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RE: Duramax tuner

Buddy runs one on his 2015 LML and tows a 32ft 5er. No issues and truck runs well but your not going to pick up any mileage running one. Only way to really improve mileage on emissions equipped diesels is to delete the emissions via tuning. Would take a LOT of years to pay for itself in fuel savings though. Probably not an option for you living in CA. Why install a tuner to tow a 32’ 5er? We tow a 32’ 13,000#+ 5er with a 2016 Ram 3500 CTD, Aisin, 3.73’s and it does great without a tuner. Because you can... Dont think he installed it specifically for towing. We all run our trucks empty 90% of the time. I have the same truck but a 2012 LML that is stock. His truck is noticeably quicker than mine unloaded but gets a little worse mileage than me. We tow similar size 5erS around 13-14K GVWR
N-Trouble 08/07/20 05:25pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Duramax tuner

Buddy runs one on his 2015 LML and tows a 32ft 5er. No issues and truck runs well but your not going to pick up any mileage running one. Only way to really improve mileage on emissions equipped diesels is to delete the emissions via tuning. Would take a LOT of years to pay for itself in fuel savings though. Probably not an option for you living in CA.
N-Trouble 08/07/20 04:30pm Tow Vehicles
RE: 5th Wheel with no dually truck

UVW is well with SRW limits. Are you going to be loading it with 3klbs of “stuff”. I barely carry that much weight in my Toyhauler even with a UTV loaded.
N-Trouble 08/07/20 04:25pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Anyone pull with a 2020 GMC 2500 standard box?

I know people do but I would never pull a 5th wheel trailer with a short box truck. A long box truck will pull better, back better, and has a larger fuel tank. False, false, false... Nothing but “old school” thought here.
N-Trouble 07/07/20 08:45am Toy Haulers
RE: 5th wheel verses travel trailer

I realize your question involves weight, however the difference in towing is significant in my experience. However, we like to go on long trips, and we're on the interstates a lot. I prefer towing a fifth wheel, and I've towed both TT, and fiver cross country. In regards to weight, that's more of a question of what type of tow vehicle you'll be using. I now have a one ton dually, and we love it. Completly agree. With same truck my current 31ft 5er tows better than prior 21ft bumper pull despite being 4k lbs heavier.
N-Trouble 05/29/20 10:10am Fifth-Wheels
RE: 5th wheel verses travel trailer

You can tow a bigger Travel Trailer than 5th wheel while staying within any given trucks ratings. Longer TT but not necessarily larger. The longer you go on a TT the worse they tow.
N-Trouble 05/29/20 10:08am Fifth-Wheels
RE: Power only when genny running

No 12v power. You were right my batt cutoff got switched while genny was running. All good now thx
N-Trouble 05/15/20 12:26pm Tech Issues
Power only when genny running

On my 5er this weekend I lost all coach power after shutting down the generator (4k Onan). Batteries are fully charged and no problem cranking the genny back up. Transfer switch bad?
N-Trouble 05/15/20 10:23am Tech Issues
RE: Checked the batteries

I keep hearing how "Mixing batteies" causes problems Now in series yes. I mean when you put two GC-2 in series they effectively become two halves of a single 12 volt battery.. And I'd not want a 12 volt battery that was half and half. But when put put 'em in parallel. they work it out automitically and all the The ____ battery will ____ stuff with basically one exception is bunk. And that exception (Shorted cell WILL drag down the entire set) can happen with brand new batteies I've had it happen at 1 week. You’ve got it backwards... Batteries connected in series have no affect on each other. One is not aware of the others condition or vice-versa. Put em in parallel and the condition of each directly affect the other. They will try to equalize.
N-Trouble 05/05/20 09:06am Tech Issues
RE: Tire recommendations for 5th wheel

Wont run anything but LTs. Bridgestone Duravis R250. I dont get caught up in all the capacity numbers like some of the propeller heads in here. Simply holding a good LT tire in one hand and a shitty ST in the other tells the story. No comparison...
N-Trouble 04/12/20 10:14am Fifth-Wheels
RE: 2020 vs '17-'19 Ford 6.7

If your trading in truck every 3yr you never technically own it... Again a car salesman dream to be able to keep you in monthly payments the rest of your life. If you truly believe $2k/yr Ive got some great affordable ocean front property in NV Id like to show you. Lol... Here's some actual numbers for you to consider: I paid cash for a new Super Duty in 2011. Five years and 100,000 miles later I sold it privately and by adding $27k to the sale price I bought a 2016 Super Duty. 18 months and 35,000 miles later I sold the 2016 privately and by adding $15k cash I purchased a new 2017 Super Duty. If I were to sell my 2017 today, with 28,000 miles on it, I believe I could add $21k cash and purchase a new 2020 SuperDuty. So if I replace my 2017 I will have a total of $63k plus my 2011 Super Duty spent to own a new 2020 Super Duty Platinum. Had I kept my 2011 Super Duty it would now have 163,000 miles on it and be approaching 10 years old. If I were to sell it today and buy a new 2020 I would likely be looking at about 60k difference. I would have saved some money by having less money tied up in a vehicle over the last few years had I kept the 2011 but, on the other hand I might have had some repair bills to offset some of that. So like I said owning these trucks costs a lot of money but whether you trade every 3 years vs every 10 is not really a big deal one way vs the other. Not doin a numbers crunchin pissin match with ya. Wont even read....
N-Trouble 02/12/20 04:22pm Tow Vehicles
RE: 2020 vs '17-'19 Ford 6.7

If your trading in truck every 3yr you never technically own it... Again a car salesman dream to be able to keep you in monthly payments the rest of your life. If you truly believe $2k/yr Ive got some great affordable ocean front property in NV Id like to show you. Lol...
N-Trouble 02/12/20 10:55am Tow Vehicles
RE: 2020 vs '17-'19 Ford 6.7

Only rich people can answer your question. These trucks are expensive no matter how you buy them. Replacing your diesel every 3 years vs every 10 probably only costs about $2k per year more. You cant be serious... Your a car salesman’s dream.
N-Trouble 02/12/20 09:13am Tow Vehicles
RE: timbrens

People really should not compare air bags with Timbrens. They're 2 completely different animals with entirely different approaches. In some cases Timbrens might work fine for you and in other cases you're really much better off with air bags. Depends on the setup. Different approach to address the same issue. Nothing wrong with comparing. Really dont see any logic in your argument here.
N-Trouble 01/30/20 08:44am Tow Vehicles
RE: timbrens

They work great on my 2012 Duramax. Would buy again in a heartbeat.
N-Trouble 01/23/20 09:24pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Love my Mr Heater Hunting Buddy

Plenty of Youtube videos on whether they are safe. I have zero worries... I dont sleep in freezing temps at home so why should I have to in my trailer? No fun getting up to piss in freezing temps
N-Trouble 01/12/20 04:56pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Love my Mr Heater Hunting Buddy

Im running mine off a 20lb propane tank and 10ft Mr Hearter hose I run through a cracked window. Not a fan of those 1lb cylinders
N-Trouble 01/10/20 08:40am Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
Love my Mr Heater Hunting Buddy

Have always hated the built-in furnace in my 5th wheel. Noisy as hell, sucks propane and drains the battery overnight. I recently slept a couple nights in cold weather with the Hunting buddy and couldnt be happier. Kept the trailer a nice 65* while on low, makes no noise, and sips propane. Best of all I dont have to worry about dead batteries in the morning. Great product!
N-Trouble 01/09/20 08:52pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: 2020 Silverado 2500

The new trucks have a longer wheelbase.
N-Trouble 01/08/20 08:36pm Tow Vehicles
RE: Toyhauler with outdoor kitchen

Toyhaulers are about maximizing storage space. Outdoor kitchens eat up storage and why you dont see them offered. Consider resale down the road if you buy a unicorn.
N-Trouble 01/01/20 09:47am Toy Haulers
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