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  1. Jason, Oliver sales rep, sent the standard email after I downloaded the build sheet for the Elite. I provided the timbren web site. Stated I would be happy to purchse an Elite built with the Timbren units. No further contact from Jason.
  2. I have the EU2000i companion and EU2000i. Recall was/is, on the EU2000i companion, a simple job of installing spacers for better cooling, according to the service manager. After taking off the covers and checking that is the situation. The Honda line of generators(EU6500 & EU2000i & companion), mowers, roto tillers, weed wackers, water pumps etc., I have them all, use a better quality of components. Gas lines are immediately noticed when comparing to the "Other Brands". Ensure the use of Premium Gasoline in these appliances. I use the generators to operate a two burner hot plate under
  3. Appears the statement made about the 8 cylinder Toyota 4Runner in an article about 4Runner Towing" Personally, we’re glad we upgraded from our beloved 4 Runner to a Tundra. If the 4 Runner is rated for 5,000 lbs, make sure that the trailer weight doesn’t exceed that capacity. The 1885 in Tom’s situation was 3700# dry weight. The gross weight was likely (just like our 1685) scary close to the 5,000# limit. After reading the article following is a brief comment: The V8 4Runner, in the article, is rated @ 7000 lbs not 5000 lbs. Once again a reporter is negligent in knowing and stati
  4. Appears the statement made about the 8 cylinder Toyota 4Runner" Personally, we’re glad we upgraded from our beloved 4 Runner to a Tundra. If the 4 Runner is rated for 5,000 lbs, make sure that the trailer weight doesn’t exceed that capacity. The 1885 in Tom’s situation was 3700# dry weight. The gross weight was likely (just like our 1685) scary close to the 5,000# limit. The V8 4Runner is rated @ 7000 lbs. Once again a reporter is negligent in knowing and stating facts. Makes one cringe as much as when I hear or read "I read this on the internet". Hahaha. A great source of informatio
  5. Okay! While perusing the Black series his name was noted. Thanks
  6. Thanks Overland. Appears to be overkill. Just what i want. Love the details! Just need a trailer now. Thanks again!
  7. An inquiry made to 3P. 10 degrees is limiting. Reply: Hello Frank, The 3P Hitch System does have movement to accommodate many types of terrain. We have many owners that boondock and are in all kinds of different situations. The hitch has the ability to pitch upward 10 degrees and downward 45 degrees for more extreme hitching/ unhitching situations. You will also enjoy up to a 87 degree turn radius. If you provide some additional information about your setup, I can recommend what hitch will best fit your rig. https://store.propridehitch.com/propride-3p-traile
  8. Hi John and thanks for chiming in on this topic. Good to know that the Ollie tows well. Thought the anti sway would be a necessary feature as it is an added value extra by the trailer manufacturer. I will search Overland and look forward to his comments, possibly ( Hahaha). THe 2008 Limited V8 4Runner has the umph and an additional 2 inch clearance. Currently I tow two quads and other material on a single axle Standen 3500 lb axle, no brakes. Experienced sway but added tongue weight, two mud chucking spare trailer tires between the hitch and trailer body. 4Runner is loaded with
  9. Luckily technology provides choices: We no longer depend upon one type of rubber compound for all conditions. We have low resistance summer tires of all types depending on price you get what you purchase, , Adhesive rubber traction winter compounds and mud terrain tires. Chains are desirable in snow on the rear drive wheels but on most passenger style vehicles using chains in mud may cause vehicle body damage as the mud packs into the wheel wells. Mud terrain chuck the muck with self cleaning cleat design. No containment on the tire and small pieces thrown clear of tire tread. I've experi
  10. Hello: Currently in the market for an Elite. Add placed in the classifieds of the forum. I've never towed a RV style trailer. I am towing two quads on a single axle trailer upgraded with a Standen 3500 lb axle, no brakes. Total maximum weight of the trailer and equipment towed is 3300 lbs. Using a MAX Coupler, rated at 6000 lbs, as the articulating hitch. The hitch works well towing on mud oil lease roads, gravel and the asphalt highway. Initially a bit of sway on asphalt but repositioning the quads and adding two mud chucking spare tires between the coupler and trailer body for added to
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