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Forum: Towing/Hauling 03-07-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 4,474
Posted By Rainman05
The truck will pull, and most importantly, with a...

The truck will pull, and most importantly, with a good electric brake set-up, stop it. Best thing you can learn to do is set your brake box properly, and you will be able to tow confidently.
Forum: On The Side 08-21-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,525
Posted By Rainman05
Hey Clunk - I bet Captain Cummins starts 'em up...

Hey Clunk - I bet Captain Cummins starts 'em up like that all the time in the shop... Whaddayathink?

Then again, maybe not... If he still weighs 80 lbs soaking wet, he might get bucked off of...
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: DRIVETRAIN 07-27-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,550
Posted By Rainman05
Sounds like what just happened to me... I have...

Sounds like what just happened to me... I have an 05. Mine is automatic though. Could get the truck to run OK for 15 to 20 minutes, after that, if you put the pedal down, it would hesistate, blow...
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: DRIVETRAIN 07-09-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,115
Posted By Rainman05
The Nashville Cummins branch had an FCA... Kind...

The Nashville Cummins branch had an FCA... Kind of an interesting story. You almost have to have that part number for them to be able to look it up, because it does not show up as an individual...
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: DRIVETRAIN 07-08-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,115
Posted By Rainman05
No problem. The cash is not the issue... ...

No problem. The cash is not the issue... Especially if it saves replacing an injector pump. Thanks for the part number on the FCA. Will look around in here tomorrow for further info.
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: DRIVETRAIN 07-08-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,115
Posted By Rainman05
When you pull the FCA and the CP goes high, does...

When you pull the FCA and the CP goes high, does it kill the engine?

So if I pull the FCA with the truck running and the CP won't go high, and kill the motor, I have a CP going bad, so this little...
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: DRIVETRAIN 07-08-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,115
Posted By Rainman05
In all fairness, I did do I search using "FCA"...

In all fairness, I did do I search using "FCA" and did not get anything back... Call me dumb, but I did not even know what FCA stood for til I followed the link...

After reading the write-up for...
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: DRIVETRAIN 07-08-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,115
Posted By Rainman05
No offense taken, but I have better things to do...

No offense taken, but I have better things to do than read every write-up posted on here. You elected to reply to me, and I appreciate it, but please don't get offended if I don't read every write...
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: DRIVETRAIN 07-08-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,115
Posted By Rainman05
Nope, tell me more, oracle of truck care. ...

Nope, tell me more, oracle of truck care. Explain FCA for a dummy, and how hard is it to replace?
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: DRIVETRAIN 07-08-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,115
Posted By Rainman05
Help Sourcing Injection Pump for 2005 2500

I need a new CP3 pump for my truck. I know it is the injector pump, not the lift pump. A huge thank you to Clunk for volunteering his time to come up to my house and help me figure it out for...
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: NON-DRIVETRAIN 04-14-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By Rainman05
Need list of possible causes - Tire wear issue

Driver's side front tire showing uneven wear across the entire tire, not more on the inside versus the outside - looks a little chewed up, but not too bad...

What are the possible causes?
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: NON-DRIVETRAIN 04-11-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,786
Posted By Rainman05
Re: OEM Michelin Tire Wear Observation.

I got 65K out of my OEM Michelin LTX A/S and a few thousand of those miles were pulling a fifth wheel. I put LTX AT2 back on my truck and they are acting like they will last 65K or better. I have...
Forum: Towing/Hauling 03-18-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,811
Posted By Rainman05
Re: First road trip with new 5er tire pres question

I go by what "looks right" and "feels right" to me - If I take mine up to 80 psi and go 2K to 3K miles with the camper back there, I am gonna see alot of wear in the center of my tires with 1800 to...
Forum: Towing/Hauling 03-18-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,811
Posted By Rainman05
Re: First road trip with new 5er tire pres question

I have 265s on my truck - they say 80 max and I run 70 or a little less in the front and 70 to 75 psi in the rear when I am pulling. I got 65K miles out of my first set of tires. Rotate them 3 to 4...
Forum: On The Side 03-15-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By Rainman05
Re: Explain the CarFax concept

I hate CarFax. They incorrectly show that my truck was in an accident with moderate damage. Truth is that my truck was pulling my camper and I raked the awning off of the side of the camper, but...
Forum: On The Side 03-08-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By Rainman05
Re: What? A train? Where?

I am sure that if he had been doing the job he was assigned, I am sure he wouldn't have had to worry about anything.
Forum: On The Side 02-13-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 1,254
Posted By Rainman05
Re: Drivers......

I like the music.
Forum: On The Side 01-11-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By Rainman05
Re: In the market for a new car?

Nice find. I wonder where they keep the Heritage Collection, and what it takes to get in the door ????
Forum: On The Side 12-15-2008
Replies: 82
Views: 2,980
Posted By Rainman05
Re: Which Pistol?

Glock KaBoom - I don't understand 45... What are you saying...
Forum: On The Side 12-11-2008
Replies: 82
Views: 2,980
Posted By Rainman05
Re: Which Pistol?

Satisfied owner of a Glock Model 23 which is .40 cal on Glock's compact frame. 13 .40 cal rounds in a clip, on a gun that is under 7 inches long, and 5 inches tall. In my opinion, that is a bunch...
Forum: On The Side 12-04-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 959
Posted By Rainman05
Re: Reloading ammo

I am doing a lot of reading right now. I like to have some idea of what I am doing before I do it. I even stalked around here for a while before I bought my truck. That's just the way I am.
...
Forum: On The Side 12-03-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 959
Posted By Rainman05
Re: Reloading ammo

handgun ammo to start with - .40 S&W is a favorite
Forum: On The Side 12-03-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 959
Posted By Rainman05
Reloading ammo

Just wondering if any of my buddies on here reload ammo. Thinking about trying it myself. I will sit back and listen to any words of wisdom you guys may have for me.
Forum: Tires and Wheels 10-19-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,364
Posted By Rainman05
Re: Looking for the right tire...

Rub - I got the LTX AT2 on my truck. I don't know if you have seen them in person or not, but when I put them on my truck, they looked a little bigger than the plain LTX that came on my truck as...
Forum: Towing/Hauling 09-18-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,203
Posted By Rainman05
Re: Help me pick a 5er Hitch

Another piece of advice from a Jayco owner - If you get an Eagle make sure it has the cutouts in the corner on the front of the camper. If it does, I would still recommend a slider hitch, but you...
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