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04-04-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By Norotso

Since no one mentioned. You also have to factor...

Since no one mentioned. You also have to factor in the cost of a cap vs. the longterm fuel savings if any...
12-03-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,246
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...
10-24-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By Norotso

I always balance trailer wheels...

I always balance trailer wheels...
10-05-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,899
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
09-25-2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,023
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...
09-20-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
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
07-08-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,541
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...
05-28-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
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?
05-24-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
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


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02-28-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,055
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...
11-06-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 95,677
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...
10-29-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,217
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...
10-07-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,287
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...?
08-09-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,580
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....
06-21-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,502
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...
06-21-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,502
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...
04-25-2016, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,153
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.
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02-25-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 419,830
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.
02-22-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 106,768
Posted By Norotso

Sorry SCrew...

Sorry SCrew...
02-22-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 746
Views: 106,768
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.
02-19-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,305
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...
08-07-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,117
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...
05-21-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,949
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.
05-06-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,454
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...
03-21-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4,875
Views: 1,871,352
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....
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