Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 03-04-2018, 09:56 AM   #15
Dazed and Confused
 
Isuzusweet's Avatar
 
Currently Looking...
1983 31' Airstream310
Hillsburgh , Ontario
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 3,399
I'm just curious as to...

1) What style supercharger you're running? Roots or Lsyholm?

2) Was the motor set up for an RV application? This can have a dramatic effect on how the power (torque, not hp) is delivered. Does it produce power down low, middle or upper rpm ranges? What kind of camshaft is in the motor?

3) Is the fuel management system able to cope with.....

A) The right size pump in the tank to push the right amount of fuel? Or did they place a lower rated fuel pump outside the tank on the frame rails. This lack of fuel could have an effect on motor performance when you need it most, like climbing hills.

4) Is it possible one or more of your brake callipers is seized a bit and causing your brakes to drag?

5) Are the sparkplugs, wires, coils insulated against heat, and are the correct heat range for the motor?

6) What kind of transmission are you running and does it have the correct torque converter specifications to better transfer power from engine to running gear. Has the fluid been changed recently?

Many things can negate performance; go through this list and more that others can suggest before throwing out the baby with the bath water.

Cheers
Sidekick Tony

PS It would be cheaper for you to buy a later diesel pusher than convert the P30 to diesel........less noise too.
__________________

__________________
Per Mare, Per Terram and may all your campaigns be successful.

Its a recession when your neighbor loses his job; its a depression when you lose your own. "Harry S Truman"
Isuzusweet is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
1991 350 LE Engine ? Bentzb02 General Repair Forum 2 08-11-2017 09:09 AM
E250/350 vs F250/350 kb0zke Tow Vehicles 10 05-21-2016 03:41 PM
Argosy 20' MH Chevy 350 - engine soft plug? ViewRVs Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 19 02-23-2012 08:34 PM
Airstream Classic 350 LE Motor Home 1992 Orig. Owner SAirstream Classic 350 LE Motor eBay Watch Airstreams on eBay 0 11-28-2010 10:00 PM


Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Airstream, Inc. or any of its affiliates. Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:52 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.