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Old 05-02-2016, 10:24 PM
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Took the camper on its maiden voyage yesterday/today. Spent the night at the Tongue River Reservoir. We were the only ones below the damn camping. The fishing sucked because the water was so low, but it was still nice to get out. Everything went okay with no problems. Bighorn Mountains, here we come!





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Old 05-03-2016, 06:48 PM
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Awesome, that's what it's all about Doug.
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Awesome Doug! But there seems to be a non ford product in the pic
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Ford had a hard enough time with the 6.0, you expected them to make campers?
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Awesome, that's what it's all about Doug.
Thank you!

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I was hoping no one would notice. . If it would have been in the foreground, I would have expected the ban hammer.
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Old 05-03-2016, 07:23 PM
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Ford had a hard enough time with the 6.0, you expected them to make campers?
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Cool pics Doug.

Pfft on the 6.0...ask Frank about mine
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I took a look at the trailer brakes yesterday, since I wasn't sure if they worked. I jacked up one axle and applied the brakes, and the trailer wheel still turned, even with the brake controller turned all the way up. I also did the same thing with a wheel on the other side, but the opposite axle. I pulled one of the drums and everything looked fairly new, so I put the drum back on and started looking for electrical problems. I pulled one of the positive wires at one of the brakes, and got 7 volts, since the brake wasn't applied all the way(Brick on the pedal).

I was then confused. When I tested the voltage on the positive wire to the brake, I had used the spring as my negative connection. So, out of desperation, I checked the continuity of the negative wire from the brake wiring to the spring, and I got infinite.

Oh crap! I followed the ground wire all the way up to the front of the trailer where it disappeared into a junction box. There was a wire nut to join the ground wire from the 7pin connector to the brake wire. I pulled on the wire going to the brakes and it pulled out easily, so no ground to brakes, hence, no brakes. The two wires were soldered together, then covered with a waterproof wire nut. I now have brakes.
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Old 07-11-2016, 07:27 PM
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Nice that it was an easy fix...people and wiring are nothing short of mind boggling...
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