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Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:19 AM
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Posted By Ethan
New Player in the Small Molded Camper Arena

? Go to their web site, look at specifications of 17ft. click on central heating. On my computer Oliver pops up?
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-03-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 778
Posted By Ethan
Parkliner 2018 (2019) Lifted 4" - feels BOUNCY while towing

You know, you could try it and see if you like it or not. Those are things I did to make us feel in control and safe.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-03-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 778
Posted By Ethan
Parkliner 2018 (2019) Lifted 4" - feels BOUNCY while towing

That does look level from that photo. My trailer came with those tires too. Ended up replace both under warranty. Replacement tires held up and we wore them out. Bought Goodyear Endurance trailer...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-03-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 778
Posted By Ethan
Parkliner 2018 (2019) Lifted 4" - feels BOUNCY while towing

Great photos, When trailer is level. Take measurement from ground to top of coupler. Then find a receiver with ball that comes to same height from ground when installed in truck receiver. Your truck...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-02-2021, 06:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 778
Posted By Ethan
Parkliner 2018 (2019) Lifted 4" - feels BOUNCY while towing

My opinion is this newer design Parkliner is top heavy compared to earlier models. Added weight of double haul walls, not only roof ,now a celling, roof top air conditioning and the room in upper...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-31-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 778
Posted By Ethan
Parkliner 2018 (2019) Lifted 4" - feels BOUNCY while towing

Well I strongly recommend an anti-sway bar. Learn how to use it. Not hard, just one more thing to mess with on trips. Our Parkliner came with ST205/75R14 tires. Not 15" The Decal on trailer says to...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 11-28-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,181
Posted By Ethan
long bolts

They are body hold down bolts . The washers+nuts should be snug,not super tight. That will damage the fiberglass . These nuts should either have lock tight,or be self locking nuts. Bolt heads are...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 11-27-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,181
Posted By Ethan
Items to watch for

Great photos. On spare tire carrier. I got more nuts,fender washers that fit the three bolts. Take off tire, take all nuts off, put none hardening sealant around base of all three bolts. Add wide...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 11-27-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,181
Posted By Ethan
lift kit

Things I would keep an eye on. Tires,both had lots of budges. They were replaced for free. Wire broke at wire connection going to brake, so one set of brakes wore much more. Angle iron piece...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 11-16-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,184
Posted By Ethan
Honda 2200 starting problem

I strongly recommend K 100 for all small engines. Not saying thats whats wrong, but it is good stuff.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 11-09-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,181
Posted By Ethan
Parkliner Bunkbed

I saw that you are in Florida. Very clever idea for coping parts. I think you have a great plan to make the bunkbed, and you can make modify if needed.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 11-08-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,181
Posted By Ethan
Parkliner Bunkbed

I am sorry I do not have the skill to measure the many parts. They look to be cut out on a computer programmed wood cutting machine. It goes together like a puzzle. Plus there are cushions that come...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 11-08-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,181
Posted By Ethan
Parkliner Bunkbed

The part you have is not for bunkbed. I made same mistake. That part is used when large table is put down to make bed bigger. When it is used, the hinged part is a support leg.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 11-08-2020, 05:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,181
Posted By Ethan
Parkliner Bunkbed

There is a different set of parts for the double wall Parkliner. We do have the bunkbed parts,never have set it up. Not really wanting to sell it. But will try to help. Can you let me know what part...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 11-02-2020, 05:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,181
Posted By Ethan
Parkliner sway bar

I used a harbor freight sway bar. It is from tongue to tow hitch. I used JB weld for trailer end of sway bar. Made thick block of metal, and tapped 4 holes for bolts. then follow sway bar directions...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-24-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By Ethan
Spare tire cover size for Scamp

Sorry I do not know size for Scamp. But I will tell you how I check air pressure in covered spare. I went to auto parts store and bought long valve stem that screws on to tire valve stem. I put small...
Forum: General Chat 10-18-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By Ethan
Trailer dollies

I do not have space on the front of trailer. I was thinking about mounting on rear of trailer into receiver . Mount on tubing so that whole unit could be removed when not needed. You would have to...
Forum: General Chat 10-18-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By Ethan
Trailer dollies

e-trailer Extreme Off-Road Ratcheting Trailer Jack w/ Wheel - Sidewind - 10" Lift - 770 lbs - Zinc
Item # ORJW1SU Might work for some trailers? They do have other sizes. Ethan
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-07-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,157
Posted By Ethan
I want to add to post 13 about opening sink hot...

I want to add to post 13 about opening sink hot water side. This did not work, but turning the handle on right side of shower [hot waterside] did work. Hope tis helps.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-06-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,157
Posted By Ethan
There will be two valves in compartment. Both...

There will be two valves in compartment. Both have red handles. The valve on the right side is for draining water heater. To drain pull handle counter clock wise. You may hear water moving when 1st...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 09-06-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,157
Posted By Ethan
You can drain your water heater another way on...

You can drain your water heater another way on your 2018 Parkliner. As you face your side dinning table,down to the right is a small door. Open door, and to right side is a valve for draining. Open...
Forum: General Chat 07-23-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By Ethan
The tank under front of trailer is blank tank....

The tank under front of trailer is blank tank. Some Parkliners mislabeled rear tank. The rear tank is grey water tank. Ethan
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 04-09-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,181
Posted By Ethan
few more things Parkliner

Well our bathroom door almost fell out. There are set screws with small square heads that hold hinges in place. They had loosened up during trip. They are top and bottom of door very close to hinges....
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 03-29-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,181
Posted By Ethan
It raised body of trailer about 2" . I have had...

It raised body of trailer about 2" . I have had no rubbing know. I installed sway bar after raising body of trailer. Just got back from long trip, trailer felt very nice and stable. It did change...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 03-29-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,181
Posted By Ethan
It is bolt on . Hope this helps?

It is bolt on . Hope this helps?
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 02-14-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,181
Posted By Ethan
Tire rubbing

Some before lift and after pics
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 11-10-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,266
Posted By Ethan
I just serviced the trailer. There is no one way...

I just serviced the trailer. There is no one way valve. My mistake,I just tested it. When I had installed the shark bite valve,made sure to be able to shut flow to water heater
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 11-10-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,266
Posted By Ethan
You could leave the blue line water valve that...

You could leave the blue line water valve that feeds water heater turned on. You might get a dribble of antifreeze into water heater. Not a problem. The drain line from water heater could be left...
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 11-05-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,266
Posted By Ethan
I believe there is one way valve. No pink fluid...

I believe there is one way valve. No pink fluid back feeds into water heater. Do not know if all water heaters are like this.
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 11-01-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,266
Posted By Ethan
Hi , I have been following this thread . On our...

Hi , I have been following this thread . On our Parkliner, turn valve off at cold water line going to water heater. Open valve for drain of water heater. Let drain. But one time no water came out,I...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 10-26-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,098
Posted By Ethan
We just purchased a 2019 new 4 runner. Breaking...

We just purchased a 2019 new 4 runner. Breaking in vehicle to tow highway speeds. Info in owner manual on line. This 4 runner is not recommended for weight distribution hitch. People have had good...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 10-20-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,181
Posted By Ethan
lift kit

We did go camping after lift kit was installed. There was no rubbing,and I gave it a good work out on rough park roads. I do not think this trailer is a real off road trailer. If you want more info...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 10-20-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,181
Posted By Ethan
Parkliner tires rub

After a nice trip west I found tire rubbing marks inside front fenders. Some side wall marks too. Had a nice visit with my RV dealer. We decided a lift kit might help. I said I would install myself....
Forum: NEW Fiberglass RV Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Trade 10-18-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,891
Posted By Ethan
Note : on July 24th,2019 , Xtreme Outdoors,LLC...

Note : on July 24th,2019 , Xtreme Outdoors,LLC completed the acquisition of assets of Liberty Outdoors,LLC. Warranty claims on trailers sold earlier will be honored. Xtreme Outdoors Corporate 1519...
Forum: NEW Fiberglass RV Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Trade 10-18-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,891
Posted By Ethan
The new company that picked up Parkliner will...

The new company that picked up Parkliner will back up the warranty. But may have ran out on this trailer. ? for seller. Last I saw this company has no plans for producing more Parkliners.
Forum: General Chat 07-31-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,622
Posted By Ethan
Parkliner

Note : on July 24th,2019 , Xtreme Outdoors,LLC completed the acquisition of assets of Liberty Outdoors,LLC. Warranty claims on trailers sold earlier will be honored. Xtreme Outdoors...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 06-28-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,512
Posted By Ethan
Hi Kardon . We have that van too. Not saying your...

Hi Kardon . We have that van too. Not saying your problem is this but. I went though two small electrical boxes(power converters) that are needed to run trailer lights . Those came from e-trailer....
Forum: General Chat 06-15-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,943
Posted By Ethan
Hi Maria, I have been under the new Parkliner. It...

Hi Maria, I have been under the new Parkliner. It is fairly thick fiberglass floor. It does flex a little. It has a fake wood covering on floor. Looks like it will last. It is a cold floor when cold...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-01-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,677
Posted By Ethan
Cool, that means better ground clearance up...

Cool, that means better ground clearance up front.That front dump valve is very low when trailer is hitch to van. Maybe compost toilet might be helpful if tank fills to fast. We are were looking into...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 06-01-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,677
Posted By Ethan
Hi Sandra, I remember hearing some some had 1...

Hi Sandra, I remember hearing some some had 1 tank. Is it front or rear?
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-31-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,677
Posted By Ethan
Ops, this is in the Parkliner section. My mistake...

Ops, this is in the Parkliner section. My mistake . Something I just remember , storage over stove kept popping open. Adjusted hinge to give latch better grip.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-31-2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,677
Posted By Ethan
We should try and find a way to drag this thread...

We should try and find a way to drag this thread over to the Parkliner section. I will say Parkliners are not all the same. So here goes some of the stuff. The electric junction box located at lower...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-30-2019, 02:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,677
Posted By Ethan
That front tank is the black tank. I have drained...

That front tank is the black tank. I have drained it many times. Our Parkliner is title 2019, but was built 2018. I think they knew they would not be building for awhile. Bought in Vermont last...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-29-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,677
Posted By Ethan
Hi Todd, We have had water leak when I let shower...

Hi Todd, We have had water leak when I let shower water get deep. I think toilet to floor just doesn’t seal well, maybe so it can be moved for service? The other maybe shower water leak could be hose...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-29-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,677
Posted By Ethan
Hi ChetC, I think your black water tank at front...

Hi ChetC, I think your black water tank at front of trailer is missing sticker. There’s a dump valve there, right? The toggle switch is for shower drain pump. If you let shower water get to high on...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-28-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,677
Posted By Ethan
Hi, Todd. Yes ,that front tank is only black....

Hi, Todd. Yes ,that front tank is only black. grey in rear is for shower,and sink. Sorry I was not clear.
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 05-28-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,677
Posted By Ethan
Hi Todd, l have the same trailer and l am very up...

Hi Todd, l have the same trailer and l am very up on this. It is the gray tank in rear. If you lift up rear bench boards up, you will see were the fluids flow in. Door side or sink side is were the...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 05-11-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,378
Posted By Ethan
hitch

For now put spare tire someplace out of the way to go camping. you might be able to cut off a little bit of the hitch end? good luck
Forum: Hi, I am.... 02-09-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,401
Posted By Ethan
Hi,Bryan. Thanks for helping Parkliner move the...

Hi,Bryan. Thanks for helping Parkliner move the escape hatch to the rear window. We like it,and made a lot of sense .
Forum: Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-14-2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,582
Posted By Ethan
Best product to remove road tar

Butter works well !
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