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Old 06-09-2011, 11:13 PM   #197
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Did it take a lot of reconstruction to get the new sofa to fit?
Also where did you get it?
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Old 06-09-2011, 11:32 PM   #198
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Old 06-10-2011, 05:16 AM   #199
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Did it take a lot of reconstruction to get the new sofa to fit?
The sofa was easy Myrtle.

I cut the right rear frame out to fit the gen. housing.

Insulated, sound proofed the Gen. housing after sanding and Painting the metal with rust proof.

I then purchased a piece of angle at the hardware store, with holes, slots.

used about 6 inches on the side with the Gen housing and the rest on the front side.

I used wood screws and secured the angle to the flooring. then I used the 3 holes in the frame and ran bolts, washers across from the couch frame into the secured angle.

I also painted, rolled on, Sealed, all of the sub floor
in the coach. after removing all of the tack board, carpet,
and padding. removing the staples was the big issue.
I then cleaned, sprayed with straight vinegar, let dry,sanded light, sprayed with vinegar again, let dry, then sealed floor.
laid the wood floor then mounted the couch. the new wood is run to the back wall for easy cleaning and uniformity. I can now remove the couch by 3 bolts.

to get to the bolts. lift the couch half way and you have easy access to the rail secured to the floor and the 3 bolts.
I can take the couch out myself now in 3-5 minutes for cleaning, service.
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Old 06-10-2011, 05:22 AM   #200
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California RV Furniture,Boat Furniture,Van Seats,SUV Truck Seats,Van Tops

I ordered the De Leon series

same place I and others have purchased seats.

these match the couch, they also have swivel and bench, matching seats. great quality, great people to deal with.
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Old 06-10-2011, 07:18 AM   #201
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The standard setup from Airstream has springs that are not matched to the load on the front end so air bags are added as a supplemental aid to provide the correct spring rate.

The SuperSteer springs have a rate that is matched to the load on the front end once Airstream finished building the motorhome on top of the chassis. When you install the new springs, the airbags are deleted and you never have to worry about replacing them or checking the pressure in them.

Weigh your front end and then talk to SuperSteer to get the correct model. If you get a set that is too highly rated, your front end will sit too high.

They have them rated at up to 4300, 4400-4900, 5000-5300, 5400-5900, and 6000 lbs plus.

http://www.hendersonslineup.com/prod...uspension.html

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Old 06-11-2011, 12:23 PM   #202
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The standard setup from Airstream has springs that are not matched to the load on the front end so air bags are added as a supplemental aid to provide the correct spring rate.

The SuperSteer springs have a rate that is matched to the load on the front end once Airstream finished building the motorhome on top of the chassis. When you install the new springs, the airbags are deleted and you never have to worry about replacing them or checking the pressure in them.

Weigh your front end and then talk to SuperSteer to get the correct model. If you get a set that is too highly rated, your front end will sit too high.

They have them rated at up to 4300, 4400-4900, 5000-5300, 5400-5900, and 6000 lbs plus.

http://www.hendersonslineup.com/prod...uspension.html

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I'm wondering what spring weight most are getting ('82 280) ?
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Old 06-11-2011, 08:02 PM   #203
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I'm wondering what spring weight most are getting ('82 280) ?
Do a search for a spring/suspension shop that specializes in Fire Dept rigs.
They'll know the upgrade springs for the P-30, you'll need no air bags after a change-out.
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Old 06-11-2011, 08:17 PM   #204
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Do a search for a spring/suspension shop that specializes in Fire Dept rigs.
They'll know the upgrade springs for the P-30, you'll need no air bags after a change-out.
One of the air bags is shot. I know it has been replaced in the past. Looking forward not having to deal with them!
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Old 06-11-2011, 10:49 PM   #205
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A little extra storage comes in handy sometimes.

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Old 06-11-2011, 10:54 PM   #206
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Picked these up to make sure the rubber things stay round.

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Old 06-12-2011, 12:53 PM   #208
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Easy does it backing up, big guy.
Actually it's a crush zone like on the back of highway workers trucks.

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Roadmaster, Hendersons anti sway bar Kit

Remove the Original

Install the new.

a cool and dry morning sure made this a nice 2 Hr Project
and I did it with No assistance.
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I also finished the Bamboo flooring project Sunday evening

Finally

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