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Just a post trip report. Truck and Camper was awesome. After reloading it in the campground (first time since purchase ) we got it sitting better on the truck and everything just felt solid. Pushed just a inch or less closer to the cab made a world of difference. Even with a missing sway bar bushing in the front in 35mph winds she was stable at 55-60mph.

I will say hills are going to bring the suck big time with JP in tow. Maybe a gear change in the future is due

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4.88's on the way.:burnout:
 






So Santa showed up yesterday. ..:D
 

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Does it have a LSD in the rear end? Are you going to rebuild that too?
 






Does it have a LSD in the rear end? Are you going to rebuild that too?

Yes it does have L/S. I originally ordered 4.56, but they could not get the sterling long yoke set. So my choice was a short yoke (there's a reason they changed it) or go up or down. 4.30's we're not enough change, so up I went. Now I have to get them installed and broken in before Moab.

We're going over the Grapevine with the camper next weekend, so I will be able to easily do a before and after comparison.
 






Picked up a new BBQ that I'm going to build a mount to hang off the back of the camper. It will have a swing arm off the driver rear jack.
 

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Gotta break this thing in.:D

Discovered some issues on this trip, but nothing major.

Water pump thinks it's a lawn sprinkler under the sink.
110 outlets aren't working. I think it may be a bad breaker.
 

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Didn't you check that stuff out before you left?

We never noticed the leak under the sink, looks like the pump needs a new seal. Under pressure it sprays. Never needed the outlets till this trip. Thought it was just a breaker. Used the toilet this trip too, for the first time.
 






We never noticed the leak under the sink, looks like the pump needs a new seal. Under pressure it sprays. Never needed the outlets till this trip. Thought it was just a breaker. Used the toilet this trip too, for the first time.

Toilet work OK??
 












Nice looking campsite:chug:
 






4.88's are in. Now we drive to work and break it in over next week or so.

First impression, is easier off line, and I probably could just leave it on o/d all the time. At 65 mph she's running about 2500 rpm in o/d. Before it was 1700 rpm. o/d off (3rd) is way up in the 3000's:eek: Seems to be better in gas on the street already too.
 






Built the frame for the BBQ today:thumbsup:
 

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More upgrades :D

Tow bar extention.

Trans temp gauge
 

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BBQ mount 2.0.

Also I don't recommend welding or grinding close to your cell phone. Gorilla Glass has nothing on hot metal embers :eek:
 

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BBQ mounted and secure. :D
 

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Made the trip to Moab and back. Truck got about 8mpg for most of the trip. A little less, trying to get home after taking a bit longer home. Having a Spark plug shoot out of a head didn't help :(

All is well now. Special thanks to St. George Ford dealer, got it fixed in a hour.:eek:

Still a good trip however. :thumbsup:
 

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Stick-o with about 2 years worth of service how are the superwinch hubs treating you? And are they fully metal or do they have any plastic parts?
 






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