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Old 07-09-2019, 05:14 PM   #575
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The oil pressure gauge has been spoken for


I'm going with a gps speedometer, so I'm no help there, but do you want the pictured tach?


My stock gauges are a different style and OEM speed/tach are long gone. Iím going to plug away with this electronic speeding meter. Hopefully a cable/speed sender combo works out

Bob, thanks for the transmission spec! Iím smacking my forehead over here...th475
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Old 07-10-2019, 08:10 AM   #576
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I just finished installing a Maxxfan and what struck me was the instructions sample to trim the interior flashing shows a roof with 3 1/2" of insulation while the Airstream is about 1 1/2" thick. I wish I had room for a couple more Maxxfans.
I feel you there, looking forward to installing my second fan in the rear, just pondering where to put it.

Tony put his way towards the back, I'm wondering where Mike's is, can't find a picture.

A few inches further forward looks better, more centered, but I wonder what the rear clearance requirement for the AC is or if there are other engineering reasons to put it as far back as possible towards that rib
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Old 07-10-2019, 10:30 AM   #577
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I think the location is limited by the ribs, you have to fit between them. On mine to move it forward would put it right up against the A/C which I don't think would hurt anything but it might look kind of "busy."
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Old 07-11-2019, 02:16 PM   #578
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Mine is held tight to the last rib. I didn't have much choice really since I was replacing an optional OEM rear vent fan.

Ive got another question for you Rob, are you currently using the factory 30amp electrical service? Just curious. And does your rear ac unit operate only on the generator? I can't remember if you've done any mods on your electrical service.
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Old 07-11-2019, 03:28 PM   #579
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I modified mine to "50 Amp" which is 2 separate 30A cords. I think you have a similar setup if I recall?

The only things on my second 30A cord are the rear AC, washing machine, and an outlet dedicated to my wife's hair dryer.

Generator still works as well


Thanks for chiming in on the placement, guess I'll put it there to maximize my chances things go smoothly
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Old 07-11-2019, 05:13 PM   #580
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Great! I couldnt remember if you had done those mods. We dont camp much in the summer months,too crowded, but we are at a COE park right now. Having that rear ac on shore power is so nice. I was gonna send you a note about the mod to consider but youre way ahead. A good deal of time we will run just the rear ac to cut down on the noise up front.
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Old 07-11-2019, 08:26 PM   #581
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Great! I couldnt remember if you had done those mods. We dont camp much in the summer months,too crowded, but we are at a COE park right now. Having that rear ac on shore power is so nice. I was gonna send you a note about the mod to consider but youre way ahead. A good deal of time we will run just the rear ac to cut down on the noise up front.
Yep! As you know we full time, and I realized very early last summer that one simply wasn't capable of keeping up when it gets up in the 90's with no shade! (I'm very curious as to if that will change when I paint the roof (planned activity for Sunday))

Same on the front/back, it's nice to pick and choose the one in the opposite room to keep it quiet.
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Old 07-21-2019, 09:32 AM   #582
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New house batteries, sealed agm deep cycle

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Edge-24-Marine-Dual-Purpose-AGM-Battery-FP-AGM24DPDS/205342447
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How did the roof painting go Rob? Did this humidity give you problems? What product did you use?
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Heh, I have 2 gallons of henry enviro-white ready to go but haven't gotten around to it yet. I also have the second fan sitting around on standby to do the same day.

That weekend a wedding kept us up till 3, met with Tony and family for a great breakfast Sunday morning, slept most of the day, and replaced those batteries

Last weekend my sister headed out to move cross country, and I studied a lot. Always something.

Maybe this weekend!
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Good deal!

Looks like you have both of the house leads connected to the same battery. You might want to switch one of those wires to the other battery, so both batteries get drawn down equally.
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Good deal!

Looks like you have both of the house leads connected to the same battery. You might want to switch one of those wires to the other battery, so both batteries get drawn down equally.
Hadn't heard that tip before, thanks!
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