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Spare tire relocation to tongue

Posted 05-17-2023 at 06:33 AM by RocknRoll (Rocknroll's Blog)

Here is a weight distribution mod I recently performed.

After getting rid of my (2) 6V batteries (150 lbs.) from the tongue and replacing it with a single lithium (45 lbs.) in the pass-thru, it was an opportunity to move the spare tire from the rear bumper to the front and redistribute some load back to the tongue.

Preparation involved re-routing the propane line and electrical wiring.

I found a spare tire winch on Amazon for a 2007 F-250 that had the...
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TPMS including Inspection and Maintenace

Posted 05-17-2023 at 03:57 AM by RocknRoll (Rocknroll's Blog)

IMO, the 50 lbs. cold (for my tires) is NOT a hard number. There are multiple factors that should be taken into account. Before a road trip I'll do a complete tire inspection checking for cracking, tread abnormalities and finally a pressure check with a gauge taking into account what the temperature swing may be that day.

This time of the year, especially in the SE, you can still have very chilly mornings and by mid-day the outside temperature can increase 40 degrees or more. I'll...
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