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Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 05-27-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,013
Posted By Gordy
Sorry haven't checked in lately. VRT Enterprises...

Sorry haven't checked in lately. VRT Enterprises near Middlebury makes the hitch and ball mounts you were looking for. Also do many of the frame modifications for the local truck conversion...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 02-18-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By Gordy
I use DynaBeads in everything I have. Easy and...

I use DynaBeads in everything I have. Easy and functional.
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 11-14-2016, 11:17 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 27,783
Posted By Gordy
Been to SEMA in Vegas, boats in Phoenix, NHRA...

Been to SEMA in Vegas, boats in Phoenix, NHRA finals in Pomona and now back in Vegas for the Street car Shootout. Oh yeah, then run back home and pick up the new car-wahoo.
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 10-24-2016, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,181
Posted By Gordy
Those are nasty for sure. Just replaced my 9...

Those are nasty for sure.
Just replaced my 9 year old 66000 mile Michelin-no checks or cracks, interior looks good but not worth the chance.
Installed 8 new Michelin XDN2's-looks good. Hopefully...
Forum: Manufacturer Discussion 10-22-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,838
Posted By Gordy
If you are up near Grand Forks BC next spring,...

If you are up near Grand Forks BC next spring, drop by and we can discuss. We went back to Elkhart 4 times before we pulled the triger on our TC. I say spring because we are leaving in a week for 5...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 07-13-2016, 11:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,550
Posted By Gordy
Cool Sounds like we thought exactly the same. I too...

Sounds like we thought exactly the same. I too bought one of the refurbished Nascar bars,why not?? Anyway glad to hear Blue Ox treated you fairly.
I was in Tampa this year and talked to Blue ox...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 07-11-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,550
Posted By Gordy
Yeah well I am not giving BlueOx money for a...

Yeah well I am not giving BlueOx money for a replacement every 5 years. Will have to look alternate tow bars or maybe time to get a stacker and take all the toys.
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 07-11-2016, 12:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,550
Posted By Gordy
Wow, glad to hear everything is okay. I got...

Wow, glad to hear everything is okay. I got exactly the same tow bar, so keep us informed on what you find. Any chance the tow bar was damaged by backing up the toad? Maybe I should start towing...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 07-03-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,121
Posted By Gordy
NRC uses TRC transfer switches. The 41260 failed...

NRC uses TRC transfer switches. The 41260 failed after 4 years and after talking to the factory reps I installed a TRC40350RVC. This one has better surge protection and less problems than the...
Forum: Building Your Own 06-25-2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,734
Posted By Gordy
I just built a screen for mine the other week. ...

I just built a screen for mine the other week. I figure since I have screens on the engine radiator (for the small gravel) why not on the gen too. Built a frame and installed a piece of 3/4 square...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 05-29-2016, 11:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,802
Posted By Gordy
I didnt go the all electric route because I don,t...

I didnt go the all electric route because I don,t feel comfortable with hydronic heating(Aquahot,Oasis)service in the areas we travel. So we installed gas hot water, range, furnace and of course run...
Forum: Aftermarket 04-28-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,081
Posted By Gordy
Got an 11KW Kubota diesel, skid mounted with a...

Got an 11KW Kubota diesel, skid mounted with a Stamford gen head. Used it when I had my service truck and when I did my conversion, I wouldn't have received as much credit as I assumed so I had them...
Forum: Camping, Rallies and Travel 04-27-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,196
Posted By Gordy
Keep us in the loop. I am planning Alaska for...

Keep us in the loop. I am planning Alaska for next year and will either flat tow or trailer our Jeep. I think I may lean toward trailering my toad in the future, being that I can back up and have...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 04-12-2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,161
Posted By Gordy
Welcome aboard. Should be through Yuma later...

Welcome aboard. Should be through Yuma later this year, maybe get together for ice cream?
Forum: Manufacturer Discussion 03-09-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,357
Posted By Gordy
Come on guys, lets help this newby spent some...

Come on guys, lets help this newby spent some dough.
Personally I don't think you would go wrong with either manufacturer.
Go interview these two builders and pull the trigger.
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 02-10-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,710
Posted By Gordy
I installed the Roadmaster Brakemaster for both...

I installed the Roadmaster Brakemaster for both the Wrangler and 2010 Silverado. Why complicate the system, I got air brakes on truck so why not have an air actuator for the toad brakes. No...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 09-19-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,815
Posted By Gordy
18000 lb front axle with 365/70R22.5 Michelin...

18000 lb front axle with 365/70R22.5 Michelin tires. Actually replaced the stock springs with a custom rearced 20000 lb pack thta actually won't sag over time.
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 09-17-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,815
Posted By Gordy
My 43 ft NRC full of fuel, water, both holding...

My 43 ft NRC full of fuel, water, both holding tanks, food and bride came in at 17400 front and 26600 rear for a totl of 44000 lbs. Jeep weighs 4400lbs. C15 with 550hp and 1850ftlbs pulls all hills...
Forum: HDT Discussions 07-30-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,949
Posted By Gordy
That hitch is the bomb. Who designed it-way cool.

That hitch is the bomb. Who designed it-way cool.
Forum: Camping, Rallies and Travel 07-23-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,354
Posted By Gordy
Staying near Chicago

We are going to be in Chicago mid August and I notice accommodation (rv parks) are fairly scarce unless you want to stay an hour out of town.. Anybody got a secret location, only need it for 1 or 2...
Forum: Building Your Own 07-23-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,577
Posted By Gordy
Usually the air ride is not used when a...

Usually the air ride is not used when a conversion is done. Quadra disconnected mine while it was there getting stretched and levelers.
I don't notice a rough ride since the conversion, probably...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 07-16-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,742
Posted By Gordy
Yes there has been problems in the past, are they...

Yes there has been problems in the past, are they corrected to date-why not phone the manufacturer and discuss.
NRC answer to the possibility is to rivet the panels plus tape them.
Of course...
Forum: Truck Conversion General Discussions 07-13-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,397
Posted By Gordy
What gear are you in when you say the Jake...

What gear are you in when you say the Jake doesn't hold. It won't hold anything in high gear, you have to downshift it into probably 9 or 10 (with a 13 speed) to feel the hold.
When I got my C15...
Forum: HDT Discussions 07-04-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,760
Posted By Gordy
DeepVee-look into joining FMCA (Family Motor...

DeepVee-look into joining FMCA (Family Motor Coach Association). They have a "national program" with Michelin and you can't believe the deals. My 365's were around $1060 for a pair and that...
Forum: HDT Discussions 06-01-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,760
Posted By Gordy
So the new Freightliner Cascadia with an18000 lb...

So the new Freightliner Cascadia with an18000 lb front axle has 315 80R22.5 tires on it. This tire is spec'd at 9090 lbs per tire at 130 psi.
When I ordered my 2007 Century with a 16000 lb front...
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