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Old 07-11-2013, 01:22 PM
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I tell ya...I worked in Metro for 7 Year before transferring out...I ended up in Toronto that day as they needed some help...What a mess.... I still don't understand why people try and drive through the water when they see that other vehicles are up to the roof in water but it kept happening.......Kept going out and pulling them out......Just glad everyone was ok that's all that matters....
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Old 07-12-2013, 01:39 AM
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Give it a try with the new tires and test how it drives... I don't know what towing with the 8 speed is like, but I have taken 6,000 pound trailers no problem without sway or weight distribution bars and the truck pulled er great. If it still seems struggling, the trailers brakes could be slightly active (or it was caused by the old tires).

To keep the resale value up, stay on top of all maintenance for sure. Check over all silicone and dicor to make sure they are sealed. Look throughout the tent ends for any small rips so that water can't get in there. Another thing... Well closing the tent ends, make sure to take your tire and to do is slowly that the fabric goes into position properly and nothing is obstructing it. If you are just throwin them shut and not paying attention, could catch and rip.
Thanks for the advice.

Going to do a good cleaning and learn a few things about it this weekend.

I dropped it off at a Starcraft dealer to change the tires, check the brakes and stuff so all should be good soon.
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Old 07-12-2013, 01:49 AM
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Thanks for the advice.

Going to do a good cleaning and learn a few things about it this weekend.

I dropped it off at a Starcraft dealer to change the tires, check the brakes and stuff so all should be good soon.
Smart choice with getting the dealer to check it all over. Yeah a good cleaning is always nice.. If using a power washer.. Stand back a bit when washing the tent ends because you don't want to risk a chance of ripping anything. A nice wax will help give it a nice shine too.
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Old 07-12-2013, 02:27 AM
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Ill tow her for you. It may never come back though....LOL
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Old 07-12-2013, 02:32 AM
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Ill tow her for you. It may never come back though....LOL
Just drop it off with me and it will be a whole new trailer and up for sale within a week
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Just drop it off with me and it will be a whole new trailer and up for sale within a week
Ill come to you for a deal on a trailer...always wanted one
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Old 07-13-2013, 02:07 AM
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Well at least let me sleep in it once before you two take off with it!!! LOL

I spent about 4 hours tonight cleaning it out, trying to figure out how to turn the furnace on and the hot water.......okay an hour cleaning and 3 hours figuring out the other bits.

When I read the manual it took me less than two minutes to get it all working. Who would of thought that reading a manual would make things easier?? LOL

4 new tires, and a bit of brake work and now I'm good to go......just need a place to go now??
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Well at least let me sleep in it once before you two take off with it!!! LOL

I spent about 4 hours tonight cleaning it out, trying to figure out how to turn the furnace on and the hot water.......okay an hour cleaning and 3 hours figuring out the other bits.

When I read the manual it took me less than two minutes to get it all working. Who would of thought that reading a manual would make things easier?? LOL

4 new tires, and a bit of brake work and now I'm good to go......just need a place to go now??
http://gorving.ca/locator/campground...rounds-ontario... Pretty much every campground in Ontario.

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For your first trip, I reconmend a campground closer to home incase you forgot something important, and incase anything goes wrong you will be able to get assistance. You will be able to learn more about your trailer and learn tips for next time.
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