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Forum: Towing and Tow Vehicles 11-05-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,479
Posted By Mark
A new update: "...And it will take whatever...

A new update:

"...And it will take whatever loads drivers can heap on it, with 365 hp, 420 lb.-ft torque, and 11,300 lbs. towing capacity. For comparison, that’s more torque and towing capacity...
Forum: Towing and Tow Vehicles 10-18-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,479
Posted By Mark
Not wanting this to turn into my engine beats...

Not wanting this to turn into my engine beats your engine, or gas versus diesel, but the Ford approach seems smart--- all things considered.

Here in SW PA, as gas prices creep towards $3.00 due...
Forum: Towing and Tow Vehicles 10-15-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,479
Posted By Mark
No problem. This excites me because there...

No problem.

This excites me because there is hope for this hobby over the next 25 years. As gas prices increase, there has to be breakthrough on engine size and fuel consumption. I want to...
Forum: Towing and Tow Vehicles 10-15-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,479
Posted By Mark
Twin Turbocharged 3.5 V-6

Anyone see the numbers on the new Ford V6?

365 hp, 420 lb-ft torque ???

This should make the other mfg's scramble:

Ford Announces Official Output Figures for 2011 F-150 EcoBoost - Car and...
Forum: Modifications 06-28-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,281
Posted By Mark
Thisd looks more like Kitty's "MOOD" of the...

Thisd looks more like Kitty's "MOOD" of the day.....:razz:
Forum: Towing and Tow Vehicles 04-27-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,457
Posted By Mark
Flowmaster at Amazon 30% off!!

If my mechanic can install, I am buying tomorrow.
...
Forum: Sunline Community 04-27-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,698
Posted By Mark
The "cradle" I got for my Wilson unit can...

The "cradle" I got for my Wilson unit can actually be used to expand/contract to fit from small to large phone--- including air card antennae.
Forum: Sunline Community 04-24-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,698
Posted By Mark
I own a Wilson---mainly due to recommendations of...

I own a Wilson---mainly due to recommendations of EMAM.

-Fantastic
-Easy to Use
-Great company support
-Not cheap :lol:

I read recently they have created a "cheaper" unit called the Sleek:...
Forum: Towing and Tow Vehicles 02-20-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,136
Posted By Mark
You are now officially in the towing/MPG loop. ...

You are now officially in the towing/MPG loop.

-Buy a better tow vehicle, getter better mileage......only when towing.
-Worse mileage around town (not to mention payments/interest etc.)...
Forum: Trips & Vacations 02-14-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,888
Posted By Mark
I suppose you can reserve at Parker, check out SB...

I suppose you can reserve at Parker, check out SB Elliott (its on the way there), then "transfer" your reservation. There share a camp office.

Just a thought

(......sites 21 and 22 are your...
Forum: Modifications 02-14-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,280
Posted By Mark
I have a version from Home Depot...equivalent of...

I have a version from Home Depot...equivalent of the "Big Buddy", capable of two cylinders.

I bought it for emergency use for my parents LAST year....used it again this year.

I have a long...
Forum: Trips & Vacations 02-14-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,888
Posted By Mark
This may only serve to make things worse ;-) ...

This may only serve to make things worse ;-)

My favorite in the Clearfield, PA area is SB Elliott SP. Its pretty close to 80, but takes no reservations. It's the same exit as Parker Dam.
...
Forum: Sunline Community 01-03-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,083
Posted By Mark
He was born in McKeesport, PA, but also lived in...

He was born in McKeesport, PA, but also lived in West Elizabeth, PA.

I will warn you that if you LOVE Fords, this might not be the book for you :wink: Ultimately, his self-written history...
Forum: Sunline Community 01-03-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,858
Posted By Mark
Norm, Its an interesting comment about...

Norm,

Its an interesting comment about space. Although I can't speak for Canadians :wink: , I have been authorized by birth to speak for Americans :).

We are just used to so more space. More...
Forum: Sunline Community 01-02-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,083
Posted By Mark
I should probably mention to all that this is NOT...

I should probably mention to all that this is NOT a book where the Union is entirely blamed. Its also NOT a book where the Company is entirely blamed.
No wasted time on 'us' versus 'them'.
...
Forum: Sunline Community 01-02-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,083
Posted By Mark
Book on Auto Manufacturing/Mass Production (Winter Reading)

I cannot more highly recommend this book, especially if you are interested in some history of the Big Three:
...
Forum: Recipes 11-28-2009, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,206
Posted By Mark
Maybe not the best name for a camping forum.......

Maybe not the best name for a camping forum.... :lol:
Forum: Towing and Tow Vehicles 08-06-2009, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,179
Posted By Mark
I bet you were a fan of the "old fashioned"...

I bet you were a fan of the "old fashioned" install too (.behind the wheel):

Mud flaps installed in front of each rear tire help to reduce
the amount of road debris and salt that gets thrown up...
Forum: Towing and Tow Vehicles 08-05-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,179
Posted By Mark
Chevy Silverado---The Brake Eater

Today, I replaced the rear brake components of my 2002 Chevy Silverado---for the second time in its 51,000 mile life. :roll: :roll:

In between those total replacements, I also had one minor...
Forum: Sunline Community 06-04-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,419
Posted By Mark
I have been on much of that stretch, with the...

I have been on much of that stretch, with the exception of the last few miles to 80. (Its possible I was on the section labeled "ridge road" near 80 on a different trip. If indeed this was the same...
Forum: Sunline Community 03-29-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,808
Posted By Mark
Fleetwood Files Chapter 11

Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc. ("Fleetwood"), a leading producer of recreational vehicles and manufactured housing, today filed voluntary Chapter 11 petitions for itself and certain operating...
Forum: Sunline Community 03-29-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,571
Posted By Mark
Monaco Files Chapter 11

(My old brand, R-Vision/Tail Lite was bought by Monaco a few years ago).

Monaco owns:

Holiday Rambler
Beaver
Safari
McKenzie
R-Vision
Forum: Sunline Community 03-18-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,458
Posted By Mark
The gross weight on that must be horrendous.

The gross weight on that must be horrendous.
Forum: Sunline Community 03-18-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,506
Posted By Mark
I have gotten strange power messages when my...

I have gotten strange power messages when my power cord is not plugged into the laptop completely tight.

It like it senses power but a loose connection.....
Forum: Sunline Community 03-06-2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,509
Posted By Mark
So let me get this straight, you hired Wilford...

So let me get this straight, you hired Wilford Brimley (and his tractor) to pull you out of the mud? :lol:
Forum: Sunline Community 02-28-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,926
Posted By Mark
I am not trying to be pushy, but the more I read...

I am not trying to be pushy, but the more I read about using any portable generator to power the house, the only 100% safe way is to use a transfer switch.

Form the small one I put in the first...
Forum: Sunline Community 02-22-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,926
Posted By Mark
There was nothing to protect in my case, as we...

There was nothing to protect in my case, as we only had wind storms---no rain , no snow.

When camping, I keep it out of the rain. I transport my EU2000 in a small tote. In a sprinkle type of...
Forum: Sunline Community 02-21-2009, 11:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,926
Posted By Mark
Generator saves the day

I learned a great lesson during the recent windstorm in the Northeast. You may want to use this as 1) justification for buying a generator, 2) reason to upgrade.

My parents were without power for...
Forum: Sunline Community 02-15-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,193
Posted By Mark
It was not a good way to start the season. Not...

It was not a good way to start the season. Not good for ratings either.

Hope the season gets better from here.....
Forum: Sunline Community 02-14-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,537
Posted By Mark
Looked at the Cradle point link, it is only a...

Looked at the Cradle point link, it is only a Router correct, not a booster?
Forum: Sunline Community 02-14-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,537
Posted By Mark
For anyone interested how simple an install is,...

For anyone interested how simple an install is, take at look at this Wilson install video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=952tC74EOjQ&feature=channel_page

I did not like the interior antenna,...
Forum: Sunline Community 02-14-2009, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,537
Posted By Mark
Thought I would chime in the Wilson Electronics...

Thought I would chime in the Wilson Electronics amplifier discussion. I will eventually post a longer review....

Based on EMAM's link, I investigated a Wilson amplifier for my camping needs. I...
Forum: Sunline Community 02-13-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,537
Posted By Mark
Good luck on your travels, this might have been a...

Good luck on your travels, this might have been a good time for a fixed sail on the ol'e Sunline?

My Honda EU2000 in powering my parent's basic needs right now, and we go tonight, to install a...
Forum: Sunline Community 01-20-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,613
Posted By Mark
Perhaps this will help: Weather Average for...

Perhaps this will help:

Weather Average for March in York, PA:

https://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/wxclimatology/daily/17404?climoMonth=3&x=13&y=6
Forum: Sunline Community 01-09-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,287
Posted By Mark
Don't get me wrong, I do not support high taxes. ...

Don't get me wrong, I do not support high taxes. Really, no one WANTS high taxes.

But I feel that it is way, way too simple to "just say cut back". As each state (or company) cuts back, there is...
Forum: Sunline Community 01-08-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,287
Posted By Mark
Not to sound the alarm, but six months ago I...

Not to sound the alarm, but six months ago I could see your point.

But from everything I have been reading lately, all the states have MASSIVE shortfalls and no where to turn.

I work for a...
Forum: Sunline Community 01-08-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,807
Posted By Mark
And as far as that rifle goes.... "You'll...

And as far as that rifle goes....

"You'll shoot your EYE out kid!!!" :lol:
Forum: Sunline Community 01-02-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,807
Posted By Mark
Good grief, did that lens come with a dolly to...

Good grief, did that lens come with a dolly to help you carry it?
:lol:
Forum: Sunline Community 11-29-2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,254
Posted By Mark
Here is a nice review of GPS's from CNET: ...

Here is a nice review of GPS's from CNET:

https://reviews.cnet.com/best-gps/?tag=smallCarouselArea.1
Forum: Sunline Community 11-28-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,254
Posted By Mark
The newest Garmin unit actually listens to you,...

The newest Garmin unit actually listens to you, and has voice activated commands. I saw it at Sam's Club, great safety addition, but very pricey.
Forum: Sunline Community 11-23-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,604
Posted By Mark
Yes, I know Lower Burrell (oddest named town,...

Yes, I know Lower Burrell (oddest named town, isn't it ?), my GF was from Apollo, about 11 miles from there. I have been through the town a few times.

I work in downtown, and have been in...
Forum: Sunline Community 11-22-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,604
Posted By Mark
Since I know we had snow starting Thursday night,...

Since I know we had snow starting Thursday night, I was wondering if you escaped the wrath of Mother nature?

North of Pittsburgh I know it was bad Friday morning.
Forum: Mid-Eastern 10-31-2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,337
Posted By Mark
Fantastic pictures, what type of camera do you...

Fantastic pictures, what type of camera do you have?
Forum: General Campground Discussions 10-26-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,120
Posted By Mark
Your state's rules?

About two weekends ago, I was disappointed with my experience at a West Virginia SP (Tomlinson Run). No site could be "reserved", according to a call to the Park office.

So when we arrived Noon...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-15-2008, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By Mark
Welcome, I am not too far from you. I am in...

Welcome,

I am not too far from you. I am in Baldwin (South Hills of Pittsburgh) perhaps we can run into each other (not with vehicles . :shock: sometime).

Where did you buy your Sunline?
Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 08-24-2008, 11:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,702
Posted By Mark
Sorry, Allegheny country tops it off another 1%...

Sorry, Allegheny country tops it off another 1% to make it a nice even 7%. :roll:
Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 08-24-2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,702
Posted By Mark
The ordering of these tires was quite accidental....

The ordering of these tires was quite accidental.

After I enquired at Goodyear, they said they would call back with info. Instead, they called back to say they ordered them, and they would be...
Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 08-24-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,702
Posted By Mark
Thought I would post a followup, as I have not...

Thought I would post a followup, as I have not seen many people post the damage$ from a "typical" install.

I have one charge which I need to take up with a manager tomorrow, as I can't...
Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 08-23-2008, 11:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,572
Posted By Mark
This will be an interesting thread, for some time...

This will be an interesting thread, for some time to come :wink: .

I checked the bed for my truck, for the stabbed remains of my tire to see what I was running, as I don't want to change horses...
Forum: Repairs and Maintenance 08-22-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,572
Posted By Mark
From:...

From: https://www.discounttire.com/dtcs/infoSeparationAnxiety.dos


RADIAL VS. BIAS PLY
One old wives' tale has it that you should never put radial tires on a trailer. The sidewalls on radials,...
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