Light switch caused dead batteries?

1) 15 mm deep-socket and thumb wheel worked nicely for the thin toggle nut. 2) Two terminals versus three on new switch was not a problem, but terminal size and design was. Looked, but found essentially the same thing at two additional auto parts stores. 3) My solution was trim the terminals into a narrower shape, and file the screw … Read More

iONBoost V10 WaganTech Diesel Jump Start

iONBoost V10 WaganTech real world diesel jump-start. Works! WaganTech’s iONBoost V10 started my 2014 Ram/Cummins with dead batteries this morning, December 7, 2019. I moved the black/negative clamp to the battery terminal; it did not like using the fender ground. The Cummins 6.7L engine started immediately and easily. It had been only two days since I last drove the truck. The … Read More

Harbor Freight TailGator 2-stroke generator first start.

This was the first time I pulled the cord on this new Harbor Freight 2-stroke generator, it started easily on the third pull, which was the first vigorous yank. Heck, it might have started the first or second time the if I would’ve pulled it faster. This is SKU 63024, supposedly better than the very similar though not identical 63025. … Read More

TailGator 2-stroke Harbor Freight generator, first look.

Here’s my first-look at Harbor Freight’s TailGator 2-stroke Generator. This is SKU 63024, but there is also a 63025, almost identical…. According to a helpful YouTube video I found explaining the subtle differences, there’s a better chance of getting good one and the overall quality might be better, if you can find and buy a 63024. My local store had … Read More

Timbren DR2500D Rear Springs Height Adjust

    Back in June I installed these Timbren DR2500D auxiliary rear springs on my Hallmark flatbed camper outfit, and they have been working well for my application in conjunction with TufTruck heavy-duty rear coils. I’ve tinkered with the ride height, both up and down 1-inch a couple times, including last week when I lowered it an inch again so … Read More

Load Range F Cooper Tires STT PRO and S/T MAXX

New Cooper 80 psi, load-range-F sizes: STT PRO 35×12.50R20LT, LT305/55R20, LT305/60R18LT S/T MAXX 35×12.50R20LT James Langan Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler. All Rights Reserved Resource: Cooper Tire