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Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 12-03-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,972
Posted By Norotso
I've used an Equal-i-zer for 10 years now, I have...

I've used an Equal-i-zer for 10 years now, I have over 50k kms towing with it through every conceivable area from the pacific coast in OR to Beartooth Pass in MT.
Last week we had the Reese reps...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 10-24-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By Norotso
I always balance trailer wheels...

I always balance trailer wheels...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 10-05-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,683
Posted By Norotso
I know my truck is equipped with a class IV from...

I know my truck is equipped with a class IV from factory
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 09-25-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By Norotso
The rake is designed into to geometry of the...

The rake is designed into to geometry of the truck so that when the box or rear suspension is loaded up you're not pointing your headlights up towards the heavens...
If you never plan to tow or very...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 09-20-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By Norotso
I'm going to venture to say that the trucks...

I'm going to venture to say that the trucks computer is looking for a certain amount of resistance in the circuit and doesn't sense it with that small light, hence all the error codes
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 07-08-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,322
Posted By Norotso
The problem is that you have taken the factory...

The problem is that you have taken the factory rake out of the truck by adding a leveling kit. You won't be able to undo that by cranking up the WD bars without putting sever stress on the hitch...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 05-28-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By Norotso
On a 7 pin the center wire of the plug, typically...

On a 7 pin the center wire of the plug, typically yellow, is reserved for BU lamps. Can you elaborate on what your application is?
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 05-24-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By Norotso
Take a 12v test light and have someone use your...

Take a 12v test light and have someone use your brake controller to see if you have power at the blue


...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 02-28-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,702
Posted By Norotso
Insurance companies run the chop shop now a days....

Insurance companies run the chop shop now a days. More profit then fixing...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 11-06-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 89,961
Posted By Norotso
Okay so I have the JDM 800/1000 921s on order,...

Okay so I have the JDM 800/1000 921s on order, 800s for cargo and 1k for backups...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 10-29-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,907
Posted By Norotso
Typically the TH changes the shift point in the...

Typically the TH changes the shift point in the tranny to a higher RPM and will also lock-up the TQ convertor in the tranny...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 10-07-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,530
Posted By Norotso
Not to stir the pot but is that trailer exceeding...

Not to stir the pot but is that trailer exceeding the max load for that hitch w/o a WD system which led to premature failure...?
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 08-09-2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,366
Posted By Norotso
My take after working as a RV tech for awhile is...

My take after working as a RV tech for awhile is that most trailers built now aren't designed with a frame to add a hitch to pull another load....
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 06-21-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,831
Posted By Norotso
Typically tongue weight is 13%, maybe real...

Typically tongue weight is 13%, maybe real lightly loaded with no WDS, 10% and as high as 15% heavy...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 06-21-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,831
Posted By Norotso
Real world you have 1500# payload, subtract...

Real world you have 1500# payload, subtract everything that you will require the truck to carry, people, pets, cargo etc. That trailer is going to use up anywhere from 900#-1000# of your payload...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 04-25-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,131
Posted By Norotso
Air Bags vs. WDS

Got this in inbox, figured it was a good read since a lot of ppl use one or both systems.
...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 02-25-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 411,904
Posted By Norotso
The problem with this setup is as soon as the...

The problem with this setup is as soon as the battery cell starts to lose voltage and operated in a cold environment they will die shortly after. Dry cells don't work good in cold weather, period.
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 02-22-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 93,986
Posted By Norotso
Sorry SCrew...

Sorry SCrew...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 02-22-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 93,986
Posted By Norotso
2012 EB max tow 6.5 XTR 7700gvwr 1700# payload,...

2012 EB max tow 6.5 XTR 7700gvwr 1700# payload, factory: tow mirror, spray in box liner, tailgate step and fender steps.
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 02-19-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,295
Posted By Norotso
If you can find one with the max tow then get it...

If you can find one with the max tow then get it and if one has a 3.73 gearing diffinately. With the FX4 you will lose payload d/t all the extra features put on the truck. The only good thing is that...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 08-07-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,081
Posted By Norotso
Agreed, the truck with the highest PAYLOAD and a...

Agreed, the truck with the highest PAYLOAD and a max tow option is the best way to go. The platinum with a GVWR of 7650 should offer the payload you need, with 19xx, just double check. With that...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 05-21-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,913
Posted By Norotso
The Max tow should come in at 7700# where the HD...

The Max tow should come in at 7700# where the HD should be a 8200GVWR.

We've towed lots and my TT weighs in at 6200# loaded, no problems.
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 05-06-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,629
Posted By Norotso
I have over 30k kms on ours and not once has it...

I have over 30k kms on ours and not once has it let us down...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 03-21-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4,756
Views: 1,787,500
Posted By Norotso
I personally have been at angles well above 45...

I personally have been at angles well above 45 and probably getting close to 80 degrees without uncoupling....
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 03-21-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4,756
Views: 1,787,500
Posted By Norotso
Here is a similar thread: ...

Here is a similar thread:

https://www.f150forum.com/f82/wdh-backing-into-campsite-291391/

I'm a user of a Equal-izer and love the simplicity of it as well how good it works. I have over 30k...
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