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  • Kuat Transfer V2 3-Bike Rack vs. RockyMounts WestSlope 3-Bike Rack
  • Those are a couple of great options you mentioned, but between the RockyMounts WestSlope 3-Bike Rack # RKY10223 and the Kuat Transfer V2 3-Bike Rack # KU24FR, I would definitely go with the Kuat Transfer V2 # KU24FR. There are a number of reasons for this, including ease of use, clearances, and fit of bikes. Starting with ease of use, while the WestSlope uses a threaded hitch pin that requires you to use a ratchet like # PTW38106-24 to install, with the Transfer V2 you simply slide its...
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  • Using A Tongue Weight Scale To Haul Safely
  • You always need to be hauling under the tongue weight limit of your components. As long as the downward force on the hitch doesn't exceed 940lbs you will be okay to haul but you need to check your tongue weight of your trailer. Since you already checked your tongue weight and it's over the 940lb limit you will need to either shift the load around, remove some items off the trailer or use another trailer. Keep in mind you should have about 60% of your load evenly centered over the front...
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  • Will TST TPMS for RVs Work With Rubber Valve Stems and Steel Valve Extensions
  • I reached out to the manufacturer, TST, for you about the TST TPMS for RVs - 6 Tire Sensors # TST-507-RV-6-C and TST TPMS for RVs - 6 Flow Through Tire Sensors # TST-507-FT-6-C. I was told that for your set up, with rubber valve stems and steel valve extensions the system you will need is the TST TPMS for RVs - Color Display - Signal Booster - 6 Tire Sensors # TST-507-RV-6-C. These are safe for use with your steel valve extensions and rubber valve stems. They told me that the flow-through...
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  • Etrailer Tongue Weight Scale VS. Sherline Tongue Weight Scale
  • Accuracy is the most important thing when it comes to tongue weight scales in my opinion and convenience is a plus. The Sherline Scale # 5780 is accurate but not convenient, at all. One downside to the Sherline is that you will need blocks or a jack to get the scale up and into position. If you were to just lay it on the ground you would not get an accurate measurement. The superior scale is the etrailer Tongue Weight Scale # e99044. I have gotten my hands on this product and used it....
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  • Will the TST-507-RV-6-C Work on an RV/Toad That is 68 ft Long Overall?
  • I spoke with my contact over at Truck Systems about the TPMS for RVs # TST-507-RV-6-C and those TPMS sensors will work for your RV, but he mentioned that you would likely want to use the system that has the Flow-Through caps instead, which can be found with part # TST-507-FT-6-C . This is the same exact system with the color monitor, but the caps will allow you to fill your tires without removing the TPMS caps if the need arises. Since there is not a pack of 12 sensors available, you'll...
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  • Easiest to Install/Use Tire Pressure Monitoring System for Trailer Application
  • The tire pressure monitoring system I would recommend for a "beginner" or anyone looking for the easiest to setup and easiest to use in general is the TST TPMS part # TST-507-FT-4. The reason I recommend it is because it installs easier by attaching to the valve stems (others mount in the tire), it's a flow through design which means you can inflate/deflate the tires without removing the sensors, and because it has a grayscale display instead of color which helps with the cost. If you...
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  • Can TST Flow Through Tire Sensors Replace Standard Sensors
  • To replace the standard sensors of your TST TPMS for RVs # TST-507-RV-4-C you need the standard Brass Tire Sensors # TST-507-RV-S4, but you can absolutely upgrade your system to use the flow through tire sensors. I recommend doing this because you don't have to remove flow through sensors to add air to your tires, making it much easier. To add 4 of the flow-through sensors you need to order a quantity of 2 of the Flow Through Tire Sensors for TST TPMS # TST-507-FT-S2. It sounds like...
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  • Difference Between TST-507-RV-6-C and TST-507-FT-6-C Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems
  • The only difference between the TST TPMS # TST-507-RV-6-C and # TST-507-FT-6-C is the type of tire sensors that are included with each kit. Kit # TST-507-RV-6-C comes with 6 standard tire sensors, whereas kit # TST-507-FT-6-C comes with 6 flow through tire sensors, which let you inflate or deflate your tires without needing to remove them from the valve stems. The added convenience easily outweighs the small price difference, so I personally recommend going with # TST-507-FT-6-C.
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  • What Capacity Jack is Needed at Minimum to Support 3,100 lb Boat and Trailer
  • A trailer jack only needs to support the tongue weight, which for a boat trailer is something like 5 to maybe 10 percent of the weight of your loaded trailer, because so much of the weight is at the rear of the trailer. To be absolutely sure you will need to know your tongue weight by using a scale like the BetterWeigh Mobile Tongue Weight and Payload Scale # C51701 or etrailer Tongue Weight Scale # e99044, but we can make a good guesstimate. With a 3,100 lb boat, since the trailers...
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  • Best Solar Recommendation for my 2020 Forest River Wildwood 310BH
  • What a nice Camper to have!! To help maintian a battery charge the 2.5-Watt Solar Battery Charger part # PTW2997 you looked at is adequate. This is just a maintenance charger though like a trickle charger it will just keep your battery from discharging it will not keep up with loads put on the system. When it comes to usable solar power for you pre wired set up you can't go wrong with the Go Power Portable Solar System with Digital Solar Controller - 200 Watt Solar Panel part # 34282610...
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  • How To Attach the Redarc In-Vehicle BCDC Battery Charger To the Start Battery
  • The Redarc In-Vehicle BCDC Battery Charger part # 331-BCDC1250D needs to be installed on the trailer, next to the service/auxiliary batteries. That said, this now means you must run a wire from the Redarc In-Vehicle BCDC Battery Charger to the start battery in your vehicle. The correct size wire to use will vary based on total length as you mentioned. I recommend you go pretty large so you don't have to worry about issues with length or voltage drop. We actually have a kit that will work...
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  • How to Eliminate Sag When Towing With 2015 Ford Expedition With 2-Wheel Drive
  • We have a way for you to eliminate the sag when towing with your 2015 Ford Expedition (though I should note it is impossible to increase capacity), but I checked with every manufacturer for suspension upgrades and there is nothing that fits a 2-wheel drive '15 Expedition. So that means what you will need is a weight distribution hitch, which will eliminate sag and give you the added benefit of controlling any sway. In order to choose the best weight distribution system you will first...
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  • Recommended Solar Panel and Charging Connection for Vilano 320GK with Prewire Furrion Solar Input
  • The Furrion Solar port # FSPINS-BS only fits with the male connector that comes on their solar suitcase. We had issues with that product so we don't carry it and they don't have a connector available as a separate part. I reached out to them directly to confirm this. The best solar panel in my opinion we carry for cost to function is the Go Power Portable Solar Kit w/ Digital Solar Controller # 34282730 and then you can simply use the 7-Pin Trailer Adapter for Go Power Portable Solar...
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  • How To Add Additional Sensors to the TST TPMS for RVs TST-507
  • In order to add TPMS sensors to your tow vehicle to use with the TST TPMS for RVs part # TST-507-RV-4-C you will also need the Brass Tire Sensors for TST TPMS part # TST-507-RV-S4. The only other thing I recommend for you is extra batteries, the Replacement CR1632 Batteries part # MRI-CR1632. The above will include everything that you need to get setup and hit the road.
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  • Correct Blue Ox TrackPro Weight Distribution For 800 lb Tongue Weight
  • The correct Blue Ox TrackPro weight distribution for your camper that has a GVWR of 7,815 lbs is going to be the option for the tongue weight between 800 lbs to 1,000 lbs. The reason for that is the weight distribution hitch you want is one that is rated for the tongue weight of your fully loaded and ready to go trailer, and since loaded tongue weight is generally in the 12 percent or so range, I'm guessing the trailer was not fully loaded. In regards to the correct shank, that will...
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  • Best Air Bags for 2020 Ram 1500 4x4 and Towing Mirrors
  • The best air bag suspension enhancement for your 2020 Ram 1500 4x4 are the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs # AL57375. These are the best for your Ram because they have the highest capacity at 5,000 lbs and do not either replace your coil springs or install inside of them like other options, so they are a true enhancement as opposed to replacing part of your truck's suspension. Just keep in mind air bags will not work if your Ram has the factory Air Suspension system. As far...
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  • Difference Between TST-507-FT-4 and TST-507-FT-4-C Truck Systems Technologies Tire Pressure Monitors
  • The only difference between the Truck Systems Technologies Tire Pressure System # TST-507-FT-4-C and the # TST-507-FT-4 is that the # TST-507-FT-4-C features a color display monitor and the # TST-507-FT-4 uses a black/white display monitor. Other than that, they're identical. I've linked to a product demonstration video featuring the # TST-507-FT-4-C.
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  • Air Command II Xtreme Duty Compressor Work With Air Lift Air Bags on 2017 Ram 2500
  • Yes, you can use the Air Command II Xtreme Duty Compressor with Analog Gauge, Air Tank, and 25' Hose - Dual Path # F2549 on your 2017 Ram 2500 with the Air Lift LoadLifter 7500 XL Air Helper Springs # AL57589. The compressor kits are designed to work with different air bags so you will be able to use the Air Command II without issue with the Air Lift air bags on your 2017 Ram 2500. I do want to add that if you don't have the air bags yet, when you are installing them, I highly recommend...
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  • TPMS to Use with Wheel Masters Airless 4-Hose Inflation Kit
  • I reached out to my contact at TireMinder who said that their Smart TPMS # TPMS-APP-6 is only compatible with valve extensions if they are solid steel and not braided. Since the Wheel Masters Airless 4-Hose Inflation Kit # WM82082 uses braided hoses you'll need to use a different system. I reached out to my contact at TST who said that their sensors are compatible as long as the end of the valve is secured with a bracket like what comes with the Wheels Masters kit. Since this is the...
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  • Which Rack'em Grass Catcher Fits Exmark E-Series Mower
  • I checked with Rack' em and since you have an E-Series Exmark mower the correct catcher is the part # RCMMS4-EXS15.
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  • Which Inverter Charger Should I Use For My Keystone Montana RV?
  • The yellow wire is the wire that connects to the solar panels. I have attached a detailed wiring diagram and demonstration video for the Redarc In-Vehicle BCDC Battery Charger - Dual Input - DC to DC - 12V/24V - 50 Amp # 331-BCDC1250D. In regard to an inverter/charger with a built-in transfer switch, I recommend going with Go Power Industrial Pure Sine Wave Inverter Charger - 2,000 Watts - 100 Amps - 12V # 34280055 and Installation Kit # 342GPDCKIT4. If you need more than 2,000 watts,...
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  • Rack 'em Grass Catcher for Toro Timecutter 75750
  • The correct catcher will depend on the discharge opening behind that deflector shown in your photo. If it has the deck with a Z-bracket as shown in the provided photo, you'd use # RCMMS4-EXS1-TORO. If it doesn't have the z-slot, but has a 4 inch tall discharge you'd use # RCMMS4-EXS1.
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  • How to Install 7-Way on 2020 Hyundai Palisade for Brake Controller
  • The best option we have right now (August 2019) is for you to install the 4-way on your 2020 Hyundai Palisade from Hyundai as we don't have an option yet, and then convert it to a 7-way with the part # ETBC7 which comes with everything needed to install a brake controller and convert the 4-way to a 7-way. For a brake controller I would recommend the Prodigy P3 Brake Controller part # 90195. This is our best selling brake controller because of how well it works and how easy it is to setup....
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  • Which Rack 'Em Grass Catcher for Toro Timecutter Mower
  • If your Toro Timecutter has the Z cut deck that extends out further than the rear wheel, you'd use the Rack 'Em # RCMMS4-EXS1-TORO catcher. If you have the regular deck, you'd use # RCMMS4-EXS1. The Z deck has notches or slots in it as shown in the provided photo. I've linked to a demonstration video for you.
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  • Rack Em Grass Catcher and Extension for Scag Tiger Cat II With 61" Velocity Deck
  • The Rack'em Grass Catcher for Scag Lawn Mower with Velocity Deck # RCMMS4-OVBS1 comes with the faceplate you need along with all hardware needed for installation. The extension you are seeking is the Extension for Rack'em Multi-Mount Grass Catcher - Aluminum and Stainless Steel # RLES25 which will give you and additional 4.4 cubic feet of room for clippings before emptying.
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  • Portable Solar Panel Charger for Charging RV Batteries During Day
  • That amount of amperage/wattage that the two charger kits you mentioned are capable of really wouldn't be adequate to charge a depleted battery. Especially in a day as they are more designed to keep a battery topped off in storage more than anything. These both can put out up to 7.5 watts. You'd want something with more output than that like the Goal Zero Boulder Briefcase Kit part # 287-32408 which is rated for 100 watts.
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  • Best Air Bag Suspension System for 2019 Ram 2500 Towing a 5th Wheel Trailer
  • The best air bag suspension enhancement for your 2019 Ram 2500 when towing a fifth wheel trailer are the the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs # F2598 because they are the strongest, most durable air bags available which provide you with optimal support for your Ram's suspension to help keep you level when towing. The construction of the Firestone air bags is what sets them apart; they are made with four layers of reinforced rubber, which is a thicker, more reliable construction...
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  • Recommended Truck Camper Dual Battery Charging System
  • The NOCO Genius Mini On-Board Battery Charger - AC to DC - 2-Bank - 8 Amp # 329-GENM2 will work for a shore power to batter power charger for batteries up to 120 amp hours. If your batteries are larger then you will need the NOCO Genius On-Board Battery Charger - AC to DC - 4-Bank - 40 Amp - 12V # 329-GEN4 to charge batteries up to 230 amp hours. Most truck campers will instead use a DC to DC charger for the camper batteries. If your batteries are under 200 amp hours, I recommend the...
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  • Air Bags That Fit 2021 Ford F-350 Super Duty Dually 4x4
  • I confirmed for you with the manufacturer that the correct air bags for your 2021 Ford F-350 Super Duty dually 4x4 are the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs # F88ZR. Not only are these a fit for your '21 F-350, they are also the best air bags available. The Ride-Rite are the most well-constructed air bags because they are made with four layers of reinforced rubber, which is a thicker, more reliable construction than other air bags which have just two rubber layers. The quality of...
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  • Recommended TPMS for Motorhome and Tow Vehicle
  • The TST TPMS for RVs part # TST-507-FT-6-C is what I recommend using to monitor the tire pressures on both the motorhome and towed vehicle. This system uses the flow-through sensors which will be best because motorhomes usually have valve stem extenders which interfere with the other cap-style sensors. The monitor is powered via a cigarette lighter plug which could be modified to wire directly to the battery but this is not something I can recommend. The system will show the psi inside...
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  • How to Keep Deep Cycle Battery Charged for Winch and Trailer Light Usage
  • The positive terminal on your deep cycle battery will connect to the 12V circuit from your 2018 Ram 2500 to provide a maintenance charge and you do ground the battery from the negative terminal to your trailer frame. With that being said, the 12V power from the alternator on your Ram will provide a trickle charge at best (which keeps the battery topped off when not in use) and it won't actually charge the deep cycle battery completely. Since it sounds like you are looking to use...
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  • Recommended Tire Pressure Monitor System for Rubber Valve Stem with Brass Threads
  • The TST TPMS for RVs - Color Display - Signal Booster - 4 Flow Through Tire Sensors # TST-507-FT-4-C as our product page states is brass construction designed for use on steel, chrome, or nickel valve stems. These flow through sensors are larger and require that metal stem for support like # AM20906. The TST TPMS for RVs - Color Display - Signal Booster - 4 Tire Sensors # TST-507-RV-4-C on the other hand is brass construction designed for use on rubber, steel, chrome, or nickel valve...
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  • Availability of Rack'em Grass Catcher for Bobcat CRZ 48 inch deck Zero Turn Mower
  • If your Mower does not have the Built-in Bracket then The Rack'em Grass Catcher for Toro, Bobcat, and Exmark Lawn Mower # RCMMS4-EXS1 will fit your Bobcat ZTR CRZ 48 inch Deck Riding Mower. If your Bobcat ZTR CRZ 48 inch Deck Riding Mower comes with a Built-in Bracket you would use the Rack'em Grass Catcher for Bobcat Lawn Mower Deck with Built-in Bracket # RCMMS4-RS2. I could not verify that your mower has that bracket, but I have included a picture of what that bracket would look...
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  • Recommended Tire Pressure Monitoring System for 35 Foot Travel Trailer
  • There is a great option for a tire pressure monitoring system on your 35' travel trailer, although the TireMinder TPMS for Dual Axle Trailers # TPMS-TRAILER is only designed to work on trailers that are up to 25' in length and would not be the right system for you. Instead I strongly recommend the TireMinder TPMS for RVs # TM-A1A-4 because it is a very effective and easy to use system that has a 50' transmission range, allowing it to be used on a 35' travel trailer like yours. The...
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  • Can Regular and Marine Grease be Used in the Same Hub
  • That is an excellent question! In some instances mixing regular grease like part # L11390 won't hurt when mixed with marine grease like part # L11402 but in some situations it can ruin your hubs/spindles and taking the extra time to clean off the grease and redo the job is much better than having to do that again after replacing a bunch of parts that got ruined. The only way to know if it is safe or not is to look at the attached diagram and determine if the greases are okay to be used...
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  • How To Install a Brake Controller on 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500
  • You can hard-wire in a brake controller and it seems that there are not a lot of the Sprinter 3500 models that are pre-wired, at least from what I've seen in my research. I have not seen any reports that this isn't possible, and we even have an installation video to walk you through the process. The way to find out whether or not the plug is present by using a circuit tester like the # 40476 and testing for a hot wire when the brake is pressed- it's possible that one of the plugs that...
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  • Recommended Grass Catcher for Toro 44 SFS Z-Cut Deck
  • Since your Toro has the Z-Cut Deck you definitely want to go with the Rack'em Grass Catcher # RCMMS4-EXS1-TORO over the part # RCMMS4-EXS1. I'm not sure when or why Toro puts the Z-Cut Deck on different mowers but according to your picture that is what you have.
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  • Recommended Way to Charge my Trailer's Breakaway Battery
  • Both the CTEK US 0.8 Universal Battery Charger with Pulse Maintenance part # CTEK56865 and the Bright Way Solar Battery Charger and Maintainer part # BRW54FR would work well for this application. I prefer the solar option as it wouldn't require shore power. As an alternative I would instead use just the Hopkins Engager Push-To-Test Trailer Breakaway Kit with Built-In Battery Charger part # 20400. Since you're already going to be installing a breakaway kit why not one with a built...
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  • How to Monitor Tires on 2018 Ford F-250 with TST Tire Pressure Monitoring System for Trailer
  • The TPMS on your 2018 Ford F-250 are using their own system and it won't be compatible with the TST TPMS # TST-507-FT-4-C that you are using for your trailer. If you wanted to use the TST to monitor the tires on your F-250 as well then you'll need to install some TST sensors on your truck tires. You can either use more of the Flow Through Sensors # TST-507-FT-S2 (which comes with a quantity of 2 sensors) or you could mount the Internal Sensor # TST-507-INT-S1 on all 4 wheels but this option...
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  • Recommended Tire Pressure Monitoring System with 12 Sensors
  • The TST TPMS for RVs - Color Display - Signal Booster - 6 Tire Sensors # TST-507-RV-6-C are a great choice for your Class A and trailer. This company actually started out making TPMS for tractor trailers, so these are extremely durable and I really like the color monitor on the system since it's easy to read. Because of the length of the two vehicles I do recommend adding the Signal Booster # TST-507-R. Since the kit comes with 6 sensors you will need 6 more which can be added with...
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  • Can I Use the Powerbuilt Unijack as a Stabilizer
  • I have a solution for you, but the Powerbuilt Unijack Bottle Jack, part # ALL620471 is only designed to be used when you need to work on a trailer or change a tire, and is not designed to be used as a stabilizer. If you're looking for a better way to stabilize your 1993 Tioga Montara 29z, I recommend having a look at the ARK Drop Down Corner RV Stabilizer Jacks # AR34FR, which have drop legs that extend up to 24". These are part of a great new product line that we picked up from Australia...
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  • I need Some Accessories for my Airliner Scout Lite and a Tongue Weight Scale
  • For the etrailer Tongue Weight Scale for Campers and Utility Trailers part # e99044 you will have no issues with an inaccurate reading with that little bit of difference in heights. The jack wheel may be a permanent wheel or it could be removable they do design them both ways. The only way to be sure is to hook it up to your jeep or support the weight of the tongue and lower the trailer until it comes off of the ground so you can check. If it does come off I would recommend removing...
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  • Recommended Propane or Solar Power Assisting Battery for RV Refrigerator
  • The 2.5-Watt Solar Battery Charger # PTW2997 you asked from won't give you enough power to keep the battery charged with the fridge running for 4 days. You can run a generator like # 333-0005 to run off of propane. A refrigerator will normally pull about 1600 watts at start and 800 running watts. You will need to have a battery or battery bank that will be able to support that load. Just the 800 running watts will draw 67 amps and then you have to account for your inverter efficiency...
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  • Air Bag & Compressor for 2020 Ford F-350 Super Duty Dually 4WD Towing 5th Wheel Trailer
  • Ok, let's go ahead and start with the air bags for your 2020 Ford F-350 dually (which I'm assuming is a 4WD), and the best option that is both compatible with your dually and 5th wheel hitch is the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs # F88ZR. These Firestone air bags - which are only compatible with 4WD models - are absolutely the best because they are the most well-constructed air bags available. The Ride-Rite air bags are made with four layers of reinforced rubber, which is a thicker,...
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  • Firestone Ride-Rite Air Bags And Wireless Compressor For 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500
  • We can get your 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 set up with Firestone air bags as well as a wireless compressor. The Firestone bags are the best constructed, most durable bags you can get, so this is a really nice choice, and there is also an easy-to-use compressor that will allow you to maintain and inflate them with just the use of your smartphone. The exact parts you will need for this set up are the following: - Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs # F2609 - Air Command Compressor...
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  • Thin-Wall Socket for Hitch Ball Installation on Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System FA94-00-1000
  • Yes, the Powerbuilt Thin Walled Socket # ALL643216 or the Fastway/Equal-i-zer part # EQ70-00-4800 will allow you to properly torque the hitch ball in your Fastway weight distribution system # FA94-00-1000.
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  • How to Pick Out Redarc DC to DC Battery Charger for 450 Amp Hour Battery Bank
  • The only difference between the Redarc # 331-BCDC1240D and # 331-BCDC1250D is the maximum output rating of 40 amps and 50 amps, respectively. Both of these charging units are designed for battery banks above 200 amp-hours. The difference in output means that the 50 amp version will charge your battery from dead to 100% charge faster than the 40 amp version. Overall, I recommend the 50 amp version as it would be able to charge a dead battery faster than the 40 amp version.
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  • Can I Add the NOCO Genius On-Board Battery Charger to a System with an Existing Charger
  • You can certainly install the NOCO Genius On-Board Battery Charger part # 329-GEN1 hooked directly to your battery bank while having the Progressive Dynamics Mighty Mini AC/DC Panel and Converter/Smart Charger part # PD4060K which is a direct replacement for the WF-8955PEC. It can be used apart from the on board changer by simply plugging it in and not the shore power cable of the camper. If you had your shore power hooked up I would not plug in the NOCO Charger. I would use one or...
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  • Does HydraStar Disc Brake Kit With Actuator for Triple Axle Trailer Have Option for 7K Oil Hubs
  • We do have a way for you to use the HydraStar electric-over-hydraulic actuator for disc brakes with 7,000 lb oil hubs, but there is not a direct option for an entire kit that uses oil hubs; it is necessary to use grease with the hubs on the HydraStar Disc Brake Kit with Actuator for Triple Axle Trailers # HSE7K-TR1. Instead, you would need to piece together three disc brake kits (one for each axle) that fit the same spindle as the HydraStar hubs, along with the actuator and brake lines....
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  • Replacement Bearings L44649, LM48549 and Grease Seal With 1.71 Inner Diameter
  • Thanks so much for that detailed info, and we do have the bearings, races, and grease seal that you need, which are the following: - Replacement Trailer Hub Bearing # L44649 - Replacement Race # L44610 - Replacement Trailer Hub Bearing # LM48548 - Replacement Race # LM48510 - Grease Seal # 58846 The bearing LM48548 is a different number than the one you mentioned for the Bower inner bearing, but it does have the exact same inner and outer diameter so it will work perfectly. Apart...
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  • Wiring a Trailer With Dual Batteries and Solar Charger
  • Let's try and take this one at a time to make things easier; to start with the black wire from the 7-way plug (the 12V) should be run to the pair of 12V batteries you already have in the battery box. In terms of grounding they will be grounded through your Redarc In-Vehicle BCDC Battery Charger # 331-BCDC1225D. The LED lights each need to be grounded to the frame of your trailer; they will also be connected to the 12V batteries which would be connected to the charger. That covers...
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  • How To Re-Pack (Grease) Trailer Wheel Bearings
  • When greasing or re-packing the bearings with grease, you need to fill every space of the bearing with grease. This can be done either by hand, by using a bearing packer # L70025, or if you plan on servicing multiple trailers, or just want to cut down on the time it takes, you can pump grease # L11390 into a bearing packer, like # ALL647646 using a standard grease gun # ALL940798. If you are going to do it by hand, start with a gob of grease # L11380 in your palm and then press the...
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  • Comparing Air Lift Air Bag Suspension Enhancement for 2019 Ford Ranger
  • Both the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs # AL57234 and Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Air Helper Springs with Internal Jounce Bumpers # AL88234 are a fit for your 2019 Ford Ranger, and the difference between the two is really only what you see in the title - one option has jounce bumpers internally while the other does not. The best option for your 2019 Ranger is the LoadLifter 5000 Air Springs # AL57234 because they are going to give you all the needed support for your...
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  • Troubleshooting 2002 F-250 Towing Horse Trailer with Working Exterior Lights but No Interior Lights
  • It sounds like the interior lights on your trailer are powered through the 12 volt circuit on your Ford's 7-way. So, start by testing to make sure that pin is active. On a standard RV style 7-way, this is located at the 1 o'clock position. I've attached a diagram for visual reference. Using a tester like # PK12741 would be the easiest. You could also simply have a case of corrosion on/in the connectors that is preventing the +12V auxiliary power from reaching the trailer. If this is...
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  • Grass Catcher for Toro Pro Line Model 44454
  • Since your Toro has the Z-Cut Deck you definitely want to go with the Rack'em Grass Catcher # RCMMS4-EXS1-TORO for a grass catcher.
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  • Redarc BCDC Battery Charger Compatibility for 2019 F-350 Chassis Class C
  • The Redarc In-Vehicle BCDC Battery Charger - Dual Input - DC to DC - 12V/24V - 40 Amp # 331-BCDC1240D will work well on a Class C vehicle. The unit will charge your secondary battery and allow you to use solar panels for charging as well. It works on a wide variety of battery styles and the installation instructions will help you with installation. I do recommend using the 60-Amp MIDI Fuse Kit for Redarc In-Vehicle 40-Amp BCDC Battery Charger # 331-FK60. Redarc does recommend using...
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  • Should I Use 25 amp or 40 amp Redarc BCDC Battery Charger For 200 ah Battery
  • The Redarc In-Vehicle BCDC Battery Charger - Dual Input part # 331-BCDC1225D will work fine to replenish the 200 amp hour battery but I do recommend to the use the Redarc In-Vehicle BCDC Battery Charger part # 331-BCDC1240D to replinesh the battery faster. The Redarc 40 amp charger is designed for battery banks 200 ah and higher and has a 600 watt power output. All of the Redarc chargers are safe for your system, the setup includes an effective battery isolation to prevent any feedback....
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  • B&W Gooseneck Hitch And 7,500 lb Air Bags With Compressor for 2019 Ram 2500
  • We have everything you need in order to tow a gooseneck trailer with your 2019 Ram 2500, and you can do so with the RamBox system in your truck bed. The biggest issue with the RamBox is turning clearance with 5th wheel hitches and trailers so you can tow a gooseneck trailer. First, you'll need a hitch, and the correct fit for the B&W gooseneck for your 2019 Ram 2500 is the following: - B&W Turnoverball Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch with Custom Installation Kit # BWGNRK1320 This...
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  • TST Tire Pressure Sensor with Color Display with 12 Total Sensors
  • For a TST TPMS system with a total of 12 sensors you'd need the part # TST-507-FT-6-C for the color display setup with 6 sensors and then you'd need a quantity of 3 of the part # TST-507-FT-S2 which is a pair of sensors. The prices are available at the links below.
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  • What is the Best Grease for Trailer Bearings
  • Even though I cannot comment specifically on the grease you used because I am not familiar with it, I can tell you the best grease for trailer bearings is a a grease with a rating of GC-LB, which just means it is made to withstand very high temperatures (like what occur on a trailer hub that has massive RPMs when travelling, even at slower speeds) so it will continue to lubricate instead of quickly dissipating like you see with lower rated greases. The best grease for trailer bearings...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2020 Lincoln Nautilus
  • There are a number of parts needed to flat tow your 2020 Lincoln Nautilus 2.7L V6 engine and we can start with the wiring you asked about, which would be the Roadmaster Diode 7-Wire to 6-Wire Flexo-Coil Wiring Kit # RM-15267. This kit is recommended because it is designed to prevent any type of electrical feedback to keep your Lincoln's electrical system safe. Along with this wiring kit here are the other parts recommended to flat tow your 2020 Lincoln Nautilus with a 2.7L V6 engine: -...
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  • Firestone Air Springs for 2016 GMC Sierra 2500 Towing 5th Wheel Trailer
  • Firestone makes the highest-quality air springs because they are a heavier-duty construction so it is a smart choice to go with that brand. The springs that will work for your 2016 GMC Sierra 2500 to help keep you level when towing your 5th wheel trailer are the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs # F2613. During the installation of these air bags, you are going to want to ensure your air lines are cut perfectly straight, and the best way to do this is by using the Air Hose Cutter...
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  • Is There a Factory Brake Controller Tester Device
  • The Current Monitor with 7-Blade Connector part # 6565 is what we use in our shop when testing trailer brake controllers. It has brake magnets inside so there won't be any issues with trying to trick the vehicle into thinking a trailers is connected. It will read the voltage being sent to the trailer brakes. It also test the lights and battery charge line circuit. The other option which simply lets you know voltage is being sent, not how much is the Tekonsha 7-Way, RV-Style Tester for...
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  • Firestone Ride-Rite Air Bag Recommendation for 2017 Ford F-250 With 2WD
  • We have the exact Firestone air bags that will fit your 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty with two-wheel drive, which are the following: - Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs - 2WD # F2600 You made a great choice with the Firestone air bags because the are made with four layers of reinforced rubber, which is a thicker, more reliable construction than other air bags which have just two layers of rubber The quality of their build means they are going to provide your F-250 with the best...
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  • Weight Distribution for 2018 F-150 Towing Travel Trailer with 1000-lbs Loaded Tongue Weight
  • The key to picking out the right weight distribution system for your travel trailer is to load the trailer a few times and measure the actual fully-loaded and road-ready tongue weight with scale # 5780. Of course the loaded TW will be higher than the specified dry hitch weight but it is important to know the actual tongue weight of the trailer as you will actually be loading/using it. You also need to add the weight of any cargo in the bed of the F-150 that sits behind the rear axle,...
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  • Troubleshooting Trailer Brake Lights and Turn Signals Not Working After Installing 7 Way on Vehicle
  • If you've just installed a 7 way connector like the # ETBC7, you'll want to start by testing the plug on the vehicle using a circuit tester like the # PTW2979 to make sure that each pin is operating properly; you can refer to the photo attached or a helpful article that I've linked for information on testing the circuits. I would also recommend making sure that your ground wire on this harness is firmly grounded to a paint and rust free spot, as ground wires are the most common cause for...
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  • Fantastic Vent Ceiling Fan Won’t Open or Close
  • The most common problem when a fan like the MaxxFan Plus Roof Vent part # MA00-04500K will run the fan but won't open is the Replacement Rain Sensor for MaxxAir RV or Trailer Roof Vent Fans part # MA34FR . I would first attempt to clean the sensor really well and check for operation. If it works your good to go. If it doesn't use the replacement sensor listed here.
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  • Recommended Grease for Hub and Drum
  • The grease I highly recommend for you is the LubriMatic Wheel Bearing Grease for Disc and Drum Brake Applications # L11465. This is the highest-rated grease and will do a fantastic job; I also recommend using the LubriMatic Standard-Duty, Lever Action Grease Gun # L30200. I have added links to video reviews of both the grease and grease gun for you to check out.
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  • Choosing Between The Redarc 25 amp or 40 amp Model For A 2018 RAM Promaster 1500
  • Your 180A alternator will work fine with any of their BCDC models. Whether you need a 25, 40 or 50A model will depend on the size of the battery bank you’re planning to charge. If its between 75-200Ah the # 331-BCDC1225D model will be fine but if its greater than 200Ah either the # 331-BCDC1240D or # 331-BCDC1250D will work best to replenish the battery bank faster. Yes, the BCDC can accept unlimited solar Watts/ Amps but its output is limited by the model chosen (i.e. 25, 40 or 50A). Yes,...
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  • RV Battery Charger and Portable Solar Panel System for Boondocking
  • Yes, Redarc DC to DC battery charger # 331-BCDC1240D is the right choice for charging your trailer's 540-amp battery bank. This unit can mount in the cabin of your vehicle, along a chassis frame rail, or in the engine compartment and it will connect to the vehicle's battery for input power, not to your 7-way. Use the heaviest gauge wire you can for all connections. Redarc recommends 6-gauge for runs up to 16-feet and 4-gauge for longer runs; this applies to battery input power, solar...
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  • Tie-Down Straps for 900 lb Boat Trailer
  • In order to choose tie-down straps, you are going to need tie-downs with a break strength that exceeds the weight of the lightest object, so you will want to use straps with a break strength that exceed the weight of your trailer. So I recommend the following straps: - BoatBuckle G2 Retractable, Ratcheting Bow Tie-Down Strap # IMF14220 This strap has a 2,500 lb break strength, and you'll use it in combination with gunwale and transom straps. - BoatBuckle Heavy Duty Ratchet Transom...
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  • Recommendation for Installing the Redarc BCDC Battery Charger for Truck Bed Camper
  • For your 2014 GMC 3500 the second battery does require a charger like the Redarc In-Vehicle BCDC Battery Charger - Dual Input - DC to DC - 12V/24V - 40 Amp # 331-BCDC1240D which is a great option. This is a customer favorite as well as a personal favorite but it does require cables, fuses # 331-FK60, and connectors sold separately. I recommend using the Bulldog Winch Wiring Kit for ATV/UTV Winches - 120" Long Power Lead # BDW20307 which does have the connectors as well. I've attached...
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  • Solar Panel Recommendation for 2018 Keystone Sprinter
  • So typically trailers like yours will have a battery that the inverter can draw power from when the generator isn't running. What the solar panel can do is help keep that battery topped off. If your 2018 Keystone Sprinter is already wired for a solar panel this should already all be taken care of and all you need to do is pick out the best panel for your needs/budget. One great option is the Go Power Retreat Solar Charging System with Digital Solar Controller # 34272635 which was designed...
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  • Could 12 Volt Accessory Circuit of Trailer Wiring Power Furrion RV Cameras
  • A buzzing sound with the # FR69SR would not be a normal occurrence. Especially if it's at the cameras and the adapter. It's hard to say exactly what's going on but I would check to see if you feel it getting warm potentially. You could run the 12 volt accessory circuit to the camera instead but this would cause the cameras to be turned on all the time when the trailer is connected. You could use 12 gauge wire ran from the 7-way like 12-1-1 (sold by foot).
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  • Needing Rack 'Em Grass Catcher for Exmark Zero Turn Mower
  • We offer 2 different Rack 'Em grass catchers for Exmark mowers. The catcher you need will depend on if the discharge chute is 4 or 5 inches tall. If it's 4 inches, you'd need # RCMMS4-EXS1 or if it's 5 inches, use # RCMMS4-EXS15. Each catcher weighs right about 30 lbs.
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  • Can Redarc In-Vehicle BCDC Battery Charger be Used to Jump Start Battery
  • In addition to the Redarc In-Vehicle BCDC Battery Charger # 331-BCDC1225D you need to use a Redarc Smart Start Battery Isolator. I recommend using the Battery Isolator with Wiring Kit # 331-SBI12KIT if you don't already have the fuse kit, or part # 331-SBI12D if you do already have the fuse kit. With the isolator installed you can then connect a push-button into your system to help jump your start battery.
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  • High Capacity Oil Drain Container for Motorhome that Will Drain 21 Quarts of Oil
  • The best solution we have would be the FloTool Super Drain part # FT42008 which can hold up to 58 quarts and would easily contain all 21 quarts of the oil your motorhome drains. The # FT42004 would have some oil above the red drain plug like you said wouldn't work for you.
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  • Best Way to Charge Auxiliary Lithium Ion Battery on 2019 Ram ProMaster
  • The best way to charge your auxiliary LiFePO4 Deep Cycle Battery from the main battery of your 2019 Ram ProMaster is with the Redarc In-Vehicle BCDC Battery Charger # 331-BCDC1240D. This was designed for larger batteries and it has a built-in smart charging system that reads what kind of battery is being charged and then it adjusts the amount of power output so that the battery isn't damaged and that it gets the most efficient charge possible. Redarc recommends using the 60-Amp MIDI...
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  • How To Choose the Correct Redarc In-Vehicle BCDC Battery Charger for Auxiliary Battery On Vehicle
  • In order to choose the correct Redarc In-Vehicle BCDC Battery Charger you'll need to know the amp hour capacity of the battery bank. This would not include the starter battery for the vehicle just the auxiliary battery, the starter battery would get more than enough charge from the vehicle's alternator. Therefore, for a single 12 volt battery you'd need part # 331-BCDC1225D which is rated for 75-200 amp hour batteries (Odyssey PC2150 = 100 Ah). The Redarc In-Vehicle BCDC Battery Charger...
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  • How to Jump Start Vehicle Battery From Aux Battery with Redarc BCDC Charger
  • Than you so much for your recent purchase! If you want to be able to jump start your vehicle's battery using the auxiliary battery your best option really is to add the Redarc Smart Battery Isolator (SBI) # 331-SBI12 to your existing setup that includes your Redarc BCDC Charger # 331-BCDC1225D. I reached out to my contact at Redarc and this is the specific isolator they recommended to work with this charger for this purpose. I have attached a wiring diagram that you might also find...
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  • How To Determine How to Wire New Lights
  • Wire colors are not universal so the only way to determine how to wire up your lights is to use Circuit Tester # PTW2979 to find out the functions of your wires and hook up your lights accordingly. I could not find an order number for you so I can't determine which lights you purchased from us that you are looking for specific help with. For example, the LED RV Tail Light # RVSTLB61 and # RVSTLB60 have a white wire for a ground wire, a green wire for the tail light and black wire for...
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  • Grass Catcher that Works with Ferris 48 inch Zero Turn
  • The correct Rack Em Grass Catcher for a Ferris 48 inch zero turn is the part # RCMMS4-OBS1.
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  • Does 12-V Trailer Connector Circuit at 7-way on 2017 Ford F350 Remain Active With Vehicle Running
  • Once the trailer is plugged in and the brake pedal is depressed, the 12-volt power circuit on the trailer connector will become active, and can be used for whatever purposes you wish. Keep in mind that this circuit can maintain a trailer battery, but it won't have the available grunt to charge a discharged battery. To fully charge the battery while the tow vehicle is running, you'll need a DC to DC charger like # 331-BCDC1240D for a 40 amp or # 331-BCDC1250D for a 50 amp charger. If you...
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  • Replacement Wheel Stud for a 2013 Ice Castle Trailer
  • I would love to help but in order to make sure we get the exact wheel stud you need for your 2013 Ice Castle Trailer we are going to need a bit more precise measurements. In order to find these precise measurements you will need a digital caliper like part # PTW80157. I have attached a photo of the measurements I will need to make sure you get the correct replacement wheel stud. Judging from the photo you have attached it should be either part # 7-223 for 9/16" diameter or part # K12WB2...
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  • Troubleshooting RV Electric Brakes That Do Not Engage
  • Since you have tried your truck with another RV trailer and found that trailer's brakes worked fine with your truck and its brake controller this suggests the problem is on the trailer side. There is a simple test you can do on your trailer's brakes that needs only a well-charged battery, such as the one in your truck. If you connect wires to the battery and directly apply their other ends to the brake and ground contacts on the trailer's 7-way (see photo please) all brakes on the trailer...
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  • Grass Catcher and Mounting Bracket for Toro Grandstand 36 Mower
  • We have grass catchers for several brands of mower including Toro. For your Grandstand 36 the Toro catcher model to use is # RCMMS4-EXS1 along with Toro bracket kit # RBTORO.
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  • Recommended Tire Pressure Monitor and Flow Through Sensors For Fleet
  • The TST TPMS for RVs - Color Display - Signal Booster - 4 Flow Through Tire Sensors # TST-507-FT-4-C will allow you to monitor up to 38 tires on the single monitor. For your additional sensors you can simply use # TST-507-FT-S2 and then you can use # TST-507-R for each vehicle or trailer. If you want multiple monitors you can use the Color Monitor for TST TPMS Systems # TST-507-D-C.
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  • Grease Recommendation and Schedule for Dexter EZ Lube Spindles
  • Standard tapered trailer wheel bearings are recommended to be re-packed with fresh bearing grease about every year or every 12,000 miles under normal use. In certain conditions this interval could be shorter, such as if you routinely tow the trailer under conditions of extreme heat or near its maximum load capacity. This and other recommended trailer maintenance procedures are outlined in the linked article, which may interest you. The best grease around for trailer hubs is the "Red"...
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  • Fastway e2 Trunnion Bar System for 840 lb Tongue Weight, With 2 Inch Hitch Ball and 6 Inch Drop
  • Okay we can get you set up with everything you need - the Fastway e2 trunnion bar weight system for your 840 lb tongue weight, the correct 2 inch hitch ball for the system, and the shank required that will allow a 6 inch drop. There isn't an option for a system with the tongue weight you have that has a 2 inch ball pre-installed, so that will need to be something you install. It can be made easier, however, with the 1-7/8" 12pt Thin Walled Socket # ALL643216. With that, here are all...
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  • Bearing Buddy Bearing Protectors for a 2-1/4 Inch Pilot Hole
  • The correct tool to use for measuring the pilot hole opening of a trailer hub is a digital caliper like part # PTW80157 to the nearest thousandth. However, based on the 2-1/4" measurement you provided you will want to use the Bearing Buddy Bearing Protectors part # BB2240SS for stainless or part # BB2240 for chrome. The stainless will resist corrosion better than the chrome. I have attached a review video of both options for you.
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  • How to Determine Wire Functions on Trailer to Install Furrion Vision S Side Cameras
  • You can determine which black wire on your trailer is ground by hooking your trailer up to your tow vehicle and turning your running lights on. This will cause one of the wires to have power. You can determine which is which using a circuit tester like part # PTW2992 or a multimeter like part # PTW1714. Once you know which wire carries which function you can attach the wiring of the Furrion Vision S Side Cameras # FCE48TASL. The black is ground, the brown is running lights, and the red...
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  • Rack Em Grass Catcher that Fits Toro 52” Z Master
  • The Rack'em Grass Catcher for Toro Lawn Mower with Z-Cut Deck # RCMMS4-EXS1-TORO will fit your 52 inch Toro Z mower deck if it has the Z-cut deck (it should but you might still check). If you have the regular deck then you will use # RCMMS4-EXS1 instead. The best way to determine that fit is to look at the discharge on your deck. The Z-cut will have little cutouts on the front and middle directly on the lip that is raised about 1-1/2 inches. If that lip does not have any cutouts then...
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  • Difference Between Rack Em Grass Catcher # RCMMS4-EXS1 and # RCMMS4-EXS15
  • Measure the discharge opening of your Exmark Viking Hydro and you'll know which of the two grass catchers is what you need. If you have a 4 inch discharge opening you need the part # RCMMS4-EXS1 or if you have a 5 inch opening you'd want the part # RCMMS4-EXS15.
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  • Will the 1/2 Inch Metal Loom Clamps Work On a 5/16 Inch Frame Rail
  • Yes, the Metal Loom Clamp part # A0500 will work on a trailer frame that is 5/16" thick. The Metal Loom Clamp will actually work on pretty much any frame thickness but you will need to make note of the size screw used. I recommend the Hex Screw part # 101131802 for a 5/16" thick frame as it is 1/2" long. The Wire Loom part # 459075 can then be added to protect your wiring. I have attached a list of our other wiring accessories for you below as well.
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  • Troubleshooting Constant Power on Drivers Side Tail Light of Trailer Connector
  • It sounds like you have a crossed wire after the fuse panel. Sometimes this happens inside the trailer connector, so I recommend removing your trailer connector and using a circuit tester like # PTW2993 to test each of the wire functions at the US Car Connection locations like you see on this harness # 20147. If this connection works correctly then you will want to replace the 7-way connector on your vehicle because it has an internal issue. If this is the case, I recommend the Hopkins...
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  • Tire Pressure Sensors Compatible with the TST Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • The Brass Tire Sensors for TST TPMS - Qty 2 # TST-507-RV-S2 and the Signal Booster for TST TPMS # TST-507-R will work well with your current monitor. Many people have done this and the monitor works well with the caps as well as the flow through sensors in whatever combination you desire.
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  • Recommended Solar Battery Charger # PTW2997
  • The Performance Tool 2.5-Watt Solar Battery Charger # PTW2997 is weatherproof and designed to be installed on the outside of a trailer. I've attached a video to assist with the install. Furrion doesn't have a plug compatible with their solar inlet available outside of their own large kits, so I recommend bypassing the Solar inlet. You can use a different style plug or simply drill a hole for the wiring and use a silicone sealant. If you have the Solar port from the manufacturer like...
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  • Which Rack Em Grass Catcher Fits Scag Cheetah Mower
  • I checked with Rack Em and the correct Grass Catcher for the Scag Cheetah that you have is the part # RCMMS4-OVBS1 that you referenced.
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  • Replacement Seals For A 1998 Triton Boat Trailer
  • Based on the measurements you provided the Grease Seal # 010-180-00 is the closest match we have for you in our inventory. We do not carry and did not see the part number referenced KOK 2611 in searches. To be sure you can always revisit your spindle measurements. When you remove one of your hubs, you will find an outer bearing, an inner bearing, and a grease or oil seal. There are numbers printed on the face of each one. If they are legible, let me know those numbers and we can get...
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  • How To Attach Goal Zero Solar Panel To a Redarc In-Vehicle BCDC Battery Charger
  • Correct, in order to attach to a Goal Zero Boulder Solar Panel like part # 287-32406 to the Redarc In-Vehicle BCDC Battery Charger part # 331-BCDC1240D you will need to remove the 8mm adapter plug and hardware the leads directly to the battery charger.
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