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Old 10-28-2014, 02:18 PM   #547
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You say you would do it all over again, but does that include building another barn?
Another barn, that's a great idea! At least an addition on both sides would be good, more room for aluminum!!
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Old 03-06-2015, 04:13 PM   #548
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Old 01-15-2016, 04:54 AM   #549
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Tune up time

We have traveled with the Cruiser about 12000 miles in in the last four years and tires are a little over 6years old so I thought it is time for new tires more because of the age? We used Goodyear Marathons the first time around and seemed to work just fine. We are thinking about a 5000 mile trip to Oregon in May and I like to avoid any potential problems! Always fun prepping for the first trip of the new year! I will probably use the same tires unless anyone has something better, I know there are many opinions on this.
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Old 01-15-2016, 06:22 AM   #550
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Hey Tinman! Nice to hear that you are still having fun with the Cruiser.

For sure lots of opinions on tires here. I'll share mine with you. If I had your Cruiser, I'd probably put a pair of the Yokohama RY 215 7R15 LRD tires on it.
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Hey Tinman! Nice to hear that you are still having fun with the Cruiser.

For sure lots of opinions on tires here. I'll share mine with you. If I had your Cruiser, I'd probably put a pair of the Yokohama RY 215 7R15 LRD tires on it.
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Thanks Top, I will check those out, it's good to have a couple options!
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Old 08-13-2016, 11:54 PM   #552
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New AC

We have needed a bit more cooling in the Cruiser, the unit under the bed worked ok but just couldn't get it comfortable on both ends of the trailer. So for now until a better option is found we decided to install a unit on the roof, I had installed a drain line and wiring when I did the restoration. The new look will take some getting used too but nice to be able to camp anytime!
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Old 08-14-2016, 09:19 AM   #553
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That's a tough pill to swallow visually, I sympathize --- however, it'll feel a bit less painful when you're not dabbing sweat from your brow. Looks like a nice install, well done.
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Old 08-14-2016, 02:52 PM   #554
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That's a tough pill to swallow visually, I sympathize --- however, it'll feel a bit less painful when you're not dabbing sweat from your brow. Looks like a nice install, well done.
Thanks Brad,
Definitely not the looks we want but it will be nice to get it cool inside. I would take it off today if I could find good and quiet down vented unit I could install inside. I am surprised that the industry hasn't come out with a quiet rooftop unit?
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Looks good Doug,
I plan on putting one on my cruiser also. I didn't install the drain tube. Not too late I guess. Where does the tube go when it reaches the floor? Did you drill a hole and run it through the floor? Is it totally necessary or can the evap run down the outside? Cheers, Mike
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I am surprised that the industry hasn't come out with a quiet rooftop unit?
Sure, but thinking about most typical SOBs - and the priorities of their buyers - I'd bet air conditioner shrouds rank low on their list.

As for the new ones, it looks like they've more or less moved entirely to the ducted versions first seen on the Land Yacht a couple years ago. I seem to recall the unit itself sat in a shallow recess, too... making it further disappear. Now that would be a hell of an upgrade to a 50s unit.
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New aluminum and rivets!

Made up a new refrigerator door panel tonight, its been on the list for quite a while!Fun project!
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