Search:

Type: Posts; User: zing; Keyword(s):

Results 1 to 100 of 591
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Replies
    6,678
    Views
    1,306,421

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    No, the sticker says Pacific Mobile Structures. Here is their website, you can see the same logo there. Mobile and Modular Buildings | Pacific Mobile
  2. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,668

    Re: 8+ foot pick-up camper and towing

    Well I won't argue with that. If you are not having problems with that weight, your truck is definitely pulling differently than mine was. While it was a horse trailer height, it had a pointy front...
  3. Replies
    6,678
    Views
    1,306,421

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Well if you are going to be sloppy and just run a strap from one end to the other, of course it would move. With the lumber spread evenly across and piece of rope that loops over each pile then under...
  4. Replies
    6,678
    Views
    1,306,421

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Unless Avalanche roofracks are especially wimpy, I disagree. Most manufacturer racks will hold a couple hundred pounds. That pile when spread across side to side is only going to be the height of a...
  5. Replies
    6,678
    Views
    1,306,421

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    I wonder what they think those roof racks are for? Those planks tied to the rear roof rack and the tailgate would be a **** of a lot safer and more comfortable for everyone. Especially with a line...
  6. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,668

    Re: 8+ foot pick-up camper and towing

    I had a 2004 Silverado 1500 with the 5.3 L Vortec engine. 5" 5" box so different from your truck, but maybe similar engine/tranny/gearbox combo? I found it was an issue towing anything big. That...
  7. Replies
    129
    Views
    16,734

    Re: Extended Crew Cab- The SuperDuperDuty family hauler

    Here is a pic of a guy who went a different direction to get his family hauling pickup truck. Not sure that I would want to put too much weight in that back though, because of the placement of the...
  8. Re: This is what happens when your 13 year old niece borrows your PJ Trailer for a we

    Two things....

    1. Wow, nice work! Those kids obviously worked very hard on that.

    2. Hard to tell, but is that trailer jack still tilted forward two years later? ;)
  9. Replies
    6,678
    Views
    1,306,421

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    He would have been fine on Jupiter. Maybe just lost track of where he was.
  10. Re: What to do with a Kawasaki 16hp V twin garden tractor engine???

    I have a 19.5 HP out of an old Craftsman that I had visions of mounting onto a deck from a MMM and turn it into an offset tow behind so I could double my mowing speed. Will probably never get around...
  11. Re: Hauling tractor for the first time, tell me what I'm doing wrong

    Jeez, you are making the mice squeak in my old noggin. Its been a few years and it wasn't difficult enough that it left an impression on me, so I don't actually remember. I would guess it must have...
  12. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,269

    Re: Lift off tandem fenders

    Around here most fenders have (require? Not sure to be honest) clearance lights, certainly at least the bigger trailers that are going to be wider than the tow vehicle. I would think the lights would...
  13. Re: Hauling tractor for the first time, tell me what I'm doing wrong

    Where the straps go into the stake pockets was what caught my eye. Your trailer looks really new so not a big issue yet, but going around the steel edge of the pocket can be a sharp edge and is often...
  14. Re: Hauling tractor for the first time, tell me what I'm doing wrong

    Congrats on the safe trip OP and nice job of being so careful with your load. I agree with bigtiller about the straps. Not saying you are doing anything unsafe, just that where they touch metal...
  15. Replies
    54
    Views
    3,748

    Re: Rust again, aluminum Ford the answer?

    I get your point about the importance of undercoating every year. I have undercoated my 2011 f-250 every year since I bought it. It was 1.5 years old and brought up from Florida, so I don't think it...
  16. Replies
    129
    Views
    16,734

    Re: Extended Crew Cab- The SuperDuperDuty family hauler

    You are well set up for grill guards now!
  17. Replies
    40
    Views
    3,392

    Re: Tractor hauling Trailer Rental Ideas?

    If the guy you are buying it from still has one of his trailers, maybe he will move it across the state line for you?
  18. Replies
    87
    Views
    11,081

    Re: DEMOLITION -- Am I CRAZY to do this??

    I haven't done it but it looks to me like it would be easier and safer to use a bottle jack and some wood or concrete blocks to raise one side until it falls over, instead of trying to hook up the...
  19. Re: My $400 backup camera for $40/month for AT&T phone

    Not following how you monitor the camera on one phone, with your other phone.
  20. Replies
    336
    Views
    28,870

    Re: HD F-150 or 3/4 ton truck?

    It looks to me like you have decided on the SRW diesel superduty truck. Have you done an apples to apples comparison of the 250 and 350 though? I am wondering what is the difference in the price from...
  21. Replies
    6,678
    Views
    1,306,421

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Canada went to metric when I was in elementary but everyone older than me had already learned the old way in school and most were slow to change, so I grew up with both. In a lot of cases it is still...
  22. Replies
    6,678
    Views
    1,306,421

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Sorry for blurry picture, just got my phone out as traffic started moving so missed getting a good shot.

    517159

    Those are baseball to bowling ball sized rocks in his bucket.
  23. Replies
    336
    Views
    28,870

    Re: HD F-150 or 3/4 ton truck?

    Lots of good advice in this thread and I definitely didn't read it all. I won't disagree with anyone (that I read) , but will give my opinion for what it is worth. My situation is very much like...
  24. Replies
    31
    Views
    7,771

    Re: Can I "lift" a horse trailer

    I disagree with many of the things you are saying here. Saying that if you leave more lead between cars will mean you never have to brake hard is wrong. People will haul azz past you on the highway...
  25. Replies
    124
    Views
    17,555

    Re: CHEAPEST WAY TO BUILD LOADING RAMPS

    Normally log rollers have several feet in every different direction from the keel on a center keel boat, so there is lots of room to move without sliding off. In his case since it is a dual hull...
  26. Replies
    124
    Views
    17,555

    Re: CHEAPEST WAY TO BUILD LOADING RAMPS

    Because of my confusing description, I decided to draw a crappy picture. If you try to drag the boat up greased planks it is going to slide off the sides, just use log rollers to defeat friction. You...
  27. Replies
    124
    Views
    17,555

    Re: CHEAPEST WAY TO BUILD LOADING RAMPS

    Hundreds of fishing boats much bigger than that are landed every fall with log rollers to haul them up on the beach and for some reason I can't find any good pictures online. Look at the rollers...
  28. Replies
    31
    Views
    7,771

    Re: Can I "lift" a horse trailer

    Whoops abut the photobucket thing, I don't use it very often and they seem to have changed things up since the last time I posted pics. They really have made a mess out of it with all of the ads. May...
  29. Replies
    6,678
    Views
    1,306,421

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    He might have been ok if the train hadn't slowed down! Not saying it isn't his fault, just that it was pretty close to going by in front if his load. Pretty stupid though, to drive his truck right...
  30. Replies
    31
    Views
    7,771

    Re: Can I "lift" a horse trailer

    Neither God nor Dexter have communicated their intentions to me, and I don't know anything about the axles. I do know it passed safety inspections every year and had at least one brake job done by a...
  31. Replies
    31
    Views
    7,771

    Re: Can I "lift" a horse trailer

    My older horse trailer had just this uphill slant when I bought my new truck, even after the gooseneck adjustment was compressed as much as possible. It is more of an issue than you are indicating...
  32. Replies
    33
    Views
    4,389

    Re: need new trailer tires .....

    I am kind of surprised that would work as trailer hubs usually stick right through the big hole in the middle of the rim, so you can't get a car/truck rim on there. Certainly not an alloy rim. I...
  33. Replies
    2,870
    Views
    784,568

    Re: Your towing rigs and trailers

    That's a nice trailer. I am jealous. :)
  34. Replies
    33
    Views
    4,389

    Re: need new trailer tires .....

    You are exaggerating. 90% of tire shops will do whatever you ask them as long as it is reasonable, whether is is installing used tires, patching tires, and what-have-you. They may give advice like...
  35. Replies
    33
    Views
    4,389

    Re: need new trailer tires .....

    ST tires have thicker sidewalls so they do not sway as much, but they are more susceptible to blowouts because they heat up easier if you have any with lower pressure, heavy loads, or drive fast....
  36. Replies
    6,678
    Views
    1,306,421

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    As low as that car is riding, it would be lower if the trailer jack wasn't dragging on the ground. :)

    Plus dragging the trailer chains down the road tends to reduce their strength over time. ...
  37. Replies
    6,678
    Views
    1,306,421

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    A lot of the time it isn't even necessary to take it apart. Many axles have a grease nipple in the middle so you don't have to take it apart. Just pop off the metal or rubber cover on the axle and...
  38. Replies
    138
    Views
    18,304

    Re: Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

    Cool.
  39. Replies
    138
    Views
    18,304

    Re: Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

    So does this mean that if you have a heavy load in the truck bed the WDH will transfer some of that weight to the trailer axles in an effort to keep the truck and trailer level?
  40. Replies
    55
    Views
    5,433

    Re: Vehicles that require premium gas

    Not sure what year yours is, but I also have the turbo charged Forester. 2009 model with a 2.5l four cylinder. Bought it used of lease with 30,000 kms on it as a daily driver for my wife and noticed...
  41. Replies
    6,678
    Views
    1,306,421

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    100% agree, you never know until something goes wrong. Was driving with a friend of a friend once, and when the light turned green he backed right up into the car behind him. The poor lady in that...
  42. Re: Unloading heavy, unpowered equipment from trailer.

    No wonder your wife stood up and applauded. :thumbsup: :)
  43. Re: Unloading heavy, unpowered equipment from trailer.

    The tongue is pointing toward the front of the trailer. How did you attach the FEL to it and drive it off? I am picturing the tractor and FEL approaching the trailer from the side to hook up to the...
  44. Replies
    168
    Views
    15,311

    Re: Side by side UTV's

    My 2011 F-250 needs to have the grille moved forward (4 screws removed on the top and the bottom screws loosened so the grill will lean forward) in order to change the bulbs. Close to an hours work...
  45. Re: What fuel mileage do you get in your 3/4 or 1 ton diesel? Which brand is best?

    Done at a local shop, not a dealership. Canadian prices are usually higher than American for pretty much everything, but this is about how it would add up.

    - 18 litres of synthetic oil @ $10 per...
  46. Re: What fuel mileage do you get in your 3/4 or 1 ton diesel? Which brand is best?

    http://i224.photobucket.com/albums/dd320/nstizing/IMG_20150716_172110_zpsyem5solg.jpg

    This is my truck and what I tow most frequently. Truck is a 2011 F250 with 6.7l turbo, odometer is at...
  47. Replies
    6,678
    Views
    1,306,421

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    My brother is a firefighter and got me a length of condemned hose. I cut off foot long strips of it and insert the strap through that and when I strap something down, I put that over any possible...
  48. Replies
    51
    Views
    9,496

    Re: Tree felling directional question

    What tree is that? Step by step to identify what tree it is.

    What Tree Is That? Tree Identification Guide at arborday.org

    Eastern US will probably work for Toronto.
  49. Replies
    27
    Views
    5,671

    Re: Steel shipping racks/pallets

    It is probably worth talking to the dealership to see, just in case. I was looking for steel from some of the ATV crates and got three different answers from three different dealers. First one said...
  50. Replies
    3
    Views
    2,236

    Re: 75 HP Case Plowing

    Very cool, thanks for posting!
  51. Replies
    9
    Views
    2,086

    Re: No Clue how to Weld

    The trade school option doesn't really seem like a reasonable option around here. If you are looking for a trade certification yes, but for someone who just wants to learn to putter around and do...
  52. Thread: ATV Trailer build

    by zing
    Replies
    146
    Views
    31,134

    Re: ATV Trailer build

    Thanks for the response. I hadn't even thought about the burrs on the inside interfering with the pin movement. Well thought out.

    I also like how you welded that top bar longer than the gate, and...
  53. Replies
    6,678
    Views
    1,306,421

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    That might not be over-weight, hard to tell with the flat, but he sure does need a tarp or net over that pile of wood before he takes it down the road.
  54. Replies
    6,678
    Views
    1,306,421

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Wait a minute, can you clarify? You didn't call the cops on his drunk ***, but the next day when there was no proof he was drunk he called the cops on you for the broken drywall that hit his car?...
  55. Replies
    6,678
    Views
    1,306,421

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    If you zoom in on the picture you can see that the straps are through the window, which holds the door closed. I would have liked to see a video of him trying to crawl through the window to get in...
  56. Replies
    2,870
    Views
    784,568

    Re: Your towing rigs and trailers

    [/QUOTE]

    I don't know any dealership like that. When the turbo went on my still warrantied Subaru, the service manager was adamant that they had to examine the oil to see how black it was before...
  57. Replies
    29
    Views
    5,635

    Re: Trouble filling DEF at Truck Stop?

    I keep a jug in the back just in case but it only needs to be filled about once per 10,000+ kms, depending on how much you tow or how hard you drive it. I just time it with my oil changes.

    If you...
  58. Replies
    172
    Views
    20,394

    Re: Pickup Owners: Do you buckle up?

    Yep, no ROPS, light enough to not need one. :) Funny story on that though. My young niece was driving for the first time with my daughter in the passenger side. She started going toward the electric...
  59. Replies
    29
    Views
    5,635

    Re: Trouble filling DEF at Truck Stop?

    I haven't had any problems with getting bulk DEF.
  60. Replies
    172
    Views
    20,394

    Re: Pickup Owners: Do you buckle up?

    Yeah, my brother is a professional fire fighter, and so he deals with the results of highway accidents all of the time. He got mad at me when he saw my kids' battery powered gators didn't have seat...
  61. Replies
    172
    Views
    20,394

    Re: Pickup Owners: Do you buckle up?

    Modern cars have a very different passenger compartment, that the cars from those days.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=joMK1WZjP7g


    EDIT -- Oops, I read a little farther and see that someone...
  62. Replies
    2,870
    Views
    784,568

    Re: Your towing rigs and trailers

    I didn't mean that you couldn't get the 8 foot bed, just that you weren't limited by only 5.5 and 6.5 foot boxes. Sorry if I wasn't clear on that.
  63. Replies
    2,870
    Views
    784,568

    Re: Your towing rigs and trailers

    Mine has been flawless so far, knock wood. A 2011 built in Aug of 2010 at the Kentucky plant. 158,000 kms and pulls my 4 horse trailer like a dream. I know a number of guys that have them, including...
  64. Replies
    2,870
    Views
    784,568

    Re: Your towing rigs and trailers

    Not sure about the other brands' 3/4 tons, but my F-250 has a 6' 10" box. Perhaps that is common in 3/4 tons but not available in 1/2 tons?

    As others have said, the 5.5' boxes are a problem for...
  65. Thread: ATV Trailer build

    by zing
    Replies
    146
    Views
    31,134

    Re: ATV Trailer build

    I really like the way you did that, looks very functional. How did you cut the slot in the top rail without going all the way through the other side of the rail? It doesn't look like you have enough...
  66. Replies
    6,678
    Views
    1,306,421

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    Under the picture it says this...

    "No Trailer Brakes on downhill portion of road caused a Non-Injury Motor vehicle accident at Melrose and Garden Valley Roads, near Roseburg OR"

    Looks like the...
  67. Replies
    26
    Views
    4,405

    Re: Need advice on how to clear 4 acres

    That really just looks like it is scrub brush and small stuff, and not really that much of it. If it was me, I would just by a brush cutter and a chipper. You could probably do an acre a weekend and...
  68. Replies
    433
    Views
    72,170

    Re: Strange things found in the forest

    You have to be careful of spending time on the riverbanks and estuaries downstream of old gold mines. What looks like beach rock today, could be mining tailings from long ago. There was a lot of...
  69. Replies
    433
    Views
    72,170

    Re: Strange things found in the forest

    Sounds like someone baited the area for a while and then just shot them over a period of a few days. Possibly at night with a light. Target practice maybe? People have been known to do stupid...
  70. Re: Home-made mini tractor 4*4 with the joint joined frame

    The best to you as well. Thank you for posting all of your videos. They are entertaining and informative for me!
  71. Replies
    11
    Views
    6,148

    Re: ideas for pulling tarp edge

    Maybe this is too McGyver for what you are looking for, but when I have to secure a tarp for camping or to cover wood or machinery etc, I never use the grommets because they tear too easily. I wrap...
  72. Replies
    13
    Views
    3,207

    Re: Jack method for tire changing, suggestions?

    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61xLaTKBe8L._SL1295_.jpg

    I have one of these and have used it three times now, every time with horses in the trailer. Worked like a charm and way faster then...
  73. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,909

    Re: Where can I get power unit for a "leaf vacuum"?

    There sure aren't around here.
  74. Replies
    111
    Views
    15,221

    Re: Neighbors and favors.

    The last issue I had with a "borrower" was when my buddy needed to haul something with a gooseneck trailer and his truck doesn't have rails so he needed to borrow my truck. He was supposed to come by...
  75. Re: MSRP schock on Ford F150 prices model year 2015 and newer

    I was going to say the same thing, but you beat me to it. :)

    If he trades it in, that $4750 comes off the price of his new vehicle before he pays tax on it, so the value is actually 4750 plus...
  76. Replies
    42
    Views
    5,448

    Re: Why I hate ST trailer tires

    ST tires should not be used at highway speeds. They are rated for 55 or 65 MPH top speed depending on the brand/model. When they go too fast the friction from the stiffer sidewalls cause them to...
  77. Re: MSRP schock on Ford F150 prices model year 2015 and newer

    Not sure I agree with that. Around here the dealers won't put anything older that 5-6 years old on their lot, regardless of the mileage. Anything older than that just goes to auction where it gets...
  78. Replies
    33
    Views
    2,734

    Re: What to look for in a horse trailer?

    Good to see you got your feet wet trailering, and hope the rodeo went well for your daughter. Most of the ramp/no ramp questions and horses that won't trailer issues are relevant to people that do...
  79. Replies
    75
    Views
    7,797

    Re: Real world Chevrolet 6.0 gas mileage in 2500 HD

    Sorry to get off topic from the OP's truck, but a diesel pickup that doesn't do better than that has something wrong with it. I have a 2011 6.7l diesel F-250 crew cab 4x4 with 138K kms on it (about...
  80. Thread: Fish Tailing

    by zing
    Replies
    64
    Views
    6,615

    Re: Fish Tailing

    Hey, not sure I am following.
    - The bottom picture is your old tractor on your old trailer.
    - The middle picture is the new tractor on the new trailer with brakes that got stolen.
    - The top...
  81. Replies
    6,678
    Views
    1,306,421

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    I like this video. The guy running the mini excavator has real talent with the machine, but if you notice at 1:10 of the video you can see that the excavator was towed to the job site on a small dual...
  82. Replies
    76
    Views
    6,062

    Re: Pallet colony discovered in Washington field

    Holy crap, look at how bold that one is! Just standing there right by the fance, staring at you . Almost like it is challenging you. Creepy!
  83. Re: Opinion: Large land owner's vote carry more weight than small land owner?

    All good points, and valid. Who knows, maybe they saved you from a situation where 15 years from now you would have been able to light your tap water on fire? Of course, maybe they took away your...
  84. Re: Opinion: Large land owner's vote carry more weight than small land owner?

    The "large acreage" formula is flawed, so I don't see how that could work. My 1/2 acre lot in the city is worth 3 times what my 45 acres in the country is worth and the property taxes reflect that....
  85. Re: Opinion: Large land owner's vote carry more weight than small land owner?

    They may not be long term residents for the most part, but the economic impact they have on the township can't be ignored. In all of the small university towns around here there is significantly more...
  86. Replies
    40
    Views
    6,354

    Re: Stihl Saws, Leak More Bar Oil Than They Use

    My Poulan (stop laughing, I only use it a few tiems a year) leaks so bad that the sharpening files, the extra 50/1 oil, the goggles, the leather gloves, and anything else in the case is totally...
  87. Re: One night of roudyness leads to cops coming every night

    I agree that the cops are not at fault, nor are they harrassing him. When they get a call they have to show up. Simple as that. Suggestions to get the truck inspected and videotape it are also silly...
  88. Replies
    35
    Views
    6,195

    Re: Front receiver hitch on F-150

    I have one on the front of my 2011 F-250. I bought a class 3 hitch (500 lb tongue weight) used that had come off of a Ford Explorer and was still mint condition. It comes out under the bumper and...
  89. Replies
    6,678
    Views
    1,306,421

    Re: Share Pics of People Hauling or Towing Something Wrong

    He might have just been driving slowly down the shoulder of the road and only pulling onto the road when he had to get around a sign or something and when there was no traffic. I have no idea how he...
  90. Replies
    33
    Views
    2,734

    Re: What to look for in a horse trailer?

    Like anything in life, the answer really is "It depends" but I will share some the factors that mattered to me. Our situation is a bit unique because we live in the city and board our horses, so we...
  91. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,422

    Re: My dog got his first taste of porcupine!

    PS. That's a good looking dog. :) :thumbsup:
  92. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,422

    Re: My dog got his first taste of porcupine!

    DO NOT CUT THE QUILLS.

    Yes, I am shouting that. Sorry not trying to be rude, but this is a wives tale that should not be spread. The quills are hollow but they do not spread when you pull them...
  93. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,470

    Re: Looking for a New Goose Neck Equipment Trailer

    Maybe just me, but I think you are over estimating the weight of that BX2660. ;)
  94. Replies
    32
    Views
    3,012

    Re: Trailer/Truck Setup

    I had a 2004 Chev Sliverado crew cab with the 5.3l Vortec, and used to pull my horse trailer with it so I can give you some real life experience. That truck would go like stink when unloaded, sounded...
  95. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,074

    Re: Looking for comments.

    Might not be what you want to do, but just a suggestion. How about buying an older tractor to act as a trailer mule? Even an older 2wd gasser would work for that job. Lots of people trying to sell...
  96. Re: A turtle lay on her back sunning herself on the pavement

    Sounds more like a psychology experiment than a biology one. It isn't the animals' response or behaviour that he is testing in that scenario.
  97. Replies
    2,870
    Views
    784,568

    Re: Your towing rigs and trailers

    It amazes me to look at a 45 year old truck like that and not see any significant rust around the fenders and at the bottom of the doors, etc. Around here, even if you Rust Check it every year you...
  98. Replies
    36
    Views
    3,238

    Re: GN hitches, likes and dislikes?

    The rails and the height of the plate would definitely raise my hitch ball by 4-6" over the height of one hidden in the bed. If I dropped the ball though, I would have to extend the GN shaft...
  99. Replies
    11
    Views
    2,085

    Re: This takes a special kind of stupid!

    That video is so weird. Some of it is from shore apparantly bystander video, and some of it is from the CCG boat. So what happened? The tv station grabbed both videos, edited them together and then...
  100. Replies
    36
    Views
    3,238

    Re: GN hitches, likes and dislikes?

    Wow, I am surprised at all of you big spenders with the hidden hitches. ;) I just have a regular hitch plate like this, with bed rails. ...
Results 1 to 100 of 591
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4
© 2017 TractorByNet.com. TractorByNet is a registered trademark of IMC Digital Universe, Inc. Other trademarks on this page are the property of their respective owners.