 1994 skyline Layton and now my slider won't extend. What is the problem and where can I find it?

Sybrina by Explorer
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