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PostSubject: Hunting ritual starts already    August 27th 2017, 7:11 pm

Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad way beyond pissed.

4 days in a row, we've patched tires. Today, a rock break in one tire which now means 2 new tires are needed up front.

Today, I hooked up the camper to pull it into position and make it easier to load.

Broke the sewer tank drain attachment off due to the oak brush growing up against the camper from all the rain ( currently being repaired/drying ) and then I noticed my foot was all the way to the floor when Hitting the brakes.

New master cylinder was picked up and will be installed tomorrow.

When it shits, it SHITS on us.

Zero issues last year, nothing but bad luck and gut sickening feeling this year so far.

This is why I always prepare things 1 month a head of time before hunting season.
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PostSubject: Re: Hunting ritual starts already    August 28th 2017, 4:59 pm

That is what I am doing to my truck now and the next month.Our season starts on the 1st of Oct.Preventitive maintenance is the key to avoid bigger incidents down the road.
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PostSubject: Re: Hunting ritual starts already    August 28th 2017, 5:17 pm

Bow season starts on the 16th of next month and I haven't been able to practice. I had it all planned but rain and sciatica have teamed up to change my plans.

My truck is OK ... I think.

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PostSubject: Re: Hunting ritual starts already    August 28th 2017, 5:52 pm

Tires are all fixed, camper tank is fixed. Damn ford brakes however are typical. Just changed out the master cylinder and it improved a little, but I still dont like it. I searched online and its typical problem and of course, a million "fixes" to improve it.
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PostSubject: Re: Hunting ritual starts already    August 28th 2017, 6:31 pm

@FrontierGander wrote:
Damn ford brakes however are typical.

I had to have the brakes fixed on my F-250 on 5 wheels. I know, it only has 4 wheels ... but I had it happen to all 4 wheels (at different times) and one repeat. They lock up when you least expect it. Over $150 each depending on where it happened.

Each time it was the same reason, "Ford brakes do that."

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PostSubject: Re: Hunting ritual starts already    August 28th 2017, 6:39 pm

From what I've found, my problem is the ABS Modulator. I'll deal with it later.
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PostSubject: Re: Hunting ritual starts already    August 31st 2017, 8:45 am

Flat tire #5 this morning. Evil or Very Mad
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PostSubject: Re: Hunting ritual starts already    August 31st 2017, 5:00 pm

@FrontierGander wrote:
Flat tire #5 this morning. Evil or Very Mad

Are you running 10 ply tires?
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PostSubject: Re: Hunting ritual starts already    August 31st 2017, 5:03 pm

on the truck yes. That one still picked up a screw. The most flats are picking up rock breaks or screws/nails and are 4ply. That to will get address after the season.

Never had this many flats in such a short period.
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PostSubject: Re: Hunting ritual starts already    August 31st 2017, 5:20 pm

Put them foam filled tires on that Jeep.
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